5 hours ago
Sweetwater Energy and Proterro, two companies using widely different approaches, aim for low-cost sugar that may give today’s corn ethanol plants a glide path into advanced ethanol production. They're in different stages, but share similar promise.
22 hours ago
Learning while producing, KiOR plans to invest another $10 million to maximize production at its commercial-scale cellulosic biofuel plant in Mississippi. The company is building a foundation of operational and R&D experience for long-term success.
March 06, 2014
The success of cellulosic ethanol is critical to the success of all renewables. We will continue fighting to keep the renewable fuel standard at the levels Congress intended to maintain market stability and increase investment in next-gen biofuels.
March 06, 2014
Following multiyear feedstock procurement campaigns and vast investments of capital, resources and time, America’s first big cellulosic ethanol plants are nearing startup. EPM examines the progress of the Abengoa, Poet-DSM and DuPont facilities.
March 03, 2014
Alkol Bioenergy is working with the U of Madrid to develop the dominant Brazilian sugarcane variety for Spanish production, aiming at cellulosic ethanol production from the bagasse.
February 27, 2014
The Advanced Ethanol Council is pleased to welcome Novozymes as a new member. Novozymes is a world leader in bioinnovation and technology that enables everything from the removal of transfats in food to advancements in renewable energy.
February 26, 2014
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman David Camp, R-Mich., has released draft legislation to reform federal tax code. The draft, titled the "Tax Reform Act of 2014," would alter, and in some cases repeal, tax incentives for biofuels and bioenergy.
February 25, 2014
The loan of two tractors by New Holland Agriculture to Iowa State University's BioCentury Research Farm has provided new options for its biomass research projects. A model T8.330 and a T5.115 tractor with a loader were loaned to the facility.
February 24, 2014
Findings at the USDA are providing information about the soil carbon dynamics that play a crucial role in lifecycle assessments of bioenergy production. These studies at support the USDA priority of developing new new sources of bioenergy.