Advanced Biofuels

December 02, 2016

A Few Good Plugs

BY Anna SimetFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsToday is the last day to submit an abstract for the International Biomass Conference & Expo. READ MORE

December 02, 2016

Grant funds test of market potential for jet fuel research

BY Washington State University Found In:Advanced FuelsResearchers at Washington State University Tri-Cities have been awarded a National Science Foundation I-Corps grant to explore the market potential of their biojet fuel research. READ MORE

December 01, 2016

EU publishes clean energy policy package for heating, cooling

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Advanced FuelsThis week, the European Commission released a package of policy proposals aimed at boosting the EU’s competitiveness as the world transitions to a clean energy mix. AEBIOM and REA express support and concern over certain aspects of the legislation. READ MORE

December 01, 2016

Opinion: Out With the Old, In With the New

BY Tim PortzFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe best argument our industry has going for it in the context of a Trump administration is its ability to produce jobs, and for the next four years, we’d be wise to build our advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill on that premise. READ MORE

November 30, 2016

Finland outlines energy, climate actions to 2030 and beyond

BY Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe Finland government approved the national energy and climate strategy to 2030 on Nov. 24. The strategy will be submitted as a government report to the Parliament, where discussion on it started Nov. 30. READ MORE

November 30, 2016

GAO RFS reports paint incomplete picture of advanced biofuels

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. Government Accountability Office issued two reports Nov. 28 suggesting that the renewable fuel standard (RFS) program is unlikely to meet its targets for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and expanding the U.S. renewable fuels sector. READ MORE

November 29, 2016

In Depth: 28 Days Later: Waste to Fuel

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe Canadian city of Surrey, British Columbia, prepares to open a new biogas plant fed by its residents’ kitchen scraps and yard waste, the fuel from which will power its collection fleet of CNG vehicles. READ MORE

November 29, 2016

New chemical enhances biodiesel, ethanol production

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Advanced FuelsBASF is introducing a new version of its Lutropur brand of methanesulfonic acid (MSA) with higher active concentration for multiple applications in biodiesel and ethanol processing. BASF's new Lutropur MSA-XP features 94 percent active concentration. READ MORE

November 28, 2016

Opinion: Capturing Power Above the Dirt

BY Gus Simmons Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsNorth Carolina has the potential to gain $2.7 billion in new capital investment, nearly 24,300 construction and maintenance jobs, and a multitude of related industry-service jobs, by taking advantage of biogas. READ MORE