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CALL FOR INNOVATIONS   TechConnect Innovation Challenge   —   June 19-21, 2023   —   National Harbor, MD    DEADLINE   February 24, 2023

CALL FOR INNOVATIONS TechConnect Innovation Challenge — June 19-21, 2023 — National Harbor, MD DEADLINE February 24, 2023

For over 20 years the TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo has connected top applied research and early-stage innovations from universities, labs, and startups with industry end-users and prospectors. The 2023 TechConnect World Innovation event includes the annual SBIR/STTR Innovation Conference, AI TechConnect, and the TechConnect Technical Program – more

January 25, 2023 Read Full Article
TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo, Innovation Challenge (including NanoTech 2023, AI TechConnect, TechConnect Technical Program and SBIR/STTR Spring 2023)   —   June 19-21, 2023   —   National Harbor, MD

TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo, Innovation Challenge (including NanoTech 2023, AI TechConnect, TechConnect Technical Program and SBIR/STTR Spring 2023) — June 19-21, 2023 — National Harbor, MD

For over 20 years the TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo has connected top applied research and early-stage innovations from universities, labs, and startups with industry end-users and prospectors. The 2023 TechConnect World Innovation event includes the annual SBIR/STTR Innovation Conference, AI TechConnect, and the TechConnect Technical Program – more

January 25, 2023 Read Full Article

Evonik Integrates Alcoholates Business into Catalysts Division

(Evonik/Biobased Diesel Daily) Evonik Corp. is pooling its expertise and integrating the alcoholates business into its catalysts business line. The existing extensive portfolio of heterogeneous catalysts is thus supplemented by homogeneous catalysts. As of January, the international network of production sites and the experienced alcoholates team will strengthen the catalysts business

January 24, 2023 Read Full Article

Clean Fuels Champions Receive Recognition for Industry Contributions

(Clean Fuels Alliance America) Annual awards honor visionaries, advocates, innovators — A diverse crop of individuals and organizations receive top honors for their contributions to the clean fuels industry this week. The Clean Fuels Alliance America annual awards showcase those who have contributed significantly to the advancement of biodiesel, renewable

January 24, 2023 Read Full Article

Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition (GWRCCC) Hosts Annual Awards Luncheon

(Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition) The Conference Will Recognize Champions of Clean Energy, Transportation and Environmental Equity and Justice  — The Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition (GWRCCC) a public-private partnership that promotes the use of clean, American transportation fuels, improved air quality and environmental justice and will host its Annual Awards

October 24, 2022 Read Full Article

The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to a Highly Efficient Microalgae-Based Carbon Sequestration System to Reduce CO2 Emission from Power Plant Flue Gas

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  The objective of this project is to harness the power of photosynthetic microalgae to maintain a high-pH, high-alkalinity microalgal culture to create a carbon-negative system for carbon dioxide (CO2) conversion to value-added products from power plant flue gas. Feng Chen of the University of Maryland

October 13, 2022 Read Full Article

Funding Opportunity Announcement — FY23 Clean Fuels Incentive Program (CFIP) DEADLINE November 22, 2022

The goal of the State Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) Clean Fuels Incentive Program (CFIP) is to promote a greener transportation sector in Maryland, by incentivizing the use of alternative fuels, thereby improving the State’s economy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions and other negative impacts of imported petroleum use. ● The

October 12, 2022 Read Full Article

MEA Now Accepting Applications for Maryland Smart Energy Communities Grant Program: Program Open to Towns, Cities, Municipalities or Counties DEADLINE November 15, 2022

(Maryland Energy Administration) The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) today announced that applications will be accepted for the Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) Maryland Smart Energy Communities Program (MSEC) beginning September 26, 2022, the start of Clean Energy Week. Now in its 11th year, the MSEC program is open to any incorporated town,

October 12, 2022 Read Full Article

Wood Energy Fuel Supply Analysis Underway in Maryland

(Maryland Clean Energy Center/Biomass Magazine)  As Maryland explores opportunities to increase the usage of renewable wood energy throughout the state, the Western Maryland Resource Conservation and Development Council (WM RC&D) and the Maryland Clean Energy Center have partnered to produce a wood energy fuel supply chain analysis to evaluate thermal wood

October 7, 2022 Read Full Article

$2.6M DOE Grant Supports UMD-led Study on Genetics of Plant Growth for Biofuels

by Kimbra Cutlip (University of Maryland/Maryland Today) A University of Maryland researcher was awarded $2.6 million by the U.S. Department of Energy to investigate the genetics underlying how poplar trees sense nutrients and regulate their metabolism—information that could help farmers maximize yields of this and other plants used in biofuel

October 5, 2022 Read Full Article

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

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) What’s up with the most exciting molecule in the bioeconomy as measured by capacity building? There are greenfield projects, refinery conversions, new technologies headed toward commercial, and the exciting arrival of DME at scale. What are the drivers, who are the players, what technologies are

September 23, 2022 Read Full Article
Shifting to a Zero Emissions Fleet: Infrastructure Planning, Financing & Management   —   September 27, 2022   —   ONLINE

Shifting to a Zero Emissions Fleet: Infrastructure Planning, Financing & Management — September 27, 2022 — ONLINE

(Maryland Clean Energy Center)  Reducing greenhouse gas emissions from transportation is crucial in the effort to achieve climate change related goals. Panelists in this session will report on state and regional initiatives and incentives to enable the transition to clean fuel vehicles and also share efforts being made in aviation.

September 19, 2022 Read Full Article
19th Annual Small Farm Conference   —   November 4, 2022    —   Princess Anne, MD

19th Annual Small Farm Conference — November 4, 2022 — Princess Anne, MD

19th Annual Small Farm Conference, November 4, 2022  READ MORE Day One: November 4, 2022 9 a.m. – Small Farm Conference Registration Begins (SSC Building) ——————————————————– 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. – Hands-on Training Clinic (UMES SSC Building) – Seed Saving & Plant Propagation Techniques – Building & Constructing Your

September 16, 2022 Read Full Article

Inside Innovation: Long Live Electric, But Diesel’s Not Dead Yet

by John Bleasby  (Daily Commercial News) … When projected over 10 years between 2022 and 2032, it found considerable advantages with advanced diesel technology, particularly when using renewable biofuels, as compared to an electrification strategy. The study found using low-carbon renewable bio-based diesel fuels available today would result in a three

September 7, 2022 Read Full Article

U.S. Department of Energy Announces $16.5 Million in Funding for Carbon Utilization Projects

(U.S. Department of Energy) The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) and the Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management’s (FECM’s) Carbon Utilization Program announced the selection of seven projects totaling $16.5 million in federal funding. This investment will advance technologies that utilize waste carbon to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and

August 31, 2022 Read Full Article

New Jersey and New York Communities to Benefit from EPA Grant to Support Anaerobic Digestion Technology

(U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced a $200,000 grant to the Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association (NEWMOA) to support anaerobic digestion technology in 11 states in the Northeast, New England the Mid-Atlantic, including New Jersey and New York. NEWMOA has partnered with the Northeast Recycling

August 31, 2022 Read Full Article
Maryland Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference   —   October 28, 2022   —   Annapolis, MD and ONLINE

Maryland Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference — October 28, 2022 — Annapolis, MD and ONLINE

The annual Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference is a unique gathering of agricultural professionals, attorneys, educators, environmentalists, farmers, policymakers, and students to discuss the complex intersection of environmental regulation and agriculture in Maryland. ALEI prides itself on hosting an event that brings farming and conservation experts together in a forum

August 25, 2022 Read Full Article

Nearly $15 Million ‘Low or No-Emissions’ Award Will Allow Montgomery to Create the First Hydrogen Electric Bus Project on the East Coast

(Montgomery County Update) The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) has won a competitive grant award of nearly $15 million from the United States Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for the purchase of 13 new hydrogen fuel cell buses and the construction of a green hydrogen fueling site

August 24, 2022 Read Full Article

FY23 Clean Fuels Incentive Program (CFIP)

(Maryland Energy Administration) MEA has opened the state fiscal year 2023 (FY23) funding round. Please consult the information and FOA below for additional details.​ Program Description: The program provides financial assistance for the purchase of new and converted alternative fueled fleet vehicles registered in the state of Maryland. Specifically, the program provides funding

August 23, 2022 Read Full Article

Atlantic Biomass, LLC and Bionoid, Inc. Sign Letter of Intent to Produce Commercial Quantities of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) from Residual Hemp Biomass

(Atlantic Biomass and Bionoid) In a surprise announcement at the annual Advisory Board Meeting of the Maryland Energy Innovation Institute (MEI2), Phase I MEI2 grant recipient Atlantic Biomass, LLC signed a Letter of Intent with Bionoid, Inc. signaling their joint commitment to producing commercial quantities of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF)

August 9, 2022 Read Full Article

Maryland Energy Institute Awards Morgan State University $100,000 Energy Innovation Grant to Continue Advanced Cyanobacterial Biomass Research at University’s Satellite Campus on the Chesapeake Bay

(Morgan State University)  Funding will Support Launchpad for Businesses and Startups Using Research Conducted at MSU PEARL Laboratory  —  Morgan State University’s School of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences (SCMNS) received a one-year $100,000 Phase I grant from the Maryland Energy Innovation Institute (MEI2) to support ongoing biofuel and renewable resource

July 26, 2022 Read Full Article

Research Finds More Emissions Benefits at Lower Cost from Accelerated Fleet Turnover and Use of Bio- and Renewable Fuels than Switching to Electrified Medium and Heavy-Duty Trucks

(Diesel Technology Forum/Globe Newswire)  A new study that evaluates several approaches to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) and other emissions from medium and heavy-duty vehicles from 2022-2032 finds considerable advantages with advanced diesel technology particularly when using renewable biofuels, as compared to an electrification strategy. Medium and heavy-duty trucks operating in 10

July 25, 2022 Read Full Article

Lawmakers Are Urging EPA to Get RFS Back on Track

by Currey McCullough (RFD TV) Just this morning (July 19, 2022) on a call with ag reporters, Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley said he and Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar are sending a letter urging the EPA to increase volumes of biodiesel and renewable diesel. “Adding more homegrown fuels to the nation’s

July 20, 2022 Read Full Article

Applications Open for Maryland’s Clean Fuels Technical Assistance (CFTA) Program

(Maryland Energy Administration) Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) is accepting applications for the State Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) Clean Fuels Technical Assistance (CFTA) Program. Building off last year’s successful pilot round, the program provides eligible local government and municipal fleets with technical assistance as they consider alternative transportation fuel options for

July 14, 2022 Read Full Article

D.C. Region Will Now Consider Climate Impacts in Transportation Planning, Aiming to Cut Emissions in Half

by Jacob Fenston (DCist) … The vote, at a meeting of the regional Transportation Planning Board, came as a surprise to some observers. Previously many leaders, particularly from car-dependent suburbs, scoffed at a 50% goal as unachievable. The board was set to vote on a much more modest proposal to cut emissions by

July 8, 2022 Read Full Article

Sheetz Chain Lowers Price for E15 Gas to $3.99 for July 4 Travel and E85 Has Been Marked Down to $3.49

(AutoBlog)  Sheetz, a convenience store chain, has lowered the price of gas for the July 4 holiday weekend to $3.99 for a gallon of 88-octane regular. Note that Sheetz’ Unleaded 88 is a blend of 85% gasoline and 15% ethanol. Sheetz says (scroll to the bottom of the FAQ page): “E15

July 1, 2022 Read Full Article

EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standard Pathways Expand to Include Greasezilla® Advanced Biofuel as RIN-Qualified Feedstock

(Greasezilla) The pathway increases the value of Greasezilla® ABF to the biofuels market.  —  Downey Ridge Environmental Company, developer of Greasezilla®, announces that the Brown Grease Advanced Biofuel offtake produced by Greasezilla systems is now a qualified feedstock for RIN credits under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). This long-awaited ruling adds further

July 1, 2022 Read Full Article

Carbon Sink LLC signs MOU with CZCF to Explore Multi-Project Financing Opportunities

(Carbon Sink)  Carbon Sink LLC (Carbon Sink) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Cube Zero Carbon Fund Sàrl (CZCF), an affiliate of Cube Infrastructure Managers. The purpose of the MOU is to facilitate financing for the development, construction, ownership, and operation of as many as three commercial facilities for

June 30, 2022 Read Full Article
Global Hemp Association Discussion on Hemp to Biofuel and Bioproducts System   —    June 9, 2022   —   ONLINE

Global Hemp Association Discussion on Hemp to Biofuel and Bioproducts System — June 9, 2022 — ONLINE

 Join a discussion about the new Atlantic Biomass hemp to biofuel system that could reduce income risks for growers entering the fast growing hemp industry hosted online by the Global Hemp Association. on June 9.  READ MORE  See speaker bios Learn more about how this system could also reduce feedstock

May 20, 2022 Read Full Article
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS Alternative Fuels & Chemicals Coaltion Global Biobased Economy Conference & Exhibit — November 6-8, 2022 — Washington, DC/Gaylords, MD    DEADLINE:  July 15, 2022  Extended to August 1   POSTER ABSTRACTS DUE September 16, 2022

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS Alternative Fuels & Chemicals Coaltion Global Biobased Economy Conference & Exhibit — November 6-8, 2022 — Washington, DC/Gaylords, MD DEADLINE: July 15, 2022 Extended to August 1 POSTER ABSTRACTS DUE September 16, 2022

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

May 13, 2022 Read Full Article
CALL FOR PANELS  Smart Cities Connect — September 26-29, 2022 — Washington, DC/National Harbor, MD     DEADLINE:  June 15, 2022

CALL FOR PANELS Smart Cities Connect — September 26-29, 2022 — Washington, DC/National Harbor, MD DEADLINE: June 15, 2022

Submit your panel idea for Smart Cities Connect Conference this fall! Change often begins with one person – a question, a big idea, or even a catch phase that resonates and ripples. Take your shot at creating meaningful change among the city and federal decision makers shaping our communities. Submit a panel

April 26, 2022 Read Full Article
Smart Cities Connect   —   September 26-29, 2022   —   Washington, DC/National Harbor, MD

Smart Cities Connect — September 26-29, 2022 — Washington, DC/National Harbor, MD

Smart Cities Connect is where the smart cities community meets. We provide meaningful content and connect a thoughtful community of decision-makers to empower smart cities at all stages of growth. We accelerate the adoption of smart technology solutions, aid in problem solving, and amplify city resources for the betterment of cities,

April 26, 2022 Read Full Article

USDA Awards $1.6 Million Biofuel Infrastructure Grant to Royal Farms to Expand Access to Higher-Blend Renewable Fuels for People in Rural Delaware and Maryland

(U.S. Department of Agriculture)  Funding Will Add 40 million Gallons of Biofuels to the Market Annually — United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Under Secretary Xochitl Torres Small today announced that USDA is awarding a $1.6 million biofuel infrastructure grant to Royal Farms to expand the availability of higher-blend renewable biofuels

April 25, 2022 Read Full Article

USDA Announces Efforts to Boost Homegrown Biofuels

(U.S. Department of Agriculture/Ethanol Producer Magazine) On April 12, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced steps the USDA is taking to implement President Biden’s plan to enable energy independence by boosting homegrown biofuels. “President Biden understands that by expanding our ability to meet our energy needs with homegrown biofuels, we can ensure a more

April 19, 2022 Read Full Article

Colonial Pipeline to Start Shipping Sustainable Aviation Fuel

by Jordan Blum (S&P Global Platts) Colonial ships directly to seven major airports; Colonial also moves products delivered to New York-area airports — The Colonial Pipeline fuel network will soon begin shipping sustainable aviation fuel for the first time, as more airlines aim to meet their greenhouse gas emissions goals. Colonial, which

April 19, 2022 Read Full Article

What’s Next for E15 after Biden’s Announcement?

by Jacqui Fatka (Farm Progress)  … It is hard to predict the demand picture under the expanded E15 scenario, but lower estimates of a continued status quo indicate at least 300 million gallons of additional ethanol could be used by consumers with the year-round use of E15. “But (if you

April 15, 2022 Read Full Article

Governor Glenn Youngkin Announces Perdue AgriBusiness to Invest $59.1 Million to Expand in the City of Chesapeake

(Governor of Virginia)  Leading agriculture products company to increase production capacity, modernize soybean extraction facility — Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that Perdue AgriBusiness, a leading U.S. agriculture products and services company, will invest $59.1 million to expand its operation in the City of Chesapeake. The company will modernize facilities and increase production of

March 25, 2022 Read Full Article

Atlantic Biomass Conversion System Economically Produces High Volumes of Biofuels from Residual Hemp and Cannabis Biomass

(Atlantic Biomass) Atlantic Biomass, LLC has announced results of their Phase I Maryland Energy Innovation Institute Scale-Up project to verify the use of residual hemp biomass for the production of biofuels including sustainable aviation fuels (SAF). Robert Kozak, President of Atlantic Biomass, said the results clearly showed that the very

March 10, 2022 Read Full Article
22nd Annual American Ecological Engineering Society Meeting   —   June 21-23, 2022   —   Baltimore, MD

22nd Annual American Ecological Engineering Society Meeting — June 21-23, 2022 — Baltimore, MD

We are excited to host the 22nd annual American Ecological Engineering Society Meeting in Baltimore, MD. This year’s meeting theme is “Designing For Our Future: Ecotechnology for Watershed Health in the Urban-Rural Continuum.” With this meeting, we hope to better contextualize the realm of Ecological Engineering while looking for the

March 5, 2022 Read Full Article

Applications Open for the 2022 AgDiscovery Program at University of Maryland Eastern Shore

(University of Maryland Eastern Shore)  AgDiscovery is a unique opportunity for students to explore agricultural sciences and gain knowledge about careers in animal and plant disciplines, wildlife management, veterinary medicine, biotechnology, entomology, food safety, food production, agribusiness, forestry, and much more. Students experience hands-on learning workshops, behind-the-scenes tours, laboratory and

February 17, 2022 Read Full Article

Carbon and Hydrogen Hubs Part 2: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to GPI’s Atlas

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In part 2 of the Great Plains Institute’s just published Atlas of Carbon and Hydrogen Hubs, we look at where these 14 key carbon and hydrogen hubs are in the U.S., how can they offer the capacity to help the country expand and accelerate emissions

February 15, 2022 Read Full Article

Applications Open for Summer 2022 Smithsonian Environmental Research Center’s (SERC) Internship Program DEADLINE: February 15, 2022

The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center’s (SERC) Internship Program is seeking applicants for summer 2022! According to SERC, this paid program provides hands-on experience in skills including research, science communication, education, and citizen science for undergraduate and beginning graduate students. Apply by February 15! The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center’s (SERC) Internship

February 1, 2022 Read Full Article
Alternative Fuels & Chemicals Coaltion Global Biobased Economy Conference & Exhibit   —   November 6-8, 2022   —   Washington, DC/Gaylords, MD   Includes Links to Presentations

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

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

January 25, 2022 Read Full Article

Are Zero-Emission Vehicles the Right Goal for Delivery?

by Megan Lampinen (Automotive World) Allen Schaeffer suggests the delivery segment should be looking at the broader carbon footprint factor as opposed to strictly tailpipe emissions. … The future is eclectic, particularly during the next two decades. This will be quite a dynamic time where many strategies, fuels and technologies come

January 18, 2022 Read Full Article

Growing Carbon Credits: Should Maryland Farmers Open a Carbon Banking Account?

(7th Annual Agricultural & Environmental Law Conference) Carbon credits are a growing interest in the agricultural community not only by producers but by landowners. This session will highlight the latest that is being considered on Capitol Hill along with what Marylanders need to take into account currently in the market.

January 12, 2022 Read Full Article

Wander: An Abridged Ph.D. Memoir Essay

by Olatomiwa Bifarin (Bifarin V Substack) Wander is a memoir written by Olatomiwa Bifarin about his Ph.D. experience in the United States. In this 5000-plus-word essay, he tells his story of completing a Ph.D. program in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Georgia. His tales highlight the surprising benefit

January 10, 2022 Read Full Article

In an East Coast First, New Jersey Will Phase out Diesel Trucks

by María Paula Rubiano A. (Grist)  New Jersey joins California, Oregon, and Washington in setting ambitious goals to electrify trucks by 2035. — The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection earlier this week adopted a rule to phase out diesel-powered trucks – meaning anything bigger than a delivery van – starting in

January 3, 2022 Read Full Article

U.S. Reverses Trump Effort to Quash California Vehicle Emissions Rules

by David Shepardson (Reuters) The Biden administration on Tuesday finalized a reversal of a rule issued under then-U.S. President Donald Trump that sought to pre-empt California’s vehicle emissions regulations. The Department of Transportation said it was issuing final rules rescinding the Trump action, which sought to bar the most populous state

December 23, 2021 Read Full Article
CALL FOR INNOVATIONS:  TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo   —   June 13-15, 2022   —   Washington, DC/National Harbor, MD    DEADLINE:  January 28, 2022 and March 11, 2022

CALL FOR INNOVATIONS: TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo — June 13-15, 2022 — Washington, DC/National Harbor, MD DEADLINE: January 28, 2022 and March 11, 2022

For over 20 years the TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo has connected top applied research and early-stage innovations from universities, labs, and startups with industry end-users and prospectors. The 2022 TechConnect World Innovation event includes the annual SBIR/STTR Innovation Conference, AI TechConnect, and the TechConnect Technical Program – more

December 20, 2021 Read Full Article
TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo   —   June 13-15, 2022   —   Washington, DC/National Harbor, MD

TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo — June 13-15, 2022 — Washington, DC/National Harbor, MD

For over 20 years the TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo has connected top applied research and early-stage innovations from universities, labs, and startups with industry end-users and prospectors. The 2022 TechConnect World Innovation event includes the annual SBIR/STTR Innovation Conference, AI TechConnect, and the TechConnect Technical Program – more

December 20, 2021 Read Full Article

UMD Researchers Convert Methane without Greenhouse Gas Emissions

by Catherine O’Brien Stephens (Maryland Today)  Pioneering Discovery Would Cut Energy Waste, Create Valuable Industrial Chemicals — …  But a cheap, simple way to convert natural gas to value-added chemicals creates an economic incentive not to waste this resource. Dongxia Liu, associate professor in chemical and biomolecular engineering, and Eric Wachsman,

December 14, 2021 Read Full Article

CleanBay Renewables Secures Investment from AVG Group Sarl

(CleanBay Renewables/Biomass Magazine)  CleanBay Renewables Inc. on Dec. 6 announced it has secured investment from AVG Group Sarl, a Luxembourg based asset manager with a focus on energy transition technology and green alternatives to fossil fuels. AVG’s investment will help fund CleanBay’s development portfolio of bioconversion facilities across the U.S.,

December 8, 2021 Read Full Article

What Biofuels Can Learn From Turkeys…and 8 Ways to Return Biofuels to Integrated End-to-End Control

by Bob Kozak (Atlantic Biomass/Advanced Biofuels USA/Biofuels Digest) As we enjoy this contemplative, introspective, thanks giving time of year, it’s time to think what can be done to revive a stagnant US biofuel industry. The Thanksgiving Turkey is a good place to start. I hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving and

December 7, 2021 Read Full Article
MCPS Plans for First-Ever Youth Climate Summit in 2022   —   March 5, 2022   —   Shady Grove, MD

MCPS Plans for First-Ever Youth Climate Summit in 2022 — March 5, 2022 — Shady Grove, MD

by Ona Olisa (My Green Montgomery)  Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is planning to hold its first-ever Youth Climate Summit in March 2022. The idea for this summit developed after MCPS recognized increased student interest in climate action. Using a portion of a science grant from Howard Hughes Medical Institute, MCPS held a

December 6, 2021 Read Full Article

Northeast States Abandon Cap-and-Trade Plan for Cars

(E&E News)  The Transportation and Climate Initiative — a cap-and-trade program covering cars in three Northeastern states and the District of Columbia — was abandoned last week after Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (D) and Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R) pulled the plug on the program. The announcement represents the latest

November 23, 2021 Read Full Article

Bioenergy Devo Closes on $100 Million in New Capital

(Bioenergy Devo/Biomass Magazine)  Bioenergy Devco (BDC), the leading global developer of anaerobic digestion (AD) facilities that transform organic waste into renewable energy and healthy soil products, today announced it has secured $100 million in financing from funds managed by Irradiant Partners, an alternative investment manager with expertise in climate infrastructure,

November 17, 2021 Read Full Article

Maryland Animal Waste Technology Grants Applications Due December 31, 2021

(Maryland Department of Agriculture)  Maryland’s Animal Waste Technology Fund provides grants to eligible applicants to research or demonstrate innovative, economically feasible animal waste technologies. Proposals for State Fiscal Year 2022 will focus on the development of an Assessment and Strategy Plan that provides updated data on animal waste generated in

October 25, 2021 Read Full Article

The Future of Ethanol at Retail Stations. Flexibility and Adaptability Is a Must

(Sustainable Energy Strategies) Will there be liquid fuels at retail stations in the future? Join us for a presentation and lively discussion on the future of higher blends of ethanol. Offered by the Maryland Grain Producers Utilization Board, Virginia Clean Cities and Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition. WATCH VIDEO    

October 13, 2021 Read Full Article

New Reports Take Deep Dive Into State Food Waste Policies

by Nora Goldstein and Kat McCarthy (BioCycle Magazine)  NRDC commissioned a survey of food waste hierarchy-related policies in 12 states across 3 regions. The publicly available reports are an invaluable resource. — The NRDC’s (Natural Resources Defense Council) Food Matters initiative partners with cities to “achieve meaningful reductions” in food waste

October 13, 2021 Read Full Article

USDA Announces More Than $146M Investment in Sustainable Agricultural Research

(U.S. Department of Agriculture)  U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today an investment of more than $146 million in sustainable agricultural research projects aimed at improving a robust, resilient, climate-smart food and agricultural system. This investment is made under the National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s (NIFA) Sustainable

October 7, 2021 Read Full Article

Press Release:  Advanced Biofuels USA’s Online Free Library Passes 40,000 Indexed Items Milestone

For Immediate Release — October 3, 2021—Frederick, MD —   Advanced Biofuels USA, a nonprofit educational organization, celebrates passing the 40,000 indexed item milestone in its online library dedicated to topics related to the world’s transition to sustainable renewable fuels. “The goal of the library is to help everyone from those in

October 3, 2021 Read Full Article

U.S. Environment Agency Urged by 21 States to Toughen Vehicle Emissions Rewrite

by David Shepardson (Reuters)  A group of 21 state attorneys general, the District of Columbia, and several major U.S. cities urged the Biden administration to finalize significantly stricter vehicle emissions rules than it has proposed. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in August called for reversing the Trump-era loosening of vehicle

September 28, 2021 Read Full Article

US Company Will Export Biodiesel to the UK from the Country

by Candida Acosta (Listin Dario (Google Translation))  The ambassador of the Dominican Republic in Washington, Sonia Guzmán, revealed that the American company Ridge Partners will settle in Jicomé, on the Northwest Line of the country, to produce biodiesel from solid waste and export the fuel to the United Kingdom. He indicated

September 23, 2021 Read Full Article

Climate Week Press Release:  Advanced Biofuels USA Encourages Participation in Community Climate Change Mitigation Efforts—One Community at a Time

For Immediate Release — September 23, 2021—Frederick, MD — —  Building on her recent experience volunteering on Frederick, Maryland’s City and County Climate Emergency Mobilization Work Group’s subgroup on Energy, Buildings and Transportation, Advanced Biofuels USA’s executive director, Joanne Ivancic, wants to encourage others to enthusiastically participate in opportunities to mold their

September 23, 2021 Read Full Article

One Community at a Time: How to Gain Real GHG Benefits Quickly for Least Cost — Experiences with the Frederick County and City Climate Emergency Mobilization Work Group

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Over the past year I have had the opportunity and privilege to participate in the Frederick, Maryland, County and City Climate Emergency Mobilization Work Group subgroup on Energy, Buildings and Transportation. Our beautiful final report is available here: https://www.mobilizefrederick.org/ The aim of the CEMWG

September 23, 2021 Read Full Article

Optimizing Advanced Fuel Production: Utilizing Industrial Hemp Biomass for High Throughput Biofuel Production in Maryland

by Robert Kozak (Atlantic Biomass/Advanced Biofuels USA)  This is a presentation that was part of a seminar program at Hood College for the students, faculty, and friends of their biology department. It focuses on new directions in advanced biofuel research. These include new crops, sugar production systems, and enzyme recycling. Work

September 21, 2021 Read Full Article

Effect of Lignin-Blocking Agent on Enzyme Hydrolysis of Acid Pretreated Hemp Waste

by Daehwan Kim, Chang Geun Yoo, Jurgen Schwarz, Sadanand Dhekney, Robert Kozak, Craig Laufer, Drew Ferrier, Skylar Mackay, Madyson Ashcraft, Richard Williams and Sinyeon Kime (RSC Advances)   Hemp wastes (stems and branches), fractionated after hemp flower extraction for the production of cannabidiol oil, were utilized as a potentially renewable resource

September 20, 2021 Read Full Article

DOE Announces Nearly $65 Million for Biofuels Research to Reduce Airplane and Ship Emissions

(U.S. Department of Energy) Projects align with administration’s new goal of decarbonizing the aviation sector by 2050 – –  As part of a White House roundtable to launch the Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) Grand Challenge to decarbonize the aviation sector by 2050, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $64.7 million in funding for projects focused on producing cost-effective, low-carbon biofuels. These investments will advance technologies to create replacements for petroleum fuels used in heavy-duty forms of transportation, like airplanes and

September 10, 2021 Read Full Article
Business Lingo for Scientists   —   September 20, 2021   —   ONLINE and Hybrid

Business Lingo for Scientists — September 20, 2021 — ONLINE and Hybrid

Does this sound like a foreign language to you: TAM, Margins, LVC, COGS, Burn Rate, Customer Churn, EBIDTA, Product/Market fit, etc.? This workshop will help you understand common business terminology to prepare you for conversations with investors, banks, and potential business partners. This workshop will be offered in a hybrid

September 9, 2021 Read Full Article

Applications Being Accepted for Maryland FY22 Clean Fuels Incentive Program (CFIP) DEADLINE: December 31, 2021

(Maryland Energy Administration) The program provides financial assistance for the purchase of new and converted alternative fueled fleet vehicles registered in the state of Maryland. Specifically, the program provides funding to support the incremental cost to purchase alternative fuel fleet vehicles or convert new fleet vehicles to utilize alternative fuel. Program

September 5, 2021 Read Full Article

UMD Researcher Awarded $6 Million from the U.S. Department of Energy to Create Value-Added Biofuels and Bioplastics from Food Waste

by Samantha Watters (University of Maryland)  Stephanie Lansing will serve as principal investigator, establishing a consortium of scientists and industry partners with the goal of creating renewable resources —  Stephanie Lansing, professor in the Department of Environmental Science and Technology at the University of Maryland (UMD), is leading two new grants

September 1, 2021 Read Full Article

The Oil Industry’s Bright Green Energy Future

by Mike Newman (Parhelion Underwriting) The Oil industry is under pressure on many fronts in the climate change era and faces an existential threat from alternative, renewable sources of energy – but the industry is also best-positioned to win the Prize in energy’s green future. … First, the background, from

September 1, 2021 Read Full Article

Progressive Pollster: 65 Percent of Likely Voters Would Back Polluters Tax

by Zack Budryk (The Hill) American voters are broadly supportive of proposals to tax major fossil fuel companies for the costs of climate change, according to polling from the left-leaning firm Data for Progress. A survey of likely voters found that 77 percent believe fossil fuel companies have “a lot” or “some”

August 20, 2021 Read Full Article

Having a Field Day Talking about Hemp for Biofuel in Maryland

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  For the US agricultural community, having a field day gives farmers and others in the agricultural products value chain the opportunity not only for hands-on learning about new crops and new technologies or about old problems and improving solutions, but also for networking and

August 4, 2021 Read Full Article

DOE Announces Nearly $34 Million to Advance Waste and Algae Bioenergy Technology

(U.S. Department of Energy)  11 University- and Industry-Led Projects will Develop Biomass Resources to Convert to Low-Carbon Fuel for Planes and Ships  —  The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced nearly $34 million in funding for 11 projects that will support high-impact research and development to improve and produce biofuels,

August 3, 2021 Read Full Article

Department of Energy Awards $127 Million to Bring Innovative Clean Energy Technologies to Market

(U.S. Department of Energy) The U.S. Department of Energy continues to power the clean energy revolution among American small businesses and entrepreneurs with awards totaling $127 million to support 110 innovative projects – each focused on tackling the climate crisis by harnessing market-oriented solutions and emerging technologies.  DOE’s Office of Energy and Efficiency

July 23, 2021 Read Full Article
UMES Hemp Field Tours   —   September 30, 2021   —   Princess Anne, MD

UMES Hemp Field Tours — September 30, 2021 — Princess Anne, MD

A series of in-person tours to showcase the various stages of different varieties of hemp included in the UMES hemp variety screening trial. About this event: These are safe events! Participants will be required to wear masks. Three Hemp Variety Screening Trial Tours . . . Observe more than 50

July 22, 2021 Read Full Article
CALL FOR SPEAKERS:  Alternative Fuels and Chemicals Coalition Conference and Expo — November 14-16, 2021 — National Harbor, MD     DEADLINE August 31, 2021

CALL FOR SPEAKERS: Alternative Fuels and Chemicals Coalition Conference and Expo — November 14-16, 2021 — National Harbor, MD DEADLINE August 31, 2021

This is the FIRST AFCC Global Biobased Economy Conference!  ​The conference will focus on promoting the USDA’s BioPreferred® Program* throughout this two-day conference and exhibition. To kick off the event there will be a reception on Sunday evening, November 14, 2021 from 5:30 -7:00 p.m., included in the registration of

July 15, 2021 Read Full Article
Alternative Fuels and Chemicals Coalition Conference and Expo   —   November 14-16, 2021   —   National Harbor, MD   Recorded Presentations Published

Alternative Fuels and Chemicals Coalition Conference and Expo — November 14-16, 2021 — National Harbor, MD Recorded Presentations Published

This is the FIRST AFCC Global Biobased Economy Conference!  ​The conference will focus on promoting the USDA’s BioPreferred® Program* throughout this two-day conference and exhibition. To kick off the event there will be a reception on Sunday evening, November 14, 2021 from 5:30 -7:00 p.m., included in the registration of

July 15, 2021 Read Full Article

Bioenergy Devco Celebrates Opening of Maryland Anaerobic Digester

(Bioenergy Devco/Biomass Magazine) Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, County Executive Calvin Ball, Director of Maryland Environmental Service (MES), Charles Glass and representatives from the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) gathered at Bioenergy Devco’s new anaerobic digestion facility in Jessup, Maryland, on July 7 to celebrate near completion of what will be the state’s largest anaerobic digestion (AD)

July 13, 2021 Read Full Article

How the Maryland Climate Leadership Academy Creates Climate-Savvy Professionals

by Amaury Laporte, Kimberly Skinner (Environmental and Energy Study Institute)  To Daniel Kreeger, executive director of the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO), everyone can benefit from incorporating climate science into their day-to-day work decisions. Kreeger co-founded ACCO in 2008 to create a space for professionals to connect with peers, develop

July 7, 2021 Read Full Article

Manta Wins MEIA 2021 Pitch Finale; MD Clean Energy Startups Shine

(Maryland Energy Innovation Accelerator)  MEIA ‘s 2021 Pitch Competition was a smashing success. Congratulations to Grand Prize winner Manta Biofuel, and Audience Choice co-winners InventWood and Manta Biofuel. Did you miss the event? Watch the video and pitches here. Owings Mills-based Manta Biofuel was named the Grand Prize winner of the

July 7, 2021 Read Full Article

MEIA Spotlight — Ryan Powell

(Maryland Energy Innovation Accelerator) Ryan Powell is the founder and CEO of Manta Biofuel, an MEIA Startup that produces crude oil from algae at a cost that could be competitive with traditional petroleum. Manta’s team has developed their proprietary magnetic algae harvesting technology and low-cost continuous flow hydrothermal liquefaction system.  “We are

June 2, 2021 Read Full Article

WSSC Water Commissioners Approve Contract with Washington Gas to Advance Innovative Piscataway Bioenergy Project

(WSSC Water) WSSC Water Commissioners today approved an 18-year contract with Washington Gas (WGL) for the construction and installation of approximately 900 feet of natural gas pipeline and related infrastructure to supply natural gas to, and convey renewable natural gas from WSSC Water’s Piscataway Bioenergy facility in Accokeek, Maryland in Prince

May 25, 2021 Read Full Article

Press Release: Advanced Biofuels USA Files Comments on Transportation and Climate Initiative: Calls for Extension of Program to Aviation, Trains, Marine/Maritime, Agriculture, Rocket Launches and Natural Gas

(Advanced Biofuels USA)  Advanced Biofuels USA suggests an expansion of transportation emissions reduction in the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) proposed Draft Model Rule (TCI-P) in public comments filed today. Currently, the proposed emission reduction program is limited to on-road fossil-derived motor gasoline and diesel fuel. Advanced Biofuels USA argues

May 7, 2021 Read Full Article

Share: Sussex OKs Poultry Waste Recycling Plant

(Cape Gazette)  Next step for Bioenergy Devco is state environmental permitting process — Sussex County Council voted unanimously April 20 in favor of Bioenergy Devco’s conditional-use application for the Bioenergy Innovation Center in Seaford. BDC is a leading global developer of anaerobic digestion facilities that create renewable energy and healthy soil

April 23, 2021 Read Full Article

Royal Farms Celebrates Earth Day – Opens 21st Ethanol Refueling Station: In 2020 Alone, Pollution Reduced Is the Equivalent of Planting More than 100,000 Trees

(Royal Farms/Globe Newswire) This Earth Day Royal Farms and Protec Fuel Management, LLC (Protec) celebrate their past year’s achievement of displacing petroleum fuel with enough low carbon biofuels to account for a pollution reduction equivalent to planting more than 102,353 trees. This May, Royal Farms will also mark the opening of

April 22, 2021 Read Full Article
Carbon Dioxide Removal – A Call to Action   —   April 23, 2021   —   ONLINE

Carbon Dioxide Removal – A Call to Action — April 23, 2021 — ONLINE

Join us for a lively discussion of technologies that remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and the ocean and permanently sequester carbon to slow and reverse the impacts of climate change. Speakers include: XPRIZE Foundation will discuss the new $100 Million Carbon Dioxide Removal Prize sponsored by Elon Musk.  Learn

April 2, 2021 Read Full Article

Rapid Advancements in Carbon Dioxide Capture – A Roundtable

(Maryland Energy Innovation Accelerator) On March 9, 2021 the Chemical Sciences Roundtable hosted a webinar titled Advances in Chemistry of CO2 Capture. The Chemical Sciences Roundtable is an initiative of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to provide a science-oriented, apolitical forum for discussing chemically related issues and to promote the exchange

April 2, 2021 Read Full Article
CALL FOR PANELS   Smart Cities Connect Fall Conference and Expo   —   October 19-21, 2021   —   Washington, DC/National Harbor, MD      DEADLINE  May 14, 2021

CALL FOR PANELS Smart Cities Connect Fall Conference and Expo — October 19-21, 2021 — Washington, DC/National Harbor, MD DEADLINE May 14, 2021

INNOVATING WITH CITIES TO CREATE A BETTER WORLD.  Smart cities represent a poetic fusion of community and innovation, dancing between what’s possible and what is required. At Smart Cities Connect, we bring all of it together in an event that pushes and prods and gets real about city challenges and opportunities.

March 29, 2021 Read Full Article
Smart Cities Connect Fall Conference and Expo   —   October 19-21, 2021   —   Washington, DC/National Harbor, MD

Smart Cities Connect Fall Conference and Expo — October 19-21, 2021 — Washington, DC/National Harbor, MD

INNOVATING WITH CITIES TO CREATE A BETTER WORLD.  Smart cities represent a poetic fusion of community and innovation, dancing between what’s possible and what is required. At Smart Cities Connect, we bring all of it together in an event that pushes and prods and gets real about city challenges and opportunities.

March 29, 2021 Read Full Article

Case Study of Proposal for 100% Biodiesel School Buses

by Ahmed Abdellah* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  This video presentation compares the carbon footprint of school buses retrofitted with a system to enable use of 100% biodiesel with electric buses.  It uses a case study of a proposal for 100% biodiesel school buses for Howard County, Maryland, public schools using the

March 25, 2021 Read Full Article
CALL FOR INNOVATIONS  TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo — October 18-20, 2021 — Washington, DC/Maryland    DEADLINE  May 26, 2021

CALL FOR INNOVATIONS TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo — October 18-20, 2021 — Washington, DC/Maryland DEADLINE May 26, 2021

For over 20 years the TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo has connected top applied research and early-stage innovations from universities, labs, and startups with industry end-users and prospectors. The 2021 TechConnect World Innovation event includes the annual SBIR/STTR Innovation Conference, AI TechConnect, and the TechConnect Technical Program – more

March 16, 2021 Read Full Article
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS:  TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo — October 18-20, 2021 — Washington, DC/Maryland     DEADLINE May 14, 2021

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo — October 18-20, 2021 — Washington, DC/Maryland DEADLINE May 14, 2021

For over 20 years the TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo has connected top applied research and early-stage innovations from universities, labs, and startups with industry end-users and prospectors. The 2021 TechConnect World Innovation event includes the annual SBIR/STTR Innovation Conference, AI TechConnect, and the TechConnect Technical Program – more

March 16, 2021 Read Full Article
TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo   —   October 18-20, 2021   —   Washington, DC/Maryland

TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo — October 18-20, 2021 — Washington, DC/Maryland

For over 20 years the TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo has connected top applied research and early-stage innovations from universities, labs, and startups with industry end-users and prospectors. The 2021 TechConnect World Innovation event includes the annual SBIR/STTR Innovation Conference, AI TechConnect, and the TechConnect Technical Program – more

March 16, 2021 Read Full Article

Study: Eco-friendly Car Owners Are Undermining Environmental Gains by Buying Second Vehicles

by Arianne Cohen (Fast Company)  A new study in The RAND Journal of Economics finds that owners of eco-friendly cars tend to spring for a second vehicle that is much less eco-friendly — … Fuel-efficient vehicles may not be saving the environment as much as you thought. A new study in The RAND

March 4, 2021 Read Full Article

TCI Publishes Draft Model Rule and Updates on Public Engagement Planning

(Transportation and Climate Initiative) On March 1, TCI state agency staff shared updates on the TCI-P, including a Draft Model Rule and proposed processes for public engagement to ensure that equity, environmental, climate, and transportation justice considerations are at the center of TCI-P development and implementation. Individuals and organizations are encouraged

March 1, 2021 Read Full Article

UMD Collaborates Internationally to Convert an Invasive Weed into Biogas and Animal Feed in Nigeria

(University of Maryland)  Research and Extension project addresses environmental and human health concerns, providing new economic opportunities to the Hadejia Valley region  — As part of an ongoing project years in the making, Richard Kohn of Animal and Avian Sciences at the University of Maryland is collaborating internationally to provide

February 25, 2021 Read Full Article

Maryland Releases Bold New Plan to Achieve Climate Goals

(Maryland Department of the Environment) State Pursues Ambitious Goal to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 50% by 2030 as Nation Officially Re-enters Paris Climate Accord — The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) has released a comprehensive plan that sets a clear and unifying path for the state to dramatically reduce

February 23, 2021 Read Full Article

New Report: 21st Century Agriculture Renaissance: Solutions from the Land

(Solutions from the Land) “There has never been a greater need for an Agricultural Renaissance. The many voices of farmers, echoing across centuries of scarcity and abundance, challenge us to find new ways forward, paths that produce abundance for expanding populations while rejecting wasteful destruction of resources. We must seek these

February 18, 2021 Read Full Article

Advanced Biofuels USA Discusses Mission and New Educational Resources in DigestConnect Presentation

(Advanced Biofuels USA)  Advanced Biofuels USA’s executive director, Joanne Ivancic, described the new educational materials developed by the organization in response to the Covid-19 pandemic-influenced need for online, user-friendly resources with basic information for a wide audience.  Appearing on DigestConnect, a weekly webinar hosted by Jim Lane of Biofuels Digest,

February 13, 2021 Read Full Article

Maryland Energy Innovation Accelerator Spotlight: Austin Bachman

(Maryland Energy Innovation Accelerator)  Austin Bachmann is an Energy Executive in Residence (EEIR) for Manta Biofuel, an MEIA Startup that has developed an innovative technology and process for producing algae-based biofuels. Austin is also the Executive Director of Sales, Marketing and Business Development for Babington Technology, a leader in clean and efficient combustion

February 3, 2021 Read Full Article

Planting Crops — and Carbon, Too

by Gabriel Popkin (Washington Post)  President Biden says farmers can adopt agricultural methods that help fight climate change. Maryland farmer Trey Hill has been trying. … As the winter cover crops grow, they will feed microbes and improve the soil’s health, which Hill believes will eventually translate into higher yields of

January 22, 2021 Read Full Article

Truly Renewable Energy: The Importance of Organics Recycling in a Decarbonized Future

by Shawn Kreloff (Bioenergy Devco/Biofuels Digest) … But what if we could replace a significant amount of these fossil fuels with renewable natural gas (RNG) or Green Hydrogen created solely from advanced processing of organic residuals – byproducts that would otherwise decompose into methane and contribute to the increase in

January 19, 2021 Read Full Article

Will 2021 Be the Year for Environmental Justice Legislation? States Are Already Leading the Way

by Kristoffer Tigue (Inside Climate News) The new state laws address the disproportionate impact of climate change and pollution on communities of color. Joe Biden is promising to do the same in Washington. — In Oregon, new legislation would require state officials to consider the “cumulative” impact on neighborhoods already overburdened

January 15, 2021 Read Full Article

Rising Salt Water Claiming American’s Coastal Farms

(Our Daily Planet) Salty soil is a death sentence for crops, and for areas of coastal farmland, an increasing threat due to climate change. Known as saltwater intrusion, this occurs when storm surges or high tides overtop areas low in elevation. It also occurs when saltwater infiltrates freshwater aquifers and raises the

January 5, 2021 Read Full Article

Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, D.C. Are First to Launch Groundbreaking Program to Cut Transportation Pollution, Invest in Communities

(Transportation and Climate Initiative of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States) TCI-P will invest $300 million every year to modernize transportation, improve public health and combat climate change  — The governors of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island, and the mayor of the District of Columbia announced today that theirs will be the

December 21, 2020 Read Full Article

Sneak Peek of Major Climate Legislation in the Maryland General Assembly in 2021 Webinar Review

by Hannah DelSordo* (Advanced Biofuels USA) The upcoming climate legislation of the Maryland General Assembly in 2021 will be focusing on general climate solutions, carbon pricing, and environmental justice. Senator Paul Pinsky discussed his sponsoring of the upcoming Climate Solutions Now Act (SB926), also known as the Greenhouse Gas Emissions

December 18, 2020 Read Full Article
Alternative Fuels & Chemicals Coalition Global Biobased Economy Conference and Exhibit   —   November 14-16, 2021   —   National Harbor, MD/Washington, DC

Alternative Fuels & Chemicals Coalition Global Biobased Economy Conference and Exhibit — November 14-16, 2021 — National Harbor, MD/Washington, DC

The first Global Biobased Economy Conference is being hosted by the Alternative Fuels & Chemicals Coalition (AFCC) in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Business-Cooperative Service (RBCS) and Live Oak Bank. ​The conference will focus on promoting the USDA’s BioPreferred® Program through a two-day conference and exhibition, with a

December 15, 2020 Read Full Article
Maryland and the Transportation Climate Initiative    —   December 16, 2020   —   ONLINE

Maryland and the Transportation Climate Initiative — December 16, 2020 — ONLINE

The CEBN, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) Forum, and the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI), a regional coalition of state energy, environment, and transportation agencies from 13 Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states and the District of Columbia, are pleased to invite you to this exciting roundtable discussion.  States are often great

December 9, 2020 Read Full Article

Advanced Biofuels USA’s Joanne Ivancic Named to Maryland Clean Energy Center’s Advisory Council

(Advanced Biofuels USA) Again this year, Advanced Biofuels USA’s executive director, Joanne Ivancic, has been named to Maryland Clean Energy Center’s 2021 Advisory Council.  The Advisory Council exists to develop a work plan for the Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) and set the framework for activity of the organization, advises

December 3, 2020 Read Full Article

IChemE Global Awards 2020 Highly Commends CPFD and TRI

(ThermoChem Recovery International)  We are proud to announce that TRI‘s Dr. Ravi Chandran and our partners at CPFD were recognized for the innovative work we have done to model deep fluid bed gasification which is essential to the processing of wastes and biomass to renewable fuels and chemicals. The IChemE

November 20, 2020 Read Full Article

Solutions from the Land Unveils Video Showing the Solutions Farmers Can Offer to Meet Global Challenges

(Solutions from the Land)  A 20-minute video presentation in which Solutions from the Land farmer leaders offer a vision of solutions that farming operations can deliver to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) promoted by UN member nations is now available on YouTube. This presentation, Solutions from the Land: Enabling Farmers

November 20, 2020 Read Full Article

Maryland Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) Clean Fuels Incentive Program (CFIP) Is Accepting Applications DEADLINE: 12/15/2020

(Maryland Energy Administration) Maryland Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) Clean Fuels Incentive Program (CFIP) is accepting applications till  COB (5 PM EDT) 12/15/2020. The main goal of this competitive grant program is to reduce consumption of imported petroleum through the use of homegrown alternative fuels that will result in a cleaner and

November 13, 2020 Read Full Article

Maryland Campaign for Environmental Human Rights/University of Maryland Environmental Law Clinic Environmental Justice State Law Webinar

(Maryland Campaign for Environmental Human Rights)  The Maryland Campaign for Environmental Human Rights (MDEHR) hosted a webinar by the University of Maryland Environmental Law Clinic about recent state activity on environmental justice. The webinar focused on two areas: (1) recent state environmental justice laws and (2) how the courts have

November 13, 2020 Read Full Article

200 Organizations Urge Northeast, Mid-Atlantic Governors to Move on “Ambitious and Equitable” Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI)

(Insider NJ)  Groups Push For “Strong Safeguards and Guarantees for Overburdened and Underserved Communities” in 12 TCI States & DC; Need for State Leadership Seen As U.S. Formally Abandons Paris Climate Agreement. —  The largest and most diverse collection ever of health, community, business, transportation, environmental and other groups have come

November 12, 2020 Read Full Article

Manta Biofuels Launches Crowd Investment Campaign

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)   This week, Manta Biofuels has launched a crowd investment campaign on Republic and began reaching out to colleagues, business associates, mentors and friends, offering them a chance to invest in this growing business. Dedicated to doing their part to fight climate change, Manta Biofuels

November 5, 2020 Read Full Article

Hybrid SOFC-Turbogenerator for Aircraft Newest DOE Awardee

(Maryland Energy Innovation Institute) In the latest round of funding, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $18.5M as part of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy’s (ARPA-E) Range Extenders for Electric Aviation with Low Carbon and High Efficiency (REEACH) program. The REEACH program objective is to develop a disruptive system to convert the chemical energy contained in

November 3, 2020 Read Full Article

CleanBay, Evoqua Water Technologies to Partner on US RNG Project

(Bioenergy Insight)  CleanBay Renewables has chosen Evoqua Water Technologies as a key partner for its Westover, Maryland bio-refinery. Evoqua and CleanBay are currently in negotiations for Evoqua to provide its field-proven anaerobic digestion (AD) and water treatment technology for the Westover facility. The plant is expected to recycle more than

October 20, 2020 Read Full Article

Applications Being Accepted for Maryland’s Clean Fuels Technical Assistance (CFTA) Program DEADLINE November 11, 2020

The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) has opened the Clean Fuels Technical Assistance (CFTA) Program, a new pilot, test-of-concept program which aims to provide eligible local government and municipal fleets with technical assistance as they consider alternative transportation fuel options for their on-road fleet. Through CFTA, a technical assistance contractor employed

October 14, 2020 Read Full Article
UMES Industrial Hemp Conference 2020   —   November 5, 2020   —   ONLINE

UMES Industrial Hemp Conference 2020 — November 5, 2020 — ONLINE

A virtual industrial hemp conference sure to educate about the current status of the industry and the future outlook.  Join us for the UMES Industrial Hemp Conference that will cover hemp production and management, including organic cultivation. Talks will include the current status of the hemp industry in relation to marketing

October 12, 2020 Read Full Article

Climate Change Suit on SCOTUS Docket

by Kelsey Tamborrino (Politico’s Morning Energy)  : The Supreme Court will hear an appeal from oil companies aiming to overturn lower court rulings that state court is the proper venue for the climate change lawsuit brought by the city of Baltimore. The case is seen as a bellwether for the

October 5, 2020 Read Full Article

BP Helps Establish Coalition to Support Transportation Carbon Pricing Program

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

September 25, 2020 Read Full Article

How Farming Has Changed in Every State the Last 100 Years

(Houston Chronicle)  Using current and past Census data, Stacker tracks the way the American farming industry has changed over the past century.  Over the past century, American farming has changed dramatically. Crops with long histories like tobacco are still prevalent throughout the South, while many farmers across the country are now

September 5, 2020 Read Full Article

Hemp Farm in Ohio Shows Possible New Source of Low Cost, Easily Processed Biomass

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA) “They seem to be serious,” said Atlantic Biomass’ Bob Kozak reflecting on a tour of a hemp farm in central Ohio.  He noted, “They are going all-in, putting their own money into this—no grants and planting 26 acres the first year.”  Kozak was there

September 1, 2020 Read Full Article

Ethanol Safety Seminar — September 1-3, 2020 — Frederick, MD

Module 1: Introduction Module 2: Upon the completion of this module, participants will be able to describe the use and growth of ethanol and ethanol-blended fuels in the United States. Module 3: Upon the completion of this module, participants will be able to describe the chemical and physical differences between gasoline, ethanol and ethanol-blended

August 21, 2020 Read Full Article

Exelon Foundation and Exelon Corp. Name First Round Startups of the $20 Million Climate Change Investment Initiative

(Exelon) The year two application process is now open for startup projects addressing climate change in Atlantic City, NJ, Baltimore, Chicago, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and Wilmington, DE  —  The Exelon Foundation and Exelon Corporation (Nasdaq: EXC), the nation’s largest generator of carbon-free energy and the largest energy service provider by customer

July 29, 2020 Read Full Article
WEBINAR:  Forum Insights: Looking at Key Sectors of the Northeast & Mid-Atlantic’s Economy – Ag, Construction, Goods Movement and More   —   August 4, 2020

WEBINAR: Forum Insights: Looking at Key Sectors of the Northeast & Mid-Atlantic’s Economy – Ag, Construction, Goods Movement and More — August 4, 2020

This session is designed for anyone interested in learning more about trucks, construction and farm equipment use in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions including Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington, DC. The live session will explore

July 21, 2020 Read Full Article

New Alliance Backs Use of Renewable Natural Gas in Vehicles in Delaware

(Chesapeake Utilities Corporation/NGV Journal) Chesapeake Utilities Corporation announced a new partnership with CleanBay Renewables Inc. (CleanBay), an enviro-tech company focused on the production of sustainable renewable natural gas, which will generate greenhouse gas credits associated with vehicular usage, and provide Chesapeake Utilities the opportunity to bring additional renewable natural gas to

July 13, 2020 Read Full Article

Chesapeake Utilities, CleanBay Renewables Partner to Produce RNG

by Matthew Mercure (NGT News) Chesapeake Utilities Corp. has entered a new partnership with CleanBay Renewables Inc., an enviro-tech company focused on the production of sustainable renewable natural gas (RNG), that will generate greenhouse gas credits associated with vehicular usage and provide Chesapeake Utilities the opportunity to bring additional RNG to its Delmarva

July 9, 2020 Read Full Article

Covid-19 Fears Spur More Cars on Roads, Threatening Air Quality

by Amena H. Saiyid with assistance from Sylvia Carignan and Christina Brady (Bloomberg Law) Some who normally use mass transit seek safer commute option; State, local officials watch data for air quality impact — … More cars on the roads in congested urban centers like New York City—the virus epicenter

July 1, 2020 Read Full Article

CARB Adopts Rule Requiring State Transition from Diesel Trucks

by Michael Bates (NGT News)  The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has adopted a first-in-the-world rule – the Advanced Clean Truck regulation – that requires truck manufacturers to transition from diesel trucks and vans to electric zero-emission trucks beginning in 2024. By 2045, every new truck sold in California will be zero-emission. …

June 30, 2020 Read Full Article

Poop to Power – $30-40M Anaerobic Digestion RNG Deal between Bioenergy DevCo and Cheseapeake Utilities

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest) Big project news came in that Chesapeake Utilities Corporation entered into an agreement with Bioenergy DevCo to purchase biogas generated from organic materials at BDC’s facilities in Delaware which will be processed into renewable natural gas. The program uses excess poultry organics to create

June 8, 2020 Read Full Article

Maryland Energy Innovation Institute (MEI2) Energy Seed Grants Awarded

(Maryland Energy Innovation Institute) The Maryland Energy Innovation Institute (MEI2) awarded the third round of their Energy Innovation Seed Grants to six projects across the University System of Maryland.  The grants are intended to bridge the gap between academic transformative laboratory research results and prototype demonstrations while fostering commercialization through technology development, creation and/or

May 21, 2020 Read Full Article

Do We Need an Activist Army?: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Renewable Fuels in a Green Recovery

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  On last week’s DigestConnect webinar about the Green Recovery, Joanne Ivancic from Advanced Biofuel USA shared this illuminating presentation about the need for more education and understanding of renewable fuels. From the evidence that it’s a problem to how can we do better to ensure that

May 19, 2020 Read Full Article
CALL FOR PANELS: Co-Located: Smart Cities Connect Conference, US Ignite Application Summit, SBIR/STTR Fall Innovation Conference, Defence TechConnect Innovation Summit & Expo    —   November 16-19, 2020   —   National Harbor, MD    DEADLINE June 12, 2020

CALL FOR PANELS: Co-Located: Smart Cities Connect Conference, US Ignite Application Summit, SBIR/STTR Fall Innovation Conference, Defence TechConnect Innovation Summit & Expo — November 16-19, 2020 — National Harbor, MD DEADLINE June 12, 2020

Submit your Panel Proposal for consideration. Selected panels will be provided registration waivers for all panelists. Special consideration will be considered for Panel Proposals that integrate city leadership with innovation and industry solutions, especially discussions that address cross-domain urban needs.  READ MORE Smart Cities Connect is where the smart cities

May 18, 2020 Read Full Article
Co-Located: Smart Cities Connect Conference, US Ignite Application Summit, SBIR/STTR Fall Innovation Conference, Defence TechConnect Innovation Summit & Expo    —   October 27-29, 2020   —   ONLINE

Co-Located: Smart Cities Connect Conference, US Ignite Application Summit, SBIR/STTR Fall Innovation Conference, Defence TechConnect Innovation Summit & Expo — October 27-29, 2020 — ONLINE

We’re moving Smart Cities Connect Conference & Expo online October 27-29; so you can join us from your living room, poolside or the kitchen table whether you’re in Austin or Adelaide, Miami or Madrid. Connect with more city leaders than ever before, and view content live or on demand –

May 18, 2020 Read Full Article

Why We Shouldn’t Leave out Biofuels in the Energy Transition

by Matthew Capuano-Rizzo (Leaders in Energy)  … In an Oxford University study, Nobel prize winning economist Joseph Stiglize outlined how government spending on low-carbon industries and activities would better benefit the economy in the short and long term than bailing out the fossil fuel industry. City leaders from Los Angeles to Lisbon, São

May 15, 2020 Read Full Article

Dems on COVID-19 Relief: Leave Fossil Fuels out of This

by Kelsey Tamborrino (Politico’s Morning Energy) Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin led 60 Democratic lawmakers in a letter to House leadership Monday opposing any efforts by the fossil fuel industry to use Covid-19 recovery legislation to “confer immunity” for climate change or pollution, citing efforts that ultimately failed to get included in previous coronavirus relief packages.

May 5, 2020 Read Full Article

UMES Researchers Win Energy Innovation Research Funding

by Cindy Chambers  (Salisbury Business Journal) Dr. Jurgen Schwarz, chair of the Department of Agriculture, Food, and Resource Sciences and Dr. Sadanand Dhekney, associate professor of plant breeding and biotechnology, are recipients of an Energy Innovation Seed Grant awarded by the Maryland Energy Innovation Institute. The institute, which is housed at

April 28, 2020 Read Full Article

Clean Energy & Sustainability Extravaganza

by Pedro Malpartida* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Leaders in Energy hosted their sixth annual Clean Energy and Sustainability Extravaganza in the A. James Clarke Hall at the University of Maryland (UMD) along with the Association of Energy Engineers-National Capital Chapter (AEE NCC). At this event, companies, association members, and students showcased

March 26, 2020 Read Full Article

University of Southern California Rolls out Waste Collection for Biofuels

(Biofuels International)  The University of Southern California (USC) in the US has introduced compost collection bins at university-owned student housing, with collected waste to be used in the production of biofuels. Troy Hall and New North Residential College are the latest buildings to join the list, which already includes Marks

March 11, 2020 Read Full Article

Would You Pay Higher Gas Prices to Slow the Climate Crisis? Governors in Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States Are Pondering that Question.

by Justin Gillis (New York Times)  A plan is under development in about a dozen Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States to tackle the country’s biggest source of greenhouse emissions, cut road congestion, clean up the air, improve public transit and ramp up electric cars.  …  The plan would cost money, and

February 28, 2020 Read Full Article

We Need Better Transportation Options, Not More Roads and More Lanes

by Parris N. Glendening (Washington Post/Smart Growth America’s Leadership Institute) When President Trump attempted to eliminate California’s more stringent fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas standards for cars and trucks, local elected officials cried foul — and not just in California. Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania,

February 27, 2020 Read Full Article

From Middle School to College, Educators Explore Teaching Sustainability; Advanced Biofuels USA Consults on Power of Renewable Transportation Fuel Options — Your Contributions Are Welcome

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA) At Hood College just blocks from Advanced Biofuels USA’s headquarters, the Biology Department’ Sustainability Work Group has proposed a new undergraduate major in Sustainability Studies.  At Independence, Ohio’s middle school, teachers are exploring putting together a course dedicated to sustainability.  Advanced Biofuels USA has

February 20, 2020 Read Full Article
CANCELLED Emmitsburg Green Fest   —    May 2, 2020   —   Emmitsburg, MD

CANCELLED Emmitsburg Green Fest — May 2, 2020 — Emmitsburg, MD

The Town of Emmitsburg has decided to host a 2020 Emmitsburg Green Fest in order to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.  The event will occur on Saturday, May 2, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Emmitsburg’s Community Park. (Rain date-May 3) The event will feature free

February 3, 2020 Read Full Article

Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) Requests Public Comment on Cap and Invest Program

The states participating in the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) have released a  Draft Memorandum of Understanding to establish a regional cap and invest program to transition to a more sustainable, resilient, low carbon transportation sector. Also released were initial projections of the potential economic and public health benefits such

January 29, 2020 Read Full Article

Payments for Ecosystem Services Key to Enabling Agricultural Solutions to Sustainable Development Goals, Ag Renaissance

(Solutions from the Land) As discussions on climate change, clean water, hunger, poverty and biodiversity grow both on the domestic and global stages, the role of agriculture in addressing these mega-challenges is filling a growing role at the policy table. Statewide efforts facilitated by Solutions from the Land (SfL) and

January 16, 2020 Read Full Article
CWEEL Clean Energy & Sustainability Extravaganza   — February 28, 2020   —   College Park, MD

CWEEL Clean Energy & Sustainability Extravaganza — February 28, 2020 — College Park, MD

Presented with the Association of Energy Engineers – National Capital Chapter and Council on Women in Energy & Environmental Leadership — Innovative Trends on University Campuses in Clean Energy and Sustainability University of Maryland-College Park, Friday, February 28th, 11 am – 6 pm. Conducted by the Association of Energy Engineers-National Capital

January 3, 2020 Read Full Article

New Research: MD Governor Falls Short on Climate Action

(ClimateXChange) Alongside the Chesapeake Climate Action Network, we requested a policy review of Maryland’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Act: 2019 GGRA Draft Plan released by the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) in October. Our review was conducted by the Center for Climate Strategies (CCS).  The review finds that Maryland Governor

December 24, 2019 Read Full Article

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