New biogas plant planned at the shuttered PES refinery site

Philadelphia Energy Solutions recently received city zoning approval to carve out a 23-acre parcel from the bankrupt refinery complex to accommodate a renewable gas plant, setting the stage for a reuse of part of the property that is now undergoing a court-supervised sale. RNG Energy Solutions LLC, which entered into a long-term lease with the refinery in 2018 to build a $120 million digester that can convert food waste into methane gas, drafted the subdivision plans, according to a filing with the Philadelphia Department of Licenses and Inspections. READ MORE