April 29, 2016

Volkswagen and Shell Promote Biofuels as the Way to Decarbonize EU Transport

“Volkswagen has teamed with Shell on a new report by Roland Berger promoting a policy path forward towards a European transport market that achieves environmental and GHG goals set at the COP21 meeting in Paris through the use of biofuels rather than the current trend towards electric vehicles.” — Meghan Sapp, BioFuels Digest   Read […]

April 14, 2016

IEA Sees Oil Oversupply Almost Gone in Second Half on Shale Drop

“Global oil markets will ‘move close to balance’ in the second half of the year as lower prices take their toll on production outside OPEC, the International Energy Agency said.” — Grant Smith, Bloomberg   Read Full Article  

April 12, 2016

Argentina to Boost Ethanol Use in Fuels

“Argentina will more than double the required use of ethanol in gasoline from next year as part of efforts to diversify away from the use of fossil fuels, an executive from a bioethanol industry body told Reuters on Friday.” “‘The plan of (Argentine President) Mauricio Macri’s government is to increase the ethanol blend in fuel […]

April 4, 2016

New European Study Refutes Anti-Ethanol Claims

"The report found that the increased demand from ethanol made from sugar and starch crops, such as corn, along with cellulosic biomass have low impacts regarding indirect land use change. In addition, the study found that this increase in demand will have no impact on food prices through 2020." -- Tom Doran, AgriNews Read Full Article [...]
March 25, 2016

US Senators Send Letter to EPA Administrator McCarthy Supporting the Renewable Fuel Standard

  March 23, 2016 The Honorable Gina McCarthy Administrator U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20460   Dear Administrator McCarthy: We are writing to you in the wake of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final rule issued on November 30, 2015, which set blending targets under the Renewable Fuel Standard for […]

March 21, 2016

India in Driver’s Seat as Fuel Demand Soars at Fastest Rate Ever

Reuters reports from New Delhi, India, on the rapidly increasing demand for fuel in the India market. Read Full Article As the demand for fuel increases in India, so does the need for renewable options. The biodiesel that Aemetis produces at the Katinada biorefinery is critical to the success of India's clean energy goals. Learn more [...]