No deal reached at White House RFS meetingNo deal on Renewable Fuel Standard reform was reached during a Feb. 27 meeting at the White House. President Trump has requested to meet with representatives of the biofuel and oil industries on March 1 to continue the conversation.READ MORE SHARE
Lignetics acquires New England Wood Pellet On Feb. 27, Lignetics Inc. announced it has acquired New England Wood Pellet LLC, which includes manufacturing plants in Jaffrey, New Hampshire; Schuyler, New York; Deposit, New York; and Youngsville, Pennsylvania. READ MORE SHARE
Senate confirms Northey for USDA postOn Feb. 27, nearly six months after he was first nominated, the U.S. Senate confirmed Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey to serve as Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Service at USDA.
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Astec provides update on wood pellet plant business Astec Industries recently released fourth quarter 2017 financial results, providing an update of ongoing pellet plant activities in Georgia and Arkansas and discussing the company’s future plans as an equipment supplier to the pellet industry.
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Protein studies inform biofuels researchResearch at the University of Wisconsin – Madison is paving the way for the optimization of biofuel production processes by providing insights into reaction pathways and developing methods for predicting their properties.READ MORE SHARE
GLBRC expands mission Building on the success of 10 years researching biofuels, the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center recently embarked on a new mission: to develop sustainable alternatives to transportation fuels and products currently derived from petroleum. READ MORE SHARE
Energy33 develops biomass power project in ArgentinaEnergy33, a U.S.-based energy project developer, recently developed and structured a 19 MW biomass power project in Argentina for Genneia, the largest renewable generation company in Argentina. The facility will burn vinasse and bagasse. READ MORE SHARE