Policy

12 hours ago

Senators ask to meet with White House on biofuels

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerA group of nine senators are reiterating a request to meet with President Biden and members of his cabinet to discuss the opportunity biofuels can contribute to his administration’s energy, environmental and transportation agenda. READ MORE

12 hours ago

EPA: 1.62 billion RINs generated in August

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has released updated renewable identification number (RIN) data, reporting that nearly 1.62 billion RIN were generated under the Renewable Fuel Standard in September, down from 1.65 billion generated during the same period of last year. READ MORE

12 hours ago

RFA urges tech-neutral approach to California emissions reduction

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyIn recent comments, the RFA reminded the California Air Resources Board that the state’s path toward achieving its carbon reduction targets should be technology-neutral, inclusive of a broad array of low- and zero-carbon technologies. READ MORE

12 hours ago

EIA projects global conventional vehicle fleet will peak in 2038

BY U.S. Energy Information Administration Found In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerIn its International Energy Outlook 2021, the EIA estimates the global light-duty vehicle (LDV) fleet contained 1.31 billion vehicles in 2020. The agencdy projects this fleet will grow to 2.21 billion vehicles by 2050. READ MORE

October 25, 2021

Feenstra bill aims to compare E85 FFVs, electric vehicles

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyRep. Randy Feenstra, R-Iowa, on Oct. 19 introduced the COST Act, a bill that aims to compel the federal government to compare the financial and environmental costs of electric vehicles and E85 capable flex-fuel vehicles (FFVs). READ MORE

October 25, 2021

EPA: 3 new SRE petitions filed, 65 SRE petitions now pending

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA on Oct. 21 published updated small refinery exemption (SRE) data, reporting that there are currently 65 SRE petitions pending under the Renewable Fuel Standard, up from 62 that were pending as of mid-September. READ MORE

October 25, 2021

Feenstra introduces Biojet Fuel Research Act

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Coproducts, Business, PolicyRep. Randy Feenstra, R-Iowa, on Oct. 19 introduced the Biojet Fuel Research Act, which directs the Federal Aviation Administration to establish a working group focused on identifying research and development needs to produce biojet fuel. READ MORE

October 25, 2021

Attempt to reduce access to biofuels is shortsighted

BY Growth Energy Found In:Markets, PolicyAmid a global energy crisis and rising fuel prices at pumps across the country, members of the U.S. House of Representatives introduced legislation to repeal the RFS. Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor is slamming the bill. READ MORE

October 25, 2021

NCERC receives $1.9 million to expand research capabilities

BY National Corn-to-Ethanol Research Center Found In:Business, PolicyThe National Corn-to-Ethanol Research Center, located at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, has been awarded $1.9 million though the Rebuild Illinois Wet Lab Capital program by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. READ MORE