DVO commissions anaerobic digester installation in Pennsylvania

Installation and construction are complete on a DVO Inc. anaerobic digester at Ar-Joy Farm, a dairy farm in Cochranville, Pennsylvania. This is DVO’s first installation in Pennsylvania, bringing the number of states with a DVO digester to 19.
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States to sue EPA over failure to enforce landfill gas rules

A coalition led by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and the California Air Resources board has announced plans to sue the U.S. EPA over its failure to enforce existing landfill methane regulations.
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Court approves PES bankruptcy settlement

On April 4, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware approved the U.S. EPA’s proposed settlement with Philadelphia Energy Solutions that allows the bankrupt refiner to waive a significant portion of its RVOs under the RFS.
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EIA predicts increased bioenergy capacity in 2018, 2019

The U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the April edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting nonhydropower renewables will provide 10 percent of electricity generation this year, increasing to 11 percent in 2019.
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Senators ask Trump to stop EPA from misusing waiver authority

On April 9, five republican senators from the Midwest sent a letter to President Trump asking him to direct the U.S. EPA to stop misusing waivers that are exempting large oil refining companies from meeting their legal obligations under the RFS.
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Biofuel groups condemn EPA’s decision to award waiver to Andeavor

Supporters of the biofuels industry are speaking out in response to reports that the U.S. EPA has awarded small refinery waivers under the Renewable Fuel Standard to large refiners.
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Smithfield partners with Anuvia on biobased fertilizer products

Smithfield Foods Inc. and Anuvia Plant Nutrients are pleased to announce a new partnership to create sustainable fertilizer from renewable biological materials collected from manure treatment systems at Smithfield's hog farms.
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Drax joins Powering Past Coal Alliance

On April 9, Drax Group, owner of the largest power station in Western Europe, signed up to the Powering Past Coal Alliance, a global coalition of counties, states, cities and businesses committed to ending coal generation.
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UK bioenergy capacity, generation up in 2017

The U.K. Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has released provisional 2017 energy data, reporting renewable energy generation reached a record high of 98.9 terawatt hours (TWh) last year, up 18.8 percent when compared to 2016.
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Clean Energy Introduces $1 per gallon ZERO NOW RNG offer

On April 4, Clean Energy Fuels Corp. introduced ZERO NOW, a fueling solution that combines the world’s cleanest engine technology with the cleanest fuel at a price of $1 per gallon for one year.
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Alliance BioEnergy Plus announces sublicense agreement

Alliance BioEnergy Plus Inc. announced April 5 that it has signed a sublicense agreement with Phoenix Biomaterials Thomaston LLC for the use of its licensed and patented CTS process in a plant Phoenix intends to build in Thomaston, Georgia.
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Illinois researchers receive $1 million to study bioenergy crops

The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture has announced a grant for $1 million to support research led by a University of Illinois scientist. The research will address the need for better-adapted and higher-yielding biomass cultivars.
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Insight into how cellulose is built could benefit biofuels

A comprehensive look at how plants build cellulose, the primary building block of the walls of most plant cells that is used in a wide variety of manmade materials, could have important implications for its use in biofuels.
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