Fuel / Technology: Biogas

How Should California Wind Down Its Fossil Fuel Industry?

June 1, 2020California is the seventh-largest oil-producing state. However, clean energy is the state’s future. By law, California must have 100 percent carbon-free electricity by 2045, and an executive order signed by former Governor Jerry Brown calls for economywide carbon-neutrality by the same year.

via Greentech Media

Renewable Gas 360 Webinar Series

Getting to Neutral – The Importance of Renewable Gases in Decarbonizing Society

May 29, 2020Join us on Tuesday, June 16 for the first webinar in the Renewable Gas 360 webinar series, brought to you by SoCalGas, PG&E, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, Southwest Gas, and NW Natural.

Renewable Gas 360

Oregon DEQ releases timeline for Clean Fuels Program expansion

May 28, 2020The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality on May 18 announced it has submitted detailed information to Gov. Kate Brown on how it plans to carry out her March 10 executive order that set a new goal for greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction.

via Biomass Magazine

NZE natural gas truck

NZE Natural Gas Truck Technology Proven Ready for the Rigors of Drayage Operations in San Pedro Bay Ports

May 28, 2020NZE heavy-duty natural gas trucks have proven their readiness for the rigors of daily drayage truck operations in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

California Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership

Waste Facility generates RNG biogas

Longmont Waste Services Unveils RNG-Powered Fleet, New Facility

May 20, 2020As part of a project prioritized in Longmont’s 2018 greenhouse gas inventory, the Colorado city has become the first city along the Front Range to implement a renewable vehicle fuel project.

via NGT News

Fortis BC will convert wood waste into biofuels.

North America: First Renewable Gas Made From Wood Waste Project

May 8, 2020FortisBC is teaming up with REN Energy International Corporation (REN Energy) to offer renewable natural gas produced from wood waste to its customers. The innovative project features technology being used for the first time in North America and represents exciting new opportunities to reduce emissions using British Columbia’s (BC) expansive forestry sector.

via NGV Journal

RNG Fueled Truck

RNG as Transportation Fuel On-Road Volume Grows to 39%

May 7, 2020RNG as a vehicle fuel is on the rise, and takes environmental benefits to a high level of performance, helping to tackle climate change.

Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVAmerica)

Neste Acquires Mahoney Environmental

May 7, 2020Neste, one of the world’s leading producers of renewable fuels, has announced the closing of its acquisition of its largest single investment in the U.S. to date.

via Work Truck Online

US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue

USDA Allots $100 Million to Biofuels Infrastructure

May 6, 2020The U.S. Department of Agriculture intends to make available up to $100 million in competitive grants for activities designed to expand the availability and sale of renewable fuels.

via NGT News

Image of a cruise ship in the open ocean

Q&A: Lloyd’s Register on How Ammonia Can be the Ideal Renewable Marine Fuel

March 25, 2020To help decarbonise the shipping industry and provide an alternative renewable fuel source, Samsung Heavy Industries, MISC, Lloyd’s Register and MAN Energy Solutions launched an ammonia-fuelled tanker project.

via Ship-Technology

Exterior landscape shot of Oregon State Capital Building

Executive order expands Oregon’s Clean Fuels Program

March 11, 2020Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed an executive order on March 10 that sets a new goal for greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction and outlines several steps the state will take to combat climate change, including expanding Oregon’s Clean Fuels Program.

via Biomass Magazine

Investor

Investments Drive Sustainable Transportation Growth

February 27, 2020The ACT Expo Investor Summit, launching this year at ACT Expo, is a first-of-its-kind event to focus on investing in the clean fleet market.

Fleet Owner

Brightmark to expand New York dairy biogas project

February 21, 2020Brightmark, a San Francisco-based waste to energy development company, announced today that it has expanded its Western New York dairy biogas project to partner with six total farms throughout the region.

via Biomass Magazine

Dairy Farms

Dairy Farms Fuel a Cleaner San Joaquin Valley: Sustaining Jobs, Fighting Climate Change, and Improving Air Quality

February 12, 2020Renewable natural gas produced from California's dairy farms is the leading alternative to diesel in heavy-duty trucks—reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improving air quality.

Dairy Cares

Air Pollutants

ACT 101: Are All Air Pollutants the Same?

February 6, 2020Greenhouse gas emissions are often considered interchangeable with air pollutants. Both interact in the air, but in distinctly different ways.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

EPA considering more truck emissions regs

January 15, 2020EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler on Monday announced an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM), part of the Trump EPA’s Cleaner Trucks Initiative.

via Hard Working Trucks