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Sustainable Certification for the Ethanol Process
June 27, 2017 – 1:33 pm | No Comment

by Luke Geiver (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Access to additional markets and plant efficiencies give bottom-line significance and meaning to the often-generalized term—sustainability.  —  … Gary DeLong, an Urbandale, Iowa-based, sustainability consultant and auditor who has traveled the …

NRDC Recommends Airlines Source Only RSB Certified Biofuels
September 22, 2016 – 4:32 pm | No Comment

(Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials)  The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)’s 2016 Aviation Scorecard report recommends that airlines should make public commitments to source only RSB certified aviation biofuels, and communicate this to fuel and feedstock …

Biogas Certificates Provide Customers with Flexible Access to the Benefits of Biogas
September 1, 2016 – 11:35 am | No Comment

(Gasum) Gasum is the transmission network operator with system responsibility for the Finnish natural gas transmission system. As part of the development of the gas market, Gasum has created a Biogas Certificate system for the market. …

Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials Offers Advisory Services
May 9, 2016 – 12:08 pm | No Comment

(Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials)  RSB is now offering a range of advisory services to support businesses, investors, development agencies, NGOs, and governments in applying the RSB standard to their operations, projects and policy development. Through …

EU Leaders Slow further Decarbonisation of the Transport Sector from UFOP: Sustainability Certification a Discontinued Model?
November 3, 2014 – 1:59 pm | No Comment

(UFOP/Union zur Förderung von Oel- und Proteinpflanzen)  Without a continuation of binding for all Member States targets of greenhouse gas emissions in the transport sector, the Union fears for the Promotion of Oil and Protein …

Can ISSC PLUS Certification Be Misleading – If the Bio-Based Share Is Not Labelled Too?
August 12, 2014 – 7:30 pm | No Comment

by Michael Carus (nova-Institute/Bio-Based News)  On 23 April 2014 SABIC announced “that it will launch its first portfolio of certified renewable polyolefins, certified under the ISCC Plus certification scheme, which involves strict traceability and requires a …

Biobased Companies Take A Closer Look At Sustainability
July 18, 2014 – 2:23 pm | No Comment

by Melody M. Bomgardner (Chemical & Engineering News)  Thanks to the emerging bioeconomy, renewable substances made from plants can now be found in places as varied as car interiors, laundry detergent, and plastic bottles. But as …

After False Start, Biofuels Industry May Yet Impact Highlands County
June 17, 2014 – 12:50 pm | No Comment

by Marc Valero (Highlands Today) SEBRING — Three years ago, Highlands County was on the cusp of a bio boom time with hundreds of jobs looming in construction, agriculture and technology with buzz words such as …

Smallholder Group Certification Standard
May 15, 2014 – 6:40 pm | No Comment

(Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials)  RSB recognizes the complex realities of smallholder production systems and is committed to make the RSB certification requirements more accessible to small producers, in order to facilitate their entry into the …

New Approach to Upstream Verification of Waste Materials Released
September 18, 2013 – 5:40 pm | No Comment

(Biofuels International)  The Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB), a voluntary sustainability scheme approved by the European Union, has introduced a new report regarding upstream verification for waste materials.
The RBS, which covers all types of feedstock …

DfT: 66% of Biofuels Supplied in the UK Are Sustainable
May 9, 2013 – 2:33 pm | No Comment

(E2B) According to the Department of Transport, between 15 April 2012 and 14 January 2013, 965 million litres of renewable fuel were supplied, of which 66 per cent have so proven to be sustainable. 18 per …

RSB Becomes Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials; Expanded Scope Prompts Re-Branding
May 7, 2013 – 5:07 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  The Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB) is pleased to announce that RSB has a new name. Following a decision during a recent meeting of the RSB Assembly of Delegates, the …

Airlines Must Commit to Using Biofuels that Have Been Certified to Internationally Recognised Standards, Says NRDC Report
May 7, 2013 – 4:05 pm | No Comment

(GreenAirOnline)  Although the entry of airlines into the biofuel marketplace is a significant step in the right direction, the sustainability of this development is of critical importance, says the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). The …

SCS Expands Biofuel Certification Services into Southeast Asia
March 28, 2013 – 6:37 pm | No Comment

( SCS Global Services/PR NewsWire)   SCS Global Services has announced the expansion of its biofuel certification services in Southeast Asia. The veteran third-party environmental certification body will now conduct audits under the International Sustainability & Carbon Certification (ISCC) …

Amyris Embraces Bonsucro Sustainability Standard for Sugarcane
March 12, 2013 – 11:32 am | No Comment

(Sustainable Plant)  Renewable chemicals company Amyris, Inc. has joined the Bonsucro sugarcane sustainability standard. Amyris is the first advanced biofuels and chemicals company of its kind to join Bonsucro, paving the way for certification of …

SkyNRG First Jet Fuel Supply Chain to Earn RSB Certification
March 8, 2013 – 11:24 am | No Comment

(RSB Services Foundation)  The RSB Services Foundation, which is responsible for the distribution and implementation of the Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB) global sustainability standard for biofuel production, is pleased to announce that SkyNRG is …

The Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels Recognizes Forests Certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
March 6, 2013 – 6:45 pm | No Comment

(PR Web)  RSB now recognizes FSC which certifies responsibly managed forests.
The Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB) is pleased to announce its decision to recognize the standard of the Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC) which certifies responsibly …

Addax Bioenergy Earns First African Certification by Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB)
February 28, 2013 – 3:17 pm | No Comment

(RSB Services)  The RSB Services Foundation, the implementing entity of the Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB) which has developed a global sustainability standard and certification system for biofuel production, is pleased to announce that Addax …

Piedmont Biofuels Certified Under Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels Program
February 28, 2013 – 11:11 am | No Comment

(AZO Cleantech)  Piedmont Biofuels of Pittsboro, North Carolina has been certified under the internationally recognized Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB) Program following a third-party assessment conducted by SCS Global Services (SCS).
Piedmont Biofuels collects used cooking …

Small Farmers Risk Exclusion from Biofuels Certification Schemes
February 27, 2013 – 12:00 pm | No Comment

(UN Food and Agriculture Organization)  The way certification schemes for biofuels are structured makes it difficult for smallholder producers and many developing countries to participate in export markets, according to a new report from FAO.
The …

Online Course: Biofuels – Biomass Pretreatment Technologies
September 10, 2012 – 4:29 pm | No Comment

Name of Provider: Technology ED- continuing education for scientists and engineers 
Type: basic: Overview/ Part of Certificate Program (CP)
Course: Biofuels- Biomass Pretreatment Technologies
Course description:   Lignocellulosic materials provide a raw material source for biofuel conversion and …

Online Course: Biofuels – Algae Biofuel
September 10, 2012 – 4:24 pm | No Comment

Name of Provider: Technology ED- continuing education for scientists and engineers 
Type: basic: Overview/ Part of Certificate Program (CP)
Course: Biofuels- Algae Biofuel
Course description:  Fuel derived from renewable resources present an attractive alternative to petroleum, with benefits …

Online Course: Biofuels- Cellulose Ethanol
September 10, 2012 – 4:08 pm | No Comment

Name of Provider: Technology ED- continuing education for scientists and engineers 
Type: basic: Overview/ Part of Certificate Program (CP)
Course: Biofuels- Cellulose Ethanol
Course description:  Fuel derived from renewable resources present an attractive alternative to petroleum, with benefits …

Online Course: Biofuels – An Introduction
September 10, 2012 – 3:59 pm | No Comment

Name of Provider: Technology ED – continuing education for scientists and engineers 
Type: basic: Overview/ Part of Certificate Program (CP) 
Course: Biofuels- An Introduction
Course description:   Fuel derived from renewable resources present an attractive alternative to petroleum, …

Online Course: Biofuel Production Operations
September 10, 2012 – 2:46 pm | No Comment

Name of Provider: ed2go, Cengage Learning 
Type: basic: Overview/technical Course 
Course: Biofuel Production Operations
Course description:   The Biofuel Production Operations Online Training Program will give you the education you need to begin an exciting career in biofuel …

Online Course: Process Safety Management for the Biofuel Industry Biofuels
September 10, 2012 – 2:44 pm | No Comment

Name of Provider: California State University East bay -continuing education
Type: Technical/ Part of Certificate Program (CP)/ Online Green Professional Development
Course: Process Safety Management for the Biofuel Industry Biofuels
Course description:   In 2009, the United States …

Online Courses: New Stanford Certificate in Energy Innovation and Emerging Technologies
August 29, 2012 – 6:20 pm | No Comment

Name of Provider: Stanford University- Stanford Center for Professional Development 
Name of Course: New Stanford Certificate in Energy Innovation and Emerging Technologies
Part of a Certificate Program
Course description: 
Take courses in energy topics such as biofuels online at …