Tag: project

Confronting and Solving “Chicken or Egg” Conundrums in renewable project development

Confronting and Solving “Chicken or Egg” Conundrums in renewable project development

March 31, 2015 |

Looking to turn vicious project financing cycles into virtuous cycles?   This case study in developing a small-scale Bio-LNG plant offers cautionary tales and a way forward. By Tim Sklar, special to The Digest In July 2014, Biofuels Digest had published an article titled “Connecting The Dots” that describes how we reached a decision to […]

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Panamanian president under fire for family’s ethanol plans after approving mandate

Panamanian president under fire for family’s ethanol plans after approving mandate

February 24, 2014 |

In Panama, the public is criticizing the president due to recent revelations regarding his family’s direct involvement in the development of a large-scale sugarcane ethanol project. The country has an ethanol blending mandate in effect since September 2013. The president countered by encouraging everyone to invest in ethanol production as a way to vitalize the […]

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Virginia city authorities OK $7 million terminal project

Virginia city authorities OK $7 million terminal project

January 22, 2014 |

In Virginia, the Fredricksburg city authorities have approved the proposed storage and distribution facility for gas, biodiesel and ethanol at the former Quarles Petroleum site. Preliminary approval was granted last month for the proposed $7 million investment by Lincoln Terminals but the period gave the opportunity to voice any concerns regarding the project.

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Kazakh entrepreneur close to launching major biomass power project

Kazakh entrepreneur close to launching major biomass power project

May 29, 2013 |

In Kazakhstan, a local entrepreneur is developing a €10 million biofuel project to produce biomass power from local bulrush plants. The local government has already pledged half of the project amount while investors from Finland and Estonia have indicated interest in funding the other half. The project has secured a 10ha site to put the […]

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