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Philadelphia Food Scraps to Become Gas to Power Trucks and Buses

  • Renewable gas project will provide fuel for fleet vehicles
  • RNG Energy to build digester at Philadelphia Energy site
Food scrapes
Photographer: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images North America

Philadelphia’s food scraps may become fuel for buses and trucks, under a plan to build a $120 million anaerobic digester to produce natural gas.

RNG Energy Solutions LLC will develop the project at a Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refining & Marketing LLC site, according to an emailed statement Monday.