Publication: Biofuels International

First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Algal biofuels development receives $3.5 million investment

Cellana, a biofuels company based in Kailua-Kona, will receive a $3.5 million (€2.6 million) grant from the US Department of Energy (DOE) to pursue an integrated, high-yield algae biofuel feedstock production system at their Kailua-Kona, Hawaii demonstration ... [Published Biofuels International - 11 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Lesaffre acquires Butalco

Following the launch of its new business unit Leaf Technologies, Lesaffre has announced the acquisition of start-up company Butalco.Research company Butalco focuses on yeast technology and the development of yeast strains for second generation biofue ... [Published Biofuels International - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Feedstock improvement projects receive $12.6 million

The US Department of Energy (DOE) and US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has selected ten projects to receive funding aimed at furthering genetic breeding programmes.The programmes will improve plant feedstocks for the production of biofuels and bio-based ... [Published Biofuels International - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Web platform reveals crop conditions

Genscape's LandViewer website offers an insight into current corn crop condition and price correlation.The data, which covers over 1,400 counties, provides information of pricing at a national, state and county level.Genscape's new LandViewer platform ... [Published Biofuels International - Jul 22 2014]
Entities: NASA, Corn, Satellite
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Allied Distilleries opens new ethanol plant

A multi-billion naira ethanol plant has opened at Igbesa, Ogun State, Africa.Allied Atlantic Distilleries is the first ever cassava-based ethanol plant to produce extra neutral alcohol in Africa (ENA).The ethanol facility was built as a result of a government-backed ... [Published Biofuels International - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

UAE evaluates €490 million ethanol projects

UAE evaluates €490 million ethanol projectsA senior official at the Ministry of Petroleum reports that Egypt is currently evaluating the proposal of three petrochemical projects to the UAE, two of which focus on bioethanol production totalling $490 million ... [Published Biofuels International - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Sustainable Aviation demands 'level-playing field' for biofuels

Sustainable Aviation demands ‘level-playing field’ for biofuelsThe aviation industry urges a reduction in its reliance on fossil fuels.The Sustainable Aviation Council wants a combination of government regulatory action and private investment to help ... [Published Biofuels International - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Brazil invests €624 million in sugarcane programme

Brazil invests €624 million in sugarcane programmeBrazilian state-development bank Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Economico e Social (BNDES) will provide 1.9 billion reais (€624 million) in funding to companies looking to grow operations at ethanol ... [Published Biofuels International - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Honduras welcomes first ethanol plant

Honduras has opened its first ethanol production plant in the city of Catacamas in the department of Colancho.Located at the headquarters of the National Agricultural University, the country's plant is part of a wider initiative led by the Organisation ... [Published Biofuels International - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Joint venture looks at ethanol expansion in Brazil

Petrobras has announced a joint venture with agricultural research firm Embrapa to expand ethanol production in southern Brazil.The partnership aims to develop varieties of sugarcane that can be adapted to temperate climates, Brazil's federal energy Petrobras ... [Published Biofuels International - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

US senators urge report on blocked ethanol

Two US senators have urged federal regulators to investigate allegations made by a biofuel trade group that the oil industry uses 'strong-arm tactics' to block the extensive use of higher blends of ethanol in petrol.A report produced by the Renewable ... [Published Biofuels International - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

EIA increases July's ethanol production forecast

EIA increases July’s ethanol production forecastThe US Energy Information Administration has published the July issue of its Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), which increases its 2014 and 2015 ethanol production forecasts for the second month running ... [Published Biofuels International - Jul 16 2014]

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"This important Energy Department investment will accelerate the development of new local biofuels and help build Hawaii's research and development industry" says senator Brian Schatz
"We are reaching a key time during this year's growing season. Our next national forecast will be released at the end of July, providing critical yield and production information ahead of the USDA report on 12 August" adds Dr. Mueller
...of home-grown US resources that can reduce our dependence on imported oil and also cut carbon emissions,' says secretary of energy Ernest Moniz. "This advanced research is helping us to lay the groundwork for biomass as an important part of the low-carbon future."
The trade group released a paper, entitled 'Fuelling the future', highlightING the need to develop new sources for jet fuel, which "will create jobs, increase fuel security and establish the UK as a centre for sustainable aviation fuels"

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Algal biofuels development receives $3.5 millio... [Published Biofuels International - 11 hours ago]
Lesaffre acquires Butalco [Published Biofuels International - 11 hours ago]
Web platform reveals crop conditions [Published Biofuels International - Jul 22 2014]
Feedstock improvement projects receive $12.6 mi... [Published Biofuels International - Jul 22 2014]
Allied Distilleries opens new ethanol plant [Published Biofuels International - Jul 21 2014]
UAE evaluates €490 million ethanol projects [Published Biofuels International - Jul 21 2014]
Sustainable Aviation demands 'level-playing fie... [Published Biofuels International - Jul 18 2014]
Brazil invests €624 million in sugarcane programme [Published Biofuels International - Jul 18 2014]
Honduras welcomes first ethanol plant [Published Biofuels International - Jul 17 2014]
Joint venture looks at ethanol expansion in Brazil [Published Biofuels International - Jul 16 2014]
EIA increases July's ethanol production forecast [Published Biofuels International - Jul 16 2014]
US senators urge report on blocked ethanol [Published Biofuels International - Jul 16 2014]
Cobalt and Andritz sign cellulosic n-butanol ag... [Published Biofuels International - Jul 15 2014]
Global biofuel production growth to decline [Published Biofuels International - Jul 15 2014]
Roman Abramovich invests in waste-to-jet fuel c... [Published Biofuels International - Jul 14 2014]
DOE programme favours biofuels [Published Biofuels International - Jul 11 2014]
Petrixo selects UOP for $800 million aviation p... [Published Biofuels International - Jul 11 2014]
Commission investigates B99 renewal [Published Biofuels International - Jul 10 2014]
Farnesane biojet blend used in US-to-Brazil fli... [Published Biofuels International - Jul 10 2014]
Targray receives ISCC certification [Published Biofuels International - Jul 09 2014]
Optimus Technologies obtains EPA Approval [Published Biofuels International - Jul 09 2014]
EU companies win €39 million for bioethanol plant [Published Biofuels International - Jul 09 2014]
Sustainable energy development in India gets $7... [Published Biofuels International - Jul 09 2014]
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]
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