Tag: Ohio

Ohio House unanimously passes bill providing $10M in tax credits for higher ethanol blends

Ohio House unanimously passes bill providing $10M in tax credits for higher ethanol blends

November 29, 2021 |

In Ohio, the Ohio Country Journal reports that the state’s House of Representatives voted unanimously in favor of House Bill 165 which would provide $10 million in funding over the next four years to provide fuel retailers a 5-cent-per-gallon tax credit for sales of higher ethanol blends between 15% and 85%. The bill must now […]

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AdvanceBio Systems supplying commercial-scale biomass pretreatment reactor system to Prenexus Health

AdvanceBio Systems supplying commercial-scale biomass pretreatment reactor system to Prenexus Health

October 14, 2021 |

In Ohio, AdvanceBio Systems, LLC is supplying a commercial-scale biomass pretreatment reactor system to Prenexus Health for use in expanding the production capacity of its Gilbert, Ariz. facility. Prenexus constructed the Gilbert facility following a technology development program that included piloting the process on AdvanceBio’s SüPR2G biomass pretreatment reactor at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. The […]

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New study taps autofluorescence of tissues in species for research

New study taps autofluorescence of tissues in species for research

October 4, 2021 |

In Ohio, in a new study published in the journal Applications in Plant Sciences, scientists obviate the need for specimen staining by tapping into the natural autofluorescence of tissues in species across the plant tree of life. When certain tissue types in both plants and animals absorb light, electrons in their atoms get a jolt […]

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University of Toledo scores $3.2M DOE grant to speed up carbon capture with algae

University of Toledo scores $3.2M DOE grant to speed up carbon capture with algae

September 13, 2021 |

In Ohio, the U.S. Department of Energy awarded The University of Toledo a $3.2 million grant to continue advancing technology that speeds up the capture of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere to grow algae, a critical part of the process of turning algae into biofuel. It’s part of $34 million announced by the Bioenergy Technologies […]

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Ohio State University researchers look at pennycress sustainability

Ohio State University researchers look at pennycress sustainability

August 4, 2021 |

In Ohio, growing pennycress—often called stinkweed—as a crop requires less fertilizer and fewer pesticides than other plants that can be used to make renewable jet fuel, according to a new study from researchers at Ohio State University. Pennycress also requires fewer farm operations, such as soil tilling, than other potential biofuel crops, reducing the associated […]

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Marathon Petroleum to install 11.5MW of wind power for renewable diesel production

Marathon Petroleum to install 11.5MW of wind power for renewable diesel production

May 4, 2021 |

In Ohio, Marathon Petroleum Corporation has signed an agreement with One Energy Enterprises LLC to install five 2.3 megawatt wind turbines at MPC’s renewable diesel facility in Dickinson, North Dakota. The wind turbines will provide energy to the facility and help further decrease its carbon emissions profile. MPC contracted with One Energy to develop, own, […]

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University of Dayton researchers help NREL get closer to production SAF from food waste

University of Dayton researchers help NREL get closer to production SAF from food waste

March 16, 2021 |

In Ohio, University of Dayton researchers have helped a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) team take another step toward turning wet food waste into a sustainable aviation fuel. The team’s fuel from food waste resulted in a 165% drop in net carbon emissions compared to fossil jet fuel, not only […]

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NetJets invests in and secures 100 million gallons of SAF offtake from WasteFuel

NetJets invests in and secures 100 million gallons of SAF offtake from WasteFuel

February 4, 2021 |

In Ohio, NetJets has made a significant investment in WasteFuel, a next generation waste to fuel company that aims to transform landfill waste into sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), making it the first private aviation company to buy a stake in the production of sustainable aviation fuel. NetJets will also purchase a minimum of 100 million […]

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Marathon Petroleum deep into RD conversion projects

Marathon Petroleum deep into RD conversion projects

February 4, 2021 |

In Ohio, Platts reports that Marathon Petroleum is running full steam ahead on its two renewable diesel conversion projects as it embraces cleaner fuels to fill market demand, primarily in California. The Dickinson, North Dakota facility began producing renewable diesel this quarter and should reach its nameplate capacity of 12,000 bpd by the end of […]

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Ohio State University scientists discover cheaper way to produce biofuels

Ohio State University scientists discover cheaper way to produce biofuels

January 11, 2021 |

In Ohio, scientists at Ohio State University have figured out a cheaper, more efficient way to conduct a chemical reaction at the heart of many biological processes, which may lead to better ways to create biofuels from plants. At the heart of their discovery: A less expensive and simpler method to create the “helper molecules” […]

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