Advanced Biofuels

December 06, 2019

Biotech breakthrough turns waste biomass into high value chemical

BY University of Manchester Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsA move towards a more sustainable biobased economy has been given a new boost by researchers who have been able to simplify a process to transform waste materials into high value chemicals, according to the University of Manchester. READ MORE

December 05, 2019

RNG industry launches SMART Initiative

BY Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe RNG Coalition has launched the Sustainable Methane Abatement and Recycling Timeline (SMART) Initiative, under which RNG stakeholders aim to develop an action to plan to capture and use methane more than than 43,000 North American sites by 2050. READ MORE

December 04, 2019

US Gain to purchase RNG from Brightmark Energy

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsU.S. Gain announced Dec. 3 it has reached an agreement to purchase dairy-based RNG from Brightmark Energy, which earlier this year announced its investment in biogas projects at dairy farms in Wisconsin, Washington and New York. READ MORE

December 04, 2019

BioPortYVR launched to support supply of SAF in British Columbia

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Advanced FuelsThe Green Aviation Research and Development Network, SkyNRG, Waterfall Group and Vancouver Airport Authority on Nov. 26 announced the launch of BioPortYVR, an industry-led project to increase the supply of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). READ MORE

December 03, 2019

Biogas companies launch Integrated Biogas Alliance

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsMembers of the international biogas industry on Dec. 3 announced the launch of the Integrated Biogas Alliance, an innovative global partnership that will offer state-of-the-art, turnkey technology solutions for converting organic waste into energy. READ MORE

December 03, 2019

Senate confirms Brouillette as energy secretary

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.S. Senate voted 70-15 on Dec. 2 to confirm Dan Brouillette as energy secretary following his Nov. 7 nomination by President Trump. Brouillette previously served as deputy energy secretary under former Energy Secretary Rick Perry. READ MORE

December 03, 2019

North American RNG industry celebrates new production facilities

BY Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas commenced the North American renewable natural gas (RNG) industry’s annual conference program on Dec. 3 by celebrating industry growth and recognizing 13 companies for their RNG projects. READ MORE

December 02, 2019

More than 11,700 comments filed on EPA’s SRE proposal

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Advanced FuelsThe public comment period of U.S. EPA’s supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking that addresses the agency’s plan to reallocate future RFS volumes lost to SREs closed Nov. 29. More than 11,700 comments were filed on the proposal. READ MORE

December 02, 2019

US Gain purchases digesters at two Wisconsin dairy farms

BY U.S. Gain Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsU.S. Gain has announced the purchase of anaerobic digesters at two Wisconsin dairy farms, S&S Jerseyland Dairy LLC and Dallmann East River Dairy LLC, to expedite RNG development for the transportation and energy markets. READ MORE