Advanced Biofuels

10 hours ago

DOE to open FOAs for integrated biorefineries, algae biofuels

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsIn early December, the U.S. Department of Energy announced plans to open two biofuel-related funding opportunities. One is focused on the optimization of integrated biorefineries, while the other is focused on algae-based fuels. READ MORE

11 hours ago

ADM announces project to provide renewable natural gas

BY Archer Daniels Midland Co. Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsArcher Daniels Midland Co. has announced a project in which renewable natural gas, produced as a byproduct at ADM’s corn processing facility in Decatur, Illinois, will be distributed by Ameren Illinois into the nation’s natural gas infrastructure. READ MORE

11 hours ago

UPM Biofuels joins Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials

BY UPM Biofuels Found In:Advanced FuelsUPM has become member of RSB, the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials. RSB is a global standard and certification scheme for sustainable production of biomaterials and biofuels. UPM produces renewable diesel, known as UPM BioVerno. READ MORE

December 08, 2016

EPA seeks comments on flex fuel provisions of REGS rule

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Advanced FuelsOn Dec. 2, the U.S. EPA issued a notice of data availability (NODA) that will make additional data available for comment on the ethanol flex fuel (EFF) provisions of its proposed Renewables Enhancement and Growth Support rule. READ MORE

December 08, 2016

Lux Research finds paradigm shift in low-carbon fuels

BY Lux Research Found In:Advanced FuelsTraditionally, policies to promote greener transportation fuels have focused on mandating volumes of specific biofuels that must be used. However, a new generation of policies is based on technology-agnostic carbon intensity metrics. READ MORE

December 08, 2016

Researchers collaborate with AST to develop lignin-based products

BY American Science and Technology Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsAmerican Science and Technology has teamed up with Terma Group, a team of Waste and Environmental Technology researchers at the University of Malaga in Spain, to continue efforts on the development of new lignin-based products. READ MORE

December 07, 2016

Trump nominates Pruitt to lead the EPA

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsPresident-elect Donald Trump has nominated Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to serve as administrator of the U.S. EPA. His nomination is subject to confirmation by the U.S. Senate. READ MORE

December 07, 2016

Leaf Resources, Novozymes launch biomass-to-sugars collaboration

BY Leaf Resources Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsLeaf Resources recently announced a collaboration with Novozymes, the world’s largest producer of industrial enzymes, to further increase the yields and efficiency associated with Leaf Resources’ innovative biomass conversion technology. READ MORE

December 06, 2016

EPA holds hearing on REGS rule

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Advanced FuelsOn Dec. 6, the U.S. EPA held a hearing on its proposed Renewables Enhancement and Growth Support rule in Chicago. Growth Energy and the Renewable Fuels Association were among the organizations that testified at the event. READ MORE