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2011-04-19 06:10:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and ATLANTA, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cobalt Technologies, a leader in commercializing biobutanol as a renewable chemical and fuel, and American Process Inc. (API), a leader in development and commercialization of lignocellulosic sugar production and bioenergy process technologies, today announced an agreement to build the world's first industrial-scale cellulosic biorefinery to produce biobutanol. Additionally, the companies agreed to jointly market a...

2011-02-16 11:46:00

MONTREAL, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ - Enerkem Inc., a leading waste-to-biofuels company, was named one of the World's 50 Most Innovative Companies for 2011 by Fast Company Magazine, in a list that includes Apple, Twitter and Google. "To create the Most Innovative Companies list, Fast Company's editorial team analyzed information on thousands of businesses across the globe," said Robert Safian, Fast Company's Editor. "The result is a package unlike that of any other business media. It's not...

2011-02-09 07:00:00

VERO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- INEOS New Planet BioEnergy (INPB), a joint venture between INEOS Bio and New Planet Energy, today broke ground on the first U.S. facility to produce advanced biofuels from waste on a commercial scale. The $130 million Indian River BioEnergy Center in Vero Beach, Florida, will convert yard, vegetative and household wastes into cellulosic ethanol and renewable power for the local community. This new facility represents an important step...

2011-01-24 10:26:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Endicott Biofuels, LLC (EBF) has signed an agreement with KMTEX Ltd. (KMTEX) to construct a 30-million gallon-per-year biorefinery in Port Arthur, Texas, that will employ EBF's proprietary technology for the production of high-purity G2 Clear(TM) biodiesel. KMTEX will host EBF as well as provide certain construction and operational services. Equity funding will come from Haddington Ventures, LLC, and construction is expected to begin in late January...

2011-01-20 12:55:00

Latest commitment reinforces Enerkem's leading position in the commercial advanced biofuels sector PONTOTOC, MS, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ - Enerkem Inc. today announced that Enerkem Corporation, its wholly-owned U.S. affiliate, has obtained a conditional commitment for an US$ 80 million loan guarantee by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), for the construction of its landmark waste-to-biofuels project in Pontotoc, Mississippi, which will transform Northeast Mississippi's municipal...

2011-01-11 00:00:44

CMT unveils an exclusive white paper on "[Biobased chemicals: technology, economics and markets", produced in collaboration with Dr Bhima Vijayendran, Senior Research Leader & Chief Research Officer at Battelle. Shanghai, China (Vocus/PRWEB) January 11, 2011 To be held on 14-15 April 2011 in Shanghai, China, CMT's BiobasedChemAsia is a comprehensive networking platform for global companies involved in bio based chemical products. As a forerunner to the BiobasedChemAsia summit, CMT has...

2010-10-29 19:13:50

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) have created a technoeconomic model that should help accelerate the development of a next generation of clean, green biofuels that can compete with gasoline in economics and well as performance. This on-line, wiki-based model enables researchers to pursue the most promising strategies for cost-efficient biorefinery operations by simulating such critical factors as production costs and energy balances under...

2010-08-02 07:10:00

CINCINNATI, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- AdvanceBio Systems LLC, a Cincinnati-based technology company, has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado, to provide a Biomass Pretreatment Reactor System for its Integrated Biorefinery Research Facility. The equipment will be used for research, development, demonstration, and deployment (RDD&D) in support of national transportation fuel diversification objectives,...

2010-06-28 08:00:00

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc. (Elevance) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to form a joint venture with Wilmar International Limited (Wilmar), one of the largest global agribusiness groups, to construct a world scale biorefinery. The joint venture will use Elevance's proprietary biorefinery technology to produce high-value performance chemicals, advanced biofuels and oleochemicals. Large existing and rapidly emerging new...

2010-06-08 08:17:00

MADISON, Wis., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Virent Energy Systems, Inc. announced today it has closed a $46.4 million third round of funding in which Shell and Cargill deepened their commitment to Virent's breakthrough technology platform. Virent is an industry leader in converting plant sugars into sustainable advanced fuels for car, truck, train, and air transportation. This new round of funding will advance Virent's efforts to scale its unique BioForming® process, a...


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