Cellulosic

21 minutes ago

DOE accepting comments on engineered high-energy crop proposal

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy is accepting public comments on an environmental impact statement related to proposed confined field trials of engineered high-energy crops for use in bioenergy applications. READ MORE

18 hours ago

EPA: Agricultural Science Committee nomination deadline extended

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyIn late 2014, the U.S. EPA invited the public to nominate scientific experts to be considered for appointment to its Science Advisory Board's Agricultural Science Committee. The deadline for submitting those nominations has been extended to March 30. READ MORE

19 hours ago

York scientists shed further new light on biomass breakdown

BY University of York Found In:CellulosicScientists at the University of York are part of a research team which has found that a recently discovered family of enzymes, lytic polysaccharide monooxygenases, can degrade resistant forms of starch. READ MORE

January 27, 2015

Genera Energy celebrates four years accident free

BY Genera Energy Inc. Found In:Operations, Cellulosic, BusinessGenera Energy Inc. recently celebrated 1,533 days, or four years, without an accident. Recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data show that Genera's core operations intersect three of the 10 most deadly occupations in the U.S. READ MORE

January 26, 2015

Report highlights growth of biofuel production in China

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyA report recently filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service's Global Information Network estimates China's fuel ethanol production reached 2.8 billion liters (739.68 million gallons) last year, up 6 percent from 2013. READ MORE

January 26, 2015

Deinove completes first key milestone of its Deinochem program

BY Deinove Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessDeinove announced it has reached the first milestone of its Deinochem green chemistry program funded by the French Environment and Energy Management Agency and will receive a EUR 1 million ($1.12 million) repayable advanced in early February. READ MORE

January 23, 2015

DOE announces ARPA-E funding opportunity

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy has announced plans to award up to $125 million in support of transformational energy projects. The solicitation is the third open funding opportunity announced by ARPA-E. READ MORE

January 22, 2015

Iowa RFS campaign targets presidential candidates, caucus-goers

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyIowa Gov. Terry Branstad has announced a new campaign to promote the renewable fuel standard (RFS) during the 2016 Iowa presidential caucuses. The multimillion dollar effort will aim to educate both candidates and caucus-goers on the RFS. READ MORE

January 22, 2015

Argonne model analyzes water footprint of biofuels

BY Argonne National Laboratory Found In:Operations, Feedstocks, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyA new version of an online tool created by the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory will help biofuels developers gain a detailed understanding of water consumption of various types of feedstocks. READ MORE