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Energy firm plans to convert bagasse into biomass pellets

American BioCarbon, formerly known as NFR BioEnergy, will set up a facility to produce 200,000 tons per year of biomass pellets from 600,000 tons of the bagasse byproduct at the Cora Texas Manufacturing sugar mill in White Castle. Europe is … Continue reading

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USDA Provides Loan Guarantee Conditional Commitment to Build Georgia Biofuel Plant

USDA announced a conditional commitment for a $70 million loan guarantee throught the Biorefinery Assistance Program to help build a cellulosic biorefinery in central Georgia. Ensyn Georgia Biorefinery I, LLC (Ensyn) will construct and operate a cellulosic biofuel refinery in … Continue reading

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EPA Releases RFS Final Rule for 2014-2016

On November 30, the EPA announced its 2014, 2015 and 2016 RVOs for the RFS, including the 2017 RVO for biomass-based biodiesel. The RFS, established by Congress, requires EPA to set annual volume requirements for four categories of biofuels. The … Continue reading

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November Edition of Southern Bioenergy Network News

The latest edition of the Southern Bioenergy Network News is online.  This month, we prepare for the release of the EPA renewable fuel standard (RFS) blending targets and offer links to reviews of the Clean Power Plan as we head … Continue reading

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October Edition of Southern Bioenergy Network News

The latest edition of the Southern Bioenergy Network News is online.  This month, review slides from the Bioenergy Impacts from the Clean Power Plan webinar hosted by 25x’25 and news on the renewable fuel standard (RFS), National Bioenergy Day 2015, … Continue reading

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