First grant recipients named under DOD advanced biofuels program

The U.S. Department of Defense has issued three contracts totaling $16 million for biofuel plants intended to help power fighter jets and destroyers by 2016, as part of the Defense Production Act's Advanced Drop-In Biofuels Production Project.
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Quasar breaks ground on eighth Ohio digester

Quasar energy group officially began construction of an anaerobic digester in Franklin, Ohio, the company reported May 29.
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DECC proposes new tariff levels for Renewable Heat Incentive

DECC is consulting on increasing the tariff levels for heat generated by ground source heat pumps, large biomass and solar thermal kit accredited under the Government's Renewable Heat Incentive scheme.
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University of Illinois to build $23 million biofuel research lab

The University of Illinois-Urbana will begin construction this fall on a new bioprocessing laboratory to research biomass-derived biofuels, such as cellulosic ethanol.
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Tullis, RWE biomass cogeneration plant to be completed in fall

Fife, Scotland-based paper product company Tullis Russell said this week that it will switch over to biomass-derived heat and power in October.
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Myriant produces bio-succinic acid at commercial scale

Global renewable chemicals company Myriant Corp. announced on May 30 the successful scaling and commercial production of bio-succinic acid at ThyssenKrupp Uhde's biotech commercial validation facility in Leuna, Germany.
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Gasrec opens Britain's first bio-LNG filling station

The U.K.'s first open access bio-liquid natural gas (bio-LNG) filling station, built by Gasrec, was officially opened on May 23, accompanied by Parliamentary Under Secretary for the Department for Transport, Norman Baker MP.
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Food waste-derived biogas powers Kroger's distribution center

Grocery chain Kroger has brought a new anaerobic digester on line that is generating biogas from food waste to help power its distribution center in Compton, Calif.
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Fulcrum BioEnergy proves trash-to-jet fuel method, gets DOD grant

Fulcrum BioEnergy Inc. announced that it has successfully demonstrated the conversion of municipal solid waste into jet and diesel fuels, and that it has been awarded a $4.7 million grant by the U.S. Department of Defense.
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Vermeer introduces chip drum for biofuel production

Among existing innovations of the Vermeer Tier 4i HG6000 and HG6000TX horizontal grinder is the all-new chip drum, which allows the grinder to produce a consistent sized chip necessary for many applications, including biofuel chip production.
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UMass Amherst finds new way to make p-xylene from biomass

Chemical engineering researchers Wei Fan, Paul Dauenhauer and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Amherst reported that they've discovered a new chemical process to make p-xylene, an important ingredient of common plastics.
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