Biogas & Landfill Gas
September 19, 2014
The International Renewable Energy Agency has published a new report predicting a major role for modern, sustainable biomass technologies in the world's energy mix. It includes forecasts for power, thermal and liquid fuels production.
September 17, 2014
The U.S. Senate is once again addressing energy tax incentives. On Sept. 17, the Senate Committee on Finance held a hearing, titled "Reforming America's Outdated Energy Tax Code," to discuss possible paths forward to reform U.S. energy tax code.
September 17, 2014
A landfill in Dane County, Wisconsin, is expanding its landfill gas-to-energy project. Once complete, the operation is expected to have an annual capacity of approximately 6 MW. Construction is expected to be complete in December.
September 16, 2014
The Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program has approved research projects worth $4.7 million to 18 teams, including five projects worth $1.9 million that aim to convert poultry manure into energy.
September 15, 2014
The Western Lake Superior Sanitary District in Duluth, Minnesota, is planning a $24.3 million upgrade to its existing anaerobic digestion facility. The project will be implemented in three phases over the next 5 years, beginning in 2015.
September 12, 2014
A group of energy suppliers in North Carolina recently filed a joint motion with the N.C. Utilities Commission asking that a provision of the state's renewable energy and energy efficiency portfolio related to energy from swine waste be delayed.
September 11, 2014
Viaspace Inc. has announced that the first harvest of Giant King Grass in the Imperial Valley of California, was completed on Sept. 2. Two planting methods were compared at the University of California site in Holtville, California
September 10, 2014
The oldest brewery in the U.S., operated by Yuengling, has installed a biogas-fired 2G Cenergy 400 kW/h combined-heat-and-power (CHP) power plant, which generates about 20 percent of the brewery's total energy needs.
September 09, 2014
A new poll published by Clean Wisconsin finds that most voters within the state support the increased use of biomass energy. Results of the poll also show the state's voters want to see Wisconsin's renewable portfolio standard (RPS) expand.