July 29, 2015
Researchers establish guidelines and show increasing initial-biomass-specific light availability to algae increases lipid production
July 15, 2015
The Agriculture and Fisheries Council of the European Union has officially adopted the new rules to address indirect land use change (ILUC) impacts associated with biofuels. The directive was accepted by the European Parliament in late April.
July 13, 2015
With biofuels possessing an average GHG reduction of 60 percent compared to fossil fuels, the competition for the highest GHG efficiency is starting, confirmed the first quarterly report by the German Federal Office for Food and Agriculture.
June 25, 2015
Italian intellectual property company Bio-on S.p.A. announced a recent advancement in development of technology for making polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) from glycerol. The company says it is ready to grant licenses for this new technology.
June 05, 2015
German biodiesel exports for Q1 2015 dropped to about 97 million gallons, down 23 percent from Q1 2014 exports of nearly 127 million gallons, according to an appraisal by AMI based on data from the German Federal Statistical Office.
May 12, 2015
ecoMotion Biodiesel S.A., a company of the international SARIA Group, commissioned BDI for installation of a high-FFA esterification unit in its Barcelona biodiesel plant, which was recently completed. The plant can now use low-grade feedstocks.
May 05, 2015
Dr. Franck Dumeignil, a professor at Lille University in France, has been honored with the 2015 Glycerin Innovation Award for his work to overcome industrial processing issues for mass production of high-value chemical products from glycerin
May 01, 2015
Renewable diesel producer Neste Oil released financial results for the first quarter of 2015, reporting that a strong refining environment, favorable currency rates, and good internal performance made for an excellent first quarter.
April 28, 2015
The European Parliament voted April 28 to approve the 7 percent cap on first-generation biofuels, providing a degree of closure to the long-debated measure. European biofuel trade associations now want talks to focus on post-2020 policy.