Tag: biogas

California awards $12 million in grants for biogas projects

California awards $12 million in grants for biogas projects

July 4, 2018 |

In California, the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery has awarded more than $25 million in California Climate Investments to bolster organics recycling infrastructure in the state and rescue edible food for Californians in need. The projects in 10 California communities are set to transform nearly a half-million tons of discarded food, green waste, […]

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Land O’Lakes and California Bioenergy partner on “Barn to Biogas” project

Land O’Lakes and California Bioenergy partner on “Barn to Biogas” project

July 1, 2018 |

In California, Minnesota-based Land O’Lakes, Inc. and California Bioenergy, LLC launched a first-of-its-kind collaboration to support the financing, installation and management of on-farm methane digesters to generate renewable compressed natural gas fuel in California – creating an innovative farmer-led model for “barn to biogas” that can shape nationwide solutions to agricultural methane emissions reduction and […]

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Thai policy helping to drive push for more biogas and biomass power production

Thai policy helping to drive push for more biogas and biomass power production

June 11, 2018 |

In Thailand, a new research report says the country’s biogas market should grow 10% while its biomass market should grow 4% between 2017 and 2022 for a total installed capacity of 4,750MW. The country’s northeastern region, home to many host industries providing feedstock for the energy production facilities, is expected to continue to lead growth […]

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Norwegian dairy looking at biogas spin off for transportation and power

Norwegian dairy looking at biogas spin off for transportation and power

May 31, 2018 |

In Norway, dairy giant TINE is looking to spin off his biogas production into a separate business that would provide transportation energy for its delivery fleet along with powering its dairies following a report from Turnbøll that showed likely economic benefits. The report also indicates the possibility to sell surplus energy to third parties. Using […]

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King County purifying biogas into RNG

King County purifying biogas into RNG

May 27, 2018 |

In Washington, at its South Treatment Plant in Renton, King County is purifying the biogas into renewable natural gas, an alternative to fossil fuels that generates revenue for the county while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. King County — which has converted methane to natural gas for more than 30 years — is now a leading […]

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Construction begins on first of its kind biogas project

Construction begins on first of its kind biogas project

April 22, 2018 |

In Wisconsin, Dane County began construction for a project that will turn garbage and cow manure into renewable fuel for thousands of vehicles. This project is the first in the nation to be able to receive biogas from multiple off-site locations and connect that renewable gas with CNG gas stations locally and across the nation. […]

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Italy moves forward with EUR4.7 billion incentive scheme for biogas

Italy moves forward with EUR4.7 billion incentive scheme for biogas

April 16, 2018 |

In Italy, the government began consulting on the implementation of its new biogas policy in late March that will seen biogas producers earn around EUR300 per generation credit of 10 GCal of biogas available for public consumption, while producers of “advanced” biogas using certain feedstocks will receive EUR375 for every 5 GCal, and those co-digesting […]

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RenovaBio to promote biogas as well as liquid biofuels

RenovaBio to promote biogas as well as liquid biofuels

March 1, 2018 |

In Brazil, although much of the hype around RenovaBio has been about a renaissance for the sugarcane industry, the energy ministry has confirmed the policy will also promote biomethane through the decarbonization credit system that will be established, similar to RINs in the US. The number of credits generated by producing biomethane will depend on […]

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Construction underway for USA’s largest on-farm dairy RNG project

Construction underway for USA’s largest on-farm dairy RNG project

February 17, 2018 |

In California, Renewable Dairy Fuels (RDF), a business unit of AMP Americas, said that construction is underway on the country’s largest on-farm anaerobic digester-to-vehicle fuel operation. Located in Fair Oaks, Indiana, the dairy project will be the company’s second biogas facility producing renewable natural gas from dairy waste for transportation fuel. The new facility will […]

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Biogas fuel exploration launched in Qatar

Biogas fuel exploration launched in Qatar

December 22, 2017 |

In Qatar, the Ministry of Municipality and Environment launched a project to produce biogas from wastes with Qatar University’s College of Engineering with the goal of using that biogas as a clean energy to power the motor vehicles. The project will study various techniques for producing biogas from waste and aims to convert vehicles from […]

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