Novo Gramacho Second Phase Underway

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Manoel Antonio Avelino (lft) and Steve Wilburn (rt) sign the contract for phase two of the Novo Gramacho project.

Today, FirmGreen Inc. announces that it has signed a contract to begin a second phase of operation at Novo Gramacho. With this project, additional biogas from sources offsite from the Novo Gramacho landfill will be transported to the site for purification to produce additional fuel stock. Read more

Brasil Biogas Plant is Now Selling Biogas!

It’s a big day at Gás Verde’s biogas purification plant as the first batch of biogas is sold! View our slideshow to see the story.

FirmGreen Hosts Brazilian Trade Delegation

FirmGreen Inc. (FirmGreen), a small renewable-energy company based in Orange County, Calif., hosted a Brazilian trade delegation at its Newport Beach headquarters this week as part of an United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) Waste-to-Energy and Landfill Gas-to-Energy Reverse Trade Mission. Read more

Novo Gramacho Biogas Plant Opens: from Trash City to Green Energy Center

The Novo Gramacho biogas plant officially opened June this year, transforming a former environmental wasteland into a green energy center that purifies the gases that accumulate as waste decomposes. The cleaned biogas will be delivered to a nearby customer via pipeline, fueling a portion of its energy needs with renewable natural gas. The use of this cleaned biogas will displace the use of natural gas from fossil fuels. A portion of the cleaned biogas will power the operations of the Novo Gramacho facility.

In 2012, FirmGreen and other U.S. green-technology suppliers benefited from a $48.6 million loan from the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) supporting exports of equipment and services for the development of the Novo Gramacho biogas project in Brazil — the world’s largest biogas project of its type. Read more

FirmGreen Named ExIm Bank Renewable-Energy Exporter of the Year

FirmGreen CEO Steve Wilburn (center) accepts the Renewable Energy Exporter of the Year award
from Ex-Im Chairman Fred Hochberg (right) and Craig O’Connor (left). Photo credit: Ex-Im Bank

FirmGreen’s green technology exports create jobs and serve the world’s largest biogas project of its type

FirmGreen Inc. (FirmGreen), a small renewable-energy company based in Newport Beach, Calif., announces that it received the Renewable-Energy Exporter of the Year award from the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank). The award was presented today at the Bank’s 38th Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. Read more

FirmGreen Targets 2012 to Produce Fuel from Trash at Novo Gramacho

FirmGreen, Inc. (FirmGreen®) a technology leader in the renewable energy field, has prepared its final shipment of proprietary biogas cleaning equipment for export to Brazil, setting the stage for the installation phase of the project that will produce fuel from trash. Read more

Ohio Green Energy Center Wins 2009 Innovation Award

LONG BEACH, CA – FirmGreen, Inc. announces that its Green Energy Center (GEC) project developed in partnership with Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO), was recognized by Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) with the 2009 Innovation Award. SWANA’s Excellence Awards were held at its annual Wastecon show, held September 22-24 in Long Beach, CA. Read more

Green Energy Center Gets Project of the Year Recognition from U.S. EPA

EPA’S Landfill Methane Outreach Program Recognizes Ohio Landfill Gas-to-CNG Fueling Operation

FirmGreen, Inc. (FGI) was recognized today at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Landfill Methane Outreach Program (LMOP) annual conference with a Project of the Year Award for its Green Energy Center (GEC). Read more

Green Energy Center Underway

Today, FirmGreen, Inc. (FGI) of Newport Beach, California announced that it signed an agreement with the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO) to design, build and operate the first phase of its Green Energy Center (GEC) sited near Grove City, Ohio. Read more