Tag: RNG

More than 40 RNG leads ask EPA to set cellulosic biofuel RVOs at at least 650 million gallons in 2020

More than 40 RNG leads ask EPA to set cellulosic biofuel RVOs at at least 650 million gallons in 2020

August 12, 2019 |

In Washington, more than forty renewable natural gas (RNG) industry leaders sent a letter to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler asking him to set the Renewable Fuel Standard’s (RFS) 2020 cellulosic biofuel requirement at a level of at least 650 million gallons to account for all RNG that will be produced and available […]

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Calgren’s dairy RNG facility launched

Calgren’s dairy RNG facility launched

July 30, 2019 |

In California, Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) joined Calgren Dairy Fuels, and state and local elected officials to announce the completion of Calgren’s dairy renewable natural gas facility. The project, located in the Central Valley community of Pixley, is the first of its kind in California and is expected to be the largest dairy biogas […]

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UPS makes record commitment for RNG with 170 million gallon deal through 2026

UPS makes record commitment for RNG with 170 million gallon deal through 2026

May 22, 2019 |

In Georgia, UPS announced an agreement with Clean Energy Fuels Corp. to purchase 170 million-gallon equivalents of renewable natural gas (RNG) through 2026. This is the largest commitment for use of RNG to date by any company in the United States, with a range of 22.5 – 25 million-gallon equivalents per year. RNG is a […]

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NYC MTA issues RFP for ultra-low-carbon RNG

NYC MTA issues RFP for ultra-low-carbon RNG

May 19, 2019 |

In New York, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) issued a request for proposals to purchase ultra-low-carbon renewable natural gas (RNG) to fuel some 800 New York City buses currently running on compressed natural gas (CNG). It represents the first step any heavy-duty vehicle fleet in New York City has taken towards adopting RNG. “This fuel […]

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Renewable natural gas on-road fuel use reaches historic high

Renewable natural gas on-road fuel use reaches historic high

May 5, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C., Natural Gas Vehicles for America and the Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas announced that 32 percent of all on-road fuel used in natural gas vehicles in calendar year 2018 was renewable natural gas and that biomethane motor fuel use marks a 577% increase over the last five years. Captured above ground from […]

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RNG Energy Solutions’s proposed $120M plant stirs up mixed reviews

RNG Energy Solutions’s proposed $120M plant stirs up mixed reviews

September 9, 2018 |

In Pennsylvania, RNG Energy Solution’s proposed $120 million trash to biogas plant on 22 acres at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery complex in South Philadelphia is getting mixed reviews from the local community. The plant would turn 1,100 tons of commercial food waste from the Philadelphia region that otherwise would be burned or sent to […]

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Biogas projects popping up everywhere – are they the magical solution we’ve been looking for?

Biogas projects popping up everywhere – are they the magical solution we’ve been looking for?

September 9, 2018 |

It’s not just you…it’s true, talk of gas is popping up everywhere. But it’s no longer a ssshh’d conversation whispered in the bathroom of a Mexican restaurant after eating too many bean burritos. It’s mainstream conversation now thanks to the growth of biogas around the world. And thanks to rainbow-farting unicorn memes of course. While […]

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RNG teams with PES on $120 million MSW biogas project

RNG teams with PES on $120 million MSW biogas project

August 29, 2018 |

In Pennsylvania, RNG Energy Solutions and Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refining and Marketing LLC announced they have completed and executed several contracts including a long-term renewable natural gas sales agreement and site lease agreement to build a state-of-the-art anaerobic digester facility. The facility will be named Point Breeze Renewable Energy (PBRE) and located at the PES […]

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Waste Management Unveils $30M RNG Facility

Waste Management Unveils $30M RNG Facility

June 10, 2018 |

In Kentucky, Waste Management unveiled the latest technology at its Outer Loop Recycling and Disposal Facility in Kentucky, turning waste from the landfill into usable, renewable natural gas (RNG). This facility captures methane produced by the landfill and converts it to pipeline quality natural gas. The Outer Loop RNG facility serves as a model for […]

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It doesn’t stink – North America’s first closed-loop waste management system opens

It doesn’t stink – North America’s first closed-loop waste management system opens

March 11, 2018 |

In Canada, Surrey’s Biofuel Facility officially opened in the Port Kells industrial area in the British Columbia province. The $68 million facility is the first fully integrated closed-loop organic waste management system in North America. The facility converts curbside organic waste into renewable biofuel to fuel the City’s fleet of natural gas-powered waste collection and […]

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