Apr
30
to May 3

Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Conference & Expo

April 30–May 3, 2018, at the Long Beach Convention Center in Southern California.

The 2018 Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, North America’s leading conference and expo, showcases the real-world application of the latest transportation technologies, drive trains, and clean fuels. ACT Expo combines the best educational content in the industry with a cutting-edge trade show floor showcasing the most innovative technologies on the market today. Connected vehicle technologies, fuel efficiency improvement strategies and equipment, and drivetrain electrification will be key focal points for the 2018 show, set against the backdrop of increased use of alternative fuels, innovative powertrain solutions and economic & environmental fleet sustainability.

Save Big With Early Bird Rates Through February 16, 2018. REGISTER NOW

Register and find more information HERE

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May
14
to May 15

2018 RNG SUMMIT: Federal Advocacy Fly-In & Mid-Year Networking Event in Washington, DC

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Join RNG Coalition staff and fellow member company representatives for the RNG 2018 Summit (May 14-15) in Washington, DC.

Registration is required. A link for RNG 2018 SUMMIT Registration will soon be available for RNG Coalition members.

The first day of the RNG 2018 SUMMIT program will commence on Monday, May 14 with an RNG Legislative & Regulatory Policy Forum Summit and an evening reception for RNG Coalition Members & Guests. 

RNG Coalition member delegations will participate in a breakfast orientation on Tuesday, May 15 before meeting with key Congressional lawmakers, regulators and their staffs, and enjoying lunch on Capitol Hill.

The RNG 2018 SUMMIT program will conclude with an annual Mid-Year Networking Event for RNG Coalition members to watch the Washington Nationals vs. the New York Yankees in a suite at Washington Nationals' Ballpark. Tickets will be available on a first-come first-serve registration basis.

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May
21
to May 23

2018 Argus North American Natural Gas Conference

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Register today for the 2018 Argus North American Natural Gas Conference on May 21 – 23 in Houston, Texas. Join 200 of your peers from across the natural gas supply chain for networking and market insight on the natural gas markets! 

RNG Coalition members are eligible for a 15% discount on registration. Contact marcus@rngcoalition.com for the discount code.

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Sep
11
to Sep 12

RNG Coalition: RNG WORKS 2018 - Trade, Technology, & Engineering Expo

Denver, Colorado

Technical Workshop & Industry Expo for RNG Operators & Vendors to Promote Best Business Practices

Program agenda will feature technical sessions most beneficial for RNG Operators and Vendors (including but not limited to gas/power transporters/utility pipelines, end-users, manufacturers, service and technology providers, etc.) interested in helping the RNG Coalition to foster and promote best business practices throughout the industry. 

RNG WORKS will also provide a platform for RNG Coalition members and industry stakeholders to share their expertise and expo their product and service offerings. 

The workshop and expo will highlight technology solutions for problems encountered when RNG is produced from different feedstocks using different competing technologies and services for a variety of end-use applications. 

RNG WORKS Host/Sponsorship and Registration Information will be made available in a Save the Date email ASAP.

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Dec
3
to Dec 6

RNG 2018 Conference

Save the Date: December 3-6, 2018

After a successful RNG 2017 Conference at Orange County's Monarch Beach Resort, the North American RNG industry will return to the resort for RNG 2018. 

More information on available sponsorships and room reservations in advance will be available early in 2018. 

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Mar
27
to Mar 28

New York State Advanced Energy Conference

The 10th Conference in New York State's Advanced Energy Series will once again be held in New York City - this time on Broadway's Great White Way in Times Square at the beautiful Marriott Marquis.

The Future of Energy is Here - our theme for AEC 2018, will demonstrate how the decades of research and development in renewables, batteries and other technologies are realizing their potential - here today - as vibrant sectors of our economy. Join us and celebrate our industry's achievements in new areas of power generation, witness promising new areas of research, and network with the leaders who are exploring those technologies and shaping global energy policies.

Register and learn more HERE

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Mar
26
to Mar 27

CALSTART Clean Transportation Summit

CALSTART’s March 2018 gathering, California Clean Transportation Summit: California 2030, will be held at the Sacramento Convention Center.

The event brings industry executives and policymakers together to advance climate action, improve air quality, and strengthen communities with clean transportation technologies as California looks towards 2030.

This year's speakers will include the RNG Coalition's Director of State Government Affairs, Nina Kapoor.

Learn more and register HERE.

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Mar
19
to Mar 21

Argus California Carbon & LCFS Summit

Half Moon Bay, California. The Ritz Carlton

North America’s carbon, emissions, and fuels markets are in a state of uncertainty under today’s policies. The current state of the California’s Cap-and-Trade and LCFS program as well as federal emission initiatives have market participants questioning the future of their emissions obligations. 

Join over 200 of your peers in Half Moon Bay to better understand the changing dynamics of California's carbon and fuels markets as well as federal and emerging state emissions programs! 

Register and learn more HERE

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Mar
5
to Mar 6

SWANApalooza: Landfill Gas and Biogas Symposium

Denver, Colorado
March 5–7, 2018

SWANApalooza is the brand name for four SWANA events combined into one location to provide a significant learning experience, saving you time and travel to multiple events. SWANApalooza features the Annual Landfill Gas and Biogas Symposium, the Annual Landfill Symposium, and the Road to Zero Waste Conference, along with the Spring Training & Exam Center. Formerly a separate event, the U.S. EPA’s Landfill Methane Outreach Program (LMOP) is now a partner in the Landfill Gas and Biogas Symposium. Professional tours to view local operations are always part of the educational offerings. For social experiences, we have a Fun Run, networking receptions, and more, depending on the location.

The solid waste industry is changing, with hot topics including safety, technology advances, and food scrap disposal at the top of the conversation list.

Register and find more information HERE

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Feb
21
to Feb 22

2018 Natural Gas Vehicle Technology Forum

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), in partnership with the California Energy Commission (CEC), South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD), Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas), the U.S. Department of Energy's Vehicle Technologies Office, and NGV America, will host the 2018 Natural Gas Vehicle Technology Forum (NGVTF) on February 21 and 22, 2018, in Downey, California.

This meeting will provide an opportunity for participants to gain a greater understanding of new developments in compressed natural gas fueling infrastructure for natural gas vehicles, and to discuss regulations, market barriers, and opportunities for natural gas vehicle technologies. The meeting provides a unique opportunity to gain insight into the road ahead for advanced natural gas vehicle technologies.

Learn more about the event in the meeting agendaPDF. To subscribe to the NGVTF mailing list, send a request to ngvtf@nrel.gov.

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Feb
11
to Feb 14

2018 Energy Independence Summit

Washington, DC

Energy Independence Summit 2018 is the nation’s premier clean transportation policy summit. The Summit provides a unique opportunity for Clean Cities Coalitions and leaders in the clean transportation industry to network and build partnerships with each other, and with key Congressional and Administration policymakers in Washington, DC.

Energy Independence Summit 2018 will take place at the attractive Renaissance Dupont Circle Hotel in downtown Washington, DC.

Register and learn more HERE

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Feb
6
to Feb 7

ReThink Methane 2018

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Join RNG Coalition staff, members and other stakeholders from the bioenergy, solar, wind, hydrogen, fuel cell, and natural gas industries at the Rethink Methane Symposium in Sacramento on February 6-7, 2018.

Over 350 attendees from both public and private sectors come together each year for this important educational forum about the role renewable gas can play to achieve California’s air quality, climate protection and economic development goals. Register today!Learn more HERE.

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Feb
6
to Feb 8

GreenBiz 18: Sustainable Business Leaders Conference

RNG Coalition CEO, Johannes Escudero, will speak at GreenBiz 18, held in Phoenix, Arizona at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge. 

Join the world’s brightest thinkers and most influential sustainability leaders for an unparalleled look into the pressing challenges, emerging trends and biggest opportunities in sustainable business today.

Learn more and register HERE

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Jan
16
to Jan 17

Value of Biogas West

To capitalize on this momentum, the 2018 Value of Biogas West conference will be held in Abbotsford on January 16th and 17th, 2018. Created for attendees to learn about biogas/RNG and the opportunities it presents, 2018 Value of Biogas West will increase attendees’ biogas/RNG awareness and understanding, while also providing a valuable networking opportunity for those involved or interested in the North American biogas/RNG industry.

Learn more and Register HERE

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Dec
12
to Dec 14

Anaerobic Digestion Shortcourse Conference at Cornell University

Anaerobic Digestion Shortcourse: Operating Manure Based Anaerobic Digestion Systems to Maximize Environmental and Economic Benefits

Industry leading professionals, including RNG Coalition CEO, Johannes Escudero, will provide the latest information on practical digester management and decision making backed up with science and engineering to maximize economic and environmental benefits including.

Find more information HERE, and register HERE.

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Dec
12
to Dec 13

Advanced Development & Optimization Workshop, Hosted by DOE's BETO

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The U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) will host the Advanced Development and Optimization Workshop in Golden, Colorado. BETO’s focus has recently shifted toward earlier development-cycle opportunities, and the BETO Demonstration and Market Transformation program has changed its name to Advanced Development and Optimization (ADO) to focus on the mid-range Technology Readiness Levels (TRLs) 4 through 6. In this workshop, BETO will seek stakeholder input to identify high-priority actions to optimize ADO’s impact on the evolving bioeconomy. 

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Dec
7
12:00 PM12:00

Webinar - Case Study: British Columbia's RNG Policy (NW Gas Assoc.)

Northwest Gas Association's final webinar of the year features two presenters who will discuss British Columbia's new RNG program. The program was built to encourage and hasten the development of renewable natural gas projects throughout the province. British Columbia is currently the only jurisdiction in North America to have a utility program for RNG. Jennifer Davison and Scott Gramm will present jointly.

What:    Free Webinar: BC's RNG Program
Where:  Online Only
When:   12/7 - Noon-1 pm (PT)
Register: Click here to register!

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Dec
7
8:00 AM08:00

Argus Consulting RFS and RINs Training

Navigating RINs markets and the RFS regulatory landscape is critical to industries including refining, biofuels, natural gas, utilities, environmental, energy management, transportation & logistics, agriculture, engineering and beyond.

Make plans to be a part of Argus Consulting's A-Z training day and get a complete overview so you can walk away with practical information.

Learn more and register HERE

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Dec
6
9:00 AM09:00

Webinar: Non-Pipeline Solutions to Manage Natural Gas Demand RFP

Submit Your Proposal: Con Edison seeks fresh ideas for innovative and substantial non-pipeline projects that can reduce winter peak day gas load or provide gas supplies from local alternatives. Large contracts are available and proposals can address either the supply or demand side.

Solutions could include, but are not limited to: energy efficiency, beneficial electrification of space or water heating, demand response programs, provision of biogas, distributed natural gas storage, CNG, or LNG.

Attend the Webinar: Join us on December 6 (at 9am EST) for a free webinar to learn more about what we’re looking for and how you can help.  Register Now

This webinar will focus on topics of interest to potential RFP respondents such as: Overview of gas system constraints and needs; Con Edison’s Smart Solutions for Natural Gas Customers program; The Non-Pipeline Solutions RFP; RFP response requirements; Steps to submit a response, including vendor qualification procedures; Key dates and deadlines

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Dec
4
8:00 AM08:00

The Power of Waste: Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) for Ontario

Energy Vision – in  collaboration with Enbridge and Union Gas – will host a workshop on December 4 in Toronto, Ontario on the topic of Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) made from a variety of organic waste sources. As recently announced in Ontario's Climate Action Plan, RNG is ramping up as an important energy and fuel resource that can help Canada meet its ambitious environmental, climate and economic development goals. 

 The "Power of Waste" workshop is free, but space is limited, so please RSVP HERE!

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Nov
7
to Nov 8

10th Integer Emissions Summit USA 2017

Pittsburgh, PA

Returning to North America for the 10th time, Integer will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience in hosting leading events for the emissions control industry.

10th Integer Emissions Summit USA 2017 will cover the heavy-duty, light-duty and off-highway markets with a focus on advanced technology, legislation and strategy. The conference will provide a focused and highly topical platform to discuss profitable and fuel efficient emissions reduction strategies for North America, address current and future emissions legislation, and examine optimum technologies for emissions control.

Join us for the chance to listen to over 40 key speakers and network with senior executives from leading OEMs, after treatment and emissions control technology suppliers, government representatives, and more.

View more information HERE

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Oct
25
to Oct 26

U.S. Biogas 2017

Capture, Utilize and Monetize Biogas in Multiple Markets by attending U.S. Biogas 2017, October 25-26 at the Hilton San Diego Mission Valley. 

View the Agenda HERE, and Register HERE.

Please contact marcus@rngcoalition.com to receive the 15% registration discount code reserved for RNG Coalition members.

Join over 200 biogas and RNG experts at the 2016 conference to learn how to develop profitable biogas projects using a variety of feedstocks and project configurations.

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Oct
9
to Oct 11

Argus California Carbon and LCFS Summit

 

The 2017 Argus California Carbon and LCFS Summit returns to Napa, October 9 - 11.

North America’s carbon, emissions, and fuels markets are in a state of uncertainty under today’s policies. The current state of the California’s Cap-and-Trade and LCFS program  as well as federal emission initiatives have market participants questioning the future of their emissions obligations. 

Join over 250 of your peers in Napa to better understand the changing dynamics of California's carbon and fuels markets as well as federal and emerging state emissions programs! 

A 15% discount is available to RNG Coalition Members during registration. Please contact marcus@rngcoalition.com for the discount code.

Find more information and register HERE.

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Oct
5
8:30 AM08:30

Workshop - Power of Waste: Renewable Natural Gas for California

This full-day workshop, the second annual event co-hosted by SoCalGas®, Energy Vision and Pacific Gas and Electric Company, will discuss renewable natural gas and its critical role in enabling California to achieve its greenhouse gas reduction and air quality goals. Don't miss your chance to learn from and interact with many of the industry's leading experts.

Workshop topics include:

  • The big value proposition in turning organic feedstock into RNG 
  • Policy drivers 
  • Anaerobic digestion case studies 
  • Biogas upgrading technology review 
  • Utility interconnection 
  • High-value end-use markets for RNG 

Attendees are expected to include biogas project developers, government leadership, local and state agencies, facility operators, equipment vendors, utilities, and academia.

There is no-cost to attend. The event is hosted in collaboration with the national environmental research group Energy Vision and Pacific Gas and Electric Company.

Register by clicking here.  

View the Agenda here

Capital Plaza Ballroom
1215 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

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Oct
3
to Oct 4

Renewable Energy from Waste Conference (Virtual)

The Recycling Today Media Group, the REW Conference organizer, has decided that because of the storm damage and ongoing recovery efforts, it will change the format to a virtual conference for 2017. This means attendees will be able to participate from their own offices virtually, avoiding travel to the affected region. 

Attendees will have access to the same great educational sessions and will be able to interact with presenters. The REW Virtual Conferencewill be Oct. 3 and 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. EST. Registration is complimentary to anyone who would like to participate.

View more information HERE.

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Sep
26
to Sep 27

NGVAmerica Annual Meeting at N. American Commercial Vehicle Show

The 2017 NGVAmerica Annual Meeting & Industry Summit will be held September 26-27 in Atlanta.  It will take place during the 2017 North American Commercial Vehicle Show, which is a new truck show aimed exclusively at large commercial vehicle fleets.  Both events will take place at the Georgia World Congress Center and will offer our members great opportunities to network.

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Sep
26
10:00 AM10:00

Renewable Natural Gas – Driving Value for the Natural Gas and Biogas Sectors

EPA’s Natural Gas STAR and Methane Challenge Programs are pleased to host a Technology Transfer Workshop:  Renewable Natural Gas – Driving Value for the Natural Gas and Biogas Sectors on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 in conjunction with the American Gas Association’s 2017 Operations Section Fall Committee Meetings.

Location: Renaissance Flatiron Hotel in Broomfield, Colorado, in conjunction with AGA’s 2017 Operations Section Fall Committee Meetings.

RNG Coalition CEO, Johannes Escudero, will be speaking on RNG Policy & Market Forces and moderating another panel comprised of 6 RNG Coalition members, focusing on Insights & Lessons from the RNG Industry Perspective.

Find more information and register HERE.

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Sep
22
10:00 AM10:00

California Low Carbon Fuel Standard Amendment Workshop

The California Air Resources Board will host a Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) public workshop to receive feedback on draft regulatory text for the proposed amendments. 

The workshop will be held at the following time and location:

LOCATION: Coastal Hearing Room, Second Floor ADDRESS: Cal/EPA Headquarters Building, 1001 "I" Street, Sacramento, California 95814 

View more information HERE

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Sep
12
11:00 AM11:00

Webinar - Status of Evolving Carbon & Biofuel Regulations: A Global Bioenergy Policy Roundtable

11:00 AM Eastern / 9:00 AM Pacific

Hosted by SCS Global Services, three of the most important biofuel regulations will be reviewed by industry experts, including:

  • Low Carbon Fuels Standard (LCFS) - California
  • Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) – United States
  • Renewable Energy Directive (RED) and RED II – Europe

Moderated by Matt Rudolf, Program Manager of Biofuels and Bio-Products, SCS.

Guest speakers include:

  • Shashi Menon, CEO, Ecoengineers
  • Graham Noyes, Executive Director, Low Carbon Fuels Coalition
  • Rob Vierhout, Consultant

Register HERE.

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Sep
6
7:30 AM07:30

The Power of Waste: Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) for Oregon

Plan to join us for a day-long workshop – hosted by Energy Vision and NW Natural – on Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) and its importance as an energy and fuel resource that can help Oregon meet climate goals and economic opportunities.

NW Natural, 220 NW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97209

At this event you will learn about: 

  • Closing the loop on emissions and organic waste
  • Cleaning up fuels and fleets with RNG
  • Low carbon uses and high-value markets
  • Biogas case studies: wastewater, landfills, farms and forests
  • Latest technology in RNG production
  • Policy pathways and economic opportunities for Oregon and the Pacific Northwest

 For more information, including access to the Draft Agenda, HERE.

 The "Power of Waste" is free, but space is limited, so please RSVP HERE.

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Aug
1
9:00 AM09:00

EPA Hearing on 2018 RVO Proposed Rule

Hyatt Regency Hotel, 400 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001.

The deadline to RSVP has now passed.

Testimony will be verbal only. There are no accommodations for other electronic visual supporting devices.  If your verbal testimony includes the use of graphics, please bring hard copies to provide to the EPA representatives presiding at the hearing.  If you plan to bring written testimony, you can turn it in at the registration desk.  Since all testimony will be submitted to the docket for this rulemaking, please also send an electronic version of your testimony to this address either before the hearing or shortly thereafter.

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Jul
25
11:00 AM11:00

Free Webinar: What's new in the Alternative Fuel Life-Cycle Environmental and Economic Transportation (AFLEET) Tool

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST / 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT

Andrew Burnham, from Argonne National Laboratory, will discuss updates to the AFLEET Tool, including adding idle reduction, renewable diesel, and low-NOx AFV engines to the tool. Andrew has created the AFLEET Tool for Clean Cities stakeholders to estimate the environmental (and economic) impacts of AFVs. You can find both the AFLEET Tool spreadsheet and user manual here and on the Alternative Fuels Data Center website.

Register HERE

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