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May 27, 2022
Ottawa invests $65M to expand SEMECS biomethanisation in Varennes
Biomass News
May 27, 2022
Enviva Inc, the world’s leading producer of sustainable wood bioenergy, and MOL Drybulk Ltd (MOLDB), a subsidiary of Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd (MOL), a leading global marine transport group, announced they have signed an additional memorandum of understanding to deploy an environmentally friendly bulk carrier (EFBC) to reduce the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the ocean... [Read More]

Other News
May 27, 2022
The Northern Rivers Regional Planning Panel has approved a development application (DA) for a bioenergy facility to be built at the Byron Shire Council’s Byron Bay sewage treatment plant. The bioenergy facility will process 28,000 tonnes of green waste per year and convert it into renewable energy, producing enough electricity to power the plant as well as the Byron... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 27, 2022
The Bioenergy Action Plan which is being developed by the Ministry of Energy aims at eliminating the use of wood for cooking in all public institutions by 2028. The principal secretary Ministry of Energy Maj. Gen. Dr Gordon Kihalangwa, while speaking at Machakos University during the official opening of the validation workshop of the National Bioenergy Strategic Action... [Read More]

May 26, 2022
Fulcrum BioEnergy Inc, a pioneer in the creation of net-zero carbon drop-in transportation fuels from landfill waste, has announced the completion of commissioning and the initial operations of its Sierra BioFuels Plant. It is the world’s first landfill waste-to-renewable-transportation-fuels plant and has begun operations, processing prepared waste feedstock and successfully... [Read More]

May 26, 2022
Pilkington, one of the leading glass suppliers in the UK, is the latest company to join the Northwest Hydrogen Alliance (NWHA). Last year Pilkington completed a world first trial at its Greengate site in St Helens, Merseyside, where hydrogen was successfully used to produce float (sheet) glass as part of the ‘HyNet Industrial Fuel Switching’ project. Pilkington... [Read More]

May 26, 2022
Indian Railways is taking a big step towards the conservation of energy. According to the Railway Ministry, a biogas plant has been set up by the Southeast Central Railway zone at Electric Loco Training Centre at Uslapur Adarsh railway station in the state of Chhattisgarh. Food is being prepared for the training staff by making biogas from waste through this plant at... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 25, 2022
The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has rejected plans for Hu Honua Biomass Power Plant. In its 164-page decision with one dissent, the three-member panel listed a variety of reasons why Honua Ola Bioenergy, formerly known as Hu Honua, should not be granted an amended power purchase agreement with Hawaiian Electric Light Company.  The top reasons were given... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 25, 2022
China Water Industry Group has reached a deal to acquire biomass energy group Taiyuan Yuantong Bioenergy for 13.6 million yuan ($2 million) to “strengthen its market position in the renewable energy industry”. Taiyuan Yuantong Bioenergy is mainly engaged in biomass energy project development, landfill gas utilisation and the sale of landfill gas products, according... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 25, 2022
German biogas tank producer Lipp has entered into a tie-up with Mapua University to research new feedstock for producing biogas. The German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GPCCI) said Lipp will donate biogas yield testing equipment to Mapua to support its research. “Close collaboration between industry and academia is a cornerstone of Germany’s higher... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 25, 2022
The four-day 2022 Biogas Americas conference kicked off on May 24 at the Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa in Las Vegas and is set to be the largest event yet for the US biogas and renewable natural gas (RNG) industry, with more than 1,000 attendees.  The annual conference and tradeshow is presented by the American Biogas Council (ABC) and provides an opportunity... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 24, 2022
East African Breweries Ltd (EABL) has invested more than Sh5 billion in a biomass plant as part of its transition to renewable energy. EABL managing director - Jane Karuku said the biomass plant would help the brewer achieve a net-zero status and reduce its carbon emission by 48,000 tonnes annually. A net-zero status is a balance between the amount of greenhouse... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 24, 2022
California-based Kore has developed a new way to produce hydrogen from biogas. It claims the new method could potentially provide hydrogen for less than $2 per kg. “We produce biogas and biochar from biogenic feedstocks and the resulting biogas contains hydrogen, carbon monoxide, methane and carbon dioxide,” Kore's executive vice president of business development,... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 24, 2022
The European Commission has pledged €37 billion to increase biomethane production. The news was announced this week as part of the €300bmn RePowerEU plan to stop Russian energy imports and move to green energy by the end of the decade. Under the plans, a new biomethane action plan will see the development of biomethane industrial partnerships across the sector,... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 24, 2022
A development team from CoorsTek Membrane Sciences, in collaboration with international research partners, have successfully used ceramic membrane technology to develop a scalable hydrogen generator that makes hydrogen from electricity and fuels including natural gas, biogas and ammonia with near zero energy loss. “Energy efficiency is key to the future of hydrogen... [Read More]


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