Recent Biofuels

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 […]

Aemetis Expands Biodiesel Sales to Travel Bus Operators in Tourism 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 travel bus operators who cater to the tourism industry. Aemetis has expanded sales activity since the Government of India allowed biodiesel manufacturers such as Aemetis to sell to customers directly. The India diesel […]

Update Released to BETO’s Multi-Year Program Plan

The Bioenergy Technologies Office is pleased to announce the release of its newly updated Multi-Year Program Plan (MYPP). The MYPP sets forth the goals and structure of the Office. It identifies the research, development, demonstration, market transformation, and crosscutting activities the Office is planning to focus on over the next five years. In addition, the […]

Sustainable biofuels highlighted as key for future transport needs

Transport Energy Task Force determines importance of sustainable biofuels for future transport needs The Transport Energy Task Force has today highlighted the important role sustainable biofuels will play in meeting the UK’s future transport needs, in its concluding report. The report identified that there is a clear role for sustainable biofuels over the medium to […]

Aemetis Accelerates Biodiesel Sales Activity in India After Recent Deregulation of Diesel Market

Low Cost Market Leader Provides Significant Discount to Diesel without Subsidies Aemetis, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMTX), an advanced renewable fuels and biochemicals company, today announced that sales activity is accelerating in India after the Government of India deregulated sales by biodiesel producers into the diesel market in January 2015. India’s GDP is slated to grow more […]