June 12, 2015

Weekly Roundup of Other Biobased News

? CHS, "CHS Acquires Patriot Renewable Fuels Ethanol Plant" ? Oak Ridge National Laboratory, "BESC, Mascoma Develop Revolutionary Microbe For Biofuel Production" ? WSU News, "Alaska Airlines Plans Biofuel Test Flight In WSU Partnership" ? Solvay, "Solvay Opens Biotechnology Laboratory In Brazil To Boost Innovation In Sustainable Chemistry From Biomass" ? Reuters, "ADM Suspends German Biodiesel Plant Output On Uncertain Demand" ? st1, "St1...
October 31, 2014

Boeing And The Commercial Aircraft Corporation Of China Open Aviation Biofuel Pilot Projec

On October 22, 2014, Boeing and the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) opened the China-U.S. Aviation Biofuel Pilot Project, a demonstration facility that will turn used cooking oil into aviation biofuel at a rate of 170 gallons per day. This project will assess the feasibility of producing higher volumes of biofuel, as China has enough used cooking oil to make as much as 500 million gallons of biofuel annually. Working together since 2012, Boeing...
August 1, 2014

DOE Joins “Farm To Fly” Initiative

DOE will reportedly join the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) "Farm to Fly" initiative to help promote the development and use of sustainable aviation biofuels. Under the initiative, USDA, Boeing, and the Air Transport Association of America are working together to accelerate the availability of commercially viable and sustainable aviation biofuels in the United States to increase domestic energy security, establish regional supply chains, and support rural development. The...