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September 09, 2016

GE, Hayward Gordon sign distribution agreement for AD equipment

BY GE GE recently announced that Hayward Gordon will be the exclusive supplier of process support and mixing nozzles for GE’s anaerobic digestion solutions in North America. Hayward Gordon’s HydroMix system is a highly effective hydraulic mixing system. READ MORE

September 09, 2016

IBN-One awards engineering contract to Technip, IPSB

BY Global Bioenergies IBN-One, a subsidiary of Global Bioenergies and Cristal Union, recently announced it has awarded the first engineering contract for its bio-isobutene plant to Technip and IPSB. READ MORE

September 08, 2016

Brown signs bills extending California GHG reduction targets

BY Erin VoegeleOn Sept. 8, California Gov. Edmond Brown signed legislation strengthening the state’s commitment to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by requiring the state to cut emissions to 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030. READ MORE

September 08, 2016

EIA updates bioenergy forecasts in Short-Term Energy Outlook

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the September edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting total renewables used in the electric power sector will increase by 9.5 percent this year and 5.8 percent next year. READ MORE

September 08, 2016

Select stations in Finland to sell 100 percent renewable diesel

BY Ron KotrbaNeste plans to sell 100 percent renewable diesel at select stations in Finland come January. The company says the product launch is one way it plans to participate in the centennial celebration of Finland's independence from Russia in 1917. READ MORE

September 08, 2016

KLM to operate biofuel flights out of Los Angeles

BY KLM Royal Dutch Airlines KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has signed a three-year contract for the supply of sustainable biofuel in Los Angeles. The biofuel will be produced by the local biofuel refinery AltAir Fuels and supplied by SkyNRG. READ MORE

September 08, 2016

Valmet to supply biomass boiler, equipment to Denmark plant

BY Valmet Valmet and HOFOR Energiproduktion A/S have signed a contract regarding delivery of a biomass-fired boiler plant and related biofuel storage and conveyor systems to HOFOR's Amagerværket heat and power plant in Copenhagen. READ MORE

September 08, 2016

In Depth: Doubling Down

BY Tim PortzAs Drax Power Station’s biomass metamorphosis comes of age and new conversions come online, investment and innovation in Britain’s ports maintain momentum. READ MORE

September 07, 2016

Tesoro to acquire Virent

BY Erin VoegeleOn Sept. 6, Tesoro Corp. announced an agreement under which it will acquire Virent Inc. and become the company’s new strategic owner. Virent said the acquisition will support the scale-up and commercialization of its BioForming technology. READ MORE

September 07, 2016

Ineos Bio to sell ethanol business, including Vero Beach plant

BY Erin VoegeleIneos Bio has announced its intent to sell its ethanol business, including the Ineos New Planet BioEnergy demonstration plant in Vero Beach, Florida, and the Ineos Bio USA Research Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas. READ MORE

September 07, 2016

FutureMetrics publishes updated white paper on CPP importance

BY Katie FletcherFutureMetrics LLC recently published a white paper that reviews the impacts of increased CO2 concentration in the atmosphere, offers thoughts on carbon policy, and discusses the Clean Power Plan and its role in supporting a more decarbonized future. READ MORE

September 07, 2016

Gevo to supply Lufthansa with renewable jet fuel

BY Gevo Inc. Gevo Inc. recently announced that it has entered into a heads of agreement with Deutsche Lufthansa to supply Gevo’s alcohol-to-jet fuel (ATJ) from its first commercial hydrocarbons facility, intended to be built in Luverne, Minnesota. READ MORE

September 07, 2016

BioAmber Sarnia achieves operational milestone

BY BioAmber Inc. BioAmber Inc. recently announced that its joint venture with Mitsui & Co. has achieved the final operational milestone set out in a CAD$20 million commercial loan that the joint venture drew down in 2015. READ MORE

September 07, 2016

REG Geismar pays off $100 million GOZone bonds ahead of maturity

BY Renewable Energy Group Inc. REG announced the redemption in full of the $100 million GOZone bonds ahead of their 2033 maturity date. The bonds were issued by the Louisiana Public Facilities Authority to help finance construction of the company's 75 MMgy renewable diesel plant. READ MORE

September 07, 2016

Woody biomass-to-chemicals demonstration project starts in EU

BY DSM BIOFOREVER (BIO-based products from FORestry via Economically Viable European Routes), a consortium of 14 European companies, recently announced the start of a demonstration project for the conversion of woody biomass to chemical building blocks. READ MORE

September 07, 2016

In Depth: Business as Usual

BY Katie FletcherBig U.K. government alterations ensued the vote to leave the EU, but for some area biomass suppliers and end users little has changed. READ MORE

September 06, 2016

Biome offers update of bioplastics division in half year results

BY Erin VoegeleU.K.-based Biome Technologies has released its trading statement for the first half of 2016, reporting improved margins for its bioplastics division. Overall, the company reported revenues of EUR 2.2 million, up slightly from the first half of 2015. READ MORE

September 06, 2016

Greenlane supplies biogas upgrading systems for Quebec facility

BY Greenlane Biogas Greenlane Biogas has been contracted by Filtrum Construction to supply two Totara biogas upgrading systems and additional equipment to upgrade the biomethanization plant located at the city of St. Hyacinthe’s wastewater treatment plant. READ MORE

September 06, 2016

Speakers, agenda announced for 2016 Energy Conference

BY Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Stores of Iowa Officials recently announced the agenda for the technical sessions of the 2016 Energy Conference, taking place Sept. 19-21 in Des Moines, Iowa. Last year’s conference attracted energy leaders from 27 states and four countries. READ MORE

September 02, 2016

Republic Service to add at least 2 landfill gas projects per year

BY Erin VoegeleRepublic Services Inc. has released a sustainability report covering the 2015 fiscal year. Increased use and production of renewable energy resources are among the various topics discussed within the report. READ MORE

September 02, 2016

Weltec announces biogas projects in Colombia, Croatia

BY Erin VoegeleWeltec Biopower recently announced an agreement to build an 800-kW biogas plant at an egg production facility in Colombia and noted a 250-kW facility it built at a Croatian pig farm is now operational. READ MORE