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April 4, 2013
Neste Oil (Espoo, Finland) has started using tall-oil pitch as a feedstock for refining into automotive-grade biofuel, the company announced today. It had not been possible until now...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Neste-uses-tall-oil-pitch-to-manufacture-biofuel_50944.html
April 4, 2013
Abengoa (Seville, Spain) has started production at a waste-to-bioethanol pilot plant at Salamanca, Spain, the company announced. The plant has the capacity to process 25,000 m.t./year...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Abengoa-starts-production-at-pilot-waste-to-biofuel-plant-in-Spain_50942.html
April 2, 2013
Ukraine plans to increase its bioethanol production capabilities to 360,000 m.t./year in 2013–14 mainly by converting distilleries, according to an announcement by the Ministry...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Ukraine-plans-to-transform-distilleries-into-bioethanol-plants_50887.html
April 2, 2013
DuPont and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) have announced a new federal-private collaboration to safeguard natural resources on private lands used to grow corn stover for...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/DuPont-USDA-to-promote-sustainable-energy-crop-harvesting-practices_50891.html
March 21, 2013
Tonon Bioenergia, a Brazilian agro-industrial group with growing investments in the sugarcane industry, has signed a contract to acquire the Paraiso Bioenergia sugarcane mill that...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Paraiso-Bioenergia-sugarcane-mill-bought-by-Tonon-Group_50689.html
March 19, 2013
DSM has acquired SolarExcel (Venray, Netherlands) and the company will be integrated into DSM Advanced Surfaces, part of the DSM Innovation Center, DSM announced today. DSM Advanced...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/DSM-acquires-light-trapping-technology-firm_50623.html
February 28, 2013
Synthetic fuel and fertilizer company Rentech (Los Angeles) says it will shutter its Commerce City, CO, product demonstration unit and eliminate all related R&D activities in order...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Rentech-shutters-R-and-D-facility-citing-weak-outlook-for-alternative-energy-in-US_50117.html
February 25, 2013
The Spanish government has revised down its mandatory biofuel consumption target for biodiesel, from 7% to 4.1%, the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism (Madrid) says in a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Spain-cuts-biodiesel-consumption-target_50042.html
February 6, 2013
Brazil biofuels firm ETH Bioenergia (São Paulo) says it has changed its name to Odebrecht Agroindustrial, part of its parent company's corporate strategy to better align it...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/ETH-Bioenergia-becomes-Odebrecht-Agroindustrial_49603.html
January 24, 2013
The European Commission has announced a package of measures, dubbed Clean Power for Transport Package, to ensure the build-up of alternative fuel stations across the European Union...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Commission-proposes-measures-to-establish-network-of-clean-fuel-stations-across-Europe_49253.html
January 17, 2013
Renewable oils firm Solazyme and agribusiness giant Bunge say their tailored oils joint venture has received approval from the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) for R245,699,000 ($120...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Solazyme-and-Bunge-renewable-oils-jv-secures-$120-million-in-financing_49042.html
January 16, 2013
Waste-to-biofuels and chemicals company Enerkem (Montreal) has raised a further C$37 million ($37.6 million) from Waste Management of Canada Corp. (Calgary, AB), a subsidiary of Waste...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Enerkem-raises-a-further-C$37-million-for-Edmonton-waste-to-biofuels-facility_49005.html
January 11, 2013
Biomaterials and sustainable fuel company Edeniq (Visalia, CA) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Pacific Ethanol to install Edeniq technology at Pacific...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Edeniq-signs-ethanol-deal-with-Pacific-Ethanol_48936.html
January 11, 2013
EQM Technologies & Energy, Inc. says it has completed the sale of its biodiesel production facility based in Cleburne, TX and related assets to Delek Renewables, a wholly owned...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/EQM-sells-biodiesel-plant_48938.html
January 11, 2013
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded Novozymes and MBI, a Lansing, MI-based bioprocessing technology non-profit, up to $2.5 million to develop new enzyme-based technologies to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Novozymes-MBI-granted-DOE-grant_48937.html
January 11, 2013
Renmatix (King of Prussia, PA), a cellulosic sugar start-up backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (Menlo Park, CA) and BASF, says it has commissioned a plant-to-sugar...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Renmatix-commissions-King-of-Prussia-cellulosic-sugar-facility_48935.html
January 4, 2013
Seaton: Shale boom may challenge fabrication capacity. The engineering and construction (E&C) industry will see an upsurge in work, particularly in the United States, where about...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Fluor-chief-sees-opportunities-in-shale-gas-boom_48563.html
December 17, 2012
Verdezyne (Carlsbad, CA), a renewables start-up backed by BP and DSM, says it has sold enzyme technology that enables metabolism of five-carbon sugars to DuPont Industrial...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Verdezyne-sells-enzyme-technology-to-DuPont_48421.html
December 6, 2012
Metabolix (Cambridge, MA) says it has received a grant under the Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) to work with the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Metabolix-awarded-grant-for-energy-crop-development_48190.html
November 30, 2012
Slated for completion in mid-2014, the facility is expected to produce 30 million gal/yr of bioethanol from corn stover, a capital investment of about $7/gal....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/DuPont-breaks-ground-on-$200-million-cellulosic-ethanol-plant_48072.html
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