renewable fuel News

  • Geotech announces new BIOMETHANE 3000 analyser

    Biomethane is seen by many as a vitally important part of our energy future, with various quarters keen to urge its long-term deployment.  It’s part of a wider spectrum of renewable energies like biogas that are increasingly coming to the fore as the world strives for a more diversified and sustainable energy mix. Though oil and gas prices have been the subject of much falling prices ...


    By Geotech

  • Propel Fuels Launches Nation's First Volume Rebate Program for Renewable Fuels

    Propel Fuels (www.propelfuels.com), a leading retailer of clean, renewable fuels, today launched the nation's first volume rebate program for renewable fuels. In a time when high fuel prices are impacting operating budgets for businesses across the country, Propel's Volume Rebate Program (VRP) offers ...


  • EPA Releases Proposed Renewable Fuel Volume Requirements

    On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a proposed increase of the renewable fuel volume requirements under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program for all biofuels in 2017 and biomass-based diesel in 2018. While both the renewable ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Philadelphia Renewable Bio-Fuels Facility Public Opening

    Mayor Michael Nutter, Synagro Technologies President and CEO, Eric Zimmer and  other local officials hosted a public opening and tour of the Philadelphia Renewable Bio-Fuels Facility on Friday, May 9 at 3:00 p.m., at 7800 Penrose Ferry Road, Philadelphia, PA 19153. “I’m proud to participate in the public opening and tour of this modern, eco-friendly facility,” said Mayor ...


    By Synagro Technologies, Inc.

  • EPA Proposes Increases in Renewable Fuel Levels

    Today the EPA announced proposed volume requirements under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program for the years 2014, 2015 and 2016, and also proposed volume requirements for biomass-based diesel for 2017. The proposal would boost renewable fuel production and provide for ambitious yet responsible growth over multiple years, supporting future expansion of the biofuels industry. “This ...

  • EPA Announces Final 2013 Renewable Fuel Standards

    On August 6, 2013, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) signed its belated final rule establishing the 2013 renewable volume obligations (RVO) for the four fuel categories that are part of the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Program under the Clean Air Act (CAA): cellulosic biofuel; biomass-based diesel; advanced biofuel; and total renewable fuel. These standards apply to all ...


    By Acta Group

  • Fluor Awarded Renewable Fuel Production Plant by Joule

    Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that it was awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract by Joule to design and build a renewable fuel production facility in New Mexico. Fluor booked the undisclosed contract value in the fourth quarter of 2011. The facility is intended to test and scale up a process for the ...


    By Fluor Corporation

  • EPA Announces Final 2013 Renewable Fuel Standards

    On August 6, 2013, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) signed its belated final rule establishing the 2013 renewable volume obligations (RVO) for the four fuel categories that are part of the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Program under the Clean Air Act (CAA): cellulosic biofuel; biomass-based diesel; advanced biofuel; and total renewable fuel. These standards apply to all ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • KLM Uses Neste Renewable Jet Fuels For Oslo To Amsterdam Flights

    On April 18, 2016, Neste, BRAG member, announced that KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will be using a fuel blend containing Neste Renewable Jet Fuel for a series of flights from Oslo to Amsterdam. Kaisa Hietala, Executive Vice President of Renewable Products at Neste, stated: "[w]e are ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA Identifies Additional Qualifying Renewable Fuel Pathways under the RFS Program

    On March 5, 2013, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published in the Federal Registeran important final rule certifying additional fuel pathways that meet the biomass-based diesel, advanced biofuel, or cellulosic biofuel lifecycle greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction requirements under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Program. The final rule describes EPA's evaluation of advanced biofuels ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • White House OMB Reviews Final Changes To Standards For Renewable Fuels

    On October 30, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) submitted a draft final rule for review to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) that would reduce the amount of biofuels that must be blended into the fuel supply in 2014, 2015, and 2016 from statutory requirements, as reported by Bloomberg BNA's Daily Environment Report on November 3, 2015. Details of the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA lays out a plan for the nation’s increase in renewable fuels

    The US Environmental Protection Agency is proposing its strategy for increasing the supply of renewable fuels, poised to reach 36 billion gallons by 2022, as mandated by the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. “As we work towards energy independence, using more homegrown biofuels reduces our vulnerability to oil price spikes that everyone feels at the pump,” EPA Administrator Lisa P. ...

  • Volvo Trucks to Commercialize Renewable Fuel Technology for Heavy Trucks in North America

    Volvo Trucks today became the first North American manufacturer to announce plans to utilize a new, clean-burning alternative fuel to power its heavy-duty trucks. Dimethyl ether (DME) is a non-toxic, non-carcinogenic fuel that can be made from a variety of domestic, sustainable feedstocks and is ...

  • Government of Canada releases final regulations for renewable fuel content in gasoline

    The Government of Canada today announced that regulations requiring an average renewable fuel content of five per cent in gasoline have been finalized and will come into effect starting December 15, 2010. "Today we are fulfilling the Government's commitment to require five percent renewable fuel content in gasoline," said Jim Prentice, Minister of the Environment. "Regulating renewable fuel ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Biomass Gasifier Fuels Electricity Generation, Sells Renewable Power to Grid

    ZeroPoint Clean Tech, Inc. (ZeroPoint) today announced the completion of phase one of the field commissioning of its ZeroPoint Renewable CHP Solution™ at a project site in Schwarze Pumpe, Germany. The field commissioning included operation of a reciprocating gas engine fueled by synthesis gas and synchronization of the generator with the local distribution grid, securing a ...


    By ZeroPoint Clean Tech, Inc.

  • EPA agricultural advisory committee to discuss renewable fuels and other issues

    The Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Committee (FRRCC), an independent advisory committee to EPA under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), will meet Feb. 23-24 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, D.C.  The 30-member committee was formed in 2008 as part of EPA’s efforts to improve its relationship with the agricultural community to achieve greater progress in environmental ...

  • Renewable Fuels from Algae Boosted by NREL Refinery Process

    A new biorefinery process developed by scientists at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has proven to be significantly more effective at producing ethanol from algae than previous research. The process, dubbed Combined Algal Processing (CAP), is detailed in a new paper by NREL's Tao Dong, Eric Knoshaug, Ryan Davis, Lieve Laurens, Stefanie Van Wychen, Philip ...

  • EPA Identifies Additional Qualifying Renewable Fuel Pathways under the RFS Program

    On March 5, 2013, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published in the Federal Register an important final rule certifying additional fuel pathways that meet the biomass-based diesel, advanced biofuel, or cellulosic biofuel lifecycle greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction requirements under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Program. The final rule describes EPA's evaluation of advanced ...


    By Acta Group

  • Carbon War Room & Elsevier to Unlock Renewable Fuel Market for Airlines & Investors

    The Carbon War Room, an independent non-profit that harnesses the power of entrepreneurs to unlock gigaton solutions to climate change, and Elsevier, the world’s leading scientific publisher, unveiled today RenewableJetFuels.org, the world’s first online market information service analyzing the leading companies set to produce commercial scale ...


    By The Carbon War Room

  • PetroAlgae Partners with CRI Catalyst to Optimize Conversion of Biomass to Renewable Fuel

    PetroAlgae Inc. (OTCPK: PALG), a leading provider of licensable commercial micro-crop technology globally, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with CRI Catalyst Company LP (CRI) to use Integrated Hydropyrolysis and Hydroconversion technology (IH2) for the conversion of PetroAlgae’s micro-crop residues into renewable fuels. Successful ...


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