Publication: Biofuels International

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Optimus Technologies obtains EPA Approval

Optimus Technologies, a bi-fuel conversion system specialist, is the first to receive US EPA approval for an advanced biofuel conversion solution for existing medium- and heavy-duty trucks.It is also the first to achieve compliance for use with pure biofuel ... [Published Biofuels International - 10 hours ago]
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Targray receives ISCC certification

Targray, a US biodiesel supplier, has obtained its International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) accreditation under the SCS Global Services Responsible Biofuel Programme.In obtaining ISCC certification, Targray has provided evidence of ... [Published Biofuels International - 10 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Sustainable energy development in India gets $775 million boost

The World Bank looks to invest $775 million (€570 million) in the renewable energy segment in India, after the government's newly-announced fiscal and policy reforms.The World Bank is planning to join the government in their focus to invest in the clean ... [Published Biofuels International - 16 hours ago]
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EU companies win €39 million for bioethanol plant

EU companies win €39 million for bioethanol plantDong Energy and Novozymes have been awarded €39 million from the European Union (EU) to build a plant in Denmark.The plant will use straw to produce clean fuel.'European Union funding is a crucial step, ... [Published Biofuels International - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Growth Energy comments on rail shipment delays

Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, has sent a letter to the Surface Transportation Board (STB) outlining transportation concerns within the ethanol industry.The move follows a recent order made by the STB, requesting that rail providers clear backlogs of ... [Published Biofuels International - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

New algae production facility in Japan

Algae technology company Heliae has paired up with Japan-based waste management Sincere, to develop a commercial algae production facility in Saga City, Japan.Construction of the Saga City facility by the joint venture, known as Alvita, is expected to ... [Published Biofuels International - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Aemetis biodiesel achieves approval and certification

Aemetis has received EPA approval to issue D4 RINs on the importation into the US of biodiesel produced from waste fats and oils (WFO).The EPA also approved the issuance of D6 RINs when biodiesel is produced using other feedstocks.Aemetis built and operates ... [Published Biofuels International - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Preview: the July/August issue of Biofuels International

A quick peek at what you can expect to find in this issue's Biofuels InternationalThe July/August issue of Biofuels International is hot off the press and we would like to fill you in on some of the content you can expect to find.This issue's theme is ... [Published Biofuels International - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Travel companies seek tax relief on jet fuel

The travel industry intends to answer industry demands to lower taxes on jet fuel.'We look forward to some fundamental changes that will give the travel and tourism market a big boost. There is a pressing need to review taxes on air travel, which is probably ... [Published Biofuels International - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Vietnam set to increase biofuel use

Biofuel is expected to be sold in all localities in Vietnam in 2015.According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT)These areas include capital Hanoi, southern Ho Chi Minh City, northern Hai Phong city, central Da Nang city and Quang Ngai province, ... [Published Biofuels International - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Corn market fragility sparks fears

In mid-June, ethanol production climbed to record high levels, largely as a result of the recent corn market instability.Throughout the late spring and early summer, ethanol plants embraced lower corn prices and healthy profit margins, which led to a ... [Published Biofuels International - Jul 04 2014]
Entities: Corn, Ethanol, Gasoline
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Israeli scientists create water and air-based jet fuel

Israeli scientists have successfully created a water and air-based jet fuel in the laboratory and are now looking to commercialise its method into a consumer product.Despite its cost, scientists are capable of technically producing hydrocarbons from water ... [Published Biofuels International - Jul 03 2014]

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...million litres of second-generation bioethanol that we plan to make,' Jorgen Udby, chairman of the board at Maabjerg Energy, said in a statement. "To ensure that, we need a political and legal framework setting a minimum level of second-generation biofuel additives in petrol."
"The new government has promised support to encourage the renewable energyenergy sector. India is keen to explore and experiment with its share of clean-energy technology. New policies are expected to drive the sector, inviting investments in the offing. To achieve national solar mission targets, government must provide clarity in policy, regulations and financial support encouraging lending from financial institutions" says Ashish Khanna, lead energy specialist
"We want to get low-cost renewable fuels to the US people safely, quickly, and efficiently. We feel as though it is necessary for the Board to immediately act to ensure that the railroads improve their service."
...Jeff Haas, CEO of General Biodiesel, points out the pitfalls that currently exist within the industry: "Elegant new processes and non-food feedstocks are failing to gain traction, simply because innovation moves at the speed of investment, and investment moves at the speed of trust."

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Targray receives ISCC certification [Published Biofuels International - 10 hours ago]
Optimus Technologies obtains EPA Approval [Published Biofuels International - 10 hours ago]
EU companies win €39 million for bioethanol plant [Published Biofuels International - 16 hours ago]
Sustainable energy development in India gets $7... [Published Biofuels International - 16 hours ago]
New algae production facility in Japan [Published Biofuels International - Jul 08 2014]
Growth Energy comments on rail shipment delays [Published Biofuels International - Jul 08 2014]
Aemetis biodiesel achieves approval and certifi... [Published Biofuels International - Jul 08 2014]
Preview: the July/August issue of Biofuels Inte... [Published Biofuels International - Jul 07 2014]
Travel companies seek tax relief on jet fuel [Published Biofuels International - Jul 07 2014]
Corn market fragility sparks fears [Published Biofuels International - Jul 04 2014]
Vietnam set to increase biofuel use [Published Biofuels International - Jul 04 2014]
EPA issues new RIN rules [Published Biofuels International - Jul 03 2014]
Israeli scientists create water and air-based j... [Published Biofuels International - Jul 03 2014]
Brazil's biodiesel production surge [Published Biofuels International - Jul 02 2014]
India lifts jet fuel and LPG prices [Published Biofuels International - Jul 02 2014]
Supreme Court rejects petition to review LCFS [Published Biofuels International - Jul 01 2014]
Sweden's first commercial biofuels flight takes... [Published Biofuels International - Jul 01 2014]
Marine engines to run on 100% biodiesel [Published Biofuels International - Jun 30 2014]
Shortlist for jet fuel distribution announced [Published Biofuels International - Jun 30 2014]
Alaska Airlines saving fuel using NextGen proce... [Published Biofuels International - Jun 30 2014]
Study slams Canadian biofuels programme [Published Biofuels International - Jun 27 2014]
CEO in RINs fraud indictment [Published Biofuels International - Jun 27 2014]
Advanced biofuels programme invests $15 million [Published Biofuels International - Jun 27 2014]
UPM nears completion of wood-based biorefinery [Published Biofuels International - Jun 26 2014]
Partnership to turn whiskey by-products into bi... [Published Biofuels International - Jun 25 2014]
Japan duo developing aviation biodiesel from algae [Published Biofuels International - Jun 25 2014]
Greenfield biodiesel plant receives state grant [Published Biofuels International - Jun 24 2014]
Algae off-take agreement gathers pace [Published Biofuels International - Jun 24 2014]
No change to ethanol blending levels [Published Biofuels International - Jun 23 2014]
US ethanol production reaches record high [Published Biofuels International - Jun 23 2014]
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