Advanced Biofuels

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EPA: 32.02 million cellulosic RINs generated in February

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for February, reporting that nearly 1.49 billion RINs were generated during the month, including more than 32.02 million cellulosic RINs. READ MORE

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SoCalGas’s George Minter named RNG champion by Climate Resolve

BY Southern California Gas Co. Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsSouthern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) recently announced George Minter, the company’s regional vice president of external affairs and environmental policy, was named “Renewable Natural Gas Champion” by Climate Resolve. READ MORE

March 21, 2019

DOE: Biomass R&D advisory committee to meet March 27-28

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.S. Department of Energy has announced its Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee will meet March 27-28 in Arlington, Virginia. The event is open to members of the public. READ MORE

March 21, 2019

JBEI: Biobased jet fuels could be cost competitive

BY Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Found In:Advanced FuelsNew analysis by scientists at LBNL shows that sustainable plant-based bio-jet fuels could provide a competitive alternative to conventional petroleum fuels if current development and scale-up initiatives continue to push ahead successfully. READ MORE

March 19, 2019

GranBio acquires 100% equity in American Process Inc.

BY GranBio Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsGranBio has completed the acquisition of 100 percent equity in American Process Inc. and affiliate companies. The acquired assets include biorefineries in Alpena, Michigan and Thomaston, Georgia, and an extensive intellectual property portfolio. READ MORE

March 18, 2019

EPA schedules hearing on E15/RIN reform rule for March 29

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA has announced it will hold a public hearing on its proposed E15/RIN reform rule on March 29 in Ypsilanti, Michigan. The event will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end when all parties present who wish to speak have had an opportunity to do so. READ MORE

March 18, 2019

Xebec to deliver biogas upgrading plant for RNG project in Italy

BY Xebec Adsorption Inc. Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsXebec Adsorption Inc. has signed a contract to supply a landfill biogas upgrading plant in Italy. Once fully operational, the plant will produce approximately 5 million cubic meters of renewable natural gas (RNG) annually. READ MORE

March 15, 2019

Washington House passes bill to establish Clean Fuels Program

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe state of Washington is one step closer to mandating the use of cleaner transportation fuels. The state’s House recently passed legislation to establish a Clean Fuels Program that aims to increase the use of biofuels and other renewable fuels. READ MORE

March 14, 2019

EPA grants more RFS waivers, undercuts add’l demand for biofuels

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Advanced FuelsU.S. EPA retroactively granted five new small refinery exemptions for 2017, releasing them from their obligations under the RFS. The five new small refinery exemptions reduced the 2017 RVO for biomass-based diesel by an additional 48 million gallons. READ MORE