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Digest Bioeconomy Index regains 0.55 percent to 57.57 as chemical equities rebound

Digest Bioeconomy Index regains 0.55 percent to 57.57 as chemical equities rebound

November 30, 2016 |

The Digest Bioeconomy Index, an index of publicly traded advanced bioeconomy stocks, regained 0.55 percent to 57.57 as chemical equities rebounded. For the day, Green Plains (GPRE) surged 6.58 percent to $27.13, while TerraVia (TVIA) dumped 5.17 percent to $1.38. Among other equities, BioAmber (BIOA) rallied 7.06 percent to $5.61. Overall, advances led declines by a 5 to 3 ratio […]

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Blue Marble Biomaterials to offer Equity Shares to the Public via Reg A+

Blue Marble Biomaterials to offer Equity Shares to the Public via Reg A+

November 30, 2016 |

In Montana, Blue Marble Biomaterials will become the first biomaterials company to utilize Regulation A+,  a type of equity crowdfunding regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission, and will offer equity shares to the public. Regulation A+ differs from other popular crowdfunding methods, such as Kickstarter. Under Reg A+, investors buy equity in the company. A natural-biochemical […]

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Study shows health of pregnant Nigerian women improves with ethanol cooking

Study shows health of pregnant Nigerian women improves with ethanol cooking

November 23, 2016 |

In Nigeria, a study led by researchers from the University of Chicago found that pregnant women switching to cooking with ethanol from fuel wood may mitigate cardiovascular health risks. Following the study, 80% of the 324 pregnant women evaluated are still using the ethanol stoves rather than switching back. In the study, biomarkers were studied […]

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EPA opens comment period on biointermediates, CCS and other regs

EPA opens comment period on biointermediates, CCS and other regs

November 22, 2016 |

In Washington, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to update both its renewable fuels and other fuels regulations to reflect changes in the marketplace and to promote the growing use of both ethanol fuels (conventional and advanced) and non-ethanol advanced and cellulosic biofuels. The EPA is proposing to make several changes to the Renewable […]

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Australia’s Regulatory Landscape in relation to the Biofuels Industry

Australia’s Regulatory Landscape in relation to the Biofuels Industry

November 13, 2016 |

By Jeff Olling, Australia and Pacific Rim Consultant for Lee Enterprises Consulting Special to The Digest Australian state and federal governments from both sides of politics have shown varying levels of support for the biofuels industry over the past few decades. In 2000, the federal government enacted the Fuel Quality Standards Act 2000 (Cth), which […]

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REG starts Ralston biorefinery expansion to 30M gallons

REG starts Ralston biorefinery expansion to 30M gallons

November 13, 2016 |

In Iowa, Renewable Energy Group held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday to formally launch a $24 million expansion of its Ralston, IA biorefinery from 12 million to 30 million gallons of annual nameplate production capacity. Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds were the featured guests at the event attended by several business leaders […]

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Digest Bioeconomy Index regains 0.38 percent to 55.97 despite an enzymes drop

Digest Bioeconomy Index regains 0.38 percent to 55.97 despite an enzymes drop

November 8, 2016 |

The Digest Bioeconomy Index, an index of publicly traded advanced bioeconomy stocks, regained 0.38 percent to 55.97 despite an enzymes drop. For the day, The Andersons (ANDE) fell 5.66 percemt to $36.65, while Amyris (AMRS) jumped 5.68 percent to $0.81. Among other equities, Gevo (GEVO) retreated 3.61 percent to $0.36. Overall, advances and declines were even for […]

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REG to jump Ralston, Iowa biorefinery capacity to 30M gallons

REG to jump Ralston, Iowa biorefinery capacity to 30M gallons

November 6, 2016 |

In Iowa, REG announced plans for its first biorefinery capacity expansion today -a $24 million investment to increase REG Ralston’s annual nameplate production capacity to 30 million gallons.  The company will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the project on Tuesday, November 8 with Iowa Governor Terry Branstad as the featured speaker. Once completed, the Ralston […]

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Oregon’s Business Energy Tax Credit Program under scrutiny for potential mismanagement

Oregon’s Business Energy Tax Credit Program under scrutiny for potential mismanagement

November 4, 2016 |

In Oregon, the Secretary of State ordered an audit of the companies benefiting from subsidies under the now-defunct Business Energy Tax Credit Program that has found 165 potentially dubious projects that took home $347 million in tax credits. Among the list of questionable projects was Pacific Ethanol’s Boardman facility that benefited from $18.2 million in […]

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REG to invest $24 million to expand Ralston production capacity to 30 million gallons

REG to invest $24 million to expand Ralston production capacity to 30 million gallons

November 2, 2016 |

In Iowa, REG announced plans for its first biorefinery capacity expansion, a $24 million investment to increase REG Ralston’s annual nameplate production capacity to 30 million gallons. The company will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the project on Tuesday, November 8 with Iowa Governor Terry Branstad as the featured speaker. The REG Ralston expansion announcement […]

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