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Leaf Resources and Novozymes Launch Biomass-to-Sugars Collaboration
December 7, 2016 – 11:49 am | No Comment

(Leaf Resources)  Leaf Resources’ patented biomass pretreatment process- GLYCELL – is an innovative, high-yield route to clean, economical cellulosic sugars —  Leaf Resources today announced a collaboration with Novozymes, the world’s largest producer of industrial …

Glycerin as Anti-Freeze Agent for Coal
December 2, 2016 – 1:21 pm | No Comment

by Dennis Zeedyk (Glycerin Traders/Lee Enterprises Consulting/Biofuels Digest)  Anyone who has produced biodiesel knows that glycerin can set up like wax if the process is over-catalyzed and/or animal fats are used as feedstocks. More than …

10-Year Anniversary Videos Offer Unique Glimpse inside REG
October 5, 2016 – 5:01 pm | No Comment

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  Renewable Energy Group Inc. is quietly celebrating its 10-year anniversary with a series of videos being released to commemorate the company’s—and the biodiesel industry’s—significant growth and maturation over the past decade. …

Louis Dreyfus Opens Glycerin Facility
September 30, 2016 – 6:11 pm | No Comment

(World-Grain.com)  Louis Dreyfus Company LLC opened its new glycerin refinery on Sept. 28. The refinery is located at the company’s subsidiary’s soybean crushing and biodiesel plant in Claypool, Indiana, U.S.

The refinery is the second largest …

Duonix Beatrice Begins Commercial-Scale Biodiesel Production Using Innovative ENSEL Technology
September 14, 2016 – 7:45 pm | No Comment

(Business Wire/Flint Hills Resources)  First-of-its-kind plant capable of producing high-quality, cost-competitive biodiesel from a multitude of advantaged, non-edible feedstocks  —  Flint Hills Resources and Benefuel® Inc. announced today the startup of the Duonix Beatrice biodiesel …

How Loyola Converts Used Cooking Oil Into Biodiesel That Fuels Their Buses
August 24, 2016 – 4:44 pm | No Comment

by Mark Schipper (DNA info)  Loyola University has the only college-level chemical manufacturing business in the country that is federally licensed to produce and sell biodiesel on the open market.

Loyola’s warehouse-like refining facility, accessed through a …

Andalusian Researchers Create Bricks with Biodiesel Waste
August 16, 2016 – 9:49 am | No Comment

(ABC Andalusia (Google Translation))  The element is used to make bricks glycerin, a fatty organic byproduct production companies  —  Researchers of the group ‘ Advanced Materials ‘ Institute of Materials Science of Seville (ICMS-CSIC) and …

5 Signs Your Current Good Manufacturing Processes Are Ready for the Food Safety Modernization Act
July 18, 2016 – 11:04 am | No Comment

by Phil Cleary (Christianson & Associates/Biofuels Digest)  The Food Safety Modernization Act covers the operation of a facility that manufactures, processes, packs, or holds animal food for sale in the United States.

Renewable fuels facilities producing feed …

CEO of Former Michigan Biofuels Company Charged with $2 Million Tax Scheme
June 30, 2016 – 1:38 pm | No Comment

by Emily Monacelli (Michigan Live)  The chief executive of a former Southwest Michigan biofuels company has been indicted in what federal prosecutors allege was a scheme to defraud the government out of $2 million in …

Kosher Distillers Corn Oil Opens Market Prospects for Glycerin
June 28, 2016 – 12:15 pm | No Comment

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  With nearly a fifth of the U.S. biodiesel feedstock market share today, distillers corn oil (DCO) derived from the ethanol production process is contributing more glycerin, a byproduct of biodiesel …

Glycerin from Biodiesel Advantage for Industrial Use
June 24, 2016 – 2:57 pm | No Comment

(Universidad National de Colombia (Google Translation))  solventogénicos microorganisms, whose main characteristic is that they grow in oxygen-free conditions, transform glycerine 1.3 propanediol, a molecule used, for example, to create textile fibers, the color and provide …

What Do We Do about Palm Oil?
April 18, 2016 – 1:29 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  … In the world of fuels, Neste Oil has backed away from palm oil in order to expand in the US market on more favorable terms, with palm’s lowly status after …

Protein Packs A Punch in New Ethanol Coproducts
April 15, 2016 – 2:28 pm | No Comment

by Holly Jessen and Kassidi Andres (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Two companies gain traction in the quest to produce high-protein feed products from ethanol coproducts. —  Novita Nutrition and Nutrinsic Corp. approach producing high-value feed products from …

Duel Fuel–Colocating Ethanol, Biodiesel
April 15, 2016 – 1:39 pm | No Comment

by Keith Loria (Ethanol Producer Magazine)   Biodiesel tanks are popping up in the tank farms at some ethanol plants these days. — During the past decade, there has been a great deal of innovation and thought …

Biodiesel Company Plans Expansion to Fort Pierce
March 22, 2016 – 4:34 pm | No Comment

by Keona Gardner  (TCPalm)   … Indian River Bio Diesel is seeking city approval to operate a plant that would process 250,000 gallons of its product a month in the now-vacant Egan packinghouse, 1103 N. Second …

White Mountain Biodiesel Announces Plans to Expand Plant Capacity and Begin Direct Sales of Biodiesel to Retail Customers
February 29, 2016 – 4:33 pm | No Comment

(White Mountain Biodiesel) NBB member White Mountain Biodiesel, LLC announced today that it has begun the expansion of its plant in North Haverhill, NH. The expansion, which will occur over the next two years, will …

Powerful Crap: The Quest to Turn Smelly Sewage into Sweet Biodiesel
February 23, 2016 – 2:17 pm | No Comment

by David MacNeal (Ars Technica)  The facility smell? “That’s money,” Todd French says. “That’s what it smells like.” —  “By the time it gets here, David, it’s no longer my poop,” says microbiologist Todd French …

What Biodiesel Producers Should Know about Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
January 28, 2016 – 11:10 am | No Comment

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  If your glycerin or free fatty acids may find their way into the food or feed supply, you must comply with the daunting Food Safety Modernization Act  —  … Moreover, if …

From First-Gen to Advanced: The Digest’s 2016 8-Slide Guide to Aemetis
January 28, 2016 – 10:43 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Aemetis owns and operates 110 million gallons per year of ethanol and biodiesel facilities in the US and India, and is upgrading the plants using patented technology to produce lower …

Aemetis Shares Jump 52% in One Day
January 4, 2016 – 12:37 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In California, investors were pleasantly shocked when shares in Aemetis traded up 52% last Thursday. What exactly is happening? In a release, Aemetis credited five factors for the jump:

January 1, 2016:  …

Spanish Company Receives Patents for 2G Biodiesel from Glycerin
December 28, 2015 – 5:02 pm | No Comment

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest)  In Spain, the European patents office has approved a Europe-wide patent forInKemia IUCT Group’s production process that creates second-generation biodiesel from glycerin through 2033. The patent was developed as part …

Biodico’s Innovative 20 MMgy Biodiesel Plant Opens in California
December 4, 2015 – 3:05 pm | No Comment

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  Biodiesel producer and technology developer Biodico has scheduled a ribbon-cutting ceremony Dec. 4 for its 20 MMgy biodiesel production facility in Five Points, California. The facility, called Biodico Westside, is designed …

Large Glycerin Refinery about to Open
November 18, 2015 – 11:28 am | No Comment

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  Louis Dreyfus Commodities’ new glycerin refinery in Claypool, Indiana, will soon be operational. The company says the new 80-million-pound-per-year plant will be the second-largest in the U.S. producing USP-grade Kosher …

Atlantic Biodiesel Celebrates ‘First Pour’ in Welland, Ontario
October 21, 2015 – 5:54 pm | No Comment

(Canadian Renewable Fuels Association/Biodiesel Magazine)  On Oct. 9, less than four months after opening its state-of-the-art biodiesel plant in Welland, Ontario, Atlantic Biodiesel celebrated the “first pour” of its high-quality biodiesel suitable for cold-weather applications.

“Atlantic …

Aemetis Distilled Biodiesel Solves India’s Unhealthy Air Quality
October 7, 2015 – 2:08 pm | No Comment

(CNN Money/Market Watch/Aemetis)  New Delhi Has the Worst Air Pollution in the World — Aemetis, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMTX), an advanced renewable fuels and biochemicals company, announced that distilled biodiesel produced by its subsidiary in India reduces …

Louis Dreyfus Commodities to Begin Operating New Glycerin Refinery in Q4 2015
August 24, 2015 – 10:49 am | No Comment

(Louis Drefus Commodities)   Louis Dreyfus Commodities announced today that it is adding a glycerin refinery to its soybean crushing and biodiesel plant in Claypool, Indiana, with construction expected to be complete by the end …

Biodiesel Works for Illinois Animal Agriculture
August 18, 2015 – 7:20 pm | No Comment

(Illinois Soybean Association)  Biodiesel Positively Impacts Poultry and Livestock Farmers’ Bottom Lines — Biodiesel is known for powering vehicles across the country—but it also works for poultry and livestock farmers by powering their profitability.

That was the …

Biodiesel Can Increase Livestock Production’s Profitability
July 31, 2015 – 6:54 pm | No Comment

(Biofuels International)  Biodiesel is known for powering vehicles across the country—but it also works for poultry and livestock farmers by powering their profitability.  That was the message at Western Dubuque Biodiesel’s plant, where soyabean groups …

Vt. Farmer Helps Others Produce Biofuels
July 28, 2015 – 5:38 pm | No Comment

by Rachel Carter  (Daily Yonder)  After learning to make biofuel to use on his own farm, John Williamson has expanded his business to help others create their own energy. For Williamson, there’s a diversified income …

Hybrid Electric-Biodiesel Buses: Cleaner, Fuel-Saving Alternative for Public Transportation
July 10, 2015 – 3:51 pm | No Comment

by Milsa Vijayadharan* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Hybrid Electric-Biodiesel Buses used in California, Washington and Michigan Model Lower GHG Emissions Options for Cities Everywhere

Public transportation plays an important role in green and sustainable practices. Public transportation use means fewer cars …

What’s up with Algae Now?
July 10, 2015 – 12:08 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  … 31 Algae players, what do they make now, and how are they making out? … Here’s our company by company guide to 31 of the players on the scene — project …

Atlantic Biodiesel Opens State-of-the-Art Renewable Fuel Facility in Welland, Ontario
June 29, 2015 – 11:31 am | No Comment

(Atlantic Biodiesel)  Today (June 25, 2015), Atlantic Biodiesel officially opened its state-of-the-art renewable fuel facility located in the Niagara Greenbelt in Welland, Ontario.

“This is an important day for Atlantic Biodiesel and for the greater Welland …

TSCA Nomenclature May Be Barrier for Advanced Biofuels
April 16, 2015 – 2:47 pm | No Comment

(The Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group/The Oil Price Information Network)  (The Oil Price Information Network (OPIS) spoke with BRAG’s Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Senior Policy Advisor with B&C, regarding the application of the Toxic …

Unique Oakland Biodiesel Project Receives $3.4 Million Grant
April 8, 2015 – 4:31 pm | No Comment

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  Viridis Fuels, a state-of-the-art biodiesel project in Oakland, California, is prepared to receive an official notice of award today for a $3.4 million state grant at a California Energy Commission …

4 Minutes with… Orion Lekos PhD, Director of Research, Whole Energy
March 3, 2015 – 11:33 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  …Whole Energy focuses on three areas…
1. Marketing Biofuels such as biodiesel, bio-methane, ethanol and renewable diesel;
2. Engineering services such as credit registration and process engineering; and
3. Refining glycerin to a …

Where’s the Upside in $60 Oil?
December 12, 2014 – 11:42 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Boom times for two-product strategies?   Can feed markets offer relief for the challenges on the fuel side? …

A two-product strategy is no guarantee of good times during period of …

Springboard Intro’s Methanol Recovery, Soap-Casting Equipment
November 19, 2014 – 6:09 pm | No Comment

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  Chico, Calif.-based biodiesel equipment manufacturer Springboard Biodiesel recently introduced its GL95/MC12/BD380 trio to recover more than 99 percent of excess methanol mixed in with the glycerin that’s produced when making biodiesel. …

PhD Thesis Proposes Use of Ethanol and Heterogeneous Catalysts for Biodiesel Production
November 12, 2014 – 11:13 am | No Comment

(Basque Research)   … Chemical engineer Inés Reyero Zaragoza proposed the substitution of methanol by ethanol for the production of biodiesel and the use of a heterogeneous catalyst, which will “result in a reduction of costs …

The United States Patent Office Grants Neol Biosolutions the Patent for the Technology MicroBiOil-1®
June 18, 2014 – 5:22 pm | No Comment

(Neol) Neol Biosolutions (Neol) a 50:50 joint venture between the Neuron Bio Group and Repsol has been granted the patent in USA for its technology MicroBiOil 1®. This technology makes possible to obtain oils from crude glycerine …

Time Has Come Today
June 17, 2014 – 1:24 pm | No Comment

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  The synergies between co-located ethanol and biodiesel production have been discussed for a decade. The existing infrastructure to share process essentials, an in-house feedstock in distillers corn oil (DCO), and use of …

Future Uncertain for Ukiah Biodiesel Producer
May 27, 2014 – 1:20 pm | No Comment

by Justine Fredericksen  (Daily Journal News)  Cash-strapped Yokayo Biofuels is for sale … “The grant was to install an enzymatic process that would increase our capacity by about 75 percent, which would dramatically increase the yield …

Breaking New Ground with Glycerin
March 12, 2014 – 12:16 am | No Comment

by Atul Deshmane  (Whole Energy/Biodiesel Magazine) … Today most glycerin is derived from biodiesel production.

The basis of Whole Energy’s glycerin process is to distill off water and methanol and then allow salts and other residuals from …

The Next Generation of Biodiesel Coproduct Research
March 12, 2014 – 12:06 am | No Comment

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine) The uses of glycerin – crude, USP-grade or otherwise – and other byproducts from biodiesel production are virtually limitless. Profiled here is the glycerin and coproduct research of three Next Generation …

The Next Generation of Biodiesel Coproduct Research
March 6, 2014 – 3:07 pm | No Comment

Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  The uses of glycerin – crude, USP-grade or otherwise – and other byproducts from biodiesel production are virtually limitless. Profiled here is the glycerin and coproduct research of three Next Generation …

Aemetis Announces Commissioning of Biodiesel Distillation Unit at India Plant
February 5, 2014 – 2:33 pm | No Comment

(Aemetis)  Aemetis, Inc. (OTCQB: AMTX), an advanced fuels and renewable chemicals company, announced today that its 50 million gallon per year capacity biodiesel and refined glycerin production facility in Kakinada, India has been upgraded to …

Low-Cost Biodiesel Production
January 15, 2014 – 1:43 pm | No Comment

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  As federal biodiesel policy uncertainty rises, low-cost biodiesel production with new technologies to allow processing of cheaper, lower quality feedstocks, is paramount. Biodiesel Magazine provides a cross-section of new technologies …

Commercializing Enzymatic Biodiesel Production
January 6, 2014 – 12:44 pm | No Comment

by Rebecca Hobden (Viesel Fuel LLC/Biodiesel Magazine)  Viesel Fuel, in collaboration with Novozymes and Tactical Fabrication, has developed and implemented a biodiesel production process using enzymes to produce at a rate of 5 MMgy. The …

A Q&A with JatroDiesel
December 23, 2013 – 6:53 pm | No Comment

by Joanna Schroeder (DomesticFuel.com)  JatroDiesel’s technology has been selected by Patriot Renewable Fuels for its 4-5 million biodiesel facility under construction next to its ethanol plant in Annawan, Illinois. The biodiesel plant, when it goes into operation in September 2014 …

Glycerin Refinery Begins Operations in Mount Vernon, Washington
December 12, 2013 – 8:52 pm | No Comment

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine) After two years of development, Bellingham, Wash.-based biodiesel distributor Whole Energy has opened its new glycerin refinery in Mount Vernon, Wash., the Whole Energy Glycerin Distillation Facility.

The new refinery can process …

Could Shipping Provide the Catalyst for Global Biofuel?
November 22, 2013 – 11:19 am | No Comment

by Charlie Bartlett (Seatrade Global)  Given the poor quality of fuel on which many ship engines currently run, the global shipping industry has been pilloried recently for its poor emissions performance.  Now, it has an …

Debunking the Myths of Biofuel
November 1, 2013 – 6:03 pm | No Comment

by Jackie Ward (WCSH6.com)  One Maine company is helping turn leftover restaurant grease into a valuable fuel that’s helping other businesses, and the environment, thrive. There are a lot of myths out there about the …

Aemetis Announces EPA Approval as the First Converted Corn Ethanol Plant to Produce D5 Advanced Biofuels Using Sorghum/Biogas/CHP
September 4, 2013 – 6:03 pm | No Comment

(Fort Mill Times)  Aemetis California Plant Approved for Same Low-Carbon Biofuels Category as Brazilian Ethanol

Aemetis, Inc. (OTCQB: AMTX), an advanced fuels and renewable chemicals company, announced today that the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has …

Viesel Fuel Completes Upgrade at Enzymatic Biodiesel Plant in Stuart, FL
July 23, 2013 – 4:08 pm | No Comment

(Viesel Fuel/Biofuels Journal)   Viesel Fuel, LLC announced that they have completed the upgrade of the Viesel Fuel facility to produce biodiesel using an enzymatic process developed by Novozymes of Denmark.

Viesel Fuel has obtained approvals from the …

Zero Waste and Plant Optimization
March 23, 2013 – 2:42 pm | No Comment

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  When Pacific Biodiesel Technologies’ Big Island Biodiesel refinery came online last year, it was marketed as a state-of-the-art, zero-waste plant. The facility, scaled at 16,000 gallons a day, was Hawaii’s …

California Energy Commission Awards $2.6 Million to Buster Biofuels
March 21, 2013 – 4:17 pm | No Comment

(Biofuels Digest)  In California, the state’s Energy Commission approved $5,580,773 for clean-energy transportation projects ranging from producing biofuels to making trucks run cleaner. Buster Biofuels, LLC, based in the San Diego area, will receive $2,641,723 to …

The Sustainability of Advanced Biofuels in the EU
March 20, 2013 – 1:04 pm | No Comment

(Institute for European Environmental Policy)  This report focuses on the potential sustainability of an advanced biofuel industry relying on mainly wastes and residues as the feedstock base. Presented as a series of ‘factsheets’ we consider …

Lignol Announces Investment and Technology Collaboration with Territory Biofuels Limited
March 18, 2013 – 6:24 pm | No Comment

(Lignol)  Lignol Energy Corporation (TSXV: LEC) (“LEC” or “the Company”), a leading technology company in the advanced biofuels and renewable chemicals sector, today announced that it has subscribed for convertible notes with a principal value …

Ion Exchange Resin as Dry Wash Media
March 14, 2013 – 3:48 pm | No Comment

by Ron Yawn (Biodiesel Magazine/ALX Enterprises LLC)  …At a time when even bad feedstock is expensive, more plants are running animal fats and yellow grease. More plants are using acid esterification, many without adequate drying …

Company: New $15 Million Plant at Grain Facility in Owensboro Set for Fall Completion
March 13, 2013 – 3:45 pm | No Comment

(WCHS/Associated Press)  Work on a new $15 million glycerin refinery at Owensboro Grain Co.’s facility is set for completion by the fall and in full production by January.

Company Vice President John Wright told the Owensboro …

BenchMark Energy Corporation and Energy Partners LLC Launches New Glycerin Logistical Distribution Division
January 11, 2013 – 1:56 pm | No Comment

(Yahoo!/BenchMark Energy Corporation) BenchMark Energy Corporation through its subsidiary Energy Partners LLC is pleased to announce it has launched a new division named Energy Partners Logistics and Transportation Management.

Mark Bateman, CEO of BenchMark Energy states, “With …

The Top 10 Advanced Biofuels and Biorefining Companies in Asia
September 4, 2012 – 12:15 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  …While the economic growth in China has been drawing virtually all the headlines in recent years, the “Tiger” economies of Southeast and South Asia have been fast-growing for a long …

The Final Treatment: Washing or Polishing Followed by Distillation Offers the Purest Biodiesel Around
May 7, 2012 – 5:39 pm | No Comment

by Raj Mosali  (Jatrodiesel Inc./Biodiesel Magazine)  Biodiesel is traditionally produced via esterification of fatty acids and transesterification of triglycerides with an alcohol such as methanol and sodium methylate. The transesterification of triglycerides is comprised of …

Thai Biochemical Plant Converts Glycerin into Epichlorohydrin
March 14, 2012 – 6:53 pm | No Comment

by Erin Voegele (Biodiesel Magazine)  Solvay, an international chemical group, recently announced that its Thai affiliate Vinythai successfully commissioned a biobased chemical plant. The $157 million facility, based in Map Ta Phut, Thailand, utilizes Solvay’s …

Forage, Corn Feed Alternative for Cattle May Come from Biodiesel Industry
March 14, 2012 – 3:26 pm | No Comment

by Kay Ledbetter   (PhysOrg.com)  Crude glycerin, a byproduct of biodiesel production, could be an economical ingredient in cattle diets, according to studies by Texas AgriLife Research and West Texas A&M University personnel.

Dr. Jim MacDonald, AgriLife …

Japan’s Toyo to Build 10,000 mt/year Ethanol Plant in Malaysia by Q2 2013
January 19, 2012 – 1:44 pm | No Comment

(Platts)  Japanese Toyo Engineering Co is to build a 10,000 mt/year industrial-grade ethanol plant in Johor Baru, Malaysia by Q2 2013, the company said in a statement Wednesday.

The plant, to be run by a joint …

Clearing the Way for Byproduct Quality
October 31, 2011 – 4:12 pm | No Comment

by Bryan Sims (Biodiesel Magazine) Why quality for glycerin is just as important for biodiesel

…With all the stringent quality measures imposed on producers, there is, however, no governing body that imposes or oversees similar quality …

Company Buys, Plans to Reopen NextDiesel Plant
August 9, 2011 – 9:50 am | No Comment

by John Mulcahy  (Daily Telegram/LenConnect) A New York-based company has bought the closed NextDiesel plant in Adrian and plans to reopen it to produce biodiesel fuel.

…EnerVation Advisors is preparing to clean the plant’s tanks and …

Search Produces Energy from Biodiesel Waste
July 14, 2011 – 4:27 pm | No Comment

(Correio do Brasil)  School of Engineering of São Carlos (EESC) of USP, a research proposes the production of energyfrom the gas released in the treatment of glycerol originating from the biodiesel. The residue is rich …

Gen-X Moves Forward with Advanced Biorefinery Plans
March 24, 2011 – 2:38 pm | No Comment

by Erin Voegele  (Biodiesel Magazine)  A unique biorefinery being developed by Gen-X Energy Group Inc. in Moses Lake, Wash., is nearly complete. According to Ramon Benavides, the company’s co-founder and vice president of business development, …

OARDC Helps Mansfield Company Produce ‘Green’ Polyurethane Foam, Jobs
March 10, 2011 – 11:46 am | No Comment

(Ohio State University Extension)  Waste is a terrible thing to waste. That’s the mantra guiding an OhioState University researcher and a bioenergy entrepreneur in the development of a brand-new, renewable source of polyurethane foam that’s expected to create …

Austin Peay State University Professor and Students Author Paper on Groundbreaking Biofuel Research
February 22, 2011 – 4:07 pm | No Comment

(Clarksville Online)  …Dr. Sergi Markov, associate professor of biology at Austin Peay State University, has an idea that could help push the alternative fuel race to new levels of possibility. For the last several years, Markov …

Bugs Might Convert Biodiesel Waste Into New Fuel
January 28, 2011 – 11:43 am | No Comment

(NewsWire/University of Alabama)  A strain of bacteria found in soil is being studied for its ability to convert waste from a promising alternative fuel into several useful materials, including another alternative fuel.

A graduate student at …

GlycosBio Technology Nears Commercialization
March 17, 2010 – 8:37 am | No Comment

by Lisa Gibson (Biomass Magazine)  Texas-based Glycos Biotechnologies Inc. is producing lactic acid and advanced ethanol in a pilot commercial-size facility with the capacity to produce 150,000 liters of chemicals. It’s a major benchmark in …