Tag: BlueFire Renewables

BlueFire Renewables taps China Three Gorges for EPC of Fulton plant

BlueFire Renewables taps China Three Gorges for EPC of Fulton plant

October 8, 2014 |

In California, BlueFire Renewables has finalized and signed a new Master Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract for its planned cellulosic ethanol facility in Fulton, MS. The contract is with the China International Water and Electric, subsidiary of China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG), one of the world’s largest companies and China’s largest renewable energy company. […]

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Being solid and liquid: The screwy, upside-down world of renewable fuels financing

Being solid and liquid: The screwy, upside-down world of renewable fuels financing

October 6, 2013 |

You just can’t beat the financing of renewable fuels for all-out zaniness. Tragicomedy, anyone? Consider the case of BlueFire Renewables. Sometimes, the financing of renewable fuels can start to sound a little like an Abbott & Costello routine. Allow us to summarize. You can finance a liquid renewable fuel as long as the market is […]

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BlueFire Renewables adds on wood pellet plant to ethanol facility

BlueFire Renewables adds on wood pellet plant to ethanol facility

October 3, 2013 |

In Mississippi, BlueFire Renewables has integrated a synergistic wood pellet production plant to its facility in Fulton. The reconfigured design will be a 9 million gallon per year ethanol plant integrated with a 400,000 ton per year wood pellet plant. The pellets will be sold under long term contracts into the European mandated renewable energy […]

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The quick lowdown on energy crops and low-cost sugars

The quick lowdown on energy crops and low-cost sugars

January 12, 2012 |

In Texas, Raymond James analyst Pavel Molchanov issued a new report, “Gen2 Biofuel Feedstocks: The Coming Surge in Energy Crops and Cellulosic Sugars.” Molchanov writes:  As energy investors know well, it is much better to own the oil than to refine it. In other words, the bulk of the value is in the upstream of […]

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BlueFire launches cellulosic sugars subsidiary, SucreSource

BlueFire launches cellulosic sugars subsidiary, SucreSource

December 22, 2011 |

In California, BlueFire Renewables has formed SucreSource, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary that will manufacture cellulosic sugars from biomass for Biofuel, Bioplastic and Specialty Chemical markets. Established in November 2011, SucreSource will utilize BlueFire’s proven and patented high yield process of economically unlocking cellulosic sugars from biomass to produce multiple sugar streams for these growing […]

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BlueFire Renewables lands financing MOU for Mississippi bioenergy project, 5 others

BlueFire Renewables lands financing MOU for Mississippi bioenergy project, 5 others

October 31, 2011 |

In California, BlueFire Renewables has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with China Huadian Engineering Co. to finance its integrated Power Plant and Biorefinery in Fulton, MS and up to 5 additional plants in the United States. Under the MOU, Huadian will invest equity by purchasing an interest in the BlueFire Fulton Renewable Energy LLC […]

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Rentech vs BlueFire Renewables: Who's the Best?

Rentech vs BlueFire Renewables: Who's the Best?

August 14, 2011 |

Background: This is a first round, West Regional match-up between #7 seed Rentech and #10 seed BlueFire Renewables in the 2011 Transformative Technologies tourney, from Biofuels Digest. Voting: Open to all Biofuels Digest subscribers. Voting links are in the Biofuels Digest daily newsletter. To subscribe (free), visit here. The winner gets: Most votes advances to […]

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BlueFire Renewables announces Q1 loss, financing drive

BlueFire Renewables announces Q1 loss, financing drive

[ 0 ] May 17, 2011 |

In California, BlueFire Renewables announced an operating loss of $461,000 for Q1 2011 on revenues of $83,000, with cash and cash equivalents on hand of $18,000 as of May 10, according to its SEC filing. The company has raised $950,000 since December in investments and loans and “intends to fund its operations with reimbursements under […]

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On the Move in Biofuels: SynGest, BlueFire Renewables

On the Move in Biofuels: SynGest, BlueFire Renewables

[ 0 ] March 11, 2011 |

In California, SynGest Inc. announced that  it is sponsoring the Iowa State University Biomass Crop Production Workshop to be held on Thursday, March 17, 2011 in Creston, Iowa. Also in California, BlueFire Renewables announced that Joe Sparano has joined the company’s Board of Directors. As former President and, subsequently, Executive Advisor to the Chairman of […]

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New Earth initiates coverage of BlueFire with "speculative buy" rating

New Earth initiates coverage of BlueFire with "speculative buy" rating

[ 0 ] December 16, 2010 |

In California, New Earth Capital Group initiated coverage on BlueFire Renewables and rated the company a “Speculative buy”.  “After 3+ years of development, BlueFire appears to have secured the various elements necessary to secure financing for its first commercial-scale biorefinery: permits, DoE grants, EPC contract, feedstock agreement, and off- take agreement. BlueFire’s stock price has […]

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