Latest Biorefinery Stories

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.

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.

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.

2009-06-29 12:06:00

MIDLAND, Mich., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced today that it plans to work with Algenol Biofuels, Inc. to build and operate a pilot-scale algae-based integrated biorefinery that will convert CO2 into ethanol.

2009-06-25 06:30:00

New state-of the-art gasification facility gasifies a range of biomass feedstocks to produce renewable fuels and clean energy DURHAM, N.C., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- ThermoChem Recovery International (TRI), a leading renewable energy technology company headquartered in Baltimore, MD, today announced that it successfully launched operation of its new, large-scale state-of-the-art biomass gasification process demonstration unit (PDU) in Durham, North Carolina.

2009-05-20 10:49:10

Scientists at Queen's University Belfast have discovered a new eco-friendly way of dissolving wood using ionic liquids that may help its transformation into popular products such as bio fuels, textiles, clothes and paper.

2009-05-05 11:04:55


2009-01-19 09:30:00

BROOMFIELD, Co., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Range Fuels, Inc., a company focused on low-carbon fuels and the production of cellulosic ethanol, today announced that the U.S.

2008-10-11 03:00:18

By Anonymous CONTAINERBOARD Packaging Corp of America (PCA) started up a biorefinery to produce methane gas at its Filer City, MI, semichemical corrugating medium mill that is to nearly eliminate the complex's natural gas use as well as reduce production costs.