Industry leaders meet in Texas at advanced biofuels conference
Assembling for the first time since the recent election and the U.S. EPA’s announcement that it will retain the renewable fuels standard, biofuels industry stakeholders met at the National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo, held in Houston, Nov. 27-29. Presentations were given by advanced biofuel industry leaders. Michael McAdams, Advanced Biofuel Association president, was keynote speaker and Andrew Holland, senior fellow for energy and climate at the American Security Project, also presented. During the general session panel, CEOs of advanced biofuel companies discussed the race to bring capacity for new biofuels online, as well as the need to increase production of existing biofuels. Attendees also participated in tours of the 35 MMgy REG Houston LLC state-of-the-art biodiesel plant and the USS Texas, a retired U.S. battleship.