BNEF report more accurately compares renewable, fossil resources

A new report published by Bloomberg New Energy Finance analyzed wind and bioenergy resources in the U.S. and Brazil using a lifetime production method, allowing for more accurate comparisons to oil and gas reserves.
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Port of Rotterdam announces ethanol throughput reduction

The Port of Rotterdam, Europe's main port for the handling, storage and production of biofuels, has reported that overall biofuel volumes increased substantially in 2012, the throughput of ethanol dropped when compared to 2011 statistics.
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Scientists build stronger, greener concrete with lignin

Kansas State University civil engineers are developing the right mix to reduce concrete's carbon footprint and make it stronger. Their innovative ingredient: biofuel byproducts.
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Judge rules Gevo didn't infringe on Butamax patent

A U.S. District Court judge filed a March 19 memorandum opinion that concluded Gevo Inc. did not infringe on a Butamax Advanced Biofuels LLC patent. Butamax has announced it will immediately appeal the decision.
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Valero restarts Ohio plant, plans to bring Neb. plant back online

Valero Energy Corp. has restarted its ethanol plant in Bloomingburg, Ohio, and expects to bring its Linden, Ind., plant back online within the next week or two. Once that happens, all 10 of the company's ethanol plants will be operating.
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Senators ask McCarthy to outline response to RIN price increase

Sens. David Vitter, R-La., and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, have sent a letter to U.S. EPA administrator nominee Gina McCarthy, asking her to outline a plan to protect Americans from rising gas prices due to the cost of renewable identification numbers.
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Oregon hearing addresses sunset date of state LCFS

On March 18 the Oregon Senate Committee on Environmental and Natural Resources held a public hearing on S.B. 488, which aims to repeal the sunset date of the state's low carbon fuel standard (LCFS) program, known as the Oregon Clean Fuels Program.
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Ethanol industry responds to API's latest RFS attack

The U.S. ethanol industry is responding to the American Petroleum Institute's latest attack on the renewable fuel standard (RFS). On March 20, API released the results of a new study that claims the RFS will result in severe economic consequences.
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CAST paper says 2050 food, fuel needs can be met

The world will be capable of meeting its needs for food, fuel and fiber in 40 years, according to a paper from the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology, "Food, Fuel, and Plant Nutrient Use in the Future."
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New committee working to ensure Canada's renewable fuels future

The Canadian Renewable Fuels Association has announced a new committee and classification of membership to advance next generation biofuels in Canada.The inaugural members of Next Generation Biofuels Committee are Enerkem, Inbicon and Mascoma.
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Franchise agreement for nation's first E15 retailer in jeopardy

The Renewable Fuels Association is calling for a multi-agency investigation after a recent incident involving Zarco 66 Inc., the convenience store company that opened the first E15 pump in the nation in July.
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New values mean most UK-grown biofuel feedstocks meet GHG targets

New regional values for the greenhouse gas (GHG) emission associated with feedstock cultivation now mean most of the crop production in the U.K. will meet the new targets of the EU Renewable Energy Directive that take effect April 1.
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Obama talks energy strategy, calls for Energy Security Trust fund

President Barack Obama spoke at Argonne National Laboratory on March 15, highlighting the importance of an all-of-the-above energy strategy and calling on Congress to establish a $2 billion Energy Security Trust.
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Industry Events

International Biomass
Conference & Expo

April 8-10, 2013
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

International Fuel Ethanol
Workshop & Expo

June 10-13, 2013
America's Center
St. Louis, Missouri

National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo

September 10-12, 2013
CenturyLink Center Omaha
Omaha, Nebraska

Algae Biomass Summit

September 30-3, 2013
Hilton Orlando
Orlando, Florida

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