Tag: Florida

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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UCF gets DOE grants for biofuel research

UCF gets DOE grants for biofuel research

January 11, 2017 |

In Florida, the University of Central Florida landed two grants worth more than $1.25 million, which will help the Department of Energy accelerate the introduction of affordable, scalable and sustainable high-performance alternative fuels for use in high-efficiency, low-emission vehicle engines. UCF and seven other teams won a total of eight grants. UCF’s project will not […]

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Department of Justice sentences biofuel RIN fraudsters to 121 months and 135 months in prison

Department of Justice sentences biofuel RIN fraudsters to 121 months and 135 months in prison

November 9, 2016 |

In Florida, Thomas Davanzo, of Estero and Robert Fedyna, of Naples were sentenced to 121 months and 135 months in prison, respectively, for their participation in a multi-state scheme to defraud biofuel buyers and U.S. taxpayers by fraudulently selling biofuel credits and fraudulently claiming tax credits.  Both defendants were also ordered to forfeit ill-gotten gains […]

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Florida Farm to Fly: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to aviation biofuels supply-chain economics

Florida Farm to Fly: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to aviation biofuels supply-chain economics

October 27, 2016 |

At the biennial CAAFI (Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative) meeting in Washington DC, Florida’s Treasure Coast development chief Ben DeVries presented the compelling economics for growers to replace acreage lost to citrus greening with sweet sorghum used as feedstock for advanced jet biofuels. With sugar costs below 9 cents a pound and yet compelling economics for the […]

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Florida county makes good on stronger regulations for biofuel producers

Florida county makes good on stronger regulations for biofuel producers

October 18, 2016 |

In Florida, in response to Viesel Fuel’s fire last year, Martin County is following through with its commitment to strengthen regulation of biodiesel plants in its jurisdiction by limiting where biofuel producers can locate, requiring certain distances between them and residential areas, and other new rules. The County Commissioners are set to vote on the […]

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