Category: Producer News

Pacific Ethanol to Sell CO2 From Its Boardman, Oregon ethanol plant

Pacific Ethanol to Sell CO2 From Its Boardman, Oregon ethanol plant

September 15, 2014 |

In California, Pacific Ethanol, announced an agreement with Kodiak Carbonic, LLC to sell CO2 from the Pacific Ethanol Columbia plant located in Boardman, Oregon. Kodiak plans to construct a liquefaction and dry ice processing plant adjacent to the Columbia facility and expects to purchase up to 200 tons of CO2 per day to sell to food processing and beverage producers. Neil […]

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Planet E85 reports four new Speedway service stations with E85 pumps

Planet E85 reports four new Speedway service stations with E85 pumps

September 15, 2014 |

In Iowa, the Planet E85 forum on new Speedway E85 pumps reports new ones at four Speedway service stations in Burbank and North Aurora, Illinois, Findlay, Ohio, and Menominee Falls, Wisconsin.  

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Quang Nai is first province of Vietnam to meet requirement to sell E5 blends 

Quang Nai is first province of Vietnam to meet requirement to sell E5 blends 

September 15, 2014 |

In Vietnam, Eco-Business reports that in the province of Quang Nai, the 150 service stations in the province have begun selling E5 Ron 92 fuel – a blend of 5% ethanol and 95% Ron 92. According to the article, the director of Quan Ngai Petroleum, Nguyen Hung Ho stated that his company had already sold […]

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Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA) launches new website

Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA) launches new website

September 15, 2014 |

In Connecticut, The Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA) launched its new website to help the public understand the many benefits of fuel cell technology.  The website - www.fchea.org -  reflects the industry’s continued commitment to educate consumers, policy makers, and others through the internet and digital media, as well as public forums and traditional communications. The […]

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Solarvest signs agreements with two unnamed EU production facilities

Solarvest signs agreements with two unnamed EU production facilities

September 15, 2014 |

In Canada, Solarvest BioEnergy has signed agreements with two unamed EU contract production facilities. These facilities will implement Solarvest’s proprietary production process and algae strains to produce high value Omega-3′s to Solarvest’s specifications. The first facility has commenced production of high-DHA product samples that will be suitable for formulation and testing by prospective customers in […]

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Taurus Energy, CIMV ink partnership for EU-based cellulosic ethanol demo plant

Taurus Energy, CIMV ink partnership for EU-based cellulosic ethanol demo plant

September 15, 2014 |

In Sweden, Taurus Energy announced that it has partnered with France-based CIMV, and submitted to the EU Commission a proposal for the construction and operation of a larger demonstration plant for the production of ethanol from biomass.The plan is for the demonstration plant will be built in France. Taurus Energy is responsible for the yeast-based fermentation step in the process. The EU Commission in January […]

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Celtic Renewables wins top award for whisky by-product biobutanol

Celtic Renewables wins top award for whisky by-product biobutanol

September 15, 2014 |

In Scotland, Celtic Renewables won the top motor industry sustainability award for their technology, which produces biobutanol from whisky byproducts. The company received the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership’s Low Carbon Champion award last week. Celtic Renewables is a spin-out company from the Biofuel Research Centre at Edinburgh Napier University which converts two key by-products of […]

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Chempolis, NRL sign MOU for Indian bamboo ethanol plant

Chempolis, NRL sign MOU for Indian bamboo ethanol plant

September 15, 2014 |

In Finland, Chempolis and Numaligarh Refinery Limited have signed an MOU to jointly study to build a biorefinery in Northeastern Indian (Assam) to produce ethanol from bamboo with furfural and acetic acid produced as co-products. The announcement comes almost a year after Chempolis signed an MOU with ONGC, India’s leading oil & gas exploration company. […]

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Gerry Nuovo named Rivertop VP for Market Development- Consumer Products

Gerry Nuovo named Rivertop VP for Market Development- Consumer Products

September 15, 2014 |

In Montana, Gerry Nuovo has joined Rivertop Renewables as the Vice President for Market Development- Consumer Products. Nuovo has more than 30 years’ experience in the specialty chemicals and biotechnology industries working for a range of leaders, including Henkel, Firmenich, Codexis and Segetis. Rivertop’s products included the new Riose™ detergent builder to meet the performance, […]

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Honolulu City aims for full biodiesel-based mass transit system

Honolulu City aims for full biodiesel-based mass transit system

September 15, 2014 |

In Hawaii, Honolulu City adopted a resolution last week to develop a biodiesel initiate for the city’s existing mass transit diesel vehicles. The adoption of resolution 14-169 will allow the Department of Transportation and the City to look to further the use of biodiesel in TheBus and TheHandi-Van fleets comprised of more than 650 vehicles. […]

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