Recent Biofuels

Baker-Polito Administration Awards Renewable Thermal Grant to Ashfield School

Estimated Annual Savings of Over $12,000 for Sanderson Academy School The Baker-Polito Administration today announced funding for the Sanderson Academy Elementary School to convert its existing oil heating system to cleaner, highly efficient biomass boilers. The $171,598 from the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) is the sixth award for project implementation from the Schools and […]

ADM Announces Agreement to Develop New Ethanol Hub in Selma, North Carolina

Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) today announced an agreement with Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) and Bailey Feed Mill to construct a new unit train rail facility and ethanol offloading system in Selma, North Carolina. KMI will invest in and construct the new facilities, which will be located at the Bailey Feed Mill and will […]

Pacific Ethanol Begins Commercial Production of Cellulosic Ethanol at Its Stockton Plant

Seeks EPA Approval to Qualify for High-Value D3 Cellulosic RINs Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX), a leading producer and marketer of low-carbon renewable fuels in the United States, announced it is now producing cellulosic ethanol at its Stockton, CA facility using Edeniq, Inc.’s Pathway Technology. Neil Koehler, the company’s president and CEO, stated, “We are now […]

A Metabolic Pathway in Cyanobacteria Could Yield Better Biofuels and Bioproducts from Photosynthesis

Scientists from the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have discovered that a metabolic pathway previously only suggested to be functional in photosynthetic organisms is actually a major pathway and can enable efficient conversion of carbon dioxide to organic compounds. The discovery shines new light on the complex metabolic network for carbon utilization in […]

Frontiers in Science talks explore new strategies to improve photosynthesis, increase energy yields

Richard Sayre discusses how improving photosynthetic efficiency may result in substantial increases in crop yields. Los Alamos National Laboratory molecular biologist Richard Sayre discusses how improving photosynthetic efficiency may result in substantial increases in crop yields during two Frontiers in Science lectures titled “Hacking Photosynthesis: Growing Plants to Power Our Engines and Feed the World” […]

Non-domestic RHI degression announced

DECC has published today its latest RHI quarterly forecast (as at 31st October 2015). This can be found here. Biomethane As at 31 October 2015 forecast expenditure over the next 12 months for the biomethane tariff category was £178.4m. This is £79.0m above its individual technology trigger of £99.4m. As biomethane was subject to a […]

Pacific Ethanol, Inc. announces Third Quarter Results

Reports Move to Profitability on Strength of Marketing Operations Highlights • Net sales for Q3 of 2006 up 131% over Q3 of 2005 • Net sales grew sequentially from Q2 of 2006 by over 31% • Marketing operations accounted for substantially all sales; Q3 is last such quarter as Madera plant and Front Range Energy […]

Constellation and LA Sanitation Start Construction on Biogas-Fueled Cogeneration Plant

Renewable fuel source will power city’s Hyperion wastewater treatment facility, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and support energy resiliency Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation, and LA Sanitation today announced the start of construction of a 25-megawatt (net) biogas-fueled cogeneration plant, which will supply 100 percent of the steam and electricity produced to power LA Sanitation’s […]

Aemetis, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2015 Financial Results

Aemetis, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMTX), an advanced renewable fuels and renewable chemicals company, today announced its financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2015. “Our India biodiesel revenues grew 56% sequentially quarter over quarter through the development of a sustainable domestic customer base, which was made possible by key government policy changes […]

Pacific Ethanol Reports Third Quarter 2015 Results

Net sales grew 38% over the third quarter of 2014 Record total gallons sold for the third quarter of 2015 at 211.6 million GAAP net loss per share was $0.36 and adjusted net loss per share was $0.18 Adjusted EBITDA was $2.4 million Reflects first quarter of consolidating Aventine operation Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX), a […]