Biofuel
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.
October 30, 2015 – Today, DuPont celebrated the opening of its cellulosic biofuel facility in Nevada, Iowa. The biorefinery is the world’s largest cellulosic ethanol plant, with the capacity to produce 30 million gallons per year of clean fuel that offers a 90 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions as compared to gasoline.
October 27, 2015 - Green Plains Inc. recently announced that it has paid $18.25 million for an ethanol plant in Virginia, the latest in a string of consolidations as vast supplies and low crude oil prices squeeze industry profits.
September 29, 2015 (Reuters) - Belgian researchers are examining the excrement of giant pandas to try to understand how they can digest tough bamboo, hoping for clues on how to develop new generations of biofuel.
August 17, 2015 - There are just two weeks left to take advantage of reduced registration rates ($100 reduction) for the 2015 Canadian Bioeconomy Conference. The hotel block is filling up - secure your spot before all the rooms are gone!
July 14, 2015 - Dr. Jennifer Holmgren, CEO of carbon recycling company LanzaTech, will be presented the Rosalind Franklin Award at the 12th Annual BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology in Montréal on Wednesday, July 22.
July 6, 2015 — According to a new, national survey, 88 per cent of Canadians believe more renewable fuels should be produced in Canada and that government should do more to promote the industry. The poll of 1,750 Canadians, aged 18 and over, showed that 85 per cent of respondents feel pride in Canada’s biofuels industry. 
June 30, 2015 - United Airlines on Tuesday said it purchased a $30-million stake in alternative fuels developer Fulcrum BioEnergy Inc., in a deal designed to meet some of its fuel needs and hedge against future oil price volatility and carbon regulations.
June 6, 2015 - With the recession slowly fading into the rearview and forest companies looking for ways to make up for lost and disappearing revenues, Conifex found itself investing in new assets, rather than divesting assets, in order to replace disappearing or lost revenue streams.
June 4, 2015 - Washington state's hometown airline is teaming up with the Washington State University-led Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) to advance the production and use of alternative jet fuel made from forest residuals, the tree limbs and branches that remain after a forest harvest.
June 4, 2015 – Gevo, Inc. recently announced a breakthrough to its fermentation technology that will allow it to produce isobutanol from cellulosic feedstocks such as wood waste, which can then be converted into Gevo’s alcohol-to-jet fuel.
June 3, 2015 - Technology tours were the highlight for many of the 120 people who registered to take part in the first-ever Atlantic Biorefinery Conference, which took place from May 27 to 29 in Edmundston, N.B.

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