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Grand Junction Powers City Vehicles With Digester Gas

August 13, 2015

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Rather than flaring methane, digester gas at the Persigo facility enters conditioning equipment, which removes hydrogen sulfide, siloxanes, and carbon dioxide and then compresses the gas. Photo courtesy of City of Grand Junction, Colo.

In what is thought to be the largest projects of its kind in the U.S., the City of Grand Junction, Colo., began using biogas from its water resource recovery facility to fuel 38 city-owned vehicles. As part of a $2.8-million project completed in April, the city began conditioning and compressing digester gas to improve its […]

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Bio-Bus Hits the Streets of England

April 2, 2015

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The annual waste from five people produces enough biomethane to fill the fuel tank of the 40-passenger Bio-Bus once, enough for a 300 km journey. The bus now travels a route that carries an average of 46,500 passengers every week. Photo courtesy of Wessex Water, Julian James Photography.

The green movement is gaining momentum in the United Kingdom (U.K.). On Nov. 20, the Bio-Bus, which runs on biomethane gas, picked up its first passengers. The 40-seat bus can travel as much as 300 km (186 mi) on a tank of gas and emits 20% to 30% less carbon dioxide than a standard diesel […]

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