BAC member Mainspring Energy has just announced the first use of a linear generator - noncombustion power generation using renewable biogas - to power a microgrid in Napa Valley.
BAC member The Sierrra Institute published an important piece in the Sacramento Bee on the need for biomass utilization to help reduce wildfire risks and impacts of open burning.
BAC member Raven SR has just announced a partnership with Republic Services to produce renewable hydrogen from organic waste diverted from a landfill in Contra Costa County.
Biomass Magazine features Phoenix Energy's North Fork project - and the need for many more forest BioMAT projects - to address California's wildfire crisis.
Cummins Westport has just announced that California's natural gas truck fleet is now providing carbon negative emissions - removing more carbon from the air than the trucks generate - a huge contribution to California's fight against climate change!
Raven SR has announced a joint venture to build 100 new hydrogen fueling hubs, starting in California, that will convert organic waste to low carbon and carbon negative hydrogen fuel for heavy duty vehicles.
Princeton University has released a study led by top climate scientists in the US that shows that bioenergy and renewable hydrogen are critical to achieve carbon neutrality in the US.
SoCalGas has announced a goal of zero net carbon emissions, from its operations and energy deliveries, by 2045, which is the same as the state of California's goal for reaching carbon neutrality.
See local news coverage of the Hitachi Zosen Inova project in San Luis Obispo County, one of the first food waste to electricity projects in operation in California.
The Bakersfield Californian profiled San Joaquin Renewables' agricultural waste to energy project in Kern County, highlighting its benefits for air quality, climate change, and local job creation.
Article highlights the jobs, climate change, air quality, and waste reduction benefits of bioenergy.
Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts has announced it will expand its food waste recycling system to produce low carbon vehicle fuel.
The University of California has made biogas procurement a major part of its carbon neutrality strategy, entering into is fourth long-term contract for biogas procurement.
See California Bioenergy's virtual opening of its first dairy digester cluster project in Kern County, which will generate carbon negative biogas from dairy manure and inject it into a SoCalGas pipeline. Presenters include CDFA Secretary Ross, CEC Commissioner Monahan and others.
Gladstein Neandross & Associates has just released an excellent report on California's growing RNG production for transportation fuel, highlighting the many benefits of instate biomethane production.
BAC Member Greenlane Biogas has just announced a major new dairy digester cluster project that will use Greenlane's biogas upgrading technology to inject the biogas into PG&E pipelines.
SoCalGas, PG&E and Opus 12 have announced a breakthrough technology that can be used to store solar and wind power, boost renewable gas production, and reduce climate pollution.
Anaergia has released a video on its new Rialto Bioenergy Facility, which combines anaerobic digestion and gasification and will be the largest organic waste to energy facility in the country.
BAC member San Joaquin Renewables just received approval from US EPA for a biomass gasification to RNG fuel pathway under the federal Renewable Fuel Standard.