Tag: biomethane

World’s first hybrid biomethane and electric tractor for professional farm use introduced

World’s first hybrid biomethane and electric tractor for professional farm use introduced

October 3, 2021 |

In Lithuania, AUGA group, Europe’s largest vertically integrated organic food producer, introduced the world’s first hybrid biomethane and electric tractor for professional farm use – AUGA M1. This is the company’s first step in offering technological solutions that will help eliminate climate pollution throughout the food supply chain and foster sustainable agriculture. According to Kęstutis […]

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Giving up on climate change?  EU says no way – invests $140M in decarbonizing projects

Giving up on climate change? EU says no way – invests $140M in decarbonizing projects

August 8, 2021 |

The Olympics in Tokyo just ended and it is slated to be one of the hottest on record with extreme heat and humidity forcing changes to track, tennis and women’s soccer schedules and World Athletics president Sebastien Coe saying “You don’t have to be a devotee of climate change or a denier to know the […]

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Brightmark breaks ground on three dairy biomethane RNG projects in Michigan

Brightmark breaks ground on three dairy biomethane RNG projects in Michigan

July 11, 2021 |

In Michigan, waste solutions provider, Brightmark, broke ground on three renewable natural gas projects using anaerobic digestion at dairy farms. The projects are owned by and will be operated through subsidiaries of Brightmark RNG Holdings LLC, a partnership with Chevron U.S.A. Inc. Brightmark currently owns and operates 27 RNG projects in 8 states and will […]

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First BioLNG production project at a French port begins feasibility study

First BioLNG production project at a French port begins feasibility study

July 11, 2021 |

In France, operator of a household waste treatment plant EveRé, shipping company CMA CGM Group, Elengy, a subsidiary of Engie, and TotalEnergies, a global multi-energy company, joined forces to study the feasibility of creating France’s first production unit for liquefied biomethane, a low-carbon alternative fuel dedicated to energy transition in the shipping industry. Produced by […]

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Nacero to build first U.S. facility producing gasoline from natural gas, captured bio-methane

Nacero to build first U.S. facility producing gasoline from natural gas, captured bio-methane

May 30, 2021 |

In Texas, gasoline is getting a makeover with the Odessa Development Corporation and Nacero Inc. building a $6.5 – $7.0 billion lower carbon gasoline manufacturing facility at a site in Penwell, Texas. The gasoline will be made from a combination of natural gas, captured bio-methane and mitigated flare gas. Phase one will produce 70,000 barrels […]

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CMA CGM boosting use of biomethane in shipping for clients

CMA CGM boosting use of biomethane in shipping for clients

May 20, 2021 |

In France, CMA CGM has been increasing the share of biomethane in the CLEANER ENERGY LNG solution, available since November 2020, leading to a reduction in CO2 emissions of 25% on a well-to-wake basis, compared to the previous 15% reduction. As things stand, liquefied natural gas (LNG) is the best solution currently available for reducing […]

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CMA CGM to buy 12,000 tons of biomethane to help scale market

CMA CGM to buy 12,000 tons of biomethane to help scale market

April 8, 2021 |

In France, Reuters reports the CEO of the CMA CGM told a UN sustainability conference that the company was going to buy 12,000 metric tons of biomethane in order to help boost interest in the fuel and bring the market to scale. The volume to be purchased represents roughly the annual fuel consumptions of two […]

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Europe’s largest CNG refueling station set for Scotland

Europe’s largest CNG refueling station set for Scotland

March 25, 2021 |

In the UK, demand for renewable biomethane is up by over 800% as CNG Fuels opens Europe’s largest refueling station, offering low-carbon alternative to diesel for HGVs. Two new stations can serve over 1,000 HGVs a day as big-name hauliers switch to cut carbon emissions, pollution, and fuel costs Demand for renewable biomethane compressed natural […]

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In world first, ENGIE produces renewable gas from solid non-recyclable waste

In world first, ENGIE produces renewable gas from solid non-recyclable waste

March 14, 2021 |

In France, a year after successfully producing biomethane from forest biomass, the GAYA platform achieved a world first and took a historic step forward with the production of its first cubic metres of renewable gas from Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF). In the absence of dedicated recycling channels, this type of fuel is mostly made up […]

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Ceres Energy buys stake in Barrow Shipping to boost UK biomethane transportation

Ceres Energy buys stake in Barrow Shipping to boost UK biomethane transportation

February 18, 2021 |

In the UK, Ceres Energy Limited has acquired a stake in Barrow Shipping Limited. The move is in line with Ceres’ intention to enhance its standing in the renewable energy arena. Barrow is a major shipper of biomethane from anaerobic digestion in GB. Ceres will contribute its knowledge and experience of gas market operations, trading […]

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