Tag: biomethane

CEC awards nearly $11M for clean energy projects

CEC awards nearly $11M for clean energy projects

May 19, 2019 |

In California, the California Energy Commission approved nearly $11 million for clean energy demonstration projects, including biofuels, renewable gas, and microgrids. The Energy Commission approved a $2 million grant to Technology & Investment Solutions to demonstrate a more sustainable and cost-effective process of creating biomethane from food waste at an existing anaerobic digester in El […]

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Biomethane Business is Booming – from waste to watts and wonder chemicals

Biomethane Business is Booming – from waste to watts and wonder chemicals

May 12, 2019 |

Biomethane is big news lately. In the United Kingdom, a reported 1 million homes are now using what they call “green gas” from farm and food waste for heating and cooking. There are 60 biomethane plants now in the UK, according to The Guardian. And according to the Green Gas Certification Scheme, the number of […]

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Renewable natural gas on-road fuel use reaches historic high

Renewable natural gas on-road fuel use reaches historic high

May 5, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C., Natural Gas Vehicles for America and the Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas announced that 32 percent of all on-road fuel used in natural gas vehicles in calendar year 2018 was renewable natural gas and that biomethane motor fuel use marks a 577% increase over the last five years. Captured above ground from […]

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SEAT-led research looks at impact of biomethane on passenger vehicles

SEAT-led research looks at impact of biomethane on passenger vehicles

April 11, 2019 |

In Spain, a biomethane research project underway by auto manufacturer SEAT shows that the organic fraction of municipal solid waste in Barcelona is enough to fuel 10,000 cars running on biomethane driving 15,000 kilometers annually. Current drive tests on biomethane are being done using three Leon cars and one Arona with the aim of determining […]

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Energy Vision urges NY to include biomethane in climate legislation

Energy Vision urges NY to include biomethane in climate legislation

March 17, 2019 |

In New York, Energy Vision filed testimony with the New York State Legislature making the case for including biomethane made from organic waste as a renewable energy source in the Climate and Community Protection Act (CCPA). At a legislative hearing on the CCPA, Energy Vision Founder Joanna Underwood testified that New York has a massive […]

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Aemetis starts permitting and construction of multi-dairy renewable biomethane digester cluster

Aemetis starts permitting and construction of multi-dairy renewable biomethane digester cluster

February 7, 2019 |

In California, Aemetis, Inc. announced it has initiated the permitting and construction phase of its multi-dairy renewable biomethane digester cluster.  In July 2018, the California Department of Food & Agriculture (CDFA) awarded two matching grants for a total of $3 million to build biomethane digesters at the first two dairies in the Aemetis biogas project. […]

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CEC grants wishes to some for biofuels projects

CEC grants wishes to some for biofuels projects

February 3, 2019 |

Wishes are coming true for some California bioenergy projects. Aemetis, Oberon Fuels and others will receive millions from the California Energy Commission for their bioenergy projects, from DME to advanced ethanol. As Walt Disney once said, “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” One thing he forgot to […]

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Belgium’s first biomethane produced in Bright Biomethane system

Belgium’s first biomethane produced in Bright Biomethane system

December 2, 2018 |

In Belgium, the country’s first biomethane-to-grid is now reality. The Bright Biomethane installation at Energy Conversion Facility ‘IOK Afvalbeheer’ in Beerse, Belgium successfully produced Belgium’s first sustainable biomethane and injected into the natural gas grid of net operator Eandis. A double first for Bright Biomethane: the first project in Belgium and the first biomethane plant […]

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Sakol Energy closes 3 bioenergy deals in 3 months

Sakol Energy closes 3 bioenergy deals in 3 months

March 11, 2018 |

In Thailand, natural gas provider, Sakol Energy, is on a role with three bioenergy deals in the last three months following it’s listing in Thailand’s stock market. Sakol is moving towards becoming an integrated power producer and acquired Mae Krating Biomass Power Plant. They plan on starting construction as soon as possible and to start […]

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Suez begins construction of biomethane plant

Suez begins construction of biomethane plant

March 11, 2018 |

In France, SUEZ, through its subsidiary SERAMM, officially began the construction of a biomethane production and injection plant, produced from wastewater treatment process. Starting on January 1, 2019, the biogas produced in the sludge digestion process will be collected, converted into biomethane and injected into the public natural gas network at a rate of 2.3 […]

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