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Aviation RFJ: Are You Getting on Board? Technical Pathway Development–Expanding Supply and Reducing Cost
April 26, 2013 – 11:19 am | No Comment

by Aino Siirala (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Steve Csonka, as director of Enviro Strategy and Ecomagination, GE Aviation, the world-leading provider of jet engines, gave an overview of the importance of renewable jet fuel specifications leading …

Aviation Biofuels: Are you Getting on Board? Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuels: An Update on Efforts
March 6, 2013 – 5:53 pm | No Comment

by Nate Brown (Federal Aviation Administration)  Nate Brown, Alternative Fuels Project Manager of the Federal Aviation Administration, presented an update on FAA’s efforts at the Biomass 2012 conference.

FAA’s approach is advancing the use of alternative …

Aviation Biofuels: “Are You Getting on Board?” Lufthansa Remarks
January 15, 2013 – 3:12 pm | No Comment

by Aino Siirala (Advanced Biofuels USA)  In his presentation at DOE’s Biomass 2012, Joachin Buse (Vice President Aviation Biofuels, Lufthansa German Airlines) claimed that aviation biofuels have the strongest impact on mitigation of climate change.

He …

Aviation Biofuels: Are you Getting on Board?: Sustainable Aviation Biofuels Unified, Focused Transport Leaders Ready for Takeoff!
January 2, 2013 – 2:44 pm | No Comment

by Aino Siirala (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Richard L. Altman, Executive director of the Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative (CAAFI),  gave a presentation to DOE Biomass 2012.

CAAFI is a coalition of airlines, aircraft and engine manufacturers, …

International Cooperation to Develop Global Bioenergy Capacity: US and Brazil Bilateral Collaboration on Biofuels
August 27, 2012 – 1:02 pm | No Comment

Presentation by Helena Chum (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) US led by its State Department, and Brazil led by Department of Energy of the Ministry of Foreign Relations, have entered into an MOU to advance cooperation …

International Cooperation to Develop Global Bioenergy Capacity: CleanStar Mozambique – A Case Study
August 27, 2012 – 12:56 pm | No Comment

Presentation by Sagun Saxena (CleanStar Ventures) CleanStar is an early stage developer of sustainable food and energy ventures with a global presence. Strength lies in finance, technology and local execution capacity. The urban need in …

International Cooperation to Develop Global Bioenergy Capacity: Biomass without Borders: Lessons from International Ventures
August 15, 2012 – 5:38 pm | No Comment

By Liliana Diaz (Navigant Consulting) Opening with the report on repeated failure of a biomass based Idaho power company’s ability to meet delivery deadlines because of the non-reliable source of fuel, Diaz effectively made her …

International Cooperation to Develop Global Bioenergy Capacity: How Global Partnerships Are Clearing the Way to Achieve America’s RFS2 Goals
August 15, 2012 – 3:44 pm | No Comment

by Thomas Corle (Leifmark LLC, Inbicon Technology Marketing Partner) Opening his presentation with imposing nature images of pristine beauty, Corle’s presentation lays Denmark’s aspirations on the table – to move from 2006’s 15/85 (CO2 emission) …

The Wizard of O’s: Oxygen – the Albatross around Biomass’ Neck, or a Secret Weapon for the Bio-Based Vanguard?
July 25, 2012 – 5:59 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (BioBased Digest)  …The movement towards replacing the whole barrel of oil got some momentum just in the past 2-3 years in senior US bioenergy decision-making circles. To some extent, the leadership still doesn’t …