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September 17, 2014
DuPont's industrial biosciences division today announced the selection of oil and gas distributor Murex (Addison, TX) to market the cellulosic ethanol produced from its...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Murex-to-distribute-DuPonts-cellulosic-ethanol_63865.html
September 10, 2014
USDA closed on a $105-million loan guarantee to Fulcrum Sierra Biofuels (Pleasanton, CA) to build a biorefinery to produce jet fuel from municipal solid waste at McCarran, NV, Fulcrum...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Fulcrum-Sierra-Biofuels-receives-$105-million-USDA-loan-guarantee-for-waste-to-jetfuel-biorefinery_63699.html
September 3, 2014
Stora Enso, a Helsinki-based forestry products company, says it will invest €32 million ($43 million) facility at Raceland, LA, for demonstration and market development of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Finnish-pulp-company-plans-demo-unit-for-Virdias-cellulosic-sugar-platform_63599.html
September 3, 2014
Project Liberty. POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels (Sioux Falls, SD), a joint venture between Royal DSM and POET, has opened Project Liberty, its world-scale cellulosic ethanol plant at...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/POET-DSM-commissions-cellulosic-ethanol-plant_63598.html
July 28, 2014
Lesaffre Fermentation Technologies (Leaf Technologies; Marcq-en-Baroeul, France), a subsidiary of Lesaffre Group (Marcq-en-Baroeul) has acquired Butalco (Fürigen, Switzerland), a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Biofuels-firm-Leaf-Technologies-acquires-biotechnology-start-up_62743.html
July 8, 2014
The European Commission announced today that it has awarded €1.00 billion ($1.36 billion) to fund climate change projects. The money is being used to support 19 projects, to be...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/European-Commission-funds-clean-energy-projects-with-revenues-from-polluters_62345.html
June 27, 2014
Pulp, paper, and timber company UPM (Helsinki) is completing work on the world's first commercial-scale, wood-based biorefinery at Lappeenranta, Finland, the company says. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/UPM-to-commission-first-commercial-scale-wood-based-biorefinery_62123.html
June 20, 2014
International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) it has opened a photovoltaic (PV) installation at its Hazlet, NJ, facility. The company says that the installation supports its commitment...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/IFF-opens-PV-installation-at-NJ-site_61947.html
June 3, 2014
A 250,000-liters/day bioethanol plant will be built in Tabasco State, Mexico, the state's agricultural, forestry, and fishing development ministry, Sedafop (Villahermosa), has...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Mexico-to-build-another-bioethanol-plant_61511.html
May 29, 2014
Brazil plans to increase the amount of biodiesel blended into diesel starting in July. President Dilma Rousseff signed on the provisional increases earlier this week, according to the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Brazil-to-increase-its-biodiesel-blend-from-5-percent-to-7-percent_61380.html
May 22, 2014
Renewable Energy Group (REG; Ames, IA) has reached an agreement with Tyson Foods (Springdale, AR) to acquire Tyson's 50% ownership position in biorefinery Dynamic Fuels (Geismar, LA)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Biodiesel-producer-REG-buys-50-percent-stake-in-Louisiana-biorefinery_61226.html
May 22, 2014
Materia (Pasadena, CA), a catalyst firm with an exclusive license for Grubbs catalyst technology, announced today that it has been awarded a $2-million grant from the US Department of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/DOE-awards-Materia-$2-million-grant-to-improve-hydrogen-storage-systems_61231.html
May 15, 2014

The Diamond Green Diesel facility at Norco, LA, has successfully implemented the UOP/ENI Ecofining process technology, says Honeywell, the parent of UOP.

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http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/UOPENI-Ecofining-technology-meets-all-targets-at-Diamond-Green-Diesel_61082.html
April 22, 2014
Solena Fuels (Washington), in partnership with British Airways, has committed to building the world’s first facility to convert landfill waste into jet fuel, British Airways...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/British-Airways-and-US-firm-join-forces-in-waste-to-jet-fuel-project_60457.html
April 9, 2014
Lignol Energy (Vancouver) has signed a formal memorandum of understanding (MOU) with M Energy (Seoul) to establish the framework by which the two companies will work together to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Canadas-Lignol-signs-technology-agreement-with-Korean-firm-for-biodiesel-plant-in-Australia_60201.html
April 3, 2014
Cool Planet Energy Systems (Camarillo, CA) has closed its series-D financing round at the targeted $100 million, the company announced. All of the current strategic and venture...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Cool-Planet-closes-series-D-financing-round-on-target_60045.html
March 12, 2014
UPM (Helsinki), Fortum (Espoo, Finland), and Valmet (Helsinki) have joined forces to develop a technology to produce advanced high-value lignocellulosic fuels, such as transportation...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Finnish-consortium-to-develop-catalytic-pyrolysis-technology-for-advanced-lignocellulosic-fuels_59508.html
March 10, 2014
The share of renewable energy in the gross final energy consumption of the 28 states in the European Union (EU 28) reached 14.1% in 2012, Eurostat, the European statistics office...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Renewable-energy-reaches-14-1-percent-of-total-EU-energy-consumption_59435.html
February 28, 2014
Neste Oil (Espoo, Finland) and Dong Energy (London) have joined forces to develop an integrated process to produce renewable diesel and aviation fuel based on agricultural residues...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Neste-Oil-Dong-Energy-to-collaborate-on-waste-to-biofuels-technology-development_59222.html
February 27, 2014
Air Products and Nippon Steel & Sumikin Pipeline & Engineering (NSPE; Tokyo) jointly announced today the signing of an agreement signifying their intent to work together on...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Air-Products-signs-collaboration-agreement-for-hydrogen-fueling-in-Japan_59156.html
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