WasteDive – Ameresco, Waga Energy and Vision RNG make RNG development gains in October
New partnerships between waste companies and landfill gas developers are beginning to bear fruit, as Republic Services, Meridian Waste and even public entities begin to move forward with RNG projects.
New agreements supporting the development of waste-to-RNG platforms continue to crop up around the country, as multimillion-dollar partnerships between renewable natural gas developers and landfill owners proliferate.
Below is a selection of stories from the RNG sector in October.
Ameresco opens new Republic Services facility
Ameresco reached commercial operation at its landfill-gas-to-RNG plant at a Republic Services landfill in Kentucky on Oct. 19, the companies announced. The facility at the Benson Valley Landfill in Frankfort can process 2,000 standard cubic feet per minute of landfill gas. Construction began at Benson Valley in June 2022 and was completed in August 2023.
Ameresco and Republic have now partnered on eight landfill-to-RNG projects and have another 10 projects in the pipeline. The partnership serves Republic’s goal of diverting 50% of landfill gas to beneficial use by 2030, a key sustainability commitment.
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By Jacob Wallace