By Erin Voegele, Ethanol Producer Magazine.
The U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for September, announcing 1.67 billion RINs were generated during the month, including 17.14 million D3 cellulosic biofuel RINs and 99,563 D7 cellulosic diesel RINs. A net total of nearly 14.26 billion RINs were generated during the first nine months of the year.
More than 17.44 million D3 cellulosic RINs were generated in September, bringing the net total for the first nine months of the year to 125.17 million. More than 2.84 million D3 RINs have been generated for ethanol, with 73.79 million generated for renewable compressed natural gas and 50.37 million for renewable liquefied natural gas. Nearly 113.26 million D3 RINS have been generated domestically, with 13.75 million generated by importers.