Tag: cellulosic biofuels

Earth to Cellulosic biofuels: Good to see you, buddy, what took so long? Part II

Earth to Cellulosic biofuels: Good to see you, buddy, what took so long? Part II

October 12, 2014 |

“The five years away forever” put to rest — but are there troubling waters still ahead? For whom, and why?  Part II of II Part I of our story is here. There’s a gigantic disconnect between two sections in the country as to whether the United States should be celebrating the success or the failure […]

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Creating Sustainable Supply Chains for Cellulosic Biofuels

Creating Sustainable Supply Chains for Cellulosic Biofuels

July 17, 2014 |

Growers reporting increased yields, revenues with stover harvest. Natural Resources Conservation Service says “By making wise management decisions, removing residue can be done sustainably.” What are the opportunities and the must-knows, for growers and project developers? For those who were not able to register for our Digest webinar on “Creating Sustainable Supply Chains for Cellulosic […]

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Quad County Corn Processor produces Iowa’s first cellulosic biofuels at scale

Quad County Corn Processor produces Iowa’s first cellulosic biofuels at scale

July 1, 2014 |

In Iowa, the first ever gallons of commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol produced in Iowa flowed from Quad County Corn Processor’s distillation unit this week, according to the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association. This marks the commissioning of the farmer-owned ethanol plant’s Adding Cellulosic Ethanol (ACE) project, a new “bolt-on” process that adds the capability to convert the […]

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GranBio’s Alagoas cellulosic ethanol project, in pictures and video

GranBio’s Alagoas cellulosic ethanol project, in pictures and video

January 14, 2014 |

Down in the northeast of Brazil, a signature cellulosic biofuels project nears completion.  What does it look like? Here’s our biggest picture set ever. It’s the GranBio first commercial project in 122 pictures and a comprehensive video. Among the signature project openings we expect in the next few months — Abengoa’s cellulosic ethanol plant in […]

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“U.S. #corn now close to non-subsidized competitiveness with #crude as source of #energy”

“U.S. #corn now close to non-subsidized competitiveness with #crude as source of #energy”

August 25, 2013 |

Today on Twitter: earthislandjrnl Are cellulosic biofuels the holy grail of green fuels? ScottAMcKee “U.S. #corn now close to non-subsidized competitiveness with #crude as source of #energy” ActionAidUSA: Tanzania farmers accuse biofuel investors of land grab:

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KiOR shipping cellulosic biofuels; releases Q1 results

KiOR shipping cellulosic biofuels; releases Q1 results

May 10, 2013 |

In Texas, KiOR announced a Q1 2013 net loss of $31.3 million, or $0.30 per share, compared to a Q1 2012 loss of $16.8 million. The company reported revenues of $71,000. “Building on the first gallons of cellulosic diesel we shipped in March, we continue to make progress with operations at our Columbus facility,” said […]

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“Energy plantations? you better check this website.”

“Energy plantations? you better check this website.”

February 19, 2013 |

Today on Twitter: bioenergycrops: energy plantations? you better check this website. #biofuels #biomass #sustainability GreenBizWorld: MIT Scientists Engineer Yeast Cells to Produce More Efficient Biofuels pwrhungry: Navy Captain Ike Kiefer kills it on biofuels “21st c snake oil.” PBHexam: New study may herald death for U. S. cellulosic biofuels #Ethanol #Corn #Soy #Cellulosic_ Ethanol

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Three cellulosic biofuels technologies available from Berkeley Lab

Three cellulosic biofuels technologies available from Berkeley Lab

February 4, 2013 |

In California, the Berkeley Lab is highlighting a trio of new technologies as licensing opportunities. Rapid Discovery and Optimization of Enzymes Solutions Using Tagged Biomass and Mass Spectrometry, a technology to create a more efficient workflow for hydrolytic enzyme discovery and enzyme cocktail optimization; Ligninolytic Enzyme Production, a technology to increase production of naturally derived […]

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The cellulosic biofuels tipping point

The cellulosic biofuels tipping point

January 8, 2013 |

As cellulosic biofuels reach commercial-scale, is the tipping point for wide deployment near – and will it be based on breakthroughs in capex, opex or yield? Actually, it may be feedstock costs, in the end. At the 2011 ABLC, Wes Bolsen (then with Coskata) — reflecting on the long-term prospects for advanced biofuels — offered […]

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US Congress passes “Fiscal cliff” deal

US Congress passes “Fiscal cliff” deal

January 2, 2013 |

Three key tax credits extended for cellulosic biofuels, biodiesel and renewable diesel; playing field leveled for algae; Farm Bill provisions extended In Washington, the US House of Representatives passed, by a vote of 257-167, a bill to avert a set of automatic tax increases that would have, according to economist consensus, sent the US spiraling […]

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