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D6 RINs Rise in March; D7 Cellulosic Diesel RINs Generated

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reported April 14 that more than 1.16 billion D6 Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs) were generated in March—up 10.6% from the 1.049 billion generated in February—and bringing the year-to-date total to just over 3.38 billion RINs.

Fuels & Processing

Turkey Evolving into Regional Energy Epicenter

Over the past three years, Turkey has experienced some of the fastest growth in energy demand of countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), new analysis from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) shows.

Fuels & Processing

Scientists Find Less-Intensive Way to Make Ethanol

If there ever was a suitable disclaimer for the novel technology Matthew Kanan and his research team at Stanford University (Calif.) came up with for making liquid hydrocarbons from carbon monoxide (CO), it would likely read as follows: “No food crops were harmed during the making of this ethanol.”

Transportation & Logistics

EV Battery Range Could Quadruple With ‘Nanomaterial’

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) announced April 15 that they’ve developed a novel “nanomaterial” for proposed lithium-sulfur batteries that could quadruple the range of electric vehicles (EVs) that to date have employed relatively short-range lithium-ion batteries.

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