19 hours ago

RFA call features experts on ethanol’s impact on GHG emissions

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessOn Nov. 24, the Renewable Fuels Association hosted a press call featuring several experts in the field of biofuel life cycle greenhouse gas analysis and agricultural land use. The speakers addressed the flawed arguments made by ethanol opponents. READ MORE

20 hours ago

Deinove produces second generation ethanol on 300-liter scale

BY Deinove Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessDeinove recently announced that it has produced second generation ethanol with an exceptional performance level in a 300-liter fermenter. The trials were conducted at VTT1, Deinove's long-term partner, using a mixture of glucose and xylose. READ MORE

November 20, 2015

RFA: RFS has reduced GHG emissions by 355 million metric tons

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyBiofuels consumed under the expanded renewable fuel standard have reduced U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by 354 million metric tons of CO2-equivalent since 2008, according to a new analysis conducted by California-based Life Cycle Associates. READ MORE

November 19, 2015

RFA, Growth Energy meet with OMB, advocate for RFS to be upheld

BY Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy Found In:Cellulosic, PolicyAt a meeting on Nov. 18 with the Office of Management and Budget, Bob Dinneen, president and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association, and Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, delivered the message that the renewable fuel standard (RFS) is working. READ MORE

November 19, 2015

Fuels America launches new ad focused on the RFS

BY Fuels America Found In:Operations, Markets, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyOn a press conference call Nov. 19, top executives from Fuels America announced the launch of a new ad campaign targeting President Obama and urging him to lead the world on climate by getting the renewable fuel standard (RFS) back on track. READ MORE

November 19, 2015

API announces first nanocellulose patent

BY American Process Inc. Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessAmerican Process Inc. recently announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted a patent for its BioPlus nanocellulose technology. The patent covers an AVAP process for producing a nanocellulose material and downstream applications. READ MORE

November 18, 2015

Bill aims to create tax incentives for renewable chemicals

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Coproducts, Cellulosic, PolicySen Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., recently introduced legislation that aims to provide tax credits for the production of renewable chemicals and investments in renewable chemical production facilities. READ MORE

November 18, 2015

DOE biomass advisory committee schedules November meeting

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Energy has announced an open meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee is scheduled for Nov. 18-19. The event will be held in Emeryville, California. READ MORE

November 18, 2015

Pacific Ag announces completion of record wheat straw harvest

BY Pacific Ag Found In:Operations, Feedstocks, Cellulosic, BusinessPacific Ag recently completed its largest harvest of wheat straw on record. Working closely with more than 200 growers across seven states, the company harvested more than 100,000 acres of wheat straw for use in end-markets. READ MORE