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  • DOE to invest nearly $18 million for advanced biofuels user facility

    DOE announced on March 31 that its Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory will build an advanced biofuels process development facility using $18 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds. The new lab, called the Advanced Biofuels Process Development Unit, is designed to speed the commercialization of advanced biofuels by allowing researchers and the private sector to test and ...

  • Abengoa will build the First Biorefinery Producing Biofuels from MSW in the USA

    Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B / P SM / NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has been selected by Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc., to build the first biorefinery using gasification technology to convert municipal solid waste (MSW) into syncrude that will be upgraded into jet fuel. The contract is worth ...


    By Abengoa

  • Milken Institute Report Says Biofuel Industry Needs New Financing Mechanisms to Jumpstart R&D, Production and Distribution

    LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/24/10 -- President Obama has called for a new clean energy policy to move us toward energy independence, but biofuels will remain a small part of America's future portfolio unless we can find a way to get investors off the sidelines. A new report from the Milken Institute, Scaling Enterprise Finance: The Future of Biofuels, looks at how to jumpstart ...


  • Lignol consolidates majority shareholding of Territory Biofuels with plans to re-start the largest biodiesel refinery in Australia

    Lignol Energy Corporation (TSXV: LEC) ("LEC" or "the Company"), a leading technology company in the advanced biofuels and renewable chemicals sectors, today announced that it has agreed to acquire an additional 2.67 million shares of Territory Biofuels Limited ("TBF") for A$1 million under a TBF private placement offering transaction, which also provides for the further issuance of approximately ...


  • GE to Supply Japan’s JFE Steel Co. with Multi-Fuel, On-Site Power Solution at Chiba Steel Mill

    With the global steel industry working to reduce the environmental impact of its production activities, GE (NYSE: GE) is supplying Japan steel producer JFE Steel ...


    By General Electric

  • DOE to provide up to US$40m in funding for small-scale biorefinery projects

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the selection of two small-scale cellulosic biorefinery projects in Park Falls, Wis. and Jennings, La. for federal funding of up to US$40 million over five years. These projects will further President Bush’s goal of making cellulosic ethanol cost-competitive with corn-based ethanol by 2012, and help reduce America’s gasoline use by expanding the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • IDB lends US$269m for three Brazilian ethanol plants

    The bank develops “Biofuels Sustainability Scorecard” to help investors and governments select projects that won’t harm the environment nor the availability of food The Inter-American Development Bank will lend $269 million and help raise an additional $379 million for three new ethanol plants in south-central Brazil, in the largest biofuel investment ever made by a development bank.  The ...

  • More research, analysis and policy-tuning required on bioenergy

    Bioenergy is a complex issue which requires better, more comprehensive research and analysis if the country is to realize the full potential that domestically-produced bioenergy can bring to combating climate change and seeking energy independence without unnecessarily distorting the fiber markets that are so critical to AF&PA members’ ability to operate. That was the message from the ...

  • KL Energy Corporation Announces First Large Scale Use of Its Second Generation Ethanol

    KL Energy Corporation ("KLE") (OTCQX: KLEG) (PINKSHEETS: KLEG) today announced that part of the ethanol produced in its US demonstration plant in 2011 has been successfully tested by Petrobras SA ("Petrobras") in a large-scale trial in Brazil. During the Rio+20 Conference, a United Nations-sponsored international meeting on sustainable development, Petrobras used the second-generation ethanol ...


  • BDC Members Tour American Process Inc.'s Cellulosic Ethanol Facility in Alpena, MI, Which Started Up in June 2012

    BDC held its 2012 Fall Symposium in Alpena, MI on September 18 & 19, capping the event with a tour of the new cellulosic ethanol plant owned by American Process Inc. (API), a BDC member. API's facility is one of the first and one of three cellulosic biofuel plants to start up this year, along with KiOR and INEOS. The API process utilizes the hemicellulose extract from the adjacent DPI hardboard ...


  • DOE to invest US$86m in 3 small-scale biorefinery projects

    US Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Samuel W. Bodman has announced the competitive selection of three projects in which DOE plans to invest up to $86 million over four years (FY ’08 - ‘11) to support the development of small-scale cellulosic biorefineries in Old Town, ME; Vonore, TN; and Washington County, KY. This funding will further President Bush’s goal of making cellulosic ethanol ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • BBI International Announces Updated Agenda at the 2011 Northeast Biomass Conference & Trade Show

    Taking place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 11-13, 2011, the Northeast Biomass Conference & Trade Show will connect the area's current and future producers of biomass-derived electricity, industrial heat and power, and advanced biofuels, with waste generators, aggregators, growers, municipal leaders, utility executives, technology providers, equipment manufacturers, investors and policy ...


    By BBI International

  • Bioethanol technology in Canada: the business case

    Because of Canada's increasing need for energy, and a desire to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases and air pollutants, the Canadian biofuels industry could go through a radical transformation in the next few years. Bioethanol, the most widely used liquid biofuel, is expected to attract substantial investment in the coming years. To evaluate the challenges and opportunities in this and other ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Scientists work to plug microorganisms into the energy grid

    Researchers of the University of Seville and IRNASE (Institute of Natural Resources and Agrobiology), of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) have verified in controlled trials the efficiency of Erica andevalensis, or heather from Andévalo -- an endemic shrub from the province of Huelva and the Portuguese area of the Alentejo -- in the recovery of soils contaminated with heavy ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • The new economics of next-gen gasification: clearfuels technology

    Those who have been drilled in Santayana’s dictum: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” and who take an interest in the history of engineering will not need a reminder that the problems of high cost and fuel yield plagued the development of the steam engine. Just as they have plagued the development of affordable Fischer-Tropsch and other thermal and ...


    By Green Power

  • Portable Biodiesel Refinery on Display at GLOBE 2016

    Visitors to the GLOBE Innovation Expo will get an up-close look at a made-in-B.C. portable biofuel refinery built inside a standard 20-foot shipping container. BioCube has successfully deployed its refinery on remote sites in The Congo, in India, and elsewhere around the world to produce fossil-free fuel for heavy equipment and power generation. The BioCube will be exhibited at GLOBE 2016 ...

  • World Biomass Report

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:   World Biomass Report ...


    By ReportLinker

  • New Holland Provides Over 160 Units for Large-Scale Biomass Power Generation Project in India

    LUGANO, SWITZERLAND -- (Marketwire) -- 12/14/10 -- New Holland Fiat India has won a large order for agricultural equipment from A2Z Maintenance & Engineering Services. Based in Gurgaon, near Delhi, A2Z is one of the country's fast-growing enterprises operating in power generation and distribution services, renewable energy and solid waste management. This order marks the beginning of a wider ...


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