Advanced Biofuels

July 19, 2019

Velocys raises £7M, secures £2.8M in co-funding from BA, Shell

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Advanced FuelsVelocys has secured £7 million ($8.75 million) by way of a placing of more than 233.33 million new ordinary shares. The placing complements £2.8 million committed by British Airways and Shell, strategic partners in Velocys' U.K. biojet fuel project. READ MORE

July 18, 2019

USDA: $400 million still available for REAP loan guarantees

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe USDA announced July 18 that more than $400 million is still available for renewable energy system and energy efficiency loan guarantees through the Rural Energy for America Program. USDA accepts applications for REAP funding year-round. READ MORE

July 18, 2019

Kinetrex Energy’s GHG emissions calculator shows benefits of RNG

BY Kinetrex Energy Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsKinetrex Energy has released a new online GHG emissions calculator that makes it simple for fleet managers to measure their GHG emissions as a first step in creating a greener vehicle fleet by showing the benefits of RNG when compared to diesel. READ MORE

July 17, 2019

Biofuels, carbon offsets power carbon-neutral flights for Delta

BY Delta Air Lines Found In:Advanced FuelsThe newest A321 in Delta’s fleet made its initial flight completely carbon-neutral in July using biofuels and carbon offsets, a first for Delta as it continues to make strategic moves to bolster its ongoing sustainability commitments. READ MORE

July 15, 2019

Xebec partners in DOE project on composite sorbent technology

BY Xebec Adsorption Inc. Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsXebec Adsorption Inc. has announced it is a supporting industrial partner on a project led by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to commercialize a composite sorbent technology to more effectively remove CO2 from biogas. READ MORE

July 12, 2019

ITA committee focused on renewable energy exports to meet July 25

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration has announced an opening meeting of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee will be held July 25 in Washington, D.C. READ MORE

July 12, 2019

LyondellBasell, Neste produce biobased plastics

BY LyondellBasell Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsLyondellBasell and Neste recently announced the first parallel production of biobased polypropylene and biobased low-density polyethylene at a commercial scale. The joint project used Neste's renewable hydrocarbons. READ MORE

July 11, 2019

EPA to hold hearing on 2020 RFS proposal July 31 in Michigan

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA has announced plans to hold a public hearing July 31 in Ypsilanti, Michigan, on its proposed rule to set 2020 renewable volume obligations (RVOs) and the 2021 RVO for biomass-based diesel under the Renewable Fuel Standard. READ MORE

July 11, 2019

Clean Energy opens RNG fueling station in NYC

BY Clean Energy Fuels Corp. Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsClean Energy Fuels Corp. has announced the opening of its newest natural gas fueling station in Hunts Point—the first station in New York City to exclusively offer renewable natural gas (RNG) for medium- and heavy-duty vehicle fleets. READ MORE