Tradewind Energy

Tradewind Energy Inc., one of the largest independent wind and solar project development companies in the United States, is partnering with Facebook and Omaha Public Power District to develop the 320-MW Rattlesnake Creek Wind Project in Pappilon, NE. Once...

POET-DSM

There has been a significant breakthrough at POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels’ cellulosic ethanol plant in Emmetsburg, IA, as the plant has successfully developed a process for pre-treating feedstocks. With this development, the plant can now focus more on the further...

Cargill

At the end of last month, Cargill announced that they will build a new state-of-the-art $90-million biodiesel plant in Wichita, Kansas. Expected to open in January 2019, the facility would produce 60 million gallons of biodiesel annually.

EESI

Last week, the Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) released a fact sheet detailing the potential for significant expansion of the biogas infrastructure throughout the Unites States. With the U.S. producing more than 70 million tons of organic waste each...

USDA and SPARC

USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) awarded $15 million to support the Southeast Partnership for Advanced Renewables from Carinata (SPARC) and its coordinated agricultural project. SPARC is focused on the sustainable commercialization of...

TREEDC

The Tennessee Renewable Energy & Economic Development Council (TREEDC) was featured in Governing Magazine in an article titled, “How Tennessee’s Taken the Politics Out of Renewable Energy.” The article avoids any debate on politics, and points...