Tag: Georgia

Georgian company brings B10 to drivers

Georgian company brings B10 to drivers

November 8, 2018 |

In Georgia, local company Biodiesel Georgia has begun supply used cooking oil-based biodiesel to Frego gas stations in Tbilisi and a few other regions nationwide who are the first in the country to retail B10. The company is collecting UCO from some restaurants but primarily from McDonald’s. Beyond retail sales, Biodiesel Georgia is looking to […]

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Attis Industries launches video series explaining its lignin-based technologies

Attis Industries launches video series explaining its lignin-based technologies

November 5, 2018 |

In Georgia, Attis Industries launched a video series that will offer investors and interested parties additional information on the technologies and bio-based products offered under the Innovations division. In the video, Attis Chief Executive Officer Jeff Cosman and members of the Innovations team discuss the current inefficiencies in biomass processing and how the Company is […]

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GreenShift appeals judgments regarding corn ethanol patent infringement

GreenShift appeals judgments regarding corn ethanol patent infringement

September 5, 2018 |

In Georgia, GS CleanTech Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of GreenShift Corporation, filed its appeal of intermediate judgments issued in CleanTech’s pending patent litigation against corn ethanol producers for infringement of five of CleanTech’s eleven issued corn oil extraction patents. As previously announced, CleanTech licensed its corn oil extraction patent portfolio on an exclusive basis to […]

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Attis Industries moves forward on Georgia site to build first commercial-scale biorefinery

Attis Industries moves forward on Georgia site to build first commercial-scale biorefinery

July 19, 2018 |

In Georgia, Attis Industries Inc. announced that it has executed a letter of intent with the city of Barnesville, Georgia, to purchase a 32-acre property where the company plans to build its first commercial-scale biorefinery. The Company’s Barnesville facility will generate roughly $35 million in annual revenue and contribute 40 direct green collar jobs to […]

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Gulfsteam’s aviation biofuels ambitions frustrated by lack of supply

Gulfsteam’s aviation biofuels ambitions frustrated by lack of supply

June 7, 2018 |

In Georgia, Gulfstream says it flies from its home airport in Savannah on 30% aviation biofuels—about 500,000 hours so far and the first transatlantic flight with a business jet flying on 50% aviation biofuel—but that’s only possible because it buys the fuel from AltAir in California and has the fuel trucked over. The company would […]

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Attis Industries to produce grocery bags from biobased products

Attis Industries to produce grocery bags from biobased products

June 4, 2018 |

In Georgia, Attis Industries unveiled the first of its planned new ecosystem of biobased products – biodegradable multi-use grocery bags. Through its recent investment in Genarex, the Company is able to reduce the cost of expensive compostable bags by introducing its biobased additive packages. The formulations pass the ASTM D6400 biodegradability testing for industrial compostability and […]

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Attis Industries narrows down potential sites for biorefineries

Attis Industries narrows down potential sites for biorefineries

May 28, 2018 |

In Georgia, Attis Industries announced its approval of its lead sites for acquisition and construction of its planned biorefining facilities. The Company recently narrowed its list of potential sites down to a few locations in Florida, Georgia, Pennsylvania, New York, Kentucky, and Minnesota, after evaluating the incentive-laden offerings from various state governments, and the commercial proposals of […]

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EPA announces biomass from managed forests will be considered carbon neutral

EPA announces biomass from managed forests will be considered carbon neutral

April 23, 2018 |

In Georgia, in a meeting with members of the forestry community, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency announced the Agency issued a statement of policy making clear, that future regulatory actions on biomass from managed forests will be treated as carbon neutral when used for energy production at stationary sources. The Agency will also […]

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University of Georgia researchers find gene can improve both poplar and switchgrass for biofuels

University of Georgia researchers find gene can improve both poplar and switchgrass for biofuels

February 14, 2018 |

In Georgia, a research team led by the University of Georgia has discovered that manipulation of the same gene in poplar trees and switchgrass produced plants that grow better and are more efficiently converted to biofuels. In a paper published recently in Nature Biotechnology, the researchers report that reducing the activity of a specific gene […]

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Meridian Waste Solutions teams with Genarex on bioadditives for plastics market

Meridian Waste Solutions teams with Genarex on bioadditives for plastics market

February 12, 2018 |

In Georgia, Meridian Waste Solutions, Inc. announced a strategic partnership with Genarex FD LLC to develop a broader range of bioadditives for the plastics market. Genarex extracts otherwise low-value materials from corn ethanol byproducts and uses these materials as bioadditives in plastics. Attis Innovations, a wholly owned subsidiary of Meridian Waste Solutions Inc., recovers lignin from the byproduct stream […]

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