Organization: NextGen Biofuels Fund

Iogen technology powers new Brazilian biofuels mill

A biofuel facility powered with technology developed by Ottawa-based Iogen Corp has opened in an expanded Costa Pinto sugar cane mill in Piracicaba Brazil. The US$105-million biofuel facility is the first commercial deployment of Iogen’s enzymatic hydrolysis technology for the production of commercial quantities of second generation biofuel using bagasse (fibrous matter that derived from…

Iogen Energy kills plans for industrial-scale ethanol plant

Iogen Energy has pulled the plug on its planned industrial-scale biofuel plant in southern Manitoba and is laying off 150 workers. The joint venture —between Ottawa-based Iogen Corp and Royal Dutch Shell, The Hague — will refocus its strategy and activities, resulting in a smaller development program. Privately held Iogen was founded in 1974 and…