September 22, 2023

DOE seeks input on building supply chains for SAF

BY U.S. Department of Energy Found In:Production, Distribution, Use, Feedstock, Business, PolicyThe U.S. DOE has released a RFI to better understand the challenges facing critical elements within SAF supply chains. The agency is specifically seeking input from industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and stakeholders. READ MORE

September 21, 2023

EPA: 2.04 billion RINs generated in August

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Production, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA on Aug. 21 released data indicating nearly 2.04 billion RINs were generated under the RFS in August, up from 1.84 billion generated in August 2022. Total RIN generation for the first eight months of the year reached nearly 15.45 billion. READ MORE

September 20, 2023

WestJet endorses widescale Canadian production of SAF

BY WestJet Found In:Use, Business, PolicyWestJet Group CEO Alexis von Hoensbroech, on Sept. 19 at the World Petroleum Congress in Calgary, addressed the airline’s ambitions to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 and the vital role SAF plays in the future of decarbonizing aviation. READ MORE

September 19, 2023

Clean Fuels, ag groups urge adoption of GREET for SAF tax credit

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstock, Business, PolicyClean Fuels Alliance America, American Soybean Association, National Oilseed Processors Association the U.S. Canola Association are urging the Biden administration to adopt GREET for the purposes measuring GHG reductions for the SAF tax credit. READ MORE

September 18, 2023

Global Biofuels Alliance launches at G20 Summit

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyPresident Joe Biden on Sept. 9 joined leaders of India, Argentina, Brazil, Italy, Mauritius and the United Arab Emirates to launch the Global Biofuels Alliance. The launch took place on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in New Delhi. READ MORE

September 14, 2023

Ethanol groups urge Treasury to adopt GREET for SAF tax credit

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstock, Business, PolicyThe RFA, Growth Energy and the USGC on Sept. 14 sent a letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen advocating for the adoption of GREET to measure GHG reductions for the purposes of SAF tax credit created by the Inflation Reduction Act. READ MORE

September 14, 2023

DOE awards $18.6M to 8 biofuel, bioproduct feedstock projects

BY U.S. Department of Energy Found In:Feedstock, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Energy's Bioenergy Technologies Office awarded $18.6 million in funding to eight university and industry projects to develop biomass feedstocks to produce affordable biofuels and bioproducts that reduce GHG emissions. READ MORE

September 13, 2023

MEPs approve SAF mandate, limit eligible feedstocks

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Use, Feedstock, Business, PolicyMembers of the European Parliament (MEPs) on Sept. 13 approved a new law that ramps up requirements for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) within the European Union but sets limits on what types of feedstocks that fuel can be made from. READ MORE

September 12, 2023

Vilsack urges ethanol producers to seize the opportunity of SAF

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstock, Business, PolicyAgricultural Secretary Tom Vilsack on Sept. 12 called on ethanol producers to seize the opportunity offered by the emerging SAF market and stressed that climate-smart ag and carbon capture technologies must play a role in ethanol-to-SAF production. READ MORE