August 21, 2015

EPA solicits comments on Agricultural Science Committee nominees

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA is inviting public comments on the list of candidates being considered for appointment to its Science Advisory Board Agricultural Science Committee, which provides advice on matters related to farming and agriculture-related industries. READ MORE

August 21, 2015

E15, E85 at retail gas stations highlighted at ACE conference

BY Holly JessenFound In:Markets, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe argument that consumers don’t want E15 because they aren’t asking for it doesn’t ring true with Ron Lamberty, senior vice president for the American Coalition for Ethanol, he said at the ACE conference, held Aug. 19-21 in Omaha. READ MORE

August 20, 2015

API announces temporary closure of Alpena biorefinery

BY Ann BaileyFound In:Operations, Cellulosic, BusinessAmerican Process Inc. temporarily closed its Alpena Biorefinery in Alpena, Michigan. The company is currently reviewing the facility and exploring options for its restart. API is also evaluating technologies for higher-margin products. READ MORE

August 18, 2015

Dyadic highlights biofuel, biogas business during investor call

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, BusinessDyadic International Inc. has released second quarter financial results, reporting increased revenue and gross profit for the first half of this year. The company also announced progress with its C1 Technology Platform. READ MORE

August 18, 2015

ICM completes two 1,000-hour performance runs of Gen 2.0 process

BY ICM Inc. Found In:Operations, Cellulosic, BusinessICM Inc. has announced the successful completion of the first and second 1,000-hour performance runs of its patent-pending Generation 2.0 Co-Located Cellulose Ethanol process at the company's pilot plant in St. Joseph, Missouri. READ MORE

August 17, 2015

BESC creates microbe that bolsters isobutanol production

BY Oak Ridge National Laboratory Found In:CellulosicResearchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's BioEnergy Science Center have engineered of a microbe that improves cellulosic isobutanol yields by a factor of 10. The finding builds on results from 2011. READ MORE

August 14, 2015

USDA GAIN report highlights EU ethanol, biodiesel markets

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyA report recently filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service's Global Agricultural Information Network provides an overview of the European Union's liquid biofuel industry, including information related to ethanol and biodiesel. READ MORE

August 14, 2015

Biomass Research and Development Committee to meet in August

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy has announced an open meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Committee. The event is scheduled to be held Aug. 27-28 in Washington, D.C. READ MORE

August 14, 2015

Researcher uses vibrations to identify materials’ composition

BY University of Central Florida Found In:Feedstocks, CellulosicA researcher now at the University of Central Florida has developed a new method for identifying materials' unique chemical "fingerprints" and mapping their chemical properties at a much higher spatial resolution than ever before. READ MORE