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Green Hydrogen, Courtesy of Algal Proteins
October 21, 2016 – 12:16 pm | No Comment

(Algae Industry Magazine)  Since hydrogen fuel cells produce electricity, we are increasingly thinking about hydrogen as a successor to crude oil. But where will the hydrogen come from? Its ecologically cleanest source could be from …

Bio-Based Industry Consortium, 9 Others Ink Pact to Develop Polish Bioeconomy
October 10, 2016 – 1:04 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Poland, the Bio-Based Industry Consortium, the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking and eight Polish regions signed a Letter of Intent to develop new bioeconomy partnerships.

Signed by the Łódzkie Region, the …

SuperBIO Project to Support EU Bioeconomy Innovation
September 3, 2016 – 10:21 am | No Comment

(Bio Base Europe/Biomass Magazine)  SuperBIO is an innovation project supported through the EU Horizon2020 funding program. The € 3.8 million ($4.24 million) project supports the development of promising industrial value chains in the bioeconomy. It …

SuperBIO: Building and Supporting New Bio-Based Value Chains with SMEs
August 11, 2016 – 5:21 pm | No Comment

(SuperBIO) The project runs from 1st of June 2016 until 30th of November 2018. Applications can be submitted until 31st of July 2018.  Project background and aim:  SuperBIO is a Horizon2020 innovation project that aims to …

UDSA GAIN Reports Address Polish, Lithuanian Ethanol Production
July 18, 2016 – 6:34 pm | No Comment

by Ann Bailey (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Total production of bioethanol in Poland is estimated at 200,000 metric tons, according to a report filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network. The domestic …

Commission Refers Poland to Court of Justice of the EU because of Restrictions to Some Imported Biofuels and Biofuel Raw Materials
May 26, 2016 – 3:07 pm | No Comment

(European Commission)  The European Commission decided today to refer Poland to the Court of Justice of the EU for establishing restrictions in Polish law against certain imported biofuels and raw materials for biofuel.

Polish law is …

‘Dodgy Diesel’ Threatens EU Green Fuel Market
March 8, 2016 – 7:50 pm | No Comment

by Matt McGrath (BBC)  There are growing concerns that cheap imports of biodiesel from Poland could wreck the European market in biofuels. All diesel sold in the EU needs to contain a percentage of fuel made …

€2.1 Trillion Revenues and 18.3M Jobs: The European Bioeconomy, Demystified
March 4, 2016 – 12:11 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In the EU, the European bioeconomy is generating 18.3 million jobs and driving €2.1 trillion in annual revenue in the E28, says nova-insitut, in report for the Bio-based Industries Consortium …

Experimental Algae to Grow at the Refinery
December 22, 2015 – 11:59 am | No Comment

(PKN ORLEN) PKN ORLEN is starting another R&D project to explore alternative sources of next-generation biocomponents. The Company plans to open a research station at its Production Plant in Płock, where carbon dioxide and process wastewater …

Biofuels Capacity to Grow to 61 BGY in 2018
September 22, 2015 – 1:10 pm | No Comment

(Lux Research/MarketWired)  Ethanol and Biodiesel Continue Their Domination but Remain Relatively Flat, While Novel Fuels and Novel Feedstocks Grow at Double-Digit Rates, Says Lux Research

Global biofuels capacity will grow to 61 billion gallons per year …

Poland Will Increase the Share of Biofuel Production up to 10 per cent from the Total Quantity by 2020
March 10, 2015 – 6:51 pm | No Comment

(Ukrainian Biofuel Portal)  In Poland biofuel production indexes reached 7 per cent from the total quantity.  As a result of government support program Polish biofuel production increased significantly and was supposed to reach 10 per …

Making Indirect Land Use Change Go Away
January 15, 2015 – 11:12 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  As the specter of falling oil prices spooks the sector, here’s good news from the Land of ILUC — a shocker study pointing a way towards mitigating or eliminating that …

Enerkem: Alberta’s Municipal Waste to Fuels Juggernaut, in Pictures
October 31, 2014 – 5:27 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) How does a technology take municipal solid waste and turn it into liquid fuels and chemicals?  What’s the “death of landfill” all about in terms of creating value streams from …

X-Crobes: Kuraray Invests in Amyris, What’s Next for Synth-Bio and Performance Molecules?
April 2, 2014 – 11:07 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  … In California, Amyris and Kuraray announced the expansion and extension of their ongoing collaboration in high performance polymers using Biofene, Amyris’s brand of renewable farnesene.

Amyris and Kuraray launched the collaboration …

The Economics of Willow in Poland: Lessons Learned from an Entrepreneur
February 5, 2014 – 11:19 am | No Comment

by Michael Jacobson (NEWBio)  Michael Jacobson, Professor of Forest Resources at Penn State, recounts his October 2013 visit and conversation with bioenergy entrepreneur and willow grower Stanislaw Dolata, whose willow business is located in northwestern …

Perennial Feedstock Focus: Shrub Willow
December 2, 2013 – 12:26 pm | No Comment

by Rachel Passmore (NewBIO)  … The shrub willow lifecycle begins with a place to plant the seeds. Part of NEWBio’s research focuses on the use of land that is undesirable for food production, land that contains …

All Innovation of the RES Industry under One Roof
October 28, 2013 – 5:11 pm | No Comment

(Third International Trade Fair for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency RENEXPO® Poland/Solar News)   … The 2nd conference on biofuels during RENEXPO® Poland was also of big interest. The Polish National Chamber of Biofuels, in cooperation with …

V4 Agriculture Group Urge EU Support for Biofuel
September 12, 2013 – 2:23 pm | No Comment

by MTI  (Politics.HU)  The agricultural chambers of the Visegrad Four countries called on European decision-makers to support sustainable, crop-based biofuels, at a meeting of their leaders in Szekszard in southern Hungary on Monday.

The V4 group …

National Associations Refuse Commission’s Proposal on iLUC
April 30, 2013 – 4:53 pm | No Comment

(Asociación de Productores de Energías Renovables Biocarburantes – Spain; Associação Portuguesa de Produtores de Biocombustíveis – Portugal; Krajowa Izba Biopaliw – Poland; Renewable Energy Association – United Kingdom; Verband der Deutschen Biokraftstoffindustrie – Germany)  We support the current target …

Ministers Block EU Proposal to Limit Some Biofuels
March 26, 2013 – 12:13 pm | No Comment

(EurActiv)  Several European ministers are blocking the EU’s proposal to curb the use of conventional biofuels, while some dispute claims the demand for crop-based oils drives deforestation and food insecurity in other parts of the …

“Future of European Biofuels – Policy, Environment and Technology” Summit October 9-10, 2013 Poznan, Poland
March 7, 2013 – 11:31 am | No Comment
“Future of European Biofuels – Policy, Environment and Technology” Summit     October 9-10, 2013   Poznan, Poland

Conference will bring together valued participants from Industry, Academia, Research Organizations, Institutes and other associations with an interest in the production and use of Biofuels..

Due to the latest European Union Biofuel directives our agenda was …

Beta Renewables Sees 2015 as Boom Year for Cellulosic Biofuels
March 5, 2013 – 3:27 pm | No Comment

by Nina Chestney (Reuters)  * U.S. cellulosic biofuel goals not reached

* Beta sees industry stepping up output by 2015

* New players could emerge from eastern Europe

Biofuels made from wood waste and sugarcane have languished well …

If Polluters Pay, Will Renewables Rise?
February 6, 2013 – 11:27 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Changes in EU policy and the financing of advanced biofuels have led to a revival of project formation in Europe.

The latest news from Finland is that St1 is proceeding towards …

A Pragmatic Approach to Fuel Taxation
January 16, 2012 – 6:10 pm | No Comment

by Robert Vierhout (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  One would think that a relatively easy way for governments to promote biofuels would be to tax biofuels less than fossil fuels—avoid lengthy debates on mandates and simply change …

Poland to Allow Blenders to Cut Biofuel Mandates by 15%: Source
January 10, 2012 – 6:13 pm | No Comment

(Platts)  Polish transport fuel producers can decrease their biofuel-blending requirements by 15% if they buy supplies from approved producers, according to a government source, citing a blending provision effective January 1.

In order to take advantage …

Boosting Biofuels for Sustainable Energy and Environment
December 28, 2011 – 1:42 pm | No Comment

(European Commission CORDIS)  Europeans believe in a sustainable environment, and a way of ensuring its future is to promote and build energy resources based on residual biomass. Supporting this objective is the BIOBOOST (‘Biomass-based energy …

Vertis Signed up as Agent for BioMCN in Central Europe
December 23, 2011 – 3:42 pm | No Comment

(BioMCN)  Environmental commodity broker Vertis Environmental Finance have signed an agency agreement with BioMCN for the representation and sales of bio-methanol in Central Europe. BioMCN is the largest 2nd generation biofuels producer in the world, …

BIOSIRE – Sustainable Transport in Tourism Regions
September 8, 2011 – 7:12 am | No Comment

(BIOSIRE)  BIOSIRE aims to establish a shift towards bio-diesel and electric propulsion for fleets, ships and special vehicles in tourist areas in Spain, France, Greece, Italy, Croatia and Austria. Furthermore BIOSIRE formulates recommendations for other …

ACI’s European Biodiesel Summit June 13-14, 2012 Krakow, Poland
August 31, 2011 – 3:36 pm | No Comment
ACI’s European Biodiesel Summit     June 13-14, 2012   Krakow, Poland

The leading annual event specifically for the European biodiesel industry, ACI’s European Biodiesel Summit will be taking place on 13-14 June 2012 in Kraków, Poland. The previous events held in Brussels, Prague, Barcelona and Rotterdam …