Biobased Chemical

June 29, 2022

CHAR provides biocarbon and green hydrogen to RNG update

BY CHAR Technologies Ltd. Found In:Power, Thermal, ChemicalsCHAR 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. READ MORE

June 29, 2022

Vilsack announces bioproduct pilot program

BY USDA Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe 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. READ MORE

June 24, 2022

PNNL: New artificial enzyme breaks down tough, woody lignin

BY Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsA new artificial enzyme has shown it can chew through lignin, the tough polymer that helps woody plants hold their shape, according to PNNL. Lignin also stores tremendous potential for renewable energy and materials. READ MORE

June 23, 2022

Vilsack’s Forest Service memorandum addresses wood-based SAF

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsAgriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on June 23 issued a memorandum to the U.S. Forest Service directing the agency to take bold actions to restore forests, improve resilience, and address the climate crisis. READ MORE

June 23, 2022

Biofuel, ag groups comment on SEC climate disclosures rulemaking

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsGrowth Energy, RNG Coalition, NCGA, and ASA are among the ag and biofuel groups that have weighed in on a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission proposed rule that focuses on climate-related disclosures. READ MORE

June 22, 2022

Emerson technology increases efficiency of Fintoil biorefinery

BY Emerson Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsFintoil, together with Neste Engineering Solutions, has selected Emerson’s automation software and technologies to maximize the operational performance of its biorefinery being constructed in the port of Hamina-Kotka, Finland. READ MORE

June 09, 2022

Biden nominates McKalip to serve as chef ag negotiator at USTR

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsPresident Biden on June 8 announced his intent to nominate Doug McKalip to serve as chief agricultural negotiator in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR). The USDA, USTR and USGC have spoken out in support of his nomination. READ MORE

June 07, 2022

National Carbon Capture Conference & Expo opens call for speakers

BY BBI International Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe call for speaker presentation ideas is now open for the 2022 National Carbon Capture Conference & Expo (NCCC) taking place Nov. 8-9, 2022, in Des Moines, Iowa. The NCCC will accept speaker abstracts through July 8. READ MORE

June 06, 2022

DOE BETO releases 2020 R&D State of Technology report

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) in May released its “BETO 2020 R&D State of Technology” report, which provides a status of research and development efforts and assesses progress made toward BETO goals. READ MORE