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Aemetis’s Q2 revenues reach $65.9 million, up 20% y-o-y

Aemetis’s Q2 revenues reach $65.9 million, up 20% y-o-y

August 4, 2022 |

In California, renewable natural gas and renewable fuels company Aemetis reported that its revenues for the second quarter of 2022 increased 20% to $65.9 million, compared to $54.9 million during the second quarter of 2021. Net loss was $209,000 for the second quarter of 2022, compared to a net loss of $10.6 million for the […]

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Re-N-Vision obtains grant from the Department of Energy to test Blue Biofuels’ CTS tech

Re-N-Vision obtains grant from the Department of Energy to test Blue Biofuels’ CTS tech

August 4, 2022 |

In Florida, Blue Biofuels announces that Re-N-Vision has received a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I Department of Energy grant for $199,902. The grant was awarded under the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Funding Program joint topic “Community-Driven Solutions for a Just and Equitable Energy Transition”. The CTS technology of Blue Biofuels is chosen […]

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Continental to use bio-attributed PVC BIOVYN for technical and decorative surface materials

Continental to use bio-attributed PVC BIOVYN for technical and decorative surface materials

August 4, 2022 |

In Germany, Continental announced that it is going to use BIOVYN, bio-attributed PVC, from INOVYN in the production of its technical and decorative surface materials for its automotive customers. The firm noted that the agreement will help to reduce its carbon footprint and meet customer demand for sustainable bio-based products. BIOVYN is a new generation […]

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American Airlines invests in hydrogen-electric engine developer ZeroAvia

American Airlines invests in hydrogen-electric engine developer ZeroAvia

August 4, 2022 |

In Texas, American Airlines announced its investment in ZeroAvia, a specialist in hydrogen-electric, zero-emission aviation. In addition to the investment, a memorandum of understanding provides American Airlines the opportunity to order up to 100 engines from ZeroAvia’s hydrogen-electric powertrain development program. “Our investment in ZeroAvia’s emerging hydrogen-electric engine technology has the potential to play a […]

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PepsiCo extends use of UBQ to point of sales across Europe

PepsiCo extends use of UBQ to point of sales across Europe

August 4, 2022 |

In Israel, UBQ Materials, a developer of advanced materials made from waste, announced that PepsiCo is expanding its use of UBQ across its supply chain with the launch of eco-friendly Lay’s display stands throughout Europe. Following PepsiCo’s pilot incorporating UBQ to reduce the carbon footprint of shipping pallets, the company is expanding its collaboration with […]

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Japanese researchers turn fish waste into Carbon-based Nanomaterial

Japanese researchers turn fish waste into Carbon-based Nanomaterial

August 4, 2022 |

In Japan, a team of scientists from Nagoya Institute of Technology found a way to turn fish waste into extremely high-quality Carbon nano-onions (CNOs). The team developed a synthesis route in which fish scales extracted from fish waste after cleaning are converted into CNOs in just seconds through microwave pyrolysis. The team believes that the […]

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UK government announces funding for biomass projects

UK government announces funding for biomass projects

August 4, 2022 |

In the UK, the government announced that innovative biomass projects across the country have been awarded $45 million in funding, as the government moves forward with its plan to scale up domestic renewable energy, including from biomass. The UK government said that 12 projects received a share of $38.9 million funding under Phase 2 of […]

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Synthetic bio startup Huue secures $14.6M Series A financing

Synthetic bio startup Huue secures $14.6M Series A financing

July 28, 2022 |

In California, Huue, a producer of sustainable bio-based dyes announced a $14.6 million Series A new financing led by Material Impact with participation from HSBC Asset Management’s Climate Tech VC and all existing investors. Huue said that this new financing will be used to accelerate the commercial scale-up of the company’s sustainable indigo dye for […]

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Mitsui, Cosmo Oil to carry out study to establish biofuel plant to produce SAF in Japan

Mitsui, Cosmo Oil to carry out study to establish biofuel plant to produce SAF in Japan

July 28, 2022 |

In Japan, Mitsui and Cosmo Oil have agreed to carry out a collaborative study using industry technology from LanzaJet in preparation for the establishment of a biofuel production facility in Japan to produce sustainable aviation fuel. The new business will combine Cosmo’s plant operations, jet fuel quality management, and trading operations in the oil refining […]

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Dow partners with BSB Nanotechnology to expand Bio-based, and Low-Carbon Ingredients in the personal care market

Dow partners with BSB Nanotechnology to expand Bio-based, and Low-Carbon Ingredients in the personal care market

July 28, 2022 |

In Michigan, Dow announced a new engagement with BSB Nanotechnology Joint Stock Company, a producer of rice husk-based specialty silica. Rice husk, a renewable resource produced as a waste product of rice milling, is used for a wide range of applications in the personal care market.  “Dow’s partnership with BSB Nanotechnology shines a light on […]

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