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January 11, 2013The 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...
January 11, 2013Renmatix (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...
January 4, 2013Seaton: 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...
December 17, 2012Verdezyne (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...
December 6, 2012Metabolix (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...
November 30, 2012Slated 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....
October 29, 2012Novozymes says it has acquired a 10% stake in Beta Renewables, a cellulosic ethanol joint venture owned by TPG Capital (Fort Worth, TX) and Gruppo Mossi & Ghisolfi subsidiary...
October 19, 2012Biobased fuels and chemicals firm Aemetis (Cupertino, CA) says it has expanded its licensing agreement Chevron Lummus Global (CLG) for renewable jet fuel and diesel process...
October 17, 2012The European Commission has published a proposal to limit global land conversion for biofuel production, and raise the climate benefits of biofuels used in the European Union (EU)...
September 11, 2012Terrabon, a Houston-based avanced biofuels company, has ceased operations and filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 7. "It is with great disappointment we announce...