Anaerobic Digestion • Biogas • Composting • Food Waste • Manure • Renewable Natural Gas
19th Annual Conference
BioCycle REFOR17


October 28, 29, 30, 31, 2019
Madison, Wisconsin
Madison Marriott West

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Meet The Speakers | Think Tank Session: Biogas In 2020 – The State Of Play | Panel Discussions & Table Talk Sessions
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BioCycle REFOR19 Workshop 1

The Business Of RNG 2.0
Monday, October 28, 2019; 8:30 AM–3:00 PM

Updated 10.11

Workshop fee: $250 (if also attending Conference Tuesday and/or Wednesday, October 29/30

Workshop fee: $350 (if attending Workshop only, October 28, not conference)


Organized by:
American Biogas Council


The Business of RNG 2.0, created by ABC, offers an advanced dive into the policy, technology and interconnection dynamics that can make the difference between a widely lucrative renewable natural gas (RNG) project and one that never begins construction. Content is designed for those in the RNG business or developing an RNG project.




7:45 AM—8:30 AM Workshop Registration

8:30 AM—8:45 AM Welcome, Workshop Overview
Paul Greene, Chair ABC RNG Working Group, Director of Project Development, Montrose Environmental Group

Technology and Policy

8:45 AM—9:15 AM Advances In Biogas Upgrading Technology


Sean Mezei, Dekany Consulting, Inc.

9:15 AM—10:00 AM RIN Pricing Outlook: Remainder Of 2019 And Into 2020


Brad Pleima, Eco Engineers
Will Overly, BlueSource

10:00 AM—10:30 AM Break

10:30 AM—11:00 AM Changes To LCFS Carbon Intensity Scoring For Mixed Waste Digesters

Brad Pleima, Eco Engineers

11:00 AM—12:00 PM RFS Guidance From EPA: How Developers Can Speed Registration Process, Avoid Common Mistakes

Madison Le, US Environmental Protection Agency

12:00 PM—12:45 PM Lunch

Interconnection, Pipelines and Tube Trailers

12:45 PM—1:30 PM New RNG Interconnection Guide For NY State And Beyond

Melissa Mauro, National Grid

1:30 PM—2:15 PM Panel: Working Effectively With Gas Utilities
• Understanding the natural gas business
• Communicating effectively
• Establishing a relationship for interconnection

Kurt Adams, Summit Utilities
Mike Gifford, Vermont Gas
Kelly Murillo, SoCalGas

2:15 PM—2:45 PM When Does Using Virtual Pipeline Makes Sense?

Greg Morse, NG Advantage

2:45 PM—3:00 PM Final Q&A

Paul Greene, ABC