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TotalEnergies Partners with Cristal Union to Produce Biogas from Beet Pulp

(TotalEnergies (Google Translation)) TotalEnergies is joining forces with the French sugar group Cristal Union, which will supply it with beet pulp for 15 years to supply BioNorrois, the Company's next biomethane production unit currently under construction in Fontaine-le-Dun, in the Seine-Maritime

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to Gevo

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Gevo addresses the market need of reducing greenhouse gas emissions with sustainable alternatives, and is commercializing the next generation of advanced, bio-based renewable fuels with sustainable aviation fuel, renewable premium gasoline, and renewable natural gas that

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Soybean Oil Dominating Usage for Biofuel Markets

by Sue Roesler (Farm & Ranch Guide) How is the current renewable diesel situation continuing to impact U.S. agriculture and biofuel markets? Dave Ripplinger, NDSU bioenergy/bioproduct specialist, said there has been a significant decline in truck freight this year throughout the country,

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Biofuels Company Brings New Hope to Local Sugar Beet Growers

By Dianne Swanson (RoundupWeb.com) After American Crystal made the decision to close the Sidney Sugars beet processing plant last spring, multiple companies reached out with ideas to revive the industry. But according to Jeff Bieber, one company really stood out from the rest

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The Use of Food and Feed Crops for Bio-based Materials and the Related Effects on Food Security – Recognising Potential Benefits

(Renewable Carbon News)  Renewable Carbon Initiative Publishes New Insights into a Hotly Debated Topic and Urges for Careful and Evidence-based Debates --  2023, the world faces a global hunger crisis. According to the World Food Programme“ a record 349 million people across

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Biofuel Is Good, But Could It Be Great?

by Treena Hein (Seed World) As demand rises for biofuels, plant breeders are working hard to increase biofuel feedstocks’ productivity and biofuel’s sustainability.  -- ... (I)nfrastructure development and plant breeders’ efforts during the past decade have put biofuels on the map in

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Opinion: A Future with Biofuels

by Nripendra Abhishek Nrip (Telangana Today) India should take a lesson from Brazil which has successfully scaled up its bioethanol marketing by focusing on flexible fuel vehicles  --  The New Delhi Declaration adopted at the G20 Summit announced the setting up of

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Ethanol: From Road to Air Transport

by Phillipe Marchand (Transport Energy Strategies) ... Qualification for sustainability: Two issues are at the heart of the criticism of biofuels by environmental NGOs. The first is insufficient CO2 emission abatement and the second, production on agricultural land that is suspected

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German Biofuel Industry in Jeopardy, and So Is Feed Production

(All about Feed) Germany mulls phasing out crop-based bioethanol production in the coming decade chasing a declared goal to fortify European and world’s food security. However, as market players reveal, the effect of the widely discussed reform is likely to be

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Biofuel Policies and the Current Food Crisis

by Joseph Glauber and Charlotte Hebebrand (International Food Policy Research Institute/Daily Star) ... Despite the recurring food versus fuel debate and criticism expressed during previous price spikes, biofuel policies have grown in popularity. That growth will likely continue.  The International Energy Agency

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French Ethanol Fuel Sales Rose 13% in 2022 on E85 Jump - Producers

(Reuters) French ethanol sales rose 13% in 2022 as consumers looking to limit fuel spending increasingly turned to cheaper gasoline containing up to 85% ethanol, a trend that should continue this year, producers said on Tuesday (January 24, 2023). ... “Last year’s

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The Biofuels Oil Rush

(World Bio Market Insights) With big oil moving into biofuels, Shell is one to watch. -- ... From another angle, biofuels are an already-lucrative global commodity attracting attention from some of the biggest corporate entities in the world: oil majors. The oil

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French Entrepreneurs Look to Agriculture and Forestry for the Future of Aviation Fuel

by John Laurenson (MarketPlace)  Sustainable aviation fuel, or SAF, is airplane fuel made from renewable sources like reused cooking oil. Nearly half a million flights have used this fuel mixed with regular petroleum-based kerosene — almost all of them in Europe. Now, the French say they have produced

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European Commission Predicts Growing Demand for Renewable Ethanol

(ePURE) Demand for renewable ethanol in the EU will increase by 13% from now until 2030, according to a new report from the European Commission. The EU Agricultural Outlook for Markets, Income and Environment 2022-2032, published by the Commission’s DG for Agriculture and

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India's Sugarcane-Based Ethanol Plan Has a Big Problem: Water

bySupriya Vohra (Quartz) While India is making a push for ethanol-blended petrol, by incentivizing sugarcane-derived ethanol, concerns remain about the water-guzzling nature of the sugarcane and fair remuneration for farmers. On Nov. 2, the center, as part of its ethanol blending programme

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BioFormate Bio-gasoline & SAF Blendstock: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Virent

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Virent, a subsidiary of Marathon Petroleum developed its BioForming technology to create fuels and chemicals from a wide range of naturally occurring, renewable resources. And now they teamed up with Johnson Matthey to bring to

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Cheap Ethanol Drives French Demand for Gasoline Engine Conversion Kits

(Reuters) Sales of kits that let gasoline engines run on ethanol are surging in France, as drivers switch to using the sharply cheaper crop-based fuel at a time of soaring oil prices. Self-styled market leader FlexFuel Energy Development says it delivered 6,400

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A Field of Dreams – Why Growing Sugar Beet Is Critical to Scotland’s Future

by Ian Archer (Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre/Biofuels Digest)   ... Sugar beet is already grown in relatively small amounts in Scotland as a feedstock for heavily subsidised biogas production. But growing the crop on a large, commercial scale has not happened since

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Why Are Certain Crops Used to Make Biofuels?

(Sustainable, Secure Food Blog) ... Biofuels are a low-carbon fuel option that we can use to make a difference right now. Many states are already using ethanol as part of their gasoline supply systems. In California, biodiesel and renewable diesel

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Argus Launches Biomethane Guarantee of Origin Price Assessments

(Bioenergy Insight) Global energy and commodity intelligence company Argus has launched biomethane guarantee of origin price assessments. Biomethane can be used as an alternative or as a supplement to natural gas in industry, transport and heating. The new Argus Renewable

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Larger Deficit Seen in Global Sugar Supply as India Boosts Ethanol

by Marcelo Teixeira (Reuters) The world's sugar supply balance is expected to deteriorate in the 2021/22 season that started in October due to higher use of sugarcane to ethanol production in India and lower production in Brazil, broker StoneX said on

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Are Sugar Beets the Answer for Scotland’s Biofuels, Net Zero Goals and Job Growth?

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest) It’s barely December yet but some are already having visions of sugar beets, not sugar plums, dancing in their heads, thanks to a new Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) and Scottish Enterprise working on proposals

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Soaring Petrol Prices Make French Drivers Rush to Ethanol

by Sybille de La Hamaide (Reuters) Ethanol sales will hit record highs in France this year and next, supported by strong demand for high-ethanol fuel E85 as car owners seek cheaper alternatives to gasoline, producers said on Thursday. Fuel prices have soared

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Optimizing Advanced Fuel Production: Utilizing Industrial Hemp Biomass for High Throughput Biofuel Production in Maryland

by Robert Kozak (Atlantic Biomass/Advanced Biofuels USA)  This is a presentation that was part of a seminar program at Hood College for the students, faculty, and friends of their biology department. It focuses on new directions in advanced biofuel research. These

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From a Nuisance to a Benefit, ‘World’s Worst Weed’ Finds New Use as Biofuel

(South Africa Today) • A startup in western Kenya has developed a process of making bioethanol from water hyacinths, addressing both the need for a clean fuel alternative to charcoal and fuelwood, and the spread of the invasive hyacinths. Proponents

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Decarbonisation of New Zealand’s Aviation Sector to Focus on Use of Electric Aircraft and Sustainable Fuels

by Tony Harrington (GreenAir Online)  New Zealand’s aviation sector has consistently shown a pioneering commitment to sustainability, and is now embracing a move towards electric propulsion, reports Tony Harrington. Regional airline Sounds Air has just announced it will acquire three

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Central Tuber Crop Research Institute Bets on Cassava as Feedstock for Bioethanol Production

by V Sajeev Kumar (The Hindu Business Line) As a biofuel crop, cassava has comparative advantages vis-a-vis sugarcane  --  As the search for alternate feedstock sources for ethanol production gathers pace, ICAR-Central Tuber Crops Research Institute (CTCRI) finds cassava (tapioca)

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Sugar Beet Boost for Scotland's Green Economy

by Greg Russell (The National) Reintroducing a crop harvested in Scotland for the first time in half a century will help support Scotland’s green economy.  A consortium behind the first sugar beet crop in 50 years – harvested earlier this year –

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Red Tractor Paperwork Crucial to Access Biofuels Market

(Farmers Weekly) Arable farmers will have to produce new “mass balance” figures – essentially stock and movement records – from 1 July, in order to achieve Red Tractor status to supply the growing biofuels market. The rule changes are being introduced to

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SAF: Bioethanol Production from Sunflower Biomass

(UABIO)  ...  In Ukraine, there are about 20 producers of bioethanol with a total capacity of over 300 thousand tons/year, but there are only 8 companies with a total capacity of 128 thousand tons/year that really produce bioethanol. Raw materials for bioethanol

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Active Ethanol Policy for Jobs Creation

by Tim Newbold (The Guardian) The global approach to energy is changing rapidly. The urgency of the challenge that climate change presents has focused significant attention and resources on renewable energy solutions, as countries and companies seek to reduce emissions. One

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AFYREN and Südzucker Reach Long Term Deal to Supply Factory Producing Biobased Organic Acids AFYREN Secures Procurement of Sugar Beet Co-Products, Major Feedstock for Industrial-Scale Production of Its Sustainable Chemicals

(Bio-based News) AFYREN and Südzucker have reached an unprecedented long-term agreement on the supply of sugar beet co-products as feedstock for AFYREN NEOXY, the zero-waste, low-carbon biorefinery that will begin producing seven 100% biobased organic acids at industrial scale in early

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Sustainability Plan 2030: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Avantium

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Avantium just released its Sustainability Plan ‘Chain Reaction 2030’, highlighting the company’s ambitious vision to achieve a fossil-free chemical industry by 2050. By outlining future plans and next steps alongside a series of case studies,

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Total Becomes the Leading Distributor of E85 in France with 750 Service Stations within Its Network

(Total) In order to meet the growing demand for E85, a mostly renewable fuel benefiting from an attractive price and producing fewer greenhouse gas emissions, Total has stepped up the deployment of E85 superethanol within its service stations to become today the

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India Takes Action to Increase Use, Production of Ethanol

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) India is taking action to increase domestic production and use of ethanol. The government in December opened a comment period on draft automotive industry standards (AIS) related to the country’s plans to introduce E85 and

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Govt Notifies Modified Scheme to Produce 1G Ethanol

(Indian Express News Service)  “To increase production of fuel grade ethanol, Govt. is also encouraging distilleries to produce ethanol from maize; & rice available with Food Corporation of India,” the statement said. -- The government on Thursday notified the modified scheme

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Government Extends Interest Subvention for Ethanol to Grain-Based Units

by Sanjay Dutta (MSN/Times of India) The government on Wednesday approved interest subvention of Rs 4,573 crore to raise ethanol manufacturing capacity to 1,000 crore litres by including grain-based distilleries in addition to just molasses-based units. The government aims to use the

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Transatlantic Trade-Offs: Europe Faces a Potential Flood of Imports

by Emmanuel Desplechin (ePURE/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The recent U.S. presidential election has spurred a lot of talk about what the new administration will mean for the transatlantic trade relationship after four years of on again, off again tariff wars. ... Europe faces

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Chhattisgarh Seeks Centre’s Nod to Make Bio-Ethanol from Surplus Paddy

by Ritesh Mishra (Hindustan Times) Bhupesh Baghel informed Pradhan that an estimated 6 lakh tonnes of surplus paddy will be made available by the state government to ethanol plants for production. -- Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel met Union petroleum,

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Germans Want to Fill up with More Biofuels

(UFOP (Google translation)) According to a current representative survey, two thirds of all Germans have a positive view of biofuels. Almost half consider biofuels to be of growing importance for climate protection in the future. Associations demand appropriate political consideration.  65 percent of

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Cargill, Virent Collaborate on Biobased Fuels and Chemicals

(Cargill/Farm Progress)  Goal is to open new markets for corn and expand opportunities for renewable fuels and chemicals. -- Cargill and Virent, Inc. are working together to evaluate the use of Cargill’s corn dextrose as a feedstock to Virent’s BioForming technology

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Scotland’s Opportunity to Grow a New Clean, Sustainable Economy

by Mark Bustard (Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC)/Biofuels Digest) The idea of a net zero carbon emissions and zero waste economy isn’t as far-fetched as some may think. The key promise of a bio-based economy is that we can grow the

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Meaty Innovations, 3D Printed Steak, Bioreactor for Cultured Meats, Honey-Coated COVID-19 Mask and More: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the Week of September 17th

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest) It’s all about food and lots of steak this week as we look at the Top 8 Innovations including Faux pas-free foie gras firm nabbing a government grant in Japan to build a commercial bioreactor

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WEBINAR: Energy Crops for Bioenergy Projects: Prospects for Ukraine --- September 9, 2020 --- ONLINE (free)

The online seminar will take place within the BIOPLAT-EU project. Learn more about legal support, barriers, and prospects for growing energy crops in Ukraine, as well as the experience of leading Ukrainian companies in building their own business for growing

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Italy's Saras Eyes HVO, Ethanol Expansion at Sarroch

by Adam Porter (Argus Media) Italian refiner Saras is looking to boost production of biofuels, including hydro-treated vegetable oil (HVO), at its 300,000 b/d Sarroch unit on Sardinia. -- Chief executive Dario Scaffardi said the refiner wants to increase co-processed HVO

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Microbes Pave Way for Green Flight

by Irini Angelidaki (Technical University of Denmark)  ... “Soon bacteria, yeast, and fungi will become the factories that produce not only fuel, but also a wide range of chemicals, plastics, and even proteins,” says Professor Irini Angelidaki, DTU Environment. An important realization

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Using Damaged Grains to Make Ethanol: Oil Retailers Await Norms

by Richa Mishra, TV Jayan (The Hindu Business Line)  Commitment to EBP scheme gives sugar industry confidence to set up distilleries -- To ensure that the country does not miss any opportunity to generate its own fuel and bring down import

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Advanced Biofuels USA Starts "Just A Minute" Educational Series

(Advanced Biofuels USA) The first episode of  "Just A Minute or So about Renewable Fuels" focuses on what might be used to make renewable fuels.  Students, teachers, or anyone interested in renewable fuels can see in a 3-minute slide presentation

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Can the European Union’s Kerosene Demand Be Met by the Amount of Biomass Produced in the EU?

(nova-Institute) Regarding climate change and tackling its mitigation there is no question that the aviation industry has to reduce its greenhouse gas impact and has to shift to alternative fuels. If the European Union wants to achieve its ambitious climate

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UFOP Questions Straw’s Feedstock Potential for “Advanced” Biofuels

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest)   In Germany, UFOP reports that straw is a scarce commodity and not waste, making it a sought-after resource, but that the use of grain straw for biofuels production should take a back seat. UFOP questioned

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Seaweed-Lined To-Go Containers, Pepsi’s Molded Pulp 6-Pack Rings, Hydrogen-Powered Arctic Station, “Infinite” Toothbrush, and More: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the Week of March 5th

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Sit back and just imagine, hanging out at the new International Arctic Station that runs on solar, wind, and hydrogen power, sipping on a Pepsi 6-pack that came in molded pulp rings, eating lunch from a

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Sustainable Biofuels from Cultivated Biomass Need to Be a Part of the European “Green Deal”

Union zur Förderung von Oel- und Proteinpflanzen (UFOP))  European agriculture urgently needs reliable sales alternatives to stabilise its agricultural revenue. This is one of the central concerns of farmers in the European Union currently taking to the streets. The “Green Deal”

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Soaring Demand Seen Driving French Ethanol Sales to New Record This Year

by Sybille de La Hamaide (Reuters) Ethanol sales in France should continue to rise sharply this year after reaching a new record in 2019, mostly boosted by tax breaks and a wider availability in petrol stations, French ethanol producer group SNPAA

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Biofuels Take up Little Space

(Union for the Promotion of Oil and Protein Plants (UFOP)) Although the share of the area for biofuels production increased by 1 percentage point in 2018, it is still very small. Cultivated plants such as cereals, oilseeds, protein, sugar and fiber plants,

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Red River Biorefinery Gearing up for Production

by Matt Thompson (Ethanol Producer Magazine) According to Keshav Rajpal, BioMass Solution principal, the industry’s newest ethanol plant - Red River Biorefinery - is still on track to start operations at the beginning of the year. The plant, developed by BioMass

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Good Reasons for Biofuels: Facts about the Ongoing Decarbonisation of Road Transport

(Union for the Promotion of Oil and Protein Plants (Union zur Förderung von Oel- und Proteinpflanzen e. V. (UFOP))  Human-caused climate change is already visible and is especially evident in agriculture, as the “drought year” of 2018 clearly demonstrated. Agriculture,

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Bio-Sourced Materials: A New Milestone!

(Michelin)  The BioButterfly project launched by Michelin in 2012 has just achieved another milestone: the construction of France's first industrial demonstrator capable of producing butadiene from ethanol. The goal is to replace the oil-based raw materials used in the company's

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“Just the Bagasse”: UFG Researcher Studies Biofuel Production with Cerrado Fruit Residues

(UFG Journal (Google Translation)) ...   A research conducted at the Federal University of Goiás (UFG) evaluates the use of fruits as alternative and unconventional sources of natural origin for ethanol production. In addition to testing with jamelão, a plant of Indian

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Report: EU Ethanol Consumption to Increase in 2019

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) A recent report filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network discusses the current use of biofuels in the European Union and the potential for increased use in the future. According to the

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Europe, US Aim to Boost Ethanol Share in Gasoline, but Obstacles Remain

by Solomon Lanitis, Chrysa Glystra and Wesley Swift (S&P Global Platts)  Ambitious emissions targets are driving governments across the globe to mandate greater use of biofuels in gasoline, and higher-ethanol blends of gasoline look set to make further inroads in the EU

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FEFAC Releases Its Publication on the Feed Industry’s Use of Co-Products

(European Feed Manufacturers' Association)  On 3 June 2019, FEFAC released its publication called “Co-products, an essential part of animal nutrition”, which aims to create increased awareness among EU stakeholders and policy makers about the feed industry’s extensive use of co-products. The

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Gevo to Work With Praj Industries to Commercialize Renewable Isobutanol, Jet Fuel and Isooctane in India

(Gevo/Globe Newswire)  Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEVO) announced today that it has signed a binding, definitive Construction License Agreement with Praj Industries Ltd., dated April 4, 2019, to commercialize the production of renewable isobutanol using sugary-based feedstocks, such as juice, syrup and

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Butagaz and Global Bioenergies Announce Their First Delivery of Bio Isobutene, a Bio-Sourced Gas, to the Heracles Winery

(Global Bioenergies)  On 12 March 2019, the Heracles winery, France's first ecological smart winery was able to take advantage of the first ever delivery containing bio-isobutene, a highly innovative bio-sourced gas.  --  With a continuing drive to contribute to France's objectives in

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10-Slide Guide to the US Ethanol Industry

by Douglas B. Rivers (Biofuels Digest/Lee Enterprises, Inc.)  Past, Present and Future  Douglas B. Rivers, PhD, from Sunflwr Consulting and a member of Lee Enterprises Consulting, offers this illuminating overview of the U.S. ethanol industry’s history, current technologies, new developments

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Turning Salt-Damaged Fields into Marshes Could Save Maryland Farmland—and The Chesapeake Bay

by Virginia Gewin (CivilEats) As sea levels rise, saltwater is entering farms near the bay, damaging crops and releasing legacy nutrients into already-polluted waterways.  -- Kate Tully has spent the last few years sampling farm soils, ditch water, and marsh muck

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Fermentable Sugar as a Raw Material for the Chemical Industry: First Generation as Sustainable as the Second – Significant Reduction in Greenhouse Gases for Both

(Bio-based News)  New study conducts quantitative and qualitative sustainability assessment of bio-based raw materials for the chemical industry An extensive sustainability study carried out by nova-Institute shows that first-generation fermentable sugar is just as advantageous for a sustainable raw materials strategy of

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Update on CAAFI State-Level Projects

(Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative )  SAJF Deployment Projects Florida, Alabama, Georgia Several developments in Alabama and Florida will enhance opportunities for the Southeast Partnership for Advance Renewables from Carinata (SPARC), a USDA Coordinated Agricultural Project (CAP).   The Alabama Department of Economic Development and

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African Centre for Crop Improvement Sweet Sorghum Varieties Poised to Boost Biofuel Industry

(African Centre for Crop Improvement) A breakthrough by the African Centre for Crop Improvement in the breeding of sorghum could have far-reaching implications for the biofuel and bioplastic industries in South Africa. For the last decade, ACCI director Professor Mark Laing has

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It's a Bitter End for Sugar as Investors Line Up for 2019 Losses

(Bloomberg) ... Millers could make more sugar as oil drop damps ethanol view ... The one thing that kept the rout from being even deeper: robust demand for ethanol in Brazil, the world’s biggest sugar grower and exporter. But now that

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Turning Grams into Tonnes: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide ABLC Guide to Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) The Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant aims to enable the transition to a sustainable bio-based economy through development, scale-up and custom manufacturing of bio-based product and processes. Hendrik Waegeman, Head of Business Development at BBEU gave this illuminating overview of the

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€1,000 from 1,000 Growers to Restart Beet Industry

by Siobhan Walsh (AgriLand)  Beet Ireland is looking for 1,000 growers to invest €1,000 in the revival of the beet industry in this country. Over 50 people attended the first grower engagement meeting held in conjunction with the Irish Tillage and Land Use

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Concept to Construction and Exports are Crucial

by Lisa Gibson (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  In the U.S. ethanol industry, three plants are under construction, while a fourth makes its way through the permitting process. -- In an industry with more than 200 existing plants, four new projects is a

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Bioethanol: Use of Cereal Raw Materials Has Shifted

(Deutsches Maiskomitee eV (Google translation))  The proportionate use of cereal raw materials in the production of bioethanol has clearly shifted in Germany in recent years. As reported by the Deutsches Maiskomitee eV (DMK), the range of products and prices has led to

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Circular Biobased Economy: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to the Biobased Delta

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In a biobased economy renewable raw materials take over the role of fossil raw materials, such as oil. This is extremely important in order to reduce the carbon footprint which has a positive influence on climate

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Rotten Potatoes: That's the Government's Answer to Your Rising Fuel Bill

by Garima Singh (Economic Times)  ... While the government is hoping the rally in global rates declines soon, it is also looking at alternatives to lessen future pinches. This explains its current interest in rotten potatoes.  You heard it right. India often overproduces

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NUI Galway Scientists Identify Genetic Plant Breeding Strategies to Develop Better Sugar Beet Varieties

(NUI Galway)  Plant biotechnologists from the Ryan Institute at NUI Galway have identified genetic breeding strategies to develop bigger and better sugar beet. Sustainable intensification of agriculture to meet rapidly growing global demand for food and non-food products produced by

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Red River Biorefinery Will Break Ground Wednesday in Grand Forks

by April Baumgarten  (Grand Forks  Herald) A Grand Forks biorefinery that will turn sugar beet waste into ethanol will break ground this week. City, state and economic leaders are expected to speak Wednesday at the ceremony for the Red River Biorefinery, an

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Biofuels to Boost Farm Income, Energy Security, Help Create Jobs: PM Modi

by Utpal Bhaskar  (Live Mint)  Centre plans to invest Rs 10,000 crore and build 12 biofuel refineries  --  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said biofuels will help boost farm income, aid India’s energy security and create jobs, in a cleaner environment. Speaking

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Building Commercialization Partnerships: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to Green Biologics

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Green Biologics is focused on the production of renewable n-butanol and other C4 chemicals from various renewable feedstocks, including sugar (cane, molasses, beets), starch (corn) and cellulosic biomass (corn residues, sugar cane bagasse, forest materials and

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USDA Grants Hood $100,000 for Biofuels Project

(Hood College)  The United States Department of Agriculture has awarded Hood College Professor of Biology Craig Laufer $100,000 over an 18-month period to fund research and development of cost-effective biofuels. Successful completion of this project would qualify Laufer’s lab for larger

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Cabinet Approves National Biofuel Policy

(Times of India)  The Cabinet today approved the National Policy on Biofuels which allows doping of ethanol produced from damaged foodgrains, rotten potatoes, corn and sugar beet with petrol to cut oil imports by Rs 4,000 crore this year alone. Till now

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NGOs Tell Commission to Listen to Science and Differentiate Biofuels

by Claire Stam (EurActiv)  A coalition of Czech and Slovak NGOs has called on the European Commission to draw a line in the Renewable Energy Directive revision (RED II) between more sustainable ethanol and the high greenhouse gas emitting tropical oils. They also said that

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Your Regular Audi Could Run on Straw Soon

by Francois De Beaupuy and Ania Nussbaum  (Bloomberg)  Global Bioenergies looks to extract fuels from non-food crops; Unlike ethanol, fuel works in any engine in high concentration  --  A German luxury carmaker and a French biotech company have joined forces to solve the two

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Equipment Needs to Study Mixing of Fibrous Materials

by Gregory T. Benz (Lee Enterprise Consulting/Biofuels Digest)  There are many sources of organic fibers that can be used as feedstock for biofuels and renewable chemicals. The author has tested many lignocellulosic materials for fluid flow and mixing characteristics. Examples include

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Biorefinery Asks Grand Forks County to Help It Sell $80 Million in Bonds

by April Baumgarten  (Grand Forks Herald)  ... The Grand Forks County Commission approved during a Tuesday meeting a resolution that sets the stage for a public hearing for the Red River BioRefinery bond. The $80 million bond has not been

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Estimation of a 69 % Reduction in Greenhouse Gases Emissions for Fully Renewable ETBE Compared to Fossil Gasoline

(Global Bioenergies) Global Bioenergies (Euronext Growth: ALGBE) has entrusted EVEA, a company specialized in calculation of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), with a study focused on the products to be manufactured in the future IBN-One plant. Fully renewable ETBE is estimated to

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Old and New at the Keystone Farm Show

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Advanced Biofuels USA has three overlapping reasons to attend and exhibit at the Keystone Farm Show: Educate attendees; Educate ourselves; Connect with people interested in joining the biofuels world. [caption id="attachment_92072" align="alignleft" width="300"] Advanced Biofuels

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Santa’s Comin’ to Town with Red Tractor and Sustainability Schemes

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest)  All some farmers want for Christmas this year is a sustainability certification that is EU approved. Farmers and biofuel producers in the EU, or exporting biofuel to the EU, need to validate their products and

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Biofuels Market for Red Tractor Assured Crops Secured for Five Years

by Marianne Curtis (Farmers Guardian)  The biofuels market for Red Tractor assured crops has been secured with the news that the European Commission will continue to recognise the scheme under the Renewable Energy Directive, says Red Tractor. Since 2012 compliance with Red Tractor

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Aviation Fuels and Much More: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Gevo

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  We Really Do Mean “Drop-in”.  Gevo has two proprietary technologies that combine to make it possible to retrofit existing ethanol plants to produce isobutanol, a four carbon alcohol which serves as a hydrocarbon platform molecule. They have

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From Seed ... to Sky: Delmarva Energy Beet-to-Jetfuel Project Summary Published

(Advanced Biofuels USA)  Advanced Biofuels USA has added a summary of the findings of its USDA-funded feasibility study based on 2016 energy beet project at University of Maryland Eastern Shore.  New charts and graphs based on the data developed for

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Sugar Beet Pulp Project Enters Second Stage after Successful Pilot Tests

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest)  In Germany, the PULP2VALUE project is entering its second stage after successful pilot tests and creating new value chains from sugar beet pulp. The project aims to achieve two main objectives by the end of the project,

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Greenbelt Resources Conducts Feedstock Testing For Central Coast Wine Services

(Business Insider/PR Newswire/Greenbelt Resources)  Greenbelt Resources Corporation (OTC: GRCO) has agreed to perform feedstock testing with Central Coast Wine Services (CCWS) to test various streams of wastes generated in the winemaking process. The wastes will be tested for potential use as

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Coordinated Introduction of E10 Petrol Can Help Meet Transport Carbon Targets and Support the UK Economy

(Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership) In support of the UK government’s decision to increase the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation, the LowCVP today published its report ‘Successfully Deploying E10 Petrol’.  The expert group convened under the auspices of the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership concluded

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A Sticky Matter: Sugar Molasses Dent EU’s Ambitions on Advanced Biofuels

by Paola Tamma (EurActiv)  Sugar molasses, which the European Commission sees as “advanced” biofuel, present many of the same problems as conventional biofuels – including a potential increase in food prices and land competition for food production. But their definition as biofuels

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Energy Beet Feasibility Study Finds Navy Best Potential Near-Term Customer for Alcohol-to-Jetfuel Product

(Advanced Biofuels USA)  USDA-funded feasibility study based on 2016 energy beet project at University of Maryland Eastern Shore finds Navy solicitation is best market for economic viability of project followed by advanced ethanol for Mid-Atlantic ground transportation markets. With Norfolk and

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EPA: Thumbs-up to 'Energy Beet' Idea

by Mikkel Pates (Agweek)  The Environmental Protection Agency predicted it might take six months to do an initial evaluation of "energy beets" for their environmental footprint as a feedstock for biofuels. Six years — not months — later the agency has

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Hot Spots: Top 5 Places to Watch in Florida

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ... Florida is a hot state, in more ways than one, and we cover the Top 5 hottest Florida spots that hopefully remain intact or recover quickly after Irma’s impact, especially those in the mid and

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Interview — Growing Food or Fuel on Our Land?

(European Environment Agency)  Only a decade ago, biofuel production from plants was hailed as an ecological alternative to fossil fuels. Recently, it has come to be seen as competing with food production and not always an effective solution in reducing

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Local Scientists Looking at Transforming Sugar Beets into Jet Fuel

by Jon Shainman (WPTV)  Scientists on the Treasure Coast literally taking things from the ground to see if they can power things in the skies. “I was physically pulling beets out of the ground in Belle Glade and bringing them here," said

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The Sweet Smell of Success…and Beets!

(Treasure Coast Research Park)  ... On Wednesday, June 14th, a team of research and industry leaders established through the leadership of St. Lucie County’s Treasure Coast Research Park, gathered at Tropicana’s feed processing facility in Fort Pierce to test the possibility

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Notice of Opportunity To Comment on an Analysis of the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Attributable to Production and Transport of Beta vulgaris ssp. vulgaris (Sugar Beets) for Use in Biofuel Production

(Environmental Protection Agency/Federal Register)  In this notice, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting comment on its analysis of the upstream greenhouse gas emissions attributable to the production of Beta vulgaris ssp. vulgaris (sugar beets) for use as a biofuel feedstock. This

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N-butanol and Beyond: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Green Biologics

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Green Biologics is focused on the production of renewable n-butanol and other C4 chemicals from various renewable feedstocks, including sugar (cane, molasses, beets), starch (corn) and cellulosic biomass (corn residues, sugar cane bagasse, forest materials

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EU Biofuels Policy: What Is the Impact on Rural Development?

by Sarantis Michalopoulos (EurActiv)   EU farmers are “very concerned” about the impact of the European Commission’s change of heart on biofuels, claiming the EU’s restrictive policy is putting thousands of rural jobs at risk. Yet, the EU executive defended its proposed

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Global Bioethanol Market Expected to Reach $9,544 Million by 2022

(Allied Market Research)  According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, titled, "Bioethanol Market: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2014-2022," the global market was valued at $5,652 million in 2015, and is projected to reach $9,544 million

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Farmers Looking at On-Farm Ethanol Plants

by Nat Williams (Illinois Farmer Today)  A handful of farmers are not just raising the crops that can be used as biofuels. They’re also working on producing the fuel itself.  A Minnesota-based company is in the developmental stage of offering

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Global Bioenergies Finalizes Acquisition of Syngip Access to Third-Generation Resources

(Global Bioenergies)  Process expected to be profitable starting at $45 per barrel – Further improved environmental benefit; Dilution of 1.1% for existing shareholders, possibly reaching 3.1%  --  Global Bioenergies (Alternext Paris: ALGBE) has finalized the acquisition of Syngip B.V. at the close of

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Europeans Want EU Policy to Promote First-Generation Biofuels, New Survey Finds

by Liz Gyekye (Biofuels International)  Europeans overwhelmingly support the use of conventional biofuels made from crops and believe EU policy should encourage it, according to an EU-wide opinion survey released today (23 January, 2017). More than 69% of Europeans surveyed say

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Notice of Analysis of the GHG Emissions Attributable to the Production and Transport of Sugar Beets for Use in Biofuel Production

(Environmental Protection Agency)  On January 18, 2017, EPA issued a notice of opportunity to comment on the Agency’s analysis of the greenhouse gas emissions attributable to the production and transport of sugar beets for use as a biofuel feedstock. The

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Energy Beet Display and Children's Carbon Cycle Handout Big Hits at Keystone Farm Show

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Highlighting Advanced Biofuels USA's work on a feasibility study of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore energy beet project proved to attract many visitors and a bit of buzz at the Keystone Farm Show,

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Global Bioenergies to Acquire Gas Fermentation Start-Up Syngip

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ... Syngip talked here about the possibility of producing liquid hydrocarbons from waste feedstocks at costs as low as €100 per ton. ... What’s this deal all about? In two words, cheaper carbon. The Global Bioenergies story is

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Global Business America Highlights Advanced Biofuels USA in Planet Green Section

by Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Global Business America, part of Global Business Publishing, highlighted Advanced Biofuels USA's study of the feasibility of an energy beet project for the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Delmarva Peninsula with a photo-packed spread

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Renewable Specialty Chemicals: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Green Biologics

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Green Biologics is focused on the production of renewable n-butanol and other C4 chemicals from various renewable feedstocks, including sugar (cane, molasses, beets), starch (corn) and cellulosic biomass (corn residues, sugar cane bagasse, forest materials and

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Commission’s Proposal to Phase out Conventional Biofuels Ignores Science and Jeopardises Biofuel Investments

(ePURE)  The European renewable ethanol association (ePURE) regrets the European Commission’s intentions to phase out, or significantly reduce, the use of conventional biofuels in Europe, contained in the proposed Renewable Energy Directive for the period post-2020, published as part of

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EU Considering Halving Crop-Based Biofuels by 2030: Draft

by Robert-Jan Bartunek, Sybille de La Hamaide and Alissa de Carbonnel (Reuters)  The European Commission is considering halving the maximum amount of crop-based biofuels used in transport after 2020 over concerns they increase rather than reduce carbon emissions, according to

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European Ethanol Industry Calls for Ethanol Support

by Joanna Schroeder (Energy.AgWired.com)  The European ethanol industry is coming together in defense of ethanol as the European Commission has publicly announced that it is considering a gradual phase out of first generation biofuels produced from multiple crops including sugar

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Ontario Innovative Sugarbeet Processors Cooperative Forms for Advanced Bioeconomy Feedstocks

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Ontario,  the Bio-Industrial Process Research Centre at Lambton College and Western Sarnia-Lambton Research Park – collaboration with the OSGA and its partners – completed a techno-economic modelling feasibility study. The study identified suitable high

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Global Bioenergies Completes Construction of German Demo-Scale Plant

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Germany, Global Bioenergies has completed construction of its 100 tons/year demonstration-scale plant, a project which commenced in mid-2015. It is located in the facility owned by the Fraunhofer CBP, on the Leuna refinery platform. It was

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Who’s Got Hot Lignin? The Digest’s 2016 Guide to Lignin Production and Prospects

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Lignocellulosic sugars and lignin have become necessary intermediates for advancing research towards economically producing biofuels and bioproducts. Recently, the US Department of Energy issued a Request for Information: Cellulosic Sugar and Lignin Production Capabilities. The result

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Small Farm Conference--A Seriously Knowledge-Intensive Activity on Maryland's Eastern Shore

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  "I want to make this land productive again," was a common refrain at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore's 13th Annual Small Farm Conference November 11-12.  Whether returning to a disused family farm or

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Commission’s Biofuel Plans Will Cost Europe’s Cereal and Beet Farmers at least €2 Billion per Year

(ePURE)  On the occasion of the World Ethanol & Biofuels conference taking place in Brussels, the European Association of Sugar Manufacturers (CEFS), the European Confederation of Maize Production (CEPM), the International Confederation of European Beet Growers (CIBE) and the European

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Who’s Got the Hot Sugars? The Digest’s 2016 Guide to Lignocellulosic Sugars and Their Producers

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Lignocellulosic sugars and lignin have become necessary intermediates for advancing research towards economically producing biofuels and bioproducts. Recently, the US Department of Energy issued a Request for Information: Cellulosic Sugar and Lignin Production Capabilities. The result

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Get the Results of the Cellulosic Sugar and Lignin Production Capabilities Request for Information!

(U.S. Department of Energy)  The results of the U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office's (BETO's) Cellulosic Sugar and Lignin Production Capabilities Request for Information (RFI) are now available on the RFI responses web page. This new web page is a

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Can Beets Provide Wealth for the Shore and Fuel the World?

by Jeremy Cox (DelmarvaNow)  ...   The beet plants bred by his (Frank Turano's) company, meanwhile, appear to be largely free of disease. And they're producing tubers up to twice the size of the commercial varieties growing in the same rows. Turano, the

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Ag Field Days Are Always about Learning--We Were So Sure, Then We Found We Were Wrong!

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  The purpose of Ag Field Days, education, goes both ways.  Those doing demonstrations and exhibits often learn just as much from those attending the events. [caption id="attachment_77505" align="alignleft" width="263"] Bob Kozak (right) talks about small

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Global Bioenergies Joins Preem, Sekab and Sveaskog in the “Bio-Based Gasoline Project” in Sweden

(Global Bioenergies)  Global Bioenergies (Alternext paris: ALGBE), Preem, Sekab and Sveaskog announce having joined forces to develop a high-performance fuel entirely based on forest resources. The consortium has signed a collaboration agreement to carry out a conceptual scope study for a

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Russia Ethanol Production Set to Grow

by Eugene Gerden (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Impending tax abolishment to provide the impetus for the development of Russian ethanol industry.  --  Plans to lift a hefty excise tax on fuel ethanol by the Russian government are being called revolutionary. Recent statements

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Turning Beets to BioFuel on Delmarva

by Todd Karli  (WBOC)  ...  A group of students and scientists are exploring the idea that sugar beets, what they're calling energy beets, can be converted into jet fuel, with the Navy keeping a watchful eye. "This is so exciting because it

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Advanced Biofuels USA Receives USDA Rural Business Development Grant for Feasibility Study of Eastern Shore Energy Beet-to-Jetfuel Project

For Immediate Release, September 7, 2016:  Frederick, Maryland -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture has provided $16,893 to Advanced Biofuels USA, a Maryland based  501(c) 3 nonprofit educational organization, for a feasibility study of producing bio-jetfuel from energy beets grown

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Advanced Biorefinery Proposed for Eastern North Dakota

by Ann Bailey (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  A biorefinery proposed to be built in Grand Forks, North Dakota, would transform low-value agricultural byproducts, including sugar beet tailings, wheat straw and potato waste, into biofuel. The North Dakota Ag Products Utilization Commission

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Crossing the Chasm to Scale: S2G Goes Commercial with Bioglycols

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  They call it the Valley of Death, but it’s a complete misnomer. It’s the “nearly impassible Khumbu Icefalls” of Death — filled with chasms, crevasses and painful progress towards the summit in the far distance. But

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Start-up to Scale-up: An Interview with Global Bioenergies CEO Marc Delcourt

(ACS Green Chemistry Institute)  Global Bioenergies is one of the few companies in the world and the only one in Europe to develop a process to convert renewable resources into hydrocarbons through fermentation. The company has focused initially on the

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AkzoNobel Teams up with Royal Cosun to Develop Sustainable Cellulose Products from Sugar Beet Processing

(Biofuels International)  Dutch chemicals giant AkzoNobel and agro-industrial cooperative Royal Cosun have formed a new partnership to develop novel products from cellulose side streams resulting from sugar beet processing. The partnership will combine Royal Cosun's specialist knowledge in separating and purifying

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Renewable Specialty Chemicals: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Green Biologics

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Green Biologics is focused on the production of renewable n-butanol and other C4 chemicals from various renewable feedstocks, including sugar (cane, molasses, beets), starch (corn) and cellulosic biomass (corn residues, sugar cane bagasse, forest materials

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Farmers to Have Role in Changing Ethanol Industry

by Jessica Rose Spangler (Lancaster Farming)  Ethanol isn’t a new concept. Using corn to make it isn’t either. And Pennsylvania even has a plant to create it, Pennsylvania Grain Processing LLC in Clearfield, which is capable of producing 110 million gallons

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Planned Project to Produce Ethanol, Chemicals from Beets on Hold

by Keith Norman (Forum News Service/Prairie Business Magazine)  Industrial grade sugar beets, which can be used to produce ethanol and plastic, may become a farm crop for central North Dakota in the future, although the time is not right now,

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California Wants Back $1.7M From Biofuel Project

by Elizabeth Warmerdam (Courthouse News Service)  California sued a bioenergy company, claiming it improperly spent as much as $1.7 million in public money targeted for equipment purchases for a project to refine sugar beets into ethanol fuel. ... The commission helps fund

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German Sugarbeet Consumption for Ethanol Jumps 9% in 2015

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest)  In Germany, sugarbeet led the way in 2015 with 9% more used for ethanol production than the previous year, while production from feed grain fell nearly 2%, with overall production rising 1.8% over 2014 at

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Researchers ‘Explode’ Sugar Beet Cells for Faster Fermentation

(Wageningen University/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  ... The European ERA-NET innovation project ChemBeet is developing a very promising technology in which cells are exploded to create a faster and cheaper fermentation process. “The sugar from sugar beet can be used to make other molecules

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The Latest in Gevolution

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ... Meanwhile, Praj and Gevo announced a monster hook-up here for converting ethanol distilleries to isobutanol. Here’s the structure: Praj would be the customer-facing entity marketing Gevo’s isobutanol technology to Praj’s existing customer base, and would provide

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Biofuels for Transport in Germany

(Task 39 Newsletter) ...  This article briefly introduces the regulative framework in the EU and in Germany before addressing current developments and perspectives of conventional and advanced biofuels.  ...  The main instruments for decarbonizing the transport sector in the EU

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Florida Treasure Coast Farm-to-Fly Aviation Biofuel Project Starts Feasibility Study

by Robert E. Kozak* (Advanced Biofuels USA) On January 7th, the Florida Treasure Coast Education, Research and Development Authority (TCERDA) held a Kickoff Meeting in Ft. Pierce for their Farm-to-Fly Aviation Biofuel feasibility study. This study is funded by a

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Any Alcohol into Jet Fuel: The Digest’s 2016 8-Slide Guide to Byogy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Byogy has developed a catalytic platform that converts any source of ethanol, butanol, mixed alcohols, or related olefins, into full replacement, and cost competitive biofuels including gasoline, diesel and jet fuel. Byogy’s jet fuel is

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California Energy Commission Cancels Deal with Mendota Bioenergy

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest)  In California, amongst a notice awarding $5 million in grants for solar, hydrogen and other renewable energy projects from the California Energy Commission was an announcement that an order terminating an agreement with Mendota Bioenergy,

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First Commercial! Construction Underway in Minnesota for Green Biologics

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ...  In Minnesota, construction is now underway at the Green Biologics bio-based n-butanol and acetone manufacturing facility in Little Falls, MN. The existing manufacturing site, formerly known as The Central MN Ethanol Cooperative (CMEC), was

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Green Ideas for Emerging Resources: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to VerdeNero, CelloFuel and Russian Opportunity

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  “We are a boutique technical consulting and service firm to the alternative energy and resources industry,” said the VerdeNero manifesto, adding: “We provide services in technology transfer, system analysis and integration. We operate at the boundaries between engineering, economics, environment

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Hamrick Engineering Granted Patent for Extracting Sugars and Nanocellulose from Biomass

(Hamrick Engineering/Your Oil and Gas News)  Hamrick Engineering is pleased to announce the granting of a broad patent for extracting sugars and nanocellulose from lignocellulosic biomass by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). “This ground-breaking patent describes how to extract

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New Study Provides A Boost To UK Renewable Fuel Industry

(Rural Energy News)  The conclusions of five years of field research, released today, show that the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions produced by the UK’s arable sector are significantly lower than previously thought. The report is positive news for the UK’s

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UK Study Shows Greater GHG Benefits from Biofuels

(Renewable Energy Association/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The conclusions of five years of field research in the UK show that the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions produced by the UK’s arable sector are significantly lower than previously thought. The report is positive news

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Break out the Bubbly: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Champagne-Ardennes in the Advanced Bioeconomy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Addressing the Western Europe market, creating a European unit with optimal operating range, or seeking to operate a facliity and watching the opex?  We can send you in the right direction with three magic words:

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