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 …

Audio, Biodiesel, biofuels, Clean Fuels Alliance

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 …

Audio, aviation biofuels, Biodiesel, Biodiesel Conference, biofuels, Bioheat, biojet fuel, Clean Fuels Alliance, RFS, SAF, Soybean, Sustainability

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 …

Audio, Biodiesel, biofuels, Clean Fuels Alliance, Soybeans

Biofuels Industry Mourns Loss of Bill Northey

Cindy Zimmerman

The tributes began pouring in as soon as the shock wore off Monday when the news broke that former Iowa Agriculture Secretary and USDA Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation Bill Northey had died at the age of 64. The Agribusiness Association of Iowa (AAI) where Northey served as CEO shared the news of his passing. “The state of …

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Report: Biofuels Needed for MN Clean Transportation Standard

Cindy Zimmerman

A working group report shows biofuels must be included in a fuel- and technology-neutral Clean Transportation Standard (CTS) for Minnesota to achieve its greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction goals. “The Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association is committed to working with the legislature to ensure any CTS program is fuel- and technology-neutral so that we can meet GHG reduction targets while offering market …

biofuels, Ethanol, Ethanol News

International Grains Council Considers Biofuels Outlook

Cindy Zimmerman

The United States hosted the 59th International Grains Council Session and 2024 Grains Forum this past week in New Orleans, Louisiana. The IGC discusses world grain market developments, monitors changes in national grain policies and provides critical grain and oilseed market information and analysis to its members. The event kicked off with a Mississippi river tour sponsored by the North …

Biodiesel, biofuels, corn, Ethanol, Ethanol News, International, Soybeans

Summit Carbon Solutions Partners with POET

Cindy Zimmerman

Summit Carbon Solutions and POET have announced a partnership to expand the carbon opportunity across the Midwest by incorporating POET’s 12 facilities in Iowa and five facilities in South Dakota into the Summit project. This addition will facilitate the capture, transportation, and permanent storage of 4.7 million metric tons of CO2 annually from the 17 POET bioprocessing plants. “This initiative …

biofuels, Carbon, carbon capture, Ethanol, Ethanol News

EPA Data Shows Clean Fuels Industry’s Record Growth

Cindy Zimmerman

Clean Fuels Alliance America this week welcomed the release of Public Data for the Renewable Fuel Standard by the Environmental Protection Agency, including final production volumes for 2023. EPA’s data shows that U.S. production of biomass-based diesel – including biodiesel, renewable diesel, sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), and heating oil – reached 4 billion gallons in 2023. Both domestic production and …

advanced biofuels, Biodiesel, biofuels, biomass, Clean Fuels Alliance, RFS

Senators Introduce Farm to Fly Act

Cindy Zimmerman

Bipartisan legislation introduced in the Senate this week would help accelerate the production and development of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The Farm to Fly Act, sponsored by Senators Jerry Moran (R-KS), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Joni Ernst (R-IA, Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA), would use existing USDA programs to allow further growth for alternative fuels to be used in …

aviation biofuels, biofuels, Ethanol, Ethanol News, RFA, SAF

Donnie Wahlberg Teams with Clean Fuels for Bioheat® Fuel

Cindy Zimmerman

The founder of the band New Kids on the Block is helping Clean Fuels Alliance America promote the new heating fuel on the block – Bioheat®. Actor and Boston native Donnie Wahlberg, known for his deep ties to the Boston community, is excited to promote a cleaner, warmer future with Bioheat® fuel, an eco-friendly and sustainable home heating solution derived …

biofuels, Bioheat, Clean Fuels Alliance