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Tweet In Iowa, Iowa City is looking for permission to start negotiations with Fiberight to set up MSW-to-ethanol production, much in the way Marion has already done. The City held an RFP earlier this year and Fiberight was the only company to respond. The company says it can reduce the amount of waste going into […]
Tweet In Iowa, Marion has approved a $20M solid waste to compressed biogas facility operated by Fiberight. The company, which was backed by a $25M loan guarantee from the USDA, a $2.9M grant from the Iowa Power Fund, and $20M in private investment, is scaling up from its currently operating demonstration facility in Virginia. The […]
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Tweet In Iowa, Marion City Council is in talks with Fiberight about building a waste-to-ethanol plant at a potential 50,000 square-foot supply site. The city has been requested to supply a letter of support for Fiberight’s $5.7 million grant application from the state’s Solid Waste Alternatives Program to build the facility. The company in turn […]
Tweet In Maryland, Fiberight and KmX have signed a biofuel technology license agreement allowing Fiberight exclusive rights to KmX’s membrane aided concentration and dehydration technologies for conversion of Municipal Solid Waste. KmX’s membrane technologies replace the need for energy intensive distillation columns and molecular sieves in refining cellulosic ethanol. More on the story.
Tweet In Washington, US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the USDA has approved a conditional commitment for a $25 million guaranteed loan for the proposed Fiberight biorefinery, based in Blairstown, Iowa. USDA funding will be used to construct a 55,000 square foot facility that will produce cellulosic ethanol by converting municipal solid waste and […]
Tweet In Maryland, Catonsville-based Fiberight has filed papers with the SEC to launch a $15 million IPO. Fiberight is working on scaling its waste-to-ethanol technology at a plant in Iowa and also has plans to develop a plant in Elkridge. In March the company reported receiving financing from a strategic investor as part of a […]
Tweet In Maryland, Fiberight has secured funding from a new strategic investor which is part of a $27 million round it is currently finalizing and which could close by the end of April. Part of the investment will support the development of a $42 million, 3 billion gallon per year utility-scale biofuel refinery Fiberight is […]
Tweet In the UK, TMO Renewables has signed a deal with Fiberight in the US for a 20-year, $500 million deal to supply the American company with its proprietary GM bacteria used to break down MSW into biofuels. Fiberight claims that TMO’s technology is three to five years ahead of the US, while TMO claims […]
Tweet In Iowa, in a follow up to a May 10 Biofuels Digest story regarding Fiberight, the Iowa Power Fund Board on Thursday awarded a $2.9 million grant to a cellulosic ethanol plant in Blairstown. Fiberight-Blairstown received the grant to demonstrate how municipal solid waste can be converted into cellulosic ethanol, biochemicals, and other processed […]