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New Dutch Government to Cut Funds for Green H2

(Energy Market Price)  The Netherlands' new government could reduce the budget of the country's climate fund by €1.2bn, primarily through cuts to renewable hydrogen support measures. -- Four parties announced an agreement to form a coalition government on 16 May and outlined

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The Committee on Energy, Housing and Utilities Services Considered Three Draft Laws, which Will Have an Impact on the Bioenergy Sector!

(UABIO) Exciting news for Ukraine’s bioenergy sector! The Verkhovna Rada Committee on Energy, Housing, and Utilities Services has recently approved three draft laws aimed at strengthening and supporting the use of bioenergy in the country. 1. Draft Law No. 3356-d, which

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Innovate Ukraine: Advanced Biomethane Production from Microalgae Grown in Digestate from Biogas PlantsInnovate Ukraine

(UABIO)  We are happy to announce project “Advanced biomethane production from microalgae grown in digestate from biogas plants” has been successful in the “Innovate Ukraine – support for the energy restoration of Ukraine”  competition funded by UK International Development and hosted by British Embassy Kyiv.  The project will be

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Groups Urge Treasury to Promptly Complete §45Z Clean Fuels Production Credit Guidance

(Clean Fuels Alliance America) Today (May 15, 2024), 25 trade associations representing producers, feedstock providers, blenders, consumers, and retailers of low-carbon, renewable fuels sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, urging Treasury to finalize and publish guidance for the §45Z Clean

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Farmers and 45Z Tax Credit: 45Z Tax Credit Offers a Market for Ag and Carbon Scores, Demands Data and Trust

by Chris Clayton (DTN Progressive Farmer) Farmers are still planting their 2024 spring crops, but their local biofuel plants are going to be increasingly focused on the carbon intensity score of those crops as well. The initial Treasury Department guidance for the

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Will Making Hydrogen ‘Green’ Depend on China?

by Christian Robles (E&E News) Machinery that makes hydrogen fuel from water could become another energy technology whose production is centered in Asia. ... China leads the world in producing the essential technology for green hydrogen made from renewables: electrolyzers. The machines use

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The Case for E-fuels Use in Aviation

by Pete Rocha (LEC Partners/Biofuels Digest) The aviation industry produces 2-3% of all CO2 emissions globally. This percentage will likely grow over time as the developing world becomes richer and the demand for air transportation increases. In the graphic below, we

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bp's Archaea Energy Brings Online Its Largest Modular RNG Plant to Date in Kansas

(bp) The plant can convert 9,600 standard cubic feet of landfill gas per minute into lower-carbon renewable natural gas (RNG). Plant is expected to produce enough renewable natural gas to heat up to 38,000 homes annually, according to the EPA Landfill

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Argus Guide to the EU CBAM Regulation

(Argus Media) The Argus Guide to EU Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) is extremely timely and insightful. It explains what CBAM is, how it will work, the timeline and what it means for the fertilizer sector in Europe and abroad. Key

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RFA Welcomes 40B Sustainable Aviation Fuel Guidance, But Says Additional Work Needed

(Renewable Fuels Association) The 40B tax credit guidance and modified GREET model released today by U.S. Treasury begin to unlock the door for U.S. ethanol producers and farmers to participate in the emerging market for sustainable aviation fuels (SAF). However, more work

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Low US Distillate Consumption Reflects Slow Economic Activity, Biofuel Substitution

(U.S. Energy Information Administration/Biobased Diesel Daily)  U.S. distillate consumption so far this year is lower than usual because of warm winter weather, reduced manufacturing activity, and continued substitution of biofuels in place of petroleum distillate on the U.S. West Coast (PADD 5). As reported

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Biofuel Tax Credit Claims Need More Scrutiny, Watchdog Says

by Erin Schilling (Bloomberg Tax) The IRS needs more authority to properly evaluate—and deny, if necessary—biofuel tax credit claims, an agency watchdog said in a new report. The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration evaluated biofuel tax claims and found 42 of the

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Biden Administration to Release Low-Carbon Aviation Fuel Tax Credit Model on Tuesday - Sources

by Jarrett Renshaw and Stephanie Kelly (Reuters)  The Biden administration is expected to release a climate model for its sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) subsidy program on Tuesday, two sources familiar with the matter said. The rule will dictate how ethanol producers can

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EU Countries Dilute Fuel Tax Hike as Green Anger Mounts

by Gabriel Gavin (Politico) The rollback came after capitals expressed “concerns” about the climate-friendly reforms, a document seen by POLITICO reveals. -- EU countries are proposing major delays and exemptions to a fuel tax overhaul meant to push Europe toward a more

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Nebraska Governor Signs SAF Tax Credit Bill

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com)  Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen has signed into law the establishment of a production tax credit for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in Nebraska. The SAF tax credit (LB937) will provide a $0.75 per gallon tax credit for the production of

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Tax Credit Fuels Investments in Bioprocessing Industry

(Alberta, Canada) Alberta will be home to the largest renewable diesel facility in Canada as Imperial qualifies for the Agri-Processing Investment Tax Credit program. -- Alberta is an agricultural powerhouse with diverse and innovative industries, including a thriving bioprocessing sector. When companies

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Higher Biodiesel Blend Exemption in Effect

by Tom C. Doran (AgriNews) The first of three phases that move toward higher biodiesel blend sales tax exemptions was effective April 1. Legislation passed by the Illinois General Assembly and signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker that extended the previous B11

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Renewable Diesel Market Report

(Stillwater Associates) On March 21, 2024, Stillwater President Megan Boutwell presented the Renewable Diesel Market Report to the Washington Alternative Fuel & Vehicle Technical Assistance Group. Stillwater President Megan Boutwell shares a presentation on the Supply and Regulatory Incentive Considerations for RD

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RICanada Concerned by Ethanol’s Exclusion from Clean Fuels Funding Program

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest) In Canada, Renewable Industries Canada (RICanada) notes the announcement in Tuesday’s Federal Budget 2024-2025, which included C$776 million towards a retooled Clean Fuels Funding program to support renewable diesel (RD), sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), and renewable natural

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RFA to NASS: County-Level Data Critical to Climate-Smart Ag, Biofuel Programs

(Renewable Fuels Association)  The Renewable Fuels Association today (April 15, 2024) urged the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service to reconsider its plan to stop reporting farm acreage, yield and production estimates at the county level. “With the rapid emergence of state and federal

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Ethanol Industry on EVs: The Infrastructure Isn’t There and Consumers Aren’t All In

by Currey McCullough (RFD TV) The ethanol industry is raising concerns over the Biden Administration’s adamant approach for an all-electric vehicle fleet, saying it is on a collision course with reality. As policymakers and industry leaders navigate this shifting landscape, voices from the

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Exclusive: Biden Administration's Initial SAF Subsidy Model to Raise Climate Hurdle for Ethanol

by Jarrett Renshaw (Reuters) The Biden administration will release a preliminary climate model for its sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) subsidy program in the coming weeks that is more restrictive than what the corn-based ethanol industry had expected, two sources familiar with

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Biodiesel Producing Plant in Newarthill Set to Close with over 70 Jobs at Risk

by Michael Pringle (Daily Record) Argent Energy has already entered into a period of consultation with staff -- A plant producing biodiesel in Newarthill is set to close its doors with the loss of over 70 jobs. Argent Energy has already entered into

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New Law Encouraging Higher Biodiesel Blends Takes Effect in Illinois

(Illinois Soybean Association/Biobased Diesel Daily) Implementation of a bipartisan bill to encourage the use of higher blends of biodiesel took effect April 1.  Illinois Soybean Association Chairman Ron Kindred and other supporters call the new law a landmark statute that will benefit

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Saudi Arabia’s Only Biofuel Producer Is Tripling Refining Capacity by 2025

by Sowmya Sundar (Zawya Projects)  The Biofuel Company, which operates the GCC’s largest biofuel refinery, prioritises domestic needs in capacity expansion -- The Biofuel Company, Saudi Arabia’s first and only biofuel producer, is on course to triple its refining capacity by 2025, the

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Committee Urges Government to Hold Aviation Industry Accountable for Emissions Reductions

(U.K.  Environmental Audit Committee)  The Environmental Audit Committee has urged the Government to hold the aviation industry accountable for its proposed  emissions reductions, as it publishes the Government’s response to its report on net zero aviation. -- The Government’s plans for delivering net

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RFA Urges SAF Interagency Working Group to Use a 30-Year Time Period for LUC Calculations

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) The Renewable Fuels association is urging federal officials to use a 30-year time frame to account for land use change (LUC) emissions as they work to complete the upcoming 40BSAF-GREET model, which will be used

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The EPA E15 Ruling Opens the Door for E30

by Doug Durante (Clean Fuels Development Coalition/South Dakota Farmers Union)  ... Ethanol is in no way mandated under the RFS – the refiners choose ethanol as a way to meet their obligation, they could have used renewable diesel, biogas, even

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Continuum Ag and Siouxland Energy Team up to Focus on Low-CI Corn

by Cassidy Walter (Successful Farming)  The partnership will encourage farmers to discover their carbon intensity score now, to prepare for future market opportunities. -- Today Siouxland Energy Cooperative, an ethanol plant near Sioux Center, Iowa, and Continuum Ag, announced a partnership focused on helping

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Pressing for GREET Model Update Details for SAF Tax Credits Delayed, But Will 'Send Right Signal,' Ag Secretary Says

by Chris Clayton (DTN Progressive Farmer)   While groups are clamoring for certainty on how the Department of Treasury calculates tax credits for sustainable aviation fuel, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the adjustments to the greenhouse gas model, or "GREET" model, won't

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BIO Calls for Legislation to Boost Biomanufacturing

by Tom Popper (Bio.News)  Innovative companies using biotechnology to make renewable raw materials can enable more sustainable, climate-friendly manufacturing while providing an additional source of income for farmers. The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) is seeking to support these companies with a proposal

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Growth Energy CEO Spotlights Bioethanol’s Potential in Panel at CERAWeek

(Growth Energy) Yesterday (March 18, 2024), Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor joined global biofuel industry leaders on a panel at S&P Global’s CERAWeek to discuss the changing biofuels supply chain and the central role that American bioethanol will have in further decarbonizing the

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Vilsack: Actions Needed to Assure Biomass Supply

by Jerry Hagstrom (The Hagstrom Report)  Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today said today the government needs to take a number of actions to assure an adequate supply of biomass for the biofuels industry in the future. Vilsack released several reports on the

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The Zombies of the U.S. Tax Code: Why Fossil Fuels Subsidies Seem Impossible to Kill

by Lisa Friedman (New York Times) For the fourth year in a row, President Biden is trying to eliminate federal tax breaks for coal, oil and gas companies. But fossil fuel subsidies have proven difficult to stop. -- ... Mr. Biden’s budget

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State Support Remains Critical, Advocates Say During Iowa Biodiesel Hill Day

(Iowa Biodiesel Board) Iowa continues to lead the nation in both biodiesel production and comprehensive pro-biodiesel state policies – and that's not a coincidence. That was the message today from biodiesel producers, soybean farmers and other supporters as they met with

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Duckworth Boosts Illinois Ag: Advocates Ethanol, Farm Support, and Global Trade

(Illinois Ag Connection)  U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth, a stalwart supporter of Illinois agriculture, recently met with the new President of the Illinois Farm Bureau, Brian Duncan. Their discussion focused on the state's agricultural priorities within the ongoing Farm Bill reauthorization process. Duckworth

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Bears, Cars and Angry Farmers Fuel Green Backlash

by Karl Mathiesen, Nicolas Camut, Zia Weise, Charlie Cooper and Louise Guillot (Politico) A 28-country guide to how climate policies are splitting Europe. -- And Green parties are taking the hit — polling shows they will face deep electoral pain when EU citizens

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Sustainable Aviation Fuel: Incentives or Mandates to Fuel Growth?

by Philippe Marchand (Transport Energy Strategies)  ...  In a world showing a strong strategy of fast decarbonizing, the combination of business-as-usual (like using 100% fossil aviation fuel) and of a strong demand growth (CAGR of 2 to 3% per year) would make

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Just How Much Money Do CO2 Pipeline Companies Stand to Make From the Inflation Reduction Act?

by Nicholas Kusnetz and Kristoffer Tigue (Inside Climate News)  ... By getting more carbon dioxide under contract, the expansion would help Summit’s financial case and, critically, would open up billions of dollars in additional tax credits, without which the project would

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Fueling the Future: Biofuels Driving Progress on Net Zero

(S&P Global) The role of biofuels in energy transition is growing, as they can help decarbonize hard-to-abate transport sectors, but more supply is needed to keep the world on track with net-zero goals. S&P Global Commodity Insights explores how regional policies

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GAMA Panel Highlights Advocacy Focus on Bizav Sustainability Leadership

(Climbing. Fast.) Business aviation has taken a front seat in transportation sustainability, with its mission for reaching net-zero emissions in the years to come, but the need is more pressing than ever to get the facts on the table about the

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How to Increase Your Potential SAF Tax Credits Now

by Cheyenne Kramer (AgWeb) With sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) tax credits beginning in 2025, the practices farmers use during the 2024 growing season will have a direct impact on their ability to take advantage of these incentives. Mitchell Hora of Continuum Ag

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Soil Carbon Capture Sequestration, Low Carbon Intensity Scores and the Small Water Cycle: The Symbiotic Connection

by Joel Stone (LEC Partners/Biofuels Digest) Soil Carbon Capture Sequestration (SCCS), low carbon intensity (low CI) scores and the Small Water Cycle are connected through various ecological and hydrological processes that occur within terrestrial ecosystems. SCCS refers to the process of

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Scientists Warn a Poorly Managed Hydrogen Rush Could Make Climate Change Worse

by Kari Lydersen (Energy News Network)  A growing body of scientific research is highlighting the indirect ways hydrogen could worsen climate change — and critics say the risks are largely being ignored by the federal government. -- As the federal government rolls

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White House Is Seen Missing Deadline Tied to Jet Fuel Tax Credit

by Kim Chipman and Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg News) Administration had set March 1 deadline for carbon model; Ethanol industry hopes to benefit from green jet fuel credits -- The Biden administration is missing a self-imposed deadline for updating a government tool used to

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Argus Launches New B30 Ucome ARA Price

by Hussein Al-Khalisy (Argus Media) Argus has launched B30 Ucome dob ARA range marine biodiesel blend assessments, replacing a calculated fob ARA range blend price. The assessment will comprise 30pc used cooking oil methyl ester (Ucome) and 70pc very-low sulphur fuel oil

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Studies Say Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport Must Cut Emissions over 30% by 2030 and Cap Demand

by Tony Harrington (GreenAir Online)  New research commissioned by Royal Schiphol Group, which operates Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport, has concluded it must cut carbon emissions by at least 30% below 2019 levels before 2030 – compared to the national ambition of 9%

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Singapore Announces Rising SAF Blending Targets from 2026, to Be Partly Funded by a Passenger Levy

by Tony Harrington (GreenAir Online) Coinciding with the start of the 2024 Singapore Airshow, the Singapore government has announced a 1% blending target for sustainable aviation fuel with effect from 2026, rising to 3-5% by 2030, and partly funded by a

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Brown Successfully Pushes Treasury to Fix Proposed Rule to Support American Biogas Manufacturing

(Offfice of Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH)) Brown Called on Treasury to Act on the Proposed Rules; Changes Will Support Domestic Energy Production and Help Create American Jobs -- Following U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown’s (D-OH) push, the U.S. Department of Treasury agreed to revise

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The Digest’s 2024 Multi-Slide Guide to the State of Renewable Natural Gas and Biogas

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In this presentation, we explored the challenges faced by global RNG and biogas producers in shifting energy towards low carbon alternatives — new processes, advances in AD yields, new feedstocks, the role of low carbon standards,the

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Emissions from Grid-Linked Green Hydrogen 'Could Be Worse than Brown H2'

by Orlando Jenkinson (Wind Power Monthly) Carbon emissions associated with planned green hydrogen projects could be higher than other forms of hydrogen production, depending on the source of electricity, according to a new report by energy consultancy WoodMackenzie. The company's ‘Over the

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Northeast Nebraska County Delivers Blow to Plans for Carbon Pipeline

by Paul Hammel (Nebraska Examiner)  Stanton County denial would require Summit Carbon Solutions to reapply for conditional use permit -- A rural Nebraska county delivered a blow Tuesday to plans by an Iowa corporation to build a pipeline carrying carbon dioxide across

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CO2 Production by the U.S. Ethanol Industry and the Potential Value of Sequestration

by Scott Irwin (farmdoc daily) There has long been an interest in the role of biofuels in “decarbonizing” the transportation sector in the U.S.  An issue that has been receiving a great deal of attention lately is the potential for ethanol

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Launch of Singapore Sustainable Air Hub Blueprint

(Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore) 12 initiatives and 5 enablers to decarbonise Singapore’s aviation sector and support sustainable growth  --   The Singapore Sustainable Air Hub Blueprint was launched today(February 19, 2024) by Mr Chee Hong Tat, Minister for Transport and Second Minister

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Gov. Noem Signs E15 Fuel Tax Refund into Law

(South Dakota Government) Today (February 15, 2024), Governor Kristi Noem held a bill signing ceremony for SB 78, which provides for an E15 fuel tax refund. “Renewable fuels are a very important part of America’s all-of-the-above energy supply, and ethanol is vital to

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These Ethanol Plants Want to Bury CO2 in Kansas to Cut Their Carbon Footprints

by Calen Moore and Celia Llopis-Jepsen (KMUW/NPR)  Kansas has three carbon dioxide pipelines. Next, it could get two carbon sequestration wells, linked to ethanol plants. Here’s what we know. Two companies seek to build the first sites in Kansas where carbon dioxide emissions

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Green Methanol: A Carbon Dioxide Pipeline Alternative?

by Jared Strong (Iowa Capital Dispatch) ... CapCO2 Solutions is nearing completion of its first “green methanol” project at an ethanol plant in Illinois. The company hopes that a successful launch there this summer will lead ethanol producers in Iowa to

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Exclusive: White House Set to Back Tougher Climate Model for Ethanol, Sources Say

by Jarrett Renshaw, Stephanie Kelly and Leah Douglas (Reuters) President Joe Biden's administration is poised to announce an adjustment to its scientific modeling for ethanol that will show the corn-based fuel to be less effective at reducing greenhouse gas emissions than

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Lawmakers Urge Use of Sound Science in SAF Carbon Modeling

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com)  As the Treasury Department March 1 deadline nears to update the GREET model, a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers have written to the working group in charge of the changes to asking them to ensure they are basing them

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The Digest’s 2024 Multi-Slide Guide to Boeing and the Journey to SAF at Scale

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Boeing Regional Director for Sustainability Dale Smith gave this illuminating presentation at ABLC NEXT 2023 in Washington, DC examining global emissions, the rise of SAF in the context of other emissions-limiting measures, and the progress and

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Chancellor Urged to Rethink Duty on Biofuels for Home Heating

by Neil Merrett (H&V News)  Two leading trade bodies have called for the upcoming Spring Budget to revise charges currently applied for using biofuels in domestic heating that do not apply to fossil-fuel based alternative such as kerosene Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is

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Aviation Coalition Urges Canadian SAF Incentives

by Curt Epstein (AIN Online) The group includes major players such as Bombardier, Airbus, IATA, and CBAA -- A coalition of aviation industry companies in Canada—along with other stakeholders—have issued a letter to the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, the country’s Deputy Prime Minister

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Biofuels M&A: 2023 Review & Outlook: A Thriving Industry, but Few M&A Deals

by Bruce Comer, Frank Kim, Zak Putlak, and John Panvica (Ocean Park/Biofuels Digest) The US biofuels sector in 2023 registered the flourishing of new technologies and billions in new investments – and an unprecedented low level of M&A activity: only two

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Treasury Launches New Climate Law Website

by Robin Bravender (Politico Pro Greenwire) The Treasury Department is launching a new website aimed at helping the public understand the tax incentives that are central to the Biden administration’s climate policies. The Treasury Department, an agency central to the rollout of

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Ohio House Passes Biofuel Tax Credit Bill, Aims to Boost E15 Sales

(Crawford County Now) The Ohio House of Representatives has passed House Bill 324, a measure that introduces a temporary non-refundable tax credit of 5 cents per gallon on sales of E15 and higher blended biofuels. The bill, championed by State Representatives

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The Digest’s 2024 Multi-Slide Guide to the State of Hydrogen

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In this presentation, we explored the challenges faced by global hydrogen producers in shifting towards low carbon hydrogen — new technologies for green hydrogen, new carbon capture opportunities to make blue hydrogen, and much more, including

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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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Commission Opens In-Depth State Aid Investigation into Swedish Tax Exemption Schemes for Non-Food Biogas and Bio-Propane

(European Commission)  The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether two Swedish tax exemption schemes for non-food-based biogas and bio-propane used for heating or as motor fuel are in line with EU State aid rules. The in-depth investigation

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Hydrogen Rising: IRS Released Proposed Regulation to Section 45V of Internal Revenue Code Public Comments DEADLINE February 26, 2024 Public Hearing March 25, 2024

by John R. Kirkwood, Virginia M. Speck, Joshua L. Andrews, Aaron L. Szabo, Jason Deppen, Bryan Michael Allen (Biofuels Digest) In connection with the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), on December 22, 2023, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released a Proposed Regulation related

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Fuel Tax Refund to Incentivize Higher Ethanol Blends Passes South Dakota Senate

by Joshua Haiar (Argus Leader) A bill to incentivize the sale of more ethanol passed through the state Senate on Monday with 33 yes votes and no opposition.  The legislation outlines a new tax refund that would be in effect from 2025 to

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Instead of Bickering over Fossil Oil, Use the Energy to Make Biofuels

by Joachim Buwembo (The East African)  Rather than, or besides fighting over control of the poison being sold to them by rich international dealers, Uganda and Kenya could put the health of their people, vehicles and wallets first, and jointly develop better

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CLIMBING. FAST. Debuts on Capitol Hill

(CLIMBING. FAST.)  The CLIMBING. FAST. advocacy campaign was recently introduced to Congress during a meeting of the House Climate Solutions Caucus – co-chaired by Reps. Andrew Garbarino (R-2-NY) and Chrissy Houlahan (D-6-PA) – which works to combat climate change, while also

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Growth Energy Outlines 2024 Federal Policy Priorities

(Growth Energy) Growth Energy, the nation’s largest biofuels trade association, published its 2024 federal policy priorities today. Organized into three categories, the agenda offers a roadmap toward a more vibrant, sustainable future characterized by lower fuel costs, lower greenhouse gas (GHG)

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CFDC Comments on DOE EV Proposal that Could Favor China

(Clean Fuels Development Coalition) : The Clean Fuels Development Coalition (CFDC) submitted comments last week on the Department of Energy’s recent proposed guidance defining “foreign entity of concern” (FEOC), urging the agency to close loopholes that would allow electric vehicle batteries

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You Can’t Fly with Lead Wings, or Corn Ethanol’s SAF CI Problem

by Steven Slome, Jia Ming Ong and Matthew Morton (NexantECA/Biofueld Digest)  ... Accordingly, the main tool for achieving the goal of aviation decarbonization is currently liquid Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF).  SAF production is poised to grow significantly, supported by governmental measures such

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As 40B GREET Deadline Looms, RFA Offers Recommendations for SAF Emissions Modeling

(Renewable Fuels Association) In a letter submitted  to the Biden administration today, the Renewable Fuels Association laid out recommendations for ensuring that the best available science and data are used in determining eligibility for the sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) tax credit established in

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Airlines Balk at California's Biofuel Plan; Soybean Sector Weighs Possible Requirements Public Comment DEADLINE February 20, 2024

by Steve Davies (Agri-Pulse) The California Air Resources Board’s proposal to eliminate jet fuel’s existing exemption from regulation under the Low Carbon Fuel Standard is being criticized, for very different reasons, by both the airline industry and SAF proponents.  READ MORE Related

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Big Green? The Clean Energy Leader Enraging Environmentalists

by Timothy Cama (E&E News Greenwire) ... “We are moving from kind of a clean-versus-dirty, renewables-versus-fossil imagination of this kind of bifurcated energy industry to the reality that these are big companies with both renewable and fossil assets,” (Jason) Grumet, a

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Kentucky Companies Can Get Tax Credits for Renewable Chemical Production --- DEADLINE January 15, 2024

(The Lane Report) Capital investment, job creation, chemical production eligible -- Kentucky companies can once again apply for the state’s Renewable Chemical Production Program. The program incentivizes the production of more than 30 specified chemicals derived from biomass feedstocks by giving eligible

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Washington to Launch Rulemaking to Incorporate SAF Provisions into CFS Regulations

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) The Washington Department of Ecology on Dec. 18 published a notice announcing plans to update the state’s clean fuels program regulations to align with legislation signed into law last year that aims to promote the

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Thai Authorities Craft National Oil Proposal to Boost Sustainable Aviation Fuel

by Alex Morgan (Thaiger) In a bid to bolster the aviation industry’s effort to curtail carbon dioxide emissions, Thai energy authorities are in the process of crafting a novel national oil proposal. The blueprint will cater to the evolution of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), a biofuel

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2023: One of the Best Years for U.S. Ethanol

(Renewable Fuels Association) As 2023 draws to a close and we prepare to flip the calendar forward to 2024, RFA President and CEO Geoff Cooper sat down with “The Ethanol Report” podcaster Cindy Zimmerman to discuss the renewable fuels industry’s many

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Biofuels Vision Solidified for Haley

(Iowa Renewable Fuels Association/Biobased Diesel Daily) Nikki Haley is now the second candidate currently campaigning in Iowa for the Republican nomination to take a positive position on all eight topics vital to the future of Iowa farmers and biofuels producers. Haley was

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Biden Administration Grants Louisiana Power to Approve Carbon Capture Wells

by Michael Phillis (Associated Press) The Biden administration is handing Louisiana regulators new power to attract and approve carbon capture projects at a time when the state’s influential energy sector wants to make the Gulf Coast a hub for the rapidly expanding industry. Louisiana

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Viewpoint: SAF, E15 May Lift US Ethanol Demand in 2024

by Matthew Cope and Payne Williams (Argus Media) Ethanol demand may get a boost next year as the US paves a path for ethanol-derived sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and the potential for permanent year-round sales of 15pc ethanol gasoline (E15) in

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Paraná’s Governor Signs into Law Changes to the ICMS Tax to Support Biogas and Biomethane

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest) In Brazil, Canal Energia reports that two decrees signed by governor Carlos Massa Ratinho Junior on Monday should further stimulate the energy transition agenda in Paraná. Both change ICMS application and collection rules, with a focus on

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Swiss Politicians Reject Tax on Certain Private and Business Jet Flights

(swissinfo.ch)  Flights by private and business jets weighing 5.7 tonnes or more will not be taxed in Switzerland. By 108 votes to 87, the House of Representatives refused to introduce this new tax into the CO2 Law – to the dismay

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Biden Admin Unveils Tax Rules for ‘Clean’ Hydrogen Public Comment DEADLINE February 26, 2024

by Brian Dabbs (Politico Pro Energywire) The guidance for the 45V tax credit aims to cut emissions produced by the industry. -- The Treasury Department released heavily anticipated tax guidance Friday that would force companies to use low-carbon or zero-emissions energy to

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Timeline 2024: 28 Sustainability Policies, Guidelines and Targets to Track

by Elsa Wenzel (GreenBiz) ... The business of sustainability continues to evolve rapidly. Here are the most important changes to expect in the coming year. Below are some defining moments that will drive change in the business of sustainability in the

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RFA Welcomes Recognition of GREET Model in SAF Tax Credit Guidance

(Renewable Fuels Association) The U.S. Treasury Department today released guidance regarding the implementation of the Inflation Reduction Act’s sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) tax credit. The guidance clarifies that a soon-to-be-updated version of the Department of Energy’s GREET model will be among the methodologies used

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Growth Energy Voices Support for Ohio Tax Credit for Higher Biofuel Blends

(Growth Energy/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Growth Energy, the nation's largest biofuels trade association, submitted testimony today to the Ohio House of Representatives and its Ways and Means Committee voicing support for House Bill 324, which would provide a tax credit to incentivize

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Groups Want Congress to Tweak Carbon Capture Incentives

by Carlos Anchondo (Politico Pro Energywire) Advocates say a failure to act would imperil the technology's adoption. -- A contingent of carbon capture and storage proponents is urging Congress to tweak a tax credit essential to greater project deployment. In a letter Monday,

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Fire! Open Letter to US Treasury, Energy Secretaries on Addressing the Threat of Forest Fire via the Bioeconomy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) ... Which brings us to the forest, because once we have stopped by the commodity exchanges where oilseeds, grains, and waste fats and oils are priced and traded, we discover right away that commodity prices are

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Less Waste, More Energy (Kore Infrastructure)

(Climate Now)  ... Steve Wirtel, the Executive Vice President of Business Development at Kore Infrastructure, joined Climate Now to explain how Kore’s biomass thermal conversion (slow pyrolysis) process can be used to dispose of organic waste, sequester carbon and generate energy.

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Q&A: Carbon Pipeline Execs Say Ethanol’s Future Hangs in the Balance

(South Dakota Searchlight)  ...  If South Dakota’s ethanol industry does not reduce the amount of heat-trapping carbon dioxide it emits into the atmosphere, the industry’s future is grim. That’s according to two top executives of the remaining carbon-capture pipeline company hoping to

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Hydrogen: A Fuel Carrier for Heavy-Duty Commercial Land, Maritime and Aviation Vehicles, and Energy Storage

by Buff Lopez (Cleantech Group) ... Increased penetration of low-carbon hydrogen could play a significant role in industrial grid-load shifting and heavy-industry decarbonization. Low-carbon hydrogen (hydrogen with up to 80% carbon emissions reduction) could displace 94 Mt of grey hydrogen currently

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Continuum Ag Launches the Billion Bushel Challenge

(Continuum Ag)  Empowering Visibility, Control and Rewards with Low Carbon Grain Needed for BioFuel Production -- With an estimated 6 Billion Bushels being used for Ethanol production next year, Continuum Ag has set their sights on helping the industry SCORE (Carbon Intensity Score) over

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Dispute Panel Established to Review EU Duties on Imports of Biodiesel from Indonesia

(World Trade Organization)  The Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) agreed at its meeting on 27 November to a request from Indonesia for the establishment of a dispute panel to review countervailing duties imposed by the European Union on imports of biodiesel from

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‘Balance’ and ‘Harmony’ and ‘SAF’: Key Words at the 2023 AFCC Global Biobased Economy Conference

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Conferences serve to present the current thoughts, activities and plans for the community involved in the focus of the event.  At the 2023 Alternative Fuels and Chemicals Coalition Global Biobased Economy Conference and Exhibit

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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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Hydrogen Giant’s Money Problems Show Industry Growing Pain

by Christine Mui (E&E News Energywire) A fuel cell developer aiming to build North America’s first “green” hydrogen supply network is running into financial troubles and facing skepticism from Wall Street analysts, dealing a setback to a technology at the center

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Growth Energy CEO Takes Center Stage on SAF and Clean Energy

(Growth Energy/Ethanol Producer Magazine) This week, CEO Emily Skor highlighted the biofuel industry’s perspective on the future of sustainability and clean energy during two high-profile forums in Washington, D.C.   On Nov. 14, Skor joined lawmakers and industry leaders, including Argonne National Laboratory

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POET Concerned Biden's Tax Credit Decision May Force Exit from SAF Market

(Pro Farmer/AgWeb) POET, a biofuel maker, expressed concerns that the Biden administration's decision on tax credits for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) could lead them to withdraw from the SAF market. The company has received significant interest in developing low-carbon projects with

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Biofuel Sector Hopes for Sign from Feds

by Sean Pratt (Western Producer) Canada’s biofuel and oilseed sectors will be closely scrutinizing the federal government’s 2023 Fall Economic Statement. They hope the Nov. 21 statement provides some indication how Ottawa is going to respond to biofuel incentives contained in the

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The Hydrogen Economy: Making Green Steel Achievable

by Daren E. Daugaard (Lee Enterprise Consulting/Biofuels Digest)  ...  Steel and iron production ranks first in total global CO2 emissions at 8% and second in overall energy consumption.  The industry must pivot aggressively and innovatively to meet modern challenges regarding emission prescribed

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Sen. Tim Scott Checks the Biofuels Boxes

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com) According to Biofuels Vision 2024, Sen. Tim Scott is the first Republican presidential candidate to check all the boxes on important issues for the biofuel industry. Iowa Renewable Fuels Association Vice President Brad Wilson, the president/general manager of the Western

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to the Impact of the Inflation Reduction Act

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)   IRA, everyone has heard about it — what does it mean? The IRA has been billed as the largest clean energy infrastructure investment in United States history. It allotted $370B to the development and promotion of

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Advanced Biofuels Canada Releases Policy Brief and Recommendations to Grow Canada’s Biofuel Sector

(Advanced Biofuels Canada) Clean fuel fiscal measures will support $10-15 billion in new investment and reduce the cost of clean fuels for Canadian consumers -- Advanced Biofuels Canada (ABFC) released today its fiscal recommendations to attract $10-15 billion of new clean fuel capital

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Advanced Biofuels Canada Announces Release of Navius Research’s ‘Biofuels in Canada 2023’ Report

(Advanced Biofuels Canada/EIN Presswire/CBS42)  New report assesses Clean Fuel Regulations impact, shows significant ramp up in adoption of low carbon fuels -- Advanced Biofuels Canada (ABFC) announced the release of the eighth annual Navius Research Biofuels in Canada (BIC) report, accompanied by detailed

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Interview: Brazil's Raízen Sees Ethanol Producers Unable to Meet Demand

by Thomas Washington and Harry Clyne (S&P Global)  New processing plants take 6-18 months to complete; Ethanol from sugarcane leaves is RED II-compliant  --  Cellulosic ethanol supply is hampered by a shortage of plants to process EU-compliant biofuel from sugarcane leaves but several

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Cassidy Leads Introduction of Foreign Pollution Fee to Hold China Accountable

(Office of Senator Bill Cassidy R-LA)  Fee counters CCP’s manufacturing advantage, environmental loopholes while boosting domestic production -- U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources (ENR) Committee and the Finance Committee, and Lindsey Graham (R-SC)

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Mapped: Carbon Pricing Initiatives around the World

(Transport Energy Strategies/Visual Capitalist)  ... Over the past two decades, governments around the world have responded to climate change through various initiatives and policies, with carbon pricing at the forefront. A recent example is the Canadian province of Ontario’s Emissions Performance Standards program, first launched

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Ethanol Industry Still Waiting on Tax Guidance

by Carah Hart (Brownfield Ag News)  The CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association says the U.S. Treasury Department still hasn’t issued additional guidance on federal tax credits from the Inflation Reduction Act.     Geoff Cooper tells Brownfield he’s expecting an announcement anytime. “By

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Merkley, Colleagues Urge IRS to Properly Implement IRA Sustainable Aviation Fuel Tax Credits, with No Giveaways to the Petroleum Industry

(Office of Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR)  Senators: "Companies are proposing to manufacture aviatin fuel from sources that include significant amounts of plastic waste, and are claiming that it is sustainable.  That is incorrect.” Today (October 27, 2023), Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley,

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Toyota Chairman Says People Are Finally Seeing the Reality about EVs

by River Davis (Wall Street Journal) Akio Toyoda’s comments come amid cooling U.S. demand and a price war with China -- Toyota Motor  Chairman Akio Toyoda, when asked about electric-vehicle challenges including a recent lull in U.S. demand, said the industry was coming to

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Pivoting Ethanol Industry to Stay Relevant

by Tom C. Doran (AgriNews) ... Illinois Corn recently hosted a series of meetings and a webinar that addressed “the crossroads of carbon and corn.” The theme focused on the importance of reducing the carbon footprint that would create new market opportunities

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The Future of Sustainable Aviation Fuel Depends on the 2023 Farm Bill

by Leah Garden (GreenBiz)  Sustainable aviation fuel is emerging as the most viable path forward for a decarbonized aviation industry, if the 2023 Farm Bill provides adequate funding. -- ... Even though aviation contributes a total of 2.5 percent of GHG emissions annually, SAF

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Scuttled CO2 Pipeline Renews Debate about State Hurdles

by Jeffrey Tomich, Jason Plautz, Niina H. Farah (E&E News Energywire) The cancellation of a major carbon dioxide pipeline Friday rippled far beyond the Corn Belt, raising questions about the fate of similar projects and the viability of carbon capture technology

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To Tackle Biofuel Fraud, Ireland Takes Matters into Its Own Hands

by Sean Goulding Carroll (EURACTIV) The Irish government has confirmed it will set up a working group to ensure the sustainability of biofuels used in the country, as concerns grow that tainted fuels are entering the EU market. The decision by

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Corporates Shun Low-Carbon Biodiesel in Oman

by Conrad Prabhu (Oman Daily Observer)   Omani startup Wakud, which operates the country’s first commercial-scale biodiesel plant using waste cooking oil as feedstock, has bemoaned the appallingly low uptake of its low-carbon biodiesel by energy companies and other large corporates operating

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to Hydrogen & Derivatives

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) This week on the Digest webinar stage, we looked at The Next Chapter for Hydrogen and Derivative; my guests were Muhammed Islam, Clinton Johnson and Blane Vincent, all vice-presidents at S&B. It was, I believe, the

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ETF Releases White Paper Highlighting Significant Opportunities for Bio-Based Diesel Fuel Use in Back-up Power Generation and Microgrids

(Engine Technology Forum/Globe Newswire) The Engine Technology Forum announces the release of the white paper Benefits of Renewable Bio-Based Diesel Fuels developed by Transport Energy Strategies, a leading consultancy on global transport energy issues. Renewable biobased fuels, such as biodiesel and

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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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Top Ethanol Maker Says States Should Embrace Carbon Pipelines

by Kim Chipman (Bloomberg/Yahoo! Finance)  The world’s biggest maker of corn ethanol says US states that don’t embrace efforts to capture and store greenhouse gases risk being “left behind.” Poet LLC said in a statement Thursday it remains committed to the technology

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Major Navigator CO2 Pipeline Project Is on Hold while the Company Reevaluates the Route in 5 States

by Josh Funk (Associated Press)  Navigator CO2 Ventures announced Tuesday that it is putting on hold one of the two biggest proposed carbon dioxide pipeline projects in the Midwest so it can reassess the project. The company withdrew its application for a

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The Policy Push behind Sustainable Aviation Fuel

By Timothy Eggert  (FarmWeek Now)  ...  Attention and advocacy around sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), what (Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom) Vilsack frames as “the next generation” of liquid biofuels, has accelerated since 2016, with policymakers and industry stakeholders presenting it as

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Dutch Climate Minister Calls for Strong Coalition to Phase out Fossil Fuel Subsidies

by Pietro Lombardi (Reuters) Dutch Climate Minister Rob Jetten said on Monday he would work in coming weeks to set up a strong international coalition to phase out subsidies and tax breaks tied to the use of fossil fuels blamed for

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48C Qualified Advanced Energy Project Tax Credit: One Year into the Inflation Reduction Act

by John R. Kirkwood, Christopher B. Berendt, Matthew R. Levy, Jason Deppen, Joshua L. Andrews, Aaron L. Szabo, Brian S. Fennerty, Bryan Michael Allen, Wendy Yan, Virginia M. Speck  (Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath/Biofuels Digest)  The next round of funding for

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Group Finds GOP Candidates Support Year Round E15

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com)  An Iowa biofuels coalition reports unanimous support among all Republican presidential candidates for consumer access to year-round E15 and opposition to electric vehicles (EV) mandates. “All the active candidates in Iowa agree that consumers deserve choices in how

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TRA Opens Transition Review into Biodiesel from Argentina Public Comment DEADLINE October 23, 2023

( U.K. Trade Remedies Authority)  The Trade Remedies Authority has launched a transition review into countervailing measures on biodiesel imported from Argentina. -- The Trade Remedies Authority (TRA) has today (Thursday 5 October) launched a transition review into countervailing measures on biodiesel imported from

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Reps Move to Establish Bio-Fuels Energy Industry Framework

by Gift ChapiOdekina, Abuja (Vanguard) In a significant move towards a greener and more sustainable energy future in Nigeria, the House of Representatives has passed for Second reading a Bill for an Act to Provide a Policy Framework for the Development of

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A New Nimbyism Blocks Carbon Pipelines

By Benoît Morenne and Joe Barrett (Wall Street Journal)  Projects for burying carbon emissions are under pressure in the Midwest, spelling challenges ahead for massive infrastructure buildup -- Oil and gas pipelines have been stymied for years by environmentalists and landowners. Now those

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Vance Unveils Legislation Eliminating EV Tax Credits

by Zack Budryk (The Hill) Sen. JD Vance (R-Ohio) introduced legislation Thursday that would eliminate federal tax credits for electric vehicles, the latest in a series of Republican salvos against EV technology. Vance’s bill, first reported by The Daily Caller, would undo several EV

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25 Bold Actions to Accelerate Global Bioeconomy Deployment: Results from the 9/22/23 Meet-up of the Bold Goals Action Group in Sydney

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In Australia, at the initial meet-up of the global Bold Goals Action Group, leaders of the global bioeconomy, a “coalition of the willing”, established a draft of 25 Bold Actions that, if achieved by the various stakeholders in

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Biogas Industry Perspectives

(BioCycle Magazine) The combination of state and federal policies establishing biogas-related incentives, new technology innovations, and strong investor interest have combined to create “an exciting time of immense growth for the U.S. biogas industry,” observes Patrick Serfass, Executive Director of the

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Biden's IRA Drives Surge in US Imports of Chinese Used Cooking Oil

by Andrew Hayley (Reuters) U.S. incentives to boost consumption of more environmentally friendly fuel has created a new market for used Chinese cooking oil, worth almost $390 million in the last 12 months and growing rapidly, China's customs data shows. China has

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Fischer Introduces “Stop EV Freeloading Act” to Support Infrastructure Investments, Promote Fairness

(Office of Senator Deb Fischer (R-NE)) U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), a member of the Senate Commerce Committee, recently led U.S. Senators Pete Ricketts (R-Neb.), John Cornyn (R-Texas), and Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.) in introducing the Stop EV Freeloading Act. The legislation would

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Fork in the Road for Trucks: Hydrogen or Batteries?

by Mike Lee (Politico Pro Climatewire) Truck makers are building both kinds of rigs as regulators and lawmakers throw the dice on the future of freight. -- Earlier this year, Volvo began testing its newest truck in one of the most extreme

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CO2 Pipelines: The New Populist Republican Target

by Mike Soraghan (E&E News Energywire)  Far-right leaders are often fans of pipelines crossing the country, but when it comes to ones carrying carbon dioxide — forget it. Big pipeline and carbon sequestration projects in the Midwest, which would involve thousands of

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Lawmaker Calls for Relaxation of Biofuel Requirement to Ease Oil Prices

by Beatriz Marie D. Cruz (Business World) The government should provide P5.19 billion in fuel subsidies to the transport, farm and fisheries sectors in the next three months to avert runaway inflation that could hit 6.2% this year amid spiraling global crude prices,

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Can Push for Carbon Capture Pipelines Also Mean Billions for Conservation-Minded Farming?

by Donnelle Eller (Des Moines Register) Builders of carbon capture pipelines stand to reap billions in tax credits. Will farmers also get a share?; Advocates say incentives to adopt less carbon-intensive farming practices also could be part of the equation; Whether

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Carbon Pipeline Company Has Not ‘Taken Any State off the Map’ after SD Permit Rejection

by Joshua Haiar and Jared Strong (South Dakota Searchlight) But Navigator CO2 pulls back on some operations while awaiting written decision -- A recently failed permit application is not necessarily the end of a carbon capture pipeline company’s goal of building in

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

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

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USDA to Adjust GHG Model to Help Ethanol Get Aviation Fuel Subsidy

by Leah Douglas (Reuters)   The U.S. Department of Agriculture will spend up to $400,000 to adjust a federal greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions model to ensure that aviation fuel made from corn-based ethanol is eligible for hefty subsidies, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack

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EU Under Pressure to Tackle Fraudulent Biofuels Imports

by Sean Goulding Carroll (EURACTIV.com) The delay in implementing a tool to protect the EU market against fraudulent biofuel imports has been heavily criticised by European biofuel producers, who point the finger at the European Commission. The criticism comes as the EU

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Development Capital – the Lifeblood of Every New Initiative Is Much Too Hard to Obtain

by CJ Evans (American Diversified Enterprises/ Alternative Fuels & Chemicals coalition/Biofuels Digest)  ... First, every project being developed – every one that is needed to mitigate the climate crisis – only can advance with infusions, sometimes large infusions, of development capital. For example, a typical $1

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GeoServe Executes Its 1st Delivery of Marine Biofuel

(GeoServ/Biobased Diesel Daily) GeoServe announced Sept. 4 its first delivery of biofuel-blended bunkers onboard the Scorpio MR Pool Vessel STI Larvotto. The vessel was supplied with B24 marine biofuel, a blend comprising 24 percent biodiesel made from used cooking oil mixed with

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Popular Senate Carbon Tariff Bill Gains House Champions

by Emma Dumain (E&E News Climatewire) As interest grows in a Senate proposal to calculate the emissions intensity of industrial materials produced in the U.S., two lawmakers are getting ready to introduce companion legislation in the House. It will mark an important

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Biden Administration to Delay Aviation Fuel Subsidy Guidance until December, Sources Say

by Stephanie Kelly and Jarrett Renshaw (Reuters) - President Joe Biden's administration likely will delay until December a decision on whether to make it easier for sustainable aviation fuel made from corn-based ethanol to qualify for subsidies under the White House's

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Mapped: Carbon Pricing Initiatives Around the World

by Tammy Klein (Transport Energy Strategies/Visual Capitalist)  Over the past two decades, governments around the world have responded to climate change through various initiatives and policies, with carbon pricing at the forefront. A recent example is the Canadian province of Ontario’s Emissions Performance Standards program,

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