December 04, 2013
PGF Biofuels Ltd., in conjunction with Paterson Grain and the RSB Services Foundation, announced that PGF Biofuels has received the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials' certification for Resonance carinata, also known as Ethiopian mustard.
December 02, 2013
A team of researchers from the University of Southern Denmark along with researchers from Brazil have succeeded in mapping proteins of the bean, but the researchers' work shows altering the bean's structure to get more out of it may not be easy.
November 26, 2013
TransMessis Columbia Plateau LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of TransMessis Renewable Energy Inc., has closed an approximately $6 million restructuring of the integrated canola crushing and biodiesel production operation in Odessa, Wash.
November 25, 2013
Patriot Renewable Fuels, a 120 MMgy ethanol plant in Annawan, Ill., will be installing a new supercritical biodiesel processing unit from Miamisburg, Ohio-based Jatrodiesel to convert its distillers corn oil into 5 MMgy of biodiesel.
November 25, 2013
Academic testing has verified OriginOil's new Algae Screen growth optimizer effectively controls bacteria and microscopic predators in commercial algae production, helping to promote high rates of cultivation of the most valuable species.
November 11, 2013
Adkins Energy LLC has been awarded a $500,000 Rural Energy for America Program grant to begin construction on a $4.5 million biodiesel plant on the east side of its Lena, Ill., campus. The 2 MMgy facility is expected to begin production spring 2014.
November 08, 2013
Battelle has developed a mobile device that transforms unwanted biomass materials such as wood chips or agricultural waste into valuable bio-oil using catalytic pyrolysis. The unit converts one ton of wood waste into 130 gallons of bio-oil per day.
November 06, 2013
Researchers at TU Delft have developed a clever way of finding the fattest and therefore the most suitable examples among all the many species of algae. Their discovery will be published in the scientific journal Energy & Environmental Science.
November 05, 2013
A business plan to convert grease-trap waste into commercial-grade biodiesel won the 2013 University of Adelaide Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Innovation Centre Australian eChallenge. The Energy from Waste team won prizes totaling $55,218.