By Erin Voegele, Biomass Magazine.
The U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) data for August, reporting more than 1.76 billion RINs were generated during the month, including nearly 15.63 million cellulosic RINs, bringing total RIN generation for the first eight months of the year to a net total of 12.58 billion RINs.
Nearly 15.63 million D3 cellulosic biofuel RINs were generated in August, bringing the total for the first eight months of the year to 107.91 million. More than 2.51 million D3 RINs have been generated for ethanol, with 62.96 million generated for renewable compressed natural gas and 44.28 million for renewable liquefied natural gas. So far this year, 97.75 million D3 RINs have been generated domestically, with 12.01 million generated by importers.