Feb. 16, 2017 - TTcogen LLC has hired Walter Gray III to lead the development of biofuel-powered CHP projects as director of business development.
Feb. 14, 2017 - New biofuel technology is finally starting to push aside traditional biofuels like first-generation biodiesel. New facilities based on non-food feedstocks and producing novel fuels account for over half of new capacity deployment for the first time in the biofuel industry's history, according to Lux Research. However, overall output will grow at a slower pace to 67 billion gallons a year (BGY) in 2022, from 59 BGY in 2016.
Feb. 9, 2017 - Golden Isles Conservation Center, located in Nahunta, Ga., will be using an Italian pyrolysis technology never before used in the U.S., Cox Enterprises has annouced. The eco-friendly process utilizes organic materials such as wood chips to generate heat, which breaks down tires into their original components and produces synthesis oil, carbon black, synthesis gas and steel.
Jan. 4, 2016 - The Town of Botwood in Newfoundland is hoping a proposed sawmill and biofuel facility will help restart the local economy.
Jan. 4, 2017 - LanzaTech has received $4 million from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) to design and plan a demonstration-scale facility that will use industrial off gases to produce three million gallons per year of low-carbon jet and diesel fuels.
Jan. 2, 2017 - An East African company is harvesting commonly found croton nuts which contain high concentrations of oil and protein and processing them as ethical biofuel.
Dec. 8, 2016 - Construction of biomass-fuelled power plants in Merritt and Fort St James, B.C., have stalled due to a dispute between the construction company and a sub-contractor.
Dec. 5, 2016 - Ecologist, environmental policy analyst and former Ontario Environment Commissioner Gord Miller has delivered a thorough review of Canada's Ecofiscal Commission's anti-biofuels report titled Course Correction.
Nov. 30, 2016 - In an op-ed in The Globe and Mail, Bob Rae argues that biofuels will have a critical role to play in future energy use in Canada.
November 25, 2016 - The use of solid biomass - in the form of wood chips, pellets, briquettes, firewood, sawmill residues, bark, or insect-killed trees - for fuel production is rapidly growing worldwide, with the global market for biomass pellets expected to nearly double from $4.5B in 2014 to $8.3B in 2020. Applications range from home heating, to greenhouses, schools, combined heat and power (CHP) plants, district heating stations and co-firing with coal in industrial power plants.
Nov. 16, 2016 - Vega Biofuels, Inc. has completed construction of its fourth generation torrefaction machine, and it includes a pre-dryer to speed production time.
Nov. 15, 2016 - Washington state-based Alaska Airlines made history yesterday flying the first commercial flight using the world’s first renewable, alternative jet fuel made from forest residuals, the limbs and branches that remain after the harvesting of managed forests. The alternative jet fuel was produced through the efforts of the Washington State University-led Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA).
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