Category Archives: alternative energy

DOE awards SUNY with up to $3 million for woody feedstock logistics

In New York state, the U.S. Department of Energy has awarded up to $3 million to the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry to develop and demonstrate ways to reduce the cost of delivering woody bioenergy feedstocks to biorefineries. Specifically, the grant will be used to lower the delivered cost of short-rotation woody crops; rapidly, accurately, and reliably assess […]

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Biofuels Digest Index reaches 63.03 as minor Santa Claus rally continues

The Biofuels Digest Index, an index of publicly traded biofuels stocks, edged up 0.13 percent to 63.03 as a minor Santa Claus rally continued. For the day, Ceres jumped 21.50 percent to $0.26, while OriginOil (OOIL) fell back 36.47 percent to $0.10. Among other equities, Dyadic (DYAI) dumped 21.01 percent to $0.94. Overall, advances and declines were even for the […]

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Chinese biodiesel wins court case against Sinopec over fuel monopoly

In China, the Kunming Intermediate People’s Court has ruled in favor of Yingding Biofuel Technology Co in a monopoly suit against Sinopec, where the company claimed the national oil company was blocking penetration of its fuel into the market. Even though the company only produces 15,000 tons of biodiesel annually, it says its fuel can compete in the market. The […]

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Biofuels Digest Index rebounds to 62.95 as enzyme equities jump

The Biofuels Digest Index, an index of publicly traded biofuels stocks, rebounded strongly, up 3.04 percent to 62.95 as enzyme equities jumped.  For the day, Neste Oil (NTOIF) rallied 22.08 percent to $24.11, while OriginOil (OOIL) soared 43.09 percent to $0.16. Among other equities, Dyadic (DYAI) rose 19.00 percent to $1.19. Overall, advances led declines 5 to 1 for the […]

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