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Malaysia and China sign MoU for palm oil and biofuel : Biofuels Digest

In Malaysia, a memorandum of understanding will be signed between the Malaysian Palm Oil Board and Tsinghua University on the promotion of Malaysian biofuel in China, according to the Ministry of Primary Industries....

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

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 for increasing biofuel production from the red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. A...

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

Aemetis owns and operates 110 million gallons per year of ethanol and biodiesel facilities in the US and India, and is upgrading the plants using patented technology to produce lower carbon, higher value...

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

Iberdrola has announced that assembly of the first turbine unit for the 880-MW Gouvaes hydro plant has begun, signaling a key milestone in the construction...

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 November this year it was revealed that the firm had...

Iowa congressman says boosting ethanol blends better than farmer bailout : Biofuels Digest

In Iowa, Congressman Steve King says that rather than a $12 billion bailout to farmers as a result of negative impacts from the trade war with China and other major importing countries, the...

European researchers say African expansion of palm oil could impact primates : Biofuels Digest

In Italy, future expansion of the palm oil industry could have a dramatic impact on African primates, according to the findings of a new study led by the European Joint Research Centre, the...

ADM picks up Brazil’s Algar Agro to boost oilseed processing capacity : Biofuels Digest

In Brazil, Archer Daniels Midland Co. has reached an agreement to purchase certain assets of Brazil-based Algar Agro, including oilseeds processing facilities in Uberlândia in the state of Minas Gerais, and Porto Franco...

Earnings Season: as Novozymes, DSM, Amyris, Gevo, Corbion, and Aemetis report, who’s up, who’s...

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 progress, it is the ultimate yardstick and especially for companies...

‘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 in Ireland, to see if it could be a natural...