New York City scaling up food waste-to-energy program

The Big Apple is planning an expansion of its anaerobic digester (AD) pilot program launched last summer at the Newton Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in Greenpoint.
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Viridis sees solid Q2 with ramped production, expanding markets

Despite external obstacles that impacted Q1, Viridis Energy reported a progressive Q2 during financial earnings call.
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Abengoa reports strong quarter for biofuels, bioenergy

Abengoa's biofuels and bioenergy business saw a strong second quarter in the Americas, Abengoa CEO Manuel Sanchez Ortega said during the company's first half of 2014 earnings call on Aug. 12.
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Andritz reports solid activity in pellet sector in Q2 results

The Andritz Group has released financial results for the first half of the year, reporting solid project activity in the biomass pelleting sector. Overall, Andritz reported order intake of EUR 2.98 billion ($3.98 billion) for the period.
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BioEnergy Institute result paves way for closed loop refineries

While ionic liquids show great promise for liberating fermentable sugars from lignocellulose and improving advanced biofuel economics, an even more promising candidate is on the horizon: bionic liquids.
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Year sees notable increase in UK renewable power, biodiesel use

Renewables' share of electricity generation in the U.K. consisted of a record 19.4 percent share in Q1 2014, up 6.9 percent from the same quarter in 2013, according to U.K. energy trend statistics released by the U.K. DECC.
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Geneticists develop tree biomass crop to grow on marginal lands

Two Virginia Tech researchers have received a $1.4 million grant to investigate the genetic regulatory networks that will allow an important bioenergy crop to be bred so it will grow in less than ideal soils and climate.
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UK nondomestic RHI reaches 1 GW wood heat, $1.26 billion invested

The U.K. Renewable Energy Association and Wood Heat Association are reporting a milestone has been reached under the country's nondomestic Renewable Heating Incentive.
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Metabolix Q2 results show commercial progress in PHA products

Sustainable solutions for the plastics and chemicals industries were topics of discussion released in Metabolix Inc.'s second quarter 2014 financial results. The company also discussed a private placement agreement for new equity financing.
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Kleangas announces agreement to acquire Wisconsin pellet plant

Kleangas Energy Technologies Inc. recently announced a definitive stock purchase agreement to acquire a company in Wisconsin that owns a 15,000 metric ton pellet production facility and a landfill gas-to-energy plant with 2.4 MW of capacity.
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Sunvault Energy pursuing 10 MW AD project with recent MOU

Aboriginal Power Corp. recently signed a memorandum of understanding that could result in the development of a commercial 10 MW anaerobic biomass power project to be located on Vancouver Island.
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JBEI research paves the way for closed loop biorefineries

While the powerful solvents known as ionic liquids show great promise for liberating fermentable sugars from lignocellulose and improving the economics of advanced biofuels, an even more promising candidate is on the horizon, bionic liquids.
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Vermont Gas adds RNG and supports future production

Renewable natural gas (RNG) has been delivered to homes and businesses in Franklin and Chittenden Counties near Burlington, Vermont since the beginning of August through Vermont Gas's distribution system.
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Dyadic releases Q2 results, files registration statement with SEC

Dyadic International Inc. has released financial results for the second quarter of 2014, reporting a an increase in net product-related revenue. Dyadic has also filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
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William & Mary researchers announce improved algae initiative

William & Mary scientists are rebooting their algae biofuel initiative, aiming to build on opportunities brought about by new processes, new funding and newly patented apparatus.
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GIB announces investment in biomass CHP project

John Laing and the U.K. Green Investment Bank have announced plans to invest in a new biomass combined-heat-and-power (CHP) plant near Craigellachie, Moray, will generate 87.4 GWh of electricity and 76.8 GWh of heat annually.
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Industry Events

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August 26-28, 2014
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Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

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