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RNG Conferences Newsletter #1: March 14, 2023


Chesapeake Utilities Corporation to Develop its First RNG Facility in Florida

The project will capture and clean methane from manure generated by cows, producing 100,000 average dekatherms of RNG annually. The project represents a capital investment of $22 million, with the first injection of RNG projected to occur in 2024. Chesapeake Utilities is evaluating further investment opportunities to bring the RNG produced at the facility to market. Additionally, several offtake options for the RNG are under consideration. CISION PR Newswire 2/21/2023

Global Biomethane Production Hits Record 7bcm 

Global biomethane supply increased by an estimated 16% (1bcm) in 2022 to close to a record 7bcm, according to new IEA data.The increase was primarily driven by the EU and the US, which together account for approximately 90% of incremental biomethane supply. EU biomethane production rose by an estimated 15% (0.5 bcm) to close at 4bcm, spurred by 65% growth in France (442 plants). Gasworld 2/28/2023

Divert, Inc. Transformative $1 Billion Infrastructure Development Agreement with Enbridge

Ssolidifying the company’s leadership in solving the wasted food crisis and delivering on its mission to decarbonize the food value chain and combat climate change. Divert plans to scale its facilities to every major geographic region in the U.S. to be within 100 miles of 80% of the U.S. population in the next eight years. Businesswire 3/1/2023

From Farm to Fuel: Dairy’s Role in Supplying Renewable Natural Gas.

What goes in, must come out. That’s the saying every dairy farmer knows all too well as they deal with manure on a daily basis. While this byproduct of making milk has commonly been seen as a nuisance, some dairy farmers are using it as a tool to generate additional income for their farms, and the results make sustainable sense both on a financial and environmental front. Dairy Heard Management 3/6/2023

TotalEnergies purchases Polish biogas producer Polska Grupa Biogazowa

The French company said on Monday as it further expands its footprint in the country. The takeover of PGB, a company that employs 130 people at 17 sites across Poland, was completed in February, TotalEnergies said, adding the move would add a total power production capacity of 166 gigawatt hours (GWh) to its portfolio. BioEnergy Insight 3/6/2023

Shell acquires Nature Energy Biogas A/S Europe’s Largest RNG Producer for $2B.

The acquisition of Nature Energy’s operating plants with their corresponding infrastructure and feedstock arrangements. It also included a pipeline of approximately 30 new plant projects in Europe and North America.Yahoo 3/7/2023

Baker Hughes to develop carbon capture tech with HIF Global.

Oilfield services provider Baker Hughes Co (BKR.O) said on Tuesday it would develop technology for direct air capture (DAC) of carbon dioxide with synthetic fuel maker HIF Global. Reuters 3/7/2023

Construction is underway for renewable natural gas in the Tri-Cities

Cascade Natural Gas signed an agreement with Pine Creek RNG to buy renewable natural gas which will be produced from the Horn Rapids Landfill and Lamb Weston’s agricultural biogas recovery system, both located in Richland. KEPR 3/7/2023

Marathon Petroleum Corp. Acquisition of a 49.9% Interest in Emerging RNG Producer.

LF Bioenergy has been focused on developing and growing a portfolio of dairy farm-based, low carbon intensity RNG projects. Current projects are under various stages of development, with the first facility nearing completion and expected to be in service in the first half of 2023. CISION PR Newswire 3/8/2023.

Appalachian RNG Conference

April 19, 2023
Hilton Garden Inn at Southpointe
Canonsburg, PA
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