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[Video] New Mass DEP Commissioner Reveals Top Priority: Biogas
During today's OnPoint, David Cash, commissioner at the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities, discusses his state's aggressive clean energy agenda and the challenges associated with expanding renewables while maintaining affordable electricity costs for consumers. Cash, who will be leaving his post at the DPU to head up the Department of Environmental Protection at the end of the month, leads off with one of the top priorities: to turn food waste into biogas and valuable soil products. More>>
Turning Food Waste Into Fuel Takes Gumption And Trillions Of Bacteria
Every year, Americans send millions of tons of food to the landfill. What if you could use all of those pizza crusts and rotten vegetables to heat your home? That's already happening in one unlikely laboratory: the Wastewater Treatment Plant in Brooklyn.
The plant's longtime superintendent, Jimmy Pynn, shows off the plant's crown jewels: eight huge, shiny, oval-shaped steel tanks known as digester eggs. Each one contains millions of gallons of black sludge that's roughly the consistency of pea soup. Pynn calls it "black gold." More>>
Hunter Powell Investments take a Cornerstone Stake in ABC Member Greenelane Biogas
Hunter Powell Investments, led by Tenby Powell and Sharon Hunter, has taken a cornerstone stake in New Zealand-based international Clean Tech Company, Greenlane Biogas.
While Hunter Powell has successfully co-invested with Private Equity firms on three prior occasions, this is the first time they have gone it alone as a PE investor in their own right.
The multi-million dollar company is a leading developer and supplier of technology for upgrading biogas to renewable biomethane. An environmentally-friendly alternative to fossil fuels, such as petrol or diesel, it can be used in natural gas pipelines to power industrial plants, for domestic cooking, and as fuel for vehicles. More>>
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ABC Federal LRA meeting
A meeting of the American Biogas Council's Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Committee focusing on FEDERAL activities. More>>
ABC Board Meeting
The ABC Board Meeting for March 2014 will be taking place on March 17, 2014 from 1 - 2:30 pm ET. More>>
ABC Board Meeting
The ABC Board Meeting for April 2014 will be taking place on April 21, 2014 from 1 - 2:30 pm ET. More>>