If you find this site useful, please

Donate

Advanced Biofuels USA: promoting the understanding, development and use of advanced biofuels around the world.

Advanced BioFuels USA

Archive

Sugars to Drop-In Fuels & Chemicals: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Virent

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Virent is in the business of replacing crude oil by applying clever chemistry to create the fuels and chemicals the world demands using a wide

January 30, 2017 Read Full Article

Needless Waste of American Energy Resources — Quantifying Natural Gas Lost from Taxpayer and Tribal Owned Lands

(Environmental Defense Fund) Oil and gas operators needlessly waste hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of methane, the main component of natural gas every year through leaks and intentional venting and

January 30, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Low Energy Conscientiousness at DC Auto Show

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA) Energy use hid in the background of nearly all presentations at the DC Auto Show’s 2017 Policy Day whether visions of the future or

January 28, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Ethanol CO2 & Concrete Cement a Relationship

by Ann Bailey (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  CarbonCure Technologies strengthens concrete while reducing its carbon footprint. —  Carbon dioxide from a Wisconsin ethanol plant is strengthening the cement in pours at

January 27, 2017 Read Full Article

Water: Lifeblood of the Process

by Susanne Retka Schill (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Successful water reduction and recycling require close attention to treatments and system impacts in ethanol production. —  …  As the industry has improved

January 27, 2017 Read Full Article

Trumping Obama on Biofuels

by Ann Bailey (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Ethanol industry advocates believe the Trump administration will be friendlier to ethanol than the previous one. —  Last fall, a few weeks before the

January 27, 2017 Read Full Article

Ethanol Report on Crappie Masters and FFVs

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com)  Participants in the 2017 Crappie Masters Tournament Trail will be getting an education about ethanol while reeling in the whoppers around the country this year. In

January 27, 2017 Read Full Article

RINs Plunge to 14-Month Low Following EPA Regulation Freeze

(Platts)  Renewable Identification Numbers traded at 14-month lows Wednesday following news that the Environmental Protection Agency will delay implementation of 30 regulations until March 21, despite industry groups saying 2017

January 27, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Buffett’s BNSF Cuts Ethanol Shipper Costs Amid Push for Safer Train Cars

by Jarrett Renshaw and Chris Prentice (Reuters)  BNSF Railway Co will start offering discounts to ethanol shippers this April if they agree to use new, safer train cars, as it pushes

January 27, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Trump Swamp Work Can Start with RFS Repeal

by David Williams (Houston County News/Lacrosse Tribune)  …  Billionaire investor and Trump confidant Carl Icahn is requesting changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard, the federal law requiring gasoline manufacturers to

January 27, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

American Lung Association Supports Ethanol

by Mark Dorenkamp (Brownfield Ag News)  The American Lung Association continues to advocate on behalf of the U.S. renewable fuels industry.  Association director of communications in Minnesota Robert Moffitt says cleaner

January 27, 2017 Read Full Article

St1 Signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a Bioethanol Pilot Project in Thailand

(St1)  Finnish technology turns cassava waste into ethanol  —  St1 signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a bioethanol pilot project in Thailand.  St1, a Finnish energy company, has signed a

January 27, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

ACI’s 6th Annual Gasification Summit —March 15-16, 2017 — Helsinki, Finland

  ACI’s 6th Annual Gasification Summit —March 15-16, 2017 — Helsinki, Finland

The conference will comprise two days of formal presentations, interactive roundtable discussions and excellent networking opportunities. The event will be providing an ideal setting to convene with your peers to

January 27, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Another Strong Year for Biofuels M&A: 2016 Review and Future Outlook

by Bruce Comer (Ocean Park Advisors)   The North American biofuels industry continues trend of increased mergers and acquisitions activity. For the second straight year, the North American biofuels industry experienced

January 27, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Thailand Announces $11.3 Billion 10-Year Plan to Build Sugarcane and Cassava Bioeconomy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) This week we reported from Thailand:  “The government launched its 10-year plan to build a bioeconomy hub for the region with private and public sector investment

January 26, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Wham Bam Thank You Ham: Neste Produces Renewable Diesel from Waste Fat

by Liz Gyekye  (Biofuels International)  Renewable diesel company Neste has produced 10,000 litres of renewable diesel from waste produced from ham fat. It took the waste fat from 40,000 Finnish

January 26, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Scientists’ March on Washington

(Scientists’ March on Washington)  … We are working to schedule a March for Science on DC and across the United States. We have not settled on a date yet but will

January 26, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Trump Administration Backs off Plan to Scrub Climate Pages from EPA Website

by Brady Dennis and Juliet Eilperin  (The Washington Post)  The Trump administration on Wednesday backed away from plans to take down some climate-change information from the Environmental Protection Agency’s website, which

January 26, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Green Fuels Key to Low-Carbon Future, UK’s Transport Minister Says

by  Liz Gyekye (Biofuels International)   Renewable fuels will play a critical role in decarbonising the transport sector, and will complement the role of electric vehicles — Transport Minister John Hayes

January 25, 2017 Read Full Article

Biofuel Crops Expected to Play Crucial Role in Hawaii’s Energy Future

by Ivy Ashe (Hawaii Tribune Herald) … The latest stop along that path comes from researchers at the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources,

January 25, 2017 Read Full Article

EPA Science under Scrutiny by Trump Political Staff

by Michael Biesecker and Seth Borenstein (Associated Press)  The Trump administration is scrutinizing studies or data published by scientists at the Environmental Protection Agency, and new work is under a “temporary

January 25, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

QUOTE OF THE WEEK

by Bill Cameron (WLS-AM News) … Duckworth (U.S .Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)): “I would rather burn American made, American grown corn and soybeans in my gas tank than I would oil

January 25, 2017 Read Full Article

Duckworth Afraid Ethanol Subsidies Could End

by Bill Cameron (WLS-AM News)  … Duckworth (U.S .Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL))  thinks (nominee to be EPA Administrator Scott) Pruitt is too cozy with Big Oil and so she pressed him hard

January 25, 2017 Read Full Article

As Trump Dismantles Obama’s Climate Legacy, People’s Climate Movement Organizes for Mass Mobilization in DC on April 29

(People’s Climate Movement)  Communities Begin Organizing Nationwide to Resist Attacks on the Environment and Our Communities and to Call for a New Clean Energy Economy that Stops Climate Change and

January 25, 2017 Read Full Article

SkyNRG, Fly Green Fund and Swedavia Enable Sustainable Aviation Fuel Flights from Stockholm Arlanda Airport

(SkyNRG) Just before New Year’s Eve, Swedavia received its first sustainable aviation fuel at Stockholm Arlanda Airport. It marks the start of deliveries of sustainable aviation fuel through the Fly

January 25, 2017 Read Full Article

John Deere Continues Biodiesel Support

by Cindy Zimmerman (Enegy.Agwired.com)  …  Chuck Studer, Director of Industry Relations, highlighted John Deere’s vast diesel equipment product line and long-standing involvement with biodiesel. John Deere was one of the

January 25, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

USDA Invests $13.6 Million in Citrus Greening Research

(U.S. Department of Agriculture)  The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced four grants totaling more than $13.6 million to combat a scourge

January 25, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

California Biodiesel Conference: Thrive — March 1, 2017 — Sacramento, CA

  California Biodiesel Conference: Thrive — March 1, 2017 — Sacramento, CA

The California Biodiesel Alliance presents its sixth annual California Biodiesel Conference, highlighting how businesses can thrive in the state’s flourishing but complex California biodiesel market, March 1 at the Capitol Ballroom

January 25, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Technical Work Lays Foundation for Biodiesel Market Growth

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  … “The integration of biodiesel in the broader distribution system will help viability of this product in the broader market,” said Rod Woodford, manager of shipper

January 25, 2017 Read Full Article

Underdog Industry Rallies for Continued Growth at Annual Event

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  … Every drop of biofuels required by RFS to diversify the U.S. transportation fuel supply means the oil industry loses money through lost market share and

January 25, 2017 Read Full Article

US Biodiesel Market Hits New High, Imports Pass 1 Billion Gallons

(National Biodiesel Board/Biodiesel Magazine)  U.S. consumers saw a record of almost 2.9 billion gallons of biodiesel and renewable diesel in 2016, outpacing the previous record by almost 40 percent. Also for

January 25, 2017 Read Full Article

Algae Biomass Summit — October 29-November 1, 2017 — Salt Lake City, UT

  Algae Biomass Summit — October 29-November 1, 2017 — Salt Lake City, UT

The Algae Biomass Summit is the largest algae conference in the world. This is where leading producers of algae products go to network with industry suppliers and technology providers, where

January 25, 2017 Read Full Article

WEBINAR: Renewable Methane in Today’s Regulatory and Policy Environment — January 26, 2017

  WEBINAR: Renewable Methane in Today’s Regulatory and Policy Environment — January 26, 2017

The Rethink Methane series is hosted by Fleets & Fuels publisher GNA: Gladstein, Neandross & Associates. The third edition of the Rethink Methane conference takes place February 21-22 at the

January 25, 2017 Read Full Article

QRFA Announces Partnership with TSBE

(Queensland Renewable Fuels Association/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Queensland Renewable Fuels Association is excited to announce a landmark partnership with Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise, which promises to drive consistent growth of

January 25, 2017 Read Full Article

USDA Scrambles to Ease Concerns after Researchers Were Ordered to Stop Publishing News Releases

by Jose A. DelReal (The Washington Post)  Employees of the scientific research arm at the Agriculture Department were ordered Monday to cease publication of “outward facing” documents and news releases, raising concerns that the Trump

January 25, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

What Blend Wall? Why Facts Trump Rhetoric Every Time

by Bob Dinneen (Renewable Fuels Association)  Half of U.S. states blended more than 10 percent ethanol, RFA’s president and CEO points out in his View from the Hill column —

January 25, 2017 Read Full Article

Trump Administration Tells EPA to Cut Climate Page from Website: Sources

by Valerie Volcovici (Reuters)  U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration has instructed the Environmental Protection Agency to remove the climate change page from its website, two agency employees told Reuters, the latest

January 25, 2017 Read Full Article

Renewable Fuels Group Sees No Big Change to Blending Rules under Trump

by Chris Prentice (Reuters)  The Renewable Fuels Association said on Tuesday it does not expect a procedural delay to the implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Renewable Fuels Standard to

January 25, 2017 Read Full Article

Uganda: Museveni Wants Law on Sugarcane By-Products

by  Ismail Musa Ladu (The Monitor/All Africa)  President Museveni has directed the Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, Ms Amelia Kyambadde to bring to Parliament, within six months, a law

January 25, 2017 Read Full Article

Any Tax on Biodiesel Discourages Users, Killing This Sunrise Industry

by Sandeep Chaturvedi  (Biodiesel Association of India/Business Standard)  Biodiesel is being promoted world over as a green fuels to mitigate harmful exhaust emissions from diesel vehicles. Biodiesel besides helping in reducing

January 25, 2017 Read Full Article

Queensland Ethanol Mandate Leaves Lotfeeders Exposed during Times of Grain Shortage

(Beef Central)  Lotfeeders remain deeply concerned about the long-term impact that the Queensland Government’s ethanol mandate from this month will have on Australia’s grainfed cattle sector.  READ MORE and MORE /

January 25, 2017 Read Full Article

Faster than Fermentation: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Mercurius and REACH Technology

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Mercurius says it “has the technology and processes that will, for the first time, make the production of cellulosic biofuels profitable while meeting the needs

January 25, 2017 Read Full Article

WEBINAR: The Future of Flight: Advanced Renewable Jet Fuels — February 2, 2017

  WEBINAR: The Future of Flight: Advanced Renewable Jet Fuels — February 2, 2017

The ability to travel the globe at over 500 miles an hour has revolutionized the way that we live, but it takes a lot of fuel to keep those planes

January 25, 2017 Read Full Article

Botwood Biofuel Plant One Step Closer to Green Light

by Ryan Cooke (CBC News)  Forestry minister confident in project, says resources are sufficient —  … NewGreen Technology Inc, the company behind the project, will soon be offered a tentative deal by Newfoundland

January 24, 2017 Read Full Article

Ethanol Industry Could Use a Friend in Washington Right Now

by Mario Parker and Jennifer A Dlouhy  (Bloomberg)  Environmental, Energy nominees have criticized ethanol law; President expressed support for $24 billion industry  —  … (Carl) Icahn, who owns a majority

January 24, 2017 Read Full Article

Defense Production Act (DPA) Title III Advanced Drop-In Biofuels Production Project (ADBPP) Biofuels 2 Solicitation Number: FOA-RQKM-2017-0006

(U.S. Air Force)  This Title III project is to further increase domestic advanced biofuels production capacity by establishing additional Integrated Biofuel Production Enterprise (IBPE) capabilities that represent a complete value

January 24, 2017 Read Full Article

DOE and USDA Issue Notice of Intent for Biomass Research and Development Initiative

(U.S. Department of Energy)  The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE’s) Bioenergy Technologies Office, in coordination with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s)

January 24, 2017 Read Full Article

Environmental Friendly Methodology for Production of Ethanol from Bagasse by Sequential Bio-Processing

by Prabhuraj Balakrishnan (University of Manchester/Nanowerk News)  … In a research work by The University of Manchester academics (Prof. Colin Webb’s research group at the School of Chemical Engineering), a new

January 24, 2017 Read Full Article

Duckworth to Perry: American-Made Renewable Energy Reduces Reliance on Foreign Oil, Improves National Security

(Senator Tammy Duckworth) U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) shared with the nominee to be the Secretary of the Department of Energy (DOE), Governor Rick Perry, how her military service in Iraq

January 24, 2017 Read Full Article

Trump Team Plans Big Cuts at EPA

by Timothy Cama (The Hill)  The Trump administration’s transition team for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is planning major budget cuts, as well as regulatory and scientific overhauls at the

January 24, 2017 Read Full Article

Environment, Still a Winner: The Digest’s Multi-Slide Guide to Attitudes to Cleaner-Burning Diesel 2017

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Americans respond more to environmental messages on renewable diesel fuels than energy security or economic impact, according to a survey undertaken by the Diesel Technology

January 24, 2017 Read Full Article

Process Integrated Enzyme Production: The Cost-Efficient Way to Commercially Viable 2G Cellulosic Ethanol

by Markus Rarbach (Clariant/Biofuels Digest)  Cellulosic ethanol is no longer a topic solely discussed in scientific papers or conferences, or by the academic world. It has made its way through

January 24, 2017 Read Full Article

After Dieselgate, Renewables More Critical to Diesel’s Future than Ever: Survey

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Americans respond more to environmental messages on renewable diesel fuels than energy security or economic impact, according to a survey undertaken by the Diesel Technology

January 24, 2017 Read Full Article

Flying Towards a More Sustainable Future: United Airlines Honored as ‘Eco-Airline of the Year’

(United Airlines)  United receives highest recognition from Air Transport World magazine for its leadership in environmental action; Airline commits to having a lower carbon footprint than its two largest U.S. competitors

January 24, 2017 Read Full Article

NexSteppe Is Named in the 2017 Global Cleantech 100

(NexSteppe)  NexSteppe, a company dedicated to pioneering the next generation of sustainable feedstock solutions for biobased industries, today announced it was named in the prestigious 2017 Global Cleantech 100, produced

January 24, 2017 Read Full Article

Advanced Biofuels USA Welcomes Shannon Hollis to Its Board of Directors

For Immediate Release January 24, 2017—Frederick, MD  At its annual meeting on January 19, 2017, Advanced Biofuels USA, an educational nonprofit dedicated to the understanding, development and use of advanced

January 24, 2017 1 comment Read Full Article

UK Company Makes Breakthrough with Sustainable Diesel Fuel Production

by Liz Gyekye (Biofuels International)  A UK sustainable energy company is the first ever to have successfully converted actual landfill gas into usable diesel fuel with no fossil fuel additives,

January 24, 2017 Read Full Article

Europeans Want EU Policy to Promote First-Generation Biofuels, New Survey Finds

by Liz Gyekye (Biofuels International)  Europeans overwhelmingly support the use of conventional biofuels made from crops and believe EU policy should encourage it, according to an EU-wide opinion survey released

January 24, 2017 Read Full Article

WEBINAR: Loan Guarantees – Am I Ready? What Attracts Lenders? — Januray 26, 2017

  WEBINAR: Loan Guarantees – Am I Ready? What Attracts Lenders? — Januray 26, 2017

Last year Biofuels Digest had several webinars on Loan Guarantees, and the response was amazing. So, they’ve set up a new webinar to address further topics aimed at helping you get

January 24, 2017 Read Full Article

EPA Freezes Grants, Tells Employees Not To Talk About It, Sources Say

by Kate Sheppard (Huffington Post)  It’s unclear whether the freeze is temporary or indefinite.  —  EPA staff has been instructed to freeze all its grants ― an extensive program that

January 24, 2017 Read Full Article

Algae Production Started on Bonaire

by Emmy Koeleman  (All about Feed)  Wageningen University & Research (UR) in the Netherlands is building a small-scale algae pilot

January 24, 2017 Read Full Article

Bananas a Fuel of the Future?

by Pat Hannen (Queensland Country Life)  Damaged bananas and banana bunch stalks can be converted into a gaseous fuel by

January 24, 2017 Read Full Article

Far-Reaching Impacts of Biointermediate Feedstocks on the Biodiesel Industry

by Karyn Jones (EcoEngineers/Biodiesel Magazine)  The U.S. EPA’s proposed Renewables Enhancement and Growth Support rule, published in the federal register Nov.

January 23, 2017 Read Full Article

A Proven Biodiesel Process Technology Track Record

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  On BDI-BioEnergy International’s 20-year anniversary, Biodiesel Magazine takes a look back at the company’s beginnings,

January 23, 2017 Read Full Article

Will Renewable Jet Fuel Fly with Trump in the Cockpit?

by Kerry Reals (Runway Girl Network)  … But despite widespread concerns, Kevin Weiss, the chief executive of Byogy Renewables – the

January 23, 2017 Read Full Article

Alternative Feedstock & Process Technology Overview

by Will Smith (Springhouse Consulting/Biodiesel Magazine)  While the majority of U.S. biodiesel is still produced from soybean and canola oil,

January 23, 2017 Read Full Article

A 20-Year-Old Startup

by Gene Gebolys (World Energy/Biodiesel Magazine)  … Trying to make a living in biodiesel for two decades now, the hard way is

January 23, 2017 Read Full Article

REG Marks 10 Years of Growth, Success & Continuous Improvement

by Anthony Hulen (Biodiesel Magazine)  The U.S.’s largest biodiesel manufacturer, Ames, Iowa-based Renewable Energy Group Inc., matures from its single

January 23, 2017 Read Full Article

New RFA Brochure Outlines 2017 Flex Fuel Vehicle Offerings

(Renewable Fuels Association/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  More than 21 million automobiles on U.S. roadways today are flexible fuel vehicles (FFVs), which

January 23, 2017 Read Full Article

2016 Billion-Ton Report Volume 2 Analyzes Environmental Effects

(U.S. Department of Energy/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The 2016 Billion-Ton Report (BT16), Volume 2: Environmental Sustainability Effects of Select Scenarios from Volume

January 23, 2017 Read Full Article

Why The Ethanol Industry Should Fear President Trump

by Robert Rapier (Forbes)  …  Trump’s pick to head the EPA — Scott Pruitt — has repeatedly fought against the

January 23, 2017 Read Full Article

How a Biofuels Phase-Out Would Hit Europe’s Struggling Farmers

by Mark Chesworth (Vivergo Fuels/Politico)  Growers in the EU are helping meet climate and energy goals. Don’t abandon them now

January 23, 2017 Read Full Article

A Double Whammy for Corn and Ethanol Industries

(Michigan Farmer)  China imposes additional tariffs on DDGS and ethanol.  —  … Inevitably, changes in trade could bludgeon an already wounded

January 23, 2017 Read Full Article

Trump Advisor Sam Clovis Takes Job at U.S. Ag Department

(Radio Iowa)  An Iowan who has been an advisor to Donald Trump during the presidential campaign is moving into a

January 23, 2017 Read Full Article

Ethanol Industry Reserved about Trump Agriculture Secretary Pick

by  Ilari Kauppila (Biofuels International)  US President Donald Trump has selected former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue to serve as the

January 23, 2017 Read Full Article

Trump’s EPA Pick Says He Would Honor Timelines, Intent of Biofuels Program

by Valerie Volcovici, Timothy Gardner and Chris Prentice (Reuters)  Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to lead

January 23, 2017 Read Full Article

Biofuels Champ Richard Childress Makes NASCAR Hall of Fame

(Growth Energy)  This week, Growth Energy will join racing fans across the country to celebrate the induction of NASCAR’s 2017

January 23, 2017 Read Full Article

Biodiesel’s Backers: Build on 2016 Momentum for 2017 and Beyond

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) … Led by Don O’Connor, a Vancouver-based international expert on greenhouse-gas emissions, the assembled panel detailed

January 23, 2017 Read Full Article

Germany Cuts Palm Oil Use for Biodiesel by 1/3: Report

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In Germany, the Federal Office for Agriculture and Food published an English-language edition of its Evaluation

January 23, 2017 Read Full Article

Gigabase Is the New Megabase: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Gen9

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  The company manufactures custom, high-quality, synthetic DNA used by scientists to construct genes, pathways, genomes

January 23, 2017 Read Full Article

The Emerging Synthetic Biology Ecosystem: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Gingko BioWorks

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Recently, Ginkgo BioWorks announced the launch of their next generation foundry, Bioworks2. With 125,000 square feet

January 23, 2017 Read Full Article

Government ‘Tried to Bury’ Its Own Alarming Report on Climate Change

by Ian Johnston and Tom Batchelor (The Independent) The five-yearly assessment of what will happen to the UK as the world warms

January 23, 2017 Read Full Article

Successful Biofuels Industry Awaits Trump

(Forum News Service/The Daily Journal)  Minnesota’s plant-based fuel industries of ethanol and biodiesel are success stories, but their future depends

January 23, 2017 Read Full Article

QUOTE OF THE WEEK

(Politico’s Morning Energy)  Eventually, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad’s nomination to be ambassador to China came up, prompting (U.S. House of

January 23, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Clean Cooking Madagascar Issues Request for Proposals to Build Ethanol Micro Distillery for Stove Fuel Production with a Capacity of up to 5,000 Liters/Day

(Project Gaia)  Clean Cooking Madagascar (CCM), an NGO based in Antananarivo, Madagascar, is seeking proposals for an ethanol micro distillery

January 23, 2017 Read Full Article

Trump Era Biodiesel? What’s Going to Happen?

(Triangle Biofuels Industries, Inc.) For most, it’s hard to guess what is going to happen for biodiesel under the Trump

January 23, 2017 Read Full Article

Biofuels Play a Role in Military Energy Security

by Callie Fishburn* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  At the January 12th Pew Project-sponsored conference,” Power Begins at Home: Assured Energy for

January 20, 2017 Read Full Article

Montana State University Scientist Wins Grant to Improve Camelina Seed Qualities

(Montana State University/Biomass Magazine)  A Montana State University scientist has received a $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of

January 20, 2017 Read Full Article

ORNL: Populus SNP Dataset Holds Promise for Biofuels

(Oak Ridge National Laboratory/Biomass Magazine)  Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have released the largest-ever single

January 20, 2017 Read Full Article

Soup-to-Nuts Review Finds CA Clean Cars Program Working

by Simon Mui (National Resources Defense Council)  The California Air Resources Board (ARB) released a soup-to-nuts review of its Advanced Clean

January 20, 2017 Read Full Article

Trump Releases “An America First Energy Plan”

(White House)  Energy is an essential part of American life and a staple of the world economy. The Trump Administration

January 20, 2017 Read Full Article

MIT Engineers Program Yeast to Convert Plant Sugars into Oils

by  Anne Trafton (MIT/Biomass Magazine)  MIT engineers have genetically reprogrammed a strain of yeast so that it converts sugars to

January 20, 2017 Read Full Article

Ghana’s First Ethanol Producer Diversifying and Seeking More Cassava

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest) In Ghana, the country’s only ethanol producer—Caltech—has produced 150,000 liters of ethanol from cassava since starting

January 20, 2017 Read Full Article

Novozymes Cuts Jobs, Says U.S. Policy, Monsanto Deal Pose Risks

by Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen and Teis Jensen (Reuters)  To cut 198 jobs, invest more in emerging markets; Says could take time to return

January 20, 2017 Read Full Article

Boosting Ethanol’s Value via CO2 Use: The Digest’s Multi-Slide Guide to White Dog Labs

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  US-based White Dog Labs have developed a new process that eliminates the production of CO2,

January 20, 2017 Read Full Article

Quo Vadis, Mr. President-Elect?

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  … This Administration is a team, so long as you generally understand that there’s one guy

January 20, 2017 Read Full Article

Decoded Microbial Metabolism Explains Biofuel Yield

by Blaine Friedlander (Phys.Org)  To unravel how intricate waste biomass converts to biofuels, a Cornell professor studied the bacterium Clostridium

January 20, 2017 Read Full Article

Investigation: INEOS Failed Despite $129 Million in Taxpayer Subsidies

by Lucas Daprile (TC Palm)  TCPalm examined thousands of government documents, obtained through the Freedom of Information Act and Florida

January 20, 2017 Read Full Article

Scaling-up through Contract Manufacturing

by Mark Warner (Warner Advisors LLC/Biofuels Digest)  As companies consider options to commercialize their advanced biotechnologies, they are faced with the

January 20, 2017 Read Full Article

Power Sector Carbon Dioxide Emissions Fall Below Transportation Sector Emissions

(U.S. Energy Information Administration)  U.S. carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the transportation sector reached 1,893 million metric tons (MMmt) from

January 20, 2017 Read Full Article

Notice of Analysis of the GHG Emissions Attributable to the Production and Transport of Sugar Beets for Use in Biofuel Production

(Environmental Protection Agency)  On January 18, 2017, EPA issued a notice of opportunity to comment on the Agency’s analysis of

January 19, 2017 Read Full Article

Zimbabwe: Zim Fuel Prices Up

by Phillimon Mhlanga (All Africa)  Zimbabwe’s major fuel retailers have raised fuel prices by at least US$0,04 a litre due to

January 19, 2017 Read Full Article

BRAG® Biofuels Industry Outlook For 2017

(Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group)  … Throughout his campaign for President, Trump repeatedly pledged his support for biofuels and the

January 19, 2017 Read Full Article

EPA Denies Petition to Waive Advanced Biofuels Requirements

by Chris Prentice (Reuters)  U.S. environmental regulators have denied a request from oil refiners to waive some of their advanced

January 19, 2017 Read Full Article

Prebiotics: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to ISOthrive technology

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  “Each microbe makes a contribution to your health; some directly, indirectly, it’s an orchestra and

January 19, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

FHR Unveils a $50M Gambit to Make Überprotein at Ethanol Plants

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Nebraska, Flint Hills Resources will invest more than $50M in its Fairmont, Neb. ethanol

January 19, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

UK-Based Researcher Gains European Grant to Fund Work on Lignin Biomass Production

by Liz Gyekye (Biofuels International)  Roberto Rinaldi FRSC, a senior lecturer in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College

January 19, 2017 Read Full Article

Donald Trump Taps Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture

by Kristen Welker, Hallie Jackson, Phil McCausland and Emma Margolin (NBC News)  President-elect Donald Trump has chosen former Georgia Gov.

January 19, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Synthetic Genomics and ExxonMobil Renew Algae Biofuels Research Agreement

(Algae Industry Magazine)  Synthetic Genomics and ExxonMobil have announced that they have extended their agreement to conduct joint research into

January 19, 2017 Read Full Article

More Pruitt Highlights

by Anthony Adragna (Politico’s Morning Energy)  During the second half of more than six hours of questioning for Scott Pruitt,

January 19, 2017 Read Full Article

Perry’s Time to Shine Today

by Anthony Adragna (Politico’s Morning Energy)  PERRY PARTY: Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry finally has his day in the spotlight

January 19, 2017 Read Full Article

U.S. Energy Department Publishes “The Transforming Mobility Ecosystem: Enabling an Energy-Efficient Future”

(U.S. Department of Energy)  The Energy Department published a report titled, “The Transforming Mobility Ecosystem: Enabling an Energy-Efficient Future.” Over

January 19, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

LEAF Opens New Yeast Facility and Launches New Product

by Doris de Guzman (Green Chemicals Blog) Leaf – Lesaffre Advanced Fermentations has inaugurated its the new Lesaffre Yeast Corporation drying

January 19, 2017 Read Full Article

SUNY Morrisville Leads NY Back To Industrial Hemp Production

by Jeff Kulikowsky (MyTwinTiers.com)  Morrisville partners with JD Farms in Eaton on industrial hemp pilot program  —  Hemp may not be

January 18, 2017 Read Full Article

Ethanol Industry Thanks Trump in New Ad

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com) The renewable fuels industry is thanking incoming President Donald Trump with a new television ad airing this

January 18, 2017 Read Full Article

Neste and Bioenergy La Tuque to Start R&D Cooperation on Utilizing Forest Residues in Biofuel Production

(Neste/Globe NewsWire)  Neste and Bioenergy La Tuque have started R&D cooperation with the objective of studying the potential of using

January 18, 2017 Read Full Article

Military’s Shift Away from Oil Clashes with Trump’s Promises

(Fayatteville Observer/Associated Press)  … While a growing number of military leaders have declared global warming a national security threat, the strategy

January 18, 2017 Read Full Article

EPA Approves Pathway for Isobutanol as an Advanced Biofuel Provides Route for Gevo to Generate Potentially More Valuable D5 RINs at Luverne

(Gevo)  Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEVO), announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) has approved the pathway for isobutanol produced at

January 18, 2017 Read Full Article

Hawaii 5-Oleo: The Digest’s Multi-Slide Guide to Cellana’s Kona-Based Marine Microalgae System

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Cellana uses the most productive plants on earth—marine microalgae—to photosynthetically produce its ReNew line of

January 18, 2017 Read Full Article

Biodiesel 2017: What’s up with Earth’s Favorite Advanced Biofuel?

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  … Uncertain the future may be, but the immediate past was no bed of thorns for

January 18, 2017 Read Full Article

Biodiesel Industry Honors Year of Achievements, Industry Growth

(National Biodiesel Board)   Clean air champions, policy drivers, fleet influencers highlighted with industry awards  —  The biodiesel industry saw

January 18, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

General Motors Announces 20 for B20 in Its Diesel Vehicle Lineup

(National Biodiesel Board)  GM Expands its B20 Biodiesel Capable Lineup with New Cars, Crossovers, Trucks  —  General Motors is taking

January 18, 2017 Read Full Article

By Their Powers Combined, They Hope to Stop Change to RFS

by Anthony Adragna (Politico’s Morning Energy)  Railroads and truckers are joining the fight to leave refiners as the obligated party

January 18, 2017 Read Full Article

Unlike Trump, Americans Want Strong Environmental Regulator

by Chris Kahn (Reuters/Ipsos)  More than 60 percent of Americans would like to see the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s powers preserved

January 18, 2017 Read Full Article

BIOX Announces Commissioning of 90 Million USG Biodiesel Production Facility in Houston

(BIOX/NewsWire Canada)  BIOX Corporation (“BIOX” or the “Company”) (TSX: BX), a renewable energy company that owns and operates biodiesel production

January 18, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Q&A: Tough EU Battle ahead for Ethanol Says ePURE

(Argus Media)  Recently appointed secretary of the European renewable ethanol association (ePURE) Emmanuel Desplechin told Argus the continent’s ethanol industry

January 17, 2017 Read Full Article

DOE Jobs Report Features Data on Bioenergy, Biofuels Employment

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  On Jan. 13, the U.S. Department of Energy released its second annual analysis of

January 17, 2017 Read Full Article

Environmentalists Appeal PBF Ethanol Permit

by Scott Goss (News Journal/Delaware Online)  A legal fight over Delaware City Refinery’s plans to expand its ethanol operations officially began

January 17, 2017 Read Full Article

High Octane Group Vindicated by EPA Ethanol Assessment

by Todd Neeley (DTN Progressive Farmer)  A USDA report this week showing corn ethanol reduces greenhouse gas emissions by 43%

January 17, 2017 Read Full Article

New UN Report Shows Food vs Fuel Fallacy

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com)  A new report from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) finds that food prices

January 17, 2017 Read Full Article

Port of Seattle, Boeing and Alaska Airlines Release Aviation Biofuel Infrastructure Findings

(Port of Seattle) Existing pipeline, transportation resources, zoning and land use laws could accommodate new aviation biofuel blending, storage and delivery

January 17, 2017 Read Full Article

B10 Biodiesel Is Cleaner, Better for Engines – MPIC

by Jonathan Lee (Paultan.org)  The Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities (MPIC) has released a statement clarifying the facts regarding

January 17, 2017 Read Full Article

Taking the Financial Step to Scale: The Digest’s 2017 8-Slide Guide to Bioeconomy Project Finance

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Bottom line, if you’re in the business of financing a renewable fuels project with a

January 17, 2017 Read Full Article

Sugar, Sugar: Toray, Mitsui Set out to Build Monster Cellulosic Sugar Plant in Asia

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Last week we reported that Toray Industries has teamed with Mitsui to produce cellulosic sugars from

January 17, 2017 Read Full Article

Automakers Fuel the U.S. Market With More Biodiesel Capable Diesel Vehicle Models

(National Biodiesel Board)  U.S. auto manufacturers have introduced a record number of new biodiesel capable diesel vehicle options for consumers

January 17, 2017 Read Full Article

Fleet Conference and Expo — January 31 – February 2, 2017 — Washington, DC

  Fleet Conference and Expo — January 31 – February 2, 2017 — Washington, DC

Join GWRCCC and NAFA, Washington Chapter for the  Fleet Conference and Expo at The 2017 Washington Auto Show Tuesday, January 31 – February

January 17, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

CARB Supports EPA’s Final Determination on Emissions Standards

by Lauren Tyler (Next-Gen Transportation News)  The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has announced its support for the EPA administrator’s determination

January 17, 2017 Read Full Article

Biofuel Matchmaker: Finding The Perfect Algae for Renewable Energy

by Frances White (Renewable Energy World/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)  A dozen glass cylinders containing a potential payload of bright green

January 17, 2017 Read Full Article

WEBINAR: International Biochar Initiative Educational Webinar Series: A Classification System for Biochars Applied to Soils — January 30, 2017

  WEBINAR: International Biochar Initiative Educational Webinar Series: A Classification System for Biochars Applied to Soils — January 30, 2017

This webinar reviews a biochar classification system aimed at optimizing the sustainable use of biochar in agriculture. This classification system

January 17, 2017 Read Full Article

Neste Launches Neste MY Renewable Diesel Made 100% from Waste and Residues

(CleanTech Finland)  Neste has launched a renewable diesel made entirely from waste and residues. The name of the new 100%

January 17, 2017 Read Full Article

Energy Beet Display and Children’s Carbon Cycle Handout Big Hits at Keystone Farm Show

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Highlighting Advanced Biofuels USA’s work on a feasibility study of the University of Maryland

January 16, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

ISO Datagro New York Sugar & Ethanol Conference 2017 — May 10, 2017 — New York, NY

  ISO Datagro New York Sugar & Ethanol Conference 2017 — May 10, 2017 — New York, NY

Aiming to discuss the main issues of the global Sugar and Ethanol industries and to bring together representatives of the

January 16, 2017 Read Full Article

BDC Spring Symposium — May 2-3, 2017 — Des Moines, Iowa

  BDC Spring Symposium — May 2-3, 2017 — Des Moines, Iowa

The BDC Spring Symposium will be held this year at the Embassy Suites in downtown Des Moines, Iowa on May

January 16, 2017 Read Full Article

BETO Publishes Analysis of Biofuels and Bioproducts from Wet and Gaseous Waste Streams

(U.S. Department of Energy)  Today (January 10, 2017) the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) announced the publication

January 16, 2017 Read Full Article

Voting Begins for Biofuels Digest’s Top 100 People in the Advanced Bioeconomy

(Biofuels Digest)  It’s time for voting for the Top 100 People in the Advanced Bioeconomy together, and as with all

January 16, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Iowa State Engineer Helps Journal Highlight How Pyrolysis Can Advance the Bioeconomy

(Iowa State University)  A special issue of the journal Energy Technology details the latest advances in pyrolysis technologies for converting

January 16, 2017 Read Full Article

API and MYBiomass Announce Joint-Development Agreement for the Production of Nanocellulose for Downstream Applications

(PR Web/American Process/MYBiomass)  American Process Inc. (API) and MYBiomass Sdn. Bhd. (MYBiomass) will work together to develop technology to produce

January 16, 2017 Read Full Article

EU Carbon Targets at Risk from Conventional Biofuels Phase-Out: Experts

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In the EU, energy experts told members of the European Parliament in hearings this week that

January 16, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Hero BX Offers Branded Bioheat Distributor Program

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  Erie, Pennsylvania-based biodiesel producer Hero BX announced a new business enterprise Jan. 12, the Hero

January 16, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Lessons from 102 Years of Licensing: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Honeywell UOP

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Honeywell’s UOP has developed a renewable jet fuel processing technology, a renewable diesel process, as

January 16, 2017 Read Full Article

Nearly 30,000 articles in our online library!

Use the categories and tags listed below to access the nearly 30,000 articles indexed on this website.

Advanced Biofuels USA Policy Statements and Handouts

Our Sponsors

FREE Subscription! Advanced Biofuels USA events calendar; policy and actions; education newsletters

Donate



Archives

Categories

Tags

2nd generation biofuels 3-D 3rd generation biofuels 4-H 4th generation biofuels 7% solution 45Q 81 Octane 84 octane 85 octane 87 octane 88 octane 89 octane 90 octane 91 octane 92 octane 93 octane 94 octane 95 octane 98 octane 100 octane 103 octane 105 octane 108 octane 109 octane 110 octane 113 octane 119 octane 2016 US House and Senate Campaigns 2016 US Presidential Campaign 2018 US Senate and House Campaigns Other Election Activities Abu Dhabi acacia acetone acid acid hydrolysis adaptive evolution additional carbon additionality adequate domestic supply Administrative Procedure Act advanced biofuel prices Advanced biofuels advanced biofuels production advanced ethanol advanced ethanol tax credit advertising campaign aerosols afforestation Afghanistan Africa agave aggregation agricultura Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) agricultural economics Agricultural Policy Agricultural waste/residue Agriculture agroforestry agrofuels agronomy Aircraft engine emissions Air Force air pollution control Air Pollution Policy airports air quality Alabama Alaska Albania albedo Alberta albizia alcohol-to-jet (ATJ) alcohol fuel cells alcohol fuels alfalfa algae algae contamination algae cultivation algae extraction algae harvesting algae parity algae separation algal biofuels Algeria Algiers alkanes alkenes alkylate alligator fat almond almond hulls shells alternative energy vehicles alternative fuels Alternative Fuels Credit alternative fuels excise tax credit aluminum Amazon American Indian Tribes American Le Mans Series (ALMS) ammonia ammonia fiber explosion (AFEX) amylose anaerobi anaerobic digestate anaerobic digester/digestion Angola anhydrous ethanol animal fat animal feed Antactica Antarctica antibiotics antitrust aquaculture aquatic organisms arabinose ARCA Archaea Architecture Arctic Argentina Arizona Arkansas Armenia Army Corps of Engineers aromatics aromatics price ARPA-E Aruba Asia ASTM ASTM 6866 ASTM D396 ASTM D975 ASTM D1655 ASTM D2880 ASTM D4054 ASTM D4806 Denatured fuel ethanol ASTM D4814 ASTM D5798 ASTM D6751 ASTM D7467 (B6-B20) ASTM D7544 ASTM D7566 (Standard Specification for Aviation Turbine Fuel Containing Synthesized Hydrocarbons) ASTM D7862 ASTM D7875 ASTM D7901 (DME-Dimethyl Ether for Fuel Purposes) ASTM D8076 ASTM D8181 ASTM E3146 ASTM standards ASTM WK63392 ATJ-SPK (Alcohol to Jet Synthetic Paraffinic Kerosene) Atlantic Canada Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) Australia Australian pine Austria Auto manufacturer automotive Aviation biofuel aviation biofuel price aviation biofuel pumps/delivery Aviation Fuel awards/recognition Azerbaijan. B0 B2 B3 B4 B5 B6 B7 B8 B10 B11 B12.5 B15 B20 B25 B30 B35 B40 B50 B75 B80 B99 B100 Babados nut tree babassu bacteria bagasse Bahamas Bahrain bamboo banana banana stems Bangladesh bankruptcy Barbados barge barley barley fiber barley protein barley straw Basque batteries Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV) bauxite beauty leaf tree beaver beer bees Belarus Belgium Belize Benin benzene Bermuda Bhutan big bluestem big data Big Food Big Oil/Oil Majors billion ton study bio-based diesel benefits bio-based economy bio-natural gas bio-NGV (natural gas for vehicles) bio-oil bio-SPK (bio derived synthetic paraffinic kerosene) biobased Biobased Markets Program biobased materials Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program biochar biochemical conversion BioChemicals/Renewable Chemicals Biocrude/Green Crude/SynCrude biodegradable biodiesel biodiesel blend wall Biodiesel co-product biodiesel EN 14214 Biodiesel Fuel Education Program biodiesel prices biodiesel production biodiesel pumps biodiesel quality biodiesel standards biodiesel tax credit biodiesel technologies biodiesel terminal biodiversity bioeconomy bioelectricity bioenergy Bioenergy Program for Advanced Biofuels Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS) Biofuel biofuel consumption Biofuel Crops biofuel distribution Biofuel Infrastructure Partnership (BIP) biofuel producer tax credit biofuels Biofuels Directive biofuels education biofuel tax credit Biogas Biogasoline/Renewable Gasoline biogenic emissions Bioheat biohydrocarbons BioIsoprene Bio LPG biomass Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP) biomass hydrolysis biomass recalcitrance Biomass Research and Development initiative (BRDI) biomass sorghum Biomass to Liquid (BTL) biomass transportation biomaterials bioplastics biopower Biopreferred bioproducts biopropane bioprospecting BioRefineries Biorefinery Assistance Program (BAP) Biorefinery Renewable Chemical Biobased Product Mfgr Assistance Biotechnology birch black carbon black grease black liquor black locust blender blender pumps Blenders Credit blending blendstock Blend wall blockchain/blockcoin blue carbon boat fuel Bolivia bolt-on Bonaire bonds border tax Borneo Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Brachiaria bracken brackish water Brassica Brazil breweries British Columbia brownfields brown grease Brunei Btu's BTX (Benzene Toluene Xylene) Bu12.5 Bu16 Budget building block chemicals Bulgaria bunker oil Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Burkina Faso Burma Burundi buses business law business resources butadiene Butane butanediol butanol/biobutanol butanol emissions C3 sugar C5 sugar C6 sugar Cabo Verde cactus calibration California California Air Resources Board (CARB) Cambodia Camelina camels Cameroon Canada canarygrass Canary Islands canary reed grass candle nut cannabis canola/rapeseed canola straw cap cap-and-trade carbohydrates carbon carbon-efficient fuels carbon capture and storage (CCS) carbon capture and utilization (CCU) carbon cost carbon credit carbon credit markets carbon cycle carbon debt Carbon Dioxide (CO2) carbon efficiency carbon emissions carbon fiber Carbon Intensity (CI) carbon life cycle carbon markets Carbon Monoxide (CO) carbon neutrality carbon offsets carbon price carbon sequestration carbon sink carbon tax carbon user fee carcinogens cardoon Caribbean carinata/brassica carinata carob cashew cashew apple CASI CAS Registry Cassava cassava price cassava pulp cassava stalk castor bean castor stalk catalysis catalysts catalytic decarboxylation catalytic hydrothermal conversion-to-jet (CHCJ) catalytic hydrothermal gasification catalytic hydrothermolysis CH pathway cattle cavitation cell culturing cellulase enzymes cellulose cellulosic biofuel Cellulosic biomass cellulosic diesel Cellulosic ethanol cellulosic ethanol price cellulosic feedstock cellulosic production tax credit cellulosic sugars Cellulosic Tax Credit cellulosic waiver credit cement Central African Republic Central America Certificate Program certification certification fuels cetane Chad change in soil condition charging stations Chesapeake Bay chicken feathers chickens Chile China chitin CIA circular economy citrus citrus greening disease Citrus Peel Clean Air Act (CAA) clean diesel Clean Power Plan (CPP) climate change Climate Change Adaptation climate change effects climate change mitigation climate legislation closed-loop system Clostridium thermocellum cloud point CNG Conversion kit co-generation co-location co-operative Co-op Extension co-processing co-products CO2 Sequestration coal Coal and Biomass to Liquid (CBTL) coastal habitat conservation coastal hay Coast Guard cobalt cock's foot cocoa Coconut coffee cherries coffee grounds coffee pulp cold-tolerance cold flow college/university Colombia Colorado Columbia combined heat and power (CHP) Comment Request commercial flights commercialization commissioning Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) commodity trading common reed Community activity community college Community involvement community scale Community Wood Energy Program competition compliance compost Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) compression-ignition engine compression ratios computer simulation concrete condensate Congo Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Connecticut Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) construction and demolition waste/debris consumer education contamination contest contrails conversion technology cooking fuel cook stoves cooperatives COP21 COP22 COP23 copper coppice cordgrass corn corn-based products corn bran Corn cobs corn ethanol corn fiber corn growers corn harvest corn kernel corn meal corn oil corn oil/distillers corn oil (DCO) corn prices corn stalks corn stover corn supply corn surplus Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards corporate social responsibility corrosion corruption cosmetics Costa Rica cotton cottonseed oil cotton seed oil cotton stalk cottonwood Council on Environmental Quality cover crops cow rumen cracking Crambe crimes Croatia crop crop insurance cropland croton crowdfunding crude oil Cuba cup plant currency/foreign exchange policy curriculum cutworm caterpillars cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) cylindro Cyprus Czech Republic d D-3 (cellulosic) RINs D-4 (bio-based diesel) RINs D-5 (advanced biofuel) RINs D-6 (renewable fuel) RINs D-7 RINs D-8 (proposed) RINs dairy waste dandelion DARPA date palm date palm pits Dates DC DDGS (distiller’s dried grains with solubles) de-fossilization dead zone decanol decision-support tool deep water drilling Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Defense Production Act deficit definitions deforestation defossilization Delaware DeltaWing demonstration scale/unit Denmark densify density Department of Agriculture (USDA) Department of Commerce Department of Defense (DOD) Department of Education Department of Energy (DOE) Department of Homeland Security Department of Justice Department of Labor Department of the Interior Department of Transportation (DOT) depolymerization depots dextrose diatoms diesel diesel-range hydrocarbons diesel-to-biodiesel conversion diesel fuel blendstock diesel prices diethyl ether digest Digital Biology dilute acid hydrolysis pretreatment DIN 51605 DIN EN 15376 (Ethanol blending component) direct-to-fuel directed evolution direct injection Direct Sugar to Hydrocarbon Conversion (DSHC) dispense distillation distilled biodiesel distributed/centralized distribution distribution capacity distribution waiver divers divestment DME (dimethyl ether) Dominica Dominican Republic double cropping Drones/Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) drop-in biofuels/hydrocarbons drought drought-resistant drought tolerant dual cropping Dubai duckweed e E. coli E0 E0 price E1 E2 E3 E5 E5 price E6 E7 E8 E10 E10 price E12 E15 E15 price E15 pumps E20 E20 price E20 pumps E22 E25 E25 pumps E27 E30 E30 capable E30 certification fuel E30 optimized E30 price E30 pumps E40 E50 E55 E80 E85 E85 conversion kit E85 optimized engines E85 price E85 pumps E90 E92 E95 E97 E98 E100 E100 conversion kit earthquakes East Africa Eastern Europe economic development Economic Development Administration economic modeling economic policy economics Ecuador ED95 education educational tour EERE efficiency Egypt Electric aircraft Electric Car/Electric Vehicle (EV) electric grid electricity electricity price electrochemical electrochemical cell electrofuels electrolysis electrolytic cation exchange electromethanogenesis (ME) Elephant grass/Napier grass elephants El Salvador embargo emissions emissions standards EN 228 EN 590 EN 15751 EN 15940 EN 16709 end user Energy Bill energy cane energy crops energy density energy dominance energy grasses energy independence Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA) Energy Information Administration (US EIA) energy law energy policy energy reserves Energy Return on Energy Invested (EROEI or EROI) energy security Energy Security Trust energy storage enforcement engine Engine/Fuel Co-optimization Engine Development engineering engine problems England entrepreneur environment Environmentalists environmental justice environmental policy enzymatic conversion enzymatic hydrolysis enzyme production enzyme recycling enzymes Enzyme solicitation EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) eRINs/electric pathway Eritrea EROEI erosion control EROWI esterification Estonia ETBE (ethyl tert-butyl ether) ethane ethanol ethanol/bioethanol ethanol benefits ethanol blends/ethanol flex fuels ethanol blend wall ethanol emissions ethanol fire ethanol fuel cells ethanol hybrid ethanol pipeline ethanol prices ethanol production ethanol pumps ethanol tax ethanol terminal ethanol tolerance Ethiopia Ethiopian mustard ethylene eucalyptus Euglena European Emissions Trading System (ETS) European Union (EU) Export externalities extremophiles F-24 F-34 F-76 (Marine Diesel) F-T FAEE (fatty acid ethyl esters) FAME (Fatty Acid Methyl Ester) Farm Bill Farm Bureau farm equipment farmers farming farm policy Farm to Fleet Farm to Fly farnesane farnesene Fats fecal sludge Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) federal land Federal Railroad Administration Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) feed Feed In Tariffs (FIT) feed prices Feedstock Flexibility Program for Bioenergy Producers feedstock logistics feedstock material feedstock prices Feedstocks feedstock storage feedstock transportation fermentation fertiliz fertilizer F Factor fiber Fiji Financing Finland Fischer-Tropsch/FT Fischer-Tropsch Synthetic Kerosene with Aromatics (FT-SKA Fischer-Tropsch Synthetic Paraffinic Kerosene (FT-SPK) fish feed fish oil fish waste fit for purpose flameleaf sumac flavors flax fleets fleshings flex-fuel vehicles (FFV) Flightpath flight tests flixweed/tansy/herb-Sophia flood-prone soil Florida flue gas FOG (Fats/Oils/Grease) follow-the-crop food Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) food and fuel food policy food prices food processing waste food safety food security food vs fuel food waste forage forage sorghum forecasts foreign oil forest Forest Biomass for Energy forest biotechnology forest residue/waste Forest resources forestry Forest Service fossil carbon fossil fuel fracking fractionation fragrance France franchise fraud Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) free fatty acids (FFA) fructose fruit FT-SKA fuel additives fuel cells fuel economy fuel efficiency fuel injection fuel mixtures fuel molecules fuel oil fuel performance fuel prices Fuel Quality Directive (FQD) fuel registration Fuel Retailers fuel testing fuel transportation fuel use fuel wholesaler fully burdened cost fund funding fungi fungus Furanics furfural fusel oils Future Farmers of America (FFA) Gabon Gambia gas-to-liquid (GTL) gasification gasoline gasoline-range hydrocarbons gasoline baseline gasoline consumption gasoline mandate gasoline markets gasoline price gas prices gas tax/highway user fee General Services Administration general waiver authority generators genetically engineered yeast cells genetically enhanced microbes genetically modified organism (GMO) genome Georgia geothermal Germany Gerogia Ghana GHG (Greenhouse Gas Emissions) giant cane Giant Reed/Arundo GIS glass tubing gliricidia sepium global rebound effect global warming global warming potential glucose glycerin glycerin standards glycerol goats Government Accountability Office (GAO) government investment government subsidies grains grain sorghum/milo grain speculators GRAND-AM grants grants-local grants-state grapefruit grapes graphene GRAS (generally regarded as safe) Grasses grasshoppers grease Great Green Fleet Great Lakes Greece green/black economy green chemistry green economy green house facility Green Jobs Green Racing GREET model Grenada gribble ground nut groundnut growers gua beans Guam guar Guatemala guayule Guinea Gulf states Gumweed (grindelia squarosa) Guyana GWP Haiti Halophytes harvesting harvest site processing Hawaii hazardous waste HDCJ health health benefits health effects heat-tolerance heating oil/fuel heat of combustion heat of vaporization hedging HEFA (Hydro-processed esters and fatty acids) HEFA50 hemicellulose hemicellulosic sugars Hemp hemp oil hemp seed herb HFS-SIP hibiscus High Octane Fuel (HOF) High Octane Fuel Standard high performance regular high school project highway rights-of-way Highway Trust Fund history hog farmers hombayniya homogeneous-charge compression-ignition Honduras honey locust Honge tree nuts Hong Kong hops horse bedding Horse manure horticulture Housing and Urban Development (HUD) HOV High Octane Vehicles HRJ human rights Hungary Hurricane Sandy HVO (Hydrotreated vegetable oil) HVO100 Hybrid aircraft hybrids hydrocarbon fuels hydrofaction hydrogen hydrogenation hydrogenation-derived renewable diesel (HDRD) hydrogen fuel cells hydrogen pumps hydropower hydroprocessing hydropyrolysis hydrothermal liquefaction hydrothermal treatment Hydrotreated renewable diesel (HRD) hydrotreating hydrous ethanol hypoxia zone Iceland Idaho Illinois illuppai ILUC (Indirect Land Use Change) import/export inadequate domestic supply incinerator ash India Indiana Indian beech tree Indian grass indirect effects indirect emissions indirect fuel use change indium Indonesia industrial ethanol industrial sugars industrial waste industrial waste gases IndyCar infographic Infrastructure inhibitors innovation integrated food/energy systems intellectual property Inter-American Development Bank inter-crop interactive map internal combustion engine International international balance of payments International Energy Agency (IEA) International Monetary Fund (IMF) International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) International Trade International Trade Administration International Trade Commission Internships inulin invasive species invest Investing investment tax credit ionic liquids Iowa IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Iran Iraq Ireland iridium iron IRS (Internal Revenue Service) IS 1460 ISO 8217 (marine distillate fuel standard) isobutanol isobutanol price isobutanol pump price isobutene isooctane isooctene Israel Italy Ivory Coast JA1 JAA jackfruit Jamaica Japan Jatropha Jerusalem artichoke jet jet A Jet A-1 Jetfuel (Sustainable Alternative Jetfuel (SAJF)/Renewable Jetfuel (RJF) Jimmy Carter Jobs jojoba Jordan JP-4 JP-5 JP-8 JP-10 juniper jute K-12 Education Kabakanjagala kamani Kansas Kans grass Karanja Kazakhstan kelp Kemiri Sunan kenaf Kentucky Kenya kerosene ketones kinggrass Kiribati Knowledge Discovery Framework Korea Kosovo kudzu kukui nut kulpa Kuwait labels Labrador lactose Lake County lamp oil landfill methane Landfills land ownership land rights landscape land subsidence land tenure land transfer land use land use change land use policy Laos Latin America Latvia LCFS (Low Carbon Fuel Standard) lead Leadtree Lebanon legislation Legislation-Federal Legislation-State lemna lend-lease Lesotho lesquerella leucaena Liberia Libya licensing lichens life cycle analysis lignin Lignocellulosic Biofuel lignocellulosic sugars Lipid liquefaction liquidation liquid petroleum gas (LPG) liquid transportation fuels Liquified Biogas (LBG) Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) lithium Lithuania litigation Litigation-Federal Litigation-State livestock loan guarantees loans lobbying loblolly pine locomotives lodgepole pine logistics long-term contracts Louisiana low carbon emissions low sulfur diesel lubricants lumber mill Luxembourg Luxemburg lysis M15 M50 macadamia macauba Macedonia Madagascar magnesium mahua Maine maize Malawi Malaysia Mali mallees Malta mamona management changes mandates manganese mango mangrove Manitoba mannose manure maple maps marginal land Marine/Maritime Biofuel marine algae Marine Corps Marine Gas Oil (MGO) market forces marketing markets/sales market share Marshall Islands Maryland Masdar Institute Massachusetts Master Limited Partnership (MLP) Mauritius Mazda meat mechanics training medical waste MEEC membranes mergers and acquisitions mesquite methane/biomethane methane leaks methanol/biomethanol Mexico Michelin GreenX Challenge Michigan micro-crop microalgae microbe microbiology microorganizms microwave Mid-Atlantic Middle East Midwest mileage military military policy military reserves military specifications military strategic flexibility military strategy military use of biofuels millennium fruit millet millettia pinnata milo stover minerals mining Minnesota miscanthus misfueling missile fuel Mississippi Missouri mixed prarie mobile refinery modeling modular molasses mold molybdenum Monaco mongongo Montana Montenegro morama Moringa tree Morocco morula motorcycles MOVES (motor vehicle emissions simulator) modeling system MOVES2014 Mozambique MSW (Municipal Solid Waste) MTBE (Methyl tert-butyl ether) muck multi-fuel municipal/city mushroom mushroom substrate mustard seed Myanmar n-butanol Namibia nanocatalysts nanocellulose nanomaterials nano particles naphtha/bionaphtha NASCAR National Academies of Science National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) National Guard National Highway Traffic Safety Administration National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Lab National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Oilheat Research Alliance National Park Service National Research Council National Science Foundation (NSF) national security National Transportation Safety Board Native American tribes natural gas Natural Gas Act natural gas input natural gasoline natural gas prices natural gas vehicles Navy Nebraska neem neodymium Nepal net energy balance Netherlands Nevada New Brunswick Newfoundland new fuel approval New Guinea New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New South Wales New York New Zealand next generation biofuels next generation vehicles NHRA drag racing Nicaragua nickel Niger Nigeria nipa sap nitrate leaching nitrates nitrogen Nitrogen fertiliser nitrogen starvation nitrous oxide (N2O) Niue NO2 noodles nopal North Africa North America North Carolina North Dakota northern catalpa Northern Ireland Northern Territory North Korea Norway Nova Scotia NOx (nitrogen oxides) noxious weeds NREL NTSB nucle nuclear nutraceuticals nutrient management nutrients nutrition nut shells oak oat hulls oats oat straw Obama Obligated Parties/Point of Obligation (PoO) ocean-based energy Oceania octane octane price/value octanol off-take agreements Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Ohio oil oil embargo oil exploration oil monopoly oil price parity oil prices oil production oil refineries oil replacement Oils oil sands oil seed oil seed crops oil speculators oil subsidies oil taxes Oklahoma olive cake olive pits olives olive water Oman Omega-3s on-farm biodiesel on-farm ethanol production on-farm natural gas production on-farm processing one pound waiver onion waste online courses Ontario OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) open fuel standard open pond optimized flex fuel vehicles orange peel orchard grass orchard prunings Oregon organic solar cells OSHA Overseas Private Investment Corporation overview overview/survey course oxygen oxygenate ozone p Pakistan Palau palm palm biomass palm fatty acid distillate palm fiber palm fronds palm kernel palm kernel oil palm kernel shell palm oil palm waste Paludiculture/peatland cultivation Panama panda pandas panic grass papaya paper Papua Papua New Guinea paraffins Paraguay parity partial waiver particulates pasture land Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) patents pathways Paulownia paulownia tree payments peaches peak oil peanut peanuts/groundnuts peas pectin pellets Pennsylv Pennsylvania pennycress/stinkweed pentane pentanol pentose perennial grains perennial grasses performan Performance permitting Peru pest-tolerance pesticide-tolerance pests petition pharmaceuticals phase separation Philippines phosphorus photobioreactor photosynthesis phragmites pigeon pea pilot scale pine pineapple pine nut pinion pipelines Pistacia chinensis PLA plant cell research plant cell walls plant oil plastic Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) plume grass Poland Policy politics pollinators pollution pollution control polyfuel polymer polymerization polysaccharides pomace pomegranates pongamia pongamia pinnata poplar poppy population control Portable refinery Portugal poster sessions potamogeton potassium potato poultry litter power-to-gas power/electricity generation prairie grasses pre-processing precision farming/agriculture precursors/biointermediates premium gasoline Pretreatment pretreatment equipment price price of water prickly pear Prince Edward Island private educational business process flow diagram producer tax credit Production tax credit productivity project insurance propagating propane propanol property insurance protectionism protein protests public comments Puerto Rico pulp Pulp/Paper Mill pump retrofit kit pumps pungam Punnai tree PVO pyrolysis Q-RIN QAP Qatar quality assurance Quality Assurance Plans (QAPs) quality improvement quantum dots Quebec Queensland quote of the week rabbits race radiata pine Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing railroad rainforest RAND rare earth metal RD20 RD30 RD99 RD100 rea reclaimed mine lands recycled oil recycled plastics recycling red red algae redcedar Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation refineries reforestation regenerative braking regulations Regulations-Federal Regulations-State Reid vapor pressure (RVP) remediation remediation rice straw Renewable Chemical renewable chemical producer tax incentive Renewable Diesel/Green Diesel/Paraffinic Diesel Renewable Diesel/Green Diesel price renewable diesel pumps renewable diesel tax credit renewable diesel terminal Renewable Energy Renewable Energy Directive (RED and RED II) Renewable Energy for America Program Renewable Energy Standard Renewable Energy to Fuels through Utilization of Energy-Dense Liquids (REFUEL) renewable fuel renewable fuel oil (RFO) Renewable Fuels Directive (EU) Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS2) revisions/repeal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS and RFS2) renewable gasoline blendstock renewable hydrogen renewable marine diesel Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) pumps Renewable Portfolio Standards Renewable Power Standard Renewable Synthesized Iso-Paraffinic Fuels (SIP) renewable volume renewable volume obligation (RVO) replacement molecules Repowering Assistance Program repurpose research and development research facility resiliency resource depletion retail return on investment R Factor RFI RFS "reset" RHD100 Rhizosphere Observations Optimizing Terrestrial Sequestration (ROOTS) Rhode Island Ricardo rice rice bran oil rice hulls rice husks rice straw RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act) RIMPAC RINs (Renewable Identification Numbers) RINs markets RINs price risk management RJ-4 RJ-6 RME (rape methyl ester) RME180 RNA roadmap rocket fuel Romania RON (Research Octane Number) rotation crops royalties RSF2 RTP (rapid thermal processing) rubber rumen ruminants rural development Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Rural Energy Self-Sufficiency Initiative Russia Russian olive rutabaga Rwanda rye Rye grass s saccharification Safer and Affordable Fuel Efficient Vehicles (SAFE) safety safflower sago sago pond weed SAIC SAK sales Salicornia salt-tolerant saltbush saltcedar sal tree salt water Sanctions Santa Monica sardine oil Saskatchewan Saudi Arabia sawdust scale up Scandinavia scholarships/fellowships Science Policy Scotland scum sea level rise seashore mallow seawater Seaweed/Macroalgae seaweed cultivation Section 526 Securiti Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Senegal Serbia sesame sewage Seychelles shale gas shale oil sheep shipping shipping containers shipworm Sierra Leone silica Silphie/cup plant/Indian cup silver silver maple simarouba Singapore sisal SK slash Slovakia Slovakia/Slovak Republic Slovenia sludge Small Business Administration small engines smokestack soap social cost social value social venture Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) soil soil amendments soil carbon soil health soil microbial biomass solar-to-fuels solar biofuels solar energy solar energy-to-chemical conversion solid oxide fuel cell Solutions solvent liquefaction Somalia soot sorghum sorghum oil sorghum stover South Africa South America South Australia South Carolina South Dakota Southeast Asia Southern Africa South Korea South Pacific South Sudan Soviet Union SOx (Sulfur oxides) soy soybean prices soybeans soy meal Spain spartina specifications sprawl spruce Sri Lanka Stakeholders standards start-up State State Department Statistics steam explosion steam reformation steel stevia stillage storage tanks Straight (pure) Vegetable Oil (SVO) stranded assets Strategic Bioenergy Reserve straw students sub-Saharan Africa succinic acid sucrose Sudan sugar sugar-to-farnesane sugar-to-jetfuel Sugar Beets/Energy Beets sugar cane sugar cane prices sugar cane straw Sugar kelp sugar palm sugar platform sugar prices sugars sugars-to-fats sugar standards sulfur Sumatra sunflower supercritical fluid supercritical hydrolysis supply agreements supply chain Supreme Court surahart Suriname Sustainability Swaziland Sweden sweetgum sweet potatoes Sweet sorghum Switchgrass Switzerland sycamore syngas syngas fermentation synthetic biology synthetic diesel synthetic gasoline synthetic methane Syria Tailoring Tailoring Rule Taiwan Tajikistan tall fescue tall oil tallow tallow tree Tamarix tank cars tankers tanker trucks Tanzania tariffs taro tar sands Tasmania tax benefit tax cred tax credit taxes tax incentives tax parity tax policy tea teach-the-teacher teacher teacher resources teacher training technical course technology transfer tech transfer telephone utility poles Tennesee Tennessee termites terpenes terrestrial carbon testing Texas textbook Thailand theft therapeutics thermal deoxygenation thermocatalytic conversion thermochemical conversion Tier 3 Tier 4 tilapia tillage tires tobacco tobacco tree Togo Tokyo toluene Tonga tool Toronto torrefaction Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) trade trade dispute/discrimination trade group trade organization Trade Policy trade secrets training trains trans transesterification transgenics transition Transportation Fuels Policy Transportation Fuels Policy--Municipal Transportation Fuels Policy--State Transportation Policy trees Trinidad and Tobago triticale trucks tubers tunicate Tunisia Tunsia Turkey Uganda UK (United Kingdom) Ukraine UL ultra low sulfur diesel UN underground storage tanks (UST) UNESCO United Arab Emirates (UAE) United Nations' International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) United Nations (UN) United States Auto Club Unleaded 88/E15 urbanization urban sprawl Uruguay USAC US Agency for International Development (USAID) USAID US Army USD USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) used cooking oil (UCO) used railroad ties US ethanol exports US Geological Survey US Product Safety Commission Utah utility model Uzbekistan value chain vanadium Vancouver Vanuatu Vatican VEETC vegetable oils Velocys Venezuela Vermont video Vietnam vinasse vinegar Virginia Virgin Islands. virgin oils viruses volunteers w waiver Wales warranty Washington Washington DC waste waste-to-chemicals Waste-to-Energy waste-to-fuel waste alcohol Waste CO2 waste heat waste management waste oil waste paper waste vegetable oil waste water water water consumption water footprint water hyacinth watermeal watermelon water pollution water quality water treatment weather well-to-wheel West Africa Western Australia West Java West Virginia wet distillers grain wet extraction what What You Can Do wheat wheat bran wheat fiber wheatgrass wheat prices wheat straw whey whisky White House wildlife habitat willow wind energy wine wastage/grape marc winter crops Wisconsin Wood woody biomass World Bank World Trade Organization (WTO) Wyoming XTL xylan xylene xylose yard waste yeast yellow grease yellowhorn tree Yemen yields Zambia Zanzibar zein zeolites Zimbabwe zinc

Notice

donate nowWe are not accepting donations from people or companies in Florida due to unfair reporting requirements and fees not imposed by any other state.