Advanced Biofuels

17 hours ago

Iowa State researchers work to make biochar more useful, valuable

BY Iowa State University Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsIowa State University researchers have found that biochar produced as coproduct of bio-oil production during the pyrolyis process shows promise as a slow-release fertilizer that could feed crops while protecting water quality. READ MORE

17 hours ago

ANA signs offtake agreement with LanzaTech

BY All Nippon Airways Found In:Advanced FuelsAll Nippon Airways has signed an offtake agreement with LanzaTech Inc. that will allow the company to purchase sustainable aviation fuel. The current agreement targets 2021 for delivery of the sustainable aviation fuel. READ MORE

June 17, 2019

DOE seeks nominations for biomass R&D advisory committee

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.S. Department of Energy is seeking nominations for candidates to fill vacancies on its Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee. Nominations must be submitted by June 30. READ MORE

June 17, 2019

Kinetrex breaks ground on RNG plant in Indianapolis

BY Kinetrex Energy Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsKinetrex Energy, EDL and South Side Landfill announced June 17 that they have broken ground on a new RNG facility in Indianapolis. The completed facility will convert landfill gas into approximately 8 million gallons of RNG each year. READ MORE

June 17, 2019

Oberon Fuels secures $2.9 million grant for rDME production

BY Oberon Fuels Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsOberon Fuels was awarded a grant for $2.88 million from the California Energy Commission for a first-of-its-kind, multi-phase project to produce the first renewable dimethyl ether (rDME), a clean-burning, ultra-low-carbon transportation fuel. READ MORE

June 14, 2019

Bill aims to reform EPA’s SRE process, increase transparency

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsSens. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., and Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., introduced the RFS Integrity Act of 2019 on June 13. The bill aims to bring transparency and predictability to the U.S. EPA’s small refinery exemption (SRE) process. READ MORE

June 13, 2019

Bill aims to extend MLPs to bioenergy, biofuel projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsSens. Chris Coons, D-Del., and Jerry Moran, R-Kan., and Reps. Mike Thompson, D-Calif., and Ron Estes, R-Kan., reintroduced a bill June 13 that aims to give investors in clean energy projects access to the use of master limited partnerships (MLPs). READ MORE

June 13, 2019

ABFA: Letter urges EPA to finalize provisions in REGS rule

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Advanced FuelsA group of 15 companies sent a letter to Assistant EPA Administrator Bill Wehrum June 12 urging the agency to finalize provisions in the proposed REGS rule to remove unnecessary regulatory barriers for the production of certain biofuels. READ MORE

June 12, 2019

Senators urge EPA to process eRIN applications

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Biogas, Advanced FuelsA bipartisan group of nine senators, led by Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Jeff. Merkley, D-Ore., sent a letter to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler June 11 urging the agency to act on pending applications for electric fuel pathways under the RFS. READ MORE