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Archive for July, 2013

Cereplast reports 800% growth in first half of 2013 compared to 2012

In Indiana, Cereplast released an overview of the first half of 2013 and an outlook for the rest of the year. Cereplast reports that for the first 6 months of 2013 it experienced major growth, with the expected number to top approximately $1.7MM compared to about $0.2MM in 2012, reflecting a nearly 800% increase. In […]

July 31, 2013 More

Waste Management reports net income of $244 million for Q2 2013

In Texas, Waste Management released financial results for its quarter ended June 30, 2013. Revenues for the second quarter of 2013 were $3.53 billion compared with $3.46 billion for the same 2012 period. Net income for the quarter was $244 million, or $0.52 per diluted share, compared with $208 million, or $0.45 per diluted share, […]

July 31, 2013 More

Foresight and Green Investment Bank complete £20m Northern Ireland investment

In the United Kingdom, Foresight Group and the UK Green Investment Bank announced the investment of £20 million into the construction of the Evermore Renewable Energy 15.8MWe wood fuelled combined heat and power station. The facility will be built on a ten acre site in Derry/Londonderry at the Londonderry Port and Harbour Commissioners land at […]

July 31, 2013 More

Difference Capital Financial acquires additional shares in Lignol Energy

In Canada, Difference Capital Financial has acquired an additional stake in Lignol Energy Corporation, purchasing 7,900,000 common shares of Lignol in a single transaction at a price of $0.12 per share. DCF’s aggregate ownership of approximately 30.5% of the current issued and outstanding Lignol shares. DCF relied upon the exemption under Section 100.1 of the […]

July 31, 2013 More

Global Clean Energy forms joint venture with Full Circle Renewables

In Texas, Global Clean Energy announced a joint venture with Full Circle Renewables to jointly develop a number of waste to fuels projects including the utilization of FCR’s anaerobic digestion technology, funding support and methane off-take agreements for multiple sites controlled by GCEI. Additional projects will consist of plastics to fuels projects on sites controlled […]

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Methanex and Carbon Recycling International Sign Investment Agreement for Advanced Renewable Fuel Production

In Iceland, Methanex Corporation announced an initial $5 million investment in Carbon Recycling International. Methanex will also evaluate further investments to support CRI’s growth. CRI operates the world’s first renewable methanol plant in Iceland which utilizes its emissions-to- liquids technology, converting renewable energy and recycled CO2 emissions to renewable methanol. CRI markets its renewable methanol […]

July 31, 2013 More

Feedstock Flexibility Program Final Rule published for sugar to biofuels

In Washington, the Farm Service Agency announced the final Feedstock Flexibility Program rule went on public display and will be published in the Federal Register.  Congress created the FFP in the 2008 Farm Bill, allowing for the purchase of excess sugar to produce bioenergy in order to avoid forfeiture of sugar pledged as collateral by […]

July 31, 2013 More

Fishing for Energy

In Massachusetts, Fishing for Energy, the innovative public-private partnership that provides commercial fishermen a cost-free way to recycle old and unusable fishing gear, is celebrating a significant milestone today with Covanta Haverhill surpassing the 300,000 pound program-to-date mark of total derelict fishing gear processed at the Energy-from-Waste facility located in northern Massachusetts. In a ceremony […]

July 31, 2013 More

The Hour of Corn: Big US Harvest looms; biofuels stand to benefit

Big forecasts from USDA point towards record corn harvest. Possible, just one year after a devastating drought? Well, July is now fading and we move into the critical season for summer crops — the run towards the harvest. Whether your interest tends to ethanol, distillers grains, cattle feed, isobutanol, or even corn syrup or corn […]

July 31, 2013 More

DuPont: more than just earnings; it’s accelerating towards biotech

Management changes, spin-off of Performance Chemicals unit dominate quarterly earnings call. DuPont goes onto the chocks for a realignment. What’s up out Wilmington way? In Delaware, DuPont considerably spiced up its quarterly earnings announcement with the news that it is realigning its leadership team to accelerate its integrated science execution across the company and is […]

July 24, 2013 More