Advanced Biofuels

August 18, 2017

EPA: 20.36 million cellulosic RINs generated in July

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for July, reporting more than 1.67 billion RINs were generated during the month, including nearly 20.36 million cellulosic RINs. READ MORE

August 17, 2017

Colorado approves waste diversion goals

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe Colorado Solid and Hazardous Waste Commission has approved statewide waste division goals, aiming to achieve a 45 percent diversion rate by 2036. Waste diversion is defined to include recycling, composting and anaerobic digestion. READ MORE

August 17, 2017

Algae cultivation technique could advance biofuels

BY Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsWashington State University researchers have developed a way to grow algae more efficiently, in days instead of weeks, and make the algae more viable for several industries, including biofuels. READ MORE

August 17, 2017

RNG Coalition welcomes federal affairs manager

BY Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas Found In:Power, Thermal, Advanced FuelsThe Coalition for Renewable Natural Gashas added Sanjay Srikantiah as its new federal affairs manager in Washington, D.C. He will further strengthen the RNG Coalition's advocacy and education efforts on behalf of the North American RNG industry. READ MORE

August 16, 2017

Project turns state roadways into a renewable energy source

BY University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois Sustainable Technology Center Found In:Thermal, Advanced FuelsThe Illinois Department of Transportation has approved implementation of a renewable energy demonstration project using grasses collected from mowing highway rights-of-way (ROW). READ MORE

August 15, 2017

A new chloroplast role for making biofuels

BY Michigan State University Found In:Advanced FuelsMichigan State University researchers are experimenting with harvesting seed oil to make biofuels that could someday power our jets and cars. READ MORE

August 11, 2017

Sandia tests Salton Sea-grown algae as new fuel source

BY Sandia National Laboratories Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsSandia National Laboratories is testing whether one of California’s largest and most polluted lakes can transform into one of its most productive and profitable using algae. READ MORE

August 10, 2017

Legislation aims to repeal Energy Title of 2014 Farm Bill

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsIn late July, Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., introduced legislation that aims to repeal bioenergy programs contained under Title IX of the 2014 Farm Bill. A total of 10 programs, including the Rural Energy for America Program, would be eliminated. READ MORE

August 08, 2017

Neste reports record quarterly renewable diesel sales

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Advanced FuelsNeste has released financial results for the second quarter of 2017, reporting record-high sales volumes of renewable fuels. The company sold 674,000 tons of renewable diesel during the three-month period. READ MORE