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Nov 29, 2021
Barcelona to welcome biomethane buses
Biogas News
Nov 29, 2021
By 2050, 30-40% of Europe’s total gas consumption could be made up of sustainable biomethane, according to the European Biogas Association (EBA). In its 11th Statistical Report, the EBA provides an in-depth analysis on biogas and its upgraded form, biomethane, and the best pathways to ensure full deployment in the coming years. The report analyses the current availability... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 29, 2021
Exeter City Council in Devon, UK has thanked residents for participating in the first phase of a food waste collection roll-out. Almost 10,000 kilograms (10 tonnes) of food waste has been collected from 1,300 homes in Alphington, a suburb of Exeter, since the service began at the start of November. Around 80% of households put their food waste out for collection weekly. Previously,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 26, 2021
The UK’s cow manure, food waste and household sewage can produce enough green gas to heat over 750,000 homes this winter, according to the Energy Networks Association (ENA). Released by the ENA as part of its first annual Britain’s Green Gas Scoreboard, the data shows that enough biomethane is now being produced to supply 770,654 homes while also supporting greener... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 26, 2021
The UK Government has granted £11.3 million (€13.3 million) in funding to help four UK distilleries switch from fossil fuels to hydrogen and biogas. The multi-million-pound investment into low-carbon green distilleries will see four projects receive a share of the funding to decarbonise their distilling processes for the UK’s iconic whiskies and spirits. The... [Read More]

Features
Nov 26, 2021
QUBE Renewables discusses a recent project in Kenya, helping a local flower farm to generate biogas from its waste. The World Energy Council assesses the World Energy Trilemma Index. This is an annual measurement of national energy system performances across three dimensions: energy security, energy equity, and environmental sustainability. Although Kenya’s trilemma... [Read More]

Biomass News
Nov 25, 2021
The Forest Enhancement Society of BC (FESBC) has helped a community to harvest wood burned in wildfires to convert into bioenergy. After a wildfire burns through a forest, a lot of debris and charred trees are left behind, as in the Elephant Hill fire in 2017. Often, this charred woody fibre can burn again but is left and not salvaged, as the economic cost of doing... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 25, 2021
Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo (PGNiG), a Polish state-controlled oil and gas company, has signed an agreement to develop the biogas and biomethane sector. Several representatives of the PGNiG Group participated in the project, initiated by the Ministry of Climate and Environment and the Government Plenipotentiary for RES, Ireneusz Zyska. The agreement... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 25, 2021
Residents in Southern Oxfordshire, UK, put around 700 tonnes of food into their black bins last December, emitting nearly 150 tonnes of CO2 equivalent (CO2e). As Christmas approaches, when food waste levels are high, South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse District Councils are urging residents to “do their bit” by reducing food waste and, if they have any,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 24, 2021
Delorean Corporation has been chosen to build Yarra Valley Water’s (YVW) bioenergy project in Australia. The company was awarded preferred tender status for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of YWV’s second waste-to-energy facility in Lilydale, Victoria. This status was awarded based on a competitive tender with a total design and construction... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 24, 2021
Farmers in Derbyshire have submitted plans for an anaerobic digestion facility. If approved, the facility at Home Farm in Glapwell would convert 2,500 tonnes of agricultural farm and organic waste such as cow manure annually into renewable energy, said the Derbyshire Times. The plant would produce biogas and biofertiliser to generate around 40 kW of renewable energy... [Read More]

Biomass News
Nov 24, 2021
Drax is considering building a biomass plant in the US whose power generation will absorb more emissions than it creates. The announcement came from Drax’s CEO, Will Gardiner, who was speaking at the Reuters Events Energy Transition Europe Summit on 23 November. Drax is currently developing bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) technology for its plant... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 23, 2021
EnviTec Biogas and Leipzig-based BALANCE Erneuerbare Energien, a wholly-owned subsidiary of VNG AG, have formed a joint venture to produce bio-LNG. The two companies will build a bio-LNG liquefaction plant under the name BALANCE EnviTec in Brandenburg, near Berlin, which will have storage tanks and a filling station for collection by tanker, in addition to the actual... [Read More]

Features
Nov 23, 2021
Thomas Siegmund, head of biomass certification at the Sustainable Resources Verification Scheme (SURE), discusses the implications of RED II on the biogas sector. On 18 December 2018, the Renewable Energy Directive (RED II) came into force, which obliged EU Member States to request binding proof of sustainability for the generation of electricity and heat from solid... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 23, 2021
The Punjab Bureau of Investment Promotion (Invest Punjab) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Punjab State Office-Renewable Gas Association of India to promote the renewable gas sector. The MoU includes the promotion of setting up biofuel projects and compressed biogas (bio-CNG) plants in India’s Punjab region, according to the Times of India. The... [Read More]

Biomass News
Nov 23, 2021
Aries Clean Technologies has achieved the mechanical completion of the Aries Linden Biosolids Gasification Plant in New Jersey. This fluidised bed gasification plant in Linden is currently the largest facility of its type in the world. Commissioning is currently underway and is expected to be completed in the next few months. At full capacity, the facility will process... [Read More]


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