Tag: biogas

MBP Solutions launches new corporate identity

MBP Solutions launches new corporate identity

September 15, 2019 |

In Switzerland, MBP Solutions, which handles collection, handling, processing, production and application of biological by-products and converts waste to biofuels, biogas, biomethane and other products, celebrated its 20th anniversary and revealed its new, updated corporate identity – developed to support the continuing growth of the business based on turning one industry’s by-product into another industry’s […]

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Trondheim backs MAN for biodiesel and biogas buses

Trondheim backs MAN for biodiesel and biogas buses

September 11, 2019 |

In Norway, MAN Truck & Bus delivered 105 city buses to Vy Buss AS and another 84 vehicles to Tide Buss AS to Trondheim, most of which run on biodiesel or biogas. The solobuses are 12 meters long and feature an E2876 LUH Euro 6 gas engine. In terms of fuel, drivers can use both […]

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Biogas from lake hyacinth picking up speed in Kenya

Biogas from lake hyacinth picking up speed in Kenya

August 27, 2019 |

In Kenya, the Guardian newspaper reports that a local biogas company who teamed with global players like AstraZeneca and University of Cambridge’s Institute for Sustainability to use the lake hyacinth that is choking Lake Victoria to produce biogas that can later be used for cooking. So far the project is in its early stages but […]

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Capstone Turbine Corporation sells 400kW microturbine to biogas-to-energy project in France

Capstone Turbine Corporation sells 400kW microturbine to biogas-to-energy project in France

August 19, 2019 |

In California, Capstone Turbine Corporation announced that it has secured a 400 kW microturbine sale to power another biogas-to-energy project in France. The order for the lightweight and compact 3-bay C400 Signature Series package was secured by Biogaz Services, Capstone’s distributor for renewable energy in France. The microturbine package will operate on renewable biogas from […]

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Thailand to revive napier grass for biogas project

Thailand to revive napier grass for biogas project

August 12, 2019 |

In Thailand, the Bangkok Post newspaper reports that the government is looking to revive a proposed project from 2012-2013 that would produce biogas from napier grass in line with a national push for increased bioenergy production. Most of the country’s strategic plan to boost biogas production to 546MW by 2037 relies on animal manure for […]

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Haldor Topsoe to build demo plant for CO2-neutral methanol from biogas

Haldor Topsoe to build demo plant for CO2-neutral methanol from biogas

July 20, 2019 |

In New York, Haldor Topsoe will build a 10 kg/hour methanol plant in Denmark to demonstrate the company’s eSMR Methanol technology for cost-competitive production of sustainable methanol from biogas, according to their press release. The eSMR Methanol technology exploits the full carbon potential of biogas by utilizing the 40% CO2 content which is routinely separated […]

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Maharashtra government to allocate 100ha for paddy straw ethanol and biogas project

Maharashtra government to allocate 100ha for paddy straw ethanol and biogas project

July 18, 2019 |

In India, the Times of India newspaper reports that the Maharashtra government has allowed the transfer of 100ha of land to be transferred and used for the building of a paddy straw-based ethanol plant and biogas project. More than 700,000 metric tons of paddy straw is available annually in the two districts adjoining the allocated […]

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New Zealand’s Ecogas to collect food waste for biogas production to heat greenhouses

New Zealand’s Ecogas to collect food waste for biogas production to heat greenhouses

July 16, 2019 |

In New Zealand, the announcement that Ecogas will collect central North Island food wastes and process them at Reporoa into energy and bio-fertilizer will provide an example that all communities across New Zealand could follow, said the Bioenergy Association. The Bioenergy Association has identified that 1.8 million metric tons of CO2-e of greenhouse gases could […]

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Wärtsilä combines gas units to create one-stop biogas solutions service

Wärtsilä combines gas units to create one-stop biogas solutions service

July 3, 2019 |

In Sweden, Wärtsilä Puregas Solutions has merged with Wärtsilä’s biogas liquefaction team, a unit with expert capabilities in liquefying upgraded biogas for end-customer use. Wärtsilä Biogas Solutions will now be better able to offer customers a one-stop-shop service for advanced biofuel production. Wärtsilä has earlier provided the turnkey installation for the world’s largest bioLNG facility […]

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Irish agriculture minister cautious about biogas plans due to seasonality of feedstock

Irish agriculture minister cautious about biogas plans due to seasonality of feedstock

June 25, 2019 |

In Ireland, Agriland reports that the country’s agriculture minister is taking a wait-and-see attitude towards the development of a biogas industry to fuel public transport in major cities like Dublin, saying that the level of subsidy required to get production off the ground and to commercial scale might not be the best use of funds. […]

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