Cellulosic

July 31, 2015

3 bioenergy-related House bills introduced in late July

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessIn late July, several pieces of legislation were introduced that aim to impact the biorefining industry. Two of the bills aim to benefit bioenergy technologies, while a third would limit the U.S. EPA's ability to set cellulosic mandates. READ MORE

July 28, 2015

DuPont: Iowa cellulosic biorefinery mechanically complete

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Cellulosic, BusinessDuPont has released second quarter financial results, reporting an 11 percent drop in sales and a slight increase in earnings per share. The company also noted its cellulosic refinery in Iowa is now mechanically complete. READ MORE

July 27, 2015

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

July 27, 2015

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

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

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

July 22, 2015

RFS comment period to close July 27

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe public comment period on U.S. EPA's renewable fuel standard (RFS) proposal is set to close July 27. As of July 22, more than 45,000 comments had already been filed on the proposal. READ MORE

July 21, 2015

Tax extenders package benefiting biofuels passes Senate committee

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe Senate Finance Committee has passed a tax extenders package that includes two-year extensions of tax credits for cellulosic biofuels and biodiesel. The next step for the legislation is consideration by the full U.S. Senate. READ MORE