Advanced Biofuels

17 hours ago

Study highlights importance of biofuel trade

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Advanced FuelsA new report has been released by the USDA’s Economic Research Service that overviews the growth of the global biofuels industry. READ MORE

21 hours ago

2015 National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo releases agenda

BY BBI International Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe 2015 National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo,, taking place October 26-28 in Omaha, Nebraska, announced its preliminary agenda this week. READ MORE

September 01, 2015

Alabama technology firm ends deal for exclusive licensing rights

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Advanced FuelsTuscaloosa, Alabama-based Inventure Renewables Inc., a subsidiary of Singapore-based holding company Inventure International (Pte) Ltd., has ended its relationship with Alchimia Inc. READ MORE

August 27, 2015

New ORNL hybrid microscope offers unparalleled capabilities

BY Oak Ridge National Laboratory Found In:Advanced FuelsA microscope being developed at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory will allow scientists studying biological and synthetic materials to simultaneously observe chemical and physical properties on and beneath the surface. READ MORE

August 27, 2015

Opinion: Getting It Right

BY Tim PortzFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsSo often in this industry, our gaze falls to the moment biomass is converted into power, thermal energy, biofuels or pellets. READ MORE

August 26, 2015

REG completes acquisition of Imperium biodiesel plant, terminal

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Advanced FuelsThe acquisition of Imperium Renewables Inc.’s assets by Renewable Energy Group Inc. is complete. The assets include a 100 MMgy biodiesel plant, now called REG Grays Harbor LLC, and deep-water port terminal at the Port of Grays Harbor, Washington. READ MORE

August 24, 2015

Butamax, Gevo settle patent dispute

BY Gevo and Butamax Found In:Advanced FuelsGevo Inc. and Butamax Advanced Biofuels LLC announced that they have entered into worldwide patent cross-license and settlement agreements, ending a patent dispute related to technologies for the production of biobased isobutanol. READ MORE

August 21, 2015

EPA solicits comments on Agricultural Science Committee nominees

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.S. EPA is inviting public comments on the list of candidates being considered for appointment to its Science Advisory Board Agricultural Science Committee, which provides advice on matters related to farming and agriculture-related industries. READ MORE

August 20, 2015

API announces temporary closure of Alpena biorefinery

BY Ann BaileyFound In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsAmerican Products Inc. temporarily closed its Alpena Biorefinery in Alpena, Michigan. The company is currently reviewing the facility and exploring options for its restart. API is also evaluating technologies for higher-margin products. READ MORE