Aemetis improves its finances with bridge-for-EB5 debt swap

In California, Aemetis is reducing interest costs by 80% by using a $36M EB-5 Phase I funding and $50-million EB-5 Phase II funding —...

BBGI plans Bt1.55 bn boost to biofuel capacity

In Luxembourg, biofuel producer BBGI Plc will invest Bt1.55 billion to increase its production capacity for ethanol and biodiesel, while gearing up for high-value...

Red Funnel trials new biofuel and expands fleet

In the United Kingdom, Isle of Wight ferry operator Red Funnel has trialled a biofuel consisting of hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) with positive results....

Ireland adds biogas for first time to the country’s gas network

In Ireland, Gas Networks Ireland is introducing renewable gas onto the Irish gas network for the first time, projecting that at least 20% of...

Marathon asks EPA for hardship waiver from biofuels law

In Ohio, Marathon Petroleum Corp, the second-biggest refining company in the United States, asked the Environmental Protection Agency for a hardship waiver exempting one...

Fire Waters shows ethanol can replace fossil fuels in the kitchen

In the United Kingdom, a new demonstration site for commercial cooking equipment, Fire Waters, is showing how conventional cooking fuels could easily be replaced...

From Smelly Nail Polish Remover to Biofuels: White Dog Labs Looking to Expand

Delaware-based biotech company White Dog Labs, who you may remember for their innovative technology that boosts fermentation yields by around 50 percent and decreases...

Over $3M given to boost R&D on greener marine fuels

In Singapore, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore set aside S$5 million (about $3.6 million) to co-fund research and development on cleaner marine...

Gaps and demand for sustainability certification and standardisation report published

In Germany, UFOP published a report discussing the future of the “biobased Bio-Economy (BBE)” and how it will be determined by the introduction and...

UFOP publishes market report for oilseeds and biodiesel

In Germany, UFOP reports that producer prices for rapeseed firmed slightly in June and sharply in July. The lowering of harvest outlooks made itself...

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Pope weighs in on sustainability, calls for circular economy

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