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June 12, 2012
Croda has begun construction of a landfill-to-gas energy project at its New Castle, DE manufacturing plant. The $6-million project broke ground on June 7 and will use landfill gas from...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Croda-Breaks-Ground-on-Delaware-Landfill-to-Gas-Project_44046.html
June 8, 2012
Repsol says it has agreed to acquire a 50% stake in Neol Biosolutions, an entity that has been split off from Neuron Bio's (Granada, Spain) bioindustrial business. The joint venture...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Repsol-Acquires-Stake-in-Industrial-Biotech-Development-Company_44054.html
May 16, 2012
The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD; China Lake, CA) has awarded Albemarle a contract to complete its first biojet fuel production run. The fuel production is...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Navy-Air-Warfare-Center-Weapons-Division-Awards-Albemarle-Biojet-Fuel-Contract_43430.html
May 1, 2012
Butamax Advanced Biofuels (Wilmongton, DE), a Dupont/BP biofuel joint venture, says it has signed contracts to convert two world-scale ethanol facilies in Iowa to biobased isobutanol...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Butamax-Announces-Two-Biobutanol-Retrofit-Projects_43154.html
April 26, 2012
Novozymes has joined the Maabjerg Energy Concept, a consortium which plans to build a biorefinery for generating biogas, advanced bioethanol, electricity and heat in western Denmark...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Novozymes-Partners-Danish-Biorefinery-Project_43003.html
April 24, 2012
U.S. demand for specialty fuel additives is set to grow 4.8%/year to $1.6 billion in 2016 accompanied by an increase in volume demand of 1.1%/year, to 725 million lbs, according to a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Specialty-Fuel-Additives-Demand-to-Reach-$1-6-Billion-by-2016-in-the-US_42927.html
March 29, 2012
Pacific Ethanol Columbia has agreed to use Mascoma’s (Lebanon, NH) MGT yeast at four ethanol facilities with a combined annual production capacity of 200 million gallons. The MGT...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Mascoma-Granted-Supply-Contract-by-Pacific-Ethanol_42379.html
March 28, 2012
A technique developed by researchers from the Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI; San Francisco Bay Area, CA), is able to optimise the performance of microbes to generate a target...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/U-S-Synthetic-Biology-Technique-Triples-Biodiesel-Yield_42324.html
March 27, 2012
Cobalt Technologies (Mountain View, CA) and Albemarle have been awarded a contract by the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) for biobased jet fuel. Under the terms of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Navy-Taps-Cobalt-and-Albemarle-for-Biobased-Jet-Fuel_42340.html
March 26, 2012
Source: Viridia Renewable technology firms Virent (Madison, WI) and Viridia (Redwood City, CA) say they have successfully converted cellulosic sugars from pine trees into hydrocarbons...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Virent-Viridia-Jet-Fuel-Passes-Key-Test_42295.html
March 21, 2012
 Volkswagen of America has partnered with Amyris (Emeryville, CA) and Solazyme (San Francisco) to evaluate emissions reductions and demonstrate the performance of biobased ...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Volkswagen-Evaluating-Amyris-and-Solazyme-Biodiesel_42173.html
March 20, 2012
Rivertop Renewables (Missoula, MT), a biotech start-up, says it has successfully scaled-up its patented bioprocess for making the building block chemical glucarate from the lab to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Rivertop-Scales-up-Bioglucarate-Process-to-Pilot-Scale_42065.html
March 8, 2012
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has agreed to a second request by Gevo (Englewood, CO) to have the agency review a Butamax Advanced Biofuels (Wilmington, DE)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Biobutanol-Patent-Battle-Continues_41859.html
March 7, 2012
Itochu says it has  made an undisclosed investment in Lakewood, CO-based second-generation ethanol producer Zeachem. The two companies will jointly study opportunities to expand...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Itochu-Takes-Stake-in-ZeaChem_41870.html
March 6, 2012
Cellulosic sugar manufacturer Viridia (Redwood City, CA), formerly HCL CleanTech, says it has raised $100 million in public and private financing to fund its first commercial-scale...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Cellulosic-Sugar-Supplier-Raises-$100-Million_41815.html
February 27, 2012
 Amyris says it has secured $83.7 million in financing to fund working capital, two weeks after the company told investors it was having trouble maintaining peak yields and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Amyris-Secures-$83-7-Million-in-Financing_41600.html
February 27, 2012
BASF has agreed terms to acquire Merck KGaA’s (Darmstadt, Germany) battery electrolytes business. BASF says the purchase price is in the "low double-digit millions" of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/BASF-Buys-Merck-KGaAs-Battery-Electrolyte-Business-update_41500.html
February 27, 2012
The Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP; Beijing) says that China has established a new renewable energy research center at Beijing, as part of the country's efforts to realize...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/China-Establishes-Renewable-Energy-Center_41592.html
February 23, 2012
Codexis’ interim CEO Peter Strumph , speaking at Jefferies’ Clean Technology conference today in New York, took the opportunity to dispel rumors circulating following the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Codexis-Interim-CEO-Management-and-Partnerships-Remain-Solid_41570.html
February 21, 2012
Novozymes has called for a growing European Union (EU)-China cooperation in bioeconomy, at the 7th EU-China business summit at Beijing, earlier this month. Michael Fredskov...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Novozymes-Calls-for-EU-China-Cooperation-in-Bioeconomy_41498.html
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