Clean Power Plan published in Federal Register

The U.S. EPA’s Clean Power Plan was published in the Federal Register on Oct. 23. In response, many lawsuits were filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals in the District of Columbia, including a coalition of 24 states.
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New report shows UK needs to do more to meet energy targets

Last week, Carbon Connect released the report “Policy for Heat: Transforming the System," which is part two of the Future Heat Series, a series of two independent inquiries considering both the supply and demand of heat in U.K. buildings.
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Trade groups at odds over US biodiesel tax credit structure

As the legislative year winds down, Congress is expected to take up the tax extenders package soon. The Advanced Biofuels Association (ABFA) has taken a stance opposing restructuring the $1 per gallon biodiesel and renewable diesel tax credit.
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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.
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National Bioenergy Day celebrated in U.S., Canada

Oct. 21 third marked the third annual National Bioenergy Day, which was celebrated across the U.S. and in Canada with many dozens of events.
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Biogas, landfill gas users win EPA onsite green power awards

All three winners in the U.S. EPA's Green Power Leadership Awards' onsite generation category were users of landfill gas or biogas.
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Eon to sell Belgian coal-fired power plant to German Pellets

The sale of German utility Eon’s Belgium 556-MW Langerlo coal-fired power plant to wood pellet producer German Pellets is expected to close this year. Eon has signed a share sale and purchase agreement with German Pellets.
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Greenlane Biogas signs distribution agreement with Sysadvance

Greenlane Biogas has signed a distribution agreement with Sysadvance, a Portuguese company specializing in advanced gas separation systems that utilize pressure swing adsorption (PSA) technology.
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SG Preston locks in renewable diesel EPC contractor

SG Preston has struck an agreement with IHI E&C, a Houston-based EPC contractor and subsidiary of Japan-based IHI Corp., for a multi-facility program to include development and construction of at least five renewable diesel plants.
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Astec provides Q3 2015 results, pellet plant business update

Astec Industries Inc. has released its Q3 2015 financial results, reporting increases in gross profits, a decrease in net sales and also providing an update on the company’s wood pellet plant business.
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Recapping National Bioenergy Day

Oct. 21 marked the third annual National Bioenergy Day. This year’s participation increased 30 percent over last year, with more than 60 organizations demonstrating their involvement with bioenergy.
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Switchgrass research projects awarded grant money

Researchers have received grants from the U.S. DOE and National Science Foundation to study switchgrass.
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Industry Events

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October 26-28, 2015
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November 2-5, 2015
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November 10-10, 2015
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November 19-19, 2015
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2016 International Biomass Conference & Expo

April 11-14, 2016
Charlotte Convention Center
Charlotte, North Carolina

2016 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

June 20-23, 2016
Wisconsin Center
Milwaukee, Wisconsin



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