Biogas & Landfill Gas

November 11, 2022

Utilization of urban tree waste can help mitigate climate change

BY Yale School of the Environment Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsA multi-scale lifecycle assessment conducted by researchers from Yale Schhol of the Environment's Center for Industrial Ecology explains how eco-friendly uses for urban tree waste could substantially reduce greenhouse gas emissions in U.S. cities. READ MORE

November 10, 2022

EPA delivers proposed rule to set 2023 RFS RVOs to the OMB

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA on Nov. 9 delivered its proposed rule to set RFS blending obligations for 2023 and beyond to the White House Office of Management and Budget. OMB review marks a final stage before a proposed rule is released for public comment. READ MORE

November 10, 2022

Gevo begins RNG production, discusses timeline for SAF project

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsGevo Inc. announced progress with its RNG project during a Q3 earnings call held Nov. 8. The company also provided an update on its SAF project under development in South Dakota and discussed plans to pursue CCS. READ MORE

November 10, 2022

DTE Vantage turns farm waste into RNG in South Dakota

BY DTE Vantage Found In:BiogasMethane from dairy cow manure will become sustainable renewable natural gas (RNG) at a new Beresford, South Dakota, facility that recently began operations. The project was developed by DTE Vantage. READ MORE

November 09, 2022

Avista issues request for proposals seeking RNG supplies

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, BiogasAvista Utilities, an electricity and natural gas supplier that serves parts of Washington, Idaho and Oregon, has issued a request for proposals (RFP) seeking renewable natural gas (RNG) resources. Bids are due Dec. 20. READ MORE

November 07, 2022

EPA to release 2023 RFS proposed rule by Nov. 30

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA and Growth Energy filed a notice with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Nov. 4 agreeing to extend the Nov. 16 deadline for the release of a proposed rule to set 2023 RFS RVOs. That deadline is now set for Nov. 30. READ MORE

November 07, 2022

Aemetis discusses progress with ethanol, biogas projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsAemetis Inc. released third quarter financial results on Nov. 3, reporting a 44 percent increase in revenue. During an earnings call, company officials discussed progress with the company’s ethanol, biogas, SAF and biobased diesel projects. READ MORE

November 07, 2022

NextEra Energy announces plans for Alabama RNG project

BY NextEra Energy Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsNextEra Energy Resources LLC and Coffee County, Alabama, announced plans to build the first landfill renewable natural gas (RNG) production facility in the state of Alabama. The project is currently expected to be operational in early 2024. READ MORE

November 03, 2022

Biofuel groups call GAO report on SREs shoddy, obsolete

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsRepresentatives of the biofuels industry are slamming a report on the Renewable Fuel Standard’s small refinery exemption (SRE) program released by the U.S. Government Accountability Office on Nov. 3, calling the report shoddy and obsolete. READ MORE

November 03, 2022

Impact Bioenergy raises $3.6M Series A

BY Impact Bioenergy Found In:BiogasImpact Bioenergy, a Seattle-based renewable energy company on Oct. 27 announced it has completed its Series A funding round in the amount of $3.6M. ITOCHU Corp., one of Japan’s leading general trading companies, is an anchor investor in the round. READ MORE

November 03, 2022

Green Investment Group acquires bioenergy platform

BY Macquarie Asset Management Found In:BiogasMacquarie Asset Management’s Green Investment Group, via its Macquarie GIG Energy Transition Solutions fund, has acquired BayWa r.e. Bioenergy GmbH from BayWa r.e. AG. BayWa r.e. Bioenergy currrently operates five biogas plants. READ MORE

November 03, 2022

Anaergia recognized with Biogas Groundbreaker Award

BY Anaergia Inc. Found In:BiogasAnaergia Inc. has received the Biogas Groundbreaker Award for 2022 from the European Biogas Association. The award recognizes the company’s growth and dedication to research activities as well as its ambition to accelerate biogas production. READ MORE

November 02, 2022

Biofuel, ag groups praise EPA’s decision to reverse SREs

BY Growth Energy, Renewable Fuels Association and American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsGrowth Energy, RFA, ACE and NFU on Nov. 1 filed a motion to intervene in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals in support of the U.S. EPA’s decision to deny 69 petitions from refineries seeking small refinery exemptions (SREs) under the RFS. READ MORE

November 01, 2022

IEA report offers scenarios for increased modern bioenergy use

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe International Energy Agency on Oct. 27 released its World Energy Outlook 2022. The report, in part, predicts increased global use of solid bioenergy through 2050, particularly in the industrial and power sectors. READ MORE

November 01, 2022

McDonald’s Canada testing RNG in its supply chain fleet

BY FortisBC Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsMartin-Brower of Canada Co., a leading logistics service provider for restaurant chains around the world, is operating its first tractor for McDonald’s Canada food delivery services on 100 percent renewable natural gas (RNG) provided by FortisBC. READ MORE

October 27, 2022

USDA seeks input on IRA’s biofuel infrastructure, REAP funding

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe USDA has announced it will host a virtual listening session on Nov. 3 that focuses, in part, on biofuel infrastructure and REAP funding allocated by the Inflation Reduction Act. A 30-day public comment period is also being opened. READ MORE

October 25, 2022

Minnesota landfill gas-to-RNG project begins operations

BY Opal Fuels LLC Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsOpal Fuels Inc. and NextEra Energy Marketing LLC, a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources LLC, on Oct. 25 announced the commencement of commercial operations at the first landfill renewable natural gas (RNG) production facility in Minnesota. READ MORE

October 24, 2022

EPA: 1.72 billion RINs generated in September

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA has released data showing that 1.72 billion renewable identification numbers (RINs) were generated under the RFS in September, up from 1.62 billion generated during the same month of last year. READ MORE

October 24, 2022

EPA: 1 new SRE petition filed, 5 SRE petitions currently pending

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA on Oct. 20 released updated small refinery exemption (SRE) data, reporting that one new SRE petition was filed under the Renewable Fuel Standard during the past month. According to the agency, five SRE petitions are now pending. READ MORE

October 24, 2022

UWO, Agra Energy break ground on biogas-to-liquid fuel project

BY Natalie Johnson, University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe University of Wisconsin Oshkosh has launched a new effort with Agra Energy to build Wisconsin’s first commercial facility to turn dairy farm waste into biofuel. The facility will convert biogas waste into renewable diesel and jet fuel. READ MORE

October 19, 2022

EverGen breaks ground on RNG facility expansion

BY EverGen Infrastructure Corp. Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsEverGen Infrastructure Corp. has announced construction is underway on the renewable natural gas (RNG) expansion project at Fraser Valley Biogas. The facility, located in Abbotsford, British Columbia, has been in operation since 2011. READ MORE

October 18, 2022

Tidewater Renewables subsidiary to supply RNG to ForstisBC

BY Tidewater Renewables Ltd. Found In:BiogasTidewater Renewables Ltd. has announced that its majority owned subsidiary Rimrock Renewables Ltd. Partnership has entered into a 20-year offtake agreement with FortisBC Energy Inc. for RNG produced at new facility in Alberta. READ MORE

October 18, 2022

In Depth: Podcast Preview with Andrew Eastman, Husch Blackwell

BY Biomass Magazine Found In:BiogasAndrew Eastman, senior council at Husch Blackwell, discusses contracts and financing for biogas projects during Season 1, Episode 8 of the Biomass Magazine Podcast. READ MORE

October 17, 2022

bp to acquire RNG producer Archaea Energy for $4.1 billion

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsArchaea Energy Inc. on Oct. 17 announced that it has agreed to be acquired by bp for approximately $4.1 billion, including $3.3 billion in cash and $800 million of net debt. The transaction is expected to close before the end of the year. READ MORE

October 13, 2022

EIA updates 2022, 2023 bioenergy forecasts

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasRenewables are expected to provide 22 percent of U.S. electricity generation this year, increasing to 24 percent in 2023, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s latest Short-Term Energy Outlook. READ MORE

October 11, 2022

Dane County to expand Wisconsin RNG project

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsDane County, Wisconsin, has announced plans to increase the production capacity of its renewable natural gas (RNG) facility. The county also said it plans to capture carbon emissions from the gas plant itself. READ MORE

October 11, 2022

California fleets fueled with bio-CNG achieve carbon-negativity

BY Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsNatural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVAmerica) and Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG Coalition) on Oct. 11 announced that California fleets fueled with bio-CNG achieved carbon-negativity last calendar year for the second straight year. READ MORE

October 11, 2022

Gevo: Net Zero 1 project is on schedule

BY Gevo Inc. Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsGevo. Inc on Oct. 10 announced that the copmany's South Dakota-based Net-Zero 1 project is on schedule following its recent groundbreaking. In addition, the company's RNG project in Iowa continues to ramp up production. READ MORE

October 10, 2022

Char Technologies wins funding for RNG, biochar project

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) on Oct. 5 announced an investment of up to $1.5 million in a project under development by Char Technologies Ltd. that will produce RNG and biocarbon. READ MORE

October 07, 2022

Aemetis Biogas closes $25M financing for digesters, pipeline

BY Aemetis Inc. Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsAemetis Inc. has closed $25 million of long-term financing with Greater Commercial Lending to build dairy biogas digesters and a biogas pipeline for the Aemetis Biogas Central Dairy Digester Project located in Stanislaus County, California. READ MORE