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2015: A Missed Opportunity for Biofuels

by Michael McAdams (Advanced Biofuels Association/Biomass Magazine)  To say that 2015 was an overall disappointment for the biofuels industry would be an understatement. With the price of oil hovering from the high $30s to the mid-$50s all year long, the

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Biogas Integration for Cellulosic Ethanol Production

by Amanda Bilek (Biomass Magazine)  As cellulosic ethanol production facilities have come online, anaerobic digesters have been colocated at the plants to recover biogas from soluble residues inherent in the ethanol production process. These soluble residues contain a source of energy

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Roeslein Halfway Done with First Phase of Massive AD Project

by Anna Simet (Biomass Magazine)  Construction of phase one of Roeslein Alternative Energy’s $80 million anaerobic digestion project is about halfway complete and on schedule to be operational by the middle of next year, the company reported. Work at the site,

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A Transformative Project: Total’s La Mède Conversion

by Ron Kotrba (Biomass Magazine)  Supermajor oil company Total S.A. will convert its 150,000-barrel-per-day oil refinery in La Mède, France, to produce renewable diesel—a first in France and just the second project of its kind in the world. Last spring, one

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Advanced Biofuel Producers Applaud EPA’s Final Rule, Continue Push for RFS Reform

(Advanced Biofuels Association)  In response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) release of final renewable volume obligations for 2014 through 2016 under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), the Advanced Biofuels Association (ABFA) has issued the following statement attributable to Michael

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EPA Improves Final RVOs

(Growth Energy)  Final rule breaks through so-called blend wall -- Growth Energy and its members are pleased to see that the President and the Environmental Protection Agency have recognized the need to move the renewable fuel industry past the so-called blend

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RFA: EPA’s Final RFS Rule Puts Future of Biofuels & Climate Policy in Hands of Oil Industry

(Renewable Fuels Association)  Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its final Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) renewable volume obligations (RVOs) for 2014, 2015 and 2016 that refiners have to meet in blending biofuels with gasoline. The agency increased the blending

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EPA Finalizes Increases in Renewable Fuel Levels

(U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced final volume requirements under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program today for the years 2014, 2015 and 2016, and final volume requirements for biomass-based diesel for 2014 to 2017.

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Biodiesel Association Welcomes Renewable Fuels Announcement

(National Biodiesel Board)  The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) applauded the Obama administration Monday for reducing America’s dependence on high-carbon fossil fuels by raising biodiesel volumes under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). “This decision means we will displace billions of gallons of

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Rubio Commits to Supporting RFS through 2022

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Iowa, Sen. Marco Rubio speaking about the Renewable Fuel Standard in Council Bluffs Iowa, said “Whether you like it or not, it isn’t fair to yank away something in the middle of it, after

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Patent Awarded for Cellulose-Digesting Bacteria that Make Ethanol

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Maryland, The US Patent and Trademark Office issued patent number 9,193,979 for ethanol-tolerant microorganisms that convert cellulosic biomass to ethanol. The patent describes using the microorganisms to produce ethanol from crop or waste biomass

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Enerkem One of Two Canadian Companies Invited to Paris for Solutions COP21

(Enerkem)  Enerkem Inc. (www.enerkem.com), a waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, is pleased to have been selected by the World Intellectual Property Organization and the Institut national de la propriété industrielle (France's national institute for the protection of intellectual property or INPI)

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Green Ideas for Emerging Resources: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to VerdeNero, CelloFuel and Russian Opportunity

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  “We are a boutique technical consulting and service firm to the alternative energy and resources industry,” said the VerdeNero manifesto, adding: “We provide services in technology transfer, system analysis and integration. We operate at the boundaries between engineering, economics, environment

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Biobased Platform Chemicals: A Clean Credible Solution To Support Climate Action

by Marcel van Berkel (GF Biochemicals/Biofuels Digest)  There is a clear and growing need for new chemical building blocks. ... For instance, fuels and additives derived from local-sourced cellulosic waste can offset concerns about first generation biofuels.  With a biobased fuel that

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US Department of Energy Launches Clean Energy Investment Center

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest/U.S. Department of Energy)  In Washington, as part of a series of linked announcements for the launch of the Paris Climate Summit this week, the Obama Administration launched the Clean Energy Investment Center to advance private, mission-oriented investment

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20-Nation Mission Innovation Coalition Launches to Spur Clean Energy R&D, Investment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In France, President Obama and French President Hollande, along with a wide range of other top global leaders, are announcing today the launch of “Mission Innovation,” a 20-country initiative to dramatically accelerate public and private

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Gates, Zuckerberg, Branson, Bezos, Steyer, Khosla, Doerr, 20 Others Form Breakthrough Energy Coalition

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In France, 28 business leaders and organizations launched the Breakthrough Energy Coalition, with Coalition chairman Bill Gates stating that “The existing system of basic research, clean energy investment, regulatory frameworks, and subsidies fails to sufficiently

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VW Scandal Proves Boon to Biodiesel Seller

by Eric Blaisdell (Rutland Herald)   Black Bear Biodiesel recently ended its first season selling environmentally friendly fuel on a high note, thanks to the transgressions of a German automaker, and it could open back up earlier and stay open later

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News: Will the United Nations Climate Summit Allow Shipping to Slip under the Emissions Radar Twice?

(Carbon War Room/Rocky Mountain Institute)  Eighteen years after shipping was recognized under the Kyoto Protocol as an industry in need of emissions reductions, the Paris climate talks run the risk of letting the issue slip under the radar once again.

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The $2 Trillion Stranded Assets Danger Zone: How Fossil Fuel Firms Risk Destroying Investor Returns

(Carbon Tracker)  ... Our analysis here focuses on the marginal production between the IEA 450 Scenario and business as usual for the coal, gas and oil sectors to 2035. ... It is clear that oil represents around two-thirds of the financial risk but a fifth of

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Abengoa Seeks Insolvency Protection, Takes a Voyage to the Bottom of the Bond Markets

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In New York, NASDAQ shares in Abengoa SA plunged 49% in Wednesday trading after the embattled renewable energy developer said it would seek bankruptcy protection as it seeks to reorganize nearly $9.4 billion in debt.

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Precourt Institute and TomKat Center Award $2.1 Million for Energy Research

by Mark Shwartz  (Stanford University) The Precourt Institute for Energy and the TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy at Stanford have awarded 12 faculty seed grants totaling $2.1 million for groundbreaking research on clean energy.  Launched in 2010, the seed-grant program funds faculty research

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Indonesia to Boost Biodiesel Output to Meet New Mandates -Industry

by Emily Chow (Reuters)  * Expected to boost biodiesel output capacity by a fifth next year * It will be enough to support B15 and B20 next year-industry exec * Automotive Industries Association says confident to process B20 Biodiesel producers in Indonesia are

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Ethanol Production Hits Record as Distillers Are Flush with Corn

by Mario Parker (Bloomberg News/Milwaukee, Wisconsin Journal Sentinel) Flush with grain from the third-largest U.S. corn harvest, ethanol distilleries are cranking out unprecedented amounts of the biofuel. Ethanol production last week reached a record 1 million barrels a day, for an annualized

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Low Oil Price and Current Lack of Government Support Stalls British Airways' Waste to Jet Biofuel Project

(GreenAir Online)  A pioneering industry partnership between British Airways and Solena Fuels to build a facility to the east of London that would convert municipal solid waste (MSW) to around 16 million gallons of sustainable jet fuel annually has ended.

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Birthplace of Major Technologies: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Today, more than 4,300 are employed at PNNL; the FY14 business volume was $1.02 billion. The Richland campus includes unique laboratories and specialized equipment as well as the William R. Wiley Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, a DOE Office of

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Rise in Dried Grains Supply for Use as Animal Feeds Due to Increased Global Production of Biofuels

(Irish Examiner)  Due to increased global production of biofuels, there is a greater supply of associated protein-rich by-products such as distillers dried grains available for use as animal feed. These have been evaluated by Teagasc researchers at the Grange centre in

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Answers for Your Questions about Biofuels, Renewable Chemicals, Biomass and More

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Tough questions asked at industry conferences, and elsewhere on the industry circuit. Q. We’ve heard a lot about carbon capture, but what about carbon capture and conversion (to a more soluble, transportable and storable form), for

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Ensyn Receives Key Regulatory Approval for Its Renewable Gasoline

(Ensyn/Biomass Magazine)  Robert Graham, chairman of Ensyn Corp., is pleased to announce that Ensyn has been granted a key regulatory approval from the U.S. EPA for its renewable gasoline product, RFGasoline. This approval, pursuant to Title 40 CFR Part 79

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Report Concludes US Pellet Exports No Threat to Southern Forests

by Katie Fletcher (Biomass Magazine)  A report commissioned by the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, National Alliance of Forest Owners and U.S. Industrial Pellet Association, finds the U.S. export of industrial wood pellets to meet renewable energy goals in

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Obama Set to Issue Ethanol Fuel Mandate

by Devin Henry (The Hill)  ... Pro-ethanol forces say concern over the “blend wall” is overblown and that cars manufactured today are certified to run on higher-blend fuels. In their ads — in Washington and around the country — they say

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It’s In the Plan: EPA Offers Clues on Woody Biomass Utilization

(Environmental and Energy Study Institute)  Over the past several months, biomass stakeholders have expressed frustration at the administration’s failure to label the use of biomass feedstocks as carbon neutral.  The pellet industry and biomass advocates argue, that so long as

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EPA Expected to Nudge Higher Biofuels Mandates: Sources

by Chris Prentice (Reuters)  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is widely expected to increase requirements for biofuels use through 2016 due to higher total fuel demand, when it publishes a final Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) rule in the coming

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Oil Jobs Lost: 250.000 And Counting, Texas Likely To See Massive Layoffs Soon

by Charles Kennedy (Oilprice.com)  Crude oil just capped off a third straight week of declines, as WTI nears the $40 per barrel threshold. Goldman Sachs is once again raising the possibility of oil dipping into the $20s per barrel. That spells

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Tribal Partnerships Fuel Sustainable Aviation

by Stephanie Pearl (US Department of Agriculture)  Alaska Airlines will conduct a demonstration flight in 2016 using 1,000 gallons of jet fuel made from forest scraps. The aviation biofuel was derived from twigs and small branches that would otherwise have been

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A Time to Take Stock: Advanced Biofuels as a Solution

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  A time for taking stock and giving thanks; for appreciating the value of creating a truly sustainable renewable energy future. A recent press release, Vapor Capture System Fabricated by Greenbelt Resources Exceeds Performance Expectations, caught my

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Low Gas Prices Good for Ethanol Industry and Farmers

by Chuck Abbott (Agriculture.com)  Americans are back on the road for the first time since 2008, lured, in part, by low gasoline prices expected to persist through the new year. Travel is forecast to exceed 3.1 trillion miles this year –

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What Corporate America Is Saying to Investors about Climate Risk

(Influence Map)  An analysis of SEC 10-K filings by the 20 leading US industrial companies ...  -- The findings in this report complement the existing CERES/CookESG Research SEC sustainability search tool, which covers climate change and water risks for 4,500 public companies (10-Ks only)

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Taiwanese Researchers Use Nanoparticles to Produce Algae Biodiesel

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest)  In Taiwan, researchers at the National Taiwan University have developed a synthetic magnetic nanoparticle that helps to harvest oil from microalgae. The nanoparticles are produced from iron oxide and silicon dioxide, then using an alkaline-based

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DEINOVE Successfully Reaches 2G Bioethanol Pre-Industrial Scale in a 300-Liter Fermenter

(DEINOVE) DEINOVE (Alternext Paris: ALDEI), a biotech company developing innovative processes for producing biofuels and bio-based chemicals from non-food biomass with its Deinococcus bacteria, announced today that it has produced 2G ethanol with an exceptional performance level in a 300-liter fermenter. The trials

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Indonesia's Biodiesel Push Is Vital for Emission Cuts Target: Group

by Michael Taylor (Reuters)  Indonesia's biodiesel consumption is seen soaring to 7.9 million kilolitres next year from 1.1-1.2 kilolitres in 2015, an industry body said, adding that increased demand was crucial for the country's to meet its commitments on cutting

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11 Top Low-Carbon Fuel Players, WCSBD Publish COP 21 Guide to Slashing Transport-Based Greenhouse Gas Emissions

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In Switzerland, 11 leading low carbon fuel companies present a comprehensive guide that identifies a variety of available and accessible low carbon fuel solutions. ... Today, only 3% of transportation fuels are low carbon. According to the International

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Whole Crop Utilization: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Idaho National Laboratory’s BioEnergy Program

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  INL’s program aims to overcome key technical barriers facing the U.S. bioenergy industry by systematically researching, characterizing, modeling, demonstrating, and harnessing the physical and chemical characteristics of the nation’s diverse agricultural residues. By finding ways

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Commercializing Biobased Products: Opportunities, Challenges, Benefits, and Risks (RSC Green Chemistry)

by Seth W Snyder (Editor, Contributor), James H Clark (Editor), George Kraus (Series Editor), Gene Peterson (Contributor), Beth Calabotta (Contributor), Stephen Hughes (Contributor), Robert E. Kozak (Contributor) & 14 more (Royal Society of Chemistry) Biobased products offer substantial economic and

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In Search of Renewable Butadiene: Genomatica, Braskem Hit Key Milestone

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Butadiene is beginning to emerge from the Braskem Genomatica collaboration.  But could it be that the real significance lies not in progress with butadiene, but in Big Data itself, the harnessing of complex mathematics to make products

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Here’s How the U.S. Can Dump Fossil Fuels for Good

by  Joe Uehlein and May Boeve (Grist.org)  The world must go fossil-free — and fast. But the proposals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions that the U.S. and other countries are proposing for the upcoming climate summit in Paris will still allow

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Why Are So Many Americans Skeptical about Climate Change? A Study Offers a Surprising Answer.

by Joby Warrick (The Washington Post)  Climate change has long been a highly polarizing topic in the United States, with Americans lining up on opposite sides depending on their politics and worldview. Now a scientific study sheds new light on

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Report Concludes US Pellet Exports No Threat to Southern Forests

by Katie Fletcher (Biomass Magazine)  A report commissioned by the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, National Alliance of Forest Owners and U.S. Industrial Pellet Association, finds the U.S. export of industrial wood pellets to meet renewable energy goals in

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Electric Cars and the Coal that Runs Them

by Michael Birnbaum (The Washington Post)  Cheap electricity, a changing climate This is part of a series exploring how the world’s hunger for cheap electricity is complicating efforts to combat climate change.  ---  ...  But behind the green growth is

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AP Fact Check: Most GOP Candidates Flunk Climate Science

by Seth Borenstein (Associated Press)  When it comes to climate science, two of the three Democratic presidential candidates are A students, while most of the Republican contenders are flunking, according to a panel of scientists who reviewed candidates' comments. At the

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EPA Review Raises Alarm in Maine over Potential Increase of Ethanol in Gasoline

by Whit Richardson (Portland Press Herald)  Critics say the change would cost drivers, farmers, fuel sellers and small-engine equipment owners. ...  But that report is clearly politically motivated to sway the EPA’s decision and its conclusions are unreliable, said Jonathan

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World’s First Biofuel Facility to Operate Entirely on Renewable Heat and Power to Go Online

Biodico/Business Wire)  Biodico, a sustainable biofuel and bioenergy company, today announced its Biodico Westside Facility, the world’s first biofuel production facility that operates entirely on renewable heat and power generated on-site, will go online the first week of December. The facility

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Sequencing Algae’s Genome May Aid Biofuel Production

by James Urton (University of Washington)  ... University of Washington scientists have sequenced the complete genetic makeup of one of these algae. As they recently reported in the journal PLOS Genetics, it is only the second time that researchers have sequenced the

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Pertamina to Buy 1.84 million Kilolitre of Fatty Acids for Biodiesel

(Jakarta Globe)  State energy giant Pertamina has signed contracts with 11 biofuel companies to supply 1.84 million kiloliter of fatty acid methyl ester, a chemical used to create biodiesel. The fatty acid supply is needed to support Pertamina's efforts at increasing the

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Bangladesh Agriculture Minister Bashes Biofuels

(Biofuels International)  Bangladeshi Minister of Agriculture Matia Chowdhury has criticised large multinational corporations for promoting biofuels. The minister spoke at a keynote on the 40th anniversary of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in Washington, D.C., US. Chowdhury pointed out that

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Banks: Ethanol Is a Bad Deal for Vt.

by David Banks ( American Council for Capital Formation/Times Argus)  Not a single gallon of fuel ethanol is produced in Vermont, and almost none of the corn harvested in the state is used for commercial purposes, according to USDA data. ... The

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RIL Tanks up on Biofuels to Cut Emissions

Kalpana Pathak (Business Standard)  In this last of a 5-part series, we look at Reliance Industries and the steps it is taking to reduce its carbon footprint  ...   In its own business of fuel, it is experimenting with bio

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ABFA Speaks Out on Proposed Changes to Biodiesel Tax Credit

(Advanced Biofuels Association)  Today the Advanced Biofuels Association sent a letter to Senate Finance Committee leadership that expressed concern about changes to the biodiesel and renewable diesel blenders tax credit. The full letter is available below and the following statement is attributable

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Washington State Judge Rules that States Have a “Mandatory Duty” to “Preserve, Protect, and Enhance the Air Quality for the Current and Future Generations”

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Washington state, King County Superior Court Judge Hollis R. Hill issued a groundbreaking ruling that the “scientific evidence is clear that the current rates of (emissions) reduction mandated by Washington law. . . cannot

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Oregon’s Clean Fuels Standard Creates Revenue Opportunity

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Starting January 2016, Oregon’s Clean Fuels Standard goes into effect, meaning you can be paid for the clean fuels you produce or build infrastructure for. For example, do you import or produce biogas in Oregon

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Engineering Microorganisms for Bio-Based Products: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to enEvolv

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  enEvolv engineers microorganisms to produce bio-based products. We work with partners in therapeutics, nutrition, energy and specialty chemicals to improve existing strains and develop novel ones. Our technologies harness and accelerate evolution – enabling us

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Algae: 2015, the Year in Review

by Matt Carr (Algae Biomass Organization/Biofuels Digest)  ... Low oil prices, company mergers or evolving business strategies may be easily spun by the skeptics as reasons to fret, but in the case of our industry they are almost all illustrations of

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‘Spill’: A Devastating Account of the BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico

by Kevin Nance (The Washington Post)  ... What we don’t remember, if we ever knew it in the first place, is that the environmental disaster in the gulf also was a human tragedy that claimed 11 lives. The April 20 explosion

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Alberta to Introduce Economy-Wide Carbon Tax in 2017

(Washington Post/Reuters)  The government of Canada’s Alberta province, home to the country’s controversial oil sands, said Sunday that it will implement an economy-wide tax on carbon emissions in 2017, addressing long-standing criticism that it is not doing enough to combat

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Vapor Capture System Fabricated by Greenbelt Resources Exceeds Performance Expectations

(Greenbelt Resources Corporation/Business Wire)  For many in the California wine region, the 2015 crush was an interesting year due to the drought and other new wine industry developments. One of those developments is the growing concern of ethanol vapor released

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API Push Poll Proved False by Real Poll

(Renewable Fuels Association)  Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) President and CEO Bob Dinneen dismissed a push poll released today by the American Petroleum Institute (API), which claimed that a majority of voters are concerned about using ethanol in their engines and

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Oil and Biofuels Lobby White House on Renewable Fuel Standard Ahead of Nov. 30 Deadline

(Environmental and Energy Study Institute)  In the lead-up to the administration’s release of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), it’s been a veritable who’s who of renewable fuels and petrochemical refiners visiting the White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB). 

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Energy Security and Reducing GHGs in Transportation: The Vital Role of Biofuels

by Dr. Bruce E. Dale (Michigan State University/25 x '25)  U. S. renewable fuel policy has two primary objectives: 1) to reduce petroleum imports and thereby increase energy security and 2) to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) generation in the transportation

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From Sci-fi to Reality Cellulosic Ethanol Plant Real to Farmers

by Todd Neeley (DTN/The Progressive Farmer)  Five years ago when Nevada, Iowa, farmer Brian Sampson first heard about harvesting corn stover for ethanol, he thought it sounded akin to putting a man on Mars. As production of ethanol from corn residue increases,

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Bill Aims to Create Tax Incentives for Renewable Chemicals

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Sen Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., recently introduced legislation that aims to provide tax credits for the production of renewable chemicals and investments in renewable chemical production facilities. The Renewable Chemicals Act of 2015, or S. 2271,

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L'Oreal's "For Women in Science" Fellowships Recognise Advances that Could Soon Be Saving Lives

(NationMultiMedia.com)  L'OREAL (THAILAND), backed by the Thai National Commission for Unesco, has granted fellowships to six women researchers to foster sustainable development in fields ranging from agriculture to curing cancer. In its 13 years, the programme has helped finance research

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Corn Has Competition as Ethanol's Leading Grain

by Anna McConnell (Agriculture.com)  In terms of ethanol production, corn has some competition this winter— grain sorghum. The grain, also known as milo, produces the same amount of ethanol per bushel, but uses one third less water in the process

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Pelosi to Obama: Boost U.S. Biofuels Program ahead of Paris Talks

by Chris Prentice (Reuters)  U.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and three other lawmakers are pressing President Barack Obama not to back-peddle on the country's biofuels program just days ahead of global climate change talks in Paris. The Democratic Representatives -

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GHG Emissions Reductions Due to the RFS2

by Susan Boland and Stefan Unnasch  (Life Cycle Associates)   The RFS2 has resulted in aggregate GHG emissions reductions from the use of biofuels, which exceed the original projections from the final Rule. The RFS2 has resulted in significant GHG reductions, with

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RFA: E85Prices.com Website, App Upgraded

(Renewable Fuels Association/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The Renewable Fuels Association has unveiled a redesigned version of its popular fuel market website E85prices.com. The revamped crowdsourcing site offers a highly-optimized user experience by integrating mobile device compatibility so that users can access

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What a Weakened RFS Program Means for the State of Iowa and this Country

by Joe Hrdlicka (Biofuels Digest/Iowa Biotechnology Association)  Iowa’s investment in biofuels, driven by the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), has brought the state new business and job opportunities. Iowa is home to three of the first-in-the-nation cellulosic biofuel refineries that

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Bio BTX Molecules Coming Your Way: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Anellotech

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Founded in 2008, Anellotech has developed a clean technology platform for inexpensively producing bio-based chemicals from renewable non-food biomass. These drop-in, green versions of widely used petrochemicals; benzene, toluene and xylenes (BTX), are used to make

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Pyromaniax Update: Anellotech Raises $7M from Mystery Investor, Takes on Key Scale-Up Data Task

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Will fund 25M high unit, Operational in 2016, to confirm viability of confirm viability Bio-TCat process for scale-up In New York, Anellotech revealed that it had raised $7M of its current $10M investment round from a

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Renew Biomass and New Energy Farms Work together on Miscanthus in Missouri

(Renew Biomass and New Energy Farms)  Renew Biomass and New Energy Farms recently announced their long-term partnership agreement in which New Energy Farms will provide Renew Biomass with high-quality Miscanthus planting material. The supply agreement will commence in January 2016, for

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Call for Statement of Interest for South Africa Biofuels Technology Demonstration Programme Grant

(South Africa Department of Science and Technology)The Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) was established in terms of the TIA Act, 2008 (Act No. 26 of 2008), with the objective to stimulate and intensify technological innovation in order to improve economic growth

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Impact of Real-World Driving on Emissions from UK Cars and Vans

(Committee on Climate Change)  Passenger cars and vans contribute to 17% of the UK’s total carbon dioxide emissions, and therefore have an important role to play in meeting future CO2 targets. Despite rapid falls in the official CO2 emissions of new cars

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Virginia and Maryland Awarded Nearly $5 Million in Federal Funds to Install Ethanol Pumps

(Office of Governor Terry McAuliffe)  Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today (October 29, 2015) that Virginia, in partnership with Maryland, was selected for a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant totaling nearly $5 million to install ethanol refueling infrastructure in Virginia. The

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Novozymes Slams EU’s State of the Energy Union for Shortsightedness

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest)  In Belgium, the European Commission released its 1st State of the Energy Union, presented by Vice-President Šefčovič. Thomas Nagy, Executive Vice-President of Novozymes, does not agree the policy went far enough in addressing how the

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UT-Led Research Benefiting Alternate Fuels, Materials

(University of Tennessee)  As interest in biofuels has surged in recent years, the question about how to best handle lignin—a material found in the cell walls of plants that is a byproduct of biofuel production—has become a primary concern. Thanks to

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Ethanol Distribution Facility Could Come to Maumelle

by Drew Petrimoulx  (ArkansasMatters.com)  Plans to build a multi-million gallon ethanol distribution facility in central Arkansas have some in the community concerned.  Two companies are proposing a joint ethanol distribution facility in Maumelle. Now it still must go through the

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Biodiesel Plant Could Fuel Commercial Business

by Emily Smith (Daily Mercury)  It started as an innovative way to inspire students, but with big business continuing to come knocking for CQUniversity's Biodiesel Plant, it could be on track for commercial success. That's what Biodiesel Plant co-ordinator Paul Kelly says,

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Mathieu Flamini's No Fuel

(The Sun)  Mathieu Flamini has kept a big secret from family, friends and team-mates for SEVEN years.  But today in an exclusive SunSport interview the Arsenal ace reveals that, along with a close pal, he has created a pioneering company

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Financing Aviation Biofuels, Creatively: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to SkyNRG and the Fly Green Fund

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  SkyNRG is the global market leader for sustainable jet fuel, supplying more than 20 carriers across 5 continents in the world. SkyNRG’s sustainable jet fuel can offer CO2 emission reductions up to 80% compared to

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Play All Our Cards on Climate, Including Biodiesel

by former Sen. Byron Dorgan (The Hill)  ... Like a smart poker player, we have to capitalize on the good cards we have.  One of those is biodiesel, a renewable fuel made from recycled cooking grease, plant oils, and animal fats that

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Rubio's Sugar Support Draws Corn, Soybean Questions

by Mackenzie Ryan (Des Moines Register)  ...  After Republican rival Ted Cruz took aim at sugar subsidies during last week's GOP debate, Iowa agriculture and biofuel leaders began questioning how Rubio’s support for that industry compares with his stance on renewable fuels made from corn

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How Michigan’s New Road Funding Plan Affects Alt-Fuel Vehicles

by Tony Antonelli (Next Gen Transportation News)  ... Notably, three of the bills – H.B.4736, H.B.4738 and H.B.4614 (now P.A.174, P.A.176 and P.A.178, respectively) – directly impact the clean fuels industry. P.A.174: Sponsored by State Rep. Michael McCready, this legislation increases registration

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EPA Calls for the 21st Presidential Green Chemistry Award Nominations --- DEADLINE: December 31, 2015

(Environmental Protection Agency)  Program promotes environmental and economic benefits of using novel green technologies in chemical design, manufacture, and use  ---  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its request for nominations for its 2016 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

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Cowichan Opens Biodiesel Station with New PoS Technology

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  Cowichan Energy Alternatives, the Cowichan Bio-Diesel Co-op and the Cowichan Valley Regional District are holding a special grand opening ceremony Nov. 19 to celebrate Vancouver Island’s first Green & Go Biofuel Station. The station provides

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Renewable Diesel Production, Planned Projects on the Rise

(US Department of Energy/U.S. Energy Information Administration/Biodiesel Magazine)  A new type of renewable diesel fuel is meeting the growing demand for renewable biofuels, which is driven by biofuel mandates and customer demands for higher quality. Unlike other biofuels, hydroprocessed esters

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Ethanol Loses Its Few Friends

by Marita Noon (Breitbart)  Early in his campaign, now top-tier Republican presidential candidate, Ben Carson, supported ethanol—a position for which I called him out. It has long been thought, that to win in Iowa, a candidate must support ethanol. However, in a

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Propel Fuels Reports Strong Consumer Adoption of Renewable Diesel as Retail Sales Rise 300 Percent in Southern California

(Propel Fuels/PR Newswire)  Drivers Choose Superior Performance, Better Value and Cleaner Emissions of Diesel HPR  --  Propel Fuels launched Diesel HPR (High Performance Renewable) across Southern California in August 2015, and consumer adoption of the fuel has risen 300 percent compared

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Research and Markets: Analysing the Biofuel Industry in the United States 2015

(Research and Markets/BusinessWire)  Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Biofuel Industry in the United States - 2015" report to their offering. The report helps assess the feasibility of production of biofuels and the potential of biofuels in the US.

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Research and Markets: Understanding Biofuels 2015 - Basics of Biofuels, the Different Types of Biofuels Available, the Various Uses, Advantages, and Disadvantages of Biofuel

(Research and Markets/BusinessWire)  Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Understanding Biofuels" report to their offering. This research brings an in-depth coverage for this industry in its latest research report - Understanding Biofuels. The report looks at the basics of

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Research Facility Network Catalyses Europe's Biomass Potential

(CORDIS/Phys.Org)  Completed in September 2015, the four-year BRISK project brought together 26 partners from across Europe – various academic and research institutions – to establish a highly visible network of demonstration rigs. 'Many SMEs and students don't have access to these

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Low Carbon Corporate Initiative Could Halt 65% of Climate Problem

(Sustainable Business)  Corporations obviously has a big role to play in tackling climate change - so big, in fact, that the collective actions of just 140 companies could get the world 65% of the way toward constraining temperature rise to 2°C. In getting there,

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Cellulosic Ethanol Has Finally Arrived

by WIlliam Tucker (Fuel Freedom Foundation)  ... Cellulosic ethanol, capable of recycling crop wastes into fuel, may be here.  On the day before Halloween, the DuPont Chemical Company opened what it claimed to be the world’s largest cellulosic ethanol plant in

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SD, VA Projects Receive USDA Value-Added Grant Funding

by Susanne Retka Schill (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Five bioenergy projects in two states were among the 258 businesses nationwide receiving a total of nearly $34 million from the USDA Rural Development Value-Added Producer Grant program. The grants were announced last week

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Renewable Fuel Proponents Speaking up as EPA Decision Draws Near

(Ohio's Country Journal)  National Corn Growers Association President Chip Bowling has urged President Obama to reverse the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed cuts in the Renewable Fuel Standard’s volume obligation and adhere to the statute of the law itself. ... “Contrary to

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RFS in the Limelight

by Bob Dinneen (Ethanol Producer Magazine/Renewable Fuels Association)  Bob Dinneen presents his annual in and out list...    In January, the EPA released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data showing that ethanol producers met 2014 statutory RFS requirements, even without

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Debunking Biofuels: Do They Really Raise Food Prices?

by Melissa Pariettin(MSN.com)  ... Many factors determine the price of food in the U.S. If the introduction of the RFS (Renewable Fuel Standard) had as significant an impact on food prices as certain outlets have suggested, then the increase would be

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University OF Illinois Research: Study Shows How Crop Prices and Climate Variables Affect Yield and Acreage

(University of Illinois/AgriMarketing)  When corn prices increase farmers reap higher yields by making changes. According to a recent University of Illinois study, about one-third of the yield increase derives from more intensive management practices and two-thirds from cropping additional acreage.

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Renmatix to Develop Its First Commercial Biorefinery Next Year

by Anna Hirtenstein  (Bloomberg Business)  Renmatix Inc., a U.S. maker of technology for cellulosic biomaterials, will develop its first commercial biorefinery next year. The refinery will be commissioned by one of the company’s undisclosed partners and will be in the Americas, Europe

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India Needs Innovative Ideas to Make Bio-Diesel: Railway Minister

(Business Standard)  India needs to emanate innovative ideas to manufacture bio-diesel by efficiently utilising waste resources, besides judiciously using water and other crucial resources, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said here on Tuesday. "We need to find an alternative model for growth

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Roadside Gumweed in Nevada Could Be Used as Jet Fuel for the Military

by Whip Villarreal (University of Nevada, Reno)  College of Ag, Biotech and Natural Resources leads research project at University of Nevada, Reno  --  Glenn Miller is leading the effort in a project at the University of Nevada, Reno to convert roadside

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EPA Issues Cellulosic Waiver Credit Price at $1.33

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest)  In Washington, the Environmental Protection Agency has issued Cellulosic Waiver Credit Price Calculation for 2016 as laid out by EPA must reduce the required volume of cellulosic biofuel for that year to the projected volume,

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Global Markets and Technologies for Biofuel Enzymes

(PR Newswire/BCC Research)  This BCC Research report explores present and future strategies within the biofuel enzymes market, which includes amylase, cellulose, xylanase, lipase and other enzymes such as protease, lysomax, FermaSure, etc. Forecasts provided through 2020. Use this report to: Analyze the

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Large Glycerin Refinery about to Open

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  Louis Dreyfus Commodities' new glycerin refinery in Claypool, Indiana, will soon be operational. The company says the new 80-million-pound-per-year plant will be the second-largest in the U.S. producing USP-grade Kosher refined glycerin. A new glycerin refinery

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Simple Fuel, Simple Engine, Simple Infrastructure: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Oberon Fuels

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Oberon Fuels is facilitating the growth of the DME transportation industry by converting biogas and other hydrocarbon rich waste streams to higher valued commodities such as DME. Using its proprietary small-scale process, Oberon makes DME

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C3E Women in Clean Energy Awards Nominations Open for $8,000 in 8 Categories DEADLINE: January 8, 2016

The U.S. Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) Awards recognize rising women working to advance clean, renewable sources of energy, related technologies, or clean energy policy. Each winner will receive $8,000 and national recognition. Winners of the 5th Annual C3E

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New Biobased Projects Around the World

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Who’s building what, where, now. 29 projects in construction or in commissioning in Africa, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Australia, and the Americas Despite low oil prices, first-gen biofuels and advanced biofuels continue to develop, and

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 12th International Conference on Renewable Resources & Biorefineries — May 30-June 1, 2016 — Ghent, Belgium DEADLINE: January 15, 2016

The 12th edition of the International Conference on Renewable Resources & Biorefineries will take place in Ghent, Belgium, from Monday May 30 until Wednesday June 1, 2016. Delegates from university, industry, governmental and non-governmental organizations and venture capital providers will present

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Biodiesel Leaders Press Congress on Reformed Tax Credit

(National Biodiesel Board)  Critical Incentive Has Remained Expired All Year  --  Nearly 100 biodiesel leaders from across the country will press lawmakers on Capitol Hill Tuesday to reinstate the biodiesel tax incentive as a domestic production credit in line with

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What a Difference a Year Makes for European Ethanol

by Caroline Knight (Platts The Barrel)  The European ethanol community gathered in Budapest over the first week of November to look at the current challenges and opportunities facing the ethanol, and wider biofuels, markets. As the dust settles and the excitement

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Hardwood Biofuels Researched Using Poplar Trees

by Dennis Farrell (The Daily Evergreen)  ...  A regional consortium for sustainable biofuels is teaming up with multiple companies and universities like Washington State to convert poplar trees into ethanol.   Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest (AHB) invests time, money and research

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Ethanol Industry Making Profits Despite Lower Price of Fuel

(Bloomberg/McClatchy-Tribune/Star Tribune)  Low prices at the gas pump have put a persistent squeeze on Midwest ethanol producers, but most are staying profitable. Of eight Minnesota-affiliated ethanol producers tracked by the Star Tribune, all but one made money in the third quarter,

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EPA’s Final RVO Rule and the Myth of Falling Gasoline Demand

by Geoff Cooper (Renewable Fuels Association)  One of the oil industry’s favorite talking points in its campaign to repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is the argument that “gasoline demand is falling,” and thus refiners have fewer gallons of gasoline

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What Facts Are Really Facts?

by Matt Reese (Ohio's Country Journal)  ...  The heated debate over the RFS really ramped up in recent weeks with dueling ad campaigns in Ohio and Washington, D.C. highlighting very different sets of facts pertaining to ethanol’s impact on the

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Hyacinths and Sawdust Used to Combat Africa’s Cooking Pollution

by Anna Hirtenstein (Bloomberg/The Washington Post)  A brew made from sawdust and water hyacinth flowers may help reduce the millions of lives lost across the developing world from the fumes of ramshackle cooking equipment. Those are the ingredients being used by Green

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Portland, Oregon Rejects Fossil Fuels in Landmark Resolution

(SustainableBusiness.com)  Yesterday, NY State took a stand against fossil fuels by rejecting a LNG plant, and now Portland, Oregon issued a landmark resolution that prevents new fossil infrastructure. The city council's unanimous resolution - the toughest fossil fuel export policy in the US - directs staff to propose modified codes that

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New Research Shows Electric Cars 50 Percent Cleaner Compared to Gasoline Over Their Lifetime

(Union of Concerned Scientists)  Do battery electric vehicles really reduce global warming emissions compared to gasoline cars? The answer is a clear yes, according to a new study from the Union of Concerned Scientists. Over their entire lifetimes—from manufacturing to driving

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It's Easy to Buy "Green Power." Making a Difference Is a Little Harder.

by  David Roberts  (VOX)  ... In certain specialized markets, RECs (Renewable Energy Certificates) can be expensive and have substantial direct impact on the decisions of renewable energy investors. But most RECs sold in the voluntary market are nonspecific — they represent

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Federal Ethanol Mandate Imposes $42 Billion Fuel Tax on California

(Center for Regulatory Solutions)  San Francisco billionaire Tom Steyer and other national political figures have sold out California’s economy by supporting the federal government’s corn ethanol mandate. The mandate has already imposed $13.1 billion in higher fuel costs on Golden

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RFS Crucial to Clean Energy Future

by Tom Buis (Growth Energy/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  With rapidly growing energy demands, our nation and others must invest in homegrown biofuels that are cleaner, cheaper and offer a more reliable supply than fossil fuels, writes Tom Buis. When EPA Administrator Gina

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Study Shows Potential for Growth in Biofuels from Corn Stover

by Jessica Eise (Phys.Org)  Making biofuel from corn crop residue could become economically viable for farmers with government support and, therefore, lead to a major shift in crop rotation practices favoring more continuous corn plantings, Purdue University researchers conclude. The agricultural economists

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Hamrick Engineering Granted Patent for Extracting Sugars and Nanocellulose from Biomass

(Hamrick Engineering/Your Oil and Gas News)  Hamrick Engineering is pleased to announce the granting of a broad patent for extracting sugars and nanocellulose from lignocellulosic biomass by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). “This ground-breaking patent describes how to extract

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Oils that Aint Oils: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Novvi

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Novvi LLC is a joint venture of Amyris, Inc. and Cosan S.A. Industria e Comercio created to develop, produce, market, and distribute high-performance oils and lubricants from renewable sources. Novvi draws from the strength of both

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Skyfill: Where the Sky Is a Free Sewer, Are Bioeconomy Thermodynamics Extremely Flawed from the Get Go?

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ... As the reader notes, much of the original underlying biomass is not utilized when we make a hydrocarbon fuel, or any fuel. Take the case of corn, for example, and conversion into ethanol. We start

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Urbanna High School Environmental Science Classes Share Insights about Biofuels

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Education encompasses a core part of Advanced Biofuels USA's mission.  We meet this is many ways.  Attending conferences, meeting with Congressional staff, exhibiting at a variety of events from the Keystone Farm Show to

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The Truth about Ethanol

by John Sedbrook (The Hill)  The American Enterprise Institute’s Mark Perry wrote in these pages, in no uncertain terms, that the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and fuel ethanol is a “failure.” While one may wonder what motivations lie behind such a

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VIASPACE Reports Progress On Giant King® Grass Animal Feed

(VIASPACE/PRNewswire)   VIASPACE Inc. (OTC: VSPC) has been working intensively on growing Giant King®Grass (GKG) in California at the VIASPACE nursery, the University of California Desert Research and Extension Center, and with our partner Almaden Energy Group, LLC (AEG) for

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How Biofuel from Corn Stover Could Impact Grain Markets

(Farm Futures)  Biofuel from stover could favor continuous corn, other production changes  --  ...  If technology and government support become economically viable, converting corn stover to biofuels would affect farmers' planting decisions and crop rotation practices across the Midwest. Corn

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The Real Price of Natural Gas

by Scott Irwin (University of Illinois/FarmDocDaily)  A recent farmdoc daily article (August 19, 2015) documented that real (inflation-adjusted) prices of crude of oil and gasoline have recently fallen all the way back to levels prevailing more than a decade ago.

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Ethanol: The Common Sense Approach

by Patty Mann (Sidney Daily News)  To the Editor:  Each day we are flooded with advertisements and messages. It’s easy to not know who to trust or what information to believe. But sometimes we need to approach situations with more common

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Pigs Can Regulate Sulfur in Distiller Grains

(AgriNews)  Distillers dried grains with solubles, a co-product of the ethanol industry, is becoming a more common ingredient in swine diets.  However, DDGS can be high in sulfur, and data is limited on the amount of sulfur that pigs can

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Should the U.S. End the Ethanol Mandate?

by Margo Oge & Robert Bryce (The Wall Street Journal/Governors' Biofuel Coalition)  ...  Robert Bryce, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, says the ethanol mandate is bad for consumers and the environment. Margo T. Oge, a former

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Climate Change Is an Investment Risk, Says BlackRock

(CBC News)  With Paris summit looming, there will be 'regulatory risk' ahead of extreme weather risk  ---  Climate change risk has arrived as an investment issue, according to the world's largest institutional investment manager.  BlackRock Inc., with $4.5 trillion US under

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The Assault on Federally Supported Science

by  Robert D. Atkinson (Information Technology & Innovation Foundation/Christian Science Monitor)  Many of the recent attacks on government-backed research conveniently ignore the huge impact that such science has provided worldwide. ---  Distrust of government has long focused on economic and

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Pacific Ag’s National Wheat Straw Harvest Brings Quality, Sustainable and Cost Effective Bio-Material for New Markets

(Pacific Ag)  For industries like mushroom composting to erosion technology as well as dairy and cattle feed, Pacific Ag is creating a supply chain for agricultural residue  --  — Pacific Ag, the nation’s largest crop residue harvest company, has recently completed

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Lifting Sustainable Transportation: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  NREL develops clean energy and energy efficiency technologies and practices, advances related science and engineering, and provides knowledge and innovations to integrate energy systems at all scales.  READ MORE

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BioChannel.TV Debuts Free, Global Access to “LanzaTech at ABLC NEXT 2015”

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest/BioChannel.TV)  In Florida, The Digest made made available for free, global streaming its LanzaTech coverage from ABLC NEXT 2015. The LanzaTech presentation can be accessed here, and is enhanced with commentary from the BioChannel.TV commentary team, including

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Sit on the RINs

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ... The US Environmental Protection Agency has discovered the following way of interpreting Energy Independence and Security Act.  To wit, if the transportation fuels supply chain — controlled by guess whom — does not build renewable

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IEA Says 3-Fold or Greater Increase in Biofuels Possible by 2040

by Susanne Retka Schill (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The International Energy Agency released its latest World Energy Outlook 2015, saying there are clear signs that an energy transition is under way. The report finds that the plunge in oil prices has

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Biofuels and Climate Change: Challenges of Paris Conference

by Demetrio Bueno Carvalho (Astana Times)  ... Referring to Brazilian experience, in the past 12 years the blending of ethanol with gasoline (anhydrousethanol) or its use as a pure fuel for automobiles (hydrated) prevented emissions of more than 300 million tonnes of

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Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association Formally Opposes EPA RFS Proposal

(UNICA/Green Car Congress)  Breaking with its past support of EPA’s RFS implementation decisions, the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) is formally opposing EPA’s proposal—due to be released in about two weeks—to reduce RFS volume targets for 2014, 2015, 2016 (earlier

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E85 & Fleets — It’s Not Rocket Science!

by Robert White (Renewable Fuels Association)  RFA works with many fleets each year to assist them with meeting their federal requirements to purchase alternative fuel vehicles and ultimately use the fuel. Each year thousands of vehicles receive a federal fuel

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