Tag: biomethane

Estonia extends biomethane for transport subsidy through June 2024

Estonia extends biomethane for transport subsidy through June 2024

January 4, 2023 |

In Estonia, the Baltic Times newspaper reports the Estonian government has approved an extension on subsidies for biomethane production for transport through June 2024. With gas supply issues continuing to be a challenge for those countries who have traditionally purchased gas from Russia, the government wants to further promote domestic biomethane production to help shore […]

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Nature Energy to invest up to $1B in up to 10 Quebec biomethane plants

Nature Energy to invest up to $1B in up to 10 Quebec biomethane plants

December 26, 2022 |

In Canada, in the coming years, around $1 billion will be invested in building up to 10 biomethane plants in Quebec together with Énergir, Quebec’s leading gas supply company. This is Nature Energy’s largest investment to date outside the country’s borders. Nature Energy and Énergir will jointly develop, build, and operate biomethane plants that together […]

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Ukraine’s first biomethane project seen connecting to gas grid by year’s end

Ukraine’s first biomethane project seen connecting to gas grid by year’s end

August 16, 2022 |

In Ukraine, the Odessa Journal reports Chernihivgaz has resolved the connectivity issues of the country’s first biomethane facility at Hals Agro that it will allow it to connect to the gas distribution networks via an 800-meter-long pipeline by the end of the year. The facility pipeline will allow for the transfer of 330 cubic meters […]

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NextChem awarded engineering study by Storengy to produce biomethane from wood

NextChem awarded engineering study by Storengy to produce biomethane from wood

August 3, 2022 |

In Italy, NextChem has been awarded a contract by Storengy to carry out an Advanced Basic Engineering Study for a waste wood and solid recovered fuel conversion plant to produce biomethane. Once the project has reached the final investment decision targeted by the end of 2022 and is granted the related permitting, NextChem, in association […]

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Waste Management to invest $825M in RNG

Waste Management to invest $825M in RNG

May 1, 2022 |

In Texas, Waste Management Inc., the biggest landfill operator in North America, is investing $825 million over the next four years to expand its renewable natural gas infrastructure and turn methane from garbage dumps into biomethane. WM said the funds will bring 17 new projects online across the U.S. and Canada by 2026, adding to […]

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Brazil government unveils measures to boost biomethane production

Brazil government unveils measures to boost biomethane production

March 27, 2022 |

In Brazil, President Jair Bolsonaro drove a biomethane-powered tractor at a ceremony launching the government’s incentive measures to increase the production and sustainable use of biomethane, according to AgenciaBrasil. The measures include investments under Brazil’s Special Regime of Incentives for Infrastructure Development and creating the National Program for the Reduction of Methane Emissions, also known […]

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TotalEnergies and FNSEA join forces to support biomethane, biofuels

TotalEnergies and FNSEA join forces to support biomethane, biofuels

March 13, 2022 |

In France, TotalEnergies and the National Federation of Farmers’ Unions (FNSEA) are forging a partnership with a view to supporting and accelerating the energy, environmental and economics of the agricultural sector in France, aiming in particular at the development of biomethane, renewable energies and biofuels. Under the terms of the agreement, TotalEnergies and the FNSEA […]

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EU to use CAP funds to boost biomethane output to reduce reliance on Russia

EU to use CAP funds to boost biomethane output to reduce reliance on Russia

March 13, 2022 |

In Belgium, Agriland reports that the EU plans to use funding under the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) to double the planned production of biomethane by 2030 in order to reduce the reliance on gas from Russia. This would lead to the creation of 35 billion cubic metres of biomethane per year by that year (the […]

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EBA says biomethane is 30% cheaper than natural gas, can alleviate gas price crisis

EBA says biomethane is 30% cheaper than natural gas, can alleviate gas price crisis

February 20, 2022 |

In Belgium, the European Biogas Association said biomethane can be a way out of the EU gas price crisis as the price of biomethane is 30% lower than the current natural gas pricing today. Biomethane can be produced starting from €55/MWh, whereas natural gas costs around €80/MWh, without considering CO2 prices. This renewable gas will […]

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Firsts for biomethane – 1st of its kind network for biomethane industry, Scotland’s 1st biomethane refuelling station opens

Firsts for biomethane – 1st of its kind network for biomethane industry, Scotland’s 1st biomethane refuelling station opens

December 26, 2021 |

In what is usually a slow news time, we were surprised to receive news on two interesting 1sts for the biomethane industry. First, the biomethane industry sets a 1st of its kind European Network to facilitate the tracking and exchange of renewable gas certificates and boost biomethane trading across Europe. Second, CNG Fuels, supplier of […]

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