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Tweet In Texas, KiOR’s CFO John Karnes quit abruptly with an SEC filing on December 1, with very little information provided about his departure. The only clue to Karnes’s departure rests in the third-quarter results, reported a few weeks ago: “Though KiOR reported record fuel production of a tad over 300,000 gallons, it was barely […]
Tweet The Biofuels Digest Index, an index of publicly traded biofuels stocks, gained 1.45 percent to 65.70 as chemicals surged. For the day, Metabolix (MBLX) soared 52.34 percent to $1,.63, while OriginOil (OOIL) improved 4.00 percent to $0.26. Among other equities, KiOR (KIOR) rose 3.23 percent to $1.92. Overall, advances led declines 2 to 1 […]
Amyris and Total launch “interim” joint venture as they advance towards renewable diesel and jet fuel.
Tweet Total elects to bottle up the IP and protect itself against Amyris “hardship” as it advances towards commercializing key biofuels. In California and France, Amyris and Total announced the formation of Total Amyris BioSolutions B.V., a 50-50 joint venture that now holds exclusive rights and a license under Amyris’s intellectual property to produce and […]
Nightmare Scenario: renewable fuels’ defenders pull out the stops to persuade EPA to continue the war on imported oil
Tweet “It’s the industry’s worst nightmare,” says Advanced Biofuels Association president Mike McAdams. “Dozen and dozens of companies will face bankruptcy,” says Viesel CEO Stu Lamb. On the chopping block? Non-food, drop-in, affordable, available, sustainable advanced biofuels in the US. Today, the EPA has scheduled a day of testimony on its proposed 2014 Renewable Fuel […]
Tweet In Canada, using research originating from the University of Guelph, the Sarnia-Lambton Industrial Partnership plans to invest $70 million cellulosic ethanol plant that would use 250,000 tons of corn stalks annually, about half of what’s available in the target area. Just a $20 per ton difference in feedstock can mean a 4.9% ROI or […]
Tweet Raizen, Iogen commence construction on the first of what could be up to eight projects by 2024. After years of developing cellulosic ethanol technology in Canada, Iogen turns on the afterburners in Brazil with bagasse and cane straw. And finds the right partner in Raizen. In Brazil, Raizen has started construction on a […]
Tweet In Canada, the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development announced $12 million in funding to go to AV Cell Inc. in Atholville, New Brunswick, for capital upgrades to treat two mill effluent streams using an anaerobic process. This form of effluent treatment will allow the mill to produce more renewable […]
Zero Emission Vehicles, and Zero Carbon: The Chart that the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post Dare Not Publish
Tweet You know, sometimes hard data just knocks you for a loop. Here’s a chart that’s so contrarian to everything that mainstream media, mainstream thought-merchants want you to believe, the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post declined to publish it. What belief does it contradict? The assumption that zero emissions vehicles (generally, electric cars) […]
Tweet In California, OriginOil announced that academic testing has verified its new Algae Screen™ growth optimizer effectively controls bacteria and microscopic predators in commercial algae production, helping to promote high rates of cultivation of the most valuable species. “Initial test results saw a dramatic drop in contaminant load while the culture still maintained target cell […]
Tweet In California, OriginOil announced that academic testing has verifited its new Algae Screen growth optimizer effectively controls bacteria and microscopic predators in commercial algae production, helping to promote high rates of cultivation of the most valuable species. “Initial test results saw a dramatic drop in contaminant load while the culture still maintained target cell […]