Tagged Biofuel

Georgia Power seeking proposals for new renewable energy projects

By Michelle Froese Georgia Power continues to grow renewable energy in Georgia through the Renewable Energy Development Initiative (REDI), as approved by the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) in 2016. REDI authorizes Georgia Power to procure 1,200 MW of renewables through multiple programs. In this RFP, the utility is soliciting eligible renewable energy, such as…

U.S. solar generation up by over 30% in first three-quarters of 2018

By Kelsey Misbrener Renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) accounted for nearly 18% of net domestic electrical generation during the first three-quarters of 2018, according to a SUN DAY Campaign analysis of just-released data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). In addition, the latest issue of EIA’s “Electric Power Monthly” (with…

How Renewable Jet Fuels Compare To Fossil Jet Fuels

By Gordon Smith Norwegian government has set a goal that 30 percent of all jet fuel used in Norway by 2030 will be sustainably produced biofuels.The post How Renewable Jet Fuels Compare To Fossil Jet Fuels appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

British Renewables Hits 42 Gigawatts & Surpasses Fossil Fuels

By Joshua S Hill Pushed over the line by two coal-to-biomass conversions and continuing growth in offshore wind, the British renewable energy industry finally surpassed the capacity levels of its fossil fuel predecessors, with total capacity reaching 42 gigawatts (GW) in the third quarter, beating out the fossil fuel industry which only has 40.6 GW….

Euglena completes demo-scale algae biorefinery for renewable jet and diesel

By mmillikin Japan-based biotechnology company euglena (earlier post) has completed the construction of its demonstration-scale biorefinery in Yokohama for the production of renewable jet and diesel fuels from algae and waste oil. The plant, which will use the Biofuels ISOCONVERSION process (earlier post) licensed by Chevron Lummus Global / ARA, will have a production capacity…

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