Tag: Missouri

Clean Fuels Alliance America study shows biodiesel and renewable diesel reduce fuel prices

Clean Fuels Alliance America study shows biodiesel and renewable diesel reduce fuel prices

May 16, 2022 |

In Missouri, Clean Fuels Alliance America released a new study, “The Offsetting Impact of Expanded Biomass Based Diesel Production on Diesel Prices,” prepared by World Agricultural Economic and Environmental Services (WAEES). The study shows that U.S. production of biodiesel and renewable diesel consistently reduces distillate fuel prices by increasing the supply. As the production and […]

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University of Missouri score $5.4M DOE grant to study non-food crop biofuels

University of Missouri score $5.4M DOE grant to study non-food crop biofuels

May 5, 2022 |

In Missouri, America is looking for more biofuel through the use of crops such as corn and soybeans, but concerns about higher food prices persist when land for biofuel displaces land for food crops. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri are hoping to increase biofuel production without impacting food production. This fall, MU scientists […]

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Bunge and CoverCress Inc. announce unique commercial partnership

Bunge and CoverCress Inc. announce unique commercial partnership

April 28, 2022 |

In Missouri, Bunge and CoverCress Inc. announced a unique commercial partnership to bring a new renewable oilseed and animal feed crop to market. The agreement establishes a long-term commercial relationship between the two companies and supports the expansion of CCI’s CoverCress™ technology, a new winter oilseed crop that is ideal as a lower carbon intensity […]

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Twain Financial Partners commits $1B to renewables over next three years

Twain Financial Partners commits $1B to renewables over next three years

March 17, 2022 |

In Missouri, Twain Financial Partners recently announced its commitment to fund $1 billion in renewable energy projects over the next three years. Twain’s investment will provide capital to accelerate renewables development across the U.S. with key development partners. Twain’s clean energy platform offers single-source funding – providing all capital needed – for developers with renewable […]

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Missouri bill would provide $5M in annual tax credits for higher ethanol blends

Missouri bill would provide $5M in annual tax credits for higher ethanol blends

January 27, 2022 |

In Missouri, the Fulton Sun reports that Rep. Kurtis Gregory, R-Marshall has introduced a bill that would provide up to $5 million per year in tax credits for higher ethanol blends between 15% and 85%. The credit would be for 5 cents per gallon at the pump. Both POET Bioprocessing in Laddonia and the Missouri […]

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Washington University in St. Louis develop new methods to grow algae in wastewater

Washington University in St. Louis develop new methods to grow algae in wastewater

January 12, 2022 |

In Missouri, at the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, researchers had applications in mind when they developed a new method to use nutrients recovered from wastewater to grow algae that is more than twice as pure as algae grown directly in conventional wastewater. The research was published online late last […]

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Washington University in St. Louis researchers train microbes to make biofuels

Washington University in St. Louis researchers train microbes to make biofuels

November 3, 2021 |

In Missouri, researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have discovered a new way to train microbes to make a readily usable biofuel. A team of biologists and engineers modified a microbe called Rhodopseudomonas palustris TIE-1 (TIE-1) so that it can produce a biofuel using only three renewable and naturally abundant source ingredients: carbon dioxide, […]

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NBB sponsors NPR for three weeks

NBB sponsors NPR for three weeks

October 7, 2021 |

In Missouri, the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) announced a three-week sponsorship of National Public Radio (NPR) as part of a comprehensive educational campaign aimed at decision-makers and the public. The 15-second spot will air on some of NPR’s most listened to programs including Morning Edition, All Things Considered and 1A. NBB is sponsoring a total […]

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Researchers set up $6.2M collaboration to develop sorghum that better captures carbon

Researchers set up $6.2M collaboration to develop sorghum that better captures carbon

September 16, 2021 |

In Missouri, researchers at the Salk Institute’s Harnessing Plants Initiative (HPI) have established a five-year, $6.2 million collaboration the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center to identify and develop sorghum plants that can better capture and store atmospheric carbon.The work, which will first involve gaining a better understanding of the genetics of sorghum, fits into the […]

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Seaboard Energy biodiesel storage catches fire

Seaboard Energy biodiesel storage catches fire

August 12, 2021 |

In Missouri, local press reports that a fire at Seaboard Energy’s St. Joseph biodiesel plant was caused by biodiesel residue catching fire, likely as a result of sun exposure. Employees had been trying to cool down the building by airing it out when the fire that became a five-story column of flames set alight. Although […]

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