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Biofuels Mandates Around the World 2017
December 29, 2016 – 12:15 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In Florida, the Digest today releases its annual review of biofuels mandates and targets around the world, looking at the state of biofuels mandates in 64 countries.

The bulk of mandates continue …

Canada to Adopt National Low Carbon Fuel Standard
November 28, 2016 – 6:54 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In Canada, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna announced that Canada will adopt a national clean fuels standard, as an important step for climate action and the growth of …

Scaling up Industrial Biotech: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Financing the Advanced Bioeconomy
November 18, 2016 – 9:44 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Building a low carbon, bio-based economy through sustainable innovation means scaling up technologies.  And that means financing for scale.

The opportunity is massive. As the OECD wrote in its Bioeconomy 2030 report, “The Bioeconomy …

Biodiesel Firm Eyes Expansion
July 19, 2016 – 11:43 am | No Comment

by Tennessa Wild (The Western Producer)  Processor developing second generation biofuel with opportunity for wider use  —  Growing demand worldwide for renewable diesel fuel has Saskatchewan’s only biodiesel producer looking to expand.

Milligan Biofuels Inc. produces …

Biofuels Mandates Around the World: 2016
January 4, 2016 – 11:41 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Who mandates what in biofuels? 64 countries have targets or mandates — but how much where, and when, and what?

In Florida, the Digest today releases its annual review of biofuels mandates …

Alberta Should Adopt Low-Carbon Fuel Standard: Bennett
December 9, 2015 – 12:45 pm | No Comment

(Business in Vancouver)  With world’s focus on Paris, energy minister challenges other provinces to follow B.C.’s lead  —  … Alberta’s NDP government has pledged to introduce a $30 per tonne carbon tax, phase out coal power …

Harper Government Investment Benefits Biofuels Sector
March 1, 2015 – 6:18 pm | No Comment

(Western Economic Diversification Canada/MarketWired)  Biofuel producers in Western Canada will soon be able to purify and convert raw glycerol more cost-effectively thanks to an investment of $538,542, announced today by the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister …

Biofuels Mandates Around the World: 2015
January 5, 2015 – 7:11 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Who mandates what in biofuels? 64 countries have targets or mandates — but how much where, and when, and what?  In Florida, the Digest today releases its annual review of …

Biofuels Mandates Around the World: 2014
January 2, 2014 – 3:08 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Florida, the Digest today releases its annual review of biofuels mandates and targets around the world, looking at the state of biofuels mandates in 62 countries.

The bulk of mandates …

Canadian Scientists Unravel Camelina Biofuel Genome
August 28, 2013 – 11:12 am | No Comment

(UPI)  Saskatchewan scientists have sequenced the camelina sativa genome.

Saskatchewan scientists say they have sequenced the camelina sativa genome, an important step in the development of sustainable biofuels.

The genome sequencing discovery was announced by scientists from …

7 Hot Energy Crops for Advanced Biofuels: What’s Happening?
August 8, 2013 – 1:44 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Miscanthus, sorghum, switchgrass, jatropha, camelina, carinata, and arundo. Who’s doing what to bring these crops to scale — and who are the potential big winners?

… Just when you start feeling great …

Canadian Producer Changes Name to Reflect Marketplace Success
October 23, 2012 – 7:51 pm | No Comment

(Milligan Biofuels/Biodiesel Magazine)   The recently announced name change from Milligan Biotech to Milligan Biofuels reflects the company’s progression from tech-leading to market-leading in the Canadian biofuels industry. Milligan Biofuels is now a major supplier of biodiesel as …

Bio-Diesel Jet Car Makes a Pit Stop in Wetaskiwin
August 21, 2012 – 11:02 am | No Comment

by Nichole Goetz (The Wetaskiwin Times)  Not many people can say they have taken a car down a quarter-mile track in 6.3 seconds going more than 250 kilometers per hour.

But jet car driver Kevin Therres …

Molecular Sponge Absorbs Toxins, Produces Biofuel

May 30, 2012 – 12:39 pm | No Comment

by William DeKay (The Western Producer)  Lee Wilson thinks he has found a cost effective way to help produce biofuel using wheat straw.

In a lab at the University of Saskatchewan, the chemist and his team …

Husky Energy Unveils Carbon Capture and Enhanced Oil Recovery Initiative
May 29, 2012 – 2:40 pm | No Comment

(Husky Energy)  Husky Energy unveiled its carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and liquefaction project in Lloydminster, a facility that allows the Company to recover more oil from existing fields while reducing emissions at its ethanol plant.

“This …

Tinker, Tailor, Sailor, Fly: Aviation Biofuels Advance, Attract Opponents over Costs
April 19, 2012 – 11:23 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  As Honeywell and Agrisoma collaborate to pioneer aviation biofuels from a new carinata-based feedstock, critics wonder exactly why the military is paying so much for the biofuels it is utilizing …

Porter Airlines to Conduct Canada’s First Biofuel-Powered Revenue Flight
March 27, 2012 – 2:52 pm | No Comment

(MarketWire)  Flight to be scheduled just before Earth Day with a Bombardier Q400 turboprop – Preparatory test flight successfully flown by Bombardier in February 2012

In mid-April, Porter Airlines plans to use one of its Bombardier …

Milligan Bio-Tech Receives $1.7M Contribution from SaskBIO
March 22, 2012 – 4:22 pm | No Comment

by Erin Voegele (Biodiesel Magazine)  The Government of Saskatchewan has announced it will provide up to $1.7 million to Milligan Bio-Tech Inc. under the Saskatchewan Biofuels Investment Opportunity (SaskBIO) program. The program provides repayable contributions …

Researcher: Low Corn Oil DDGS Less Competitive in Canada
January 2, 2012 – 3:55 pm | No Comment

by Holly Jessen (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  With U.S. ethanol plants adding corn oil extraction in increasing numbers, about half the distillers grains coming into Canada is a low corn oil product, said Eduardo Beltranena, feed …

Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan Strengthen Bio-extraction Industry
December 12, 2011 – 8:18 am | No Comment

(MarketWire)  New solvent-recovery equipment being installed at POS Bio- Sciences will improve its capacity to help Canadian industry and international clients bring new bio-based oil ingredients to market with reduced research costs and environmental impact. …

Nipawin Biomass Ethanol Advances Research through SRC Contract
October 28, 2011 – 9:44 am | No Comment

by Matt Soberg  (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Saskatchewan-based Nipawin Biomass Ethanol New Generation Co-operative Ltd. has contracted with the Saskatchewan Research Council to further develop its catalytic process for cellulosic ethanol production. The technology is also …

Government of Canada Invests in Feasibility Study for Bio-based Jet Fuel
September 30, 2011 – 8:43 am | No Comment

(MarketWire)  Oilseed producers can look forward to tapping into a new emerging industry with a study that will assess the feasibility of producing renewable bio-based jet fuel. Saskatoon – Humboldt Member of Parliament Brad Trost …

Milligan to Quintuple Production with Expansion
September 28, 2011 – 8:53 am | No Comment

by Bruce Johnstone (Leader-Post/Star Phoenix)    Milligan Bio-Tech Inc. is proceeding with an $8-million expansion of its biodiesel plant in Foam Lake, which will increase production five-fold — making Milligan the largest biodiesel producer in …

Linnaeus Lands Funding for Oilseed Crop Development
September 26, 2011 – 8:58 am | No Comment

by Bryan Sims (Biodiesel Magazine)   Vancouver-based Linnaeus Plant Sciences Inc. has been awarded $1.2 million from Sustainable Development Technology Canada, an arm’s length, nonprofit corporation created by the Government of Canada, to advance the …

Waste Timber from Diamond Mine to Be Used for Ethanol
July 7, 2011 – 6:42 am | No Comment

by Matthew Liebenberg (Nipawin Journal)  Timber that will be cleared from the proposed Shore Gold diamond mine site in the Fort à la Corne forest will be processed and converted into cellulose ethanol at a …

Cattle+Ethanol=A Good Match
June 9, 2011 – 2:52 pm | No Comment

by Holly Jessen (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Cattlemen in the U.S. and Canada demonstrate feedlots and ethanol production are ideal companion enterprises

In every case, the cattle came first. In an effort to find inexpensive and efficient …

Knocking Natural Gas Off Its Throne
April 27, 2011 – 2:45 pm | No Comment

by Holly Jessen (Ethanol Producer Magazine)   Although natural gas is king of power generation at ethanol plants, there’s increasing interest in renewable energy technologies that could help ethanol plants someday produce a domestically grown …

Canada’s Ethanol Boom, Minus the Boom
March 2, 2010 – 3:40 pm | No Comment

by Shawn McCarthy  (Globe and Mail)  Three years ago, a tiny Ottawa biotechnology firm, Iogen Corp., had the very rare privilege of being singled out by the government as a company that would benefit directly …

Saskatchewan Research Council to Test Biodiesel’s Performance in Agriculture Equipment
January 11, 2010 – 12:34 pm | No Comment

The Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) is leading a biodiesel pilot project to demonstrate how well the renewable fuel performs year-round in agriculture equipment. Supported under the National Renewable Diesel Demonstration Initiative (NRDDI), the project will …

Canadian Government Program Invests Money in SK Ethanol Plant
November 13, 2009 – 8:29 am | No Comment

(TradingMarkets.com)  The Government of Canada announced Tuesday that it would invest up to C$77.75 million over seven years to help support ethanol production in Saskatchewan, said National Resources Canada in a press release November 10. …