Biofuel
June 23, 2016 – Weekly ethanol production in the United States hit a new high earlier this month, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA).
June 21, 2016 – The Environmental Protection Agency’s new methodology for setting annual Renewable Fuel Standards continues to chill investment in advanced biofuels, according to a new analysis from the Biotechnology Innovation Organization.
June 16, 2016 - Prince George’s district energy system (DES) fuelling many of its downtown buildings has expanded its services to include the heating of two more provincial buildings - the province’s courthouse and the Plaza 400 building. The announcement was made by Sinclar Forest Products' Greg Stewart, Prince George Mayor Lyn Hall and John Martin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations for the province of British Columbia, during the International Bioenergy Conference and Exhibition in Prince George.
June 13, 2016 - Two Alaska Airlines jets departed the Emerald City fueled by the first alcohol-to-jet fuel (ATJ) made from sustainable U.S. corn last week. The two Alaska Airlines flights departed with Gevo, Inc. fuel and flew from Seattle to San Francisco International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.
May 26, 2016 – Canada’s foremost biofuels organization has re-launched under the name Renewable Industries Canada (RICanada). The change – from the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association – reinforces the 32 year-old non-profit association’s mission to promote the use of value-added products made from renewable resources.
May 24, 2016 - Solenis LLC and Buckman Laboratories, Inc. announced today the resolution of a pending lawsuit filed by Buckman in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee against Solenis regarding Solenis’ patent for using polysorbate as an additive for corn oil extraction aids. As a result of the settlement, Solenis has licensed the use of its corn oil extraction technology to Buckman. Under the royalty-bearing license agreement, Buckman, a producer of products for the biofuels marketplace, will become an authorized licensee in the United States and Canada of Solenis technology that enhances the efficiency of corn oil extraction in the corn-to-ethanol process.
May 19, 2016 — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed increases in renewable fuel volume requirements across all types of biofuels under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. The proposed increases would boost renewable fuel production and provide for ambitious yet achievable growth.
May 11, 2016 - Air Canada announced that Canada's Biojet Supply Chain Initiative (CBSCI) will be held at Montréal-Trudeau Airport. It is a three-year collaborative project with 14 stakeholder organizations to introduce 400,000 litres of sustainable aviation biofuel (biojet) into a shared fuel system.
May 11, 2016 - Earth Gen-BioFuel, "EarthGen" or "the Company," confirmed its long-term goal of supplying the growing demand for "Clean Biodiesel" from castor beans. It is now very clear that air pollution has become a major health issue for many nations. The cost of human lives as a result of the need for clean air is becoming a worldwide priority as reflected in many countries establishing new stricter regulation of pollution causing transportation emissions.
May 6, 2016 – If everything goes according to plan, Orangeville could soon be the home of an exciting new biomass project.
May 6, 2016 - Aemetis, Inc., an advanced fuels and renewable chemicals company, and Edeniq, a leading cellulosic ethanol technology company, announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Aemetis will acquire all of Edeniq's outstanding shares in a stock plus cash merger transaction.
April 22, 2016 - WestJet has announced it has teamed up with Alberta-based, Clean Energy Technology Centre (CETC) to accelerate the development of sustainable aviation biofuel in Western Canada.
April 21, 2016 - Post-secondary students and researchers at universities, colleges, and other research organizations are invited to submit their research projects for consideration for the Atlantic Biorefinery Conference Poster Session.
April 11, 2016 – A research team from Texas A&M University has discovered an enzyme in a common microalga that can assist in the development of biofuel.
April 6, 2016 - Air Canada has announced it will participate in Canada's Biojet Supply Chain Initiative (CBSCI), a three-year collaborative project with 14 stakeholder organizations to introduce 400,000 litres of sustainable aviation biofuel (biojet) into a shared fuel system at a yet to be determined Canadian airport.
March 29, 2016 - When local investors decided to purchase Hefler Quality Lumber, a sawmill in Middle Sackville, N.S., from the Prest family, producing lumber was only one of the opportunities they envisioned at the mill.
March 28, 2016 - A true scientist keeps an open mind and avoids making assumptions. Ideas that seem plausible must be tested, retested, and tested once more. Most ideas die on the vine, but once in a while an idea has legs and wings and catches everyone by surprise, including the person who came up with it.
March 23, 2016 - Woody biomass will be generating a lot of juice in the interior of British Columbia by the end of 2016.
March 10, 2016 - An Edmonton company is reaching the final stage of its project to build a biorefinery that will convert non-food canola oil and waste fats into next-generation, renewable transportation fuels that can replace or blend with conventional fuels. 
February 26, 2016 - The deadline for abstracts submission for oral presentations for BioFuelNet’s Advanced Biofuels Symposium (ABS) is fast approaching!

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