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ACE Submits Comments to USDA on Climate-Smart Farming Practices

( American Coalition for Ethanol /Ethanol Producer Magazine) The American Coalition for Ethanol submitted feedback to the USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service request for public input on implementation of funding in the Inflation Reduction Act for key NRCS conservation programs to

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New Report: California Is Pioneering a Pathway to Significant Dairy Methane Reduction

(Clarity and Leadership for Environmental Awareness and Research at UC Davis) Analysis by UC Davis researchers shows continued implementation of California’s incentive-based dairy methane reduction efforts should, by 2030, achieve the full 40% reduction goal. The California Dairy Research Foundation (CDRF)

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New Rule Considered by California Board Would Boost Renewable Diesel

by David Murray (The Waterways Journal Weekly) If a current proposal by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for marine vessels is approved, all harbor vessels, supply boats, fishing vessels, ferries, excursion vessels, tugboats, barges and dredges in California will be

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CEMEX Invests in Clean Energy-from-Waste Technology

(CEMEX)  CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (“CEMEX”) and CEMEX Ventures (CEMEX’s corporate venture capital unit) announced today their investment in Waste to Energy Advanced Solutions (“WtEnergy”), a clean energy startup that has developed a novel process to transform solid waste into synthesis

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Synbio Powerlabs Secures € 6.6 Million Funding to Build a Revolutionary Biotechnology Plant for Precision Fermentation

(Nutrecon/NewsWires)  Synbio Powerlabs Oy ("Synbio Powerlabs" or the "Company"), a leading Biotech company catalyzing the DNA-Economy by enabling the development of disruptive biotechnologies with precision fermentation, from lab-scale experiments to large scale pilot runs, is pleased to announce it has secured

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The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to the IRA’s Impact on Low Carbon Fuels

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) As you wait for the clock countdown to 2023 this week, check out this slide guide from Mike McCurdy, Managing Director of Fuels & Power at ICF on how low carbon fuels are being driven

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BNDES Releases Funding for SAF and Green Diesel Projects through the Climate Fund

by Millena Brazil (epbr) Initiative will allow investments with interest rates of 1% per year; promotion of biofuels was articulated by the Fuel of the Future program -- The National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) made funding available for sustainable

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Air Travel to Witness Unprecedented Demand in 2023-2024: flydubai CEO Ghaith Al Ghaith

by Dhanusha Gokulan (Gulf News) ... We are also looking at using sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). However, that is a task which requires government intervention. Governments and other stakeholders need to increase the supply of SAF for airlines to use. Currently,

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French Entrepreneurs Look to Agriculture and Forestry for the Future of Aviation Fuel

by John Laurenson (MarketPlace)  Sustainable aviation fuel, or SAF, is airplane fuel made from renewable sources like reused cooking oil. Nearly half a million flights have used this fuel mixed with regular petroleum-based kerosene — almost all of them in Europe. Now, the French say they have produced

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South Dakota Suggests Delaying Summit Carbon Pipeline Hearings to September or Later

by Jeff Beach (AgWeek)  Iowa-based Summit Carbon Solutions wants to start construction in 2023 to benefit the ethanol industry, but some farmers have concerns about damage to farmland and property values. --  South Dakota regulators say they may need to push

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What's Out, What's In for 2023

by Bob Dinneen (Renewable Fuels Association) For the better part of my 35-year tenure with RFA, I have prepared a hopefully humorous list of what’s in and what’s out as the year ends and a new one begins.  Change can be

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Brazil Extends Ethanol Import Tariff Suspension

by Jesse Allen (American Ag Network) There’s good news on the export front this week for the U.S. ethanol industry. Brazil is again suspending its 20 percent ethanol import tariff–a suspension Renewable Fuels Association head Geoff Cooper says the U.S. industry

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Newsmakers: Dec. 30, 2022: Ag Groups Share Their Upcoming Farm Bill, 2023 Priorities

(Agri-Pulse Newsmakers) As 2022 comes to a close, Agri-Pulse sat down with leaders across the farm policy spectrum to better understand their priorities in the upcoming farm bill as well as their broader legislative and regulatory efforts. WATCH VIDEO Ag committees

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To Battle Climate Change, Scientists Tap into Carbon-Hungry Microorganisms for Clues

by Theresa Duque (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) New technique could fast-track future carbon-free solar fuels -- Berkeley Lab scientists have developed a nature-inspired technique for converting carbon dioxide into solar fuels. Scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have demonstrated

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Chevron, ONE Wrap up Biofuel Bunkering on 4,800 TEU Containership

by Fatima Bahtić (Offshore Energy) Oil major Chevron has teamed up with Singapore-based shipping giant Ocean Network Express (ONE) to complete inaugural biofuel bunkering on a 4,800 TEU containership. As informed, the bunkering operation was witnessed by Singapore Trade Data Exchange (SGTraDex),

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Sistema.bio Launches Its Carbon Program in Uganda

(Sistema.bio)  Sistema.bio, Africa’s leading biodigester manufacturing company  today has launched its biggest biodigester carbon program in Uganda in partnership with Native, a Public Benefit Corporation. The program, otherwise referred to as the Uganda Dairy Biogas Program, is set to benefit  small and medium dairy

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Innovative Biogas Technology from Sistema.bio gets MNRE Govt of India Approval

(Sistema.bio/The Week Magazine)  - Sistema.bio's flexi biogas technology, ranging from 1 to 25 cubic meter per day, is certified under the National Biogas Programme.  -  The MNRE approval for Sistema.bio biogas plants will contribute to impact millions of dairy farmers

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The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Balancing Feedstock System Performance and Quality

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) According to the experts at the Idaho National Laboratory, The feedstock challenge lies in the inherent variability of biomass feedstock affects the ability to optimize processing and conversion processes, ultimately decreasing plant economics. So, the

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Alternative Energy: IOC to Set up New Company for Green Business

by Kalpana Pathak (The Economic Times)  Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL), India's largest oil marketing company, is planning to set up a new company to house its alternative energy businesses, according to sources aware of the development. IOCL is already present and

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Centre Holds Review Meeting on 12% Ethanol Blending with Petrol for 2022-23

(Business World) GOI has initiated the Ethanol Blended Petrol ( EBP) programme to mix biofuel with Petrol to cut down the consumer fossil fuel -- The Central government of India is aiming to achieve 12 per cent ethanol blending with Petrol

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Indian Airlines Could Start with 1% Blending of SAF with Regular Fuel

by Gaurav Joshi (Simple Flying) Ethanol-derived fuel is being considered by India's policymakers.  -- The Indian aviation sector could slowly start its SAF journey by mandating just 1% blending of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) with traditional turbine fuel for airlines. Talks

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NTPC Inks MoU with Tecnimont to Explore Production of Green Methanol

(Express Mobility) For the automotive industry, Methanol can be blended with gasoline in low-quantities and used in existing road vehicles, or it can be used in high-proportion blends such as M85 in flex-fuel vehicles or M100 in dedicated methanol-fuelled vehicles

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Exclusive: India Plans $2 Billion Incentive for Green Hydrogen Industry

by Sarita Chaganti Singh (Reuters) India is planning a $2 billion incentive programme for the green hydrogen industry, three sources told Reuters, in a bid to cut emissions and become a major export player in the field. The 180-billion-rupee ($2.2 billion) incentive

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EU Strikes Deal on World-First Carbon Border Tariff

by Kate Abnett (Reuters) After all-night negotiations, the European Union struck a political deal on Tuesday (December 13, 2922) to impose a carbon dioxide emissions tariff on imports of polluting goods such as steel and cement, a world-first scheme aiming to

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Virginia Wastewater Project Would Be First to Serve Customers Local Biogas

by Elizabeth McGowan (Enegy News Network) Roanoke Gas Company is seeking to partner with a western Virginia wastewater plant to capture, treat, and deliver biogas to local customers. Environmental groups have objections to how the deal is structured, though. -- It’s

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The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Honeywell UOP

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Honeywell UOP creates new technologies that convert oil and natural gas into transportation fuels, energy and petrochemicals. UOP has a century-long record leading technology development for the oil and gas industry UOP TECHNOLOGY MAKES MORE

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Hydrogen Demo Flights Now Set to Start in the New Year

by Charles Alcock (AIN Online) The first flights of a pair of hydrogen-powered technology demonstrators are now set to happen early in 2023. As 2022 drew to a close rivals ZeroAvia and Universal Hydrogen were making final preparations to begin their

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Production of Biodiesel and Water Conservation through Conversion of Free Fatty Acids from a Domestic Wastewater Drain

by Ehsan Mustafa Hashmi, et al. (Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects) Wastewater discharge from restaurants, hotels, household kitchens, confectionaries, meat, fruits, and vegetable processing units contain free fatty acids (FFAs) from fats, oils, and greases (FOG).

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The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Ginkgo Bioworks’ Impact on the Bioeconomy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Ginkgo Bioworks—a synthetic biology company—is the leading horizontal platform for cell programming. The mission is to make biology easier to engineer. Customers across industries leverage Ginkgo’s platform to solve some of the world’s most challenging

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The Pursuit of Green Hydrogen Liquefaction: Raven, Chart, GenH2 in the Hunt for Solutions Large and Small

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) From the wilds of western Wyoming comes the welcome news for the hydrogen fanbase that Raven SR and Chart Industries inked a global collab for the liquefaction, storage, and transportation of hydrogen as well as pure

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Big Oil Talks ‘Transition’ but Perpetuates Petroleum, House Documents Say

by Steven Mufson and Timothy Puko (Washington Post) ... For more than a year, the committee (House Oversight Committee) has been investigating a handful of major oil companies, along with two of the biggest trade groups in Washington, the American Petroleum

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New Notice of Intent for Improving Bioenergy Feedstocks and Optimizing Production of Biofuels and Biochemicals

(U.S. Department of Energy) The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) announced its intent to issue two funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) in early 2023.  These potential FOAs, “Reducing Agricultural Carbon Intensity and Protecting Algal Crops (RACIPAC)” and the “2023

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Report Shows Sharp Increase in European Biomethane Production in 2021

(European Biogas Association/AltFuels) The demand for biomethane for all final uses is strong: last year, the growth of the sector was unprecedented, with a 20% increase in biomethane production and a total of 3.5 bcm produced in 2021, according to a

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Airlines Unite with Tech Sector and Academia to Tackle Climate Challenge of Aviation Contrails

(Rocky Mountain Institute) The Contrail Impact Task Force is the first cross-sector forum to address the potential climate impact of contrails, the cirrus clouds that trail some aircraft.  -- Five major airlines today announced that they have joined forces with academic,

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The Alliance for Zero-Emission Aviation

(European Commission) The Alliance for Zero-Emission Aviation, a public-private initiative led by the European Commission, has held its First General Assembly, with 90 organisations from the aeronautics industry taking part. The objective of the Alliance is to prepare the market

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British Airways Offers Customers the Option of Carbon Removals to Address Their Travel Footprint

by Christopher Surgenor (GreenAir Online)  Following the recent launch of British Airways’ CO2llaborate online platform that enables customers to address the carbon footprint of their flights through the purchase of carbon offsets and/or sustainable aviation fuel, a new third option

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European Parliament and Council Reach Compromise Agreement on Changes to the Aviation EU ETS

by Christopher Surgenor  (GreenAir Online) The EU’s Council and Parliament have reached a provisional agreement on revisions to the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) rules applying to the aviation sector. A proposal by the Parliament, and backed by environmental groups and major

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Policy Signals Needed from Central Government to Support SAF Production and Use in China, Finds Report

by Tony Harrington (GreenAir Online) A new report produced by a Chinese independent energy think tank has highlighted the lack of government support as a major barrier to the production and use of sustainable aviation fuel in China, the world’s second

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North Africa & Europe Energy & Hydrogen Exhibition and Conference NAEPEC 2023 --- March 13-16, 2023 --- Barcelona, Spain

North Africa & Europe Energy & Hydrogen Exhibition and conference NAEPEC 2023 provides a world-class platform for energy professionals to meet, network, do business and share the ideas on the future development and cooperation between Europe and North Africa. The NAEPEC platform will

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Repsol and the EIB Sign a EUR 120m Loan Agreement to Finance the First Advanced Biofuels Plant in Spain

(Repsol) - EIB supports the construction of an innovative advanced biofuels plant in Cartagena, Spain, therefore supporting Repsol’s decarbonisation strategy.  - The project, which is fully aligned with the European Green Deal, REPowerEU and the Fit for 55 package, contributes to

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In a First in Arab World, Mwasalat Launches Green Bus Powered by Biofuel

(TAS News Service/The Arabian Stories) The fuel was made from date kernel oil by a research team at Sultan Qaboos University. -- Oman’s National Transport Company — Mwasalat launched Green Bus powered by biofuel, considered to be the first in the

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USDA Invests $9.5M to Develop New Bioproducts from Agricultural Commodities

(U.S. Department of Agriculture)  The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced an investment of $9.5 million to support the scale-up of sustainable bioproduct manufacturing in the United States. Three successful projects are funded through USDA’s National Institute of Food and

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK -- Iberdrola

The use of hydrogen should focus on applications where there are no other alternatives. That is, for the replacement of grey hydrogen (produced from fossil fuels) with green hydrogen (produced by renewables) in sectors where it is currently used, such

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We Will Invest More than € 1.1 Billion to Build a Green Hydrogen Plant in Australia

(Iberdrola) -The plant, which will be one of the largest in the world, will produce 300,000 tonnes of green methanol for use as marine fuel.  -For the development of the project, which is supported by the Australian government, the company

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The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to the State of Renewable Diesel

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) These slides were presented by Digest editor Jim Lane for the December 22 episode of ABLC CONNECT, and focused on the Drivers, Margins, Project List. Value Stack, Mandates, Policies, Tax Credits, Supply Crunch, and Hot

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Special Program on DD India - India's Biofuel Economy

(Praj) We are delighted to draw your attention to a special documentary on 'India's Biofuel Economy' that was telecasted on Prasar Bharati's National TV Network namely, DD News (Hindi) and DD India (English), on Saturday, 24th December 2022. The exclusive feature

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In the Storehouse of His Bounty: Is There Enough Feedstock for our Bioeconomy Goals?

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ... In the Digest this week we reported that  CHS says 9 million more acres of soybeans are needed to supply the soybean and renewable diesel plants under construction. CHS says it would force farmers to move

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Congressional Climate Camp --- Various dates January-March 2023 --- ONLINE

Ready to make a difference in climate policy? Join us for our start-of-the-new-Congress briefing series, Climate Camp. We will go over the basics of the legislative process, highlighting key areas and opportunities for climate mitigation and adaptation policy. Join us

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2023 Farm Bill Climate Side-by-Sides/2023 Farm Bill Hearing Trackers

(Environmental and Energy Study Institute)  Roughly every five years, Congress passes a Farm Bill, covering a wide range of issues from conservation to rural development to food and nutrition. Congress is working to reauthorize the Farm Bill as the 2018 Farm

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Viewpoint: US Biofuels Bunker Demand Seen Muted

by Stefka Wechsler (Argus Media)  Biofuels used for bunkering could see an uptick in use in New York and California in 2023, driven by smaller, harbor vessel demand, but demand from larger, ocean-going vessels will likely remain muted from a lack

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Al Shawamikh Receives First Batch of Bio-diesel from Wakud Refinery

(Times of Oman) Al Shawamikh Oil Services received the first quantity of environmentally friendly bio-fuel (bio-diesel) from ‘Wakud International’, the first biofuel production plant in the Sultanate of Oman, located in Khazaen Economic City in the Wilayat of Barka. The biodiesel will

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Sardinia Academy of Waste Management Training Webinars

The SARDINIA ACADEMY OF WASTE MANAGEMENT is an annual online training programme promoted by IWWG - International Waste Working Group. The 1st edition has been held in 2021, from February to July, with a rich programme that included 25 webinars. On-demand recordings are still available to purchase by filling in the ONLINE FORM. The

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Sardinia 2023 --- October 9-13, 2023 --- Cagliari, Italy (includes VIDEO of presentations)

Following the success of the previous edition, which saw the enthusiastic participation of 354 delegates from 46 countries, we are pleased to announce SARDINIA 2023 – 19th International Symposium on Waste Management and Sustainable Landfilling to be held in person from 9th

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Phillips 66 to Boost Spending on Chemicals, Renewable Fuels

by Gary McWilliams and Mrinalika Roy (Reuters) U.S. oil refiner Phillips 66 (PSX.N) on Friday (December 9, 2022) said it will raise spending on new projects next year by about 6%, putting more into renewable fuels and pipeline businesses. Total capital spending next

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Bertschi Group Switches All On-Site Terminal Machines to Renewable Diesel and Expands to 22,000m2 of Multimodal Transport and Storage Facilities at Valuepark Terneuzen

(Biofuels Central/Bertschi Group) ... In addition to this, all the on-site terminal machines at Bertschi Terneuzen are fueled by the renewable diesel alternative Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil (HVO) or Biodiesel. Bertschi’s switch to biofuels for these machines saves 90% of emissions per

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USDA Announces REAP Awards, Opens New Funding Round

by Erin Voegle (Biodiesel Magazine) The USDA on Dec. 15 awarded $285 million to 844 projects under the Rural Energy for America Program. The agency also announced it is offering an additional $300 million in REAP funding, including $250 million allocated

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5 Things Silicon Valley Gets Wrong about Agriculture

by Michael Gilbert (Entrepreneur) Fail fast, fail often doesn't work for farmers. Here are five agricultural realities funders and innovators need to understand. -- "Betting the farm" isn't just a saying. It's something farmers do every year. When a farmer invests

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German Pipeline Firms Say They Will 'Make Hydrogen Happen' in 2025

by Vera Eckert (Reuters) Germany's Gascade, Ontras and terranets have agreed to convert high-pressure gas pipelines to transport low-carbon hydrogen from the Baltic Sea all the way the south of the country by 2025, the companies said on Thursday. The three pipeline

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First West of England Announces New Service Route with Biomethane Buses in Bristol

(First West of England/West of England Combined Authority/AltFuels) The new m4 metrobus service route between Cribbs Causeway and Bristol will run from 22nd January 2023. First West of England – who is operating the new service – announced details of the m4

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Estonia: Buses in Tallinn Are Fueled by Bio-CNG to Achieve a More Sustainable Transport

(Bright/AltFuels) City buses in Estonia’s capital city are running on bio-CNG fueled by Bright’s biogas upgrading technology and commissioned by energy company Bioforce OU. The biomethane production facility in Aravete has been operational since March this year, while a new production

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Bogotá Announces Pilot Labeling Plan to Classify Vehicles According to Their Emissions

(Bogotá Environment Secretariat/AltFuels)  The Bogotá Environment Secretariat announced a draft resolution called Environmental Vehicle Labeling (EVA) to classify the type of vehicles according to the way in which they pollute or emit particulate matter. Initially, it will be a two-year pilot

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Shell Joins German Carrier to Speed up Transition to Carbon-Neutral Logistics Fleet

(Rhenus Group/Alt Fuels) The Rhenus Group and Shell will be sharing ideas more closely in future in order to forge ahead with decarbonizing goods traffic on the roads. Both companies are working on a joint strategy in order to significantly reduce

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FY 2023 Omnibus Appropriations Bill Includes $68M for Cutting Aircraft Emissions

by Alasdair Whyte (SAF Investor) The FAA is set to get $68m from the 2023 Omnibus Appropriations towards reduced carbon emissions. In total the agency will receive $19bn. Some $255m of this will be spent on research and development. “We commend House

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Private Jet Charter Broker Victor Scraps Carbon Offsetting to Focus on SAF

by Alasdair Whyte (SAF Investor) Victor, the business jet charter broker, is stopping carbon off-setting to focus on using Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). The company was a business aviation pioneer when it introduced off-setting in 2018. In 2019 it introduced 200% off-setting

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IPCEI Grant Awarded to Neste Boosts Porvoo Refinery’s Green Hydrogen Projects

(Neste)  In December 2022, Business Finland awarded Neste with a public funding of EUR 27.7 million for green hydrogen projects at Neste’s refinery in Porvoo, Finland, aiming to develop solutions for renewable hydrogen production.  In July 2022, Neste became the first Finnish

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Cover Crop or Cash Crop?

by James Hoorman (Hoorman Soil Health Services/Ohio Country Journal)  Cover crops protect the soil, build organic matter, and promote healthy soils.  Some cover crops are used as forages (sorghum, triticale, and clovers) while others are used for grain (barley, milo,

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Annual RFA Survey: Virtually All Automakers Endorse E15

(Renewable Fuels Association)  The Renewable Fuels Association’s annual review of vehicle owner’s manuals and warranty statements indicates that E15 is explicitly approved by the manufacturer for use in the vast majority of model year 2023 cars and light trucks. Notably, for

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RFA Thanks Missouri Gov. Parson for Acting to Secure Year-Round E15

(Renewable Fuels Association) The Renewable Fuels Association today applauded Missouri Gov. Mike Parson for notifying the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that he is taking action to allow the year-round sale of lower-carbon, lower-cost E15 in the Show-Me State. Missouri is the tenth state

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Nippon Cargo Airlines to Use Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel for Their Cargo Flights Reducing the Emissions of Cargo Transport

(Neste)  Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA), the only international cargo airline based in Japan, has for the first time used Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel™ for several cargo flights in November and December this year. The sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) is supplied by Neste

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Ørsted Assumes Full Ownership and Takes Final Investment Decision on FlagshipONE, the Largest Green E-Methanol Project in Europe

(Ørsted) Ørsted’s Board of Directors has taken final investment decision (FID) on the 50,000 tonnes/year FlagshipONE e-methanol project. FlagshipONE will be Ørsted’s first commercial-scale Power-to-X facility and is an important steppingstone towards Ørsted’s ambition of taking a leading position in renewable

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New Study Confirms: Bioenergy from Forest Residues Has Significant Positive Impact on Climate Change Mitigation

(Bioenergy Europe) The preliminary results of a recent study show that the utilisation of forest residues for bioenergy will have a positive climate effect until 2050.  The report takes into account the fact that these residues would otherwise be left

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Osaka Gas USA, Tallgrass & Green Plains Partner to Advance Japan’s Climate Objectives

(Green Plains/Business Wire) Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE), Tallgrass and Osaka Gas USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Japan-based Osaka Gas, today announced the commencement of a joint feasibility study to evaluate the production of up to 200,000 tons per year of synthetic

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The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to SHV Energy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) SHV Energy is a leading global distributor of off-grid energy, such as LPG, LNG, hydrogen, bioLPG and rDME. We serve 30 million business and residential customers in 24 countries across 4 continents. Our ambition is

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A Visit from St. Nicholas: The UK Grants $99M to Five Commercial-Scale SAF Projects, Just in Time for Christmas

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) ... The UK took a giant leap towards net zero carbon emissions and helping its sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) industry to take flight as government awarded 5 projects a share of the $198M Advanced Fuels Fund.

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Biden's Dilemma: How Do You Define 'Green' Hydrogen?

by David Iaconangelo (Politico Pro) The Treasury Department is expected to release a framework that could determine whether renewable hydrogen is a successful climate tool or a high-emitting fuel. --  The Treasury Department is weighing new requirements for “green” hydrogen producers,

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Europe’s Commitment to the Biogas and Biomethane Value Chain

by Angela Sainz (Innovation News) Biogas and biomethane industries are providing today the cheapest and most scalable renewable gas made in Europe. -- The biogas and biomethane industries are ready and fully committed to scale up the sector and produce at least

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Producing Fertilizer without Carbon Emissions

by Fabio Bergamin (ETH Zurich/Science Daily) Researchers have shown how nitrogen fertilizer could be produced more sustainably. This is necessary not only to protect the climate, but also to reduce dependence on imported natural gas and to increase food security. --  Intensive

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For Cleaner Air Now, Illinois Should Use More Biodiesel

by Pete Probst (Chicago Sun Times) I am writing in response to the recent article “Docs to Pritzker: Truck diesel pollution is killing Illinoisans” to let readers know of an immediate way to reduce harmful emissions from diesel trucks. The complete

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USGC: Staff Joins Energy Week Panel, Highlights Ethanol Benefits

(U.S. Grains Council/Ethanol Producer Magazine) In Panama City, Panama, U.S. Grains Council staff in Latin America and the Caribbean (LTA) participated in the VII Energy Week organized by the Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE), the Energy Secretariat of Panama and the

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Views Sought on Updated List of Sustainable Biofuel Feedstocks DEADLINE January 2, 2023

(Biofuels International) The European Commission has asked to hear views on the long-awaited update of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED) Annex IX. This draft act is open for feedback for four weeks until January 2. This feedback will then be taken into account

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DEUTZ Approves Engines for HVO Biofuel

(DEUTZ) Engines that meet EU V emissions standard certified for HVO (hydrotreated vegetable oil); Innovative biofuel reduces carbon emissions by up to 95 percent; Approval of biofuel gives DEUTZ customers another route to climate neutrality With immediate effect, DEUTZ is approving

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Wisconsin Clean Cities Honors Top Sustainable Fleets

(Wisconsin Clean Cities) Awards presented at Transportation Conference & Annual Meeting -- ... “It's rewarding to see Wisconsin Clean Cities members demonstrate their commitment to sustainability through the use of clean transportation fuels, advanced vehicle technologies and energy-saving strategies." Wisconsin Clean

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Driving Change: Transport Decarbonization — 2022 in Review

by Vartan Badalian (Green Biz) ... 2022 was an incredible year for the transport industry, but it wasn’t without a few twists and turns. We covered them for you right here in Transport Weekly, so let’s take a look back at

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Position Paper – The Role of Biogas and Biomethane in Pathways to Net Zero

(IEA Bioenergy) Biogas is produced as the main product of anaerobic digestion (AD) of wet biomass. Biogas can be used locally for heat purposes or for power and heat production (CHP); as an alternative, biogas can be upgraded to bio-methane to replace

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Raytheon Technologies Completes Hybrid-electric Flight

by MiaYao (Global Sky Media) Raytheon Technologies has successfully flown a hybrid-electric flight demonstrator at its Pratt & Whitney innovation facility in Longueuil, Quebec. The initial run of the propulsion system marks the US aircraft manufacturer’s progress for future flight testing plans

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Emerson’s New Pressure-Reducing Regulator Improves Hydrogen Fuel Cell System Performance in Commercial Vehicles

(Emerson) The TESCOM HV-3500 Onboard Regulator provides consistent pressure and continuous hydrogen supply, maximizing fuel efficiency -- Emerson has launched a pressure-reducing regulator specially designed for use onboard commercial hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. The dual stage and patented active seal

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Nestlé Invests in Logistics Innovations to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions for Its International Water Brands

(Nestlé) ... Nestlé is investing over CHF 100 million by 2030 in low-carbon logistics for its three international water brands - S. Pellegrino, Acqua Panna and Perrier. This investment will focus on optimizing logistics routes and accelerating train transport, increasing the use of alternative fuels and

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International Study Develops Ground-Breaking Method of Making Biodiesel from Dirty Old Cooking Oil

(University of Plymouth) A scientist from the University of Plymouth has played a key role in new research which has developed a powerful, low-cost method for recycling used cooking oil and agricultural waste into biodiesel, and turning food scraps and

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Government Slashes Goods and Services Tax Rate on Ethanol

(Chemical Industry Digest) The government has slashed the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rate on ethanol meant for blending under the Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) programme to five percent from eighteen percent. Under the government’s Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) Programme, Oil

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Cepsa to Produce Green Hydrogen with Recycled Wastewater

(Cepsa) Driving the circular economy: The company has reached an agreement with the public company Aguas y Servicios del Campo de Gibraltar (Arcgisa) to use recycled water from the region’s future wastewater treatment plant in its industrial facilities Cepsa

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Purdue University Study Shows Soybean Oil for Biofuels Has Limited Impact on Overall Food Prices

(Soy Hopper/United Soybean Board) While greater biofuel demand contributes to rising price of soy oil-based foods, increased availability of soy meal drives down cost of animal proteins, offsetting Consumer Price Index. -- Whether buying Christmas presents, purchasing a new car or

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The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to GreenStarBCS

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Green Star BCS provides clients with the technical, market, and economic expertise to thrive as they shift toward a more sustainable economy. We collaborate with clients across the energy and renewable power sectors, providing pragmatic,

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IATA, OLADE Sign Agreement to Promote SAF in Latin America

by Juan Pedro Tomas (Biofuels Digest) In Panama, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in order to establish actions and mechanisms of joint cooperation for the exchange

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ANA and JOIN Signed a Memorandum of Understanding to Strengthen Cooperation on SAF

(All Nippon Airways) Supporting Decarbonization in Aviation Business -- On December 19, ANA and JOIN signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to cooperate on SAF-related projects. -- Based on this MOU, ANA will support JOIN's overseas participation in SAF-related projects

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Goals Are Set, but Can the Aviation Industry Reach Net-Zero Emissions by 2050? New Bain & Company Research Sheds Light on Key Challenges

(Bain & Company) Aviation industry is united in quest to reduce emissions, but more realistic targets and timelines are needed -- There is clear consensus that reducing emissions is critical, and the aviation industry pledged to significantly invest in the effort

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Cargo-Partner Completes Ljubljana Expansion and SAF Flight

(AirCargo News) Logistics firm cargo-partner has officially opened its expanded logistics facility close to Slovenia’s Ljubljana Airport and announced a Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) project.  ... SAF investment Meanwhile, in early December, cargo-partner and Lufthansa handled their first SAF shipment directly from Vienna Airport. The

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Idemitsu Sees Cleaner Fuels Making Profit Contribution by 2030

by Yuka Obayashi and Miho Uranaka (Reuters) Idemitsu Kosan Co Ltd (5019.T), Japan's No. 2 oil refiner, expects cleaner fuels such as ammonia, green pellets and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to contribute to its profits by 2030, its president said. Like global energy

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Hill Aircraft to Be First Georgia FBO to Offer SAF

by Curt Epstein (AIN Online) Hill Aircraft—an FBO at Fulton County Executive Airport (KFTY) near Atlanta—announced it will receive a load of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), marking it as the first retail location in Georgia to offer the renewable fuel. (Gulfstream Aerospace

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European Commission Predicts Growing Demand for Renewable Ethanol

(ePURE) Demand for renewable ethanol in the EU will increase by 13% from now until 2030, according to a new report from the European Commission. The EU Agricultural Outlook for Markets, Income and Environment 2022-2032, published by the Commission’s DG for Agriculture and

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Local View: Ethanol around the World

by Jan Tenbensel (Lincoln Journal Star)  Reduced air pollution and energy security are crucial issues in Japan, which  recently committed to achieving carbon neutrality, including through increased use of bioethanol. I was honored to represent the Nebraska Ethanol Board on a

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Oregon, Washington Join California in Banning Gas-Powered New Vehicles Starting in 2035

by David Steves (OPB) New cars sold in Oregon and Washington will have to be emissions-free starting in 2035. The rules adopted Monday by both states will mean an end to the sale of new gas- and diesel-powered trucks, passenger cars

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How the $1.7T Omnibus Affects Energy, from CCS to Hydrogen

by Carlos Anchondo, Miranda Willson, David Iaconangelo, Niina H. Farah (E&E News) ... The omnibus bill — which would fund the government at $1.7 trillion for fiscal 2023 — would provide $46.5 billion to DOE to “fund programs in its primary

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Biodiesel Magazine's Podcast: Accelerating Clean Energy Transitions with Mobile Fueling

(Biodiesel Magazine) This week's Biodiesel Magazine podcast features Frank Mycroft, Founder and CEO of Booster interviewed by Anna Simet, editor of Biodiesel Magazine LISTEN

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New Radical SR3 XXR Offers More Power and Precision

(Radical Motorsport/Racer Magazine) ... With the ability to run on biofuel from day one, the use of the Generation 5 engine also makes the SR3 XXR the first Radical that can run on biofuel. ... "... We looked at customer feedback as

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Naturally Derived Materials Fit for 3D Printing

by Stephanie Seay (Oak Ridge National Laboratory) Researchers found that moderate levels of ash — sometimes found as spheres in biomass — do not significantly affect the mechanical properties of biocomposites made up of corn stover, switchgrass and PLA thermoplastic.

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2023-2025 ACORE Accelerate Membership Program Call for Nominations DEADLINE January 18, 2023

(American Council on Renewable Energy) Nominations for the ACORE Accelerate 2023-2025 cohort are now open! The ACORE Accelerate Membership program is blazing a trail for more women and BIPOC-owned companies to enter the renewable energy space. ... ACORE is committed to social

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Apply to the Energy Execs Program --- June 21–23, July 19–21, Aug. 23–25, and Sept. 20–22 --- Golden, CO DEADLINE January 13, 2023

(National Renewable Energy Laboratory)  NREL's Executive Energy Leadership Academy, or Energy Execs, provides industry and community leaders an opportunity to learn about advanced energy technologies to guide their organizations in energy-related decisions and planning. What You'll Learn The program provides an in-depth

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces $750 Million To Accelerate Clean Hydrogen Technologies

(U.S. Department of Energy)  Funding Will Advance Electrolysis Technology, Drive Down Clean Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Costs, Provide Long-term Support for Hydrogen Hubs and Other Industry Deployments -- The Biden-Harris Administration, through the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), today announced its

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UK Offers Funding for Hydrogen from BECCS Projects

by Erin Voegele (Biomass Magazine)  The U.K. government on Dec. 13 announced £25 million in funding to support technologies that can produce hydrogen from sustainable biomass and waste while removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. The funding is being offered as

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Unpacking EPA’s e-RIN Proposal Public Comment DEADLINE February 10, 2023

(BioCycle Magazine) On December 1, the U.S. EPA released a proposed rulemaking under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program, which includes a long-awaited regulatory framework to generate credits (“eRINs”) from biogas projects, including anaerobic digestion (AD) facilities, that produce renewable

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Biofuel Processor Closes Loop With Composting

by Nora Goldstein (BioCycle Magazine) Acquisition of a composting facility to handle solids from used oil processing has led to a full-service organics recycling enterprise. -- Joe Renwick got his feet wet in the biofuel business when he bought 55-gallon drums

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Request for Information; Identifying Ambiguities, Gaps, Inefficiencies, and Uncertainties in the Coordinated Framework for the Regulation of Biotechnology DEADLINE February 3, 2023

(Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)/Federal Register) The National Biotech and Biomanufacturing Initiative (NBBI) identified biotechnology regulation clarity and efficiency as a priority of the Administration. Thus, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)—on behalf of the

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Request for Information; National Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing Initiative DEADLINE January 20, 2023

(Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)/Federal Register) Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing Initiative (NBBI) to advance biotechnology and biomanufacturing towards innovative solutions in health, climate change, energy, food security, agriculture, and supply chain resilience, and to advance national and economic security. Biotechnology

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The Chopped Liver of Climate Policy Is Making a Comeback: Carbon Market Madness

by Debra Kahn (Politico's The Long Game)  Don't look now, but the country's first- and third-largest economies are both pursuing carbon prices on industrial emissions. New York regulators on Monday approved their first-ever "scoping plan," or roadmap for how they're going

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The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Global Clean Energy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Global Clean Energy is a vertically integrated renewable fuels innovator producing ultra-low carbon renewable fuels from patented nonfood camelina varieties. Our farm-to-fuel business model is designed to allow greater efficiencies, lowering our finished fuels’ carbon

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Repsol Honda Trial Team Perform First Test with Renewable Fuel

(Repsol Honda Team) Toni Bou and Gabriel Marcelli train with competition biofuel designed and produced at Repsol Technology Lab.  --  The Repsol Honda trial team have carried out a first test with renewable fuel. Toni Bou and Gabriel Marcelli work with

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Bio-LNG Can Support Europe’s Journey towards Sustainable Mobility by 2050

(European Biogas Association) Biomethane as a transport fuel provides a sustainable and readily available alternative for conventional transport fuels. A recent paper shows that by 2050 liquified biomethane (bio-LNG) can reduce GHG emissions in the transport sector by 95% to 174%.This scenario

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SUEZ and Waga Energy Commission Fifth Biogas Unit

(Bioenergy Insight) SUEZ and Waga Energy have commissioned a new Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) production unit at the Madaillan landfill in Milhac-d’Auberoche (southwestern France) - the fifth RNG production unit to be commissioned jointly by SUEZ and Waga Energy. Recovering RNG

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Chinese Researchers Slash Amoeba Challenges in Using Key Aquaculture Species for Biofuel

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest) In China, Phaeodactylum tricornutum is a commercially important species that is widely used in aquaculture. It also has the potential to be used as biofuel. However, contamination of algivorous microzooplankton has been one of the main constraints in

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Fulcrum Saves Christmas: MSW-to-Fuels Production Begins at Sierra Biofuels

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) From Nevada comes the long-awaited news that Fulcrum BioEnergy has successfully produced a low-carbon synthetic crude oil using landfill waste as a feedstock at its commercial-scale Sierra BioFuels Plant. Sierra is the first and at present the largest landfill

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Porsche Begins Production of ‘E-Fuel’ that Could Provide Gas Alternative Amid EV Push

by Michael Wayland (CNBC) -Porsche said Tuesday that a pilot plant in Chile started production of the alternative fuel, as it aims to produce millions of gallons by mid-decade. -Officials say e-fuels can act like gasoline, allowing vehicle owners a

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RFA Endorses Stronger LCFS, Complementary Actions in California

(Renewable Fuels Association) In comments submitted today (December 20, 2022) to the California Air Resources Board, the Renewable Fuels Association stressed its ongoing support for the state’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard and provided recommendations to strengthen and expand the landmark program beyond

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EPA Responds to GAO Report on RIN Prices, Small Refineries

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) The U.S. EPA on Dec. 20 released a final analysis on the price of renewable identification numbers (RINs) and small refineries in response to a recommendation included in a recent U.S. Government Accountability Office report.

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Truterra and Soil and Water Conservation Society-led Research Demonstrates Value of Cover Crops for the Environment

(Truterra/AgNewsWire) On-farm trials in Iowa, Kansas, and Nebraska[1] were net-carbon negative[2], cut erosion in half --  Truterra, LLC, the sustainability business of Land O’Lakes, Inc., and the Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) announced preliminary findings from the first of a

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Final EPA Standards for Heavy-Duty Vehicles to Slash Dangerous Pollution and Take Key Step Toward Accelerating Zero-Emissions Future

(U.S. Environmental Protection Agency) Beginning in Model Year 2027, EPA’s Clean Trucks Plan will safeguard clean air for millions in communities overburdened by dangerous pollution  -- Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized the strongest-ever national clean air standards to

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CropEnergies Diversifies Operations, Continues Production in UK

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) U.K. ethanol producer CropEnergies in early December announced that it will continue operations at its Ensus production plant in Wilton, U.K. The company also announced plans to build a renewable ethyl acetate plant in Germany. CropEnergies in

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Growth Energy Flags Twisted Facts from Reuters, Again

(Growth Energy)  Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor released the following statement in response to a highly misleading article from Reuters about ethanol’s climate benefits. The latest story recycles the same “flawed interpretation of data” the outlet admitted to publishing this September

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EPA: 1 New SRE Petition Filed, 10 SRE Petitions Now Pending

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) The U.S. EPA released updated small refinery exemption (SRE) data on Dec. 15, reporting that one new SRE petition was filed under the Renewable Fuel Standard in the past month. A total of 10 SRE

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Treasury, IRS Issue Guidance on New Sustainable Aviation Fuel Credit

(U.S. Internal Revenue Service) The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service today issued a notice regarding the Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) credit. This is a new credit created by the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. It applies to a qualified fuel

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Metro Shipping Ltd Joins AFKLMP Cargo’s SAF Programme

(Air France KLM Martinair Cargo) Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) is very proud to announce that Metro Shipping Ltd has joined its Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) programme. Birmingham-headquartered Metro Shipping is the first of our customers in the United

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Belgian Data-Center Specialist Relies on 100% Renewable Diesel for Emergency-Power Generators

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily) Neste Corp. announced Dec. 19 that it is supplying data-center specialist LCL with renewable diesel for its emergency-power generators. With this, LCL becomes the first in its sector in Belgium to start using Neste MY Renewable

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UL Safety Standard for Liquid-Fuel Burners Amended to Include Biodiesel Blends up to B100

(National Oilheat Research Alliance/Biobased Diesel Daily) An update to the standard UL 296 was recently published by Underwriters Laboratories, which expands its scope to include liquid-fuel-fired burners intended for use with biodiesel blends of 20 percent to 100 percent (B20-B100) with

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Department of Energy Releases 2023 Technology Commercialization Fund Solicitation on Carbon Dioxide Removal Measurement, Reporting, and Verification

(U.S. Department of Energy)  The Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Technology Transitions (OTT), in partnership with the Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management (FECM), announced a lab call to accelerate commercialization of carbon dioxide removal (CDR) technologies, including direct air capture,

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK -- Cathy Choi

“We need to be technology neutral, yet performance based. ... We need technology-neutral incentives as well.” -- Cathy Choi, Cummins’ executive director  READ MORE

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Experts Say There’s a Future for ICE Vehicles, Fuels in a Reduced-Carbon World

(Diesel Technology Forum/Biobased Diesel Daily)  Leaders in engine technology and original equipment manufacturers, among others, say there’s a future for internal-combustion engines (ICEs) and fuels even as the world works to decarbonize. During a webinar Dec. 14 hosted by the Diesel

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Chicago-Area School Buses Transport Children on 100% Clean-Burning Biodiesel

(Optimus Technologies/Biobased Diesel Daily) Cook-Illinois Corp., which operates one of the largest family-owned and operated school-bus fleets, has transitioned a portion of its Illinois-based fleet to run on 100 percent biodiesel (B100). B100 is a cleaner-burning, low-carbon fuel that drastically reduces vehicles’

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Eni, Euglena, Petronas Explore Renewable Diesel, SAF Project in Malaysia

(Eni/Biobased Diesel Daily) Eni, Euglena and Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) announced Dec. 14 they are jointly studying the possibility of developing and operating a biorefinery in the Pengerang Integrated Complex, one of the largest integrated refinery and petrochemical developments in Southeast

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Alfa Laval to Supply Feedstock-Pretreatment Systems to CVR Energy

(Alfa Laval/Biobased Diesel Daily) Alfa Laval announced Dec. 14 that it has entered into an agreement with a subsidiary of CVR Energy Inc., a U.S.-based renewable fuels and petroleum refining company, to supply processing systems for feedstock pretreatment*, part of

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Argent Energy to Construct Glycerin Refinery at Port of Amsterdam Biodiesel Plant

(Argent Energy/Biobased Diesel Daily)  Argent Energy, a leading European manufacturer of biodiesel in the U.K. and the Netherlands, has begun groundworks for construction of a glycerin refinery in the Port of Amsterdam that will produce 50,000 tons of refined glycerin per

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Oxbow Crush Acquires Soybean Processing Plant, Completes Fundraising and Begins Plant Upgrade

(Oxbow Crush/Business Wire) The acquisition and facility upgrade will position the company to support the growing domestic demand for renewable fuels and global demand for soybean meal --  Oxbow Crush LLC (“Oxbow”), an independent soybean processor, is pleased to announce the

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Triumph Ready for Green Fuels: Ethanol Content in Moto2 Will Deliver Benefits for Road Bikes

by Dan Sutherland (Motor Cycle News) Triumph have announced they are working on more sustainable fuels for their grand prix race engines, as MotoGP series bosses Dorna aim to move the Moto2 class to ethanol-rich E40 by 2024. The Hinckley operation have

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Kum & Go Offers $1.99 E15 for Christmas

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com) Iowa-based convenience store chain Kum & Go is offering all customers E15 grade fuel for $1.99 per gallon from December 23-26. Approximately 91% of holiday travel is by personal vehicle according to the United States Department of Transportation. Kum &

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Oregon Bans Sales of New Gas-Powered Passenger Cars by 2035

(Associated Press) Policymakers for the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality on Monday approved a rule that prohibits the sale of new gasoline-powered passenger vehicles in Oregon by 2035. The effort comes as Oregon plans to cut climate-warming emissions by 50% by 2035

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Commodities 2023: Ethanol Plants in US to Face Hard Choices

by Wesley Swift (S&P Global) Ethanol plants outproducing demand; Cold weather forces plants to continue to run -- Facing dropping winter temperatures and falling demand for ethanol for blending, many ethanol plant operators face a tough choice. Do they keep

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Sinopec Receives Airworthiness Certificate for China's First Large-Scale Production of Bio-jet Fuel

(Sinopec) Fuel Derived From Used Cooking Oil Underlines Sinopec's Long-term Strategy for Sustainable Development -- Sinopec Zhenhai Refinery of China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (HKG: 0386, "Sinopec") obtained a bio-jet fuel airworthiness certificate issued by the Civil Aviation Administration of

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Countervailing Duties on Biodiesel Originating in Indonesia Confirmed – A Big Win for the EBB

(European Biodiesel Board) The EBB welcomes the European General Court decision to dismiss the actions for annulment initiated by three Indonesian biodiesel producers in March 2020, following the EU imposition of definitive countervailing duties on biodiesel imports from Indonesia.   After

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Versalis, New Technology to Produce Enzymes for Second Generation Ethanol

(Eni) Versalis, Eni's chemical company, has acquired the technology to produce enzymes for second-generation ethanol from DSM, a global, purpose-led company in Health, Nutrition & Bioscience. The agreement has a strategic value for Versalis as it integrates with proprietary Proesa® technology,

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The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Ginkgo Bioworks

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Ginkgo Bioworks—a synthetic biology company—is the leading horizontal platform for cell programming. Our mission is to make biology easier to engineer. Customers across industries leverage Ginkgo’s platform to solve some of the world’s most challenging

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H2OUSTON: An Old-School Energy Nexus Leans into the Chase for Net Zero

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In Texas, Partners in Performance has released a comprehensive report on the future of hydrogen and, given the deep involvement of The Center for Houston’s Future, one should not keel over in surprise that “Houston holds strategic advantages

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Growth Energy Wants Midwest RFS Hearing

by Todd Neeley (DTN Progressive Farmer) Ethanol Group Asks EPA's Regan to Hold Hearing on Multi-Year RFS in Midwest -- With the EPA content to host one, maybe two, virtual public hearings on the agency's latest multiyear Renewable Fuel Standard proposal,

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