Recent Biofuels

Energy Department Awards $6 Million to Advance Cost-Competitive Biofuels

The Energy Department today announced $6 million for two projects to develop next generation biofuels that will help drive down the cost of producing gasoline, diesel, and jet fuels from biomass. The research and development projects, located in California and North Carolina, will focus on lowering production costs by maximizing the renewable carbon and hydrogen […]

REA welcomes Minister’s clarifications and reassurances on green gas policy changes

Letter to trade associations “takes the sting out” of biomethane consultation The REA welcomes reassurances from Energy Minister Greg Barker that DECC is not seeking to curtail the expansion of the UK’s fledgling green gas industry. The ‘RHI biomethane injection to grid tariff review’ (which closed to responses on 27th June) seeks to reduce the […]

Biomethane Tariff Consultation – the Minister responds to the joint letter

As reported on Wednesday, REA and ADBA wrote to Greg Barker outlining our concerns on the biomethane tariff consultation. We have received the reply today, and can be found below. As well as attempting a generally positive tone, the letter does three main things: Reflects the consistent feedback on gate fees Reiterates that the present […]

Aemetis Announces U.S. EPA Approval and E.U. ISCC Certification for Distilled Biodiesel

Company produces high-quality distilled biodiesel at India plant Aemetis, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMTX) announced that the company has received EPA approval for the issuance of D4 RINs upon the importation into the U.S. of biodiesel produced from waste fats and oils (WFO). The EPA also approved the issuance of D6 RINs when biodiesel is produced using […]

I-75 Project Brings Biofuels to one of the Nation’s Longest Highways

With the launch of the I-75 Clean Fuels Corridor, drivers in Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Georgia, and Florida can fill up their vehicles at stations in the world’s longest biofuels corridor. Supported by a 2009 award from the Energy Department’s Clean Cities program, the 1,786 mile route includes 26 retail stations selling E85 (an ethanol […]

InventivEnergy and NRG Energy Services Partner to Restart the Aspen Power Biomass Plant

Renewable power plant can help meet growing demand for clean energy this summer InventivEnergy, LLC has selected NRG Energy Services LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NRG Energy Inc., (NYSE:NRG), to restart the Aspen Power biomass plant in Lufkin, Texas, and operate and maintain the facility once online to provide clean, renewable power for the Texas […]

Clarke Energy Installs GE’s Jenbacher Gas Engines to Drive Largest Landfill Gas Power Plant in France

Véolia Propreté Leads Inauguration of Upgraded Landfill Gas-to-Energy Facility in Plessis-Gassot 17.3-Megawatt Plant Generates Enough Electricity to Power More than 40,000 French Homes Plessis-Gassot Becomes First Town in France to Have District Heating Scheme Fueled by Energy from Biogas Project Marks First Installation of GE’s Jenbacher J620 Landfill Gas Engines in France Officials from French […]

Aventine reopens Aurora NE Ethanol Plant

Aventine Renewable Energy Inc. has announced that it has restarted ethanol production in Aurora, Nebraska, using government surplus sugar in what is probably a first for the Cornhusker State.The ethanol producer, based in Pekin, Illinois, said it has shipped the Aurora plant’s first batches of sugar-based ethanol from the production complex that has been shuttered for […]

Green Gas Industry must engage with new Consultation to ensure continued and sustainable Growth

RHI biomethane tariff review must ensure continued cost-effective growth in UK green gas DECC has today published a consultation on adjusting financial support for injecting biomethane from anaerobic digestion and other renewable sources into the gas grid [1]. The REA welcomes the intent of this review – to ensure an increasing and increasingly cost-effective contribution […]

Aemetis, Inc. Reports Record First Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Record quarterly gross profit of $15.6 million Record quarterly operating income of $12.7 million Record quarterly adjusted EBITDA of $14.2 million Post reverse split basic earnings per share of $0.38 Aemetis, Inc. (OTC.QB: AMTXD), an advanced renewable fuels and renewable chemicals company and the largest US-owned biofuels producer in Asia, today announced its financial results […]