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    Clarke Energy Represented on First Council for the World Biogas Association

    Alex Marshall, Group Marketing and Compliance Director for Clarke Energy has been announced as one of the members of the World Biogas Association (WBA) council. The WBA has announced the appointment of a council to support its development and that of the industry worldwide.  The nine-member Council has been set up to provide : Strategic vision for WBA’s ...


    By Clarke Energy

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    May 31 2020 12:00AM

    Protecting the climate now means protecting humanity’s future. As a technology leader, Germany could make a real contribution to reversing climate trends. Yet the German Government isn’t going to meet its bold target of cutting greenhouse gas emissions to 40% of 1990 levels by 2020—and its Climate Package is less than is both possible and necessary. As 2019 draws to a ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Charcoal Making Equipment: Working Processes And Benefits

    A biomass pyrolysis plant is some industrial charcoal making equipment utilized to convert various biomass waste into biochar. It is usually termed as a charcoal making machine. The raw materials needed for producing biochar are almost any biomass waste like wood, straw, coconut shells, rice husks, bamboo, palm kernels, etc. It's ...

  • U.S. Senators Join Forces in Bipartisan Bill Supporting Biofuel Producers

    On May 21, 2020, U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) introduced a bill directing the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary to establish a renewable feedstock reimbursement program. Aiming to support biofuel producers that have been negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Clarke Energy signs Memorandum of Understanding with NEC Energy Solutions

    Clarke Energy, a KOHLER Company, has signed a memorandum of understanding with NEC Energy Solutions, Inc. (NEC) with respect to the supply of their  GSS Grid Storage Solution products and warranty service offering. Energy storage products are highly complementary to Clarke Energy’s existing ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Mayors Submit Letter to EPA Administrator on RFS Uphold and Proposed Waivers

    On May 11, 2020, a total of 70 Mayors from various cities in the United States submitted a letter to Andrew Wheeler, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator, criticizing the decision not to uphold the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and not to reject proposed waivers under Section 211(o)(7) of ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Renewable Fuel Reimbursement Program Included in HEROES Act

    On May 12, 2020, a bill was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives, which would make emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending on September 30, 2020. Titled the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act (HEROES Act), this bill addresses various issues, many of which ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • IEA: Global Energy Demand to Plunge This Year as a Result of the Biggest Shock Since the Second World War

    The Covid-19 pandemic represents the biggest shock to the global energy system in more than seven decades, with the drop in demand this year set to dwarf the impact of the 2008 financial crisis and result in a record annual decline in carbon emissions of almost 8%. A new report released today by the International Energy Agency provides an almost real-time view of the Covid-19 pandemic's ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Everflow JV to manufacture Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries (VRFB) in KSA

    Nusaned Investment and SCHMID Group have closed the JV transaction in Saudi Arabia focusing on manufacturing and technology development in the field of Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries (VRFB). Nusaned Investment (an investment company owned by SABIC) and SCHMID Group announced today that they have successfully closed their JV transaction focusing on manufacturing and technology development in the ...


    By Schmid Group

  • House Representative Finkenauer Introduces the Clean Fuels Deployment Act Of 2020

    On April 28, 2020, U.S. Representative Abby Finkenauer (D-IA) introduced the Clean Fuels Deployment Act of 2020, which would fund installation and conversion of fuel pump infrastructure to deliver higher blends of biofuel. Co-sponsored by Representatives Angie Craig (D-MN), ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EnviTec Biogas brings first PV array online in Bioenergiepark Forst

    Premiere at EnviTec Biogas: A ground-mounted photovoltaic plant (PV facility) has just been brought online on the grounds of Bioenergiepark Forst in Brandenburg, Germany. Würzburg-based STEAG Solar Energy Solutions GmbH (SENS) worked with the biogas all-rounder from Lower Saxony as a joint partner in this project. “Effective immediately, the 750 kWp solar facility will produce solar ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Ground Flare for Potato Processing Factory - Belgium

    Enclosed ground flaring system has been installed at the Potato Processing Factory in Belgium. The engineered, built, and installed DWS flare, allows our client to maintain a constant pressure of their anaerobic reactor thanks to the link between the control valve and the pressure of the reactor, all PLC controlled. As all DWS biogas technologies, ground flares are designed according to EU ...


    By DWS BVBA

  • ITIF Urges Congress to Ignore White House Budget Request for Key Energy Programs and Press for More Innovation

    The Trump administration has proposed slashing federal investments in energy research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) by $3.2 billion, but a new report from the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), a leading think tank for science and ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • SRM Celebrates 112 Years

    This year, we celebrate SRM’s 112 years at the technical forefront, as a development company focusing on our own patented technology for compression and expansion of gases. SRM was established in 1908. Since then we have been inventing and developing a large number of products, with our highly efficient screw compressor technology as the core activity. Looking back, we feel confident ...


    By Svenska Rotor Maskiner, SRM

  • The CleanTech Alliance’s Clean Energy

    Source: Lindsay McCormick, CleanTech Alliance, Feb 28, 2020 “Your presentations helped us realize that there’s been a good return on these investments in a number of ways, both in energy conservation and in developing technologies,” said Representative Steve Tharinger, the Chair of the House Capital Budget Committee. On Thursday, February 27th the CleanTech ...


    By CleanTech Alliance

  • Iberdrola jumps from giant PV project to new build blitz

    Iberdrola will harmonize PV plant layouts and use common build strategies to minimize costs in a massive simultaneous construction initiative in western Spain. Iberdrola's giant 500 MW Nunez de Balboa solar plant in south-west Spain highlights the scale and speed of solar construction taking place in the country. ...


    By Reuters Events

  • Surging US wind build tests super-size transport limits

    U.S. turbine suppliers must navigate a shortage of specialized trailer drivers in the fourth quarter of 2020 as record demand combines with growing dimensions, experts told New Energy Update. Growing turbine capacities are increasing efficiency but raising new transport challenges. (Image credit: ShellASP) U.S. wind project partners face a severe test of resources in the last ...


    By Reuters Events

  • Conversion of an existing flare and biogas system for a Belgium brewery.

    During the modernization of existing flare and the biogas utilization system at Belgian brewery, the DWS team managed to optimize the existing unit to guarantee its safe and reliable operation for the years to come. The upgrade involved installation of: - new, complying with the ATEX Directive flame arresters, - automatic condensate removal system, - new pilot-blower, - a ...


    By DWS BVBA

  • UK Government Statistics Show the Growth of CHP

    The latest UK government statistics show that Combined Heat and Power (CHP) is making a valuable and growing contribution to the UK energy mix, says Hugh Richmond, CEO of Edina. Combined Heat and Power (CHP), also known as cogeneration, creates electricity and useful ...


    By Edina Group

  • Svebio presents proposals to stimulate Swedish biorefinery investments

    The Swedish Bioenergy Association (Svebio) has presented a series of robust steering instrument proposals that it says would enable Sweden to realize the potential of forest residues as feedstock for the production of advanced biofuels for transportation including shipping and aviation. Several Swedish ...

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