Biogas & Landfill Gas

May 25, 2022

Senate committee members question Goffman on RFS, SREs

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsJoseph Goffman expressed support for the RFS and biofuels during a May 25 hearing held by the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works to consider his nomination to serve as assistant administrator for the EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation. READ MORE

May 25, 2022

EverGen acquires 50% interest in portfolio of Ontario RNG project

BY EverGen Infrastructure Corp. Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsEverGen Infrastructure Corp. has entered into definitive agreements with Northeast Renewables LP and acquired a 50 percent interest in a portfolio of renewable natural gas (RNG) development projects in Ontario. READ MORE

May 24, 2022

EPA: 1.7 billion RINs generated under RFS in April

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA has released data showing that more than 1.7 billion renewable identification numbers (RINs) were generated under the Renewable Fuel Standard in April, up from nearly 1.58 billion generated during the same month of 2021. READ MORE

May 24, 2022

EPA opens comment period on proposed consent decree for 2023 RVOs

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA on May 23 opened a public comment period on a proposed consent decree that would require the agency to issue proposed 2023 RFS RVOs by Sept. 16, 2022, and issue a final rule setting 2023 RVOs by April 28, 2023. READ MORE

May 20, 2022

Growth Energy, EPA settle on deadline for issuing 2023 RFS RVO

BY Growth Energy Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsFollowing settlement discussions with Growth Energy, the U.S. EPA is expected to file a notice in the Federal Register on May 23 seeking comment on a proposed judicial consent decree that would require EPA to propose the 2023 RVOs by Sept. 16. READ MORE

May 20, 2022

Anaergia’s Rialto project in California wins award

BY Anaergia Inc. Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsAnaergia Inc. announced that its Rialto Bioenergy Facility in Rialto, California, received the Distinction Award for Wastewater Project of the Year at the Global Water Awards 2022. The facility can process up to 1,000 tons of waste per day. READ MORE

May 19, 2022

EPA: No new SRE petitions filed, 69 SRE petitions remain pending

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsData released by the U.S. EPA on May 19 shows that for the fourth consecutive month, no new SRE petitions were filed under the RFS. The agency took no action on the 69 SRE petitions that have been pending since at least mid-January. READ MORE

May 19, 2022

ITA: Renewable energy advisory committee to meet May 24

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Association has announced its Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee will hold a hybrid meeting, accessible in-person and online, on May 24. READ MORE

May 19, 2022

Black & Veatch awarded EPC contract for RNG project

BY Black & Veatch Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsBlack & Veatch has partnered with Amp Americas to develop an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) project that turns cow manure into renewable natural gas (RNG) in Lafayette County, Wisconsin. READ MORE

May 19, 2022

Propel Fuels sues Phillips 66 over alleged trade-secrets heist

BY Kobre & Kim Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsPropel Fuels, a retailer of low-carbon fuels at branded stations throughout California, has filed a lawsuit against Phillips 66, claiming the Texas-based oil company misappropriated Propel’s trade secrets and engaged in unlawful business practices. READ MORE

May 18, 2022

EPA rule could alter RIN retirement schedule for small refineries

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA on May 17 submitted a proposed rule to the White House Office of Management and Budget that aims to create an alternative renewable identification number (RIN) retirement schedule for small refineries under the Renewable Fuel Standard. READ MORE

May 18, 2022

Anaergia upgrades anaerobic digesters at Ontario facility

BY Anaergia Inc. Found In:Power, Thermal, BiogasAnaergia Inc. announced that it signed a design-build agreement with the Town of Petawawa, Ontario. Under the terms of the agreement, Anaergia will upgrade the existing anaerobic digesters located at Petawawa’s Water Pollution Control Plant. READ MORE

May 18, 2022

Aemetis signs 6-year agreement with Trillium to supply dairy RNG

BY Aemetis Inc. Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsAemetis Inc. announced May 18 that its Aemetis Biogas Services subsidiary has signed a six-year supply agreement with Trillium to provide an estimated 600,000 MMBtu of RNG to be used as transportation fuel in California. READ MORE

May 18, 2022

Skor, Becker, Rastetter to headline 2022 FEW in Minneapolis

BY BBI International Found In:Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsGrowth Energy's Emily Skor, Green Plains' Todd Becker and Summit Agricultural Group's Bruce Rastetter will deliver keynote addresses at the 2022 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW) taking place June 13-15, 2022, in Minneapolis. READ MORE

May 17, 2022

UGI commits funding for South Dakota RNG project

BY UGI Corp. Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsUGI Energy Services LLC (UGIES), a subsidiary of UGI Corp., on May 16 announced an agreement with MBL Bioenergy to fully fund the first set of renewable natural gas (RNG) projects currently under development in South Dakota. READ MORE

May 17, 2022

Green Impact Partners moves forward with RNG, ethanol project

BY Green Impact Partners Inc. Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsGreen Impact Partners Inc. is moving forward with the development of the Future Energy Park. Located within the City of Calgary, Future Energy Park is a proposed net CO2 negative biofuels facility that will produce RNG and ethanol from wheat. READ MORE

May 17, 2022

Roanoke Gas breaks ground on RNG project in Virginia

BY RGC Resources Inc. Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe Western Virginia Water Authority and Roanoke Gas, a subsidiary of RGC Resources Inc., have entered into a cooperative agreement to produce commercial quality renewable natural gas (RNG) from biogas produced a water treatment plant. READ MORE

May 16, 2022

Aemetis reports progress with biogas, SAF projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsAemetis Inc. released Q1 2022 financial results on May 12, confirming that the company’s corn ethanol plant in Keyes, California, is operating at near capacity and discussing progress with the company’s RNG, SAF, renewable diesel and CCS projects. READ MORE

May 16, 2022

Gas South partners with Element Markets to offer FlexRNG

BY Gas South Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsGas South has announced an agreement with Element Markets to offer FlexRNG, a blend of renewable natural gas (RNG) and certified carbon offsets generated by a range of projects that reduce carbon emissions. READ MORE

May 13, 2022

HZI, WTE announce RNG project in Colorado

BY Hitachi Zosen Inova USA LLC Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsOfficials with WTE LLC and Hitachi Zosen Inova USA LLC announced the construction of an RNG facility that will generate approximately 120,000 MMBTUs of this negative carbon fuel from a Colorado dairy. READ MORE

May 12, 2022

USDA reports strong interest for Climate-Smart Commodities funds

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe USDA on May 10 announced it received more than 450 proposals for large-scale projects under its new Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities program. The agency is accepting proposals for smaller-scale projects through June 10. READ MORE

May 12, 2022

Green Rock partners with Bio Town Biogas

BY Green Rock Energy Partners LLC, Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsGreen Rock Energy Partners LLC on May 12 announced it has acquired a stake in Bio Town Biogas LLC, a producer of renewable power that is expanding into renewable natural gas, in partnership with Bio Town Ag (BTA) and lenders. READ MORE

May 11, 2022

EPA seeks comments on candidates for peer review of RFS report

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA on May 9 opened a 15-day public comment period on the pool of 20 candidates who have been selected to serve on an external expert panel to peer review the EPA’s third triennial report to Congress on biofuels and the environment. READ MORE

May 11, 2022

Gevo reports progress with RNG, Net-Zero 1 projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsOfficials at Gevo Inc. discussed progress with the development of the company’s renewable natural gas (RNG) project in Iowa and the proposed Net-Zero 1 refinery under development in South Dakota during a first quarter earnings call, held May 9. READ MORE

May 11, 2022

US Gain secures dairy RNG offtake with EnTech Solutions

BY U.S. Gain Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsU.S. Gain has announced a new offtake agreement with EnTech Solutions at their agricultural biodigester near Madison, Wisconsin. This project is a partnership between EnTech Solutions, Northern Biogas, and four local Dane County dairy farms. READ MORE

May 11, 2022

HoSt Group enters US market with three dairy biogas projects

BY HoSt Group Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe HoSt Group has entered the U.S. market with three new biogas projects at dairy farms in upstate New York and in Ohio. The projects are being developed in close cooperation with SJI Renewable Energy Ventures and Rev LNG. READ MORE

May 10, 2022

Report describes changes to Dutch government’s policy on biomass

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe government of the Netherlands in late April signaled its intent to support the use of biomass for certain high-value applications, including the production of some biofuels and high-temperature heat, but phase out support for lower value uses. READ MORE

May 10, 2022

EIA updates bioenergy production, capacity forecasts

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasRenewables are currently expected to account for 22 percent of U.S. electricity generation this year and 23 percent in 2023, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, released May 10. READ MORE

May 10, 2022

SoCalGas renews program to deliver RNG to fueling stations

BY Southern California Gas Co. Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsSouthern California Gas Co. has renewed a program to supply RNG to all 32 of the company's fueling stations, along with six in the San Diego area, signing three-year contracts with suppliers U.S. Gain and Element Markets as demand continues to grow. READ MORE

May 09, 2022

ITA’s renewable energy advisory committee to meet May 12

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration has announced it will hold a virtual open meeting the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee via WebEx on May 12. READ MORE