Biomass Power

15 minutes ago

Minnesota bill aims to encourage alternative fuels, including RNG

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsLegislation recently introduced in Minnesota aims to establish a state regulatory policy allowing natural gas utilities to add alternative fuels, such as renewable natural gas and hydrogen gas, to their distributions systems. READ MORE

21 minutes ago

Smithfield, Roeslein increase investment in Missouri RNG projects

BY Smithfield Foods Inc. Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsSmithfield Foods Inc. and Roeslein Alternative Energy announced an additional $45 million investment in their Monarch Bioenergy joint venture, which captures methane from hog manure to produce renewable natural gas (RNG) in Missouri. READ MORE

21 hours ago

USDA: Ag Innovation Agenda will benefit biofuels, bioenergy

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe USDA unveiled its Agriculture Innovation Agenda on Feb. 20. The initiative, in part, aims to support renewable fuels, including ethanol, biodiesel and biomass. This includes a goal to achieve market-driven blend rates of E30 by 2050. READ MORE

21 hours ago

Brightmark to expand New York dairy biogas project

BY Brightmark Energy Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsBrightmark has expanded its Western New York dairy biogas project to partner with six total farms throughout the region. Including two new farms, the project will extract methane from 265,000 gallons of dairy manure per day and convert it into RNG. READ MORE

21 hours ago

Xebec announces its first RNG infrastructure project in Canada

BY Xebec Adsorption Inc. Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsXebec Adsorption Inc. and Bähler Biogas Inc. have signed an agreement to develop an integrated facility in Quebec, Canada, to process various organic wastes for the production of renewable natural gas (RNG) and biofertilizer. READ MORE

February 19, 2020

Colorado bill aims to establish an RNG standard for gas utilities

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsLegislation recently introduced in the Colorado Senate aims to establish a renewable natural gas (RNG) standard that would require large gas utilities within the state to source a certain percentage of the fuel they supply from renewable resources. READ MORE

February 19, 2020

GE supplies steam technology for biomass power plant in Japan

BY GE Found In:Pellets, PowerGE announced Feb. 5 that it will provide its renewable steam technology for the high efficiency Kamisu Biomass Power Generation plant in Japan. The facility is scheduled to start commercial operation in July 2023. READ MORE

February 18, 2020

SoCalGas applauds CPUC’s biomethane incentive reservation system

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsSouthern California Gas Co. on Feb. 13 announced its support for the California Public Utilities Commission’s new incentive reservation system for its biomethane monetary incentive program, which opened Feb. 3. READ MORE

February 18, 2020

Trump nominates Benevento, Menezes to fill posts at EPA, DOE

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsPresident Trump on Feb. 13 nominated Douglas Benevento to serve as deputy administrator of the U.S. EPA and Mark Wesley Menezes to serve as deputy secretary of energy. Both nominations are subject to confirmation by the U.S. Senate. READ MORE