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December 2, 2011
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and U.S. Department of Transportation announced this week plans to award eight companies supply contracts to help advance alternative...
December 2, 2011
Butamax Advanced Biofuels (Wilmington, DE), an isobutanol jv between DuPont and BP, says Highwater Ethanol (Lamberton, MN) will be the first adopter of its ethanol plant retrofit...
November 28, 2011
W.R. Grace says it has completed an expansion of silica gels production capacity at its Sorocaba, Brazil manufacturing facility. The additional capacity will help Grace meet growing...
November 27, 2011
Sundrop Fuels (Louisville, CO) says it plans to build a $450 million-$500 million cellulosic biofuels facility at Alexandria, LA. The 50-million gals/year project will be the first...
November 15, 2011
Another day, another biochemical S-1. BioAmber, a biobased succinic acid producer based in Minneapolis, announced yesterday that is has filed for an initial public offering of up to...
October 26, 2011
Cobalt Technologies (Mountain View, CA), a company commercializing biobased n-butanol as a renewable chemical and fuel, says it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Rhodia to...
October 19, 2011
Europe needs to step up its investment in biotech R&D and establish supportive regulatory policies if it is to keep pace with the U.S. in the biotech sector, says Stephan Tanda...
December 29, 2011
Executive Team Leads Next Round of Renewables Luverne, MN: Gevo’s first commercial-scale unit. Biobased chemical firm Gevo (Englewood, CA) is bullish about prospects after...
September 28, 2011
Renmatix (King of Prussia, PA), a cellulosic sugar start-up backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (Menlo Park), has unveiled a low-cost pathway to extract sugar from biomass using only water, pressure, and heat....
September 20, 2011
Mascoma (Lebanon, NH), a renewable fuels and chemicals firm targeting the conversion of hardwood biomass feedstocks, has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) worth up to $100...
August 31, 2011
Honeywell says its UOP subsidiary has broken ground on a Hawaiian biomass-to-fuels demonstration facility. The unit, located at a Tesoro Corp. refinery at Kapolei, will use forest...
July 12, 2011
by Steve Donen, vp./Process Development & Engineering, Rivertop Renewables   Often the greatest innovations take place in the laboratory, but as many innovators will tell you...
June 29, 2011
DuPont subsidiary DuPont Danisco Cellulosic Ethanol (DDCE) says its will build a commercial-scale biorefinery at Nevada, IA to produce fuel-grade ethanol from cellulose. The cellulose...
June 22, 2011
ENI (Rome) will cease permanently the production of almost all petrochemicals at the company's Porto Torres, Italy complex under a plan to convert the site into a previously announced...
June 7, 2011
Elevance Renewable Sciences (Bolingbrook, IL) says it has acquired the Delta BioFuels facility at Natchez, MI and will convert the biodiesel asset into a world-scale biorefinery and...
June 3, 2011
Wilmar International (Singapore) announced today that its Australian sugar subsidiary Sucrogen (Port Melbourne) has agreed to buy Proserpine Co-operative Sugar Milling Association...
June 1, 2011
A previously reported €500-million project to build a biorefinery at Porto Torres, Italy is moving ahead. The facility will be capable of producing plastics as well as monomers...
June 1, 2011
ZeaChem (Lakewood, CO), a biotech start-up, and Procter & Gamble, say they have agreed to jointly develop a technology platform for making “drop-in” biobased...
May 31, 2011
The 18 million gallon/year facility is expected to begin production next summer, making it the world’s first commercial-scale biobased isobutanol plant, Gevo says....
May 27, 2011
North America and Asia Pacific will account for 82% of biofuels produced from algae, or about 50 million gallons of annual production....
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