Advanced Biofuels

February 12, 2016

AFPM challenges RFS rule, court consolidates 3 RFS challenges

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Advanced FuelsOn Feb. 10, American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers filed a petition for review with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit challenging the U.S. EPA’s recent renewable fuel standard (RFS) rulemaking. READ MORE

February 12, 2016

Army to lease land to Hawaiian Electric for bioenergy project

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Advanced FuelsThe Army has announced the availability of the record of decision (ROD) to lease land and grant easements on Schofield Barracks and Wheeler Army Airfield to Hawaii Electric Co. for the development of a 50 MW biofuel-fueled power plant. READ MORE

February 12, 2016

DOE: $11.3 million available for flexible biomass fuel technology

BY U.S. Department of Energy Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe Energy Department recently announced up to $11.3 million in funding to develop flexible biomass-to-hydrocarbon biofuels conversion pathways that can be modified to produce advanced fuels and/or products based on external factors. READ MORE

February 12, 2016

Deinove confirms its carotenoids commercialization potential

BY Deinove Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsDeinove, a biotech company developing innovative processes for producing biofuels and biobased chemicals by using Deinococcus bacteria as host strains, announces major progress in its carotenoids project. READ MORE

February 11, 2016

DuPont files to intervene in court review of RFS

BY Holly JessenFound In:Advanced FuelsDuPont filed court documents Feb. 5, asking leave to intervene in support of an Americans for Clean Energy petition filed in January, saying it has “significant and concrete interest” in the case. READ MORE

February 10, 2016

Details announced for industry tour at 2016 IBCE

BY BBI International Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsBBI International has announced the agenda for the industry tour taking place April 14 at the ninth annual International Biomass Conference & Expo . This tour will provide an in-depth look at the biogas industry in Charlotte, North Carolina. READ MORE

February 10, 2016

UPS expands agreement for renewable LNG in Texas

BY UPS Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsUPS has expanded its agreement with Clean Energy Fuels Corp. to use up to 500,000 gallon equivalents of renewable liquefied natural gas annually in Texas. UPS stations in Houston and Mesquite will dispense the fuel to about 140 UPS tractors. READ MORE

February 10, 2016

NREL discovery could lead to cheaper cellulosic fuels

BY National Renewable Energy Laboratory Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsResearchers at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the BioEnergy Science Center say better understanding of a bacterium could lead to cheaper production of cellulosic ethanol and other advanced biofuels. READ MORE

February 09, 2016

Velocys announces progress with Envia Energy GTL plant

BY Velocys plc Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsVelocys plc has announced ENVIA Energy's EPC contractor, Ventech Engineers, has signed the final contract, covering installation of process modules, related piping and ancillary equipment, for ENVIA's Oklahoma City GTL plant. READ MORE