Recent Biofuels

Clarke Energy Installs GE’s Jenbacher Gas Engines to Drive Largest Landfill Gas Power Plant in France

Véolia Propreté Leads Inauguration of Upgraded Landfill Gas-to-Energy Facility in Plessis-Gassot 17.3-Megawatt Plant Generates Enough Electricity to Power More than 40,000 French Homes Plessis-Gassot Becomes First Town in France to Have District Heating Scheme Fueled by Energy from Biogas Project Marks First Installation of GE’s Jenbacher J620 Landfill Gas Engines in France Officials from French […]

Aventine reopens Aurora NE Ethanol Plant

Aventine Renewable Energy Inc. has announced that it has restarted ethanol production in Aurora, Nebraska, using government surplus sugar in what is probably a first for the Cornhusker State.The ethanol producer, based in Pekin, Illinois, said it has shipped the Aurora plant’s first batches of sugar-based ethanol from the production complex that has been shuttered for […]

Green Gas Industry must engage with new Consultation to ensure continued and sustainable Growth

RHI biomethane tariff review must ensure continued cost-effective growth in UK green gas DECC has today published a consultation on adjusting financial support for injecting biomethane from anaerobic digestion and other renewable sources into the gas grid [1]. The REA welcomes the intent of this review – to ensure an increasing and increasingly cost-effective contribution […]

Aemetis, Inc. Reports Record First Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Record quarterly gross profit of $15.6 million Record quarterly operating income of $12.7 million Record quarterly adjusted EBITDA of $14.2 million Post reverse split basic earnings per share of $0.38 Aemetis, Inc. (OTC.QB: AMTXD), an advanced renewable fuels and renewable chemicals company and the largest US-owned biofuels producer in Asia, today announced its financial results […]

BETO Issues Request for Information on Biofuel Pathways

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) has issued a request for information (RFI) to solicit input from industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders on the eight representative biofuel pathways it has selected to guide its research and development (R&D) strategy. BETO also is seeking input on other pre-commercial pathways […]

Government ducks Opportunity for Much Needed Biofuels Policy Reform

Lack of clear policy framework for sustainable biofuels sees UK lose out as investments and jobs go overseas The REA is frustrated by the lack of concrete measures to improve the policy framework for sustainable biofuels in Government decisions published yesterday [1]. In responses to two important consultations, the DfT proposed a limited set of […]

How a Plant beckons the Bacteria that will do it harm

Work on microbial signaling offers a window into better biofuels, human health A common plant puts out a welcome mat to bacteria seeking to invade, and scientists have discovered the mat’s molecular mix. The study published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reveals new targets during the battle between microbe […]

Finavera Completes Sale of Wind Assets to Pattern Energy

Vancouver, Canada, April 17, 2014 – Finavera Wind Energy Inc. (‘Finavera Wind Energy’, ‘Finavera’ or the ‘Company’) (TSX-V: FVR), Pattern Renewable Holdings Canada ULC, a subsidiary of Pattern Energy Group LP (‘Pattern’) have completed the Purchase and Sale Agreement for 184 megawatts (MW) of wind projects, previously announced on April 29th, 2013, for gross cash […]

BETO Announces Biological and Chemical Upgrading for Advanced Biofuels and Products FOA

The Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) has released a new $10 million funding opportunity announcement to support the research of drop-in biofuels—such as agricultural residues and woody biomass—to substitute petroleum-based feedstocks, products, and fuels. EERE’s Bioenergy Technologies Office supports efforts to make drop-in biofuels more accessible and affordable, as well […]

Certified Green Gas could heat 30,000 homes in 2015

Eight biomethane projects committed to Green Gas Certification Scheme 400 million units of certified green gas forecast for 2015 Barrow Green Gas (BGG), the trading name for Barrow Shipping Ltd, has secured commitment from eight biomethane producers for the purchase and sale of their green gas. BGG certifies all its biomethane using REAL’s not-for-profit Green […]