Advanced Biofuels

April 24, 2015

Opinion: On The Verge

BY Tim PortzFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsBiomass Magazine Executive Editor Tim Portz highlights the many advances the energy-from-waste sector is making. READ MORE

April 24, 2015

37 senators issue letter in support of a strong RFS

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Advanced FuelsA bipartisan group of 37 senators have send a letter to the U.S. EPA urging the agency to reverse course from the 2014 proposed rule and maintain a strong renewable fuel standard (RFS) to drive innovation and growth in America’s economy. READ MORE

April 24, 2015

Battelle team passes important DOE pyrolysis milestone

BY Battelle Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsBattelle recently succeeded at the U.S. Department of Energy challenge of making commercially viable transportation fuels from biomass pyrolysis. Scientists and engineers at Battelle demonstrated the durability of a continuous hydrotreatment process. READ MORE

April 24, 2015

Engineered softwood could transform pulp, biofuel industries

BY University of Wisconsin-Madison Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsScientists have demonstrated the potential for softwoods to process more easily into pulp and paper if engineered to incorporate a key feature of hardwoods. The findings could improve the economics of the pulp, paper and biofuels industries. READ MORE

April 23, 2015

Oregon bill creates exemptions for some biomass carbon emissions

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe Oregon Senate has passed legislation that declares biomass as carbon neutral under some circumstances. It conditionally exempts carbon dioxide emissions from the combustion or decomposition of biomass from regulation under certain pollution laws. READ MORE

April 23, 2015

USDA partners with farmers, ranchers to address climate change

BY USDA Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsIn a speech April 23 at Michigan State University, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack laid out a comprehensive approach to partner with agricultural producers to address the threat of climate change. READ MORE

April 23, 2015

ZeaChem to provide services to third parties at Boardman plant

BY ZeaChem Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsZeaChem has announce the launch of the ZeaChem Technology Institute & Processing Services in Boardman, Oregon. The institute will enable third parties to scale their efforts in a ]cost effective manner on a accelerated timetable. READ MORE

April 23, 2015

Algae.Tec signs collaboration agreement with Larimar Energy

BY Algae.Tec Ltd. Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsAlgae.Tec has announced the execution of a collaboration agreement for the commercialization of its algae production technology with Larimar Energy SRL of the Dominican Republic for the production of biofuels and bioproducts. READ MORE

April 22, 2015

From food waste to fuel, CEAS does energy sustainability better

BY Ashley Duvelius, University of Cincinnati Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsUniversity of Cincinnati recently launched a pilot plant that has diverted 660 pounds of food waste generated from a campus dining center for research. The project uses anaerobic digestion to produce fuel, fertilizer, and other products. READ MORE