Advanced Biofuels

December 15, 2017

Florida PSC approves RNG program for Peoples Gas

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe Florida Public Service Commission has approved a renewable natural gas (RNG) program for TECO Peoples Gas system that will allow it to upgrade biogas generated by customers, and—in some circumstances—transport the resulting RNG in its pipeline. READ MORE

December 15, 2017

House Agriculture Committee launches Farm Bill webpage, videos

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsOn Dec. 13, the House Agriculture Committee launched a landing page for the 2018 Farm Bill that is designed to provide updates and information related to development of the legislation. The committee is also launching a Farm Bill video series. READ MORE

December 15, 2017

The biofuels industry reacts to White House RFS meetings

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsPresident Trump has hosted two meetings with Sen.Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and others focused on the RFS and RINs. Members of the biofuels industry are speaking out against efforts to undermine the RFS and are offering solutions to help lower RIN prices. READ MORE

December 15, 2017

Neste considers expanding renewable capacity in Singapore

BY Neste Corp. Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsNeste's board of directors has decided that Neste's additional production capacity for renewable diesel, renewable aviation fuel and raw materials for various biochemical uses will be located in Singapore. READ MORE

December 14, 2017

California Biodiesel Alliance changes name, expands scope

BY California Advanced Biofuels Alliance Found In:Advanced FuelsThe board of directors of the California Biodiesel Alliance has voted to broaden the scope of membership to include advanced biofuels. To reflect the change, the organization has changed its name to the California Advanced Biofuels Alliance. READ MORE

December 14, 2017

NREL researchers engineer better cellulose-degrading enzymes

BY National Renewable Energy Laboratory Found In:Advanced FuelsResearchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory have gained new insights into how glycosylation—the natural attachment of sugars to proteins—affects a key cellulase enzyme. READ MORE

December 14, 2017

Canada releases Clean Fuel Standard framework

BY Tim Albrecht Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsEnvironment and Climate Change Canada released the preliminary Clean Fuel Standard regulatory framework Dec. 13, according to a press release from non-profit Renewable Industries Canada. READ MORE

December 13, 2017

EPA sets 2018 cellulosic waiver credit price at $1.96

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA has published a notice on its website setting the cellulosic waiver credit (CWC) price for 2018 at $1.96. The price is slightly lower than the CWC price for 2017, which was set at $2.00 in December 2016. READ MORE

December 13, 2017

Aria Energy expands RNG business

BY Aria Energy Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsAria Energy recently announced that it has purchased a 50 percent interest in Mavrix LLC, from BP, and will work with the global oil and gas company to market and distribute renewable natural gas (RNG) to U.S. customers. READ MORE