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2802, 2020

The Competitive Edge: Vanguard Renewables

February 28th, 2020|

Q: What was the reason for founding your organization – what was the open niche you saw that could be addressed with a new product or service? What was the problem, or gap, or opportunity? A: Vanguard Renewables’ leadership saw an opportunity to help the American farmer to improve manure and nutrient management and to provide farms with a new, diversified income stream.

502, 2020

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

February 5th, 2020|

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.

2901, 2020

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

January 29th, 2020|

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

2301, 2020

Industry’s 3 largest landfill operators among California’s biggest methane emitters: report

January 23rd, 2020|

Republic Services, Waste Connections and Waste Management are among California's leading methane "super-emitters," 

3112, 2019

Dominion Energy and Vanguard Renewables partner to form nationwide network of dairy waste-to-energy projects

December 31st, 2019|

Dominion Energy and Vanguard Renewables Ag partnered in a more than $200-million nationwide partnership to convert methane from U.S. dairy farms into renewable natural gas (RNG) that can be used to heat homes, power businesses and fuel vehicles.

1812, 2019

Weekly Digest: Partnership developing nationwide network of dairy waste-to-energy projects

December 18th, 2019|

An expansion of an alliance involving Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) is designed to reduce on-farm greenhouse gas emissions while improving the economic viability of family-owned dairy farms.

1612, 2019

Vanguard Renewables and Dominion Energy partner up on 1st nationwide network of dairy waste-to-energy projects

December 16th, 2019|

In today’s Digest, find out how Vanguard Renewables and Dominion Energy are partnering up on a $200 million nationwide strategic partnership to convert methane from U.S. dairy farms into clean, RNG...

1112, 2019

Dominion Energy and Vanguard Renewables Form Strategic Partnership to Develop First Nationwide Network of Dairy Waste-to-Energy Projects

December 11th, 2019|

More than $200 million strategic partnership will capture methane from U.S. dairy farms and convert it into clean, renewable energy for U.S. consumers.

1112, 2019

Dominion Energy Turns to Cow Manure in Gas Pact

December 11th, 2019|

Deal is the latest venture between livestock concerns and power producers to generate gas from animal waste. The arrangement calls for the utility to fund construction of organic-waste processing facilities called anaerobic digesters amid clusters of large dairy farms, connect the facilities to natural gas distribution pipelines and sell the gas.

312, 2019

Chew On This: Farmers Are Using Food Waste To Make Electricity

December 3rd, 2019|

This story was produced as part of a collaboration with the PBS NewsHour. Hosted by Allison Aubrey. Learn how Massachusetts farmers, food retailers, and food manufacturers are turning farm and food waste into renewable energy.

3110, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Vanguard Renewables and Jordan Dairy Farms, Rutland, Massachusetts Win American Biogas Council 2019 Longevity Award

October 31st, 2019|

PRESS RELEASE: Vanguard Renewables and Jordan Dairy Farms, Rutland, Massachusetts Win American Biogas Council 2019 Longevity Award

1610, 2019

Biomethane to Supply Vermont College with 50% of its Heating and Cooling Energy Needs

October 16th, 2019|

Vanguard Renewables has selected Kinsley Energy Systems to supply high-efficiency combined heat and power (CHP) for a new renewable energy project.

1909, 2019

Energy 2028 update: College partners with Goodrich Farm on anaerobic digester project

September 19th, 2019|

Middlebury College broke ground on an anaerobic digester facility at the end of August, pushing the college towards its goal of using 100% renewable energy sources by 2028.

1009, 2019

The New Business Imperative – Employees turn environmental action into a workplace necessity

September 10th, 2019|

This survey of Fortune 1000 employees finds that if companies are to meet employee expectations for corporate environmental efforts, and reap the associated benefits, they have significant work ahead of them.

2608, 2019

Milestones Reached as Vermont Gas, Vanguard Renewables Break Ground on Biogas-RNG Project

August 26th, 2019|

For many who attended the groundbreaking for the new dairy digester at Vermont’s Goodrich Farm, the sense of true celebration was palpable.

2608, 2019

Diversification the secret behind Bar-Way Farm’s century of success

August 26th, 2019|

DEERFIELD — Steven Melnik used horses when he started his farm in 1919. A century later, his great-grandson can use his smartphone to turn on the pumps at a 750,000-gallon methane digester that makes bedding for dairy cows, as well as electricity, fertilizer and heat.

2208, 2019

Media Coverage for the official groundbreaking at Goodrich Farm of Salisbury biodigester

August 22nd, 2019|

Multiple news outlets covered this historic event, and groundbreaking of the new Salisbury Anerobic Digestor. Read coverage from WPTZ (NBC5), VtDigger, Houston Chronicle, VtBiz, WCAX.

2208, 2019

Vanguard Renewables, Goodrich Farm, Middlebury College, and Vermont Gas Celebrate Groundbreaking for Facility that Turns Manure and Food Waste into Renewable Energy

August 22nd, 2019|

Middlebury will be the primary consumer of the RNG produced at the dairy farm.

2108, 2019

Vermont farm turns manure into renewable energy, powering Middlebury College

August 21st, 2019|

The digester, which extracts methane from manure and food waste, is similar in design to the one under construction in Salisbury, Vermont.

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