Advanced Biofuels

3 hours ago

Scania approves use of renewable diesel in Euro 6 engines

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Advanced FuelsSweden-based heavy-duty truck and bus manufacturer Scania has approved use of renewable diesel, or hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO), in its Euro 6 range provided it meets technical specification TS15940. READ MORE

3 hours ago

Guide details UK pyrolysis progress

BY Anna SimetFound In:Power, Thermal, Advanced FuelsThe European Bioenergy Research Institute at Aston University has released a guide that reports United Kingdom capabilities and progress in fast, intermediate and slow pyrolysis, as well as torrefaction. READ MORE

5 hours ago

EIA short-term winter outlook makes forecasts on renewable energy

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Pellets, Power, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the winter edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting total renewables used in the electric power sector to decrease by 2.7 percent in 2015. READ MORE

October 07, 2015

Hawaii regulators approve biodiesel contract for HECO plants

BY Pacific Biodiesel Technologies Found In:Advanced FuelsThe contract between Hawaiian Electric and Pacific Biodiesel Technologies to supply biodiesel for Oahu power generators has been approved by Hawaii regulators. READ MORE

October 06, 2015

REG acquires various KiOR plant assets for $1.5 million

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Advanced FuelsRenewable Energy Group Inc. announced Oct. 6 that one of its subsidiaries, REG Synthetic Fuels LLC, has received approval from a Mississippi court to purchase certain equipment at the KiOR Columbus LLC production facility in Mississippi. READ MORE

October 06, 2015

IEA releases mid-term forecast for biofuels, renewable energy

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Advanced FuelsThe International Energy Agency recently released its annual Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report at a Group of 20 leaders’ meeting in Turkey. The report forecasts global market trends and developments for renewable energy and biofuels to 2020. READ MORE

October 05, 2015

Velocys’ interim results show progress in GTL commercialization

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Advanced FuelsVelocys plc released interim results for the six months ended June 30, highlighting the manufacture of the reactors and catalyst is complete for its gas-to-liquids plant, currently under construction adjacent to Waste Management’s East Oak landfill. READ MORE

October 05, 2015

Greenlane Biogas contracts with Promus Energy on RNG project

BY Greenlane Biogas Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsGreenlane Biogas has signed a contract with Promus Energy, a project development company focusing on renewable and sustainable technologies, to provide an integrated biogas upgrading solution for a dairy farm located in Yakima County, Washington. READ MORE

October 05, 2015

Alliance Bioenergy achieves record CTL conversion rates

BY Alliance BioEnergy Plus Inc. Found In:Advanced FuelsAlliance BioEnergy Plus Inc. recently announced that its’ subsidiary Ek Laboratories in Longwood, Florida, achieved 63 percent conversion of Coastal Hay, at commercial scale, into fermentable sugars in less than 30 minutes. READ MORE