BiogasWorld Weekly Vol 11

By | 2017-07-07

Hong Kong-headquartered company breaks ground on new waste-to-energy plant in Vietnam

July 3, 2017 – China Everbright International has announced that it has officially commenced construction on its Can Tho waste-to-energy project in Vietnam. Everbright International won the bid for the Can Tho project in July of 2016 on a BOO (Build-Operate-Own) model, and signed a project investment agreement with the Can Tho Construction Department of Vietnam in December 2016. The company said its $47 million (€41m) waste-to-energy plant is capable of processing 400 tonnes of waste.

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 8.5 megawatt biogas plant in Germany now operational

July 4, 2017 – Located in Vettin, in the Groß Pankow municipality, the plant runs on input materials such as slurry, solid manure and maize silage. Flensburg based planning office Greenline is the general planner of the plant, which is operated by the technical contractors Osters & Voss from Wittenberge in the district of Prignitz. Built in 2014, the originally 800 kilowatt biogas site has been expanded significantly, now processing approximately 70,000 tonnes of slurry, 50,000 tonnes of maize silage, and 7,000 tonnes of solid manure. The raw biogas is converted into bio-natural gas using physio-organic washing processes and then fed into the regional natural gas network of the Brandenburg utility company, E.ON-E.DIS.

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Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Market is Expected to Reach US$ 154.1 Bn by 2024: Credence Research

July 4, 2017 – The latest market report published by Credence Research, Inc. “Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Market, By Source, By Application and By Geography- Growth, Future Prospects and Competitive Analysis, 2016 – 2024,” the global compressed natural gas (CNG) market was valued at US$ 69.1 Bn in 2016, and is expected to each US$ 154.1 Bn by 2024, expanding at a CAGR of 10.5% from 2016 to 2024. Browse the full Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Market – Growth, Future Prospects and Competitive Analysis, 2016 – 2024 report at

Carrefour and ENGIE Develop Biomethane for Road Haulage in France

July 6, 2017 – French multinational retailer Carrefour, together with GNVERT, a subsidiary of the ENGIE Group (international provider of power, natural gas, energy services) have inaugurated a public natural gas vehicle station at La Courneuve (Seine-Saint-Denis), in the Paris region. GNVERT, which for almost 20 years has been the leading company in France for the distribution of alternative fuels, and Carrefour are thus materialising their collaboration in favour of the development of biomethane fuel in the road haulage sector for goods. ENGIE is consolidating its position as leader of mobility solutions, by offering a range of solutions for more fluid, cleaner and smarter mobility.

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Shrimp processing by-products: an excellent substrate for generating biogas

July 7, 2017 – Is it possible to use shrimp processing waste (of which there are significant quantities in our country) to generate biogas? The answer is yes, and the biogas generated this way also has an average methane percentage of about 72%, with peaks of 84%. What is the cell density of the microbial community? We talk about it with Giulia Massini from ENEA.

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Momentum is building for anaerobic digestion, says ADBA CEO

July 7, 2017 – As the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA) conference drew to a close at Birmingham’s NEC Arena, Charlotte Morton sounded a note of defiance in what has been an increasingly challenging environment for the industry. “Momentum is building”, the ADBA Chief Executive told Bioenergy Insight in an exclusive interview, describing the 2017 edition of the conference as “the most positive in a while.”

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