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Biofuels Digest Index soars to 69.06 as ethanol equities rock

Biofuels Digest Index soars to 69.06 as ethanol equities rock

October 28, 2014 |

The Biofuels Digest Index, an index of publicly traded biofuels stocks, soared 2.58 percent to 69.06 as ethanol equities rocked. For the day, Pacific Ethanol (PEIX) jumped 7.99 percent to $12.16, while Dyadic (DYAI) soared 8.05 to $1.61. Among other equities, Green Plains (GPRE) surged 4.21 percent to $32.21. Overall, advances led declines 4 to […]

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4 Minutes With…Alex Baker, Chief Operating Officer, Leaf Resources Limited

4 Minutes With…Alex Baker, Chief Operating Officer, Leaf Resources Limited

October 28, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. Leaf Resources Limited (ASX:LER) is focused on making sustainable products from plant biomass. We offer an advanced technology package for breaking down plant derived biomass to useful, sustainable, renewable and biodegradable products. Leaf Resources’ innovative GlycellTM technology suite will have a significant role […]

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Liquid CO2, or liquid gold? Maybe both, as Aemetis adds CO2 liquefaction at its Keyes, CA plant

Liquid CO2, or liquid gold? Maybe both, as Aemetis adds CO2 liquefaction at its Keyes, CA plant

October 27, 2014 |

CO2, anyone? To some, the Devil Behind Global Warming. To Aemetis, a route to improved margins that will also help the environment. Here’s how. News arrives from Aemetis, via its latest SEC filings, that the company has “entered into an agreement with Denmark-based Union Engineering to design and construct a 300 ton per day capacity […]

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4 Minutes With…Tim Brummels, CEO, Canergy

4 Minutes With…Tim Brummels, CEO, Canergy

October 27, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. Canergy is a Biotechnology company committed to a clean, healthy environment through the efficient use of innovative conversion technology with a sustainable non-food energy crop. Canergy, through its partnerships, is currently developing commercial cellulosic ultra-low carbon biofuel projects. Tell us about your role […]

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Biofuels Digest Index drops to 67.32 as advanced biofuels tank

Biofuels Digest Index drops to 67.32 as advanced biofuels tank

October 27, 2014 |

The Biofuels Digest Index, an index of publicly traded biofuels stocks, shed 1.20 percent to 67.32 as advanced biofuels tanked. For the day, KiOR (KIOR) plunged 16.67 percent to $0.08, while Cosan (CZZ) was down 5.08 percent to $9.53. Among other equities, Amyris (AMRS) dropped 4.89 percent to $2.92. Overall, declines led advances 3 to […]

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The Advanced Bioeconomy Dashboard for 10/27/14: equities, fuels, chemicals, and feedstock prices and data

The Advanced Bioeconomy Dashboard for 10/27/14: equities, fuels, chemicals, and feedstock prices and data

October 26, 2014 |

Biofuels Digest’s Dashboard is a convenient “news you can use” 5-Minute summary of current markets including key commodity prices, relevant futures, bioenergy-related stocks, and historical equities data. Latest prices – key commodities. Most recent commodity closing prices, and price changes, for NYMEX’s crude oil, Brent Crude, Ultra-Low Sulphur Diesel, Natural Gas, RBOB gasoline, and Ethylene; […]

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Congressional Budget Office says RFS could result in $6.00 per gallon credits for advanced biofuels

Congressional Budget Office says RFS could result in $6.00 per gallon credits for advanced biofuels

October 26, 2014 |

How does the Congressional Budget Office look at biofuels and the Renewable Fuel Standard? How does $3.00-$6.00 advanced biofuels RINs? A $0.26 per gallon hike in gasoline prices? A $1.27 drop in the price of E85 per gallon? Sound incredible? Read on… Just out, the Digest has obtained the powerpoint attached below (and published here, […]

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BlueFire plays the China card? Ex-Im Bank of China issues $270M LOI for Mississippi biofuels project

BlueFire plays the China card? Ex-Im Bank of China issues $270M LOI for Mississippi biofuels project

October 26, 2014 |

In California, BlueFire Renewables has received a Letter of Intent from The Export Import Bank of China (China EXIM) to provide up to $270 million in debt financing for its 19 million gallon bioenergy project in Fulton, Mississippi. The companies said they will continue to work together to complete the standard due diligence procedures of […]

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4 Minutes With…Doug Rivers, Director of R&D, ICM

4 Minutes With…Doug Rivers, Director of R&D, ICM

October 26, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. ICM technology drives 107 Gen 1 ethanol plants in North America producing 8 BGY ethanol and 23 million tons/year animal feed. ICM provides the most aggressive process guarantees in the fuel ethanol industry. ICM’s Gen 1.5 cellulosic corn fiber process adds 8-10%/bu yield […]

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Biofuels Digest Index settles back to 68.14 as advanced biofuels flag

Biofuels Digest Index settles back to 68.14 as advanced biofuels flag

October 26, 2014 |

The Biofuels Digest Index, an index of publicly traded biofuels stocks, settled back 0.61 percent to 68.14 as advanced biofuels flagged. For the day, KiOR (KIOR) fell 10.00 percent to $0.09, while Ceres (CERE) was down 6.88 percent to $0.36 Among other equities, Sacom (SAM.MI)) soared 21.57 percent to $3.10. Overall, advances and declines were […]

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