Final Pipeline Biomethane Standards (Jan2014)

D. 14-01-034 (Phase 1)

The CPUC issued new standards in January 2014 for biomethane to be injected into common carrier pipelines in California.  The standards address the testing, monitoring and conditioning requirements for 17 constituents of concern.  The standards apply to landfill, dairy and wastewater treatment gas, with other forms of biogas required to meet the standards for wastewater biogas.