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Latest Cellulosic ethanol commercialization Stories

2010-04-12 13:37:00

WASHINGTON, April 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jeff Broin, Chief Executive Officer, POET, will outline the 22 year old company's progress and future development plans at a National Press Club Newsmakers press conference at 1:30 p.m. on Wed., April 21 in the Bloomberg Room, 13th floor, National Press Building, 529 14th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) POET, the largest ethanol producer in the world, is on track to commercialize...

2010-04-09 12:00:00

BURLINGTON, ON, April 9 /PRNewswire/ - Ontario is investing $4 million through the Innovation Demonstration Fund (IDF) to help Woodland Biofuels Inc. and its partners build a groundbreaking demonstration plant that will efficiently produce cellulosic ethanol from renewable wastes. The plant will use Woodland's patented technology, which can produce sustainable fuels from virtually any type of biomass, including wood waste and agricultural waste. The technology generates no toxic emissions and...

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2010-04-09 12:08:20

Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists are figuring out how to turn wheat straw into ethanol "gold," and learning more about the bacteria that can "infect" ethanol plants and interfere with fuel production. At the ARS National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research (NCAUR) in Peoria, Ill., ARS chemist Badal Saha conducted a 5-year study that examined whether wheat straw"”a crop residue left over after the grain has been harvested"”could have commercial potential for...

2010-04-01 07:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 1 /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 extended the joint development program established in August 2008 with partner BP for an additional four months. BP and Verenium will continue their ongoing joint development work to accelerate the development and commercialization of cellulosic ethanol. Verenium will...

2010-03-23 13:17:00

OTTAWA, March 23 /PRNewswire/ - Iogen Energy announced today that its cellulosic ethanol helped fuel Drayson Racing's "Lola-Judd" in the 58th running of Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, March 20th. This is the first time Iogen Energy's cellulosic ethanol has been blended into an E85 fuel for the demanding American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron. Iogen Energy remains the only company able to consistently produce large volumes of cellulosic ethanol. The 500 gallons of cellulosic...

2010-03-23 08:47:00

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Qteros, Inc., and the University of Massachusetts Amherst announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. Patent No. 7,682,811 titled "Systems and Methods for Producing Biofuels and Related Materials" describing the novel creation of products, including biofuels, through the fermentation of biomass by a unique, naturally-occurring anaerobic microorganism. (Logo:...

2010-03-10 08:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Codexis, Inc. today announced that Vonnie Estes has joined the company as Vice President, Strategic Planning, Technology. In this new position, Ms. Estes will be responsible for moving Codexis' technical developments to commercial applications. She will report to David Anton, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Research and Development. Ms. Estes brings Codexis two decades of experience leading product and commercial development programs for...

2010-03-03 10:10:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Range Fuels, Inc., a company focused on commercially producing low-carbon biofuels and clean renewable power, today announced that it had received a loan note guarantee from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and closed its related $80 million bond issuance. The proceeds from the $80 million bond will be used to partially finance the first two phases of construction of Range Fuels' first commercial cellulosic biofuels plant using renewable and...

2010-03-03 07:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Verenium Corporation (Nasdaq: VRNM), a pioneer in the development of next-generation cellulosic ethanol and high-performance specialty enzymes, today announced that Molinos Rio de la Plata, Argentina's leading soybean and sunflower seed processor, has successfully begun use of Verenium's Purifine enzymatic degumming process at its San Lorenzo facility in Argentina. Purifine enzymatic degumming is a novel process that significantly...

2010-02-28 16:00:00

FREDERICIA, Denmark, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding (MES), one of Japan's leading heavy industries, and Inbicon, the Danish pioneer of cellulosic ethanol technology, today announced the signing of a license agreement for the Inbicon Biomass Refinery technology. The agreement grants Mitsui the right to build a number of biomass refineries in Southeast Asia using Inbicon's technology. Mitsui intends to apply the technology in the palm oil industry, where...