Recent Biofuels

Capstone Expands Presence in European Renewable Energy Market with Biogas-fueled Microturbines

Capstone Turbine Corporation (www.capstoneturbine.com) (Nasdaq:CPST), the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it received an order for a C1000 microturbine to upgrade an established solid waste treatment center in Tampere, Finland. Sarlin Oy Ab, Capstone’s distributor for Finland, Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania, secured the order, which is expected to […]

GE Launches First Waste-to-Energy Project with Aseagas in Philippines Province of Batangas

Aboitiz Power subsidiary Aseagas Corporation, which focuses on renewable energy solutions, has inked an agreement with GE’s Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE) to power its first waste-to-electricity project in Lian in the Province of Batangas, Philippines. The 8.8-megawatt (MW) facility, the first “greener” energy venture of Aboitiz, will be a biomass power plant running with […]

Aemetis Expands Biodiesel Sales to Truck Operators in Logistics Industry in India

Aemetis, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMTX), an advanced renewable fuels and biochemicals company, today announced that biodiesel sales activity is accelerating in India with truck operators in the logistics industry. Aemetis has expanded sales activity in India since January 2015 when the Government of India allowed biodiesel manufacturers to sell to customers directly, without distributing through the […]

Aemetis Launches India Biodiesel Manufacturers Association (BEMA)

New Group Headed by Chairman of Aemetis International Aemetis, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMTX), an advanced renewable fuels and biochemicals company, today announced that Sanjeev Gupta, President of Aemetis International and Chairman of the Universal Biofuels subsidiary of Aemetis, has been appointed the Chairman and President of the newly-formed Biodiesel Manufacturers Association (BEMA) in India. The BEMA […]

Boost of Algae Output by More Than 20 Percent using SCHOTT Oval Glass Tubes

Heliae photobioreactors increase total daily algae growth rate and maximum culture density with SCHOTT North America announced that its new oval glass tubes for photobioreactors (PBRs) increased maximum dry biomass output per day by more than 22 percent in its latest study in partnership with Heliae, a technology-driven algae production company. For the first time, […]

EnerDel secures multi-year supply agreement with Washington Metro Area Transit Authority (WMATA).

EnerDel’s lithium-ion Vigor + ESS finds home in the Nation’s capital. EnerDel continues to gain traction in the diesel-hybrid fleet segment landing its largest contract to date. WMATA will quickly become the largest diesel-hybrid fleet powered by EnerDel’s advanced lithium-ion technology this year. Johnson & Towers, EnerDel’s authorized distributor, will perform the installation and integration […]

Aventine Renewable Energy Sends First Unit-train Shipment of Ethanol from Nebraska to Alabama

Aventine Renewable Energy Inc., a leading producer, marketer and supplier of ethanol, today announced its first BNSF unit-train shipment of ethanol produced at its two ethanol facilities in Aurora, Nebraska. On April 19 Aventine’s first unit train pulled out of Aurora heading to Birmingham, Alabama. The ethanol will be blended in gasoline to enhance octane, […]

European Biogas Association publish UK Biogas Profile

EBA have published an updated and revised UK biogas profile. The report contains information on several topics with some new chapters included: Feedstock Energy mix Biogas and biomethane production Gas network and vehicles Gasification Legislation and support schemes Future prospects The report will be available for third parties to purchase. Please contact EBA for more […]

REA comment on new EU biofuel proposal

EU deal paves the way for biofuels policy certainty, but the next UK government must act quickly to restore investor confidence The Environment Committee (ENVI) of the European Parliament have today endorsed the proposed compromise agreement on Indirect Land Use, bringing to an end a five-year debate on the indirect effects of certain biofuels. It […]

Energy Commission Approves Grants for Transportation, Energy Storage, Biogas and Efficiency Programs

Adopts Investment Plan Update for Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program The California Energy Commission approved more than $83.7 million in grants and loans for 46 projects today at its monthly business meeting, ranging from a plant that converts forest waste to electricity to a manufacturing line for all-electric public buses. The Energy […]