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EPA releases June RIN data

By Erin Voegele | August 01, 2014

The U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) data for June, reporting that more than 1.46 billion RINs were generated during the month across all biofuel categories.

For the second consecutive month of 2014, no cellulosic RINs were generated. Overall, 72,754 D3 cellulosic biofuel RINs have been generated so far this year, with 28,586 D3 RINs generated for cellulosic ethanol and 44,168 generated for renewable gasoline. All D3 RINs generated this year were generated by domestic producers.

A total of 11,213 D7 cellulosic diesel RINs have been generated this year, with 8,859 generated for cellulosic diesel and 2,563 generated for cellulosic heating oil. According to the EPA, 8,859 D7 RINs were generated by domestic producers, while 2,563 were generated by importers.

Nearly 17.86 million D5 advanced biofuel RINs were generated in June, bringing the total for the first half of the year to 94.92 million. Most, 65.48 million, have been generated for ethanol, with 14.48 million generated for biogas and 8.32 million generated for naptha. An additional 6.72 million D5 RINs were generated for non-ester renewable diesel. More than 42.51 million D5 RINs were generated domestically, with 52.75 generated by importers.

Nearly 1.21 billion D6 renewable fuel RINs were generated in Jueg, bringing the total for the first six months of the year to more than 7.02 billion. The vast majority, 6.88 billion D5 RINs, were generated for ethanol, with 6.05 million generated for biodiesel. An additional 140.3 million D6 RINs were generated for non-ester renewable diesel. More than 6.88 billion D6 RINs were generated domestically, with 4.58 million generated by importers and 140.3 million generated by foreign entities.

Approximately 237.49 million D4 biomass-based diesel RINs were generated in June, bringing the total for the first half of the year to nearly 1.21 billion. More than 867.52 million D4 RINs were generated for biodiesel, with 342.11 million generated for renewable diesel. More than 949.01 D4 RINs were generated by domestic producers with 62.05 million and 198.57 million generated by importers and foreign entities, respectively.

According to the EPA, approximately 8.33 billion RINs have been generated so far this year, with 206.81 million of those RINs retired. An estimated 334.81 million 2014 RINs are locked and available, with 7.79 million unlocked and available.

Additional RIN data is available on the EPA website.

 

 

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