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RFS in Distress

Industry calls for increased biofuel volumes and significant reforms to waiver process
Last month, the National Biodiesel Board submitted comments on the Environmental Protection Agency’s annual proposed Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) rule. NBB argued that EPA must… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/rfs-distress/

Biofuel Feedstock Overview

The U.S. biodiesel and renewable diesel market has grown tremendously from 2007 to 2017. According to the EPA Moderated Transaction System (EMTS), 2.65 billion gallons were purchased in 2017, up from just 450 million in 2007. Of these 2.65 billion, just 8…
The U.S. biodiesel and renewable diesel market has grown tremendously from 2007 to 2017. According to the EPA Moderated Transaction System (EMTS), 2.65 billion gallons were… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/biofuel-feedstock-overview/

NORA Outgoing Chair Leaves Research Legacy

Tom Santa, Santa Energy, Bridgeport, CT, has been the Chairman of the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) since 2017. His term is set to expire at the end of 2018. For decades, Santa has been a strong advocate of oil heating research. He was an acti…
Tom Santa, Santa Energy, Bridgeport, CT, has been the Chairman of the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) since 2017. His term is set to expire at the end of 2018. For… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/nora-outgoing-chair-leaves-research-legacy/

From Breakfast to Biocrude

This article originally appeared on the U.S. Department of Energy website (energy.gov) as part of the Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy’s “EERE Success Story” series. Cattle waste and wastewater. Sludgy grease ensconced in restaurant and c…
This article originally appeared on the U.S. Department of Energy website (energy.gov) as part of the Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy’s “EERE Success Story” series.… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/breakfast-biocrude/

MEMA & DOER Present Webinar on Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard

On Tuesday, March 6, the Massachusetts Energy Marketers Association (MEMA) and Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) presented a webinar by DOER titled “Biofuels in the Massachusetts Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard.” Over 110 indivi…
On Tuesday, March 6, the Massachusetts Energy Marketers Association (MEMA) and Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) presented a webinar by DOER titled “Biofuels in… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/mema-doer-present-webinar-alternative-energy-portfolio-standard/

Massachusetts Looks Ahead to APS Rollout

By this time next year (or maybe sooner), Massachusetts retailers selling bio-blended heating oil could potentially be collecting financial incentives as high as 65 cents per gallon of biodiesel delivered to their customers. To get to the “why” and “how” …
By this time next year (or maybe sooner), Massachusetts retailers selling bio-blended heating oil could potentially be collecting financial incentives as high as 65 cents per… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/massachusetts-looks-ahead-aps-rollout/

The RFS In Perspective

Industry stakeholders react to EPA’s recent proposal and other developments
Industry stakeholders react to EPA’s recent proposal and other developments It’s been some summer for the renewable fuels industry — rule proposals, public hearings,… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/rfs-perspective/

Feedstock Flexibility

Creating High-Quality Biodiesel Regardless of Feedstock
Creating High-Quality Biodiesel Regardless of Feedstock The former science teacher in me still likes quizzes, so here’s a quick one for you. First, list some of the most common… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/feedstock-flexibility/

Bionic Leaf Turns Sunshine, Water and CO2 Into Liquid Fuel

“Bill Gates has said that to solve our energy problems, someday we need to do what photosynthesis does, and that someday we might be able to do it even more efficiently than plants,” says Daniel Nocera who pioneered the use of artificial photosynthesis. “…
“Bill Gates has said that to solve our energy problems, someday we need to do what photosynthesis does, and that someday we might be able to do it even more efficiently than… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/bionic-leaf-turns-sunshine-water-and-co2-liquid-fuel/

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