American Biogas Council


THE Biogas Event of the Year!
BioCycle REFOR18 | Oct. 15 - 18 | Raleigh, NC

BioCycle REFOR18 is the official conference of the American Biogas Council. We're excited to announce that we will be running two events at this year's conference! Make sure to register for both today before spots are filled:

And don't forget that ABC Members receive $100 off their two-day registration! Email info@americanbiogascouncil.org for your code.

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Latest News [view all]

Benson, MN working with renewable energy firm to purchase former Fibrominn facility
City officials in Benson, Minnesota will be learning soon how much of the former Benson Power biomass facility will be dismantled and removed, but they are hoping that a large portion remains. ABC member Brightmark Energy is working with the city of Benson in hopes of converting the site to a refinery to make biogas using animal waste and possibly other organic material as the raw material, according to Rob Wolfington, Benson city manager. The company would supply the biogas to either of two, large-capacity pipelines that are in close proximity to the plant. More>>

Bio gas systems offer a fix to hog waste problems
[Op-Ed by ABC member Duke University] The vulnerability of hog lagoons is not news. In Hurricane Floyd, six lagoons were damaged and 55 others flooded. We spent $1.5 billion cleaning up after Hurricane Matthew. Now we will have to spend billions more, some of which could have been avoided. Let's heed Florence's message by using limited cleanup dollars proactively to prepare farmers for future emergencies with a solution that benefits everyone now. More>>

GESS International Caps String of Biogas Announcements in NC with Lead Sponsorship of Renewable Energy Conference
Having announced plans for seven biogas and other renewable energy projects throughout North Carolina, ABC member GESS International is the lead sponsor of 2018's BioCycle conference in Raleigh, Oct. 15-18. The event brings together business people and thought leaders from around the country working to advance the economic and environmental benefits of bioenergy. More>>

Green Energy Sustainable Solutions commits to 4th biogas plant in eastern NC
Green Energy Sustainable Solutions, which established its corporate headquarters earlier this year in Raleigh, is moving ahead with plans to build a fourth biogas plant in eastern North Carolina. Also known as GESS International, the company said earlier this week a $35 million plant would be constructed in Robeson County. The facility will create more than 30 jobs, it says. More>>

Anaerobic Digest from BioCycle Magazine's October Issue
Montpelier, Vermont: Phosphorus Innovation Challenge Awards; Boston, Massachusetts: Permitted Food Waste Digestion Capacity; Salem, Oregon: Biogas And Renewable Natural Gas Inventory; Los Angeles, California: RNG Role In Clean Air Goals More>>

PAYT Paves Way To Zero Waste
[BioCycle Magazine] Pay As You Throw (PAYT), a proven global waste metering system, is the vital first step to reaching Zero Waste. PAYT, or unit-based pricing, is the single most effective way to educate and motivate residents to reduce, reuse, recycle and compost. After all, what is the difference between unit-based pricing for electricity, water and/or natural gas in our households and doing the same for garbage? More>>

Latest Events [view all]

National Bioenergy Day
We're uniting organizations across the country that support bioenergy. On October 24, 2018, participating organizations will open their doors to their communities to demonstrate the many benefits that bioenergy provides on the local level. What will you do? More>>

CHP Tour USA - San Luis Obispo, CA
This half-day session, beginning in the morning and including lunch, will end with an "Ask an Expert" session, during which time you can get any questions you have about onsite power answered, as well as an optional tour to a local operating onsite power plant. If you have ever considered onsite power, or are unsatisfied with your current energy situation, this is an opportunity not to be missed! More>>

Cogeneration Day USA
The second edition of the yearly event. Cogeneration Day is a one-day symposium designed to educate America's energy consumers on the merits, logistics and potential cost savings of Combined Heat and Power (CHP), a method of electricity generation that produces useful heat from otherwise wasted thermal energy. ABC will be speaking in and many ABC members are participating as well. More>>

3/18/2019 - 3/20/2019
International Biomass Conference & Expo
IBCE is focused on all sectors of the biomass industry, usually with a track dedicated to biogas. ABC plans to participate in the 2019 and we hope to see you there! More>>

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