Fuel Standards Articles

  • CalBio and Bloom Energy to Generate Renewable Electricity From Dairy Waste

    On-Site Power Solution Will Dramatically Reduce Methane Emissions from Dairies by Using Captured Biogas to Generate Electricity without Combustion State Programs Enable Renewable Electricity Generated by Dairies to Power Electric Vehicles throughout California Bloom Energy (NYSE: BE) and California Bioenergy LLC (CalBio), today announced a collaboration to deploy the ...


    By Bloom Energy

  • Why an Emergency Diesel Generator is the Best Power Solution

    An emergency diesel generator is a very popular choice when looking for an alternative source of power. Whether it’s an interruption in service, hurricanes, natural disasters, or something else, home and business owners both agree that a standby generator is the best way to ensure that emergency power where it needs to go both efficiently and safely.  Standby diesel generators are ...


    By MTS Power Products

  • Backup Power Generator For Emergencies

    In recent years, Americans have realized the importance of a backup power generator to keep their family safe and comfortable during an emergency. Powerful natural disasters like tropical storms and hurricanes can leave you and your family in the dark for days and sometimes weeks. The aging electrical infrastructure can also cause power outages for lengths of time. A backup power generator ...


    By MTS Power Products

  • FPC Diesel Fuel Additive Case Study

    The most comprehensive study ever conducted on FPC, if not any fuel additive, is the University of Western Australia (UWA) Scientific Study conducted at the UWA Centre for Energy by world-renowned expert in the field of combustion, Professor Dongke ...


    By Fuel Technology Pty Ltd

  • Toomey-Feinstein RESTORE Act Would Abolish Ethanol Mandate

    On July 26, 2019, U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) announced that he is working with U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) on the Restore Environmental Sustainability to Our Renewable Energy (RESTORE) Act. In an effort to end what Toomey describes as an “egregious form of corporate welfare that hurts the environment and drives up the cost of ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Wheeler Announces Proposed Rule to Set RVOs for 2020

    On July 5, 2019, EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler signed a proposed rule to set the minimum amount of renewable fuels that must be supplied to the market in 2020, as well as the biomass-based diesel volume standard for 2021 under the Renewable Fuel ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Is Buying A Old Cement Mixer Really Saving Money?

    Take the market mainstream hot-selling model 12-party mixer truck as an example. A used mixer truck with a 13-year 12-square mixer truck needs about 180,000 to 23,000 depending on the condition of the car. With a two-year depreciation of about 150,000, that is, the depreciation of the car itself is 50,000. Due to the long service life of used cars, there are some problems from time to time. The ...

  • Takeaways From ABLC 2019

    Last week, from April 3-5, 2019, Biofuels Digest hosted its annual Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference (ABLC) in Washington, D.C. Among those present were various industry stakeholders, government representatives, and federal agency staffers. Innovative technologies were presented and much networking was done. The Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group’s (BRAG) presence was ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • How Coconut Shell Charcoal Machine Manufacturers Are Turning Waste Into Profits

    As the population around the world grows every year, you will find a growing level of waste accumulating also. This waste piles up in landfills, rivers, and also the ocean and it's to the point of overwhelming the ability of nature to convert it into the environment. An enormous portion of the waste that humans create is actually the left agricultural byproducts in the millions of a great deal of ...

  • Waukesha Engine Upgrade Boosts Efficiency, Availability and Helps Stabilize Grid in North-East India - Case Study

    To help India augment its energy basket, North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited (NEEPCO) recently installed three of GE’s Waukesha 275 GL+ engines as part of a gas booster station upgrade. The enhanced engine output, efficiency and availability has helped to ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Waukesha engine upgrade boosts efficiency, availability and helps stabilise grid in North-East India - Case Study

    To help India augment its energy basket, North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited (NEEPCO) recently installed three of GE’s Waukesha 275 GL+ engines as part of a gas booster station ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Gas & Diesel Engine Applications - Case study

    Introduction There are many types of stationary and mobile internal combustion engines that can run off gas or diesel fuels. Engines can be lean burning at a high air to fuel ratio (AFR) or rich burning at a low AFR. The exhaust stack gases from engines contain pollutant gases including CO, NO, NO2, NOx, and CxHy hydrocarbons ...

  • Basics Of Biogas Upgrading

    Several powerful incentives are driving biogas generators to consider upgrading their biogas to meet standards for pipeline injection and vehicle fuel markets. Producing renewable natural gas (RNG) can create opportunities to monetize lucrative RIN, or renewable identification number, credits under the federal Renewable Fuel Standard and generate carbon credits under state supported low carbon ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Sustainable Biorefineries: An Important Research Topic

    In recent years, substantial steps into the transition towards a biobased economy have been taken in order to reduce the reliance on imported oil and the emission of greenhouse gases.  As far as Europe is concerned, Sweden, home to theEUBCE 2017 in Stockholm, has been very successful in decoupling GHG emissions from economic growth: from 2000 to 2012, ...

  • Additives for fuel economy: a modern view

    Fuel additives. A private car doesn’t just give you the pleasure of a quick and comfortable ride, but it also requires everyday expenses for maintenance, and the biggest expense is the cost of fuel. The question of saving on fuel is very relevant. The Internet offers many tips. One of the ways to save fuel is to use special additives. But experience shows that these additives have both ...

  • Incentives for aviation biofuel have a limited role in decarbonisation of air travel

    While it was once hoped that biofuel would be a game-changer for transport emissions, evidence has since emerged of unwanted effects from biofuel production, including direct effects such as deforestation to grow biofuel crops, and ‘Indirect Land Use Change’ (ILUC) effects such as the use of previously forested land for agriculture (if agricultural land is used) for biofuel. Recent ...


    By A.E.F. S.r.l.

  • BRAG Biofuels Industry Outlook for 2017

    The biofuels industry is likely to face increasingly challenging times during the tenures of the new 115 th Congress -- which began on January 3 -- and the Trump Administration, scheduled to begin this Friday, January 20. Throughout his campaign for President, Trump repeatedly pledged his support for biofuels and the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Indeed, it is this ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Third party auditor may lose ability to verify RINs

    On January 4, 2017, EPA issued a notice of intent to revoke Genscape’s ability to verify Renewable Identification Numbers (RIN) as a third party auditor under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Quality Assurance Program (QAP). ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA Publishes Final 2017 RFS Requirements

    On December 12, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a final rule, Renewable Fuel Standard Program:  Standards for 2017 and Biomass-Based Diesel Volume for 2018, in the Federal Register.  This final rule sets the annual percentage standards for cellulosic biofuel, biomass-based ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

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