Oct. 25, 2018 - World Energy, a global leader in low-carbon transportation fuels production, announced a US$350 million investment over the next two years to complete the conversion of its Paramount, Calif., facility into one of the cleanest fuel refineries in the world. The project will enable World Energy Paramount to process 306 million gallons annually. The conversion to renewable jet, diesel, gasoline and propane will reduce both refinery and fuel emissions while supporting more than 100 advanced, green economy jobs.
Oct. 16, 2018 - U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to announce the end to a restriction on the sale of high-ethanol blended gasoline in the summer.
Oct. 5, 2018 — Carbon-rich pollution converted to a jet fuel powered a commercial flight for the first time on Oct. 2, 2018. The Virgin Atlantic Airlines' flight from Orlando to London using a Boeing 747 ushered in a new era for low-carbon aviation that has been years in the making. Through a combination of chemistry, biotechnology, engineering and catalysis, the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and its industrial partner LanzaTech have shown the world that carbon can be recycled and used for commercial flight.
Sept. 25, 2018 - NewEnergyBlue is about six months away from breaking ground on a ground-breaking renewable fuel refinery. New Energy Spirit Biomass Refinery is forecast to turn 280,000 tons of North Dakota wheat straw into 16-million gallons a year of some of the lowest carbon auto fuel selling in California, the world’s fifth largest market.
Sept. 14, 2018 - Agrisoma Biosciences Inc., a Canadian agri-tech company that sells Carinata seeds used to produce aviation bio-jet fuel, will partner with United Airlines and World Energy on Agrisoma's second international commercial flight powered by bio-jet fuel made from Carinata seed oil. The nonstop San Francisco-to-Zurich flight on a Boeing 787 departs on Sept. 14 at 2:10 p.m. from San Francisco International Airport and arrives Sept. 15 at 10:10 a.m. at Zurich Airport (aka Kloten Airport).
Sept. 13, 2018 - As part of Alaska Airlines’ ongoing efforts to fly greener and expand the use of sustainable aviation fuels, Neste and Alaska Airlines have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU). In addition to Alaska’s efforts to increase fuel-efficiency and adopt innovative flight technology, the agreement will allow Neste and Alaska to more closely work together to design, create and implement solutions that lay the groundwork for the wider adoption of renewable fuels within the airline industry.
Aug. 28, 2018 - Researchers have found that seawater can replace freshwater to produce the sustainable fuel bioethanol, reducing the need to drain precious resources.
July 25, 2018 - The City of Toronto and Enbridge have announced plans to build the city's first renewable natural gas (RNG) facility at the Dufferin Organics Processing Facility. The facility will produce biofuel, or RNG, by capturing and processing the biomethane released by the city's organic waste.
June 25, 2018 - Aries Clean Energy, a Nashville-area based company, is moving to a larger space in Franklin, Tenn., to accommodate its staffing requirements for the development of gasification projects designed to reduce greenhouse gases, minimize use of landfills, and lower waste transportation costs.
June 12, 2018 - Purdue University researchers have developed a series of engineered proteins that could improve biomanufacturing processes for the production of biofuels, pharmaceuticals and commodity chemicals. | READ MORE
April 27, 2018 - Valmet and Fortum are developing a technology to produce advanced, high-value lignocellulosic fuels, such as transportation fuels or higher value bio-liquids. The technology is seen as one of the most competitive and efficient ways of producing advanced lignocellulosic biofuels to meet European targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
April 17, 2018 - A team of engineers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) recently discovered that a naturally occurring bacterium, Thermoanaerobacterium thermosaccharolyticum TG57, isolated from waste generated after harvesting mushrooms, is capable of directly converting cellulose, a plant-based material, to biobutanol.
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