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July 3, 2013
BASF, Cargill and Novozymes today announced the successful production of biobased acrylic acid at pilot scale. The production run is an important milestone in a joint development...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/BASF-Novozymes-and-Cargill-announce-biobased-acrylic-acid-milestone_53367.html
July 2, 2013
Biobased succinic acid firm Myriant (Quincy, MA) announced today that Stephen Gatto has resigned as CEO but will continue to serve on the company’s board of directors. Cenan...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Myriant-CEO-steps-down_53347.html
July 2, 2013
The Department of Energy (DOE; Washington, DC) announced 4 R&D projects to bring next-generation biofuels to market faster and drive down the cost of producing fuels from biomass....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/US-Energy-Department-announces-funding-for-4-projects-to-speed-development-of-biofuels_53336.html
July 2, 2013
Algae.Tec (Perth, Australia), a biofuels producer, has signed an agreement with power company Macquarie Generation (Lambton, Australia) to site a production facility next to a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Australias-Algae-Tec-signs-contract-with-Macquarie-Generation-to-build-carbon-capture-biodiesel-plant_53329.html
June 28, 2013
Diamond Green Diesel, a production joint venture between energy firm Valero (San Antonio, TX) and animal by-product recycler Darling International (Irving, TX) has reached mechanical...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Diamond-Green-Diesel-starts-up-Louisiana-biorefinery_53197.html
June 27, 2013
Energy company Abengoa (Seville, Spain), has inaugurated a waste-to-biofuels (W2B) demonstration plant, the company has announced. The plant has capacity to treat 25,000 m.t./year of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Abengoa-inaugurates-waste-to-biofuel-pilot-plant-in-Spain_53172.html
June 21, 2013
Waste-to-biofuels and chemicals company Enerkem (Montreal) says it has closed a C$50 million (US$48 million) financing, which brings total equity investment raised by Enerkem in 2013...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Enerkem-closes-$50-million-funding-round_53010.html
June 20, 2013
Momentum in industrial biotechnology is accelerating as large-scale projects are commissioned and biobased processes become part of strategic plans at large chemical companies...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/BIO-2013-Industrial-biotech-continues-to-build-critical-mass_52990.html
June 13, 2013
Alcoholes del Uruguay (ALUR; Montevideo) inaugurated on 12 June its second biodiesel production facility, the company has announced. The plant, at Capurro, Uruguay, has annual capacity...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Uruguays-ALUR-inaugurates-second-biodiesel-facility_52809.html
June 10, 2013
Cool Planet Energy Systems (Camarillo, CA) says it closed on $29.9 million of its anticipated $100-million D-series financing that will fund construction of the company's first...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/US-firm-raises-funds-for-construction-of-commercial-biomass-fractionating-biorefinery_52718.html
June 7, 2013
The US Department of Energy (DOE)’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL; Washington) is partnering with Cobalt Technologies (Mountain View, CA), the US Navy, and Show Me...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/US-NREL-partners-with-Cobalt-Technologies-to-develop-biosourced-jet-fuel_52689.html
June 4, 2013
BioAmber (Minneapolis) says Brenntag will distribute its biobased succinic acid and derivatives, including 1,4-butanediol (BDO), in the Americas. "Brenntag is the leading...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Brenntag-to-distribute-BioAmbers-biobased-succinic-acid_52562.html
June 4, 2013
Renewable chemicals firm Avantium (Amsterdam) and leading plastics converter Alpla Werke Alwin Lehner have announced a joint development agreement for the development of biobased...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Avantium-and-Alpla-ink-biobased-PEF-development-deal_52543.html
June 3, 2013
Aemetis (Cupertino, CA) says its 60-million gal/year bioethanol plant at Keyes, CA, has commenced production using grain sorghum feedstock and a combined heat and power (CHP)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Aemetis-expands-Keyes-bioethanol-plant-to-sorghum-feedstock_52532.html
June 3, 2013
Clariant has taken a step toward the commercialization of Sunliquid, the company's proprietary biodiesel technology, by widening the range of raw materials that can be used with the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Clariant-widens-raw-material-range-for-its-second-generation-biodiesel-technology_52501.html
May 29, 2013
Benefuel (Irving, TX) has completed agreements with Flint Hills Resources (FHR; Wichita, KS) to develop biodiesel refineries in the United States using Benefuel’s patented Ensel...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Flint-Hills-and-Benefuel-to-develop-biodiesel-refineries-jointly-in-the-US_52354.html
May 29, 2013
Lignol Energy Corp. (LEC; Vancouver) has become majority shareholder in Territory Biofuels (TBF; Darwin, Australia) after it acquired an additional 2.67 million shares in the company...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Canadas-Lignol-Energy-becomes-majority-owner-of-Australias-largest-biorefinery-production-to-restart-by-year-end_52327.html
May 21, 2013
Bio Plant Technologies (BPT; Boulder, CO) and GHP Biodiesel (Neumarkt i.d.Oberpfalz, Germany) are joining forces to establish a multifeed biodiesel plant that will consume used cooking...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Two-firms-jointly-develop-multifeed-biodiesel-plant-in-Colorado_52192.html
May 20, 2013
The government of Canada will invest in technology to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in oil sands by converting carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions into commercial products, the National...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Canadian-consortium-builds-pilot-plant-to-grow-algal-biomass-using-oil-sands-CO2-emissions_52168.html
May 20, 2013
Industrial group UPM- Kymmene (Helsinki) has registered a court request with the Helsinki District Court to invalidate Neste Oil's (Espoo, Finland) biodiesel patent, alleging it does...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Finlands-UPM-and-Neste-Oil-in-court-dispute-over-biodiesel-patent_52167.html
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