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19 May 2009

Alternative fuels company Evolution Fuels to make stock dividend

Evolution Fuels, a renewable fuels station developer in the US, said its board of directors has declared a stock dividend to stockholders as of 1 June, 2009. All shareholders on record on that date will be issued one additional share of common stock for every common share held.

18 May 2009

Alternative energy and fuel company GreenMan Technologies assesses new opportunities

GreenMan Technologies, an alternative energy and fuel company, posted results for the three and six months ended 31 March, 2009.

18 May 2009

UK waste management company Eco-Solids receives private investment

UK investment company Low Carbon Accelerator has announced that a syndicate of private investors, led by entrepreneur John Wreford, has invested £750,000 in LCA's portfolio company Eco-Solids International, for 45 per cent of the equity.

15 May 2009

Baystate Biofuels set to deliver green fuel to Massachusetts by summer’s end

Baystate Biofuels, a US-based renewable energy company, is in the final stages of delivering green fuel to Massachusetts, with its biodiesel terminal expected to be completed by the close of summer.

14 May 2009

PetroAlgae assures shareholders that the company is on a growth path

PetroAlgae, a renewable energy company, has issued a letter to its shareholders offering an update on the company's current status.

14 May 2009

Biodiesel: fuel or fool?p

While governments around the world implement legislation to encourage the use of renewable energy, one sector still continues to divide public opinion: biofuels. With the need to couple increasing energy demand with a slash in greenhouse gas emissions, the use of biofuel has continued to gain momentum, in particular biodiesel. However, fears that it could result in mass deforestation and pose a threat to crop supply for poverty-stricken countries has led to calls for its abandonment.

12 May 2009

Dynamotive Energy Systems Corporation completes biomass technology test

Dynamotive Energy Systems Corporation, a biomass-to-biofuel technology company, and BlueLeaf have completed a year's testing of the Dynamotive CQuest Biochar in commercial farming plots.

12 May 2009

US bioenergy company Mascoma announces cellulosic biofuel technology breakthrough

US biofuels company Mascoma Corporation has made major research advances in consolidated bioprocessing, or CBP, a low-cost processing strategy for production of biofuels from cellulosic biomass, the company announced. CBP avoids the need for the costly production of cellulase enzymes by using engineered microorganisms that produce cellulases and ethanol at high yield in a single step.

8 May 2009

Biofuels company Mascoma Corporation makes strides in biomass production

Biofuels company Mascoma Corporation has made significant research advances in consolidated bioprocessing for the production of biofuels from cellulosic biomass.

7 May 2009

EPIC Corporation forms Biomass EP Corporation to develop biopower electric generating projects

EPIC Corporation, a biopower and biofuels financial services company, has formed Biomass EP Corporation to develop biopower electric generating plants and have offered a one share for five shares owned stock dividend to shareholders.

7 May 2009

BlueFire Ethanol Fuels commends President Obama’s Biofuels Interagency Working Group

BlueFire Ethanol Fuels, a renewable fuel company, has expressed support for President Obama's Biofuels Interagency Working Group. The group, which is to be chaired by the Secretaries of Agriculture and Energy and the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, was formed to develop and commercialise biofuels in the US.

7 May 2009

Utah State University calls for greater federal funding for biofuel development

Utah State University researcher Jeff Muhs has urged Congress to provide greater research investment in development of mass-scale technology to create biofuels.

5 May 2009

Biotechnology Industry Organisation welcomes President Obama’s Biofuels Interagency Working Group

The Biotechnology Industry Organisation applauded President Obama's announcement of a Biofuels Interagency Working Group designed to support sustainable production of biofuels.

5 May 2009

Ethanol producer Green Plains Renewable Energy and BioProcessAlgae receive $2.1m grant for algae project

Nebraska-based ethanol producer Green Plains Renewable Energy and BioProcessAlgae have struck a grant award agreement with the Iowa Office of Energy Independence for a $2.1m research and development grant from the Iowa Power Fund to build an algae pilot project.

1 May 2009

Renewable fuels provider Green Energy Resources signs $61m delivery agreement

Green Energy Resources, a renewable fuels provider, has received a five year contract for 36 shipments per year valued at approximately $61m annually.

28 April 2009

Algae technology developer OriginOil appoints Dheeban Kannan as senior research engineer

OriginOil, a US developer of algae technology, has appointed Dheeban Kannan as senior research engineer.

27 April 2009

Californian company SG Biofuels opens jatropha centre for biofuel research

Californian sustainable plant company SG Biofuels has opened its Jatropha Genetic Resources Center to accelerate its use as a feedstock in the production of biofuel.

24 April 2009

California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard could hamper growth of biofuel industryp

California's adoption of a Low Carbon Fuel Standard jeopardises continued development of the advanced biofuels it is intended to promote, according to Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) executive vice president Brent Erickson.

22 April 2009

The Linde Group develops hydrogen process for fuel in Germany

The technology group The Linde Group is developing a process for the production of hydrogen from biogenic raw materials. The group's subsidiary, Hydromotive, is set to build a demonstration plant in mid-2009 in Germany to test the process.

21 April 2009

The future belongs to offshore wind farms – despite the financial crisisp

Over the past four years, there have been more than 260 M&A transactions in the renewable energy sector. A new comprehensive guide to the industry prepared by commercial law firm CMS Hasche Sigle provides an annotated overview of the market situation and M&A strategies within the renewable energy sector.

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