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Latest Cellulosic ethanol commercialization Stories

2010-09-20 07:21:00

IRVINE, Calif. and OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- BlueFire Renewables, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BFRE), a company focused on changing the world's transportation fuel paradigm through the production of renewable fuels from non-food cellulosic wastes, has announced an off-take agreement with Tenaska BioFuels, LLC (TBF) for the purchase and sale of all ethanol produced at BlueFire's planned cellulosic ethanol facility in Fulton, Miss. (Logo:...

2010-09-14 10:32:00

OTTAWA, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ - Iogen Corporation today announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a process to explore strategic alternatives for enhancing shareholder value and funding the deployment of its world leading renewable energy technology. The company has retained Goldman, Sachs & Co. as its exclusive financial advisor. Iogen Corporation is a joint owner, with Royal Dutch Shell plc, of Iogen Energy, the industry leader in developing commercial technology for making...

2010-09-07 10:00:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc., a leader in the next generation of advanced biofuels, announced today that engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) activities are underway for the company's Sierra BioFuels Plant (Sierra BioFuels). Fulcrum entered into a contract with a subsidiary of Fluor Corporation for the EPC services for the Sierra BioFuels project, a milestone plant that converts common household garbage into transportation fuel for cars...

2010-08-31 11:15:00

EDMONTON, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ - Enerkem Inc., a leading waste-to-biofuels company, today held a groundbreaking ceremony to signify the start of construction of its municipal waste-to-biofuels facility with its partners, the City of Edmonton and the Government of Alberta. Alberta Premier Ed Stelmach, Edmonton Mayor Stephen Mandel and Enerkem Chief Executive Officer Vincent Chornet participated in the event. Enerkem's advanced biofuels plant, which will be located in Edmonton, Alberta, is the...

2010-08-31 06:40:00

CINCINNATI, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- AdvanceBio LLC, a Cincinnati-based advanced biofuel technology company, today announced the development of its next generation, sugar-based fuel ethanol process. The process is capable of utilizing sugars derived from sugar cane, sweet sorghum, sugar beet and other similar crops as feedstock for the production of fuel ethanol and green power while generating zero liquid waste. When built in conjunction with the sugar milling operation, plants employing...

2010-08-17 14:38:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Range Fuels, Inc., a company focused on commercially producing low-carbon biofuels and clean renewable power, today announced that it has produced cellulosic methanol from the initial phase of its first commercial cellulosic biofuels plant near Soperton, Georgia using non-food biomass. The first phase of the Soperton Plant operations employs Range Fuels' innovative, two-step thermo-chemical process, which uses heat, pressure, and steam to...

2010-07-21 08:27:00

IRVINE, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- During their annual shareholder meeting on Thursday, July 15, BlueFire Ethanol Fuels, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BFRE), a company focused on changing the world's transportation fuel paradigm through the production of renewable fuels from non-food cellulosic wastes, appointed Roger Petersen as a new Board Member. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090511/BLUEFIRELOGO ) (Logo:...

2010-07-15 07:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BP and Verenium Corporation (Nasdaq: VRNM) today announced an agreement for BP Biofuels North America to acquire Verenium's cellulosic biofuels business, including the Company's facilities in Jennings, LA and San Diego, CA for $98.3 million. Verenium will retain its commercial enzyme business, including its biofuels enzymes products and have the right to develop its own lignocellulosic enzyme program. Verenium will also retain select...

2010-07-07 08:52:00

OTTAWA, July 7 /PRNewswire/ - Iogen Energy today announced that Duncan Macleod has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer of Iogen Energy, a 50-50 joint venture between Iogen Corporation and Royal Dutch Shell. Mr. Macleod will become President and Chief Executive Officer of Iogen Energy on September 30th, 2010, replacing founding President and current CEO Brian Foody. Mr. Foody will assume the role of Chairman of Iogen Energy and continue in his role as President and CEO of Iogen...

2010-06-21 08:15:00

JUPITER, Fla., June 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dyadic International, Inc. (Pink Sheets: DYAI), a global biotechnology company whose cutting-edge C1 platform technology addresses the needs of the multi-billion dollar biofuels market by producing enzymes at industrial scale which efficiently convert biomass into ethanol and other forms of alternative energy, announced today that it has engaged the influential consulting firm, The Abraham Group, to provide strategic advice and transactional...


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