DOE report shows biofuel, bioenergy employment increased in 2021


The U.S. Department of Energy on June 28 released its 2022 U.S. Energy and Employment Report, which includes new data on employment in the biofuels and bioenergy sectors. In general, employment in these sectors was up when compared to 2020.
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Canada publishes final Clean Fuel Regulations


The Canadian government on June 29 published final Clean Fuel Regulations, which will require fuel producers and suppliers to meet increasingly stringent carbon reduction goals for gasoline and diesel.
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Hu Honua files appeal with Hawaii Supreme Court


Hu Honua Bioenergy LLC on June 29 filed a notice of appeal with the Hawaii Supreme Court seeking to vacate a May 23 order issued by the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission denying the company’s power purchase agreement (PPA) with Hawaiian Electric.
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Trillium expands RNG offerings with new partnership


Trillium has partnered with Chautauqua Green Energy and CGE Ventures to expand its RNG offerings. The deal will convert gas from the Chautauqua County landfill, in Chautauqua, New York, to 100 percent RNG that will be sold at Trillium's CNG stations.
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Greasezilla feedstock qualifies for RINs under RFS


Downey Ridge Environmental Co., developer of Greasezilla, announces that the brown grease advanced biofuel offtake produced by Greasezilla systems is now a qualified feedstock for RIN credits under the Renewable Fuel Standard.
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USDA: US planted soybean acreage up 1%


U.S. farmers have planted an estimated 88.3 million acres of soybeans in 2022, up 1 percent when compared to last year, according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service’s Acreage report, released June 30.
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Victor, Neste partner to reduce private jet charter emissions


Neste and Fly Victor, the on-demand private jet company, announced a partnership. Starting June 29, Victor members can purchase Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) for every private jet booking globally.
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EU’s Transport and Tourism Committee agrees on SAF goals


Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on the Transport and Tourism Committee on June 27 voted 25 to six in favor of adopting a draft negotiating mandate on the ReFuelEU aviation rules, which sets a goal for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) use.
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USIPA: EU Council affirms support for biomass


The U.S. Industrial Pellet Association (USIPA) on June 28 welcomed continued support for sustainable sourcing of "primary woody biomass" by the EU Council’s General Approach for revising the Renewable Energy Directive (REDIII).
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CHAR provides biocarbon and green hydrogen to RNG update


CHAR Technologies Ltd. announced that the City of Saint-Félicien, Québec, has received $CDN 2.8 million in government funding to support their waste heat recovery system from the forest biomass cogeneration plant in Saint-Félicien.
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Vilsack announces bioproduct pilot program


The USDA is accepting applications for a new pilot program created under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to support the development of biobased products that have lower carbon footprints and increase the use of renewable agricultural materials.
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British Steel forges partnership to support Drax’s CCS project


Renewable energy company Drax has signed an agreement with British Steel to explore opportunities for its steel to be used to build the world’s largest multi-billion-pound carbon capture project at its power station in the UK.
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