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Egg producer Rose Acre Farms is joining forces with North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives and Tideland EMC to develop an agricultural microgrid that brings enhanced environmental sustainability and power grid resiliency to the farm and surrounding community.
Bioenergy DevCo, a global developer of sustainable waste processing plants, will take over management of Perdue Farms’ AgriRecycle poultry waste composting facility located in Seaford, Delaware, according to a deal announced November 21.
In testimony on July 31 before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. rendering industry and the California Advanced Biofuels Alliance called for a higher Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volume to increase production of environmentally-friendly biodiesel and renewable diesel.
Economic and environmental benefits can be achieved by the use of a wide range of co-products from the food and biofuels industries in compound feeds for livestock, aquaculture species and companion animals.
The National Renderers Association urged Congressional leaders to extend the biodiesel tax incentive as soon as possible in a joint letter on May 22 from farmers, rural lenders, bio-based oil producers and biodiesel producers.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in March proposed regulatory changes to allow gasoline blended with up to 15 percent ethanol (E15) to take advantage of the 1-psi Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) waiver for the summer months that has historically been applied only to E10.
In a letter to President Trump on Sept. 12, the American Farm Bureau Federation, National Corn Growers Association, National Farmers Union, National Sorghum Producers, American Coalition for Ethanol, Growth Energy, and Renewable Fuels Association urged the administration to act immediately to restore the integrity of the Renewable Fuel Standard.
As of Aug. 1, Nordmethan GmbH, a company of the WELTEC BIOPOWER Group, has taken over an insolvent biogas plant in Südergellersen, Lower Saxony. The German specialist for the development and operation of biomethane and biogas plants will fully modernize the technical and operational overall concept of the 2.2-Megawatt plant.