Opal Fuels LLC, which produces and distributes renewable natural gas (RNG) with ambitious expansion plans, said Tuesday it has a joint venture (JV) to develop facilities that would capture landfill methane emissions for conversion to transportation fuels.

Opal renewable natural gas (RNG)

Opal, which aims to grow production volumes to more than 125 million gasoline gallon equivalents (GGE) in 2024, from 13 million GGE this year, announced a 50/50 JV with GFL Renewables LLC, an affiliate of GFL Environmental Inc. 

The JV agreement includes plans to develop, construct and operate two RNG production facilities that would capture methane emissions from landfill facilities owned and operated by GFL. The emissions then would be converted into renewable energy for use as fuel for heavy-duty trucking fleets, the...