biorefinery News

  • Where lies the future for biorefineries?

    The world’s focus and future market development will promote energy and resource efficient products. Biorefineries can reignite biomass based industries and unlock the markets for green chemicals, products and fuels. The last session in the Transport theme is therefore dedicated to biorefineries extending the scope to also include complementary products, other then biofuels for ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Biorefinery is coming to the UK and Ireland

    After the first plant in Blíževedly in the Czech Republic has proven to be a perfect affair for operators and investors, numerous German farmers have discovered the bio refinery as a supplementary source of income for themselves. Extension of activities to the UK and Ireland Now British, Irish and Scottish farmers can also use our technology. Starting next week in the ...


    By Biofabrik Technologies GmbH

  • Congratulations on the completion of the biorefinery in Nevada, Iowa!

    During an investor call, Ellen Kullman, chairwoman and CEO of DuPont, provided a brief update of the company’s cellulosic ethanol initiatives. “In biobased industrials…we have mechanically completed our Nevada, Iowa, biorefinery, which will open later this year and will be among the largest commercial-scale cellulosic biorefineries in the world” Catalytic Products ...

  • Project LIBERTY Biorefinery Starts Cellulosic Ethanol Production

    Project LIBERTY, the nation’s first commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol plant to use corn waste as a feedstock, announced the start of production today (Sep 3, 2014). Once operating at full, commercial-scale, the biorefinery in Emmetsburg, Iowa will produce 25 million gallons of cellulosic ethanol per year - enough to avoid approximately 210,000 tons of CO2 emissions annually. Developed ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • ZeaChem Welcomes Governor Kitzhaber to Boardman, Ore., Biorefinery

    ZeaChem Inc., a developer of biorefineries for the conversion of renewable feedstocks into sustainable fuels and chemicals, today welcomed Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber on a tour of its 250,000 gallon-per-year biorefinery in Boardman, Ore., and announced it has begun construction on the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)-funded project for the production of ...


    By ZeaChem Inc.

  • USDA guarantees an $80 million loan to a Georgia biorefinery

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on March 3 that it recently finalized its guarantee of an $80 million loan to Range Fuels, Inc., which is building a cellulosic ethanol biorefinery near Soperton, Georgia. The loan by AgSouth Farm Credit is being guaranteed through the USDA's Biorefinery Assistance Program and is administered by USDA Rural Development. It is the first such USDA ...

  • Enerkem to launch demonstration project for greening biorefineries

    Enerkem Inc., a leading waste-to-biofuels and advanced chemicals company, announced that it has been chosen by the Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) to receive $1.8 million in funding for a market demonstration project aimed at further reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through greening biofuel production. Through this project Enerkem will demonstrate the market ...


    By Enerkem

  • NREL Report Provides Documentation of the Advanced Biorefinery Landscape

    The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) released a report in January 2015 on the status of the non-starch ethanol and renewable hydrocarbon biofuels industry in the United States. The report, “2013 Survey of Non-Starch Ethanol and Renewable Hydrocarbon Biofuels ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Feds Offer $200 Million for Small Biorefineries

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) – The U.S. Department of Energy, DOE, will provide up to $200 million, over five years to support the development of small-scale cellulosic biorefineries in the United States. The agency seeks projects to develop biorefineries at 10 percent of commercial scale that produce liquid transportation fuels such as ethanol, as well as bio-based chemicals and ...

  • BETO Requests Information On Operational Challenges Of Biorefineries

    On March 10, 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's (EERE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) announced a Request for Information (RFI) on integrated biorefinery optimization. The RFI covers information on ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Algae-based biorefinery project announced in Texas

    The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced this week that it plans to work with Algenol Biofuels, Inc. to build and operate a pilot-scale algae-based integrated biorefinery that will convert CO2 into ethanol. The facility is planned to be located at Dow’s Freeport, Texas site. 'This project and the innovative technology involved offers great promise in the battle to help slow, stop and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • REG® Continues Biodiesel Production Growth with Texas Biorefinery Acquisition

    Renewable Energy Group® (NASDAQ:REGI), the nation’s leading biodiesel producer and marketer, today announced the latest addition to its business. With the acquisition of a 15 million gallon per year ...

  • DuPont Advances Commercialization of Cellulosic Ethanol with Iowa Biorefinery Groundbreaking

    Once Completed, Plant to Supply 30 Million Gallons of Renewable Fuel to the United States Nevada, Iowa (PRWEB) November 30, 2012 DuPont today came one step closer to commercializing advanced biofuels by breaking ground on its cellulosic ethanol facility in Nevada, Iowa. Expected to ...


    By PRWeb

  • SPCI organised World Biorefinery for the first time at World Bioenergy 2012

    The pulp and paper industry has excellent opportunities to develop further. In recent years the industry has invested in product development and some companies have added new ways to use the timber at their mills due to the current difficult market situation. During the World Biorefinery Conference from 29 to 30 May, corporate executives and researchers presented the very latest results ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Pöyry awarded civil and detail engineering contract for the new UPM Biorefinery

    /www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> PÖYRY PLC          Press release 26 April Pöyry's Industry business group has been awarded an engineering contract for detail ...


    By Pöyry Energy

  • Abengoa will build the First Biorefinery Producing Biofuels from MSW in the USA

    Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B / P SM / NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has been selected by Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc., to build the first biorefinery using gasification technology to convert municipal solid waste (MSW) into syncrude that will be upgraded into jet fuel. The contract is worth ...


    By Abengoa

  • Australian Renewable Energy Agency Providing $2.4 Million To Support Biorefinery Development

    On June 23, 2016, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) announced $2.4 million in funding to support the development and construction of a biocrude and biofuel laboratory in Queensland. The $5.3 million project is expected to be completed in the spring of 2019 and will be Australia's first biorefinery producing renewable diesel and jet fuel from ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • DOE to invest US$86m in 3 small-scale biorefinery projects

    US Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Samuel W. Bodman has announced the competitive selection of three projects in which DOE plans to invest up to $86 million over four years (FY ’08 - ‘11) to support the development of small-scale cellulosic biorefineries in Old Town, ME; Vonore, TN; and Washington County, KY. This funding will further President Bush’s goal of making cellulosic ethanol ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Grand Opening of Abengoa’s Biorefinery: Nation’s Third Commercial-Scale Facility

    The nation’s third commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol biorefinery celebrates its grand opening on October 17, 2014, in Hugoton, Kansas. The Abengoa Bioenergy Biomass of Kansas (ABBK) facility is the first of its kind to use a proprietary enzymatic hydrolysis process which turns cellulosic biomass into fermentable sugars that are then converted into transportation fuels. The plant will ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • ZeaChem Welcomes Senator Ron Wyden to Boardman, Ore., Biorefinery

    ZeaChem Inc., a developer of biorefineries for the conversion of renewable feedstocks into sustainable fuels and chemicals, today welcomed U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) to its 250,000 gallon-per-year biorefinery in Boardman, Ore., to see the facility’s progress first-hand and discuss opportunities for the biorefining industry in Oregon. In January 2012, ...


    By ZeaChem Inc.

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