Renewable Natural Gas

North American RNG Production Forecast to Steadily Increase to 2050, Says Wood Mackenzie 

North American RNG Production Forecast to Steadily Increase to 2050, Says Wood Mackenzie 

North America could see an increase in renewable natural gas (RNG) production by 2050, as government incentives and new production capacities are added, according to a recent analysis by Wood Mackenize researchers  “RNG has become more popular as it can have five times lower carbon intensity than natural gas projects and helps reduce emissions considerably…

July 20, 2023
How Best to Incentivize Decarbonization? Use All-of-the-Above, Says RNG Coalition Exec

How Best to Incentivize Decarbonization? Use All-of-the-Above, Says RNG Coalition Exec

States that want to effectively adopt rules to encourage industry to reduce carbon emissions would fare well by adopting a holistic approach, according to an executive with the Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas.  NGI’s Leticia Gonzales, Price and Markets Editor, recently shared a microphone with Dana Adams, the legislative policy manager for the Coalition for…

July 12, 2023
RNG, Carbon Capture Helping Frame Clean Energy Policies, but Challenges Remain – Listen Now to NGI’s Hub & Flow

RNG, Carbon Capture Helping Frame Clean Energy Policies, but Challenges Remain – Listen Now to NGI’s Hub & Flow

Click here to listen to the latest episode of NGI’s Hub & Flow, in which NGI Price & Markets Editor Leticia Gonzales talks to RNG Coalition’s Dana Adams, legislative policy manager, about how natural gas is shaping energy transition policies across the country and beyond. Adams discusses how renewable natural gas development, carbon capture and…

July 6, 2023
U.S. RNG Production Growing ‘Dramatically,’ but Nationwide, Future Still Uncertain 

U.S. RNG Production Growing ‘Dramatically,’ but Nationwide, Future Still Uncertain 

The renewable natural gas (RNG) pricing and regulatory landscape may still be filled with mystery, as displayed in the first quarter, but utilities and producers have continued to push for the biofuel’s growth, insisting it would play an active role in energy for years to come.  In March, 116 million gasoline gallon equivalents (GGE) of…

May 18, 2023
‘RNG A Breakthrough Solution’ for Trucking, Says Clean Energy CEO as Supply, Stations Grow

‘RNG A Breakthrough Solution’ for Trucking, Says Clean Energy CEO as Supply, Stations Grow

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (CLNE) is continuing to advance renewable natural gas (RNG) supply with a “robust” pipeline of more than 20 production projects progressing, CEO Andrew Littlefair said during the first quarter update.  CLNE has nine projects under construction with dairy farmers, with an additional four in the engineering stages and two about to…

May 11, 2023
Black Hills, NW Natural Advancing RNG Supply, with More to Come

Black Hills, NW Natural Advancing RNG Supply, with More to Come

From the Midwest to the Pacific Coast, investor-owned utilities Black Hills Corp. and NW Natural have shored up renewable natural gas (RNG) and investments in the biofuel over the first three months of the year. Days before hosting the first quarter conference call, NW Natural Holdings Co. CEO David Anderson said the company opened its…

May 10, 2023
RNG Said ‘Key’ to Net-Zero Ambitions, but Voluntary, Long-Term Market Necessary, Executives Say

RNG Said ‘Key’ to Net-Zero Ambitions, but Voluntary, Long-Term Market Necessary, Executives Say

As the energy industry clamors for technologies to reach decarbonization goals, renewable natural gas (RNG), though still in short supply, may be the solution for hard-to-abate sectors.  Executives from RNG production, to midstream transportation and to utility applications discussed the potential scalability of the biofuel during a panel at CERAWeek by S&P Global.  After being…

March 15, 2023
Engie<em> </em>Developing Biogas Project to Connect to Mexico Natural Gas Grid

Engie Developing Biogas Project to Connect to Mexico Natural Gas Grid

“We are working on the first biogas project connected to the natural gas network in Mexico, with the objective to inject green gasses into the distribution network,” Eva Ribera, Vice President of Business Development & Implementation at Engie México, told NGI’s Mexico GPI. “We think that biogas is currently an opportunity in Mexico and we…

March 10, 2023
UGI Expanding South Dakota RNG Capacity with MBL Deal

UGI Expanding South Dakota RNG Capacity with MBL Deal

UGI Corp. is partnering with MBL Bioenergy to develop its second and third clusters of renewable natural gas (RNG) projects in South Dakota. Under the agreement with MBL announced Wednesday, UGI would build the second cluster dairy manure waste to RNG project called Brookings at three farms near Estelline, SD. The project is expected to…

January 5, 2023
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