Biogas & Landfill Gas

November 19, 2014

Opinion: Biogas Racks Up Cellulosic RINs

BY Amanda Bilek Found In:Biogas Renewable CNG and LNG can help to provide a renewable fuel source for the heavy-duty vehicle market, where there are not as many renewable options. READ MORE

November 17, 2014

In Depth: Mobile Cloud Computing in the Biomass Industry

BY David Waechter Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsMobile supply chain management integrates software applications with mobile devices to allow users to wirelessly operate at any location. READ MORE

November 14, 2014

Waste Management debuts new renewable natural gas facility

BY Waste Management Found In:Power, BiogasWaste Management celebrated the opening of a unique renewable natural gas facility creating pipeline-ready natural gas from the landfill gas produced at its Milam Landfill in Fairmont City, Illinois. READ MORE

November 13, 2014

U.K. DECC annual energy statement addresses bioenergy

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasU.K. Department of Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey recently delivered his annual energy statement to Parliament. Bioenergy investments were among those discussed in the statement and addressed in a complimentary report. READ MORE

November 12, 2014

Air Liquide announces the acquisition of FordonsGas in Sweden

BY Air Liquide Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsAir Liquide announces the signature of an agreement for the acquisition of FordonsGas, a company that distributes compressed biogas (CBG) for the Swedish transportation market. FordonsGas owns and operates more than 40 CBG stations in Sweden. READ MORE

November 11, 2014

Bioenergy helps Wisconsin health system gain energy independence

BY Gundersen Health System Found In:Power, Thermal, BiogasGundersen Health System in La Crosse, Wisconsin, recently achieved its first days of energy independence, becoming the first health system in the nation to attain the distinction. Bioenergy and biomass projects have aided in the achievement. READ MORE

November 10, 2014

Novus Pacific to build full-scale Oregon renewable energy plant

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Power, BiogasNovus Pacific LLC will soon break ground on an approximately $20 million renewable energy plant at the Port of Morrow in Boardman, Oregon, upon finalizing its financial package. Once operational, the facility will process onion and potato waste. READ MORE

November 06, 2014

Andgar to separate AD division under new name, expand territory

BY Andgar Found In:BiogasLeaders of Ferndale, Washington-based Andgar recently announced today they are splitting off their digester division under the new name Regenis and expanding their project reach into California. READ MORE

November 06, 2014

UW, Microsoft celebrate opening of biogas project

BY University of Wyoming Found In:Power, BiogasThe University of Wyoming and Microsoft are celebrating their collaboration in developing a zero-emission green data center that is fueled by methane biogas and allows the university to run high-performance computing and modeling applications. READ MORE

November 05, 2014

Webinar explores biogas considerations, challenges and financing

BY Anna SimetFound In:Power, BiogasCaterpillar Inc. installed its first biogas systems in the early 1980s beginning with landfill sites, and since then, the company has seen business soar with installation of over 1.5 gigawatts of capacity worldwide. READ MORE

November 05, 2014

NatureWorks announces $2.5 million DOE grant

BY NatureWorks Found In:Biogas, ChemicalsThe U.S. Energy Department recently announced a grant of up to $2.5 million to NatureWorks in support of an ongoing program that aims to sequester and use methane as a feedstock for the company's Ingeo biopolymers and intermediates. READ MORE

November 03, 2014

EIA: Generation from wood-derived fuels increased in August

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, BiogasThe U.S. Energy Information Administration recently published the October issue of its Electric Power Monthly, which includes data through August. The report indicates the U.S. added 219.6 MW of bioenergy capacity during the month. READ MORE

November 03, 2014

Opinion: Hurry Up and Wait

BY Tim PortzFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.S. DOD is the single largest user of energy in the world, spending nearly $20 billion annually on heat, power and liquid fuels. READ MORE

November 03, 2014

In Depth: Contract Vehicle in the DOD Driveway

BY Katie Fletcher Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. Army is equipped with the tools it needs to fulfill renewable energy targets, but project approval processes are lengthy. READ MORE

October 31, 2014

Republic Services reports 4.6 percent revenue growth in Q3

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Power, BiogasRepublic Services Inc. released third quarter results Oct. 30, reporting increased revenue. The waste services company currently operates 72 active landfill gas-to-energy projects, comprising approximately one-third of its landfills nationwide. READ MORE

October 31, 2014

In Depth: Expanding Energy, Decreasing Dependency

BY Katie Fletcher Found In:BiogasMarine Corp Logistics Base Albany battles toward meeting and exceeding DOD renewable energy goals with expansion of its landfill gas-to-power project and other developments. READ MORE

October 30, 2014

DTE Biomass dedicates landfill gas facility in N.C.

BY DTE Biomass Energy Found In:Power, BiogasDTE Biomass Energy recently celebrated the completion of its 9.6-MW landfill gas-to-energy project at the Uwharrie Environmental Landfill in Mt. Gilead, North Carolina. READ MORE

October 29, 2014

Opinion: Engaging Communities Nationwide with Bioenergy

BY Bob Cleaves Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasOct. 22 marked the second annual National Bioenergy Day. What started as a grassroots effort to help bioenergy organizations engage better with their communities is becoming a widespread recognition of the benefits of the many types of bioenergy. READ MORE

October 28, 2014

Harvest Power raises $20 million in new financing

BY Harvest Power Inc. Found In:Power, Thermal, BiogasHarvest Power Inc. has announced a $20 million financing round. The lead investors were Chicago-based True North Venture Partners, San Francisco-based Industry Ventures, and London-based Generation Investment Management. READ MORE

October 28, 2014

Nanoparticle technology triples the production of biogas

BY Autonomous University of Barcelona Found In:BiogasResearchers have developed BiogasPlus, a technology that allows biogas production to be increased by 200 percent with a controlled introduction of iron oxide nanoparticles to the process of organic waste treatment. READ MORE

October 24, 2014

EPA: Cellulosic fuel production continues in September

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA has published renewable identification number (RIN) data for September, reporting that both D3 cellulosic biofuel and D7 cellulosic diesel RINs were generated during the month. READ MORE

October 23, 2014

Fiberight still working at MSW plant in Iowa

BY Holly JessenFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsDespite delays, Fiberight's plans to produce cellulosic ethanol from municipal solid waste in Iowa are moving forward. In fact, an equity drive happening now is attracting quite a few interested people and money is starting to come in. READ MORE

October 23, 2014

EPA funds student bioenergy projects under P3 program

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.S. EPA recently awarded funding to 42 student teams to pursue projects that deliver sustainable, alternative approaches to address environmental problems as part of its People, Prosperity and Plant program. READ MORE

October 23, 2014

CBiRC helps ISU researchers launch startup companies

BY Iowa State University Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe Biobased Foundry, established by the National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center for Biorenewable Chemicals based at Iowa State University, is helping researchers launch startup companies. READ MORE

October 22, 2014

National Bioenergy Day events held nationwide

BY Anna SimetFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsOn and around Oct. 22, nearly 50 coordinated events in the U.S. and Canada are celebrating the second annual National Bioenergy Day. Events feature collaborations by the U.S. Forest Service, governments, universities and bioenergy businesses. READ MORE

October 21, 2014

ZooShare's Toronto Zoo biogas project hits $1 million milestone

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Power, Thermal, BiogasZooShare Biogas Cooperative Inc.'s proposed 500-kW biogas plant in Toronto recently gained traction with the help of 150 investors purchasing bonds, totaling over $1 million in financing for the project. READ MORE

October 16, 2014

Virginia releases new energy plan

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Biogas, Advanced FuelsOn Oct. 14, Gov. Terry McAuliffe officially unveiled the 2014 Virginia Energy Plan, which aims to provide a strategic vision for energy policy within the state. READ MORE

October 16, 2014

AECOM awarded contract to design, build N.Y. biogas project

BY AECOM Found In:BiogasAECOM recently announced that it has been awarded a design-build contract to provide engineering, procurement and construction services for the Newtown Creek Renewable Natural Gas Project in New York City. READ MORE

October 16, 2014

Cranfield University opens AD pilot plant

BY Cranfield University Found In:BiogasA new anaerobic digestion pilot plant facility was opened Oct. 16 at Cranfield University in the U.K. The bio-thermal RED project is partly funded by the European Regional Development Fund and supported by Shanks Waste Management. READ MORE