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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Oct
1
to Oct 3

OPIS RFS2, RINs & Biodiesel Forum

10th Anniversary, held in Chicago, IL.

Understand the latest challenges surrounding the RFS2 program and how you can spot opportunities in this shifting landscape.

ttend the 10th Annual RFS2, RINs & Biodiesel Forum and hear from recognized industry experts as they provide insight on must-know topics such as:

  • Will RIN prices remain low or is a rebound coming?
  • How is uncertainty over the program’s future affecting fuel marketers and distributors?
  • What are the prospects for continued growth in biomass-based diesel consumption?
  • What is blockchain and the potential benefits it offers the renewable fuels industry?
  • What changes to the program will Congress propose and can legislation pass?
  • What will the final 2019 Renewable Volume Obligations (RVO) look like?

View more information and register HERE

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Oct
16
to Oct 17

Stanford NGI Symposium — Future Energy Systems: Natural Gas in a Renewable, Decarbonizing World

RNG Coalition member Stanford hosts the Future Energy Systems: Natural Gas in a High-Renewables, Decarbonizing World Symposium October 16 (ALL DAY) to October 17 (ALL DAY).

Audience and speaker participants include Global Thought Leaders and Experts representing a cross-section of industry, government, inter-governmental organizations, NGOs and academia. Speakers are confirmed from RNG Coalition staff and member representatives including Aria Energy, National Grid, PG&E and SoCalGas. California Air Resources Board Chief Floyd Vergara will also speak.

OCTOBER 16, 2018 (ALL DAY) TO OCTOBER 17, 2018 (ALL DAY)

TRESIDDER MEMORIAL UNION
459 LAGUNITA DRIVE, STE. 6
STANFORD, CA 94305-2072

Learn more HERE

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Nov
5
to Nov 6

US Biogas 2018 Conference (San Diego, CA)

  • Explore funding options for private and public partnerships in biogas development: Discover ways to maximize ownership interest and minimize debt to attract investors while mitigating risk to boost productivity and long-term prospects
  • Discuss the latest state and federal incentive program and its impact on biogas demand: Learn about LCFS and RFS pathways, while gaining clarity on the tax structure for compliance purposes and operation of commercially advantageous projects

  • Capitalize on organic waste disposal opportunities: Analyze strategies for compliance with the latest organic waste diversion legislation and explore innovative technologies to turn this challenge into a commercial opportunity

  • Overcome pipeline interconnection obstacles: Review the current incentive scheme and the latest development case studies to understand what you need to do to reach utility gas standards and maximize financial gains from your biogas products

  • Hear the latest predictions on US biogas demand: Understand how to define the value of your products for maximum bottom line results as the biogas-RNG buyer community continues to develop

  • Reduce risk in development, construction and operations: Learn how to mitigate risk at every stage of your project from USA’s most active project developers, municipalities and waste management facilities

View more information and register HERE

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Nov
14
to Nov 16

NGVAmerica Annual Meeting & Industry Summit

This year’s event will be held at the beautiful Riviera Resort and Spa in Palm Springs, California.

  • Share in the arrival of our coast-to-coast NGV Road Rally.
  • Participate in our engaging speaker series.
  • Enjoy 18 holes at the beautiful Nicklaus Designed Escena Golf Club.
  • Engage with NGV stakeholders, government policy makers, and industry influencers.
  • Join us for the NGVAmerica 30th Anniversary Gala held at the famed Dinah Shore Estate.

Find more information and register HERE

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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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Dec
12
to Dec 14

OPIS LCFS & Carbon Markets Workshop

December 12-14, 2018 | San Francisco, CA | Westin St. Francis

Join your colleagues and industry experts on December 12-14, 2018 at OPIS’s LCFS & Carbon Markets Workshop, the only event focused exclusively on the impact of LCFS and Cap-and-Trade regulations on the transportation fuels industry. You’ll walk away with the information you need to ensure your business is in compliance, avoid fines and other risks, and spot profitable new opportunities.

Find more information as it becomes available HERE. 

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Jul
18
9:00 AM09:00

Public Hearing for Proposed Renewable Fuel Standards for 2019, and the Biomass-Based Diesel Volume for 2020

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing a public hearing to be held in Ypsilanti, MI on July 18, 2018 for the proposed rule "Renewable Fuel Standard Program: Standards for 2019 and Biomass-Based Diesel Volume for 2020."

Parties wishing to testify at the hearing should notify the contact person listed in the Public Hearing Notice below in the “FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT” section by July 13, 2018.

EPA will post more information about the hearing on this webpage, including a list of speakers and a “listen only” call-in number, prior to the hearing.

Learn more about the Public Hearing (PDF) 

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Jul
10
2:00 PM14:00

American Gas Association RNG Workshop

The AGA's Sustainable Growth Committee and State Affairs Committee Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) Joint Workshop will feature experts in the field of renewable natural gas discussing policy and regulatory constructs to advance the use of RNG as a means to de-carbonize the natural gas pipeline and offer a renewable option for end-use applications.

The RNG Joint Workshop will be held August 28-30, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. The workshop will commence with a tour of the Gas Technology Institute’s RNG Laboratories on Tuesday, August 28th, followed by a conference style meeting on August 29th and 30th at the InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile Hotel. 

View more information HERE.

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Jun
14
2:00 PM14:00

EPA LMOP & Natural Gas STAR Webinar: Franklin County Landfill Gas to Pipeline RNG Project

2:00pm EST / 11:00am Pacific

This webinar will provide an overview of this successful project that upgrades LFG into pipeline quality RNG for vehicle fuel.

In February 2014, the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio, in a public-private partnership with Aria Energy, established a landfill gas to RNG project at the Franklin County Landfill in Grove City, Ohio. The project was expanded in 2015 to process 6.8 mmscfd of LFG. The LFG is collected, processed, and refined at Aria's high-Btu gas upgrading facility. From there, it is injected into a Columbia Gas of Ohio (a NiSource company) pipeline for sale in the vehicle fuel markets. 

Register HERE

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Jun
11
9:00 AM09:00

CA Public Utilities Commission Workshop on CCST's Biomethane Report

CPUC HQ - Golden Gate Room

505 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, California, 94102

Call In Number: (866) 632 5615; Passcode: 899 8926#

Agenda 

  • 5 minutes CCST Introduction
  • 45 minutes Heating Values (HV)
  • 30 minutes HV Q&A
  • 20 minutes Siloxanes
  • 20 minutes Siloxanes Q&A
  • 30 minutes Alternatives to Upgrading and/or Pipeline Injection
  • 30 minutes Alternatives Q&A
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Jun
11
8:00 AM08:00

RNG Workshop - NR Canada & Canadian Gas Association

Natural Resources Canada, with support from the Canadian Gas Association, is inviting you to an all-day workshop on Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) June 11, 2018 at 111 Sussex Drive, Ottawa.

The workshop will cover the following: policy and regulatory landscape; environmental benefits of RNG; existing projects; new technologies; and how to move from concept to reality.

Please RSVP by May 31. For any inquires you may have please email thierry.spiess@canada.ca

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Jun
7
12:30 PM12:30

California Council on Science & Technology RNG Briefing

CCST will release its biomethane report this Thursday, June 7th.  The report will be available online here that morning.  

CCST will host a corresponding legislative briefing at 12:30pm in room 437 in the State Capitol.  

A webinar will also be available. Register for the webinar here.  Also at that link, is information about a more in-depth public workshop at the CPUC on Monday, June 11th.

Please RSVP to sarah.brady@ccst.us if you would like a lunchbox reserved for the Thursday, 6/7 briefing, or if you have any questions.

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Jun
6
8:00 AM08:00

The Power of Organic Waste: Renewable Gas for New York

Plan to join us for a day-long workshop – hosted by RNG Coalition partner Energy Vision in collaboration with industry, government and NGO partners – on the topic of Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) made from a variety of organic waste sources. Interest in RNG is ramping up as an important energy and fuel resource that can help New York meet its ambitious environmental, climate and economic development goals.

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 New York and the Northeast

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

Register HERE

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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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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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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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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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