Advanced Biofuels

15 hours ago

Senators, governors advocate for strong biomass-based diesel RVOs

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsSeveral senators and governors are taking action to urge the Trump administration to ensure strong 2018 and 2019 renewable blending obligations (RVOs) are set under the Renewable Fuel Standard. READ MORE

15 hours ago

BDI to construct innovative algae production plant in Austria

BY BDI-BioEnergy International AG Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsInternationally renowned company BDI-BioEnergy International, known for development and construction of biodiesel plants, takes the first step into implementation of an in-house developed algae technology, with its subsidiary BDI-BioLife Science. READ MORE

15 hours ago

Surgeonfish research may aid biofuel development

BY King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsRed Sea surgeonfish use metabolically diverse giant bacteria to digest different types of algae, according to new research. These findings may provide a valuable genetic resource for biofuel research. READ MORE

October 16, 2017

ABFA members oppose proposed cuts to RFS RVOs in letter to Trump

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsOn Oct. 13, members of the Advanced Biofuels Association sent a letter to President Trump expressing their opposition to a recent proposal issued by the U.S. EPA that could result in lower blending obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard. READ MORE

October 16, 2017

Qantas aircraft to be powered by renewable biofuel from 2020

BY Qantas Found In:Advanced FuelsQantas recently announced its Los Angeles based aircraft will be powered by biofuel from 2020, reducing the airline’s carbon emissions on its services operating between the U.S. and Australia. READ MORE

October 16, 2017

ExxonMobil expanding New Jersey research facility

BY ExxonMobil Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsExxonMobil recently announced that it has broken ground on the expansion of its research facility in Clinton, New Jersey, a key center of innovation that supports the company’s broad research and development programs. READ MORE

October 13, 2017

Maryland offers funding for animal waste-to-energy projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe Maryland Energy Administration recently announced the opening of its fiscal year (FY) 2018 Animal Waste-to-Energy Grant Program, which is making $3.5 million available to support selected projects. READ MORE

October 12, 2017

UK releases Clean Growth Strategy, plans next CfD auction

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.K. government has released its Clean Growth Strategy, which aims to cut carbon emissions while driving economic growth. As part of the announcement, the government confirmed up to £557 million for the next Contracts for Difference auction. READ MORE

October 12, 2017

WHOI awarded $5.7 million to advance seaweed energy production

BY Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsWoods Hole Oceanographic Institution was awarded $5.7 million from the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy for two projects to advance the mass production of seaweed for biofuels and biobased chemicals. READ MORE