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Biofuels Are a Controversial Climate Solution. Could They Still Help Save the Planet?

by Emily Pontecorvo (Grist) Two recent studies add fresh evidence to both sides of an age-old debate.  ...  (Lee) Lynd’s study aimed to address the common claim that biofuels do not actually offer greenhouse gas benefits. Ignoring factors like biodiversity and economics, Lynd

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In Celebration of National Clean Energy Week, CEBN and the Business Council for Sustainable Energy Launch Interactive Suite of Infographics

(Clean Energy Business Network) Clean energy industries represented the growth sectors of the U.S. energy economy over the past decade, providing good-paying jobs while supporting a cleaner, healthier future for communities across the nation. In celebration of National Clean Energy Week, CEBN

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BPTS Addresses Biodiesel History, Technology Advancements

by Erin Voegele (Biodiesel Magazine) BBI International’s Biodiesel Production Technology Summit kicked off on Sept. 16 with the star-studded story of Pacific Biodiesel Technologies unique history and a general session panel focused on emerging biodiesel technologies. Bob King, founder and president of

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A Plug-In Flex Fuel Hybrid for the Nation

by Timothy J. Rudnicki (Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association) What would it take to cut petroleum use by at least 85 percent in the near term? What vehicle powertrain can use two renewable sources of energy and on one fill provide a range greater

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Ethanol Again Fuels Crappie Masters National Champion

by Robert White (Renewable Fuels Association)  When interviewed by Brian Sowers, the voice of Crappie Masters, Cagle was quick to comment on the dependability of the E10 fuel and said it’s all he’s ever used in the 1200 hours he’s run

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Green Recovery of Air Transport a Priority for Industry Leaders

(Air Transport Action Group/Aviator)  Despite the current crisis facing the global aviation industry, its commitment to pursuing sustainability remains strong, particularly as the sector starts to recover. Speaking at the Global Sustainable Aviation Forum, industry leaders reiterated that long-term climate action

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Report: Australia’s Biofuel Consumption to Remain Minimal in 2020

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) The production and consumption of liquid biofuels in Australia is expected to remain minimal in 2020, according to a report recently filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network. The report predicts ethanol

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Verge 20/Verge --- October 26-30, 2020 --- ONLINE

VERGE 20 is the leading platform for accelerating the clean economy. We're convening more than 10,000 leaders — from the private and public sectors, utilities, solution providers, investors and startups — advancing systemic solutions to address the climate crisis through

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Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference --- October 13-15, 2020 --- ONLINE

The conference is completely digital and will include more than 30 pre-recorded presentations available to all participants on October 12th.   This year’s digital event will feature presentations from the chemical, energy, and pulp and paper industries, as well as recognized

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IRENA: Liquid Biofuels Accounted for 2.5M Jobs Globally in 2019

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) Jobs in the renewable energy sector reached 11.5 million globally in 2019, according to a report released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) on Sept. 29. Bioenergy accounted for 3.58 million jobs, up from

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Secretary Perdue Says Congress Must Approve Ethanol Aid

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com) Despite estimates that ethanol producers could lose up to $8 billion this year, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue says he has no authority to make payments to plants through the Commodity Credit Corporation under the latest round

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Biodiesel from Indonesia: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: 2019-2020

(International Trade Administration/Federal Register)  The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on biodiesel from Indonesia for the period of review (POR) April 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020, based on the

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Interview: China to Keep Ethanol Program Steady, National Blend Rate Seen at 4%: US Grains Council

by Rohan Somwanshi, Shikha Singh and Mugunthan Kesavan (S&P Global Platts)  US corn sales to China shows insufficient domestic supply; US ethanol output blip will not impact DDGS exports to Southeast Asia; Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand to stay top buyers of US DDGS China is

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Prepare for Lift-Off: Jet Zero Council to Deliver Carbon-Free Flight

(U.K. Department for Transport, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, and Robert Courts MP) Jet Zero Council sets out ambitions on sustainable aviation fuel, zero-emission aviation and aerospace technologies; partnership between government and industry to drive forward the government’s net zero-emission

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RFA: New University Study on COVID-19 Impacts Underscores Need for Emergency Aid

 (Renewable Fuels Association) As Congress and the administration continue negotiations on another potential COVID-19 relief package, a new study by university economists finds that ethanol producers will experience roughly $8 billion in losses this year due to the pandemic’s impact on

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SEC Commissioner Talks Climate

by Kelsey Tamborrino (Politico's Morning Energy) Securities and Exchange Commission member Allison Herren Lee said on Tuesday that "climate change presents a systemic risk to the financial market" and that "there's certainly evidence that climate risks are currently underpriced." Lee, who

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Climate Crosstalk: Joe Biden Said He Didn't Back Progressives' Green New Deal

by Kelsey Tamborrino (Politico's Morning Energy) Joe Biden said he didn't back progressives' Green New Deal during the volatile debate on Tuesday amid charges from Trump that the former vice president supported an environmental plan that would cost $100 trillion, Pro's Zack

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Low-Carbon Drop-In Transportation Fuels: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Gevo

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) There’s a new generation of low carbon, drop-in transportation fuels and Gevo is targeting jet fuel, gasoline blendstocks, diesel and more with their “Whole Gallons, Net Zero” vision. Patrick Gruber, CEO of Gevo, shared this illuminating presentation

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European Climate Policy and the Bioeconomy – Missed Opportunities or Muddling Through?

by Gerard J. Ostheimer, Douglas L. Faulkner and Philippe Marchand (Biofuels Digest)  ... But as we scan the globe for bio-economy green shoots, we are noticing some interesting – and disconcerting – activity “across the pond”. Today we look to Europe

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Innovation in Transportation Fuels --- September 30, 2020 --- ONLINE

The CSIS Energy Security and Climate Change Program, with input and support from the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Technology Transitions and Chief Commercialization Officer, is pleased to present the fifth session in the Energy Innovation Series. Innovation in Transportation Fuels will

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CALL FOR PAPERS Plant Based Summit --- June 2-4, 2021 --- Reims, France DEADLINE: October 9, 2020

  In June 2021, Plant Based Summit will launch its 6th edition in Reims, with an even sharpened positioning on the innovation, the co-development and its operational implementation for the necessary deployment of bio-based products. It will be the opportunity for

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Plant Based Summit --- June 2-4, 2021 --- Reims, France

In June 2021, Plant Based Summit will launch its 6th edition in Reims, with an even sharpened positioning on the innovation, the co-development and its operational implementation for the necessary deployment of bio-based products. It will be the opportunity for

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New Study Shows Novel Way to Rapidly Decarbonize U.S. Economy

by Hamilton Steimer (Environmental and Energy Study Institute)  ...In order to revitalize the economy, Rewiring America, a nonprofit that promotes electrification to combat climate change, believes a massive economic mobilization akin to the one that took place for World War II

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The Outlook for the World’s Largest Biofuels Market

(Bloomberg NEF)  ... BloombergNEF’s ‘U.S. Biofuels Outlook’ analyzes the key themes shaping the outlook for biofuels for road use and otherwise. Currently, almost all biofuels are consumed on roads. They are blended into conventional road fuels, gasoline and diesel, and so

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A Rare Bit of Good News for Oil Refiners: ‘Renewable Diesel’

by Tim Treadgold (Forbes)  ... Until recently renewable diesel was very much a niche product which failed to attract mainstream investor interest. That could change after a leading investment bank, Morgan Stanley MS -2.4%, took a close look at the opportunities opening up

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Circular Economy Solution Series --- various dates --- ONLINE and in-person

REGENERATIVE IN NATURE, CANADIAN BY DESIGN -- Where Canadian leaders from industry, government, finance, academia, and NGOs accelerate the transition to a circular economy and capitalize on the trillion-dollar opportunity. Presented by the Circular Economy Leadership Coalition, and powered by GLOBE Series,

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Driving the Green Deal: How Can Biofuels Help Decarbonise EU Transport?

(ePURE/EurActiv) According to the European Green Deal, transport accounts for a quarter of the European Union’s greenhouse gas emissions, a substantial contributor to climate change. A 90% decrease in transport emissions, and an increase in renewable energy sources, will be necessary in

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New Analysis Details Aviation Climate Pathways

(Aviation Benefits Beyond Borders) In new analysis released today, the aviation sector details how it can meet its climate goal of cutting CO2 emissions in half by 2050, compared with 2005. It also highlights that net-zero emissions from air transport

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Joni Ernst Is Now in Trouble. Trump Is a Huge Part of Her Problem.

by Art Cullen (Washington Post/Storm Lake Times) One big reason Republicans are shoving a Supreme Court appointment through the Senate before the election is their rising fear of losing the upper chamber — and the White House — in November.

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Volvo Trucks Reports Increased Interest in LNG and Bio-LNG

(Bioenergy Insight)  Volvo Trucks is seeing an increased interest in gas as an alternative to diesel for heavy-duty truck operations in Europe.  Hauliers and transport buyers are increasingly interested in reducing their carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and costs through the

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Powerful Pennycress: Dr. Sedbrook’s Research Team Is Transforming a Weed into a Crop

(Illinois State University)  Though farmers consider pennycress (Thlaspi arvense) nothing more than a weed, Illinois State Professor of Genetics Dr. John Sedbrook is working to change their perspective—and the plant itself. Sedbrook and his student researchers in the School of

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Preem Withdraws Expansion Plans for Lysekil Refinery

by Nicholas Woodroof  (Hydrocarbon Engineering) Preem’s Board has announced that, in the light of new economic circumstances, the Residue Oil Conversion Complex (ROCC) project will be cancelled and the 2016 Environmental Permit Application at Lysekil Refinery, Sweden, will be withdrawn in favour

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USGC Brings U.S. Ethanol Suppliers Together with International Buyers at Virtual Ethanol Buyers Conference

(U.S. Grains Council) To bring ethanol buyers from around the globe together with U.S. suppliers in a time when business continues but crossing borders poses many challenges, the U.S. Grains Council (USGC), Growth Energy and the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) co-sponsored

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DHL Decarbonizes All 'Less-Than-Container' Load Shipments in Ocean Freight Globally

(DHL)  DHL Global Forwarding is the first logistics service provider to offer truly climate neutral ocean freight shipments without additional costs; Thanks to advanced biofuels, DHL Global Forwarding customers benefit from a reduction of their carbon footprint; Tim Scharwath, CEO

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Signature Flight Support, Neste, and NetJets Establish Strategic Partnership to Accelerate the adoption of Sustainable Aviation Fuel within Business Aviation

(Signature Flight Support)  This pioneering collaboration combines Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) production and distribution, establishing a permanent supply for private aviation operators at San Francisco and London-Luton. Cognizant of the important and active role that private aviation plays in environmental responsibility, Signature

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Pertamina to Use Honeywell UOP Technologies to Produce Advanced Biofuels in Indonesia

(Honeywell UOP) National Oil Company of Indonesia to open green fuels refinery in Plaju and revamp Cilacap refinery for renewable diesel production  -- Honeywell today announced PT Pertamina (Persero) will use Honeywell UOP technologies to produce advanced biofuels at its Plaju

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Biomass Pretreatment Innovations: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Forest Concepts

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) At ABLC Digital in July, Jim Dooley, Chief Technology Officer at Forest Concepts shared this illuminating presentation on the latest innovations in biomass pretreatments, how they maximize flowability, their crumbler solutions that can handle any

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Scotland’s Opportunity to Grow a New Clean, Sustainable Economy

by Mark Bustard (Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC)/Biofuels Digest) The idea of a net zero carbon emissions and zero waste economy isn’t as far-fetched as some may think. The key promise of a bio-based economy is that we can grow the

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New Tech Converts Natural Gas to Hydrogen at Scale Anywhere and Plastic-Eating Enzyme ‘Cocktail’ Heralds Hope for Plastic Waste

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ... In today’s Digest, how Florida-based Transform Materials is literally transforming the petrochemical industry’s ability to convert flared natural gas often emitted at hydraulic fracking wellheads into hydrogen and acetylene using microwave plasma technology, and

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Signal to Noise: Oil and Biofuels Must Work Together

by John Herath (Farm Journal Ag Web)  ... They (Pro Farmer's Jim Wiesemeyer and Farm Journal's John Herath) also lay out how the oil and biofuels industries need to work together if they want to preserve a future for liquid

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Fact-Checking President Trump’s Ethanol and Oil Production Claims

by Robert Rapier (Forbes) This week at a campaign rally in Jacksonville, Florida, President Trump made a puzzling claim. Near the end of a story about Kamala Harris, Trump said “The great state of Iowa — where I made ethanol possible for them...” I

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USDA Solicits Applications for Loan Guarantee Program DEADLINE April 1, 2021

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) The USDA is soliciting applications for two different cycles of the Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program. The first cycle closes Oct. 1, while the second is open through April 1, 2021. The

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Ag Policy Blog: House Democrats Get Aggressive on Biofuels

by Chris Clayton (DTN Progressive Farmer) ...What did become clear was Democrats in both the House and the Senate are paying more attention to biofuels at the moment. And yet, given that Congress is going to pass a temporary funding

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Difficult Times for Germany’s Transport Ministry – Biofuels Could Alleviate Worries

by Elmar Baumann (Association of the German Biofuel Industry/EurActiv) ... The German Climate Protection Act specifies in detail how emissions in the sectors transport, buildings, agriculture and waste management must decrease by 2030. In transport alone, the federal government is

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Neste MY Renewable Diesel Available at More than 100 Sales Points in the Netherlands

(Neste) Neste, the world’s largest producer of renewable diesel and the 3rd most sustainable company in the world*, celebrates reaching the milestone of 100 Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ sales points in the Netherlands. Neste MY Renewable Diesel, produced from 100% renewable

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Fermentation Tech: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) From fermentation ingredients to fermentation technology for fuel alcohol and distilled beverage production, Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits has an interesting story and even more interesting path ahead. Check out this slide guide from a recent DigestConnect

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Hydrothermal Liquefaction Waste to Fuel: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Bio2Oil

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Bio2Oil takes biomass to crude oil, like our planets process, just faster. Their technology can convert sewage sludge, municipal solid waste, industrial waste biomass, and other biomass streams into fuel. While they have a continuously operating pilot

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Switching to Switchgrass – Will DOE and USDA Funding Turn Switchgrass into a Rockstar Biofuel Feedstock?

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest)  ... So as we look for better biofuel feedstocks, we look at switchgrass because of new U.S. Department of Energy AND U.S. Department of Agriculture funding to study it for biofuels. Could it be

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Moniz, Trumka Look at Job Growth in Energy Transition

by Kelsey Tamborrino (Politico's Morning Energy) Former Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and Richard Trumka, the president of the AFL-CIO, identified several climate and labor policies that could spur new jobs in a low-carbon economy, including a national action plan for the

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RFS Rule in Court, Chapter 2019

by Kelsey Tamborrino (Politico's Morning Energy) The D.C. Circuit on Friday hosted the annual legal rite: a challenge to EPA's blending mandate under the Renewable Fuel Standard, with this round focusing on the rule governing 2019 requirements. Biofuel producers argued that

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BIO Recognises Dr Pramod Chaudhari by George Washington Carver Award 2020

(Agro Spectrum)  Dr Chaudhari becomes the first Indian chosen for the honor for his contribution towards building a bio-based economy.  --  Washington D.C.- based Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) announced that Dr. Pramod Chaudhari, founder and executive chairman, Praj Industries, is selected

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Identified Tourism Sites Can Be Turned into Green Zones with Use of Only Biofuels: Petroleum Minister

(Economic Times)  Speaking at a virtual event organised by the tourism ministry on the occasion of 'World Tourism Day 2020', Pradhan, Minister of petroleum and natural gas, and steel, said the project's aim will be to turn such sites of

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"Just A Minute" Short Educational Video about Retrofitting to Use E85 in Existing Vehicles

(Advanced Biofuels USA)  The third in the "Just A Minute about Renewable Fuels" short educational video series in four minutes explains how to decrease the carbon footprint of existing vehicles while waiting for electric vehicles to be affordable, available, powered

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House Legislation Includes RFS Integrity ACT

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com) The Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act passed by the U.S. House includes provisions of the Renewable Fuel Standard Integrity Act put forth by Rep. Collin Peterson (D-MN). The provisions set an annual deadline for refiners to request exemptions from

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Bustos Introduces Next Generation Fuels Act

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., on Sept. 24 introduced the Next Generation Fuels Act, a bill that establishes a minimum octane standard for gasoline and requires sources of added octane value to reduce carbon emissions by

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BP Helps Establish Coalition to Support Transportation Carbon Pricing Program

(BP) bp and five additional businesses from a range of industries announced they are launching an integrated advocacy campaign to encourage a group of East Coast states to enact the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI), a regional carbon pricing policy designed

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CME Group Announces First Trade of New European Renewable Fuel Contract

(CME Group)  CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced the first trade of the Used Cooking Oil Methyl Ester (UCOME) futures contracts. Ten contracts were traded on September 16, 2020. Open interest is at 65 contracts as

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European Commission Launches Investigation to Extend “B99” Measures against US Biodiesel Imports

(European Biodiesel Board)  On September 14th 2020, the European Commission formally launched an investigation review aiming at extending anti-dumping and countervailing measures applicable to imports of biodiesel originating in the United States of America (USA), the so called “B99” measures. The

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Walmart’s Goal for Its Trucks: No More Diesel by 2040

by John Kingston (FreightWaves)  Walmart’s goal of having zero emissions corporatewide by 2040 includes a plan to have all its trucks operate emissions-free as well. ... The technologies available to it, Walmart said, are renewable diesel, electric-battery and hydrogen fuels,

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Energy Transition: Total Is Investing More than €500 Million to Convert Its Grandpuits Refinery into a Zero-Crude Platform for Biofuels and Bioplastics

(Total) Within the framework of its net zero strategy, Total will convert its Grandpuits refinery (Seine-et-Marne) into a zero-crude platform. By 2024, following an investment totaling more than €500 million, the platform will focus on four new industrial activities:  Production of

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5 Opportunities to Create Sustainable Growth: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Sustainability Leaps for Europe

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) VTT just released this short report on 5 unique opportunities Europe has to accelerate sustainability and what they call “exponential hope.” From biotech in food production to optimizing material usage for sustainable resource consumption, dive into VTT’s

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Nordic Opportunities for SAF: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Finnair

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  At ABLC Digital in July, Anne Larilahti, VP of Sustainability at Finnair shared this short but sweet presentation on what Finnair’s climate targets are for the coming years, the 3 big priorities for them to

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Mycelium Coffins, Wine Waste Sneakers, Ingredion’s New Protein Isolates and More: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the Week of September 24th

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest) As COVID-19 deaths sadly reached the 200,000 mark in the U.S. this week, some innovators are finding more sustainable ways to deal with death in the form of mycelium coffins that help compost the body

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Heating Oil Industry Launches Plan to Shift to 100% Renewable Fuels by 2050

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) “Biofuels proven as most affordable, immediate path to net-zero carbon,” says NEFI.  --  In Washington, representatives from the National Energy & Fuels Institute (NEFI) and global management consulting firm Kearney announced a plan for the heating oil

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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Innovation Award “Best CO2 Utilisation 2021” DEADLINE: January 15, 2021

Award to be presented at the 9th Conference on CO2-based Fuels and Chemicals --- March 23-24, 2021 --- ONLINE and On-Site in Cologne, Germany Innovation submission is open now. Submit your innovation as soon as possible. Deadline: 15 January 2021 The conference

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS AND POSTERS 9th Conference on CO2-based Fuels and Chemicals --- March 23-24, 2021 --- ONLINE and On-Site in Cologne, Germany DEADLINES: November 27, 2020 and January 15, 2021

The conference is one of the oldest and most established worldwide and has developed into a unique meeting place for the entire Carbon Capture & Utilisation (CCU) and Power-to-X industry and its customers. The first day will focus on CO2-based

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9th Conference on CO2-based Fuels and Chemicals --- March 23-24, 2021 --- ONLINE and On-Site in Cologne, Germany

The conference is one of the oldest and most established worldwide and has developed into a unique meeting place for the entire Carbon Capture & Utilisation (CCU) and Power-to-X industry and its customers. The first day will focus on CO2-based

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Penn State Future of Bioenergy and Biorenewables Workshop --- October 27, 2020 --- ONLINE free

Hosted by the Penn State Center for Biorenewables and Penn State Extension, with support from the Energy 2100 Initiative.The fields of bioenergy and biorenewables have seen and continue to experience unprecedented growth, as the world seeks to shift its economy

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Avfuel Marks First Flight Department Delivery of SAF

(Biofuels International)  Avfuel Corporation demonstrated its continued commitment to driving sustainability forward with a delivery of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to Atlantic Aviation. The delivery at New Castle Airport, in Delaware, US, was for one of the airport’s private flight

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TSCA Fundamentals --- October 19-29, 2020 --- ONLINE

Invaluable training on the essentials of TSCA  --  Implementation of the amended Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) is very much a work in progress, and the US EPA’s regulatory actions require continuous monitoring. Staying on top of these changes is

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WEBINAR: Technology for Fulfilling the Promise of Advanced Bioethanol --- October 15, 2020

Demand for the sustainable production of biofuels and in particular bioethanol is growing rapidly, and its use in fuels can help reduce CO2 emissions significantly and help mitigate climate change. Transportation is its largest end-use industry segment and is keen

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CalBio, Dairy Farmers and Chevron Announce First RNG

(Chevron/Market Watch) California Bioenergy LLC (CalBio), Chevron U.S.A. Inc. and local dairy farmers today announced their joint venture, CalBioGas LLC, successfully achieved first renewable natural gas (RNG) production from dairy farms in Kern County. The milestone underpins the partners’ commitment to

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How Do Carbon Offsets Work?

by Sarah Kaplan (Washington Post) ...“The whole purpose of offsets,” said University of California at Berkeley climate policy researcher Barbara Haya, “is to create a way for an individual or a company or a university to pay someone else to

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RFA’s Virtual Heartland Tour Gives Congressional and Agency Staff an Inside Look at Ethanol Industry

(Renewable Fuels Association) Congressional staff and other federal and state decisionmakers got an up-close virtual look at the U.S. ethanol industry last week as part of the Renewable Fuels Association’s Virtual Heartland Tour. The event included a series of educational videos

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ATTENTION OIL INDUSTRY: California Is Banning Gasoline Powered Vehicles -- You have one chance to save yourselves and COME CLEAN

by Marc J. Rauch (The Auto Channel) Today, September 23, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced that the state will ban the sale of new gasoline powered passenger cars and trucks starting in 2035. The ban is an attempt to push the use

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Trump, Eyeing Farm Country, Starts Working on Ethanol Industry's Year-Old Wishlist

by Stephanie Kelly and Jarrett Renshaw (Reuters) President Donald Trump, looking to shore up support in the U.S. Farm Belt during a tight race for re-election, is taking steps to help producers of corn-based ethanol using a list of policy goals

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Transforming the Power Sector Alone Will Only Get the World One-Third of the Way to Net-Zero Emissions, New IEA Report Says, Highlighting the Need for Greater Efforts in Other Key Sectors

(International Energy Agency)  Reaching energy and climate goals demands a dramatic scaling up of clean energy technologies – starting now  -- A major effort to develop and deploy clean energy technologies worldwide is urgently needed to meet international energy and climate

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Debate Prep

by Kelsey Tamborrino (Politico's Morning Energy)  Thirty-seven Senate Democrats called on the Commission on Presidential Debates to ensure moderators ask Trump and Biden about climate change during the upcoming presidential debates, Pro's Anthony Adragna reports. "The 2016 presidential debates were

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Intensive Monoculture Is Putting Water Systems in Peril

(University of Birmingham)  The global spread of vast forest plantations and agricultural monocultures are turning once diverse landscapes into areas of land supporting single plant species, with profound implications for our terrestrial water cycle, according to new research. A new paper

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PRIMA Pioneers Risk Management in Transport Decarbonisation

(PRIMA/PR Newswire) PRIMA's pricing service has been chosen to launch the world's first risk management contract for the recycled feedstocks cutting transport's carbon emissions. The CME-listed futures contract settles against the daily PRIMA European T1 Used Cooking Oil price assessment published by

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Hopper Dredger First to Sail 2,000 Hours on 100% Sustainable Marine Biofuel

(MAN Energy Solutions/PortNews)  Jan De Nul Group recently announced that its trailing suction hopper dredger, 'Alexander von Humboldt', had completed 2,000 hours operation on 100% renewable, second-generation Biofuel Oil (BFO). The vessel is powered by 2 × MAN 12V32/40 and 1 ×

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Air bp Delivers 210 Tonnes of Sustainable Aviation Fuel to Stockholm Arlanda Airport

(Air bp) 210 tonnes of sustainable aviation fuel has been purchased by Swedavia and its partners - SOS Alarm, Systembolaget and the 2030 Secretariat.  Purchase is part of an initiative to reduce the carbon emissions impact of their business travel 

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Weaponizing Biomass to Support Biofueled Economic Recovery: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Bioeconomy Development Zones

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Leveraging opportunity zone tax incentives with Bioeconomy Development Zones is a clear pathway to drive and unlock needed capital to bioeconomy projects. Jordan Soloman, President and CEO of Ecostrat, shared this illuminating presentation at ABLC Digital that

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California to Ban Sales of Gas Cars by 2035

(Our Daily Planet) Yesterday, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced that the state will phase out sales of all gasoline-powered vehicles by 2035. As Governor Newsom said in a separate event with Democratic governors yesterday, people have climate “goal fatigue” and are ready

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Craig Recognized by Growth Energy for Her Support of Biofuels

by Mark Dorenkamp  (Brownfield Ag News)  Minnesota Congresswoman Angie Craig has again been recognized by Growth Energy for her support of biofuels. CEO Emily Skor says the first-term Democrat didn’t waste a minute before jumping into the fight to defend the integrity

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New Biochar Learning Center (BLC)

by Kelpie Wilson (US Biochar Initiative Newsletter) Biochar stories and research are found online everywhere now. That’s great, but how can you determine which information is most current and credible? Providing you with reliable answers is the goal of USBI’s new Biochar

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UPDATE 1-Bolsonaro Says U.S. to Give Brazil Extra Sugar Import Quota

(Reuters) The United States will expand a quota for Brazilian sugar to be imported at a lower tax rate by 80,000 tonnes, in exchange for South America’s largest country opening to more U.S. ethanol, Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday. Bolsonaro’s

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Trump's Trade and Coronavirus Aid to Agriculture Could Hit $50 Billion

by Chuck Abbott (Successful Farming) ... Trump administration could spend $50 billion — quadruple the cost of the auto industry bailout — in less than three years to buffer the impact of trade war and pandemic on agriculture. Farm groups

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Suburban Propane Partners Acquires Stake in Oberon Fuels

by Michael Bates (NGT News) Suburban Propane Partners LP, a nationwide distributor of propane, fuel oil, and related products and services, says it is purchasing a 39% stake in Oberon Fuels Inc., based in San Diego.  Oberon, a development-stage producer of low-carbon, renewable dimethyl

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Researchers Working to Grow Algae for Biofuels in the Dark Using Solar Energy

by Jeff Kart (Forbes)  ...The researchers working on this are from University of California, Riverside (UCR) and it’s part of a two-year project. Those involved are being tight-lipped about the methods they’ll be using (pending the upcoming publication of research on a

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VistaJet Announces New Market-Leading Sustainable Biofuel Partnership, Updates on Success of Its Current Sustainability Pledge and Calls for Further Action From Private Aviation Industry

(VistaJet/EIN News) • Introducing new partnership with SkyNRG, pioneer and global leader in sustainable aviation fuel  • Success of its current sustainability plan, which has seen 80% of Members join plan to reduce carbon footprint   • Technology-led optimization, reducing fuel consumption

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Making Biodiesel with Green Solvents

by David Bradley (Inderscience/Phys.Org)  Green solvents for making biodiesel would reduce the environmental impact of such fuels still further. Writing in the World Review of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development, a team from India discussed the potential of ionic liquids in

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NNPC Driving Nigeria’s Biofuel Agenda: Nowhere Near 2020 Target

by Ruth Olurounbi  (The Africa Report)  An oil-dependent Nigeria’s push to move away from “the uncertainties of absolute dependence on oil” with crude being its primary source of revenue has led to renewed efforts to push for the implementation of the national

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USDA Seeks Applications to Expand the Production of Advanced Biofuel in Rural America

(U.S. Department of Agriculture)  – United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Bette Brand today announced that USDA will begin accepting applications on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, to expand the production of advanced biofuel by

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2020 U.S. C3E Poster Competition DEADLINE October 16, 2020

Students and early-career researchers are invited to participate in a poster competition at the annual U.S. C3E Symposium and Awards, which will be held December 8-9, 2020.  The poster competition allows Symposium attendees to learn more about cutting-edge research in

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2020 U.S. C3E Symposium and Awards --- December 8-9, 2020 --- ONLINE

The ninth U.S. Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) Women in Clean Energy Symposium and Awards will be held virtually on December 8-9, 2020. The C3E Symposium explores current topics in clean energy, recognizes accomplished women awardees, and builds a

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Researchers Create New Tool for Controlling Genes in Methanogens

(University of Arkansas) University of Arkansas researchers have developed an efficient tool for controlling genes in methanogens, a finding that could advance research in fields as diverse as climate change and biofuel production. The tool, a variation of the CRISPR-Cas9 system, was

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Oyetola Flags off Osun Ethanol Bio-Refinery Factory

(The Paradigm) Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has flagged off the construction of Osun Ethanol Bio-Refinery Factory situated at Ayekale, along Egbeda-Iragbiji road, Iragbiji, Osun State. Laying the foundation of the factory on Thursday, Oyetola said his administration was poised to deliver

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For a Climate-Friendly Industry: Using Carbon Dioxide and Hydrogen as Raw Materials for Sustainable Chemicals

(Siemens)  Evonik and Siemens Energy put pilot plant into operations; Artificial photosynthesis closes carbon dioxide cycle; The Federal Ministry of Education and Research is funding the various project stages with more than €6 million Evonik and Siemens Energy today commissioned a

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Behind the Smoke: It’s What You Don’t See That Kills

by Doug Durante and Larry Pearce (Morning Consult)  ... But a bigger problem has existed for decades in the air we don’t see — air polluted with toxic ultra-fine particles, or UFPs.  For more than 30 years, a small group of U.S. Environmental

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Our View: Ethanol: Trump, Hagedorn, EPA Leave Farmers behind

(Mankato Free Press) President Donald Trump and his Environmental Protection Agency have about six weeks to keep their promises to farmers on ethanol, which have been broken for the past three years. While farmers have backed Trump in varying degrees since he

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House Ag Committee Chair Says Ethanol Is Priority

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com) House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson puts ethanol second only to the hog industry in priority to get some kind of assistance to mitigate losses this year due to coronavirus restrictions. “Because of the price of oil collapsing

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Municipal Solid Waste to Jet Fuel: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Fulcrum

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Tackling two birds with one stone is what Fulcrum is doing with its trash to treasure fuel – dealing with waste disposal AND helping airlines reduce carbon emissions. Jim Macias, President and CEO of Fulcrum, shared this

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Paths to a Capped Carbon Economy: 6 Ways We Can Really Make a Change

by Russ Freeman (Biofuels Digest)  ... This vision of the future is one in which: Humans have multiple opportunities for a meaningful role in society, freedom to live where they choose and freedom to pursue their dreams based on a stake

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Agricultural Waste: The Optimum Biomass Solution?

(Bioenergy Insight)  Mogens Slot Knudsen, briquetting expert C.F. Nielsen explains why agricultural waste could be the best solution to preventing deforestation and increased biomass costs. Within the last decades, biomass has become an important element in many countries’ energy strategies.

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AD and Biogas Industry Awards 2020 Shortlist Revealed

(Bioenergy Insight) ... The awards, run by the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) and the World Biogas Association (WBA), recognise achievements in biogas innovation, clever use of outputs, international knowledge exchange and collaboration, financing and more. Originally launched by ADBA

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Powerzeek Adds Liquefied Biogas to Marine Fuel Platform

(Bioenergy Insight)  Powerzeek, a platform company offering an online market place for cleaner energy, has added liquefied biogas (LBG) to its marine fuel platform. The addition follows requests from the shipping market, as well as Powerzeek’s mission to make it

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‘Pioneering’ Biomethane Project Progresses in Cornwall, UK

(Bioenergy Insight)  Green fuel generated from agricultural waste in Cornwall, UK, will be used to power the region’s road maintenance vehicle fleet.  Working with Cormac, which looks after the fleet, Cornwall Council has joined forces with six of its Cornwall

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Energy Transitions, Carbon Reduction and Climate Change: Diesel Technology's Role in the Future

(Diesel Technology Forum) Continuous improvement and investments in the newest generations of dominant and established technologies like diesel will be paramount to achieving and sustaining near-term reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. Even as manufacturers explore other fuels and technology options, continued investments

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EPA: 7 New SRE Petitions Filed, Including 5 Gap Year SREs

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) The U.S. EPA on Sept. 17 published updated small refinery exemption (SRE) data that reflects the denial of 54 gap year SRE petitions announced by the agency on Sept. 14. The data also shows seven new

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EPA Delivers Final Fuels Regulatory Streamlining Rule to OMB

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) The U.S. EPA released a proposed rule on April 13 that aims to streamline and modernize the agency’s existing fuels regulations. In the rulemaking, the EPA said it is proposing “some slight modifications to

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Wisconsin Energy Bingo for Clean Energy Week --- September 21-25, 2020

(Wisconsin Energy Institute) Celebrate Clean Energy Week from Sept 21-25 (or any time of the year) by completing energy bingo challenges from the bingo card here! You can also find a printable version here. Get an Energy Bingo by completing five challenges, during Clean Energy Week,

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Clean Fuels Standard Misses the Mark on Biofuels

(Grain Farmers of Ontario/Globe Newswire)  Grain Farmers of Ontario opposed to land use restrictions, and seek transparency on certification criteria --  Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean and wheat farmers today has

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Growth Energy Rallies Biofuel Champions at D.C. Summit

(Growth Energy) Advocates and experts have virtually converged in Washington, D.C. this week for Growth Energy’s annual Biofuels Summit to advocate for biofuels in our nation’s capital. Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor kicked off this year’s all-virtual event with opening remarks and a

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Climate Scientists Take Their Closest Look Yet at the Warming Impact of Aviation Emissions

by Leto Sapunar (Inside Climate News)  A new study reaffirms that contrail clouds produce more global warming than carbon dioxide from flights, a finding that could help reduce emissions from air travel. -- An international team of prominent scientists has published

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Exclusive: Shell Launches Major Cost-Cutting Drive to Prepare for Energy Transition

by Ron Bousso  (Reuters)  Royal Dutch Shell is looking to slash up to 40% off the cost of producing oil and gas in a major drive to save cash so it can overhaul its business and focus more on renewable energy

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FEW General Sessions Address Policy, Production

by Lisa Gibson (Ethanol Producer Magazine) Brian Jennings, CEO of the American Coalition for Ethanol, told audience members at the 2020 Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo during the general session panel Sept. 16 that the gap waiver denial, two days before,

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Better Catalysts for a Sustainable Bioeconomy

by Brigitte Osterath (The Federal Council Swiss Government/Paul Scherrer Institute)  Researchers at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI and from ETH Zurich want to make so-called zeolites more efficient. Today, these compounds are already indispensable additives in the chemical industry and have been

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Clean Fuel Standard a Second Carbon Tax, says Saskatchewan’s Minister of Energy and Resources

by Brian Zinchuk (MSN/The Canadian Press/Estevan Mercury) In its efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30 million tonnes per year, the federal government is working developing a new “Clean Fuel Standard,” and that is ringing alarm bells for the

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European Renewable Ethanol Industry Launches New Resource for Consumer Information on E10 Fuel

(ePURE)  E10info.eu answers common questions about production, use and availability of ethanol petrol blend that helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions  --  E10info.eu, a new online resource for consumer information about the widely available E10 fuel blend, launched today (September 17, 2020)

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S&P Global Platts Launches First Sustainable Aviation Fuel Price Assessments in Americas

(S&P Global/Market Watch) S&P Global Platts ("Platts"), the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets, today announced the launch of the first-to-market Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) price assessment for the Americas, aimed at bringing

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Biodiesel-Powered Vehicles Wrap and Roll

(National Biodiesel Board)  "Better, Cleaner, Now" message delivered from coast to coast  --  Newly branded vehicles highlighting biodiesel’s sustainability and emissions reduction benefits are rolling along city streets and interstate highways from the nation’s capital, to Texas oil country, up

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Biomass Feedstocks and Process Variability: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Feedstock-Conversion Interface Consortium

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) The U.S. Department of Energy leads the Feedstock-Conversion Interface Consortium, which is a collaborative effort among 9 labs to develop first-principles based knowledge and tools to understand and mitigate the effects of biomass feedstock and process

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The Protection Election, in a Year of Choices: Trump v Biden, Law-and-Order v Defund-the-Police, Border Walls v Bridges, and Even Crop Protection Care of FMC, Zymergen

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ... In the world of biotechnology, it’s the same, which is to say that everyone wants protection, but no one agrees on ‘protection against what?’ Some people want to be protected against famine, disease, resource depletion

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Sugar in the Americas Virtual Conference --- September 25, 2020 --- ONLINE

How are sugar producers and traders managing risk and finding opportunities?  With sugar markets struggling under the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the industry is working hard to recover and build a more solid future. How are sugar prices impacted? What are

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NCSE and Drawdown -- Research to Action: Science and Solutions for a Planet Under Pressure --- January 5-9, 2021 --- ONLINE

The NCSE and Drawdown 2021 Conference will feature everything our community values from past NCSE Annual Conferences, with the addition of an exciting new collaboration with Project Drawdown. Given the staggering pace of change in the world today, our organizations believe that

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Hydrogen Markets Americas Virtual Conference --- November 10, 2020 --- ONLINE

Hydrogen as a critical path for decarbonization This major new conference focuses on the growth of hydrogen as part of the move toward decarbonization. Learn about near-term growth potential, industry supply chain, pricing trends, and future market dynamics. Attendees will include hydrogen

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In Oil Capital Houston, Leaders Are Pushing for a Renewable Future. What Will It Look Like?

by Erin Douglas (Houston Chronicle) Houston wants to be the renewable capital of the world. Or, the clean tech capital. Or the energy transition capital. Or maybe the Energy 2.0 capital. It depends on whom you ask. “Depending on the audience that

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Plug-in Hybrids Called a ‘Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing’ as Study Claims Emissions Are Higher than Thought

by Anmar Frangoul (CNBC) Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles have an internal combustion engine as well as a battery-powered electric motor. Some view them as an important tool in the transition toward low- and zero-emission forms of transport. -- Carbon dioxide

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Business Trends: The Impact of a Carbon Tax on the European Chemical Industry

Saxton, D., FaÍsca, N.,  (Nexant Energy and Chemicals Advisory/Hydrocarbon Processing) Over the past several years, greenhouses gas (GHG) emissions have become a pressing global issue. Europe is leading global efforts to become climate-neutral by 2050 but may do so at the

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Not Your Average Refinery

(Pacific Northwest National Laboratory) Small stockpiles of biomass such as sewage, food waste, and wood chips are often overlooked in visions of future sustainable fuel and chemical production. The dismissal arises because transporting these materials to a large-scale, centralized bio-refinery would

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Biofuture Launches Clean Energy Ministerial Initiative to Accelerate Bioenergy in Energy Transition

(BioFuture Platform)  In a high-level launch event, government representatives, the International Energy Agency and top industry leaders called for international collaboration and engagement with private sector to achieve global climate and energy transition goals  -- The Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) high-level

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Neste: Sweden Becomes a Frontrunner in Sustainable Aviation

(Neste) Sweden has an ambitious target of being fossil-free by 2045. As a part of the initiative, the Swedish Government announced on 11 September 2020, to introduce a greenhouse gas reduction mandate for aviation fuel sold in Sweden in 2021.

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Celtic Renewables Biorefinery Sparks Boost for Scotland’s Green Economic Recovery

(Celtic Renewables) The first sign that the Scottish economy is on track for a green recovery became evident today as the construction of Scotland’s first biorefinery took a significant step forward with the arrival of six purpose-built 130,000 litre fermentation vessels

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Sustainable Aviation Fuel Now: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Energy for Airlines

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) The consortium concept is not new, so what is different now? Energy for Airlines tackles the answer and shares what the SAF Now Consortium is and what it means for the aviation and biofuels industries. Michael Baer,

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Pivoting from Plants-to-Food to Plants-to-X – What’s the Future of Ag?

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest) Is it a battle of plants for food versus plants for biofuels, biochemicals, biobased products? What about fermentation? Will food made from fermentation be the end of agriculture as we know it? Will one be

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Rural America 2020 Launches Major Ad Campaign Highlighting Trump’s Broken Ethanol Promises

(Rural America 2020) ‘Trump’s Broken Ethanol Promise’ campaign will focus on the President’s failure to deliver on promises on ethanol and E15: Will highlight how Trump has undermined the needs of farmers by providing waivers to big oil to avoid ethanol

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Response to Federal Government Investment Package for New & Emerging Technologies and Fuel Security

(Bioenergy Australia/Mirage News) Bioenergy Australia welcomes the Federal Government announcement for investment in new and emerging technologies, including $1.62 billion for the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), and the expansion focus of ARENA and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) to back new technologies

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LanzaTech Eyes Two More Spin-off Companies

by Kirstin Korosec (TechCrunch) LanzaTech CEO Jennifer Holmgren said Tuesday on the Disrupt 2020 virtual stage that the carbon capture technology company is planning to use its core technology to create two other businesses.  LanzaTech captures waste gas emissions and uses bacteria

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ACE Helps Retailers Determine E15 Compatibility by Launching "Flex Check" Tool

(American Coalition for Ethanol)  The American Coalition for Ethanol’s fuel-marketer focused Flex Fuel Forward website releases tool for fuel retailers to see how E15-compatible their station is right now.  -- The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) today launched a tool on

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CO2 Solutions and Implications for Biofuels: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to E100 Ethanol Group

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) CO2 levels are a problem. But why is this important? What does it have to do with bankruptcy and food security? What is a proposed solution and how would it impact the biofuels industry? Could we

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Competitive Edge: ChainCraft’s Technology Converts Waste into Medium Chain Fatty Acids

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ... Three key needs were the basis behind development of ChainCraft:  1.  Valorization of organic waste streams. Food waste is estimated to cause an economic loss of 1 trillion USD annually {Lux Research, 2020}. Furthermore,

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LCFS & Carbon Markets Workshop --- November 16-20, 2020 --- ONLINE

 OPIS will be holding its renowned LCFS & Carbon Markets Workshop online this year, but with the same unsurpassed regulatory and marketplace information that you’ve come to expect and count on.  Carbon emissions markets have been dynamic for years, but 2020

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Big Oil’s Green Makeover: Can BP Master New Disruptive Technologies or Will It Go the Way of Typewriter Makers?

by Steven Mufson (Washington Post)  ... BP, one of the world’s largest oil and gas companies, is aiming to ride the waves of disruption instead of being crushed under them. Led by a new chief executive, BP is trying to reinvent

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House Ag Plans Detailed to NFU Pelosi: House Will Bring Up Biofuels Integrity Bill

by Jerry Hagstrom (DTN Progressive Farmer) House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said Tuesday that the House will take up the Renewable Fuel Standard Integrity Act sponsored by House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson, D-Minn., just as the House Energy and Commerce

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Virtual Biofuel Summit Connects Growth Energy Members with Lawmakers

by Amie Simpson (Brownfield Ag News) Growth Energy members are talking with lawmakers about issues impacting the biofuel industry this week during the virtual Biofuels Summit. CEO Emily Skor says it’s especially important to have these conversations now because of the demand

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Novozymes Launches Fibrex Platform for Corn Fiber-to-Ethanol

(Novozymes/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Novozymes today announced the launch of Fiberex, a comprehensive platform based on novel enzymes and yeast strains to convert corn fiber into ethanol. Fiberex is specifically aimed at breaking down tough fibers in the corn, providing producers

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New Ohio-based Renewable Fuel Project Aims to Capture the Equivalent of Nearly 50K Tons of Carbon to Displace Diesel and Fuel 725 Biofuel Trucks

(Business Wire) Fortistar, Rumpke Waste & Recycling and Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Announce $33 Million Project to Address Global Climate Change  --   Fortistar, a privately-owned investment firm that addresses global challenges, and Rumpke Waste & Recycling, one of the nation’s largest

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Engineered Pseudomonas putida Simultaneously Catabolizes Five Major Components of Corn Stover Lignocellulose: Glucose, Xylose, Arabinose, p-coumaric Acid, and Acetic Acid

by Joshua R.Elmore, Gara N.Dexter, DaviniaSalvachúa, MarykateO'Brien, Dawn M.Klingeman,KentGorday, Joshua K.Michener, Darren J.Peterson, Gregg T.Beckham, Adam M.Guss  (Metabolic Engineering) Engineered P. putida to catabolize xylose and arabinose.  Identified bottlenecks in xylose catabolism in P. putida and improved growth rate.  Max sugar consumption rate in

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BASF Partner with New Energy for Uptake of Pyrolysis Oil Derived from Waste Tires.

by Luke Upton (BioMarket Insights) BASF has signed an uptake supply agreement with the Hungary based New Energy, a technology company specialized in the pyrolysis of waste tires. According to the agreement, New Energy will supply BASF with up to 4,000

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