• September 18, 2023

    Whether Tuomo Isokivijärvi is meeting with venture capitalists in Palo Alto, California, Finland or anywhere else in the world, he’s usually trying to explain how his company’s E85-based conversion kit technology applies to current and future light-duty passenger vehicles. He doesn’t shy away from explaining the limitations of electric vehicles—why EVs alone won’t be able [...]

  • August 22, 2023

    Last year’s Inflation Reduction Act created tax credits meant to stimulate the production and use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), a critical tool in the aviation sector’s decarbonization strategy. To qualify for the tax credits, SAF must reduce lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50% compared to conventional jet fuel. SAF that achieves the [...]

  • March 15, 2023

    In France, Airbus said that an A321neo aircraft recently took off from Airbus’ headquarters in Toulouse, France with both of its engines powered by 100% unblended SAF. The French aircraft manufacturer noted that the A321neo is being closely followed by a data-collecting aeroplane with the mission to gather information on the non-CO2 emissions and the [...]

  • March 2, 2023

    A new analysis from a renowned carbon accounting firm finds that the greenhouse gas emissions reductions achieved under the Renewable Fuel Standard far exceed the GHG savings originally projected by EPA. In the 15 years since the RFS was expanded, the use of biofuels under the program has resulted in cumulative savings of more than [...]

  • January 26, 2023

    The importance of reducing methane emissions as a core climate protection strategy is well documented. According to the 2021 Global Methane Pledge, announced at COP 26 in Glasgow, “Rapidly reducing methane emissions from energy, agriculture, and waste can achieve near-term gains in our efforts in this decade for decisive action and is regarded as the [...]

  • November 23, 2022

    Electric cars for our entire light duty vehicle fleet as Governor Newsom and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) want are iffy. The key word to not getting ourselves into the same predicament that we’re in right now with finite energy resources is RENEWABLE!  Electric cars are powered by batteries made of cobalt, and lithium. [...]

  • October 3, 2022

    Late last week, the U.S. Government Accountability Office published a technology assessment on carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS), drawing on findings from peer-reviewed literature, a meeting of experts, and stakeholder interviews that included the Renewable Fuels Association. Overall, the research found that out of all the potential sources of carbon dioxide for CCUS that [...]

  • September 13, 2022

    Plug-in flex-fuel hybrid vehicles running on E85 fuel with up to 85 percent renewable ethanol are just as climate-friendly as electric vehicles, according to a new study. Research carried out by consultants at IFPEN – a French public research, innovation and training organization in the fields of energy, transport and the environment – measured and [...]

  • July 7, 2022

    CHESTERFIELD, Mo. — Renewable fuel boosters did some “myth busting” and discussed ethanol’s role in gasoline prices during a June 17 National Corn Growers Association podcast. “Over the years we have heard so many arguments against ethanol, and we wanted to get together to debunk some of the most common arguments that we hear or [...]

  • June 20, 2022