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The Latest in next-wave biofuels feedstock reports: Bamboo, arundo, kenaf or wheat straw

The Latest in next-wave biofuels feedstock reports: Bamboo, arundo, kenaf or wheat straw

June 8, 2014 |

Just about anything important these days in biofuels starts with an F — though whether your current favorite F-word is feedstock, finance, feasibility, or FUBAR will depend a great deal on where your favorite flavor of technology finds itself on its path to scale. It all starts with feedstock, of course — and there’s nothing […]

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FDA approves Arundo donax, Chemtex plant gets green light

FDA approves Arundo donax, Chemtex plant gets green light

July 8, 2013 |

In North Carolina, the FDA has signed off on the use of Arundo donax as a biofuel crop, which is the crop utilized by a $200 million Chemtex plant expected to be operational by mid-2015. The feedstock, which will be used to create cellulosic fuel, is a perennial cane that is prized for its fast […]

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EPA OK’s arundo, napier grass for renewable fuels

EPA OK’s arundo, napier grass for renewable fuels

July 5, 2013 |

In Washington, The Environmental Protection Agency is issuing a supplemental final rule, containing a lifecycle greenhouse gas analysis for renewable fuels made from giant reed (Arundo donax) and napier grass, and a regulatory determination that such fuels qualify as cellulosic renewable fuel under the RFS program. In the rule, EPA addressed concerns over the potential […]

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EPA green lights camelina, energy cane but keeps the lid on arundo

EPA green lights camelina, energy cane but keeps the lid on arundo

February 26, 2013 |

New renewable feedstock OKs. Good news, bad, neutral? The Digest looks in depth at the latest from EPA. In Washington, the US Environmental Protection Agency issued a final rule qualifying biofuels produced from camelina oil as biomass-based diesel or advanced biofuel, as well as biofuels from energy cane which qualify as cellulosic biofuel. This final […]

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14 More Answers for your Burning Questions about biofuels, renewable chemicals, the new agriculture, and biobased products

14 More Answers for your Burning Questions about biofuels, renewable chemicals, the new agriculture, and biobased products

December 24, 2015 |

At ABLC and other conferences this year, you’ve been asking, and the experts have been answering. Here are 17 of the most popular questions that get asked.  Policy and messaging Q. How have the US elections and the regulatory situation in the US impacted development of biofuels for other countries, particularly Latin America? A. Not […]

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Joule wins key patent for direct conversion of CO2 to hydrocarbon fuels

Joule wins key patent for direct conversion of CO2 to hydrocarbon fuels

June 16, 2015 |

The story of its process, timelines, pathways becomes more and more clear In Massachusetts, Joule, the pioneer of liquid fuels from recycled CO2, announced the issuance of an additional patent on the direct, continuous production of hydrocarbon fuels – extending its ability to target the highest-value molecules of the petroleum distillation process and generate them […]

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New Energy Farms: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

New Energy Farms: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

April 7, 2015 |

New Energy Farms provides a complete solution to sourcing biomass feedstock, with extensive experience in commercial production of high yielding energy grasses. NEF is a vertically integrated business with operations from plant breeding, provision of planting material and new establishment techniques, through to consolidation of feedstock supplies for projects and full monitoring, including sustainability, of […]

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EPA Issues 2014 and 2015 Cellulosic Waiver Credit prices

EPA Issues 2014 and 2015 Cellulosic Waiver Credit prices

March 25, 2015 |

In Washington, the EPA announced 2014 and 2015 Cellulosic Waiver Credit prices, and “a Clarification of the Data Sources Used in the Cellulosic Waiver Credit Price Calculation”. The EPA stated: EPA has calculated the CWC prices for 2014 and 2015 using the data sources and methodology specified in this rule, as described above. The CWC […]

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Beta Renewables: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Beta Renewables: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

January 15, 2015 |

Beta Renewables — a subsidiary of Chemtex, and Grupo M&G — has developed and deployed a low-cost cellulosic biofuels technology, known as PROESA. Chemtex employs approximately 1000 staff located in key centers throughout the world – Tortona and Rivalta in Italy, Wilmington, NC and Sharon Center, OH in the USA, Shanghai and Beijing in China and […]

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M&G Chemicals, Anhui Guozhen ink pact to build world’s largest cellulosic biofuels plant

M&G Chemicals, Anhui Guozhen ink pact to build world’s largest cellulosic biofuels plant

July 29, 2014 |

970,000-1,300,000 tons of biomass per year; 70/30 JV — capex drops 30% per gallon since Crescentino. From China, we hear that M&G Chemicals announced a joint venture with Anhui Guozhen CO, using PROESA technology licensed by Beta Renewables to convert 970,000-1,300,000 metric tons per year of agricultural residues into cellulosic ethanol, glycols and by-products such […]

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