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HoSt supplying biomethane turnkey project to Frisian dairy

HoSt supplying biomethane turnkey project to Frisian dairy

April 6, 2020 |

In the Netherlands, HoSt is once again turn-key supplying a Microferm Green Gas installation within the ‘Jumpstart’ initiative of dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina. This time at a dairy farm in the Frisian Boornbergum. In this manure digester, only proprietary manure is digested to produce 40 Nm3 (cubic meter) of biomethane per hour. Thanks to the Microferm, […]

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ENGIE to supply Heathrow biomethane from AD until March 2022

ENGIE to supply Heathrow biomethane from AD until March 2022

March 19, 2020 |

In the UK, Bioenergy Insight reports that under a new agreement ENGIE will supply biomethane from anaerobic digestion across Heathrow Airport until March 2022, providing the fuel to all metered gas points in all terminals. The deal, which expands on an existing agreement between to the two companies, feeds into Heathrow’s push to quickly decarbonize […]

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New Tunable Laser Spectroscopy Technology for Surface Emissions Monitoring – Lightweight device filters out other VOCs so they do not affect methane concentration readings

New Tunable Laser Spectroscopy Technology for Surface Emissions Monitoring – Lightweight device filters out other VOCs so they do not affect methane concentration readings

January 23, 2020 |

By Carl Ellison, Product Marketing Manager, and Dustin Pickering, Environmental Products Application Specialist, QED Environmental Systems, Inc. Special to The Digest Landfill operators are required to capture and control landfill gas (LFG) as part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s New Source Performance Standards (NSPS). These rules are focused on reducing emissions of methane-rich landfill […]

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Bacteria-devouring methane produces biofuels and biopolymers

Bacteria-devouring methane produces biofuels and biopolymers

January 5, 2020 |

In Canada, a University of Alberta researcher is investigating ways to eliminate atmospheric methane on an industrial scale while producing sustainable biofuels and biopolymers by using microscopic bacteria that eat methane and convert it into valuable ingredients in biofuels. Ultimately, the idea is to install bioreactors at industrial sites that produce methane. The gas can […]

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Methane Bioconversion: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to iMicrobes’ Methane to Chemicals

Methane Bioconversion: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to iMicrobes’ Methane to Chemicals

December 24, 2019 |

Methane is proving to be a pretty valuable waste after all. iMicrobes is using their synthetic biology approach with industrial microorganisms to convert methane into methanol and their first product is 3HP, a key intermediate chemical. According to Noah Helman, Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at iMicrobes, methane is far lower cost than sugar and […]

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BECCS to the Future: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to ARPA’s Methane Fuel

BECCS to the Future: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to ARPA’s Methane Fuel

November 27, 2019 |

If you missed ABLC NEXT in San Francisco, let’s go back to the future and look at BECCS – Bio-Energy with Carbon Capture and Storage – and examine the challenges, how it is fueled by methane and what methane pyrolysis can do, how we can go from carbon-neutral to carbon-negative, and more. Marc von Keitz, […]

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Maersk/Lloyds Register study shows alcohol, biomethane and ammonia has top contenders for clean marine fuel

Maersk/Lloyds Register study shows alcohol, biomethane and ammonia has top contenders for clean marine fuel

October 24, 2019 |

In Denmark, a study by A.P. Moller – Maersk and Lloyds Register confirms that the best opportunities for decarbonizing shipping lie in finding new sustainable energy sources. Based on market projections, the best positioned fuels for research and development into net zero fuels for shipping are alcohol, biomethane, and ammonia. “The main challenge is not […]

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Montreal invests $167M to build biomethane plant

Montreal invests $167M to build biomethane plant

August 18, 2019 |

In Canada, the city of Montreal is investing $167 million (nearly $126 million USD) to build a plant on an old quarry site that will convert organic waste into renewable gas energy via biomethanation. The Montreal Gazette reports that it will cost $129.8 million for its design and construction and that maintenance for five years […]

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HAM Group brings online third biomethane refueling station from wastewater in Spain

HAM Group brings online third biomethane refueling station from wastewater in Spain

May 20, 2019 |

In Spain, HAM Group has designed, installed and commissioned its third HAMikro refueling station, which allows the refueling of biomethane obtained from wastewater treatment. The installation is located in the facilities of the municipal water service of Lleida and is formed by a fuel compression system, using a low flow compressor, a structure that allows […]

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Aemetis Q1 milestones include entry into biomethane business

Aemetis Q1 milestones include entry into biomethane business

May 19, 2019 |

In California, Aemetis highlighted the strong growth going on at their India plant, increased profit margins from plant upgrades related to the Keyes biorefinery, funding for the Aemetis biogas dairy digester and pipeline project, and deployment of the patented Lanzatech cellulosic ethanol technology at the Riverbank plant under development. On the Q1 earnings call, Aemetis […]

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