Tag: anaerobic digestion

Brightmark, Chevron announce Vlot anaerobic digestion RNG project

Brightmark, Chevron announce Vlot anaerobic digestion RNG project

February 27, 2022 |

In California, Brightmark RNG Holdings LLC – a joint venture partnership between Chevron U.S.A. Inc. and Brightmark Fund Holdings LLC, a subsidiary of the global waste solutions provider Brightmark LLC –announced plans to construct an anaerobic digestion project at Vlot Calf Ranch in Chowchilla, California. The Vlot anaerobic digestion project is anticipated to capture, clean, […]

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Bioenergy Devco closes $100M in new capital to accelerate anaerobic digestion projects

Bioenergy Devco closes $100M in new capital to accelerate anaerobic digestion projects

November 14, 2021 |

In Maryland, Bioenergy Devco, developer of anaerobic digestion facilities that transform organic waste into renewable energy and healthy soil products, secured $100 million in financing from funds managed by Irradiant Partners, which will support the development of multiple anaerobic digestion facilities to drive sustainable organic waste recycling and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in North America. […]

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Researchers examine anaerobic digestion, hydrothermal liquefaction as landfills fill up

Researchers examine anaerobic digestion, hydrothermal liquefaction as landfills fill up

August 29, 2021 |

In Colorado, the expected decline in the number of landfills across the United States coupled with bans on disposing large amounts of organic waste in landfills that have been enacted in multiple states has prompted researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to examine other ways to grapple with […]

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Brightmark breaks ground on three dairy biomethane RNG projects in Michigan

Brightmark breaks ground on three dairy biomethane RNG projects in Michigan

July 11, 2021 |

In Michigan, waste solutions provider, Brightmark, broke ground on three renewable natural gas projects using anaerobic digestion at dairy farms. The projects are owned by and will be operated through subsidiaries of Brightmark RNG Holdings LLC, a partnership with Chevron U.S.A. Inc. Brightmark currently owns and operates 27 RNG projects in 8 states and will […]

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Poop to Power – $30-40M Anaerobic digestion RNG deal between Bioenergy DevCo and Cheseapeake Utilities

Poop to Power – $30-40M Anaerobic digestion RNG deal between Bioenergy DevCo and Cheseapeake Utilities

June 7, 2020 |

Big project news came in that Chesapeake Utilities Corporation entered into an agreement with Bioenergy DevCo to purchase biogas generated from organic materials at BDC’s facilities in Delaware which will be processed into renewable natural gas. The program uses excess poultry organics to create sustainable, carbon-negative energy source to augment utility portfolios and the total […]

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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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UK’s Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association calls for greater government support

UK’s Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association calls for greater government support

May 22, 2017 |

In the UK, the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association has called for greater government support for low-carbon transport fuels such as biomethane following the launch today of Nottingham City Transport’s (NCT’s) new GBP17 million double-deck ‘Bio-Gas’ bus fleet. NCT’s new fleet will run on biomethane, a low-carbon transport fuel produced by anaerobic digestion (AD), a […]

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Decentralized organics to energy with containerized anaerobic digestion

Decentralized organics to energy with containerized anaerobic digestion

January 2, 2017 |

By John D. Forcier, P.E., Lee Enterprises Consulting, Inc. Special to The Digest Most trash and recycled waste materials are being processed on a regional basis to maximize the economy of scale. There have been various attempts to gather and process organic waste materials utilizing similar methods, but the challenges are far from resolved. As […]

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Power to save family farms and the environment with anaerobic digestion

Power to save family farms and the environment with anaerobic digestion

October 13, 2016 |

By John D. Forcier, P.E., Lee Enterprises Consulting, Inc. Special to The Digest Farm-based anaerobic digestion systems have adapted in various regions of the world. The “European Model” relies on cash crops and manures with very high incentives and feed-in-tariffs. The “U.S. Model” is based on mostly or all cow manure from large farms (800 […]

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Le Sueur anaerobic digestion plant is expected to reach full production in the next two to three months

Le Sueur anaerobic digestion plant is expected to reach full production in the next two to three months

January 9, 2014 |

In Minnesota, the Albert Lea Tribune reports that the Le Sueur anaerobic digestion plant is in its startup phase, and is expected to reach full production within two to three months. The plant will supply 8MWe, using manure and corn silage as feedstock. The plant was built at a cost reported to be approximately $45 […]

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