Malaysia and China sign MoU for palm oil and biofuel :...

In Malaysia, a memorandum of understanding will be signed between the Malaysian Palm Oil Board and Tsinghua University on the promotion of Malaysian...

GPAT enzyme can accelerate biofuel production from red algae : Biofuels...

In Japan, Tokyo Institute of Technology researchers honed in on an enzyme belonging to the glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase (GPAT) family as a promising target...

Advanced biorefineries: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to Aemetis : Biofuels...

Aemetis owns and operates 110 million gallons per year of ethanol and biodiesel facilities in the US and India, and is upgrading the...

Project Update: Iberdrola reports work moving ahead to develop 880-MW Gouvaes...

Iberdrola has announced that assembly of the first turbine unit for the 880-MW Gouvaes hydro...

PV Crystalox settles long-running wafer contract dispute

Published: 17 Aug 2018, 12:10 By: Oxfordshire-based multicrystalline wafer manufacturer PV Crystalox has settled its long-running, multi-million-euro contract dispute with a still unnamed customer. In...

Iowa congressman says boosting ethanol blends better than farmer bailout :...

In Iowa, Congressman Steve King says that rather than a $12 billion bailout to farmers as a result of negative impacts from the...

European researchers say African expansion of palm oil could impact primates...

In Italy, future expansion of the palm oil industry could have a dramatic impact on African primates, according to the findings of a...

ADM picks up Brazil’s Algar Agro to boost oilseed processing capacity...

In Brazil, Archer Daniels Midland Co. has reached an agreement to purchase certain assets of Brazil-based Algar Agro, including oilseeds processing facilities in...

Earnings Season: as Novozymes, DSM, Amyris, Gevo, Corbion, and Aemetis report,...

In today’s Digest, let’s look at trends driving the industry’s results at scale — and while money is not the measure of all...

‘Shovel-ready’: large-scale solar in Ireland prepares to go live in 2019

Since the prospect of a Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) was first raised in 2015, solar developers have been closely watching the market...

CCL marks European expansion with new Netherlands office

Published: 16 Aug 2018, 09:16 By: CCL Energy Group has opened a new office in the Netherlands, marking its maiden foray into mainland Europe. The...

Solar Power Portal Awards 2018 shortlist spotlight – Residential Storage Project

Published: 16 Aug 2018, 08:19 By: The Solar Power Portal and Energy Storage News Awards 2018 is now just a matter of weeks away...

Nippon Biodiesel developing mobile money project to help up to 5...

In India, the Nikkei reports that Japan’s Nippon Biodiesel is developing a mobile money system that will allow villages in India and later...

Metsä’s biorefinery achieves 100% production capacity on schedule : Biofuels Digest

In Finland, Metsä’s biorefinery in Äänekoski achieved 100% production capacity by August 8 as planned, when it produced its millionth ton of pulp...

Bristol City Council celebrates record generation at its solar farm

Published: 15 Aug 2018, 12:15 By: The 4.2MW Avonmouth solar park was installed on the same site as two wind farms in late 2015....

Fly Green: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to SkyNRG : Biofuels...

SkyNRG is the global market leader for sustainable jet fuel, supplying more than 20 carriers across 5 continents in the world. SkyNRG’s sustainable...

Vancouver (Canada!) to transition all diesel vehicles to 100% biodiesel :...

In Canada, the City of Vancouver has taken a significant step towards achieving its goal of using 100 percent renewable energy sources by...

European waste-based biodiesel squeezed due to high stocks and falling euro...

In the Netherlands, Platts reports that growing stocks of biodiesel made from both UCO and tallow, considered second generation fuels in Europe because...

Brazilian company to launch patented vinasse transportation tank : Biofuels Digest

In Brazil, Engcom will launch its patented vinasse transportation tank at a sugar industry trade fair in Sao Paulo state next week, demonstrating...

Gevo to install Shockwave’s Thermodynamic Corn Fractionation Process at Luverne facility :...

In Colorado, Gevo, Inc. announced that it has entered into two separate operating leases and service agreements with Shockwave LLC to install Shockwave’s...