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February 26, 2021

REG produces record 519 million gallons of biofuel in 2020

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, Policy, Production, Distribution, Use, North AmericaRenewable Energy Group Inc. released third quarter financial results on Feb. 25, reporting the company produced a record volume of biofuel in 2020. Company officials also detailed adjustments it is making to correct an error related to fuel blending. READ MORE

February 26, 2021

Senate conforms Granholm as secretary of energy

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, Policy, North AmericaThe U.S. Senate on Feb. 25 voted 64 to 35 to confirm Jennifer Granholm as secretary of energy. Granholm, a former two-term governor of Michigan, was sworn in later that day. She is the second woman to lead the DOE. READ MORE

February 25, 2021

EPA: 1.4 billion RINs generated in January

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, Policy, Production, North AmericaThe U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for January, reporting that more than 1.4 billion RINs were generated during the month, down from 1.57 billion generated during the same month of 2020. READ MORE

February 25, 2021

Ethanol, biomass-based diesel RIN prices approach all-time highs

BY U.S. Energy Information Administration Found In:Business, Policy, North AmericaThe prices of RIN credits—the compliance mechanisms used for the RFS program administered by the U.S. EPA—have been steadily rising in recent months and are approaching their highest nominal levels in the history of the program. READ MORE

February 24, 2021

CVR Energy: Construction underway on renewable diesel project

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, North AmericaCVR Energy Inc. has confirmed construction is currently underway on a conversion project that will enable its refinery in Wynnewood, Oklahoma, to produce approximately 100 MMgy of renewable diesel and 6 MMgy of renewable naphtha. READ MORE

February 24, 2021

Cielo announces purchase commitment for renewable diesel

BY Cielo Waste Solutions Found In:Business, Production, Distribution, Use, North AmericaCielo Waste Solutions has announced its first significant sale of renewable fuels with a purchase commitment for 900,000 liters (238,000 gallons) of renewable diesel at CAD$1.67/liter for an aggregate purchase price of CAD $1.5 million. READ MORE

February 23, 2021

Refiners file brief in Supreme Court SRE case

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, Policy, North AmericaAffiliates of HollyFrontier and Wynnewood Refining on Feb. 22 filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court arguing their position against the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals’ January 2020 ruling on small refinery exemptions (SREs). READ MORE

February 23, 2021

NBB applauds Senate confirmation of Vilsack

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, Policy, North AmericaTom Vilsack is once again leading the USDA. The Senate on Feb. 23 voted 92 to seven to confirm him as secretary of agriculture. Vilsack, a former two-term governor of Iowa, served as ag secretary during all eight years of the Obama administration. READ MORE

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2021 International Biomass Conference & Expo

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2021 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

July 13-15, 2021
Minneapolis Convention Center
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Biodiesel & Renewable Diesel Summit

July 13-15, 2021
Minneapolis Convention Center
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National Biomass Summit & Expo

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