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Verbio begins RNG production at Nevada facility

Verbio begins RNG production at Nevada facility

December 8, 2021 |

In Iowa, VERBIO has commenced production at its new production plant in Nevada (Iowa, USA). The plant will generate biomethane from maize straw, and is the first large-scale commercial plant in the USA to use the technology developed by VERBIO.  After a construction period of two-and-a-half years Greg Faith, Managing Director of VERBIO Nevada LLC, […]

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VERBIO North America launches farm services arm to support RNG production

VERBIO North America launches farm services arm to support RNG production

December 8, 2020 |

In Michigan, VERBIO North America Corp (VNA) announced the formation of VERBIO Farm Services LLC (VFS) as the company progresses towards the successful startup of its Renewable Natural Gas production facility located in Nevada, Iowa. The facility has been under construction since early 2019, following VNA’s late 2018 purchase of the former DuPont cellulosic ethanol […]

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RNG heats up with slurry of 2020 deals, big players involved, Chevron, BP, Brightmark, Aemetis, Verbio, Greenlane Renewables

RNG heats up with slurry of 2020 deals, big players involved, Chevron, BP, Brightmark, Aemetis, Verbio, Greenlane Renewables

October 11, 2020 |

Brightmark and Chevron just formed a joint venture to own projects across the United States to produce and market dairy biomethane. Greenlane Renewables signed a $5.8 million contract with Brightmark. Construction started in Ohio on a $33 million RNG project. Verbio’s RNG facility slated to be running by fall 2021. A new RNG facility is […]

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Verbio’s RNG facility at former DuPont cellulosic ethanol plant seen for fall 2021

Verbio’s RNG facility at former DuPont cellulosic ethanol plant seen for fall 2021

September 7, 2020 |

In Iowa, Energy News reports Verbio is installing an anaerobic digester at the former DuPont cellulosic ethanol plant it purchased in 2018 to mimic the installations it has at existing facilities in Germany. The add-on will use up to 100,000 tons of corn stover annually to produce the equivalent of 20 million gallons of gasoline, […]

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Limited Biofuels M&A Activity in 2019, Stage Set for Potentially Busy 2020

Limited Biofuels M&A Activity in 2019, Stage Set for Potentially Busy 2020

February 18, 2020 |

By Bruce Comer, Founder and Managing Director, Ocean Park Special to The Digest Slowdown in North American biofuels Mergers and Acquisitions as thin margins and policy uncertainty hung over industry. Biofuels Merger and Acquisition (M&A) activity in North America was subdued in 2019. Only four operating biodiesel, ethanol and advanced biofuels plants were sold during […]

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VERBIO acquires biodiesel plant in Canada

VERBIO acquires biodiesel plant in Canada

May 5, 2019 |

In Germany, VERBIO Diesel Canada Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie AG, signed a contract with Atlantic Biodiesel Corporation to purchase a biodiesel plant located in Dain City, Ontario, Canada. The plant has an annual production capacity of approximately 150,000 tons of biodiesel and 18,000 tons of raw glycerin. The North American […]

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DuPont to repay $10.5M in state incentives to Iowa

DuPont to repay $10.5M in state incentives to Iowa

November 18, 2018 |

In Iowa, economic development leaders for the state approved a settlement that requires DuPont to repay $10.5 million in state incentives that it received back in 2011 for its ethanol plant that they closed last year. The settlement is waiving $3.7 million of the incentives. Last week, the Digest reported that VERBIO North America was […]

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Verbio CEO says Argentina and Indonesian biodiesel imports could reach 5 million tons

Verbio CEO says Argentina and Indonesian biodiesel imports could reach 5 million tons

March 27, 2018 |

In Germany, Reuters reports the CEO of German biofuels producer Verbio AG said Argentine and Indonesian biodiesel producers can sell landed biodiesel in Europe for as much as $60 per metric tons cheaper than European biodiesel producers can source feedstock, meaning the European market is likely to be inundated with imports following the European Court […]

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Verbio says 1G biofuel cap will keep investment from flowing into 2G

Verbio says 1G biofuel cap will keep investment from flowing into 2G

November 28, 2017 |

In Germany, Verbio says that the European Commission’s preference to phase out conventional biofuels to 3.8% by 2030 won’t lead to a shift towards advanced biofuels as the policy intends because most of the successful advanced biofuels projects come from co-located projects with conventional biofuels. Most standalone advanced biofuels projects have failed. A survey by […]

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Verbio boosts biofuel production 4% during H1 as it heads towards full capacity utilization

Verbio boosts biofuel production 4% during H1 as it heads towards full capacity utilization

February 15, 2017 |

In Germany, Verbio saw its ethanol and biodiesel production increase 4% during the first half of 2016/17 to 360,142 metric tons, in part boosted through 100% use of its 400,000-ton biodiesel production capacity during the period at 236,430 tons. Ethanol production was not running at full installed capacity due to maintenance so production stood at […]

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