Tag: biomethane

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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Pressure is on for Fiberight plant opening in Maine

Pressure is on for Fiberight plant opening in Maine

July 30, 2017 |

In Maine, Fiberight told a Maine community nonprofit group concerned about trash disposal that the current under-construction plant should start taking in trash as planned in April 2018. However, the trash may be shipped to a landfill temporarily and biofuels may not be produced from the trash right away as the biofuel processor isn’t scheduled […]

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California biofuel industry calls on support for $210 million for biofuels fund

California biofuel industry calls on support for $210 million for biofuels fund

May 25, 2016 |

In California, the state’s biofuel industry is calling on state legislators to allocate $210 million in the Governor’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund to incentivize in-state production of low carbon biofuels. For the first time, biodiesel, ethanol and biomethane trade associations and companies are united by the common goal of getting the biofuel initiative passed as […]

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Advanced, high-yield biomethane plant comes online in France

Advanced, high-yield biomethane plant comes online in France

August 23, 2015 |

In France, the Longchamps biomethane plant opened in Franche-Comte region, in eastern France. The WELTEC biomethane plant is now supplying to the natural gas grid of the French gas distributor GrDF (Gaz r.seau Distribution France). Plant operator David Peterschmitt uses about 6,000 t of agricultural leftovers a year for the production of biogas from anaerobic […]

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“EU debates U-turn on biofuels policy.”

“EU debates U-turn on biofuels policy.”

July 2, 2013 |

Today on Twitter: GreenBrainwave EU debates U-turn on biofuels policy: The two latest laws on the subject, passed in 2009, require a 6% drop in… Varvera Seaweed biofuels: a green alternative that might just save the planet baldwincng @CountCarbon If you have biofuels then have best ones available in EU climate, which is the Biomethane pathway, ideally of […]

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Gasrec Opening Second Biomethane Filling Station near Bristol

Gasrec Opening Second Biomethane Filling Station near Bristol

June 12, 2013 |

In the UK, biofuel producer Gasrec plans to build its second filling station for blended biomethane and natural gas near Bristol. The company produces Bio-LNG, which contains a blend of 15% liquefied biomethane produced from food waste. The station will be able to fuel 700 vehicles per day and is planned to open in October.

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