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Dynamic Fuels gets EPA waiver for its renewable gasoline

In Louisiana, Dynamic Fuels has received Part 79 registration from the EPA for its renewable gasoline, allowing it to generate 1.5 Advanced Biofuel, or D5, RINS for each gallon when blended at up to 10%. When producing 75 million gallons per year, it should generate 11.25 million Advanced Biofuel RINS.

August 28, 2012 More

Primus Green Energy starts pilot production of renewable gasoline, breaks ground on demo plant

In New Jersey, Primus Green Energy reports they have produced their first sample of renewable drop-in gasoline through a proprietary combination of biomass conversion technologies that transforms herbaceous and woody biomass, in conjunction with natural gas, into high-octane gasoline. Primus Green Energy recently broke ground on an automated demonstration plant and is planning to break […]

February 17, 2012 More

Primus Green Energy to raise $50-$100M for renewable gasoline project

In New Jersey, Primus Green Energy plans to raise $50 million to $100 million to this year to take its wood pellets-to-drop-in gasoline demonstration plant, which should be online by year’s end, to commercial scale by 2015. The process was first developed by Princeton University by its co-founder in 2007 who originally raised $40 million […]

February 15, 2012 More

Primus Green Energy pilot confirms renewable gasoline production potential

In New Jersey, Primus Green Energy successfully proved its pilot scale production is capable of producing “drop-in” standard gasoline that achieves 25 percent longer runtime than regular unleaded fuel. During the company’s pilot scale production test its integrated solution of converting biomass to drop-in fuel was in continuous operation. The company plans to build its […]

October 12, 2011 More

Terrabon exceeds 70 gallons per ton in MSW-to-renewable gasoline trial

In Texas, Terrabon has exceeded its goal of producing 70 gallons of renewable gasoline per ton of MSW using its patented acid fermentation technology, MixAlco, paired with CRI/Criterion’s renewable fuel catalyst technologies. The company’s demonstration plant in Bryan used cafeteria waste and paper shreddings from Texas A&M University for the trial. More on the story.

January 26, 2011 | 0 Comments More

CoolPlanet Biofuels lands $8M for renewable gasoline technology; GE Energy invests

In California, GE Energy Financial Services has joined an $8 million funding round for CoolPlanetBioFuels, a start-up company developing a technology that converts low-grade biomass into high-grade fuel and carbon that can be sequestered. This venture capital investment was led by North Bridge Venture Partners, which had also led CoolPlanet’s financing round last year. CoolPlanet’s […]

November 18, 2010 | 0 Comments More

If you can’t join em, beat ‘em: The day that Gasoline went Clean, and got Whacked. Part II

In 1970, an oil company launched the first major ad campaign around environmental benefits of a new fuel formulation. Then, a radical shift in gasoline pricing occurred just as those remarkable ads went off the air. What were lessons that industry learned about alternative fuels? How might it be still impacting us today?  The Digest […]

March 18, 2014 More

The Renewable Fuel Standard: How markets can knock down walls

By Philip K. Verleger, Jr. PKVerleger LLC with valuable contributions from The Brattle Group Most motorists don’t realize that they are the beneficiaries of a significant policy experiment that began several years ago during the Bush Administration, although they may have noticed signs at nearly all fuel pumps indicating that the gasoline contains up to […]

February 14, 2014 More

Bring Out Your Dead! As renewable equities soar, integrated oilcos sputter

What’s going on – aren’t biofuels supposed to be dead, and fracking changing everything forever in oil & gas? Yet, tough times for growth at the public oil companies, while bellwether renewable fuel equities are on the rise. Why aren’t results tracking the hype? It’s earnings season — time to look away from the pundits, […]

February 6, 2014 More

Answers to your questions about the Renewable Fuel Standard: Your guide to the comments received by EPA

So the comment period is over and the analysis begins. More than 15,000 comments were received by EPA. What is the problem that led to a waiver petition? Why does EPA propose to act and how, and when, and in what way? Today, in the Digest, we look in detail at the comments submitted by […]

February 4, 2014 More