Tag: cellulosic biofuel

New study shows producers where and how to grow cellulosic biofuel crops

New study shows producers where and how to grow cellulosic biofuel crops

February 11, 2018 |

In Illinois, a multi-institution report provides practical agronomic data for five cellulosic feedstocks, which could improve adoption and increase production across the country. The project, backed by the U.S. Department of Energy and the Sun Grant Initiative, began in 2008 and includes researchers from 26 institutions. Together, they evaluated the bioenergy potential of switchgrass, Miscanthus, […]

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EPA cuts 2013 cellulosic blending mandate to under a million gallons

EPA cuts 2013 cellulosic blending mandate to under a million gallons

April 23, 2014 |

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 […]

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Dyadic awarded new patent for cellulosic biofuels enzyme

Dyadic awarded new patent for cellulosic biofuels enzyme

[ 0 ] February 11, 2011 |

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 […]

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