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Fiberight: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Fiberight is a privately held company founded in 2007 with current operations in Virginia, Maryland and Iowa. As a leading edge clean technology company, our team focuses on transforming post-recycled municipal solid wastes and other organic feedstocks into next generation renewable biofuels, with cellulosic ethanol as the core product. Pilot plant facilities have been on-going […]

March 26, 2014 More

Fiberight moving forward with $15 million conversion for waste-to-ethanol

In Iowa, Fiberight is investing $15 million to convert a former ethanol plant in Blairstown to produce fuel using its waste-to-ethanol technology. Already this summer it will start building a garbage sorting, shredding and recycling facility in nearby Marion that will eventually mean 80% of the waste that goes to the area’s landfill will instead […]

March 13, 2014 More

Iowa City may be the next MSW-to-ethanol project for Fiberight

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 the […]

December 5, 2013 More

Fiberight $20M facility gets green light

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 plant […]

August 25, 2013 More

Hottest Companies: Fiberight

Voting for Fiberight 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

Iowa city looking to bring in both Fiberight and Plasma Power for W2E

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 would […]

July 10, 2013 More

KmX licenses MSP technology to Fiberight

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.

April 30, 2012 More

Fiberight cellulosic ethanol project lands $25M USDA loan guarantee

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 other […]

January 23, 2012 More

Fiberight files for $15M IPO

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 hoped-for […]

April 21, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Fiberight lands strategic investor in drive to fund advanced biofuels project

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 developing […]

March 11, 2011 | 0 Comments More