Category: eRINs

Changing Its Mind: EPA to Withdraw eRINs from Final “Set” Rule

June 14, 2023

Have you ever done something and then, upon introspection, changed your mind? Committed to going out on a Friday night when you really wanted to stay in with your fuzzy slippers, security blanket, and a TV series that you’ve seen 100 times, perhaps? EPA might know a little about this with the recent chatter about it withdrawing its proposed eRIN program as part of the upcoming “Set” rule. Last December, EPA published a massive “Set” proposal, which included provisions for eRINs. Under the proposed “Set” rule, eRINs would be rolled into the existing regulations within the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).... Read More →

It’s Electric! EPA Proposes eRIN Regulations in 2023-2025 Set Rule

January 9, 2023

Charging the conversation around the 2023-2025 Set rule is EPA’s proposal on the development and implementation of the eRIN program. While not new, this proposal is really the first time EPA has addressed the eRIN program since 2014 and it’s outlining a new approach within the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), including the makeup of participants. As early as 2010, EPA determined that renewable electricity would meet the definition of renewable fuel and therefore, be eligible to generate RINs, so long as the renewable electricity is made from renewable biomass and is used as a transportation fuel[1]. However, until now, EPA... Read More →