DuPont’s 30 MMgy cellulosic ethanol plant in Nevada, Iowa, is now under new ownership. Verbio North America Corp. completed its purchase of the plant on Nov. 20 and will soon move forward with plans to convert the facility to produce RNG. READ MORESHARE
On Nov. 16, the U.S. EPA released updated data on small refinery hardship waivers filed under the Renewable Fuel Standard showing that no new petitions were filed or approved between Oct. 10 and Nov. 10.
A coal-fired power plant on the French island of Guadeloupe in the Caribbean is set to be converted to biomass following the approval of a draft power purchase agreement between the facility and the French energy regulator.
The U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for October, reporting that nearly 1.68 billion RINs were generated during the month, including 29.5 million cellulosic RINs.
GESS International broke ground on two North Carolina biogas plants in November. Both facilities will process swine waste and green biomass and are expected to be operational by the third quarter of 2020. READ MORESHARE
The U.S. EPA is extending the comment period on a previously announced information collection request (ICR) that aims to consolidate and update recordkeeping and reporting burden and cost estimates related to the Renewable Fuel Standard program. READ MORESHARE
On Nov. 15, the U.K. Committee on Climate Change published a report on biomass that has determined sustainably sourced biomass feedstocks can play a fundamental role in decarbonizing the U.K. economy.
Anaergia Inc. has announced a ribbon cutting ceremony was held Nov. 7 to mark the official opening of its combined-heat-and-power (CHP) system at the Hale Avenue Resource Recovery Facility, in the City of Escondido, California. READ MORESHARE
Valmet will supply a biomass-fired boiler plant to Elenia Lämpö Oy's Vanaja power plant in Hämeenlinna, Finland. The investment will enable the company to raise the share of renewable fuels used in the city's district heat production. READ MORESHARE
Renewable diesel net supply to California’s fuel market has increased since the state’s LCFS program went into effect in 2011, reaching 100 million gallons during the second quarter of 2018, or 10.1 percent of the total diesel supplied. READ MORESHARE