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EU Biomethane Boost – 8% of Gas by 2030 Should Be Biomethane – Policy Paper Says

A pressure group is pushing for an EU Biomethane use target boost, against what may be an open-door EU wide. The grouping known as “Gas for Climate” is proposing that an 8% target be set for the biomethane content in all gas-network-distributed and transport-delivered gases by 2030 in their recent Policy Paper. Such a target, […]

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The Green Gas Support Scheme (GGSS) Announced via a Levy on Licensed Gas Suppliers

The Green Gas Support Scheme (GGSS) has been announced by BEIS (UK Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy) and will be administered by OFGEM. It will be funded by a supplementary levy on licensed gas suppliers and will come into force from April 2022 (although those putting biomethane into the grid will be able […]

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Biogas Stoves for Small Scale Digesters and Home Cooking with Gobar

An in-depth article about biogas stoves, covering everything for small scale digesters and home cooking with what in India is known as gobar gas. Read on for the info on biogas stoves: On This Page What is a Biogas Stove? Stoves for Small Scale and Home Biogas Potential Improvements From Biogas Stoves Domestic Appliances Running […]

Anaerobic Digestion in South Africa illustrated by image showing a biogas plant.

Anaerobic Digestion in South Africa – Biogas an Untapped Renewable Resource

The adoption of Anaerobic Digestion in South Africa is at an early stage in what will be a large and productive local industry if developed to even a small proportion of its full potential. For anyone familiar with the country it must be undeniable that they have large untapped renewable resources in all forms of […]

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Shale Gas in the UK: Not Needed Just Move Funding to Biogas Production

Shale Gas in UK is halted! But, it’s not a problem! Why? The UK government has been subsidizing Shale Gas in the UK with massive tax breaks on investment in the idea. But now, due to unexpected earthquake activity directly initiated deep underground wherever there have been fracking experiments; all exploration has been stopped indefinitely. […]

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Advanced Conversion Technologies to Extract Energy from Waste – AD Rivals?

Advanced Conversion Technologies is the term for technologies such as gasification and pyrolysis. These could become competitors with Anaerobic Digestion. In fact, a number of innovative advanced, high temperature processes for Energy from Waste/ Waste to Energy, are beginning to emerge from the far east. These may become more efficient (after further development), than conventional […]

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Biomethane Production: Sweden Leads with Schmack Carbotech Plant – Plus One in France

This is our updated article about: Schmack Carbotech – “Sweden’s leading role in bioenergy through biomethane production, with the world’s largest installed biogas upgrading capacity, is set to further pull-ahead”.  The first article, which is still reproduced below, was published in August 2014. A lot has changed since then, and biomethane production has risen greatly. Schmack has […]

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Farm Methane Digesters – 5 Things You Should Know About Cow Power

Farm Methane is a whole new subject in the US, especially in California. Renewable energy supporters would like to repeat the success of the pioneering dairy farm manure methane digesters in the US, especially California with its supportive state policies. That’s because the methane from cow manure is being turned into electricity,  and a natural […]

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Of All Advantages of Biogas the Biggest is in Decarbonising Transport

The advantages of biogas are many and elsewhere on this blog we list them, but until now the biggest advantage of biogas (in Decarbonising Transport especially when “upgraded” to biomethane) has been waiting to be discovered. Globally there is no large and successful city which is not suffering air-pollution from the ever-rising numbers of cars, […]

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UK Biofuel Targets for Road Transport Fuel Explained – New RTFO Regulations 2018

UK Biofuel Targets for Road Transport Fuel are explained in this article in accordance with the new UK government regulations regarding the RTFO rules which came into force in April 2018. In the U.K., the new Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation came into force on April 15, 2018. It will require the larger fuel companies to […]


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