Dutch parliament votes to raise biofuels mandate in 2018

Dutch parliament votes to raise biofuels mandate in 2018 »

The Dutch parliament voted to increase the biofuels mandate for 2018 to 8.5% on an energy basis from this year’s 7.75%. The mandate Read more…

Written by Vicky Denton
December 14, 2017
BP and Copersucar to form new joint venture in Brazil

BP and Copersucar to form new joint venture in Brazil »

BP Biofuels and Copersucar said they have agreed to form a joint venture to own and operate a major ethanol storage terminal in Read more…

Written by Vicky Denton
December 5, 2017
Ontario to raise ethanol blending mandate from 5% to 10%

Ontario to raise ethanol blending mandate from 5% to 10% »

The government of Ontario, Canada’s most populous province, is raising its ethanol blending mandate from 5% to 10%, as part of its effort Read more…

Written by Vicky Denton
December 1, 2017
Ethtec receives ARENA funding for Australia’s first cellulosic ethanol plant

Ethtec receives ARENA funding for Australia’s first cellulosic ethanol plant »

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) announced funding for Australian biofuel company Ethanol Technologies Limited (‘Ethtec’) to complete the development and demonstration of Read more…

Written by Vicky Denton
November 22, 2017
RFA study shows 90% of OEMs approve use of 15% ethanol blends

RFA study shows 90% of OEMs approve use of 15% ethanol blends »

Nearly 90% of new 2018 model year (MY) vehicles are explicitly approved by the manufacturer to use 15% ethanol blends (E15), according to Read more…

Written by Vicky Denton
November 17, 2017
POET-DSM announces cellulosic biofuel breakthrough

POET-DSM announces cellulosic biofuel breakthrough »

POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels announced that it has achieved a major breakthrough in cellulosic biofuels production at its Project LIBERTY plant in Emmetsburg, Iowa, Read more…

Written by Vicky Denton
November 7, 2017
Clariant to invest in cellulosic ethanol plant in Romania

Clariant to invest in cellulosic ethanol plant in Romania »

Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announced the approval by the Board of Directors to invest in a new full-scale commercial plant Read more…

Written by Vicky Denton
November 3, 2017
ExxonMobil and Renewable Energy Group research project converts sugars from biomass to biodiesel

ExxonMobil and Renewable Energy Group research project converts sugars from biomass to biodiesel »

ExxonMobil and Renewable Energy Group (REG) announced that the companies’ joint research program has demonstrated the ability to convert sugars from a variety Read more…

Written by Vicky Denton
November 3, 2017
Eni to spend EUR21 billion through 2021 to pursue low-carbon focus

Eni to spend EUR21 billion through 2021 to pursue low-carbon focus »

Italy’s Eni will spend EUR21 billion (USD24.70 billion) in the next four years to breathe new life into existing assets with a low-carbon Read more…

Written by Vicky Denton
October 26, 2017
Velocys chooses Natchez, Miss. as site of its first U.S. biorefinery

Velocys chooses Natchez, Miss. as site of its first U.S. biorefinery »

Velocys’ first U.S. biorefinery will be located in Natchez, Adams County, Miss., the company announced. Velocys has been offered an attractive package of Read more…

Written by Vicky Denton
October 26, 2017

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