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Feb 14, 2024
American Biogas Council: 2023 was third year of record US biogas growth
Features
Feb 13, 2024
Bioenergy Insight hears from Frankie Ugboma, CEO at Dimeta and Tony Gittings, managing director at Rinnai UK, on their recently-signed Memorandum of Understanding to explore LPG market decarbonisation. Dimeta, a global joint venture to accelerate the production and use of renewable and recycled carbon Dimethyl Ether (DME) has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding... [Read More]

Policy News
Feb 13, 2024
Biofuelwatch UK has initiated a legal challenge against Drax Power Limited, in an attempt to prevent the installation of carbon capture technology at its Selby, North Yorkshire plant. Last month, the UK Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, Claire Coutinho, approved the Development Consent Order (the DCO) for Drax Power Limited’s (Drax) plans to convert... [Read More]

Policy News
Feb 13, 2024
The German government's national biomass strategy will identify pathways for 2030 and 2045, and focus on "how the sustainable production and use of biomass can serve as a building block for the necessary transformation of our economic system and, in the long term, for achieving climate protection and biodiversity targets as well as the energy transition". The document... [Read More]

Policy News
Feb 12, 2024
On 9 February, the Committee of the Permanent Representatives of the Governments of the Member States to the European Union (COREPER) adopted the political agreement on CO2 emission performance standards for new heavy-duty vehicles (Regulation EU 2019/1242). The European Biogas Association (EBA) has called this a missed opportunity to provide the sector with a methodology... [Read More]

Other News
Feb 12, 2024
Wasaline has chosen Gasum Portfolio Services as their partner in EU Allowances (EUA) portfolio management. Managing and trading emissions allowances is topical for shipping companies as the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) was extended to include the maritime sector at the beginning of 2024, said Gasum. The partnership allows Wasaline to better predict and manage... [Read More]

Biomass News
Feb 9, 2024
MAIRE has announced that NEXTCHEM (Sustainable Technology Solutions) - through its subsidiary NextChem Tech - and ENGIE will cooperate on the development and commercialisation of an advanced biomethane technology to produce synthetic methane from dry biomass waste. Under this cooperation agreement, NextChem Tech will act as strategic partner and co-developer in order... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 9, 2024
Vespene Energy has been invited by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to submit a Part II application for a loan guarantee through the Loan Programs Office's (LPO) Title 17 Clean Energy Financing Program for $420 million (€389.5 million) to support the development of distributed biogas to electricity plants at 50 municipal landfills in 21 states. Dubbed Project Pleiades,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 9, 2024
Saunders International Limited (Saunders) has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Optimal Renewable Gas (ORG) to facilitate the establishment of biomethane facilities throughout Australia. The agreement marks a significant step towards enhancing Australia's renewable energy infrastructure, with the first facility slated for Westbury, Tasmania,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 8, 2024
Enagás Renovable, Prezero and ACES (Agbar) have requested permission from the European Commission (EC) to form an alliance that aims to develop the Smart Farm Biogas project in Colmenar Viejo in Madrid, Spain, reported CE NoticiasFinancieras. The EC will analyse the proposal and is expected to make its decision in the beginning of March. The intention of this new partnership... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 8, 2024
Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL), India's biggest city gas operator, is planning to set up as many as 19 compressed biogas plants in four states as part of its efforts to expand business beyond natural gas and embrace cleaner forms of energy. During India Energy Week 2024, the firm signed Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) with two technology partners to set up compressed... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 8, 2024
To enhance production efficiency, Gasum’s Riihimäki biogas plant in Finland is undergoing a significant conversion focused on the treatment of the digestate, the company announced. Gasum will invest €7.5 million in a project aimed at expanding and enhancing the Riihimäki biogas plant, and it is intended for the expansion to become operational by May 2025. Operational... [Read More]

Biomass News
Feb 7, 2024
Aberdeenshire Council in Scotland has reviewed and extended its waste strategy to allow a full implementation of improvements that aim to maximise reuse and recycling across the region. The council’s Infrastructure Services Committee agreed to extend and amend the 2019-2023 strategy on 25 January, which also accounted for the impact of Covid and how wood waste is now... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 7, 2024
bp announced progress in renewables in its 2023 results, although its full-year profits halved to $13.8 billion (€12.8 billion) - due to a cooling of oil and gas prices, and a weakening of refining progit margins. The petrochemical giant reported that its biogas supply grew by 80%, and biogas production volumes leapt by 18%. bp's liquid natural gas (LNG) portfolio... [Read More]

Policy News
Feb 7, 2024
Bioenergy Europe has welcomed the European Commission’s announcement on its 2040 climate targets, stating that a 90% reduction of greenhouse gas emissions is the right response to the ever-growing threat of climate change. The association added that achieving the objectives set by the Commission will require a herculean push for the European Union in all sectors. As... [Read More]


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