Biden signs new SAF, hydrogen, clean fuel tax credits into law


President Joe Biden on Aug. 16 signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law, calling the legislation the “biggest step forward in climate—ever” and stressing it will allow the U.S. to boldly take additional steps towards meeting its climate goals.
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UK government opens public consultation on BECSS strategy


The U.K. government on Aug. 11 launched a consultation on how to support the development of bioenergy carbon capture and storage (BECCS) projects in the U.K. over the next decade. The consulation is open through Oct. 7.
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39th Annual Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo to be held June 12-14


BBI International has announced the 39th Annual International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo will be held June 12-14, 2023 at the CHI Health Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Speaker presentation abstracts will be accepted through Feb. 10, 2023.
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PFI cheers extension of tax credit for wood heating appliances


The Pellet Fuels Institute celebrated the inclusion of an extension of the residential tax credit for qualifying wood and wood pellet heating appliances in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, signed into law Aug. 16 by President Joe Biden.
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ITA seeks additional nominations for REEEAC


The ITA is seeking additional nominations for members of its Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee in an effort to widen the pool of qualified candidates and to ensure that diverse points of view are represented.
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Kinder Morgan buys 7 landfill gas projects, plans RNG conversions


Kinder Morgan Inc. has closed on the acquisition of North American Natural Resources Inc. and its sister companies. The transaction includes seven landfill gas-to-power facilities. The company plans to convert four of those facilities to RNG.
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USDA maintains forecast for 2022-’23 soybean oil use in biofuels


The USDA reduced its estimate for 2021-’22 soybean oil use in biofuel by 200 million pounds in its latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, released Aug. 12. The forecast for 2020-’23 soybean oil use in biofuel was maintained.
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INNIO powers Raven SR’s waste-to-hydrogen plant with renewables


INNIO has announced Raven SR’ will use INNIO’s Jenbacher engines [60 Hz] with a “Ready for H2” option to power and heat the company's S- Series hydrogen production facility at a sanitary landfill in Richmond, California.
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USDA: US soybean production up 2% from last year


U.S. soybean production for 2022 is expected to reach 4.53 billion bushels, up 2 percent when compared to 2021, according to the USDA National Agriculture Statistics Service’s latest Crop Production report, issued Aug. 12.
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Atlantic Biomass, Bionoid partner on hemp-based SAF


Atlantic Biomass LLC on Aug. 11 signed a Letter of Intent with Bionoid Inc. signaling their joint commitment to producing commercial quantities of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) from residual hemp biomass.
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EIA: Densified biomass fuel sales at 680,000 tons in April


The U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released data showing U.S. manufacturers produced approximately 850,000 tons of densified biomass fuel in April, with sales reaching 680,000 tons.
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BIC wins $1.8M to support development of biomass standards


The Canadian government on Aug. 3 awarded $1.8 million under Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s AgriAssurance Program to Bioindustrial Innovation Canada, a nonprofit group that supports the commercialization of sustainable technologies.
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Industry Events

National Carbon Capture Conference & Expo

November 8-9, 2022
Iowa Event Center
Des Moines, Iowa

2023 International Biomass Conference & Expo

February 28-2, 2023
Cobb Galleria Centre
Atlanta, Georgia

Biodiesel & Renewable Diesel Summit

June 12-14, 2023
CHI Health Center
Omaha, Nebraska

Ethanol 101

June 12-12, 2023
CHI Health Center
Omaha, Nebraska

Carbon Capture & Storage Summit

June 12-12, 2023
CHI Health Center
Omaha, Nebraska

2023 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

June 12-14, 2023
CHI Health Center
Omaha, Nebraska



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