The California legislature has passed legislation that aims, in part, to support existing biomass plants within the state. The bill, SB 859, features an expenditure plan for unallocated cap-and-trade proceeds. READ MORESHARE
Roeslein Alternative Energy and Smithfield Hog Production recently celebrated the production of renewable natural gas at Ruckman Farm for delivery to the national pipeline from its large manure-to-energy project. READ MORESHARE
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. is seeking proposals from renewable energy developers to build projects for a new clean energy program available to customers. Solar, wind and biomass are among the eligible technologies.
Maas Companies Inc. has announced it will liquidate the assets West Monroe, Louisiana-based Bayou Wood Pellets via a lender-ordered auction on Sept. 20. The industrial building and wood pellet equipment will be sold separately. READ MORESHARE
Republic Services Inc. has released a sustainability report covering the 2015 fiscal year. Increased use and production of renewable energy resources are among the various topics discussed within the report.
Weltec Biopower recently announced an agreement to build an 800-kW biogas plant at an egg production facility in Colombia and noted a 250-kW facility it built at a Croatian pig farm is now operational.
On Aug. 22, Metabolix Inc. announced it has entered into a binding letter of intent (LOI) with CJ CheilJedang Corp. for the sale of its biopolymer intellectual property and certain laboratory equipment. READ MORESHARE
Viridis Energy Inc. recently announced the resignation of its non-executive chairman of the board, Robert M. Aaron, due to health issues. The company has also temporarily suspended operations at Scotia Atlantic Biomass Co. Ltd. READ MORESHARE
Technip recently announced that it has signed an exclusive cooperation agreement with BTG BioLiquids B.V. to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for its modular pyrolysis plants. READ MORESHARE
The Defense Production Act Title III Program Office, part of the Air Force Research Laboratory, is playing a critical role in commercializing technology to produce environmentally-friendly fuel sources. READ MORESHARE
Blue Sphere Corp. recently announced that its joint venture waste-to-energy facility under construction in Charlotte, North Carolina, is nearing completion. The facility is currently undergoing testing activities. READ MORESHARE
The National Association of Truck Stop Operators has called on the U.S. Department of Transportation to work with private, exit-based businesses within the confines of existing law as it seeks to establish alternative fuel corridors. READ MORESHARE
Propel Fuels has announced the launch of the Propel ProShop, an online store for customers to purchase apparel and accessories. In addition to the ProShop, Propel has launched its Hi-Octane Society and Diesel Pro aficionado clubs. READ MORESHARE
Wartsila and Finland based Gasum have signed a joint cooperation agreement aimed at developing the use, distribution, and service solutions for natural gas in marine and onshore applications. READ MORESHARE
SuperBIO is an innovation project supported through the EU Horizon2020 funding program. The EUR 3.8 million ($4.24 million) project supports the development of promising industrial value chains in the bioeconomy. READ MORESHARE