June 30, 2022

Canada publishes final Clean Fuel Regulations

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerThe Canadian government on June 29 published final Clean Fuel Regulations, which will require fuel producers and suppliers to meet increasingly stringent carbon reduction goals for gasoline and diesel. READ MORE

June 29, 2022

Vilsack announces bioproduct pilot program

BY USDA Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe USDA is accepting applications for a new pilot program created under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to support the development of biobased products that have lower carbon footprints and increase the use of renewable agricultural materials. READ MORE

June 24, 2022

PNNL: New artificial enzyme breaks down tough, woody lignin

BY Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Found In:Feedstocks, CellulosicA new artificial enzyme has shown it can chew through lignin, the tough polymer that helps woody plants hold their shape, according to PNNL. Lignin also stores tremendous potential for renewable energy and materials. READ MORE

June 15, 2022

CropEnergies acquires stake in biotech startup LXP

BY CropEnergies AG Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessEuropean ethanol producer CropEnergies AG has acquired a stake in LXP Group GmbH, a Germany-based company that has developed a patented, energy-efficient process that enables mild digestion of lignocellular biomass. READ MORE

June 14, 2022

Clariant produces cellulosic ethanol at plant in Romania

BY Clariant Found In:Operations, Cellulosic, BusinessClariant on June 14 announced that it has produced the first commercial cellulosic ethanol at its sunliquid production plant in Podari, Romania. The entire offtake is contracted with a multi-year agreement to Shell. READ MORE

June 14, 2022

FEW speakers focus on carbon, new market opportunities

BY Tom Bryan and Katie Schroeder Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerSome of the biggest names in ethanol kicked off the general session of the 38th International Fuel Ethanol Conference & Expo on June 14 with discussions focused on policy, carbon and new market opportunities. READ MORE

June 09, 2022

RFA fuels up for Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerThe Renewable Fuels Association will have an active presence during the 38th annual Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo conference, taking place June 13–15 in Minneapolis. This year, RFA has three staff members speaking at the conference. READ MORE

June 07, 2022

National Carbon Capture Conference & Expo opens call for speakers

BY BBI International Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerThe call for speaker presentation ideas is now open for the 2022 National Carbon Capture Conference & Expo (NCCC) taking place Nov. 8-9, 2022, in Des Moines, Iowa. The NCCC will accept speaker abstracts through July 8. READ MORE

June 06, 2022

DOE BETO releases 2020 R&D State of Technology report

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Cellulosic, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) in May released its “BETO 2020 R&D State of Technology” report, which provides a status of research and development efforts and assesses progress made toward BETO goals. READ MORE