Tag: Alabama

Lake Erie Biofuels buys Veros Energy biodiesel refinery in Alabama

Lake Erie Biofuels buys Veros Energy biodiesel refinery in Alabama

November 17, 2015 |

In Alabama, biodiesel producer Lake Erie Biofuels LLC doing business as Hero BX announced Nov. 17 that it has acquired the assets of the former Veros Energy biodiesel refinery in Moundville, Alabama. The plant will be operated under the name Hero BX Alabama LLC. Hero BX will capitalize on its strong technical and operational expertise […]

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Inventure Renewables to build commercial scale waste oil biofuel plant for Wilmar in China

Inventure Renewables to build commercial scale waste oil biofuel plant for Wilmar in China

September 24, 2015 |

In Alabama, Inventure Renewables, Inc. has announced construction of a commercial scale plant for Wilmar (China) Oleochemicals Co., Ltd. The commercial scale plant will be used to convert a waste vegetable oil byproduct into intermediate materials, which can be further processed into higher value food, feed and industrial products, including biodiesel. “We’re very excited to […]

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Inventure Renewables ends exclusive rights deal with Alchimia

Inventure Renewables ends exclusive rights deal with Alchimia

September 1, 2015 |

In Alabama, Inventure Renewables, Inc. announced that its agreement with Alchimia, Inc. for exclusive licensing rights in North and South America for Inventure’s patented process technologies has been terminated by mutual consent. The company is now free to pursue a variety of opportunities thanks to the tremendous flexibility of its technology, including engagements with agricultural processors […]

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Valicor acquires patent for protein from corn ethanol stillage

Valicor acquires patent for protein from corn ethanol stillage

February 10, 2015 |

In Alabama, Valicor Inc. has announced that it has completed the acquisition of a patent that covers the extraction of protein from corn ethanol stillage and is designed to help ethanol producers maximize their co–product recovery and value. The patent for invention number 7,829,680 is for a system and method that isolates gluten (protein) as […]

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Stolen ethanol tanker crashed and abandoned leaking in Alabama

Stolen ethanol tanker crashed and abandoned leaking in Alabama

September 23, 2014 |

In Alabama, an ethanol tanker crashed early Tuesday morning in Autauga County, caused a leak that then closed the freeway, and then turns out the tanker was stolen. The driver of the tanker left the scene and is the current suspect in the theft.

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Resource Fiber, Alabama Former First Lady to bring bamboo to South

Resource Fiber, Alabama Former First Lady to bring bamboo to South

August 25, 2014 |

In Alabama, Former First Lady Marsha Folsom highlighted the potential of bamboo as a crop for Alabama during a Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce event. Her company, Resource Fiber, plans to make the Asian plant the state’s new cash crop,  The company recently started its 100-acre nursery to test plant bamboo and plans to open […]

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Algae Systems completes demonstration of new process

Algae Systems completes demonstration of new process

August 20, 2014 |

In Alabama, Algae Systems LLC completed demonstration of a new biofuel production approach in early-August jointly with Japans IHI Corporation. The process is based on the conversion of algae and wastewater to energy and clean water. A demonstration plant, located in Daphne Alabama, combines wastewater with algae to produce the worlds first energy-generating wastewater treatment […]

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Veros Energy investigated for possible illegal discharges into nearby tributary

Veros Energy investigated for possible illegal discharges into nearby tributary

October 1, 2013 |

In Alabama, biodiesel producer Veros Energy is being investigated by the state department of environmental management regarding potential discharges of oils and fats into a nearby river tributary. The company claims that it is operating within the bounds of its discharge permit. The state has already collected water samples for analysis. Alabama Biodiesel was fined […]

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Inventure International closes $7.2 million financing round

Inventure International closes $7.2 million financing round

July 18, 2013 |

In Alabama, Inventure International, holding company of renewable process technology leader Inventure Renewables Inc., closed a $7.2 million round of financing that it will use to establish a plant for the conversion of biomass into mixed industrial sugars, using Inventure’s patented Mixed Super Critical Fluid technology. In partnership with strategic investor Trebet Assets, Inventure will […]

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Alabama town home to energy beet ethanol trial

Alabama town home to energy beet ethanol trial

June 26, 2013 |

In Alabama, trial ethanol production from energy beets is already underway in the town of Perdido where project promoters are trying to get farmers to plant beet as a winter crop ahead of peanuts and corn. They say that farmers can produce 35 tons per acre, earning them an additional $1200 per acre annually. It […]

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