Advanced Biofuels

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DuPont files to intervene in court review of RFS

BY Holly JessenFound In:Advanced FuelsDuPont filed court documents Feb. 5, asking leave to intervene in support of an Americans for Clean Energy petition filed in January, saying it has “significant and concrete interest” in the case. READ MORE

February 10, 2016

Details announced for industry tour at 2016 IBCE

BY BBI International Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsBBI International has announced the agenda for the industry tour taking place April 14 at the ninth annual International Biomass Conference & Expo . This tour will provide an in-depth look at the biogas industry in Charlotte, North Carolina. READ MORE

February 10, 2016

UPS expands agreement for renewable LNG in Texas

BY UPS Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsUPS has expanded its agreement with Clean Energy Fuels Corp. to use up to 500,000 gallon equivalents of renewable liquefied natural gas annually in Texas. UPS stations in Houston and Mesquite will dispense the fuel to about 140 UPS tractors. READ MORE

February 10, 2016

NREL discovery could lead to cheaper cellulosic fuels

BY National Renewable Energy Laboratory Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsResearchers at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the BioEnergy Science Center say better understanding of a bacterium could lead to cheaper production of cellulosic ethanol and other advanced biofuels. READ MORE

February 09, 2016

Velocys announces progress with Envia Energy GTL plant

BY Velocys plc Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsVelocys plc has announced ENVIA Energy's EPC contractor, Ventech Engineers, has signed the final contract, covering installation of process modules, related piping and ancillary equipment, for ENVIA's Oklahoma City GTL plant. READ MORE

February 09, 2016

Researchers ‘explode’ sugar beet cells for faster fermentation

BY Wageningen University Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe European ERA-NET innovation project ChemBeet is developing a technology that explodes cell walls to create faster and cheaper fermentation. The process uses Betaprocess technology in which vacuum extrusion is used to explode cell walls. READ MORE

February 08, 2016

Ensyn receives key regulatory approvals from CARB

BY Ensyn Corp. Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsEnsyn Corp. has been granted key regulatory approvals by California’s Air Resources Board related to the application of its Renewable Fuel Oil as a renewable feedstock for refineries in California for the production of renewable gasoline and diesel. READ MORE

February 08, 2016

Algae raceway paves path from lab to real-world applications

BY DOE/Sandia National Laboratories Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsIn a twist of geometry, an oval can make a line. The new algae raceway testing facility at Sandia National Laboratories may be oval in shape, but it paves a direct path between laboratory research and solving the demand for clean energy. READ MORE

February 05, 2016

EPA rulemaking aims to update GHG reporting requirements

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA has published a proposed rule that aims to amend specific provisions in the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule, including some provisions related to biogas and ethanol. Comments are due Feb. 29. READ MORE