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The Digest’s 2024 Multi-Slide Guide to Value and Sustainability through Agriculture

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Pacific Ag is North America’s largest harvester and marketer of crop residue, operating the largest harvest fleet globally.In this ABLC presentation from pacific Ag’s Harrison Pettit, the potential of ag residuals when realized globally – improving lives,

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100% Ethanol Engine Is Case IH's Highlight at This Year's Agrishow

(Case IH/AccessWire) Case IH, a brand of CNH, has worked in partnership with FPT Industrial to develop an ethanol-powered engine.  Case IH presented the prototype at this year's Agrishow in Ribeirão Preto, Brazil. The Cursor 13 propellant is a prototype for the use of fuel

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Neste Helps Valtra Save over 15 000 Tons of Greenhouse Gas Emissions at Its Suolahti Factory with the Supply of 5 Million Liters of Neste MY Renewable Diesel

(Neste) Finnish Valtra, a globally operating tractor manufacturer belonging to AGCO Corporation, has reached a significant milestone by having used altogether 5 million liters of Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ as a factory-fill fuel as well as in testing and in its factory

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Can Methane Be Next Home-Grown Fuel for Farms?

by Andy Castillo (Wallaces Farmer/Farm Progress) Other eco-friendly biofuels outside of ethanol could power equipment and provide new revenue for farms.  To the untrained eye, New Holland’s T6.180 tractor might look like any other farm machine rolling across a field. Up close,

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The Piston People Down on the Farm

by Allen Schaeffer (Engine Technology Forum) Last week while working with the ETF team at our booth at the Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ Celebration of Modern Agriculture on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., a gentleman from the U.S. Department of

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Volvo Peru Delivers the First LNG Tractors to HAM Criogénica Perú

(HAM Criogénica Perú)  The vehicles have HPDI technology -- Volvo Peru has delivered its first LNG tractors on the South American continent. These vehicles have been acquired by HAM Criogénica Perú and are characterized by having high pressure direct injection (HPDI), which

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Greater Fuel Resilience Needed – Study

(University of Otago)  A new study shows that building capacity for biofuel production would not only safeguard New Zealand’s food supply in the event of a global disaster, but also make the nation’s fuel supply more resilient to lesser shocks. -- New

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Two French Airports to Switch Ground Vehicles to Run on HVO100

(Biofuels International) Cannes-Mandelieu and Golfe de Saint-Tropez airports have announced they will be converting all internal combustion engine vehicles that cannot be converted to fully electric to biodiesel. Fire engines, refuelling lorries, farm machinery, and the auxiliary power units used to supply

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OPINION: A Clean Transportation Fuels Standard Will Drive Down Emissions

by Travis Kellerman (Somos Solar/Albuquerque Journal) A critical piece of legislation is being considered this legislative session. HB 41, the Clean Transportation Fuels Standard bill, will revolutionize the clean fuel economy in New Mexico, accelerate the state’s transition to low- and

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Neste and Partner Companies Conclude the E-Fuel Research Project Showcasing Progress in the Development of Electrofuels

(Neste)  Renewable hydrogen produced by green electricity and carbon capture and utilization (CCU) play an important role in combating climate change. Low-emission e-fuels produced using these technologies are particularly suitable for segments that are difficult to electrify, such as aviation and

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AMAGGI Will Have Its First 100% Biodiesel B100 Farm

(AMAGGI) AMAGGI will take yet another important and innovative step towards the decarbonization of its operations. As of March 2024, the company will have its first farm where biodiesel (B100) will be the sole fuel used in machinery for operations. B100

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New Energy Blue Launches Farmer-Owned Business to Supply Clean, Sustainable Feedstock for Its Biomass Refineries

(New Energy Blue/CISION PR Newswire)  New Energy Blue, the clean-tech creator of biomass refineries that turn crop residues such as corn stalks into some of the world's lowest-carbon fuels and chemicals, announces the formation of New Energy Farmers LLC, which

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Electrofuel Developed from Green Hydrogen and Carbon Dioxide Tested in Practice for First Time in Finland

((VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland/TechXplore) The E-fuel project of VTT and partners has developed a concept for producing electrofuel from green hydrogen and carbon dioxide using a combination of different methods. On Nov. 21, this paraffinic E-fuel was tested for

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At Agrovision India 2023, Greaves Engineering Reveals Its Biofuel Gensets and Pledges towards the Modernization of Farm Equipment

(Equity Bulls)  Greaves Engineering, the engineering division of Greaves Cotton Limited (GCL), unveiled Biofuel Gensets at the 14th Agrovision India 2023 Agri Summit, held in Nagpur between November 24 and 27, 2023, in the presence of the chief patron of the

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Caterpillar to Develop Hydrogen-Hybrid Power Solution for Off-Highway Vehicles

(Caterpillar)  Starting in early 2024, the advanced hydrogen-hybrid project will leverage the versatile new Cat® C13D engine platform. -- Caterpillar today (November 20, 2023) announced the launch of a three-year program to demonstrate an advanced hydrogen-hybrid power solution built on its new

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Electric Vehicles Face Bumpy Road to the Back 40

by Steve Cubbage (AgWeb) There is one place in America where electric vehicles are glaringly absent — the back 40. Today, electric tractors and other farming equipment are hard to find on showroom floors, let alone in the field. The outside pressure

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Biofuels Production and Development in China

by Fuli Li and Yixuan Fan (Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences/IEA Bioenergy Task 39)  Summary: China is the world’s largest liquefied natural gas import country, has the world’s largest car fleet, the second largest gasoline

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Fuelled by the Farm! Waitrose Is the First Retailer to Power Its Tractors by Cow Manure

(John Lewis Partnership/Waitrose)  • Waitrose & Partners becomes the first UK retailer to use green gas* to power tractors on their own farm at Leckford The use of biomethane gas will reduce Leckford Estate’s carbon footprint by up to 1,300 tonnes a

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CLAAS: HVO Approval and Initial Factory Fill for Tractors, Combine Harvesters and Forage Harvesters

(CLAAS Group) From 1 October 2023, all CLAAS agricultural machinery that meets the latest emissions standard will be approved for operation with hydrotreated vegetable oils (HVOs). Furthermore, the machines will be filled with the sustainable biofuel before they leave the factory

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How Renewable Diesel Is Taking over in Heavy Machinery – and Why

(Neste) Heavy-duty machinery – vehicles and other equipment designed to perform intensive tasks in demanding conditions – is largely responsible for the modern built environment. Machines like cranes, excavators, and loaders enable large-scale construction, mining, and manufacturing, and give us the

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MSU Researchers Link Auto and Dairy Industries to Explore Sustainable Climate Solutions

by Jack Falinski (Michigan State University) Renewable electrical energy produced from anaerobic digesters could drive EV charging stations on dairy farms --  One of the next climate change solutions might be found at your local dairy farm. A team of MSU researchers is studying

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Biomethane Fuel Offers Negative Carbon Footprint

(European Biotechnology)... German scientists at the University of Hohenheim have reported that fuels made from agricultural residues can even have a negative CO2 impact on bus and truck journeys.According to the study, biomethane offers a promising and cost-effective alternative to e-mobility, especially

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New Holland Brings the Energy Independent Farm Concept to Brazil

(CNH Industrial/CSR Wire) CNH Industrial brand New Holland, a world leader in clean energy, announced its partnership on July 11th with leading companies in the biomethane sector in Brazil. This partnership will aid in creating an innovative ecosystem for gas production, generated from

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Spain: Agricultural Cooperative Demonstrates Pioneering Biomethane Tractor in Soria

(COPISO/AltFuels) Soria-based COPISO carried out a demonstration with a New Holland tractor, in the biomethane pilot plant installed on the Sauquillo de Boñices farm, thanks to the LIFE Smart Agromobility project. COPISO and the other six partners that make up the consortium

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The Benefits of Biodiesel

by Parker Schulte (Brownfield Ag News) This week Illinois Soybean Association Communications Manager Claire Weinzierl highlights the benefits of biodiesel for farmers, fleets, fuel retailers and drivers and opportunities for everyone to expand use of the fuel. She also explains

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FPT Industrial Demonstrates the Complete Cycle of Biomethane in Agriculture

( FPT Industrial/AltFuels) FPT Industrial presented the complete cycle of biomethane in agriculture at Agrishow 2023. During the trade fair, held in Ribeirão Preto (São Paulo, Brazil) from May 1 to 5, the company also showed off a full range of

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Corn and Soybean Growers Benefit from Increased Use of Biofuels

by Amie Simpson (Brownfield Ag News) ... The High Performance Low Carbon Liquid Fuels Summit brought stakeholders across the transportation sector together to discuss future energy solutions that include corn-based ethanol and soy-based biodiesel. Paul Hodgen is president of the Indiana Corn

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Hyundai Motor Premieres Commercialized Model of Its XCIENT Fuel Cell Tractor and Vision for Hydrogen Mobility in US

(Hyundai) -Hyundai Motor debuts the commercialized model of its class 8 fuel cell electric tractor and shares its vision for a hydrogen mobility value chain in the U.S. - At its press conference, Hyundai Motor introduces its advanced fuel cell technologies

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Brazil: Air Liquide Develops Biomethane Stations for Farmers to Produce Their Own Fuel

(Air Liquide/AltFuels) Air Liquide developed a solution for the reuse of organic waste on farms: the AG050 and AG100 biomethane stations, which process the biogas derived from the decomposition of these elements and transform it into biomethane. This renewable natural gas

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The First Biomethane Tractor Arrives in Argentina

(AltFuels) New Holland executives visited Las Chilcas farm, located in the north of the Province of Córdoba, to complete the delivery of the first biomethane tractor in Argentina. Las Chilcas will test the NH T6 Methane Power in its field and

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Powering Meaningful Progress with John Deere Power Systems

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

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NFU Workshop Highlights Technology that Allows Diesel Engines to Run on Ethanol

(South Dakota Farmers Union)  During the National Farmers Union Convention attendees learned about a new technology which would allow diesel engines to run on ethanol. The engineer who co-developed the technology said he wasn’t out to sell more ethanol – he wanted

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Biodiesel Fuel Hub Coming to Pasco Thanks to Federal Grant

(Office of Maria Cantwell (D-WA)) Tidewater Terminal Company’s Snake River Terminal will supply cleaner fuel to Eastern WA farmers, help meet new state fuel standards, and reduce carbon footprint of wheat, barley, potato harvests U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Patty

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Powering America’s Farms into the Future

(Diesel Technology Forum) The Diesel Technology Forum issued the following statement in recognition of the 50th anniversary of National Ag Day which is celebrated in communities and classrooms across the country. One day is not enough to recognize the importance of America’s Farmers to our

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Neste Welcomes the German Government’s Plan to Approve the Sales of 100% Synthetic Fuels in Germany as an Important Step in the Fight against Climate Change

(Neste) Neste welcomes the German government's plan to approve the sales of 100% synthetic fuels at fuel stations. So far, the sales of synthetic fuels, such as e-fuels and renewable diesel (also known as “HVO”), in Germany have been largely limited

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How to Reduce CO2 GHG Emissions in the Transportation Sector

(Chevron Renewable Energy Group/Transport Topics) With the transportation sector being the largest source of GHG emissions in the U.S.1, the increasing number of both public- and private-sector entities with carbon reduction goals have set their sights on reducing engine emissions as

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Dung-Powered Tractor Uses Cow Waste to Flush out Agricultural Emissions

by Alexa Heah (Design Taxi) Cattle farming, and by extension cow manure, is responsible for a whole heap of greenhouse emissions for the planet. To help farmers be more environmentally friendly, New Holland Agriculture has come up with a new tractor designed

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Improving the Internal Combustion Engine

by Ron Lyseng  (Western Producer/SASK Today)  Internal combustion engineers, chemists and scientists are planning to squeeze another century out of the machines. Researchers are making progress to allow both diesel and gasoline burners to meet carbon criteria and the future needs ... There

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Is Deere Pushing Electric Tractors? An Exclusive Interview with John Deere's CTO

by Tyne Morgan (Farm Journal/AgWeb) ... Rumors have been circulating about the direction of Deere’s technology investments, and Farm Journal had the chance to sit down with John Deere’s Chief Technology Officer, Jahmy Hindman, to set the record straight and uncover

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK -- Jahmy Hindman

"The path to a sustainable future does not rely only on electrification to power vehicles. Biofuels, like ethanol and renewable diesel, which may be created from plants, must be just as much a part of the solution." Large-scale electrification of high-horsepower

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Deere: Tech Creates Sustainability -- Deere CEO Lays Out Tech Strategy for Ag Sustainable Growth at CES 2023

by Dan Miller (DTN Progressive Farmer) John Deere took center stage at the CES on Thursday, with Chairman and CEO John May delivering an opening keynote address focused on technology and sustainability before an audience of 2,000 gathered in the Venetian

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What Future Fuel Will You Burn?

by Willie Vogt (Farm Progress/American Agriculturist) ... During that visit, the ag journalists got a look at experimentation being done on different kinds of fuels for use in developing countries where diesel might not be readily available. I learned about using sheep

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Jamkhandi to Get India's First Flex Fuel Station

Rashmi Belur (Deccan Herald) Jamkhandi in Bagalkot district, nearly 500 km from Bengaluru, will get a ‘flex fuel’ station that will be India’s first, according to the company is setting it up.  Flex fuel, or flexible fuel, is an alternative

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Illinois Biodiesel Use Expands, Boosted by State Incentives

by Phyllis Coulter (Illinois Farmer Today/Penatagraph) Peter Probst, a self-professed “biodiesel enthusiast,” first developed his zeal for such fuels as a university student, and his passion continues full speed ahead. In fact, he has made a business out of it. Today, Probst

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Indiana Ag Firms Testing Unique Ethanol Use in Semi-Trucks

by Wes Mills (Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick) As the automotive industry focuses on the transition to electric vehicles, a coalition of four Indiana-based agricultural companies still sees value in internal combustion engines burning biofuels, but with a technological

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Spain: New Holland Begins to Market World’s First Biomethane-Fueled Tractor

(AltFuels/New Holland) For more than 15 years, New Holland has led the development of more sustainable products within its portfolio thanks to the “Clean Energy Leader” strategy, exploring new fuels and propulsion systems. The commercial launch of the new T6.180 Methane

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Trend Spotting: Hydrogen Combustion Engines

by Tammy Klein (Transport Energy Strategies) There is another hydrogen-related transport trend that some engine manufacturers, car companies and other original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are exploring: hydrogen internal combustion engines (H2-ICEs). Tightening vehicle emission and fuel economy standards in North America,

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Journey to Net Zero Carbon Global Transport Requires Many Routes

(American Journal of Transportation) Advanced Diesel Technology and Renewable Biofuels Deliver Important Near-term Carbon Reductions Now   -- As leaders come together in New York during Climate Week NYC all decarbonization options for transport must be considered, given the magnitude of the

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Alike but Different: On vs Off-Road Engines and Equipment

by Allen Schaeffer (Diesel Technology Institute) ... As for fuel, any diesel engine old or new, on or off-road can use renewable low carbon and biodiesel fuels right now just like regular diesel. ... As much as the differences in the on

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FPT Industrial-Style Sustainability Returns for the Grape Harvest Festival Fontanafredda

(Wine Industry Advisor/FPT Powertrain Technologies) Highlight: biomethane-fueled New Holland TK Methane Power crawler tractor -- For the second consecutive year, FPT Industrial took a leading role at the Grape Harvest Festival held on the 10th of September in the evocative

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Green Energy Biofuel, Blythewood High School Revive Student Interest in Biodiesel Education, Training

(Green Energy Biofuel/ EIN Presswire) South Carolina-based recycling firm Green Energy Biofuel continues its long history of helping schools and students prepare for the energy economy of tomorrow.  -- Two Citadel alumni from South Carolina—BioJoe Renwick, co-founder of Green Energy Biofuel, and

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Heavy-Duty Decarbonizing with Biofuels

by Emily Skor (Growth Energy/Vital by POET) ... Leaders around the world are increasingly recognizing biofuels as a vital tool in the fight against climate change and in bringing agriculture into the fold. They’re a lower-cost, lower-emission fuel that is

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Built 4 Business Pulling Tractor Runs on 100% Biodiesel

(Illinois Soybean Association/Biobased Diesel Daily) The Johnson family has been competing in tractor-pulling competitions for more than 20 years, and four years ago they made the decision to fuel their pulling tractor with 100 percent biodiesel. “We saw the gains that

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Rising Diesel Prices Could Lead Farmers to Bio Alternatives

by Connor Veenstra (Huron Daily Tribune) ... However, an alternative exists for farmers, though it's not widely used — biodiesel, made from plants and animals. According to Houston Biodiesel, it's slightly cheaper than regular diesel, at $5.76 per gallon, as of June

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FPT Industrial Brings Farmers' Dreams of Energy Independence to the World Biogas Expo 2022

(FPT Industrial/AgriTech Tomorrow) FPT Industrial paves the way for farmers’ energy independence at The World Biogas Expo 2022, the world’s leading trade show dedicated to the biogas industry, held at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham, UK on June

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Making Biofuel from Bracken in Britain's Hills

by Gordon Davidson (The Scotish Farmer) Britain's hills are alive with suffocating bracken – but a new biofuel project aims to make bracken clearance worthwhile, perhaps even profitable. Jeremy Oakley, of Oakland Biofuels, explains... "Maybe it is due to climate change, to the

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AUGA Will Start Production of First Batch of Biomethane Hybrid Tractors

(AUGA/NGV Journal)  In autumn 2021, the organic food producer AUGA group, AB introduced the world’s first biomethane and electric tractor – the AUGA M1 − for professional use. This year, the company, together with one of the strongest agricultural machinery manufacturers

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A Fuel Switch for Future Farms

by John Blum (Marquette University) A new combustion system for engines allows heavy-duty farm equipment normally powered by diesel fuel to run on gasoline and ethanol, without sacrificing performance. -- Having grown up working on his uncle’s farm and in

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Competitive Edge: Amogy’s Ammonia

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Ammonia (NH3) is the second most produced chemical in the world, with high energy density and practicability – but can we use ammonia as a low emission or even zero emission fuel? Amogy says we can, with

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More than Half of US Commercial Trucks Are Powered by Near-Zero Emissions Advanced Diesel Technology

(Diesel Technology Forum) National Average Now Reaches 53% -- Research shows that for the first time, more than half of all diesel commercial vehicles on the road in the US are advanced diesel technology models. The Diesel Technology Forum (DTF) is

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FPT Industrial Showcases Its Sustainable Farming Solutions at Agrishow 2022 in Brazil

(FTP Industrial/Engineering Update) A pioneer and leader in the development of alternative fuel engines with more than 20 years of experience and over 70,000 natural gas engines sold globally to date, FPT Industrial presented at Agrishow 2022 – held in

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Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMS) Continue to Support Higher Biodiesel Blends

by Parker Schulte (Brownfield Ag News) Equipment manufacturers and fleets have been strong supporters of biodiesel over the past thirty years.  And, as diesel fleets are looking to do even more to lower their carbon footprint, they’re looking at B20 and beyond. In

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Independent Study Confirms Cost Savings & Emissions Advantages for Heavy-Duty Trucks Running ClearFlame’s Engine Modification Technology

(ClearFlame) Study by Gladstein, Neandross & Associates highlights ClearFlame’s ability to help fleets lower total costs while meeting sustainability goals sooner than current alternatives --   ClearFlame Engine Technologies, an Illinois-based company empowering rapid decarbonization for global heavy-duty industry, announced today the

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ISG’s B20 Legislation Heads to Governor's Desk

(Illinois Soybean Growers) The Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) is celebrating the passage of the organization’s B20 Legislation, sponsored by State Senator Patrick Joyce (D–Essex) and State Representative Eva Dina Delgado (D–Chicago). The legislation passed both chambers of the Illinois General

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Norway Proposes Biofuel Mandate Changes

by Thomas Hughes (Argus Media)  The Norwegian Environment Agency (NEA) has proposed an increase in the amount of waste and advanced biofuels used in road and off-road transport from 1 July following public consultation. But the overall biofuels mandate for road fuels

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Ethanol Diesel Tech Headed to Ag Fields -- ClearFlame CEO Plans to Put Ethanol-Powered Diesel Engines in Ag Equipment, Portable Generators

by Todd Neeley (DTN Progressive Farmer) ClearFlame Engine Technologies' ethanol-diesel engine will head to the field for testing in a John Deere 9-liter model, perhaps in tractors and harvesters in the fourth quarter of 2022, said ClearFlame CEO BJ Johnson. Johnson shared

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Brazil Unveils Incentives to Biomethane Production

by Marieta Cazarré (Agencia Brasil) The renewable fuel can replace natural gas, diesel, and gasoline --  President Jair Bolsonaro today (Mar. 21) attended the launch ceremony of the incentive measures aimed at the production and sustainable use of biomethane. The renewable

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RFA CEO Says Carbon Properties Are Bringing New Research into Ethanol Uses

by Larry Lee (Brownfield Ag News)  ...  Geoff Cooper tells Brownfield that’s because of so many potential new uses for ethanol. “Sometimes we get our blinders on and think that there’s only one way to use ethanol and that’s as a

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RFA’s Cooper: Ethanol Has Historic Opportunity to Cut Carbon, Lower Fuel Prices

(Renewable Fuels Association)  In his annual State of the Industry Address, Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Geoff Cooper said that, while the U.S. ethanol industry has a long history of capitalizing on unique opportunities, the global quest to achieve net-zero carbon

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Will Sustainable Fuel Power Your Farm Equipment In 10 Years?

by Jenna Hoffman (AgWeb)  ... With sustainable aviation fuel on the rise, (ProFarmer Policy Analyst Jim) Wiesemeyer begs the question of whether there will be a push to power farm equipment with renewable fuels.  AgriTalk Host Chip Flory sees the possibility

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Farmers Get Newly Developed Pongamia Pod Decorticators & Oil Extraction Machines To Improve Biofuel Production

by Chintu Das  (Krishi Jagran) The Centre, in collaboration with the Karnataka government, has distributed newly developed pongamia (karanj) pod decorticators and oil extraction machines to farmers to improve biofuel production in the country, in order to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi's target of

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CASE G Series Loaders Approved for Running on B20 Biodiesel

(Equipment World) CASE has announced approval of the use of B20 biodiesel for its G series wheel loaders directly from the factory. ... Wheel loaders in these size classes are used extensively in construction, public works, road and bridge construction, concrete and asphalt production,

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From Fertilizer to Fuel: Can ‘Green’ Ammonia Be a Climate Fix?

by Nicola Jones (Yale Environment 360) Ammonia has been widely used as a fertilizer for the last century. Now, using renewable energy and a new method for making ammonia, researchers and entrepreneurs believe “green” ammonia can become a significant clean

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E-Fuel Converts Combustion Engine Exhaust into Oxygen

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

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Deere Pairs with Start-up to Swap Diesel for Ethanol in Its Engines

by Herb Trix (WVIK/Radio Iowa) Iowa’s largest manufacturing employer is partnering with a Chicago-area company to reduce harmful emissions from its equipment by replacing diesel fuel with ethanol. Quad Cities-based John Deere is working with ClearFlame Engine Technologies of Geneva, Illinois, where

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Agriculture Equipment Industry Faces Global Challenges by Advancing Technology and Practices that Boost Productivity while Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

(Diesel Technology Forum)  America’s farms are greener and more productive than before while exploring new fuels and technologies for the future --  The global agriculture engine and equipment industry is rapidly evolving to face numerous challenges including feeding a growing population,

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CHS : Growing a Renewable Diesel Revolution

(Market Screener) As the United States focuses on tackling climate change, the energy market is seen as a key part of the solution. While federal policy and funding is focused on electric vehicles, a quieter potential answer is emerging: the growing

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Charged-Up

(Diesel Technology Forum) ... Here’s a short quiz: Thinking about high-tech advancements like autonomous operation, new and renewable fuels, electrified components, hybrid, connected, smart, and efficient technologies – which sector most comes to mind, passenger cars or the mining sector?

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Small Scale, Big Impact

(Bioenergy Insight) In September, Bright Biomethane opened its first small-scale bio-CNG biogas upgrader to help agricultural businesses to ‘green’ their fleets. -- Over the past two years in Houffalize, Belgium, Bright Biomethane has been developing a unique project, upgrading biogas

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Making America’s Farms Greener and More Productive with Advancements in Farming Technology --- December 16, 2021 --- ONLINE

While much attention is directed at reducing greenhouse gas and other emissions from highway vehicles, there are considerable developments taking place that are boosting productivity and yields while reducing carbon and other emissions in the agricultural sector. Join the leaders in

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Workshops to Help Farmers Better Understand Diesel, Renewable Diesel and Biodiesel --- various dates --- locations in North Dakota

FUELING YOUR FARM WORKSHOP SERIES HITS THE ROAD IN NORTH DAKOTA --  Farmers throughout the state of North Dakota can learn more about the fuel that powers their farm and the positive effect that their fuel choices can have on their

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Reducing Emissions, Boosting Efficiency, Using Renewable Fuels Drives the Future for Diesel Technology

(Diesel Technology Forum)  ... “Globally, one out of every two economic sectors depend on diesel power. Trucks, trains, buses, marine workboats, as well as agricultural, forestry, mining and construction equipment rely almost exclusively on diesel. Even as new fuels and technologies emerge, diesel engines will be best suited and continue

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Deere Invests in Ethanol Diesel Engine: ClearFlame Secures $17 Million to Commercialize Ethanol Diesel Engine Tech

by Todd Neeley (DTN Progressive Farmer)   Count John Deere among the companies investing in a startup company developing a heavy-duty truck engine able to run on straight ethanol. ClearFlame Engine Technologies announced Thursday it had secured another $17 million in funding

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Illinois Soybean Assn. Encourages Biodiesel Use to Fuel Ag Producers’ Bottom Line

(Illinois Soybean Association/Biobased Diesel Daily)  Elliott Uphoff, the Illinois Soybean Association’s District 10 director and board secretary, is in the thick of the harvest season and is proving that biodiesel can fuel farmers’ bottom lines all year long. Uphoff fuels

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First (Bio)CNG Tractor with Fuel Maker Refueling System Launched

(SNAM/NGV Journal) On the occasion of EIMA International 2021, the most important Italian exhibition dedicated to agricultural mechanization taking place in Bologna this week, New Holland and Snam4Mobility – with the contribution of its subsidiary Cubogas – will present the world’s

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Climate Change Fuels Drive toward Cleaner Tractors

by Marc Heller (E&E News) Making tractors burn with less pollution has long posed a trade-off: cleaner air, but less power to drag heavy equipment. Now manufacturers say they’re making strides to help close the gap. The latest entrant is a biomethane- and

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Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) Breakfast + Biodiesel --- October 2021 Various Dates --- Various Locations in Illinois

(Illinois Soybean Association) The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) is hosting Breakfast + Biodiesel events this October at four Illinois grain elevators this fall to promote on-farm use of soy-based biodiesel. This harvest season ISA will provide a well-deserved hearty meal as a

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Need to Boost Biofuel Production to Reduce Dependence on Import of Crude Oil and Fuel Gases: Nitin Gadkari

(Economic Times) Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday stressed the need to enhance the production of biofuel in the country by using the stubble of certain crops to reduce the dependence on the import of crude oil and fuel gases

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AUGA Group, AB Presents the First Technology for the “Green” Food Chain - a Climate-Friendly Tractor

(AUGA Group/Globe Newsire)  AUGA group, AB (hereinafter the Company) Europe’s largest vertically integrated organic food producer, has developed and presented the world’s first hybrid biomethane and electric tractor for professional farm use – AUGA M1. This is the company’s first step in offering technological solutions that will eliminate climate pollution throughout

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Invention Seeks to Greatly Expand Use of Ethanol

by Tom J Bechman  (Farm Progress)  ... The new E-Fuel concept is already powering irrigation pumps in California and elsewhere. ... Thomas Quinn believes there is a much bigger future use for ethanol in the U.S. and around the world.

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Biomethane-Run Tractor, One of the Stars at Italian Grape Harvest Festival

(CHN Industrial/NGV Journal) FPT Industrial was one of the stars at the Renaissance Grape Harvest Festival, held on September 10 & 11 in the splendid setting of the Fontanafredda estate (the historic winery founded by the first King of Italy in

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Three BioFuel Startups around the World to Keep an Eye on

(Bio Market Insights) ... Widespread information and technology has made it possible for smaller teams to develop solutions through biofuels for a more sustainable world. Here are 3 startups that use biofuels and are a great example of what the future

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Diesel Still Relevant for Modern Equipment

(Farm Equipment/Cummins) Alternative power solutions such as hybrid, full electric, natural gas and hydrogen are piquing the interest of agricultural equipment manufacturers. Several tractor OEMs are working to perfect the concept of a full electric machine for instance. While these technologies

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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

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Deere Bullish on Biodiesel, Renewable Diesel

by Ryan Ghem (SAE International)  ... Biodiesel and renewable diesel will lead the way for alternative-fuel integration into the heavy equipment industry, according to Nick Block, director of worldwide marketing, sales & customer support, John Deere Power Systems (JDPS). “We support

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World’s First Zero-Emissions Barolo Wine Harvest with Two New Holland Biomethane-Fueled Tractors

(CNH Industrial/NGV Journal) The global challenge of energy transition demands not only widely shared solutions on a large scale, but also targeted actions in specialist sectors, which must be able both to deliver concrete results and to attract the interest of

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Biodiesel and Renewable Diesel Industry on the "RISE" in 2021

(National Biodiesel Board)  NBB experts share how industry continues to "Rise" to any challenge -- The biodiesel and renewable diesel industry is on the “RISE”. This week the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) hosted more than 550 biodiesel and renewable diesel producers,

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Where Do Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles Fit into Our Future?

by Mike Roeth (Advanced Clean Tech News)  ... Industrial use of hydrogen must increase for end-users like energy power plants, chemical industries, steelmakers, and others if hydrogen is to scale quickly, and realistically. And the scaling of hydrogen is not

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First Trials of HVO Renewable Fuels in a Property and Tractor

(Mitchell & Webber) Mitchell & Webber are proud to be the first in country to trial a new fossil-free liquid fuel (HVO) in a property and Tractor -- This could revolutionise the agriculture and domestic heating markets. The fossil-free renewable fuel,

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‘Pioneering’ Biomethane Project Progresses in Cornwall, UK

(Bioenergy Insight)  Green fuel generated from agricultural waste in Cornwall, UK, will be used to power the region’s road maintenance vehicle fleet.  Working with Cormac, which looks after the fleet, Cornwall Council has joined forces with six of its Cornwall

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WEBINAR: Brawn & Brains of Equipment to Build Back Better: Machine and Equipment Innovations and Trends for the Future --- September 22, 2020

Leading equipment manufacturers will discuss the current state of diesel technology and future developments in fuel types and machine efficiency to help deliver infrastructure projects on time, under budget and with near-zero emissions. As Congress considers infrastructure spending priorities with

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SUNY ESF Receives USDA Grant: Biomass Products Will Reinvigorate Abandoned Land

(SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry) SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF), as a member of a mid-Atlantic consortium, has received $630,000 over five years from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to develop biomass systems and

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My Turn: Robert Morton: Biodiesel Is already Tackling the Climate Crisis

by Robert Morton (Providence Journal) Recently, the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis released its final report and recommendations for legislative and regulatory measures to address carbon emissions. The report provided an action plan, including a national Low Carbon Fuel

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Doubling for Diesel: A Novel Engine Technology

by Matt Thompson (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  A novel engine technology could make it possible for ethanol to be used in compression-ignition engines, opening up a potential multi-billion-gallon market. With $3 million in financing secured, Clear Flame Engines is poised for

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They Propose to Abandon Diesel on Public Transport and Supply It Only with Biofuel

by Alvaro Arellano (elciudadanoweb.com (Google Translation))  Producers in the sector support the presentation of a bill that proposes the massive migration of traditional fuel to biodiesel. This demand would make it possible to reactivate its installed capacity. Dragging a strong

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Cornell Farm Tractor Gets Clean, Green Biodiesel Makeover

By Blaine Friedlander (Cornell Chronicle)  A week before the Ithaca campus shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, members of an engineering student group converted a university-owned diesel tractor into a clean, green farming machine. Instead of emitting the notoriously noxious black

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Biodiesel Boss: Green Deal Could Use Available Technologies ‘Without Prejudices’

by Sarantis Michalopoulos (EURACTIV.com) The much-awaited re-visit of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED II) as part of the new Green Deal should get rid of “prejudices” and take advantage of technologies and products already placed on the market, a biodiesel stakeholder

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All the Buzz on Biodiesel Fuels: Fill It up Please

by Allen Schaeffer (Diesel Technology Forum/Progressive Dairy)  ... In California, home of the nation’s most progressive climate policy that is now nearly a decade old, the Air Resources Board motto is, “Electrify everything possible and use low-carbon fuels in everything

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FPT Industrial Is Investigating Plant-Based Biofuels

(Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire)  FPT Industrial a global powertrain brand of CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI/ MI: CNH),  invested in a production plan and tests dedicated to exploring macaúba biodiesel, with a view to developing a potential new source of sustainable fuel. Macaúba, a native

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Farmer Sees Advancements in Technology, Biodiesel after Returning to the Farm

by Amie Simpson (Brownfield Ag News)An Illinois farmer has seen advancements in technology and biodiesel first-hand after being away from the farm for several years. Scott Gaffner grew up on a grain and dairy farm in Greenville. High operating costs and

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Growing Biodiesel Industry Benefits Soybean Farmers

by Amie Simpson (Brownfield Ag News) ... Greg Anderson, a board member for the National Biodiesel Board, says more feedstock is needed because of the growth in the industry and soybean oil has been the primary feedstock for biodiesel since

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Union Drives Forward on Fuel Issues: NFUS Presses Politicians to Find Solution to Biofuel Problems

by Bob Carruth (National Farmers Union Scotland)  NFU Scotland is pursuing high level solutions to the machinery problems many Scottish and UK farmers have been experiencing linked to the biofuel content in fuel. Fuel is a reserved issue and the Union

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Guidance Issued for Farmers Suffering Biodiesel Problems

(Farmer's Weekly) Fuel suppliers have issued guidance for farmers and contractors who say biodiesel is causing low fuel pressure and blocking filters in tractors. Some farmers have suggested the problems are related to an increase in the fatty acid methyl ester (Fame)

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CNH Industrial & Ricardo Develop Biomethane Tractor for UK Project

(Ricardo/NGV Journal) This collaboration forms part of the APC (Advanced Propulsion Centre) UK funded Low Carbon Tractor (LoCT) project, which aims to design and demonstrate a commercially viable agricultural tractor capable of operation on sustainable locally sourced biomethane, while conforming to

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How to Fix the Ethanol Industry

by Robert Rapier (Forbes)  ...In this model, the entities that control the model are the same as those that benefit from it: The Midwestern states that produce essentially all of the nation's ethanol. The key goal here is to get the federal

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Making It More Viable to Turn Agricultural Waste into Renewable Fuel

by Alayna DeMartini (Ohio State University College of Engineering)  Although the stalks and leaves of a corn plant can be turned into ethanol, the high cost of collecting, storing, and transporting the material has limited its use in producing the fuel. Ajay

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Deere Showcases Biodiesel Gator and Mower

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com)  John Deere took part in the 2019 Biodiesel Vehicle Technology Showcase to highlight biodiesel-friendly vehicles in its consumer lineup. For one, there is the diesel powered 865M XUV Gator, which is approved for up to B20. New this year

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Evofuel and Fantini s.r.l Announce Breakthrough in Mechanical Harvesting for Castor Bean

(Evogene Ltd./Globe Newswire)  Mechanical harvesting is a major bottleneck in conversion of castor bean to a fully modernized commercial crop; Combination of Fantini s.r.l Harvester with Evofuel proprietary varieties has demonstrated in field trials significant improvement in yield loss  --  Evofuel Ltd.,

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Operating Performance of a Tractor Engine of Emissions Standard EU IV in Biodiesel Operation

by Thomas Sadlowski, Volker Wichmann, Bert Buchholz and Markus Winkler  (ATZ OffHighway)  The use of pure biofuels in agricultural machinery offers the opportunity to reduce the use of fossil fuels. These engines are largely fuelled by self-consumption gas stations. Based on the introduction of new emission standards

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First Single Site with Biomethane Value Chain Launched in France

(CNH Industrial/NGV Journal)  In Cestas, southwest France, the CNH Industrial brands, including IVECO, New Holland and FPT Industrial, are partners in an initiative promoted by Pot au Pin Energie (a local energy company), Air Liquide and Carrefour to create the first

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Potential of Biodiesel in the Commercial Vehicles Sector Revealed

(Biofuels International)  A recent survey among vehicle manufacturers shows that the widespread use of biodiesel in the commercial vehicle sector is ‘technically possible’, according to the Association Quality Management Biodiesel (AGQM). AGQM, along with the Union for the Promotion of Oil and

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Valtra Switches to 100-Percent Renewable Fuel to Fill New Tractors

(Valtra)  Valtra has become the first tractor factory in the world to begin using Neste MY Renewable Diesel as the start-up fuel for all new tractors. As a result, around 700,000 litres of fossil diesel fuel will be replaced each

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Biodiesel Stands Its Ground, Won’t Back Down: New B20 Vehicles, Emissions Cuts, Highlight NBC 2018

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  The makers of the world’s favorite advanced biofuel — a/k/a the biodiesel industry — descended upon Texas to mingle, make and renew ties at the 2018 National Biodiesel Conference. And, to champion new ideas and find

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Ford’s New 2018 F-150 Joins Ranks of Diesel Vehicle Models Supporting B20 Biodiesel

(National Biodiesel Board)  Latest in wave of new diesel options featured at National Biodiesel Conference & Expo  --  Several automakers’ new 2018 diesel models are being featured this week at the Fort Worth Convention Center as the U.S. biodiesel industry celebrates its

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Converting Cassava to Ethanol

by Daniel Essiet (The Nation)  In Cross River State, an innovator Emmanuel Ntiti has fabricated machines that convert cassava to ethanol, writes Daniel Essiet.   --  ...  A Cross River State-based innovator and fabricator, Emmanuel Ntiti, has developed machines for processing cassava into

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Is This the Crop That Saves Florida Agriculture?

by Tom Schenk (Terviva/Biofuels Digest)  ... Directly and indirectly, Florida’s citrus industry creates almost 45,000 jobs which translate to almost a $9 billion contribution into Florida’s economy. Today’s citrus industry has shrunk by well over half from its peak in the

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Vegetable Oil as Fuel in Agriculture

(OWI (Google Translation))  Retrofitting of tractors for multi-fuel use  --  In agriculture, widening the use of vegetable oil as fuel in tractors could contribute to greater sustainability and climate protection within the framework of a resource-conserving bioeconomy. However, the compatibility of fuel-carrying components

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New Holland Agriculture Unveils Methane Powered Concept Tractor

(CNH Industrial/PR Newswire)  A sustainable vision for the future of farming was unveiled today at the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois, USA. It came proposed in the form of a methane powered concept tractor from New Holland Agriculture, a

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Big Equipment and Politics at the International Biomass Conference and Expo

by Doug Root* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Shredders, chippers, conveying systems, balers, and pellet mills were the highlights of the International Biomass Conference and Expo held recently in Minneapolis.  The big equipment is aimed at the big sources of biomass feedstocks

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Orchard Waste Could Be a Fruitful Source of Biofuel

(IneffableIsland.com)  Waste prunings from orchards, vineyards and olive groves could be a valuable source of biomass energy and help boost rural economies, say EU-funded researchers. The key ingredient is a sustainable supply chain. As the EU seeks alternatives to fossil fuels,

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NEWBio Commercial Collaborators: Building a Sustainable Energy Future in the Northeast United States

(Extension.org)  The Northeast region of the United States (from the Ohio River to the New England coast) has the natural, social, and technological resources needed to help create a sustainable, rural renaissance by using biomass to create biofuels, biopower, and

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Biotech Firm to Produce Renewable Fuel in New Office Space

by Emily Witty (MD Biz News)  ... (Ryan) Powell and his business partner Onur Unal are the founders of Manta Biofuel, a Baltimore-based biotechnology firm producing renewable crude oil through the harvesting and processing of algae. Just two and a half

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New Willow Harvester In Action

(NewBIO) Something new happened in the bioenergy willow world this week in Pennsylvania.  A new type of willow energy crop harvester got its first run on a willow crop in Pennsylvania.  The machine, a 2 row harvester, was acquired as part

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John Deere Continues Biodiesel Support

by Cindy Zimmerman (Enegy.Agwired.com)  ...  Chuck Studer, Director of Industry Relations, highlighted John Deere’s vast diesel equipment product line and long-standing involvement with biodiesel. John Deere was one of the first original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to get involved with biodiesel,

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Potential of Bracken Biofuel Examined in Blair Atholl

(BBC)  A feasibility study is examining the potential of harvesting bracken and using it to make a bioethanol fuel.  A demonstration of the machinery needed to harvest the plant, usually regarded as a nuisance by landowners, was held near Blair

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CNH Industrial Brands Reveal Concept Autonomous Tractor Development: Driverless Technology to Boost Precision and Productivity

(CNH/Case IH/New Holland/PR Newswire)  Better use of labor, integration into current machinery fleets, plus the flexibility to work unmanned around the clock with real time data monitoring – and, in the future, the ability to automatically respond to weather events.

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What’s DOE Doing about Feedstock Costs? The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to DOE’s Feedstock Programs

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Is it just cost that bedevils industrial biotechnology in bringing fuels technologies to scale. Not just, says BETO program director Jonathan Male, who adds that a DOE “Tiger Team” indentified many other factors: What about these? Use

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High Diesel Price: FG Considers Biofuel Alternative for Farmers

by Gabriel Ewepu (Vanguard)  Following the high cost of diesel, Federal Government is considering bio-diesel as an alternative source of fuel for farmers to enhance food production and supply. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbe, who

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Equipment for Biomass: The Digest’s Multi-Slide Guide to New Holland

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  New Holland makes a wide range of farming, construction equipment; with related financing: excavators, loaders (backhoe, wheel, skid steer), crawler dozers, motor graders. Scott Wangsgard of New Holland gave this overview of highlights of the

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RFS Central to America’s Manufacturing Strength

by Leif Magnusson (CLAAS Global Sales America Inc./Association of Equipment Manufacturers/Morning Consult)  We have heard a lot about the importance of manufacturers during this election season, and as the head of a manufacturing business in Nebraska, I couldn’t agree more.

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Biofuels Driving Emissions Cuts thru 2030, Says Lux: But Which Feedstocks?

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Lux Research projects that the emergence of low-carbon fuels and vehicle efficiency will cut emissions by 29% in 2030 compared to a business as usual scenario, with biofuels and natural gas vehicles together accounting for

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Letter: Biodiesel Fuel Part of a Great Life Cycle

by Jeff Lynn (The State Journal-Register)  I farm in Cass County. I am proud my equipment runs on a biodiesel blend. The fuel is home-grown and better for the environment. I just came in from the field, where the work

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#RFS Is a Top Issue for Ag Equipment Makers

by Cindy Zimmerman (DomesticFuel.com)  The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) hosted an Ag Executive Outlook panel during the opening day of the 2016 National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville this week and one of the top issues for the organization is

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Cellulosic Biofuel: The Importance of Managing Biomass Supply Chain

by Ajay Shah (Renewable Energy World)  Massive availability of agricultural waste, left unutilized in the field, and its potential to be converted to environmentally friendly biofuel has led to an increasing attention towards the advancement of cellulosic biofuel. ... Cellulosic biofuel

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Willow Harvesting Updates

by Justin Heavey and Armen R. Kemanian (Northeast Bioenergy Extension Blog)  The harvest season for willow biomass crops in the northeast is progressing across multiple sites, utilizng new harvesting technology developed by NEWBio researchers at SUNY-ESF in cooperation with industrial partner New Holland

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What Is the Future of Ethanol in Brazil? Perspectives from Datagro Sugar and Ethanol Conference

by Laís F. Thomaz* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  The effect of increased consumption of ethanol due to the reduction of state tax called ICMS (Tax over Merchandise and Services Circulation) has been the reason for celebration by all the energy agro

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Farmers Get Chance to Turn Bracken into Biofuel

(Cambrian News)  Mid Wales farmers are bein­g offered the chance to help turn bracken into biofuel by a renewable energy company. Oakland Biofuels extracts valuable bioethanol from the plants which would otherwise be left to infest farmers’ land and reduce their

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From Blueprint to Baler

by Anna Simet (Biomass Magazine)  AGCO is well-equipped to aid the first U.S. cellulosic ethanol plants in devising efficient and effective feedstock supply chain models.  Name the crop, and AGCO has baled it. Extensive work with kenaf, hemp, miscanthus, energy

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Future Farm, Future Crop: Utopia or Dystopia? Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 of 5

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  As America’s farmers hit retirement age and technology options explode, what comes next? ... The average age of the US farmer reached 58.3 years in the USDA’s 2012 Census of Agriculture. For sure, farmers have been

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The Revolution in AgTech – The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  1. Huge deal volume. A site worth knowing is AgFunder, here — whose slide deck on the transformation of agricultural technology is digested here. Bottom line, whether it is drones & robotics, precision ag, crop & soil

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