Advanced Biofuels

8 hours ago

USDA seeks applications for biorefinery loan guarantee program

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service is soliciting applications for the Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program. Applications for the current cycle of the loan guarantee program are due April 1. READ MORE

14 hours ago

New biodiesel technology event launched, abstracts welcome

BY BBI International Found In:Advanced FuelsThe Biodiesel Production Technology Summit will take place in Minneapolis June 15-17, 2020. Organized by BBI International and produced by Biodiesel Magazine, the event is a new forum for biomass-based diesel producers. Abstracts are being accepted. READ MORE

October 10, 2019

Velocys to integrate CCUS at Mississippi biorefinery

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsVelocys announced plans Oct. 10 to capture and store carbon dioxide generated at its proposed Mississippi biorefinery, enabling the production of carbon-negative biofuel. The company also recently announced its technology will be deployed in Japan. READ MORE

October 10, 2019

EPA’s SRE proposal under OMB review

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe supplemental rulemaking referenced by the U.S. EPA in an Oct. 4 announcement regarding its plans to reallocate RFS volume obligations waived through future SREs appears to be under White House Office of Management and Budget review. READ MORE

October 09, 2019

Neste to open office for renewable aviation business

BY Neste Corp. Found In:Advanced FuelsNeste has opened a new office in Hoofddorp, in greater Amsterdam which will serve as the global hub for the growing Renewable Aviation business. Neste is now also launching Neste MY Renewable Diesel to climate-conscious fleet customers. READ MORE

October 09, 2019

VTT validates production of biofuel using Fischer-Tropsch process

BY VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsProduction of biofuel by gasification of biomass residues was successfully validated in the EU’s COMSYN project in September. The process performance was verified with bark in an 80 hour-long test run at VTT. READ MORE

October 08, 2019

Midwest Biomass Exchange now online

BY Midwest Biomass Exchange Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsIndividuals and companies seeking outlets for selling agricultural residues have a new option at their fingertips. Access is available to a new web-based resource, called the Midwest Biomass Exchange, created and supported by the USDA Forest Service. READ MORE

October 08, 2019

BIO announces 2021 leadership transition

BY Biotechnology Innovation Organization Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe Biotechnology Innovation Organization has announced that industry veteran Jim Greenwood will step down as president and CEO of the world’s largest biotechnology organization after the 2020 election. READ MORE

October 04, 2019

EPA to release supplemental rulemaking to account for future SREs

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe EPA on Oct. 4 announced plans to release its much anticipated RFS relief package but provided few details. The agency said a proposed rule seeking public comment on how and at what levels it should account for future SREs will be issued soon. READ MORE