Biogas & Landfill Gas

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Lawmakers urge robust funding for Farm Bill energy title programs

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsMore than 50 federal lawmakers have spoken out to encourage the members of the Senate and House appropriations committees to provide robust fiscal year 2020 funding for Farm Bill energy title programs. READ MORE

April 18, 2019

EPA: 40 SRE applications now pending for compliance year 2018

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA released updated data on small refinery exemption (SRE) petitions on April 18, reporting that there are now 40 pending SRE applications for compliance year 2018, up from 39 that were pending as of March 28. READ MORE

April 18, 2019

Ameresco declares commercial operations of historic RNG plant

BY Ameresco Inc. Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsAmeresco Inc. has announced it achieved commercial operations at its 91st Ave renewable natural gas plant located in Phoenix, Arizona, in early 2019. The facility is the largest wastewater treatment biogas-to-RNG faciltiy of its kind in the U.S. READ MORE

April 17, 2019

Naig, Shaw say pending SREs would hurt farmers, damage RFS

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsIowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig and Iowa Renewable Fuels Association Executive Director Monte Shaw held a press conference April 17 to discuss the 39 small refinery exemptions (SREs) currently pending for compliance year 2018 under the RFS. READ MORE

April 16, 2019

RNG on-road fuel use reaches historic high

BY Natural Gas Vehicles for America and the Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsNatural Gas Vehicles for America and the Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas announced April 16 that 32 percent of all on-road fuel used in natural gas vehicles in calendar year 2018 was renewable natural gas (RNG). READ MORE

April 16, 2019

EU approves state aid for Irish heat scheme, Polish WtE plant

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, BiogasThe European Commission announced April 15 that it has approved state aid for an Irish scheme for renewable heat generation and for a waste-to-energy (WtE) cogeneration plant under development in Poland. READ MORE

April 15, 2019

Increases in biomass power generation stop after decade of growth

BY U.S. Energy Information Administration Found In:Power, BiogasExpansion in electricity generation from biomass and waste has ended in recent years, after growing from 2004 through 2014, and in 2018 was 2 percent below its peak generation of 71.7 million MWh in 2014, according to the EIA. READ MORE

April 12, 2019

EPA seeks comments on SRE portion of proposed REGS rule

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA announced April 12 that it will reopen the comment period on one aspect of proposed rule issued in 2016 in an effort to “expand transparency surrounding the small refinery exemption program and provide further opportunity for input.” READ MORE

April 12, 2019

Grassley asks for clarity on DOE’s review of SRE applications

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsSen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, sent a letter to Energy Secretary Rick Perry on April 11 asking for clarity on the U.S. Department of Energy’s review process concerning Renewable Fuel Standard small refinery exemption (SRE) applications. READ MORE