Our Bioenergy Projects and Related Industry News

 2019/10/23    Dominion Energy and Smithfield Foods Invest Half Billion Dollars to Become Largest Renewable Natural Gas Supplier in U.S., Doubling their investment in Align RNG, Dominion Energy Press Release

2019/8/19      Groundbreaking on NC Largest Renewable Natural Gas Project, BladenOnline

2019/8/16      Dominion Energy and Smithfield Foods Break Ground on Largest Renewable Natural Gas Project in North Carolina, Smithfield Foods Press Release

2019/8/12      Making History with manure-to-energy in Southeastern North Carolina, BladenOnline

2019/1/14      Smithfield Foods Goes Big on Biogas, BioCycle Magazine, describing the joint venture with Dominion Energy, called Align Renewable Natural Gas

2018/11/27    Dominion Energy and Smithfield Foods Partner to Transform the Future of Sustainable Energy … Announcing Align Renewables, Dominion Energy Press Release

2018/10/26    Smithfield Plans To Capture Hog Waste Methane For Energy   WFAE, Charlotte’s NPR News Source

2018/10/25    Smithfield Foods Announces Landmark Investment to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions 25% by 2025  Smithfield Foods Press Release

2018/10/18    American Biogas Council Announces 2018 Biogas Industry Award Winners   Biomass Magazine

2018/10/17    Regulators’ Approval Clears Way for Construction of NC Biogas Plant  Charlotte Business Journal, Optima TH Moves Forward

2018/9            Moving the Biogas Needle in North Carolina,  BioCycle Magazine

2018/6            Swine Manure to Biomethane,  BioCycle Magazine

2018/5            Smithfield Foods Marks Successful Initial Phase of Manure-to-Energy Program, The Salt, NPR Food Article, Announcing  Smithfield Renewables

2018/4/17       In North Carolina Hog Waste is Becoming a Streamlined Fuel Source,  NPR News

2018/4/12       Companies Look to Biogas as Renewable Fuel Source,   National Geographic article by Tim Profeta of Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions.

2018/4/6         Biogas Project First of Its Kind in NC,  Duplin Times

2017/3            NC Biotech Helps Wilmington Firm Energize Hog Waste,  NC Biotech Blog

2016/5/24       Duke Energy Inks Second Innovative Swine Waste Power Deal in 2016,  Duke Energy Press Release

2016/5/24       Why This Power Company is Making Energy From Pig Poo,  Fortune Magazine

2014/3            Pig Poop Powers North Carolina Farm,  Discover Magazine, March 2014

2013/6/7         Swine Waste to Energy Project Takes Off,  Wilmington Business Journal

2011/12/25     Living High and Clean Off the Hog,  Los Angeles Times

2011/1/7         Google’s Carbon Offsets, Google Green video featuring the Loyd Ray Farms Project