Tag: Florida

Four sentenced to federal prison for RIN and biodiesel tax credit fraud

Four sentenced to federal prison for RIN and biodiesel tax credit fraud

August 27, 2015 |

In Florida, four people were sentenced in US district court for RIN fraud with sentences ranging from just over a year to more than five years.  First the group committed the fraud with New Energy Fuels in Waller, Texas claiming to produce biodiesel from used cooking oil and then moved to Chieftain Biofuels in Logan, […]

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UCF researcher develops new method for chemical “fingerprints”

UCF researcher develops new method for chemical “fingerprints”

August 13, 2015 |

In Florida, a researcher now at the University of Central Florida has developed a new method for identifying materials’ unique chemical “fingerprints” and mapping their chemical properties at a much higher spatial resolution than ever before. It’s a discovery that could have promising implications for fields as varied as biofuel production, solar energy, opto-electronic devices, pharmaceuticals […]

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Alliance BioEnergy Plus teams with RRDA to build up to 56 cellulosic biofuel plants

Alliance BioEnergy Plus teams with RRDA to build up to 56 cellulosic biofuel plants

August 12, 2015 |

In Florida, Alliance BioEnergy Plus Inc. recently announced that it entered into a non-exclusive development agreement with Renewable Resources Development of America LLC for the construction and operation of up to 56 cellulose conversion plants both domestically and abroad utilizing the company’s licensed, patented CTS technology.  RRDA is a Delaware limited liability company with a […]

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The Digest adds six, drops nine from Digest Bioeconomy Index, reflecting diversification, market cap shifts

The Digest adds six, drops nine from Digest Bioeconomy Index, reflecting diversification, market cap shifts

July 27, 2015 |

In Florida, The Digest announced six additions and nine drops from the Digest Equity Index, an index of publicly traded advanced bioeconomy stocks. Corbion, Deinove, Global Bioenergies, Green Plains Partners, UPM and Waste Management were added to the Index, while Algae.Tec, BP, Ceres, Eni, Green Earth Technologies, OriginClear, Shell, Total and Valero were dropped. “Some […]

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Lagosur to focus on biodiesel exports to Latin America

Lagosur to focus on biodiesel exports to Latin America

July 21, 2015 |

In Florida, Lagosur announced what it claims is the first business focused on the exportation of biodiesel to Latin America. As part of a two-part strategy, Lagosur has launched part one of the business delivering biodiesel to Latin America. Lagosur has aligned with customers in Peru, Bolivia and Chile to receive shipments of biodiesel.  Lagosur […]

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Green3Power wins $175 million Fischer-Tropsch project in Florida

Green3Power wins $175 million Fischer-Tropsch project in Florida

July 16, 2015 |

In Florida, BioPower Operations Corporation announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Green3Power Operations Inc. (G3P) has won the award to build a $175 Million renewable energy facility which will convert waste into ultra-low sulfur synthetic green No. 2 diesel fuel using G3P’s exclusively licensed gasification technology and the Fischer-Tropsch process which has been in use for […]

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Florida county puts 18 month moratorium on new biofuel plants after Viesel fire

Florida county puts 18 month moratorium on new biofuel plants after Viesel fire

July 2, 2015 |

In Florida, Martin County has put a temporary 18 month moratorium on new biofuel plants in the county following the Viesel Fuel plant fire in April. Viesel Fuel and Genuine Bio Fuel are the only facilities currently operating in the county and won’t be affected by the moratorium.

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Souped up car to drive from Florida to California on one tank of NEXBTL

Souped up car to drive from Florida to California on one tank of NEXBTL

June 16, 2015 |

In Florida, a team of motorsport enthusiasts will drive from the Atlantic Coast of Florida to the Pacific Coast of California on just one tank of renewable fuel on June 21-26, 2015. This is made possible by NEXBTL renewable diesel that is produced from bio-based raw materials by Neste. The Guest Champion in Across the […]

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Dyadic announces new EU project to demo ethanol from biomass

Dyadic announces new EU project to demo ethanol from biomass

May 13, 2015 |

In Florida, Dyadic announced details regarding 2G BIOPIC, a new advanced biofuels project funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 program. In the 2G BIOPIC project, Dyadic’s subsidiary Dyadic Netherlands B.V. will work in collaboration with Compagnie Industrielle de Matiere Vegetale (“CIMV”) and five other industry partners to develop, construct and operate a large demonstration-scale facility that […]

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Aria Energy begins commercial operations at second landfill gas-to-energy facility

Aria Energy begins commercial operations at second landfill gas-to-energy facility

March 23, 2015 |

In Florida, Aria Energy has announced the commencement of its commercial operations at its 4.8MW landfill gas-to-energy facility at the Sarasota County’s Central County Solid Waste Disposal Complex located in Nokomis, Florida. The amount of renewable energy produced at the facility is the equivalent of the electricity needed to supply over 2,800 homes, according to […]

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