Advanced Biofuels

May 24, 2018

Senate democrats ask Trump to lower gas prices, protect the RFS

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsOn May 23, the democratic leadership of the U.S. Senate sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to take action to lower gas prices ahead of Memorial Day weekend. One suggested action is to protect the Renewable Fuel Standard. READ MORE

May 24, 2018

Biofuel industry criticizes Marathon’s RFS waiver request

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsRepresentatives and supporters of the U.S. biofuels industry are criticizing Marathon Petroleum Corp. for seeking a small refiner hardship waiver for one of its refineries that would exempt that facility from meeting its RFS blending obligations. READ MORE

May 24, 2018

Project shows advanced biofuels can be produced very efficiently

BY Chalmers University of Technology Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsResearchers at the Chalmers University of Technology say they can see an array of new technological achievements following 10 years of energy research into biomass gasification. READ MORE

May 22, 2018

Pennsylvania offers funding for alternative fuels, vehicles

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has announced it is accepting applications for its Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant Program, which offers funding for the purchase and use of alternative fuels and alternative fuel vehicles. READ MORE

May 22, 2018

Leandro, California, fuels municipal vehicles with Neste biofuel

BY Neste Found In:Advanced FuelsThe City of San Leandro, a suburban city in Alameda County, California, announced May 22 that it has switched all municipal vehicles from using petroleum diesel to only running on Neste MY Renewable Diesel. READ MORE

May 21, 2018

EPA: 20.78 million cellulosic RINs generated in April

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) data for April, reporting that nearly 1.59 billion RINs were generated during the month, including more than 20.78 million cellulosic RINs. READ MORE

May 21, 2018

Sandia researchers tailor E. coli to produce biobased chemicals

BY Sandia National Laboratories Found In:Advanced FuelsSandia National Laboratories scientists have demonstrated a new technology based on bioengineered bacteria that could make it economically feasible to produce a variety of products from renewable plant sources. READ MORE

May 18, 2018

House votes down 2018 Farm Bill

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsOn May 18, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 198 to 213 to defeat the 2018 Farm Bill. One day prior to the vote, members of the House defeated a proposed amendment by a vote of 75 to 340 that would have repealed the Farm Bill’s Energy Title. READ MORE

May 17, 2018

IRENA: Renewable energy industry employs 10.3 million

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe International Renewable Energy Agency has announced the renewables industry created more than 500,000 new jobs globally last year, a 5.3 percent increase from 2016. Approximately 10.3 million are now employed by the renewable energy industry. READ MORE