22 hours ago

2014 National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo agenda released

BY BBI International Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe agenda for the 2015 National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo has been released. The Oct. 13-14 event, located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, will focus on next-generation biofuels technology integration opportunities for existing biofuel plants. READ MORE

22 hours ago

UCS report highlights bioenergy potential of agriculture residues

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, CellulosicA Union of Concerned Scientists report estimates the U.S. agricultural industry could sustainably provide up to 155 million tons of crop residues and 60 million tons of manure annually by 2030 for use as feedstock to produce fuels and electricity. READ MORE

July 21, 2014

Opinion: Leading the Way in Motorcycle Education

BY Bob DinneenFound In:MarketsThe Renewable Fuels Association will once again have a presence at Sturgis, writes Bob Dinneen of RFA. The rally, which includes ""Free Fuel Happy Hours," is a unique chance to reach out to half a million bikers. READ MORE

July 18, 2014

OECD-FAO outlook report predicts growth in ethanol production

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, Cellulosic, BusinessThe Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development and the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations predict that global biofuel consumption and production will increase significantly through 2023. READ MORE

July 17, 2014

Cummins gets 50-85% GHG reduction with new E85 optimized engine

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Markets, BusinessCummins Inc. announced the development of an E85 optimized engine and powertrain that reduces greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) by as much as 50 to 80 percent when compared with a baseline gasoline-powered medium-duty truck. READ MORE

July 17, 2014

Bioenergy education program comes to SFSC this fall

BY South Florida State College Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Cellulosic, BusinessBeginning this fall, South Florida State College will offer a Bioenergy Education Program to provide students with a foundation of environmental sciences and renewable energy. The program will focus on preparing students for technician positions. READ MORE

July 17, 2014

Opinion: Higher Blends Best For America’s Energy Future

BY Tom BuisFound In:Markets, BusinessBig Oil is living in an alternate reality, blaming the renewable fuels industry for damaging the environment and receiving federal tax subsidies, writes Tom Buis of Growth Energy. The real reason for the misinformation is the fight for market share. READ MORE

July 16, 2014

UNICA reports increased ethanol production, lower export sales

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has released a new harvest update, reporting that the south-central region of Brazil produced 1.89 billion liters (499.29 million gallons) of ethanol during the second half of June. READ MORE

July 15, 2014

Opinion: What’s 1.67 Trillion Divided By 53?

BY Ron LambertyFound In:Markets, BusinessRon Lamberty of the American Coalition for Ethanol outlines some very large numbers from BP's Statistical Review of World Energy. The number 53, in particular, caught his attention because it's the number of years the oil on planet earth will last. READ MORE