December 06, 2023

Agenda released for 2024 International Biomass Conference & Expo

BY BBI International Found In:Production, Distribution, Use, Feedstock, Business, PolicyBiomass Magazine on Dec. 6 released the agenda for the 17th Annual International Biomass Conference & Expo taking place March 4-6, 2024 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center in Richmond, Virginia. READ MORE

November 30, 2023

EIA: Biofuel capacity, feedstock consumption fall slightly in Sep

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Production, Feedstock, BusinessTotal U.S. operable biofuels production capacity fell slightly in September, according to data released by the U.S. EIA on Nov. 30. Feedstock consumption was down slightly from August, but up significantly from September 2022. READ MORE

November 16, 2023

EPA: 2.11 billion RINs generated under the RFS in October

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Production, BusinessThe U.S. EPA on Nov. 16 released updated RIN data, reporting that nearly 2.11 billion RINs were generated under the RFS in October, up from 1.81 billion generated during the same month of last year. READ MORE

November 16, 2023

Conestoga to host SAFFiRE cellulosic ethanol pilot plant

BY SAFFiRE Renewables LLC Found In:Production, Feedstock, BusinessConestoga Energy and SAFFiRE Renewables LLC announced on Nov. 16 their agreement for Conestoga to host SAFFiRE’s cellulosic ethanol pilot plant at Conestoga’s Arkalon Energy ethanol facility in Liberal, Kansas. READ MORE

November 14, 2023

Calumet provides update of proposed MaxSAF initiative

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Production, BusinessOfficials at Calumet Specialty Products Partners L.P. discussed the company’s proposed plans to boost sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production at its Montana Renewables biorefinery during third quarter earnings call, held Nov. 9. READ MORE

November 02, 2023

TotalEnergies: SATORP converts USO into ISCC+ certified SAF

BY TotalEnergies Found In:Production, BusinessSATORP, platform jointly owned by Aramco (62.5 percent) and TotalEnergies (37.5 percent), has for the first time in the MENA region successfully converted used cooking oil through coprocessing into ISCC+ certified SAF. READ MORE

October 31, 2023

EIA: US biofuel capacity up slightly in August

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Production, Feedstock, BusinessU.S. biofuels operable production capacity was up slightly in August, with a small gain for ethanol, according to data released by the U.S. EIA on Oct. 31. Feedstock consumption was down slightly from the previous month. READ MORE

October 30, 2023

Phillips 66: Rodeo conversion on track for Q1 startup

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Production, BusinessPhillips 66 has confirmed the renewables conversion of its refinery in Rodeo, California, is progressing on schedule with startup expected in Q1 2024. Once fully operational, the facility will have the capacity to produce 800 MMgy of renewable fuels. READ MORE

October 27, 2023

NREL: Midwestern electrofuels could become energy superheroes

BY Zia Abdullah, laboratory program manager, NREL Found In:Production, Feedstock, Business, PolicyNREL research demonstrates how carbon dioxide captured at Midwestern ethanol plants could be processed with electrolyzers powered by wind energy to produce electrofuels, specifically sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). READ MORE