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November 29, 2022

REEEAC to hold meeting Dec. 7

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration has announced its Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee will hold a hybrid meeting on Dec. 7. The meeting is open to the public, but registration is required. READ MORE

November 29, 2022

Shell to acquire European RNG producer for $2 billion

BY Shell Shell Petroleum NV, a wholly owned subsidiary of Shell plc, has reached an agreement with Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP, Pioneer Point Partners and Sampension to acquire 100 percent shareholding of Nature Energy Biogas A/S for $2 billion. READ MORE

November 29, 2022

Cargill to acquire Kentucky-based soybean processing facility

BY Cargill Inc. Cargill has announced an agreement to acquire Owensboro Grain Company, a fifth-generation family-owned soybean processing facility and refinery located in Owensboro, Kentucky. The acqusition is expected to close in early 2023. READ MORE

November 29, 2022

In Depth: Podcast Preview with Scott Bax, Peak Renewables

BY Pellet MIll Magazine Scott Bax, CEO at Peak Renewables, was the guest on Season 1, Episode 9 of the Biomass Magazine/Pellet Mill Magazine podcast. READ MORE

November 29, 2022

Opinion: It’s the Weather, Silly

BY Tim PortzAs the industry plunges headlong into the heart of the home heating season and consumers fire up their pellet appliances, we are being reminded that despite the year’s unique marketplace dynamics, it is the weather that drives demand. READ MORE

November 29, 2022

In Depth: Mission Biomass Mobilization

BY Anna SimetThe annual Exporting Pellets Conference left no stone unturned in discussions about the ever-expanding applications for sustainable biomass. READ MORE

November 28, 2022

In Depth: Affirming Sustainability

BY Katie Schroeder A new study demonstrates the British Columbia wood pellet sector’s responsible care for forests and communities. READ MORE

November 28, 2022

EPA approves RFS fuel pathway for Chevron refinery

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA has approved a fuel pathway that allows Chevronto generate D6 renewable fuel RINs under the RFS for several biofuels produced from soybean oil via coprocessing with petroleum at its refinery in El Segundo, California. READ MORE

November 28, 2022

Petro-Canada Lubricants product earns certification

BY Petro-Canada Lubricants Petro-Canada Lubricants PEERLESS OG2 RED has received the National Lubricating Grease Institute’s new High Performance Multiuse (HPM) Core grease certification, demonstrating its high performance for pellet roll bearings and other applications. READ MORE

November 28, 2022

Neste and CIM enable the supply of SAF to France

BY Neste Corp. Neste and CIM, part of NOVEN Group in France, the leading independent French group of companies providing oil storage and supply services, have announced a collaboration to enable the supply of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel into France. READ MORE

November 28, 2022

ASU: Full decarbonization of US aviation sector within grasp

BY Arizona State University ASU researchers have found that planting the grass miscanthus on 23.2 million hectares of existing marginal agricultural lands across the U.S. would provide enough biomass feedstock to meet the fuel demands of the U.S. aviation sector. READ MORE

November 28, 2022

In Depth: Start Well, End Well

BY Joel Dulin Successfully managing a project successfully requires an organized start. READ MORE

November 28, 2022

In Depth: Project Talk

BY Sven Swenson Project oversight is a two-way process, though, and how one approaches oversight and the results can be ineffective if social intelligence is not in play. READ MORE

November 23, 2022

NEXT Renewable Fuels to go public, rebrand as NXTCLEAN Fuels

BY NEXT Renewable Fuels NEXT Renewable Fuels Inc. and Industrial Tech Acquisitions II Inc.,on Nov. 21 announced the signing of a business combination agreement expected to result in a newly combined company to be known as NXTCLEAN Fuels Inc. READ MORE

November 23, 2022

UK’s Royal Air Force completes SAF military transporter flight

BY U.K. Ministry of Defence An RAF Voyager – the military variant of an Airbus A330 – took to the skies over Oxfordshire powered entirely by 100 percent SAF, paving the way for a range of possibilities for the future of flying military and civilian aircraft. READ MORE

November 23, 2022

CARB amendments to off-road regulations address renewable diesel

BY California Air Resources Board The California Air Resources Board on Nov. 17 approved amendments to the In-Use Off-Road Diesel-Fueled Fleets Regulation aimed at further reducing emissions from the off-road sector. The amendments, in part, address renewable diesel use. READ MORE

November 23, 2022

Clean Fuels elects new governing board members

BY Clean Fuels Alliance America Clean Fuels Alliance America members have elected new governing board leaders. The new leadership reflects the interests of both large and small companies, biodiesel and renewable diesel producers, as well as soybean growers and renderers. READ MORE

November 23, 2022

Thomas Meth appointed CEO of Enviva

BY Enviva Enviva Inc. on Nov. 14 announced that Thomas Meth, Enviva’s president, has been appointed the company’s CEO and will become a member of Enviva’s board of directors while retaining his title as president. READ MORE

November 22, 2022

DG Fuels announces plans to develop SAF facility in Maine

BY Erin VoegeleDG Fuels LLC on Nov. 14 announced it has signed key land agreement for the development of its second proposed SAF facility. That 175 MMgy facility is planned for development in Maine. DGF’s first SAF plant is under development in Louisiana. READ MORE

November 22, 2022

USDA seeks comments on implementation of climate-smart ag funds

BY Erin VoegeleThe Inflation Reduction Act, signed by President Joe Biden in August, allocated nearly $20 billion to support climate-smart agriculture. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service is now seeking comments inform how it will implement those funds. READ MORE

November 22, 2022

B&W to agrees to study development of biomass-to-hydrogen project

BY Babcock & Wilcox Babcock & Wilcox announced on Nov. 21 that it has signed an agreement with NRG Korea to study the applicability of B&W’s BrightLoop technology for a hydrogen generation facility using biomass fuel in South Korea. READ MORE

November 22, 2022

Neste delivers 500,000 gallons of SAF to LAX

BY Neste Corp. Neste delivered over 500,000 gallons (1,500 metric tons) of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). This SAF delivery was made possible by a close cooperation with LAXFUEL. READ MORE

November 21, 2022

Love’s, Cargill JV breaks ground on renewable diesel plant

BY Erin VoegeleHeartwell Renewables, a 50/50 joint venture between The Love’s Family of Companies and Cargill, on Nov. 3 broke ground on its 80 MMgy renewable diesel biorefinery in Hastings, Nebraska. The facility is expected to be operational in 2024. READ MORE

November 21, 2022

NASA, Boeing gather data to aid SAF adoption

BY NASA Scientists from NASA and Boeing recently met near Seattle to test whether an aircraft with engines burning different blends of sustainable aviation fuels produced fewer soot particles than traditional jet fuel. READ MORE

November 21, 2022

EPA announces members of ag, rural communities advisory committee

BY U.S. EPA U.S. EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan has announced the appointment of 20 members, including the new committee chair and committee vice-chair to the Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Federal Advisory Committee. READ MORE

November 17, 2022

US Forest Service offers $12.5M under Wood Innovations Program

BY Erin VoegeleThe USDA on Nov. 17 announced that the U.S. Forest Service is now accepting applications for $12.5 million in available funds under the Wood Innovations Program. The funding was allocated uner the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. READ MORE

November 17, 2022

EPA: 1.81 billion RINs generated in October

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA on Nov. 17 released data showing nearly 1.81 billion renewable identification numbers (RINs) were generated under the Renewable Fuel Standard in October, up from 1.71 billion generated during the same month of last year. READ MORE

November 17, 2022

EPA: 4 new SRE petitions filed, 9 SRE petitions currently pending

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA on Nov. 17 released updated SRE data, reporting that four new SRE petitions were filed under the RFS during the past month. According to the agency, 9 SRE petitions are now pending, up from five that were pending as of mid-October. READ MORE

November 17, 2022

Neste to acquire US-based used cooking oil collection business

BY Neste Corp. Neste has agreed to acquire the used cooking oil (UCO) collection and aggregation business and related assets in the U.S. from Crimson Renewable Energy Holdings LLC. The transaction includes several assets on the West Coast. READ MORE

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