Tag Archives: Low Carbon Fuel Standard

With a New Administration Comes Opportunity to Address Policy Shortfalls

As Donald Trump prepares to assume the presidency next week, it is appropriate to take a moment to appreciate the remarkable progress that the renewable energy sector has made, even in just the past year, as well as what opportunities … Continue reading

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States Making Case for Needed Growth in Renewable Energy

2016 closed out last month with a flurry of activity that underscores the leadership states are bringing to renewable energy throughout the country. As we noted in this space last month, determined state policy makers have demonstrated that there are … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy – A Major Economic Engine for Rural America

Since 9/11, this country – including more than half of the states – has taken significant steps to achieve the 25x’25 renewable energy goal. Over that time, sustained growth in renewable energy has been an economic boon to rural America, … Continue reading

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Commitment to Renewable Energy is a Commitment to Rural America

Donald Trump has been elected the 45th president of the United States and his campaign is to be commended for earning the support of rural America – a voting constituency that most analysts say assured his election. We hope that … Continue reading

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25x'25: High Octane, Low Carbon Fuels Can Help Meet CAFE, GHG Goals

The 25x’25 Alliance has joined a wide array of other clean air, public health, renewable energy and biofuel advocates in calling on federal and state regulators to put more focus on the composition of fuels to best deliver on the … Continue reading

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Study Says Influx of Dead Trees Can Be Handled Through Co-Burning

Researchers at the University of Wyoming say a vast number of trees killed by a bark beetle population that is rapidly expanding due to higher temperatures could be sustainably co-fired in coal plants. It’s an important finding, especially as Congress … Continue reading

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Candidates for Office Would Do Well to Heed the Certainty of a Clean Energy Future

With the election campaign heading into the home stretch, recent developments in the renewable energy sector serve as reminders of the certainty of the significant role clean energy will play in our future, and all candidates for public office – … Continue reading

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California Lawmakers Offer Clean Energy Strategy that Looks to the Future

The California legislature has sent to Gov. Jerry Brown a measure that will serve as a significant driver of the move toward cleaner transportation fuels, including biofuels. It’s a policy step that could likely serve as a template for policy … Continue reading

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EPA Failure to Update Lifecycle Assessment Sells Ethanol Benefits Short

News out of EPA last week caught few in the biofuel sector unaware. The agency’s inspector general (IG) issued a report finding EPA had failed to comply with the statutory requirement to provide a report every 3 years to Congress … Continue reading

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DOE Labs Report Touts Role of Mid-Level Ethanol Blends in Fighting Climate Change

A recent report released by three of the DOE national laboratories citing numerous benefits of using high-octane, mid-level ethanol blends in future engines is a welcome development for biofuel advocates and those of us in pursuit of the 25x’25 Vision. … Continue reading

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