Advanced Biofuels

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California governor signs bill to aid RNG pipeline integration

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsOn Sept. 20, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation that aims to facilitate pipeline integration of renewable natural gas (RNG). The bill was supported by the Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas. READ MORE

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Harnessing algae and fungi to create new biofuel system

BY Michigan State University Found In:Advanced FuelsMichigan State University scientists developed a biofuel production platform that uses two species of marine algae and soil fungi. It lowers cultivation and harvesting costs and increases productivity. READ MORE

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New method more than doubles sugar production from plants

BY EPFL Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsEPFL chemists have developed a method that can significantly increase the yield of sugars from plants, improving the production of renewable fuels, chemicals, and materials. READ MORE

September 20, 2018

EPA releases data on small refinery hardship waivers

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA has released new data on small refinery hardship waivers confirming the agency has, to date, waived volumes equal to approximately 1.46 billion renewable identification numbers (RINs) for 2017 and 790 million RINs for 2016. READ MORE

September 20, 2018

Airbus delivers aircraft to JetBlue using biojet blend

BY Airbus Found In:Advanced FuelsAirbus’ A320 Family production facility in the U.S. is delivering its first aircraft partially powered by sustainable jet fuel. The latest A321 for JetBlue is due to depart Mobile on Sept. 20 with 15 percent sustainable jet fuel in its tanks. READ MORE

September 20, 2018

Enerkem commits to taking action on ocean plastics waste

BY Enerkem Inc. Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsEnerkem Inc. announced Sept. 20 at the G7 Environment, Energy and Oceans Ministerial Meeting in Halifax, Nova Scotia, that it will be exploring opportunities to take action on ocean plastics waste and marine litter. READ MORE

September 19, 2018

Envia idles GTL plant, Velocys focuses on Mississippi project

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsVelocys has announced that Envia Energy will suspend operations at its Oklahoma City plant due to financial circumstances. The gas-to-liquids facility, which features Velocys’ Fischer-Tropsch technology, began producing finished products in 2017. READ MORE

September 19, 2018

Wärtsilä to supply biogas upgrading plant to Oregon facility

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsWärtsilä has announced its subsidiary Puregas Solutions has been contracted to provide a turnkey biogas upgrading plant to an existing anaerobic digestion facility in Oregon for the production of renewable natural gas (RNG). READ MORE

September 19, 2018

Bacteria used as cell factories could produce biofuels

BY University of Kent Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsA new technique for manipulating small cell structures for use in a range of biotechnical applications, including the production of biofuels and vaccines, has been developed by a team of scientists led by the University of Kent. READ MORE