Tag: California

REG sells Ultra Clean Diesel to Incredible Adventures fleet

REG sells Ultra Clean Diesel to Incredible Adventures fleet

July 11, 2018 |

In California, Renewable Energy Group Inc. announced a supply agreement July 11 with Dogpatch Biofuels to provide REG Ultra Clean Diesel to the bus fleet of Incredible Adventures, a leading adventure travel company. Incredible Adventures became the first private fleet in the U.S. to convert its entire fleet to nonpetroleum fuel in 2003. The decision […]

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Cherokee Freight Lines jumps in to run more than 200 trucks on Neste renewable diesel

Cherokee Freight Lines jumps in to run more than 200 trucks on Neste renewable diesel

July 10, 2018 |

In California, Cherokee Freight Lines, a Northern California trucking company, has switched its entire fleet of more than 200 trucks to run on Neste MY Renewable Diesel™. Cherokee Freight Lines is a diversified carrier of food grade commodities, specializing in kosher-certified hauling and serving some of the largest companies in the nation. They were an […]

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California awards $12 million in grants for biogas projects

California awards $12 million in grants for biogas projects

July 4, 2018 |

In California, the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery has awarded more than $25 million in California Climate Investments to bolster organics recycling infrastructure in the state and rescue edible food for Californians in need. The projects in 10 California communities are set to transform nearly a half-million tons of discarded food, green waste, […]

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Amyris closes on $36 million term loan and additional accordion facility

Amyris closes on $36 million term loan and additional accordion facility

July 2, 2018 |

In California, Amyris, Inc. has closed on a $36 million term loan with Great American Capital Partners, LLC, a subsidiary of B. Riley Capital Management, LLC, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor and wholly-owned subsidiary of B. Riley Financial, Inc. Cash from the term loan will be used to pay off the company’s Stegodon and other short-term debt […]

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Greenbelt Resources signs LOI with Purnol to distribute ethanol

Greenbelt Resources signs LOI with Purnol to distribute ethanol

June 28, 2018 |

In California, Greenbelt Resources Corporation announced that it has signed a Letter of Intent with Purnol, a California-based distribution company. Purnol plans to purchase, brand and resell bioethanol produced in Greenbelt’s California BioEthanol Project which uses proprietary technology to convert local brewery and agricultural waste into various biobased products including bioethanol and high protein animal feed. […]

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Amyris teams with Portuguese universities to boost AI and use of wastes

Amyris teams with Portuguese universities to boost AI and use of wastes

June 13, 2018 |

In California, Amyris announced that it has executed an agreement for a significant project consortium in Europe with the Universidade Católica Portuguesa (UCP) Porto Campus and AICEP Portugal Global (AICEP). UCP is a university system, including the leading biotech school in Portugal, and operates 15 research centers. AICEP is an independent public entity of the […]

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Community Fuels first to offer Californians NOx-neutral biodiesel

Community Fuels first to offer Californians NOx-neutral biodiesel

June 6, 2018 |

In California, Community Fuels is the first biodiesel marketer within the state to offer NOx-neutral biodiesel using the new Best Corp. BC-EC1c additive. Under the California Alternative Diesel Fuel regulation, biodiesel use is subject to seasonal blend limits unless it meets certain requirements. ADF compliance is a critical consideration for anyone producing, importing or selling […]

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JBEI develops closed-loop biorefinery concept use waste lignin as process solvent

JBEI develops closed-loop biorefinery concept use waste lignin as process solvent

June 4, 2018 |

In California, a closed-loop biorefinery could dramatically lower the cost of biofuels and related products. In this approach, the refinery produces the solvents it needs, rather than “importing” them. Scientists at the Joint BioEnergy Institute are developing a closed-loop biorefinery concept that uses waste lignin as a potential process solvent. How? They synthesized a new […]

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Berkeley Lab researchers use machine learning to speed up microbe design for biofuel production

Berkeley Lab researchers use machine learning to speed up microbe design for biofuel production

May 31, 2018 |

In California, Scientists from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed a way to use machine learning to dramatically accelerate the design of microbes that produce biofuel. Their computer algorithm starts with abundant data about the proteins and metabolites in a biofuel-producing microbial pathway, but no information about how the […]

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REG launches patent-pending REG Ultra Clean™ Diesel

REG launches patent-pending REG Ultra Clean™ Diesel

May 2, 2018 |

In California, Renewable Energy Group, Inc. launched the company’s latest innovation in diesel fuel, REG Ultra Clean™ Diesel. REG Ultra Clean Diesel, among the lowest emission diesel fuels on the market today, is a patent-pending fuel made of a proprietary blend of renewable diesel and biodiesel. REG Ultra Clean Diesel is California Air Resources Board […]

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