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Jun 17, 2022
Biomass tonnage rose by 16 percent in 2021, WRA stats show
Biomass News
Jun 17, 2022
The lack of availability of agricultural residue biomass pellets is emerging as a dampener in implementing the Indian Union power ministry’s directive to co-fire biomass with coal in thermal power plants.  In her 2022 budget speech, the finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that substituting 5-7 percent of coal with biomass in coal-based power plants could save... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 16, 2022
The president of the Italian Biogas Consortium (CIB), Piero Gattoni, has been appointed vice president of the board of the European Biogas Association (EBA). The appointment comes after the association’s assembly last month elected Anders Mathiasson as their new president and Michael Niederbacher as vice president, representing industry members. The latest EBA... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 16, 2022
Alfred H Knight is pleased to announce that its new, state of the art sample preparation facility is now fully operational and receiving samples.  The site, located in the Olympic Business Park, Kilmarnock, is a result of significant investment and expansion of Alfred H Knight’s operations in Scotland, and will now be home to all of the energy services’ sample... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jan 1, 1970
In 2021 the UK’s waste wood market processed more than 4 million tonnes of wood for the first time in its history. The annual statistics collated by the Wood Recyclers Association for 2021 showed the amount of waste wood processed in the UK rose from 3.82 million tonnes in 2020 to 4.17 million tonnes in 2021. The total amount of waste wood collected in the UK also... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 16, 2022
Combined heat and power (CHP) engines are one of the most crucial components of an anaerobic digestion (AD) plant, converting biogas into usable heat and electricity. As the UK AD industry continues to mature, many of the CHPs originally installed on biogas plants across the country are now reaching 48,000 hours of operation, at which point they require an E70 service.... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 16, 2022
Perpetual Next, the Dutch climate tech company that upgrades biological waste streams into renewable raw materials such as bio-carbon and green gas, has acquired €320 million in new equity capital in a Series A financing round. The company will use the capital for technology acquisitions and projects aimed at carbon removal: storing carbon in products that would otherwise... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 15, 2022
Anaergia has released its 2021 Sustainability (ESG) Report. The company completed its initial public offering in June 2021. The report highlights Anaergia’s ESG achievements for 2021, including a net total of 465,000 tonnes (CO2e) of greenhouse gas emissions that Anaergia projects helped to avoid - about 41 times more than what the company’s operations produced. The... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 15, 2022
Conventional biogas plants produce methane, but over 40 percent of their total production is a by-product, CO2, which then still has to be released into the atmosphere. Researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Microengineering and Microsystems IMM have now found a way to convert this waste product into additional methane, thus drastically increasing the methane yield... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 15, 2022
The technology group Wärtsilä will supply its Puregas CA50 biogas upgrading plant for an innovative green gas mill project in the UK. According to Wärtsilä, the project will turn grass into gas that can be used to heat homes. The project is being led by Ecotricity, a British energy company dedicated to fighting climate change by ending the use of fossil fuels. The... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 15, 2022
Roseburg is exploring the feasibility of locating a second MDF panel plant or bioenergy production facility within its current Western operating footprint.  The proposed facility would use up to 300,000 bone-dry tonnes of wood residuals each year.  This fibre would be sourced from current company operations and from important existing long-term suppliers. The feasibility... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 1, 1970
The technology group Wärtsilä will supply its Puregas CA50 biogas upgrading plant for an innovative green gas mill project in the UK. According to Wärtsilä, the project will turn grass into gas that can be used to heat homes. The project is being led by Ecotricity, a British energy company dedicated to fighting climate change by ending the use of fossil fuels. The... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 14, 2022
Norske Skog's 10 percent-owned Green Valley Energie joint venture is ready to start the construction of a biomass boiler at the mill site of Norske Skog Golbey in France. The biomass energy plant will produce electricity and heat from waste and residue materials.  The steam will be used by the Norwegian paper products manufacturer's Golbey mill and the electricity... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 14, 2022
Deal Farm Biogas (DFB) has decided to withdraw plans for an anaerobic digester (AD) plant and waste lagoons in Bressingham, near Diss, before resubmitting a revised design, the company announced on Thursday, June 9. Fresh plans will now be submitted to South Norfolk Council and a new round of consultation will begin. The AD plant would use organic waste and crops... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 14, 2022
Orsted aims to capture 400,000 mt of CO2 a year from two of its biomass-fired cogeneration plants in Denmark, if it is successful in an ongoing tender for support, the Danish energy company said on June 13. In June, the Danish Energy Agency reissued a tender for carbon capture, use and storage backed by DKK 16 billion ($2.26 billion) of state support. Applications to... [Read More]


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