Tag: biogas

India looks to blend biogas with natural gas to reduce fossil fuel imports

India looks to blend biogas with natural gas to reduce fossil fuel imports

August 11, 2020 |

In India, the Press Trust of India reports the government is looking at the possibility of blending biogas with natural gas as part of its strategy to decarbonize transport and reduce imports of fossil fuels. The Oil Secretary has called on state governments to help support the biogas drive, especially in order to secure MSW […]

Read More

Biomass can meet one-third of Turkey’s annual power needs

Biomass can meet one-third of Turkey’s annual power needs

July 12, 2020 |

In Turkey, Anadolu Agency reports that biomass energy has the potential to meet almost one-third of Turkey’s yearly electricity consumption, according to Professor Günnur Koçar, the manager of Ege University Biomass Energy Systems and Technologies Application and Research Center (BESTMER). The Izmir-based energy company will help utilize this potential, she said. Speaking exclusively to AA, […]

Read More

SSAB Raahe’s steel plant testing biogas in maritime transport

SSAB Raahe’s steel plant testing biogas in maritime transport

June 15, 2020 |

In Finland, SSAB Raahe’s steel plant is testing biogas from Gasum as a maritime transport fuel. The test will be carried out in collaboration with ESL Shipping and Gasum. This is the first time that biogas will be used as fuel for ships in Finland. SSAB, ESL Shipping and Gasum are working together to reduce […]

Read More

Bioenergy Australia leads open letter calling for biogas injection into gas networks

Bioenergy Australia leads open letter calling for biogas injection into gas networks

June 10, 2020 |

In Australia, an open letter to the Commonwealth government signed on behalf of thousands of organizations and businesses is advocating for biomethane injection into gas distribution networks – recognizing the role biogas can play to solve energy market decarbonization challenges while providing the lowest cost transition to a decarbonized energy system. This is the first […]

Read More

FGV looking at oil palm residues for renewable energy as key to post-pandemic recovery

FGV looking at oil palm residues for renewable energy as key to post-pandemic recovery

May 21, 2020 |

In Malaysia, the New Straits Times reports FGV is looking at how renewable energy such as biogas from oil palm waste for power production can help its post-COVID-19 recovery. Power produced from biogas via gensets would then be supplied to the national grid. Increased export of palm kernel shells for use as biomass to produce […]

Read More

IEA says biogas could cover 20% of current demand for gas

IEA says biogas could cover 20% of current demand for gas

March 25, 2020 |

In France, the world is only using a fraction of the potential to produce gas from organic waste, which could cover around 20% of today’s global demand for gas, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency. Modern societies and economies produce increasing amounts of organic waste – such as agricultural residues, food […]

Read More

Gasum to supply liquefied biogas for Forchem tall oil biorefinery

Gasum to supply liquefied biogas for Forchem tall oil biorefinery

March 24, 2020 |

In Finland, Gasum has entered into an agreement with the cleantech company Forchem Oy on the supply of liquefied biogas (LBG) for the Forchem tall oil biorefinery in Rauma, Finland. Forchem switched to using liquefied natural gas (LNG) in 2019.  The liquefied biogas (LBG) is received at the Forchem reception terminal, vaporized and used in […]

Read More

Itaipu hydroelectric plant sees benefit from promoting biogas to improve water quality

Itaipu hydroelectric plant sees benefit from promoting biogas to improve water quality

February 18, 2020 |

In Brazil, the Inter Press Service reports that the Itaipu hydroelectric plant shared by both Brazil and Paraguay is promoting biogas production as a way to protect the quality of the water that passes through the dam and in turn will ensure it achieves its 184 years of expected lifespan. The region is a major […]

Read More

Aemetis awarded $4.1M for biogas upgrading unit to produce renewable natural gas

Aemetis awarded $4.1M for biogas upgrading unit to produce renewable natural gas

February 1, 2020 |

In California, the California Energy Commission awarded Aemetis’s subsidiary, Aemetis Biogas LLC, a $4.1 million grant under the CEC’s Low Carbon Fuel Production Program to construct a biogas upgrading facility. The biogas upgrading facility will convert dairy biogas to renewable natural gas (RNG) as a final processing step after biogas is delivered via pipeline from […]

Read More

Gevo contracts with three dairies to supply biogas to Luverne facility

Gevo contracts with three dairies to supply biogas to Luverne facility

January 15, 2020 |

In Colorado, Gevo, Inc. announced that it has contracted with three dairies to provide manure that the Company will convert into pipeline quality biogas. Combined, these three dairies expect to generate approximately 350,000 MMBTU biogas per year for sale to off-takers or use by the Company’s affiliate, Agri-Energy, LLC, at its advanced biofuel production facility […]

Read More