by RoesleinAE RoesleinAE

Smithfield Foods Marches Forward with Renewable Energy Projects

Published by Yahoo Finance

New Renewable Natural Gas Infrastructure Installations to Begin in Multiple States
Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce the construction of new biogas gathering systems in Missouri and Utah, which bring the company steps closer to delivering renewable natural gas (RNG) to communities in multiple states using manure from its hog farms. Detailed in its recently released Sustainability Report, Smithfield’s “manure-to-energy” projects are part of Smithfield Renewables, the company’s platform that unifies and accelerates its renewable energy efforts to help meet its goal to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 25% by 2025.

Read more

by RoesleinAE RoesleinAE

Smithfield official honored for environmental work

Published by Supermarket Perimeter

Written by Ryan McCarthy

Smithfield Foods Inc., announced on May 15 that Kraig Westerbeek, senior director of Smithfield Renewables and hog production environmental affairs, was named as an Environment + Energy 100 honoree.  The program by the Environment and Energy Leaders Institute recognizes individuals for their leadership in environmental, energy and sustainability initiatives at their companies.

Read more

by RoesleinAE RoesleinAE

Smithfield Foods and RAE Partner to Produce Renewable Energy while Restoring Missouri’s Natural Environment

Published by Globe Newswire

Written by Smithfield Foods, Inc.

Joint Venture Transforms Manure, Prairie Plants, and Cover Crops into Renewable Natural Gas

Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE) have formed a joint venture called Monarch Bioenergy to produce renewable natural gas (RNG) across Smithfield’s hog farms in Missouri. This partnership converts manure collected from Smithfield farms into RNG, while simultaneously delivering ecological services and developing wildlife habitat. Once complete, all Smithfield company-owned finishing farms in Missouri will have the infrastructure to produce RNG, resulting in approximately 1.3 million dekatherms of RNG annually, which is the equivalent to eliminating 130,000 gasoline vehicles.

Read more

by RoesleinAE RoesleinAE

Roeslein Alternative Energy acquires AERG

Published by Biomass Magazine

As of April 1, Roeslein Alternative Energy has acquired Alternate Energy Resources Group, an environmental engineering and construction firm, located in Texas. The two companies have been collaborating for several years on multiple projects throughout Northern Missouri. AERG’s experience and unique skill set will allow RAE to better serve its clients.

Read more

by RoesleinAE RoesleinAE

Roeslein Alternative Energy acquires Alternate Energy Resources Group

Published by Refrigerated & Frozen Foods

The two companies have been collaborating for several years on multiple projects throughout Northern Missouri.
Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE), St. Louis, Mo., acquired Alternate Energy Resources Group (AERG), an environmental engineering and construction firm based in Corinth, Texas. The two companies have been collaborating for several years on multiple projects throughout Northern Missouri.

Read more

by RoesleinAE RoesleinAE

Roeslein Alternative Energy Acquires AERG

As of April 1, 2019, Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE) has acquired Alternate Energy Resources Group (AERG), an environmental engineering and construction firm, located in Texas. The two companies have been collaborating for several years on multiple projects throughout Northern Missouri. AERG’s experience and unique skill set will allow RAE to better serve its clients.

Read more
by RAE RAE

Turning Liquid Gold Into Green Energy

Published by Ag Professional

Written by Sara Brown

On 1,000 acres in northwest Missouri, rolling fields filled with flowers and butterflies are the backdrop of a booming technology revolution on hog farms across the country. Acres of native pastures are just one part of Smithfield’s sustainability efforts to turn hog manure into biogas energy to heat homes across the country and further environmental sustainability goals at the same time.

Read more