Biogas & Landfill Gas

August 31, 2016

PG&E seeks proposals for new renewable energy projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, BiogasPacific Gas & Electric Co. is seeking proposals from renewable energy developers to build projects for a new clean energy program available to customers. Solar, wind and biomass are among the eligible technologies. READ MORE

August 31, 2016

NATSO asks DOT to help establish alternative fuel corridors

BY National Association of Truck Stop Operators Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe National Association of Truck Stop Operators has called on the U.S. Department of Transportation to work with private, exit-based businesses within the confines of existing law as it seeks to establish alternative fuel corridors. READ MORE

August 30, 2016

Blue Sphere provides update of North Carolina project

BY Blue Sphere Corp. Found In:Power, Thermal, BiogasBlue Sphere Corp. recently announced that its joint venture waste-to-energy facility under construction in Charlotte, North Carolina, is nearing completion. The facility is currently undergoing testing activities. READ MORE

August 29, 2016

Roeslein Alternative Energy's WTE project begins RNG production

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Power, Biogas, Advanced FuelsRoeslein Alternative Energy and Smithfield Hog Production recently celebrated the production of renewable natural gas at Ruckman Farm for delivery to the national pipeline from its large manure-to-energy project. READ MORE

August 29, 2016

Wartsila, Gasum cooperation aims at developing LNG markets

BY Wärtsilä Corp. Found In:BiogasWartsila and Finland based Gasum have signed a joint cooperation agreement aimed at developing the use, distribution, and service solutions for natural gas in marine and onshore applications. READ MORE

August 26, 2016

EPA: 1.61 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 more than 1.61 billion RINs were generated during the month, including nearly 15.21 million cellulosic RINs. READ MORE

August 26, 2016

Scaling Up conference to focus on Canada’s low-carbon future

BY Sue Retka SchillFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsLow-carbon alternative energy will be the focus of a new Canadian conference in the planning. “Scaling Up: Delivering Canada’s low carbon, biobased economy through sustainable innovation,” is set for Nov. 14-16 in Ottawa. READ MORE

August 26, 2016

IKEA to install biogas-powered fuel cell at Connecticut store

BY IKEA Found In:Power, BiogasIKEA recently announced plans to further the Swedish retailer’s renewable commitment with plans for its first biogas-powered fuel cell system on the east coast, at its store in New Haven, Connecticut. READ MORE

August 26, 2016

Coming Soon: US Biogas Standards

BY Anna SimetFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsASABE is currently seeking interested individuals to participate and help forward the U.S. position on biogas and related technologies on a global scale. READ MORE

August 24, 2016

Report details Canada’s advanced biofuel, wood pellet markets

BY Anna SimetFound In:Pellets, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe USDA Foreign Agricultural Service recently released a Global Agricultural Information Network report on the Canadian renewable fuel industry, which includes data on the country's advanced biofuel and wood pellet industries. READ MORE

August 24, 2016

In Depth: Mas-tering Landfill Gas Multiples

BY Anna SimetFound In:BiogasMas Energy simultaneously completed three landfill-gas-to-energy systems in metro Atlanta. READ MORE

August 23, 2016

EKPC expanding landfill gas power plant at Kentucky landfill

BY East Kentucky Power Cooperative Found In:Power, BiogasEast Kentucky Power Cooperative is expanding its landfill gas-to electric plant at Bavarian’s Landfill in Boone County. The plant, which has four existing generators, is getting an additional generating unit. READ MORE

August 23, 2016

ElectraTherm generates clean energy from biogas in Germany

BY ElectraTherm Found In:Power, BiogasElectraTherm has shipped the Power+ Generator to a biogas facility in Bad Kostritz, Germany, its second German order in 2016. The site will generate fuel-free, emission-free power while using 100 percent of the heat from several biogas engines. READ MORE

August 19, 2016

DBEIS releases 2016 Digest of U.K. Energy Statistics

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasThe Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy recently released the Digest of U.K. Energy Statistics 2016, providing detailed analysis of production, transformation and consumption of energy in 2015. READ MORE

August 19, 2016

UK GIB: Nottinghamshire AD plant secures funding

BY U.K. Green Investment Bank Found In:Power, Thermal, BiogasMore than £13 million ($17.12 million) in funding has been committed to a new anaerobic digestion plant in Nottinghamshire, U.K., that will generate renewable energy. The facility will take in poultry litter, straw, and other materials as feedstock. READ MORE

August 18, 2016

German biogas industry adds 150 plants in 2015

BY Anna SimetFound In:Power, BiogasGermany added 23 MW in biogas electricity last year among 150 plants built, most of which were small, manure-based plants. While that number sounds impressive, it’s the smallest annual increase since 2000. READ MORE

August 16, 2016

Ameresco, city of Phoenix announce biogas project

BY Ameresco Inc. Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsAmeresco Inc. and the city of Phoenix recently announced a multi-million dollar wastewater treatment biogas project at the 91st Ave. wastewater treatment plant. Ameresco will design, build, own, operate and maintain the biogas-to-energy facility. READ MORE

August 11, 2016

EIA updates short-term bioenergy forecasts

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, BiogasThe U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the August edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting total renewables used in the electric power sector will increase by 10.5 percent in 2016 and 4.3 percent in 2017. READ MORE

August 09, 2016

Andritz highlights pellet, bioenergy orders in financial results

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasAndritz Group has released financial results for the first half of 2016, reporting good project and investment in the biomass pelleting sector and noting several orders related to bioenergy projects. READ MORE

August 09, 2016

Puregas opens California office, partners with Unison Solutions

BY Puregas Solutions Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsAugust 2016 marked the official opening of Puregas Solutions new North American sales office. The company is also working in partnership with Unison Solutions Inc. to bring the CApure upgrading technology to North America. READ MORE

August 08, 2016

UPS reaches goal to drive 1 billion cleaner miles a year early

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsUPS has announced it has reached its goal of driving 1 billion cleaner miles using alternative fuels and its advanced technology fleet a full year earlier than planned. The company has also released its 14th annual sustainability report. READ MORE

August 04, 2016

AEO announces core engineering team for New York AD project

BY American Organic Energy Found In:Power, Biogas, Advanced FuelsAmerican Organic Energy recently announced that it has solidified its core engineering team to construct its anaerobic digester facility on Long Island, New York. The facility will produce vehicle fuel, electricity, compost and clean water. READ MORE

August 03, 2016

Ductor to supply technology to German biogas plant

BY Ductor Corp. Found In:BiogasDuctor Corp. recently announced it will implement its first commercial fermentation technology in Germany this fall for a biogas producer that plans to replace expensive maize silage with inexpensive poultry manure. READ MORE

August 02, 2016

Anaergia chosen to operate biogas plant in South Africa

BY Anaergia Inc. Found In:Power, BiogasAnaergia Inc. recently announced that its South African subsidiary, Anaergia Africa Proprietary Ltd., was chosen by Bio2Watt (Pty) Ltd. to operate a commercial biogas plant in Bronkhorstspruit, South Africa. READ MORE

July 29, 2016

USDA offers funds for biorefineries to convert to bioenergy

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe USDA Rural Business Cooperative Service has announced it is soliciting applications under the Repowering Assistance Program to encourage the use of renewable biomass as a replacement for fossil fuels used to provide process heat or power. READ MORE

July 28, 2016

Hello? It's Me.

BY Anna SimetFound In:BiogasIf you fall into the category of someone involved with a biogas project that produces energy, first check to see if you’re on our map. Make sure everything is correct. READ MORE

July 28, 2016

Opinion: Equipped to Innovate

BY Tim PortzFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsIn every issue of Biomass Magazine dedicated to equipment and equipment innovations, the men and women who put these machines to work jump off the page. READ MORE

July 27, 2016

Biogenic carbon emissions panel to hold teleconference Oct. 12

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasThe U.S. EPA’s Scientific Advisory Board has announced plans to hold a public teleconference of the SAB biogenic carbon emissions panel on Oct. 12 as part of its continuing review of the framework for biogenic CO2 emissions from stationary sources. READ MORE

July 26, 2016

Republic Services unveils 24.1 MW landfill gas-to-energy project

BY Republic Services Inc. Found In:Power, BiogasRepublic Services Inc. and Mas Energy LLC recently unveiled a new renewable energy project serving the Atlanta, Georgia, metro area. The innovative project involves landfill gas-to-energy facilities at three area landfills. READ MORE

July 23, 2016

Opinion: Driving Growth in Driving Green

BY Marcus Gillette Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsTogether, RNG and natural gas vehicles are an affordable and proven long-term solution to reducing air pollution and carbon emissions. READ MORE