Southwest Invests $30 Million in LanzaJet SAF Growth

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Sustainable fuels technology company LanzaJet today announced a $30 million investment by Southwest Airlines for the development of a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) facility and collaborate on the corn stover to ethanol technology company SAFFiRE Renewables. LanzaJet plans to undertake project development efforts for the SAF production facility in the United States, with Southwest as the anchor SAF offtaker. The …

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Beth Calabotta Grant Winner Announced

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The Clean Fuels Alliance Foundation has awarded the Beth Calabotta Sustainable Education Grant to Pranab Adhikari. Adhikari is currently pursuing a computer science degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He also works as a data analyst intern at the City of Madison where he is involved in overseeing the implementation of initiatives such as the B100 biodiesel pilot programs actively …

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New Mexico Passes Clean Fuel Standard

Cindy Zimmerman

The New Mexico legislature this week passed a clean fuel standard that Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is expected to sign it into law. This will make New Mexico the fourth state, after California, Oregon, and Washington, to pass a clean fuel standard designed to reduce carbon emissions while promoting new investments in the production of renewable fuels and vehicles. New …

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License Granted for Herbicide Tolerant Camelina Production

Cindy Zimmerman

Yield10 Bioscience announced today that it has granted a global license to VISION Bioenergy Oilseeds to certain proprietary varieties of Camelina sativa (“Camelina”) for the production of feedstock oil for biofuels. By facilitating the large-scale commercial production of herbicide tolerant Camelina, this license agreement is intended to empower farmers to capitalize on the growing biofuel market while advancing the decarbonization …

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Cargill Supports Low-Carbon Fuel Feedstock Research

Cindy Zimmerman

Cargill has awarded $2.5 million to the Forever Green Initiative at the University of Minnesota to support research into new oilseed crops that can potentially produce low-carbon fuel. The research will focus on winter camelina and domesticated winter pennycress, two crops that can produce seed-based oil for low-carbon transportation fuels while also protecting soil, improving water quality, and providing new …

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Clean Fuels Inspiration and Partnership Awards

Cindy Zimmerman

Clean Fuels Alliance America presented awards recognizing industry partnerships and inspiration at the Clean Fuels Conference in Fort Worth last week. ASTM International, the globally recognized standards development organization, will receive the Industry Partnership Award for its ongoing collaboration with the Clean Fuels’ technical team and the greater fuels industry to regularly revise and improve fuel standards, including ASTM D6751, …

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Federal Clean Fuels Policy Update

Cindy Zimmerman

At the Clean Fuels Conference in Fort Wort this week, Kurt Kovarik, who serves as Vice President, Federal Affairs for Clean Fuels, provided an update on federal policies and described the work Clean Fuels does on the Hill. A significant part of it is education and persistence. Kovarik leads members in advocating federal policies that support the industry’s growth. Kovarik …

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Clean Fuels Awards Presented

Cindy Zimmerman

The annual Clean Fuels Awards honoring outstanding contributions of a diverse group of individuals and organizations who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing biodiesel, renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel were announced this week at the Clean Fuels Conference in Fort Worth. The Impact Award was presented Tuesday to John Bullock, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer for Darling …

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Clean Fuels CEO Optimistic as Industry Faces Headwind

Cindy Zimmerman

On the MainStage at the 2024 Clean Fuels Conference, Clean Fuels Alliance America CEO Donnell Rehagen, provided a state of the industry report noting that it is a very transformative time for clean fuels, biodiesel, renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel. “We are facing a serious headwind right now with the low RVOs set by the EPA as part of …

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Preview of 2024 Clean Fuels Conference

Chuck Zimmerman

It’s time for the 2024 Clean Fuels Conference. This year the conference is located in Ft. Worth, TX. The Clean Fuels Conference connects key players of the biodiesel, renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel industry for one can’t-miss event. Clean fuels for land, sea and sky come together for a week of expert sessions, exhibits and showcases. Attendees include clean …

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