EPA: 12.97M cellulosic D3 RINs generated in July, 1.28B D6 RINs

The U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for July, reporting that more than 1.59 billion RINs were generated during the month, including nearly 13 million cellulosic RINs.
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Wood pellet boiler rebates available in Vermont

Vermonters can get up to $5,500 to help switch from fossil fuel to local wood heating. Cash incentives are available from the Clean Energy Development Fund and Efficiency Vermont.
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Halted particleboard plant working toward pellet conversion

Next week, a full consultation report for the conversion of Northern Engineered Wood Products’ particleboard facility to a wood pellet plant in Smithers, British Columbia, is expected to be submitted to the Ministry of Environment.
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Vermont law school releases report on sustainable biomass use

The Institute of Energy and Environment at Vermont Law School recently released a report covering sustainable ways to increase the use of woody biomass for electricity generation while protecting Vermont’s forests.
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IEA Bioenergy newsletter features New Zealand biofuel prospects

IEA Bioenergy Task 39, a group of international experts working to commercialize sustainable transportation biofuels, recently released its latest newsletter, featuring an update on opportunities for biofuels in New Zealand.
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REG's Geismar renewable diesel plant catches fire again

Renewable Energy Group Inc. announced Sept. 4 that another fire occurred at its 75 MMgy Geismar, Louisiana-based renewable diesel production complex. The fire began around midnight and it was declared completely extinguished by 4:20 a.m.
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Eggborough Power Station to close, biomass not an option

A 2,000-MW, coal-fired power plant in North Yorkshire, England, announced it will stop producing power at the end of March and close, rather than converting to biomass as once proposed.
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Swedish pulp company invests $7 million in biomass boiler

Waggeryd Cell in Sweden has invested 60 million SEK ($7.1 million) in a biomass boiler in order to replace liquid propane gas (LPG)with bioenergy as energy source for the flash dryer.
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2015 National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo releases agenda

The 2015 National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo,, taking place October 26-28 in Omaha, Nebraska, announced its preliminary agenda this week.
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Study highlights importance of biofuel trade

A new report has been released by the USDA’s Economic Research Service that overviews the growth of the global biofuels industry.
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Gevo reports first marina sales of isobutanol-blended gasoline

Gevo Inc. has announced that Harbor Marina at Lake Pomme de Terre in Missouri is the first U.S. marina to sell gasoline blended with Gevo's renewable isobutanol at the pump.
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Alabama technology firm ends deal for exclusive licensing rights

Tuscaloosa, Alabama-based Inventure Renewables Inc., a subsidiary of Singapore-based holding company Inventure International (Pte) Ltd., has ended its relationship with Alchimia Inc.
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