November 21, 2014

EPA punts: Agency delays 2014 RVO determination into next year

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Cellulosic, PolicyThe U.S. EPA announced Friday morning it would not be finalizing the 2014 renewable volume obligation requirements (RVO) by the end of the year. This will also affect the compliance deadline for 2013, which will be moved into 2015. READ MORE

November 20, 2014

EPA November RIN data shows increased cellulosic production

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has published renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for October, reporting that more than 1.4 billion RINs were generated during the month across all five categories, including more than 7 million cellulosic RINs. READ MORE

November 19, 2014

USDA ARS: Boosting butanol’s role in the biofuel world

BY USDA Agricultural Research Service Found In:Feedstocks, CellulosicThe potential for producing butanol as a biofuel has become a bit more promising, thanks to USDA scientists and their partners. The research suggests that barley straw and corn stover could be cost-effective feedstocks for producing biobutanol. READ MORE

November 19, 2014

In Depth: ‘Welcome to the Future’

BY Holly JessenFound In:Operations, CellulosicConstruction on Abengoa’s self-powered cellulosic ethanol facility is complete. But that doesn’t mean efforts to innovate are over. READ MORE

November 18, 2014

Dyadic reports increase in product-related revenue

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Cellulosic, BusinessDyadic International has released third quarter financial results, reporting increases in net product revenue and gross profit. "The past quarter continues to be an extremely exciting time at Dyadic," said Dyadic CEO Mark Emalfarb. READ MORE

November 18, 2014

Abengoa releases Q3 results, highlights Hugoton plant startup

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessAbengoa recently released third quarter financial results, reporting positive performance for the company's biofuels business. For the first nine months of the year, the company reported overall revenues in line with those achieved in 2013. READ MORE

November 13, 2014

Digestion strategy in shipworms holds potential for biofuels

BY Northeastern University Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessAn international research team led by Dan Distel, director of the Ocean Genome Legacy Center of New England Bio­labs at North­eastern University, has discovered a novel digestive strategy in ship­worms that could benefit biofuel development. READ MORE

November 13, 2014

Xylome, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation reach deal on yeast

BY Xylome Corp. Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessXylome Corp. has signed licensing and equity agreements with the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation to develop and market unconventional yeasts with the power to transform tough biomass into sustainable fuels and chemicals. READ MORE

November 12, 2014

Enerkem, AkzoNobel partner to explore development in Europe

BY Enerkem Inc. Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessEnerkem Inc. recently announced it has signed an agreement with AkzoNobel to develop a project partnership to explore the development of waste-to-chemicals facilities in Europe. READ MORE