Biogas & Landfill Gas

December 12, 2022

Anaergia announces operational, commercial milestones

BY Anaergia Inc. Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsAnaegia Inc. on Dec. 7 announced that two more of its European facilities began injecting RNG into the grid within the past month. The company also announced progress with its Rialto Bioenergy Facility in Calicornia. READ MORE

December 12, 2022

Agenda released for 2023 International Biomass Conference & Expo

BY BBI International Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsBiomass Magazine has released the agenda for the 16th Annual International Biomass Conference & Expo taking place Feb. 28- March 2, 2023, in Atlanta. Speakers will showcase the newest offerings in technology, services and policy. READ MORE

December 08, 2022

Bill aims to create $1 per gallon tax credit for RNG fuel sales

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsReps. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., and Linda T. Sánchez, D-Calif., on Dec. 1 introduced the Renewable Natural Gas Incentive Act. The bill aims to create a $1 per gallon tax credit for the sale of renewable natural gas (RNG) used in transportation. READ MORE

December 08, 2022

Green Rock acquires Pennsylvania RNG production facility

BY Green Rock Energy Partners LLC, Found In:BiogasGreen Rock Energy Partners LLC, a sustainable infrastructure focused private equity firm, acquired PSA South Hills Landfill Gas Venture LLC, a renewable natural gas (RNG) production facility. The purchase closed in Q4 2022. READ MORE

December 06, 2022

Upcoming bill aims to change the way RINs are generated, priced

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsA group of five lawmakers on Dec. 2 announced plans to introduce legislation that aims to change the way RINs are generated and traded under the RFS by directing the U.S. EPA to issue the credits at a fixed cost. READ MORE

December 01, 2022

EPA’s RFS ‘set’ rule boosts RVOs through 2025, addresses eRINs

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA on Dec. 1 released its long-awaited RFS “set” rule, which includes RVOs for 2023, 2024 and 2025. The proposed rule also expands the program beyond liquid fuels to include certain types of renewable electricity used to fuel cars. READ MORE

November 29, 2022

REEEAC to hold meeting Dec. 7

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration has announced its Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee will hold a hybrid meeting on Dec. 7. The meeting is open to the public, but registration is required. READ MORE

November 29, 2022

Shell to acquire European RNG producer for $2 billion

BY Shell Found In:BiogasShell Petroleum NV, a wholly owned subsidiary of Shell plc, has reached an agreement with Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP, Pioneer Point Partners and Sampension to acquire 100 percent shareholding of Nature Energy Biogas A/S for $2 billion. READ MORE

November 28, 2022

In Depth: Start Well, End Well

BY Joel Dulin Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasSuccessfully managing a project successfully requires an organized start. READ MORE

November 22, 2022

USDA seeks comments on implementation of climate-smart ag funds

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe Inflation Reduction Act, signed by President Joe Biden in August, allocated nearly $20 billion to support climate-smart agriculture. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service is now seeking comments inform how it will implement those funds. READ MORE

November 21, 2022

EPA announces members of ag, rural communities advisory committee

BY U.S. EPA Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsU.S. EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan has announced the appointment of 20 members, including the new committee chair and committee vice-chair to the Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Federal Advisory Committee. READ MORE

November 17, 2022

EPA: 1.81 billion RINs generated in October

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA on Nov. 17 released data showing nearly 1.81 billion renewable identification numbers (RINs) were generated under the Renewable Fuel Standard in October, up from 1.71 billion generated during the same month of last year. READ MORE

November 17, 2022

EPA: 4 new SRE petitions filed, 9 SRE petitions currently pending

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA on Nov. 17 released updated SRE data, reporting that four new SRE petitions were filed under the RFS during the past month. According to the agency, 9 SRE petitions are now pending, up from five that were pending as of mid-October. READ MORE

November 16, 2022

Opal Fuels discusses project development pipeline in Q3 call

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsRenewable natural gas (RNG) developer Opal Fuels held its first earnings call on Nov. 15, reporting that the company had 38 projects in operation, construction or advanced development. Opal went public in July 2022. READ MORE

November 16, 2022

UGI announces its 5th RNG project in Upstate New York

BY UGI Corp. Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsUGI Corp. announced Nov. 15 that Cayuga RNG has entered into an agreement to develop its fifth project to produce renewable natural gas (RNG) in upstate New York. The project is expected to be operational in 2024. READ MORE

November 15, 2022

Senate Ag Committee holds hearing on Farm Bill energy programs

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe Senate Ag Committee on Nov. 15 continued its work to develop the 2023 Farm Bill with a hearing focused on rural development and energy programs, including HBIIP, REAP, the BioPreferred Program, and 9003 loan guarantee program. READ MORE

November 14, 2022

SFPUC selects Cambia technology for new biosolids digesters

BY Cambi Found In:BiogasThe San Francisco Public Utilities Commission and Cambi have announced an agreement for the installation of three thermal hydrolysis systems as part of the biosolids digester facilities project at the Southeast Treatment Plant in San Francisco. READ MORE

November 11, 2022

$1.5 billion in IRA funding strengthens DOE national laboratories

BY U.S. Department of Energy Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe Biden-Harris Administration, through the U.S. Department of Energy, on Nov. 4 announced $1.5 billion from President Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act to build and upgrade America’s national laboratories. READ MORE

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