Bioenergy News for November 2013

Bioenergy News Archive

New Blog: Anaerobic digestion - getting your hands dirty (guest blog)

It’s hard to imagine a more unsavoury sight than mounds of rotting household rubbish or piles of farmyard dung. And so few prospects are more appealing than turning these into a source of renewable energy...

Partnership to improve sorghum yield Partnership to improve sorghum yield

Arcadia Biosciences Inc and DuPont Pioneer have partnered to better manage pollen flow in sorghum, a crop with potential as a highly productive biofuel source.

Algae Screen controls bacteria growth in commercial production

OriginOil, Inc has tested its new Algae Screen water cleaner and says that it can control bacteria and microscopic predators in commercial algae production.

Waste to energy market to reach US$29 billion by 2016

The growing volume of municipal solid waste, an increasing need to generate energy and stricter legislation will push the waste to energy (WTE) plant market globally from revenues of US$19 billion in 2012 to US$29 billion by 2016, says a new podcast.

BioDigester named “International Bioenergy Project of the Year” BioDigester named “International Bioenergy Project of the Year”

A biodigester owned by US anaerobic digestion company CleanWorld has won the “International Bioenergy Project of the Year” at the Renewable Energy World Power Engineering Awards Gala in Orlando, Florida.

€6 million funding for French biomass project

DEINOVE, a developer of chemical compounds from biomass using Deinococci bacteria, has announced that its plant chemistry development programme will receive nearly €6 million from the French government.

Biofuels production to top 150,975 million litres in 2016

According to a new report, biofuels (bioethanol and biodiesel) production in top and emerging countries such as US, Brazil, France, Spain, India, Colombia, Thailand, Sweden, Belgium, and Netherlands is expected to grow from 102,896 million litres in 2011 to 150,975 million litres in 2016 at CAGR of 8%.

BioFuel Energy sells ethanol plants to Green Plains

Green Plains Renewable Energy is to acquire two ethanol plants of BioFuel Energy Corp from an entity composed of its lender group.