NEWS: Biogas/Anaerobic Digestion

The Gas Industry’s Survival Plan: Make Fuel From Cow Poop


Fossil fuel companies think renewable natural gas is the answer to their PR problems. Environmentalists think not.

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DFA aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 30% by 2030


As a cooperative invested in the dairy supply chain from farm to table, DFA is taking a strong position by setting a science-based target and committing to reduce both direct and value chain GHG emissions by 30% by 2030.

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Virginia’s Dominion Energy is transforming itself into a renewable energy powerhouse


Dominion is working with startup Vanguard Renewables, which deploys manure to renewable natural gas systems at dairy farms.

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Feeding Families in Need: Renewable Energy Companies Enter the Mix


As U.S. food assistance programs grapple with overwhelming demand during the coronavirus pandemic, some in New England are finding support from unusual partners—renewable energy companies.

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Turning Manure Into Money


When Randy Jordan, a fifth-generation dairy farmer in central Massachusetts, looked into turning manure from his 300 cows into natural gas more than a decade ago, he just wanted to find a way to lower his increasingly painful electric bill.

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Millions of Gallons of Stale Beer Is One Hangover From Lockdown


In the concert halls, stadiums and bars across the U.S. that have fallen silent during the coronavirus pandemic, an unusual problem has emerged: what to do with the vast quantity of beer that’s gone past its sell-by date.

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Vermont dairy farmers hope anaerobic digester can provide financial boost


The Goodrich Family of Goodrich Family Farm in Salisbury, VT is hopeful the Farm Powered anaerobic digester being constructed by Vanguard Renewables will provide a financial boost to the farm, reduce the farm’s environmental impact, and offer lessons for other farmers seeking revenue from renewable natural gas.

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Where is Renewable Natural Gas Moving Forward?


Where is Renewable Natural Gas Moving Forward? Find out in this Waste 360 article featuring Vanguard CEO, John Hanselman. “The downstream component — convincing offtakers to commit to a long-term agreement — is the biggest challenge. But long-term agreements are needed as a safety net for equity and debt investors.”

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Panning for Gold in the Waste Stream: Vanguard Renewables helps farmers harvest energy from their by-products


When Randy Jordan takes part in his local Fourth of July parade these days, he no longer worries about neighbors turning their noses up at him. In the past, they had their reasons.

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‘This Is History’: Big Ten University Students Unanimously Pass Resolution Calling On Schools to Divest From Fossil Fuels


Student body presidents of the Big Ten universities are calling on their schools to divest from the fossil fuel industry after a resolution was passed unanimously

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