Chris Hessler Presents on Policy Risk and Tech Innovation at the Scaling Up Conference in Ottawa

Policy risk, the extent to which government policies impact the market value of products and technologies, affects how the private sector invests in innovation. At the Scaling Up Conference in mid-November, AJW founding partner Chris Hessler discusses policy risk's different facets and implications.  Who should assume market risk? How do market actors react to signals of regulatory

Deployment of Iogen’s Advanced Biofuel Technology Is on Track

February 27, 2015 - Iogen’s technology for processing agricultural residues and other biomass into fuel was selected by Raizen as the platform from which to build a fleet of next-generation biofuel production facilities. Raizen is Brazil’s leading – and the world’s 5th largest – biofuel producer. Raizen termed the Iogen technology as the “most advanced” available. Iogen

AJW Report on E85 Sparks Discussion

July 28, 2014 - The controversy surrounding the pricing and availability of E85 continues to grow. In the Spring of 2014 AJW released a report, E85 - A Tale of  Two Markets, showing stark disparities in the pricing of E85 by fuel retailers. Our report illustrated that across the country major oil company-branded retail outlets are far

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Are Market Distortions Depressing Consumer Demand for E85?

May 8, 2014 - As EPA looks to establish the required volumes of renewable fuels for 2014, they need to look hard at pricing and its effects on supply and demand. Since RIN prices under the federal Renewable Fuels Standard began to rise in 2013, the nationwide average discount for E85 (vs. E10) at independent

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Iogen Announces Breakthrough for Drop–in Cellulosic Biofuel

January 22, 2014 - Petroleum refiners add hydrogen to the refining process to increase the energy content of a finished gasoline molecule. AJW client Iogen has announced a process that will replace the fossil-fuel-derived sources of hydrogen with hydrogen created from low-carbon renewable biomass sources.At the EPA\'s Landfill Methane Outreach Program Conference, Iogen announced the

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