renewable fuel regulation News

  • BC takes action with renewable fuel regulation

    Ottawa, ON: British Columbia’s leadership in moving towards low-carbon fuels was confirmed this week with the publishing of new regulations requiring 5% renewable content in gasoline and diesel fuel supplied in the province by 2010. The regulation is a significant step towards B.C.’s goal of reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions by 33 per cent below 2007 levels by 2020. The ...

  • Government of Canada releases final regulations for renewable fuel content in gasoline

    The Government of Canada today announced that regulations requiring an average renewable fuel content of five per cent in gasoline have been finalized and will come into effect starting December 15, 2010. "Today we are fulfilling the Government's commitment to require five percent renewable fuel content in gasoline," said Jim Prentice, Minister of the Environment. "Regulating renewable fuel ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • AEP to refocus investments on regulated operations, renewables

    After taking a $2.3 billion charge to reflect declining values of its coal-fired power plants, American Electric Power (AEP) has announced it will be focusing investments on regulated operations and renewable energy. AEP says it will invest approximately $17.3 billion over the period 2017 to 2019 in its core regulated operations and contracted renewables.  Most of the new spending will be in ...

  • Renewable Heat Incentive: Amendement regulations 2015

    Today, I am pleased to announce the laying of the Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme and Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 2015. These amendments will introduce improvements that are essential to the smooth-running of both Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) schemes. Further detail on the changes brought about by these regulations is provided below. ...

  • California regulators to restore emissions-cutting fuel rule

    California regulators are poised to restore a first-in-the-nation climate change program that requires a 10 percent cut in carbon emissions on transportation fuels sold in the state by 2020, despite oil industry objections that it could drive up gas prices. After the program survived a lengthy legal challenge from fuel makers, regulators are expected to ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA proposes 2011 renewable fuel standards

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today proposed the 2011 percentage standards for the four fuels categories under the agency’s Renewable Fuel Standard program, known as RFS2. The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA) established the annual renewable fuel volume targets, reaching an overall level of 36 billion gallons in 2022. To achieve these volumes, EPA ...

  • EPA Proposes 2013 Renewable Fuel Standards

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing the 2013 percentage standards for four fuel categories that are part of the agency’s Renewable Fuel Standard program (RFS2). The proposal announced today will be open for a 45-day public comment period and EPA will consider feedback from a range of stakeholders before the proposal is finalized. EPA continues to support the use of ...

  • EPA Announces 2008 Renewable Fuels Standard

    Today, the EPA is setting a new renewable fuels standard (RFS) of 4.66 percent to meet the 2005 Energy Policy Act's mandate that at least 5.4 billion gallons of renewable fuels be blended into transportation gasoline in 2008. Based on the standard, each party determines the minimum volume of renewable fuel that it must ensure is used in its motor vehicle fuel. The standard for 2007 was 4.02 ...

  • EPA proposes 2011 renewable fuel standards

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed the 2011 percentage standards for the four fuels categories under the agency"s Renewable Fuel Standard program, known as RFS2. The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA) established the annual renewable fuel volume targets, reaching an overall level of 36 billion gallons in 2022. To achieve these volumes, EPA calculates a ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EPA proposes 2014 renewable fuel standards

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today proposed for public comment the levels of renewable fuels to be blended into gasoline and diesel as required by Congress under the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. Developed with input from the U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Department of Agriculture, the proposal seeks public input on annual volume requirements for renewable ...

  • EPA finalizes 2012 renewable fuel standards

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today finalized the 2012 percentage standards for four fuel categories that are part of the agency’s Renewable Fuel Standard program (RFS2). EPA continues to support greater use of renewable fuels within the transportation sector every year through the RFS2 program, which encourages innovation, strengthens American energy security, and ...

  • Nationwide Renewable Fuels Standard Begins Saturday

    WASHINGTON, DC, August 30, 2007 (ENS) - The nation's first renewable fuels standard, RFS, program is set to take effect on Saturday, September 1. Authorized by the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the program will require all motor vehicle fuels to contain an escalating percentage of ethanol, biodiesel or other fuels made from renewable sources. The program grants credit for both renewable fuels ...

  • Philadelphia Renewable Bio-Fuels Facility Public Opening

    Mayor Michael Nutter, Synagro Technologies President and CEO, Eric Zimmer and  other local officials hosted a public opening and tour of the Philadelphia Renewable Bio-Fuels Facility on Friday, May 9 at 3:00 p.m., at 7800 Penrose Ferry Road, Philadelphia, PA 19153. “I’m proud to participate in the public opening and tour of this modern, eco-friendly facility,” said Mayor ...


    By Synagro Technologies, Inc.

  • Renewable Biogas

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Renewable Biogas ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Renewable Biogas

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Renewable Biogas ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Canada`s 5% Renewable Fuels Standard Gets Green Light

    Release of milestone regulations will deliver on promise of economic growth & GHG reductions OTTAWA, ONTARIO - The Government of Canada today released its final regulations requiring ethanol and biodiesel blended transportation fuels in Canada. "This is a milestone day for renewable fuels in Canada," said Gordon Quaiattini, President of the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association. ...

  • EPA Identifies Additional Qualifying Renewable Fuel Pathways under the RFS Program

    On March 5, 2013, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published in the Federal Registeran important final rule certifying additional fuel pathways that meet the biomass-based diesel, advanced biofuel, or cellulosic biofuel lifecycle greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction requirements under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Program. The final rule describes EPA's evaluation of advanced biofuels ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • BIO Comments on EPA’s 2013 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Rules

    The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) recently submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the proposed Regulation of Fuels and Fuel Additives: 2013 Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS). The comments emphasized that continued stable implementation of the RFS provides companies developing innovative new advanced and cellulosic biofuels confidence that the U.S. fuel market ...

  • Total and Amyris Renewable Jet Fuel Ready for Use in Commercial Aviation

    With the newly revised ASTM standard for jet fuel, Amyris (Nasdaq:AMRS) and Total (CAC:TOTF.PA) today begin to prepare to market a drop-in jet fuel that contains up to 10% blends of renewable farnesane. Developed by  ...


    By Amyris Biotechnologies, Inc.

  • Unprecedented Victory For Renewable Energy Over Fossil Fuels In Chile

    Chile is a great country. Almost an island in South America, surrounded by mountains, desert and ocean, it has consistently pursued market-oriented economic policies for many decades, marking it out from its neighbours. Earlier this month, Chile’s electricity regulator announced the results of the country’s ...


    By Mainstream Renewable Power

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