Sue Retka Schill

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March 03, 2018

A Straighter, Shorter Pathway

Confidence builds in overcoming the hurdles slowing corn kernel fiber-to-cellulosic ethanol approvals. READ MORE

March 23, 2017

EPA: 15.9 million D3 RINS generated in February

U.S. EPA data shows D3 RINs generation for cellulosic biofuel totaled 15.9 million RINs in February, compared with 459,000 reported for January. READ MORE

October 24, 2016

White Dog Labs advances in $20 million Carbon Xprize contest

New technology developer White Dog Labs has been selected as a semifinalist in the $20 million Carbon Xprize, announced shortly after its peer-reviewed research paper was published in the journal Nature Communications. READ MORE

August 26, 2016

Scaling Up conference to focus on Canada’s low-carbon future

Low-carbon alternative energy will be the focus of a new Canadian conference in the planning. “Scaling Up: Delivering Canada’s low carbon, biobased economy through sustainable innovation,” is set for Nov. 14-16 in Ottawa. READ MORE

March 02, 2016

DOE seeks pilot-scale capability for biofuels, biobased products

Applications are due March 4 to respond to a U.S. DOE request for information about public and private sector capabilities in pilot scale verification of biofuels and bioproducts processes. READ MORE

February 25, 2016

UN report gives sweeping overview of advanced biofuels

Advanced biofuels can be exploited to meet sustainable development and climate change mitigation goals, says a new report from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. The report updates a similar 2014 survey. READ MORE

January 29, 2016

CARB accepts innovative Trestle Energy coproduct pathway

Trestle Energy LLC has received a favorable carbon intensity rating from the California Air Resources Board for a pathway approach that creates a new coproduct credit from using corn stover for electric generation. READ MORE

November 17, 2015

SD, VA projects receive USDA value-added grant funding

Five bioenergy projects in two states were among the 258 businesses nationwide receiving a total of nearly $34 million from the USDA Rural Development Value-Added Producer Grant program. The grants were announced last week. READ MORE

October 21, 2015

Advanced D5 RINs continue to climb, D3, D6 RINs down slightly

U.S. EPA data on RINs generation through September shows D3 cellulosic biofuels RINs generation tapered off slightly for the month of September, after a steady climb seen each month throughout the year. READ MORE

October 14, 2015

EIA report summarizes Brazil’s energy sectors

The Energy Information Agency recent released a report on Brazil’s energy sector, noting that the South American country is the 8th largest total energy consumer and 9th largest liquid fuels producer in the world. READ MORE