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New Rise Renewables Announces Conversion of State-of-the-Art Renewable Diesel Facility in Nevada Paving the Way for Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Production

(New Rise Renewables/PR Newswire)  New Rise Renewables, a cutting-edge renewable energy company, announces the inauguration of its new 3200 barrel-per-day renewable sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) facility located at the Reno-Tahoe Industrial Complex in Storey County, Nevada. This facility, situated on a 10-acre

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ACT Shipper-Carrier Connect --- May 20-23, 2024 --- Las Vegas, NV

Welcome to the inaugural ACT Shipper-Carrier Connect – uniting shippers, carriers, and logistics partners to shape the future of sustainable freight operations. This dynamic workshop will showcase how effective collaboration can enable shippers and carriers to achieve shared economic and

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Love Them or Loathe Them, Pinyon-Juniper Woodlands Are a Growing Biofuel Battleground

by Louis Sahagun (Los Angeles Times) ... “They’re just a wildfire waiting to happen,” the Lincoln County commissioner says of the low, bushy trees. ... In parts of California and much of the Great Basin, land owners have declared war on pinyon pines

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AFPM Launches Campaign on EV Rules

by Tanya Snyder (Politico's Weekly Transportation) ... The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers is launching a $7 million campaign today in key battleground states bashing the Biden administration’s efforts to push electric vehicle adoption. AFPM plans to run the ads in Michigan, Wisconsin,

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Nevada Provides Edgewood Renewables $11.7 Million in Tax Abatements

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily) ... The Nevada governor’s office and Edgewood Renewables’ website states that Edgewood is in the process of constructing a biorefinery on the site that will produce more than 120 mgy of renewable diesel and sustainable

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16 Republican Governors Urge Biden EPA to Roll Back Proposed Electric Vehicle Standards

by Maya Marchel Hoff  (USA TODAY)  Sixteen Republican governors are calling on the Biden administration to walk back electric vehicle standards, saying Americans just aren't that interested in battery-powered cars and trucks. In an open letter released Monday and lead by Nebraska Gov. Jim

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Embracing the Advanced Clean Trucks Rule, or Not?

by Emma Frantz (ACT News) ... Originating in California from a need to curb air pollution and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, this regulatory initiative emerged as a pivotal strategy to decarbonize and reduce the environmental footprint of the trucking industry. The ACT

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Carbon Conference --- February 7-9, 2024 --- Las Vegas, NV

Carbon Conference 2024 will bring stakeholders together that wish to capture corn biomass CO2 emissions from refineries in the Midwest and transport the CO2 via pipelines to permanently store the captured CO2 in deep underground formations. Carbon Conference 2024 is

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Biofuel Industrial Park Coming to Nevada

by Jessica Hill (Las Vegas Review-Journal)  Gov. Joe Lombardo signed a declaration of understanding with Denmark to explore opportunities to work together on renewable energy projects, including a 200-acre biofuel project in Lincoln County. The declaration of understanding that the governor signed

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The Digest’s 2024 Multi-Slide Guide to Comstock Fuels

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Comstock Fuels highlights that its “ breakthrough cellulosic technology enables fuel producers to lead in fuel production efficiency and output while contributing to net zero mobility. Our proprietary cellulosic fuel technology converts woody biomass into C6

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Kraftstock, Feedstock, Comstock: The Unleashing of Kraft Lignin as an Abundant, Affordable Feedstock for Drop-in Renewable Fuels

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ... First, Comstock has made an investment in RenFuel technology, the focus is to assure that RenFuel has the resources to complete some additional R&D that will broaden the applications of the technology they have already brought to

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Comstock Executes First Biorefinery Commercial Agreement

(Comstock) Preliminary Engineering Complete for 100,000 TPY Biointermediate Production at Pulp and Paper Facility  --   Comstock Inc. (NYSE: LODE) (“Comstock” and the “Company”) today announced execution of agreements with RenFuel K2B AB (“RenFuel”) to advance Comstock’s first commercial biorefinery, including an option

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Comstock Fuels Targets More Sustainable Aviation Fuel

(Comstock Fuels)  Technology Partner RenFuel Awarded Grant to Demonstrate Increased Sustainable Aviation Fuel Yields -- Comstock Inc. (NYSE: LODE) (“Comstock” or the “Company”) and its wholly owned subsidiary, Comstock Fuels Corporation (“Comstock Fuels”), today announced that Comstock Fuels’ biointermediate refining technology partner,

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Fulcrum Bioenergy, Aiming to Produce ‘Net-Zero’ Jet Fuel From Plastic Waste, Hits Heavy Turbulence

by James Bruggers  (Inside Climate News) The California company has defaulted on $289 million in Nevada bonds and put $500 million in financing for a facility in Indiana on hold. Meanwhile, U.S. senators don’t want tax credits financing plastics-to-jet-fuel schemes.  --  Six

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to the Hydrogen Shot and Hydrogen Hubs

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest/REenergize! the Gulf Coast)  The US Department of Energy’s Hydrogen Shot and Hydrogen Hubs programs are presented here by Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Office Chief Scientist Eric Miller — Hydrogen Hub award announces, Shot targets, milestones ahead and

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INSIGHT: 16 US States May Restrict Sale of Combustion-Based Autos

by Al Greenwood (Independent Commodity Interlligence Services) Several US states could adopt restrictions on the sale of light vehicles that rely primarily on internal combustion engines (ICE), which would lower demand for liquid fuels while increasing demand for plastics and chemicals

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Comstock Fuels Completes All Validation Milestones

(Comstock/Globe Newswire)  Executes Exclusive License for Proven Refining Process --  Comstock Inc. (NYSE: LODE) (“Comstock” and the “Company”) today announced completion of all milestones required for the scale-up of its proprietary lignocellulosic biomass refining process, culminating in the execution by its wholly

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2023 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) --- October 17-19, 2023 --- Las Vegas, NV

NBAA-BACE is the world’s largest business aviation event where game-changing innovation takes center stage. NBAA-BACE is your ultimate opportunity to interact with thousands of dedicated and visionary individuals and explore technologies that are driving the excitement, safety and sustainability of

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Las Vegas Airports to Offer Sustainable Aviation Fuel for Flights From NBAA’s 2023 Convention

(National Business Aviation Association) Aircraft flying into Las Vegas’ three airports for the 2023 National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) will have an opportunity to fuel up with sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), an innovation central to

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U.S. Energy™ Expands Its Freight Service & Refined Products Offerings in Las Vegas

(U.S. Energy)  Rail Transload Facility and Refined Products Bulk Plant in Northern Las Vegas --  U.S. Energy™, a leading provider of refined products, alternative fuels, and environmental credits, signed a long-term agreement with Edgewood Renewables, a leading developer of renewable diesel and

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2024 Call for Speakers Advanced Clean Transportation Expo — May 20-23, 2024 — Las Vegas, NV DEADLINE October 6, 2023

The 4-Day Fleet Focused Conference  --  Discover the trends, infrastructure solutions, and technologies transforming clean commercial transportation. Fleets attend to: Gain unique insight into transportation’s ever-changing regulatory landscape Learn how to take advantage of the vast funding opportunities Hear case studies from early

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Advanced Clean Transportation Expo --- May 20-23, 2024 --- Las Vegas, NV

The 4-Day Fleet Focused Conference: Discover the trends, infrastructure solutions, and technologies transforming clean commercial transportation. Fleets attend to: Gain unique insight into transportation’s ever-changing regulatory landscape Learn how to take advantage of the vast funding opportunities Hear case studies from early adopter fleets Explore

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Domestic Renewable Diesel Capacity Could More than Double through 2025

by Jimmy Troderman and Estella Shi (U.S. Energy Information Administration) U.S. production capacity for renewable diesel could more than double from current levels by the end of 2025, based on several announcements for projects that are either under construction or could start

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Comstock Technology Produces Circular Renewable Fuels

(Comstock Mining/Globe Newswire)  Technology Unlocks Massive New Feedstock Model to Neutralize America’s Transportation Emissions -- Comstock Inc. (NYSE: LODE) (“Comstock” and the “Company”) today announced the demonstration of breakthrough cellulosic fuels pathways to produce renewable diesel, marine, sustainable aviation fuel (“SAF”)

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to Linde

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Linde is a leading global industrial gases and engineering company with 2021 sales of $31 billion (€26 billion). The company serves a variety of end markets including chemicals & energy, food & beverage, electronics, healthcare,

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

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

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

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

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Extreme Biodiesel Buys World Wide Sun as It Expands Its Renewable Energy Business

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest) In Nevada, Fernhill Corp has sold all assets and intellectual property in its wholly owned Solar and Battery technology-focused subsidiary, World Wide Sun (WWS) to Extreme Biodiesel Inc for a combination of equity and assumption of debt. The

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Hot Spots: The 50 Hottest Project Development & Deployment Spots in the Advanced Bioeconomy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Here are the 50 Hottest Project Development & Deployment Spots in the Advanced Bioeconomy for 2022, as selected by the Digest’s editors. READ MORE

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2023 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) --- October 17-19, 2023 --- Las Vegas, NV

Immerse yourself in the world of business aircraft. View fixed-wing aircraft of all sizes – from single-engine airplanes and turboprops to long-range jets. See today’s helicopters and tomorrow’s advanced air mobility (AAM) aircraft. NBAA-BACE is the biggest and most productive

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How Much Mining Is Needed to Save the Planet?

by Jael Holzman (E&E News/Greenwire)  With climate change pushing the U.S. toward more rapid adoption of new technologies, many Republicans and Democrats are in rare agreement on one key point: This country needs a lot more mines. But exactly how much new

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Fulcrum’s Near, Ensyn’s Back: Hopeful Hours in the Big Heavy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) ... Fulcrum: Fuels before Christmas, maybe by Hallowe’en -- When we last touched on the Fulcrum story in depth, in May, the company had commenced syngas production, but we had not yet heard that the intrepid Fulcrumites

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Comstock Files Grant Application for Cellulosic Fuels

(Comstock/Globe Newswire)  Comstock Inc. (NYSE: LODE) (“Comstock” and the “Company”) today announced its filing of a grant application with the U.S. Department of Energy (“DOE”) to build a pre-pilot scale system to demonstrate one of Comstock’s unique new pathways to produce

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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

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Comstock Cellulosic Ethanol Technology Ready for Commercial Deployment

(Comstock Mining/Globe Newswire)  Targets First Generation Corn Ethanol Facilities For Commercialization --  Comstock Inc. (NYSE: LODE) (“Comstock” and the “Company”) today announced that it is marketing its cellulosic ethanol production technology for construction of commercial scale facilities, with a focus on

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Renewable Diesel Plant with Potential to Save 880 Million Pounds of Carbon Emissions per Year Launches Operations in Reno

(Greater Commercial Lending/PR Newswire) New Rise Renewables Reno Deploys Breakthrough Technology to Turn Renewable Feedstocks into Diesel that Burns Clean; Project Funded by USDA-Guaranteed Loans Arranged by Greater Commercial Lending -- One of the country's most advanced renewable fuel plants will

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Sen. Cortez Masto Touts Clean Energy Accomplishments at Biofuel Plant East of Reno

by Eric Marks (This Is Reno)  fficials from Fulcrum BioEnergy hosted Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto and members of the press Friday at the company’s new plant east of Sparks off of USA Parkway.  The facility is part of a new generation of

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Comstock Pioneers Renewable Fuels Technology

(Comstock Mining/Yahoo!)  Breakthrough Unlocks Massive New Feedstock Model for Net Zero Energy Independence --  Comstock Inc. (NYSE: LODE) (“Comstock” and the “Company”) today announced a significant expansion of its leading cellulosic technology portfolio by filing for a new patent covering breakthrough

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Apex, Nevada Site Acquired for Largest Western US Renewable Diesel Refinery

(Vegas Renewable Diesel/PR Newswire) Vegas Renewable Diesel Inc. (VRD) announces acquisition of a prime site near Las Vegas for the largest renewable diesel refinery to be built in the Western United States. Permitting is presently under way. Capacity is targeted at 100 million gallons

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Rule Change Lets Nevada Company Turn Trash into Airplane Fuel

by Gary Martin (Las Vegas Review-Journal)  A Nevada plant can begin turning tons of garbage into a synthetic oil that can be refined into fuel for airplanes after an Environmental Protection Agency rule change. After five years, the EPA finalized the rule

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Repsol, Aramco License Johnson Matthey, BP Technologies for eFuels Plant in Spain

(Johnson Matthey/Biobased Diesel Daily)  Johnson Matthey and BP announced May 25 that their codeveloped, groundbreaking Fischer Tropsch CANS™ technology and Johnson Matthey’s innovative reverse water gas shift technology, HyCOgen™, have been selected for use by Aramco and Repsol at a new

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Fulcrum BioEnergy Successfully Starts Operations of Its Sierra BioFuels Plant

(Fulcrum BioEnergy) World's first waste to fuels plant achieves major milestone with the production of syngas from landfill waste   --  Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc., a pioneer in the creation of net-zero carbon, drop-in transportation fuels from landfill waste, today announced the completion

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Presentation of Novel Membrane-Based Technology to Purify Bio-Oils and Biodiesel

(NEXT-ChemX Corporation/Globe Newswire)  NEXT-ChemX Corporation’s (OTC: CHMX) Chief Scientist, Dr. Nikolai Kocherginsky and Chemical Engineer, Sumukh Metawala, made a presentation entitled “Membrane-Based Oil & Biodiesel Washing” during the 2022 American Oil Chemists’ Society (AOCS) Annual Meeting, held May 1-4 in Atlanta, Georgia.  The presentation was

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US Transportation Secretary Awards $409M to Help Decarbonize Bus Fleets

(U.S. Department of Transportation/NGV Journal)  President Biden and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) awarded $409.3 million in grants to 70 projects in 39 states to modernize U.S. buses, make bus systems and routes more reliable, and improve

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50 Hottest Projects in the Advanced Bioeconomy 2022

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) On Day 2 of ABLC in Washington, DC, The Digest announced the 50 Hottest Projects in the Advanced Bioeconomy 2022. This year, the focus was on advanced bioeconomy manufacturing sites, completed or in development, at pilot,

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Biogas Americas 2022 --- May 23-26, 2022 --- Las Vegas, CA

Biogas Americas is the biggest gathering of the US biogas industry this year and the annual conference of the American Biogas Council. This is a "must attend" event for anyone in the business of biogas - a place to meet

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Comstock Urges U.S. EPA to Expand Renewable Fuel Incentives for Biointermediates

(Comstock Mining)  Technologies Enable Dramatic Reduction in Carbon Intensity for America’s Decarbonization Portfolio  --  Comstock Mining Inc. (NYSE: LODE) (“Comstock” and the “Company”) today announced its submission of comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) calling for enhanced regulations governing

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Renewable Diesel & Sustainable Aviation Fuels 2030, Vol 2

by Will Thurmond (Emerging Markets) Renewable Diesel & Sustainable Aviation Fuels 2030, Vol 2. (249 pages, September 2021) provides a detailed analysis and outlook for low-carbon feedstock availability, and a feasibility assessment for technology commercialization pathways in sustainable aviation fuels

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An Energy Transition Needs Lots of Power Lines.

by Dan Gearino (Inside Climate News)  This 1970s Minnesota Farmers’ Uprising Tried to Block One. What Can it Teach Us? As the country moves toward a massive build-out of transmission lines, a decades-old rebellion offers a way through potential opposition. -- If

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Do We Want All of These Electric Car Mines? If EVs Are Supposed to Be a Social Good, How Do We Deal with Them Needing Mines Nobody Wants?

by Raphael Orlove (Jalopnik) ... 1st Gear: Here’s Another Fun ‘Wait Do We Actually Want These Lithium Mines’ Article -- Every day I feel like there’s a new article about lithium mining coming home. Just the other day, Bloomberg was wringing its

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Fulcrum BioEnergy Completes $375 Million Offering of Indiana Finance Authority Environmental Improvement Revenue Bonds

(Fulcrum Bioenergy)  Represents a significant milestone for Fulcrum’s second zero-carbon transportation fuels project --   Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc., a pioneer in the production of low-carbon transportation fuels, announced today the completion of an interim financing to fund Fulcrum’s second waste-to-fuels project,

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SK Inc. Invests in Fulcrum BioEnergy to Accelerate Production of Low-Carbon Fuel from Waste

(SK/PR Newswire/Yahoo!) - SK Inc. and private equity partner invest $50 million in Fulcrum to enhance global ESG portfolio; - Fulcrum contributes to reducing GHG emissions by converting household waste into low-carbon transportation fuels, including sustainable aviation fuel; - Fulcrum's first plant

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Viking Announces Agreement to Acquire Reno Biorefinery

by Erin Voegele (Biomass Magazine)  Viking Energy Group Inc. on Dec. 1 announced it has entered into a membership interest purchase agreement (MIPA) to acquire a 100 percent interest in a group of companies developing a renewable diesel plant in Reno, Nevada. According to

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Viking Energy Signs Agreement to Acquire Renewable Diesel Facility

(Viking Energy Group, Inc./Globe Newswire)  Facility Designed to Produce ~ 43,000,000 Gallons/yr. of Renewable Diesel -- Viking Energy Group, Inc. (OTCQB: VKING) (“Viking” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that on Nov. 18, 2021 it entered into a Membership Interest Purchase

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New Partnership Will Provide Buses with BioCNG in Southern Nevada

(Southwest Gas/NGV Journal) Southwest Gas, the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) and U.S. Gain announced a partnership that will provide RTC’s transit buses with a cleaner, operationally cost-effective fuel source to help reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and decrease

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Airlines Want to Make Flight More Sustainable. How Will They Do It?

by Leigh Krietsch Boerner (Chemical & Engineering News)  Air travel produces millions of metric tons of carbon dioxide each year. New technologies could help airlines reduce their emissions and meet their sustainability goals -- ...  Airlines are trying to reduce

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Several South Dakota Farms Chosen as Future RNG Dairy Digester Project Sites

by Emily Holbrooke (Environment + Energy Leader)  MBL Bioenergy has entered into definitive agreements to develop several clusters of dairy farm digester projects to produce renewable natural gas (RNG) from multiple farms in South Dakota. ... RNG projects have gained popularity and

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Renewable Diesel & Sustainable Aviation Fuels 2030, Vol 2

(Emerging Markets Online)  New study! Renewable Diesel & Sustainable Aviation Fuels 2030, Vol 2. (249 pages, August 2021) focuses on low-carbon feedstock availability, technology pathways for low carbon renewable diesel, and sustainable aviation production. Renewable Diesel & Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) 2030  covers

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CALL FOR SPEAKERS Sustainable Agriculture Summit --- November 15-18, 2021 --- Las Vegas, NV DEADLINE: August 16, 2021

The Sustainable Agriculture Summit is the premier sustainability event for agriculture and by agriculture, convening the collective food and agriculture value chain to learn, develop and advance a shared vision for a sustainable and resilient U.S. food system. Bringing together farmers, suppliers, processors, brands,

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Sustainable Agriculture Summit --- November 17-18, 2021 --- Las Vegas, NV

The Sustainable Agriculture Summit is the premier sustainability event for agriculture and by agriculture, convening the collective food and agriculture value chain to learn, develop and advance a shared vision for a sustainable and resilient U.S. food system. Bringing together farmers, suppliers, processors, brands,

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The Rubbishing of Aviation, and the Search for Carbon-Negative Rubbish

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Where I come from, rubbish is used as a verb, meaning to denigrate, and there’s been an awful lot of rubbishing going around with respect to aviation. Once, we Flew the Friendly Skies, but these days,

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Fulcrum BioEnergy Completes Construction of the Sierra BioFuels Plant

(Fulcrum BioEnergy/PR Newswire) World's First Garbage to Zero-Carbon Transportation Fuels Plant Has Begun Start-up and Commissioning  --  Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc., a pioneer in the production of low-carbon fuels, announced today that it has completed construction on the world's first commercial-scale plant

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E15 Soon to Be Welcome in Nevada

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com) Nevada drivers will soon be able to fill up with 15 percent ethanol-blended fuel. Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has signed legislation to allow sales of E15, which passed the Nevada legislature in May with overwhelming support in both

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100 mgy SAF Project in North Dakota Moves Closer to Realization

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily) A sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) biorefinery project near Trenton, North Dakota, is one step closer to being built. The Williams County Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously recommended approval recently of a conditional use permit sought

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More U.S. Trucking Fleets Speed up Transition to Low-Carbon Biomethane

(NGV Journal/Clean Energy Fuels Corp.) Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced new renewable natural gas contracts as fleets across North America increasingly continue to adopt the clean, low-carbon fuel to power heavy- and medium-duty trucks. “Fleets are learning that renewable natural gas,

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Barasso: Innovation, Not Regulation, Is the Best Way to Improve Our Country's Mobility

(Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources) Today (March 16, 2021), U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (ENR), delivered the following remarks at a full committee hearing on transportation technologies. ... “Too

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The Geopolitics of Critical Minerals Supply Chains

by Jane Nakano (Center for Strategic & International Studies) As clean energy technology becomes the latest frontier for geoeconomic rivalry, the security of supply chains for rare earths and critical minerals—essential materials for clean energy—has become a global strategic issue. The

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Researchers Eye Cactus as a Drought-Tolerant Crop for Biofuel and More

by Shane McGlaun (Slash Gear) ... Researchers from the University of Nevada have been researching drought-tolerant crops that could be used for biofuel, sustainable foods, and forage crops. The team specifically looked at cactus called Opuntia ficus-indica because the plant has

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5 Key Tech Takeaways: Highlights from Tech Presented at ABLC 2020

by Iacovos Vasalos (Center for Research and Technology-Hellas/Biofuels Digest) This report summarizes highlights from the ABLC 2020 Biofuels Digest Virtual Conference, which took place in July 7-10, 2020. (And if you haven’t already registered for this year’s ABLC Digital on May 3-7,

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More States Follow California's Lead on Vehicle Emissions Standards

by Rachel Frazin (The Hill) An increasing number of states are looking to follow the precedent set by California and adopt stricter vehicle emissions standards as the Biden administration appears poised to green light those efforts. The Virginia legislature this past week

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Fulcrum Announces Plans to Develop SAF Biorefinery in the UK

by Erin Voegele (Biomass Magazine) Fulcrum BioEnergy Ltd. on Feb. 16 announced plans to develop a 30 MMgy sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) plant at Essar Oil (UK) Ltd.’s refinery near Liverpool, England. The project could be operational as soon as 2025.

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Sustainable Aviation Fuels and the Technologies, Constraints and Burgeoning Demand

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) It's been a rough 2020 for aviation with COVID-19's impact on travel. Yet, climate goals remain in place, and the pivot from petroleum to renewable fuels continues, the sky is in focus. 2021 has started off with

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Sustainable Aviation Fuel Plant Set for Take off at Stanlow

(Essar)  Essar Oil (UK) Limited (Essar) is delighted to join forces with Fulcrum BioEnergy Limited (Fulcrum) and Essar’s subsidiary company Stanlow Terminals Limited to create a new facility which will convert non-recyclable household waste into sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for use

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Reno Area Gets 19 New Hybrid Electric-Biodiesel, Electric Buses

by Lily Bohlke (Public News Service - NV)  Washoe County's transit fleet is getting greener, with 17 new hybrid electric-biodiesel buses, and two new electric buses this month. The additions bring the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) bus fleet to 80% electric

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50 Renewable Diesel Projects and the Technologies Behind Them

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Renewable diesel, all 9 billion gallons built, under construction, in planning - Take a deep dive into the latest hot renewable diesel news and a special Digest presentation that asks will all of these billions of

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REFILE-U.S. Refiners Talk up Renewable Projects after a Year of Lousy Fuel Demand

by Laura Sanicola (Reuters) Following a year of grim losses amid pandemic lockdowns that dented demand for fuel as people stuck close to home, the largest U.S. independent refiners are promoting plans to boost production of renewable fuels. Renewable fuels represent a

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Future Fuels Change the Balance of Power

by Chris Edwards (Engineering and Technology) Renewables may actually keep carbon fuels going for decades to come, but a new group of energy-rich countries will emerge.  -- ...    The question is what these new vehicles will use instead. For

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Where’s Your Lithium from? EU’s New Green Deal to Track Critical Materials

by Tammy Klein (Transport Energy Strategies) Renewable electricity generation and storage requires huge quantities of mined raw materials. In Europe, most of these elements are currently imported and unsustainably produced. So the European Commission has hatched a new plan for obtaining them

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Renewable Diesel's Rising Tide

by Tom Bryan (Biodiesel Magazine)  An update on U.S. renewable diesel projects—operational, expanding, under construction and proposed—giving new purpose to aging oil refineries. The report represents a transformative volume of nearly 5.5 billion gallons of new or potential capacity. The appeal

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5 Reasons Clean Fuel Standards Are the Secret Key to Decarbonizing Transportation

by Jeremy Martin (Union of Concerned Scientists) Clean Fuel Standards like the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) have been around for more than a decade but have not attracted the attention of more narrowly targeted policies promoting electric vehicles, biofuels, or renewable

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The Secret Ingredient for Super Speed? Ethanol

by John Herath (AgWeb) The headlines were head-turning: an American made supercar had punched through the 300 mph barrier on a seven-mile stretch of empty road outside of Las Vegas. While the 331 mph top speed reported by the SSC Tuatara

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Biden Win Could Be Net Positive for Metals and Mining, Observers Say

by Jacob Holzman and Gaurang Dholakia (S&P Global Platts)  ... As a result, observers have predicted that producers of battery and base metals such as lithium and nickel could benefit from a Biden victory. ... The benefits to metals producers from a

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A Testing Route to Market for Sustainable Aviation Fuels

by Steve Zabarnick (University of Dayton Research Institute)  With increasing demand for a greater variety of sustainable alternative aviation fuels, the importance of a systematic pathway for the accurate testing, validation and approval of alternative jet fuels has never been more

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

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

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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

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Clean Energy Fuels Providing RNG to MTA Buses and More

by Michael Bates (NGT News) Clean Energy Fuels Corp., a provider of clean fuel for the transportation market, has been contracted by New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to provide its Redeem renewable natural gas (RNG), a fuel derived from organic waste, to power

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17 Projects with 4 Billion Gallons, 9 Fast Emerging Players: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to California’s Green Rush

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) At DigestConnect this past Thursday, we talked about the latest the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard, how the LCFS relates to the Renewable Fuel Standard and energy values, we compared the value stack for 5 popular

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CAAFI Webinar Series: The State of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF)

(Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative) The State of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) by Steve Csonka (CAAFI) Slide deck available here. Webinar recording available here.   Click here for more CAAFI webinars, meeting presentations and presentation recordings.  

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Emerging Markets Publishes Renewable Diesel 2030 Report

by Will Thurmond (Emerging Markets)  Renewable Diesel 2030 is designed to help financiers, producers, developers, distributors, consultants and analysts with a fact-filled market guide detailing medium and long-term trends and developments in the renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuels sectors. This

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Aerion Supersonic and Carbon Engineering Join Forces to Deliver Carbon Neutral Supersonic Travel

(Carbon Engineering)  Supersonic aircraft company, Aerion, the leader in supersonic technology and global mobility, and Carbon Engineering Ltd. (CE), a leading Direct Air Capture (DAC) company, today announced they are working together to develop solutions for carbon neutral supersonic air travel.  The

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Jet Fuel from Junk

by Pamela Gregg  (University of Dayton Research Institute) ... ASTM International has approved the use of a synthetic oil derived from municipal waste in the manufacture of jet fuel at petroleum refineries. The co-processing of “syncrude” with petroleum at the refinery

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Sisolak Proposes Car Emission Standards, in Line with California, as Part of Effort to Combat Climate Change

by Riley Snyder (Nevada Independent) Gov. Steve Sisolak and state environmental officials are proposing a set of regulations that would adopt California’s standards for low or zero-emission vehicles by 2024 as part of an effort to reduce carbon emissions and fight climate

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Turning Manure into Money

by Jim Morrison (Washington Post) When Randy Jordan, a fifth-generation dairy farmer in central Massachusetts, looked into turning manure from his 300 cows into natural gas more than a decade ago, he just wanted to find a way to lower his

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Clean Energy Enters Multiple RNG, Station Expansion Contracts

by Matthew Mercure (NGT News) Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has entered into new fuel agreements for its Redeem renewable natural gas (RNG) and has planned multiple CNG and LNG station expansions to accommodate the continued demand for natural gas fuel. “Despite this

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Indiana Plant to Convert Methane into 8 Million Gallons of Renewable Natural Gas Each Year

by Emily Holbrook (Environment and Energy Leader) This week marks the completion of the Indy High BTU plant at the Indianapolis South Side Landfill. The plant, which will be fully operational March 20, will convert landfill methane gas into approximately 8 million gallons of pipeline-quality

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2020 Biodiesel Plant Map Reflections

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  Biodiesel Magazine highlights industry changes as discovered during the 2020 U.S. & Canada Biodiesel Plant Map data collection efforts.  ... Naturally, one recurring theme that kept rearing its ugly head was the toll that the

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Advanced Biofuels – Where Are the Gallons?

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) From what is an advanced biofuel to why, we take a look at the gallons, the ethanol blend wall, the residue capacity, and over 30 advanced biofuels projects from around the world to watch. In today’s Digest,

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The Kodak Moment: The World’s Airlines Consider Their Low-Carbon Options in an Era of Flight-Shaming

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ... Now, the airlines were just about the first customers to clamor for advanced biofuels. In 2006, Richard Altman of the recently-formed Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative showed up at one of the earliest advanced biofuels

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Dominion Energy and Vanguard Renewables Form Strategic Partnership to Develop First Nationwide Network of Dairy Waste-to-Energy Projects

(Business Wire) Dominion Energy and Vanguard Renewables announced today a more than $200 million, nationwide strategic partnership to convert methane from U.S. dairy farms into clean, renewable natural gas (RNG) that can heat homes, power businesses and fuel vehicles. Multiple projects

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Some States Looking to End Prohibition of E15

by Matt Thompson (Ethanol Producer Magazine) Following the first summer driving season during which the sale of E15 was allowed, there are still areas of the country where it’s not an option for consumers. But, Chris Bliley, vice president of regulatory

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The Race Is on to Repurpose Garbage

by Marc S. Reisch (Chemical & Engineering News)  Despite a spotty track record, companies keep trying to convert trash into energy, fuels, and chemicals  --  ... Local press reports noted weather-related construction delays, a challenge to the plant’s environmental permits,

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Air Liquide Committed to Producing Renewable Hydrogen for the West Coast Mobility Market with New Liquid Hydrogen Plant

(Air Liquide)  Air Liquide’s biogas technology enables our recent $150M investment to produce and supply renewable liquid hydrogen to the western U.S. mobility markets. Today (October 8, 2019), Air Liquide joins the nation in celebrating National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day, 

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Clean Getaway: Meat Waste Joins Biofuels at Luxury Jet Show

by Allison Lampert (Reuters/Financial Post) At the world’s biggest industry show in Las Vegas luxury jets are luring buyers with their sleek silhouettes, plush cabins – and increasingly, their use of alternative fuels. Fuel producers and jetmakers are keen to showcase novel

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Aircraft Fly Green to NBAA BACE on Avfuel's Sustainable Aviation Fuel at AVFLIGHT Salina (KSLN)

(AvFuel)   Operators fueling at Avflight Salina helped further business aviation’s carbon neutrality goals by flying on Avfuel’s sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).   Flight starting fueling on Friday, October 19 and will continue through Sunday, October 20.  This effort is in coordination with

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Gevo Supplies Avfuel with Sustainable Aviation Fuel for Aircraft Headed to the Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in Las Vegas, NV

(Gevo/Globe Newswire) Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEVO) a leading renewable fuels and chemicals manufacturer, announced today it has supplied sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to further support carbon neutrality goals in the aviation industry. Gevo’s customer and global fuel supplier, Avfuel Corporation, has partnered

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9 Constellations to Watch: A Look at the Rising Stars in the Race to SAF

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest)  ... (T)oday we explore 9 of those constellations building around Sustainable Aviation Fuels. Some of them are young protostars in the earliest stage of stellar evolution, while others are like the Earth’s sun, a

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Trash to Treasure: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Fulcrum Bioenergy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Fulcrum Bioenergy is a pioneer in making low-carbon, low-cost, transportation fuels from one of our nation’s most abundant resources – household garbage. And transforming waste to fuel is a beautiful thing, especially when industries like aviation

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Future Fuels & Octane Forum --- October 24-25, 2019 --- Las Vegas, NV

Stricter environmental policies are likely to dictate the future of traditional hydrocarbons and turn them into something more environmentally friendly. Electric vehicles have long been considered the magic bullet for any greenhouse gas reduction policy and even though EV sales have

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The Energy 202: Green New Deal Is Alive and Well in Liberal Cities and States

by Dino Grandoni (Washington Post)  The Green New Deal may be floundering in Washington. But it is alive and well in left-leaning states and cities across the country.  From Maine to California, Democratic politicians have begun adopt the Green New Deal brand -- a

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UPS Makes Largest Purchase of Renewable Natural Gas Ever in The U.S.

(UPS) Seven-Year 170 Million Gallon Equivalents Purchase from Clean Energy Fuels Corp. Will Reduce GHG Emissions by More than 1 Million Metric Tons  --  UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced an agreement with Clean Energy Fuels Corp.(NASDAQ: CLNE) to purchase 170 million gallon equivalents of

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State Leadership Fuels Carbon Reduction, Clean Energy Booms

(Solutions from the Land)  ... The swelling momentum of state leadership pushing forward climate issues and solutions, as well as growing engagement with the challenges of climate change on Capitol Hill, shows there is a surging opportunity for stakeholders from the

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Executive Interview: Driving Efficiency and Reducing Emissions at United Airlines

(ACT News)  An ACT News Executive Interview with Aaron Stash, Manager, Environmental Strategy and Sustainability, United Airlines, the first airline to use biofuels in its daily operations. United Airlines remains the only US airline regularly using biofuels for the operations—which they implemented more

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Biofuel Market Is Nearing a Tipping Point

by Kerry Reals (Aviation Week & Space Technology)  After years of talking about the potential of biofuels and conducting sporadic demonstration flights powered partially by alternatives to kerosene, experts in the field of sustainable aviation detect that the industry could be

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Diesel Tax Bill Headed to Assembly

Amy Alonzo  (Mason Valley News)  ... The partisan bill was introduced by the Nevada Association of Counties (NACO.) If it passes the bill will allow counties and municipalities with populations of less than 100,000 residents the option to levy a five-cent

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Where Will All the Feedstock Come From?

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  As a new wave of large-scale biomass-based diesel projects develops, experts suggest market forces are ready to deliver the necessary fats, oils and greases.  --  ...Many of these new biomass-based diesel projects intend to produce renewable diesel

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Aerion Designing Supersonic Jet to Run Completely on Biofuels - CEO

by Allison Lampert (Reuters)  Supersonic jet developer Aerion Corp is designing its first plane to run completely on biofuels to reduce emissions, even as the company calls for new global standards for planes that can conquer the sound barrier, the company’s chief

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Nevada Bill Would Allow Gas Utilities to Engage in RNG Activities

by Erin Voegele (Biomass Magazine) Legislation recently introduced in Nevada would require the state’s Public Utilities Commission to adopt regulations authorizing natural gas utilities to engage in renewable natural gas (RNG) activities. The bill, S.B. 154, would allow natural gas utilities buy

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Next Gen Biodiesel Scientists Take One Small Step

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com)  ... NGBS (Next Generation of Biodiesel Scientists) co-chair Jennifer Greenstein, North Carolina State University, moderated a panel of four young scientists from around the world during the recent National Biodiesel Conference in San Diego. Haixin Peng, Auburn

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Fulcrum Announces Location of Its Next US Waste-to-Fuels Plant, as Bizav Sector Showcases Sustainable Jet Fuels

(GreenAir Online)  Waste-to-fuel company Fulcrum BioEnergy has selected Gary, Indiana, as the location for its Centerpoint BioFuels Plant, which will have the capacity to produce three times the amount of renewable transportation fuels compared to its first Sierra plant in Nevada

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A Geospatial View of Biodiesel Activity

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  Biodiesel Magazine provides a visual of prominent project development activities over the past year. READ MORE

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United Airlines Could Power Jets with Biofuel Made from Trash

(Chicago Tribune)  A new plant in Gary, Ind., plans to turn hundreds of thousands of tons of trash into fuel, some of which could end up powering United Airlines' planes. California-based Fulcrum BioEnergy on Thursday announced plans for the $600 million

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Who's Running Things? With Democrats Preparing to Run the House

by Kelsey Tamborrino (Politico's Morning Energy)  With Democrats preparing to run the House, here's how the committee leadership shuffle is expected to work out. — Energy and Commerce Committee: New Jersey Democrat Frank Pallone will grab the gavel of this panel with

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Waste Makes Haste: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to Fulcrum BioEnergy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Fulcrum BioEnergy has developed a “game-changing process for converting municipal solid waste that would otherwise be landfilled, into renewable transportation fuels including syncrude, jet fuel and diesel”. The company recently broke ground on its first commercial project

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Japan Airlines Invests $8 Million in Venture with US Waste-to-Jet Fuel Company Fulcrum

(GreenAir Online)  Japan Airlines (JAL) has announced a strategic partnership to develop sustainable aviation fuels that will include a 900 million yen ($8 million) investment by the airline in waste-to-jet fuel US company Fulcrum BioEnergy. The other partners include the Japan

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Development, Deployment of Integrated Biorefineries: The Digest’s Multi-Slide Guide to Biorefining in the US

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  IEA Bioenergy Task 42’s goal is to contribute to the development and deployment of integrated biorefineries as part of highly efficient sustainable value chains (co-)producing food/feed ingredients, chemicals, materials, fuels, power and/or heat out of sustainably sourced

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Thermal Gasification of Biomass: The Digest’s Multi-Slide Guide to TGoB in the United States

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  IEA Bioenergy Task 33 is a working group of international experts with the aim to promote the commercialization of efficient, economical and environmentally preferable thermal biomass gasification processes. Kevin Whitty gave this illuminating overview of the progress

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Incentives Watch: Oregon’s Bovine Manure Tax Credit Isn’t the Only “Crappy” Credit That Exists

by Lauren Colandreo (Bloomberg) ... Last fall, Oregon enacted the Bovine Manure Tax Credit, which offers bovine manure producers and collectors a tax credit for each wet ton of manure collected to be used as a biofuel or to produce a biofuel.

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NV Energy Asks Regulators to Levy Pricey charges on Biofuel Company Eschewing Utility's Service

by Riley Snyder (The Nevada Independent) NV Energy is asking state regulators to levy an expensive combination of charges for an under-construction Northern Nevada biofuels plant that has applied to purchase power from an alternative electric provider. Testimony filed by a utility

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Biofuel Partly Powers Cathay Pacific Flight from Airbus

by Grant Bradley (New Zealand Herald)  When a brand new Cathay Pacific Airbus A350-1000 flies from France to Hong Kong on Wednesday it will be partly powered by biofuel. The 334-seat plane will have a 10 per cent blend of biofuel next

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The Carbon Rescuers: 20 Top Waste Projects and Breakthroughs that Capture Used Carbon from the Waste Pile for New Uses

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In these top 20 projects, we usually say that we are using waste, but really we are converting something from a state of waste to a state of value — and that’s not just good for

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Farm Bill Energy Programs Have Earned Bipartisan Support

by Brent Erickson (The Hill/Biotechnology Innovation Organization)  Since 2002, the farm bill has contained an energy title, with cost-effective programs that support private investment in renewable energy, biobased manufacturing and energy efficiency. The programs are extremely successful in helping businesses create

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The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to Fulcrum BioEnergy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Fulcrum BioEnergy has developed a “game-changing process for converting municipal solid waste that would otherwise be landfilled, into renewable transportation fuels including syncrude, jet fuel and diesel”. The company recently broke ground on its first commercial

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From the Dump to the Pump: Fulcrum BioEnergy Breaks Ground on Landmark Trash-to-Jet Fuel Project

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) ... Near Reno, Nevada, Fulcrum BioEnergy broke ground today for its 10 million gallon per year first commercial plant that makes jet fuel from municipal solid waste. For thousands of years we have had a love/hate relationship

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The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to Prairie Catalytic, LanzaTech, Synvina, Fulcrum BioEnergy, POET-DSM, Cargilla/Calysta, Enerkem, and REG Geismar

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ABLC 2018 wrapped up with the ABLC Wolfpack including James Iademarco from Strategic Avalanche, David Dodds with Dodds & Associates, Ron Cascone from NEXANT, independent consultant Paul Bryan, and Joel Stone from ConVergince. While they didn’t howl at the moon,

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Geothermal Could Profit from U.S. Executive Order to Support Lithium Mining

by Alexander Richter (Think GeoEnergy)  An executive order by U.S. President Donald Trump to support mining activities for critical minerals, could present a boost to lithium mining activities in the U.S. and indirectly help some geothermal projects. As reported recently, U.S. President

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The Pentagon Is Quietly Moving forward on Biofuel Deals. Republicans Want to Stop It

by Travis J. Tritten (Washington Examiner)  ... (Former Navy Secretary Ray) Mabus’ vision is, however, quietly moving forward under the Trump administration. The Pentagon has authorized $140 million to help build two biofuel refineries in recent months, a move that

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March Madness: These Colleges are Mad for Biodiesel

(National Biodiesel Board) National Biodiesel Board releases field of "Elite Eight"  --  March Madness kicks off next week, showcasing the very best of college basketball. In that spirit, the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) has released its own bracket of colleges and universities

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Top 20 Advanced Bioeconomy Projects underway in North America

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  To date, North America is the most active of all regions in terms of deploying advanced technology — whether it is cellulosic ethanol, isobutanol for fuels and chemicals, or renewable chemical plants, you see the first

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CAAFI Highlights Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel Activities of 2017 and Plans for 2018

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  The  Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative (CAAFI) has taken stock of its busy 2017 and has set priorities for 2018. Highlights on the sustainable alternative jet fuel (SAJF) front include development of many resources available

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The Sun Also Ryzes: Ryze Renewable Secures Financing, Heads for Commercial-Scale Advanced Biofuels in Nevada

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Today, we’d like to share news that a new biorefinery for diesel and jet fuel has finalized $112.6 million loan, backed by a USDA loan guarantee. This is Ryze Renewables, which will construct its biorefinery in Storey County,

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30 Hot Cellulosic Technologies, 30 Quick Takes

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Last week, DowDuPont said it was exiting the cellulosic biofuels business and you’d think that the company just burned down the warehouse with the original text of the Renewable Fuels Standard — the coverage of the

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Is Cellulosic Ethanol Dead? Despite Setbacks, Signs of Progress

by Jessie Stolark (Environmental and Energy Study Institute)  ... Several factors have hindered the production of the volumes originally envisioned: extracting energy from cellulose proved much more difficult than extracting it from corn starch, challenges of collecting, moving and storing significant

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Abengoa to Build MSW-to-Biofuels Plant for Fulcrum BioEnergy

(Abengoa/Biomass Magazine)  Abengoa, the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in infrastructures, energy and water sectors, has received notice to proceed on what will be the first plant that will produce biofuels from municipal solid waste (MSW) in

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Chicago! Fulcrum BioEnergy Picks the Midwest Hub for Its Next MSW-to-Jet Fuel Project

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) From California we received the news that Chicagoland has been selected as the site of Fulcrum BioEnergy’s second commercial-scale waste-to-fuels biorefinery. We reported last month that the long-awaited financing was completed for Fulcrum Bioenergy’s highly-anticipated first commercial project

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Anatomy of a Renewable Fuels Project: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Ryze Renewables’ Proposed Nevada Plants

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Ryze Renewables is developing two renewable fuels projects in the state of Nevada.  These documents published are available online via the state of Nevada as public records. While researching a related Digest story, Ryze had declined

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The Renewing of Nevada Renewable fuels and the Rise of Ryze Renewables

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Nevada, Ryze Renewables has two new renewable diesel projects totaling $250M now in planning for the Nevada and Las Vegas areas. ... This project is bigger: equipment costs have grown from $44 million to $73 million,

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Unstash That Trash: Material(s) Progress in Making Fuels, Chemicals from Municipal Solid Waste

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  News this week arrived from Canada that Enerkem has received the lowest carbon intensity value ever issued by the British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines for its ethanol product under the Renewable and Low

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Ice Plant to Help Fight Global Warming Effects on Bioenergy Crops

(University of Nevada, Reno/EurekAlert!) ... Biochemist and molecular biologist John Cushman at the University of Nevada, Reno will create a gene atlas for the common ice plant that will help find ways to allow bioenergy feedstocks to better tolerate salinity

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Gevo Enters On-Road Automobile Gasoline Market in Houston

(GEVO)  Expands on Previously Announced Partnership with Musket Corporation  --  Gevo, Inc.(NASDAQ:GEVO), announced today that gasoline blended with its isobutanol and marketed for use in automobiles has begun to be sold in the Houston area.  This marks the first time

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