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EPA: No new small refinery waivers filed, approved in past month

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsOn Nov. 16, the U.S. EPA released updated data on small refinery hardship waivers filed under the Renewable Fuel Standard showing that no new petitions were filed or approved between Oct. 10 and Nov. 10. READ MORE

November 15, 2018

Renewable diesel increasingly used to meet California LCFS

BY U.S. Energy Information Administration Found In:Advanced FuelsRenewable diesel net supply to California’s fuel market has increased since the state’s LCFS program went into effect in 2011, reaching 100 million gallons during the second quarter of 2018, or 10.1 percent of the total diesel supplied. READ MORE

November 14, 2018

EPA extends comment period on RFS information collection request

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA is extending the comment period on a previously announced information collection request (ICR) that aims to consolidate and update recordkeeping and reporting burden and cost estimates related to the Renewable Fuel Standard program. READ MORE

November 13, 2018

European Parliament approves REDII

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe European Parliament approved new targets for renewables, energy efficiency and second-generation biofuels when it voted to confirm a provisional agreement reached with the European Council in June on a revised Renewable Energy Directive (REDII). READ MORE

November 12, 2018

Enerkem cofounder named 2018 EY Quebec Entrepreneur of the Year

BY Enerkem Inc. Found In:Advanced FuelsWaste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer Enerkem Inc. recently announced that Vincent Chornet, the company's cofounder, president and CEO, was recognized with the 2018 EY Quebec Entrepreneur Of The Year Award in the cleantech category. READ MORE

November 09, 2018

Verbio to buy DuPont cellulosic ethanol plant, convert it to RNG

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Advanced FuelsRoughly a year after it first announced plans to sell its cellulosic ethanol plant, DuPont Industrial Biosciences has reached an agreement to sell the facility to the U.S. subsidiary of German bioenergy producer Verbio Vereinigte BioEnergie AG. READ MORE

November 09, 2018

ASU teams find new ways to harness CO2 to reduce biofuel costs

BY Arizona State University Found In:Advanced FuelsThe U.S. Department of Energy has announced 36 projects that together have been awarded $80 million to support early-stage bioenergy research and development. Two Arizona State University research teams are among the grantees. READ MORE

November 08, 2018

California fleet switches to Neste MY Renewable Diesel

BY Neste Found In:Advanced FuelsEcology, a transportation and logistics company in California, has switched its fleet of more than 600 trucks to run on Neste MY Renewable Diesel and is reporting cleaner fuel filters, fewer maintenance problems and reductions in tailpipe emissions. READ MORE

November 08, 2018

Clariant, Neste join forces on sustainable industrial solutions

BY Clariant Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsClariant has signed an agreement for a new partnership with Neste. By using Neste’s renewable hydrocarbons in its product development, Clariant increases the number of products in its portfolio that are derived from renewable raw materials. READ MORE