Verbio has launched its second corn stover harvest. Corn stover will be used as feedstock for production of RNG at its large-scale plant in Nevada, Iowa. The facility is also expected to begin producing ethanol during the fourth quater of 2023.
The U.S. EPA on Aug. 21 released data indicating nearly 2.04 billion RINs were generated under the RFS in August, up from 1.84 billion generated in August 2022. Total RIN generation for the first eight months of the year reached nearly 15.45 billion.
The U.S. EPA on Sept. 20 announced it is making $4.6 billion in competitive grants available to support state, local and Tribal programs and policies that cut climate pollution. Certain renewable energy and biogas projects are elgible for the funds.
By FortisBC Energy Inc.
September 18, 2023
FortisBC Energy Inc. and the City of Vancouver are working together on the construction of an RNG facility at the city’s landfill in Delta, British Columbia. Construction and commissioning is expected to be complete within 12 to 15 months.
By Greenlane Renewables Inc.
September 15, 2023
Greenlane Renewables Inc. has announced the launch of sector-focused product lines designed to optimize biogas production, including Greenlane Cascade PSA LF, Greenlane Cascade H2O, Greenlane Cascade MS and Greenlane Cascade H2S.
Environment and Climate Change Canada on Sept. 11 awarded $575,000 to five pilot-scale projects that will implement innovative monitoring and automation systems to reduce methane emissions at Canadian landfills.
By EVENSOL LLC
September 12, 2023
EVENSOL LLC announced that it has developed two renewable natural gas (RNG) facilities in North Carolina that are now operational. Both projects are converting landfill gas from Republic Services’ landfills into RNG.
Divert Inc.on Sept. 7 announced the groundbreaking on its Integrated Diversion & Energy Facility in Longview, Washington. The new facility will have the capacity to process 100,000 tons of wasted food a year into carbon-negative renewable energy.
By Clean Energy Technologies Inc.
September 07, 2023
Clean Energy Technologies Inc. has announced a 20-year PPA between Vermont Renewable Gas LLC and VEPP Inc. under which VRG will sell all electric power and other related benefits from its 2.2-MW biogas facility in Lyndonville, Vermont, to VEPP Inc.
The USDA on Aug. 30 awarded $266 million to 1,334 renewable energy and energy efficiency projects under the Rural Energy for America Program. Biofuel, biobased power, biogas and wood pellet projects are among those that will benefit from the funding.
Bioenergy Devco announced on Sept. 6 that it has received permitting approval for construction of its organics recycling facility at its Bioenergy Innovation Center in Seaford, Delaware. The project will convert food waste into RNG.
The Canadian government on Aug. 30 announced it is investing up to $5.3 million in an initiative that aims to support the development of biomass supply chains and cutting-edge technologies to produce biomass and value-added agricultural products.
By Aemetis Inc.
August 25, 2023
Aemetis Inc. has announced the sale of 88,883 D3 renewable identification number credits (RINs), the company's first commercial D3 RIN transaction under the RFS generated by the Aemetis Biogas Central Digester Project in California.
Sugar Valley Energy, a subsidiary of California Ethanol & Power LLC, and STARS Technology Corp. are collaborating to delploy hydrogen production technology at SVE's planned, fully permitted biorefinery in California.
Brightmark RNG Holdings LLC, a joint venture partnership between Chevron U.S.A. Inc. and a subsidiary of Brightmark LLC has announced the delivery of the first renewable natural gas (RNG) from its Larson Project in Okeechobee County, Florida.
The U.S. EPA's Science Advisory Board is scheduled to discuss draft commentary on the agency's recently finalized Renewable Fuel Standard â€œsetâ€� rule during a public meeting scheduled to be held Sept. 21-22 in Washington, D.C.
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $34 million to 19 industry- and university-led research projects that will advance cutting-edge technology solutions for clean hydrogen. Several of the projects address biomass-to-hydrogen technologies.
More than 1.98 billion RINs were generated under the RFS in July, up from 1.71 billion generated during the same month of last year. Total RIN generation for the first seven months of 2023 reached 13.4 billion.
The Surface Transportation Board is soliciting nominations to fill six vacancies on its Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee. One of those vacancies is to be filled by a biofuel producer or feedstock provider.
Opal Fuels Inc. released second quarter financial results on Aug. 9, reporting renewable natural gas (RNG) production was up 20 percent when compared to the same period of last year. RNG sold as transportation fuel was up 53 percent.
By Southern California Gas Co.
August 14, 2023
SoCalGas has filed an application with the California Public Utilities Commission to support the development of a pilot project that would utilize organic waste such as chipped wood, along with nut shells, and turn it into RNG.
Gevo Inc. released second quarter financial results on Aug. 10, reporting that its RNG business continues to ramp up production and indicating that the company is pivoting to a modularized approach for its alcohol-to-jet (ATJ) technology.
The U.S. EPA has announced it will hold a public webinar on Sept. 7 to discuss the implementation of new regulatory provisions included in the final Renewable Fuel Standard â€œsetâ€� rule, which was released on June 21.
Montauk Renewables Inc. on Aug. 9 announced it has signed a REC agreement with Duke Energy for a proposed waste-to-energy facility in North Carolina. The following day the company provided an update on various projects during a Q2 earnings call.
Mote Inc. has received $1.2 million in grant funding from the U.S. Forest Service, the California Department of Conservation, and the California Department of Forestry to establish its second biomass-to-hydrogen and carbon sequestration plant.
The U.K. government on Aug. 10 released its Biomass Strategy, which describes the steps the government intends to take to strengthen biomass sustainability. It also disucsses how sustainable biomass can be used to meet the U.K.'s net-zero goals.
Montauk Renewables Inc. has signed an LOI with a North American subsidiary of Denmark–based European Energy to deliver biogenic carbon CO2 from its Texas facilities for use in the production of e-fuels, such as e-methanol.
The U.S. DOE's Bioenergy Technologies Office awarded $2.18 million in funding to three projects as part of the 2023 Cooperative Research and Development Agreement call by the Feedstock-Conversion Interface Consortium.
Vision RNG has announced that its landfill gas (LFG) to renewable natural gas (RNG) project at Meridian Waste's Eagle Ridge Landfill in Bowling Green, Missouri is now fully operational. The project produces 375,000 MMBtu of RNG annually.
Synthica Energy LLC, a developer of RNG projects, announced on Aug. 7 that it has closed on a large equity investment from the Infrastructure Business within Goldman Sachs Asset Management. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.