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16 April 2014

Velocys selects London site for green jet fuel refinery

London_cityhall_170 Roman Abramovich-backed bioenergy company Velocys has announced plans to convert an abandoned east London oil refinery to produce jet fuel from landfill waste.

16 April 2014

US energy department invests $10m in attempt to supercharge advanced biofuel production

maizefield_170_170 The Energy Department has announced up to $10 million in funding to advance the production of advanced biofuels from non-food plant matter.

11 April 2014

Emerald Circle Fuel Manufacturing seeks $11.8m investment

grass_bio_300412_170 New Jersey-based biodiesel company Emerald Circle Fuel Manufacturing is seeking an investment of $11.8m according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

10 April 2014

Green chemical producer Rivertop Renewables raises $26m

chemicals170_170 Chemical producer Rivertop Renewables has raised $26m from Cargill, First Green Partners and existing investors. The company has said the investment will allow it to ‘commence commercial production of a new class of high-performance chemicals’.

10 April 2014

Khosla backed biofuel developer Coskata raises $5.2m

biofuels-170SQ Biofuel developer Coskata has raised $5.2m selling debt according to a Securities and Exchange filing. The company had offered $7.3m.

4 April 2014

Pacific Ethanol prices shares in $28m offering after bouncing back from the brink of bankruptcy

petrol170 Low-carbon renewable fuel producer Pacific Ethanol has announced an underwritten offering of 1.75m shares at $16m per share in the wake of a dramatic comeback from the brink of bankruptcy.

2 April 2014

Spain’s Abengoa targets $600m in upcoming IPO for energy vehicle

Spanish engineering group Abengoa has announced its intention to raise $600m in the initial public offering of its energy vehicle Abengoa Yield.

2 April 2014

Kior staves off bankruptcy with $25m Khosla financing agreement

biofuels-170SQ Troubled biofuel producer Kior has edged back from the brink of bankruptcy after securing a $25m financing agreement with billionaire venture capitalist Vinod Khosla.

1 April 2014

Alternative fuel developer Velocys raises $2m

fuel_170 Alternative fuel developer Velocys has raised $2m selling equity according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

1 April 2014

Cool Planet raises $100m to accelerate product development

biofuels-170SQ Biofuel-maker Cool Planet Energy Systems has raised $100m to accelerate product development and scale-up production of its renewable fuels.

28 March 2014

US Department of Energy pulls funding for BlueFire’s $300m biofuel plant

biofuels-170SQ The US Department of Energy (DOE) has pulled its support BlueFire Renewables’ $300m cellulose plant in Mississippi.

27 March 2014

UK renewable energy production hits record highp

2013 saw renewable energy production in the UK increase to a record of 14.8 per cent of total energy produced, according to a report published by the Department of Energy and Climate Change.

25 March 2014

Cool Planet, Organic Waste Solutions team up to develop water treatment tech

biofuels-170SQ Private equity-backed biofuel developer Cool Planet Energy Systems has signed a strategic deal with Organic Waste Solutions, in a bid to develop new water purification techniques.

19 March 2014

Khosla-backed biofuel-maker Kior warns of possible default

Biofuel-Energy-Group-refinery_170 Vinod Khosla-backed biofuel producer Kior has warned regulators of a possible default as future funding from the billionaire venture capitalist hangs in the balance.

4 March 2014

Insect biorefiner Ynsect raises €1.8m from Demeter Partnersp

bio_field-170SQ Paris, France-based agritech and biofuel 'insect harvesting' firm Ynsect has raised €1.8m from Demeter Partners.

4 March 2014

Emerging Fuel Technology raises $1m in funding roundp

Broken Arrow, Oklahoma-based alternative fuels developer Emerging Fuels Technology has raised $1m in funding from two undisclosed investors.

3 March 2014

Dong to collaborate on biofuel technology with Neste Oil

Danish wind developer Dong Energy is set to join forces with Neste Oil in order to develop biofuels.

30 January 2014

IDB approves $125m loan for Brazil’s Banco Pine

The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a $125m loan for Brazil-based Banco Pine in order to expand access to financing for environmentally sustainable projects such as biofuels and renewables.

10 January 2014

Agritech firm Chromatic completes Series E round

Chicago, Illinois-based agriculture technology firm Chromatin has held the close of its Series E financing round.

3 January 2014

Ergon acquires Bunge’s interest in US biofuel JV

Bioenergy firm Ergon is acquiring Bunge's interest in a Mississippi-based biofuel joint venture undertaken by the two firms.

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