biomethane-to-grid project News

  • Queen’s Award for Biomethane-to-Grid company

    CNG Services has won the UK Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation. The jury recognised the role CNG has played in getting ‘green gas’ into homes and companies via UK gas networks. To win the award, CNG Services demonstrated how it pioneered biomethane-to-grid technology. The first commercial connection was at Poundbury in 2012 where DMT delivered the Carborex MS 650 ...

  • Greening the gas grid – critical issues workshop, renewable biomethane

    The European Commission strategy for energy infrastructure priorities for 2020 and beyond is targeting CNG, LNG and biogas/biomethane to increase European energy diversity and energy security.  The European Commission, in its Communication to the European Parliament, Council, and the Committee of the Regions lays the groundwork for its Energy infrastructure priorities for 2020 and beyond ...


  • Launch of gogreengas BioSNG Pilot Plant

    Proven technology has the potential to meet one third of the UK’s domestic heat requirements. Construction has begun on a new green energy plant that will be the world’s first commercially viable facility to convert household waste to a green gas called bio-substitute natural gas (BioSNG) – which emits 80% less carbon dioxide than the diesel used widely in the UK. The ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • National Wind Technology Center begins first Validation of Wave Energy Conversion Device

    The National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has begun validation work on the first water power technology ever tested in an NREL dynamometer facility. Representatives from Columbia Power Technologies, NREL and project partners celebrate the start of generator testing for the Columbia Power wave energy generator. ...

  • Swedish biomethane R&D project funded by EC

    “Second generation biofuels …helps to reduce the transport carbon footprint.” – Maud Olofsson, Minster for Energy The European Commission (EC) has authorised under EU state aid rules  the sum of SEK222 million (approximately USD32 million) that Sweden intends to grant to the Gothenburg Biofuels Gasification (GoBiGas) research and development project. Göteborg ...


  • British Gas to trial five biomethane projects

    British Gas has announced it is going ahead with five biomethane demonstration projects, which could be the first in the UK to inject green gas into the national grid. The news comes after the Government has professed its support for renewable technologies such as biomethane injection, biomass technology operators and biogas plants under the renewable ...

  • UK Biomethane day 2012

    CNG Services Ltd (CSL), in association with the REA, are pleased to announce the first UK Biomethane Day to be held at the Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham on Tuesday 26th June 2012. This one day event will be of interest to anyone considering this new and exciting market as well as to those who already have projects underway. This event is staged as part of the Green Gas Grids Project which is a ...


    By CNG Services Limited

  • New manager for On and off-grid projects at Donauer Solartechnik

    In the light of its successful business development Donauer Solartechnik is expanding its management team. Andreas Fornwald (46) will lead the business area On and Off-Grid Projects. In this newly created position he is responsible for the acquisition of solar projects worldwide, the creation of new concepts for off-grid solar systems and for the commercial launch of innovative solutions for ...


  • Infocast's Developing Grid Storage Projects Premieres

    Infocast has put together the first Developing Grid Storage Projects conference that is focused on the business side of energy storage from October 5-6, 2011 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel in Houston, TX. This event offers guidance through the development process in a systematic, step-by-step fashion and is populated with case studies of ongoing energy storage projects. The Developing ...


    By Marketwire

  • Smart Grid Project Saves Money and Energy in Texas

    Summers in Austin, Texas are hot. Temperatures rise to an average of 97 degrees Fahrenheit daily, causing residents to swelter and energy bills to soar. However, one Recovery Act-funded project is helping find a way to turn down the heat on electricity bills. The ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Ontario Funds Leading Edge Smart Grid Projects

    Ontario is building a smarter electricity grid by supporting 17 new energy projects through its Smart Grid Fund program. The province will provide almost $24 million, supporting about $54 million in total electricity sector investment, expecting ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Idaho Falls Power Selects Elster for AMI Smart Grid Project

    Elster (NYSE: ELT) announced today that Idaho Falls Power (City of Idaho Falls, Idaho) will deploy the Elster EnergyAxis® Smart Grid solution as a key component of its Advance Metering Infrastructure (AMI) project. The City of Idaho Falls City Council unanimously voted to select Elster to ...


    By Elster Group

  • Grid Cloud Solutions Announces 10 MW Solar Project Submissions

    Grid Cloud Solutions Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GRDC) is pleased to report securing options to develop solar power on lands in prime regions for available transmission capacities totaling over 10 MW of ground mounted photovoltaic projects. The advancing solar energy projects, located in Ontario, Canada, are expected to be permitted under the province's renewable energy promoting Feed-In-Tariff program. ...


    By Marketwire

  • U.S. and Japan Companies Collaborate on Smart Grid Project in Hawaii

    Hitachi to Serve as Project Leader Tokyo, May 17, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE: HIT / TSE: 6501, "Hitachi"), Cyber Defense Institute, Inc. ("Cyber Defense Institute"), JFE Engineering Corporation ("JFE Engineering"), Sharp Corporation (TSE: 6753, "Sharp"), Hewlett-Packard Japan, Ltd. ("HP Japan"), and Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd. ("Mizuho Corporate Bank") today announced that U.S. ...


    By Hitachi Data Systems

  • LADWP Selects Itron and Cisco Technology for Smart Grid Project

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today that the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP), the nation’s largest municipal utility, has selected Itron and Cisco technologies for its smart grid demonstration project. The project, supported by U.S. Department of Energy ARRA funding, will provide the city with the ability to evaluate technology and program benefits as part of its ...


    By Itron Inc

  • Maine Deploys First U.S. Commercial, Grid-Connected Tidal Energy Project

    Today, Energy Secretary Steven Chu recognized the nation’s first commercial, grid-connected tidal energy project off the coast of Eastport, Maine. Leveraging a $10 million investment from the Energy Department, Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) will deploy its first commercial tidal energy device into Cobscook Bay this summer. The project, which injected $14 million into the local ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Trina Solar Announces 2.1 MW Off-Grid Project in Tibet

    Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or "the Company") announced that it has entered into a supply agreement with Longyuan (Tibet) New Energy Co., Ltd. ("Longyuan (Tibet)") to supply an off-grid solar system project in the Northern Tibetan region of Naqu. The agreement marks an important milestone for Trina Solar in the domestic market, where the Company is expanding its commercial ...


    By Trina Solar Limited (TSL)

  • Grid Cloud Solutions Inc. Announces First Energy Retrofit Project

    Grid Cloud Solutions Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GRDC) announced that it has received a purchase order for residential energy retrofits for a 163 unit housing cooperative. The first two phases of this multi-phase project will include the inspection & servicing of 143 units and the replacement of 20 of the most inefficient units. The project is scheduled to start in the week of September 19, 2011 and will ...


    By Marketwire

  • DOE Announces New Projects to Modernize America’s Electric Grid

    Today, U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced up to $220 million in new funding for a consortium of DOE national laboratories and partners to support critical research and development over the next three years to help modernize our nation's electrical power grid. The secretary also announced the release of DOE's comprehensive new Grid Modernization Multi-Year Program Plan ...

  • Obama administration announces job-creating grid modernization pilot projects

    Demonstrating its commitment to job creation and modernizing America’s infrastructure, the Obama Administration today announced it would accelerate the permitting and construction of seven proposed electric transmission lines.  This move will speed the creation of thousands of construction and operations jobs while transforming the nation’s electric system into a modern, 21st ...


    By US Department of Energy

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