Canada invests $4.5M to develop biofuel and products
CRB Innovations is developing a commercial pilot project to convert forestry residuals and other biomass.
Forging new sources for biofuel, hydrocarbon-based products
Innovation turns low-grade fats and oils into valuable fuel.
Canadian airlines aiming to become a biofuel superpower
Companies including Air Canada seek to procure biofuels from local sources instead of transporting it far to meet demand.
Agrisoma signs first international cleantech supply deal
Supply agreement will grow carinata oilseed crops for sustainable biofuels production in South America.
Shell signs biofuels agreement with SBI BioEnergy Inc.
Agreement grants Shell exclusive development and licensing rights for SBI’s renewable drop-in biofuels.
Enerkem’s Edmonton facility gets ISCC certification for biomethanol production
Plant is the world’s first to receive the certification.
Biofuel plant catches fire in southern India
12 fuel tanks catch fire, forcing 150 employees to flee.
Canada’s biofuels face headwinds despite climate change push
Barriers to growth include low oil prices, end of incentives, US competition.
Enerkem launches waste-to-biofuels facility
First commercial advanced biorefinery uses municipal solid waste to produce biofuels and chemicals.
US considers reducing ethanol requirements as industry hits record profits
EPA says fewer gallons of ethanol are necessary because the fuel efficiency of cars has improved more quickly than expected.
EPA reduces cellulosic biofuels requirements to reflect 2013 production
A 2007 law creating the mandate envisioned 1 billion gallons of ethanol from cellulosic sources in 2013.
LEC to acquire 100% of Territory Biofuels Ltd.
Territory owns the largest biodiesel plant in Australia with an annual capacity of 140 million litres.
Enerkem commissions front-end systems at Alberta biofuels facility
The Edmonton facility will divert 90% of the city’s waste stream to produce biomethanol and other biofuels.
Lignol increases its share of Territory Biofuels Ltd. for $950,000
TBF owns the largest biodiesel plant in Australia, restarting it in 2014.
NRC, Canadian Natural Resources team up on $19M biofuels plant
Plant will use oil sands CO2 emissions to turn algae into fuel, fertilizer and livestock feed.