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Mr. Jack O'Connell, Head of Regulation and Commercial at Bord Gáis Networks and Dr. Jerry Murphy, Principal Investigator in Bioenergy and Biofuels at the Environment Research Institute, UCCFunding Boost for Renewable Gas Reseach Programme

May 1, 2011 - Ground-breaking research into the use of renewable gas at UNIVERSITY COLLEGE GORK'S ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE has received a €0.25m boost for 2012. The initiative which involves minority funding from Bord Gáis Networks will enable the Institute to develop its research beyond the academic sphere and into industry. MORE >


BioCycle logoRenewable Natural Gas to the Natural Gas Pipeline - The Basics

December 2011 - Interest in supplying RNG to local gas distribution and transmission pipeline companies is increasing. Key factors about how the process works are reviewed. MORE >


Waste Management's 1000th NG VehicleWaste Management Adds 1000th Truck to Natural Gas Fleet

July 12, 2011 - WASTE MANAGEMENT today added a 1000th natural gas truck to its fleet, making it the largest owner and operator of clean-running, heavy duty refuse trucks in North America ...The trucks Waste Management runs out of its Carson service yard - as well as a third of its California clean fleet -- are powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) derived from the decomposition of organic waste in its Altamont Landfill in Livermore, California. MORE >


Element Markets LogoElement Markets Places 1st in Energy Risk's Environmental Rankings

Dec. 16, 2011 - ELEMENT MARKETS, LLC, a Houston-based biomethane developer and leading supplier of environmental credits, has been awarded 1st place honors in several categories of the survey administered by Energy Risk. Energy Risk covers the global commodity markets and is the premier source of commodity trading news, analysis and events. MORE >


Similar anaerobic digester unit in Wooster, OhioNew Facility to Turn Sludge into Fuel for Vehicles, Speed Up Lime Lake Cleanup

October 2, 2011 - A facility to turn sewage sludge into fuel for vehicles is planned in southern Summit County. Construction of a $4.5 million anaerobic digester is to begin this month, and it should be fully operational by January. It will be built and operated by Lime Lakes Energy LLC, a subsidiary of the Cleveland-based QUASAR ENERGY GROUP, in cooperation with PPG INDUSTRIES. MORE >

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