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LSU Chemists Unlock the Key to Improving Biofuel and Biomaterial Production

(Louisiana State University Chemistry) As the world searches for and demands more sustainable sources of energy and materials, plant biomass may provide the solution by serving as a renewable resource for biomaterials and biofuel production. However, until now, the complex physical

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Mayville State University Biodiesel Workshop --- February 16, 2022 --- Mayville, ND

The public is invited to join Mayville State University agribusiness students for a biodiesel workshop.  The goal of the workshop is to provide participants with a better understanding of the role and benefits that biodiesel plays in the fuel market and

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Gov. Kim Reynolds Renews Effort to Require Higher Ethanol Blends at Iowa Pumps

by Stephen Gruber-Miller (Des Moines Register) ...  Fuel retailers like gas stations would be required to offer gasoline with 15% ethanol, known as E15, beginning in 2026. That would greatly expand the availability of E15, which is currently available in

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MN Soybean Members See Biodiesel Conference

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com) A dozen Minnesota soybean and biodiesel industry leaders had the opportunity to attend the recent National Biodiesel Conference on behalf of the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council’s (MSR&PC) See For Yourself (SFY) program. The SFY Program was originally created as an

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Glowing Yeast Lights the Way to Better Biofuels

by Tom Garlinghouse (Princeton University/Phys.Org)  Deploying a technique that promises to supercharge the development of biofuels, researchers at Princeton University have found a way to make yeast cultures glow when producing next generation fuels that could power cars and airplanes. The glowing

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The Energy Gang Podcast: Can Aviation Be Made Sustainable?

(Wood Mackenzie) Exploring electric planes, booming cleantech investment and the hit Netflix film Don't Look Up -- It’s the first Energy Gang of the year. To kick off 2022 with a bang, Ed Crooks is joined by Emily Chasan of Generate

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In Historic Vote, Los Angeles Will Phase out Oil Drilling

by Adam Mahoney (Grist)  Once a magnet for urban oil drilling, the city now moves to curb its dependence on fossil fuel production. --  On Wednesday, the Los Angeles City Council approved a sweeping measure that will ban new oil and gas

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Carbon Neutrality: HSBC Invests US$100 Million in Bill Gates-led Green Tech Programme to Support Decarbonisation of Heavy Polluting Sectors

by Daniel Ren (South China Morning Post) Bank will become an anchor partner in Breakthrough Energy Catalyst, an initiative within the Breakthrough Energy network founded by Gates; In December, HSBC unveiled a timeline for ending the financing of coal projects ... The

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World Agri-Tech South America Summit --- June 28-29, 2022 --- São Paulo, Brazil and ONLINE

World Agri-Tech’s dedicated event to South America on June 28-29 will connect international agri-food leaders to advance financial and environmental sustainability across the value chain. Join us in São Paulo in 2022! Whether in-person or online, all delegates will be able

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JetBlue Launches Corporate Sustainable Travel Programme with a Focus on Offering SAF Certificates

by Christopher Surgenor (GreenAir Online)  JetBlue has become the latest US carrier to offer its corporate customers the opportunity to reduce their business travel emissions through the purchase of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Its new Sustainable Travel Partners programme also offers complimentary

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Russian Aviation Fuel Operator Gazpromneft-Aero Supplies SAF to Ural Airlines at Schiphol

by Christopher Surgenor (GreenAir Online)  Russian aviation fuel operator Gazpromneft-Aero has refuelled a Ural Airlines Airbus A321 cargo aircraft at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport with a sustainable aviation fuel blend as part of a cooperation programme with the Russian air carrier.

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Haldor Topsoe Becomes Member of Hydrogen Council to Promote Green Hydrogen Solutions

by Ulrik Frøhlke (Haldor Topsoe)  -The Hydrogen Council is an ideal platform for enabling the energy transition through partnerships. -Topsoe membership of Hydrogen Council will accelerate Power-to-X solutions for the hard-to-abate sectors including steel, cement, mining, and heavy transportation. -Topsoe

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POET – Portland Completes Construction On Renewable CO2 Addition

by Jody Heemstra  (DRG News)  POET completed construction on an addition to its POET Bioprocessing facility in Portland, Indiana, facility. This addition allows the facility to capture renewable CO2, a co-product of POET’s bioethanol production process, to be sold for

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ReCarbon Completes $25M Series B-1 Funding Round

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest) In California, ReCarbon, an energy and chemicals company that recycles GHGs into energy and decarbonized products such as hydrogen and syngas, closed $25 million in its Series B-1 funding round and welcomed two partners, POSCO, one

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BioLNG, Renewable Synthetic LNG: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to SEA-LNG

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest)  2021 brought significant progress on increasing production of bioLNG and renewable synthetic LNG and leading the move to a cleaner future for the deep-sea maritime industry. BioLNG from sustainable biomass resources is increasingly available

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Greasezilla Grows to Godzilla Size – More than Doubles Operational Systems in 2022

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest) Like a feeding frenzy that doubles Godzilla’s size, in West Virginia, Downey Ridge Environmental Company, developer of Greasezilla FOG (fats, oils & grease) separation and processing systems will more than double the number of Greasezilla

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Petrol and Diesel Cars Need 'Biofuels' Like E10 to Achieve Net Zero before EV Rollout

by Felix Reeves (Express) Esperts are urging the Government to consider using sustainable fuels in petrol and diesel cars in a possible follow-up to E10 petrol.  --  With the Government’s plans to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2030, electric vehicles are

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Oil Giants Continue Investment in Renewable Diesel, Other Biofuels

(Financial Post/Globe Newswire) Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)–... Now the clamor for reduction in a fuel’s carbon intensity is pushing oil companies to help with the next energy transition. They’re doing this by partnering with renewable energy producers and

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As Minnesota Explores a Clean Fuel Standard, There's Pushback against Ag

by Jeff Beach (AgWeek) State agencies have been meeting with stakeholder groups, including farm groups. A report will be sent to Gov. Tim Walz in February. -- Minnesota is exploring the possibility of joining the likes of California by creating a

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Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Program: Extension of Compliance and Attest Engagement Reporting Deadlines

(Environmental Protection Agency) Final rule.  SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is finalizing modifications of certain compliance dates under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. First, EPA is extending the RFS compliance reporting deadline and the associated attest engagement reporting deadline

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Equipment Manufacturers, Fleets Highlight Importance of Biodiesel in Future Program Plans

(National Biodiesel Board/Clean Fuels Alliance Americ)  Clean Fuels Recognized as Essential Part of a Low-Carbon Transportation Future  -- The National Biodiesel Board this week announced its transition to a new name, Clean Fuels Alliance America, reflecting the organization’s progressive vision and

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Anellotech and Trecora Resources Subsdidary South Hampton Resources Renew Site Host and Services Agreement for Process Development Pilot Plant

(Annellotech)  Anellotech and South Hampton Resources, Inc. (SHR), a subsidiary of Trecora Resources, (NYSE: TREC), announced today the renewal of their agreement for SHR to serve as site host and provide operations services for Anellotech’s TCat-8TM process development pilot plant, which is

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Mazda Racer Powered by Next-Generation Biodiesel Fuel

(Voice Online)  In efforts to realise carbon neutrality, Mazda Motor Corporation aims to popularise the use of next-generation bio-diesel fuels. Mazda recently participated in Japanese races with a conventional diesel engine (Skyactiv-D 1.5) that runs on 100% bio-based fuel made

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Botswana Launches Biofuels Guidelines

(Xinhua) Botswana, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), launched the Biofuels Guidelines in the capital city of Gaborone on Thursday. The guidelines were created as a tool to guide stakeholders, both local and foreign, who want to invest

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Industry Slams Lack of Transparency in EU Approval Process for ‘Sustainable Biofuels’

by Sean Goulding Carroll (EURACTIV.com) The consortium advising the European Commission on suitable sources for the production of sustainable biofuels has come under fire for failing to disclose the criteria used to evaluate feedstocks to industry. The European Commission has asked the

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Researchers Develop Pb1Cu Catalyst for CO2-to-formate Conversion

by TU Bingxin  (University of Science and Technology of China) A research team led by Prof. ZENG Jie from University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), and their collaborators, realized highly selective CO2-to-formate conversion via Pb1Cu catalyst. The study was published in Nature Nanotechnology. Converting CO2 into

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Omni OZ Fund, LLC Launches Seeking Accredited Investors for GreenMix Fuel Methanol-Ethanol Blend Processing Plant

(OMNI OZ FUND/Yahoo!) OMNI OZ FUND, LLC launches seeking accredited investors for its GreenMix Fuel Methanol-Ethanol Blend Processing Plant. The Fund is raising a Series A Round of $50,000,000. ... The OMNI OZ FUND, LLC was created to raise the necessary capital of $300

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: SIMB Annual Meeting 2022 — August 7-10, 2022 — San Francisco, CA DEADLINES: April 15 and May 20, 2022

The 2022 program committee welcomes you to submit presentations in the Society’s core topic areas. poster abstracts, as well as student oral session abstracts and contributed oral abstracts may be submitted for consideration. Abstracts for invited talks, posters, contributed oral presentations

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And the Winner Is…: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to NCGA’s Corn Challenge

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  The National Corn Growers Association creates and increases opportunities for corn growers and the “Consider Corn Challenge” is one way they are doing just that. What is the corn challenge, who were the winners (hint:

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The Race to Reduce GHGs, Dependence on Petroleum, and Provide True Environmental Justice: Where Will the Reductions Come From?

Doug Durante (Clean Fuels Development Coalition/Biofuels Digest) ... With 270 million light duty vehicles registered in the U.S., less than 2% are electric.  Without a doubt they are trending upwards and will begin to penetrate the market in greater numbers. But,

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Safflower an Oil Alternative?

by Shannon Beattie (Farm Weekly)  ... Since the original creation, it has been further developed and marketed by GO Resources which holds the rights to the SHO (super high oleic) trait that produces an oil used in top-end machinery, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics,

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South American Webinar -- From Soybean to Fuel: A New Biodiesel Market Model --- February 23, 2022 --- ONLINE

The S&P Global Platts South American Virtual Webinar offers attendees an in-depth look at the Brazilian soybean, soybean oil, and biodiesel markets. We'll examine the shift in the biodiesel market from mandatory auction to contract and spot, the upcoming soybean crop, and the

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Seven Receive Scholarships to National Ethanol Conference

(Renewable Fuels Association) The Renewable Fuels Foundation announces seven recipients of the Robert Sather Memorial Scholarship, offering opportunities for young adults interested in attending the annual National Ethanol Conference (NEC). Those receiving scholarships include Jean Claude Mbarushimana, a Virginia Tech graduate student studying agricultural

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USDA Amends Program Offering $700M in COVID-19 Aid for Biofuels

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service is amending its program offering $700 million in COVID-19 aid to biofuel producers by allowing production to meet marketing obligations or fulfill or maintain essential markets to be included in

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The Economic and Environmental Value of Brown Grease for the Biofuels Industry

(Greasezilla) Transforming brown grease from nuisance waste to renewable resource  ... The EPA estimates that between 800 and 17,000 pounds of grease trap waste is produced per restaurant, per year. When separated into its basic components, grease trap waste can

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK -- Geoff Cooper

"Let’s allow all fuels and vehicles that can reduce emissions to compete fairly, and lets reward those fuels and vehicles strictly based on the carbon reductions they achieve, not on what vehicle has the coolest commercial or celebrity endorsement. ...

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Reflections from The Hill

by Tom Bryan (Ethanol Producer Magazine) ...  I (Geoff Cooper, Renewable Fuels Association CEO and President) also think the industry understands that we have a vision for the future of ethanol production that’s progressive and exciting. Too many people are

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Big FOG Disposal Challenge in the Big Easy

by Brian Levine (Greasezilla)  Safeway Used Oil & Grease finds their solution with Greasezilla  -- New Orleans boasts more than 1,400 eateries offering a delectable and diverse selection of Creole, Cajun, and international cuisines to an estimated nineteen million tourists each

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New Catalytic Approach Directly Converts Raw Biomass into Natural Gas with Low Carbon Footprint

by SI Xiaoqin  (Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics Chinese Academy of Sciences) Natural gas can be used as fuel for generating electricity, heating and powering transportation. It is also the raw material to manufacture hydrogen and ammonia. Currently, biogenic and thermogenic

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BASF and Innospec Collaborate to Bring Increased Value to Ethanol Producers

(BASF) The collaboration will introduce BASF as the distribution partner of DCI-11 Plus ClearTrak™  -- BASF Enzymes LLC and Innospec Fuel Specialities LLC have entered into a distribution agreement to increase the overall value to the customers and to show their

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Cacao Village, Lab-grown Oysters, Fish Waste-based Surfactants, Maybelline Going Biobased by 2030, and More: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the Week of January 28th

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest) The dream of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is closer than you may think with an entire village called Cacao Eco Village being planned in Ecuador using renewable construction materials including 3D printed cacao waste.

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Suburban Propane Partners, L.P., Oberon Fuels and Empresas Lipigas Announce Collaboration to Evaluate Renewable Dimethyl Ether + Propane Blends in Latin America

(Oberon Fuels) Three leaders in their respective industries announce a collaboration to test a clean, innovative low carbon fuel blend in residential and commercial applications in Latin America. The collaboration includes Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. (NYSE: SPH) – the third largest retail propane distributor

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Top U.S. Oil States Vie for Carbon Capture Oversight to Speed up Permits

by Liz Hampton (Reuters)  ...The rules governing the carbon-injection wells for most states require federal approval with the first permits taking around six years to win a green light. Oil states, including Texas and Louisiana, want to take over permit reviews

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California Missing Opportunity to Better Advance State’s Climate Goals

(Solutions from the Land)  California is known for pursuing aggressive greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets and the effort to stem climate change that can achieve those goals. But state leaders were taken aback by research now showing the state is unlikely

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Year-Round E15: There’s More than One Way to Peel a Banana

by Geoff Cooper (Renewable Fuels Association/Ethanol Producer Magazine) ... Recognizing this, the governors of seven Midwest states sent a letter to EPA Administrator Michael Regan in early November seeking guidance from the agency on how best to pursue a specific—and

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Climate & Energy Prize @ MIT DEADLINE January 30, 2022

(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Previously known as the Clean Energy Prize @ MIT competition, CEP is now the Climate & Energy Prize @ MIT competition to be inclusive of all climate related problems and to move the world closer to net

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2022 Trust In Food Symposium: Climate-Smart State of Mind --- February 14-16, 2022 --- Nashville, TN and --- February 22-23, 2022 --- ONLINE

Convening alongside the Top Producer Summit in Nashville, the 2022 Trust In Food Symposium “Climate-Smart State of Mind – Partnering for Progress” will offer a networking and educational opportunity for sustainability professionals to interact and learn from one another, and

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A ULL Researcher Invents a Catalyst Model for Biodiesel

(Canarias 7) The model uses pumice as a support, an abundant and low-cost volcanic material. -- The researcher at the University of La Laguna (ULL) Laura Díaz has invented a utility model on a catalyst to produce biodiesel , which has been accredited by the Patent

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IRFA Summit Focuses on Policy, Future Market Opportunities

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) ... Monte Shaw, executive director of the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association, provided an overview of political and regulatory issues impacting the biofuels sector, stressing that Iowa’s biofuel industry is “fed up but fired up.” The industry

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MTM to Expand Biofuel Use after Successful Trial

by Marcus Hand (Seatrade Maritime News) Singapore-headquartered MTM Ship Management is to expand its use of biofuels following a successful trial.  -- A trial voyage using biofuels was successfully completed on the Singapore-flagged MR tanker MTM Colorado using biofuel blend (B30

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Liebherr Expands Its Use of Neste MY Renewable Diesel

(Neste) From January 2022 onwards, Liebherr will be expanding its use of Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ to its plant in Kirchdorf where the company develops and manufactures annually approximately 2,500 machines, such as hydraulic excavators, material handling machines and articulated trucks. Neste-produced

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Cepsa and the Iberia Group Seal an Ambitious Strtegic Alliance to Decarbonize Air Transport on a Large Scale

(Crepsa) º The two major Spanish companies are joining forces to develop and produce sustainable aviation biofuels (SAF) on a large scale from waste, recycled used oils, and other sustainable plant-based feedstocks (2nd generation bios) The agreement, which also

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Eni Biofuel to Power Aeroporti di Roma Vehicles

(Eni) A new milestone has been reached in the partnership between Eni and Aeroporti di Roma, as part of their strategic agreement aimed at promoting decarbonization initiatives in the aviation sector and accelerating the green transition of airports. A shipment of 5,000

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Monetizing Carbon Reductions: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Commodity Plus Carbon

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Take a special look at how to monetize carbon reductions through futures contracts for commodity PLUS carbon. GIC Group CEO Rick Gilmore shared this illuminating slide guide on how monetization opportunities from the sequestration potential

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Overcoming a Bottleneck in Carbon Dioxide Conversion

by David Chandler  (MIT News) Study reveals why some attempts to convert the greenhouse gas into fuel have failed, and offers possible solutions. -- If researchers could find a way to chemically convert carbon dioxide into fuels or other products, they

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Energy from Waste 2022 --- March 9-10, 2022 --- London, UK

Accelerating decarbonisation and the circular economy in the drive to carbon neutral.  The Energy from Waste conference is the premier event in the UK and Europe for senior level decision makers across the waste to energy sector. The event brings together waste management, waste

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New List: These Commercial Vehicles Are Allowed to Fill up with Biodiesel

(LifePR) A new list shows the trucks, buses, engines, and other commercial vehicles that have been approved by the manufacturers to run on higher blends of biodiesel. They can be fuelled with a proportion of 10 percent (B10), 20 percent

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KBR Awarded Early Works Contract for Sustainability-Focused Project by Biojet AS

(KBR/PR Newswire) KBR (NYSE: KBR) announced today it has been awarded an engineering contract by Biojet AS for a concept study for its renewable energy facility in Ringerike, Norway.  Under the terms of the contract, KBR will perform technology evaluations, early engineering and project development

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Biodiesel Progress, Policy, Plans: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Biodiesel

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) You may have seen the breaking news last week that the National Biodiesel Board changed its name and expanded its mission, becoming the Clean Fuels Alliance America, but before the NBB did that, Kurt Kovarik, NBB’s VP

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Bioplastics: Re-shaping the Future of Our Planet

by Pramod Kumbhar (Praj Industries/Biofuels Digest) ... Bioplastics are a sustainable solution to the impending plastic pollution crisis. They are produced from sustainable feedstocks. Bioplastics like polylactic acid (PLA), polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) are biodegradable. They can bring a significant reduction in carbon

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Algae Biomaterials Research Gets $6.4 Million Funding Boost from the US Department of Energy

(The Fish Site) Researchers with Montana State University have been awarded a series of grants totalling $6.4 million to identify ways algae can be used for biofuels and other products as it removes carbon dioxide from the air. -- Building

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New Book on Birth of American Biodiesel

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com)At the National Biodiesel Conference last week, attendees were introduced to a new book o the history of biodiesel – “The Birth of American Biodiesel: Biographical Accounts Celebrate 30 Years of Pioneers, Leaders and the Bold Vision for the

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Why Are Certain Crops Used to Make Biofuels?

(Sustainable, Secure Food Blog) ... Biofuels are a low-carbon fuel option that we can use to make a difference right now. Many states are already using ethanol as part of their gasoline supply systems. In California, biodiesel and renewable diesel

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VARO Energy and GPS Group Announce the Completion of an Integrated Biofuels Facility in the Port of Amsterdam

(VARO) VARO and GPS have developed a unique rail handling system as well as ethanol storage capacity, dedicated for VARO’s use in the Port of Amsterdam. The modernization of the infrastructure is an important step to respond to the increasing

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Recent Algae Discovery Gives Clues to Boost Biofuel Production

(Michigan State University/Phys.Org) A new study from the Michigan State University-Department of Energy (DOE) Plant Research Laboratory (PRL) shows how some algae can protect themselves when the oxygen they produce impairs their photosynthetic activity. The discovery also answers a long-standing question

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French Motorists Guzzle More Ethanol as Gasoline Prices Surge

by Sybille de La Hamaide (Reuters) Consumption of high-ethanol E85 rose 33% in France in 2021 and is expected to continue growing this year as a surge in gasoline prices makes the fuel, mostly made from sugar and grains, more attractive

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Those Who Went ‘All in’ for Clean Fuels Honored at Conference

(Clean Fuels Alliance America/Biodiesel Magazine) Clean Fuels Alliance America, formerly known as the National Biodiesel Board, took time during its annual Biodiesel Conference & Expo to honor those who made significant gains for the industry. The Eye on Industry Awards,

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Anaerobic Digestion Screening Tool, Version 2.1 and EPA Biogas Toolkit

(Global Methane Initiative) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, on behalf of the Global Methane Initiative (GMI), developed the Anaerobic Digestion (AD) Screening Tool to assist stakeholders in assessing the potential feasibility of an AD project. The AD Screening Tool enables users to

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Alternative Fuels & Chemicals Coaltion Global Biobased Economy Conference & Exhibit --- November 6-8, 2022 --- Washington, DC/Gaylords, MD Includes Links to Presentations

The conference will focus on promoting Industrial Biotechnology throughout this two-day conference and exhibition. To kick off the event there will be a reception on Sunday evening, November 6, 2022 from 5:30 -7:00 p.m., included in the registration of the

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Request for Nominations of Experts for the Review of Technical Support Document for the Social Cost of Greenhouse Gases DEADLINE February 15, 2022

(Environmental Protection Agency/Federal Register) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) National Center for Environmental Economics (NCEE), on behalf of the co-chairs of the Interagency Working Group on the Social Cost of Greenhouse Gases (IWG), including the Chair of the Council of Economic

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Keep You Enemies Closer: Lawmakers Traditionally on Opposing Sides of the Renewable Fuels Standard Debated Joined Forces

by Matthew Choi (Politico's Morning Energy) Lawmakers traditionally on opposing sides of the Renewable Fuels Standard debate joined forces Monday in a letter to Biden. The letter, signed by 50 Republican lawmakers, opposes an executive order that Biden signed in December

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Past Biodiesel Chairs Honored with Pioneer Award

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com) Clean Fuels Alliance America, formerly known as the National Biodiesel Board, honored some of the pioneers who got the industry to where it is today during the National Biodiesel Conference celebrating 30 years of cleaner fuels. The eleven

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Ag Group Wants Mandatory Use of Biofuels at All Iowa Pumps

by TOM (KIWA Radio) The head of Iowa’s largest agricultural organization is urging state lawmakers to reconsider a measure which would mandate the use of renewable fuels in Iowa that are produced in-state. Iowa Farm Bureau president Brent Johnson says the Iowa

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Biodiesel Expansion OK’d Amid Asphalt Concern

by Thomas Breen (New Haven Independent) An Annex plant that turns vegetable oil into biodiesel fuel won permission to expand its industrial waterfront operations — with a plea from City Plan Commissioners to do its best to swap out asphalt with concrete when possible

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NBAA Releases Guidance for New Sustainable Flight Department Accreditation Program

(National Business Aviation Association) The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced the release of guidance documents for its new Sustainable Flight Department Accreditation Program, which identifies business aviation entities who meet exceptional environmental sustainability standards. The program’s goal is to further

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EPA Biofuels Initiative Webinars --- February 23, March 9, March 23, April 6, 2022 --- ONLINE

Join the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention’s New Chemicals Division (NCD) for a series of outreach and training webinars. NCD is launching outreach and training for interested stakeholders in the biofuels sector to review TSCA requirements, outline the

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U.S. EPA: Kick-off Meeting for Stakeholders in the Biofuels Sector --- February 9, 2022 --- ONLINE

Join the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention’s New Chemicals Division (NCD) for a series of outreach and training webinars. About this event If you require special accommodations, please contact Chloe Durand at durand.chloe@epa.gov or (202) 564-8820 by February 2, 2022

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US EPA Looks to Get New Biofuel Feedstocks to Market Quicker with Streamlined Review

by Jasmin Melvin (S&P Global Platts) More than 30 biofuels-related reviews pending before agency; Would amount to nearly 800 million gal/year of advanced biofuels -- The US Environmental Protection Agency Jan. 21 announced plans to streamline reviews of new chemicals that could

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AACC, NSF Calls All Community College Student Innovators DEADLINE: March 30, 2022

(American Association of Community Colleges)  Community College Innovation Challenge invites community college students to create STEM solutions to real-world problems -- American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) in partnership with the National Science Foundation (NSF), has launched its platform to advance student innovation and

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Raw Material for Biofuel Production Is Available on 7% of the Cultivated Area

(Union for the Promotion of Oil and Protein Plants (UFOP))  In 2020, crops such as cereals, oilseeds, protein, sugar and fiber plants, fruit, vegetables, nuts, etc. were cultivated on 1.4 billion hectares worldwide. Most of these products were used to feed

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United Arab Emirates: TotalEnergies Joins Masdar and Siemens Energy in Initiative to Drive Green Hydrogen Development and Produce Sustainable Aviation Fuel

(TotalEnergies)  TotalEnergies, Masdar and Siemens Energy sign collaboration agreement at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2022 to act as co-developers on green hydrogen project; Project aims to establish demonstrator plant at Masdar City for green hydrogen production to convert carbon dioxide

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Carbios Accelerates Its Industrial Development

(Carbios) This industrial scale-up is supported by the excellent results obtained at the demonstration plant, which launched in September 2021; Two world-class PET producers have been shortlisted to host the reference unit operating Carbios’ technology and the final choice of

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Hyzon Motors to Collaborate with Transform Materials on Renewable Hydrogen Production

(Transform Materials) Hyzon Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: HYZN), a leading supplier of hydrogen-powered fuel cell electric vehicles, today announced a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Transform Materials, a provider of renewable hydrogen through its innovative proprietary microwave reactor technology. Together, Hyzon

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Measuring Carbon Reductions: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to California LCFS Fuel Pathways

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest)  The most recent DigestConnect took a special look at carbon markets — measuring reductions, qualifying for markets such as those created by the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard, the CA-GREET Calculator, pathway verification, and

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E-Fuel Converts Combustion Engine Exhaust into Oxygen

(E-Fuel Corporation) New line of Carbon Negative Power Generators and Ag Water Pumps set for 2022 --  E-Fuel Corporation is announcing the world’s most advanced technology to combat climate change and atmospheric carbon release through direct Sequestration of Combustion Exhaust into

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Ural Airlines Tested Biofuel in Action

(RusBusinessNews) Ural Airlines has opened a new page in its history when its Airbus A321 performed the first flight using sustainable aviation fuel. The cargo airliner delivered medical supplies and COVID-19 test kits from Amsterdam to Ekaterinburg. Sustainable aviation fuel (SAF)

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How Bad Are Plastics Really?

by Rebecca Altman (The Atlantic)  They’re harmful to health, environment, and human rights—and now poised to dominate this century as an unchecked cause of climate change. -- ... It can be hard to visualize the web that connects commonplace cups

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America Has a Manure Problem, and the Miracle Solution Being Touted Isn’t All that It Seems

(The Guardian)  ... Manure from animal agriculture is a primary source of nitrogen and phosphorus pollution in US waterways, making water undrinkable and causing algae blooms that kill wildlife. Manure is also a significant source of greenhouse gas emissions on livestock farms

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German Navigation Software Firm HERE Acquires Software Tool for Fleet Managers Developed by Migros and Empa

(EuropaWire)   Empa, the Swiss research institute for applied materials sciences and technology, has announced that a software tool aimed at supporting fleet managers in transforming truck fleet to low-CO2 powertrains jointly developed by the Switzerland’s largest retail company Migros and Empa

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Scientists Build Bioreactors and Engineer Bacteria to Advance Biofuel Research

by Gary Hughes (University of Kent) Researchers from the School of Biosciences have designed and built equipment that can be used to investigate bacterial biofuel production at a fraction of the cost of commercial systems. Using this technology they also demonstrated that bacterial genetic engineering

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Archaea Energy Announces Successful Startup of Project Assai Renewable Natural Gas Facility

(Archaea Energy)  Largest RNG Facility in the World Completed Approximately Two Years after Gas Rights Execution -- Archaea Energy Inc. (“Archaea” or “the Company”) (NYSE: LFG), an industry-leading renewable natural gas (“RNG”) company, announced today the successful start-up of Project Assai,

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Hydro Production, Policies and Promise: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to IRENA’s Report

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  IRENA’s latest report considers whether and how hydrogen may disrupt future energy systems, offers insights into how countries and stakeholders can navigate and shape hydrogen markets, and outlines policy considerations to help mitigate the geopolitical

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Competitive Edge: WESAF Energy Solutions

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ... We decided to set up WESAF ENERGY as there is a glaring gap in the African energy matrix which is heavily dominated by Oil and Gas. This however has still left millions in Sub-Saharan

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Brightmark, Chevron Announce Vlot Anaerobic Digestion Project

(Brightmark)  Project to be developed in partnership with Vlot Calf Ranch in Chowchilla, CA -- Brightmark RNG Holdings LLC – a joint venture partnership between Chevron U.S.A. Inc. and Brightmark Fund Holdings LLC, a subsidiary of the global waste solutions provider

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Growth Energy Announces 2022 Policy Priorities

(Growth Energy) Today, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor outlined the top federal priorities of the U.S. biofuel industry, highlighting critical steps policymakers must take to achieve the nation’s energy and climate goals. “If we want to decarbonize the transportation sector, we

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Feedstocks and a Growing Biodiesel, Renewable Diesel Industry

by Aimie Simpson (Brownfield Ag News) U.S. farmers are ready to meet demand for feedstocks in a growing biodiesel and renewable diesel industry.   East Central Iowa farmer David Walton, a Clean Fuels Alliance America governing board member, says the industry is

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Clariant: Romania Cellulosic Ethanol Plant Mechanically Complete

(Ethanol Producer Magazine/Clariant)  After completing the construction and starting commissioning in October 2021, Bilfinger Tebodin keeps supporting Clariant on its largest project in Romania so far. Since November 2017, when the EPCM agreement has been signed, Bilfinger Tebodin was engaged in

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Lawmaker Proposes Raising EU Green Jet Fuel Target to 100% by 2050

by Sean Goulding Carroll (EURACTIV.com) A draft European Parliament report calls for greater ambition in the EU’s proposed green jet fuel law, including a higher percentage of mandatory sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for planes refuelling in the bloc. The draft, seen by

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Shell’s Massive Carbon Capture Plant Is Emitting More Than It’s Capturing

by Anya Zoledziowski (Vice World News)  A new Global Witness report found that it has the same carbon footprint per year as 1.2 million gas-powered cars.  -- A first-of-its-kind “green” Shell facility in Alberta is emitting more greenhouse gases than it’s

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Americans Should Pay More for Gas, Not Less

by Jinjoo Lee (Wall Street Journal)  There are some glaring holes in the way the U.S. regulates fuel economy and emissions. Understanding how it works (or doesn’t) is key to understanding why oil demand is likely to remain high. --

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK -- Tim Walz

(W)e’re going to be driving cars with gasoline for many years to come. -- Governor Tim Walz (D-MN)) to Brownfield Ag News  READ MORE

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Governor Walz Hopes to Sign E15 Standard into Law by End of 2022 Minnesota Legislative Session

by Mark Dorenkamp (Brownfield Ag News) ... “I’ve (Governor Tim Walz (D)) been on that bandwagon since I was in Congress in the early 2000’s. I think it’s here now, we need to create these at-home markets. We’re really working, and the

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EPA: 2 Additional SRE Petitions Filed, 69 Now Pending Public Comment DEADLINE: February 7, 2022

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) The U.S. EPA released updated small refinery exemption (SRE) data on Jan. 20, reporting that two additional SRE petitions have been filed under the Renewable Fuel Standard for compliance year 2020. A total of 69

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California's Battle to Cut Emissions with Biofuels Burns in New Truck Engines

by Laura Sanicola (Reuters)  Renewable diesel is touted as a cleaner-burning fuel, but a recent study has shown the fuel falls short on one measure of reducing pollution from new truck engines - giving pause to California regulators who support increased production. ... Renewable

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Vilsack Says the Future for Biofuels Remains Bright

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack discussed the important role biofuels and biobased manufacturing play in the rural economy and highlighted the agency’s efforts to support those industries during a Jan. 20 hearing held by the House

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French Fry Oil-Powered Fast Charger Makes It Possible For EVs to Cross Australia's Vast Emptiness

by Erin Marquis (Jalopnik) ... A retired engineer partnered with Polestar to solve the problem of getting EVs through one of the most wild, empty places in Australia using old “chip” frying oil. Jon Edwards (no, not that one) is a former

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Top EU Regulator Urges ‘Ban’ on Crypto Mining that He Claims Is Sucking up Renewable Energy

by Barbara Kollmeyer (Market Watch) The European Union urgently needs to ban a form of cryptocurrency mining that is relying heavily on renewable energy, and poses a threat to climate-change goals, a top regional regulator said Wednesday. “The solution is to ban

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Biggest Breakthrough in Plastic Recycling

by Anjana Nair (Bio Market Insights)  ... The recent research from the Aarhus University, Denmark, demonstrated for the first-time computer vision technology, which can be used to differentiate between a wide range of plastics according to their chemical composition. Applied on

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Harmful Algae Blooms: An Untapped Resource

(Bio Market Insights)  ... They source excess algal sludge from natural habitats all over the world, processing it into algae-based resin pellets trademarked under the brand name BLOOM. Manufacturers can blend BLOOM pellets with conventional petrochemical-based materials. Ryan Hunt encountered the

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Six Key Considerations for CNG and RNG Compressors

by David Waters (NGT News) Whether you are capturing biogas, moving compressed natural gas through a grid, or equipping a fuel station for natural gas vehicles, these six considerations will point you to the system, controls and service that are right

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FTI, Juhl Energy, GE Renewable Energy Install Wind Turbine at WPE Ethanol Plant

(EnTech Solutions) First in a Series of Projects to Reach Carbon Neutrality  -- Faith Technologies Incorporated (FTI), Juhl Energy, GE Renewable Energy and Western Plains Energy (WPE) have partnered to install a wind turbine to power the WPE ethanol plant in Oakley, Kansas, with on-site, clean, renewable

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Shipping’s Energy Transition – The Role of Biofuels and Carbon Offsets

by Marcus Hand (Seatrade Maritime News)  The energy transition for shipping is not just about the fuels themselves, and companies need to broaden their horizons to talk about the carbon footprint on a wider, according to Søren Høll CEO of

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RFA Says Carbon-Nevative Ethanol Achievable within Decades

by Kellan Heavican (Brownfield Ag News) The head of the Renewable Fuels Association says they’re continuing to work towards carbon neutrality by 2050.   Geoff Cooper says one plan to help create zero-carbon ethanol would be to “connect ethanol facilities together via

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USDA Launches Pilot Program to Deploy Renewable Energy Infrastructure to People in Rural Towns

(U.S. Department of Agriculture) Funding Will Help People in Particularly Underserved Rural Communities Cut Energy Costs, Increase Energy Resiliency and Address Climate Change -- U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the Department is making up to

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UD and LSU Collaborate to Advance Manufacturing Technologies that Employ Carbon Dioxide and Renewable Energy

by Karen B. Roberts (University of Delaware)  ... One hurdle that keeps promising CO2 electrolyzer technologies in academic laboratories rather than being scaled for industrial use — where they could make a dent in our carbon dioxide emission problem — is

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Centre Approves 196 Grain-Based Ethanol Projects of 859 cr Litre Capacity

by Prabhudutta Mishra (The Hindu Business Line) To achieve 25 per cent blending with petrol by 2024-25, the country needs 1,288 crore litres of ethanol -- Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh have emerged as the top three destinations for grain-based

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USD Partners Announces Five Year Ethanol Customer Renewal at its West Colton Terminal; Commencement of Renewable Diesel Operations

(USD Partners/Business Wire) USD Partners LP (NYSE:USDP) (the “Partnership”) announced it has entered into a five-year Terminal Services Agreement with a minimum monthly throughput commitment with a major ethanol producer at its West Colton, CA terminal, effective January 1, 2022.

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GAC Bunker Fuels’ Greenhouse Gas Emissions Calculations Verified by Bureau Veritas

(GAC) First GAC company to calculate and establish its emissions  -- GAC Bunker Fuels’ Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions calculations have been verified by Bureau Veritas UK Limited, the world leader in audit and certification services, crossing a new milestone in

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Swedavia Continues Work to Phase out Fossil Fuels through new HVO 100 incentive for companies operating at its airports

(Swedavia) To encourage companies and other organisations operating at Swedavia’s airports to become fossil-free and start refuelling with HVO, fossil-free diesel, on January 1 Swedavia introduced a special HVO 100 incentive at Stockholm Arlanda Airport and Göteborg Landvetter Airport. The goal

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Biofuels Market Dynamics 2022 and Beyond: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to IHS Markit’s Outlook

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Last week,we were surrounded by a Ministry of All the Talents, as you might say, experts from the holy of holies, IHS Markit, yes, Dan Yergin’s fabled firm. Want to find out what was covered

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Philips Biobased Appliances, BIOPROT Face Masks, Bio Yoga Mats and Bandages, and More: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the Week of January 20th

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest)  That mornin’ cup of joe will taste even better knowing it was brewed in a biobased coffee maker. Yep, biobased appliances are going mainstream with Philips launching an entire line of home appliances – toaster,

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Reducing Barriers to DOE Opportunities --- Jnauary 26, 2022 --- ONLINE

Are you interested in growing your small minority business with support from the Department Of Energy? In 2022, DOE will be facilitating diversified Technical Assistance & Training Webinars to support your business with: Start-up training and resources for new Minority Business

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Ross Aviation (KTRM) Offers Sustainable Aviation Fuel from Avfuel

(Professional Pilot) Ross Aviation, in partnership with fuel supplier, Avfuel Corporation, is now offering customers sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at its Palm Springs/Thermal, California, location. The announcement comes ahead of Ross Aviation welcoming traffic to Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport when the PGA

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When Energy Policy and Sustainability Clash

by Guil Signorini (Ohio's Country Journal) ... The Brazilian fuel sector is just as clean. Nearly all fuel stations sell ethanol, gasoline, and diesel. Most passenger cars and motorcycles are equipped with flex-fuel engines that can take gasoline, ethanol, or any

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Companies Worry U.S. SEC Climate Rule May Require Broad Emissions Disclosures

by Katanga Johnson (Reuters)  As the U.S. securities regulator wraps up a draft of a landmark new climate change rule, environmental campaigners and activist investors want it to require companies to disclose not only their own greenhouse gas emissions but those

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Traders Bet That Oil at $100 Is a Question of When, Not If

by Andrew Janes and Serene Cheong (Bloomberg/Yahoo!)  ... Global benchmark Brent crude has jumped 25% to around $88 a barrel since the end of November. Some in the market now think it’s now a question of when -- not if --

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E15 Gas Is Cheap. Should You Be Using This Alternative Fuel?

by Ann Thompson (WVXU) Casey's and UDF call it unleaded 88. Thorntons labels it U88. And Tom's Marathon in Harrison calls it E15. No matter what you call it, it's less expensive than traditional fuel. You may have noticed another

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Report Shows Impact of COVID-19 on Canadian Ethanol Industry

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) A report recently filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network illustrates the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Canada’s ethanol industry and provides an overview of the country’s draft Clean Fuel

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Stolen Cooking Oil Impacts Biodiesel Industry

by Caroline Foreback (PA Homepage)  There’s been a rise in restaurant cooking oil thefts in our area. A multi-million dollar industry that thieves are taking a huge chunk out of. Tuesday night Eyewitness News heard from a business owner who feels he

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Port of Columbia Approved for $15 Million Grant in Support of Strategic Biofuels Project

(Strategic Biofuels/Business Wire)  Infrastructure improvement grant from the Louisiana Port Construction and Development Priority Program will fund carbon negative site improvements --   Strategic Biofuels, the leader in developing negative carbon footprint renewable fuels plants, and the Port of Columbia in

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Brazilian Regulator's New Biodiesel Price Mechanism Raises Uncertainty among Stakeholders

by Nicolle Monteiro de Castro (S&P Global Platts)  Producers confirm not sending all required information'; South region trade at unusual premium over national average  --  Brazil's National Agency of Petroleum, Gas and Biofuel, or ANP, published on Jan. 14 the first

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MPC Capital Secures Attractive New Building Slots for 5,500 TEU Container Ships

(MPC Capital) Confirms order with attractive new building slots at Korean shipyard Hanjin for four 5,500 TEU eco-designs; First delivery already scheduled for Q2 2023; High-efficiency design ready to be converted for a carbon neutral operation based on green methanol 

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Macquarie Capital Launches Renewable Fuels Platform Aerogy; Completes Financing of First US Project

(Macquarie Capital/Business Newswire)  Macquarie Capital Launches Renewable Fuels Platform Aerogy; Completes Financing of First US Project; Aerogy will focus on developing and investing in renewable fuels, supporting energy transition; Announces financial close of Zahn Farm Project anaerobic digestion facility in

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Animal, Vegetable or Mineral (Oil)? Exploring the Potential Impacts of New Renewable Diesel Capacity on Oil and Fat Markets in the United States

by Chris Malins and Cato Sandford (International Council on Clean Transportation)  This report provides an overview of the U.S. renewable diesel market and explores the potential market and environmental impacts of increased renewable diesel capacity. The United States currently supports renewable diesel

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Learning from Washington State: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Clean Fuels Policy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Did you know that most voters strongly support Clean Fuel Standards? Check out this slide guide from ABLC from Tim Zenk, Principle at Molecule LLC on how Washington state’s LCFS is a case study for

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Casey’s Receives Biodiesel Marketing Award from Iowa’s Agriculture Secretary

(Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship/Biobased Diesel Daily) Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig announced Jan. 11 that the winners of the 2022 Renewable Fuels Marketing Awards are Danlee Corp. and Casey’s General Stores. The awards were created to

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Argus Launches Biomethane Guarantee of Origin Price Assessments

(Bioenergy Insight) Global energy and commodity intelligence company Argus has launched biomethane guarantee of origin price assessments. Biomethane can be used as an alternative or as a supplement to natural gas in industry, transport and heating. The new Argus Renewable

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Drivers and Environmental Impacts of Energy Transitions in Underserved Communities Request for Applications (RFA) DEADLINE: April 28, 2022

(U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is seeking applications proposing community-engaged research that will address the drivers and environmental impacts of energy transitions in underserved communities.

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Drivers and Environmental Impacts of Energy Transitions in Underserved Communities Request for Applications Informational Webinar --- February 10, 2022 --- ONLINE

(Environmental Protection Agency) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is seeking applications proposing community-engaged research that will address the drivers and environmental impacts of energy transitions in underserved communities. Rapid large-scale

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New Research Explores ‘Toilet-Linked’ AD Potential

(Bioenergy Insight) Research by the University of Stirling will help decision-makers understand and overcome the barriers preventing the uptake of 'toilet-linked' biogas technologies. One pioneering process enables home toilets to be connected to an anaerobic digester, which converts the waste

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UK Government Allocates £5m for Hydrogen-from-Biomass Projects

(Bioenergy Insight)  The UK Government has launched a new programme to develop hydrogen from sustainable biomass from waste. Backed with £5 million (€5.9 million) in funding, the new Hydrogen BECCS Innovation Programme will support the development of technologies to produce

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CEMEX Expands Use of Renewable Diesel at California Operations with Neste

(CEMEX) CEMEX announced today it continues to expand its use of low carbon alternative fuels at several of its California operations, utilizing renewable diesel to power trucks and machinery as part of its global Future in Action program aimed at reducing

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FPT Industrial Wins the "Researcher of the Year" Award for Its Outstanding Impact on Biodiesel Research

(CNH Industrial) In November, FPT Industrial was honored with the “Researcher of the Year” Award for its outstanding impact on biodiesel research and technical efforts in 2021 at the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) Biodiesel Technical Workshop, held in Kansas City. This prestigious

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Are Zero-Emission Vehicles the Right Goal for Delivery?

by Megan Lampinen (Automotive World) Allen Schaeffer suggests the delivery segment should be looking at the broader carbon footprint factor as opposed to strictly tailpipe emissions. ... The future is eclectic, particularly during the next two decades. This will be quite

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK -- Diesel Technology Forum

A robust renewable fuels policy that recognizes today’s value and the future potential for expanded use of renewable fuels is no less important than writing a large $7.5 billion check for investments in infrastructure to boost electric or hydrogen fuel

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Decarbonization Is a Team Sport

(Diesel Technology Forum)  A robust renewable fuels policy that recognizes today’s value and the future potential for expanded use of renewable fuels is no less important than writing a large $7.5 billion check for investments in infrastructure to boost electric

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The European Waste-based & Advanced Biofuels Supply Chain

(European Waste-based & Advanced Biofuels Association/EurActiv) EWABA represents the interests of the European waste-based and advanced biodiesel supply chain. Our 35+ members are producers of biodiesel from used cooking oil, animal fats and other advanced waste feedstocks, waste collectors and technology providers. The

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OPIS Launches Carbon Neutral Fuels Index, Core Carbon Credits and Climate Community and Biodiversity Standards Assessments for Price Transparency into Emissions Offsetting Strategies

(IHS Markit/Business Wire)  Extends the OPIS voluntary carbon pricing suite to 55 daily assessments and provides solutions to stakeholders targeting emission reductions  -- OPIS, an IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO) company, the leading benchmark provider for carbon and fuels markets data, has

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$2.5M for Food-Chain Microbiome Research Could Impact Agriculture, Biofuel Systems

by Marc Arakaki (University of Hawai'i News) World-renowned microbiome research at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa received a major boost by the National Science Foundation. The five-year, $2,499,432 grant will support new research led by School of Life Sciences Professor Anthony Amend and his team to study how microbiomes

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thyssenkrupp to Install 200 MW Green Hydrogen Facility for Shell in Port of Rotterdam

(thyssenkrupp) thyssenkrupp Uhde Chlorine Engineers has signed a supply contract with Shell for the large-scale project ‘Hydrogen Holland I’ in the port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Under the contract, thyssenkrupp Uhde Chlorine Engineers will engineer, procure and fabricate a 200 MW

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