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Oct 20, 2020
Pinnacle appoints Duncan Davies as new CEO
Biogas News
Oct 20, 2020
U.S. Gain has built an anaerobic digester at Deer Run Dairy in Appleton, Wisconsin, to transform animal waste into clean, low-carbon fuel for the transport sector. Renewable natural gas (RNG) production offers Deer Run Dairy the opportunity to improve its manure management practices from its herd of 1,700 milking cows. The RNG produced at Deer Run Dairy will be transported... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 20, 2020
Hyliion, a firm specialising in electrified powertrain systems, has teamed up with American Natural Gas (ANG) to offer Hyliion customers discounted renewable natural gas (RNG) at ANG fuelling stations across the US. For qualifying fleet customers, ANG has agreed to build new fuelling stations near Hyliion customer locations, with no upfront capital costs to customers. The... [Read More]

Policy News
Oct 19, 2020
Nine organisations have issued a joint statement urging the Platform on Sustainable Finance to consider the position of waste-to-energy under the EU Taxonomy. The letter was signed by the Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants, COGEN Europe, Energy Cities, Energy Technologies Europe, ESWET, Euroheat & Power, the European Waste Management Association (FEAD),... [Read More]

Other News
Oct 19, 2020
Andy Hill, chair of the Wood Recyclers’ Association (WRA) is standing down from the lead role at the trade body’s annual general meeting in March 2021. Hill has been chair of the WRA for eight years and was on the board for two years before that. He will hand over the role to current deputy chair, Richard Coulson. Hill will then take up the role of deputy chair... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 19, 2020
Welsh biotech company Genesis Biosciences has developed a new additive to help bolster the anaerobic digestion (AD) system. The Cardiff-based company identified a novel mineral carrier with the correct parameters to bolster the most sensitive microbial components of the AD system and, through extensive laboratory genomic screening, it was found that if paired with non-pathogenic... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 19, 2020
Logan City Council in Australia has successfully converted human waste into energy at Loganholme Wastewater Treatment Plant. Working with gasification systems provider Pyrocal and Downer Group, the council has been trialling a process that sees sewage sludge (biosolids) baked in extreme temperatures to produce biogas. The biogas then used to heat the remaining biosolids,... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 19, 2020
A study into UK universities’ commitments to sustainable energy by price comparison service Uswitch has highlighted which educational facilities are doing the most to limit the effect on their environment. The study found 53 of the 105 universities that responded came back with three positive notes on three key questions: who is the energy supplier and are you on... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 19, 2020
Dickinson’s College Farm in Philadelphia, US, is one of 12 recipients to receive a share of approximately $3 million (€2.55 million) of funding from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to explore anaerobic digestion (AD) and food waste opportunities. The $300,000 (€255,000) grant was allocated to Dickinson to help reduce food loss and waste and to divert... [Read More]

Policy News
Oct 16, 2020
The Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology Association (REA) has welcomed the UK Government’s response to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) 2020 progress report, which includes new bioenergy commitments. The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy said biomass has “great potential” and announced it is developing a new cross-government... [Read More]

Other News
Oct 16, 2020
Bioenergy generation increased by 9.7% in the second quarter of 2020 compared to the same period last year. Overall renewable energy generation (excluding non-biodegradable wastes) increased to 30.1 TWh in Q2 2020, an increase of 12% compared to the same period in 2019. According to UK Government figures, total electricity generation from all modes generated 67.5... [Read More]

Features
Oct 16, 2020
“As the economy rebounds, BC’s rapidly growing clean fuel sector is poised to provide clean energy solutions, including low-carbon hydrogen, biofuels, and biomethane" The enormous promise of Canada’s bioenergy future is seen as having a major role to play in helping to rebuild the country’s economy from the devastation of COVID-19, with politicians at both Federal... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 16, 2020
Norwegian liquefied biogas (LBG) company Biokraft, has chosen Andion Global as a key contractor for the construction of a new LBG production facility. Andion is a major waste-to-energy company and will extend Biokraft’s LBG production capacity at the Skogn II facility in Trøndelag. The firm’s experience with proprietary design, optimisation, and deliver processes... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 15, 2020
The European Biogas Association (EBA) has welcomed the “holistic approach” of the Methane Strategy to accelerate the reduction of methane emissions using biogas and biomethane. The new EU strategy acknowledges the high potential of biogas to reduce methane emissions in agriculture and boost rural development. The EBA described the Methane Strategy as a “fundamental... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 15, 2020
Veolia and Waga Energy have partnered on one of the largest green gas projects in Europe. The firms launched the construction of WAGABOX, a unit recovering biomethane from landfill waste. WAGABOX will be installed in Île-de-France at Veolia’s Claye-Souilly landfill to supply renewable gas to 20,000 homes in the Paris region from February 2022. The Claye-Souilly... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 14, 2020
Honeywell announced the installation of its 100th biomethane grid injection to France’s primary gas distribution operator, GRDF. Honeywell’s grid injection stations act as a gatekeeper to the gas network. The stations measure flow and gas compositions and check them for compliance, add an odour to the gas to help with leak detection, and collect and transmit operating... [Read More]


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