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2010-01-13 08:49:00

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Accellerase(R) Products For Critical Role in Biofuels Development PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Genencor, a division of Danisco A/S, is the recipient of the Frost & Sullivan 2009 New Product Innovation Award for Biomass Enzymes. The award was granted for Genencor's Accellerase® product line, enzymes used to convert biomass into sugar, a critical step in the production of cellulosic ethanol and other advanced biofuels and...

2009-12-14 14:19:00

FT. COLLINS, Colo., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Symbios Technologies, a renewable energy project developer, has helped ZeaChem, Inc. to be selected for a $25 million grant from the Department of Energy (DOE). The award comes from the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Biomass Program, and is funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). ZeaChem is a developer of biorefineries for the conversion of renewable biomass into fuels and chemicals. Symbios worked...

2009-12-07 17:29:00

QUINCY, Mass., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Myriant Technologies LLC (as successor to BioEnergy International), a leading biotech developer and manufacturer of renewable biochemicals, has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to receive up to $50 million for its planned biobased Succinic Acid facility in Louisiana. Notably, among the 19 integrated biorefinery projects that won funding or loan guarantees, Myriant was the only award focused exclusively on biobased chemicals rather...

2009-12-07 15:19:00

MONTREAL, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ - Enerkem Inc. today announced that Enerkem Corporation, its wholly-owned U.S. affiliate, has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to receive US$50 million in funding for the construction and operation of its waste-to-biofuels facility to be located in Pontotoc, Mississippi. Enerkem's application is one of only four that have been selected in the larger demonstration scale project category of the Recovery Act - Demonstration of Integrated...

2009-12-02 06:00:00

TOLEDO, Ohio, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Renewable Fuels (Sacramento, California) and Red Lion Bio-Energy (Toledo, Ohio) have announced that they have formed Synterra Fuels, a joint venture, to focus on the commercialization and deployment of integrated biorefineries for the production of clean, synthetic diesel fuel and renewable electricity from waste biomass. "Red Lion Bio-Energy and Pacific Renewable Fuels have invested many years and significant resources in the development of...

2009-11-24 11:06:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Marble Energy Corp. announced today that the company and the Odessa Public Development Authority (OPDA) were recently awarded $2 million by Washington State's Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) in a private/public partnership to construct the state's first specialty biochemical biorefinery in Lincoln County, WA. "This investment will significantly speed the development of our biorefinery and bring over 70 green jobs to Lincoln County,"...

2009-10-19 15:06:00

LANDOVER, Md., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced that FDC Enterprises of Columbus, Ohio, was one of five winners to share in a $21 million grant to develop supply systems to handle and deliver feedstocks for cellulosic biofuels production. Cellulosic biofuels can be derived from a diverse number of feedstocks including switchgrass, woodchips, and agricultural residues. All of these materials contain the sugars needed to produce ethanol by...

2009-10-08 11:31:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Reportlinker Adds Global Biofuels Market: Opportunities, Emerging Technologies and Production http://www.reportlinker.com/p0154014/Reportlinker-Adds-Global-Biofuels-Market-Opportunities-Emerging-Technologies-and-Production.html This report is the most comprehensive treatment of the biofuels market available. Worldwide data is provided on biorefineries,...

2009-08-04 07:00:00

WELLFLEET and WOODS HOLE, Mass., August 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Plankton Power and the Regional Technology Development Corp. (RTDC) of Cape Cod announced today the establishment of a public-private consortium focused on building a leading-edge facility to produce renewable biofuels from algae. Under the leadership of Plankton Power, the RTDC, Massachusetts National Guard, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL), and Cape Cod Commission are joining forces...

2009-07-06 13:24:00

QUINCY, Mass., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Myriant Technologies LLC (Myriant), a privately-held, biotech developer and manufacturer of next-generation, renewable biochemicals, announced its collaboration, along with the University of Florida's (UF) Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and Buckeye Technologies Inc., for a first-of-its-kind biorefinery pilot project to be located in Perry, Florida. The 5 ton per day facility will produce both high-value specialty chemicals and biofuels...


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