November 12, 2015
Brazil's special committee on national development unanimously approved a senate bill Nov. 11 that mandates 7 percent biodiesel, increasing to 10 percent within three years, citing biodiesel's positive environmental and economic benefits.
October 09, 2015
The U.S. EPA is inviting comment on its analysis of the greenhouse gas emissions attributable to the production and transport of jatropha oil for biodiesel, renewable diesel and other biofuels to qualify as part of the renewable fuel standard.
August 31, 2015
Inventure Renewables, a subsidiary of Singapore-based holding company Inventure International (Pte) Ltd., has ended its relationship with Alchimia for exclusive licensing rights to Inventure’s patented process technologies in the western hemisphere.
July 13, 2015
Porto, Portugal-based IncBio has secured an agreement to design and build a 75,000-ton-per-year (22.5 MMgy) biodiesel plant for Biocosta Green Energy S.A. in Santa Marta, Colombia. Production is expected to begin by next May.
March 31, 2015
In a petition filed March with U.S. EPA, the National Biodiesel Board cited the lack of public comment on the agency's decision and little transparency regarding the plans Argentinian producers can use to demonstrate compliance with the RFS.
February 18, 2015
Evogene subsidiary Evofuel Ltd. and Insolo Agroindustrial S.A. have signed a collaboration agreement for the selection and optimization of Evofuel's proprietary castor bean varieties in Insolo farms located in Piaui state in northeast Brazil.
January 28, 2015
The National Biodiesel Board sharply criticized a decision by the EPA to allow streamlined Argentinian biodiesel imports to the U.S. under the RFS. The decision allows Argentinian biodiesel producers to use a survey plan for certifying feedstock.
January 16, 2015
At the new center, the companies will coordinate and co-fund research with Brazilian universities and other institutions. The research will focus on technologies that address gaps in creating a sustainable aviation biofuel industry in Brazil.
December 16, 2014
Amyris Inc. welcomed the approval of its renewable jet fuel by Brazil's fuels regulator, ANP, clearing the way for the commercialization in Brazil of the Amyris renewable jet fuel in blends of up to 10 percent.