Tag: renewable fuel

DOE invests $35M to dramatically reduce carbon footprint of biofuel production

DOE invests $35M to dramatically reduce carbon footprint of biofuel production

May 16, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Energy announced $35 million in funding that will help slash carbon emissions and scale up the volume and efficiency of renewable biofuel. The 15 awarded research projects are housed at colleges, universities, and labs across nine states and will advance new technologies to decarbonize biorefining processes used across […]

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DOE Fuel-Engine research reveals potential to cut emissions, boost vehicle efficiency

DOE Fuel-Engine research reveals potential to cut emissions, boost vehicle efficiency

May 9, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., a new research report highlights the most significant breakthroughs of the last year in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Co-Optimization of Fuels & Engines (Co-Optima) initiative, with details on findings that could translate into significant greenhouse gas and tailpipe emissions reductions, including renewable fuel use. This collaborative research effort has brought together […]

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U.S. Grains Council, Growth Energy, RFA comment on proposed Canada Clean Fuel Regulations

U.S. Grains Council, Growth Energy, RFA comment on proposed Canada Clean Fuel Regulations

March 7, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Grains Council, Growth Energy and the Renewable Fuels Association submitted joint comments to Environment and Climate Change Canada, regarding its proposed Clean Fuel Regulations, noting the importance of allowing renewable fuel producers to account for carbon capture and sequestration in their carbon intensity scores, regardless of whether the fuel is […]

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Grön Fuels developing $9.2B renewable fuels complex at the Port of Greater Baton Rouge

Grön Fuels developing $9.2B renewable fuels complex at the Port of Greater Baton Rouge

November 11, 2020 |

In Louisiana, Grön Fuels LLC is studying the feasibility of a renewable fuel complex at the Port of Greater Baton Rouge. With expansions and associated projects, the complex could involve up to $9.2 billion of total investment over several phases. A final investment decision is expected in 2021, which will determine the final cost of […]

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House of Representatives COVID relief package includes renewable fuels industry provision

House of Representatives COVID relief package includes renewable fuels industry provision

October 4, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., the House of Representatives passed another COVID economic relief package, the HEROES Act II, which provides for $2.2 trillion in coronavirus relief and includes an important provision for the renewable fuels industry. If it were to become law, the Renewable Fuel Reimbursement Program provision would provide a 45-cent-per-gallon payment for qualified fuel […]

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Moldova to run 19 district heating systems with miscanthus-based biofuel

Moldova to run 19 district heating systems with miscanthus-based biofuel

July 26, 2020 |

In Moldova, the country will increase its energy security, employing British green technology with plans to upgrade 19 heat only boiler plants, which will run on home-grown Miscanthus biomass renewable fuel. The plants will generate 55000 MWh/year, providing thermal heat energy to 5500 flats, 110 houses, 40 businesses, 12 public kindergartens, 25 education facilities and […]

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Jan De Nul Group goes 100% biofuel for dredging work

Jan De Nul Group goes 100% biofuel for dredging work

November 4, 2019 |

In Belgium, Jan De Nul Group has begun to carry out dredging work in the Benelux with 100% renewable fuel. With this, the world player is further committing itself to immediately and considerably reducing its CO₂ emissions. Trailing suction hopper dredger Alexander von Humboldt will from now on sail on renewable biofuel from certified and […]

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Renewable fuel credits trade at highest level in months

Renewable fuel credits trade at highest level in months

October 21, 2017 |

In Maryland, the Oil Price Information Service said the price of renewable fuel D6 credits are trading at the highest level since August upon news from the EPA that they are abandoning the proposed cuts and lowered mandates to the RFS. On Friday, the D6 credits were being traded between 87 and 90 cents in […]

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Hawaii’s push towards renewable transport loses steam as mandate becomes just a promotion towards 100% renewables

Hawaii’s push towards renewable transport loses steam as mandate becomes just a promotion towards 100% renewables

April 18, 2017 |

In Hawaii, the state’s Senate Committee on Ways and Means passed a bill seeking to use 100% renewable fuel for transport by 2045 but was changed to remove its mandate, instead seeking to just move the industry in that direction. The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism and the Hawaii Petroleum Marketers Association felt […]

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The crushing burden of hidden taxes on E85 renewable fuel

The crushing burden of hidden taxes on E85 renewable fuel

December 17, 2015 |

There’s historic news out now — that E85 fuel is available on a wholesale basis for less than 85 cents per gallon. The Anderson’s in Denison, Iowa are wholesaling E85 for $0.84, and Little Sioux Corn Processors are right there at $0.85, with Absolute Energy not far behind at $0.89 per gallon. On a wholesale […]

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