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2013-07-31 12:22:41

First facility in the world using new advanced bioenergy technology to convert waste to renewable fuel and electricity VERO BEACH, Fla., July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- INEOS Bio today announced that its Indian River BioEnergy Center (Center) is now producing cellulosic ethanol at commercial scale. First ethanol shipments will be released in August. This is the first commercial-scale production in the world using INEOS Bio's breakthrough gasification and fermentation technology for...

2013-07-31 08:24:37

Cellulosic biofuels produced in Boardman, Ore., to qualify for RINs LAKEWOOD, Colo., July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ZeaChem Inc., developer of highly-efficient biorefineries, today announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) confirmed the successful registration of ZeaChem's demonstration biorefinery in Boardman, Ore., to generate cellulosic biofuel RINs. The EPA Fuels Programs Registered Company/Facility ID List has been updated accordingly with ZeaChem's...

2013-07-10 16:20:24

LONGMONT, Colo., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sundrop Fuels, Inc., a privately-held advanced biofuels company, announced that it has engaged international engineering and construction firm IHI E&C International Corporation, a US subsidiary of Tokyo-based IHI Corporation, as contractor of choice for its inaugural facility near Alexandria, Louisiana. The combined commercial and demonstration plant will annually produce about 60 million gallons of finished gasoline from natural gas...

2013-07-02 08:22:40

SYDNEY, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In what is understood to be a world first, Algae.Tec (ASX: AEB, OTCQX: ALGXY) has signed a deal with Australia's largest power company to site an algae carbon capture and biofuels production facility alongside a 2640MW coal-fired power station near Sydney. Macquarie Generation, one of the largest power companies in the world and owned by the New South Wales Government, has signed an agreement to site the Algae.Tec facility next to the Bayswater...

2013-06-20 16:24:12

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) applauds and strongly endorses The Renewable Fuel Standard Repeal Act (S.1195), proposed bi-partisan legislation introduced by Sens. John Barrasso (R-WY), Mark Pryor (D-AR) and Pat Toomey (R-PA). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120125/MM41823LOGO) The stated purposed of the Renewable Fuel Standard was to reduce dependence on foreign oil, enhance air quality and to...

2013-06-13 12:21:12

New report analyzes recent developments in fuels sector; Diesel replacements biggest surprise SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry leaders and investors are heartened by faster-than-expected developments in alternative fuels, according to an industry report released today. The alternative fuels market has evolved much faster than anticipated, reveals the report, produced by a coalition of investors, utilities, and makers of alternative fuels. Electric...

2013-06-11 08:21:59

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. ENERGY INITIATIVES CORPORATION INC (OTCPink: USEI) is pleased to announce today that USEI has received a patent assignment of a proprietary biofuel patent entitled GREEN RECYCLED DERIVED BIOFUEL (RDBF). This patented fuel was designed for automotive, aviation and stationary electrical power applications and this fuel was extensively tested by a university laboratory and determined that the fuel preformed splendidly. This fuel is...

2013-06-05 16:21:14

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) President Charles T. Drevna issued the following statement on today's House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Health Care and Entitlements hearing titled "Up Against the Blend Wall: Examining EPA's Role in the Renewable Fuel Standard": (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120125/MM41823LOGO) "Make-believe may be the cornerstone of Disney, but it...

2013-06-04 16:21:39

SKAERBAEK, Denmark, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Inbicon today announced a major technical milestone achieved by its first biomass refinery in Kalundborg, Denmark. Since opening December 2009, the demonstration plant has operated over 15,000 hours, turning wheat straw into cellulosic ethanol and other renewable fuel. "We were first in the world to test our process so extensively," says Benny Mai, Chief Commercial Officer of Inbicon. "We've spent over a decade and over $200,000,000...

2013-05-28 12:22:25

Fulcrum Receives Grant to Begin Engineering on Full Production Plant to Produce Low-Cost, Low-Carbon Jet Fuel PLEASANTON, Calif., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc. announced today that it has successfully demonstrated the conversion of municipal solid waste ("MSW") - household garbage - into jet and diesel fuels. This demonstrated process adds fuel diversity to Fulcrum's products and complements its previously demonstrated MSW to ethanol process. Fulcrum's ability...