Advanced Biofuels

12 hours ago

EPA releases June RIN data

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) data for June, reporting that more than 1.46 billion RINs were generated during the month across all biofuel categories. READ MORE

12 hours ago

Velocys announces commercial-scale GTL plant gets go-ahead

BY Velocys plc Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsVelocys plc has announced that the final investment decision has been made to proceed with construction of a commercial gas-to-liquids plant using the company's technology. READ MORE

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JBEI develops tool for characterizing plant sugar transporters

BY Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsA powerful new tool that can help advance the genetic engineering of "fuel" crops for clean, green and renewable bioenergy, has been developed by researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy's Joint BioEnergy Institute. READ MORE

July 31, 2014

GOL Airlines completes flight with Amyris-Total aviation biofuel

BY Amyris Inc. Found In:Advanced FuelsOn July 31, Amyris partnered with Brazilian airline, GOL, to fly the industry's first commercial flight with farnesane, the recently approved renewable jet fuel. The first flight, GOL flight 7725, traveled from Orlando, Florida, to Sao Paulo, Brazil. READ MORE

July 31, 2014

Miscanthus might yield more biomass in Iowa that first thought

BY Iowa State University Found In:Power, Thermal, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsMiscanthus, a perennial grass with vast potential to produce biomass, would deliver even better yields than once thought in Iowa, according to research by agronomists at Iowa State University. READ MORE

July 31, 2014

Helping switchgrass survive winter will boost biofuel potential

BY Michigan State University Found In:Power, Thermal, Advanced FuelsMichigan State University has been awarded $1 million from a joint U.S. Department of Energy and USDA program to develop hardier switchgrass, a plant native to North America that holds high potential as a biofuel source. READ MORE

July 31, 2014

New UC Davis study offers surprising insights on biofuels

BY University of California, Davis Found In:Advanced FuelsA study recently released by the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis examines how an incremental approach to supplement advanced innovation in biofuels can help California and the nation meet clean fuel and lower emission standards. READ MORE

July 30, 2014

Genera Energy introduces proprietary feedstock management systems

BY Genera Energy Inc. Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Advanced FuelsGenera Energy Inc. has announced the deployment of two new proprietary feedstock management systems, Energy Grange and Supply AssureBoth systems were developed through years of R&D and in-the-field testing. READ MORE

July 30, 2014

NRDC report ranks biofuel sustainability programs

BY Natural Resources Defense Council Found In:Advanced FuelsAmid increasing interest in alternative transportation fuels, a new report commissioned by the Natural Resources Defense Council shows how federal agencies and other large commercial customers can buy sustainably produced biofuels. READ MORE