H Cycle Receives CalRecycle Approval for Waste to Hydrogen Project

H Cycle, an innovator in renewable hydrogen production, has received confirmation from CalRecycle that H Cycle’s project to convert organic waste to energy qualifies as landfill waste diversion. Known as an “Article 2 Determination,” CalRecycle’s decision recognizes that H Cycle will divert organic waste away from landfills and convert it to renewable hydrogen. The H…

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West Biofuels Receives $4 Million in CalFire Grants for Bioenergy Production

The California Department of Forests and Fire Protection (CalFire) has awarded $4 million to West Biofuels for projects to convert forest waste to energy, while reduce wildfire risks, creating jobs, and increasing energy reliability. The first award is for $2 million for West Biofuels’ Hat Creek Bioenergy Facility (Burney, Calif.), which is expected to be operational in…

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Denmark Awards $10 million to Electrochaea for e-Methane Production

Earlier this month the Danish Energy Agency awarded 9.5 million euros to Biocat Roslev ApS, a company owned by Electrochaea, to combine the CO2 captured from biogas production with hydrogen produced from water and wind power to generate e-methane. The project will use Electrochaea’s patented bio-methanation technology and will inject the e-methane into the Danish…

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California Awarded Up to $1.2 Billion for Hydrogen Development

President Biden and Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm just announced the recipients of $7 billion in funding for clean hydrogen development, awarded to seven Hydrogen Hubs around the country. California’s Hydrogen Hub proposal received one of the biggest awards and is the only Hydrogen Hub focused entirely on renewable hydrogen that is generated from waste biomass…

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Mainspring to Install Linear Generator at Napa Sanitation District

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Mainspring’s linear generator, a noncombustion technology, will convert wastewater biogas to renewable power at the Napa Sanitation District. Mainspring has signed an agreement for the construction and installation of a new Mainspring linear generator that will run on biofuel produced at NapaSan’s wastewater treatment plant, providing renewable energy to power the plant while also reducing…

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WATCH: Bloom Energy Converts Dairy Biogas into Renewable Power

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Bloom Energy is partnering with CalBio to convert dairy manure to carbon negative power. This video highlights the Bloom/CalBio project at Bar20 Dairy Farms in Kerman, California, a third generation, family owned farm that was established in the 1950s. Bar20 has set a goal of using 100 percent renewable power to protect air quality in…

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U. S. Forest Service Funds BAC Member Projects

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The U.S. Forest Service has awarded funding to three BAC members – Arbor Energy, Mote, and West Biofuels – for projects that will convert forest waste to bioenergy. All three projects will use advanced technology to convert forest waste to electricity and fuels, helping to beneficially re-use forest biomass that must be removed to reduce…

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California Air Resources Board Adopts Advanced Clean Fleet Regulation

In April, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) adopted one of the most aggressive vehicle regulations in the country.  The Advanced Clean Fleet or ACF regulation is focused on converting medium and heavy-duty vehicles to zero emission – battery or fuel cell electric – for most vehicles over 8500 pounds.  Thanks to advocacy by the…

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