Biogas & Landfill Gas

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Comment period on 2019 RFS proposal closes this week

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe public comment period on the U.S. EPA’s proposed rule to set 2019 renewable volume obligations (RVOs) under the Renewable Fuel Standard, along with the 2020 RVO for biomass-based diesel, closes Aug. 17. READ MORE

August 09, 2018

DOE schedules meeting of biomass R&D advisory committee

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.S. Department of Energy has announced it will hold an open meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee on Aug. 22-23 in Arlington Virginia. READ MORE

August 07, 2018

EIA: Bioenergy capacity, generation to increase next year

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasThe U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the August edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting that nonhydropower renewables will provide more than 10 percent of electricity generation in 2018. READ MORE

August 06, 2018

Bipartisan bill promotes biogas, CCUS technology

BY Rep. Scott Peters’ Office Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsRep. Scott Peter, D-Calif., and David Young, R-Iowa, recently introduced the bipartisan Carbon Utilization Act of 2018, which promotes biogas and carbon capture utilization and sequestration (CCUS) technologies. READ MORE

August 02, 2018

Toronto to develop RNG facility in partnership with Enbridge

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe city of Toronto has announced plans to produce renewable natural gas (RNG) at its Dufferin Solid Waste Management Facility. The project will be developed in partnership with Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. READ MORE

August 02, 2018

DOE, SoCalGas fund project using microbes to convert CO2 into RNG

BY Southern California Gas Co. Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsLawrence Livermore National Labs and Stanford School of Engineering's Spormann Laboratory will study new technology with potential to significantly reduce the cost of producing renewable natural gas and reduce carbon dioxide emissions. READ MORE

August 01, 2018

Wheeler: EPA to create public ‘dashboard’ on RFS waivers

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsActing EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler discussed the Renewable Fuel Standard, small refinery hardship waivers, Reid vapor pressure (RVP) relief for E15, and issues related to agency transparency during a Senate hearing Aug. 1. READ MORE

August 01, 2018

Foresight acquires AD plants, supports biomass CHP project

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, BiogasU.K.-based Foresight Group recently acquired several anaerobic digestion (AD) projects, including those in Germany and the U.K., and announced support for a biomass-fired combined-heat-and-power (CHP) project in Italy. READ MORE

August 01, 2018

Pöyry awarded EPC contract for biogas plant expansion in Finland

BY Poyry Found In:BiogasGasum Ltd has awarded Pöyry with the engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services assignment for Topinoja biogas plant expansion project in Turku, Finland. The work will be complete by June 2019. READ MORE