Biogas & Landfill Gas

January 17, 2018

MEPs approve renewable energy, biofuel targets under RED II

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsMembers of the European Parliament endorsed a set of proposals Jan. 17 that set new goals for renewable energy, energy efficiency and renewable transportation fuels. The proposals also cap first-generation biofuels and phase-out the use of palm oil. READ MORE

January 16, 2018

Velocys: Envia seeks EPA approval to generate D7 RINs

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsVelocys plc has announced that Envia Energy, the joint venture plant that utilizes its technology, has applied for a fuel pathway approval under the Renewable Fuel Standard to produce D7 cellulosic diesel renewable identification numbers (RINs). READ MORE

January 16, 2018

FuelCell Energy: Project using biogas earns CARB certification

BY FuelCell Energy Inc. Found In:Power, BiogasFuelCell Energy Inc. recently announced that the SureSource 3000 fuel cell power plant operating on anaerobic digester gas has received the California Air Resources Board’s Distributed Generation Certification to the 2013 Waste Gas Standard. READ MORE

January 12, 2018

Biochar could benefit anaerobic digestion of animal manure

BY Texas A&M AgriLife Research Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsNew research by Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists shows biochar has potential to make anaerobic digestion of animal manure a more efficient method to rid farms of waste while producing methane for energy. READ MORE

January 11, 2018

NV Energy opens RFP for 330 MW of renewable power capacity

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, BiogasNV Energy is seeking proposals for up to 330 MW of new renewable energy projects to be built in Nevada. Eligible technologies include biomass, biogas, solar, geothermal and wind. Bids must be submitted by Feb. 2. READ MORE

January 11, 2018

WM sustainability report highlights waste-to-energy projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, BiogasWaste Management recently published its 2017 Sustainability Report, which provides a brief overview of the company’s landfill gas-to-energy operations and waste-to-energy goals. READ MORE

January 11, 2018

Foresight acquires AD, composting assets

BY Foresight Group LLP Found In:Power, BiogasForesight Group LLP has acquired of an operational portfolio of two large scale anaerobic digestion plants and seven composting assets in the U.K. for an undisclosed sum. The AD plants have a combined 2.8 MW of capacity. READ MORE

January 04, 2018

Canada increases biomass capacity, generation

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, BiogasA report issued by Canada’s National Energy Board shows that the country’s non-hydro renewable power capacity grew by more than 8 percent in 2016, adding nearly 1,300 MW of solar, biomass and wind-generated power. READ MORE

January 04, 2018

N.C. Bioenergy Research Initiative announces grant recipients

BY North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe N.C. Bioenergy Research Initiative recently awarded $1 million in grants for 11 research projects to boost bioenergy opportunities and production in the state. The projects address a wide range of feedstocks and technologies. READ MORE