Business

March 25, 2014

Biomass association leaders discuss triumphs, troubles

BY Anna Simet Found In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyLeaders of seven bioenergy trade associations participated in the International Biomass Conference & Expo's State of the Industry general session on March 25 in Orlando, Fla. READ MORE

March 25, 2014

Ackerly, Abengoa recognized for contributions to biomass industry

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Cellulosic, BusinessJohn Ackerly, president of the Alliance for Green Heat, was presented with the Excellence in Bioenergy award at the 2014 International Biomass Conference and Expo, while Abengoa Bioenergy was recognized with the Groundbreaker of the Year award. READ MORE

18 hours ago

Valero celebrates restart of Mount Vernon plant

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, BusinessOn Aug. 26, Valero Renewable Fuels Co. LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Valero Energy Corp., and the Ports of Indiana hosted an event to commemorate the restart of a 110 MMgy ethanol plant located in Mount Vernon, Indiana. READ MORE

18 hours ago

Genera Energy provides insight in choosing a biomass solution

BY Genera Energy Found In:Operations, Feedstocks, Cellulosic, BusinessGenera Energy recently released a new infographic featuring a visual overview of biomass feedstock and guidelines for choosing the best solution for every biomass project. The four-page infographic highlights key supply chain elements. READ MORE

18 hours ago

Geringhoff to participate in Poet-DSM Project Liberty trials

BY Geringhoff Found In:Operations, Feedstocks, Cellulosic, BusinessGeringhoff will participate in Poet-DSM's Project Liberty trials, starting with an open house and tours at Poet's facilities in Emmetsburg, Iowa, on Sept. 3. Trials are being performed with the Geringhoff Horizon Elite XL Stover Collection corn head. READ MORE

August 25, 2014

FRA grants support development of a Short Line Safety Institute

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Business, PolicyThe Federal Railroad Administration has announced two grants totaling $350,000 to support the development of a Short Line Safety Institute. According to the FRA, the institute will help mitigate risk associated with shipping hazardous materials. READ MORE

August 25, 2014

STB issues new reporting requirements to improve rail service

BY Sen. John Thune’s office Found In:Operations, Business, PolicySurface Transportation Board recently announced it will require both Canadian Pacific Railway and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad to provide new information on their respective weekly grain order reports. READ MORE

August 25, 2014

American Science and Technology scale up uses Baisch Engineering

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Operations, Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessAmerican Science and Technology Corp. has selected Baisch Engineering to scale up its Wausau, Wisconsin-based pilot plant from its current production capacity of 200 pounds of lignocellulosic biomass per day to 2 tons per day. READ MORE

August 21, 2014

King of Netherlands to attend Project Liberty event

BY Poet-DSM Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessWillem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands, has announced that he will attend the Grand Opening of Poet-DSM Advanced Biofuels' Project Liberty cellulosic ethanol plant in Emmetsburg, Iowa on Wednesday, Sept. 3. READ MORE