December 02, 2020

Construction of Sunliquid plant in Romania to be compete in 2021

BY Clariant Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessClariant has announced that it is making good progress with the construction of its sunliquid cellulosic ethanol production plant in Podari, Romania. The company is also making headway with the recruitment and training of staff. READ MORE

November 23, 2020

EPA: 1.56 billion RINs generated in October

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Cellulosic, BusinessThe U.S. EPA has released data showing nearly 1.56 billion renewable identification numbers (RINs) were generated under the Renewable Fuel Standard in October, down from 1.73 billion generated during the same month of last year. READ MORE

November 19, 2020

DOE provides $15M for new bioimaging instrumentation, approaches

BY U.S. Department of Energy Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessOn Nov. 16, the U.S. Department of Energy announced plans to provide up to $15 million for bioimaging research to develop new and improved instrumentation and approaches to visualizing metabolic processes in living cells. READ MORE

November 17, 2020

Nodel, IncubEx launch RIN futures and options, new REC contracts

BY Nodel Found In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyNodal Exchange and IncubEx on Nov. 17 announced the successful launch of eight new renewable identification number (RIN) futures and options contracts, plus seven new renewable energy certificate (REC) contracts. READ MORE

November 16, 2020

DOE seeks proposals for Co-Optima collaboration

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, RetailerThe U.S. Department of Energy has announced a directed funding opportunity (DFO) seeking proposals for advancing the aim of its Co-Optimization of Fuels and Engines (Co-Optima) initiative. Proposals are due Jan. 14. READ MORE

November 13, 2020

Aemetis reports progress with sanitizer products, RNG production

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessEric McAfee, chairman and CEO of Aemetis Inc. discussed company’s business in the sanitizer market and provided an update of its renewable natural gas (RNG) and cellulosic ethanol projects during a third quarter earnings call, held Nov. 12. READ MORE

November 10, 2020

2021 International Biomass Conference & Expo goes virtual

BY BBI International Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerBiomass Magazine has announced that the 14th Annual Biomass Conference & Expo will be taking place 100 percent virtual, March 15-17, 2021. The deadline to submit a presentation abstract is Nov. 13, 2020. READ MORE

October 27, 2020

Ethanol Producer Magazine releases 2021 media kit

BY BBI International Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerEthanol Producer Magazine the leading publication for the ethanol industry, recently released its 2021 media kits. Ethanol Producer Magazine is now accepting 2021 advertising schedules across its print and digital platforms. READ MORE

October 22, 2020

Oil state senators ask EPA to undermine the RFS

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicySeveral oil state senators are urging the EPA to set the 2021 RVO for renewable fuel below the E10 blend wall. They also called for cellulosic, advanced biofuel, and biomass-based diesel RVOs be set at the level of demonstrated domestic production. READ MORE