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August 11, 2011
Butamax Advanced Biofuel (Wilmington, DE),  a joint venture formed between DuPont and BP, has filed a second patent infringement suit against isobutanol producer Gevo (Englewood...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/DuPont-JV-Files-Second-Patent-Suit-Against-Gevo_36841.html
August 8, 2011
Algae oils firm Solazyme (San Francisco) says it has signed a framework agreement with Bunge to form a triglycerides production joint venture in Brazil. The agreement, subject to a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Solazyme-Bunge-Sign-Preliminary-Agreements-for-JV_36790.html
August 5, 2011
Biotech firm Amyris (Emeryville, CA) has signed a collaboration agreement with Kuraray to develop a renewable hydrocarbon technology. Under the agreement, Kuraray will use Biofene to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Amyris-Partners-with-Kuraray-to-Replace-Petroleum-Feedstocks_36733.html
July 26, 2011
The European Commission will invest almost €7 billion ($10.1 billion) in innovation-focused research through 2013. The research package is known formally as the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/EU-Unveils-$10-Billion-of-Funding-for-Innovation_36424.html
July 26, 2011
Gevo (Englewood, CO) says it has entered into an agreement with South Hampton Resources South Hampton Resources (Silsbee, TX), a subsidiary of Arabian American Development Co...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Gevo-Signs-Deal-for-Isobutanol-Processing-Plant_36420.html
July 25, 2011
Newly appointed DSM CTO Marcel Wubbolts tells CW that the company’s recent acquisition of C5 Yeast Company (Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands) will help it optimize a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/DSM-CTO-Touts-Yeast-and-Innovation-Potential_36408.html
July 20, 2011
The European Commission has officially recognized seven schemes for assessing the sustainability of biofuels used in the European Union (EU) in order to safeguard against any...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Europe-Takes-Steps-to-Ensure-Biofuels-Are-Sustainable_36251.html
July 19, 2011
Dow Chemical and Mitsui & Co. say they have agreed to form a joint venture in Brazil for the production of ethanol and biobased polymers to supply the global high-performance flexible packaging, hygiene, and medical markets. Financial terms were not disclosed....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Dow-and-Mitsui-and-Co-to-Form-Ethanol-Based-Polymers-JV-in-Brazil_36241.html
July 19, 2011
Synthetic biology start-up LS9 (San Francisco, CA) and HCL CleanTech (Oxford, NC) say they have secured $9 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) a process to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/DOE-Funds-LS9-HCL-Cleantech-Projects_36193.html
July 13, 2011
PetroAlgae, a Melbourne-based biomass production firm, says it has signed an agreement with CRO Catalyst Company to optimize CRO’s hydropyrolysis and hydroconversion technology...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/PetroAlgae-CRI-Ink-Biofuel-Collaboration-Deal_36139.html
July 7, 2011
Dow Chemical’s leap into the market for formulated electrolytes for the lithium-ion batteries sector – announced yesterday - comes within six weeks of BASF’s own...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/CWs-Weekly-Chemical-Industry-Innovation-News-Round-up-July-7_35998.html
June 28, 2011
DSM says it has agreed to acquire yeast development firm C5 Yeast Company (Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands) from foodstuffs producer Royal Cosun (Breda, The Netherlands) for an...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/DSM-Boosts-Biofuel-Offer-with-Acquisition-of-Yeast-Business_35818.html
June 24, 2011
Coskata, Inc. (Warrenville, IL), a developer of technology for the production of renewable fuels and chemicals, has awarded a letter of intent to Fagen, Inc. (Granite Falls, MN) for...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Coskata-Awards-Engineering-LOI-for-Cellulosic-Ethanol-Facility_35750.html
June 16, 2011
Biobased isobutanol producer Gevo (Englewood, CO) says it has formed a joint venture with Redfield Energy (Redfield, SD) under which Gevo will retrofit Redfield’s existing...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Gevo-Forms-JV-for-Ethanol-to-Isobutanol-Retrofit_35563.html
June 13, 2011
The funds were specifically used for projects that produce drop-in replacements for the “entire” barrel of oil, indicating the agency’s desire to promote technologies beyond ethanol and pursue biobased alternatives to diesel, jet fuel, chemicals, and plastics....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/DOE-Hands-Out-Grants-to-Advance-Biobased-Fuels-and-Chemicals_35484.html
June 9, 2011
As reported by CW this week from Süd-Chemie’s ‘Defining the Future’ technology symposium in Beijing, Chinese chemical companies are developing a huge pipeline of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Can-Chinas-Chemicals-from-Coal-Sector-Become-Environmentally-Sustainable_35156.html
June 7, 2011
Elevance Renewable Sciences (Bolingbrook, IL) says it has acquired the Delta BioFuels facility at Natchez, MI and will convert the biodiesel asset into a world-scale biorefinery and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Elevance-Buys-Mississippi-Biodiesel-Plant_35345.html
June 6, 2011
The breakthrough will allow polyethylene terepthalate (PET) manufacturers to produce the commodity resin entirely from renewable resources....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Virent-Unveils-Biobased-P-Xylene-Process_35301.html
June 2, 2011
Shell and Cosan say they have launched their previously announced $12-billion ethanol and transportation fuel joint venture in Brazil, creating the country’s third-largest fuel company. The jv, named Raizen, will produce and sell over 2 billion liters of sugarcane-based ethanol and distribute over 20 billion liters of other industrial and transport fuels through Shell-branded stations annually. Raizen is also expected to export ethanol to key markets in coming years, Shell and Cosan say....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Shell-and-Cosan-Launch-Brazilian-Ethanol-Joint-Venture_35248.html
June 2, 2011
Chemical companies continue to exploit their expertise in the development of materials and services that meet the mega-trend issues of sustainability. Among those companies making...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Weekly-Innovation-News-Round-up-June-2_35245.html
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