Tag: Florida

Hollywood becomes South Florida’s first E85 city

Hollywood becomes South Florida’s first E85 city

May 24, 2017 |

In Florida, Protec Fuel Management, LLC announced the completion of a project to enable the City of Hollywood to run all Flex Fuel capable vehicles on the cleaner-burning biofuel E85. Protec, the largest distributor of higher ethanol blend fuels to independent retailers and government fleets in the United States, worked closely with city management to […]

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Florida firefighters concerned about safety hazards from increased ethanol rail traffic

Florida firefighters concerned about safety hazards from increased ethanol rail traffic

April 18, 2017 |

In Florida, the Treasure Coast Fire Chiefs’ Association has sent a letter to the governor requesting a laundry list of infrastructure investments, training and equipment upgrades in order to be prepared for future rail accidents resulting from increased traffic of flammables such as ethanol and LNG as well as increased passenger traffic. The association says […]

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Alliance Bio-Produces secures option agreement for Florida feedstock

Alliance Bio-Produces secures option agreement for Florida feedstock

April 13, 2017 |

In Florida, Alliance Bio-Products, Inc announced that it has entered into an option agreement with the Indian River County solid waste disposal district for the securement of its processed vegetative waste. The option agreement, which was completed in early February, will continue to be upheld under the condition that Alliance Bio-Products secures a South Florida biofuel […]

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Florida considers accelerating hemp research as orange alternative

Florida considers accelerating hemp research as orange alternative

April 9, 2017 |

In Florida, state legislators are looking to ease restrictions on industrial hemp research.  According to the Florida State Senate, house bill 1217 that “authorizes specified universities in state to engage in industrial hemp research projects” has been “pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)” since Wednesday of last week.  Representative Ralph Massullo, sponsor of the […]

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Alliance Bioenergy seeking $10 million to buy INEOS Bio plant

Alliance Bioenergy seeking $10 million to buy INEOS Bio plant

March 23, 2017 |

In Florida, Alliance Bioenergy announced its filing of a Regulation D (506(c)) offering with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The purpose of the filing is to secure funds through accredited investors for the purchase of the INEOS bioethanol plant in Southeast Florida that would enable the Company to increase production capacity and profitability […]

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Alliance Bioenergy submits offer for INEOS New Planet Bioenergy

Alliance Bioenergy submits offer for INEOS New Planet Bioenergy

February 23, 2017 |

In Florida, Alliance BioEnergy Plus announced that it has submitted an offer to purchase a 145+ acre ethanol plant previously owned by INEOS New Planet Bioenergy in Vero Beach, FL. If successful the Company will begin to retrofit the front end of the facility immediately with its patented CTS process and quickly be converting local […]

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Alliance Bioenergy gets 90-day extension on mulch contract to nail INEOS buy

Alliance Bioenergy gets 90-day extension on mulch contract to nail INEOS buy

February 8, 2017 |

In Florida, Indian River County has agreed to go ahead and give Alliance Bioenergy the mulch contract that belonged to INEOS if it buys the facility it recently bid on following a unanimous vote by county commissioners to extend the contract by 90 days. The contract is currently expected to expire in March and was […]

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Florida county may give Alliance Bioenergy a boost as it tries to snag INEOS plant

Florida county may give Alliance Bioenergy a boost as it tries to snag INEOS plant

January 25, 2017 |

In Florida, Indian River County has provided Alliance Bioenergy some assurance that it would be granted INEOS’ yard waste supply contract should the bank controlling the facility approve the offer made to purchase it by proposing a 90-day extension on the contract past its expiry in March. Alliance says it will be financing the project […]

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Alliance Bioenergy submitted bid to take over INEOS Florida plant

Alliance Bioenergy submitted bid to take over INEOS Florida plant

January 19, 2017 |

In Florida, Alliance Bioenergy says it would be willing to come in and take over the closed INEOS plant and adapt its patented technology to the facility and get it back online quickly if the yard waste contract comes along with the deal. The company submitted an offer last week to Arbor Bank who currently […]

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Florida newspaper investigates how INEOS could fail with $129 million in public funds

Florida newspaper investigates how INEOS could fail with $129 million in public funds

January 18, 2017 |

In Florida, the TCPalm newspaper has reviewed thousands of documents resulting from a Freedom of Information Act request investigating why INEOS closed its yard waste-to-ethanol facility eight years after starting and after receiving $129 million in public funding. The facility closed on January 2. The investigation showed that 97% of the funds had few strings […]

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