April 17, 2015

Bill aims to alter RVO process, definition for cellulosic biofuel

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicySen. Jeff Flake, R, Ariz., has introduced legislation that aims to amend the renewable fuel standard to require the cellulosic requirement to be based on actual production and alter the statutory definition of cellulosic biofuels to exclude biogas. READ MORE

April 17, 2015

DOE to host webinar on biofuel sustainability April 22

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy has announced plans to host a webinar on biofuel sustainability on April 22, titled "Biofuels for the Environment and Communities." READ MORE

April 17, 2015

IRFA: E15 could save Iowans $50 million per year

BY Iowa Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyIn an analysis of a recent Iowa Department of Revenue motor fuel report, the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association has revealed that if E15 was widely available Iowa drivers could save more than $50 million per year in fuel costs. READ MORE

April 16, 2015

Shell announces results of 2015 Eco-Marathon

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:BusinessShell has announced a team from University of Colorado, Boulder, has won the prototype alternative fuels category at the Shell Eco-Marathon held in Detroit this month using an ethanol-powered vehicle. READ MORE

April 16, 2015

Study highlights economic impacts of Nebraska’s ethanol industry

BY Nebraska Ethanol Board Found In:Markets, BusinessA recent impact study by University of Nebraska-Lincoln economists reveals Nebraska’s ethanol production capacity growth between 1995 and 2014 is tenfold. The study is titled "Economic Impacts of the Ethanol Industry in Nebraska." READ MORE

April 16, 2015

NexSteppe demonstrates biomass crops at commercial scale

BY NexSteppe Found In:Operations, Feedstocks, Cellulosic, BusinessNexSteppe has announced that it sold more than 10,000 hectares (25,000 acres) of its Palo Alto biomass sorghums in Brazil this past growing season, compared to just over 1,000 hectares in the previous year. READ MORE

April 16, 2015

Flourishing faster: How to make trees grow bigger and quicker

BY University of Manchester Found In:Feedstocks, CellulosicScientists at The University of Manchester have discovered a way to make trees grow bigger and faster, which could increase supplies of renewable resources and help trees cope with the effects of climate change. READ MORE


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