Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Jerry Moran, R-Kan., on Oct. 26 announced the introduction of a bill that aims to update the USDA’s Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical and Biobased Products Assistance loan guarantee program.
The U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office has announced $16.7 million in funding for five projects to advance the production of affordable biofuels and biochemicals that will significantly reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Solugen and ADM on Oct. 30 announced a strategic partnership to scale a range of innovative, plant-based specialty chemicals and biobased building block molecules in a new manufacturing facility in Marshall, Minnesota.
Sumitomo Chemical has begun construction of a pilot facility to establish a process for producing propylene directly from ethanol, which is attracting attention as a sustainable chemical raw material.
Fortum and Taaleri Kiertotalous Ky recently signed an agreement with Chempolis Oy to invest in the company. The deal is part of a restructuring of Chempolis Oy's ownership and financing, in order to strengthen the balance sheet and operations.