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Alliance Bioenergy achieves record CTL conversion rates

BY Alliance BioEnergy Plus Inc. Found In:CellulosicAlliance BioEnergy Plus Inc. recently announced that it's subsidiary Ek Laboratories in Longwood, Florida, achieved 63 percent conversion of coastal hay, at commercial scale, into fermentable sugars in less than 30 minutes. READ MORE

October 02, 2015

UNL to lead research project to improve sorghum as a biofuel

BY University of Nebraska Lincoln Found In:Markets, Feedstocks, CellulosicThe University of Nebraska-Lincoln will lead a $13.5 million, multi-institutional research effort to improve sorghum as a sustainable source for biofuel production. READ MORE

September 29, 2015

Aemetis harvesting biomass sorghum in California

BY Aemetis Found In:Markets, Feedstocks, CellulosicAemetis Inc., an advanced renewable fuels and biochemicals company, announced the harvesting of 12- to 15- foot tall biomass sorghum grown in Central California. The company has a multi-year strategy to transition from grain to biomass feedstocks. READ MORE

September 22, 2015

Biofuels capacity to grow to 61 BGY in 2018 says Lux report

BY Lux Research Inc. Found In:Markets, CellulosicEthanol and biodiesel will continue to dominate gobal renewable fuel production with 96 percent of the global capacity, but novel fuels and feedstocks will be major drivers of growth. READ MORE

September 17, 2015

Opinion: Peeking at ethanol’s future fields

BY Tom Bryan Found In:Feedstocks, CellulosicJust as corn ethanol has paved the way for ethanol from corn fiber and corn residue, so too will those feedstocks pave the way for energy crops down the road. The editor's note, written by Tom Bryan, appears in the October issue of EPM. READ MORE

September 17, 2015

Advanced biofuel industry: RFS proposal is damaging industry

BY Anna Simet Found In:Cellulosic, PolicyNearly two dozen top executives from the advanced and cellulosic biofuels industry recently sent a letter to President Obama regarding the U.S. EPA's RFS volume requirement proposal, four of whom spoke during a Sept. 16 conference call. READ MORE

September 16, 2015

In Depth: Cellulosic feedstocks of the future

BY Holly Jessen Found In:Feedstocks, CellulosicCommercial-scale production and harvest of several annual and perennial biomass feedstocks is under way, paving the way for biofuels, biopower and biobased products. This article appears in the October issue of EPM. READ MORE

September 16, 2015

Canadian researchers study sugar corn stover as ethanol feedstock

BY University of Guelph Found In:Feedstocks, CellulosicCanadian farmers might one day grow sugar corn, or sweet corn, for a potentially huge alternative fuels market through a new project involving University of Guelph researchers. Sugar from sweet corn stalks is similar to Brazilian sugar cane. READ MORE

September 16, 2015

Michigan company patents AFEX technology

BY Ann BaileyFound In:Feedstocks, Cellulosic, BusinessMBI has received an innovative biomass pretreatment patent for its AFEX technology, which unlocks sugar in biomass and converts it into material that can be made into a source of cattle feed or biofuel or chemical feedstock. READ MORE