17 hours ago

Project turns state roadways into a renewable energy source

BY University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois Sustainable Technology Center Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessThe Illinois Department of Transportation has approved implementation of a renewable energy demonstration project using grasses collected from mowing highway rights-of-way (ROW). READ MORE

August 15, 2017

Novozymes reports sales growth for bioenergy division

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Cellulosic, BusinessNovozymes has released second quarter financial results, reporting increased sales for its bioenergy division. The company also briefly discussed its new initiative to supply yeast for ethanol production. READ MORE

August 11, 2017

Aemetis discusses cellulosic ethanol plans during investor call

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Cellulosic, BusinessAemetis Inc. has released second quarter financial results, providing an update on its efforts to acquire Edeniq and discussing plans to construct a 10 MMgy cellulosic ethanol plant near its existing corn ethanol facility in Keyes, California. READ MORE

August 10, 2017

Legislation aims to repeal Energy Title of 2014 Farm Bill

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyIn late July, Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., introduced legislation that aims to repeal bioenergy programs contained under Title IX of the 2014 Farm Bill. A total of 10 programs, including the Rural Energy for America Program, would be eliminated. READ MORE

August 09, 2017

Aemetis produces cellulosic ethanol from orchard waste

BY Aemetis Inc. Found In:Operations, Cellulosic, BusinessAemetis Inc. has announced it is producing cellulosic ethanol from orchard waste, utilizing technologies from Aemetis, LLanzaTech and InEnTec at a demonstration facility located at InEnTec’s Technology Center in Richland, Washington. READ MORE

August 08, 2017

DOE biomass technical advisory committee to meet in August

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Energy has announced an open meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee Aug. 15-16 in Los Angeles, California. READ MORE

August 04, 2017

Aemetis to produce cellulosic ethanol using InEnTec technology

BY Aemetis Inc. Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessAemetis Inc. recently announced that it has signed a master agreement with key exclusive rights for the use of an advanced gasification technology from InEnTec Inc. of Richland, Washington, to produce cellulosic ethanol. READ MORE

August 04, 2017

Lignin can make building materials less toxic

BY Michigan State University Found In:Coproducts, CellulosicA collaborative study led by a Michigan State University researcher proves that lignin, a byproduct of paper and bioethanol production, can completely replace phenol in phenolic adhesive formulation. READ MORE

August 03, 2017

Pacific Ethanol provides update of plant improvement projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Cellulosic, BusinessOn Aug. 3, Pacific Ethanol Inc. released second quarter financial results, providing an update of plant improvement projects and reporting improving market conditions and margins moving into the third quarter. READ MORE