February 19, 2020

In Depth: Relevant Results

BY Lisa GibsonFound In:Markets, Cellulosic, BusinessFROM THE MARCH ISSUE: A technical and economic analysis of eight fractionation techniques shows cost, profitability and coproduct quality comparisons. READ MORE

February 17, 2020

The Andersons reports profitable Q4 for ethanol group

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessThe Andersons Inc. reported a profitable Q4 for its ethanol group during a Feb. 13 earnings call, but noted a difficult margin environment is expected to continue. The company also reported its Element plant is producing cellulosic ethanol. READ MORE

January 23, 2020

DOE offers $96 million for bioenergy R&D projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessThe Department of Energy on Jan. 23 announced it will award up to $96 million for bioenergy research and development to reduce the price of drop-in biofuels, lower the cost of biopower, and enable high-value products from biomass or waste resources. READ MORE

January 22, 2020

A new model of metabolism draws from thermodynamics and 'omics'

BY École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessMathematical models that describe how cells use enzymes to transform sugar have helped improve second generation biofuel production, but have failed to account for metabolic cost of producing those enzymes. A new model is helping solve that problem. READ MORE

January 20, 2020

EPA: 19.75 billion RINs generated in 2019

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has released updated renewable identification number (RIN) generation data showing more than 1.74 billion RINs were generated under the Renewable Fuel Standard in December, bringing total RIN generation for 2019 to 19.75 billion. READ MORE

January 15, 2020

Gevo secures biogas supply

BY Gevo Inc. Found In:Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessGevo Inc. has contracted with three dairies to provide manure that the company will convert into renewable natural gas (RNG). Combined, these three dairies expect to generate approximately 350,000 MMBTU biogas each year. READ MORE

January 13, 2020

Inslee urges Washington legislature to adopt Clean Fuel Standard

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyWashington Gov. Jay Inslee visited the Port of Seattle on Jan. 10 to call on the state legislature to adopt a Clean Fuel Standard during its 2020 legislative session. He was joined by Alaska Airlines, which has announced its support for the program. READ MORE

January 10, 2020

UK funds 4 advanced biofuel projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, BusinessThe U.K. Department for Transport recently announced funding to support four advanced biofuel projects, including those that aim to produce low carbon aviation fuel, fuel for heavy goods vehicles, and cellulosic ethanol. READ MORE

January 07, 2020

Clariant licenses sunliquid cellulosic technology in China

BY Clariant Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessClariant, Anhui Guozhen Group, and Chemtex Chemical Engineering on Jan. 7 signed a license agreement on sunliquid cellulosic cellulosic ethanol technology. The technology will be used to convert agricutlure residues to ethanol at a facility in China. READ MORE