Researchers gain better understanding of algae lipid production

A team led by scientists from the U.S. DOE Joint Genome Institute has analyzed the genes activated during algal lipid production, particularly the molecular machinery that orchestrates these gene activities inside the cell when it produces lipids.
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REG to acquire Imperium's assets including 100 MMgy plant

REG and Imperium Renewables signed an asset purchase agreement where REG would acquire substantially all the assets of Imperium, including its 100 MMgy biodiesel refinery and deepwater port terminal at the Port of Grays Harbor, Washington.
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Biodiesel and Bioheat Forum scheduled Aug. 19 in Minnesota

The Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council is hosting a Biodiesel and Bioheat Forum Aug. 19 in Mankato, Minnesota, where leaders from the heating oil and biodiesel industries will discuss markets, new process technologies and fuel quality.
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UPS makes deals with Neste, REG, Solazyme for renewable diesel

UPS announced on July 29 agreements for up to 46 million gallons of renewable fuels over the next three years, constituting a 15-fold increase over prior contracts and making UPS one of the largest users of renewable diesel in the world.
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USDA invests $63M in 264 renewable energy, efficiency projects

USDA announced $63 million in loans and grants for 264 renewable energy and energy efficiency projects nationwide through its REAP program. Lakeview Biodiesel will use a $3.3 million loan guarantee to purchase and improve a Missouri biodiesel plant.
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2 sentenced, another pleads guilty to biodiesel RIN fraud

James Jariv was sentenced in a Las Vegas federal court to 10 years in prison Aug. 5 for his role in biodiesel RIN fraud. Nathan Stoliar of Australia was sentenced to two years in prison for his part. Alex Jariv also plead guilty in the scheme.
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Algae.Tec projects in India, US on track for startup this year

Algae.Tec Ltd. recently announced two business updates regarding its partnership with India-based Reliance Industries Ltd. and new plans for the company's test facility in the Atlanta, Georgia, area. Both are slated for commissioning this year.
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REG reports increased biodiesel sales in Q2 earnings

Renewable Energy Group Inc. recently announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, reporting 96.1 million gallons of biomass-based diesel sales, 24.5 percent more than the comparable period in 2014.
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April 11-14, 2016
Charlotte Convention Center
Charlotte, North Carolina

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Wisconsin Center
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