Tag: Nevada

Nevada governor signs E15 into law

Nevada governor signs E15 into law

June 9, 2021 |

In Nevada, over the weekend, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak signed AB 411 into law, legislation that would require the Nevada Board of Agriculture to approve a fifteen percent ethanol blended fuel (E15) as part of any fuel regulation adopted by July 1, 2022. Once the regulation is finalized, Nevada would be the 47th state to approve E15 for […]

Read More

University of Nevada-Reno researchers see cactus pear as potential biofuel feedstock

University of Nevada-Reno researchers see cactus pear as potential biofuel feedstock

March 18, 2021 |

In Nevada, researchers from the University of Nevada-Reno believe the cactus pear, with its high heat tolerance and low water use, may be able to provide fuel and food in places that previously haven’t been able to grow much in the way of sustainable crops. As part of the College’s Experiment Station unit, researchers recently […]

Read More

Aerion teams with Carbon Engineering for CO2-based fuel to power supersonic flight

Aerion teams with Carbon Engineering for CO2-based fuel to power supersonic flight

July 15, 2020 |

In Nevada, supersonic aircraft company Aerion and Carbon Engineering Ltd. (CE) announced they are working together to develop solutions for carbon neutral supersonic air travel.  The companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore ways in which CE’s synthetic fuel – made from carbon dioxide (CO2) captured from the atmosphere, water, and clean […]

Read More

Nevada looks to add 5 cent tax on biodiesel and renewable diesel as well as fossil diesel

Nevada looks to add 5 cent tax on biodiesel and renewable diesel as well as fossil diesel

April 24, 2019 |

In Nevada, biodiesel and renewable diesel are included in the proposed legislation that would see a 5 cent per gallon tax lobbed on diesel by rural counties starting Jan. 1, 2020. The bill has passed the state’s senate and will now move onto the assembly for passage. Funds raised by the taxes in areas with […]

Read More

CEP and AEE deliver policy roadmap for Nevada

CEP and AEE deliver policy roadmap for Nevada

June 24, 2018 |

In Nevada and Washington, D.C., the Clean Energy Project and the Advanced Energy Economy delivered a policy roadmap to the Nevada gubernatorial campaigns of Republican nominee Adam Laxalt and Democratic nominee Steve Sisolak outlining how Nevada can grow as a clean energy leader and create jobs. The policy roadmap, “Nevada’s Clean Energy Roadmap: How the […]

Read More

University of Nevada researchers looking at ice to better develop biofuel feedstocks

University of Nevada researchers looking at ice to better develop biofuel feedstocks

April 24, 2017 |

In Nevada, the unassuming ice plant could become an ingenious weapon in the fight against a warming climate that threatens to limit regions suitable for growing biofuel crops. Biochemist and molecular biologist John Cushman at the University of Nevada, Reno will create a gene atlas for the common ice plant that will help find ways […]

Read More

Lightning hits Nevada stover for a second time but the show goes on

Lightning hits Nevada stover for a second time but the show goes on

August 18, 2016 |

In Iowa, a second lightning strike has hit the stover storage piles at DuPont’s Nevada cellulosic ethanol plant, this time impacting about 10,000 tons of feedstock. The fire earlier this month destroyed at least 10,000 bales of stover as well. Despite the summer storms wreaking havoc on outside storage, the company says the damage is […]

Read More

University of Nevada researchers look to gumweed as military aviation biofuel feedstock

University of Nevada researchers look to gumweed as military aviation biofuel feedstock

November 17, 2015 |

In Nevada, Glenn Miller is leading the effort in a project at the University of Nevada, Reno to convert roadside gumweed into biofuel, which could help contribute to fuel supplies for the military. “The plant grindelia squarosa, known as curly top gumweed, has extractable hydrocarbons with the potential use as a biodiesel or biomaterials crop,” […]

Read More

DuPont opens world’s largest cellulosic ethanol plant, in Iowa: the full story in pictures

DuPont opens world’s largest cellulosic ethanol plant, in Iowa: the full story in pictures

November 1, 2015 |

DuPont dreamed it, thousands built it, now see it. In Iowa, DuPont opened its 30 million gallon cellulosic ethanol plant in Nevada, IA — which becomes the world’s largest cellulosic biofuels refinery opened to date. Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, Iowa senior Senator Charles Grassley, Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds, and Congressman Steve King were the headliners […]

Read More

Biodiesel fraudster sentenced to 10 years in prision and up to $6 million retribution

Biodiesel fraudster sentenced to 10 years in prision and up to $6 million retribution

August 6, 2015 |

In Nevada, James , 64, of Las Vegas, Nevada, was sentenced in federal court in Las Vegas to ten years in prison for his role in illegal schemes to generate fraudulent biodiesel credits and to export biodiesel without providing biodiesel credits to the United States. Jariv was also ordered to make restitution in the amount […]

Read More