Advanced Biofuels

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Wheeler: E15, RFS rulemakings could be delayed by shutdown

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsOn Jan. 16, Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler confirmed that the agency currently plans to complete a rule allowing year-round E15 by June 1, but cautioned it will be unable to meet that deadline if the government shutdown continues. READ MORE

January 14, 2019

Advancements in catalytic fast pyrolysis give biofuels a boost

BY National Renewable Energy Laboratory Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsResearchers from NREL, PNNL, and ANL have identified an approach to improve the efficiency and reduce costs of biofuel production by demonstrating improvements in bio-oil yield through catalyst and process development. READ MORE

January 11, 2019

Assets of former Ineos Bio plant to be sold piecemeal via auction

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Advanced FuelsEquipment associated with the former Ineos Bio Energy 8 MMgy cellulosic ethanol plant and 6 MW bioenergy plant in Vero Beach, Florida, are being sold piecemeal via a timed auction ending Jan. 15, according to the Maas Companies. READ MORE

January 10, 2019

FuelCell Energy enters option agreement for landfill gas project

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Biogas, Advanced FuelsFuelCell Energy Inc. has announced progress with the development of two biogas fuel cell projects in California, including one in Orange County that will convert landfill gas into renewable electricity and hydrogen. READ MORE

January 10, 2019

Canada joins International Renewable Energy Agency

BY International Renewable Energy Agency Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsCanada has officially become a member of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Canada becomes the Agency’s 160th member to join the global intergovernmental organization dedicated to the widespread adoption of renewable energy. READ MORE

January 09, 2019

Trump nominates Wheeler as permanent EPA administrator

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsOn Jan. 9, President Trump formally nominated Andrew Wheeler to serve as administrator of the U.S. EPA. Wheeler has held the post of acting administrator since July 9, 2018, following Scott Pruitt’s resignation earlier that month. READ MORE

January 08, 2019

EIA proposes changes to biofuel reporting requirements

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Advanced FuelsThe U.S. Energy Information Administration is seeking public comments on several changes it intends to make within its Petroleum Supply Reporting System, including those related to data collection on biofuels. READ MORE

January 08, 2019

Japan Airlines to fuel flights with sustainable aviation fuel

BY Japan Airlines Found In:Advanced FuelsJapan Airlines has announced plans to operate select flights from San Francisco to Tokyo with sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) supplied by supplied by Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K. The flights are expected to begin later this month. READ MORE

January 08, 2019

Global Bioenergies welcomes increased biofuel mandates in France

BY Global Bioenergies Found In:Advanced FuelsGlobal Bioenergies welcomes the French deputies' vote for the country's 2019 finance bill, which stipulates an increase in the minimum amount of biofuels to be incorporated into motor vehicle fuel. The minimum will reach 8.2 percent in 2020. READ MORE