BioEnergy Bytes

  • BioEnergyBytesDFAmyris, Inc. and Kuraray Co., Ltd. have announced the expansion and extension of their ongoing collaboration in high performance polymers using Biofene, Amyris’s brand of renewable farnesene.
  • The 2014 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo is taking place June 9-12, 2014 at the Indiana Convention Center and the conference tracks have been announced: Production and Operations; Leadership and Financial Management; Coproducts and Product Diversification; and Cellulosic and Advanced Ethanol.
  • Mission Linen has announced that is has more than quintupled the number of alternative fuel vehicles in its fleet. Recently, the company increased its number of compressed natural gas vehicles (CNG) from six to 32, and has added six new propane vehicles to its fleet of 500.
  • VIASPACE Inc. has announced that the St. Croix government has approved Tibbar Energy’s permit to build a 7-megawatt biogas power plant on the island of St. Croix. The government approved the permit on March 25, 2014 during a meeting at the Virgin Islands Port Authority.