Biofuel
February 23, 2016 - FPInnovations have published a scouting report that is designed to “identify and highlight the activities of a group of key market participants currently developing technologies or making strategic investments in the bio-based economy.”
February 2, 2016 - Once considered a weed, camelina is gaining popularity in some parts of the country as a soil-protecting winter cover crop. Additionally, its seed contains high-quality oil for use in cooking and as biodiesel, offering a renewable alternative to imported petroleum.
January 26, 2015 - BioFuelNet Canada (BFN) has announced ten (10) calls for proposals for research to be conducted in the period of 2017 to 2022.
January 25, 2015 - GoodFuels Marine, the first marine biofuel company focused on the global commercial fleet, has received the highest standard of certification from the Roundtable of Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB), enabling the company to actively sell and promote RSB-certified biofuels to the shipping industry.
January 25, 2016 - The Canadian Renewable Fuels Association (CRFA) hosted three Canadian bioenergy experts who participated in a special panel series in Ottawa and Toronto entitled, "Creating Real Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reductions for Transportation with Biofuels."
January 20, 2016 - Brewster, Minnesota-based Minnesota Soybean Processors (MnSP) has invested in Kingston, Ont.-based Altranex Corporation (Altranex), and entered a license and marketing agreement to build a bio-refinery to produce and market renewable lubricant base oils, waxes, diesel and other products. 
January 18, 2016 - Registration is now open for the 2016 Atlantic Biorefinery Conference, taking place from May 30 to June 1 at at Pier 21 and the Westin Nova Scotian in Halifax, N.S.
January 12, 2016 - Second-generation biofuel crops like the perennial grasses Miscanthus and switchgrass can efficiently meet emission reduction goals without significantly displacing cropland used for food production, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Illinois and collaborators published their findings in the inaugural edition of the journal Nature Energy. The researchers call it the most comprehensive study on the subject to date.
January 11, 2016 (Reuters) - Seven biofuel and agriculture groups have asked a U.S. court to a review the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standards for 2014, 2015, and 2016, according to a court filing on Friday, kicking off a widely-expected legal battle over the controversial program.
January 6, 2015 - Velocys plc, a company that turns natural gas or biomass into premium products such as diesel, jet fuel, waxes and base oils, recently announced the appointment of David Pummell as its new CEO.
January 4, 2015 - Do you work in engineering, agriculture, industry or government? Are you a researcher or student working on one aspect of the biofuels sector? Think you know everything about biofuels? Think again!
December 21, 2015 - Vega Biofuels, Inc. recently provided the following Q4 update to its shareholders:
December 7, 2015 - U.S. ethanol exports in October totalled 70.1 million gallons (mg), up 16 per cent over September levels, according to RFA analysis of government data recently released. 
December 3, 2015 - U.S. oil companies will likely push past 10 per cent ethanol and other biofuel content in motor fuels in 2016 after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) set levels on Monday that sparked criticism from both sides of the debate over alternative fuel use.
December 2, 2015 - Boeing, the University of British Columbia (UBC) and SkyNRG, with support from Canada's aviation industry and other stakeholders, are collaborating to turn leftover branches, sawdust and other forest-industry waste into sustainable aviation biofuel.
November 25, 2015 - Canadian biofuels developer Ensyn has been granted a key regulatory approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its renewable gasoline product, RFGasoline. This approval, pursuant to Title 40 CFR Part 79 promulgated under the Clean Air Act, is required for the sale of RFGasoline into U.S. commerce.
November 24, 2015 - Enerkem Inc., a waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, has been selected by the World Intellectual Property Organization and the Institut national de la propriété industrielle (France's national institute for the protection of intellectual property or INPI) to take part in Solutions COP21, a major public event featuring innovative solutions put forward by 60 companies from around the world to fight climate change.
November 17, 2015 – Glenn Miller, a professor in the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources, is leading a project at the University of Nevada, Reno to convert roadside gumweed into biofuel, which could help contribute to fuel supplies for the military.
November 13, 2015 - Green Plains Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of an ethanol facility located in Hereford, Texas. The Hereford facility is the company's fourteenth ethanol plant, bringing Green Plains' total production capacity to more than 1.2 billion gallons per year.
November 9, 2015 - A new type of renewable diesel fuel is meeting the growing demand for renewable biofuels, which is driven by biofuel mandates and customer demands for higher quality.

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