Gevo Q4 results highlight isobutanol upgrades, ASTM approval

Gevo 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.
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DOE releases first annual energy employment report

The 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.
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Landfill gas project opens in 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.
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Iowa bill to establish renewable chemical PTC sent to governor

Iowa 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.
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Astec Industries receives $122.5 million pellet plant order

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.
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Metabolix releases 2015 results, announces MOU

On 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.
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Deinove releases financial results, reports reduced net loss

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.
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Wyden supports additional FY 2017 bioenergy funding

Sen. 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.
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Weltec Biopower installs AD system at German facility

Weltec Biopower has announced plans to install an anaerobic digestion unit at a wastewater treatment plant in Bavaria, Germany. The upgrade will allow the facility to produce heat and power from sewage gas.
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Report: Midwest clean energy jobs continue to grow

A report recently released by Clean Energy Trust and Environmental Entrepreneurs has determined nearly 569,000 people currently work in clean energy throughout the Midwest, with that number expected to grow by more than 4 percent over the next year.
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Anaergia to supply equipment to New Jersey AD project

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.
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Rivertop Renewables exceeds nameplate capacity at glucarate plant

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.
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Comet Biorefining, farmer cooperative collaborate on feedstock

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.
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GRFA offers support for policies to reduce transport emissions

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.
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Gevo’s alcohol-to-jet fuel meets approved ASTM standard

Gevo Inc. recently announced that an ASTM committee and subcommittee have passed a concurrent ballot approving the revision of ASTM D7566 to include alcohol-to-jet synthetic paraffinic kerosene derived from renewable isobutanol.
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Giant step forward for new biofuels industry in Queensland

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.
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Researchers breakdown biomass without chemical pretreatment

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.
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Eptisa to provide services during assembly of 2 biomass plants

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.
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Researchers study how to utilize willow biomass more efficiently

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.
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