Velocys secures $6.4M in funding for waste-to-jet fuel project

In Texas, renewable fuels company Velocys secured £4.9 million ($6.4 million) of funding to deliver the next development phase of the waste-to-sustainable jet fuel...

Market swaps straws for noodles

In Australia, stall holders at Malak Markets are distributing pasta straws as part of a local push to eliminate plastic straws that end up...

RFA criticizes Pruitt and EPA’s 2019 RFS blending proposal

In Washington, D.C., the Renewable Fuels Association released a statement criticizing EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and the EPA’s latest proposal for 2019 RFS blending...

France limits use of palm oil in Total’s new biorefinery

In France, the Environment Ministry is allowing a limited use of palm oil at Total’s new La Mede biofuel refinery, making many French farmers...

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...

Fiberight pushes back open date

In Maine, Fiberight CEO Craig Stuart-Paul and colleagues held the “first in a series” of town hall meetings to talk about the delays in...

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...

NNPC signs MoU with Chinese companies to expand biofuel in Nigeria

In Nigeria, the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation signed an MoU with a consortium of Chinese companies to build biofuel plants in Nigeria. The plan...

Researchers find new path to Renewable Gas from Waste Wood

In Germany, KIT’s researchers succeeded in producing renewable methane from a biomass-based synthesis gas mixture in their pilot plant for honeycomb methanation. The quality...

Natural yeast-derived proteins curb bacterial contamination in ethanol production

In Illinois, researchers at the University of Illinois wondered if they could improve the battle over lactic acid bacteria that is a common issue...

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