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Greenlane (TSXV:GRN) is a pioneer in the rapidly emerging renewable natural gas (RNG) market. We work with waste producers, gas utilities, and project developers to turn low-value biogas into a valuable low-carbon clean energy resource.
Greenlane is a pure play in the RNG space, offering multiple core biogas upgrading technologies, in use and proven in the industry today. Biogas upgrading sales are forecasted by industry to grow at minimum 30% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over the next five years in North America and Europe. Our demonstrated leadership in biogas upgrading, scope and breadth of product offerings, and 30+ years’ industry experience are fierce competitive advantages.
Today, we are a trusted partner globally and are ranked number one in installed capacity, having delivered more than 100+ biogas upgrading installations in 18 countries and counting. We’ve learned a lot along the way. First to market in 11 of the 18 countries where our systems operate, we’re also proud to have supplied the systems for the largest RNG production facilities in North America and Europe, respectively.
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Minnesota-based Xcel Energy, one of the United States’ largest energy utilities, announced that it is exploring RNG options. The utility has issued a request for information (RFI) from biogas producers and RNG project developers to provide supply and cost information as it evaluates the potential of offering RNG as an energy option for customers in eight states. Xcel will gauge customer demand over the coming months, with a goal of submitting a renewable gas plan to the Minnesota state utility regulator later this year or in 2021. Xcel’s natural gas business currently has 1.8 million customers.
The City of Toronto has collaborated with Enbridge Gas to produce biogas from its Dufferin waste management facility. The RNG produced from food waste will be injected into the natural gas distribution grid, with the goal of powering the city’s waste collection truck fleet in addition to heating city buildings and facilities. Construction of the facility started in 2018 and is anticipated to be finished in the third quarter of 2020. The city believes the RNG generated from the project will be enough to power the majority of its waste collection fleet (170 trucks) for 90 percent of the year, and is looking at producing RNG at a second, larger organics processing facility.
In Britain, the five natural gas utilities, which form the Energy Networks Association (ENA), are calling on the UK government to provide up to £900 million in funding to invest in green gas network infrastructure. The ENA is seeking to create the first zero carbon gas grid in the country, and it believes the government can kick start the initiative by unlocking the funding as part of its economic response to the COVID-19 pandemic. A decision by the UK energy regulator on gas network investment is anticipated in July.
For the latest articles on the RNG sector, click on the links below!
May 29-June 5, 2020
Xcel Energy exploring RNG options for up to 1.8 million customers
Toronto organics processing facility to convert food waste to RNG
UK gas networks seek £900m green infrastructure investment from government
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