Monthly Archives: August 2014

Joule to host climate change seminar in Norway, Jeffrey Sachs will headline

In Norway, Joule will be hosting a strategic seminar on climate change next Tuesday, September 9th in Oslo. The seminar, entitled “Converting Words to Action on Climate Change: The Role of Technology” will discuss the role of newer technologies that … Continue reading

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Ethanol production drops again, stocks at 14-week low

In the US, ethanol production for the week before last averaged 913,000 barrels per day, or 38.35 million gallons daily, which is down 24,000 barrels per day from the week before. Stocks of ethanol stood at 17.3 million barrels. That … Continue reading

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Sustainable Development Technology Canada accepting applications for Tech Fund and Natural Gas Fund grants

In Canada, Sustainable Development Technology Canada is accepting applications for grants from their SD Tech Fund and Natural Gas Fund through October 15, 2014. The Tech Fund supports technologies focused on responsible resource development, next generation transportation, resource and energy … Continue reading

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Iowa vodka producer creates 100% pure vodka from corn products

In Iowa, IngeniOz has produced a 100% pure vodka, claiming to be the purest vodka in the world. The process is based out of Iowa State University and involves alcohol production by the fermentation of corn syrup and starch and … Continue reading

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Southeastern Partnership for Integrated Biomass Supply Systems to demonstrate tractor-trailer scale mobile biomass gasifier

In Tennessee, the Southeastern Partnership for Integrated Biomass Supply Systems (IBSS) will take to the road to show off the research progress of the regional partnership, which is focused on biofuels production centered in the Southeast utilizing fast growing, short … Continue reading

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Southeastern Partnership for Integrated Biomass Supply Systems to demonstrate tractor-trailer scale mobile biomass gasifier

In Tennessee, the Southeastern Partnership for Integrated Biomass Supply Systems (IBSS) will take to the road to show off the research progress of the regional partnership, which is focused on biofuels production centered in the Southeast utilizing fast growing, short … Continue reading

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Iowa awards Champion of Renewable Fuels awards to 16 state legislators

In Iowa, the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association announced the winners of its “Champion of Renewable Fuels” awards for state legislators. The IRFA PAC Board awarded state legislators seeking reelection who maintained a clear voting record supporting renewable fuels and displayed … Continue reading

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Cambrian Innovation and Genomatica receive World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer awards

In Switzerland, the World Economic Forum has named both Cambrian Innovation and Genomatica as a 2015 World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer. Cambrian employs a bioelectric technology to cost-effectively clean wastewater by generating significant clean energy in the process, assisting with … Continue reading

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Biofuels Digest Index jumps to 6-week high of 82.87 as ethanol equities surge

The Biofuels Digest Index, an index of publicly traded biofuels stocks, gained 1.32 percent to a 6-week high of 82.87 as ethanol equities surged.  For the day, Gevo (GEVO) soared 10.45 percent to $0.52, while Kior (KIOR) slumped 8.48 percent … Continue reading

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California Bill Allows Renters To Install Electric-Car Charging Stations

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Olivefield: Benefuel announces JV with Felda for Malaysian biodiesel retrofit

Somewhere between greenfield and brownfield, there’s olivefield. There’s greenfield construction – new plants. There’s brownfield — redeveloping disused industrial sites. Now, there’s olivefield. Transforming existing sites with new technology that diversify the inputs, reduce the carbon scores, or broaden the product … Continue reading

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4 Minutes With… Eric McAfee, Chairman & CEO, Aemetis

Best known as one of the founders of Pacific Ethanol and later the founder of Aemetis — less known for his family’s farms and its Organic Pastures businesses — and as a  mentor to countless young entrepreneurs. Tell us about your organization and … Continue reading

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The Advanced Bioeconomy Dashboard for 9/1/14: equities, fuels, chemicals, and feedstock prices and data

About The Digest Dashboard. Biofuels Digest’s Dashboard is a convenient “news you can use” 5-Minute summary of current markets including key commodity prices, relevant futures, bioenergy-related stocks, and historical equities data. Latest prices – key commodities. Most recent commodity closing … Continue reading

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Tesla Model S Rentals In UK Ain’t Cheap

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No Solar Panel Supply Shortage Coming, According To IHS Technology

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Wind Energy Economic Benefits Highlighted In AWEA Infographic

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Cheaper Solar Cells with a New Salt

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Energy Quote of the Day: Turning to Renewable Energy to ‘Become Better Warfighters’

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How US Territories Can Kick Their Oil Addiction

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First Solar Announces 250 MW Worth Of New Projects In Japan

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