Tag: biogas

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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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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New leader for biogas to liquid fuel company, Renovare Fuels

New leader for biogas to liquid fuel company, Renovare Fuels

March 31, 2019 |

In the United Kingdom, Renovare Fuels Limited, a company that has developed a way of producing a carbon-neutral liquid fuel from biogas, has appointed Dean Hislop as its managing director. Hislop was previously the CEO of Tamar Energy Limited, where he turned around the performance of the anaerobic digestion (AD) and organic waste recycling operator […]

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Large passenger vessels to be converted to run on LBG for first time

Large passenger vessels to be converted to run on LBG for first time

March 31, 2019 |

In Norway, global marine solutions and system integration expert, Høglund, was awarded a contract to deliver biogas-ready fuel gas supply systems for six Hurtigruten passenger ship retrofits. The project will mark the first time a large passenger vessel has been converted to run on Liquified Biogas (LBG) – a fossil-free, renewable gas produced from organic […]

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Study shows biogas from food industry waste can be profitable

Study shows biogas from food industry waste can be profitable

February 23, 2019 |

In Sweden, researchers from Linköping University conducted a study that concluded that huge gains can be made by using waste from the food industry for biogas production, no matter whether the biogas is used in vehicles or to produce electricity and heat. “Much of the waste is used as animal fodder, and some goes to […]

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Leading politician publicly mocks PM for story about biogas coming from sewage pipes

Leading politician publicly mocks PM for story about biogas coming from sewage pipes

January 30, 2019 |

In India, the president of the national Congress party has shown his ignorance in public by mocking the Prime Minister at rally, ridiculing the PM’s vision for biogas produced from sewage. On Biofuels Day in August 2018, the PM related a story about a tea seller who had captured gas from sewage pipes and used […]

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BTA commissions Quebecois biogas plant that will supply ethanol plant

BTA commissions Quebecois biogas plant that will supply ethanol plant

January 14, 2019 |

In Canada, Germany’s BTA International together with CCI BioEnergy has commissioned a biogas facility that will use 40,000 metric tons of MSW from 27 municipalities in Quebec. About 90% of the organic portion of the MSW will be used as feedstock, including disposable diapers. The biogas will be used by neighboring Greenfield Global Quebec’s ethanol […]

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VERBIO North America finds new site for planned Kansas biogas plant after community upset with original plan

VERBIO North America finds new site for planned Kansas biogas plant after community upset with original plan

January 9, 2019 |

In Michigan, in early December 2018, VERBIO North America terminated the agreement it had entered into to purchase a 159-acre parcel owned by Mrs. Myrtle Posey located at the southeast corner of N. Meridian Road and E 110 Avenue N. The site was selected, following a detailed search that lasted approximately 3 months, because it […]

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Aemetis closes $30 million equity investment for biogas venture

Aemetis closes $30 million equity investment for biogas venture

December 27, 2018 |

In California, Aemetis, Inc. announced that its subsidiary, Aemetis Biogas LLC, closed a $30 million equity investment without any dilutive stock issuances by Aemetis, Inc. and funded the first $8.3 million tranche to subsidiary Aemetis Biogas to build, own and operate dairy biomethane digesters, pipelines and gas cleanup/compression facilities primarily under 20-year agreements with dairy […]

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