Biogas

With over a decade of RNG experience, Element Markets biogas group is the leading full-service biomethane marketing firm in North America.

Overview

We specialize in state and federal transportation fuel credit programs and take a client first perspective – working to ensure complete compliance, transactional transparency and revenue opportunities.

Our in-house expertise ranges from project level support through generation and monetization of environmental credits, allow our clients to take advantage of premium markets while minimizing execution risks.

    Key Points

  • Proven track record

    As one of the industry’s earliest and most active participants, we pioneered the biogas derived CNG and LNG fuels under both the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) programs. We were the first biogas marketer to be approved to generate Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs) from managed biogas projects and were the first to receive approval for a biogas specific Carbon Intensity Pathway under the LCFS. To date, we have transported over 8 million MMBtu of biogas and represent 20% of the cellulosic RIN market.

  • Unparalleled experience

    Our technical and marketing expertise enables us to provide optimized returns for our clients. Beyond bringing biogas to market, we are able to execute all contracts, manage transport and delivery logistics, and administer all aspects of program participation on behalf of our clients, freeing our clients to focus on their core businesses.

  • All aspects handled, from production facility to vehicle fuel tank

    Our collective technical and marketing expertise and understanding of all intersections of value enables us to provide optimized returns for our clients. Beyond bringing biogas to market, we are able to execute all contracts, manage transport logistics and delivery, and administer the entire back office function on behalf of our clients, freeing our clients to focus on their core businesses.

  • Transparency is at the foundation of our relationships

    Element Markets has developed a proprietary customer portal which allows our clients to access regulatory updates, credit generation and sale information, supporting documentation and monthly statements. The customer portal also provides clients with a single location to easily access and manage contracts, monthly statements, and other credit generation materials.

  • Turnkey approach simplifies market participation for our clients

    Element Markets delivers a single solution for biogas marketing, credit generation, regulatory and compliance activities, and credit sales. Our fully staffed biogas organization is dedicated to maximizing revenue opportunities for clients creating customized marketing strategies designed to meet client objectives and goals, while optimizing market opportunities.

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Value Creation of Biomethane

Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) provides a double climate benefit.

Not only does Biomethane (renewable natural gas or RNG) replace fossil fuels with renewable fuels, but the capture of fugitive methane from landfills, wastewater, manure, and other sources also prevents methane from leaking into the atmosphere. Methane is one of the most potent GHGs, so its capture and management are key to climate goals.

Biomethane is a convenient and flexible form of renewable energy because it is storable and dispatchable. RNG can replace fossil fuel in any natural gas application, including powering vehicles, generating power, and heating homes.

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