August 10, 2015
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.
August 06, 2015
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.
July 29, 2015
Researchers establish guidelines and show increasing initial-biomass-specific light availability to algae increases lipid production
July 22, 2015
Photobioreactor manufacturers, including Algae Systems LLC, Algenol LLC and Heliae Development LLC, detail their latest designs and performance metrics and provide project updates from around the globe.
July 01, 2015
Australia's long-term approach to phasing in biodiesel excise tax should teach the U.S. government a thing or two about the imperativeness of policy certainty for biodiesel growth
May 18, 2015
Aemetis has expanded sales activity in India since January when the government of India allowed biodiesel manufacturers to sell to customers directly, without distributing through the three national oil marketing companies.
May 05, 2015
Algae.Tec announced May 5 that is has shipped its first algae photobioreactor to Jamnagar province in India as part of its contract with Reliance Industries to build an 84-gallon-per-day pilot plant at the world's largest oil refinery.
April 29, 2015
The group was launched as an eight-member association with a focus on expanding the biodiesel market in India, decreasing air pollution and reducing India's dependence on foreign oil. It will work to remove regulatory hurdles and educate consumers.
February 06, 2015
The Indonesian House of Representatives has approved an increase in the nation's biodiesel sales subsidy from Rp 1,500 per liter to Rp 4,000 per liter (44.7 cents per gallon to $1.19 per gallon), down 30 cents from the energy ministry's proposal.