September 13, 2019

Alcohol School: Yancey delivers D3Max project update

BY Lisa GibsonFound In:Operations, Cellulosic, BusinessMinimizing feedstock cost is one rule for a successful cellulosic ethanol project, according to Mark Yancey, chief technology officer for D3Max. Yancey spoke Sept. 13 at Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits’ Alcohol School in Montreal. READ MORE

September 11, 2019

Alcohol School moves to the lab, addresses yeast modification

BY Lisa GibsonFound In:Operations, Feedstocks, CellulosicEmily Stonehouse, research and development manager for Mascoma LLC, discussed yeast modification during Lallemand's Alcohol School in Montreal, Quebec. READ MORE

September 10, 2019

Gevo, Leaf Resources sign JDA

BY Gevo Inc. Found In:Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessGevo Inc. and Leaf Resources have signed a joint development agreement to explore the potential use of cellulosic derived sugars and glycerol from Leaf and the ability to convert these to hydrocarbon molecules useful as fuels or chemicals. READ MORE

September 04, 2019

Clariant completes testing of miscanthus at sunliquid demo plant

BY Clariant Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessClariant announced Sept. 2 that it has conducted tests on approximately 30 tons of miscanthus provided by INA at its pre-commercial sunliquid plant in Straubing, Germany, for conversion into lignocellulosic sugars and ethanol. READ MORE

September 04, 2019

US biorefinery to convert bagasse to ethanol using Praj process

BY Praj Industries Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessPraj has announced Omega Energy USA and Lasuca Sugar have confirmed interest in using Praj's proprietary Enfinity technology to convert bagasse to ethanol at a proposed 10-15 MMgy biorefinery to be located in the U.S. READ MORE

September 03, 2019

USCIS urged to approve foreign investment in Aemetis project

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyA federal lawmaker from California is slamming the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service for its mishandling of an application submitted by Aemetis Inc. regarding foreign investment for its proposed Riverbank cellulosic ethanol project. READ MORE

September 03, 2019

Biofuels industry focuses on SREs in 2020 RFS RVO comments

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe comment period of the U.S. EPA’s proposed rule to set 2020 RVOs under the Renewable Fuel Standard, along with the 2021 RVO for biomass-based diesel closed Aug. 30. More than 5,600 comments were filed on the rulemaking. READ MORE

August 28, 2019

Canadian government invests $4.7 million in Woodland Biofuels

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, BusinessThe Canadian government announced plans Aug. 27 to invest $4.7 million in Woodland Biofuels, a Toronto-based company that is using gasification and a series of catalytic reactions to convert biomass into renewable fuels. READ MORE

August 28, 2019

DOE funds bioimaging projects for bioenergy

BY U.S. Department of Energy Found In:Feedstocks, CellulosicThe U.S. Department of Energy announced Aug. 23 $13.5 million in funding for six projects to develop new approaches to microscopic imaging of plants and microbes, with the goal of advancing bioenergy research. READ MORE