Advanced Biofuels

August 16, 2019

Low-carbon Neste MY Renewable Diesel now available in Oregon

BY Neste Corp. Found In:Advanced FuelsWith climate change at the forefront of the global conversation, Neste, the world’s largest producer of renewable diesel fuel, is making reducing CO2 emissions more accessible to fleet owners in Oregon. READ MORE

August 15, 2019

EPA: 2 additional SREs filed for compliance year 2018

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA updated its online dashboard containing small refinery exemption (SRE) data Aug. 15, showing that two more SRE petitions have been filed for compliance year 2018. Both petitions are currently pending. READ MORE

August 15, 2019

Gevo discusses plans for hydrocarbon, RNG production

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsGevo Inc. released second quarter financial results Aug. 14. During an earnings call, Gevo CEO Patrick Gruber discussed the company’s future plans for aviation fuel production and announced plans to launch a renewable natural gas (RNG) division. READ MORE

August 15, 2019

Governors ask EPA to clarify biogenic CO2 not regulated under CCA

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsGovernors representing Iowa, Indiana, Kentucky, Nebraska and North Dakota recently sent a letter to U.S. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler urging the agency to clarify biogenic CO2 is not a pollutant subject to regulation under the Clean Air Act. READ MORE

August 15, 2019

Novo Holdings invests $72 million in LanzaTech

BY LanzaTech Found In:Advanced FuelsNovo Holdings A/S and LanzaTech announced Aug. 6 that they have formed a partnership to grow LanzaTech’s revolutionary sustainable fuels and chemicals platform. Novo Holdings is making a $72 million investment in the company in a Series E financing. READ MORE

August 14, 2019

Bioenergy DevCo receives $106 million investment, buys BTS Biogas

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsBioenergy DevCo announced Aug. 8 it has received a $106 million investment from Newlight Partners LP to grow anaerobic digestion (AD) technology in North America. The following day, the company announced the acquisition of BTS Biogas. READ MORE

August 14, 2019

Gevo to supply sustainable aviation fuel to Air Total

BY Gevo Inc. Found In:Advanced FuelsGevo Inc. announced Aug. 13 that Air Total International SA and Gevo have entered into a partnership agreement to produce and supply sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for use and distribution in France and other parts of Europe. READ MORE

August 13, 2019

DOE seeks input on its FY 2019 EERE, BETO research priorities

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe Department of Energy’s Office of Efficiency and Renewable Energy is seeking public input on its EERE and Bioenergy Technologies Office research priorities, including those focused on corn fiber biofuel, food waste, data efforts and algae biomass. READ MORE

August 12, 2019

EPA approves 31 SREs, lowers 2018 RVO by 1.43 billion RINs

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe EPA announced Aug. 9 it approved 31 of the 38 SREs that were pending for compliance year 2018. Eight remaining SRE petitions that were pending for compliance years 2016-2018 were denied, while one for 2018 was withdrawn or declared ineligible. READ MORE