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January 23, 2023

DOE: National labs research better uses for CO2

BY U.S. Department of Energy Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsCarbon dioxide fuels global warming but scientists from multiple national labs are finding new ways to repurpose it to produce a myriad of valuable products, such as fuels, chemicals, plastics and materials from carbon resources. READ MORE

January 20, 2023

Yosemite Clean Energy wins $1M for biomass-to-hydrogen projects

BY Yosemite Clean Energy Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsYosemite Clean Energy was selected to receive two $500,000 Forest Biomass to Carbon-Negative Biofuels grants from the California Department of Conservation. The grants support two biomass-to-hydrogen projects the company is developing. READ MORE

January 18, 2023

Bain Capital completes significant equity investment in EcoCeres

BY Bain Capital Private Equity Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsBain Capital Private Equity has completed an equity investment in EcoCeres Inc., an innovative biorefinery company that converts waste-based biomass into a wide spetrum of biofuels, biochemicals and biomaterials. READ MORE

January 16, 2023

Raven SR, Chevron and Hyzon Motors partner on waste-to-hydrogen

BY Raven SR Inc. Found In:Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsRaven SR Inc., Chevron New Energies, and Hyzon Motors Inc. on Jan. 9 announced they are collaborating to commercialize operations of a green waste-to-hydrogen production facility in Richmond, California. READ MORE

January 10, 2023

ReEnergy Biomass Maine receives grant to produce biochar

BY ReEnergy Biomass Maine LLC Found In:Power, ChemicalsReEnergy Biomass Maine LLC as been awarded $523,900 in grant funding to produce biochar. The funds will be provided through the Forest Recovery Initiative of the Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan, administered by the Maine Technology Institute. READ MORE

January 09, 2023

2023 FEW now accepting speaker presentation ideas

BY BBI International Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe call for speaker presentation ideas is now open for the 2023 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW). The three-day event is scheduled to take place June 12-14, 2023 in Omaha, Nebraska. READ MORE

January 04, 2023

OMB agenda confirms timelines for RFS, E15, Biopreferred rules

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe White House OMB on Jan. 4 published its 2022 Fall Unified Agenda and Regulatory Plan, confirming the expected timeline on federal rulemakings related to the Renewable Fuel Standard, E15 sales and the Biopreferred program. READ MORE

January 04, 2023

Origin Materials provides update on Origin 1 manufacturing plant

BY Origin Materials Inc. Found In:Pellets, ChemicalsOrigin Materials Inc. has issued a construction update on Origin 1, the company’s first commercial plant. Due to severe weather conditions, the project has experienced a brief delay but is expected to be mechanically complete in January. READ MORE

January 03, 2023

Senate confirms McKalip, Taylor to federal posts

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe Senate has confirmed Doug McKalip and Alexis Taylor to posts critical to agriculture trade. McKalip is now chief agricultural negotiator at the Office of the USTR and Taylor is USDA under secretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs. READ MORE