Oil and Gas

Is renewable natural gas a viable fuel alternative? Here’s what you need to know

Many are hoping to use RNG not only as a renewable energy source, but as a way to clean up landfills. Image: Pixabay/Xtrodinary

Lizzy Rosenberg
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Landfill by sea.
Proponents of RNG are hoping it can help to clean up landfills. Image: UNSPLASH/Antoine GIRET

Car dashboard showing fuel light.
Natural gas is seen as a carbon-neutral way to keep our cars running. Image: UNSPLASH/Nick Fewings

Someone refuelling their car.
Gas companies plan to mix RNG with regular natural gas in pipelines. Image: Pixabay/ Engin_Akyurt

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