Tag: Award

Hawaiian governor awards $1.6 million for zero-waste biofuel research

Hawaiian governor awards $1.6 million for zero-waste biofuel research

August 4, 2014 |

In Hawaii, Gov. Neil Abercrombie presented a $1.6 million check on behalf of the Hawaii Department of Agriculture’s (HDOA) Agribusiness Development Corporation (ADC) to the Daniel K. Inouye U.S. Pacific Basin Agricultural Research Center’s (DKI-PBARC) zero-waste biofuel and high-protein feed program on Hawaii Island. DKI-PBARC, and Florida-based BioTork LLC, have invested more than $1 million […]

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Agrisoma Biosciences receives BIOTECanada’s Gold Leaf Award

Agrisoma Biosciences receives BIOTECanada’s Gold Leaf Award

June 18, 2014 |

In Canada, Agrisoma Biosciences has been awarded the Gold Leaf Award as “Company of the Year”, by BIOTECanada for biotechnology excellence in Canada. The Gold Leaf Awards are nominated and judged by biotechnology industry leaders, and the awards honour companies that have made significant contributions to the growth of Canada’s biotech sector.  

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RFA receives national award for helping first responders

RFA receives national award for helping first responders

May 20, 2014 |

In Washington, for the third consecutive year, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) has been presented the “TRANSCAER® National Achievement Award” for its dedication to TRANSCAER®’s safety goals and its continuing education of first responders across the country. TRANSCAER® is a national outreach effort focused on community preparation for possible hazardous materials accidents.:  

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Cuba to receive award for progress in implementing biofuels

Cuba to receive award for progress in implementing biofuels

April 21, 2014 |

In Bolivia, the Pan-American Union of Associations of Engineers will award Cuba the Luis Wannoni Lander International Prize for its progress in biofuels during the union’s annual meeting in August. The country has introduced biofuel for cooking, heating and electricity and there are moves underway to extend biofuel use to agricultural equipment, refrigeration and home […]

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Crimson Renewable Energy wins $5M award from California for expansion of biorefinery

Crimson Renewable Energy wins $5M award from California for expansion of biorefinery

February 10, 2014 |

In California, Denver-based Crimson Renewable Energy announced that it has been awarded a $5 million grant from the California Energy Commission’s Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program (ARFVTP) to support expansion of its bio–refinery in Bakersfield. Crimson’s application received the highest score of the 10 proposals submitted in response to a 2013 California […]

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Chinese agency gets R&D award for cellulosic butanol technology

Chinese agency gets R&D award for cellulosic butanol technology

September 9, 2013 |

In China, the Bureau of Energy, MOEA has been funding long-term R&D on biofuel, and new biofuel technology has successfully been developed. The project, entitled “Carbon loss-free cellulose butanol production technology” won the 2013 R&D 100 Awards. This technology has the potential to have significant influence on biofuel research and industries around the world.

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CARBO Analytics wins DOE grant to improve biofuels fermentable sugar analysis

CARBO Analytics wins DOE grant to improve biofuels fermentable sugar analysis

July 11, 2013 |

A New Method to Assess Biofuel Raw Material Value In Colorado, Carbo Analytics announced that it has been awarded a $150,000 DOE Small Business InnovationResearch grant for FY 2013. For “Simple and Rapid Determination of Total Accessible C5 and C6 Content of Biomass Samples”, Carbo Analytics has partnered with CEM Corporation, the worldwide leader in […]

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Wisconsin researchers get NSF grant for sugar-to-isoprene work

Wisconsin researchers get NSF grant for sugar-to-isoprene work

July 3, 2013 |

In Wisconsin, C5.6 Technologies of Middleton and the Wisconsin Institute for Sustainable Technology (WIST) at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point won a $224,967 National Science Foundation grant to continue work on developing bacteria that will ferment sugar into isoprene, a high-energy molecule that can be used to make jet and other fuels.

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US Forest Service awards nearly $2.5M for renewable energy projects

US Forest Service awards nearly $2.5M for renewable energy projects

June 27, 2013 |

In Washington, U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell today announced the award of nearly $2.5 million in grants to 10 small businesses and community groups for wood-to-energy projects that will help expand regional economies and create new jobs. The projects will use woody material removed from forests during projects such as wildfire prevention and beetle-killed […]

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Abengoa Receives Award for Business Excellence

Abengoa Receives Award for Business Excellence

June 3, 2013 |

In Spain, Abengoa has been awarded the 2012 Madrid Excelente Prize for Client Confidence in the Large Corporate Groups category. Awarded by the Madrid region’s ministry of economy and finance, Abengoa was acknowledged for its excellence in client confidence and management. The prestigious Madrid Excelente Prizes recognize innovation, quality and commitment to business excellence.

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