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Department of Energy Selects Three Projects to Help Industry Leverage FCIC Capabilities to Overcome Bioenergy and Bioproduct Challenges

(U.S. Department of Energy) The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) awarded $2.18 million in funding to three projects as part of the 2023 Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) Call by the Feedstock-Conversion Interface Consortium (FCIC). Funded and led by BETO,

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Mote Kicks off Second Biomass to Hydrogen Project in Northern California

(Mote/Business Wire)  The biomass-to-hydrogen startup is partnering with Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) to expand its operations to a second location supported by $1.2M in grants from the US Forest Service, the California Department of Conservation, and the California Department of

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Protecting the Future of Low-Carbon Aviation

by Emily Skor (Growth Energy/Ethanol Producer Magazine) Launched in 2021, the Biden administration’s Sustainable Aviation Fuel Grand Challenge aims to produce enough low-carbon jet fuel to slash aviation emissions in half by 2050. Thanks to new incentives created by the Inflation Reduction Act,

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DE-FOA-0003156: Development of Green Shipping Corridors between the United States and the United Kingdom DEADLINE September 29, 2023

(U.S. Department of Energy) The United States (U.S.) envisions green shipping corridors as maritime routes that showcase zero- and near zero- emission lifecycle fuels and technologies with the ambition to achieve zero greenhouse gas emissions across all aspects of the corridor

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Two-Day Webinar Series: Biocarbon Incorporation into Transportation Fuels via Co-processing in Refineries --- September 20 and 27, 2023 --- ONLINE Presentations Available to Download and Listen

Co-processing of biogenic feedstocks within the existing petroleum infrastructure represents an opportunity to incorporate large volumes of bio-carbon into transportation fuels. However, upgrading intermediate liquids from biomass and waste to final products efficiently and economically, while minimizing impacts to existing

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RFS15 The Policy Origins of the Renewable Fuel Standard (aka, "Ethanol"): The Ethanol Pivot

by Eric Vettel (Energy Today) ... Replacing lead with MTBE reduced emissions almost overnight. By 1995, the Sierra Club celebrated MTBE as the “innovation of the year,” and George H. W. Bush considered the reform one of the most notable accomplishments

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Direct Air Capture of CO2: The Most Dangerous Idea in the World

by Dave Austgen (BioVeritas/Biofuels Digest) It may not be the stupidest idea ever postulated, but it is unequivocally one of the most dangerous. Direct Air Capture or DAC! To the average person it sounds like a fantastic solution to climate change driven

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Opinion: Ethanol Is the Solution to Transportation Problems – Inside Sources

by Larry Elder (Inside Sources/Prescott eNews) ... The Biden administration says electric vehicles are a solution to decarbonizing the transportation sector while also making driving more affordable. However, its “electric vehicle revolution” operates in an alternate reality where billions of dollars

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Biden Administration Rejects GM's Warning that US Emissions Rules Will Be Costly

by David Shepardson (Reuters)  General Motors (GM.N) warned the Biden administration's planned changes to vehicle emissions rules could cost the auto industry hundreds of billions of dollars in penalties by 2031, which the Biden administration said on Thursday was wrong. GM executive David Strickland

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Biden Admin Seeks to Jumpstart Carbon Recycling with $100 Million in Grants

by Allyson Finch Wilson (NBC News) ... The Biden administration took a step to address that chicken-and-egg problem Monday with the announcement of a $100 million grant program aimed at subsidizing carbon recycling purchases by state and local governments, as well

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West Biofuels Secures $1.5 Million to Develop Bioenergy Facilities

(West Biofuels) Federal Grants will Increase Forest Sustainability, Promote Innovation, and Bolster Local Economies -- West Biofuels, LLC (“West Biofuels”) announced $1.5 million in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to increase the sustainable use of forest products while

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Just Released: New Feedstock-Conversion Interface Consortium Case Studies and Technical Reports

(U.S. Department of Energy)  The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) Feedstock-Conversion Interface Consortium (FCIC) recently published eight new technical reports and case studies. The publications examine the environmental and economic impacts of a variety of feedstock characteristics and processing techniques. Life-Cycle Greenhouse

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CO2 Utilization: Biofuel from the Stack

by Katie Schroeder (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Utilization technologies are stimulating interest in ethanol producers’ constant coproduct, carbon dioxide. An initiative from the U.S. Department of Energy has formed the CO2 Reduction and Upgrading for E-fuels Consortium—or CO2RUe—made up of labs across the

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Department of Energy Launches New Bioenergy Webpage for Technology Verification Guidance

(U.S. Department of Energy)  The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) often requires funding opportunity announcement (FOA) award recipients to comply with technical and economic validation of their novel chemical, biological, and thermochemical technologies at the R&D, pilot, demo, and

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National Renewable Energy Laboratory Releases Assessment of BQ-9000 Biodiesel Properties for 2022

(Clean Fuels Alliance America) Data demonstrates high level of quality for BQ-9000 biodiesel users leading to improved specifications for OEM approvals. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) released its Assessment of BQ-9000 Biodiesel Properties for 2022 with more data collected than

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Aviation Sector Buys into Cutting-Edge Ways to Reduce CO2 Footprint

by Ken Silverstein (Forbes) ... To that end, a new plant is breaking ground today in Washington State to transform CO2 into jet fuel — a technology that could clean up air travel. The U.S. Air Force has tested the product, affirming that

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Ferrie: Biofuel Tax Credit Needs Could Mean More Dollars for Farmers’ Grain

by Rhonda Brooks (AgWeb) When the Inflation Reduction Act was signed into law last August, it unveiled an opportunity for farmers to see substantially increased value for their grain crops, says Ken Ferrie, Farm Journal Field Agronomist. At the heart of the

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E.U.’s ‘Green’ Hydrogen Rules May Shape American Industry

by David Iaconangelo (E&E News Energywire) The European Union’s definition of “green” hydrogen is emerging as a potential model for the U.S., with global repercussions for emissions, trade and production of the fuel. Europe’s plan also is shaking up a debate over

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UND Receives $2.5 Million to Advance CCUS Technology at Renewable Diesel Facility

(Office of U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND)) U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND), member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, announced the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) awarded $2,500,000 to the University of North Dakota’s (UND) Energy & Environmental Research

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SAF Production: Haffner Energy Launches a Game-Changing Solution

(Haffner Energy) Haffner Energy launches SAFNOCA, an integrated solution that unlocks the pathway for the massive production of competitive sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Its patented technology of renewable synthetic gas production from diversified biomass and organic waste will play a decisive

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New Investment Tax Credit Announced for Advanced Energy Projects Includes Sustainable Aviation Fuels and Renewable Chemicals

(U.S. Department of Energy)  As part of President Biden's Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of the Treasury, and the Internal Revenue Service announced $4 billion in tax credits for projects that expand clean energy, critical materials manufacturing, or recycling. Up to $1.6 billion has

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Funding Notice: Regional Initiative to Accelerate Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS) Deployment: Technical Assistance for Large-Scale Storage Facilities and Regional Carbon Management Hubs

(U.S. Department of Energy)  Funding Notice: Regional Initiative to Accelerate Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS) Deployment: Technical Assistance for Large-Scale Storage Facilities and Regional Carbon Management Hubs -- On July 10, 2023, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy

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Ag Policy Blog: USDA Unveils $300M Greenhouse Gas Measurement, Monitoring Plan

by Jerry Hagstrom (DTN Progressive Farmer) Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will announce Wednesday that USDA will spend $300 million to improve measurement, monitoring, reporting and verification of greenhouse gas emissions and carbon sequestration in climate-smart agriculture and forestry. The money will come from

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Blue Biofuels Receives Department of Energy Grant for Groundbreaking Renewable Fuels Technology

(Blue Biofuels/Globe Newswire)  Blue Biofuels, Inc. (OTCQB: BIOF). Blue Biofuels (the “Company”) announces today the receipt of a prestigious Department of Energy (DOE) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase 1 grant. The grant, valued at $206,500, will further propel Blue Biofuels'

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Transitioning to a Sustainable, Circular Economy for Plastics Workshop June 8–9, 2023 Presentations Available

During the workshop, diverse stakeholders provided input on current challenges and opportunities to addressing and reducing plastic waste. This input was gathered to advance DOE’s vision for its Strategy for Plastics Innovation to develop and deploy technologies that minimize plastic waste and

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Presentations Available from CAAFI 2023 2-Day SAF Virtual Conference · June 15-16, 2023

(Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative) Since 2006, the Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative (CAAFI) has sought to enhance energy security and environmental sustainability for aviation through the use of alternative jet fuels. CAAFI is a coalition of airlines, aircraft and

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to the Bioenergy Technologies Office

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) The U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (establishes partnerships with key public and private stakeholders to develop technologies for producing cost-competitive advanced biofuels from non-food biomass resources, including cellulosic biomass, algae, and wet waste (e.g.,

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A Push to Turn Farm Waste into Fuel

(North America Climate Smart Agriculture Alliance)  Biofuel plants and energy from on-farm biodigesters have been a part of the agricultural landscape for decades. But as the global climate continues to warm and as agriculture continues to face new challenges, bioenergy

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Senators to Treasury: Adopt GREET for SAF Tax Credit

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  A group of 16 senators on June 16 sent a letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen urging the agency to adopt the U.S. Department of Energy’s GREET model as the secondary methodology for calculating

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Department of Energy Releases Request for Information on the Progression of Clean Fuels in the Shipping Industry DEADLINE July 14, 2023

(U.S. Department of Energy) Today (June 20, 2023), international shipping accounts for approximately three percent of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The industry generally relies on the availability of and access to cheap, energy-intensive fuels to transport heavy freight internationally over

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Who’s Shaping the GOP’s 2024 Energy Strategy?

by Arianna Skibell (Politico's Power Switch) ... An army of political nonprofits, think tanks and Trump alumni are drafting energy policy plans they hope can rocket a Republican into the White House and provide the template for dismantling President Joe Biden’s

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States Charting the Course on ‘Green’ Hydrogen

by Arianna Skibell (Politico's Power Switch) ... An upswell of state-led legislation aimed at boosting and regulating the fuel source could help shape the trajectory of President Joe Biden’s climate plans, write David Iaconangelo, Heather Richards and Zach Bright. ... Few green hydrogen

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Clearing the Runway

by Stephanie Seay (Oak Ridge National Laboratory) Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists led the development of a supply chain model revealing the optimal places to site farms, biorefineries, pipelines and other infrastructure for sustainable aviation fuel production. The project focused on carinata,

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Electrifying the Production of Sustainable Aviation Fuel: the Risks, Economics, and Environmental Benefits of Emerging Pathways Including CO2

by R. Gary Grim,  Dwarak Ravikumar, Eric C. D. Tan,  Zhe Huang, Jack R. Ferrell, III,  Michael Resch,  Zhenglong Li,b Chirag Mevawala, Steven D. Phillips, Lesley Snowden-Swan, Ling Tao  and Joshua A. Schaidle (Energy & Environmental Science/National Renewable Energy Laboratory/Pacific

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Production and Catalytic Upgrading of 2,3-Butanediol Fermentation Broth into Sustainable Aviation Fuel Blendstock and Fuel Properties Measurement

by Martin Affandy, Cheng Zhu, Marie Swita, Beth Hofstad, Dylan Cronin, Richard Elander,  and Vanessa Lebarbier Dagle (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and National Renewable Energy Laboratory/Fuel)  With the increasing demand for sustainable supplies of aviation fuel and need to address

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Improving Rigor and Reproducibility Can Accelerate Catalytic Research

by Cody Wrasman, Jacklyn Hall, and Josh Schaidle (ChemCatBio)  Achieving the Chemical Catalysis for Bioenergy Consortium's (ChemCatBio's) mission of accelerating catalyst and process development relies on rigorously collected and reproducible catalytic data. However, the best practices for collecting, processing, and reporting catalytic

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New Issue Brief Challenges the EV Vision: Biofuels and a Technology Neutral Strategy the Better Approach

(Clean Fuels Development Coalition)  The widespread introduction of electric vehicles as a means of reducing carbon emissions presents a far greater challenge than the public is being led to believe, according to new research by the Clean Fuels Development Coalition (CFDC). This

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EUBCE 2023 Marks the Return to Real-World Interaction

(Bioenergy International) ... Over 1 500 delegates from 79 countries convened in Bologna, Italy earlier this week to discuss the use of biomass in a circular and sustainable economy. ... The chairwoman of the conference, Isabella de Bari of the Italian Energy

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Tri-Cities Researchers’ Discovery Could Mean Cheaper Bio-Based Fuel

by Steven Ashby (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory/Tri-City Herald) While it can take a century for some types of wood to fully decompose, researchers at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Washington State University took a lesson from nature and discovered a

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Investments in Clean Energy and Transportation Innovations in the Federal and Private Sectors

(Energy and Environmental Study Institute) Key Takeaways   The Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is working toward a 100 percent decarbonized electric grid by 2035. The power, transportation, industry, and building sectors are becoming

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RFS and the Push for Greater Ethanol Content in Gasoline

by Brian Milne (DTN)  ... Owing to insufficient production, EPA has had to frequently issue waivers for the cellulosic biofuel nested category. However, EPA’s 2019 final rule pegged volume requirements below statute for total renewable fuel, triggering the agency’s reset authority

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Bipartisan Bill Would Lay Groundwork for U.S. Carbon Tariffs

by Emma Dumain  (E&E Daily) Senators from both parties have signed on to legislation that would calculate the emissions intensity of industrial materials produced in the United States. It’s a necessary step, advocates say, toward a carbon border adjustment mechanism, or CBAM,

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BETO Launches New Renewable Carbon Resources Web Page

by Lynn L. Bergeson and Carla N. Hutton (B&C Biobased and Sustainable Chemicals Blog) The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) has launched a new, comprehensive web page dedicated to one of its priority subprograms, Renewable Carbon Resources (RCR), which

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Algae Are Versatile Organisms. Meet Three NREL Scientists Working to Unlock Their Full Energy Potential

byZia Abdullah (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) Algae turn sunlight and carbon dioxide into biochemical energy. These researchers use genetic engineering, analysis, and material science to turn that energy into opportunity. Food, fertilizer, fuel, pollutant filter —the uses for algae are as

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to the Outlook and Lifecycle Characteristics of Alternative Marine Fuels

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) The transportation Sector accounts for 33% of total US emissions and marine fuels are 3 percent of that- and they are famously hard to electrify. In this overview from the US Department of Energy’s BioEnergy

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Threat to Whales Complicates US Research into Seaweed for Biofuel

by Gloria Dickie (Reuters) U.S. Department of Energy has invested $55 million in seaweed biofuel research; Whale biologists worry kelp growing gear could entangle critically endangered North Atlantic right whales; Seaweed farms test out stiffer, whale-friendly gear  --  ... Now, the

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Transforming Plants into Allies in the Fight against Climate Change

(U.S. Department of Energy/Oak Ridge National Laboratory/EurekAlert!)  ... At the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, scientists are leading research to transform plants into key drivers of decarbonization, from creating biomass crops for new fuels to enhancing the ability

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Doug Sombke: Carbon Sequestration Remains a Pipe Dream. Ethanol Fuel Already Has Value

by Doug Sombke (South Dakota Farmers Union/Farm Forum) ... The recent study by South Dakota ethanol producers estimating a value to the state of nearly $6 billion needs to be carefully examined. Argus Leader’s recent article delving into the study does a

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Dynamic Crosslinking — Creative Chemistry Offers Solution for Recycling Mixed Plastics

(U.S. Department of Energy) We use plastics every day – from the polystyrene in food takeout containers and the polyethylene terephthalate in clothing fibers to high density polyethylene in shampoo bottles and polypropylene in bandages. Unfortunately, plastics used for common but

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Energy Department Unveils Plan Using Hydrogen Energy to Cut US Emissions by 10 Percent

by Rachel Frazin (The Hill) The Energy Department on Monday unveiled a roadmap it says will, using hydrogen energy, enable the U.S. to reduce its emissions by 10 percent in 2050, compared to 2005 levels.  The strategy document calls for specifically targeting hydrogen use

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Federal Hydrogen Program Is Cutting Out Local Groups, Threatening Climate Goals, Advocates Say

by Nicholas Kusnetz (Inside Climate News) Environmental groups sent a letter to Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm warning that a lack of transparency in an $8 billion clean hydrogen program leaves communities “entirely in the dark.” --As a key piece of

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Southwest Airlines Wins Award for Innovation in Sustainability

by Daniela Castim (World Bio Market Insights) Southwest Airlines has been named a 2023 Sustainability, Environmental Achievement, and Leadership (SEAL) Business Awards winner in the Environmental Initiative category for its investment in SAFFiRE1, a pilot project supporting the development and production of SAF. The

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Available Now! BETO 2023 Project Peer Review Presentations

(U.S. Department of Energy)  The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) hosted the 2023 Project Peer Review on April 3-7, 2023, in Denver, CO.  During this in-person event, more than 280 projects in BETO’s research, development, and demonstration portfolios presented their progress

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to Aemetis

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In this presentation, Aemetis CEO Eric McAfee took the ABLC 2023 stage in Washington DC to outline the company’s milestones, technology, financial estimates, policy asks, its portfolio of Carbon Zero One projects, and the company’s

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Bioenergy Bridge to Career Program Virtual Workshop --- Fridays July 14-August 4, 2023 --- ONLINE

The Bioenergy Bridge to Career Program Virtual Workshop is a four-day virtual event for undergraduate students interested in learning about the bioenergy field. It is sponsored by the Bioprocessing Separations Consortium which is dedicated to identifying and overcoming the challenges associated with

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Bioprocessing Separations Consortium Spotlights Three-Year Update and Announces Bioenergy STEM Workshop for Students! --- Fridays July 14-August 4, 2023 --- ONLINE

(U.S. Department of Energy)  While fossil fuels still dominate the energy landscape, biomass is becoming a power player in the clean energy revolution. Separating valuable compounds from other components – like isolating fuel molecules from water, microorganisms, and other organic material

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DOE Funds 2 Community-Drive Waste-to-Energy Projects

by Erin Voegele (SAF Magazine)  The U.S. Department of Energy on May 19 awarded a combined $3 million to two waste-to-energy projects, including one that focuses on the potential to convert biosolids into renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The awards

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DOE Announces Nearly $60 Million to Advance Clean Hydrogen Technologies and Improve the Electric Power Grid

(U.S. Department of Energy) Funding Will Reduce the Cost of Clean Hydrogen, Deliver Cleaner Air, More High-Quality Jobs, and Reduce Reliance on Fossil Fuels  -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today (May 22, 2023) announced nearly $42 million in funding

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ChemCatBio Webinar Announced: Perspectives on Engineered Catalyst Design and Forming --- June 14, 2023 --- ONLINE

Join the Chemical Catalysis for Bioenergy Consortium  (ChemCatBio) on June 14, 2023, 12:00 –12:45 p.m. MT, for a webinar on Perspectives on Engineered Catalyst Design and Forming. ChemCatBio is a consortium of eight U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories overseen by DOE’s Bioenergy Technologies

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Attention Subject Matter Experts! Apply to Become a Bioenergy Technologies Project Reviewer DEADLINE June 9, 2023

(U.S. Department of Energy) The U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) is looking for a diverse pool of subject matter experts to review applications for federal funding. We are striving to expand our reviewer pool to broaden participation and to create

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CSU, TotalEnergies Join Forces to Create Qualification Standards for Greenhouse Gas Measurement Methods

by Anne Manning (Colorado State University) The global oil and gas industry emits tens of millions of metric tons of methane into the atmosphere each year. The potent greenhouse gas is responsible for more than 25% of the global warming we

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DOE Launches New Energy Earthshot to Decarbonize Transportation and Industrial Sectors

(U.S. Department of Energy) The Clean Fuels & Products ShotTM Will Reduce Emissions and Develop Cost-Effective Fuels and Products for Aviation, Marine, and Other Hard-to-Decarbonize Sector -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the launch of the Clean Fuels & Products

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Two U.S. Senators Introduce New Carbon Removal Legislation

by Dimana Doneva (Carbon Herald) Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA) introduced on May 12 the Carbon Removal and Emissions Storage Technologies (CREST) Act. The new legislation directs the Departments of Energy and Interior to put in place new research programs

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Advancing Equitable Deployment of Regional DAC Hubs

by Celina Scott-Buechler, Julia Jeanty, Catherine Fraser, Grace Adcox, and Charlotte Scott (Data for Progress) ... DAC (direct air capture) is one approach to carbon dioxide removal, in most cases relying on large fans to push air through a filter

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Biden-Harris Administration Invests $251 Million to Expand Infrastructure to Support CO2 Transport and Storage DEADLINE July 6, 2023

(U.S. Department of Energy)  President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda Supports Projects Across Seven States That Will Slash CO2 Emissions, Build High-Quality Jobs, and Deliver Cleaner Air -- As part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy

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DOE Selects Four National Laboratory-led Teams to Accelerate Commercialization of Carbon Dioxide Removal Technologies with $15 Million in Funding

(U.S. Department of Energy) The Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Technology Transitions (OTT), in partnership with the Offices of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management (FECM) and Clean Energy Demonstrations (OCED), today (May 17, 2023)  announced the selection of four projects at our National

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Accelera Marks Start of Operations for Electrolyzer Production in Fridley, Minnesota

(Cummins) Joined by DOE Sec. Jennifer Granholm and state and local officials, underscoring momentum of the green hydrogen economy in North America --  Accelera ™ by Cummins, the zero-emissions business segment of Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI), today marked the start of

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Separations Technology Critical to Converting Biomass to Low-Carbon Biofuel

(Argonne National Laboratory/Department of Energy Newswise) BETO Bioprocessing Separations Consortium spotlights projects from three-year work period -- Biofuel use to increase in the U.S. Biomass — organic material from plants, agricultural waste and wet waste, among others — has been in use since

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Tipping the Scale on CO2 Levels: Fast-Tracking Bioeconomy Decarbonization

by Mauricio Villegas (Koch Modular Process Systems/Biofuels Digest) ... When we consider the decarbonization of industrial processes, various methods exist to achieve this goal, including substituting non-petroleum feedstocks, recycling petroleum-based feedstocks, and CO2 capture. Below, we will explore three approaches applied today

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RFA Efforts Pay Off; EIA to Add Ethanol Export Data to Weekly Report

(Renewable Fuels Association) The Renewable Fuels Association today welcomed an announcement by the U.S. Energy Information Administration that fuel ethanol export estimates will now be included in EIA’s Weekly Petroleum Status Report. Over the past decade, RFA has tirelessly advocated for the inclusion

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DOE Awards $251 Million to 12 CO2 Infrastructure Projects

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) The U.S. Department of Energy on May 17 awarded $251 million to 12 projects that will support infrastructure development for carbon dioxide (CO2) transport and storage. One of those projects specifically targets CO2 sourced from

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Carbon’s Next Chapter on the Farm

by Margy Eckelkamp (AgWeb) A yet-to-be-realized provision in the Inflation Reduction Act could be the key for farmers to engage in measuring the carbon intensity (CI) of their grain.   The Section 45Z tax credit provides biofuel producers (ethanol, biodiesel and sustainable

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Virginia Tech Joins Regional Coalition Aiming to Create Mid-Atlantic Clean Hydrogen Hub

by Diane Deffenbaugh (Virginia Tech) Virginia Tech is advancing the energy sector through a landmark effort to shape the emerging hydrogen economy. Through the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, the university has joined a coalition of more than 60 partners across Virginia,

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NBAA Joins Call to Prioritize FY24 Funding for Key Aviation Sustainability Programs

(National Business Aviation Association) The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) joined with more than 35 aviation and biofuel industry stakeholders in calling for leaders of the U.S. House and Senate Appropriations Committees to prioritize funding in the fiscal year 2024

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Bioenergy 101?: Introducing Educators and Students to National Laboratory Bioenergy Research Case Studies

(U.S. Department of Energy)  Are you interested in increasing your students’ bioenergy awareness by immersing them in a real-world national laboratory scenario?    Did you know that skills used to complete the Bioenergy Research and Education Bridge Program (BRIDGES) can prepare students to contribute to

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The Copper Key to More Efficient Biomass Breakdown

(Oak Ridge National Laboratory) Nonfood, plant-based biofuels have potential as a green alternative to fossil fuels, but the enzymes required for production are too inefficient and costly to produce. However, new research is shining a light on enzymes from fungi that could make

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Carbon’s Next Chapter on the Farm

by Margy Eckelkamp (Farm Journal AgWeb) ... The Section 45Z tax credit provides biofuel producers (ethanol, biodiesel and sustainable aviation fuel) with an incentive to produce low-emission fuels. What makes this different than carbon offset programs is it could provide a

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Next Step in Alder’s Commercialization Journey: Introducing Pioneer & Full-Time Skid Operations

by y Matt Sherick and Derek Vardon (Alder/Biofuels Digest)  This week, Alder reached a key milestone in the scale-up of Alder Renewable Crude (ARC) production by commissioning a pilot skid at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Alder’s proprietary technology fractionates fast pyrolysis

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Workshop: Deploying Purpose-Grown Energy Crops for Sustainable Aviation Fuel --- June 6-7, 2023 --- Kansas City, MO Summary Report and Presentations Available

The Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Grand Challenge is the result of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and other federal government agencies working together to develop a comprehensive strategy for scaling up

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Can Large Integrated Refineries Replace All Crude Oil with Cellulosic Feedstocks for Drop-in Hydrocarbon Biofuels?

by Charles Forsberg and Bruce E. Dale (Hydrocarbon Processing)  Hydrocarbon liquid fuels are central to the U.S. economy, delivering almost half the country’s energy to the residential, commercial, industrial and transportation sectors. ... The U.S. Energy Information Agency’s (EIA’s) long-term projections show

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New Report: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Bioenergy Research: Opportunities and Challenge

(U.S. Department of Energy)  The integration of artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) with automated experimentation, genomics, biosystems design, and bioprocessing represents a new data-driven research paradigm poised to revolutionize scientific investigation and, particularly, bioenergy research. To identify the opportunities and

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to Currently Used and Future Potential of Biomass Resources in the US

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) The Billion Ton 23 update is coming. BETO needs a comprehensive biomass resource assessment that is end-use agnostic — for example, MSW and microalgae numbers in BT16 do not represent current BETO Analysis. There is

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US Ethanol Industry Expands Focus to Lower-Carbon Aviation Sector

by Stephanie Kelly (Reuters)  The U.S. ethanol industry is lobbying the Biden administration to ensure lower-carbon aviation fuel made from ethanol will qualify for subsidies under the Inflation Reduction Act, arguing such provisions are crucial to meeting U.S. climate goals. The campaign

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Peaks Renewables Joins BDO Zone Strategic Alliance

(BDO Zone)  Ecostrat is pleased to announce that Peaks Renewables has joined the BDO Zone Strategic Alliance as a partner in the Project Group. BDO Zone Strategic Alliance Partners include some of the leading companies in the bioenergy industry that help de-risk biobased project

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How Truly ‘Green’ Are Electric Cars?

by Nick Landekic (Boston Globe)  According to retired biotechnology CEO Nick Landekic, the uncomfortable reality is that EVs alone will not help the planet much if the electricity is coming from non-renewable primary sources -- ... The elephant in the room

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IONIC – A 5-Letter Word for EARTH MONTH

Recycling WASTE from biofuel production COULD LOWER cost for future biorefineries. — IONIC liquids (ILs) have been SHOWN to be an excellent pretreatment solvent for biomass; the ILs prepare the PLANT matter to be broken down into its component SUGARs,

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South Dakota Corn Will Be Used to Create Sustainable Aviation Fuel

by Ariana Schumacher  (West Central Tribune) Gevo plant will produce sustainable biofuel for jets in Lake Preston, South Dakota.  --  ... Gevo, a company making biofuel for jets, broke ground on its first commercial scale sustainable aviation fuel facility, Net-Zero 1, in Lake

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ALGAE – A 5-Letter Word for EARTH MONTH

[caption id="attachment_119312" align="alignleft" width="300"] MANTA's ALGAE test pond near Frederick, Maryland, with LEMNA, duckweek, and creeping primrose[/caption] More than a decade ago, ALGAE was hailed as key to replacing petroleum fuel with renewable fuel and enjoyed funding from MAJOR oil companies. 

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From Concept to Commercialization: NREL’s Sustainable Aviation Fuels Program

by Zia Abdullah (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)  The National Renewable Energy Laboratory supports the U.S. DOE Bioenergy Technologies Office with fundamental and applied research, development, and deployment (RD&D) designed to advance technologies to produce biobased energy, fuels, chemicals and products

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GREET MODEL – Two 5-Letter Words for EARTH MONTH

Many governing bodies have adopted the GREET (Greenhouse gases, Regulated Emissions, and Energy use in Transportation Model) MODEL to analyze and compare the energetic and resource INPUTs and outputs of different FUELS and fuel systems. For example, a version of GREET

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Earth Day Spotlight: Exciting New STEM Resources Are Now Available for Students and Educators!

(U.S. Department of Energy) Does algae ever come to mind when you think of surfboards, biofuels, or flip flops? In celebration of Earth Day, the U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) is excited to announce three new STEM resources available to help students and

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Biofuels Timeline Reveals 'Incredible Accomplishment'

by Noah Fish (Echo Press) The biofuels industry has made incredible strides since Michael McAdams joined the sector in 1978. McAdams, president of the Advanced Biofuels Association (ABFA), manages the voice in the U.S. capital for the advanced biofuels industry. ... In an interview

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U.S. Pushes Farmers to Develop A New Crop: Energy

by Keith Schneider (Circle of Blue) ... Despite pushback from environmental groups concerned about increased water pollution from a new tide of farm wastes, developers across the country see opportunities to build ambitious renewable energy projects to convert crops and

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Researchers Find New Blends for Greener Gas in DOE Co-Optima Research

by Lynn Wendt (U.S. Department of Energy) In 2019, after three years of fuel and engine research, the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Co-Optimization of Fuels & Engines (Co-Optima) initiative selected and recommended 10 different bio-blendstocks that could be used to make

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RFA to Senate Subcommittee: Ethanol Is a Cleaner Fuel for Cleaner Vehicles

(Renewable Fuels Association) In advance of a Senate subcommittee hearing today on the importance of cleaner vehicles, the Renewable Fuels Association stressed the importance of renewable fuels like ethanol in providing “an effective and immediate solution for reducing carbon emissions from liquid fuels

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Governors of Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri Throw Collective Support behind Regional ‘Hydrogen Hub’ Bid

by Cindy Gonzalez (Nebraska Examiner) Excitement is mounting among state leaders over the possibility that Nebraska and two neighboring states could be named a regional “hydrogen hub,” a designation that would open a door to more than $1 billion in federal funds

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Clean Fuels Applauds Senate Letter Urging Stronger RFS Volumes

(Clean Fuels Alliance America/Biobased Diesel Daily) Clean Fuels Alliance America applauded a bipartisan letter from 16 U.S. senators April 14 that calls on U.S. EPA to increase volumes for advanced biofuels and biomass-based diesel as it finalizes Renewable Fuel Standard volumes

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GLBRC Receives Five Year Funding Renewal

by Chris Hubbuch (Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center) The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded a University of Wisconsin–Madison based research center another five years of funding to develop sustainable alternatives to gasoline, diesel and other hydrocarbon fuels as well as

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Husker Duo Part of National Push for Improved Biofuels

by Leslie Reed (Neraska Today) University of Nebraska–Lincoln research that aims to transform sorghum into a sustainable feedstock for the bioeconomy is receiving renewed support from the U.S. Department of Energy. Tom Clemente, Eugene W. Price Professor of Agronomy and Horticulture, and Edgar Cahoon, George Holmes

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DOE Proposes Slashing Key Metric for Electric Vehicles' Fuel Economy Public Comment DEADLINE: June 12, 2023

by Alex Guillén (Politico Pro) DOE's plan comes just days before EPA is expected to propose significantly reducing the greenhouse gas emissions standards for model year 2027 vehicles. The Energy Department on Monday proposed lowering the calculation used to determine the equivalent fuel

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DOE Helps Industry Leverage Bioenergy Feedstock Expertise DEADLINE April 14, 2023

by Erin Voegele (Biomass Magazine)  The U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) has launched an initiative that aims to help industry and universities leverage the Feedstock-Conversion Interface Consortium’s capabilities to help solve real-world problems that the bioenergy and bioproduct

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AlgaePrize Competition Technology Innovation: Developing the Next Generation of Bioenergy Professionals

(U.S. Department of Energy)  The 2022-2023 AlgaePrize competition, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) and supported by the Algae Foundation and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, challenges students to become the next generation of

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BETO Releases New Multi-Year Program Plan

by Valerie Sarisky-Reed  (U.S. Department of Energy)  I am proud to announce the release of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office’s (BETO) new Multi-Year Program Plan (MYPP). The MYPP details our mission, goals, and strategies to enable the widespread adoption

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HyVelocity Gulf Coast Hydrogen Hub applies for U.S. Department of Energy “Regional Clean Hydrogen Hub Funding”

(American Journal of Transportation)  Today, the HyVelocity Hub team announced that it has applied for funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) $8 billion Regional Clean Hydrogen Hubs to rapidly scale clean hydrogen supply and demand along the U.S.

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DOE Announces $14 Million to Optimize Production of Affordable Biofuels and Biochemicals DEADLINE April 21, 2023

(U.S. Department of Energy)  The Department of Energy today announced $14 million in funding to support and optimize the production of affordable biofuels and biochemicals while significantly reducing carbon emissions. This funding will advance the Biden-Harris administration’s goals to address

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Meeting Environmental Goals for New York

(Clean Fuels Alliance America) This episode of Fueling Conversations features Joy Gardner, the executive director of Empire Clean Cities, an environmental non-profit organization and the designated U.S. Department of Energy Clean Cities Coalition for New York City and the Lower

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U of I’s Bioenergy Work Complements Corn-Soy System

by Kay Shipman (FarmWeek) ... On March 17, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) extended federal funding to the U of I Center for Advanced Bioenergy and Bioproducts Innovation (CABBI) for a total of $237.9 million from years 2017 to 2027.

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Plant, Microbe Matchmaking for Better Bioenergy Crops

(Oak Ridge National Laboratory) Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers have identified specific proteins and amino acids that could control bioenergy plants’ ability to identify beneficial microbes that can enhance plant growth and storage of carbon in soils. These proteins, called LysM receptor-like

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Battle Brews over Climate Law Credits for Aviation Biofuels

by Brian Dabbs (E&E News Energywire)  The Inflation Reduction Act is setting up a fight over the climate footprint of biofuels for aviation, with significant implications for the nation’s emissions trajectory, the U.S. transportation sector and rural communities. In coming weeks, the

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to DOE Transportation Energy Goals & Milestones

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  DOE’s execution of its multi-year strategy, bioenergy as an essential part of the comprehensive transportation decarbonization strategy, heavy investment in the scale-up of biorefineries, aggressive biofuel targets  and increasing the number of viable commercial SAF

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New Consortium Advances eFuels Technologies

by Erik Ringle (National Renewable Energy Laboratory/Biobased Diesel Daily)  ... Those abundant wind and corn resources are contributing to the region’s leadership in renewable energy. Every year, Midwest states produce millions of gallons of ethanol and thousands of kilowatt-hours (kWHs)

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BioConnect Iowa: Empowering Iowa’s Next Wave of Entrepreneurs

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Iowa’s well-earned reputation as a bioscience powerhouse stems from the state’s unwavering commitment to innovation and collaboration. Organizations such as BioConnect Iowa, in partnership with the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA), fuel this legacy by helping aspiring entrepreneurs transform

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to Marquis

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Marquis has become the first well known ethanol producer to step into the world of ethanol-to-jet in a partnership with LanzaJet. The promise and progress, milestones achieved and ahead, were presented by Marquis’ Jennifer Aurandt-Pilgrim

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OTT Announces Energy I-Corps Lab Call DEADLINE April 28, 2023

(U.S. Department of Energy) The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) today (March 8, 2023) announced an Energy I-Corps fiscal year 2023 (FY2023) call for proposals from DOE National Laboratories and Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs).

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To Combat Climate Change, the Right Mix Needed for Vehicles

by Jeff Wilson (Frederick News Post) ...  We need to promote (but not require) wider use of EVs, but we must not rely on just one approach to address emissions caused by transportation. Just as we are encouraged to diversify

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New Consortium Advances Technologies that Use Renewable Electricity to Turn Carbon Dioxide into Fuel

(U.S. Department of Energy) A new consortium of five U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories is developing an integrated portfolio of technologies that use renewable electricity to upgrade carbon dioxide (CO2) into fuels and chemicals. The CO2 Reduction and Upgrading for E-Fuels Consortium (CO2RUe)

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Wastewater to Energy: New Treatment Process Can Improve Biorefinery Sustainability

(Univeristy of Illinois at Urgana-Champaign Institute for Sustainability, Energy and Environment/EurekAlert!) CABBI design simultaneously treats water and recovers biogas, generating revenue and reducing GHG emissions  -- Wastewater from biorefineries that convert plants into fuel is full of organic materials that cannot

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Rep. Schrier Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Aid Biofuel Research and Development

by Adrian Cortez (Office of Rep. Kim Schrier D-WA/Quad City Herald)   U.S. Representatives Kim Schrier, M.D. (D-WA), Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-IA) and Chellie Pingree (D-ME) introduced the Biochar Research Network Act of 2023 to increase research funding for biochar on March 21. Biochar is a charcoal-like product created by

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Argonne, Progress Rail, Test Low-Carbon Fuels on the Path to Decarbonizing the Rail Industry

by Beth Burmahl (Argonne National Laboratory)  Alternative fuels will help the rail fleet lessen its carbon footprint  -- Argonne scientists will test bio- and renewable diesel fuel on a locomotive combustion test engine. In response to sustainability goals, the freight rail

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GAO: Federal Agencies Should Track Progress toward SAF Goals

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The U.S. Government Accountability Office on March 27 issued a report that includes recommendations on how three federal agencies can track progress related to the Biden administration’s Sustainable Aviation Fuel Grand Challenge. ... As part of

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How an Aquatic Organism Could Be Key to Net-Zero Aviation

by Camelia Sadeghzadeh (BBC/4:08 Productions)  Aviation currently leaves a major footprint on the world's climate, producing almost 2.5% of global greenhouse gas emissions. Giant kelp, the fastest growing seaweed in the world, is a highly promising source for making sustainable biofuels.

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IEDO FY23 $156 Million Multi-topic Funding Opportunity Announcement

(U.S. Department of Energy) The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy announced a $156 million funding opportunity that will advance high impact applied research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) projects to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across

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Powering Meaningful Progress with John Deere Power Systems

(John Deere)  ... "When thinking about how to move toward a low-carbon future, we as an industry need to be open to a variety of solutions to meet the vast and varied needs of the off-highway market. There will be no

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Agile BioFoundry 2023 Funding Opportunity DEADLINE April 21, 2023

(Agile BioFoundry)  The Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO)-funded Agile BioFoundry (ABF) consortium is overseeing a funding opportunity for industry partners to utilize ABF capabilities.   This funding opportunity provides resources to ABF teams to perform research on behalf of

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Techno-Economic, Feasibility, and Life Cycle Analysis of Renewable Propane

by Robert M. Baldwin, Mark R. Nimlos, and Yimin Zhang (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) The Propane Education and Research Council (PERC) has engaged with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to develop information that is critical to understanding the current

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Webinar: FY23 Conversion R&D FOA Informational Session --- March 30, 2023 --- ONLINE

On March 21, 2023, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) announced $14 million in funding to support and optimize the production of affordable biofuels and biochemicals while significantly reducing carbon emissions. The funding opportunity announcement (FOA) addresses specific

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Ag Policy Blog: Despite Ethanol Industry Concerns, Iowa House Votes to Restrict Carbon Pipelines

by Chris Clayton (DTN Progressive Farmer) In one of the most heated political battles in the state, the Iowa House of Representatives on March 22 voted against the interests of the state's biofuels industry in a 71-20 vote to tighten rules

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Heard on the Floor at ABLC

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  “We’re out of time”. ... The subject was deployment vs development, whether we should go with what we have as opposed to waiting for better technology to come along. The context was the new report out from IPCC,

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Key Words from ABLC

by Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Every ABLC, held each Spring in Washington, DC, reveals the zeitgeist of the renewable sustainable fuels world and bits of the bioeconomy it intesects. This year was no exception with the following Key Words

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White House Wants to Hear from You about Its "New Bold Goals and Priorities to Advance American Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing"

by Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA)  “You can do good and do well,” concluded Jim Lane, editor and publisher of the Daily Digest at the Presidential Forum on Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing Innovation which opened the Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference in Washington,

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Biden Administration to Unveil “Bold Goals” for Biotechnology, Biomanufacturing --- March 22, 2023 --- Washington, DC and ONLINE

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Washington, the Biden Administration unveiled bold new goals for biotechnology and biomanufacturing, plus a new report — a delegation of 14 high-ranking officials are headed to ABLC 2023 this week in the capital to provide

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Taking a Diverse Approach Is Key to Carbon Removal, Says New Study

by Brendan Bane (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory/Phys.org)  Diversification reduces risk. That's the spirit of one key takeaway from a new study led by scientists at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. The effective path to limiting global warming

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Alder SAF100 – Accelerating Development for Next Generation Sustainable Fuels

by Derek Vardon & Bruno Miller  (Alder Fuels/Biofuels Digest)  Today, we are providing a high-level technical analysis of what we are calling Alder SAF100, a new and 100% sustainable replacement for petroleum-based jet fuel. To demonstrate the viability of reaching that crucial

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Big Oil Firms Touted Algae as Climate Solution. Now All Have Pulled Funding

by Amy Westervelt (The Guardian) Insiders aren’t surprised as ExxonMobil, the last remaining proponent of green algae biofuel, ends research -- Algae research was central to Exxon’s green marketing campaigns for years, and frequently criticized as greenwashing rather than a genuine research effort. But

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NREL: Regional Analysis Can Help Accelerate Deployment of SAF

(National Renewable Energy Laboratory/Ethanol Producer Magazine) Made from nonpetroleum sources like waste and biomass, sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) has the potential to reduce aviation greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 50 percent or more compared to fossil-derived jet fuel. The aviation industry

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DOE Announces $590 Million to Increase Bioenergy Research

(U.S. Department of Energy)  Funding to Four Bioenergy Research Centers Will Help Strengthen Diversity of Domestic Clean Energy Sources, Enhance Our Energy Security, and Revitalize Rural Economies -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $590 million to renew its

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Department of Energy Announces $156 Million for Applied Research and Development Projects to Drive Industrial Decarbonization DEADLINE April 17, 2023

(U.S. Department of Energy) Today, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy announced a $156 million funding opportunity that will advance high impact applied research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) projects to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG)

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces $750 Million to Advance Clean Hydrogen Technologies DEADLINE April 19, 2023

(U.S. Department of Energy) Funding from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Will Advance Electrolysis Technology, Reduce the Cost of Clean Hydrogen and Fuel Cells, and Provide Long-term Support for Hydrogen Hubs The Biden-Harris Administration, through the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE),

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Researchers Prove that Tough, Woody Lignin Can Be Broken Down in an Anaerobic Environment

by Sonia Fernandez (University of California - Santa Barbara/Phys.Org) It's a tough job, but someone's got to do it. In this case, the "job" is the breakdown of lignin, the structural biopolymer that gives stems, bark and branches their signature

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From the Sea to the Sky: United Invests $5 Million in Algae-based Fuel Producer Viridos

(United Airlines) Viridos' technology extracts algae oil from algae for potential future production of sustainable aviation fuel; United has invested in more future SAF production than any other airline1; Viridos investment is first by airline's new UAV Sustainable Flight Fund since its launch United

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Why Big Oil Is Less Worried about Biden Phasing out Fossil Fuels

by Timothy Puko (Washington Post)  For industry executives, the president’s slower approach is evidence that pragmatism is winning out. Climate activists are less than pleased. Oil and gas industry leaders say they’ve seen a big shift in tone from the Biden

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DOE Offers $50 Million for Tribal Clean Energy Projects

by Erin Voegele (Biomass Magazine)  The U.S. Department of Energy in mid-February opened a $50 million funding opportunity to support clean energy technology deployment on Tribal lands. Projects utilizing, biomass, biogas, renewable natural gas (RNG) and renewable hydrogen systems are among

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Off the Ground

by Katie Schroeder (Ethanol Producer Magazine) Several alcohol-to-jet projects, partnerships and technologies have been announced in the past 18 months. Ethanol Producer Magazine checks in on each, looking at where they stand and what they might ultimately achieve. ... Multiple airlines forged

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New Research Agreement Opportunity --- March 14, 2023 --- ONLINE

Join the U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) and its Feedstock-Conversion Interface Consortium (FCIC) on Tuesday, March 14, 2023, from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET, for a webinar about the recently announced Cooperative Research and Development Agreement

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Strategic Biofuels Seeks to Further Bolster Louisiana Green Fuels Project Via US DOE Title XVII Loan Guarantee Program

(Strategic Biofuels/Business Wire) Strategic Biofuels Seeks to Further Bolster Louisiana Green Fuels Project Via US DOE Title XVII Loan Guarantee Program. The company has been invited to submit a Part II application to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Title XVII

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Wyoming Senators Ask Department of Energy to Clarify Small Refinery Exemptions

by Mary Stroka (County 17) Wyoming's U.S. Senators, Cynthia Lummis and John Barrasso, joined eight Senate Republican colleagues in asking Department of Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm to explain the department's process for vetting and approving Wyoming’s small refinery exemptions to

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Legislative Package Includes Bills to Advance Biofuels Research

by Lynn L. Bergeson and Carla N. Hutton (B&C Biobased and Sustainable Chemicals Blog) On February 16, 2023, Representative Randy Feenstra (R-IA) introduced a legislative package that includes bills regarding researching the potential of biofuels to power jet engines and developing

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to Bio-Optimized Technologies to keep Thermoplastics out of Landfills and the Environment (BOTTLE)

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Current plastics waste management and recycling approaches are limited. Recycled plastics often lower quality and value; Mechanical recycling not applicable to all polymers; and, there is little economic incentive for plastics reclamation. Can we apply expertise

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How to Pull Carbon Dioxide out of Seawater

by David L. Chandler (MIT News) A new method for removing the greenhouse gas from the ocean could be far more efficient than existing systems for removing it from the air. ... Recently, the possibility of removing carbon dioxide directly from ocean

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Sustinable Aviation Fuel Could Become Viable Ethanol Market

by Mark Dorenkamp (Brownfield Ag News)  Sustainable aviation fuel could soon become a viable market for ethanol producers. Leigh Abrams with global fuel supplier Honeywell took part in a panel at the National Ethanol Conference in Orlando Wednesday and said there’s been a

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