Tag: biogas

Oman building 4 biogas plants and tackling food waste

Oman building 4 biogas plants and tackling food waste

October 6, 2018 |

In Oman, Oman Environmental Holding Services Company, more commonly known as Be’ah, is building biogas plants that run on food waste. Four plants are being set up to use up about 560,000 tons of food waste, which will save the equivalent of about OMR56 million (about $145 million) in costs each year for its disposal. […]

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Two new biogas contracts signed in Argentina

Two new biogas contracts signed in Argentina

September 27, 2018 |

In Argentina, two new contracts for the RenovAr 2 program were signed for the supply of renewable power, which will be built in the province of Buenos Aires and San Luis. The Biogas Pacuca Bio Energy Thermal Power Plant will be located in the town of Roque Pérez, in the Province of Buenos Aires, and […]

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Government subsidies available for biogas plants

Government subsidies available for biogas plants

September 25, 2018 |

In India, the state of Rajasthan is giving subsidies of about 1/3 to ¼ of the cost for constructing a biogas plant in rural areas to reach a target of 3,700 households to meet the requirements under the country’s National Biogas Policy that came into force on May 30. The goal is to help households […]

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New biogas plants using kitchen waste to power temple meals

New biogas plants using kitchen waste to power temple meals

September 22, 2018 |

In India, new biogas plants in all the gurudwara complexes in Delhi will be operational by October, thanks to the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee which is setting them up and using kitchen waste and food waste as a feedstock for the biogas plants. “The committee had been facing various issues in waste management, but […]

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Biogas projects popping up everywhere – are they the magical solution we’ve been looking for?

Biogas projects popping up everywhere – are they the magical solution we’ve been looking for?

September 9, 2018 |

It’s not just you…it’s true, talk of gas is popping up everywhere. But it’s no longer a ssshh’d conversation whispered in the bathroom of a Mexican restaurant after eating too many bean burritos. It’s mainstream conversation now thanks to the growth of biogas around the world. And thanks to rainbow-farting unicorn memes of course. While […]

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Mexican researcher finds key to producing biogas from macroalgae plaguing Caribbean

Mexican researcher finds key to producing biogas from macroalgae plaguing Caribbean

September 4, 2018 |

In Mexico, falling a recent call by a researcher at one Mexican university to find ways to create value out of the sargassum algae that are polluting the Caribbean and Mexican coasts, a researcher at the Renewable Energy Unit under of the Center for Scientific Research of Yucatán announced he had been working to use […]

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First English biogas facility awarded with standards certification

First English biogas facility awarded with standards certification

August 8, 2018 |

In the UK, the first biogas digester in England to be certified under the Anaerobic Digestion Certification Scheme has been brought online at Bore Hill Farm where wasted food will be used as feedstock. The facility operated by Malaby Biogas will provide enough electricity to power 2,500 houses. The ADCS scheme was developed by the Anaerobic […]

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Residents already complaining about potential impacts of proposed Kansas biogas project

Residents already complaining about potential impacts of proposed Kansas biogas project

July 31, 2018 |

In Kansas, VNA Corporation is looking to set up a biogas plant using wheat straw as feedstock near the town of Wellington but neighbors are already getting upset about the increased traffic the plant will generate during harvest season as well as air quality and competition for water. State tests are underway to determine if […]

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California awards $12 million in grants for biogas projects

California awards $12 million in grants for biogas projects

July 4, 2018 |

In California, the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery has awarded more than $25 million in California Climate Investments to bolster organics recycling infrastructure in the state and rescue edible food for Californians in need. The projects in 10 California communities are set to transform nearly a half-million tons of discarded food, green waste, […]

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Land O’Lakes and California Bioenergy partner on “Barn to Biogas” project

Land O’Lakes and California Bioenergy partner on “Barn to Biogas” project

July 1, 2018 |

In California, Minnesota-based Land O’Lakes, Inc. and California Bioenergy, LLC launched a first-of-its-kind collaboration to support the financing, installation and management of on-farm methane digesters to generate renewable compressed natural gas fuel in California – creating an innovative farmer-led model for “barn to biogas” that can shape nationwide solutions to agricultural methane emissions reduction and […]

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