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According to Lux Research, biojet fuels will be key to achieving the aviation industry’s pledge to cut CO2 emissions to 200 million tons in 2050—half the 2005 figure—as opposed to the staggering 2.1 billion tons projected by current growth rates. Biojet fuel innovations, led globally by Honeywell UOP and Boeing, will account for 56 percent of the targeted CO2 emissions …

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Richmond BizSense is reporting that Vireol Bio Energy, a bankrupted ethanol plant located in Virgina, confirmed they will pay creditors around $0.29 for every $1 they’re owed by the company. This amounts to about $1.7 million to potentially be paid out on around $4.98 million in debt claims. Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation and Mitsui Zosen Machinery & Service have agreed to …

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It’s not too late to register for the Pellet Fuels Institute’s 2016 Annual Conference taking place July 24-26, 2016 at the Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, North Carolina. There will be a comprehensive overview of the U.S. pellet fuels industry along with a keynote presentation and major announcement by American Forest Foundation President & CEO Tom Martin; an in-depth …

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Mark your calendars for the Biofuels Financial Conference taking place October 17-18, 2016 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Produced by Christianson & Associates and organized by BBI International, this year’s Biofuels Financial Conference is focused on the best ways to explore new options in today’s changing ethanol and biodiesel industries. By understanding risks associated with various technology and marketing initiatives, and by …

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Global Bioenergies has announced that its German subsidiary, Global Bioenergies GmbH, secured a [Eur] 400.000 grant from the BMBF (the German Federal Ministry for Research and Education) to finance a 14 month-project aimed at producing renewable gasoline additives. The company will first produce ETBE, a molecule obtained by the condensation of ethanol and isobutene, and presently used as a gasoline …

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Green Plains Partners LP has announced that John D. Chandler was appointed by Green Plains Inc. as an independent director to the board of directors of its general partner, Green Plains Holdings LLC. Chandler will also serve as a member of the board’s audit and conflicts committees. He is the partnership’s third independent board member. Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has …

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The Canadian Renewable Fuels Association has changed its name to Renewable Industries Canada (RICanada) to reinforce its 32 year mission to promote the use of value-added products made from renewable resources. In making the announcement, RICanada President Andrea Kent emphasized the evolution of the renewable fuels industry and the diversity of companies that operate within Canada’s bioeconomy. According to a …

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Greenbelt Resources Corporation has announced that it has entered into a non–exclusive contingent fee agreement with Boundary Stone Partners, to provide financial advisory and banking services to facilitate investment in the company or a company project. As noted by CEO Darren Eng, “Greenbelt Resources is ready to develop its own projects with the right strategic partners.” Wind, solar, and other …

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Sealed, an energy software company based out of the NYU Tandon School of Engineering cleantech incubator called NYC ACRE, has announced the launch of Sealed Pay As You Save, the first program that invests in energy savings resulting from residential efficiency improvements. Sealed guarantees these savings to customers by leveraging its proprietary software and analytics. Sealed PAYS will enable New …

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A new initiative has been launched as part of the U.S. DOE’s Sunshot program – Orange Button. The initiative is designed to simplify and standardize data across the solar project lifestyle, enhance data quality, and make solar transactions more efficient. SGIP and partner Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) are organizing a wide array of market participants to drive strategy and …

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