April 24, 2015

37 senators issue letter in support of a strong RFS

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyA bipartisan group of 37 senators have send a letter to the U.S. EPA urging the agency to reverse course from the 2014 proposed rule and maintain a strong renewable fuel standard (RFS) to drive innovation and growth in America's economy. READ MORE

April 24, 2015

China Steel approves investment in LanzaTech commercial project

BY LanzaTech Found In:Operations, BusinessTaiwan's largest integrated steel maker, China Steel Corp. has announced formal board approval of a $46 million capital investment in a LanzaTech commercial ethanol facility. This follows the successful White Biotech demonstration plant project. READ MORE

April 24, 2015

Engineered softwood could transform pulp, biofuel industries

BY University of Wisconsin-Madison Found In:Feedstocks, CellulosicScientists have demonstrated the potential for softwoods to process more easily into pulp and paper if engineered to incorporate a key feature of hardwoods. The findings could improve the economics of the pulp, paper and biofuels industries. READ MORE

April 23, 2015

House bill aims to extend RVP waiver to ethanol blends beyond E10

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyBill Rep. Rod Blum, R-Iowa, recently introduced legislation in the house that includes a provision to extend the ethanol waiver for Reid vapor pressure (RVP) to ethanol blends with more than 10 percent ethanol. READ MORE

April 23, 2015

DuPont highlights cellulosic ethanol in first quarter results

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, BusinessDuPont briefly addressed ethanol during its first quarter investor call, reporting the company is developing new categories of biobased products, including cellulosic ethanol. READ MORE

April 23, 2015

Aventine sends first unit train shipment of ethanol

BY Aventine Renewable Energy Inc. Found In:Operations, Markets, BusinessAventine Renewable Energy Inc., a leading producer, marketer and supplier of ethanol, has announced its first BNSF unit-train shipment of ethanol produced at its two ethanol facilities in Aurora, Nebraska. READ MORE

April 23, 2015

ZeaChem to provide services to third parties at Boardman plant

BY ZeaChem Found In:Operations, Cellulosic, BusinessZeaChem has announce the launch of the ZeaChem Technology Institute & Processing Services in Boardman, Oregon. The institute will enable third parties to scale their efforts in a ]cost effective manner on a accelerated timetable. READ MORE


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