Tag: biomethane

Polish energy giants join to create domestic biomethane market

Polish energy giants join to create domestic biomethane market

January 18, 2021 |

In Poland, Towarowa Giełda Energii (TGE) and Polish Oil and Gas Company (PGNiG) signed a cooperation agreement aimed at leveraging their mutual expertise and capabilities in creating a biomethane market in Poland. TGE and PGNiG intend to jointly prepare modern solutions supporting the creation and development of a biomethane market in Poland. The expertise of […]

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Biomethane-powered BioUltra gets green light for next development stage

Biomethane-powered BioUltra gets green light for next development stage

January 6, 2021 |

In the UK, the Independent newspaper reports Ultra Light Rail Partners has been awarded an £60,000 grant to further develop the BioUltra train, a biomethane powered train that will potentially replace trams and regional trains, focusing on smaller towns and cities. A prototype was released in July and now a 120-passenger train is under development, […]

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Solvay decarbonizes cyclopentanone unit with biomethane

Solvay decarbonizes cyclopentanone unit with biomethane

December 29, 2020 |

In France, Solvay has begun a process of decarbonizing the cyclopentanone unit of its Melle plant in France. Through an agreement with an agricultural cooperative for the next fifteen years, the entire cyclopentanone production already relies solely on biomethane gas, a green source of energy. The cooperative built a facility to convert waste biomass into18 GWh of renewable […]

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ASDA getting over 200 LNG tractors– largest order ever placed in UK for renewable fuel heavy trucks

ASDA getting over 200 LNG tractors– largest order ever placed in UK for renewable fuel heavy trucks

December 27, 2020 |

In the United Kingdom, grocery store giant Asda is taking delivery of 202 Volvo FH LNG tractor units, in what is believed to be the single largest order ever placed in the UK for heavy trucks running on renewable fuels, in this case biomethane. The supermarket has ambitions to transition its core fleet of 1,000 […]

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HoSt supplying biomethane turnkey project to Frisian dairy

HoSt supplying biomethane turnkey project to Frisian dairy

April 6, 2020 |

In the Netherlands, HoSt is once again turn-key supplying a Microferm Green Gas installation within the ‘Jumpstart’ initiative of dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina. This time at a dairy farm in the Frisian Boornbergum. In this manure digester, only proprietary manure is digested to produce 40 Nm3 (cubic meter) of biomethane per hour. Thanks to the Microferm, […]

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ENGIE to supply Heathrow biomethane from AD until March 2022

ENGIE to supply Heathrow biomethane from AD until March 2022

March 19, 2020 |

In the UK, Bioenergy Insight reports that under a new agreement ENGIE will supply biomethane from anaerobic digestion across Heathrow Airport until March 2022, providing the fuel to all metered gas points in all terminals. The deal, which expands on an existing agreement between to the two companies, feeds into Heathrow’s push to quickly decarbonize […]

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UK funds four new biofuel plants

UK funds four new biofuel plants

January 5, 2020 |

In the United Kingdom, The Chemical Engineer reports that the Department for Transport is funding for four new biofuel plants with two of them being funded from the £20 million ($26 million) Future Fuels for Flight and Freight Competition (F4C) and the other two funded from the £25m ($32 million) Advanced Biofuels Demonstration Competition. Rika […]

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Xebec and Asja in final construction phase of 11.2 MW landfill gas to RNG plant

Xebec and Asja in final construction phase of 11.2 MW landfill gas to RNG plant

November 10, 2019 |

In Canada, Xebec Adsorption Inc. said that renewable energy project developer and operator Asja Ambiente Italia SpA is in the final construction phase of its 11.2 MW landfill gas (LFG) to Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) plant in Genoa, Italy. It is Italy’s first landfill gas upgrading to RNG plant. Scheduled completion date is end of […]

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Maersk/Lloyds Register study shows alcohol, biomethane and ammonia has top contenders for clean marine fuel

Maersk/Lloyds Register study shows alcohol, biomethane and ammonia has top contenders for clean marine fuel

October 24, 2019 |

In Denmark, a study by A.P. Moller – Maersk and Lloyds Register confirms that the best opportunities for decarbonizing shipping lie in finding new sustainable energy sources. Based on market projections, the best positioned fuels for research and development into net zero fuels for shipping are alcohol, biomethane, and ammonia. “The main challenge is not […]

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MBP Solutions launches new corporate identity

MBP Solutions launches new corporate identity

September 15, 2019 |

In Switzerland, MBP Solutions, which handles collection, handling, processing, production and application of biological by-products and converts waste to biofuels, biogas, biomethane and other products, celebrated its 20th anniversary and revealed its new, updated corporate identity – developed to support the continuing growth of the business based on turning one industry’s by-product into another industry’s […]

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