January 27, 2022

Bioenergy added to DHS STEM Designated Degree Program List

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyDHS has added bioenergy to the DHS STEM Designated Degree Program List, making certain F-1 nonimmigrant students with a bioenergy degree eligible to apply for a 24-month extension of their post-completion optional practical training (OPT). READ MORE

January 25, 2022

IRFA summit focuses on policy, future market opportunities

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerThe 2022 Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit, held Jan. 25, highlighted significant opportunities for growth driven by demand for advanced biofuels, such as SAF, but also addressed policy and economic concerns impacting biofuel producers. READ MORE

January 24, 2022

EPA streamlines process to bring biofuels, chemicals to market

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA on Jan. 21 announced the launch of a new initiative under the Toxic Substances Control Act that aims to streamline the review of new biobased fuels and chemicals that could be used to displace higher GHG emitting transporation fuels. READ MORE

January 21, 2022

EPA: 19.86 billion RINs generated under the RFS in 2021

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Cellulosic, BusinessNearly 19.86 billion RINs were generated under the RFS in 2021, up when compared to both the 18.32 billion generated in 2020 and the 19.81 billion generated in 2019, according to data released by the U.S. EPA on Jan. 20. READ MORE

January 20, 2022

Vilsack says the future for biofuels remains bright

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerAgriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack discussed the important role biofuels and biobased manufacturing play in the rural economy and highlighted the agency’s efforts to support those industries during a Jan. 20 hearing held by the House Ag Committee. READ MORE

January 20, 2022

Clariant: Romania cellulosic ethanol plant mechanically complete

BY Clariant Found In:Operations, Cellulosic, BusinessClariant has announced its flagship cellulosic ethanol plant located on Podari, Romania, is mechanically complete. The facility, which employs Clariant's sunliquid technology, has been handed over to the company for startup and commissioning. READ MORE

January 19, 2022

Rayonier Advanced Materials invests in 2G ethanol plant

BY Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessRayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (RYAM), a global leader in the production of high purity cellulose pulp, on Jan. 18 announced the introduction of a second generation (2G) bioethanol product for Europe’s fast-growing biofuels market. READ MORE

January 13, 2022

LanzaJet secures financing from Microsoft fund for SAF plant

BY LanzaJet Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessLanzaJet has secured financing for its Freedom Pines Fuels plant in Soperton, Georgia, through the Microsoft Climate Innovation Fund. The fund has made a $50 million investment to support the construction the alcohol-to-jet SAF facility. READ MORE

January 12, 2022

BBI International launches new magazine focused on CCS

BY BBI International Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerBBI International is launching a new magazine, titled Carbon Capture Magazine. There will be one print issue of the magazine published in 2022, along with a carbon capture industry directory and a map of storage and capture facilities. READ MORE