Advanced Biofuels

22 hours ago

Inslee signs bill to promote RNG in state of Washington

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsOn March 22, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill that is designed to increase the development and use of renewable natural gas (RNG) within the state. The Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas is among the groups that supported the legislation. READ MORE

23 hours ago

Researchers improve method to convert food waste into biofuels

BY Sharon Gaudin, Worcester Polytechnic Institute Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsFunded by a U.S. Department of Energy grant, a team of researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute is creating a better way to convert waste food into biofuels using a process that features catalysts and hydrothermal liquefaction. READ MORE

23 hours ago

Scientists say California can get tougher on clean fuels

BY Union of Concerned Scientists Found In:Advanced FuelsCalifornia can reduce carbon emissions by more than 70 million metric tons by 2030, akin to taking 15 million gasoline-powered cars off the road in one year, by adopting a higher target for its Low Carbon Fuel Standard, according to a new report. READ MORE

March 22, 2018

EPA: 20.36 million cellulosic RINs generated in February

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for February, reporting 1.4 billion RINs were generated during the month, including approximately 20.36 million cellulosic RINs. READ MORE

March 22, 2018

Agrisoma completes $12 million investment round

BY Agrisoma Biosciences Inc. Found In:Advanced FuelsAgrisoma Biosciences Inc., an agricultural technology company that sells Carinata seeds used to produce biojet fuel for the aviation industry, announced March 12 it has completed a CAD $12 million investment round. READ MORE

March 21, 2018

World Energy acquires AltAir biojet, renewable diesel assets

BY World Energy LLC Found In:Advanced FuelsThe purchase includes a 63-acre complex consisting of a 45 MMgy renewable jet/renewable diesel production facility, 1.7 million barrels of product storage, a truck rack with 28,000 barrels per day of throughput capacity, rail storage and pipelines. READ MORE

March 21, 2018

Enerkem produces a new high-octane biofuel

BY Enerkem Inc. Found In:Advanced FuelsEnerkem Inc. recently announced that it has produced a new high-performance biofuel that could improve the octane rating of fuels sold on the market and reduce their carbon footprint. The fuel has a research octane number (RON) of up to 112. READ MORE

March 20, 2018

USDA solicits applications for REAP funding

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe USDA is soliciting applications for fiscal year 2018 Rural Energy for America Program funding. The program helps agricultural producers and rural small businesses install renewable energy systems and make energy efficiency improvements. READ MORE

March 20, 2018

Audi, Global Energies partnership reaches key milestone

BY Global Bioenergies Found In:Advanced FuelsGlobal Bioenergies and German carmaker Audi have announced that a key milestone was reached in their multi-year agreement. Renewable gasoline components made from Global Bioenergies' renewable isobutene were produced and shipped to Audi. READ MORE