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 ...


  • Guide to assessing viability of cogeneration projects published by ENER-G

    Cogeneration specialist ENER-G has published a free guide to assessing the economic feasibility of combined heat and power (CHP) projects. The guide, which is available to download, details the steps that building engineers and energy and facilities managers should take to prove the viability of a proposed CHP scheme to investors or board members. ...


    By ENER-G

  • Golden Software Releases Surfer 2D and 3D Mapping, Modeling, and Analysis Software

    Golden Software, the leading developer of affordable scientific graphics software, today announces the release of Surfer version 14, a powerful 2D and 3D mapping, modeling and analysis program designed to facilitate a deeper understanding of geospatial data. Used by thousands of scientists, engineers, and educators across the globe, Surfer is a leading competitor in ...


    By Golden Software

  • 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

  • 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

  • E.ON to Participate in European Smart Grid Project InterFlex

    E.ON is part of the European smart grid project InterFlex that aims to explore new ways of using various forms of flexibilities to optimize electric power systems on a local scale. The project, which started on January 1st, 2017, will run for three years. During this time, 20 project partners will investigate the interactions between flexibilities provided by energy market players and the ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • 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

  • Leveraging Potential: Producing Biomethane from Sewage Gas

    Sewage gas from the wastewater treatment unit at the Model AG paper mill in Niedergösgen, Switzerland, will in future be upgraded to biomethane to provide heat and mobility. The technology for this process will be supplied by Hitachi Zosen Inova BioMethan, one of the leading providers of gas upgrading and CO2 separation systems. The gas upgrading system is currently being manufactured in the ...


    By Hitachi Zosen Inova AG

  • Maine Project Launches First Grid-Connected Offshore Wind Turbine in the U.S.

    The Energy Department today recognized the nation’s first grid-connected offshore floating wind turbine prototype off the coast of Castine, Maine. Led by the University of Maine, this project represents the first concrete-composite floating platform wind turbine to be deployed in the world – strengthening American leadership in innovative clean energy technologies that diversify the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • ABB and Fortum to develop large-scale smart grid for sustainable city project

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, will work on a joint development project with the Nordic utility Fortum to design and install a large-scale smart grid in a new district of the city of Stockholm. The R&D project will test the concept of a flexible, low-emission power network in the Stockholm Royal Seaport area as part of a larger initiative to cut emissions in the ...


    By ABB

  • Utilidata and National Grid Announce Reforming the Energy Vision Project

    Utilidata announce a partnership in Clifton Park, NY with National Grid intended to deliver energy savings to electric customers in the town as part of the Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) Demand Reduction Demonstration Project. National Grid will install Utilidata's Volt/VAR Optimization (VVO) technology - AdaptiVolt - on the electric system in Clifton Park, enabling the utility to capture ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • India’s Massive Smart Grid Plans - Ongoing Studies and Demo Projects

    The Government of India (GoI) came up with the Restructured Accelerated Power Development and Reforms Program (R-APDRP) in 2008 for transforming the power distribution sector in India. Through R-APDRP, distribution utilities plan of building Information Technology (IT) infrastructure, IT applications and automation systems. A policies and implementation framework is now present for the initiating ...

  • Eskom talking grid modernization at PV Project Development Summit

    PV Insider announced this week that Eskom and the International Finance Corporation have been confirmed to participate at the PV Project Development Summit South Africa (3-4 September, Hilton Sandton Hotel, Johannesburg). Eskom will send three top experts to share their experiences in the South African PV industry since the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) was launched in 2011. Ayanda Nakedi ...

  • Pakistan assured over transmission grid and energy loss project

    In June this year, the Chinese government issued a work plan on energy conservation and pollutant discharge reduction, which pledged the country would reduce its discharge of sulfur dioxide from 25.49 million tons in 2005 to 22.95 million tons in 2010, and the COD from 14.14 million tons to 12.73 million tons. Zhou attributed the current decrease in the two major pollutants mainly to the ...

  • KEMA Partners With NorthWestern Energy for Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project

    KEMA, a global provider of business and technical consulting, testing and certification for the energy industry, will partner with NorthWestern Energy to connect ...


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