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DOE pulls funding for Bluefire Mississippi project over financing woes; BFRE to appeal

The following notice was filed Friday with the SEC by Bluefire Renewables: On December 23, 2013, Bluefire Renewables received notice from the Department of Energy indicating that the DOE would no longer provide funding under the Company’s DOE grant for the development of its cellulosic waste facility in Fulton, Mississippi, due to the Company’s inability […]

December 29, 2013 More

BlueFire Renewables adds on wood pellet plant to ethanol facility

In Mississippi, BlueFire Renewables has integrated a synergistic wood pellet production plant to its facility in Fulton. The reconfigured design will be a 9 million gallon per year ethanol plant integrated with a 400,000 ton per year wood pellet plant. The pellets will be sold under long term contracts into the European mandated renewable energy […]

October 3, 2013 More

Hottest Companies: BlueFire Renewables

Voting for BlueFire in the Hot 50 or Hot 30 Rankings You can vote on the web for this company in the 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy or the 30 Hottest Companies in Biobased Chemicals and Materials — by clicking on the icons above to “Like” or “Tweet” this page. Any web votes you record […]

August 25, 2013 More

BlueFire assures that Mississippi plant is still in the works

In Mississippi, BlueFire director of business development and marketing Richard Klann responded in Ethanol Producer Magazine to concern that construction at the Fulton plant has recently stopped. Klann clarified that the company is still actively working to complete the 19 MMgy wood waste-to-cellulosic ethanol plant. Klann added that the company has been attempting to source […]

March 11, 2013 More

BlueFire halts work on Fulton plant

In Mississippi, BlueFire Renewables has halted work on their Fulton plant. Construction at the site began in 2009, and was designed to produce 19 mgy. The $300m project had made progress on permitting and site preparation. The company is currently focusing on the construction of their South Korea cellulosic sugar facility with GS Caltex. More […]

March 4, 2013 More

BlueFire and the race for low-cost sugars

BlueFire Renewables’ low-cost sugars subsidiary, SucreSource, announces a major project in Korea backed by oil refiner GS Caltex. Who else is gaining traction in the race to provide low-cost sugars? A generation of magic bugs — who turn sugars into renewable fuels, chemicals, flavors, fragrances and more — await them. In California, SucreSource, a wholly […]

February 17, 2012 More

BlueFire launches cellulosic sugars subsidiary, SucreSource

In California, BlueFire Renewables has formed SucreSource, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary that will manufacture cellulosic sugars from biomass for Biofuel, Bioplastic and Specialty Chemical markets. Established in November 2011, SucreSource will utilize BlueFire’s proven and patented high yield process of economically unlocking cellulosic sugars from biomass to produce multiple sugar streams for these growing […]

December 22, 2011 More

BlueFire Renewables lands financing MOU for Mississippi bioenergy project, 5 others

In California, BlueFire Renewables has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with China Huadian Engineering Co. to finance its integrated Power Plant and Biorefinery in Fulton, MS and up to 5 additional plants in the United States. Under the MOU, Huadian will invest equity by purchasing an interest in the BlueFire Fulton Renewable Energy LLC […]

October 31, 2011 More

Rentech vs BlueFire Renewables: Who's the Best?

Background: This is a first round, West Regional match-up between #7 seed Rentech and #10 seed BlueFire Renewables in the 2011 Transformative Technologies tourney, from Biofuels Digest. Voting: Open to all Biofuels Digest subscribers. Voting links are in the Biofuels Digest daily newsletter. To subscribe (free), visit here. The winner gets: Most votes advances to […]

August 14, 2011 More

BlueFire Renewables announces Q1 loss, financing drive

In California, BlueFire Renewables announced an operating loss of $461,000 for Q1 2011 on revenues of $83,000, with cash and cash equivalents on hand of $18,000 as of May 10, according to its SEC filing. The company has raised $950,000 since December in investments and loans and “intends to fund its operations with reimbursements under […]

May 17, 2011 | 0 Comments More