Tag: USA

Energy analysts like Gevo re-start, caution “Still a Long Way to Go”.

In the US, noted energy analysts have been updating their views on Gevo following the company’s announcement that the Luverne plant has resumed operations. “After a 5-6 month hiatus to combat contamination-related production issues,” wrote Piper Jaffray’s Mike Ritzenthaler, ” the phased re-start of Luverne has surpassed its most difficult and important hurdle in our […]

June 18, 2013 More

Argentina seeks to re-route biodiesel exports to US

In Argentina, the biodiesel industry is looking to circumvent its trade spat with Europe by exporting instead to the US. The Argentine biofuel chamber Carbio told Reuters that it is currently working to get EPA environmental approval, a process which takes time to work through. It applied to generate RINs last year but expects to […]

May 21, 2013 More

Germany and US sign R&D agreement on renewable jet fuels

In Germany, transport minister Peter Ramsauer and US ambassador Philip Murphy signed an alternative aviation fuels development agreement “make research and development in alternative aviation fuels even more dynamic,” the minister said.

September 17, 2012 More

Brazilian ethanol exports to the US surge in July

In Brazil, ethanol exports to the US soared in July, bringing in $304.8 million in FOB sales as volumes tripled to 410.7 million liters. The opportunity to export to the US reopened due to soaring ethanol prices there based on drought across the US and spiking corn prices. Ethanol exports to the US are up […]

August 7, 2012 More

USDA launches new energy website – maps, tools, and more

In Washington, The U.S. Department of Agriculture has launched a new energy website to provide quick access to the agency’s renewable energy and energy efficiency data. The website, usda.gov/energy, provides access to all USDA energy resources, including: agricultural, forestry, economic and social data. This is done in part through a set of new complementary web-based […]

January 26, 2012 More

Who's in the lead? Algae around the world

Who’s in front in the development of algal-based fuels and biomaterials? India, China, Japan, Australia, Taiwan, Israel, the EU, or the US. The NAABB’s globe-trotting chief parses it out. In New Mexico, Dr. Jose Olivares is head of the National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts (NAABB), a consortium funded by the Department of Energy […]

January 12, 2012 More

Who’s in the lead? Algae around the world

Who’s in front in the development of algal-based fuels and biomaterials? India, China, Japan, Australia, Taiwan, Israel, the EU, or the US. The NAABB’s globe-trotting chief parses it out. In New Mexico, Dr. Jose Olivares is head of the National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts (NAABB), a consortium funded by the Department of Energy […]

January 12, 2012 More