Alternative Fuels

Industry & Facility
Industry & Facility

Renewables on the Rise

Nearly 50% of new utility-scale power generation capacity added during the first of 2014 uses renewable-energy sources, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest “Short-Term Energy Outlook” (STEO) report.

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July D6 RIN Generation Up 4%, D4 RINs Up 18% - EPA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently reported that 1.268 billion D6 Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs) were generated in July, up 4.1% from the 1.218 billion generated in June, bringing the year-to-date total to more than 8.3 billion RINs.

Industry & Facility
International Developments
Technology

SwRI Expands Biofuel R&D Capabilities

San Antonio-based Southwest Research Institute recently announced the addition of a custom-designed circulating fluidized bed to convert heavy crude oils or biological feedstock, such as corn, into refined fuel samples for clients.

International Developments
International Developments

Research Shows Compelling Bio-Propane Route

Researchers from the University of Turku in Finland, Imperial College London and University College London recently discovered a novel synthetic metabolic pathway for producing renewable propane from engineered E. coli bacteria.

Technology
Technology