Biogas Potential in the United States (Fact Sheet)

Research output: NRELFact Sheet


Biogas has received increased attention as an alternative energy source in the United States. The factsheet provides information about the biogas (methane) potential from various sources in the country (by county and state) and estimates the power generation and transportation fuels production (renewable natural gas) potential from these biogas sources. It provides valuable information to theindustry, academia and policy makers in support of their future decisions.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages4
StatePublished - 2013

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/FS-6A20-60178


  • anaerobic digestion
  • animal manure
  • biogas
  • landfill gas
  • methane
  • organic wastes
  • wastewater


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