Bioenergy Articles

  • Organic Power's Largest GWE RAPTOR Plant Makes A Compelling Case For Proven Clean-Energy Biotechnology

    Clean energy specialists Organic Power Ltd have chosen to install one of the largest ever GWE RAPTOR anaerobic biological transformation energy crop/ waste-to-energy plants at their new green energy facility in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico. ...

  • NBB Announces New Report On Biodiesel Benefits

    On January 22, 2018, the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) announced that a new study on lifecycle energy and greenhouse gas (GHG) emission effects of biodiesel updates and reaffirms the benefits of using the renewable fuel.  The report was published jointly by ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • DOE Publishes ADO Workshop Presentations

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) announced the availability of presentations from its Advanced Development and Optimization (ADO) Workshop.  As previously reported in the Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group (BRAG­®) blog post DOE ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • WTO Rules on EU AD Measures On Biodiesel from Indonesia

    On January 25, 2018, the World Trade Organization (WTO) issued a ruling on anti-dumping (AD) measures on biodiesel from Indonesia, following Indonesia’s request for consultations with the European Union (EU) in June 2014. The ruling is the latest in a series of legal challenges to EU AD duties on biodiesel imports from Indonesia and ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • High efficiency and competitive edge thanks to free-of-charge waste heat - Case Study

    Location: Wöbbelin (Germany) Capacity: 2 x 526 kWel Input materials: Manure, renewable resources Features: All the waste heat of the biogas plants is used for heating the farm’s greenhouses and buildings. The biogas plant in Wöbbelin In 2005 the first 500 kWel biogas plant was ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • The gas to grid plant Icknield in UK - Case Study

    Location: Ipsden, Oxfordshire (UK) Capacity: 960 kWel Input materials: Pig slurry, farm by-products, energy crops Features: Production of 700 Nm³ biomethane, 360 kWel CHP, Supply natural gas to 2,150 households, Fermentation residue as fertiliser 38 million kilowatt hours per year ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • The gas upgrading plant in Forst (Germany) - Case Study

    Location: Forst (Germany) Capacity: 1,9 MWel Input materials: Poultry droppings, renewable resources Features: Production of 700 Nm³ biomethane, 60,000 MWh green energy, 549 kWel CHP; New design: horizontal cartridge system Horizontal membrane configuration: space-saving and ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • A small slurry plant in Italy – ecologically useful and profitable - Case Study

    Location: Casaletto Ceredano, Lombardei/Italy Capacity: 249 kWel Input Materials: Pig slurry, maize meal Features: The power is fed into the public grid. The heat generated is used for heating the fermenter. The biogas plant in Casaletto Ceredano (Italy) A cutting-edge plant powered only by ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • The gas upgrading plant in Sachsendorf (Germany) - Case Study

    Location: Sachsendorf (Germany) Capacity: 350 Nm³/h biomethane Self-consumption: 0,24 kWel/Nm³ crude biogas, incl. auxiliary drives Features: Fully integrated biogas upgrading plant using membrane technology in a three-stage process. Overview of the gas upgrading plant in Sachsendorf ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • The gas upgrading plant in Kockte (Germany) - Case Study

    Location: Köckte (Germany) Capacity: 350 Nm³/h biomethane Self-consumption: 0,23 kWel/Nm³ crude gas Features: First fully integrated biogas upgrading plant using membrane technology in a three-stage process. Overview of the gas upgrading plant in Köckte The EnviThan gas ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Basics Of Biogas Upgrading

    Several powerful incentives are driving biogas generators to consider upgrading their biogas to meet standards for pipeline injection and vehicle fuel markets. Producing renewable natural gas (RNG) can create opportunities to monetize lucrative RIN, or renewable identification number, credits under the federal Renewable Fuel Standard and generate carbon credits under state supported low carbon ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • St. Cloud Duel Fuel Engine, USA - Case Study

    In 2016, St. Cloud Wastewater Treatment Facility selected GE Jenbacher as the dual fuel engine of choice for their new renewable energy plant. For most cities, wastewater and drinking water treatment plants are major energy hogs so when St. Cloud was looking for ways to reduce ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Above all, biogas must be efficient

    Herning Bioenergi and Bigadan use blower technology made by AERZEN In Denmark, AERZEN blowers create the link between biogas plant and dairy plant. Until 2020 Denmark wants to reduce its gross energy consumption - regardless of the aspired economic growth - by 12% compared with 2006. Another goal: Until 2050 the own power and heat requirements shall exclusively be served by ...

  • What is energy recovery?

    Processes like incineration and anaerobic digestion not only provide sources of energy, but they also reduce waste volume The term “energy recovery” often is applied only to a narrow number of methods for converting wastes into energy, when in fact it applies to a broad range of technologies used to create heat, electricity, or fuel. Energy recovery gives ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Renewable fuel and energy production solutions reduce your total cost of ownership – Case Study

    Biomass represents a fastgrowing solution for renewable fuel, which can help reduce the need for foreign oil and provide an environmentally-friendly alternative for energy production. Typical biomass sources include switchgrass, hemp, wheat straw, corn stover, woody materials, and sugarcane tops. It is no wonder why biomass is capturing so much market interest as a replacement for coal in energy ...

  • Biological desulphurization of Landfill biogas - Case study

    Summary Biorem's biogas desulphurization product is providing very high removal efficiencies at a landfill site in Quebec. Despite the highly variable concentrations and low winter temperatures, the system has achieved an average removal efficiency of 97%, and has maintained outlet nydrogen sulphide concentration below target consistently. As a result, the customer has realized a ...


    By Biorem Technologies Inc.

  • RICanada welcomes Quebec Renewable Fuel Volume Requirements

    Renewable Industries Canada (RICanada), a principal stakeholder representing Canadian producers of clean-burning renewable fuels, announced that the Quebec Government’s 2017-2020 Action Plan under the 2030 Energy Policy included, for the first time, renewable ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • DOE Announces Up to $8 Million in Funding for Algae Biofuels Projects

    On July 11, 2017, DOE announced the selection of three projects focused on reducing the costs of producing algal biofuels and bioproducts that will receive up to $8 million in funding.    The projects aim to generate high-impact tools and techniques for increasing the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • DOE Awards $40 Million in Funding for Bioenergy Research Centers

    On July 17, 2017, the U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced that $40 million in Department of Energy (DOE) awards will be used to establish four DOE Bioenergy Research Centers (BRC) to be led by a DOE National Laboratory or top university.  Each BRC will focus on laying the scientific ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EIA Issues Short-Term Energy Outlook Report

    On July 11, 2017, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) issued its June Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO).  EIA considered EPA’s recent rulemakings on the 2017 RFS volume requirements and proposed 2018 RFS volume requirements when developing its STEO for 2017 and 2018.    Biodiesel ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

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