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Tweet In Back to the Future, waste-to-energy fuel systems were supposed to be common by 2015. Looks like 2014 might be the better date. Here’s Enerkem, going commercial, to show the way. In Canada, Enerkem announced that commissioning is underway at its commercial-scale municipal waste-to-biofuels and chemicals facility in Edmonton. Construction of the facility is […]
Tweet In Texas, CRV Refining expects its final 2013 RIN bill to be under 190 million, down from the up to $250 million it originally anticipated. Its third quarter bill was $54.7 million, down from $65.5 million spent during the second quarter. Valero has also wound down its expectations for RIN costs this year, with […]
Tweet The Biofuels Digest Index, an index of publicly traded biofuels stocks, dropped 0.81 percent to 67.23 as advanced biofuels tanked. For the day, Metabolix (MBLX) plunged 10.32 percent to $1.13, while Valero (VLO) jumped 2.98 percent to $41.41. Among other equities, Biox (BX.T) recovered 5.26 percent to $0.40. Overall, declines led advances 3 to […]
Tweet Biobased investing continues surging, both direct and via strategics. The Digest has the data and the scoop in our 5-Minute Guide. In Florida, Biofuels Digest reports that 9 biobased ventures raised $363.8 million in new capital in 2013, compared to $435 million in Q2, and $434 million in Q4 2012 and Q1 2013. Overall, […]
Tweet The Biofuels Digest Index, an index of publicly traded biofuels stocks, gained 0.74 percent to 68.34 as advanced biofuels rebounded. For the day, Syngenta (SYG) jumped 3.56 percent to $80.20, while Valero (VLO) advanced 3.06% to $38.39. Among other equities, BioAmber (BIOA) climbed 3.76 percent to $6.62. Overall, advances led declines 2 to 1 […]
Solazyme, LanzaTech, KiOR, Sapphire Energy and Gevo take top slots in The 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy for 2013-14
Tweet Renewable oils developer Solazyme took the #1 spot in the 2013-14 “50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy” rankings. It was the third consecutive year at the top for Solazyme, which also topped the Biofuels Digest polls in 2009-10. LanzaTech (#2), KiOR (#3), Sapphire Energy (#4), Gevo (#5), Beta Renewables (#6), POET (#7), INEOS Bio (#8), […]
Tweet For several months now, we have been highlighting the favorable spread that is emerging for fuel customers in Iowa who choose E85 ethanol blends, as opposed to gasoline. New data has been arriving this week from the Iowa Renewable Fuel Association that confirms that the trend is still favorable — in fact, the price […]
Tweet In Texas, Valero has written to the EPA administrator asking for an immediate waiver of the Renewable Fuel Standard’s ethanol blending requirements because of soaring RIN prices. The company says that lowering the mandate will lower the price of RINs, savings which would be passed on to the consumer.
Tweet “Less is more” said Mies van den Rohe. Well, Robert Browning said it first, but never mind. The aphorisms of minimalism offer some pointers for the future of E85, ethanol’s blend wall and the Renewable Fuel Standard. The other day, we reviewed the status of the Renewable Fuel Standard — and went through some of […]
Tweet In Washington, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has confirmed that he would look to add reform of the Renewable Fuel Standard onto a debt ceiling package if the House Energy and Commerce Committee comes to an agreement. OPIS confirmed the plan was announced to an oil industry fly-in held in late July with representatives […]