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Royal Dutch Shell Takes Equity Stake In Biofuel Maker Virent Energy [UPDATE]

Royal Dutch Shell is taking an equity stake, for an undisclosed amount,in Madison, Wisc., biofuel maker Virent Energy Systems. UPDATE 06.09.10: Virent Energy raised $46.4 million in third-round funding from Shelland Cargill Ventures, PeHUB reports. The company previously raised nearly $40 million. Virent’s BioForming technology converts plant sugars directly into gasoline instead of ethanol, making…

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National Wind Bolsters Biofuel Portfolio with $3M Acquisition

With government mandate assuring a steady demand for biofuel products — for more on that see here — buyers are lining up to snatch these once expensive assets on the cheap. Late� last week Houston-based National Wind Solutions, a wind-focused clean energy developer with a budding biofuel portfolio, announced its acquisition of a mothballed biodiesel…

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In and around the green

Delaware off shore wind project faces uncertain future as backer folds Sunnyvale, Calif., developer Sierra Solar set to close $40m series B funding Yingli Green Energy earnings beat forecasts NY developer announces construction of $8m Calif. solar plant Amtech Systems reports Q1 revenues  10 new biodiesel refineries to be built in India  Capstone secures $10m…

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