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17 April 2014 IncBio delivers biodiesel plant for Tunisia

IncBio has delivered an 8,000MT per year biodiesel plant to Biokast Energy S.A., to be installed in Tunis, Tunisia.


The Portuguese engineering company uses its ultrasonic reactors to...
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17 April 2014 UN IPCC report: sustainable biofuels are way forward

UN IPCC report findings confirm that while bioenergy has a significant role to play in society and although more research is needed, existing uncertainties should not prevent the pursuance of...
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16 April 2014 Turku region to invest in wood chip facility

The Turku region of Finland is investing over $350 million (€250 million) in a plant that will run primarily on local wood chips.


The latest United Nations climate report urges...
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16 April 2014 Iowa corn stover-to-ethanol plant nears operation

The DuPont Cellulosic Ethanol facility, one of the first and largest commercial-scale cellulosic biorefineries in the world, will begin ethanol production later this year.


It is...
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15 April 2014 Pacific Ethanol to reopen Madera ethanol plant

Pacific Ethanol is reopening its shuttered California plant as demand for ethanol is increasing.


Based on strengthening demand for biofuel, Pacific Ethanol intends to reopen a plant...
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15 April 2014 US ethanol exports to reach record level

The ethanol industry is expecting to export a record amount of ethanol in 2014, reports Nebraska Ethanol Board.


As low carbon fuel standards continue to be implemented worldwide,...
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14 April 2014 Mexican state to open its first ethanol biofuel station

The Veracruz government will open its first ethanol producing biofuel station.


The fuel station is expected to provide biofuel for public transportation, according to Ossiel Castro...
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14 April 2014 Sierra Leone’s ethanol plant close to operation

Addax BioEnergy's plant, which processes ethanol from sugarcane and is the first of its kind in Africa, is due to start production soon.


Sierra Leone's president, Ernest Bai Koroma...
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11 April 2014 Brazil to increase ethanol output

Brazil forecasts growth in its cane harvest and sugar output, despite the drought in its main sugar-producing region.


In its first estimates, Brazil's Conab crop bureau anticipates...
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11 April 2014 DSM to produce cellulosic ethanol in US

Royal DSM and Poet have collaborated on a cellulosic ethanol producing plant, located in Emmetsburg, Iowa.


The joint venture will see the two companies oversee ethanol production at...
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10 April 2014 Hopewell plant receives investment to kick-start production

Vireol Bio Energy LLC will commission the Hopewell plant, formerly owned by Osage Bio Energy facility to begin ethanol production.


Governor Terry McAuliffe announced on Wednesday...
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10 April 2014 Scientists discover new crop-free ethanol production technique

Stanford University scientists have found a unique liquid ethanol production method that uses carbon monoxide gas.


The scientists hope this new discovery will provide an...
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9 April 2014 Aurora Algae develops test facility in south Texas

Aurora Algae is expanding its south Texas testing facility with four one-acre algae cultivation ponds and a harvesting system for potential commercial production.


Greg Bafalis, CEO...
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9 April 2014 IncBio set to supply biodiesel plant in South America

IncBio has recently secured an agreement to supply a 55,000 MT/year transesterification plant, for an undisclosed client in South America.


The plant will produce biodiesel from...
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8 April 2014 Multi-gene engineering could enhance seed oil in oilseed crops

A team of researchers have published the first study to focus on multiple genes that control steps in the pathway for seed oil production in oilseed crops.


The researchers from...
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8 April 2014 LEC and M Energy to restart Australian biodiesel plant

Lignol Energy Corporation (LEC) and M Energy Co., Ltd. (M Energy) have signed a formal Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlining their collaboration on restarting LEC's 140 million litre per...
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8 April 2014 GeoSynFuels acquires cellulosic ethanol demonstration plant

GeoSynFuels, LLC (GSF) has announced its acquisition of a cellulosic ethanol demonstration facility formerly owned and operated by the Blue Sugars Corporation.


The demonstration...
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7 April 2014 CRIBE invests $1.5 million in Ensyn's biofuels plant

CRIBE is delivering an investment of up to $1.5 million (€1 million) to Ensyn Technologies to expand their Renfrew facility.


Ensyn intends to dedicate the facility's use to...
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7 April 2014 Thailand's PTT in biofuel plant joint venture

PTT and Mitr Phol Group are teaming up to build a plant designed to produce Gasohol E85, a type of biofuel.


On Thursday April 3, the company signed a joint venture agreement with...
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4 April 2014 $3 million set aside for biofuels production fund

A biofuels production fund will receive $3 million (€2.2 million) over the next two years that could help Virginia’s Hopewell plant.


The states’ governor Terry...
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4 April 2014 Australia's $10 million ethanol plant in construction

Construction work has begun on a $10 million (€7.2 million) ethanol plant in Coleambally, Australia, with production expected to begin next year.


Eagle Energy, a group of local...
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3 April 2014 Zeeland Farm Services to expand idled corn ethanol processing site

Zeeland Farm Services, Michigan's largest soybean processor, is set to expand an existing site in Gratiot County.


The site, which is more than 435 acres, was once owned by Liberty...
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3 April 2014 $21 million New Zealand biodiesel plant plans announced

Z Energy has revealed plans to build a $21 million (€15 million) domestic biodiesel plant that will produce fuel from inedible tallow feedstock.


Wellington Mayor Celia...
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2 April 2014 Renewable fuel tax credit bill gathers support

Iowa's Senate unanimously approved a bill to extend tax credits for renewable fuels.


After achieving a 48-0 decision yesterday, the bill will now move to the House.


If...
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2 April 2014 Ethanol blending credits cost refiners at least $1.35 billion

Ethanol blending credits cost independent refiners at least $1.35 billion (€980 million) in 2013, as a result of a sharp increase in price.


The cost, which has trebled since...
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1 April 2014 US to import Brazilian ethanol

The US will be importing ethanol from Brazil as there was an 81% rally in domestic prices this year.


Chembulk Ulsan is set to deliver 5.3 million gallons of ethanol to the Port of...
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1 April 2014 Biodiesel plant delivered to Africa

Florida Biodiesel Inc. has finalised the sale of a B-500 biodiesel plant to the Lorymat Corporation in Ivory Coast, Africa.


Lorymat has selected the B-500 biodiesel processor as its...
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1 April 2014 Green Fuel $1.8 billion away from finalising ethanol plants

Biofuel firm Green Fuel needs $1.8 billion (€1.3 billion) in foreign direct investment (FDI) to finish the construction of four ethanol plants.


First phase...
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1 April 2014 Cool Planet receives $100 million investment

Cool Planet Energy Systems has achieved its targeted $100 million (€73 million) Series D financing.


With further contributions coming in from existing strategic and venture...
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28 March 2014 Greenergy’s approach to safety is recognised by RoSPA Gold Awards

Greenergy's Plymouth fuel terminal and biodiesel manufacturing facility at Immingham, UK, have both been awarded RoSPA Gold awards for occupational health and safety.


The awards...
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28 March 2014 EPA fights for biofuel target reduction

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced yesterday that it is proposing to cut the biofuel production target this year.


This comes in response to the...
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28 March 2014 Ethanol production to soar above 90 billion litres

The Global Annual Ethanol Production Forecast predicts production of ethanol will peak at 90.38 litres in 2014.


The Global Renewable Fuels Alliance (GRFA) and F.O. Licht, who...
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27 March 2014 New patent issued to develop advanced biofuel production

Dyadic International Inc. has been awarded a new patent for enzyme composition and the development of plant biomass to fermentable sugar conversion.


Mark Emalfarb, president and CEO...
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27 March 2014 Scientists uncover bacterial resistance to aid biofuel production

Lawrence Livermore researchers and the Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) have discovered a new form of bacterial resistance to improve efficiency in the production of biofuels.


This...
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26 March 2014 VIASPACE enters Giant King Grass agreement for Bio Electricity and Advanced Biofuels

VIASPACE has signed a contract with Mesquite Lake Water and Power LLC to produce Giant King Grass at an advanced biofuels facility and biomass power plant in Imperial, California, the company...
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26 March 2014 Biodiesel hits export record

Germany's biodiesel industry proves to be strong competition for its international counterparts.


The German biodiesel industry hit a new export record last year, with exports...
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25 March 2014 University of Porto researchers analyse alternative biodiesel processes

Portuguese researchers are studying different methods of biodiesel purification that do not contain water.


During the analysis, the University of Porto researchers carried out...
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25 March 2014 BP sustainability report emphasises biofuel plans

The company's 2013 sustainability report has announced that it has achieved its 2005 pledge to invest $8 billion (€5.8 billion) in alternative energy by 2015, two years ahead of...
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24 March 2014 Marion City Council invests in Fiberight’s waste-to-biofuel facility

Fiberight LLC is closer to constructing a $15 million (€11 million) facility at its existing ethanol plant, which is currently under renovation in Blairstown.


The facility,...
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24 March 2014 Valero purchases idle ethanol plant

Valero Renewable Fuels has purchased a 110-million gallon, idle ethanol plant at an Indiana port on the Ohio River, the company announced on Friday.


The San Antonio-based energy...
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21 March 2014 UPM and Metropolia University create car using biomaterials

The majority of the Biofore Concept Car's parts, which would traditionally come from plastics, have been replaced with biomaterials. 


UPM used materials to make up a number of...
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21 March 2014 Petrotec AG achieves most successful business year since IPO

German-based Petrotec AG has achieved record results during the 2013 business year.


The waste to biodiesel producer has reported group sales of €193 million, 16% up from last...
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21 March 2014 JM Davy and Rennovia in collaboration on bio-based glucaric acid and adipic acid technology project

Johnson Matthey Davy Technologies Ltd. (JM Davy), an advanced process technologies company and Rennovia, Inc., a producer of chemicals from renewable feedstocks, have announced they are teaming up...
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21 March 2014 Biodiesel sales fell significantly in 2013

This week, the German Federal Office of Economics and Export Control (BAFA) revealed that biodiesel sales fell by 300,000 tonnes in 2013.


Last year’s sales figures stood at 2.2...
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