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Digesters Growing With RNG
Renewable Fuel Credits Sparking Growth in Livestock Digesters

OMAHA (DTN) -- Methane digesters are the new growth wave in renewable energy for agriculture. The stick and the carrot are both at work here. As livestock operations work on ways to manage manure, the changing landscape of environmental regulations and legal challenges -- along with state and federal grants and energy credits -- are combining to start an uptick in methane digesters to produce renewable natural gas (RNG). More>>



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Xebec Acquires Ontario-Based Air and Gas Service Company
"This acquisition will set Xebec on a path of significant growth in its industrial compressed air treatment business, while also providing future Canada-wide service, support and operations capabilities for its cleantech and renewable gas segment. Being able to provide local service, maintenance and operational support to our cleantech customers in Ontario, especially biogas upgrading customers, is a critical component to our value proposition..." More>>

Renewable Fuel Standard volumes for 2019 give biogas a big boost
ABC praised the EPA's move in increasing the volume of request biogas, but said it was "disappointed" that the 2019 rule "shows zero progress" in incentivizing electricity generation from biogas. "This important part of the RFS has remained fallow since its inclusion in EPA's 2014 Final Rule," the council said. More>>

Algal Flow Way Technology to Remove Nutrients from the Bay
[Video] Researchers at the University of Maryland are encouraging the growth of algae on land to remove nutrients from waterways and create a new feedstock for anaerobic digesters to produce renewable energy. More>>

PSE renewable energy program turns problem into power
Utility companies are always searching for new sources of renewable energy. Puget Sound Energy found one in a field full of cows (built by ABC member Regenis). More>>

Chuck Schumer: No deal on infrastructure without addressing climate change
[Op-ed by Senator Schumer] Now that Democrats will soon control one branch of Congress, President Trump is again signaling that infrastructure could be an area of compromise. We agree, but if the president wanted to earn Democratic support in the Senate, any infrastructure bill would have to include policies and funding that help transition our country to a clean-energy economy and mitigate the risks the United States already faces from climate change. More>>

EPA recognizes biogas projects under PISCES program
In November, the U.S. EPA recognized 30 clean water infrastructure projects for excellence and innovation within the Clean Water State Revolving Fund program. Two biogas projects were among the five projects named as exceptional projects under the 2018 PISCES program, including a renewable energy facility in Delaware and a biogas project in Kansas. More>>

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ABC Webinar: Valuation and Markets for Digestate
What are you doing with the digestate from your biogas system? Are selling it to maximize your project revenue? Are you separating nutrients to create new products? Is your digestate certified? If not or you're looking for new ideas on what's working today to make sure your digestate is an asset on your project's balance sheet, join us Wednesday, Dec 12 to learn more! There are lots of ways to increase the market value of your digestate and the nutrients in it, but it takes some creativity. We have some ideas. More>>

1/15/2019 - 1/16/2019
2019 Value of Biogas West
This two-day event is western Canada's leading biogas/RNG event covering key topics affecting our industry and offering the best opportunity for networking among peers and industry representatives. Join us in Vancouver BC for facility tours, the Biogas Operator's Forum, Networking Reception, Exhibitor Showcase, high quality programming and more. 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>>

3/18/2019 - 3/20/2019
International Biomass Conference & Expo
For the biogas industry, this is one of the main events of the year. It's also a way to connect with the biomass industry that isn't yet focused on biogas business, but should be. The 2019 International Biomass Conference & Expo program will include more than 100 speakers on topics ranging from anaerobic digestion and gasification to pyrolysis and combined heat and power. More>>

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