In May, Novozymes announced that we will supply customized enzyme technology to a Finnish plant – the first facility in the world to produce cellulosic ethanol from wood sawdust.
The reaction to the recent agreement between G7 leaders to phase out fossil fuel use by the end of this century was generally very positive, with some environmental campaigners hailing the move as historic.
Rising environmental awareness paired with the world’s ever-waning supply of crude oil has driven car and fuel industries to look towards alternative fuels.
On May 29, 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) renewable volume obligations (RVOs) for 2014, 2015 and 2016. We believe, along with many in the biofuels industry, EPA’s proposal was a step in the wrong direction.