RIN Calculator

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  • Note: Input values as percentages (not decimals).
  • Note: This is project- and upgrading vendor-specific. If you are calculating the value of upgraded biogas/RNG, instead of raw biogas, enter 100 here.
  • Note: US Department of Energy uses 114,000
  • Note: ABC recommends 127,000
  • Note: Ensure correct RIN value used - D3 or D5. Sign up for daily price alerts here: https://www.ecoengineers.us/rin-signup/
  • LCFS Value

    Note: Depends on the GREET net carbon intensity for your project. If you know your project's carbon intensity and the baseline carbon intensity for the fuel your biogas is replacing, you can estimate your value/MMBTU below.
  • CA gasoline is 95.86, CA conventional natural gas is 67.70 and CA diesel is 94.71. CA Air Resources Board lookup table here: https://www.arb.ca.gov/fuels/lcfs/121409lcfs_lutables.pdf
  • Generally landfill carbon intensities are +30 to +60, wastewater plants are +5 to +40, food waste high solids digesters are -20 to 0, and dairy digesters are -150 to -300
  • Use data from the CA Air Resources Board here: https://www.arb.ca.gov/fuels/lcfs/credit/lrtweeklycreditreports.htm. Sign up for daily price alerts here: https://www.ecoengineers.us/rin-signup/
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