Bill aims to create $1 per gallon sales tax credit for RNG fuel


Sens. Richard Burr, R-N.C., and Mark Warner, D-Va., on July 20 introduced the Renewable Natural Gas Incentive Act. The legislation aims to create a $1 per gallon tax credit for sellers of renewable natural gas (RNG) used for transportation.
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Drax: Pellet production up 54% during first half of 2022


Drax Group plc on July 26 released financial and operational results for the first half of 2022, reporting significant increases in both operating profit and wood pellet production when compared to the same six-month period of 2021.
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EPA: 1.85 billion RINs generated in June


The U.S. EPA has released updated renewable identification number (RIN) data showing that nearly 1.85 billion RINs were generated under the Renewable Fuel Standard in June, up from 1.77 billion RINs generated during the same month of 2021.
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EPA agrees to release proposed 2023 RVO in November


The U.S. EPA and Growth Energy on July 22 filed a consent decree agreement with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia that requires the agency to proposed 2023 RFS RVOs by Nov. 16, 2022, and finalize the 2023 RVOs by June 14, 2023.
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Synthica Energy announces new food waste RNG plant in Texas


Synthica Energy LLC on July 22 announced the development of a new anaerobic digestion facility in northeast San Antonio, Texas. The facility will focus on converting organic byproducts from food and beverage producers into RNG.
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Consortium commits $18M for green marine fuel supply chain


The Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation is leading a consortium of 18 industry partners to launch a drop-in biofuels pilot project to establish an assurance framework for ensuring the supply chain integrity of green marine fuels.
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Gevo closes on site for SAF plant, plans fall groundbreaking


Gevo Inc. has closed on the purchase of approximately 245 acres near Lake Preston, South Dakota, for its first commercial scale sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) facility, Net-Zero 1. The company expects to break ground on the plant in September.
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UGA: Burning woody biomass in power plants could reduce carbon


A new study by researchers in the University of Georgia’s Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources shows that replacing coal in Georgia’s power plants with woody biomass could not only meet Georgia’s power needs, but reduce carbon emissions.
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EPA: No new SREs filed, 3 SRE petitions remain pending


The U.S. EPA on June 21 published updated data on small refinery exemptions (SREs) filed under the Renewable Fuel Standard, reporting that no new SRE petitions have been filed in the past month. Three SRE petitions are currently pending.
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Senators ask EPA to set strong RVOs for biomass-based diesel


A group of 24 senators on July 19 sent a letter to U.S. EPA Administrator Michael Regan urging the agency to set strong 2023 and 2024 Renewable Fuel Standard renewable volume obligations (RVOs) for biomass-based diesel.
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BlackRock Real Assets acquires Vanguard Renewables


Vanguard Renewables on July 20 announced that a fund managed by BlackRock Real Assets has acquired the company from Vision Ridge Partners. BlackRock will partner with Vanguard’s management team to drive its next phase of growth.
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SoCalGas: Kore begins commissioning of RNG, hydrogen system


SoCalGas on July 20 announced that Kore Infrastructure has begun to test and demonstrate its modular system that diverts organic waste from California landfills and converts it into carbon negative hydrogen and renewable natural gas (RNG).
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