Advanced Biofuels

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EPA: 1.79 billion RINs generated in April

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA has published renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for April, reporting that nearly 1.79 billion RINs were generated during the month, including more than 17.29 million cellulosic RINs. READ MORE

May 18, 2017

Ryder San Francisco fueling facility offers renewable diesel

BY Ryder System Inc. Found In:Advanced FuelsRyder System Inc., a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, recently announced that it has begun to offer renewable diesel (RD) fuel, at its San Francisco, California, fueling facility. READ MORE

May 17, 2017

To-Syn-Fuel turns sewage sludge into fuels and hydrogen

BY To-Syn-Fuel Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsTo-Syn-Fuel, a project funded by Horizon 2020, EU’s new research and innovation program, recently launched. It aims to build-up, operate and demonstrate the production of synthetic fuels and green hydrogen from waste biomass. READ MORE

May 16, 2017

EPA approves fuel pathway for REG Geismar

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA recently approving a fuel pathway for Renewable Energy Group Inc.’s Geismar, Louisiana, biorefinery. The plant can now generate D5 advanced biofuel RINs for naphtha and LPG made from nonfood-grade corn oil. READ MORE

May 16, 2017

OSU launches new program in bioenergy and biowaste management

BY Ohio State University Found In:Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute has announced a new associate of applied science program in bioenergy and biological waste management to prepare students for careers in wastewater and drinking water treatment. READ MORE

May 15, 2017

OMB reviews 2018 RFS rule

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsOn May 11, the U.S. EPA delivered its proposed rule for the 2018 Renewable Fuel Standards to the White House Office of Management and Budget. OMB review marks a final step before the proposal is released for public comment. READ MORE

May 12, 2017

BETO announces third round of Small Business Vouchers Pilot

BY U.S. Department of Energy Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office has announced Gevo, Cogent, Kalion, Synvitrobio and ThermChem will collaborate with national labs as part of the third round of the Small Business Vouchers Pilot. READ MORE

May 11, 2017

Perdue unveils plan to reorganize USDA

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsOn May 11, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue released a plan to reorganize the USDA that creates an undersecretary for trade and agricultural affairs and eliminates the undersecretary for rural development. READ MORE

May 11, 2017

HKU, Kyoto U enhance efficiency of cereal straw for biofuel

BY The University of Hong Kong Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsA collaborative research effort by the University of Hong Kong and Kyoto University has revealed a new strategy to allow cellulose in rice straw to release its fermentable sugar more efficiently. READ MORE