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C31894769B570E2E872584560057D048 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For PRESENTATION FROM THE RENEWABLE ENERGY GROUP

INTERIM COMMITTEE  ENERGY LEGISLATION REVIEW INTERIM STUDY COMMITTEE
Date Aug 12, 2019      
Location 



Presentation from the Renewable Energy Group - Committee Discussion Only


09:56:01 AM  

Elizabeth Burns-Thompson and Kent Hartwig of the Renewable Energy Group (REG) distributed their presentation (Attachment A) and provided an overview of their organization's work in the field of biodiesel.

10:13:12 AM  

Ms. Burns-Thompson discussed the potential impact of biodiesel on the state's emissions goals and the marine industries' use of biodiesel.  Mr. Hartwig discussed a variety of policy options involving biodiesel.

10:17:45 AM  

Ms. Burns-Thompson and Mr. Hartwig responded to questions from the committee regarding biodiesel fuel standards, the requirement for heated fuel storage, and the engine modifications required to run B100 (100 percent biodiesel).  The presenters responded to questions about biodiesel usage and policies in other states, and the comparative economics of biodiesel and petroleum in incentivized markets.






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