Category: BioPower

EIF Renewable Energy Holdings, Seneca Meadows debut Seneca Energy II Renewable Natural Gas

Facility to Produce Equivalent of 25,000 Gallons of Fuel Per Day From upstate New York, we hear that EIF Renewable Energy Holdings and waste management company Seneca Meadows opened the Seneca Energy II landfill gas-to-renewable natural gas facility located at the Seneca Meadows Landfill. The new renewable natural gas facility treats and refines landfill gas […]

August 5, 2014 More

AREVA H2-Gen formed to manufacture PEM electrolyzers

In France, Areva Energies announced that its subsidiary CETH2, and the French Environment and Energy Management Agency have formed a JV, AREVA H2-Gen. The JV aims to manufacture Proton Exchange Membrane electrolyzers. This technology shall enable hydrogen to be produced from water and electricity. Initially intended for industrial applications, PEM electrolysis is now targeting the […]

June 2, 2014 More

Gazasia, Aseagas to produce biogas from organic waste in the Philippines

In the Philippines, Gazasia and Aseagas held a tree-planting, ground-breaking ceremony at the site of the first Aseagas bio-methane digestion plant, in Lian Batangas, the the first of several plants planned for the Philippines by Aseagas and will produce biogas from organic waste. The biogas will then be processed to generate liquid bio-methane to be utilised […]

April 7, 2014 More

Chesterfield Biogas selected to build UK’s largest biomethane-to-grid project

In the United Kingdom, Chesterfield BioGas announced a new order for its biogas upgraders which will be central to a groundbreaking UK renewable energy project. The company, which is based in Sheffield, UK, is to supply gas-scrubbing water-wash upgraders and ancillary equipment to a site in Scotland. When commissioned in late 2014, it will be […]

January 21, 2014 More

Bear Republic Brewing and Cambrian Innovation unveil pioneering wastewater reuse system

In California and Massachusetts, Cambrian Innovation, a water and bioenergy technology provider, and Bear Republic Brewing Company announced the unveiling of an EcoVolt water treatment system at Bear Republic’s brewery in Cloverdale. The EcoVolt system employs a proprietary bioelectric technology to treat wastewater and generate biogas. EcoVolt’s system uses electrically active organisms rapidly eliminate 80-90 […]

January 21, 2014 More

Italian National Alternative Energy Laboratory to Perform Tests on MagneGas

In Italy, Nuova MagneGas Italia has signed a contract with the Italian National Alternative Energy Laboratory to perform various tests on MagneGas fuels. The contract covers performing tests of the gasification of various feedstocks and certification of internal combustion engine operation. These tests will initiate in February of 2014 and are expected to take 180 […]

January 15, 2014 More

Georgia Power cancels proposed conversion of coal-fired unit to biomass

In Georga, Georgia Power announced that it plans to file a request in 2014 with the Georgia Public Service Commission to decertify Unit 3 at Plant Mitchell in Albany. It is also cancelling the previously proposed conversion of the coal-fired unit to biomass after extensive review and analysis deemed the conversion would not be cost […]

January 15, 2014 More

Governor Cuomo announces $21 million to create economic opportunity for dairy farmers statewide

In New York, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced nearly $21 million will be available to create new economic opportunities for New York’s dairy farmers by helping them to produce renewable energy and improve their business operations. The funding will help dairy farmers convert farm waste to energy and develop individualized business and environmental plans to […]

January 15, 2014 More

Asset Management Company to Liquidate Piney Creek Power Plant

In Pennsylvania, Stuart B. Millner & Associates recently signed a contract with Piney Creek Limited Partnership to liquidate the assets from the Piney Creek Power Plant in Clarion. The facility originally cost approximately $182 million to build in 1991, and has undergone numerous expensive renovations since. The plant is a 32MWe generating plant that utilized […]

January 15, 2014 More

Pakistani Economic Co-ordination Committee to approve upfront tariff for bagasse based power plants

In Pakistan, the Business Recorder was informed by sources close to the Water and Power Minister that the cabinet’s Economic Co-ordination Committee is expected to approve a security agreement regarding upfront tariffs. The agreement is to be signed by sugar mills utilizing power plants burning bagasse. According to the article, the sugar mills have the […]

January 13, 2014 More