Biogas & Landfill Gas

June 22, 2018

House subcommittee holds hearing on advanced biofuels, RFS

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Environment held a hearing June 22 titled “Advanced Biofuels Under the Renewable Fuel Standard: Current Status and Future Prospects," that included a discussion of post-2022 RFS policy. READ MORE

June 21, 2018

House members demand answers from EPA on RFS, waivers

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsOn June 20, 12 democratic members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and House Committee on Agriculture asked the U.S. EPA to provide additional information regarding its failed implementation of the Renewable Fuel Standard. READ MORE

June 21, 2018

Connecticut DEEP selects AD project through recent RFP

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, BiogasThe Connecticut department of Energy and Environmental Protection has selected more than 250 MW of renewable energy projects through a recent request for proposals (RFP), including a 1.6 MW anaerobic digestion project. READ MORE

June 19, 2018

Ørsted, Bigadan inaugurate biogas plant in Denmark

BY Ørsted Found In:BiogasØrsted and Bigadan are inaugurating their first jointly-owned biogas plant. The plant will convert residues from Novo Nordisk and Novozymes into bio-natural gas and fertilizer. Construction on the project began in spring 2017. READ MORE

June 19, 2018

DOE: 31 projects will advance fundamental science for bioenergy

BY U.S. Department of Energy Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsOn June 18, the U.S. Department of Energy announced $40 million in funding for 31 projects to advance research in the development of microbes as practical platforms for the production of biofuels and other bioproducts from renewable resources. READ MORE

June 15, 2018

EIA: Bioenergy capacity, generation to increase in 2019

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, BiogasThe U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the June edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting nonhydropower renewables will provide more than 10 percent of electricity generation in 2018, up from less than 10 percent in 2017. READ MORE

June 15, 2018

UK-produced green gas now being used to fuel vehicles

BY U.K. Renewable Energy Association Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.K. Renewable Energy Association has announced the first transport fuel supplier has succeeded in earning Renewable Transport Fuel Certificates for biogas-based transportation fuel produced in the U.K. READ MORE

June 14, 2018

EU reaches deal on REDII, sets new goals for renewables

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsOn June 14, negotiators from the European Commission, the European Parliament and the European Council reached a deal on a revised Renewable Energy Directive (REDII) that sets new targets for renewables. READ MORE

June 13, 2018

Senate ag committee restores 2018 Farm Bill Energy Title funding

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe Senate ag committee has approved its version of the 2018 Farm Bill with bipartisan support. The legislation includes an amendment offered by Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., that restores mandatory funding to Farm Bill Energy Title programs. READ MORE