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Tweet Traveling through the seasons with Calysta Energy chairman and CEO Alan Shaw, from the summer of IPOs with Codexis — and now back into springtime, courtesy of a technology that plays cheap natural gas. For eight o’clock in the morning on the last day of a long BIO Pac Rim conference, Alan Shaw was […]
USDA, US Navy unveil Farm to Fleet program: Navy “open for business” as shift to biofuels blends begins
Tweet In Washington, US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Navy Secretary Ray Mabus unveiled the “Farm to Fleet” program, through which the Navy will begin to add biofuels into its regular domestic purchases of approximately 77 million gallons of jet fuel (JP-5) and marine diesel (F-76) each year. Initial fuel contracts will be awarded in […]
Heard on the Floor at Bio Pac Rim: Sapphire Energy, Philipps 66, Monsanto, Novozymes, Braskem and Genomatica unveil key tie-ups
Tweet Three Hot 30 / Hot 50 companies partner with giants in agriculture, chemicals and petroleum. In California, three major tie-ups between top-ranked developing bioeconomy darlings and old-line giants were the buzz on the second day of BIO’s annual Pac-Rim event in San Diego. Just after word about Sapphire Energy and Philipps 66′s tie-up was […]
Tweet In Nevada, Methes Energies International announced that it has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire the assets of OTC Energy Technologies Inc., including all of OTC’s technologies and know-how relating to the conversion of several types of biomass into a chemical quality syngas, which can be converted into renewable alcohols such as ethanol and […]
Tweet In Iowa, Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey encourage Iowa petroleum retailers interested in participating in the “Fueling our Future” pilot project to consider applying for cost share funding. A total of $250,000 in federal funds are available through the Iowa Renewable Fuels Infrastructure Board to support projects that will […]
Tweet In Indonesia, the Indonesian-Swedish Initiative for Sustainable Energy Solutions has been launched at the Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta, the result of an MOU between Indonesia’s National Energy Council (DEN) and the Energy Agency of Sweden (SEA). The focus of the institute will be on the development of sustainable biodiesel that will reduce negative […]
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 […]
Tweet While industry eyes have been nervously fixated on Washington and the EPA’s thought process on targets for renewable fuels in 2014, it has been an incredibly strong week for innovation, with key announcements that advance the narrative at LanzaTech, Elevance, Earth Energy renewables (e.g. “the technology that once pwoered Terrabon, and PGF Biofuels (the […]
Tweet In Connecticut, Greenleaf Biofuels says that as of October 31, 2013, the Company produced its 1 millionth gallon of biodiesel. In commercial production at its New Haven Terminal location since this summer, reaching this milestone was a key goal for the Company and for the biofuel industry in Connecticut and New England. This fuel […]
Tweet Many thanks for the quick response to the Digest survey. Here, as the EPA delves into the future of the Renewable Fuel Standard, today is your response on who would pay what for which renewable fuel. The highlights 1. For E85, you indicated that you would switch to renewable fuels if there were a […]