Learn about the four sites that were on the 2015 Value of Biogas Tour
Link to industry members
The Biogas Association’s Municipal Guide to Biogas is now available free of charge for download. Printed copies were distributed at the Value of Biogas events to participating municipalities. The guide focuses on electricity production from green bin waste (SSO), wastewater treatment and landfill gas.
See the February/March online issue of Solid Waste & Recycling Magazine for two in-depth articles geared to municipalities and waste haulers.
The venue in Hamilton was filled to capacity at the 2015 Value of Biogas workshops on March 25th. 173 people came to listen to 44 speakers in three streams, ask questions and engage in discussions, network, and learn about innovation, progress and challenges in the sector. The tour on March 26th also sold out.
The Biogas Association is proud to announce the re-election of three Board members: Kevin Matthews, Benjamin Strehler and David Rose. Paul Taylor of Bio-En Power was newly elected to the Board. See the Board of Directors page for more information.
Nearly 300 local investors are celebrating after reaching their goal of raising $2.2 million to build North America’s 1st zoo-based biogas plant. The facility will be located across the street from the Toronto Zoo and will recycle 17,000 tonnes of Zoo poo and local grocery store waste into renewable power for the Ontario grid.
Grassland and perennial biomass streams are being tapped for conversion as supplemental feedstock in anaerobic digesters. These streams are considered in the biogas market for their environmental benefits, high-yielding rates and reliability. Research conducted in Ontario, Canada, at the University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus explores the possibility of growing perennial energy crops and native grasses for biogas production. Energy crops are being considered in the biogas market for their environmental benefits, high-yielding rates and reliability.
Global News profiles a BC farm that supplies RNG to FortisBC. Delta family has earned its living on their dairy farm. But a growing part of their business doesn’t come from milk production, and instead comes from renewable energy.More News
April 13-16, 2015, Portland, Oregon
April 13-17, 2015 - International Biogas Training Course, Stuttgart, Germany
April 20-23, 2015 - International Bigas Study Tour with focus on various plant concepts
May 4, Toronto
May 7-8, 2015, Barcelona, Spain
May 14-15, 2015, Ottawa, Ontario
May 20-21, Toronto