Biogas & Landfill Gas

February 15, 2019

Spending bill urges EPA to quickly process eRIN applications

BY RFS Power Coalition Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe RFS Power Coalition today applauded the spending bill passed by both the House and the Senate. The committee report of the Interior-EPA portion of the spending package includes a provision to encourage EPA to process eRIN applications. READ MORE

February 15, 2019

Canadian government funds new biomass research cluster

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe government of Canada has announced it will invest up to $7 million in a new biomass research cluster. An additional $3.1 million is contributions is expected from industry, bringing the total investment to $10.1 million. READ MORE

February 14, 2019

Report tracks US renewable energy investments, deployments

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, BiogasA new report published by BloombergNEF and the Business Council for Sustainable Energy shows renewable energy is continuing to grow in the U.S., with 103 megawatts of capacity from biomass and waste-to-energy sources added last year. READ MORE

February 14, 2019

Republican senators threaten Wheeler’s confirmation over RFS

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsOn Feb. 11, five Republican senators sent a letter to Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler suggesting that his willingness to bend to oil industry interests over the Renewable Fuel Standard will impact their upcoming confirmation votes. READ MORE

February 13, 2019

EIA updates bioenergy forecasts in February STEO

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasThe U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released the February edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting that nonhydropower renewables will provide 11 percent of U.S. electricity generation this year and 13 percent next year. READ MORE

February 12, 2019

Advanced biofuel producers ask Congress to extend tax credits

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsA group of advanced biofuel producers are urging leaders of the U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means to extend two tax credits that are critical to the development and deployment of advanced biofuels. READ MORE

February 12, 2019

Republic Services expands adoption of Redeem RNG

BY Clean Energy Fuels Corp. Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsRepublic Services Inc. has announced to expand its use of Clean Energy Redeem RNG. A growing number of Republic Services’ natural gas-powered vehicles will utilize increasing amounts of Redeem fuel across 21 states over the next five years. READ MORE

February 11, 2019

RFS Power Coalition launched by BPA, ABC, ERC

BY Biomass Power Association, American Biogas Council and Energy Recovery Council Found In:Power, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThree trade associations representing renewable electricity producers have announced the launch of the RFS Power Coalition, which aims to get the EPA to implement a law mandating the inclusion of qualifying renewable electricity under the RFS. READ MORE

February 08, 2019

FERC: US could to add 572 MW of biomass capacity by 2022

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, BiogasA report recently issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission shows the U.S added 68 MW of biomass power last year. An additional 572 MW of biomass capacity could be installed by January 2022. READ MORE