Tag: biogas

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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Hurtigruten first to use liquid biogas in new ships

Hurtigruten first to use liquid biogas in new ships

December 15, 2018 |

In Norway, Hurtigruten revealed plans to use liquid biogas in new ships that were launched at Kleven shipyard in Norway. Hurtigruten chief executive Daniel Skjeldam told Passenger Ship Technology that the new ships would “change the industry, push the boundaries and change the entire face of cruising.” He said these “hybrid cars of the ocean” […]

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EPA RVO – Details on the digits and reactions ‘round the country

EPA RVO – Details on the digits and reactions ‘round the country

December 2, 2018 |

What a whirlwind weekend after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced their final renewable volume obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard program for 2019. “It’s just numbers,” some say, but oh no, not in the biofuels world. It’s never just numbers. This time it’s about waivers, fixing the damage done, and ensuring a bright future […]

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Hurtigruten to fuel cruise ships on biogas made partly from fish waste

Hurtigruten to fuel cruise ships on biogas made partly from fish waste

November 19, 2018 |

In Norway, Reuters reports that Hurtigruten is investing $826 million to adapt its 17-vessel fleet of cruise ships including six older vessels that will run on a combination of liquefied natural gas (LNG), electric batteries and liquefied bio gas (LBG), the latter of which will be produced from fish waste along with agricultural and forestry […]

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GESS to build new $35M biogas plant

GESS to build new $35M biogas plant

October 21, 2018 |

In North Carolina, GESS International announced plans for a $35 million biogas plant in Robeson County, which has been hard hit by Hurricane Florence. The plant is expected to eventually employ around three dozen people. Home to more than 7 million hogs, North Carolina is the second largest pork producing state in the country. Eastern […]

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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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