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Oberon DME Receives EPA's First Biogas-Based Fuel Approval Under the Renewable Fuel Standard

Oberon, the first company to announce plans to commercialize biogas-based dimethyl ether (DME) fuel production in North America, announced today that the EPA has approved its DME for inclusion under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).

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Oberon DME Receives EPA's First Biogas-Based Fuel Approval Under the Renewable Fuel Standard

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Video Tour of the Forest County Potawatomi Community Biogas System (7min)
One of Wisconsin's signature industries -- food and beverage processing -- now has a cutting-edge flavor in a new renewable energy project. The project converts food wastes into renewable energy, with the power sold to We Energies. The developer of the $20 million project: the Forest County Potawatomi. The digester produces 2 MW of electricity -- enough to supply about 1,500 homes. More>>

Wyden Statement on Tax Extenders
At a time when entrepreneurs and innovators should be identifying investments to support their business strategies and pursuing growth opportunities, Congress's failure to renew expired tax provisions is forcing these companies to make “no interest loans” to the federal government through higher taxes. It's unacceptable that... More>>

Biogas Initiative Recognizes Dairy Potential
The White House sponsored Biogas Roadmap is an initiative of voluntary strategies the U.S. dairy industry can use to reduce methane emissions, produce biogas and recover nutrients with the anaerobic digestion of manure and food waste. More>>

ABC Member's CHP Cogeneration System Powers World-Famous Brewery
Yuengling is joining the group of smart breweries that embrace new advanced biogas technologies and modern CHP energy conversion systems from ABC member 2G CENERGY. The cogeneration module was supplied "all-in-one" and "plug & play." More>>

Fertile Opportunity Awaits For Food Waste Processors
(Forbes) We definitely should be working to reduce waste. But what about the organic scraps or produce that legitimately should be disposed of that are currently emitting all sorts of methane in landfills? There's a greentech movement afoot to use that material both as the feedstock for renewable energy and for soil nutrients. More>>

Pure Energy Group brings AD to urban settings with new technology
Anaerobic digestion (AD) facilities are increasingly found processing food waste at large, centralized facilities outside of communities or processing manure on dairy and swine farms. Now AD can be found in a less remote, urban setting. Pure Energy Group LLC designs, builds and installs high-rate AD waste-to-energy systems for various commercial and industrial companies that produce organic waste streams with their day-to-day operations. The company's first customer and first waste-to-energy system permitted and operational in an urban setting in the U.S. is Devil's Canyon Brewery, located in San Carlos, California... More>>

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ABC Webinar - H2S Removal Technologies: Selection Criteria and Economics

ABC Federal Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Meeting
Regular meeting of the Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Committee to discuss Federal issues from 2:00-3:00pm ET More>>

LCFS and RINS for Biofuel Producers
This webinar helps biofuel producers take advantage of state and federal clean fuel programs that incentivize production of fuels from biologic sources, including wastewater biogas, landfills and food waste. Developers will learn the specific steps to bring environmental credit revenue to their project. More>>

AD Co-Products working group meeting
The group will meet to address barriers to and open new market opportunities for the use of digested residuals. More>>

ABC Board Meeting
The ABC Board Meeting for October 2014 will be taking place on October 20, 2014 from 1 - 2:30 pm ET. More>>

ABC Workshop @ BioCycle East 2014: Developing New Classification System For Digestate And Digestate-Derived Products
Markets for value-added products from digestate are growing. And so is the need for a new classification system to provide guidance on how these products can and should be used. Join the American Biogas Council and partners for the first U.S. workshop aimed at two main goals: 1. To ensure that digestate and digestate-derived product is no longer de-facto considered a waste stream 2. To create a classification system on permissible end uses for digestate and digestate-derived product based on the combination of stability, feedstock origin and the lack of nonpermissible materials. More>>

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