Biogas & Landfill Gas

January 17, 2019

New York sets new goals for 100% clean power, 70% renewables

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsOn Jan. 17, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the Green New Deal, a clean energy and jobs agenda that calls for the state to achieve 100 percent clean power by 2040. It also aims to set new renewable energy mandates. READ MORE

January 17, 2019

RNG Coalition adds former CARB transportation fuel chief to staff

BY Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG Coalition) has announced the hire of Sam Wade, former chief of the transportation fuel branch at the California Air Resources Board, as the organization’s director of state regulatory affairs. READ MORE

January 16, 2019

Wheeler: E15, RFS rulemakings could be delayed by shutdown

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsOn Jan. 16, Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler confirmed that the agency currently plans to complete a rule allowing year-round E15 by June 1, but cautioned it will be unable to meet that deadline if the government shutdown continues. READ MORE

January 16, 2019

BTA completes waste-to-gas plant for SÉMECS in Canada

BY BTA International GmbH Found In:BiogasBTA International GmbH and its North American partner CCI BioEnergy Inc. have completed a major waste-to-gas facility in Varennes, Quebec. The facility is owned by SÉMECS and converts household organic waste into biogas. READ MORE

January 15, 2019

EIA updates bioenergy forecasts for 2019, 2020

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasThe U.S. EIA has released the January edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting that the total share of renewable electricity generation will reach 18 percent in 2019 and 20 percent in 2020, up from 17 percent in 2018. READ MORE

January 14, 2019

UK Clean Air Strategy could impact coal-to-biomass conversions

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasThe U.K. government has released its Clean Air Strategy. The U.K. REA said it welcomes the ambitions of the strategy, but called on the government to take into account contemporary evidence on the role of bioenergy in meeting carbon targets. READ MORE

January 11, 2019

Pilot biogas system installed in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, BiogasIn Brazil, a waste-to-energy pilot plant that produces biogas and fertilizer was recently installed in the city of Rio de Janeiro. The Rio press office said the plant is located at the municipal company of urban cleaning (Comlurb). READ MORE

January 10, 2019

FuelCell Energy enters option agreement for landfill gas project

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Biogas, Advanced FuelsFuelCell Energy Inc. has announced progress with the development of two biogas fuel cell projects in California, including one in Orange County that will convert landfill gas into renewable electricity and hydrogen. READ MORE

January 10, 2019

Canada joins International Renewable Energy Agency

BY International Renewable Energy Agency Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsCanada has officially become a member of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Canada becomes the Agency’s 160th member to join the global intergovernmental organization dedicated to the widespread adoption of renewable energy. READ MORE