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  • Preem and Vattenfall Deepen Partnership for the Production of Fossil-Free Fuel on a Large Scale

    Vattenfall and Preem want to lead the transition towards a sustainable society. A new three-year agreement forms the foundation for increased collaboration around fossil-free hydrogen for biofuel production, electrification and electricity supply.The agreement provides for increased collaboration between the companies around fossil-free hydrogen for biofuel production, electrification and ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Biogas - Activated Carbon J42

    For the removal of hydrogen sulfide activated carbon filters can successfully be applied, since these are used for fine desulfurization and the H2S content can be reduced up to 0 ppm. For the biogas desulphurization, especially iodine impregnated activated carbons are used. The oxidation of the hydrogen sulfide is carried out by the reaction products of this impregnation. In ...


    By Silcarbon Aktivkohle GmbH

  • Fifth biogas plant from EnviTec Biogas starts operations in China

    EnviTec Biogas AG announced the start of operations for its most recent biogas project in China, following a construction period of just 12 months. Input for the 1,570 Nm³ biogas plant located in Shanxi province, 500 km southwest of Beijing, will include maize stover silage, turkey litter and dairy cattle manure.   “Our customer Shanxi Shenmu New Energy Co. Ltd. will operate ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • EnerDynamic Hybrid Technologies Announces Partnership with Canadore College

    EnerDynamic Hybrid Technologies Corp. (TSXV: EHT) (“EHT“) and EHTAg Tech(“EHTAg”) its JV with Growratio are pleased to announce the partnership with Canadore College of North Bay, Ont. The partnership will enable the EHT and EHTAg to train students enrolled in skilled trades programming to take an active role in manufacturing the grow pods for the ...

  • Biofuels industry asks court to block EPA waivers

    Opponents of federal fuel blending mandate waivers today asked a US court to block the Environmental Protection Agency from issuing more of the waivers, ratcheting up a running battle over the volumes of renewables in the US transportation fuel supply. The Advanced Biofuels Association cited redacted materials from another lawsuit against the agency to urge a judge to block EPA from exempting ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • Biofuels group asks court to block EPA waivers: Update

    Opponents of federal fuel blending mandate waivers today asked a US court to block the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from issuing more of the waivers, ratcheting up a running battle over the volumes of renewables in the US transportation fuel supply. The Advanced Biofuels Association (ABFA) cited redacted materials from another lawsuit against the agency to urge a judge to block EPA from ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • EHT AgTech Announces Research and Development on HOPS for Beverages/Brewing

    EHT AgTech (“EHTAg”) which is the sales and marketing division of EnerDynamic Hybrid Technologies Corp., (TSXV: EHT) (“EHT”) and Growratio are pleased to announce the start of a research and development program focused on optimizing the cultivation of HOPS in their newly launched speciality grow units. The growing of speciality HOPS is becoming a big business ...

  • CH4 Biogas: A Leader in Renewable Energy Solutions

    To Lauren Toretta (MBA 2007), waste is one of the United States' largest untapped energy resources. Partner and President of CH4 Biogas, Toretta and her team are harnessing organic waste to produce biogas. The company's facilities each handle about 400 tons per day of organic food-grade waste and manure, keeping thousands of car equivalents of carbon out of the atmosphere and producing green, ...


    By CH4 Biogas LLC

  • Enabling a consumer-led, secure and affordable energy transition by fully reaping the benefits of cogeneration

    COGEN Europe announces today key legislative recommendations to ensure that the Clean Energy Package engages energy consumers and turns them into active beneficiaries of the energy transition by unlocking the contribution of cogeneration towards the Clean Energy Package objectives. The  ...


    By COGEN Europe

  • Study highlights sound primary energy factor approach needed to inform consumers on the real efficiency of heaters

    The Research Center for Energy Economics (FfE), today published a study on the Primary Energy Factor (PEF) for electricity and the corresponding CO2 Equivalent Emission Factor (CEEF) applicable to technologies coupling heat and electricity sectors. ...


    By COGEN Europe

  • Future Energy System Needs to Combine Heat and Power

    The European Union needs combined heat and power systems to resolve its energy challenges, COGEN Europe said in Brussels today at its Annual Conference ‘The Power of Heat’ as it unveiled its new vision of cogeneration’s role in the future energy system . “The cogeneration sector is committed to creating a resilient, decentralised, carbon neutral European energy system by ...


    By COGEN Europe

  • EU Clean Energy Package: Energy efficiency first approach a step in the right direction

    COGEN Europe welcomes the renewed commitment to the “energy efficiency first” principle in the European Commission’s “Clean Energy for All Europeans” package released today. To unlock the potential of high efficiency cogeneration, the ‘energy efficiency first’ principle should be consistently applied across all the legislative proposals in the Package, ...


    By COGEN Europe

  • How crackdown on pollution will hit owners of wood burners and open fires

    The Government’s updated Clean Air Strategy includes a move towards tougher regulation of particulate emissions from domestic wood burners and open stoves. Increasing in popularity over the last decade, solid fuel sources are thought to contribute 38% of the UK’s emissions of particulate matter. ...


    By The Aerosol Society

  • How To Get The Best Price On The Wood Charcoal Machine

    The wood charcoal making machine for sale is a sheet of equipment that is extremely helpful and it also efficiently uses waste materials and simply turns them into charcoal for numerous purposes. The charcoal can be used to run machinery and it may also be used for heating. There are several various things that can be done ...

  • Jühnde, Bioenergy village

    Jühnde is the first bioenergy village in Germany and even worldwide. Heat and power demand is produced by a renewable energy biogas plant as well with photovoltaik technology. It was founded in 2005 and attracted the attention of the world with the unique idea. Until now, 30.000 interested visitors came to Jühnde. Just in Germany 150 villages followed this example. After 10 years of ...


    By Weber Entec GmbH & Co. KG

  • The power sector leads the way for decarbonising the Irish energy sector

    Ireland has successfully advanced the transformation of its energy sector, led primarily by the power sector. In 2017, about a quarter of the country’s total power generation came from wind power, the third highest share among all 30 IEA member countries, according to ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Ovivo Acquires Westech Industrial (d.b.a. Varec Biogas)

    Ovivo Inc. (“Ovivo”), a global provider of water and wastewater treatment equipment, technology and systems, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Westech Industrial Inc., doing business as Varec Biogas (“Varec Biogas”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Westech Industrial Ltd. Headquartered in Stafford, Texas, Varec Biogas is a leader in the biogas market in North America. ...

  • Hormel Foods to Become Powered by Nearly 50 Percent Renewable Energy

    Hormel Foods Corporation, maker of SKIPPY, SPAM, Hormel Natural Choice, Hormel Black Label, Columbus and many other branded food products, has announced a virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) for wind energy. Through this and other initiatives, the company will be supplied by almost 50 percent renewable wind power. In addition, the project will result in a reduction of approximately ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Renewable Energy Now Accounts for a Third of Global Power Capacity

    The decade-long trend of strong growth in renewable energy capacity continued in 2018 with global additions of 171 gigawatts (GW), according to new data released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) today. The annual increase of 7.9 per cent was bolstered by new additions from solar and wind energy, which accounted for 84 per cent of the growth. A third of global power capacity is ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

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