Enviva to double production capacity, signs MOU with SAF producer


Enviva Inc. on Jan. 19 announced accelerated plans to double its wood pellet production capacity and said it has signed a MOU with a U.S.-based customer that plans to convert woody biomass into low-carbon transportation fuels.
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Vilsack says the future for biofuels remains bright


Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack discussed the important role biofuels and biobased manufacturing play in the rural economy and highlighted the agency’s efforts to support those industries during a Jan. 20 hearing held by the House Ag Committee.
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EPA: 19.86 billion RINs generated under the RFS in 2021


Nearly 19.86 billion RINs were generated under the RFS in 2021, up when compared to both the 18.32 billion generated in 2020 and the 19.81 billion generated in 2019, according to data released by the U.S. EPA on Jan. 20.
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Covanta: Rookery Energy Recovery Facility begins operations


Covanta announced on Jan. 25 that the construction and commissioning phases of its Rookery South Energy Recovery Facility are now complete. The waste-to-energy facility will generate more than 60 megwatts (MW) of low-carbon energy.
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IRFA summit focuses on policy, future market opportunities


The 2022 Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit, held Jan. 25, highlighted significant opportunities for growth driven by demand for advanced biofuels, such as SAF, but also addressed policy and economic concerns impacting biofuel producers.
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EPA streamlines process to bring biofuels, chemicals to market


The U.S. EPA on Jan. 21 announced the launch of a new initiative under the Toxic Substances Control Act that aims to streamline the review of new biobased fuels and chemicals that could be used to displace higher GHG emitting transporation fuels.
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Anaergia to supply its first liquified RNG project


Anaergia Inc. has signed a contract to supply its organic waste treatment solutions to an agricultural company based in Italy. The new biogas facility will feature Anaergia's first RNG liquefaction system.
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EPA: 2 additional SRE petitions filed, 69 now pending


The U.S. EPA released updated SRE data on Jan. 20, reporting that two additional SRE petitions have been filed under the RFS for compliance year 2020. A total of 69 SRE petitions are now pending, up from 67 that were pending as of mid-December.
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Brightmark, Chevron announce anaerobic digestion project


Brightmark RNG Holdings LLC has announced plans to construct an construct an anaerobic digestion project at Vlot Calf Ranch in Chowchilla, California. The project with capture, clean and convert methane from manure into RNG.
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USDA launches Rural Energy Pilot Program


The USDA on Jan. 19 announced it will make up to $10 million in grants available through the new Rural Energy Pilot Program, which aims to help rural communities develop renewable energy. Biomass and bioenergy are among the eligible technologies.
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$15M grant supports development of proposed Louisiana biorefinery


Strategic Biofuels and the Port of Columbia in Caldwell Parish, Louisiana, on Jan. 19 announced the port has received a $15 million infrastructure and improvement grant that will benefit Strategic Biofuels’ proposed Louisiana Green Fuels project.
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Macquarie Capital launches RNG platform, finances US RNG project


Macquarie Capital, an affiliate of Macquarie Group, on Jan. 18 announced the launch of Aerogy, a platform that develops, operates and invests in renewable natural gas (RNG) infrastructure projects that convert waste into low-carbon energy.
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