Biogas & Landfill Gas

June 17, 2019

DOE seeks nominations for biomass R&D advisory committee

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.S. Department of Energy is seeking nominations for candidates to fill vacancies on its Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee. Nominations must be submitted by June 30. READ MORE

June 17, 2019

Kinetrex breaks ground on RNG plant in Indianapolis

BY Kinetrex Energy Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsKinetrex Energy, EDL and South Side Landfill announced June 17 that they have broken ground on a new RNG facility in Indianapolis. The completed facility will convert landfill gas into approximately 8 million gallons of RNG each year. READ MORE

June 17, 2019

Oberon Fuels secures $2.9 million grant for rDME production

BY Oberon Fuels Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsOberon Fuels was awarded a grant for $2.88 million from the California Energy Commission for a first-of-its-kind, multi-phase project to produce the first renewable dimethyl ether (rDME), a clean-burning, ultra-low-carbon transportation fuel. READ MORE

June 14, 2019

Bill aims to reform EPA’s SRE process, increase transparency

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsSens. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., and Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., introduced the RFS Integrity Act of 2019 on June 13. The bill aims to bring transparency and predictability to the U.S. EPA’s small refinery exemption (SRE) process. READ MORE

June 14, 2019

EIA: Power generation from renewables to increase in 2019, 2020

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasThe U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the June edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting nonhydropower renewables will provide 11 percent of U.S. power generation in 2019, increasing to 13 percent in 2020. READ MORE

June 13, 2019

UK to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, BiogasBritish Prime Minister Theresa May announced June 12 that the U.K. Parliament has introduced legislation that will mandate the country achieves net-zero emissions by 2050. Bioenergy is expected to help reach that goal. READ MORE

June 13, 2019

Bill aims to extend MLPs to bioenergy, biofuel projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsSens. Chris Coons, D-Del., and Jerry Moran, R-Kan., and Reps. Mike Thompson, D-Calif., and Ron Estes, R-Kan., reintroduced a bill June 13 that aims to give investors in clean energy projects access to the use of master limited partnerships (MLPs). READ MORE

June 12, 2019

Senators urge EPA to process eRIN applications

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Biogas, Advanced FuelsA bipartisan group of nine senators, led by Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Jeff. Merkley, D-Ore., sent a letter to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler June 11 urging the agency to act on pending applications for electric fuel pathways under the RFS. READ MORE

June 12, 2019

Senators ask EPA to end SRE approvals, reallocate waived volumes

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsA dozen democratic senators, led by Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., sent a letter to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler June 11 urging the agency to end approval of unjustified SRE applications and reallocate waived volumes. READ MORE