Tag: Nevada

Nevada looks to add 5 cent tax on biodiesel and renewable diesel as well as fossil diesel

Nevada looks to add 5 cent tax on biodiesel and renewable diesel as well as fossil diesel

April 24, 2019 |

In Nevada, biodiesel and renewable diesel are included in the proposed legislation that would see a 5 cent per gallon tax lobbed on diesel by rural counties starting Jan. 1, 2020. The bill has passed the state’s senate and will now move onto the assembly for passage. Funds raised by the taxes in areas with […]

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CEP and AEE deliver policy roadmap for Nevada

CEP and AEE deliver policy roadmap for Nevada

June 24, 2018 |

In Nevada and Washington, D.C., the Clean Energy Project and the Advanced Energy Economy delivered a policy roadmap to the Nevada gubernatorial campaigns of Republican nominee Adam Laxalt and Democratic nominee Steve Sisolak outlining how Nevada can grow as a clean energy leader and create jobs. The policy roadmap, “Nevada’s Clean Energy Roadmap: How the […]

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University of Nevada researchers looking at ice to better develop biofuel feedstocks

University of Nevada researchers looking at ice to better develop biofuel feedstocks

April 24, 2017 |

In Nevada, the unassuming ice plant could become an ingenious weapon in the fight against a warming climate that threatens to limit regions suitable for growing biofuel crops. Biochemist and molecular biologist John Cushman at the University of Nevada, Reno will create a gene atlas for the common ice plant that will help find ways […]

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Lightning hits Nevada stover for a second time but the show goes on

Lightning hits Nevada stover for a second time but the show goes on

August 18, 2016 |

In Iowa, a second lightning strike has hit the stover storage piles at DuPont’s Nevada cellulosic ethanol plant, this time impacting about 10,000 tons of feedstock. The fire earlier this month destroyed at least 10,000 bales of stover as well. Despite the summer storms wreaking havoc on outside storage, the company says the damage is […]

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University of Nevada researchers look to gumweed as military aviation biofuel feedstock

University of Nevada researchers look to gumweed as military aviation biofuel feedstock

November 17, 2015 |

In Nevada, Glenn Miller is leading the effort in a project at the University of Nevada, Reno to convert roadside gumweed into biofuel, which could help contribute to fuel supplies for the military. “The plant grindelia squarosa, known as curly top gumweed, has extractable hydrocarbons with the potential use as a biodiesel or biomaterials crop,” […]

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DuPont opens world’s largest cellulosic ethanol plant, in Iowa: the full story in pictures

DuPont opens world’s largest cellulosic ethanol plant, in Iowa: the full story in pictures

November 1, 2015 |

DuPont dreamed it, thousands built it, now see it. In Iowa, DuPont opened its 30 million gallon cellulosic ethanol plant in Nevada, IA — which becomes the world’s largest cellulosic biofuels refinery opened to date. Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, Iowa senior Senator Charles Grassley, Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds, and Congressman Steve King were the headliners […]

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Biodiesel fraudster sentenced to 10 years in prision and up to $6 million retribution

Biodiesel fraudster sentenced to 10 years in prision and up to $6 million retribution

August 6, 2015 |

In Nevada, James , 64, of Las Vegas, Nevada, was sentenced in federal court in Las Vegas to ten years in prison for his role in illegal schemes to generate fraudulent biodiesel credits and to export biodiesel without providing biodiesel credits to the United States. Jariv was also ordered to make restitution in the amount […]

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Methes Energies closes on $1.25 million direct placement

Methes Energies closes on $1.25 million direct placement

July 13, 2015 |

In Nevada, Methes Energies International Ltd. announced that it has closed on a $1.25 million registered direct placement with a small group of institutional investors. Chardan Capital Markets, LLC, acted as the sole placement agent for the transaction. The additional capital will allow the company to get into production of Epoxidized Soybean Oil and Natural […]

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Methes Energies signs funding deal for $1.25 million

Methes Energies signs funding deal for $1.25 million

June 30, 2015 |

In Nevada, Methes Energies announced that it has entered into agreements with certain institutional investors for a registered direct placement of approximately $1,250,000 of common stock at a price of $0.5435 per share. In addition, the Company will issue to the investors warrants to purchase an aggregate of 1,781,292 shares of common stock (approx. 77% […]

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Methes Energies to supply Epoxidized Soybean Oil and Natural Polyol

Methes Energies to supply Epoxidized Soybean Oil and Natural Polyol

May 19, 2015 |

In Nevada, Methes Energies International Ltd. announced that it will start offering, from its Sombra, Ontario facility, Epoxidized Soybean Oil and Natural Polyol. Both of these bio-based products help address growing global demand for the replacement of non-sustainable products, such as fossil fuel chemicals, across a wide range of industries. ESO can be used, among […]

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