Category: Fuels

Calyxt Announces $15 Million Registered Direct Offering

Calyxt Announces $15 Million Registered Direct Offering

October 18, 2020 |

In Minnesota, Calyxt, Inc., a plant-based technology company, entered into definitive agreements with institutional investors for the purchase and sale of 3,750,000 shares of the Company’s common stock, at a purchase price of $4.00 per share, in a registered direct offering, with net proceeds going towards current product development pipeline advancement and more. Cellectis S.A., […]

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Neste, Recycling Technologies and Unilever to test systems to chemically recycle waste plastics

Neste, Recycling Technologies and Unilever to test systems to chemically recycle waste plastics

October 18, 2020 |

In the United Kingdom, Recycling Technologies, a plastic recycling technology provider; Neste, provider of renewable diesel, sustainable aviation fuel, and drop-in renewable and circular chemical solutions; and Unilever, the consumer goods manufacturer, will collaborate to further develop chemical recycling to recover and reuse plastic packaging that is currently either incinerated, buried in landfill or exported […]

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FMO invests $5M in Husk Power Systems for African minigrid projects

FMO invests $5M in Husk Power Systems for African minigrid projects

October 15, 2020 |

In Colorado, Husk Power Systems announced that Dutch entrepreneurial development bank FMO has invested $5 million in the company. The $5 million investment from FMO, which was deployed from its Infrastructure Development Fund, followed a $20 million investment in 2018 by Shell, Swedfund, ENGIE Rassembleurs D’Energies. In its latest publication, FMO also spotlighted Husk Power, […]

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Eastern Pacific Shipping bunkers tanker with GoodFuels’ marine biofuel

Eastern Pacific Shipping bunkers tanker with GoodFuels’ marine biofuel

October 15, 2020 |

In Singapore, Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) has appointed GoodFuels to supply biofuel bunkers for its 2010-built 47,377 deadweight ton MR tanker M/T Pacific Beryl. The successful bunkering, which took place on October 9 in Dutch waters is in line with EPS’ Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Policy. GoodFuels supplied EPS with a residual-fuel equivalent Bio-Fuel Oil […]

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Cielo production runs far higher than originally planned at Aldersyde facility

Cielo production runs far higher than originally planned at Aldersyde facility

October 15, 2020 |

In Canada, Cielo says its initial goal was to start the Aldersyde facility slowly after the latest improvements, with expectations between 200 to 500 liters per hour, the Facility produced 800 liters per hour of distillate. After approximately four hours of continuous operation, Cielo scaled back production to allow its engineers the opportunity to analyze […]

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Argentina raises ethanol and biodiesel prices but no more seen

Argentina raises ethanol and biodiesel prices but no more seen

October 15, 2020 |

In Argentina, La Nacion newspaper reports that after several months of complaints from companies in the sector, the government set new prices for ethanol made from sugar cane and corn. For both, it was set at $423.48 per ton. In addition, it set the price of biodiesel for its mandatory mixture with diesel at $626.8 per ton and […]

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Woodland Biofuels looking to build commercial facility near Sarnia

Woodland Biofuels looking to build commercial facility near Sarnia

October 15, 2020 |

In Canada, Blackburn News reports that after operating its pilot plant at the Sarnia-Lambton Research Park for the past decade, Woodland Biofuels is looking at building its first commercial facility at the nearby Arlanxeo bio-industrial park. The company was awarded a C$5 million grant in August 2019 to build the 80 million liter per year […]

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Irish Bioenergy Association pushing for room in Budget 2021

Irish Bioenergy Association pushing for room in Budget 2021

October 15, 2020 |

In Ireland, Budget 2021 is expected to be a watershed budget in terms of driving towards 2030 and 2050 climate actions. Government support for Irish bioenergy industry through dedicated support and development measures will greatly assist in meeting Irelands targets. The bioenergy sectors of biomass, biogas, biofuels, energy crops and wood fuels are all part […]

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Gevo to develop renewable Isoamylene in partnership with TOTAL

Gevo to develop renewable Isoamylene in partnership with TOTAL

October 14, 2020 |

In Colorado, Gevo has signed a joint development agreement with TOTAL Cray Valley, part of TOTAL’s Polymers division to upgrade fusel oils from ethanol production into renewable Isoamylene. Isoamylene is predominately used in a diverse set of applications, including resins, pesticides, flavors and fragrances, pharmaceuticals, healthcare products, adhesives, antioxidants, and UV stabilizers. “This collaboration is […]

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Gradable to show CARB how scoring grain feedstock can reduce carbon intensity in fuels

Gradable to show CARB how scoring grain feedstock can reduce carbon intensity in fuels

October 14, 2020 |

In California, Gradable has been invited by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to demonstrate how its program for scoring variable grain feedstock can help biofuel makers reduce their carbon intensity levels. CARB implements clean air and climate policy for the State of California—typically setting the climate policy agenda for the rest of the U.S.—and […]

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