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Latest Cellulosic ethanol commercialization Stories

2009-11-05 06:48:00

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BlueFire Ethanol Fuels, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BFRE), a company focused on changing the world's transportation fuel paradigm through the production of ethanol from non-food cellulosic wastes, has received a $3.8 million reimbursement from the Department of Energy to be used for pre-construction activities for its second planned biorefinery, which will be located in Fulton, Mississippi. (Logo:...

2009-10-23 08:30:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- SPEC Process Engineering & Construction helped Qteros, a rising star in the cellulosic ethanol industry, reach an important milestone last week. After less than a year working with SPEC to develop their new process, Qteros broke ground on their pilot plant. SPEC started working with Qteros a year ago when they were still located at a UMass Amherst lab. Qteros had developed a 1 L bench scale model of their fermentation process and needed to...

2009-10-22 10:01:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ - Vincent Chornet, President and Chief Executive Officer of Enerkem, a leading waste-to-biofuels and green chemicals technology company, speaks today at the Platts 4th Annual Cellulosic Ethanol and 2nd Generation Biofuels Conference. The US government has mandated the production of 36 billion gallons of renewable fuels by 2022, with 21 billion of these gallons required to qualify as advanced and cellulosic biofuels. These second generation biofuels are made from...

2009-10-21 07:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Verenium Corporation (Nasdaq: VRNM), a pioneer in the development of next-generation cellulosic ethanol and high-performance specialty enzymes, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Value Prior to Pulping (VPP), an organization created by the Agenda 2020 Technology Alliance, a special project of the American Forest and Paper Association, and CleanTech Partners, Inc., to test the effectiveness of Verenium's C5...

2009-10-19 07:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Verenium Corporation (Nasdaq: VRNM), a pioneer in the development of next-generation cellulosic ethanol and high-performance specialty enzymes, announced today that Janet Roemer, Executive Vice President, Specialty Enzymes Business, will present at the upcoming BIOCOM Investor Conference. The presentation is expected to begin at 10:30 a.m. PT on Monday, October 26, and will take place at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla Hotel in San Diego,...

2009-10-15 07:58:00

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BlueFire Ethanol Fuels, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BFRE), a company focused on changing the world's transportation fuel paradigm through the production of ethanol from non-food cellulosic wastes, has announced the strategic relocation of its second planned biorefinery to Fulton, Mississippi. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090511/BLUEFIRELOGO ) After having been awarded a $40 million dollar grant from the U.S. Department of...

2009-10-09 11:00:15

Dr. James Palmer, associate professor of chemical engineering at Louisiana Tech University, is collaborating with fellow professors Dr. Yuri Lvov, Dr. Dale Snow, and Dr. Hisham Hegab to capitalize on the environmental and financial benefits of "biofuels" by using nanotechnology to further improve the cellulosic ethanol processes. Biofuels will play an important part in sustainable fuel and energy production solutions for the future. The country's appetite for fuel, however, cannot be...

2009-09-21 07:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Verenium Corporation (Nasdaq: VRNM), a pioneer in the development of next-generation cellulosic ethanol and high-performance specialty enzymes, today announced the appointment of Carey A. Buckles to the position of Vice President of Biofuels Operations. Buckles will report directly to Gregory Powers, Verenium's Executive Vice President of Research and Development, and have full site operations responsibility for the Jennings, Louisiana...

2009-09-14 14:45:00

MONTREAL, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ - Enerkem, a leading waste-to-biofuels and green chemicals technology company, today participated in the sod-turning event held by its partners, the City of Edmonton and the Government of Alberta, to signify the start of construction on their joint advanced energy research facility. The ceremony was hosted by the Honourable Doug Horner, Minister of Advanced Education and Technology in Alberta, and the Edmonton City Councillor, Mr. Tony Caterina. The research...

2009-09-03 12:25:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Liquid Biofuels: The Global Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0120337/Liquid-Biofuels-The-Global-Market.html This Report: Provides an overview of the biofuels market outside North America by fuel type including ethanol, second-generation ethanol, biodiesel, biobutanol, biomethanol, algal fuel, dimethylfuran, Fischer Tropsch, green gasoline, designer...


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