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December 16, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Forest-based biorefinery success
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Exhibitor registration open for Bioenergy 2016

Registration is now open for exhibitors at the 7th International Bioenergy Conference & Exhibition taking place from June 15 to 17, 2016 in Prince George… >> Read full article

EC antitrust investigation into biofuel pricing

The European Commission has formally opened an antitrust investigation into three biofuel producers who may have manipulated the biofuel benchmark prices… >> Read full article

Vega Biofuels to produce torrefied products from hemp

Vega Biofuels, Inc. announced today that it has placed an order for torrefaction equipment to manufacture green-energy products from industrial hemp… >> Read full article

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Forest-based biorefinery success

The petroleum refinery converts a raw material, usually oil or gas, into a wide range of products: fuels, materials and chemicals. The biorefinery aims to do the same, but with a bio-based raw material such as agricultural crops or residues, wood chips or forestry residues. The economics of the biorefinery depend on the price of oil and the biomass, and on the availability of solid transformation pathways. Want to learn more about the conditions necessary for a successful forest-based biorefinery?
Join FPInnovations biorefinery and bioenergy research manager Tom Browne on December 16… >> Learn More…


Registration open for COFI 2016

Registration is now open for the Council of Forest Industries 2016 convention. The 2016 COFI Convention will take place from April 6 to 8, 2016 at the Delta Grand Okanagan Resort in Kelowna, B.C… >> Read full article

GSi aids Cree First Nation

Global Surface Intelligence has harnessed its machine learning software to help protect the virgin forest of the indigenous Cree First Nation of Waswanipi people of Broadback Valley in Quebec… >> Read full article

UMass chemist studying plant biomass

Computational chemist Scott Auerbach has been awarded a $330,000 grant to improve basic understanding and optimize the process of producing fuels such as gasoline from plant biomass… >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

13th International Conference on Biofuels

January 18-19, 2016
Location: Berlin, Germany >> More Info

Lignofuels 2016

January 20-21, 2016
Location: Munich, Germany >> More Info

World Sustainable Energy Days

February 24-26, 2016
Location: Wels, Austria >> More Info