Tag: Florida

INEOS BIO to bring Florida facility back online

INEOS BIO to bring Florida facility back online

September 17, 2014 |

In Florida, INEOS Bio provided an update on the operations at its Indian River BioEnergy Center. “INEOS Bio’s Vero Beach facility has recently completed a major turn-around that included upgrades to the technology as well as completion of annual safety inspections. We are now bringing the facility back on-line,” said Nigel Falcon, Site Director. “In […]

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Dixiebound: Protec Expands Availability of E15, E85 to 28 Stations in the US Southeast

Dixiebound: Protec Expands Availability of E15, E85 to 28 Stations in the US Southeast

September 4, 2014 |

In Florida, Protec Fuel is joining forces with fuel retailers in metropolitan areas in the South and Southeast in opening 28 E15 and E85 stations. This will be the first phase of a multi-phase introduction of E15 to areas like Atlanta, Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, Florida and Virginia, as well as a bolstering of E85 […]

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Dyadic announces commercialization agreement with CIMV

Dyadic announces commercialization agreement with CIMV

August 5, 2014 |

In Florida, Dyadic International announced that it has signed a collaboration agreement to commercialize second generation biofuel and bio-based chemical technology with Compagnie Industrielle de la Matière Végétale (“CIMV”), a pioneer in developing processes for the production of biofuels and bio-based chemicals. CIMV’s patented approach of separating the three main components of plant material allows […]

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First-ever commercial flight on farnesene flies Orlando to Sao Paolo

First-ever commercial flight on farnesene flies Orlando to Sao Paolo

July 31, 2014 |

In Florida, GOL’s flight 7725 that departed from Orlando, Florida on July 30 at 5:15 PM ET and traveled to Sao Paulo, Brazil, was the industry’s first commercial flight with farnesane. GOL committed to fly its Boeing 737 fleet with up to a 10 percent blend of the renewable farnesane fuel starting with this initial […]

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Carbolosic signs three-year offtake for cellulosic sugar with PFL Petroleum

Carbolosic signs three-year offtake for cellulosic sugar with PFL Petroleum

July 23, 2014 |

In Florida, Carbolosic, LLC has entered into an agreement with PFL Petroleum Services, LTD to offtake all of the Industrial Grade Concentrated Cellulose Sugar Syrup the Carbolosic plants produce over the next three years, once the plants are operational. This agreement comes on the heels of Carbolosic’s announcement last week that it has secured funding […]

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Abandoned Florida biodiesel plant may be environmental hazard

Abandoned Florida biodiesel plant may be environmental hazard

July 15, 2014 |

In Florida, a survey of the abandoned Clean Fuel Lakeland biodiesel plant has revealed biodiesel, methanol and a host of other chemicals behind, neglected and waiting to cause a problem. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is responsible for supervising the facility and says it has already inspected it, finding no hazards.  

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Algenol’s computers target for Chinese cyber-attacks

Algenol’s computers target for Chinese cyber-attacks

July 14, 2014 |

In Florida, Algenol’s computers have allegedly been attacked by cyber-terrorists 39 million times in the past four months, with the expectation of industrial sabotage to steal the company’s secrets. Many of the attacks are coming from China, where industrial espionage via the internet has targeted solar companies, nuclear and steal plants. Some of the cyber-attacks […]

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Dyadic to develop Bakenzyme enzyme for baking industry

Dyadic to develop Bakenzyme enzyme for baking industry

July 14, 2014 |

In Florida, Dyadic has announced details regarding its new Bakenzyme project. In collaboration with several industry partners, the Bakenzyme project seeks to develop a novel, pure and widely applicable xylanase-oxidase enzyme product for the baking industry. Dyadic’s Chief Operating Officer, Danai Brooks, stated, “The aim of this project is to create an enzyme product that improves […]

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Amyris partners with Gol on first international commercial flights

Amyris partners with Gol on first international commercial flights

July 9, 2014 |

In Florida, Amyris has partnered with Brazilian airline GOL to begin the first commercial route with farnesane, the recently approved renewable jet fuel. GOL has committed to fly its Boeing 737 fleet with up to a 10 percent blend of the renewable fuel on its U.S. to Brazil routes starting with initial flights later this […]

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South Florida State College to begin biofuels training this fall

South Florida State College to begin biofuels training this fall

June 25, 2014 |

In Florida, beginning this fall, South Florida State College (SFSC) will offer a Bioenergy Education Program to provide students with a foundation of environmental sciences and renewable energy. SFSC’s district of Hardee, Highlands, and DeSoto counties, has the ideal climate, soil composition, available agricultural land, local infrastructure, and potential workforce to quickly emerge as a thriving […]

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