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Spero Energy Receives $1 Million in Funding from DOE

(Spero Energy Inc./Ethanol Producer Magazine)  A company that licenses Purdue intellectual property has received federal funding to develop its one-step, patent-pending technology that could improve the efficiency of alternative fuel

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

Novel Distillation to Be Scaled, Tested by Modular System Builder

by Susanne Retka Schill (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Distillation Technologies Inc. and Easy Energy Systems Inc. announced an agreement to build and test DTI’s technology at pilot scale. DTI’s patented and

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

USDA Publishes Rule for Revamped Biorefinery Assistance Program

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The USDA’s Rural Business Cooperative Service and Rural Utilities Service has published an interim final rule for the Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

A Look at EPA’s RVO Proposal

by Michael McAdams (Biomass Magazine)  … For the next-generation biofuels industry, this proposed rule represents a solid improvement, especially for those in the advanced and biomass-based diesel pool, as well as

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

The Inevitable Battle

by Tom Portz (Biomass Magazine)  … Ours is an industry looking to take market share, often in declining markets, from well-entrenched incumbents who can only be expected to rabidly defend their

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

Udder Confusion: Dairy Digester Development in California

by Ron Kotrba (Biomass Magazine)  The Golden State has borderline personality disorder regarding promotion and discouragement of dairy biogas projects.  —  California is by far the No. 1 dairy state

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

Zimbabwe: Biofuels – Zim Losing Billions

by Stephen Tsoroti (Financial Gazette/All Africa)  Hamstrung by debilitating liquidity challenges, Zimbabwe is missing the chance to improve its revenue position by neglecting the development of biofuels, a renewable energy expert

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

WEBINAR: Antibiotics in the Ethanol Process: The Changing Consumer and Regulatory Landscape — July 14, 2015

  WEBINAR:  Antibiotics in the Ethanol Process:  The Changing Consumer and Regulatory Landscape — July 14, 2015

Is the ethanol industry at risk to lose antibiotics as a fermentation aid? With several major poultry producers announcing intentions to go antibiotic-free—Tyson being the biggest and best-known, feed suppliers

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

World Efficiency Show & Congress — October 13-15, 2015 — Paris, France

  World Efficiency Show & Congress  — October 13-15, 2015 — Paris, France

World Efficiency Show & Congress will bring together 30,000 professionals, including 10,000 congressists, over 20,000 square meters of exhibitions and 400 lectures and workshops. Our objective is to present the

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

Leaked Tape Recordings Unearth the Depth of the New Scandal at Mumias Sugar Company

by Paul Wafula (Standard Digital News)  A sting operation conducted at Mumias Sugar Company premises has uncovered an elaborate network through which some of the firm’s employees have been colluding

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

The 35 Hottest Companies in Feedstock Development & Supply in the Advanced Bioeconomy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Solazyme took the #1 spot in the 2015 “35 Hottest Companies in Feedstock Development & Supply” rankings, announced today by The Digest, the world’s most

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

9th Annual World Congress of Industrial Biotechnology — March 16-18, 2015 — Daegu, South Korea

  9th Annual World Congress of Industrial Biotechnology  —  March 16-18, 2015 — Daegu, South Korea

The 9th Annual World Congress of Industrial Biotechnology (ibio-2016) is dedicated to the dissemination of advanced knowledge in all areas of Industrial Biotechnology. It is designed to let scientists and

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

Ensyn and Youngstown Thermal Sign RFO™ Biofuel Supply Agreement

(Ensyn)  Ensyn Fuels Inc. (“Ensyn Fuels”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ensyn Corporation (“Ensyn”), has signed a contract with Youngstown Thermal LLC (“Youngstown Thermal”) for the supply of RFO™, Ensyn’s advanced

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

Asia Pacific Resilience Innovation Summit and Expo — August 24-26, 2015 — Honolulu, HI

  Asia Pacific Resilience Innovation Summit and Expo   —  August 24-26, 2015  —  Honolulu, HI

The Asia Pacific Resilience Innovation Summit and Expo (APRISE2015) convenes business, technology and policy leadership across the global resilience pillars of energy, agriculture, water and security.  These joint events collaboratively

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

Coloring and Activity Book

(US Department of Energy)  The Coloring and Activity Book was developed by Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) as part of its OPERATION BioenergizeME initiative.  It is designed for children as a

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

Emails Show Inslee Administration Discussions With Energy Company On Columbia River Oil Refinery

by Conrad Wilson & Tony Schick (Northwest Public Radio)  … A Texas-based energy company wants to site a combined crude oil and biofuel refinery in Longview, Washington. The company’s goal is

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

EERE Energy Impacts: Biorefineries Give Local Farmers Opportunities for Additional Income

by Dr. Valerie Sarisky-Reed (US Department of Energy)   For the past seven years, All-American football player and Iowa farmer Bruce Nelson has been using corn stover—the non-edible corn stalks, husks, and

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

Cassava-Run Biomass Plant Closer to Fruition

by Chan Muyhong (Phnom Penh Post) A planned biomass plant run on cassava in Battambang province looks ever more likely after a trial period with 100 farmers was successfully completed. Idemitsu Oil

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

Innovative Breakthrough Demonstrated for Biological Ethanol Production

(US Department of Energy)  Microvi Biotechnologies, a leading innovator of biocatalytic processes, together with the Advanced Biofuels Process Demonstration Unit (ABPDU) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), has demonstrated

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

Bioproducts to Enable Biofuels Workshop — July 16, 2015 — Westminster, CO

  Bioproducts to Enable Biofuels Workshop — July 16, 2015 — Westminster, CO

The Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) is hosting the one-day Bioproducts to Enable Biofuels Workshop on July 16, 2015, in Denver, Colorado. BETO is seeking to collect information from key industry,

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

Sustainable Transportation Day Drives Innovation Forward

(US Department of Energy)  On June 22, the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) hosted Sustainable Transportation Day at the Energy Department’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. Together, the Bioenergy

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

Houston-Based Company Proposes Ethanol Plant at Port

by Steve Clark (Brownsville Herald)  The grain elevator at the Port of Brownsville , though it’s a dominant feature of the landscape, has been out of service for a while.

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

Etihad, Partners Unveil Biofuel Production Roadmap

(Etihad Airways/Trade Arabia News Service)  UAE’s Etihad Airways, in collaboration with Boeing, Takreer, Total and the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, has launched a joint industry roadmap for the

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

Winning Team Announced for 2015 BioenergizeME Infographic Challenge Pilot

(US Department of Energy)  Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) Director Jonathan Male announced the winner and finalists of the 2015 BioenergizeME Infographic Challenge Pilot in a special webinar awards ceremony on

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity for Innovative Bioenergy Technologies

(US Department of Energy)  The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy announces its intent to issue, on behalf of the Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO), a

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BETO Seeks Stakeholder Input on the Use of Advanced Biofuel Blends in Small Engines: DE-FOA-0001373

(US Department of Energy)  The U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office has released a Request for Information (RFI) seeking stakeholder input on

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

Ignorance or Ignoring is Bliss

by Mike Bryan (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Many so-called “experts” fail to account for the contributions of ethanol or, in many cases, simply ignore those contributions in order to make their

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

4 Potential Biofuel Winners From EPA Targeting Aircraft Emissions

by Jon C. Ogg  (24/7 Wall Street)  … The EPA is now seeking public input to inform future steps by the agency regarding emissions from the commercial airline sector. While the

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

Baltpool: Biofuel Will Be 30% Cheaper in 2015-2016 Heating Season

(The Baltic Course)  According to the energy resources exchange Baltpool, the price of biofuel for the upcoming heating season 2015-2016 when a long-term biofuel supply contract is signed is by

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

United Airlines Flies Climate-Friendly Skies with Biofuel Powered Plane

(MalayMailOnline)  — Sometime this summer, a United Airlines flight will take off from Los Angeles International Airport bound for San Francisco using fuel generated from farm waste and oils derived

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

UPM Showcases the Biofore Concept Car at ZELLCHEMING-Expo 2015

(UPM)  As part of ZELLCHEMING-Expo 2015 UPM showcases the Biofore Concept Car – a truly sustainable innovation. The Biofore Concept Car is on display from 30 June until 2 July

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine Has Forbidden Distillery Plants to Produce Biofuels

(Ukrainian Biofuel Portal)  According to the decree №319 from May 20, 12 distilleries owned by the state have been excluded from the list of companies eligible for the production of bioethanol.

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

Hawaii Gov. David Ige Plans to Veto Ethanol Tax Credit Bill

by Duane Shimogawa  (Pacific Business News)  Hawaii Gov. David Ige said that he intends to veto a bill passed by the State Legislature that would repeal the ethanol facility tax

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

Urban Air Initiative: Ethanol Reduces Engine Wear

by Joanna Schroeder (DomesticFuel.com)  The Urban Air Initiative (UAI) has released a study that finds ethanol free gasoline blends actually increase the wear and tear on engines including hoses, seals

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

Blog: Project to Restart Idled Ethanol Plant Has Deep Impact on Student

by Holly Jessen (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  This week, we’ll hear from someone that was part of a project to restart an idled ethanol plant in 2013. It was an ambitious

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

Zein Plant Set to Start Production in August

by Jeannine Otto (AgriNews)  … Zein is a corn protein, and it’s the subject of the newest building project at Big River Resources. When the new zein extraction facility is completed,

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

4 Minutes with… Enrique Preu, Owner, Preu Engenharia

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  …  provide recovery of agriculture waste transforming it into Biocoal. The waste water from the process can be used later as biofertilizer. Since Brazilian Municipal

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Schepisi Bill Allowing Biofuel Production in New Jersey Approved by the Assembly

(RealEstateRama) Legislation sponsored by Assembly Republican Holly Schepisi paving the way for new jobs for New Jersey workers in the expanding biodiesel industry earned approval from the General Assembly today. “New

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

Morgan State Professor Produces Energy from Waste and Receives $100,000 Maryland Innovation Award

(Morgan State)  CycloBurn Combustion System™ Provides Relief to Poultry Farmers and Protects Environment Morgan State University professor and lab director for the School of Engineering’s Industrial and Systems Engineering department,

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Bullfrog Power Opens the Door to Cleaner Transportation with the Launch of Green Fuel

(Bullfrog Power)  TD Bank Group and Beck Taxi lead the way as early adopters of Bullfrog Power’s green fuel Today (June 26, 2015), Bullfrog Power®, Canada’s leading green energy provider,

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Amyris Announces Total’s Decision to Proceed With Jet Fuel Joint Venture and Plans to Restructure and Convert $175 Million of Outstanding Convertible Debt for Common Stock

(Amyris)  Amyris, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMRS), the industrial bioscience company, today announced that it has agreed on key business terms with Total Energies Nouvelles Activités USA (a wholly owned subsidiary of Total

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Swedish Train Operator to Convert Feet to Biodiesel by 2020

(Global Rail News)  Swedish operator Inlandsbanan AB has said it hopes to convert its entire fleet of passenger and freight vehicles to bio-diesel by 2020.  Inlandsbanan AB has received funding from

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

United Airlines Purchases Stake in Fulcrum BioEnergy with $30 Million Investment

(United Airlines/PR Newswire)  Airline has opportunity to purchase at least 90 million gallons of sustainable aviation biofuel a year — Single largest investment by a U.S. airline in alternative fuels United

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

EnAlgae Publishes Economic Model for Offshore Cultivation of Macroalage

(EnAlgae)  EnAlgae researchers have published an economic model to help to explore the economics of cultivating macroalgae at sea.  The model and report can be found here  as outputs WP2A7.06

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

Oregon Declares Biomass Carbon Neutral

by Anna Simet (Biomass Magazine)  After a House vote of 44-9, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed a bill that exempts biomass-derived carbon dioxide emissions from regulation under certain air

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

Justin Trudeau’s Environment Plan: End Fossil Fuel Subsidies, Invest in Clean Tech

by Trinh Theresa Do (CBC News) Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau has unveiled myriad environmental promises in Vancouver, including hundreds of millions of dollars in clean technology investment and a continued focus

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

Big Oil’s Mouthpiece Distorts the Facts

by Geoff Cooper (Renewable Fuels Association/The Hill)  Sofie E. Miller may have left the Charles Koch Institute in 2012, but she clearly continues to do the bidding of her former

June 29, 2015 Read Full Article

Fueling the Sorghum Ethanol Coproducts Engine

by Kelli Fulkerson (Ethanol Producer Magazine/National Sorghum Producers)  Producers work to expand markets for sorghum distillers and oil. While exports are undeniably the hottest market for grain sorghum right now

June 29, 2015 Read Full Article

Energy-Related Carbon Dioxide Opportunities Can Enhance Ethanol Projects

by Sam A. Rushing (Ethanol Producer Magazine/Advanced Cryogenics Ltd.)  For decades, carbon dioxide has been recovered from concentrated sources like fermentation and sold to a handful of merchant markets, primarily beverage

June 29, 2015 Read Full Article

Stoves that Save: Poet Partners to Fight Pollution and Deforestation in Haiti with Ethanol Cookstoves

by Janna Farley (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Deforestation and pollution have distressed the country’s environment and beauty. The chronic effects of disease, economic instability and social unrest, coupled with the infrastructure

June 29, 2015 Read Full Article

Cracking The Kernel For Higher Value Products

by Susanne Retka Schill (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Researchers hope phytate replicates the corn oil extraction success story, but the history of zein shows it can be a slow and difficult

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Creating a Quality Image: Improve the Long-Term Storage Stability of Distillers Grains and Distillers Corn Oil

by Holly Jessen (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  In 15 years of traveling to foreign countries with the U.S. Grains Council to promote distillers grains and now distillers corn oil (DCO), Jerry

June 29, 2015 Read Full Article

Amyris Announces Successful Completion of Volkswagen Renewable Diesel Evaluation Program

(Amyris)  Confirms Outstanding Performance and Environmental Benefits of Amyris’s Renewable Diesel Under Real-World Driving Conditions Amyris, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMRS), the industrial bioscience company, today announced the successful completion of a diesel

June 29, 2015 Read Full Article

U.S. Oil Glut An EIA Invention?

by  Leonard Brecken (OilPrice.com)  In the latest weekly production data from the EIA, on the back of recent March revisions, the U.S. managed to post a 76,000 barrel per day increase in

June 29, 2015 Read Full Article

European Biomass Conference and Exhibition 2015: Biomass: Challenges and Promises

by Maija Sihvonen* (Advanced Biofuels USA) The 23rd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EUBCE) held in Vienna 1-4 June was a massive event with nearly 1300 participants from 76 countries

June 29, 2015 Read Full Article

4 Minutes with…Gerard Brandon, CEO, Cellulac

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  … Cellulac has combined a biochemical and fluid dynamic engineering platform that removes 7 MW of energy out of the production of Lactic Acid, PolyLactic Acid,

June 29, 2015 Read Full Article

BP, Novozymes, Scania, Shell Back Launch of “Biofuels for Europe” Info Site

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In Brussels, a new interactive website “www.BiofuelsforEurope.eu” launched today in the European Parliament to summarize the latest science on key biofuels issues using fact-based, understandable information.

June 29, 2015 Read Full Article

EU Green Lights €120M in Advanced Bioeconomy Projects

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Brussels, The Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking, a public-private partnership between the EU and the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC), has approved the funding of 10

June 29, 2015 Read Full Article

Atlantic Biodiesel Opens State-of-the-Art Renewable Fuel Facility in Welland, Ontario

(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

June 29, 2015 Read Full Article

Ceres Refocuses on Food, Forage Options as Brazilian Bioenergy Results Disappoint

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) … The news may come as a surprise to the broader community, since in March 2015 the company signed a multi-year collaboration agreement Raizen, a joint venture

June 29, 2015 Read Full Article

Renewable-Fuel Advocates Turn out at KCK Hearing, Give the EPA an Earful on Reducing Ethanol Targets

by Greg Hack and Kasia Kovacs   (Kansas City Star)  When the Environmental Protection Agency proposed lowering the country’s ethanol-use

June 29, 2015 Read Full Article

Keystone XL Pipeline Debate: Canadian Oil Sands Crude Produces Greater Emissions Than Conventional Oils, DOE Study Finds

by Maria Gallucci (International Businesss Times)  … A new study funded by the U.S. Department of Energy found crude extracted from

June 29, 2015 Read Full Article

Leather without the Cow: Flokser Launches Artificial Leather Based on DuPont Tate & Lyle, BioAmber Ingredients

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Unique synthetic leather fabric has 70% bio-content, based on BioAmber’s Bio-SA and DuPont Tate &

June 29, 2015 Read Full Article

Oregon Lawmakers Look to Swap LCFS for Fuel Tax

(Argus Media)  Oregon governor Kate Brown (D) and a group of eight legislators have negotiated a proposal to kill the

June 26, 2015 Read Full Article

Bulgaria Is Falling Behind National Biofuel Targets – Audit Office

(Novinite.com)  … In order to comply with EU rules, Bulgaria has set itself the following mandatory national biofuel targets: 10% share

June 26, 2015 Read Full Article

EnAlgae Research on Algae’s Sustainability

(Algae Industry Magazine)  Two research papers recently published by EnAlgae scientists point to real potential advantages in using algae as

June 26, 2015 Read Full Article

Environmental Life Cycle Impacts of Cellulosic Ethanol in the Southern U.S. Produced from Loblolly Pine, Eucalyptus, Unmanaged Hardwoods, Forest Residues, and Switchgrass Using a Thermochemical Conversion Pathway

by Jesse Daystar, Carter Reeb, Ronalds Gonzalez, Richard Venditti, Stephen S. Kelley  (Science Direct) Highlights •Cradle-to-grave environmental impacts of biofuels from five

June 26, 2015 Read Full Article

Investment in Energy Technology to Hit $400 Billion by 2030

by Roseline Okere (The Guardian (Nigeria)) The International Energy Agency (IEA) has projected that increasing investment in renewable energy technologies in

June 26, 2015 Read Full Article

US Aims to Increase Ethanol Sales to PH

(Business Inquirer)  Ethanol producers in the United States are keen on doubling exports to the Philippines under an aggressive expansion

June 26, 2015 Read Full Article

Once Shunned for Oil, Ethanol Makes a Return to U.S. Rails

by Jarrett Renshaw (Reuters/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)  Sinking lease rates, weak crude prices and tough new safety measures for transporting oil by

June 26, 2015 Read Full Article

EPA Hearings on Renewable Fuel Standard: Statement by DuPont

(Biofuels Digest)  “DuPont believes the proposed 2014 to 2016 Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS) rule is misguided and is a major

June 26, 2015 Read Full Article

EPA Hearings on Renewable Fuel Standard: Testimony of Brian Jennings, EVP, American Coalition for Ethanol

(Biofuels Digest)  Thank you, my name is Brian Jennings, and I’m the Executive Vice President of the American Coalition for

June 26, 2015 Read Full Article

EPA Hearings on Renewable Fuel Standard: Testimony of Geoff Cooper, Senior Vice President at the Renewable Fuels Association

(Biofuels Digest)  Good morning, my name is Geoff Cooper and I am representing the Renewable Fuels Association.  By any measure,

June 26, 2015 0 comment Read Full Article

EPA Hearings on Renewable Fuel Standard: Testimony of Steve Murphy, GM, POET Biorefining-Laddonia & POET Biorefining – Macon

(Biofuels Digest)  Good afternoon, My name is Steve Murphy and I am the General Manager for two POET Biorefining plants.

June 26, 2015 Read Full Article

Mould Unlocks New Route to Biofuels

(University of Manchester)  Scientists at The University of Manchester have made an important discovery that forms the basis for the

June 25, 2015 Read Full Article

Cabinet Approves the Biofuels Bill, 2014

(Uganda Media Center, Office of the President)  Although Government has a policy in place (The Renewable Energy Policy for Uganda,

June 25, 2015 Read Full Article

4 Minutes with… Valentin Perez, Project Manager, SINMT

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  … My company is building the first bioethanol plant using sugarcane in Mexico. We will sell

June 25, 2015 Read Full Article

Thompson, Coons, Moran, Poe Bill Will Level the Playing Field for Renewable Energy

(Real Estate Rama)  Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act would give renewable energy projects access to a tax advantage currently available

June 25, 2015 Read Full Article

Danforth Plant Science Center Receives $8M for Big Data Research Program to Advance Development of Key Bioenergy Crop

(Danforth Plant Science Center)  Understanding key phenotype-to-genotype associations will enhance efforts to bring products to market  —  The Donald Danforth

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Developers of Biodiesel Fuel Refinery Say It Will Mitigate Toxic Effects on School Children

by Jessica Tempfer (StGeorgeUtah.com)  Biodiesel fuel could soon be supporting Southern Utah’s economy and would also help sustain cleaner air

June 25, 2015 0 comment Read Full Article

Govt to Use 20% Diesel Requirements through Bio-Diesel

by Jayanta Mallick (The Hindu)  The Union Shipping Ministry has decided to utilise 20 per cent of its diesel requirement through

June 25, 2015 Read Full Article

Innovative Microvi Bio-Ethanol Technology Validated at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

(Microvi/PR Newswire)  Microvi Biotechnologies, a leading innovator of biocatalytic processes, working with the Advanced Biofuels Process Demonstration Unit (ABPDU) at

June 25, 2015 Read Full Article

Here’s How Sea-Tac Airport Plans to Get Airlines to Use More Biofuel

by Steve Wilhelm (Puget Sound Business Journal)  John Creighton wants Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to be the first in North America

June 25, 2015 Read Full Article

RIP Cobalt Technologies or…How Commercializing Butanol Technology is Like Riding the Tour de France

by Sam Nejame & James Evangelow (Biofuels Digest/Promotum and Chemical Strategies)  Sad to say Cobalt Technologies is dead – no really they’re

June 25, 2015 Read Full Article

Under Secretary of Energy Franklin Orr: Keynote Address at the DOE Bioenergy 2015 conference

by Franklin Orr (Biofuels Digest/Bioenergy 2015)  Biofuels are a very important part of America’s economic and energy future.  On the geopolitical

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Senator Amy Klobuchar: Keynote Address at the DOE Bioenergy 2015 Conference

by Senator Amy Kolbuchar (Biofuels Digest/Bioenergy 2015)  I want to spend a moment looking at the badness in our energy

June 25, 2015 Read Full Article

‘Green Bond’ Sales Struggle

by Mike Cherney (The Wall Street Journal)  Flat pace of new green bonds in the first part of 2015 perplexes

June 25, 2015 Read Full Article

FREEDOMWORKS KEY-VOTES RFS AMENDMENT

(Politico Morning Energy/Bay Planning Coalition)  The House won’t take any votes on its Interior-EPA appropriations bill until next month, but

June 25, 2015 Read Full Article

The Need For A New Fuel Paradigm: Transitioning From Legacy Fuels to Modern Efficient Fuels

by Bill Brandon (Leaders in Energy)  … This two-part White Paper presents the proposition that we need to transition away from

June 25, 2015 Read Full Article

Up with Octane and Down with Aromatics: Continuing Health Risks with Petroleum Fuels and the Need for Engine Efficiency

by Bill Brandon (Leaders in Energy)  Our country has seen many transitions in travel technologies and fuels. In the first

June 25, 2015 Read Full Article

Renewable Energy Shows Record Growth in Power Sector, but Few Gains in Heating and Transport

(Associated Press/Fox Business) The growth of renewable energy outpaced that of fossil fuels in the electricity sector last year, with a

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Martin O’Malley: Zero out Fossil Fuels by 2050

Martin O’Malley (USA Today) … New technologies now put an independent clean energy future decidedly within our reach as a nation.

June 22, 2015 Read Full Article

Taurus Energy Poised to Bring 2nd Generation Yeast to U.S. Market

by Holly Jessen (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  A company based in Lund, Sweden, recently received a welcome notification from the U.S.

June 22, 2015 Read Full Article

Advanced Diesel Technologies Featured During Sustainable Transportation Day In Washington D.C.

(Diesel Technology Forum/PR Newswire)   … Advanced Biofuel Capabilities Enhance Diesel as a Sustainable Transportation Option — Diesel engines found in vehicles

June 22, 2015 Read Full Article

Metro Councilwoman: We Won’t Let Biofuel Plant Build in West Louisville

by Caitlin Bowling  (Louisville Business First) An informational meeting Thursday evening between a couple dozen community members and a representative from Nature’s

June 22, 2015 Read Full Article

Just How Ethical Are Biofuels?

by Tim Sandal (Digital Journal)  One subject sure to divide opinion is biofuel. Are they a a sustainable energy supply

June 22, 2015 Read Full Article

Why Biofuels Can’t Replace Oil

by Jude Clemente (Forbes)  … To be a viable alternative for petroleum, a biofuel should provide a net energy gain, offer

June 22, 2015 Read Full Article

Looking at Next-Generation Biofuel, Converting Waste into Fuel: Brekelmans of Shell

by Anilesh S Mahajan  (Business Today)  Shell Global’s Harry Brekelmans is very optimistic about the India story. Brekelmans sits on the

June 22, 2015 Read Full Article

Researchers Examine Alternative Switchgrass Breeding Methods to Increase Biofuel Production

(AZO CleanTech)  Using switchgrass to produce biofuel is one way to decrease the United States’ dependence on oil, but growing

June 22, 2015 Read Full Article

Boeing Completes Flight Using 5% US Biodiesel

by Militsa Mancheva (SeeNews Renewables)   Under the latest stage of its ecoDemonstrator 757 programme, US aerospace group Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) successfully

June 22, 2015 Read Full Article

4 Minutes with…Valerie Reed, Senior Advisor for Bioenergy and Natural Resources, USDA

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  … As Deputy Director I am focused on integration of the various aspects of the supply

June 22, 2015 Read Full Article

House Appropriators Shortchange Rural America on Jobs and Economic Growth, AgEC Says

(Agriculture Energy Coalition/BusinessWire) The House Appropriations Committee’s Fiscal Year 2016 Agriculture Appropriations Bill would reduce mandatory spending levels for important Energy

June 22, 2015 Read Full Article

Biofuels Association of Australia Congratulates Bipartisan Approach as Momentum for Biofuels Increases

(Biofuels Association of Australia)  The Biofuels Association of Australia (BAA) welcomes the bipartisan agreement on the taxation of biodiesel and

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Energy Department Announces Funding to Develop Aggregate Purchasing Models

(U.S. Department of Energy)  The Energy Department today (June 8, 2015) announced up to $2 million to support aggregate purchasing

June 22, 2015 Read Full Article

API Announces First Commercial Implementation of GreenBox+ Technology

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  … Backed by a $10M investment from Natural Resources Canada’s Investments in Forest Industry Transformation (IFIT)

June 22, 2015 Read Full Article

Ethanol Report from Washington DC

by Cindy Zimmerman (DomesticFuel.com)  … Regarding the June 25 public hearing on EPA’s proposed volume obligations under the RFS, Dinneen says

June 19, 2015 Read Full Article

Public Hearing for the 2014, 2015, and 2016 Standards for the Renewable Fuel Standard Program

(US Environmental Protection Agency/Federal Register)   The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing a public hearing to be held in

June 19, 2015 Read Full Article

Building Markets for Ethanol Exports

by Cindy Zimmerman (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Expanding export markets for U.S. ethanol was the focus last month as a group

June 19, 2015 Read Full Article

USDA Seeks Applications for Loans and Grants to Create Jobs and Support Rural Economic Development

(US Department of Agriculture) Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA is accepting applications for loans and grants to support

June 19, 2015 Read Full Article

The Boon of Reduced Oil Consumption

By Brian Deese and Jason Furman (The Washington Post/senior adviser to President Obama/Council of Economic Advisers)  … A new report this

June 19, 2015 Read Full Article

Kinder Morgan Appeals Georgia Denial of Palmetto Pipeline

by Dave Williams (Atlanta Business Chronicle)  A Houston-based energy company is going to court to challenge Georgia’s rejection of a

June 19, 2015 Read Full Article

Franken Discusses RFS

by Mark Dorenkamp (Brownfield Ag News)  Minnesota Senator Al Franken calls the revised Renewable Fuels Standard an improvement from EPA’s proposal

June 19, 2015 Read Full Article

Renewable Fuels a Potential Election-Year Issue for Iowa Voters

by Christopher Doering (Des Moines Register)  Renewable fuels could be an issue in the race for the White House as indecisive

June 19, 2015 Read Full Article

4 Minutes with… Josep Samnick, Department of Administration and Finances, Indocam Group

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  … The main gaol of INDOCAM GROUP is to achieve the sensitization of the 380 mayors

June 19, 2015 Read Full Article

EU Set to Meet Green Energy Goal but UK, Netherlands Trail

by Susanna Twidale and Barbara Lewis (Reuters)  * Renewable energy to account for 15.3 percent in 2014  * France, Malta,

June 19, 2015 Read Full Article

European Renewable Ethanol Industry Releases Annual State of the Industry Report

(ePURE) On the occasion of its annual general assembly, the European renewable ethanol association (ePURE) has today released its annual 2015

June 19, 2015 Read Full Article

Mercedes, Toyota, Isuzu, VW – B10 Biodiesel No Go

(Paultan.org)  Following BMW Malaysia announcing it found “technical challenges” running its diesel engines on B10 biodiesel (10% palm-based biodiesel/90% petroleum

June 19, 2015 Read Full Article

Implementing the RFS with a “Push” Strategy: What Happens after 2016?

by Scott Irwin and Darrel Good (FarmDocDaily) .. In our first farmdoc daily article (June 3, 2015) after the release of the

June 19, 2015 Read Full Article

NMMA Endorses Use of Gevo’s Isobutanol in Marine Fuel Market

(Gevo/Biomass Magazine)  Gevo Inc. has received a key endorsement for the use of its renewable isobutanol by the marine industry,

June 19, 2015 Read Full Article

Genomatica Advances Development of Feedstock for Biochemicals

(Genomatica/Biomass Magazine)   Genomatica announced significant progress in harnessing cellulosic biomass for commercial production of high-quality chemicals rather than just fuels. … Genomatica

June 19, 2015 Read Full Article

USDA Publishes Final Rules on Biobased Products

by Erin Voegele (Biomass Magazine)  On June 15, the USDA’s Office of Procurement and Property Management published two final rules

June 19, 2015 0 comment Read Full Article

Farmers, Biofuel Industry Calls on Congress to Leave RFS Alone

by Erin Voegele (Biomass Magazine)  On June 17, Fuels America hosted a press call during which American farmers and representatives

June 19, 2015 Read Full Article

EPA Renewable Fuel Standard Management Scrutinized at Hearing

by Anna Simet (Biomass Magazine)  U.S. EPA Acting Assistant Administrator Janet McCabe fielded dozens of hard questions and endured heavy scrutiny

June 19, 2015 Read Full Article

Washington Finds Unlikely Ally in OPEC as Biofuels Debate Rages

by Chris Prentice (Reuters)  The lowest oil prices in over six years have fueled a resurgence in U.S. gasoline use

June 19, 2015 Read Full Article

U.S. Researchers See Auto Fuel Standards Driving Technology

by David Morgan (Planet Ark)  U.S. cars and light trucks will become more fuel efficient and safer — but also more

June 19, 2015 Read Full Article

The US Bioeconomy: $369B and 4 Million Jobs Strong, says USDA; Changes to the BioPreferred program

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  … In Washington, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the release of a new report that shows the U.S.

June 19, 2015 Read Full Article

ARPA-E Awards $30M in High-Risk, High-Reward Moonshot Program to Transform Energy Crops

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Six projects land major multi-year awards for Project TERRA, Tramsportation Energy Resources from Renewable Agriculture

June 19, 2015 Read Full Article

Pope Blames Climate Change on Humans in 183-Page Call for Action

by Devin Henry (The Hill)  Global warming is happening, human activity is causing it and more needs to be done,

June 19, 2015 Read Full Article

Key Excerpts Related to Fossil Fuels from Pope Francis’ Encyclical on the Environment

by Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA)  The following are key excerpts from Pope Francis’ Encyclical, “Laudato Si,” or “Praised Be,” in

June 19, 2015 0 comment Read Full Article

Syngenta Working with Iowa FFA Chapters to Support Ethanol

(Syngenta)  -FFA members to engage race-goers at the American Ethanol 200 presented by Enogen – Fundraising initiative will benefit flex fuel

June 18, 2015 Read Full Article

NASCAR Fans Support Ethanol, Reach Out to EPA

by John Davis (DomesticFuel.com)  NASCAR fans are serving as an important source for support of ethanol and letting the Obama

June 18, 2015 Read Full Article

Biodiesel and Bioheat Forum — August 19, 2015 — Mankato, MN

  Biodiesel and Bioheat Forum — August 19, 2015 — Mankato, MN

August tends to be a hot month in Minnesota, but that won’t stop the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council

June 18, 2015 Read Full Article

Nebraska Governor Talks Biofuels in Europe

by Cindy Zimmerman (DomesticFuel.com)  Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts is on an agricultural trade mission trip to the European Union with stops in

June 18, 2015 Read Full Article

What Food Safety Act Means for Ethanol Plants

Cindy Zimmerman (DomesticFuel.com)  The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law in 2011 and this summer the rulemaking

June 18, 2015 Read Full Article

Ohio Corn Marketing Program Awards First Ethanol Infrastructure Grant

(Ohio’s Country Journal/Ohio Ag Net)  The Ohio Corn Marketing Program (OCMP) is pleased to announce Speedway LLC (Speedway) as the

June 17, 2015 Read Full Article

After Delays, Biodiesel Business to Open

by Eric Blaisdell (Times Argus)  After two years of legal battles and obstacles, Black Bear Biodiesel will be open for

June 17, 2015 Read Full Article

Joule Wins Key Patent for Direct Conversion of CO2 to Hydrocarbon Fuels

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Massachusetts, Joule, the pioneer of liquid fuels from recycled CO2, announced the issuance of

June 17, 2015 Read Full Article

Comment Period Open on Proposed Discretionary Changes to BCAP

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The USDA has announced its intent to prepare a programmatic environmental impact statement (PEIS)

June 17, 2015 Read Full Article

Usage of Non-Petroleum Fuels on the Rise, Yet Vehicle Sales Stall

by Braden Kelner (Power Source)  Non-petroleum fuels are being used for transportation in amounts not seen in 60 years, according to

June 17, 2015 Read Full Article

Biodiesel Fuel Company Owner Pleads Guilty to Fraud and Clean Air Act Crimes Connected to Renewable Fuels Scheme

(Environmental Protection Agency)  Philip J. Rivkin faces more than 10 years imprisonment and $51 million in restitution — Philip Joseph Rivkin,

June 17, 2015 Read Full Article

Bioenergy and Biofuels Production from Lignocellulosic Biomass via Anaerobic Digestion and Fisher-Tropsch Reaction

(US Department of Agriculture/Ohio State University)  The long term goal of this project is to commercialize an integrated anaerobic digestion

June 17, 2015 Read Full Article

New Report Shows U.S. Biobased Products Industry Contributes $369 Billion, 4 Million Jobs to American Economy

(US Department of Agriculture)  2014 Farm Bill provisions will expand opportunities in the biobased sector by promoting advanced biofuels, renewable

June 17, 2015 Read Full Article

How Climate Change Deniers Got It Right — But Very Wrong

by Tony Dokoupil (MSNBC)  It turns out the climate change deniers were right: There isn’t 97% agreement among climate scientists. The

June 17, 2015 Read Full Article

DOE Offers Funding to Develop Aggregate Purchasing Models

(NGT News)  The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $2 million to support aggregate purchasing models for

June 16, 2015 Read Full Article

From Florida to California on Just One Tank of Renewable Diesel?

(NGT News)  A team of motorsport enthusiasts is aiming to drive a car from the Atlantic Coast of Florida to

June 16, 2015 Read Full Article

Iowa Delegation Asks EPA to Hold Ethanol Hearing in State

by Christopher Doering (Des Moines Register)  Iowa’s congressional delegation asked the Environmental Protection Agency on Monday to hold a hearing

June 16, 2015 Read Full Article

Blog: E15 Momentum Increases, One State, One Station at a Time

by Holly Jessen (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  … The end goal is to double the amount of fuel pumps offering blends like

June 16, 2015 Read Full Article

Ricketts: Danish Company’s Interest in Nebraska Expansion Cooled after EPA’s Ethanol Proposal

by Russell Hubbard (World-Herald)   Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts said on the last day of his European trade mission that federal

June 16, 2015 Read Full Article

4 Minutes with… Will Steiner, General Manager, Hawaii Oil Seed Producers

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  HOSPRO is dedicated to battle the 95+% import of petroleum for energy and electricity generation

June 16, 2015 Read Full Article

In Blow to Big Oil, EPA Says Oil Refiners Recover RINs Costs

by Chris Prentice (Reuters)  Oil companies ultimately recover their costs of complying with the U.S. biofuels program, according to an

June 16, 2015 Read Full Article

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