September 10, 2013, Seattle, Wash. - A pair of reports coming out of Europe this week are proving that not all materials used for biofuel have the same environmental footprint according to an article from Glenn Hurowitz of the Center for International Policy.
August 29, 2013, Fredericton, NB - A new report shows a biofuels production industry in Atlantic Canada could generate $1.5 billon in GDP, $273 million in combined tax revenues and close to 10,000 jobs, after just five years of operation.
August 27, 2013, Alexandria, LA - Cool Planet Energy Systems, a developer of small scale biorefineries which convert non-food biomass into gasoline, jet fuel, and soil enhancing biochar, today announced the location of their first commercial biorefinery in Alexandria, Louisiana. This will be the first of three the company hopes to build in the state.
August 26, 2013, Saskatoon, SK - Genome Prairie has sequenced the camelina sativa genome, which it says is a key step in developing sustainable biofuels.
August 22, 2013, Toronto - According to the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance (GRFA), 62 countries now have biofuels friendly policies in place that have driven global demand to over 1 million barrels per day.
August 22, 2013, Ridgetown, Ont - A report released this summer looks at the potential for a commercial plant to convert readily-available corn stover to bio-sugars.
August 20, 2013, Simcoe, Ont. - An international team of scientists has discovered a new plant enzyme that could eventually lead to a breakthrough in the production of cellulosic bio-based fuels made from crop wastes, as well as chemicals and plastics.
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August 1, 2013, Ann Arbour, MI - A team of University of Michigan researchers has been awarded a $2 million US federal grant to identify and test naturally diverse groups of green algae that can produce next-generation biofuels.
July 29, 2013 – According to an annual GAIN report on Canadian biofuels, ethanol production in Canada will increase to an expected 1,979 million litres this year, up slightly from last year with a growth expectation of 2,006 million litres in 2014.
July 26, 2013, Halifax, N.S. – The federal government will no longer be offering increased financial support for the biofuel industry after more than $1 billion has already been invested, says agriculture minister Gerry Ritz.
July 25, 2013 – Recently companies from all over the globe, like Exxon Mobile and Itochu Corporation, have merged with research facilities to research algae as a renewable energy source.
July 20, 2013 - Boulder, Col. – Worldwide production of biofuels is expanding more slowly than expected due to, delays in the development of advanced biofuels, the boom in fossil fuels production in key markets such as the U.S. and a decline in global biofuels investment in recent years.
July 16, 2013 - An oil industry lobby group in Washington has launched an aggressive ad campaign, which urges the repeal of the Renewable Fuel Standard, a 2007 law mandating the blending of gasoline with increasing volumes of ethanol.
June 26, 2013, Sarnia - Woodland Biofuels of Sarnia, Ontario has received up to $800,000 dollars in Federal Economic Development funding to help continue developing its wood-to-ethanol process at the demonstration scale.
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May 6, 2013, Sarnia, ON - The Canadian Bioenergy Association (CanBio) chose the right location to announce both its new leadership and its expanded mandate.
April 24, 2013, Omaha, Neb. - BioProcess Algae LLC has been selected to receive a grant of up to $6.4 million from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), as part of an innovative pilot-scale biorefinery project related to production of hydrocarbon fuels meeting military specification.
April 17, 2013, Toronto - According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), biofuel production needs to double to meet carbon reduction targets by 2020.
April 8, 2013, Vancouver, BC – Green Energy Solution Industries, Inc. (GESI) announced that it has concluded project funding for its waste-to-energy plant near Edmonton, Alta.
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