Advanced Biofuels

3 hours ago

Velocys announces progress with Envia Energy GTL plant

BY Velocys plc Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsVelocys plc has announced ENVIA Energy's EPC contractor, Ventech Engineers, has signed the final contract, covering installation of process modules, related piping and ancillary equipment, for ENVIA's Oklahoma City GTL plant. READ MORE

8 hours ago

Researchers ‘explode’ sugar beet cells for faster fermentation

BY Wageningen University Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe European ERA-NET innovation project ChemBeet is developing a technology that explodes cell walls to create faster and cheaper fermentation. The process uses Betaprocess technology in which vacuum extrusion is used to explode cell walls. READ MORE

February 08, 2016

Ensyn receives key regulatory approvals from CARB

BY Ensyn Corp. Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsEnsyn Corp. has been granted key regulatory approvals by California’s Air Resources Board related to the application of its Renewable Fuel Oil as a renewable feedstock for refineries in California for the production of renewable gasoline and diesel. READ MORE

February 08, 2016

Algae raceway paves path from lab to real-world applications

BY DOE/Sandia National Laboratories Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsIn a twist of geometry, an oval can make a line. The new algae raceway testing facility at Sandia National Laboratories may be oval in shape, but it paves a direct path between laboratory research and solving the demand for clean energy. READ MORE

February 05, 2016

EPA rulemaking aims to update GHG reporting requirements

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA has published a proposed rule that aims to amend specific provisions in the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule, including some provisions related to biogas and ethanol. Comments are due Feb. 29. READ MORE

February 05, 2016

A Call For Columnists

BY Anna SimetFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsHave a great idea for content, or a message to share? I want to hear about it. READ MORE

February 04, 2016

Sustane Technologies wins seed investment from Innovacorp

BY Innovacorp Found In:Pellets, Advanced FuelsSustane Technologies, a Chester, Nova Scotia-based company that turns municipal waste into fuel pellets and biofuels is receiving a $100,000 seed investment from Innovacorp to take its technology to market. READ MORE

February 03, 2016

Energy Bill amendments aim to impede biofuels, benefit bioenergy

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. Senate is currently considering the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015. To date, lawmakers have introduced more than 275 amendments to the bill, including several that would impact biofuels and bioenergy. READ MORE

February 03, 2016

UK Green Investment Bank to establish a special share

BY U.K. Green Investment Bank Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.K. government recently announced that the U.K. Green Investment Bank will create a “special share” in the company as part of the process to introduce private capital to the organization. READ MORE