Biogas

Clean Energy Inks $150M Loan to Fund ‘Rapid Expansion’ of RNG Business 

Clean Energy Inks $150M Loan to Fund ‘Rapid Expansion’ of RNG Business 

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. said Wednesday it has secured $150 million in financing to continue growing its renewable natural gas (RNG) business with a focus on the transportation sector. The four-year, sustainability-linked term loan from Riverstone Credit Partners LP provides Clean Energy with additional capital to execute its RNG growth strategy “as demand for RNG…

December 29, 2022
Green Rock Acquires Pennsylvania RNG Production Facility Targeting Vehicular Fuel Market

Green Rock Acquires Pennsylvania RNG Production Facility Targeting Vehicular Fuel Market

Private equity firm Green Rock Energy Partners LLC has acquired PSA South Hills Landfill Gas Venture LLC, a renewable natural gas (RNG) production facility in South Park Township, PA. The facility upgrades landfill biogas to produce RNG for sale in the vehicular transportation market as renewable compressed natural gas, Green Rock said.  The facility is…

December 12, 2022
Chevron Expanding RNG for California Transport Market; BP Adds 10-Year Offtake Agreement

Chevron Expanding RNG for California Transport Market; BP Adds 10-Year Offtake Agreement

Chevron Corp. and California Bioenergy LLC are expanding their dairy biomethane business to produce renewable natural gas (RNG) as a transportation fuel in the Golden State.  Subsidiary Chevron U.S.A. Inc. and CalBio, as it is known, invested in a second holding company, CalBioGas Hilmar LLC, to build infrastructure for biomethane projects in Merced County. “We…

October 13, 2022

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