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August 17, 2018

USDA solicits applications for REAP funding

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe USDA is soliciting fiscal year 2019 applications for the Rural Energy for America Program, which helps agricultural producers and rural small businesses install renewable energy systems and make energy efficiency improvements. READ MORE

August 17, 2018

Metsä Group’s bioproduct mill reaches full production capacity

BY Metsäliitto Cooperative Found In:Pellets, Biogas, ChemicalsMetsä Group has announced its next-generation bioproduct mill in Äänekoski, Finland, reached full production capacity in August. The facility produces a variety of products, including pulp, biogas and biofuel pellets. READ MORE

August 17, 2018

Researchers protect yeast from damage in biofuel production

BY University of Wisconsin-Madison Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsResearchers from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and several Department of Energy laboratories have identified two changes to a single gene that can make the yeast tolerate pretreatment chemicals used in cellulosic biofuel production. READ MORE

August 16, 2018

UK government releases 2017 renewable energy statistics

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe U.K. Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy recently released updated energy statistics, reporting that electricity generation from renewable sources increased by 19 percent between 2016 and 2017, reaching 99.3 terawatt hours. READ MORE

August 16, 2018

Grassley: EPA not pursuing plan to attach RINs to biofuel exports

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA is no longer considering a plan would allow renewable identification numbers (RINs) to be applied to exported volumes of biofuels, according to remarks made by Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, during an Aug. 15 press call. READ MORE

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