Biogas

New Decarbonization Rules Could Speed ‘Attrition’ of Older LNG Carriers, Flex LNG CEO Says

An international regulatory body is set to finalize decarbonization guidelines for about 50,000 commercial vessels across the world later this month, but liquefied natural gas (LNG) ship owners are not waiting to upgrade their fleets. LNG carrier owners are already searching for ways to comply with the coming International Maritime Organization (IMO) decarbonization rules, which…

June 10, 2021

Future of Natural Gas Appears Squeezed by Methane Emissions, Electrification

The American Gas Association (AGA) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) this month issued contrasting pictures of the future of natural gas as a major U.S. fuel source.

December 23, 2019

Canadian Biofuel Firm Leads Global Technology Sharing Effort

A unique integrated technology platform for producing renewable energy from organic waste is being championed by the newly formed Integrated Biogas Alliance (IBA), supported by British Columbia-based Greenlane Renewables Inc. and other founding members.

December 10, 2019
Bloom Energy Growing Natural Gas Electrochemical Process with Southern Power Investment

Bloom Energy Growing Natural Gas Electrochemical Process with Southern Power Investment

Bloom Energy plans to deploy the latest generation of its Bloom Energy Servers, which convert natural gas or biogas into electricity, at an existing 30 MW fuel cell project in Delaware.

June 24, 2019

Minnesota Debates Promoting RNG, While SoCalGas Increases Supply

A proposed utility program in Minnesota that would let customers choose to pay a premium for renewable natural gas (RNG) has stirred up debate among renewable energy and climate change advocates seeking to phase out all fossil fuels.

February 15, 2019

Renewable NatGas Solutions Advancing with Research

New sources of renewable natural gas (RNG) and gas-to-power storage concepts are getting a boost under a $1.3 million research effort supported by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) and national and university research organizations.

August 10, 2018

Anti-Methane Groups Challenging NGV Trucking in California

Groups that have been unrelenting in trying to shut down California’s Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility are turning their attention to the use of heavy duty natural gas vehicle (NGV) trucks, disputing claims that vehicles running on renewable natural gas (RNG) or biomethane are as “clean” as current electric vehicle (EV) technologies.

September 29, 2017

Biomethane Gaining Acolytes as Diesel Alternative for Truck Fleets

The use of biomethane, or renewable natural gas (RNG), is growing as industries install more onsite plants to produce the alternative fuel for their trucking fleets.

July 20, 2017
Hawaii Gas to Tap Honolulu Wastewater for Synthetic NatGas

Hawaii Gas to Tap Honolulu Wastewater for Synthetic NatGas

Hawaii Gas, the state’s sole natural gas utility, has been tapped by Honolulu authorities to buy biogas from a municipal wastewater treatment plant and turn it into pipeline-quality synthetic natural gas (SNG) for retail customers on Oahu.

August 4, 2016

Hawaii Gas Proceeds With Renewable NatGas Plans

Hawaii Gas has released a request for proposals (RFP) seeking supplies of renewable natural gas (RNG) in the form of raw biogas and/or bio-methane as part of its previously announced fuel diversification strategy, which includes containerized shipments of liquefied natural gas (LNG) (see Daily GPI,Oct. 30, 2014).

January 13, 2016
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