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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...
April 21, 2010
This is a question many chemical companies are asking themselves as the industry trundles toward the development and use of biobased materials and biofuels in the face of apparently...
March 29, 2010
U.S. lawmakers have introduced a bill in the House that would extend tax credits to ethanol producers and tariffs on imported ethanol for five years. The current Volumetric Ethanol...
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....
December 31, 1969
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...
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...
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...
March 1, 2010
The U.S. EPA and the Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (Golden, CO) have formed a partnership to evaluate the feasibility of developing renewable energy...
December 31, 1969
EPA has finalized changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard program, significantly lowering the volumes of cellulosic biofuel refiners will have to blend into the the U.S. fuel supply...
December 31, 1969
Some start-ups entering the biofuels sector already are revealing themselves as winners in certain market applications even though there is no shortage of mature biofuel companies...
January 15, 2010
EPA has proposed strengthening ground-level ozone standards by reducing the eight-hour level to 0.060-0.070 parts per million (ppm), its strictest to date, from 0.075 ppm set in March...
December 23, 2009
Brazil’s state oil company Petrobras (Rio de Janeiro) says its biofuels subsidiary has signed a six-month memorandum of understanding with PetroChina to study possible...
December 31, 1969
Europe’s biofuels industry representatives say they will lodge a complaint with European Union (EU) trade authorities against undisclosed U.S. companies that allegedly are evading...
December 31, 1969
EPA says it will delay its decision on whether to allow increased ethanol content in fuel pending the availability of more testing. The agency says completed tests indicate engines of...
December 1, 2009
The agency says completed tests indicate engines of new cars can handle an ethanol blend higher than the current 10% limit, but the emissions impacts of extended  mileage needs to be determined....
September 22, 2009
Environmental group WWF has called for stronger political backing of the industrial biotech sector so that its potential may be fully realised. WWF says that the broad adoption of...
September 16, 2009
TMO Renewables (Guildford, U.K.), a start-up biotech firm says it has developed a process capable of cost effectively converting at least 25 different biofeedstocks into ethanol...
September 14, 2009
An industry consortium and Wolfgang Tiefensee, the German minister for transport, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) targeting the introduction of a nationwide hydrogen...
September 14, 2009
Haldor Topsøe says it will participate in a European Union (EU) biorefineries project, which involves partners from 15 countries, and has received €23 million in funding...
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