Tag: GHG

ACE to EPA: Adopt GREET Model and recognize ethanol’s low carbon value

ACE to EPA: Adopt GREET Model and recognize ethanol’s low carbon value

April 3, 2022 |

In South Dakota, The American Coalition for Ethanol submitted feedback to the Environmental Protection Agency’s request for comment on the current scientific understanding of greenhouse gas modeling of land-based crop biofuels. ACE CEO Brian Jennings and ACE Board Director Ron Alverson contributed to the feedback after attending EPA’s workshop on biofuel GHG modeling. The comments […]

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ReCarbon completes $25M Series B-1 funding round

ReCarbon completes $25M Series B-1 funding round

January 30, 2022 |

In California, ReCarbon, an energy and chemicals company that recycles GHGs into energy and decarbonized products such as hydrogen and syngas, closed $25 million in its Series B-1 funding round and welcomed two partners, POSCO, one of the largest steel companies in the world, and GS Holdings Corporation, a Fortune 500 energy and utility company. […]

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Proportion of bio-components in diesel at a record high in 2020

Proportion of bio-components in diesel at a record high in 2020

January 16, 2022 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that at around 3.45 million tons, the quantity of biofuel added to diesel in quota year 2020 was approximately 1 million tons higher than the previous record value from 2019. For 2021, UFOP is expecting around 2.6 million tonnes in sales of biodiesel/HVO. The reason for this lower demand is the […]

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EPA to host virtual workshop on GHG modeling during Q1 2022

EPA to host virtual workshop on GHG modeling during Q1 2022

December 29, 2021 |

In Washington, the Environmental Protection Agency announced an upcoming virtual workshop on biofuel greenhouse gas (GHG) modeling on Monday, February 28, 2022 and Tuesday, March 1, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) each day that will be open to the public. The purpose of this workshop is to solicit information […]

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Kati switches drilling rig to biofuel reducing GHG emissions by 50% or more

Kati switches drilling rig to biofuel reducing GHG emissions by 50% or more

December 20, 2021 |

In Finland, Oy Kati Ab, a long-term drilling contractor of Keliber’s, has started to use biofuel in the drill rig at Keliber’s exploration site in Central Ostrobothnia. The measure will reduce the emissions caused by drilling by more than 50%.  According to calculations made at Kati, the switch from regular fuel oil to biofuel makes […]

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UK’s NFU celebrating revision of official GHG emissions for OSR

UK’s NFU celebrating revision of official GHG emissions for OSR

November 22, 2021 |

In the UK, the National Farmers Union is celebrating a victory following a revision of official government figures on the greenhouse gas (GHG) emission levels of oilseed rape, originally submitted in the Department for Transport’s NUTS2 report. The previous report had not fully accounted for to improving agricultural practices and yield improvements, which would have […]

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US Grains Council urges New Zealand to move forward with ethanol blending

US Grains Council urges New Zealand to move forward with ethanol blending

August 30, 2021 |

In New Zealand, ethanol’s greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction benefits could help New Zealand lower emissions by 30 percent by 2030, reaching net zero by 2050, the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) and industry partners told that New Zealand’s policymakers in comments submitted last month. A proposed mandate in New Zealand would go beyond previous efforts by […]

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New GHG accounting and insetting guidelines launched for SAF

New GHG accounting and insetting guidelines launched for SAF

July 20, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, the Smart Freight Centre and MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics have launched new greenhouse gas accounting and insetting guidelines for sustainable aviation fuel to facilitate the use of more SAF and help decarbonize the sector. The guidelines outline an approach to insetting that is flexible enough to drive the long-term value […]

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ReCarbon and H2Renewables to develop 5 large landfill gas to hydrogen projects

ReCarbon and H2Renewables to develop 5 large landfill gas to hydrogen projects

July 17, 2021 |

In California, ReCarbon, Inc., the developer of the patented Plasma Carbon Conversion Unit, a combustion-free, climate-positive greenhouse gas utilization technology, executed a supply agreement with Cleveland, Tennessee-based landfill gas to hydrogen project developer, H2Renewables, LLC to develop five large landfill gas to carbon-negative green hydrogen. ReCarbon CEO and Founder, Dr. Jay Kim said, “ReCarbon is […]

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New Zealand holds public consultant on possible biofuel blending mandate

New Zealand holds public consultant on possible biofuel blending mandate

June 17, 2021 |

In New Zealand, the government is consulting on a proposal to increase the use of sustainable liquid biofuels in New Zealand to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from transport. The discussion document, produced by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and the Ministry of Transport, outlines a proposal to put in place a sustainable […]

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