Bioenergy News for May 2012

Bioenergy News Archive

Future Fuels nears finance completion for ethanol plant in Grimsby

Future Capital Partners (FCP) have confirmed that they have secured senior debt and government underwriting for their Grimsby ethanol plant. The Belgian Export Credit Agency, Office National De Ducroire (ONDD) has underwritten the debt for the £200 million project alongside another senior major lender.

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ITM Power partners with Hardstaff on hydrogen compressed natural gas for heavy vehicles

In the UK, ITM Power has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with transport technology company The Hardstaff Group, to develop and market a hydrogen compressed natural gas (HCNG) fuel system for heavy goods vehicles (HGVs).

IHS study predicts growth for biomass market

A new research study released by IHS Emerging Energy Research predicts that the biomass market will grow by 30 GW between 2012 and 2035 representing 6% of the additional renewable energy capacity in the EU.

US biofeed stocks to be used for green diesel production

UOP LLC, a subsidiary of Honeywell, has signed an agreement to license production of its Honeywell Green Diesel to Emerald Biofuels LLC.

Iogen Energy and Shell scrap Canadian biofuel project

Iogen Energy Corporation and its joint owners, the Royal Dutch Shell and Iogen Corporation, are scrapping plans for a larger scale cellulosic ethanol biofuel facility in southern Manitoba, Canada, and is shedding 150 jobs.