Tag: Advanced Biofuels

Blue Skies: the high-value opportunities above us for advanced biofuels

Blue Skies: the high-value opportunities above us for advanced biofuels

September 1, 2014 |

Renewable chemicals and nutraceuticals are rightly hot because their high-margin markets offer go-to opportunities for emerging technologies. But what about high-margin markets for advanced fuels? The Digest investigates. Now that Labor Day is past, we are all supposed to get back to work or school — and in the world of the advanced bioeconomy that […]

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Aemetis gets a sucker-punch from Seeking Alpha

Aemetis gets a sucker-punch from Seeking Alpha

August 12, 2014 |

“There is nothing hid, which shall not be manifested”, so says the good book. So let’s see who’s right in the case of Short-Seller vs Aemetis, as the company reports Q2 earnings, and Seeking Alpha sets the house on fire. If there’s anything more annoying in the equity markets than paid agents touting a fly-by-night […]

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Advanced Biofuels: Suspended in Bureaucratic Animation

Advanced Biofuels: Suspended in Bureaucratic Animation

July 20, 2014 |

By Michael McAdams, President, Advanced Biofuels Association For months the biofuels industry has focused on the EPA’s issuance of the 2014 Renewable Volume Obligations (RVO’s). Lobbying has been furious and consistent from all the various stakeholder groups that are impacted by the final numbers. It is expected that the final rule will be issued in […]

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Can warplanes fly farther, carry more weapons, with advanced biofuels? More new data.

Can warplanes fly farther, carry more weapons, with advanced biofuels? More new data.

April 13, 2014 |

We’ve been following the development of advanced fuels that carry more, travel farther — and here’s a giant step forward. A China Lake-based research team finds terpene fuels that add 13% to the performance, compared to fossil fuels. We take a look at the new breed of renewable fuels — with a Q&A to explore […]

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Advanced biofuels create jobs, lower prices at the pump, says Senate Ag chair

Advanced biofuels create jobs, lower prices at the pump, says Senate Ag chair

April 9, 2014 |

In Washington, the Senate Agriculture Committee yesterday held a hearing on the economic benefits of advanced biofuels in creating jobs and lowering gasoline prices. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, said that advanced, non-food based biofuels are critical to growing our economy, creating jobs and lowering […]

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Advanced Biofuels, 12-15% of EU transport market by 2030: report

Advanced Biofuels, 12-15% of EU transport market by 2030: report

November 27, 2013 |

What the EU really needs, says E4tech, is a 2030 policy for biofuels in Europe to unlock investment While the United States shuts down for its annual Thanksgiving holiday, let’s look at the latest from the EU market, where E4tech has released a report finding that advanced biofuels could grow to 12-15% of energy to […]

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Lewinsky’s Dress Syndrome and the EPA biofuels debacle

Lewinsky’s Dress Syndrome and the EPA biofuels debacle

November 24, 2013 |

So, the EPA hands down cruel cutbacks in renewable fuel targets as the Administration reels under Obamacare pressure. What happened to biofuels, why is “everyone’s friend” biodiesel getting the shaft, what’s next? And what is Lewinsky’s Dress Syndrome, anyway? Answers for your questions. On Friday November 15th, the EPA issued a proposal for the 2014 […]

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US ethanol production hits 22-month high but advanced biofuels fall by half

US ethanol production hits 22-month high but advanced biofuels fall by half

November 19, 2013 |

In Washington, the EPA says ethanol production in the US hit a 22-month high in October as lower corn prices led to increased margins. October’s ethanol production topped 1.16 billion gallons. Interestingly, production of advanced biofuel RINs—mostly sugarcane ethanol— slipped in October to just under 30 million gallons, a fall of 50% on the month. […]

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Microbial reality TV, anyone? 21 Videos from the leaders in advanced biofuels

Microbial reality TV, anyone? 21 Videos from the leaders in advanced biofuels

October 24, 2013 |

You know, we probably haven’t featured enough videos via the Digest, over the years. Some of them are pretty good. Some, well, they’re in earnest, but suffer from the “here’s another industrial video” problem. But, for some reason they are not generally popular with the public. Elsewhere in today’s Digest, we highlighted a new series […]

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“Producers of advanced biofuels to get $15.5 million.”

“Producers of advanced biofuels to get $15.5 million.”

September 16, 2013 |

Today on Twitter: energieadviezen OP-ED: Harmful biofuels policy endangers American fuel industry wrmead: The biofuels boondoggle is yet more evidence that greens aren’t very good policy wonks. histerius Producers of advanced biofuels to get $15.5 million

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