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January 26, 2022

Aemetis completes 7-mile biogas pipeline

BY Aemetis Inc. Aemetis Inc. announced Jan. 26 that its subsidiary Aemetis Biogas has completed an additional 7 miles of underground pipeline to transport biogas from five new dairy digesters to the centralized RNG upgrading facility at the Keyes plant. READ MORE

January 26, 2022

Delta Cargo launches SAF program

BY Delta Cargo In support of Delta's path to Net Zero, Delta Cargo has launched a SAF program, to help grow the supply and availability of SAF. This program will help cargo customers reduce their environmental footprint and create a more sustainable future. READ MORE

January 26, 2022

Anaergia commissions California RNG facility

BY Anaergia Inc. Anaergia Inc. announced Jan.21 that its subsidiary SoCal Biomethane will officially commission operations at the VVWRA facility in Victorville, California. The facility will inject RNG made from wastewater solids an food waste into the pipeline. READ MORE

January 26, 2022

CUTRIC launches transit studies comparing RNG, CNG and diesel

BY Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium In partnership with Enbridge Gas, the Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium has launched three holistic studies comparing buses powered with renewable natural gas (RNG), compressed natural gas (CNG), and diesel fuel. READ MORE

January 26, 2022

In Depth: Archaea Energy's Biogas, RNG Rollout

BY Amanda Wagner Archaea Energy is prioritizing RNG facilities at many of the U.S.’s 2,500 landfill sites. READ MORE

January 26, 2022

In Depth: Project Talk with Sven Swenson

BY Sven Swenson

January 25, 2022

IRFA summit focuses on policy, future market opportunities

BY Erin VoegeleThe 2022 Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit, held Jan. 25, highlighted significant opportunities for growth driven by demand for advanced biofuels, such as SAF, but also addressed policy and economic concerns impacting biofuel producers. READ MORE

January 25, 2022

Covanta: Rookery Energy Recovery Facility begins operations

BY Covanta Covanta announced on Jan. 25 that the construction and commissioning phases of its Rookery South Energy Recovery Facility are now complete. The waste-to-energy facility will generate more than 60 megwatts (MW) of low-carbon energy. READ MORE

January 25, 2022

TotalEnergies joins green hydrogen for SAF initiative

BY TotalEnergies Masdar, Siemens Energy and TotalEnergies on Jan. 19 signed a collaboration agreement to act as codevelopers of a demonstration project focused on green hydrogen to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). READ MORE

January 25, 2022

Construction milestone reached at DGD’s Port Arthur facility

BY Burns & McDonnell Burns & McDonnell, a company contracted to provide engineering and construction services for Diamond Green Diesel's renewable diesel facility in Port Arthur, Texas, announced the project has reached a amajor construction milestone. READ MORE

January 25, 2022

KBR awarded early works contract for Biojet AS project

BY KBR Inc. KBR announced on Jan. 24 it has been awarded an engineering contract by Biojet AS for a concept study for its renewable energy facility in Ringerike, Norway, that aims to convert forestry residues into renewable fuels. READ MORE

January 24, 2022

Enviva to double production capacity, signs MOU with SAF producer

BY Erin VoegeleEnviva Inc. on Jan. 19 announced accelerated plans to double its wood pellet production capacity and said it has signed a MOU with a U.S.-based customer that plans to convert woody biomass into low-carbon transportation fuels. READ MORE

January 24, 2022

EPA streamlines process to bring biofuels, chemicals to market

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA on Jan. 21 announced the launch of a new initiative under the Toxic Substances Control Act that aims to streamline the review of new biobased fuels and chemicals that could be used to displace higher GHG emitting transporation fuels. READ MORE

January 24, 2022

FortisBC proposes to provide 100% renewable gas to all new homes

BY FortisBC Energy Inc. Under a new proposal put forward by FortisBC Energy Inc. to the British Columbia Utilities Commission, every newly constructed home connecting to the gas system would automatically receive 100 percent renewable gas for the lifespan of the building. READ MORE

January 21, 2022

EPA: 19.86 billion RINs generated under the RFS in 2021

BY Erin VoegeleNearly 19.86 billion RINs were generated under the RFS in 2021, up when compared to both the 18.32 billion generated in 2020 and the 19.81 billion generated in 2019, according to data released by the U.S. EPA on Jan. 20. READ MORE

January 21, 2022

Anaergia to supply its first liquified RNG project

BY Anaergia Inc. Anaergia Inc. has signed a contract to supply its organic waste treatment solutions to an agricultural company based in Italy. The new biogas facility will feature Anaergia's first RNG liquefaction system. READ MORE

January 21, 2022

RNG sees strong support in the Northwest

BY NW Natural A new survey conducted for NW Natural by DHM Research shows that 77 percent of Oregon and Southwest Washington voters overwhelmingly want access to all forms of renewable energy – hydro, wind, solar and renewable natural gas (RNG). READ MORE

January 20, 2022

Vilsack says the future for biofuels remains bright

BY Erin VoegeleAgriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack discussed the important role biofuels and biobased manufacturing play in the rural economy and highlighted the agency’s efforts to support those industries during a Jan. 20 hearing held by the House Ag Committee. READ MORE

January 20, 2022

EPA: 2 additional SRE petitions filed, 69 now pending

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA released updated SRE data on Jan. 20, reporting that two additional SRE petitions have been filed under the RFS for compliance year 2020. A total of 69 SRE petitions are now pending, up from 67 that were pending as of mid-December. READ MORE

January 20, 2022

Brightmark, Chevron announce anaerobic digestion project

BY Brightmark Brightmark RNG Holdings LLC has announced plans to construct an construct an anaerobic digestion project at Vlot Calf Ranch in Chowchilla, California. The project with capture, clean and convert methane from manure into RNG. READ MORE

January 20, 2022

Cummins acquires 50% of Momentum Fuel Technologies

BY Rush Enterprises Inc. Cummins Inc. has acquired a 50 percent equity interest in Momentum Fuel Technologies from Rush Enterprises. The joint venture will seek to enhance production of near-zero emissions natural gas powertrains that can be fueled with RNG. READ MORE

January 19, 2022

USDA launches Rural Energy Pilot Program

BY Erin VoegeleThe USDA on Jan. 19 announced it will make up to $10 million in grants available through the new Rural Energy Pilot Program, which aims to help rural communities develop renewable energy. Biomass and bioenergy are among the eligible technologies. READ MORE

January 19, 2022

$15M grant supports development of proposed Louisiana biorefinery

BY Erin VoegeleStrategic Biofuels and the Port of Columbia in Caldwell Parish, Louisiana, on Jan. 19 announced the port has received a $15 million infrastructure and improvement grant that will benefit Strategic Biofuels’ proposed Louisiana Green Fuels project. READ MORE

January 19, 2022

Macquarie Capital launches RNG platform, finances US RNG project

BY Macquarie Capital Macquarie Capital, an affiliate of Macquarie Group, on Jan. 18 announced the launch of Aerogy, a platform that develops, operates and invests in renewable natural gas (RNG) infrastructure projects that convert waste into low-carbon energy. READ MORE

January 19, 2022

Total-Western joins as BDO Zone Strategic Alliance Partner

BY Ecostrat Ecostrat announced on Jan. 18 that Total-Western has joined as a BDO Zone Strategic Alliance Partner in the Technology Group. BDO Zone Strategic Alliance Partners are best-of-kind companies that help de-risk biobased project development in BDO Zones. READ MORE

January 18, 2022

Report predicts growth in Canadian renewable diesel production

BY Erin VoegeleCanada could have 3.27 billion liters (863.84 million gallons) of renewable diesel production capacity in place within the next four years, according to a report recently filed with the USDA FAS's Global Agricultural Information Network. READ MORE

January 18, 2022

Barnwell County, South Carolina, designated as BDO Zone

BY SouthernCarolina Regional Development Alliance SouthernCarolina Regional Development Alliance and Ecostrat have issued a new Bioeconomy Development Opportunity Zone designation for Barnwell County, South Carolina. The rating will hlep drive new market development for bioeconomy projects. READ MORE

January 18, 2022

National Biodiesel Board is now Clean Fuels Alliance America

BY Clean Fuels Alliance America The National Biodiesel Board has unveiled its new name and new brand, Clean Fuels Alliance America. The transformation will help the group represent all its industry members: biodiesel, renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuels. READ MORE

January 17, 2022

Haldor Topsoe technology to be installed at 2 SAF biorefineries

BY Erin VoegeleHaldor Topsoe on Jan. 14 announced its HydroFlex technology will be used to produce renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at two proposed greenfield biorefineries under development in California and Missouri by Indaba Renewable Fuels. READ MORE

January 17, 2022

NGVAmerica: RNG can help decarbonize transportation

BY NGVAmerica NGVAmerica has responded to House Ag Committee’s Jan.12 hearing, titled "Implications of Electric Vehicle Investments for Agriculture and Rural America." The group has stressed the importance of RNG to the transportation and ag sectors. READ MORE

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