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Oct 22, 2021
REA – What can the biomass industry do to win over sceptics?
Biogas News
Oct 22, 2021
TerraVest Industries has received its first manufacturing contract to supply a biogas upgrading system for a project in Western Canada. The system will be able to process up to 1,200 Nm3/h of raw biogas and remove impurities such as hydrogen sulphide and CO2 to produce RNG suitable for pipeline injection. “We are extremely pleased that our renewables group, which... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 21, 2021
Drax is beginning a major planning consultation to seek the public’s views on its bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) proposals. The announcement follows the publication of the Government’s Net Zero Strategy, which outlined how vital engineered greenhouse gas removal (GGR) technologies, such as BECCS, could be in delivering the UK’s decarbonisation... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 21, 2021
The British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) has approved FortisBC’s RNG offtake agreement with EverGen Infrastructure Corp’s (EverGen) anaerobic digester expansion project. According to EverGen, Canada’s RNG infrastructure platform, the agreement concerns its wholly-owned subsidiary, Net Zero Waste Abbotsford (NZWA) - a composting and organic processing facility... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 21, 2021
Consultations have opened in Australia on national reforms to support the roll-out of hydrogen, biomethane, and other renewable gases to be used in the country’s gas networks. Energy Ministers agreed in August to expedite reforms to support investment in projects that will help to scale up Australia’s clean hydrogen and biomethane industries. The aim of these... [Read More]

Other News
Oct 21, 2021
Sixty-five percent of executives working in hard-to-abate sectors see carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) as ‘critical’ or ‘important’ in reaching their decarbonisation goals, a new report shows. The Scaling up CCUS – market insights report is based on an anonymous survey of senior executives and input from an expert panel. It was published by Decarb... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 20, 2021
The UK Government’s long-awaited Heat and Buildings Strategy has been welcomed by the renewable energy sector, but does not address the need for a multi-technology approach to heat decarbonisation. While the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) described the newly published strategy is ‘good news’ for domestic heat decarbonisation, it also... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 20, 2021
Agri-Cycle (ACE) has announced a new food waste recycling partnership with the Greater Upper Valley (GUV) Solid Waste Management District in Vermont. ACE currently provides food scrap recycling for several Vermont businesses, including supermarket chain Hannaford, and is seeking to work with more. Its operations include plans to manage the compost site at the GUV Solid... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 20, 2021
Enviva has welcomed a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) for a more rapid transition to net-zero carbon emissions, a tripling of public investments in clean energy technology, and a growing role for ‘modern bioenergy’. The IEA World Energy Outlook report, released last week, is designed to provide independent, objective, scientific assistance... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 20, 2021
British Columbia (BC) is investing in renewable gas capture at a Vancouver landfill. The Province is investing $4.28 million (€2.98 million) to expand the Vancouver landfill gas capture system through the CleanBC Industry Fund, with matching funds from the City of Vancouver. Vancouver landfill is a 320-hectare site owned by the City of Vancouver. Approximately... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 19, 2021
The UK’s biomass heat industry has urged the government to stop ignoring and excluding rural off-grid communities in heat decarbonisation plans. The urgent call was made by the UK Pellet Council (UKPC) and Biomass Heat Works! following the announcement of the government’s Heat and Buildings Strategy was announced, including a £450 million (€533 million) boiler... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 19, 2021
The East Coast Cluster (ECC) has been named as one of the UK’s first carbon capture, storage and utilisation clusters following a successful bid to the UK Government. The ECC is made up of both Zero Carbon Humber and Net Zero Teesside, supported by the Northern Endurance Partnership (NEP) - a collaboration between bp, Eni, Equinor, National Grid, Shell and Total.... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 19, 2021
Weltec Group in Germany has taken over the operations of biogas plant manufacturer AD AGRO. Jens Albartus, director of biogas specialist WELTEC BIOPOWER, said through the merger Weltec will establish “promising synergies” in the entire value chain of biogas and biomethane. AD AGRO was established as BD Agro Renewables by the Big Dutchman Group in May 2006. In... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 19, 2021
Ohio, US-based Babcock & Wilcox’s (B&W) renewable segment has agreed to to jointly develop a biomass-to-hydrogen clean energy project in Victoria, Australia with Port Anthony Renewables. The project will utilise B&W’s BrightLoop™ technology. Once completed, the plant is expected to be part of the largest green hydrogen hub in southeastern Australia. BrightLoop... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 19, 2021
Rio Tinto, a multinational metals and mining corporation, is developing innovative new technology to deliver low-carbon steel using sustainable biomass in place of coal. Over the past decade, Rio Tinto has developed a laboratory-proven process that combines the use of raw, sustainable biomass with microwave technology to convert iron ore to metallic iron during the... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 19, 2021
Irish natural gas distribution and supply company, firmus energy, has partnered with Granville Eco Park to decarbonise its fleet. Firmus energy will initially use a jointly branded van, currently being fuelled by Granville’s renewable biomethane gas produced at its anaerobic digestion plant in Dungannon to showcase the sustainability credentials of CNG technology,... [Read More]


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