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April 04, 2016

GRFA congratulates national leadership on transport emissions

BY Global Renewable Fuels Alliance The Global Renewable Fuels Alliance has sent letters to congratulate national leaders of 13 countries that highlighted biofuels as part of their intended nationally determined contribution plans at COP21 in Paris. READ MORE

April 01, 2016

Metabolix releases 2015 results, announces MOU

BY Erin VoegeleOn March 29, Metabolix Inc. released 2015 financial results and announced a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with CJ CheilJedang Corp. for a strategic commercial manufacturing arrangement for specialty PHAs. READ MORE

April 01, 2016

Anaergia to supply equipment to New Jersey AD project

BY Anaergia Inc. Anaergia Inc. has entered an agreement with New Jersey’s Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority to design and supply equipment for new anaerobic digesters and to design, build and operate a 3.8 MW cogeneration system at a water treatment plant. READ MORE

April 01, 2016

Researchers breakdown biomass without chemical pretreatment

BY University of Manchester Scientists from the University of Manchester and East China University of Science and Technology have overcome the challenge of breaking down raw biomass without the need for chemical pretreatment, producing a record amount of hydrocarbon fuels. READ MORE

March 31, 2016

Gevo Q4 results highlight isobutanol upgrades, ASTM approval

BY Katie FletcherGevo Inc. released 2015 financial results, highlighting restarted production of isobutanol in Luverne, Minnesota, ASTM revision approval to support isobutanol based ATJ aviation biofuels and agreements to construct isobutanol plants in Argentina. READ MORE

March 31, 2016

Wyden supports additional FY 2017 bioenergy funding

BY Erin VoegeleSen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., is advocating for increased production of sustainable biomass to heat and power homes and businesses while reducing the risk of wildfires and creating jobs in rural areas. READ MORE

March 31, 2016

Landfill gas project opens in Orange County, California

BY Orange County, California A ribbon-cutting was recently held to open the Bowerman Power Project renewable energy facility. The landfill gas-to-electricity plant at the Frank R. Bowerman landfill will power thousands of local homes and businesses in Anaheim, California. READ MORE

March 31, 2016

Deinove releases financial results, reports reduced net loss

BY Deinove Deinove has reported a loss of EUR 6.34 million ($7.23 million) for 2015, compared to a loss of EUR 6.46 million the previous year. The company also noted it achieved key milestones in its Deinol and Deinochem programs last year. READ MORE

March 31, 2016

Eptisa to provide services during assembly of 2 biomass plants

BY Eptisa ENEL Green Power has awarded Eptisa the carry out of technical assistance services on site during the civil works and electromechanical assembly installation of the Selective Catalytic Reduction Systems in two Spanish biomass plants. READ MORE

March 31, 2016

Opinion: A Delicate Balance

BY Tim Portz

March 30, 2016

DOE releases first annual energy employment report

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. Department of Energy has released its first annual energy employment analysis. The report focuses on how changes in America’s energy profile are affecting energy sector employment. It includes data related to biofuel and bioenergy jobs. READ MORE

March 30, 2016

Astec Industries receives $122.5 million pellet plant order

BY Astec Industries Inc. Astec Industries Inc. recently announced it has received an order for the final $122.5 million of a pellet plant order for Highland Pellets along with a related deposit on that order. READ MORE

March 30, 2016

Giant step forward for new biofuels industry in Queensland

BY Queensland government A $16 million advanced biofuels pilot plant will be built at Southern Oil Refining’s Yarwun plant at Gladstone, a giant step towards securing a large-scale biofuels industry in Queensland. READ MORE

March 30, 2016

Researchers study how to utilize willow biomass more efficiently

BY VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Aalto University investigated how willow biomass can be utilized more efficiently. When processed correctly, willow is eminently suitable as a source of sugar in the production of ethanol. READ MORE

March 30, 2016

GRFA offers support for policies to reduce transport emissions

BY Global Renewable Fuels Alliance Bliss Baker, the president of the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance, recently sent letters to the national leaders of 47 countries that committed to combating climate change as contributors to the historic agreement at COP21. READ MORE

March 30, 2016

Opinion: Biomass Power’s Momentum in Maine

BY Bob Cleaves In the first few months of 2016, Maine lawmakers and the media have shown that when the (wood) chips are down, they will rally to do everything in their power to keep plants open. READ MORE

March 30, 2016

In Depth: Staving Off a Sunset

BY Bruce Dorminey While California’s biomass power industry continues its struggle for survival, fuel suppliers are left without a home for mounting materials. READ MORE

March 30, 2016

Opinion: A Tough Season

BY Tim PortzThe March/April issue of Pellet Mill Magazine is filled with content backed with data from an industry survey distributed to pellet producers, as well as on-site photography due to our editorial presence at important recent industry events. READ MORE

March 29, 2016

Iowa bill to establish renewable chemical PTC sent to governor

BY Erin VoegeleIowa is one step closer to establishing a production tax credit (PTC) for renewable chemicals. Legislation to establish a PTC program has passed both houses of the state legislature and currently awaits the signature of Gov. Terry Branstad. READ MORE

March 29, 2016

Rivertop Renewables exceeds nameplate capacity at glucarate plant

BY Rivertop Renewables Rivertop Renewables announced it exceeded the nameplate capacity of its first commercial production facility during benchmark testing. At full capacity the plant is capable of producing more than 9 million dry pounds of sodium glucarate per year. READ MORE

March 29, 2016

Comet Biorefining, farmer cooperative collaborate on feedstock

BY Cellulosic Sugar Producers Cooperative Cellulosic Sugar Producers Cooperative, an Ontario-based farmer's cooperative, has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Comet Biorefining to collaborate on the development of a sustainable agricultural biomass supply chain. READ MORE