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Apr 3, 2019
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BIOETHANOL NEWS
Apr 3, 2019
A new study from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has highlighted the role of ethanol in significantly reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the US. By 2022, the use of ethanol in fuel transportation in the US could reduce GHG emissions by up to 47% (compared... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Apr 2, 2019
US biofuel trade association Growth Energy announced that consumers in the country have surpassed 8 billion miles on E15 fuel, also known as Unleaded 88. The fuel, which is blended with 15% renewable biofuel, is approved for all cars manufactured since 2001. “With a surge in retailer adoption... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Apr 1, 2019
Representatives from the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) and its members have testified at the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) public hearing on year-round use of E15 fuel and modifications to the Renewable Identification Number (RIN) compliance scheme. The NBB and its members appealed to the agency to... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Apr 1, 2019
Supply chain solutions provider Panalpina Singapore has announced the roll-out of a new fleet of biodiesel trucks to serve its customer L’Oréal Travel Retail Asia Pacific. By 2020, L’Oréal aims to include 100% of its strategic suppliers under its ‘Sharing Beauty with All’ sustainability initiative. These new biodiesel... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Mar 29, 2019
At a public hearing held by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Michigan, US, heads of the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) and Growth Energy urged action on a proposal to allow the year-round use of E15 fuel. The ‘Modifications to Fuel Regulations to Provide Flexibility for... [Read More]

BIO-OTHER NEWS
Mar 29, 2019
The British Columbia Bioenergy Network (BCBN) and the government of British Columbia (BC) are seeking a contractor to undertake an analysis of the biorefinery market. Under the CleanBC Plan, the provincial government has committed to increasing production of renewable fuels to 650 million litres annually, as well... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Mar 29, 2019
US biofuels producer NEXT Renewable Fuels announced that it will lease a 94-acre site from the Port of Columbia County for its Advanced Green Diesel production facility. The site is located next to 25 acres already owned by NEXT, providing a total of 119 acres on which... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Mar 29, 2019
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted another small refinery waiver from 2017, bringing the total number of refineries exempt from US biofuel legislation to 35, Reuters reports. These waivers exempt smaller refineries from blending biofuels, including corn-based ethanol, into their fuels. In response to this... [Read More]

BIO-OTHER NEWS
Mar 28, 2019
A senior Indonesian minister warned that the country could consider leaving the Paris Agreement if the EU continues its plans to phase out palm oil as a sustainable source of renewable fuel, Reuters reports. Earlier this month, Biofuels International reported that the EU had doubled... [Read More]

BIO-OTHER NEWS
Mar 28, 2019
US biofuels producer Gevo announced its financial results from the fourth quarter of 2018, which includes its outlook for 2019. Revenues in the three months ending December 31, 2018 were $6.6 million (€5.8 million) compared with $6.7 million in 2017’s final quarter. Gevo attributes the $0.1 million... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Mar 28, 2019
Clean-tech company SEKAB E-Technology has announced that its Celluapp technology, which uses softwood residues to replace fossil raw materials, is ready to be scaled up. The technology platform converts softwood residues to sugar and lignin, which can then undergo further refining to produce ethanol and aviation fuel. “In... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Mar 28, 2019
A report released earlier this month by the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) and the Energy Futures Initiative (EFI) outlines key employment statistics in the US energy sector for 2018. The ‘2019 U.S. Energy and Employment’ report details current employment figures and future trends... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Mar 27, 2019
The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) announced that its member company KAAPA Ethanol is celebrating its 15th anniversary since first commencing operations. According to the RFA, KAAPA Ethanol operates two refineries in Nebraska: the Minden plant which produces 80 million gallons of ethanol a year from 27 million... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Mar 27, 2019
The National Biodiesel Board (NBB), together with members and stakeholders, has urged Congress to prioritise the extension of the multiyear biodiesel and renewable diesel tax incentive. The tax incentive was retroactively extended by Congress for 2017 in February last year, which has left it expired from 2018... [Read More]

BIO-OTHER NEWS
Mar 27, 2019
New Zealand government-owned research institute Scion has welcome a new report that proposes to take a ‘landscape approach’ to managing the country’s climate and environmental issues. Commenting on the release, CEO Julian Elder said: “Scion has been championing the bioeconomy approach for a number of years now.... [Read More]