Biopower News and Updates

Proposal to Expand NYC Organic Waste Collection Program Would Divert 50K More Tons of Food Waste Annually to Renewable Energy Facilities

A recent proposal by the New York City Sanitation Department to expand its ambitious organic waste collection program to..

NY Times Highlights NYC’s Ever-Growing Organic Waste Program

New York City discards about 14 million tons of waste annually, costing the city nearly $400 million per year just to cart..

NY Times Magazine Features American Organic Energy's Charles Vigliotti

Elizabeth Royte, in the New York Times Magazine, writes a comprehensive profile of American Organic Energy’s chief Executive..

American Organic Energy to Play Role in Proposed NY Commercial Organics Plan

American Organic Energy is poised to play a major role in New York State’s newly proposed commercial organic recycling..

DEC Approves Construction of Landmark Facility in Yaphank


The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has approved American Organic Energy’s permit to..

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Press Coverage

Governor Cuomo Announces Approval of Clean Energy
Food Waste Recycling Facility on Long Island LIPA OKs food scraps-to-power plant, projects
lower energy needs. LIPA to weigh contract with facility to convert food
waste to energy. Viewpoint: Pass food waste bill New York region to host large anaerobic digester Island’s First Large-Scale Digester To Feed Energy Needs LIPA Trustees Approve Food
waste-to-power Plant