Advanced Biofuels

October 12, 2015

D3, D5 RINs climb in August, D4 RINs down slightly

BY Sue Retka SchillFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsU.S. EPA data on RINs generation through August reveals cellulosic D3 biofuels continue to climb, advanced biofuel D5 RINs generation is up sharply and the mainstay, D6 renewable fuels (primarily ethanol) continues on pace. READ MORE

October 09, 2015

US EPA invites comments on GHG emissions analysis of jatropha oil

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA is inviting comment on its analysis of the greenhouse gas emissions attributable to the production and transport of jatropha oil for biodiesel, renewable diesel and other biofuels to qualify under the renewable fuel standard. READ MORE

October 09, 2015

Dedicate a Day to Bioenergy

BY Anna SimetFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsOct. 21 is National Bioenergy Day, an annual event orchestrated by the Biomass Power Association. Now in its third year, NBD is growing. READ MORE

October 08, 2015

Scania approves use of renewable diesel in Euro 6 engines

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Advanced FuelsSweden-based heavy-duty truck and bus manufacturer Scania has approved use of renewable diesel, or hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO), in its Euro 6 range provided it meets technical specification TS15940. READ MORE

October 08, 2015

Guide details UK pyrolysis progress

BY Anna SimetFound In:Power, Thermal, Advanced FuelsThe European Bioenergy Research Institute at Aston University has released a guide that reports United Kingdom capabilities and progress in fast, intermediate and slow pyrolysis, as well as torrefaction. READ MORE

October 08, 2015

EIA short-term winter outlook forecasts renewables

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Pellets, Power, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the winter edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting total renewables used in the electric power sector to decrease by 2.7 percent in 2015. READ MORE

October 07, 2015

Hawaii regulators approve biodiesel contract for HECO plants

BY Pacific Biodiesel Technologies Found In:Advanced FuelsThe contract between Hawaiian Electric and Pacific Biodiesel Technologies to supply biodiesel for Oahu power generators has been approved by Hawaii regulators. READ MORE

October 06, 2015

REG acquires various KiOR plant assets for $1.5 million

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Advanced FuelsRenewable Energy Group Inc. announced Oct. 6 that one of its subsidiaries, REG Synthetic Fuels LLC, has received approval from a Mississippi court to purchase certain equipment at the KiOR Columbus LLC production facility in Mississippi. READ MORE

October 06, 2015

IEA releases mid-term forecast for biofuels, renewable energy

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Advanced FuelsThe International Energy Agency recently released its annual Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report at a Group of 20 leaders’ meeting in Turkey. The report forecasts global market trends and developments for renewable energy and biofuels to 2020. READ MORE