Biomass

All news, projects, research, and contracts relating to biomass, bioenergy, waste-to-energy or biogas projects. This category explores how electricity is generated or heat produced by burning organic fuel types, such as plant and animal material and the resulting products such as biodiesel or biofuel. Posts will highlight how this renewable energy source is energy efficient and emissions free and will include updates concerning boilers and turbines.

renewable gas

ENGIE produces renewable gas from solid non-recyclable waste

French multinational energy firm ENGIE has managed to produce renewable gas in a world's first using solid non-recyclable waste.
renewable gas

Serbia adds 1.2MW biogas plant to green energy mix

MET Group, through its 51% joint venture PEPO Energy, has launched a 1.2MW biogas power plant in Serbia.

First-ever European PPA for landfill gas-to-biomethane project in Spain

The Ferrovial Servicios group has selected Waga Energy to produce biomethane at the Can Mata landfill, one of Spain’s largest landfills, near Barcelona.

Wärtsilä to build two large-scale biogas upgrading plants in Denmark

Nature Energy has ordered two large-scale biogas upgrading plants from Wärtsilä, to be delivered to different locations in Denmark.

Three novel blockchain use cases emerging in the energy sector

Clean energy loan fraud, biomass traceability and a company auditing system are among the novel blockchain use cases currently emerging.

Nicaragua reaches 98.5% electrification rate and 75% renewables supply

Nicaragua reached over 75% renewables supply in 2020, of which half was from local resources.

Multi-million rand investment in SA biomass industry

Six companies, specialised in biomass valorisation, have teamed up to develop new business initiatives in South Africa using solid (woody) biomass.
greenhouse gas emissions

Berlin hotel adopts methane plasmalysis for emissions-free heating

The Mercure Hotel MOA Berlin is set to become the first hotel and event location worldwide with a negative CO2 balance when generating heat.
Guiana Spaceport

Europe’s French Guiana Spaceport to transition to renewables

Solar PV and biomass have been selected as the renewables to ‘green’ Europe’s Spaceport at Kourou in French Guiana.
renewable energy

Renewables dominate as demand shows strong recovery across Europe

Across Europe, renewable power was the largest source of electricity generation for the sixth quarter in a row, as the easing of lockdown restrictions sparked an upturn in demand.

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