Tag: RNG

Niagara Falls Renewable Natural Gas to heat 8,750 homes

Niagara Falls Renewable Natural Gas to heat 8,750 homes

October 13, 2020 |

In Canada, Ontario will soon be home to a new renewable natural gas (RNG) facility, which will create local jobs and stimulate regional economic development, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Canada. The Niagara Falls Renewable Natural Gas plant will be the largest of its kind in Ontario and will generate enough clean renewable energy […]

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RNG heats up with slurry of 2020 deals, big players involved, Chevron, BP, Brightmark, Aemetis, Verbio, Greenlane Renewables

RNG heats up with slurry of 2020 deals, big players involved, Chevron, BP, Brightmark, Aemetis, Verbio, Greenlane Renewables

October 11, 2020 |

Brightmark and Chevron just formed a joint venture to own projects across the United States to produce and market dairy biomethane. Greenlane Renewables signed a $5.8 million contract with Brightmark. Construction started in Ohio on a $33 million RNG project. Verbio’s RNG facility slated to be running by fall 2021. A new RNG facility is […]

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Construction at $33M Ohio RNG project launched

Construction at $33M Ohio RNG project launched

September 17, 2020 |

In New York state, Fortistar and Rumpke Waste & Recycling announced commencement of construction of the Noble Road Landfill Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) Project, a $33 million transportation decarbonization project in Shiloh, Ohio. The project will extract and capture waste methane from the Noble Road landfill in Ohio and transform it into Renewable Natural Gas […]

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Estes Express Lines to boost RNG fleet with 50 new trucks

Estes Express Lines to boost RNG fleet with 50 new trucks

September 10, 2020 |

In California, Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced that Estes Express Lines will add to its fleet 50 new trucks fueled with Redeem renewable natural gas (RNG), bringing its total to 71. Estes is acquiring the Class 8 natural gas trucks equipped with the Cummins Westport ultra-clean ISX12N engine for its California fleet, and is expected […]

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Aemetis completes construction of Phase I dairy digester and pipeline project for RNG

Aemetis completes construction of Phase I dairy digester and pipeline project for RNG

August 23, 2020 |

In California, Aemetis, Inc. completed construction of the first two dairy digesters and four mile pipeline for the production of renewable natural gas (RNG) to supply below-zero carbon intensity RNG to displace petroleum based natural gas used at the Keyes ethanol production facility, and to provide fuel for RNG trucks and buses. “Aemetis is implementing […]

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Tennessee landfill gas RNG project commissioned by BP and partners

Tennessee landfill gas RNG project commissioned by BP and partners

August 20, 2020 |

In Tennessee, Republic Services and energy partners Aria Energy and BP announced the startup of a landfill-gas-to-renewable-natural-gas (RNG) project at South Shelby Landfill. The project directly supports Republic’s commitment to send 50 percent more landfill gas to beneficial reuse by 2030. South Shelby Landfill is one of 189 active, modern-day landfills managed by Republic Services, […]

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Researchers land $10M USDA grant for RNG from biomass and manure

Researchers land $10M USDA grant for RNG from biomass and manure

July 30, 2020 |

In Iowa, a new federal grant will allow a research team led by Iowa State University, Penn State and Roeslein Alternative Energy to develop new methods of turning biomass and manure into fuel. The five-year, $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute for Food and Agriculture will power the Consortium for […]

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Sierra Club Invites National Debate on Renewable Natural Gas

Sierra Club Invites National Debate on Renewable Natural Gas

July 15, 2020 |

In Washington, as part of Sierra Club’s and Earthjustice’s campaign to “electrify everything” this week, the groups released a report that takes aim at gas utilities who embrace renewable natural gas as a method of deflecting pushes toward building electrification. Specifically, the report argues that RNG is not a viable alternative to electrification in efforts […]

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Greenlane Biogas to upgrade Brazilian sugar mill’s biogas to RNG

Greenlane Biogas to upgrade Brazilian sugar mill’s biogas to RNG

July 7, 2020 |

In Canada, Greenlane Biogas North America Ltd., has signed a $1.8 million contract with Grupo Cocal, a Brazilian sugar mill operator that refines sugar and produces ethanol biofuel from sugarcane. Greenlane will supply its Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) biogas upgrading system for this first-of-its-kind renewable natural gas (RNG) project. The Greenlane supplied system will process […]

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New funding offered for clean truck tech and fuels to reduce diesel exhaust’s impacts

New funding offered for clean truck tech and fuels to reduce diesel exhaust’s impacts

June 14, 2020 |

In New York, the NYC Department of Transportation and Empire Clean Cities, NY Senator Alessandra Biaggi, and other city officials and business leaders addressed the environmental injustice of bad air quality and attendant respiratory health problems arising from diesel exhaust and discussed remedies including fuels to replace diesel, such as renewable natural gas (RNG) made […]

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