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Latest Cellulosic ethanol commercialization Stories

2010-02-23 06:40:00

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 23 /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 submitted an application for a $250 million dollar loan guarantee for the company's planned cellulosic ethanol biorefinery in Fulton, MS. The application, filed under the Department of Energy (DOE) Program DE-FOA-0000140, which provides federal...

2010-02-22 06:05:00

- Research Intended to Develop New Enzyme Technology for Cellulosic Ethanol Manufacturing - PORTLAND, OR, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. (NAT, OTCBB: NADVF, TSXV: NAT) amended its agreement with the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada to include collaboration on cellulose technology research for the production of cellulosic ethanol from sustainable feedstock, such as corn stalks and straws, which is the unexploited byproduct in agri-food...

2010-02-11 15:05:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Verenium Corporation (Nasdaq: VRNM), a pioneer in the development of next-generation cellulosic ethanol and high-performance specialty enzymes, today announced the introduction of Xylathin, a highly active enzyme designed to significantly improve the economics of fuel ethanol production from cereal grains. Xylathin rapidly breaks down xylan, a compound found in cereal grains such as wheat, rye and barley and significantly reduces mash...

2010-02-01 16:22:00

SAO PAULO, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The joint venture announced today simultaneously in Sao Paulo and London involving Brazilian ethanol group Cosan and Royal Dutch Shell increases prospects of an expanding global presence for Brazilian sugarcane ethanol. The assessment came from Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) President Marcos Jank. In his view, the deal brings together two companies that are strongly complementary: "The partnership generates scale,...

2010-01-13 13:15:00

18-year track record of success building leading life science and bio-based chemical companies, including cellulosic ethanol pioneer Verenium Corporation MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Qteros, Inc., a leading developer of second-generation technology solutions for the biofuels industry based on its unique Q Microbe(TM) platform, announced today that John McCarthy has joined the company as President and Chief Executive Officer to accelerate the company's...

2010-01-14 09:20:00

DALLAS, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Evolution Resources, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: EVLN) (the "Company"), an advanced biofuels production company focused on the production of cellulosic ethanol and biodiesel using the latest in modern processes and technologies, today announced that it has executed a consulting services agreement with Dr. Richard Phillips, former senior vice president of technology for International Paper. As part of the agreement, Dr. Phillips shall become...

2010-01-13 09:20:00

CLARKSDALE, Miss., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Evolution Resources, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: EVLN) (the "Company") an advanced biofuels production company focused on the production of cellulosic ethanol using the latest in modern processes and technologies, today announced the signing of a Testing Services Agreement (the "Agreement") with North Carolina State University ("NCSU"). Under the terms of the Agreement, NCSU's Department of Wood and Paper Science will work with the Company...

2010-01-11 10:50:00

OTTAWA, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ - Iogen Corporation today announced that its cellulosic ethanol production in 2009 topped 581,000 litres, more than doubling the firm's 2008 fuel production, and surpassing the one million litre mark in cumulative production since 2004. "This achievement is second to none. Iogen remains at the technological forefront of cellulosic ethanol development. We've been operating our demonstration facility since 2004, and today's production achievement is a clear...

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...

2009-12-07 13:33:00

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 7 /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, announced today that the Department of Energy (DOE) increased funding to $81.1 million dollars for Phase II construction of its cellulosic ethanol biorefinery planned for Fulton, MS. This is in addition to the previously announced Phase I funding for...