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Re-Visiting the Renewable Fuels Standard

Posted in Energy on Friday, June 8th, 2012. 2 comments so far
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In today’s guest post, Emerson’s Alan Novak, leader of the alternative energy industry team, revisits the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and its impact on the industry. The Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS), first signed into law as part of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, established mandates for the use of biofuels in the US […]

Advanced Biofuels: Why Feedstock Neutrality Matters

Posted in Energy on Friday, September 30th, 2011. 2 comments so far
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Should we be picking the winning alternative energy feedstocks right now? Emerson’s Douglas Morris explores this question in today’s guest post. I’d like to start this blog post with a question: When you hear the term biofuels, what typically comes to mind? Chances are, like most things, your answer depends on your personal frame of […]

Addressing the Challenges of the Renewable Fuel Standards Regulations

Posted in Refining, Regulatory Compliance on Thursday, July 28th, 2011. No comments yet
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U.S. refiners have been changing the way they make the fuels we use every day as a result of federal regulations. Emerson’s Patrick Truesdale and Chris Connor will present at the 2011 Emerson Exchange on the Renewable Fuel Standards 2 (RFS2). These regulations became the law of the land with the Energy Independence and Security […]

Synthetic Fuel Production Goes Large-Scale

Posted in Energy on Wednesday, October 20th, 2010. No comments yet
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In a study by Hart Energy Consulting, they project: …global biofuels demand is still projected to grow by an impressive 133% by 2020 – primarily by government policies and market mandates. At the recent Emerson Exchange meeting in San Antonio, Texas, Emerson’s Al Novak had a chance to share his thoughts on biofuels in a […]

Animal Fat to Biodiesel

Posted in Energy on Monday, August 24th, 2009. One comment so far
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Austin Texas is home to lots of discrete manufacturing businesses with companies such as Dell, IBM, Samsung, Freescale, Advanced Micro Devices, etc. to name a few. It’s not historically known for process manufacturing, which I shorthand describe as “stuff flowing through pipes.” Home to the Process Systems and Solutions business, which provides systems and services […]