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April 30, 2010
A team of researchers from the University of California (Berkeley, CA), led by Hemamala Karunadasa, has developed a low cost catalyst based on molybdenum for generating hydrogen. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Berkeley-Chemists-Develop-Potentially-Game-changing-Catalyst-for-Making-Hydrogen_26472.html
April 28, 2010
Solvay says it has begun operating a refuse derived fuel (RDF) cogeneration plant at its manufacturing site at Bernburg, Germany. The RDF plant, which generates steam and electricity...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Solvay-Cuts-Carbon-Emissions-with-Energy-from-Waste-Facility_26352.html
April 27, 2010
Coskata says its technology is capable of making ethanol from practically any renewable source, including household garbage, plant waste, and used tires....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Total-Invests-in-Biofuel-Firm-Coskata_26342.html
April 26, 2010
Neste Oil says it has begun trials in Finland for Neste Green 100 diesel, a diesel derived 100% from renewable raw materials that is free from fossil fuel. The trial will feature...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Neste-Trials-100-percent-Biodiesel-in-Finland_26293.html
April 22, 2010
A wave of start-up companies are bringing new bioprocessing technologies from the laboratory to the market and making collaborative deals with chemical companies and other players from...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Biochemicals-Start-ups-Pick-their-Partners-with-videos_25731.html
April 15, 2010
Deinove (Paris), a biotech start-up company developing processes for biofuels and biochemcials, has unveiled plans to undertake an initial public offering (IPO) in a bid to raise...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Bioprocessing-Start-up-Counts-Down-to-IPO_26039.html
April 6, 2010
BP and Verenium first partnered in August of 2008. BP paid Verenium $90 million for access to Verenium's cellulosic ethanol technology and agreed to fund Verenium's R&D with monthly $2.5 million payments through February 2010....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/BP-Verenium-Extend-Biofuel-Development-Program_25810.html
March 26, 2010
The bill, called the Renewable Fuels Reinvestment Act (RFRA) extends both the 45 cts/gallon VEETC available to oil and gasoline refiners for each gallon of ethanol they blend and the corresponding secondary tariff through December 31, 2015....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/House-Bill-Seeks-to-Extend-Ethanol-Tax-Credits_25667.html
March 23, 2010
The plant, which the companies say is the world's first for biogasoline production, has the capacity to produce 10,000 gallons/year, using feedstocks including corn stover, wheat straw, and sugarcane pulp....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Shell-Virent-Producing-Gasoline-From-Biomass_25529.html
March 15, 2010
A consortium of 28 companies and research institutes has begun a four-year project to develop an efficient biorefinery system for converting biomass into final chemical products. Named...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/EU-Consortium-Begins-Biorefinery-Development-Project_25395.html
March 10, 2010
Automotive batteries, biofuels, and solar energy, are three renewable energy segments that can provide significant opportunities for the chemicals sector through 2060, according to a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Power-Drive-Chemical-Sector-to-Benefit-from-Fragmentation-of-Energy-Supply-through-2060_25240.html
March 3, 2010
DuPont and Bio Architecture Lab will jointly focus on improving domestic macroalgae aquaculture; converting macroalgae to bio-available sugars; converting those sugars to isobutanol; and economic and environmental optimization of the production process....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/DuPont-Developing-Macroalgae-to-Isobutanol-Process_25154.html
March 1, 2010
Under the terms of the most recent deal, Verenium will receive an additional $2.5 million from BP for the month of March. A similar one-month extension was agreed upon for February....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Verenium-BP-Continue-to-Negotiate-Terms-of-Cellulosic-Biofuel-Program_25106.html
February 24, 2010
The mineralization is similar to salt deposits in evaporitic lakes that are recognized producers of lithium, the company says....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Lithium-Mining-Firm-Acquires-Assets-in-Peru_24961.html
February 22, 2010
Process improvements have enabled a more direct and cost-efficient route to producing gasoline from carbon dioxide, the company says....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Carbon-Sciences-Hopes-to-Commercialize-CO2-to-Gasoline-Process-Within-a-Year_24916.html
February 16, 2010
The process can also convert inferior fats, paper-industry waste, and algae oil to high-quality diesel fuel, Rockwood says....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Rockwood-JV-Develops-Byproduct-to-Biodiesel-Process_24840.html
February 11, 2010
OriginOil (Los Angeles), a start-up company developing a process for converting algae into oil, says it has commissioned its pilot facility at its Los Angeles headquarters. The company...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Start-up-Brings-Algae-to-Oil-Pilot-Plant-Online_24631.html
February 10, 2010
BASF says it has broken ground on a previously announced sodium methylate plant at Guaratinguetá, Brazil, the company’s biggest site in South America. BASF announced the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/BASF-Breaks-Ground-on-Biodiesel-Catalyst-Plant_24681.html
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