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4 Minutes with… Gregory T. Benz, President, Benz Technology International

4 Minutes with… Gregory T. Benz, President, Benz Technology International

March 1, 2015 |

Tell us about your company and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy.   Provides consulting services in the field of fluid agitation. Such work has enables successful, economical and scalable mixing equipment designs for cellulose hydrolysis reactors, for example. Also source economical major process equipment from developing countries, and aid in licensing in China. Tell […]

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Legislation introduced in Oregon to end E10 mandate

Legislation introduced in Oregon to end E10 mandate

February 17, 2015 |

In Oregon, H.B. 2373 was introduced in the Oregon House of Representatives to remove the requirement that all gasoline offered for sale in the state contain a percentage of ethanol.  Currently, the state requires that “a retail dealer, nonretail dealer or wholesale dealer may not sell or offer for sale gasoline unless the gasoline contains […]

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PetroPeru’s biodiesel tenders gaining regularity

PetroPeru’s biodiesel tenders gaining regularity

February 16, 2015 |

In Peru, the state-owned PetroPeru is repeatedly tendering for biodiesel imports. The company currently has an open tender for March to May delivery of two times 120,000 barrels, repeating a similar tender that it held in late November for December to January delivery.

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Report shows regional policy needed to boost biofuel demand

Report shows regional policy needed to boost biofuel demand

February 2, 2015 |

In South Africa, the South African Institute of International Affairs has released a new study saying that the Southern African Development Community has significant opportunity to produce and supply ethanol and biodiesel for the 15-member region but that a lack of regional policy infrastructure supporting biofuels have inhibited investment and consumption.

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UK university kept from supplying CHP power to grid by national regulator

UK university kept from supplying CHP power to grid by national regulator

January 21, 2015 |

In the UK, the University of Greenwich has run into a problem with the UK Power Network who recently said it could only supply 200kWe onto the national grid rather than the 410kWe CHP it had developed as part of an EU-funded project. The power was supposed to be enough to run the entire science […]

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Algae.Tec signs with China Finance Strategies to introduce tech to greater China region

Algae.Tec signs with China Finance Strategies to introduce tech to greater China region

January 12, 2015 |

In China, Algae.Tec has made an agreement with China Finance Strategies Investment Holdings Ltd (“CFS”) under which Algae.Tec will issue an initial US$0.5m convertible bond and, subject to the achievement of certain milestones, will issue US$5m conditional options to CFS, and CFS will introduce Algae.Tec’s technology into the greater China region. Algae.Tec Managing Director Mr. […]

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Oregon approve LCFS in 4-1 vote

Oregon approve LCFS in 4-1 vote

January 8, 2015 |

In Oregon, the state’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard was approved by the Oregon Environmental Quality Commission in a 4-1 vote on Wednesday. Carbon emissions of fuels sold in the state will have to emit 10% fewer emissions over the next decade which is expected to prompt demand for biofuel blending. California and British Columbia already […]

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Oregon holds public hearing for industrial hemp but biodiesel not included

Oregon holds public hearing for industrial hemp but biodiesel not included

January 7, 2015 |

In Oregon, the state’s department of agriculture held a public hearing on Tuesday regarding the draft rules that would allow growing industrial hemp but biodiesel production remains far away as the proposal allows the use of seeds only for growing hemp but not for sale nor for producing oil.

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Iowa bus company adds biodiesel blends with REG

Iowa bus company adds biodiesel blends with REG

January 6, 2015 |

In Iowa, the CyRide bus company in Ames that serves the city and Iowa State University has contracted REG to supply 350,000 gallons of biodiesel-diesel blends annually, to fuel 78 buses. Blends will be up to B20. The deal is the company’s first supply agreement to a city and offers a higher biodiesel blend than the […]

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USDA may regulate GM sorghum as noxious weed

USDA may regulate GM sorghum as noxious weed

January 6, 2015 |

In Washington, the USDA is contemplating regulating a GM sorghum variety developed by Ceres as a noxious weed. The company developed the variety using a “gene gun” to create an energy crop with more biomass and higher sugar content than others that would increase ethanol yields. The USDA can’t regulate the crop under its biotechnology […]

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