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Feedstock deficit could impact U.S. renewable fuels market

April 9, 2021  By Canadian Biomass Magazine


An increase in the demand for feedstocks from renewable fuels producers is expected in the United States in the coming years.

About five per cent of the U.S. energy use is derived from energy from plant, animal or biomass sources. As the country strives to decrease its dependence on fossil fuels in order to reduce its carbon emissions, refiners and farmers hope to achieve a fuel supply via biomass production.

Biomass-based fuel production may face limits, and fuels such as biodiesel, renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel that rely on the same feedstock pool may experience shortages.

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