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  • Cellulosic Ethanol - Next Wave Second Generation Bioethanol

    Cellulosic ethanol is a ‘Second generation’ bioethanol produced using advanced processing techniques from non edible feedstock. Cellulosic ethanol also called ‘cellanol’ is produced from biomass including waste from urban, agricultural, and forestry sources which are available in abundance. The technology is presently in the nascent stage with a total production capacity of 57.37 million liters. ...


  • KL Energy Corporation Announces First Large Scale Use of Its Second Generation Ethanol

    KL Energy Corporation ("KLE") (OTCQX: KLEG) (PINKSHEETS: KLEG) today announced that part of the ethanol produced in its US demonstration plant in 2011 has been successfully tested by Petrobras SA ("Petrobras") in a large-scale trial in Brazil. During the Rio+20 Conference, a United Nations-sponsored international meeting on sustainable development, Petrobras used the second-generation ethanol ...


  • Waste-to-Ethanol venture attracts investors

    Waste Management, Inc. and Enerkem Inc., today announced a strategic investment by Waste Management in Enerkem, as part of Enerkem's new financing round. The closing of this new round of financing which generated CDN $53.8 million comes from Enerkem's existing institutional investors, Rho Ventures, Braemar Energy Ventures and BDR Capital as well as from new investors, Waste Management and Cycle ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • US considers ethanol blend increase

    The United States, the world's largest ethanol producer, is weighing options to boost domestic use of the controversial fuel, according to the country's new agriculture administrator. US Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recommends that a higher percentage of ethanol be blended into gasoline to support the nation's struggling biofuel industry. The United States currently allows ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Environmental activists continue to mislead about ethanol

    As is often the case, a new report from critics of biofuels promise immediate benefits from repealing current biofuel policies in favor of those that would take the world’s most productive cropland out of production. Moreover, the report seeks to castigate current biofuel technologies while giving fossil fuels and other dirty energy sources a free pass. “Most disappointing about the continuous ...

  • U.S. Ethanol Production Hits Ceiling, Corn Ethanol Boomed Out, an Industrial Info News Alert

    Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- According to a report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the U.S. has reached the ceiling of 14.2 billion gallons of annual ethanol production capacity, and the ethanol boom is essentially finished. There are more than 200 operational ethanol plants in the U.S. producing 14.2 billion to 14.7 billion gallons per year. ...


  • Research and Markets: Asia Pacific Biofuel Market Outlook to 2016 - Growing Importance of Second Generation Biofuel

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/g3bkr3/asia_pacific) has announced the addition of the "Asia Pacific Biofuel Market Outlook to 2016 - Growing Importance of Second Generation Biofuel" report to their offering. ...


  • Canadian ethanol blend helps Ferrari dominate competition in Bahrain

    Canadian farmers helped Italian car manufacturer and Formula One legend, Ferrari, secure first and second place at the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix this past weekend. The cars ran on cellulosic ethanol, a biofuel made from straw grown in Ontario. 'Once farmers have harvested the grain for food - making bread, for example - we use the leftover straw for ethanol,' said Jeff Passmore, executive ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • POET-DSM to detail Project Liberty Progress at National Ethanol Conference

    Steve Hartig, General Manager – Licensing with POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels, will provide an update on the joint venture’s progress in bringing cellulosic ethanol production to commercial scale during a session Tuesday at the National Ethanol ...


    By POET, LLC

  • Global Cellulosic Ethanol Market New Market Research Report Available At Researchmoz

    Cellulosic Ethanol - Global Production, Major Trends, Regulations, and Key Country Analysis to 2020" is the latest report from industry analysis specialist GlobalData, offering comprehensive information on the global cellulosic ethanol market ...


  • Green fuel: Körting as a partner for the construction of bio-ethanol plants

    Supported by Körting, Beta Renewables in Crescentino, Italy, belonging to the Mossi & Ghisolfi consortium, is in the process of constructing its first large-scale industrial plant for the production of bio-ethanol from agricultural waste. More and more companies are profiting internationally from the advantages which these plants of the „second generation“ for the special ...


    By Körting Hannover AG

  • 112,000 jobs at risk without ethanol tax incentive extension

    Extending the tax incentives for ethanol, regardless of feedstock, would save 112,000 jobs from being lost. That is nearly 30% of the 400,000 jobs ethanol production helps support today. Failure to extend the Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax Credit (VEETC) would reduce U.S. ethanol production capacity by 38% and eliminate tens of thousands of jobs in rural communities already hemorrhaging employment ...

  • TurboSonic Inc. Announces New Order From a US Ethanol Producer

    WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Dec. 12, 2005) - TurboSonic Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:TSTA), a leading provider of air pollution control technology, today announced receipt of a US$800,000 new OEM system contract. The contract is for a SonicKleen wet electrostatic precipitator (WESP), to control emissions from a biomass dryer. Equipment delivery is planned for early 2006. The purchase is ...


  • BP and Verenium announce partnership to accelerate cellulosic ethanol commercialization

    BP and Verenium Corporation (Nasdaq: VRNM), have announced the creation of a strategic partnership to accelerate the development and commercialization of cellulosic ethanol. The partnership combines a broad technology platform and operational capabilities in an effort to advance the development of a portfolio of low-cost, environmentally-sound cellulosic ethanol production facilities in the ...


    By BP - British Petroleum

  • Lawrence, KS Gas Station First to Offer E15 Ethanol Fuel in the U.S.

    For the first time, American drivers can now choose a new fueling option at the pump. The nation’s first E15 (15 percent ethanol/85 percent gasoline) gallons are now selling at the Zarco 66 station at 1500 E. 23rd Street in Lawrence, KS. Plans to offer E15 at the nation’s second retail station, the Zarco 66 at 2518 E. Logan (intersection of I-35 & ...

  • Global Cellulosic Ethanol Market - Production, Major Trends, Regulations, and Key Country Analysis to 2020

    The study offers comprehensive information on the global cellulosic ethanol market(http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/232712-cellulosic-ethanol-global-production-major-trends-regulations-and-key-country-analysis-to-2020.html). The ...


  • POET's Cellulosic Ethanol 'Project Liberty' Rises From the Ground in Iowa, an Industrial Info News Alert

    Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The holy grail of second-generation fuel ethanol production has begun rising from the ground, as POET LLC (Sioux Falls, South Dakota) has started initial site work and has begun ...


  • New Method for Conditioning Biomass from Conifers Makes for Cost-efficient Ethanol Production

    Bio4Energy researchers together with industrial partners have invented a cost-efficient method designed to facilitate the production of fermentation products such as ethanol from cellulose from wood or woody residue from spruce and pine. The corresponding technology has been verified at Biorefinery Demonstration Plant at Örnsköldsvik, Sweden. The new results are part of a package of ...


    By Bio4Energy

  • International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo Features NASCAR and High-Octane Line-Up

    Less than a year ago, American Ethanol announced a six-year agreement with NASCAR, kicking off a high-profile marketing effort aimed at its millions of fans. At the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo, set for June 27-30, conference goers will have a chance to hear more about that decision directly from the man behind the wheel of NASCAR, CEO Brian France, the grandson of NASCAR's ...


  • Abengoa on Schedule to Secure 100 Percent of the Biomass Requirement for its Hugoton, Kansas, Cellulosic Ethanol Facility

    Abengoa, the company that develops innovative technology solutions for sustainable development in the water and environment sectors, is on schedule to secure 100 percent of the biomass raw material for its Hugoton, Kansas, cellulosic ethanol plant. The company has signed contracts with several local biomass producers, and is currently in talks with others, to obtain the ...


    By Abengoa Bioenergy

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