Boeing, Air China, PetroChina, Algenol, Enerkem, Ineos BIO, US Navy, Cosan, Shell win Partnership of the Year awards

December 29, 2010 |

In Florida, Biofuels Digest announced that Boeing, Air China, PetroChina, Algenol, Lee County (FL), Enerkem, the state of Mississippi, the The US Department of Agriculture , Ineos BIO, the US Department of Energy, the US Navy, Cosan and Shell won Partnership of the Year awards, among this year’s roster of Biofuels Digest Award winners.

The Corporate partnership of Boeing, Air China and Petro China is recognized for pioneering the testing and availability of jatropha-based aviation biofuels for the key China aviation market. Algenol and Lee County (Florida) were recognized for Public private partnership (county) of the Year, a partnership which has resulted in a state-of-the-art algal biofuels research center in southwest Florida as well as a future pilot-scale algal farm.

Enerkem and the US state of Mississippi were recognized for Public private partnership (state or province) of the Year for their work in developing the Pontotoc, MS cellulosic ethanol project using municipal solid waste. Ineos BIO and the US Department of Energy are recognized as Public private partnership (National) of the Year for their cooperation in bringing the Vero Beach, Florida cellulosic ethanol demonstration plant to fruition on schedule.

The US Department of Agriculture and the US Navy are recognized for Public-public partnership of the Year for their cooperative work in developing advanced biofuels for naval onshore and fleet operations.

Finally, Cosan and Shell are recognized as Joint Venture of the Year for their $14 billion combination of ethanol, advanced biofuels, sugarcane and fuel distribution assets in Brazil.

The Biofuels Digest awards, first established in 2008, recognize excellence in the research, development and commercialization of biofuels, renewable chemicals and bio-based products. The awards are voted by the Biofuels Digest editorial board, based on nominations submitted by the Digest’s readership.

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