Tag: anaerobic digester

Brightmark breaks ground on Sobek Renewable Natural Gas Project

Brightmark breaks ground on Sobek Renewable Natural Gas Project

November 15, 2020 |

In Florida, Brightmark broke ground on The Sobek Renewable Natural Gas project, which includes construction of new anaerobic digesters at two Larson family dairy farms in Okeechobee County. The digesters are anticipated to generate about 171,000 MMBtu of renewable natural gas each year. The farms are owned by Larson Dairy, Inc. and JM Larson, Inc. […]

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Vanguard Renewables and Dominion Energy partner up on 1st nationwide network of dairy waste-to-energy projects

Vanguard Renewables and Dominion Energy partner up on 1st nationwide network of dairy waste-to-energy projects

December 15, 2019 |

1st nationwide network of dairy waste-to-energy projects coming soon! Vanguard Renewables and Dominion Energy partner up to convert methane into RNG Ughhh, smell that smell? Maybe you won’t anymore! Cows, pigs, humans, we all do it. We fart, we poop, we emit putrid waste products, yes, we are one with nature in many ways. The […]

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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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Soak up the Sun: The USDA invests $25M in new fuel-focused, crop-based technologies

Soak up the Sun: The USDA invests $25M in new fuel-focused, crop-based technologies

January 14, 2013 |

It’s showtime for drop-in fuels, oils in a wave of USDA co-investments — and a shift in philosophy to from “Make New” to “Make Do”. On Friday, US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced $25 million in R&D grants via the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) and its Biomass Research and Development Initiative, established […]

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USDA approves $5M grant for Kansas anaerobic digester

USDA approves $5M grant for Kansas anaerobic digester

April 11, 2012 |

In Kansas, the USDA has approved a $5 million grant for Western Plains Energy’s planned anaerobic digester in Oakley that will be co-located alongside a cattle feedlot. It will provide 89% of the energy required for the company’s 50 million gallon ethanol plant that currently uses fossil fuel to produce the required process heat. Construction […]

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The Integrated Biorefinery: the (re) rise of BioPower

The Integrated Biorefinery: the (re) rise of BioPower

June 15, 2011 |

New technologies and diversified feedstocks are turning biomass power generation from ugly stepchild to star Back in the day, most projects that refined biomass were single feedstock, single product stream monsters. US plants, for example, generally produced ethanol and feed grains from corn, or biodiesel and glycerine from soybeans. When feedstock prices were low, and […]

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