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Nov 16, 2017
Biodiesel industry calls on President Trump to protect renewable fuel standard (RFS) volumes
BIO-OTHER NEWS
Nov 16, 2017
Giant clams in the Indian and Pacific Oceans could provide insights into improving biofuel production processes, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) are claiming. Alison Sweeney, an assistant professor of physics in the Penn School of Arts and Sciences, and her collaborator Shu Yang, a professor... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Nov 16, 2017
American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), a US bioethanol trade body, has announced the first two in a series of fuel marketer-focused videos on the flexfuelforward.com website, part of a campaign to feature real world E15 and flex fuel retailer success stories. The series will address common marketer questions about... [Read More]

BIO-OTHER NEWS
Nov 16, 2017
Britain’s power supply is now the seventh cleanest in the world after climbing 13 places in a global league table, according to a new Electric Insights report. The report was  produced by researchers at Imperial College London, who in collaboration with power giant Drax, compared the carbon... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Nov 15, 2017
CRI/Criterion Catalyst Company (CRIUK) has awarded an FEL-2 license agreement for the IH2* technology which converts biomass to liquid transportation fuels, to Biozin Holding AS (BZH). CRI is a global catalyst company wholly owned by Royal Dutch Shell. It operates research laboratories, development facilities, manufacturing plants and... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Nov 15, 2017
Newly published research has demonstrated the importance of microbial communities as a source of stable enzymes that could be used to convert plants to biofuels. The research was carried out by scientists from the Department of Energy’s Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) based at Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory.... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Nov 15, 2017
Hawaiian Electric Company and Pacific Biodiesel Technologies have reached a new agreement for the Maui-based biofuel company to supply biodiesel processed from recycled waste cooking oil and other local feedstocks for the 50-MW Schofield Generating Station, 8-MW Honolulu International Airport Emergency Power Facility, and other O’ahu... [Read More]

BIO-OTHER NEWS
Nov 15, 2017
CPL Industries, a well-known manufacturer and supplier of smokeless fuels and other carbon‐based products, has announced plans to install a commercial‐scale HTC facility at its production site in Immingham, North Lincolnshire, UK. This facility, scheduled to begin production in mid‐2018, will be the first commercial‐scale example of... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Nov 14, 2017
Current methods to make aviation more sustainable, including subsidies for biofuels, will not be enough to meet climate targets, according to a PhD student from Delft University in the Netherlands. Paul Peeters, who has completed his PhD on the sustainability of the aviation sector, concludes that climate... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Nov 14, 2017
Austria-based plant engineering company BDI has been awarded a new contract to help build a biodiesel plant for Crimson Renewable Energy in the US. The plant will be recycling waste oils and fats into high-quality biodiesel using patented BDI RepCAT technology. Crimson claims to be the largest biodiesel... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Nov 14, 2017
India-headquartered Sona Group has announced that it has beefed up the production at its Nigeria-based ethanol plant, according to media reports from Business Day. The website reported that Sona ethanol will producing 120,000 litres daily, approximately 43.8 million litres per annum at its plant in Ogun state. The... [Read More]

BIO-OTHER NEWS
Nov 13, 2017
Trade associations representing key players in Europe’s energy transition have urged policymakers to take a step-wise approach towards the market integration of small-scale renewable and high efficiency cogeneration installations. Whilst the European institutions are negotiating the recast of the Electricity Market Design Regulation, the signatories of the... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Nov 13, 2017
US cellulosic and biorefining company Edeniq has joined forces with other biofuels stakeholders in Washington, DC, to call for Members of Congress to maintain “strong” 2018 cellulosic targets under the renewable fuel standard (RFS). The group recently met with key Members of Congress to explain why it... [Read More]

BIO-OTHER NEWS
Nov 13, 2017
Global emissions of CO2 in 2017 are projected to rise for the first time in four years, dashing hopes that a peak might soon be reached, according to new research from UK-based Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research. The main cause of the expected growth has been... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Nov 13, 2017
Ramkumar Nair, a Sweden-based doctoral student at the University of Borås, has carried out a research project to show it is possible to produce bioethanol from agricultural and industrial waste in existing plants in a socioeconomically sustainable way. “I have been verifying a process that we hope will... [Read More]

BIO-OTHER NEWS
Nov 10, 2017
Abengoa, the Spanish-based infrastructure, energy and water specialist, has announced that it will be helping to build a facility that will produce biofuels from municipal solid waste in the US with gasification technology. The news comes as Fulcrum BioEnergy recently announced that it had successfully reached financial... [Read More]

BIO-OTHER NEWS
Nov 9, 2017
US advanced biofuels and biochemicals company Aemetis said its net loss widened to $8.2 million (€6.4 million) for the third quarter of 2017 from $4.1 million the previous year. The company published its financial results for 30 September, 2017. During the third quarter of 2017, year over year... [Read More]