10 hours ago
Amyris and Total have formed Total Amyris BioSolutions B.V., a 50/50 joint venture that now holds exclusive rights and a license under Amyris' intellectual property to produce and market renewable diesel and jet fuel from Amyris' renewable farnesene.
11 hours ago
Methes Energies International has signed a letter of intent to acquire the assets of OTC Energy Technologies, including all of OTC's technologies and know-how relating to conversion of biomass into syngas for reforming into alcohols and hydrocarbons.
December 06, 2013
Greenleaf Biofuels LLC announced in December that, as of Oct. 31, the company produced its 1 millionth gallon of biodiesel. In commercial production at its New Haven, Conn., terminal location since this summer, reaching this milestone was a key goal.
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 18, 2013
New York City-based Tri-State Biodiesel and its parent company, The Sustainable Biodiesel Company, have partnered with New Jersey-based Lard-NABF LLC to purchase and upgrade the Connecticut-based biodiesel production business, Bridgeport Biodiesel.
November 15, 2013
On Nov. 14, Cavitation Technologies Inc. announced that its U.S. patent application, titled, "Process for Producing Biodiesel through Lower Molecular Weight Alcohol-Targeted Cavitation," has been approved for patent issuance.
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.