Tag: RNG

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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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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Canadian consortium launches RNG investment fund

Canadian consortium launches RNG investment fund

June 4, 2020 |

In Canada, Xebec Adsorption Inc. and Fonds de solidarité FTQ have created the GNR Québec Capital L.P. investment fund. With an initial capitalization of C$20 million, this new investment vehicle aims to increase renewable natural gas (RNG) production in Québec. Partners, particularly from the agricultural and municipal sectors, will have access to the capital and expertise needed to […]

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CenterPoint Energy looks to open Minnesota pipeline system to RNG

CenterPoint Energy looks to open Minnesota pipeline system to RNG

April 28, 2020 |

In Minnesota, to promote the production of made-in-Minnesota renewable natural gas (RNG) and supply the increasing demand for this clean energy resource, CenterPoint Energy is seeking to open its Minnesota pipeline system to natural gas created from organic materials such as agricultural manure, landfill waste, wastewater and commercial food waste. CenterPoint Energy has submitted an […]

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Converting Biomass Plant into RNG – Costs, LCA: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Low-Carbon Renewable Natural Gas from Wood Wastes – Part 2

Converting Biomass Plant into RNG – Costs, LCA: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Low-Carbon Renewable Natural Gas from Wood Wastes – Part 2

April 15, 2020 |

Part 1 Slide Guide looked at the GTI study’s resource analysis, site layout catalysts requirements, but for today’s Part 2, we are focusing on the money and the charts. Dive into the details on project development costs and spend profile, CAPEX and OPEX, economic, operational and pricing assumptions used for the model, LCA inputs for […]

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Converting Biomass Plant into RNG – Site Layout, Catalysts Requirements: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Low-Carbon Renewable Natural Gas from Wood Wastes – Part 1

Converting Biomass Plant into RNG – Site Layout, Catalysts Requirements: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Low-Carbon Renewable Natural Gas from Wood Wastes – Part 1

April 14, 2020 |

California needs facilities that can dramatically reduce GHG emissions and black carbon production by using wood waste, according to GTI. The closing of biomass power plants is leading to open burning of the excess of these wastes. Dive into the details and graphics of the resource analysis, site and equipment layout, the chemicals and catalysts […]

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Aemetis awarded $4.1M for biogas upgrading unit to produce renewable natural gas

Aemetis awarded $4.1M for biogas upgrading unit to produce renewable natural gas

February 1, 2020 |

In California, the California Energy Commission awarded Aemetis’s subsidiary, Aemetis Biogas LLC, a $4.1 million grant under the CEC’s Low Carbon Fuel Production Program to construct a biogas upgrading facility. The biogas upgrading facility will convert dairy biogas to renewable natural gas (RNG) as a final processing step after biogas is delivered via pipeline from […]

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