LUDWISGHAFEN, GERMANY - BASF is investing $30 million in the U.S technology firm Renmatix Inc., which has patterned a process to cost effectively produce industrial sugar from lignocellulosic biomass including wood, cane trash and straw.
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Departments of Agirculture and Energy, joined by the U.S. Navy, have jointly issued a Request for Information (RFI) to develop a public-private partnership to develop commercially viable drop-in advanced biofuels.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today the creation of four additional Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP) project areas in six states to expand the availability of non-food crops to be used in the manufacturing of liquid biofuels.
WASHINGTON — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development recently issued a $75 million loan guarantee to support construction of a waste-to-energy bioprocessing facility in Vero Beach, Fla., that will produce up to 8 million gallons per year of cellulosic ethanol and create an estimated 380 new jobs.
A new report from Dovetail Partners evaluates the life cycle impacts of forest management and bioenergy. The report reviews new research findings addressing the potential role of forests in bioenergy development in the context of sustainable forest management.