USDA announces loan guarantee for Ensyn RFO project The USDA has announced a conditional commitment for a $70 million loan guarantee to help build a 20 MMgy cellulosic biorefinery under development by an affiliate of Ensyn Corp. in Georgia. The facility will produce a renewable fuel oil product.READ MORE SHARE
Enviva launches $5 million forest conservation fund Enviva Holdings LP recently announced it is establishing the Enviva Forest Conservation Fund, a $5 million, 10-year program designed to protect tens of thousands of acres of bottomland forests in northeast North Carolina and southeast Virginia.READ MORE SHARE
Volvo Trucks approves use of renewable diesel fuel Volvo Trucks North America, after concluding truck and engine lab testing, recently approved the use of renewable diesel fuel for all of its proprietary Volvo engines, offering environmental and cost-savings benefits to customers. READ MORE SHARE
Food waste legislation includes AD provisionsOn Dec. 7, Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, introduced the Food Recovery Act of 2015. The bill, which aims to reduce the amount of food waste in the U.S., also contains provisions related to waste-to-energy development.
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Schmack Biogas builds biomethane plant in France Schmack Biogas, a Viessmann Group company, has been awarded a contract for the construction of a biomethane plant in Epaux-Bezu (Picardy) in northern France. The project is expected to begin injecting biomethane into the natural gas network in July.READ MORE SHARE