EPA Releases Finalized 2013 RFS Requirements

EPA’s 2013 Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS) require blending of 16.55 billion gallons of renewable fuels into transportation fuel, providing additional lead time and flexibility for compliance. On August 6, 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its finalized volume and percentage standards for four renewable fuel categories – cellulosic, biomass-based diesel, advanced biofuels, and total...

DOE Reports Record Wind Industry Growth

DOE’s wind market reports reveal record growth in 2012 and underscores the need for policy support to sustain development. On August 6, 2013, the Department of Energy (DOE) released two reports – “Wind Technologies Market Report” and “Market Report on Wind Technologies in Distributed Applications” – detailing the U.S. wind industry trends in 2012. The...