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According to the new global aviation fuel market 2016-2020 research report, the growing use of biofuels across the globe is one of the key factors spurring growth in the aviation fuel market. Countries are introducing mandates and policies to encourage the use of biofuels in the aviation industry to deal with GHGs. China, the U.S., and Brazil are some of …

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Attendees for this year’s Export Exchange have less than a week to take advantage of early registration, which ends this Friday, Aug. 5, 2016. The event is taking place in Detroit, Michigan October 24-25, 2016 with more than 500 attendees expected representing 30 countries. #ExEx16 takes place every two years and is hosted by the Renewable Fuels Association and the …

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The EPA has submitted an information collection request (ICR), “Cellulosic Production Volume Projections and Efficient Producer Reporting,” to collect information from potential cellulosic biofuel producers to aid in determining the annual volume standards. This ICR includes a questionnaire form to facilitate the collection of this information. EPA would also like to use a data form to collect information from certain …

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KXO Radio is reporting that the Imperial Irrigation District Directors have approved a $2.5 million grant for California Ethanol and Power for its processing plant located in Keystone Industrial Park in California’s Imperial Valley. The proposed $500 million facility would produce an estimated 66 million gallons of ethanol per year from 55,000 acres of locally grown sugarcane. At the same …

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The General Motors Orion Assembly plant that builds the Chevrolet Bolt EV ranks as the eighth largest user of green power generated onsite in the U.S. among the EPA’s Green Power Partnership Partners. Over half of the plant is powered by methane captured from decomposing trash in a nearby landfill. The Malaysian Biodiesel Association (MBA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) …

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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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