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10 hours ago

Agreement to address climate change under negotiation in Paris

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThis week, President Obama traveled to Paris to join nearly 200 nations for the COP21 global conference on climate change. Coinciding with the conference, was the announcement that Obama and 19 other world leaders launched "Mission Innovation." READ MORE

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Bioenergy projects receive DOE ARPA-E grants

BY Anna SimetFound In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsU.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz has announced that the U.S. DOE's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy has awarded $125 million to 41 energy technology projects, four of which involve bioenergy or biomass. READ MORE

November 27, 2015

Sequencing algaeā€™s genome may aid biofuel production

BY University of Washington Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsUniversity of Washington scientists have sequenced the complete genetic makeup a type of ancient algae. It is the second time that researchers have sequenced the genome of one of these ecologically important and plentiful algae, known as haptophytes. READ MORE

November 25, 2015

Ontario program to boost industrial bioproduct development

BY Ontario Centres of Excellence Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsOntario Centres of Excellence and the Agricultural Adaptation Council are fostering innovation in the province's growing agri-based industrial bioproducts sector through the $3 million Agri-Based Industrial Bioproducts R&D Challenge launched Nov. 9. READ MORE

November 23, 2015

Genomatica, Braskem produce biobased butadiene at lab scale

BY Genomatica Found In:ChemicalsGenomatica and Braskem announced they have been successfully producing butadiene at lab scale since June 2015, using their direct, biobased process. The companies are jointly developing a commercial process for the on-purpose production of butadiene. READ MORE

November 20, 2015

ITA announces app to help companies export clean energy solutions

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe International Trade Administration has announced a beta version of an interactive app to serve as a mobile business directory for U.S. clean energy exporters. Companies interested in participating are encouraged to contact the ITA. READ MORE

November 20, 2015

Renew Biomass, New Energy Farms announce partnership

BY Renew Biomass Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsRenew Biomass and New Energy Farms recently announced their long-term partnership agreement in which New Energy Farms will provide Renew Biomass with high-quality Miscanthus planting material. READ MORE

November 19, 2015

Anellotech announces $7 million equity investment

BY Anellotech Found In:ChemicalsAnellotech recently announced it has received an equity investment of $7 million from a new strategic investor. The new multinational corporate investor joins existing partners, Axens, IFP Energies nouvelles , Johnson Matthey, and others. READ MORE

November 19, 2015

API announces first nanocellulose patent

BY American Process Inc. Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsAmerican Process Inc. recently announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted a patent for its BioPlus nanocellulose technology. The patent covers an AVAP process for producing a nanocellulose material and downstream applications. READ MORE