Tag: cellulosic biofuel

EPA cuts 2013 cellulosic blending mandate to under a million gallons

In Washington, the EPA at last released its 2013 blending mandate for cellulosic biofuels, cutting to just 810,185 gallons from the 6 million gallons originally expected. Oil companies complained they would have to buy RINs even though there wasn’t actual cellulosic ethanol available to blend. A federal court said last year the EPA must set […]

April 23, 2014 More

Dyadic awarded new patent for cellulosic biofuels enzyme

In Florida, Dyadic International, announced that it has been issued U.S. Patent No. 7,883,872 entitled, Construction of Highly Efficient Cellulase Compositions for Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Cellulose, by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The invention embodied by this patent is a novel beta-glucosidase gene and its corresponding enzyme which when used in combination with […]

February 11, 2011 | 0 Comments More

KapStone OK'd for $1.01 per gallon cellulosic biofuel credit

In Illinois, KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation announced that it was notified that its registration as a producer of cellulosic biofuel for the tax year 2009 has been approved. With this registration, KapStone may apply for a nonrefundable income tax credit of $1.01 per gallon of qualified cellulosic biofuel for the black liquor burned in […]

September 8, 2010 | 0 Comments More