Tag: California

Aemetis signs 20-year feedstock supply deal for California 2G ethanol plant

Aemetis signs 20-year feedstock supply deal for California 2G ethanol plant

November 6, 2017 |

In California, Aemetis, Inc. announced that its Aemetis Advanced Products Keyes subsidiary signed a 20 year feedstock supply agreement to produce cellulosic ethanol at a former US Army munitions facility located in Riverbank, California, which is near the existing Aemetis biofuels plant in Keyes, California. The feedstock to be supplied comes from the more than […]

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Two Brazilian ethanol cargos headed for San Francisco

Two Brazilian ethanol cargos headed for San Francisco

October 30, 2017 |

In California, a cargo of Brazilian ethanol is expected to dock in the Port of San Francisco on Thursday while another one left the Port of Santos on Sunday. The two cargos are the first to arrive in California since September 8 and are expected to cause a flurry of activity in the local market […]

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Alliance BioEnergy Plus agrees exclusive brokerage agreement with Progressive Fuels

Alliance BioEnergy Plus agrees exclusive brokerage agreement with Progressive Fuels

October 26, 2017 |

In California, Alliance BioEnergy Plus recently announced an exclusive brokerage agreement with Progressive Fuels Ltd., a premier independent interdealer broker in the wholesale physical biofuel, agriculture, CCA, renewable identification numbers (RINs) and Lower Carbon Fuel Standards markets. The agreement is for five years and will automatically renew at the end of the initial term or […]

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California responsible for half of national renewable diesel demand

California responsible for half of national renewable diesel demand

October 24, 2017 |

In California, demand for renewable diesel in the state makes up for about half of the country’s consumption, the vast majority of which is supplied by Neste’s refineries in Singapore and Europe. California’s credits generated by renewable diesel reached $91.74 per metric ton earlier this month with some analysts believing its could rise to $215 […]

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Greenbelt Resources teams with Central Coast Wine Services to test winery waste for waste-to-energy system

Greenbelt Resources teams with Central Coast Wine Services to test winery waste for waste-to-energy system

October 24, 2017 |

In California, Greenbelt Resources Corporation has agreed to perform feedstock testing with Central Coast Wine Services to test various streams of wastes generated in the winemaking process. The wastes will be tested for potential use as feedstock for PRECO, Greenbelt’s “Paso Robles ECOsystem” project, a local waste-to-energy system.   Wastes with successful results will be locally […]

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Twenty-five countries reject ICAO’s aviation biofuel plans for 2050

Twenty-five countries reject ICAO’s aviation biofuel plans for 2050

October 18, 2017 |

In California, 25 countries convened by the UN International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) rejected the 2050 Vision on Sustainable Aviation Fuels that included volume-based targets for biofuels proposed by the ICAO Secretariat on October 13. The ICAO Secretariat’s proposal intended to see 128 million tons of biofuels a year being burned in plane engines by 2040, […]

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Aemetis secures 55-year lease for planned cellulosic ethanol biorefinery

Aemetis secures 55-year lease for planned cellulosic ethanol biorefinery

October 18, 2017 |

In California, Aemetis announced that its Aemetis Advanced Products Keyes subsidiary signed a 55-year lease at a former US Army munitions facility located in Riverbank, California near the existing Aemetis biofuels plant in Keyes, California. The long-term lease provides for the construction of a cellulosic ethanol biorefinery using patented and proprietary process technologies developed by […]

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Aemetis’ Indian subsidiary processes first million pounds of enzymatic biodiesel

Aemetis’ Indian subsidiary processes first million pounds of enzymatic biodiesel

October 5, 2017 |

In California, Aemetis, Inc announced that its Universal Biofuels subsidiary in India has achieved a major milestone in the commercial production of advanced enzymatic biodiesel by processing one million pounds of low-cost waste feedstock unsuitable for use in traditional biodiesel production facilities and achieving high biodiesel yields by utilizing its advanced enzymatic biodiesel process. The […]

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Viridis Fuels launches crowdfunding campaign to build Oakland biodiesel plant

Viridis Fuels launches crowdfunding campaign to build Oakland biodiesel plant

October 5, 2017 |

In California, Viridis Fuels is fundraising for $8 million in equity on a crowdfunding platform to build a  $77 million community-based biodiesel plant in Oakland. The project seeks to produce 20 million gallons per year of biodiesel along with 4 million gallons of technical grade glycerin on a leasehold property at the Port of Oakland […]

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Joint Genome Institute researchers identify genes to help boost biomass yield

Joint Genome Institute researchers identify genes to help boost biomass yield

October 5, 2017 |

In California, working with the plant growth-promoting bacterium Pseudomonas simiae, researchers have identified 115 genes that negatively affect its ability to colonize a plant root system when mutated. A plant’s health and development is influenced by the complex community of microbes that surround it. By identifying the bacterial genes that can alter how well microbes […]

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