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Regulating Indirect Land Use Carbon Emissions Carries Cost to Consumers

by Deborah Gertz Husar (Herald-Whig) … University of Illinois agricultural economist Madhu Khanna said the low-carbon fuel standard creates incentives to switch to low-carbon advanced biofuels, but including the indirect effect

December 30, 2017 Read Full Article

Santa’s Comin’ to Town with Red Tractor and Sustainability Schemes

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest)  All some farmers want for Christmas this year is a sustainability certification that is EU approved. Farmers and biofuel producers in the EU, or exporting

December 30, 2017 Read Full Article

Tacoma Wants to Turn Your Poop into Renewable Fuel. Really.

by Candace Ruud (The News Tribune)  … In a few years, the stuff you flush could be used as green fuel, potentially powering vehicles around the country. The city’s Environmental Services

December 30, 2017 Read Full Article

Australian Canola for European Biodiesel Emits Half the Greenhouse Gas of Fossil Fuels

by Sarina Locke (ABC Rural)  Australia has secured access to a billion-dollar European biodiesel market for canola, just two weeks away from a cut-off date. The CSIRO has found that using

December 30, 2017 Read Full Article

How EtOH Production Affects Yeast Health: 4 Tips for Dealing with Ethanol Stress

by Dale Earls, Scientist (Novozymes/Biofuels Digest)  In commercial yeasts available today, as fermentation progresses and the concentration of ethanol rises, yeast cells are increasingly exposed to levels of ethanol that quickly

December 30, 2017 Read Full Article

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: USBI Biochar 2018 — August 20-23, 2018 — Wilmington, DE DEADLINE: March 1, 2018

  CALL FOR ABSTRACTS:  USBI Biochar 2018 — August 20-23, 2018 — Wilmington, DE    DEADLINE:  March 1, 2018

USBI Biochar 2018 is the largest event in North America dedicated to advancing the sustainable production and use of biochar through scientific and engineering research, policy development, field practice, and

December 29, 2017 Read Full Article

USBI Biochar 2018 — August 20-23, 2018 — Wilmington, DE

    USBI Biochar 2018   —   August 20-23, 2018   —   Wilmington, DE

USBI Biochar 2018 is the largest event in North America dedicated to advancing the sustainable production and use of biochar through scientific and engineering research, policy development, field practice, and

December 29, 2017 Read Full Article

Australia New Zealand Biochar Conference 2018 (ANZBC18) — August 14-16, 2018 — Bilinga, Queensland, Australia

    Australia New Zealand Biochar Conference 2018  (ANZBC18)   —   August 14-16, 2018   —   Bilinga, Queensland, Australia

Australia New Zealand Biochar Conference (ANZBC18) will be held on Tuesday 14, Wednesday 15 & Thursday 16 August, 2018 at Southern Cross University Gold Coast Campus, Bilinga, Qld, Australia. The

December 29, 2017 Read Full Article

First International Conference on Negative CO2 Emissions — May 22-24, 2018 — Gothenburg, Sweden

  First International Conference on Negative CO2 Emissions   —   May 22-24, 2018   —   Gothenburg, Sweden

The objective of the Paris Agreement is to limit global warming to well below 2ºC, and to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5ºC. The IPCC Fifth Assessment

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 3rd Go Green Summit — March 23-24, 2018 — Manila, Philippines DEADLINE: February 24, 2018

  CALL FOR ABSTRACTS:  3rd Go Green Summit — March 23-24, 2018 — Manila, Philippines   DEADLINE:  February 24, 2018

BioLEAGUES Worldwide takes immense pleasure to extend our warm welcome to invite all the participants around the Globe to attend 3 rd Gogreen Summit which is going to be held at St Giles

December 29, 2017 Read Full Article

3rd Go Green Summit — March 23-24, 2018 — Manila, Philippines

  3rd Go Green Summit   —   March 23-24, 2018   —   Manila, Philippines

BioLEAGUES Worldwide takes immense pleasure to extend our warm welcome to invite all the participants around the Globe to attend 3 rd Gogreen Summit which is going to be held at St Giles

December 29, 2017 Read Full Article

The FBA Organizes a Series of Finnish Biochar Workshops, Posts Selected Presentations

(Suomenbiohiili.info)  … The 2nd Finnish Biochar Workshop was successfully held in Tampere on 4 December 2017, we had participants representing the whole Finnish biochar sector: companies, researchers and local municipalities.

December 29, 2017 Read Full Article

Ethanol Reduces Particulate Matter Emissions

(Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association)  We know ethanol emits fewer carbon emissions like particulate matter (PM) than gasoline. In fact, when it comes to particulate matter, a MIT study concluded PM emissions

December 29, 2017 Read Full Article

Newly Appointed Minnesota Senator Strong Supporter of Ethanol

(NAFB News Service/Hoosier Ag Today)  The appointed U.S. Senator, taking the place of Democrat Al Franken of Minnesota, will “fiercely defend ethanol.” Democrat Tina Smith will add another big voice of

December 29, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

How Refiners Can Lower the High Price of Renewable Fuel Credits: Invest

by James C. Greenwood (Biotechnology Innovation Organization/The Hill)  … The refiners want to lower the price of renewable identification numbers, or RINs, which are the credits they must accumulate to prove

December 29, 2017 Read Full Article

ePURE against EU’s Roll Back of Ethanol Use

by Tim Albrecht (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The European renewable ethanol association, ePURE, issued a statement decrying the recent agreement by EU energy ministers to roll back plans to use renewable energy in

December 29, 2017 Read Full Article

A New Catalyst to Produce the Biodiesel of the Future

(FGUSAL/DICYT)  Researchers at the University of Salamanca test a catalyst to produce biodiesel more efficiently and economically in accordance with the requirements imposed by the regulations for the coming years — 

December 29, 2017 Read Full Article

U.S. Biofuel Trade Fight Benefits Canola Futures

by Phil Franz-Warkentin (Manitoba Co-Operator)  … ICE Futures Canada canola contracts climbed to their highest levels in more than two months during the week ended Oct. 27, as declines in the

December 29, 2017 Read Full Article

IndianOil to Start Production of Biomass-Based Ethanol

(Economic Times)  Indian Oil Corporation (IndianOil) would initiate production of second generation ethanol by utilising crop residues and other biomass as feedstock at village Baoli in Panipat district of Haryana. The

December 29, 2017 Read Full Article

Industrially-Relevant Strains: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Biological Upgrading of Sugars

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  The US Department of Energy has a goal of developing industrially-relevant strains to meet titer, rate, and yield targets for fuel precursors for the 2022 BC

December 29, 2017 Read Full Article

In for a Penny, In for a Pound: The Advanced Bioeconomy and All the Pivots

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  … Algae.Tec has (once again) shifted its business focus, and what was once a developer of algae bioreactors to make cost-competitive fuels is now in the

December 29, 2017 Read Full Article

Farmers Urge Congress to Extend Lapsed Tax Credits for Biodiesel, Renewable Energy

(Farm Bureau News)  A recently introduced bill would continue several expired tax provisions important to farmers and ranchers.  Offered by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), the Tax Extenders Act

December 28, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

China’s November Ethanol Imports Show October’s Jump May Have Been a Blip

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest)  In China, the little ethanol it is importing is coming almost entirely from Pakistan as shown in November when 6,449 cubic meters of the 6,466 cu

December 28, 2017 Read Full Article

E85 Could Get a Boost in France after Converter Kit Approval

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest)  In France, the E85 market is expected to get a boost following the approval of an E85 conversion kit by the national government on December

December 28, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

UAQ Is Enlisted to Supply Biodiesel to the General Public in 2018

(ADN Informativo)  The Autonomous University of Querétaro (UAQ) could be supplying biodiesel to the general public as of 2018, informed rector Gilberto Herrera Ruiz. The biodiesel will be supplied through the

December 28, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Nutrition, Energy from Methane: The Digest’s 2017 Muti-Slide Guide to Calysta

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In December, we reported that Cargill and Calysta will co-create the world’s largest gas fermentation facility in Memphis, Tennessee to produce Calysta’s FeedKind protein, a family of

December 28, 2017 Read Full Article

Top Trends in 7 Key Latin America Hotspots

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In a striking pledge made in the latter part of 2016. 20 Latin American countries promised to promote biofuel production and use, with the support of

December 28, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Avoiding GMOs Isn’t Just Anti-Science. It’s Immoral.

by Mitch Daniels (The Washington Post)  Of the several claims of “anti-science” that clutter our national debates these days, none can be more flagrantly clear than the campaign against modern agricultural

December 28, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Chinese Scientists Using Algae to Fight Pollution

(Algae Industry Magazine)  China Daily Editor Zhang Shiyu writes that Wang Qiang, the lead scientist behind a project at the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Hydrobiology, said a new

December 28, 2017 Read Full Article

Inside Insight

by Lisa Gibson (Ethanol Producer Magazine) To kick off the new year, we rounded up a few experts to discuss five main industry topics: exports, policy, production, finance and technology. Find

December 27, 2017 Read Full Article

Schneiderman Backs Carbon Tax

 New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman became the first New York statewide elected official to back a carbon tax this week, POLITICO New York’s Danielle Muoio reports. “That includes passing

December 27, 2017 Read Full Article

RenovaBio, Brazil’s National Biofuels Policy, Is Sanctioned by President Michel Temer

(BioFuture Platform) Having endorsed, along with 18 other leading countries, the Biofuture Platform Declaration which sets aspirational targets and policy suggestions to scale up the low carbon bioeconomy, Brazil now takes

December 27, 2017 Read Full Article

Canola Council Welcomes Continued Access to EU Biodiesel Market

(Real Agriculture)  The European Commission published its decision to allow Canadian canola to have continued access to the EU biodiesel market this week. “This decision means continued access to an important

December 27, 2017 Read Full Article

DOE Announces Plan to Modernize Department

(U.S. Department of Energy)  … Under the new plan, the current office of Under Secretary for Science and Energy (established in 2013 during Secretary Moniz’s tenure) will be separated into two

December 27, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Air France Initiative Promotes Development of Aviation Biofuel

(Air France/Biomass Magazine)  At the World Efficiency Fair in mid-December, Air France presented an Engagement for Green Growth (ECV) with the French Ministry for Ecological and Inclusive Transition, French Ministry of

December 27, 2017 Read Full Article

Iowa Biofuels Plants Help Fuel Monarch Butterflies

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com)  The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) has launched the Monarch Fueling Station Project to help ethanol and biodiesel producers across the state establish monarch butterfly habitats on green spaces

December 27, 2017 Read Full Article

Editorial: Keep Biofuel Benefits Flowing

(Wisconsin State Journal)  … A study conducted for the U.S. Agriculture Department found corn ethanol’s life-cycle greenhouse gas emissions, by 2022, will be 43 percent lower than gasoline baseline emissions if ethanol plants

December 27, 2017 Read Full Article

Oversupply of Biodiesel Worries Producers

(Bangkok Post)  … The commonly used biodiesel B100 reportedly has 13 factories producing 6.6 to 7 million litres a day, but national demand is around 3.3 to 3.5 million litres per

December 27, 2017 Read Full Article

EU Energy Council Agreement Sends Mixed Messages on Renewables

(The EU Biodiesel Chain)  On Dec. 18, the EU Energy Ministers agreed on the Council General Approach for the post-2020 EU Renewable Energy Directive (RED II). The EU Biodiesel Chain welcomes

December 27, 2017 Read Full Article

The Tax Bill’s Gift to Big Coal

by Emily Atkin (The New Republic)  The legislation is a boon to fossil fuel companies not only because of what it includes, but what it doesn’t. — By now, it’s no

December 27, 2017 Read Full Article

At Last, the Age of the Electric Car Really Arrives

by Jack Stewart (Wired)  For all the hype, electric cars still make up a tiny percentage of global vehicle sales. Like, less than one percent tiny. But there’s a growing movement around

December 27, 2017 Read Full Article

Iowa Supermarket Adds E15 Fuel Location

by Tim Albrecht (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Hy-Vee Inc., a chain of supermarkets throughout the Midwest, now offers E15 at five locations across its eight-state region. The Hy-Vee store located at 3120 Agency

December 27, 2017 Read Full Article

Biofuel Targets Reached a Few Years before Time

(Norway Today)  The government wanted last year, for 20 percent of all fuel sold in 2020 to be biofuel. New numbers show that the target has already been reached. … –

December 27, 2017 Read Full Article

Province to Pay for New Biodiesel Truck for Cowichan

by Robert Barron (Cowichan Valley Citizen)  Cowichan Energy Alternatives Society to receive the funding  —  The Cowichan Energy Alternatives Society in Duncan is receiving $23,500 from the province to buy a biodiesel

December 27, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Minnesota Continues as Leader in Alternative Fuel in 2017

(American Lung Association)  Minnesota again led the region in the growth and use of cleaner alternatives to traditional petroleum fuels in 2017, according to the American Lung Association in Minnesota. The

December 27, 2017 Read Full Article

Boosting Ethanol’s Value via CO2 Use: The Digest’s 2017 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, a potent greenhouse gas, during fermentation and instead shifts the carbon

December 27, 2017 Read Full Article

Bioeconomy Curves and Slides, Snakes and Ladders

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Over the years we’ve all seen a lot of curveballs in the advanced bioeconomy. You see companies like Valero, which lobby the United States Congress with

December 27, 2017 Read Full Article

Biofuel Projects Named as Semi-Finalists in Ontario Competition

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The Ontario Centres of Excellence have announced 20 semi-finalists for Ontario’s Solutions 2030 Challenge, which calls on innovators to propose solutions to help the province’s

December 26, 2017 Read Full Article

CARB Working to Address Biodiesel NOx Emissions: Court Filing

by Josh Pedrick (Platts)  Ongoing legal challenges to the way California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard deals with nitrogen oxide emissions from biodiesel could continue to hamper the state’s efforts to meet carbon

December 26, 2017 Read Full Article

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology Ink MoA for Research on Bio-Fuel

(New Indian Express)  After initiating the move to set up a second generation ethanol plant in Bargarh district with an investment of `750 crore, the Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL)

December 26, 2017 Read Full Article

Eni to Collect Used Vegetable Oil from Employees for Biofuel

(Rigzone) Eni has signed an agreement with Utilitalia and CONOE to boost the collection of used vegetable oil produced in the homes of its employees. The oil will be processed through

December 26, 2017 Read Full Article

Felda Protests EU’s Ban on Palm Oil

by  Zunaira Saieed (The Star)  FELDA, which harbours the largest population of oil palm smallholders in Malaysia, fully condemns the discriminatory act by the European Union (EU) to ban palm oil

December 26, 2017 Read Full Article

US Grains Council : USGC Explores Potential For Ethanol Use in Indonesia, Thailand

(U.S. Grains Council/4 Traders)  Representatives from the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) recently traveled to Indonesia and Thailand to visit with ministry and industry officials there and gain a better understanding of

December 26, 2017 Read Full Article

Affordable, Renewable Hydrocarbons Made from Ethanol: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Vertimass

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Vertimass technology was originated at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where scientists discovered novel catalysts that convert a wide range of alcohols into various hydrocarbon blend stocks

December 26, 2017 Read Full Article

Top 10 Asia Bioeconomy Trends

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  With apologies to every other region around the world. we continue to see Asia as the epicenter of the biobased revolution over the next 20 years.

December 26, 2017 Read Full Article

Canadian Ground-Breaking Waste Management System Will Produce Biogas to Power Surrey’s Refuse Fleet

(NGV Journal)  Waste-to-product company Renewi plc has started accepting the first waste at its new Organics Biofuels Processing Facility in Surrey – the first closed-loop and fully-integrated organics waste management system

December 26, 2017 Read Full Article

Bacteria Breakthrough Marks New Era in Cellular Design and Biofuel Production

(University of Bristol)  Scientists at the universities of Kent and Bristol have built a miniature scaffold inside bacteria that can bolster cellular productivity, providing the foundation for a new era of

December 26, 2017 Read Full Article

Cruz Proposal Could Harm Corn Ethanol, Analysis Finds

by Todd Neeley (DTN/KTIC)  Capping the price of biofuel credits at 10 cents would essentially eliminate the Renewable Fuel Standard mandate for biodiesel and possibly hurt corn-based ethanol, according to an

December 26, 2017 Read Full Article

Biofuels Could Reduce Contrail Formation, Research Finds

by Sean Broderick (AIN Online) Biofuels offer more than an alternative to hydrocarbons; they also reduce jet-engine particle emissions by as much as 70 percent, research by a NASA-led group suggests.

December 26, 2017 Read Full Article

U.S. Renewable Fuel Credits Pressured by Biodiesel Tax Credit Optimism

by Michael Hirtzer  (Reuters)  U.S. renewable fuel credits remained under pressure on Thursday as expectations mounted that lawmakers may soon renew a $1-per-gallon rebate for biodiesel blenders that could curb worries over

December 26, 2017 Read Full Article

Biofuel and Bioproducts from Algae

by Tamara Scully  (Country Folks)  The next big thing in alternative energy may be pretty small. Algae, which are aquatic, single-celled

December 26, 2017 Read Full Article

Time to Reform Renewable Fuel Policies for the Public Interest

by Aaron Smith and Vernon Smith (The Hill)    … But while cellulosic biofuel can be produced from inedible plant sources

December 26, 2017 Read Full Article

Renewable Fuel Standard Program: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Grain Sorghum Oil Pathways

(U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)  This Notice of Proposed Rulemaking provides notice and an opportunity to comment on the lifecycle greenhouse

December 26, 2017 Read Full Article

Biogas Fuel Exploration Launched in Qatar

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest)  In Qatar, the Ministry of Municipality and Environment launched a project to produce biogas from

December 26, 2017 Read Full Article

Renewable Fuels Groups Celebrate 10 Years of RFS

by Hagstrom Report (The Fence Post) Renewable fuels groups this week issued statements celebrating the 10th anniversary of the signing of the

December 26, 2017 Read Full Article

#AltFuelRocks: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to below50 and Alt Fuels Deployment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Below50 is an initiative that brings businesses together with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development

December 26, 2017 Read Full Article

Top 17 for 2017

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest)  2017 was a roller coaster year. There was a paradigm shift in biofuels, technology advancements,

December 26, 2017 Read Full Article

Nature Demonstrates How Bacteria Degrade Lignin and Provides Better Understanding to Make Biofuels

(Phys.Org/Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory)  The production of biofuels from plant biomass is a highly promising source of energy, but researchers are

December 22, 2017 Read Full Article

Ex-Industry Lobbyists Win Top Jobs in Agencies They Once Fought

by Jennifer A Dlouhy and Jesse Hamilton (Bloomberg)  … In his first year as president, Trump studded his cabinet with people

December 22, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Grassley Staffer Worked on Fuel Standard after Taking Industry Job

by Theodoric Meyer (Politico Influence)  A longtime staffer for Sen. Chuck Grassley continued to work in the Iowa Republican’s office on

December 22, 2017 Read Full Article

A Boeing/Embraer Merger Could Mean Deeper Aviation Biofuel Research Collaboration

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest)  In Washington state, collaboration on aviation biofuel research may deepen between Boeing and Embraer should a

December 22, 2017 Read Full Article

The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to EnerSysNet Canada

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  An early stage renewable energy company focused on commercializing patent-pending technologies to convert low-value forestry residuals

December 22, 2017 Read Full Article

Defining Decarbonisation Pathway for Shipping – Zero Emission Vessels 2030 Study Released

(Lloyd’s Register)  LR and University Maritime Advisory Services (UMAS) have today (December 11, 2o17) released ‘Zero Emission Vessels 2030’, a new

December 22, 2017 Read Full Article

Perspectives on Biofuels in Sub-Saharan Africa

by Susan van Dyk, Emile van Zyl, Brett Pletschke (International Energy Agency Bioenergy Task 39)  This short contribution provides some perspectives on

December 22, 2017 Read Full Article

The Sun Also Ryzes: Ryze Renewable Secures Financing, Heads for Commercial-Scale Advanced Biofuels in Nevada

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Today, we’d like to share news that a new biorefinery for diesel and jet fuel has

December 22, 2017 Read Full Article

GAO to Look at Social Cost of Carbon

by Arianna Skibell (E&E News) An independent government watchdog has agreed to examine how the Trump administration uses the social cost

December 22, 2017 Read Full Article

The Biofuels Industry Reacts to White House RFS Meetings

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  President Trump has hosted two meetings in recent weeks with Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and

December 22, 2017 Read Full Article

Trump Signs Executive Order to Expand Critical Minerals Production, Says It Will End America’s ‘Vulnerability’

by Juliet Eilperin (Washington Post) President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday instructing his deputies to devise “a strategy to reduce the Nation’s reliance

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4 Ways Chicago Can Lead the Climate Change Fight

by Howard A. Learner (Crain’s Chicago Business/Environmental Law & Policy Center)  … The recent North American Climate Summit here brought together

December 21, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Keep Things Moving in South Norfolk This Christmas and Recycle Your Cooking Fats

(DISS Express) South Norfolk Council is asking residents to recycle their cooking fats this Christmas – in a bid to

December 21, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Aviation Biofuel – An Engagement for Green Growth

(WebWire)  At the World Efficiency Fair, Air France today presented an Engagement for Green Growth (ECV) with the French Ministry for Ecological and

December 20, 2017 Read Full Article

Steel Tycoon Looks to Skies for Future of U.K.’s Last Mills

by Rachel Morison (Bloomberg) … Sanjeev Gupta plans to cut production costs at his Liberty Steel Inc. by doubling its collection

December 20, 2017 Read Full Article

Judge Rules State Can’t Enforce Inslee Order to Cut Greenhouse-Gas Emissions

by Jim Brunner (News Tribune)  Dealing a setback to Gov. Jay Inslee’s climate agenda, a judge has invalidated major portions of

December 20, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

France to Ban All Oil, Gas Production by 2040

(CBS News/Associated Press)    France’s parliament has approved a law banning all exploration and production of oil and natural gas by

December 20, 2017 Read Full Article

Governor Cuomo Unveils 9th Proposal of 2018 State of the State: Calling on the NYS Common Fund to Cease All New Investments in Entities with Significant Fossil Fuel-Related Activities and Develop a De-Carbonization Plan for Divesting from Fossil Fuel

(Office of the Governor of New York State)  New York’s Common Fund, the Third Largest in the Nation, Manages Over $200

December 20, 2017 Read Full Article

DHL and the GoodShipping Program Reduce Ocean Freight’s Carbon Footprint

(Goodshipping.org)  DHL Global Forwarding to be the first ocean forwarder offering advanced biofuel services; – New hassle-free service reduces carbon emissions to

December 20, 2017 Read Full Article

New Feedstocks, New Targets, New Processes: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) The DOE’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory is the only federal laboratory dedicated to the research, development,

December 20, 2017 Read Full Article

Notes from Scaleville: The Global Bioenergies, Gevo and Siluria Stories

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) This week we’ve received news from three companies that have struck out in search of new

December 20, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

World’s Biggest 100 Polluting Companies Put on Notice by Investors to Tackle Climate Change

by Nicole Hasham (Sydney Morning Herald)  Shareholders have turned up the heat on the world’s 100 biggest polluting companies including Australian firms

December 20, 2017 Read Full Article

How Biofuels Will Change the Trucking Industry

by Jason Hall (The Motley Fool)  As countries around the world shift toward cleaner energy sources, the transport industry is ripe for

December 18, 2017 Read Full Article

$76.8 Million Advanced Biofuel Demonstration Plant Coming to Norway

(Biofuels International)  A (CDN) $76.8 million (€50.7 million) industrial scale advanced biofuel demonstration plant will be constructed at a former pulp

December 18, 2017 Read Full Article

Biofuels Market for Red Tractor Assured Crops Secured for Five Years

by Marianne Curtis (Farmers Guardian)  The biofuels market for Red Tractor assured crops has been secured with the news that the European

December 18, 2017 Read Full Article

ACE Sends Letter Urging Extension of Cellulosic Biofuel, Biodiesel Tax Credits

(American Coalition for Ethanol/KTIC)  The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings sent a letter today (December 15, 2017) to

December 16, 2017 Read Full Article

Can Fuel Efficiency Standards Be Met Cost-Effectively? The Potential for High-Octane, Low-Carbon Fuels

(Environmental and Energy Study Institute)  To cut petroleum usage and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, fuel efficiency standards are set to rise

December 15, 2017 Read Full Article

Can Lawmakers Find a Middle Way on Fuel Efficiency? House Lawmakers Debate Harmonizing EPA, NHTSA Standards

by Jessie Stolark (Enviromental and Energy Study Institute)  On December 12, the House Energy & Commerce Committee held a hearing, “Update

December 15, 2017 Read Full Article

Biofuels International Conference and Expo — October 10-11, 2018 — Berlin, Germany

    Biofuels International Conference and Expo   —   October 10-11, 2018   —   Berlin, Germany

Now in its 11th year, the acclaimed Biofuels International Conference and Expo will be taking place in Germany for the

December 15, 2017 Read Full Article

International Biomass Congress & Expo — October 10-11, 2018 — Berlin, Germany

    International Biomass Congress & Expo   —   October 10-11, 2018   —   Berlin, Germany

The International Biomass Congress & Expo aims to bring together leading producers, suppliers, regulators and other engaged organisations over a

December 15, 2017 Read Full Article

International Biogas Conference & Expo — October 10-11, 2018 — Berlin, Germany

    International Biogas Conference & Expo   —   October 10-11, 2018   —   Berlin, Germany

Brought to you by Bioenergy Insight, the leading biogas industry publication, this two day conference will bring together leading producers,

December 15, 2017 Read Full Article

Letter: Fuel Choice: A Right of All Auto Owners

by Orrie Swazye (Argus Leader)  This is America: Contrary to EPA statements, all auto owners have the self-evident, unalienable constitutional right

December 15, 2017 Read Full Article

ARPA-E launches $100M Open Solicitation for Transformative Energy Projects –DE-FOA-0001858: OPEN 2018 — Deadline: 2/12/2018

(U.S. Department of Energy)  This FOA marks the fourth OPEN solicitation in the history of ARPA-E. The previous OPEN solicitations

December 15, 2017 Read Full Article

Microbes Help Turn Greek Yogurt Waste into Fuel

(Phys.Org/Cell Press)  Consumers across the world enjoy Greek yogurt for its taste, texture, and protein-packed punch. Reaching that perfect formula, however,

December 15, 2017 Read Full Article

Dar, Chinese Firm Deal to Revitalise Cassava Farming

Pius Rugonzibwa In Mwanza  (Daily News)  The production of cassava in the country has received a major boost after the government

December 15, 2017 Read Full Article

Sugar Mills May Offer More Ethanol for Blending

(The Hindu Business Line) Should the oil marketing companies (OMCs) go for a second round of tender, sugar mills may be

December 15, 2017 Read Full Article

Debates on Ethanol as Fuel in Bolivia

(Prensa Latina)  The use of ethanol as a fuel to replace the import of gasoline centers the debate of the International

December 15, 2017 Read Full Article

Creative Financing Mechanisms: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Structures for Bioeconomy and Power Projects

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

December 15, 2017 Read Full Article

GE Aviation Testing 100% Gevo ATJ Fuel

(GEVO)  Testing Being Performed as Part of FAA’s CLEEN Program to Promote the Use of Bio-Based Jet Fuels  —  Gevo, Inc.(NASDAQ:GEVO),

December 14, 2017 Read Full Article

Minister McKenna Releases Framework to Make Canada’s Fuels Cleaner

(Environment and Climate Change Canada) Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, moved Canada a step closer to

December 14, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Commercialising Aviation Biofuels: A Study of Entrepreneurial Challenges

by Tracey Dodd (University of South Australia)  PhD Thesis Explores How Institutions Help and Hinder the Commercialisation of Eco-Innovations–Particularly Aviation Biofuels,

December 14, 2017 Read Full Article

EPA Seeks Comment On ICR On RFS Program COMMENTS DUE February 6, 2018

(Biobased and Renewable Products Update)  On December 8, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a notice in the Federal Register regarding its

December 14, 2017 Read Full Article

‘Greenwashed Oil’ Set to Win from Renewable Transport Targets, Biofuel Industry Claims

by Paola Tamma (EurActiv) Biofuel producers in the Visegrad countries plus Lithuania and Bulgaria have warned that a phase-out of biofuels

December 14, 2017 Read Full Article

Biofuel R&D for Ethanol, Green Chemical from Crop Waste

by Mike Foley (The Land)  A new fuel technology to convert harvested crops and other plant waste into biofuel and green

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UF/IFAS-Developed Sorghum Cultivars Can Produce Thousands of Gallons of Ethanol

(University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences/Newswise)  … Although sorghum is a source for table syrup, scientists see a

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General Automation Lab Technologies (GALT) Partners with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) to Improve Biofuel Production

(General Automation Lab Technologies/PR Newswire)  New $1.5 million DOE grant will utilize GALT’s novel high throughput microbiome research platform to improve

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CALL FOR PAPERS: 22nd Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference — June 18-20, 2018 — Portland, OR DEADLINE: February 12, 2018

  CALL FOR PAPERS:  22nd Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference   —   June 18-20, 2018   —   Portland, OR   DEADLINE: February 12, 2018

The 22nd Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference (GC&E), hosted by the ACS Green Chemistry Institute®, will be held in

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Assembly of Delegates and Business Forum Wrap Up: Getting Biojet to Scale

(Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials)  … On Thursday the 16th, our Aviation Business Forum looked at the challenge of getting biojet to

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TERM 2017: Mixed Progress for Europe’s Transport Sector in Meeting Environment, Climate Goals

(European Environment Agency)  Europe’s transport sector is making only mixed progress in meeting its environment, health and climate policy targets, according

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E-fuels Technologies in European Transport’s Future

(Netzwerk Biotreibstoffe)  According to a report by Cerulogy for T&E, e-fuels only have meaningful climate benefits if strict sustainability criteria are

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Biofuels and Bioproducts Process Pilot Verification Capabilities RFI Responses

(U.S. Department of Energy)  Responses to Request for Information DE-FOA-0001526: Biofuels and Bioproducts Process Pilot Verification Capabilities  …   In February 2016, the

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Q&A with Bioenergy Researchers: Making Biocrude and Biofuel from Human Waste

by Erik Hyrkas (U.S. Department of Energy)  Did you know that the Energy Department is working to create biofuel from resources

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Researchers Find Bioenergy Crops Provide Critical Ecosystem Services

by M. Cristina Negri (U.S. Department of Energy)  Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) in Argonne, Illinois, are examining innovative new agricultural landscapes

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What is Renewable Methane?

by Cliff Gladstein (ACT News)  … Attitudes toward the utility of natural gas as the environmentally preferred fuel began to change when

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Advanced Clean Transportation Expo — April 30-May 2, 2018 — Long Beach, CA

  Advanced Clean Transportation Expo   —   April 30-May 2, 2018   —   Long Beach, CA

2018 Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, North America’s leading conference and expo showcasing the real-world application of the latest transportation

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BP and Copersucar Join up to Operate Major Ethanol Terminal

(Biofuels International)  BP Biofuels and Copersucar have agreed to a new joint venture to own and operate a major ethanol storage

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Gene Editing Could ‘Unleash’ Algae Biofuel’s Potential

(Biofuels International)  An innovative gene editing technique could allow algae to produce ‘vast’ quantities of renewable fuels, new research claims. The

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SoCalGas Model Energy Design Includes RNG Focus

by Betsy Lillian (NGT News) Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is partnering with the University of California-Irvine’s Advanced Power & Energy

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The Bio-Based Industries Consortium (BIC) Has Released a New Overview of Financial Instruments Available to Support European Bioeconomy Development.

(Bio-Based Industries Consortium)  ‘Access to EU financial instruments suitable for the implementation of large bio-based industry investments’ outlines a range of

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Federal Government Plan Aims to Reduce Carbon Content in Fossil Fuels

by Shawn McCarthy  (Globe and Mail)  The federal government is moving to implement regulations to require all providers of fossil-fuel energy

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Brazil Senate Passes Bill to Boost Ethanol, Biodiesel Use

by Shoaib Ur Rehman (Business Recorder/Reuters)   Brazilian senators passed on Tuesday a bill proposing sharp increases in the use of biofuels such

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$3.9 Million Supports Research to Turn Bacteria into Biofuel Producers

by Julia Evangelou Strait (The Source Washington University in St. Louis)  Medical, engineering schools team up to create biofuels independent of

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Waste to Energy: Production of Biofuel from Waste to Commence in South-West

(Nigerian Tribune)  … YEJIDE GBENGA-OGUNDARE reports that to stop the overdependence on petroleum products, the South-west is set to be the

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U.S. Midwest Lawmakers Will Consider Biofuel Changes to Help Refiners

by Jarrett Renshaw  (Reuters) U.S. lawmakers from states that produce corn for ethanol plants said on Wednesday they would consider proposals from

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California Advanced Biofuels Conference — March 1, 2018 — Sacramento, CA

  California Advanced Biofuels Conference   —   March 1, 2018   —   Sacramento, CA

E V O L V E  —  Master the Changes in California’s Dynamic Advanced Biofuels Markets The group’s annual conference enters

December 14, 2017 Read Full Article

California Biodiesel Alliance (CBA) Becomes California Advanced Biofuels Alliance (CABA)

(California Biodiesel Alliance/California Advanced Biofuels Alliance) The board of directors of the California Biodiesel Alliance (CBA) — which has been the respected

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EPA Sets 2018 Cellulosic Waiver Credit Price at $1.96

by Erin Voegele (Biomass Magazine)  The U.S. EPA has published a notice on its website setting the cellulosic waiver credit (CWC)

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Can the European Union Afford to Phase Out Conventional Biofuels?

by Michael Eggleston* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  On November 7th, 2017, industrial experts, leaders and policy makers alike met for the

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Leaders Across the Americas Vow to “Make the Planet Great Again” by Establishing a Price on Carbon

by Waldo del Bosque (EcoSystem Marketplace)  The United States may have withdrawn from the Paris Climate Agreement, but national and regional

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In Historic Move, Hawai’i island Leaders Pledge to Transition Ground Transportation to 100 Percent Renewable by 2045

(North American Clean Energy)  Leaders from all four counties in Hawai’i gathered to pledge to transition all ground transportation in their

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VIDEO: Planning Permission for Celtic Renewables’ Whiskey Waste to Biofuel Plant

(Waste Management World)  Celtic Renewables has secured planning permission from Falkirk Council to build a commercial demonstrator plant, which will produce

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Neste’s Growth Program for Renewable Products Takes a Step Forward

(Neste Corporation)  Neste’s Board of Directors has decided that Neste’s additional production capacity for renewable diesel, renewable aviation fuel and raw

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Fuels Institute Report: Strong Disconnect Between Car Buyers’ Stated Interest and Actual Behavior on Alternative Vehicle Purchases

(Fuels Institute)  A report released today (December 12, 2017) by the Fuels Institute finds a strong disconnect between what potential

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Case Studies in Renewable Finance: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide to Funding Bioeconomy Projects in the US vs Internationally

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

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The 12: The Advanced Bioeconomy’s 12 Biggest Talking, Fretting, Praying and Action Points Right Now

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  … What are the top trends? Here are the 11 we see dominating the debate on

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CALL FOR SPEAKERS: Asia Palm Oil Conference 2018 — August 16-17, 2018 — Krabi, Thailand DEADLINE: April 30, 2018

  CALL FOR SPEAKERS:  Asia Palm Oil Conference 2018   —   August 16-17, 2018 — Krabi, Thailand   DEADLINE:  April 30, 2018

Now into its 8th successful year, Asia Palm Oil Conference 2018 hosted by the Thai Palm Oil & Oil Palm Association has established itself

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Put Price on Carbon, Stop Bad Bets on Fossil Fuels – UN’s Guterres

by Alister Doyle (Reuters)  Nearly 200 nations attending climate talks in Germany;  Guterres calls for more carbon pricing, markets;  Says climate action will

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California Readies $398-Million Green Truck Incentive Package

(Diesel Technology Forum) There are about 950,000 commercial trucks registered in California, and the vast majority are powered by diesel

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NREL Research Finds a “Sweet Spot” for Engineering Better Biofuel Enzymes

(U.S. Department of Energy)  Added sugar takes on a whole new meaning in the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s (NREL’s) work to

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Driving Ethanol Podcast–Driving Ethanol Home for the Holidays

(Growth Energy) Growth Energy promotes E15 education for holiday drivers —  Last year, AAA estimated that nearly 100 million Americans took

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Turning Prawns into Plastic: Schoolgirl Angelina Arora Fights Science Stereotypes

by Liam Mannix (Sydney Morning Herald)  Angelina Arora was sitting in her local fish and chip shop looking at all the discarded

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Limited Progress in Calculation of ILUC Effects from Biofuel Production, Study Finds

(Biofuels International)  Researchers have carried out systematic analysis of the latest scientific evidence on indirect land use change (ILUC) greenhouse gas

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DOE Makes Second Small-Business Research Funding Announcement

by Tim Albrecht (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  A second round of funding has been announced for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Small Business

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