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April 15, 2013
The United Kingdom's decision to increase the portion of biofuels to be blended into gasoline and diesel to 5% will cost motorists a total of £460 million ($706 million) during...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/EU-renewable-energy-directive-will-likely-cost-UK-motorists-£460-million-in-2013-14_51177.html
April 12, 2013
The European Union says it will track Argentinean and Indonesian biodiesel imports in the coming months as part of an antidumping investigation launched by the European Commission...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/EU-to-track-Argentinean-and-Indonesian-biodiesel-imports-following-launch-of-antidumping-investigation_51150.html
April 5, 2013
Ensus (Yarm, UK) has temporarily closed its Wilton, UK, bioethanol production facility, the company has announced. The closure of the site, which has production capacity for 400...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/bioethanol/Ensus-idles-UK-bioethanol-plant-until-market-conditions-improve_50965.html
April 4, 2013
Neste Oil (Espoo, Finland) has started using tall-oil pitch as a feedstock for refining into automotive-grade biofuel, the company announced today. It had not been possible until now...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/Neste-uses-tall-oil-pitch-to-manufacture-biofuel_50944.html
April 4, 2013
Abengoa (Seville, Spain) has started production at a waste-to-bioethanol pilot plant at Salamanca, Spain, the company announced. The plant has the capacity to process 25,000 m.t./year...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/Abengoa-starts-production-at-pilot-waste-to-biofuel-plant-in-Spain_50942.html
April 2, 2013
Ukraine plans to increase its bioethanol production capabilities to 360,000 m.t./year in 2013–14 mainly by converting distilleries, according to an announcement by the Ministry...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/bioethanol/Ukraine-plans-to-transform-distilleries-into-bioethanol-plants_50887.html
April 1, 2013
Renewable fuels and chemicals maker Amyris (Emeryville, CA) announced three milestones in its efforts to commercialize the building-block chemical farnesene, including two funding...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Amyris-advances-farnesene-confirms-funding_50871.html
March 21, 2013
Tonon Bioenergia, a Brazilian agro-industrial group with growing investments in the sugarcane industry, has signed a contract to acquire the Paraiso Bioenergia sugarcane mill that...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Paraiso-Bioenergia-sugarcane-mill-bought-by-Tonon-Group_50689.html
March 19, 2013
Enterprise Products Partners (Houston) has announced plans to develop a 270-mile naural gas liquids (NGLs) pipeline on the US Gulf Coast to deliver ethane to petrochemical plants, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/gas_tol_iquids/Enterprise-to-develop-US-ethane-pipeline-expands-LPG_50549.html
March 15, 2013
Cost-cutting helped biobased isobutanol producer Gevo (Englewood, CO) narrow fourth quarter losses and beat analysts’ estimates despite a production setback at its first...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Gevo-narrows-loss-Luverne-plant-to-resume-operations_50576.html
March 15, 2013
Poet-DSM Advanced Biofuels (Sioux Falls, SD), a 50-50 joint venture between Poet (Sioux Falls, SD) and Royal DSM (Delft, the Netherlands) has appointed Steve Hartig, as general manager...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Poet-DSM-Advanced-Biofuels-appoints-general-manager_50560.html
March 13, 2013
ZeaChem (Lakewood, CO) says it has successfully produced commercial-grade cellulosic chemicals and ethanol at its 250,000-gal/year demonstration biorefinery at Boardman, OR...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/ZeaChem-starts-production-of-commercial-grade-cellulosic-chemicals_50471.html
March 11, 2013
Ascenix BioTechnologies (St. Paul, MN), a renewable chemicals start-up spun out of the University of Minnesota, says it has developed a fermentation-based process to produce methyl...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Minnesota-start-up-announces-renewable-MMA-route_50415.html
February 28, 2013
Synthetic fuel and fertilizer company Rentech (Los Angeles) says it will shutter its Commerce City, CO, product demonstration unit and eliminate all related R&D activities in order...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Rentech-shutters-R-and-D-facility-citing-weak-outlook-for-alternative-energy-in-US_50117.html
February 26, 2013
Borealis, one the largest European manufacturers of polyolefins, saw its fourth-quarter net profit rise by 72%, driven in part by the company's growing presence in the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/Borealis-looks-to-its-expanding-fertilizer-business-to-create-a-more-stable-revenue-stream_50060.html
February 25, 2013
The Spanish government has revised down its mandatory biofuel consumption target for biodiesel, from 7% to 4.1%, the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism (Madrid) says in a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/Spain-cuts-biodiesel-consumption-target_50042.html
February 20, 2013
The European Union has adopted a 5-year antidumping duty on US bioethanol that will result in a €62.30/m.t. ($83.20) net tariff applied to imports. Bioethanol used in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/bioethanol/European-Union-sets-5-year-antidumping-tariff-on-US-origin-bioethanol_49972.html
February 13, 2013
Genomatica (San Diego) says it has produced 5 million lbs (2,000 m.t.) of renewable 1,4-butanediol (BDO) in five weeks, validating the commercial viability of its BDO production...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Genomatica-announces-biobased-BDO-milestone-UPDATED_49757.html
February 5, 2013
A New Jersey–based alternative fuel developer says it is nearing completion of a demonstration-scale unit and has hired a former BP Biofuels engineer to lead commercialization...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/gas_tol_iquids/New-Jersey-biofuel-firm-hires-former-BP-engineer-advances-scale-up_49577.html
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