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7 hours ago

Biofuel industry voices support for RFS as comment period ends

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyJuly 27 is the final day members of the public can weigh in on the U.S. EPA's recently released renewable fuel standard (RFS) proposal. As the comment period comes to a close, supporters of the biofuel industry are actively making their voices heard. READ MORE

7 hours ago

Brazilian president officially opens cellulosic ethanol plant

BY Iogen Corp. Found In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyBrazilian President Dilma Rousseff launched Iogen Energy's cellulosic ethanol technology at the official opening of Raizen's newly expanded Costa Pinto sugar cane mill in Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil on July 22. READ MORE

July 24, 2015

Dakota Spirit AgEnergy completes commissioning

BY Holly JessenFound In:Operations, BusinessA press conference was held at the 65 MMgy Dakota Spirit AgEnergy ethanol plant in North Dakota, marking the facility reaching its full commercialization phase. It’s the first corn-ethanol plant to be built in the U.S. in more than five years. READ MORE

July 24, 2015

UNICA: Ethanol production, sales set new record in June

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, recently announced ethanol production and sales by mills in the country's south-central region hit record levels in June. Sales of hydrous ethanol were up 51.76 percent when compared to June 2014. READ MORE

July 24, 2015

RFA: Motorcyclists celebrate 75 years at Sturgis

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe Renewable Fuels Association will once again partner with the Buffalo Chip Campground to host the 75th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, which is set to take place Aug. 3-9 in Sturgis, South Dakota. READ MORE

July 24, 2015

New Holland, SUNY partner on biomass research

BY New Holland Agriculture Found In:Feedstocks, Cellulosic, BusinessNew Holland Agriculture is supplying equipment to the State University of New York that will aid in U.S. Department of Energy-funded research focused on finding ways to reduce the cost of delivering biomass for refinement. READ MORE

July 23, 2015

EPA: 12.42 million cellulosic RINs generated in June

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for June, reporting that more than 1.56 billion RINs were generated during the month, including more than 12.41 million cellulosic RINs. READ MORE

July 23, 2015

Lee Enterprises Consulting, Zeton announce strategic alliance

BY Lee Enterprises Consulting Found In:BusinessLee Enterprises Consulting, an alternative and renewable fuels consulting group, has announced a strategic alliance with Zeton Inc., which designs and fabricates lab-scale systems, pilot plants, demonstration plants, and other facilities. READ MORE

July 23, 2015

Deinove unveils biobased muconic acid production program

BY Deinove Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessDeinove recently announced that it has completed conclusive proof of concept for the production of muconic acid by a Deinococcus bacterium and has decided to launch a new research and development platform in this field. READ MORE