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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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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Air Board Adopts 2022 Climate Change Scoping Plan

The California Air Resources Board adopted California’s 2022 Climate Change Scoping Plan in December. The Scoping Plan is California’s blueprint for achieving its climate goals. The 2022 Plan includes several new areas of focus, including a strategy to achieve carbon neutrality, how to reduce carbon emissions and increase sequestration on natural and working lands, carbon…

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LISTEN: NPR Story on Landfill Gas to Power in Los Angeles

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KCRW – NPR’s affiliate in Los Angeles – aired this piece on the City of Glendale’s landfill gas to electricity project, which will produce enough renewable electricity to power 4,000 homes while cutting emissions of methane, a climate super pollutant. BAC’s Executive Director, Julia Levin, is quoted extensively in the story, highlighting the urgency of…

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CPUC Adopts Biomethane Procurement Program

CPUC Adopts Biomethane Procurement Program to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants The California Public Utilities Commission voted unanimously to adopt a biomethane procurement program to help the state meet its Short-Lived Climate Pollutant reduction requirements. The program requires California’s gas utilities to procure 73 billion cubic feet of biomethane – about 12 percent of residential and…

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