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January 26, 2015
The Environmental Audit committee of the UK parliament has today published a report on the environmental risks of fracking, a controversial method using water and chemicals to recover...
January 19, 2015
The International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena; United Arab Emirates) has announced the reappointment of Adnan Amin as director general to a second four-year term, to run from April...
January 12, 2015
The United States could more than triple the level of renewable energy in its overall energy by 2030, according to a report published today by the International Renewable Energy Agency...
January 9, 2015
Isobutanol producer Gevo (Englewood, CO) has announced that it produced over 50,000 gal of isobutanol via fermentation at its Luverne, MN, production plant. The company had previously...
December 30, 2014
Renewable Energy Group (REG; Ames, IA) says it has completed the acquisition of biodiesel producer Petrotec (Borken, Germany). An REG subsidiary, REG European Holdings, purchased a...
December 29, 2014
The ninth European Bioplastics Conference took place recently in Brussels, attracting more than 320 participants from 29 countries. “The market is predicted to grow by more than...
December 17, 2014
The European Council–the institution of the heads of state or government of the member states of the European Union—has announced that it has reached a political agreement...
December 10, 2014
Rivertop Renewables (Missoula, MT), a specialty chemicals company, has begun construction on a commercial plant at DanChem Technologies’ (DTI) site at Danville, VA. DTI will...
December 9, 2014
Germany’s federal minister for research, Johanna Wanka, has opened the first demonstration plant worldwide that can produce synthetic fuel such as petrol, diesel, or kerosine...
December 4, 2014
Germany’s federal government has concluded its action program “Climate protection 2020.” The government has guaranteed that the country will reduce its greenhouse gas...
December 2, 2014
BioAmber (Minneapolis) announced today the signing of an exclusive supply agreement to supply Oleon (Ertvelde, Belgium) with biobased succinic acid. Under the terms of the five-year...
November 25, 2014
A report prepared by the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena; United Arab Emirates), in association with the China National Renewable Energy Centre (CNREC; Beijing), says that...
November 24, 2014
The Council of the European Union says that agreement has been reached with the European Parliament on new rules aimed at reducing the consumption of plastic bags in the European...
November 17, 2014
The International Energy Agency (IEA; Paris) says that longer-term signs of stress are emerging in the energy system, and that there is a risk of decision makers being distracted by...
November 14, 2014
The council for sustainable development (RNE; Berlin) and Chemie3 (chemistry to the power three), the sustainability initiative of Germany’s chemical industry, invited...
November 10, 2014
Virent (Madison, WI) and the PlantPET Technology Collaborative (PTC) have announced that they have signed an expression of interest that provides individual members of the PTC an...
November 6, 2014
Perstorp (Perstorp, Sweden) says it is stepping up its investment into the fast growing bioplastics market. The investments include a pilot plant at Warrington (UK), which is already...
October 24, 2014
The European Council, the institution of the heads of state or government of the member states of the European Union, has agreed on the 2030 climate and energy policy framework for the...
October 22, 2014
UK employers' association CBI (London), commenting ahead of a meeting of the European Council in Brussels, says that “competitiveness must be at the heart of European Union...
October 6, 2014
HFO-1234yf, a hydrofluoroolefin-based refrigerant, will be used in 7 million automobiles by 2015 as refrigerants currently used in mobile air-conditioning (MAC) systems are phased out...
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