Tag: Missouri

Bunge and Olleco sign UCO JV

Bunge and Olleco sign UCO JV

October 13, 2022 |

In Missouri, Bunge and Olleco, the renewables division for ABP Food Group, announced an agreement to form a 50/50 joint venture to create a business that encompasses the full life-cycle of edible oils. The joint venture is expected to work with foodservice and food manufacturing customers in Europe – excluding UK and Ireland – to […]

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Washington University researchers lead new CO2-based bioplastics system

Washington University researchers lead new CO2-based bioplastics system

October 13, 2022 |

In Missouri, Washington University researchers have led the development of a system that uses carbon dioxide, CO2, to produce biodegradable plastics, or bioplastics, that could replace the nondegradable plastics used today. The research addresses two challenges: the accumulation of nondegradable plastics and the remediation of greenhouse gas emissions. The work was published in the Sept. […]

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Missouri governor signs into law new support for biofuels

Missouri governor signs into law new support for biofuels

October 6, 2022 |

In Missouri, Growth Energy applauded Governor Mike Parson and the Missouri Legislature for passing and signing into law legislation in Missouri aimed at boosting rural economic opportunity, including tax incentives of up to five cents per gallon for retailers offering higher biofuel blends, like E15. “The savings available on E15 surged to nearly a dollar […]

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Vision RNG breaks ground on Missouri landfill gass project

Vision RNG breaks ground on Missouri landfill gass project

September 14, 2022 |

In Missouri, Vision RNG, LLC has broken ground for construction of the Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) project located on the Meridian Waste Eagle Ridge Landfill located in Bowling Green, Missouri. The project will use 1,500 cfm of Landfill Gas (LFG) and construction is scheduled to be completed in Q1 of 2023. The project will produce […]

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Bayer launches sustainable agriculture hub to link farmers with processors

Bayer launches sustainable agriculture hub to link farmers with processors

August 15, 2022 |

In Missouri, Reuters reports that Bayer has launched its ForGround electronic platform to help farmers boost the sustainability of their production while in turning linking them with food and fuel producers wanting to ensure a more sustainable supply chain. The sustainable agriculture hub will track data such as weather, soil, seed and farming practices and […]

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Washington University researchers determine camelina likely originated near Armenia

Washington University researchers determine camelina likely originated near Armenia

July 5, 2022 |

In Missouri, multidisciplinary research from Washington University in St. Louis is revealing the origins and uses of camelina and may help guide decisions critical to achieving its potential as a biofuel feedstock for a greener aviation industry in the future. In this study, the researchers determined that camelina was likely domesticated from the Caucasus region […]

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Clean Fuels Alliance America study shows biodiesel and renewable diesel reduce fuel prices

Clean Fuels Alliance America study shows biodiesel and renewable diesel reduce fuel prices

May 16, 2022 |

In Missouri, Clean Fuels Alliance America released a new study, “The Offsetting Impact of Expanded Biomass Based Diesel Production on Diesel Prices,” prepared by World Agricultural Economic and Environmental Services (WAEES). The study shows that U.S. production of biodiesel and renewable diesel consistently reduces distillate fuel prices by increasing the supply. As the production and […]

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University of Missouri score $5.4M DOE grant to study non-food crop biofuels

University of Missouri score $5.4M DOE grant to study non-food crop biofuels

May 5, 2022 |

In Missouri, America is looking for more biofuel through the use of crops such as corn and soybeans, but concerns about higher food prices persist when land for biofuel displaces land for food crops. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri are hoping to increase biofuel production without impacting food production. This fall, MU scientists […]

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Bunge and CoverCress Inc. announce unique commercial partnership

Bunge and CoverCress Inc. announce unique commercial partnership

April 28, 2022 |

In Missouri, Bunge and CoverCress Inc. announced a unique commercial partnership to bring a new renewable oilseed and animal feed crop to market. The agreement establishes a long-term commercial relationship between the two companies and supports the expansion of CCI’s CoverCress™ technology, a new winter oilseed crop that is ideal as a lower carbon intensity […]

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Twain Financial Partners commits $1B to renewables over next three years

Twain Financial Partners commits $1B to renewables over next three years

March 17, 2022 |

In Missouri, Twain Financial Partners recently announced its commitment to fund $1 billion in renewable energy projects over the next three years. Twain’s investment will provide capital to accelerate renewables development across the U.S. with key development partners. Twain’s clean energy platform offers single-source funding – providing all capital needed – for developers with renewable […]

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