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Renewable Energy to acquire biodiesel plant in US
By CTBR Staff Writer
US-based biodiesel producer Renewable Energy Group (REG) has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire a 30-million gallon per year capacity biodiesel plant from Soy Energy.
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US Energy Department to provide $18m for the production of biofuels
By CTBR Staff Writer
The US Department of Energy (DOE) will provide about $18m for four pilot-scale biorefineries in California, Iowa and Washington that will test renewable biofuels as an alternative to power cars, trucks, and planes that meet military specifications for jet fuel and shipboard diesel.
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USDA extends partnership with FAA for the production of aviation fuel
By CTBR Staff Writer
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has extended its agreement for five years with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and other partners for the development of viable biofuel for the aviation industry.
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TMO, Usina Santa Maria to establish bioethanol production plant in Brazil
By CTBR Staff Writer
TMO Renewables, a UK-based developer of advanced biofuels technology, has inked a binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Usina Santa Maria to form a joint venture to build a bioethanol production plant in Brazil.
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US Energy Department to fund $375m for research and development of advanced biofuels
By CTBR Staff Writer
The US Department of Energy (DOE) will fund $375m for three Bioenergy Research Centers for an additional five-year period, to accelerate fundamental research towards the development of advanced, next-generation biofuels.
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Ensus to temporarily suspend operations at its bioethanol plant
By CTBR Staff Writer
Ensus, a UK-based biofuels producer, is planning to suspend operations at its bioethanol plant in northeast England over adverse market conditions.
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Amyris, Total to form jet fuel joint venture in US
By CTBR Staff Writer
US-based integrated renewable chemicals and fuels company Amyris has outlined plans to form a joint venture (JV) company with Total by the end of June 2013.
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Future Capital Partners to acquire ethanol developer Appomattox Bio Energy
By CTBR Staff Writer
UK-based investment firm Future Capital Partners is set to acquire Appomattox Bio Energy and its new plant in Virginia, US.
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Ethanol producer Tonon to acquire renewable fuel developer Paraiso
By CTBR Staff Writer
Brazilian sugar and ethanol producer Tonon Bioenergia plans to acquire renewable energy company Paraiso Bioenergia to expand its sugar-cane production capacity by around 50%.
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Maersk signs lignin-based biofuel agreement with Progression Industry
By CTBR Staff Writer
Danish shipping major Maersk has inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Progression Industry pertaining to the development and purchase of lignin-based biofuels.
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KiOR commences cellulosic diesel shipments from Columbus facility in Mississippi, US
By CTBR Staff Writer
US-based renewable fuels producer KiOR has commenced shipments of cellulosic diesel from its commercial-scale facility in Columbus, Mississippi.
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ZeaChem commences commercial-grade cellulosic chemicals, ethanol production in US
By CTBR Staff Writer
US-based biorefineries developer ZeaChem has commenced commercial-grade cellulosic chemicals and ethanol production from its facility in Boardman, Oregon.
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Chromatin, Poet sign multi-year supply agreement for locally grown sorghum
By CTBR Staff Writer
Crop breeding technology provider Chromatin has inked a multi-year supply agreement with US-based ethanol producer and biorefiner Poet.
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KLM launches intercontinental biofuel-powered flights between JFK, Amsterdam
By CTBR Staff Writer
Dutch flagship carrier KLM has outlined its plans to operate a biofuel-powered intercontinental flight from the John F. Kennedy Airport in New York to the Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam.
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European Bank advocates usage of agricultural waste, residue in bio-fuel production
By CTBR Staff Writer
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has outlined its plans to seek new methods for the production of bio-fuels using agricultural wastes and residues.
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