Biogas & Landfill Gas

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EPA: 1.8 billion RINS generated in July

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for July, reporting that nearly 1.8 billion RINs were generated during the month, including 38.92 million cellulosic RINs. READ MORE

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Dominion Energy, Smithfield Foods break ground on RNG project

BY Smithfield Foods Inc. Found In:Power, BiogasDominion Energy and Smithfield Foods Inc. are breaking ground on a renewable natural gas (RNG) project in North Carolina through their joint venture, Align Renewable Natural Gas. The project will generate enough energy to power more than 3,500 homes. READ MORE

August 15, 2019

EPA: 2 additional SREs filed for compliance year 2018

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA updated its online dashboard containing small refinery exemption (SRE) data Aug. 15, showing that two more SRE petitions have been filed for compliance year 2018. Both petitions are currently pending. READ MORE

August 15, 2019

Gevo discusses plans for hydrocarbon, RNG production

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsGevo Inc. released second quarter financial results Aug. 14. During an earnings call, Gevo CEO Patrick Gruber discussed the company’s future plans for aviation fuel production and announced plans to launch a renewable natural gas (RNG) division. READ MORE

August 15, 2019

Governors ask EPA to clarify biogenic CO2 not regulated under CCA

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsGovernors representing Iowa, Indiana, Kentucky, Nebraska and North Dakota recently sent a letter to U.S. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler urging the agency to clarify biogenic CO2 is not a pollutant subject to regulation under the Clean Air Act. READ MORE

August 14, 2019

Bill aims to extend tax credits for biomass, other renewables

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, BiogasReps. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., and Scott Peters, D-Calif., introduced a bill Aug. 13 that aims to extend tax credits for investments in qualified renewable energy production, including closed-loop biomass, open-loop biomass, and municipal solid waste. READ MORE

August 14, 2019

Bioenergy DevCo receives $106 million investment, buys BTS Biogas

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsBioenergy DevCo announced Aug. 8 it has received a $106 million investment from Newlight Partners LP to grow anaerobic digestion (AD) technology in North America. The following day, the company announced the acquisition of BTS Biogas. READ MORE

August 13, 2019

DOE seeks input on its FY 2019 EERE, BETO research priorities

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe Department of Energy’s Office of Efficiency and Renewable Energy is seeking public input on its EERE and Bioenergy Technologies Office research priorities, including those focused on corn fiber biofuel, food waste, data efforts and algae biomass. READ MORE

August 13, 2019

SoCalGas, Electrochaea commission biomethanation pilot project

BY Southern California Gas Co. Found In:BiogasSouthern California Gas Co. and Electrochaea announced Aug. 13 the commissioning of the nation's first scalable biomethanation reactor system at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory Energy System Integration Facility. READ MORE