Fiberight awarded MSW supply agreement

Fiberight LLC plans to break ground on a solid waste recycling plant in Marion, Iowa, as soon as December. Once complete, the facility will process municipal solid waste into feedstocks for the production compressed biogas and cellulosic ethanol.
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Cool Planet to build 3 biorefineries in Louisiana

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and Cool Planet Energy Systems President and CEO Howard Janzen have announced the company will build three biorefineries in Louisiana with a capital investment of $168 million.
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Covanta, New York City, ink waste-to-energy deal

Covanta Energy Inc. has scored a deal with the New York City Department of Sanitation to annually process nearly 800,000 tons of municipal solid waste into energy. The 20-year agreement provides options for two additional five-year periods.
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Report: Southwest Ontario can support biomass-to-sugar plant

The Ontario Federation of Agriculture recently announced that a value chain consortium has presented a final report to local corn producers, showing that it is commercially viable to establish a cellulosic sugar plant in southwestern Ontario.
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Gevo opens paraxylene plant, discusses energy policy with Bennet

On Aug. 26, Gevo Inc. held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its demonstration-scale paraxylene plant in Silsbee, Texas. A few days prior to the opening, Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., toured Gevo's headquarters and discussed energy policy.
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Public-private partnership to develop MSW pellet, biofuel project

Washington County, Md., recently announced it is forming a public-private partnership with America First Inc. to launch a waste-to-renewable energy initiative. The two-phase project will produce refuse-derived pellets and drop-in biofuels.
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R.C. Costello, Zeton sign MOU to offer scale-up services

R.C. Costello & Associates Inc. and Zeton Inc. signed a memorandum of understanding to provide a customized "end-to-end" solution from feasibility studies, process simulation, front end engineering to detailed design, procurement, and fabrication.
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Lux Research: DNA freeware may out-innovate patented genes

With synthetic biology (synbio) rapidly gaining momentum, and a landmark U.S. Supreme Court judgment striking down an age-old biological patenting system, biotechnology companies need to incorporate open-source into their innovation plans.
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ALCF scientists look to nature to develop biofuel catalysts

Scientists working at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility are looking to nature's catalysts, enzymes, for inspiration in their quest to find a more effective means of converting biomass into renewable fuel.
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Rostec and Airbus launch Russian sustainable aviation fuels

Airbus and RT-Biotekhprom (Rostec Group) signed a cooperation agreement to launch a large-scale analysis of Russian feedstock, and to evaluate how to speed up the development and commercialization of sustainable fuels for aviation.
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FutureMetrics paper outlines its phase-zero feasibility analyses

FutureMetrics LLC has published a white paper outlining how its pre-feasibility, "phase-zero" analyses for prospective pellet export projects can provide assistance in defining whether or not a project is feasible before funding is committed.
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Cool Planet completes road test with plant-derived gasoline

California-based Cool Planet Energy Systems and the Ventura County Parks Department completed a joint vehicle road test using renewable gasoline. Officials used a 5 percent blend of Cool Planet's biofuel in an SUV over a six week period.
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Compressed biogas fuel station opens in Wisconsin

A new BioCNG filling station located at the Dane County, Wis.-based Rodefeld Landfill is turning even more trash into gas, with a recent expansion to more than double the production of compressed biogas and increase storage six-fold.
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Power from wood, wood-derived fuels up in June

The U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the August 2013 issue of its Electric Power Monthly report, which includes power generation data through June. While total power generation was down, power production from wood increased.
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LAN Airlines completes biojet flight in Colombia

LAN Colombia, member of the LATAM Airlines Group, with the help of Terpel, recently marked a milestone in the country's and region's commercial aviation history by carrying out the first flight in Colombia using second generation biofuel.
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