Cellulosic

March 25, 2014

Biomass association leaders discuss triumphs, troubles

BY Anna Simet Found In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyLeaders of seven bioenergy trade associations participated in the International Biomass Conference & Expo's State of the Industry general session on March 25 in Orlando, Fla. READ MORE

March 25, 2014

Ackerly, Abengoa recognized for contributions to biomass industry

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Cellulosic, BusinessJohn Ackerly, president of the Alliance for Green Heat, was presented with the Excellence in Bioenergy award at the 2014 International Biomass Conference and Expo, while Abengoa Bioenergy was recognized with the Groundbreaker of the Year award. READ MORE

13 hours ago

EPA reduces the 2013 cellulosic RFS to reflect actual production

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has taken action to revise the 2013 cellulosic biofuel requirements under the renewable fuels standard (RFS) to 810,185 ethanol-equivalent gallons, the volume for which cellulosic RINs were generated in 2013. READ MORE

April 22, 2014

DOE announces draft solicitation for Section 1703 loan guarantees

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. DOE has announced its intent to offer up to $4 billion in Section 1703 loan guarantees to support a wide variety of renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. Public comments are being accepted on the scope of the final solicitation. READ MORE

April 21, 2014

Biofuel industry criticizes study on corn stover and soil carbon

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, CellulosicThe biofuel industry is speaking out against a study completed by University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers that claims cellulosic biofuels actually generate more greenhouse gases than gasoline due to the impacts of crop residue removal from fields. READ MORE

April 17, 2014

EPA reports cellulosic RINs were generated in March

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has published renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for March, reporting that nearly 1.37 billion RINs were generated during the month across all five biofuel categories. READ MORE

April 15, 2014

Moniz testifies on DOE FY 2015 budget request

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyEnergy Secretary Ernest Moniz recently addressed U.S. DOE's fiscal year (FY) 2015 budget request at hearings held by the Senate Committee on Appropriations and the House Energy and Commerce Committee. READ MORE

April 11, 2014

Vilsack talks about USDA efforts to further advanced biofuels

BY Holly JessenFound In:Feedstocks, Cellulosic, PolicySecretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack testified about the farm bill and the rural economy, during a U.S. House of Representatives Committee hearing. As part of that, he talked about the USDA's work to create markets for advanced biofuels. READ MORE

April 11, 2014

China eyes advanced ethanol technologies to quench fuel demand

BY Lux Research Found In:Markets, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyChina's fast-growing demand for oil, and its continued dependency on sugar-based ethanol, is opening up opportunities for advanced ethanol technologies, according to Lux Research. READ MORE