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The last video in a 3-part series from the Advanced Biofuels Association features a San Francisco-based company that’s making renewable diesel fuel in Brazil and renewable jet fuel that is being tested by the US military and commercial airlines. Amyris is training yeast to produce hydrocarbons instead of alcohol.

A common challenge cited by all the companies in this video series is regulatory uncertainty, specifically with regard to the Renewable Fuel Standard, which has emerged as a major battleground with the biofuels industry on one side and traditional crude oil refiners on the other.

Read more about the RFS debate on Breaking Energy here.

Watch the first two videos here and here.