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Call to Action for a Truly Sustainable Renewable Future
August 8, 2013 – 5:07 pm | No Comment

-Include high octane/high ethanol Regular Grade fuel in EPA Tier 3 regulations.

-Use a dedicated, self-reducing non-renewable carbon user fee to fund renewable energy R&D.

-Start an Apollo-type program to bring New Ideas to sustainable biofuel and …

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Biofuels Mandates Around the World: The 2016 Visual Guide
April 4, 2016 – 4:13 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) 64 countries have targets or mandates – but how much where, and when, and what?  The bulk of mandates continue to come from the EU-27, where the Renewable Energy Directive specified …

Biodiesel Opportunities Abroad
January 13, 2016 – 7:35 pm | No Comment

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  Several U.S. producers, including Genuine Bio-Fuel, Hero BX and the now-defunct Promethean Biofuels, in addition to Miami-based biodiesel exporter and hopeful technology provider Lagosur, sketch out overviews of international developments.

“Taxation, …

Biofuel Use in International Markets: The Importance of Trade
September 3, 2015 – 12:26 pm | No Comment

by Jayson Beckman (US Department of Agriculture)  Global biofuel production rose tremendously over 2001-13, led largely by rapid growth in the United States and the European Union (EU). Brazil, the second largest biofuel producer, doubled its …

Food vs. Food and Fuel
March 13, 2015 – 8:36 pm | No Comment

By Hilary Landfried (Project Gaia)  … We rarely think of it here in the West, hooked up to electric and gas grids as we are, but nearly half of the world’s population still cooks on biomass fuels …

Airbus, KLM Complete 10 Hours Flight on Biobased Jet Fuel
July 1, 2014 – 4:39 pm | No Comment

(Airbus/Biomass Magazine) An Airbus A330-200 of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (flight KL767) has commenced the longest commercial flight with sustainable jet fuels ever performed by an Airbus aircraft. The aircraft took off with a 20 …

SkyNRG Supplies KLM’s New Series of Transatlantic Biofuel Flights to Aruba and Bonaire
May 16, 2014 – 9:56 am | No Comment

(SkyNRG)  SkyNRG, the global market maker for sustainable fuels, will supply sustainable jet fuel to a new series of KLM flights from Amsterdam to the Caribbean islands Aruba and Bonaire. The program will run for …

Insight: U.S. and Brazil – At Last, Friends on Ethanol
September 17, 2012 – 1:09 pm | No Comment

by Brian Winter (Reuters/Chicago Tribune)  After years at each other’s throats, Brazil and the United States are working together to promote the use of ethanol in a collaboration that could revolutionize global markets and the makeup of …

US and Brazil Spar Over Ethanol Trade Policy
December 9, 2011 – 2:34 pm | No Comment

by Cindy Zimmerman (DomesticFuel.com)  Brazilian and U.S. ethanol interests are challenging each other over ethanol trade policy.

The U.S./Brazil Council and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce wrote a joint letter to Congress last week asking that the …

Rangel Introduces Bill to Extend Ethanol Duty, Benefitting U.S. Producers and Refiners in the Caribbean and Central America
December 7, 2011 – 10:28 am | No Comment

(Congressman Charles Rangel (D- NY 15)  Congressman Charles Rangel on December 2, 2011, introduced legislation to extend “other duty or charge” (ODC), a key component of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA), that provides …

Sugarcane Ethanol Producers Respond to Unfair Legislation to Extend Tariff
December 7, 2011 – 10:22 am | No Comment

(Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association/PR NewsWire)  In response to the introduction of H.R. 3552, legislation sponsored by four members of the U.S. House of Representatives to extend the import tax on foreign ethanol, the Brazilian Sugarcane …

Biojet and UWI Partner in Biofuels
July 15, 2011 – 9:44 am | No Comment

(University of West Indies Cave Hill)  UWI-Cave Hill and BioJet International Initiate Research and Commercial Biofuels Partnership.

The University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus in Barbados, and BioJet International, Ltd. jointly announce a biosciences research …

Major Financial Institution to Support Sustainable Aviation Biofuel Development in Latin America and the Caribbean
June 29, 2011 – 4:56 pm | No Comment

(GreenAirOnline)  The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has announced an initiative help finance public and private institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean to develop a sustainable jet biofuel industry from locally grown organic feedstock. The …