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Novozymes launches enzymes for biodiesel from waste oils

Novozymes launches enzymes for biodiesel from waste oils

December 3, 2014 |

In Denmark, Novozymes announced the launch of Novozymes Eversa®, the first commercially available enzymatic solution to make biodiesel from waste oils. The enzymatic process converts used cooking oil or other lower grade oils into biodiesel. Biodiesel producers can thereby reduce their raw material costs. The resulting biodiesel is sold to the same trade specification as […]

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UAE company chooses UOP for $800 million aviation jet fuel project

UAE company chooses UOP for $800 million aviation jet fuel project

July 9, 2014 |

In Illinois, UOP announced that its green fuels process technology has been selected by Petrixo Oil & Gas to produce renewable jet fuel and renewable diesel at a new refinery to be built in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates. Petrixo will use UOP Renewable Jet Fuel process technology to process approximately 500,000 metric tons per year […]

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Biofuel Energy re-positions itself as real estate company

Biofuel Energy re-positions itself as real estate company

June 11, 2014 |

In Colorado, Biofuel Energy (BIOF) announced it will acquire JBGL Builder Finance LLC and certain subsidiaries of JBGL Capital for $275 million, payable in cash and Company common stock.  The cash portion of the purchase price will be funded from the proceeds of a $70 million rights offering to be conducted by the Company and […]

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CHS buys Illinois River Energy

CHS buys Illinois River Energy

June 5, 2014 |

In Minnesota, CHS announced it has acquired Illinois River Energy LLC from Sinav Limited, London, England. Terms were not disclosed. The 133-million-gallon-per-year year ethanol plant will be rebranded as CHS and 60 people will become CHS Inc. employees.  

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Gevo teams with Lufthansa to test aviation biofuel

Gevo teams with Lufthansa to test aviation biofuel

April 23, 2014 |

In Colorado, Gevo announced that it has come to an agreement with Lufthansa to evaluate Gevo’s renewable jet fuel with the goal of approving Gevo’s alcohol-to-jet fuel (ATJ) for commercial aviation use. Lufthansa’s testing is being supported through work with the European Commission.

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Endophytics using fungi to produce biofuels from agricultural waste

Endophytics using fungi to produce biofuels from agricultural waste

February 26, 2014 |

In Montana, Endophytics recently announced their fungal biotechnology platform at the Harvesting Clean Energy Conference in Helena. The technology is capable of producing a myriad of advanced biofuels and sustainable green chemicals from agricultural wastes using microscopic filamentous fungi. The fungi are capable of producing a range of high value molecules, which can be used […]

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Extreme Biodiesel lands $5M line of credit pre-approval for hemp cultivation, medical marijuana projects

Extreme Biodiesel lands $5M line of credit pre-approval for hemp cultivation, medical marijuana projects

February 10, 2014 |

In California, Extreme Biodiesel and subsidiary XTRM Cannabis Ventures have just received Pre-Approval for a $5 million line of credit from Coastal Mortgage Group for the purpose of purchasing real estate, the companies announced. XTRM plans to use the credit line for purchasing real estate for the purpose of Hemp Cultivation, Medical Marijuana Cultivation and […]

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Amyris chooses exclusive distributor of Neossance Squalane for Korea

Amyris chooses exclusive distributor of Neossance Squalane for Korea

February 6, 2014 |

In California, Amyris announced the selection of Dowell C&I Co., Ltd., a supplier of ingredients for the personal care industry, as its exclusive distributor of Neossance Squalane in the Republic of Korea. Amyris has developed a unique process that enables the scalable and sustainable production of Neossance Squalane as a high-purity, high-quality replacement for traditional […]

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Global Bioenergies teams with Audi on isooctane for cars

Global Bioenergies teams with Audi on isooctane for cars

January 21, 2014 |

In France and Germany, Global Bioenergies announced a two-year cooperative development agreement with the German car-manufacturer Audi for isobutene-derived isooctane, a high performance biofuel for gasoline engines. Thomas Buhl, Head of Business Development at Global Bioenergies said: “We had recently announced the start of our pre-commercial pilot phase at the Fraunhofer CBP in Leuna allowing […]

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OriginOil Algae Screen verified by academics

OriginOil Algae Screen verified by academics

November 26, 2013 |

In California, OriginOil announced that academic testing has verified its new Algae Screen™ growth optimizer effectively controls bacteria and microscopic predators in commercial algae production, helping to promote high rates of cultivation of the most valuable species. “Initial test results saw a dramatic drop in contaminant load while the culture still maintained target cell integrity,” […]

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