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The 4 Pillars for Successful Biofuels Project Investment

Increased investment interest is on the horizon for companies working in the renewable energy sector. One of these long-term investment opportunities that’s timely and tangible is in renewable biomass to fuel initiatives.  One very visible growth aspect of this enormous opportunity lies within international airline flights, where regulatory moves are forcing airlines to comply with ...
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USDA Makes Rule Changes to Bio-Based Products Loan Program

Legislative news out of Washington, DC earlier this month may boost interest and investment opportunities in biomass fuels and their representative companies.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) published final rules for Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program (9003 Program). These rules now allow potential investors to submit applications to develop renewable ...
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Biomass and Climate Change as Partners

A recent op-ed in one of the nation’s top political news sites called for energy policy makers at the EPA to consider a sensible forest biomass policy in the coming Clean Air Act. Certainly, there’s room for a balanced approach,  good for forests and biomass developers, and can also help combat climate change at the ...
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NWABF Selects Black & Veatch as its EPC of Record to Boost Aviation BioFuel Initiatives

Northwest Advanced Bio-Fuels (NWABF), known for its expertise to produce sustainable jet fuel capacity for the financial marketplace and lender communities, announced that it has selected Black & Veatch, the global engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firm as its EPC of record for its sustainable aviation fuel project. Black & Veatch is also being hired to complete the ...
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NWABF Enlists Senior Energy Executives to Boost Aviation Biofuel Initiatives

Northwest Advanced Bio-Fuels (NWABF), known for its ability to produce sustainable jet fuel capacity for the financial marketplace and lender communities, announced new additions to its team as it moves forth on creating aviation biofuel resources for its major airline partner.  Stefan Unnasch, Managing Director of Life Cycle Associates and Nausher Khan, former Senior Business ...
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Exploring An Airline’s Carbon Neutral Commitment

The demand for companies going green is increasing exponentially. One International survey found that 80% of people respect companies and brands that adopt eco-friendly practices. The problem, though, is that it’s easier for some companies to practice sustainability and eco-friendly options than it is for others. Airlines, for example, have a large obstacle on their ...
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The Path Toward Creating Sustainable Aviation Fuel That Could Change Everything

The largest cost and environmental concern in the aviation industry is fuel. It is this reason that global legislation will require airlines around the world to begin to rely more on Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) to help reduce carbon emission or potentially face huge monetary penalties. This currently presents some real concerns within the airline ...
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Summary of White House Summit on America’s Bioeconomy

In October 2019 the White House hosted a Summit on America’s Bioeconomy. This Summit was the first gathering of US’s foremost bioeconomy experts which represents infrastructure, innovation, products, technology, and data derived from biologically-related processes and science that drive economic growth, improve public health, agricultural, and security benefits.  The Government understands that bioeconomy has a ...
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NARA Biomass Assessment and Modeling

The Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) is a consortium of university, government, and private industry researchers tasked with demonstrating the conversion of logging residues to biojet fuel in an economic, social, and environmentally acceptable manner.  NARA is led by Washington State University and supported by the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Competitive Grant from the ...
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Delta Commits $1B To Become First Carbon Neutral Airline

Delta Air Lines sets a vision for meaningfully reducing emissions and advancing sustainability. Starting March 1, 2020, Delta Air Lines is committing $1 billion over the next 10 years on its journey to mitigate all emissions from its global business going forward. The airline will invest in driving innovation, advancing clean air travel technologies, accelerating ...