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December 11, 2023

New Renewable Fuel Standard volume targets facilitate renewable natural gas production

October 24, 2023

Market prices for Renewable Fuel Standard credits are falling

July 13, 2022

Renewable identification number prices for ethanol and biomass-based diesel remain high

February 1, 2022

Five states updated or adopted new clean energy standards in 2021

June 2, 2021

Agricultural feedstock costs drive RIN prices to all-time highs

May 4, 2021

U.S. imports of biomass-based diesel increased 12% in 2020

August 18, 2020

Early 2020 data show U.S. biodiesel production levels largely unchanged since 2019

June 8, 2020

U.S. fuel ethanol production and inventory changes have largely followed motor gasoline

June 2, 2020

Renewable diesel drives growth in 2019 biomass-based diesel imports

May 1, 2020

U.S. ethanol exports fell for the first time in four years in 2019

November 14, 2019

EPA small refinery exemptions in the Renewable Fuel Standard explained

November 13, 2019

The Renewable Fuel Standard Program, RVOs, and RINs explained

October 25, 2019

EPA refinery exemptions reduced renewable fuel blending requirements in 2018

September 26, 2019

Maine and New York become the 6th and 7th states to adopt 100% clean electricity targets

June 24, 2019

Four states updated their renewable portfolio standards in the first half of 2019

May 7, 2019

Soybean oil comprises a larger share of domestic biodiesel production

April 30, 2019

U.S. biomass-based diesel imports down for second consecutive year in 2018

April 24, 2019

The United States exported a record volume of ethanol in 2018 for second consecutive year

February 27, 2019

Updated renewable portfolio standards will lead to more renewable electricity generation

December 6, 2018

EPA finalizes Renewable Fuel Standard for 2019, reflecting cellulosic biofuel shortfalls

May 3, 2018

Biodiesels produced from certain feedstocks have distinct properties from petroleum diesel

April 30, 2018

New import duties drive biomass-based diesel imports down in 2017

April 27, 2018

U.S. exported a record amount of fuel ethanol in 2017

April 26, 2018

Renewable energy subsidies have declined as tax credits, other policies diminish

March 6, 2018

Positive U.S. ethanol margins are driving ethanol production growth

December 15, 2017

U.S. biodiesel production still increasing despite expiration of tax credit

October 5, 2017

Renewable natural gas increasingly used to meet part of EPA’s renewable fuel requirements

July 21, 2017

U.S. fuel ethanol production continues to grow in 2017

March 24, 2017

Maryland increases renewable portfolio standard target to 25% by 2020

December 13, 2016

EIA forecasts continued biomass-based diesel growth due to final 2017 RFS targets

August 29, 2016

District of Columbia raises renewable portfolio standard target to 50% by 2032

August 2, 2016

Renewables share of North America electricity mix expected to rise

July 8, 2016

Clean Power Plan reduces projected coal production in all major U.S. supply regions

July 7, 2016

EIA electricity generator data show power industry response to EPA mercury limits

July 6, 2016

Clean Power Plan implementation choices by states could affect electricity generation mix

June 28, 2016

Extended policies case shows reduced energy use, emissions, more renewables, efficiency

April 22, 2016

Higher Oregon renewable portfolio standard targets likely to boost wind power

March 10, 2016

U.S. ethanol exports exceed 800 million gallons for second year in a row

October 26, 2015

Chinese policies aim to increase energy efficiency in buildings

July 21, 2015

Consensus process provides alternate approach to energy efficiency standard development

June 29, 2015

Hawaii and Vermont set high renewable portfolio standard targets

March 26, 2015

U.S. ethanol exports in 2014 reach highest level since 2011

March 24, 2015

California first state to generate more than 5% of electricity from utility-scale solar

March 20, 2015

U.S. biodiesel and renewable diesel imports decline 36% in 2014

February 23, 2015

Higher RIN prices support continued ethanol blending despite lower gasoline prices

February 17, 2015

Proposed efficiency standard may eliminate noncondensing gas furnaces

September 5, 2014

Commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol plant opens

May 5, 2014

U.S. ethanol imports from Brazil down in 2013

May 2, 2014

U.S. biomass-based diesel imports increase to record levels in 2013

March 19, 2014

LED bulb efficiency expected to continue improving as cost declines

March 7, 2014

E85 fueling station availability is increasing

March 5, 2014

Ethanol producers benefiting from higher margins for distillers grains

December 13, 2013

Abundant 2013 corn harvest boosts ethanol production

December 11, 2013

Existing resource base and policy decisions provide the West with electric fuel diversity

November 21, 2013

EPA issues proposed rule for the 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard

October 10, 2013

New-vehicle fuel economy continues to increase

August 14, 2013

EPA finalizes Renewable Fuel Standard for 2013; additional adjustments expected in 2014

June 13, 2013

What caused the run-up in ethanol RIN prices during early 2013?

June 5, 2013

U.S. ethanol production and the Renewable Fuel Standard RIN bank

June 3, 2013

RINs and RVOs are used to implement the Renewable Fuel Standard

May 29, 2013

For appliances, choosing the most cost-effective option depends on several factors

May 28, 2013

Incremental costs of higher efficiency can vary by appliance

April 2, 2013

Sales of specialty incandescent bulbs decline despite exemption from efficiency standards

March 11, 2013

Ethanol producers respond to market conditions

February 26, 2013

Cellulosic biofuels begin to flow but in lower volumes than foreseen by statutory targets

February 12, 2013

Newer U.S. homes are 30% larger but consume about as much energy as older homes

December 7, 2012

EIA projections for carbon dioxide emissions reflect changes in key drivers

November 21, 2012

Wind energy tax credit set to expire at the end of 2012

October 31, 2012

Utility-scale installations lead solar photovoltaic growth

October 15, 2012

Adoption of ENERGY STAR equipment varies among appliances

September 18, 2012

More recycling raises average energy content of waste used to generate electricity

August 3, 2012

Fuel economy standards have affected vehicle efficiency

July 30, 2012

Fuel used in electricity generation is projected to shift over the next 25 years

June 27, 2012

Extension and expansion of efficiency programs could reduce U.S. total energy usage

May 4, 2012

A Clean Energy Standard could reduce power sector carbon dioxide emissions

April 3, 2012

Both State and Federal governments have appliance efficiency standards

February 3, 2012

Most states have Renewable Portfolio Standards

January 24, 2012

U.S. energy use projected to grow slowly and become less carbon-intensive

December 2, 2011

Light bulb standards begin taking effect in 2012

November 9, 2011

Use of U.S. wind and biofuels on the rise

October 21, 2011

Flattening of per-capita residential energy consumption reflects multiple factors

August 2, 2011

Wind generating capacity is distributed unevenly across the United States

May 3, 2011

Continuation and expansion of efficiency programs could mitigate carbon dioxide emissions

May 2, 2011

Additional appliance standards could significantly reduce residential energy use

March 23, 2011

Incandescent bulbs still play a role in the future of lighting

February 10, 2011

EIA projects rapid growth in unconventional vehicle sales