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Alberta awards TEIR funds to Canary Biofuels’ plant

BY Erin VoegeleThe government of Alberta on July 27 announced C$4.7 million in support for Canary Biofuels’ 70 MMly (18.49 MMgy) biorefinery that will convert agriculture waste, inedible animal fats and used cooking oil into biodiesel and glycerin. READ MORE

July 27, 2021

Neste reports continued strong demand for renewable diesel

BY Erin VoegeleNeste released financial results for the first half of 2021 on July 27, reporting solid performance for its renewable products segment. Demand for renewable diesel was robust, but feedstock markets were tight, the company reported. READ MORE

July 22, 2021

EIA predicts steep growth in US renewable diesel capacity

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. Energy Information Administration released data on July 21 forecasting that U.S. renewable diesel production capacity will reach 5.1 billion gallons per year by 2024, up from an estimated 600 MMgy in 2020. READ MORE

July 22, 2021

DOE report predicts job growth in biofuels sector

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. Department of Energy on July 19 released its 2021 U.S. Energy Employment Report, which shows jobs in biobased fuels fell last year, but at a lower rate than overall job losses in the U.S. fuel sector. READ MORE

July 22, 2021

Manchester United, REG team up for a sustainable future

BY Renewable Energy Group Inc. Manchester United has reinforced its commitment to environmental sustainability through a global partnership with Renewable Energy Group Inc. with a shared mission to tackle climate change and create a cleaner world. READ MORE

July 21, 2021

Yield10 Bioscience begins 2021 field test, seed scale up program

BY Yield10 Bioscience Inc Yield10 Bioscience Inc., an agricultural bioscience company, on July 13 announced it has completed planting of its 2021 Field Test and Seed Scale Up program at all contracted sites in the U.S., Canada, and Argentina. READ MORE

July 20, 2021

ITA: Renewable energy advisory committee to meet July 29

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration has announced the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee will hold a virtual meeting via WebEx on July 29. The event is open to the public. READ MORE

July 19, 2021

EPA: 1.77 billion RINs generated in June

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA has published updated renewable identification number (RIN) generation data, reporting that more than 1.77 billion RINs were generated under the RFS in June, up from 1.51 billion generated during the same month of last year. READ MORE

July 19, 2021

NBB disappointed in DC Circuit decision on SREs in 2019 RFS rule

BY National Biodiesel Board On July 16, the NBB expressed disappointment in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit’s decision on the 2019 RFS rule. NBB joined other biofuel industry associations to challenge EPA's failure to account for a flood of SREs in 2019. READ MORE