Tag: renewable fuels

Biodiesel and ethanol industries respond to USDA higher blends infrastructure grants

Biodiesel and ethanol industries respond to USDA higher blends infrastructure grants

October 11, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., the National Biodiesel Board, Iowa Biodiesel Board, and Iowa Soybean Association, the Renewable Fuels Association, and others welcomed Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue’s announcement of cost-sharing grants to support infrastructure that will increase consumer access to higher blends of renewable fuels. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced a series of grants as […]

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Cielo issues patent to licensor for its waste to renewable fuels technology

Cielo issues patent to licensor for its waste to renewable fuels technology

September 27, 2020 |

In Canada, Cielo Waste Solutions Corp. said the Canadian Patent and Trademark Office issued a Canadian Patent to 1888711 Alberta Inc., a private Alberta corporation from whom Cielo holds its worldwide exclusive license to its waste to renewable fuels technology. With the Facility in Aldersyde back in continuous flow production, the JV Companies have informed […]

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Multifunctional microbe simplifies processing of plant-derived fuels, chemicals

Multifunctional microbe simplifies processing of plant-derived fuels, chemicals

September 20, 2020 |

In Tennessee, Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists have modified a single microbe to simultaneously digest five of the most abundant components of lignocellulosic biomass. This is a big step forward in the development of a cost-effective biochemical conversion process to turn plants into renewable fuels and chemicals. With support from the U.S. Department of Energy […]

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Governors’ Biofuels Coalition pushes for renewable fuels aid in next COVID-19 stimulus package

Governors’ Biofuels Coalition pushes for renewable fuels aid in next COVID-19 stimulus package

May 31, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., the Renewable Fuels Association thanked the Governors’ Biofuels Coalition, led by South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem and Minnesota Governor Tim Walz, for sending a letter to Senate and House leadership urging them to make sure emergency relief for the renewable fuels industry is included in the next COVID-19 stimulus package. In their […]

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Neste’s Q1 shows good results amid market uncertainty, still on track for Singapore project

Neste’s Q1 shows good results amid market uncertainty, still on track for Singapore project

April 26, 2020 |

In Finland, Neste had a solid start to the year according to their Q1 2020 financials which showed a comparable operating profit of EUR 408 million in the first quarter, compared to EUR 378 million in the corresponding period last year. Renewable Products’ sales volumes were high, and renewables facilities reached a new quarterly production […]

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Cielo gets revised EPEA permit for Aldersyde Waste to Renewable Fuels Refinery

Cielo gets revised EPEA permit for Aldersyde Waste to Renewable Fuels Refinery

December 8, 2019 |

In Canada, Cielo Waste Solutions Corp. received notice from Alberta Environment and Parks that the requested changes to their permit were approved. The approved changes relate to Cielo’s proprietary design process including the installation of electric heat on the exterior of the reactor, as well as to waste handling upgrades and other process enhancements that […]

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Cielo Waste Solutions’ opens Aldersyde renewable fuels refinery

Cielo Waste Solutions’ opens Aldersyde renewable fuels refinery

June 15, 2019 |

In Canada, Cielo Waste Solutions Corp. is holding the “Grand Opening” of its renewable fuels refinery in Aldersyde, Alberta on July 11th. Cielo has been working diligently since its temporary shut-down of the Refinery, as announced on May 7, 2019, in order to facilitate the installation of its new heater equipment and waste recovery process. Tours […]

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Iowa governor wants to include $3 million for renewable fuels infrastructure in 2019 budget

Iowa governor wants to include $3 million for renewable fuels infrastructure in 2019 budget

January 15, 2019 |

In Iowa, Gov. Kim Reynolds released her 2019 Iowa budget proposal Jan. 15. Included in her budget was $3 million for the Iowa Renewable Fuels Infrastructure Program, which provides cost-share grants to help Iowa retailers incorporate blender pumps, storage tanks and other necessary equipment to offer higher blends of biofuels. In response, Iowa Renewable Fuels […]

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About 2/3 of Sweden’s public buses running on renewable fuels

About 2/3 of Sweden’s public buses running on renewable fuels

November 9, 2015 |

In Sweden, about 67% of public buses are running on renewable fuels, a jump from the 58% of buses that ran on renewable fuels in 2014, and a complete step change from the 6% in 2006. Biodiesel takes the lead in renewable fuel demand, with biogas and ED95 also popular renewable fuels.  In Stockholm County, […]

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Fuels America: How did the oil industry suddenly become Obama Administration climate policy advisors?

Fuels America: How did the oil industry suddenly become Obama Administration climate policy advisors?

November 1, 2015 |

In Washington, Fuels America will launch a seven-figure TV and digital ad campaign Friday morning depicting President Obama’s choice of who to listen to when it comes to the Renewable Fuel Standard: his own experts who have repeatedly shown that ethanol and renewable fuel is dramatically reducing carbon emissions, or the oil industry, which has […]

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