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Here’s where you’ll find the latest news and information from the Michigan Advanced Biofuels Coalition.

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OPIS: Marine, Rail Sectors Ample Avenues for Renewable Fuels

The marine and rail industries could grow into significant markets for domestic renewable fuels in the future, a group of panelists at the 2024 Clean Fuels Conference said on Tuesday, but state and federal regulators must first create or bolster incentives to do so.  “You need incentives for the rail and marine industries that want […]

Warner Petroleum Corporation Announces that B-99 Biodiesel is Now Available in Port of Detroit

B-99 Biodiesel is now available in the Port of Detroit with the first refueling at Warner Petroleum Corporation’s fuel terminal on the Detroit River. Warner Petroleum Corporation made its first bulk delivery of B-99 biodiesel fuel at its Detroit terminal over the weekend of February 2. The delivery provided a refueling to a Great Lakes […]

OPIS Update: Gevo Says Engineering for Ethanol-to-Jet Project ‘Substantially Complete’

Gevo, an advanced biofuels producer, said Wednesday that the engineering work for Net-Zero 1 Development is substantially complete and it is in the “diligence phase” of the Department of Energy loan guarantee program to secure funding for the construction of the ethanol-to-jet project. In a wide-ranging business update announcement, Gevo said it is also ordering […]

Cold Flow Operability: Overcoming A Chilling Challenge

If you’ve ever tried to start your diesel engine when temperatures are well below freezing, you’ve likely experienced the chilling sound of silence as your key turns in the ignition. This is a common scenario in the Midwest, where frigid mornings can catch even the most seasoned heavy-duty machinery operators off guard. Whether using petroleum […]

Optimus Ships 500th Vector System to Decarbonize Heavy-Duty Diesel Engines

Optimus Technologies, a company dedicated to decarbonizing heavy-duty diesel engines in the most challenging sectors of the transportation industry, announced today that they shipped their 500th Vector System. The Optimus Vector System is a bolt-on, advanced fuel system upgrade that seamlessly integrates into new and existing engines and delivers CO2 reductions of over 90%. Optimus […]

Clean Fuels Shares Conference Preview Ahead of Event in Fort Worth

One of the first conferences of 2024 will be the Clean Fuels Conference, February 5-8, in Fort Worth, Texas. The event, hosted by Clean Fuels Alliance America, is where the biodiesel, renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel industries will meet to learn the latest on the next generation of low-carbon fuel policies, feedstock development opportunities and […]
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