Biogas & Landfill Gas

September 15, 2016

Report details biomass heat, power production in Japan

BY Anna SimetFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe USDA Foreign Agricultural Service recently released a Global Agricultural Information Network report on Japan’s renewable fuel industry, which reviews the country’s renewable fuel mandates/policy and progress toward meeting them. READ MORE

September 14, 2016

Clarkson University researcher to study energy from waste

BY Clarkson University Found In:Power, Thermal, BiogasStefan J. Grimberg, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Clarkson University, has been selected as a Scholar-in-Residence at McGill University where he will collaborate on a project to divert organic waste from landfills. READ MORE

September 12, 2016

UK ECCC releases 2020 heat, transport targets report

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Thermal, BiogasThe Energy and Climate Change Select Committee released its 2020 renewable heat and transport targets report, calling for changes to the proposed RHI reforms, as the report concluded tariffs for biomethane and biomass boilers were too low. READ MORE

September 09, 2016

BPA, ABC advocate for tax credit extensions

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, BiogasThe Biomass Power Association and American Biogas Council are among four renewable energy trade groups that sent a letter to congressional leaders on Sept. 6 advocating for the extension of expiring renewable energy tax incentives. READ MORE

September 09, 2016

GE, Hayward Gordon sign distribution agreement for AD equipment

BY GE Found In:Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsGE recently announced that Hayward Gordon will be the exclusive supplier of process support and mixing nozzles for GE’s anaerobic digestion solutions in North America. Hayward Gordon’s HydroMix system is a highly effective hydraulic mixing system. READ MORE

September 08, 2016

Brown signs bills extending California GHG reduction targets

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsOn Sept. 8, California Gov. Edmond Brown signed legislation strengthening the state’s commitment to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by requiring the state to cut emissions to 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030. READ MORE

September 06, 2016

Greenlane supplies biogas upgrading systems for Quebec facility

BY Greenlane Biogas Found In:Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsGreenlane Biogas has been contracted by Filtrum Construction to supply two Totara biogas upgrading systems and additional equipment to upgrade the biomethanization plant located at the city of St. Hyacinthe’s wastewater treatment plant. READ MORE

September 06, 2016

Speakers, agenda announced for 2016 Energy Conference

BY Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Stores of Iowa Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsOfficials recently announced the agenda for the technical sessions of the 2016 Energy Conference, taking place Sept. 19-21 in Des Moines, Iowa. Last year’s conference attracted energy leaders from 27 states and four countries. READ MORE

September 02, 2016

Republic Service to add at least 2 landfill gas projects per year

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Biogas, Advanced FuelsRepublic Services Inc. has released a sustainability report covering the 2015 fiscal year. Increased use and production of renewable energy resources are among the various topics discussed within the report. READ MORE

September 02, 2016

Weltec announces biogas projects in Colombia, Croatia

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, BiogasWeltec Biopower recently announced an agreement to build an 800-kW biogas plant at an egg production facility in Colombia and noted a 250-kW facility it built at a Croatian pig farm is now operational. READ MORE

September 02, 2016

SuperBIO project to support EU bioeconomy innovation

BY Bio Base Europe Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsSuperBIO is an innovation project supported through the EU Horizon2020 funding program. The EUR 3.8 million ($4.24 million) project supports the development of promising industrial value chains in the bioeconomy. READ MORE

September 01, 2016

Opinion: First Things First

BY Tim PortzFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsOur country’s farms and forests, municipal waste and food waste streams are producing vast streams of material, and we simply need to figure out how to effectively gather, prepare and convert it. READ MORE

August 31, 2016

PG&E seeks proposals for new renewable energy projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, BiogasPacific Gas & Electric Co. is seeking proposals from renewable energy developers to build projects for a new clean energy program available to customers. Solar, wind and biomass are among the eligible technologies. READ MORE

August 31, 2016

NATSO asks DOT to help establish alternative fuel corridors

BY National Association of Truck Stop Operators Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe National Association of Truck Stop Operators has called on the U.S. Department of Transportation to work with private, exit-based businesses within the confines of existing law as it seeks to establish alternative fuel corridors. READ MORE

August 30, 2016

Blue Sphere provides update of North Carolina project

BY Blue Sphere Corp. Found In:Power, Thermal, BiogasBlue Sphere Corp. recently announced that its joint venture waste-to-energy facility under construction in Charlotte, North Carolina, is nearing completion. The facility is currently undergoing testing activities. READ MORE

August 29, 2016

Roeslein Alternative Energy's WTE project begins RNG production

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Power, Biogas, Advanced FuelsRoeslein Alternative Energy and Smithfield Hog Production recently celebrated the production of renewable natural gas at Ruckman Farm for delivery to the national pipeline from its large manure-to-energy project. READ MORE

August 29, 2016

Wartsila, Gasum cooperation aims at developing LNG markets

BY Wärtsilä Corp. Found In:BiogasWartsila and Finland based Gasum have signed a joint cooperation agreement aimed at developing the use, distribution, and service solutions for natural gas in marine and onshore applications. READ MORE

August 26, 2016

EPA: 1.61 billion RINs generated in July

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for July, reporting more than 1.61 billion RINs were generated during the month, including nearly 15.21 million cellulosic RINs. READ MORE

August 26, 2016

Scaling Up conference to focus on Canada’s low-carbon future

BY Sue Retka SchillFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsLow-carbon alternative energy will be the focus of a new Canadian conference in the planning. “Scaling Up: Delivering Canada’s low carbon, biobased economy through sustainable innovation,” is set for Nov. 14-16 in Ottawa. READ MORE

August 26, 2016

IKEA to install biogas-powered fuel cell at Connecticut store

BY IKEA Found In:Power, BiogasIKEA recently announced plans to further the Swedish retailer’s renewable commitment with plans for its first biogas-powered fuel cell system on the east coast, at its store in New Haven, Connecticut. READ MORE

August 26, 2016

Coming Soon: US Biogas Standards

BY Anna SimetFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsASABE is currently seeking interested individuals to participate and help forward the U.S. position on biogas and related technologies on a global scale. READ MORE

August 24, 2016

Report details Canada’s advanced biofuel, wood pellet markets

BY Anna SimetFound In:Pellets, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe USDA Foreign Agricultural Service recently released a Global Agricultural Information Network report on the Canadian renewable fuel industry, which includes data on the country's advanced biofuel and wood pellet industries. READ MORE

August 24, 2016

In Depth: Mas-tering Landfill Gas Multiples

BY Anna SimetFound In:BiogasMas Energy simultaneously completed three landfill-gas-to-energy systems in metro Atlanta. READ MORE

August 23, 2016

EKPC expanding landfill gas power plant at Kentucky landfill

BY East Kentucky Power Cooperative Found In:Power, BiogasEast Kentucky Power Cooperative is expanding its landfill gas-to electric plant at Bavarian’s Landfill in Boone County. The plant, which has four existing generators, is getting an additional generating unit. READ MORE

August 23, 2016

ElectraTherm generates clean energy from biogas in Germany

BY ElectraTherm Found In:Power, BiogasElectraTherm has shipped the Power+ Generator to a biogas facility in Bad Kostritz, Germany, its second German order in 2016. The site will generate fuel-free, emission-free power while using 100 percent of the heat from several biogas engines. READ MORE

August 19, 2016

DBEIS releases 2016 Digest of U.K. Energy Statistics

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasThe Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy recently released the Digest of U.K. Energy Statistics 2016, providing detailed analysis of production, transformation and consumption of energy in 2015. READ MORE

August 19, 2016

UK GIB: Nottinghamshire AD plant secures funding

BY U.K. Green Investment Bank Found In:Power, Thermal, BiogasMore than £13 million ($17.12 million) in funding has been committed to a new anaerobic digestion plant in Nottinghamshire, U.K., that will generate renewable energy. The facility will take in poultry litter, straw, and other materials as feedstock. READ MORE

August 18, 2016

German biogas industry adds 150 plants in 2015

BY Anna SimetFound In:Power, BiogasGermany added 23 MW in biogas electricity last year among 150 plants built, most of which were small, manure-based plants. While that number sounds impressive, it’s the smallest annual increase since 2000. READ MORE

August 16, 2016

Ameresco, city of Phoenix announce biogas project

BY Ameresco Inc. Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsAmeresco Inc. and the city of Phoenix recently announced a multi-million dollar wastewater treatment biogas project at the 91st Ave. wastewater treatment plant. Ameresco will design, build, own, operate and maintain the biogas-to-energy facility. READ MORE

August 11, 2016

EIA updates short-term bioenergy forecasts

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, BiogasThe U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the August edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting total renewables used in the electric power sector will increase by 10.5 percent in 2016 and 4.3 percent in 2017. READ MORE