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Why We Need Biofuels

by Gale Buchanan, S.Z. Li, James R. Fischer and Joshua Yean (25 x ’25)  The following guest blog is a response to a recent Wall Street Journal editorial that criticized U.S. biofuel policy. The authors of

September 30, 2012 Read Full Article

National Science Foundation Grants of $947,000 Help University of New Hampshire Professor Boost Ethanol Efficiency

(University of New Hampshire News)  Xiaowei Teng, assistant professor of chemical engineering at the University of New Hampshire, has received two National Science Foundation grants totaling nearly $1 million to

September 30, 2012 Read Full Article

Fight over Expanding Canola in Oregon Pits Organic Food Lovers against Biofuels Advocates

(Associated Press/Washington Post)  Wet winters and cool, dry summers make Oregon’s Willamette Valley one of the best places on the globe to produce seeds for organic broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, Brussels

September 30, 2012 Read Full Article

Exclusive: BA's Biofuels Plant Set for Take-Off before the End of the Year

by Will Nichols (Business Green)  Preferred site has been chosen for London facility set to generate two per cent of BA’s fuel from waste BA is set to begin initial

September 30, 2012 Read Full Article

Praj Focuses on Second Generation Biofuel

by Seema Singh (Forbes India/SME Mentor)  … After three years of technology development and plant engineering, Praj is now building a commercial scale demonstration plant to produce ethanol – also called

September 30, 2012 Read Full Article

Industrial CHP in the U.S. Gets Bump from Executive Order and Biorefinery Expansion

by Mackinnon Lawrence (Biofuels Digest/Pike Research)  …Still a nascent industry and a relatively minor player in industrial CHP, industrial biorefining is not explicitly mentioned in the “Executive Order on Accelerating

September 30, 2012 Read Full Article

'Miracle' Crop Could Invade Like Kudzu

By John Murawski  (News and Observer/Bradenton.com/Bradenton Herald)  It’s billed as a champion energy crop that yields three times as much ethanol per acre as corn, a fast-growing field grass that’s

September 30, 2012 Read Full Article

Bangchak Plans 2nd Plant to Produce Biodiesel

by Watchara Pussayanawin  (The Nation)  Bangchak Petroleum plans to build a second biodiesel plant next year with an investment of Bt800 million, adding 300,000 litres of biodiesel annually to the

September 30, 2012 Read Full Article

ABS Celebrates Young Algae Researchers and ASP Veterans

(Algae Industry Magazine)  Six student scientists were presented with the first Young Algae Researcher Awards today in Denver for their contributions to fields of algae biology and engineering on the

September 28, 2012 Read Full Article

When Will I Be Loved?: Supporters of the US Renewable Fuel Standard Begin to Rally

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  …“Fuels America is built around one core idea: renewable fuel is essential to the U.S. economy, our nation’s energy security, our rural communities and the

September 28, 2012 Read Full Article

Biofuels Center of North Carolina 2012-2013 Request for Proposals

(Biofuels Center of North Carolina)  To accelerate development of a statewide biofuels industry, the Biofuels Center of North Carolina funds projects and activities supporting its legislatively mandated mission of implementing

September 28, 2012 Read Full Article

Fuel and Technology Alternatives for Buses

(VTT Technology)  … So far, conventional diesel buses and conventional diesel fuel have dominated the market, with some contribution from natural gas buses. Now we are in a situation in which the

September 27, 2012 Read Full Article

Biofuel Startups Turn to Cosmetics, Supplements for Profits

by Tia Ghose (California Watch)  Once a promising source of green energy, high-tech biofuel is being eclipsed by skin cream and food products as manufacturers shift to more lucrative products.

September 27, 2012 Read Full Article

One Report Says Global Grain at Record High

by Rich Keller (Ag Professional)  As most of the reports circulating in the United States are about anticipated grain shortages in meeting demand, a report came out this week from

September 27, 2012 Read Full Article

Aurora Algae Secures $2 Million LEED Grant

(Algae Industry Magazine)  Aurora Algae has announced the successful completion of requirements for a two million dollar (AUD) Low Emissions Energy Development (LEED) grant, which has been used to advance the

September 27, 2012 Read Full Article

Industry Launches “Fuels America” Campaign

by Cindy Zimmerman (DomesticFuel.com)  In the face of increasing calls to waive the nation’s Renewable Fuel Standard, biofuel industry stakeholders today announced a major new communications campaign to educate consumers

September 27, 2012 Read Full Article

International Project Aims to Develop Water-Efficient Biofuel Crops

(Phys.Org)  Scientists from the University of Liverpool are part of an international research project to apply the properties of drought-adapted desert plants, like agave, to poplar trees, a recognised biofuel

September 27, 2012 Read Full Article

FAO Publishes Book on Biofuels Co-Products Use in Animal Feeds

(American Association of Swine Veterinarians)  The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization recently published a book entitled Biofuel co-products as livestock feed – Opportunities and challenges. AASV member Dr Harold Tilstra

September 27, 2012 Read Full Article

Plans for Canada's Largest Biofuel Facility Announced

(Journal of Commerce)  The largest organics biofuel facility in Canada will be built in Surrey, B.C., as a way to divert waste from the landfill and turn it into natural

September 27, 2012 Read Full Article

Enterprise Holdings Pilots Renewable Synthetic Diesel for Airport Shuttle Buses

(MarketWatch/Enterprise Holdings)  Enterprise Holdings, owner and operator of the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands, is piloting a program with Mansfield Oil Company to use

September 27, 2012 Read Full Article

Global Investment in New Biorefinery Infrastructure will Total $170 Billion through 2022, Forecasts Pike Research

(Herald Online)  The biorefining sector, which employs a variety of technology platforms to convert biomass feedstocks into a range of high-demand bio-based products including fuels, chemicals, power, food, and renewable

September 27, 2012 Read Full Article

Heard it Through the Grapevine: Useful Facts and Scuttlebutt from the Algae Biomass Summit

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Jobs, global expansion, proteins vs fuels, new R&D funding – all the big issues are under debate both on and off the floor at the

September 27, 2012 Read Full Article

Disconnect Between Biofuel Mandates & Demand?

by Joanna Schroeder (DomesticFuel.com)  A new study, Global Biofuels Outlook to 2025, authored by Hart Energy, finds a disconnect between mandates established in the U.S. Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) and Renewable

September 26, 2012 Read Full Article

Utah State Dragster Runs on Cheese Waste Biofuel

A team of engineering students from Utah State University has set a new land speed record using a car that burns a new form of sustainable biofuel made from a waste product of the

September 26, 2012 Read Full Article

Biobased Products and Algae

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  …For all the excitement about fuels — biobased products may be even a hotter trend for the renewables sector’s hottest feedstock. One of the big

September 26, 2012 Read Full Article

US EPA Direct Final, Proposed Rules Amend Heating Oil Definition

by Ashley Player (Biodiesel Magazine)  You may or may not have noticed that the U.S. EPA released a direct final rule and proposed rule on Sept.17 modifying the definition of

September 26, 2012 Read Full Article

Algae Industry Counseled on Sustainability Objectives at Summit

by Tom Bryan (Biodiesel Magazine)  The algae industry’s ambition to build a global industry that is fundamentally sustainable, safe and responsible was the chief topic of discussion on day two

September 26, 2012 Read Full Article

EU Non-Food Biofuels Target Needs New Investment -Shell Unit

(Reuters) * EU shift away from food-based biofuels will need big investment * EU will need millions of tonnes of non-food biofuels to meet targets * Investment incentives currently not

September 26, 2012 Read Full Article

Biodico and LamdaGen Corporation Announce Collaboration

(Herald Online) Biodico, Inc. and LamdaGen Corporation have announced a collaboration whereby LamdaGen’s nano-based Meta-Catalytic Surface (MCS) technology will be integrated into Biodico’s Research & Development programs for biomass-based diesel, combined

September 26, 2012 Read Full Article

Enerjetik Plans Denver Facility to Produce Biofuels

(Denver Business Journal)  Enerjetik LLC of Denver said Tuesday it will partner with a North Carolina company to build a pilot-scale facility in Denver to produce biofuels from solid waste.

September 26, 2012 Read Full Article

Airbus Adds Massive China Link to Global Biofuels Circle

by Ben Sandilands  (Crikey)   With the West Texas Crude oil price at well under $US 100 per barrel and the cross over price for aviation grade biofuels largely assigned

September 26, 2012 Read Full Article

Whisky Distillery Tries a Wee Dram of Biofuel

(Reuters) A small Scottish whisky maker is aiming to turn its by-products into biofuel and become the world’s first whisky distillery to fuel car and trucks in a move which

September 26, 2012 Read Full Article

Ebony and Ivory: The BioProcess Algae Story

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  …But carbon dioxide emissions remain. In fact, large corn ethanol plants are considered “major emitters” under EPA rules because one-third of the corn kernel, by

September 26, 2012 Read Full Article

Ethanol Powered Muscle Cars Hit the Track In Kearney

by Emily Roehler (NebraskaTV)  It’s being billed as “8 Seconds of Corn-fed Madness.” Street-legal muscle cars doing 180 mph on a quarter-mile track, powered by ethanol, the renewable fuel made from

September 26, 2012 Read Full Article

Port of Tampa Prepares to Unveil New Railroad Line to Boost Cargo, Ethanol Markets

by Jamal Thalji (Tampa Bay Times)  The transformation of the Port of Tampa will start on land. The port is nearing completion of the $11 million Tampa Gateway Rail Terminal, a

September 26, 2012 Read Full Article

Iowa E15 Sales Strong

by Joanna Schroeder (DomesticFuel.com)  E15 sales in Iowa are proving to be strong right out of the pump. This may be a poor metaphor, but the good news is that Linn

September 26, 2012 Read Full Article

Presidential Candidates Support RFS

by Cindy Zimmerman (DomesticFuel.com)  Both President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney say they support maintaining the Renewable Fuel Standard in answers to an American Farm Bureau Federation questionnaire on agricultural

September 26, 2012 Read Full Article

Green MEP Joins Row over Biofuel Plant at Shoreham Port

(Shoreham Herald)  A SUSSEX MEP is the latest to say “no” to a proposals for a biofuel power station in Shoreham. Adur District Council is currently considering an application, to build

September 26, 2012 Read Full Article

Studies Show Energy Beets Can Be Grown in Non-Traditional Sugarbeet Areas

by Sue Roesler  (Minnesota Farm Guide)  Energy beets are growing hardy for the second year in a row in crop fields south of Minot’s NDSU Northern Research Extension Center near

September 26, 2012 Read Full Article

Aviation Biofuel World Leaders BioJet and JATRO Sign Major Collaboration Agreement

(BioJet)  JATRO AG today (September 25, 2012) announced formation of a major Horizontal Collaboration Agreement with BioJet International Ltd. The intended horizontal collaboration between the Companies in the format of a

September 26, 2012 Read Full Article

Dupont Summit 2012: Pressing Issues Amid the Political Maelstrom December 7 Washington, DC

  Dupont Summit 2012: Pressing Issues Amid the Political Maelstrom   December 7   Washington, DC

The Summit will be held at the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington, DC on Friday, December 7, 2012. The purpose of the conference is to promote dialogue about current

September 26, 2012 Read Full Article

Call for Proposals: Dupont Summit 2012: Pressing Issues Amid the Political Maelstrom DEADLINE October 15, 2012

  Call for Proposals:  Dupont Summit 2012: Pressing Issues Amid the Political Maelstrom  DEADLINE October 15, 2012

The Policy Studies Organization (PSO) invites you to submit a proposal for the Dupont Summit focused on science, technology and environmental policy issues. The Summit will be held at the

September 26, 2012 Read Full Article

New Technique Yields Never-Before-Seen Information Critical to biofuels Research

by Laura Millsaps (DOE Pulse)  Pioneering mass spectrometry methods developed at DOE’s Ames Laboratory are helping plant biologists get their first glimpses of never-before-seen plant tissue structures. The new method opens up new

September 25, 2012 0 comment Read Full Article

Biofuels Rarely Better than Petrol

(SwissInfo.ch)  Biofuels have an undeserved reputation for environmental friendliness, according to a study commissioned by the Federal Energy Office and released Monday. The study re-evaluated the ecological effects of biofuels

September 25, 2012 Read Full Article

Canada Launches First Ever 100% Biojet-Fuelled Flight

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest)  In Canada, the first flight in the world to ever be entirely powered by biojet fuel will depart from Ottawa in late October. In partnership with

September 25, 2012 Read Full Article

Renmatix Unveils State-of-the-Art R&D Facility at Pennsylvania Headquarters

(Renmatix)  U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) visits facility to discuss job creation and growth of biobased markets Renmatix, the leading manufacturer of cellulosic sugars for biobased chemical and fuel markets,

September 25, 2012 Read Full Article

Gevo to Switch Back to Ethanol Production, from Biobutanol, at Minnesota Integrated Biorefinery

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Reoptimizing its technology, now expects return to reach target isobutanol production rates in 2013. In Colorado, Gevo announced that, while making significant progress towards economic

September 25, 2012 Read Full Article

Take It to the Limit: Algenol and Rising Yields in Advanced Biofuels

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Algenol hits 7000 gallon per acre mark in field operations. What’s the impact for Algenol, for energy independence, for the cost of transport fuel? …Algenol

September 25, 2012 Read Full Article

Air Force Picks Honeywell Unit for Biofuels

by Joe Cogliano  (Dayton Business Journal)  A division of Honeywell International Inc. is being tapped by the U.S. Air Force to expand the domestic supply of biofuels. On Thursday, the Defense Department announced

September 24, 2012 Read Full Article

WUSTL Students Study Biofuels in Brazil

(Washington University/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Through the International Experience Program at Washington University in St. Louis, undergraduate students gain real-life and classroom experiences focusing on the difficult energy decisions countries must

September 24, 2012 Read Full Article

Energy Sorghum Demonstrates Potential During Dry Summer

by Dan Conable (Cato Analytics LLC/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Despite weather challenges and the learning curve for farmers unfamiliar with this energy sorghum, one of the first commercial-scale plantings of the crop

September 24, 2012 Read Full Article

Purdue Gets $5.2 Million to Develop New Biofuel Process

by Brian Wallheimer (Purdue University)  If Purdue University researchers have their way, the term “biofuel plant” will take on a whole new meaning. A team received a $5.2 million U.S. Department

September 24, 2012 Read Full Article

Oshawa Port Authority Plans Public Meeting on Proposed Plant

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The Oshawa Port Authority in Ontario is planning an event to help answer questions its local community has with regard to a proposed ethanol

September 24, 2012 Read Full Article

E15 Now Offered at Five Kansas Stations

(Renewable Fuels Association/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  As predicted, the Sept. 15 expiration of EPA’s summer volatility restriction has resulted in an increase in E15 offerings. This week five stations in Kansas

September 24, 2012 Read Full Article

Government Invests Strategically In Canola Sector

(The Bioenergy Site)  Canada’s canola sector will benefit from a targeted research and development plan to promote the industry’s strategic growth. Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced support for the Canola

September 24, 2012 Read Full Article

Reps. Olson, Blackburn Introduce 'Stop RIN Fraud Act of 2012'

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  U.S. Reps. Pete Olson, R-Texas, and Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., introduced the Stop RIN Fraud Act of 2012 (H.R. 6444) Sept. 20 to shore up weaknesses in

September 24, 2012 Read Full Article

Dyadic and SEKAB Cooperate On Verifying Effective Enzymes For The Production Of Cellulosic Sugars

(RedOrbit/PR NewsWire)  Dyadic International, Inc., a global biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development, manufacture and sale of enzymes and other proteins for the bioenergy, bio-based chemicals, biopharmaceutical and industrial

September 24, 2012 0 comment Read Full Article

EPA Biodiesel Mandate Get a Boost From Repurposed Imaging Equipment

by Jason Mick (Daily Tech)  New method could repurpose existing equipment, improve the efficiency of biodiesel extraction Biodiesel production tends to boil down (no pun intended) to one of two methods

September 24, 2012 Read Full Article

Arcata Council Moves Forward on Biodiesel Approval

(Times-Standard)  The Arcata City Council voted this week to allow a proposed biodiesel plant on Giuntoli Lane. The council unanimously approved environmental findings, a mitigated negative declaration and a planned

September 24, 2012 Read Full Article

The Age of Upstream

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  …You see it everywhere. Oil producers are happy, refiners are squeezed. Corn, soy and sugar prices are at historic highs, ethanol and biodiesel producers are

September 24, 2012 Read Full Article

Eni Plans to Convert Venice Refinery Into Biofuels Facility

by Dan Liefgreen (Bloomberg BusinessWeek)  Eni SpA (ENI), Italy’s largest oil company, plans to convert its Venice refinery into a

September 24, 2012 Read Full Article

Co-Products Help Keep Ethanol Producers Profitable in Lean Times

by Holly Jessen (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Coproducts are becoming an increasingly important factor in ethanol plant profitability, according to the

September 24, 2012 Read Full Article

Crop Prices Probably Peaked After Drought Cuts U.S. Output

by Luzi Ann Javier (Bloomberg BusinessWeek)  Rallies in corn, wheat and soybeans because of drought in the U.S., the top

September 24, 2012 Read Full Article

Corporate Social Responsibility: Creating Value through Collaborative Sustainable Development November 5-9, 2012 Montreal, Quebec, Canada

  Corporate Social Responsibility: Creating Value through Collaborative Sustainable Development    November 5-9, 2012   Montreal, Quebec, Canada

The essential course to prepare professionals to work in the expanding field of corporate social responsibility and sustainable development  McGill

September 24, 2012 Read Full Article

Europe Considers Suspending Airline Emissions Charge

(Associated Press/The Guardian)  Officials stress the need to avert a trade war with major economic powers such as China and

September 24, 2012 Read Full Article

Nissan DeltaWing Returns to Racing at Petit Le Mans

(American LeMans Series) …  The pioneering, dart-shaped Nissan DeltaWing will compete in the 1,000-mile Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda

September 24, 2012 Read Full Article

Online Course: HAZWOPER Courses

Name of Provider: eTraining Type: course required for those working with/potentially exposed to hazardous substances Course: HAZWOPER 40 Hour Course (24 Hour Course,

September 24, 2012 Read Full Article

Extramural Research – People, Prosperity and the Planet

(Environmental Protection Agency)  WHAT IS EPA’s P3 Program? P3 stands for People, Prosperity and the Planet.  Through this EPA program,

September 23, 2012 Read Full Article

EU U-Turn Spells Doom for Food-Based Biofuels Boom

by Nigel Hunt and Charlie Dunmore (Reuters)  European Union plans to cap the use of food-based biofuels are a major setback

September 21, 2012 Read Full Article

Analysis: Brazil Ethanol Returns to US as Biofuel Rules Pave Way

by Reese Ewing (Reuters)  Brazilian ethanol is rushing back into the United States after a three-year ebb, drawn less by

September 21, 2012 Read Full Article

Scholarships Offered for Students to Attend National Ethanol Conference

by Joanna Schroeder (DomesticFuel.com)  The Renewable Fuels Association’s (RFA) annual National Ethanol Conference (NEC)is a great place to learn the ins

September 21, 2012 Read Full Article

First Biorefinery Producing Wood-Based Biodiesel

(Netzwerk Biotreibstoffe)  Finland-based UPM’s facility is located in Lappeenranta, south-eastern Finland, and will produce biodiesel from crude tall oil at

September 21, 2012 Read Full Article

Requests to Waive the Renewable Fuel Standard in the Aftermath of the 2012 Heat Wave and Drought

by Ned Stowe (Environmental and Energy Study Institute) In the wake of the devastating heat wave and drought which covered much

September 21, 2012 Read Full Article

Global 2012 Corn Crop To Be Second Largest in History: OECD Official’s Comment on Biofuels Misguided

(Global Renewable Fuels Alliance)  Today (September 20, 2012) the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance (GRFA) criticized OECD senior counsellor, Carmel Cahill,

September 21, 2012 Read Full Article

Brazilian Biofuels That Cause Land-Use Change May Have Much Larger Non-GHG Air Quality Emissions Than Fossil Fuels

by C.-C. Tsao , J. E. Campbell, M. Mena-Carrasco, S. N. Spak, G. R. Carmichael, and Y. Chen  (Environmental Science and

September 21, 2012 Read Full Article

Ocean Renewable Energy: The Next Frontier?

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Christopher D. Barry and Paul Kamen of the Ocean Renewable Energy Society of Naval Architects

September 21, 2012 Read Full Article

The Big A: Little Algae Go Big, Industrial and Global, and Just as Eco-Friendly as Ever

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Big Auto, Bio Oil, Big Ag, Big Pharma, Big Food – touching them all, now

September 21, 2012 Read Full Article

High Octane Number Ethanol–Gasoline Blends: Quantifying the Potential Benefits in the United States

by J.E. Anderson, D.M. DiCicco, J.M. Ginder, U. Kramer, T.G. Leone, H.E. Raney-Pablo, T.J. Wallington (Fuel)  Ethanol provides a significant contribution

September 20, 2012 Read Full Article

Why Have U.S. Oil Imports Declined in Recent Years?

by John Miller (The Energy Collective)  …All politics aside, what factors have actually contributed towards reducing U.S. oil imports recently?

September 20, 2012 Read Full Article

Comparison of Direct Transesterification of Algal Biomass under Supercritical Methanol and Microwave Irradiation Conditions

by Prafulla D. Patil, Veera Gnaneswar Gude, Aravind Mannarswamy, Peter Cooke, Nagamany Nirmalakhandan, Peter Lammers, Shuguang Deng (Fuel)  In this comparative

September 20, 2012 Read Full Article

Biodiesel Production from Waste Cooking Oils

by Anh N. Phan, Tan M. Phan (Fuel)  Alkali-catalyzed transesterification of waste cooking oils, collected within Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam,

September 20, 2012 Read Full Article

Catalytic Upgrading of Biorefinery Oil from Micro-Algae

by N.H. Tran, J.R. Bartlett, G.S.K. Kannangara, A.S. Milev,  H. Volkb, M.A. Wilson (Fuel)  Micro-algae are seen as one of the

September 20, 2012 Read Full Article

Transesterification of Vegetable Oil into Biodiesel Catalyzed by CaO: A Review

by Masato Kouzu, Jyu-suke Hidaka (Fuel)  Vegetable oil is one of the biomass resources generated from carbon dioxide and water

September 20, 2012 Read Full Article

Latest Developments on Application of Heterogenous Basic Catalysts for an Efficient and Eco Friendly Synthesis of Biodiesel: A Review

by Yogesh C. Sharma, Bhaskar Singh, John Korstad  (Fuel) Heterogeneous catalysts are now being tried extensively for biodiesel synthesis. These catalysts are

September 20, 2012 Read Full Article

Characteristics of Hemicellulose, Cellulose and Lignin Pyrolysis

by Haiping Yang, Rong Yan,  Hanping Chen, Dong Ho Lee, Chuguang Zheng  (Fuel)  The pyrolysis characteristics of three main components (hemicellulose, cellulose and lignin) of

September 20, 2012 Read Full Article

Advancements in Development and Characterization of Biodiesel: A Review

by Y.C. Sharma, B. Singh, S.N. Upadhyay (Fuel) An ever increasing demand of fuels has been a challenge for today’s scientific workers. The

September 20, 2012 Read Full Article

Butanol Backers Push Retrofit Effort as Ethanol Boom Fades

by Nicholas Zeman  (Engineering News-Record)  As U.S. subsidies for ethanol continue to disappear, retrofit installations to produce butanol—touted as a

September 20, 2012 Read Full Article

UCSD Chemists Develop Protein Reverse Tagging Method

by Kim McDonald  (Algae Industry Magazine)  Chemists at UC San Diego have developed a method that for the first time

September 20, 2012 Read Full Article

Environmental Regulations Kindle the Southeast Asian Automotive Biofuels Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan

(Frost & Sullivan/Sacramento Bee)  Removing subsidies for conventional fuels and providing incentives for biofuels will bolster market growth New analysis

September 20, 2012 Read Full Article

Planes of the Future Could Fly on Sawdust or Straw

by Jean Décotte (Reuters)  * A horsey twist to the search for alternative aviation fuel * French project targets use

September 20, 2012 Read Full Article

Soros Economic Development Fund and IFU Invest Millions in Food Security and Clean Cooking Venture in Africa

(Soros Economic Development Fund)  Soros Economic Development Fund and IFU Invest Millions in Food Security and Clean Cooking Venture in

September 20, 2012 Read Full Article

The Louisville Biodiesel Cooperative and St. Francis School Pleased to Announce a Partnership to Recycle Waste Cooking Oil

(PR NewsWire/Louisville Biodiesel Cooperative)  The Louisville Biodiesel Cooperative and St. Francis School are pleased to announce a partnership to recycle

September 20, 2012 Read Full Article

50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy, 30 Hottest Companies in Renewable Chemicals and Biobased Materials; Voting Opens

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  The annual rankings competition opens up for the hottest companies in the sector; who will

September 20, 2012 Read Full Article

Bio-Based Chemicals Conference and Exhibition March 13-14, 2013 Rotterdam, The Netherlands

  Bio-Based Chemicals Conference and Exhibition      March 13-14, 2013       Rotterdam, The Netherlands

The Bio-based Chemicals Conference and Exhibition will return for a 5th year as part of Europe’s largest bioeconomy event –

September 20, 2012 Read Full Article

Grow Your Own Energy: A NASA-Backed Experiment Harvests Algae for Oil, Releases Fresh Water

by Jonathan Trent (Slate)  …Algae are single-celled organisms that thrive globally in aqueous environments and convert CO2 into carbohydrates, protein, and

September 19, 2012 Read Full Article

Utah State Team Sets New Speed Record on Waste-Based Biodiesel

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)   A team of faculty and students from Utah State University set a land speed

September 19, 2012 Read Full Article

New Partnership Forged as NYC Prepares for Oct. 1 Bioheat Mandate

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  Bioheat veteran Michael Devine and his company Earth Energy Alliance Inc. struck an agreement with

September 19, 2012 Read Full Article

UMass-Amherst Team Solves Mystery of Cellulose Chains Breakdown

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  What exactly happens in depolymerization, as hydrogen bonds break down?  How could that revolutionize the

September 19, 2012 Read Full Article

U.S. Getting Closer to Energy Independence

by Steve Everly (The Kansas City Star)  …A multiprong effort that includes increased domestic oil and natural-gas production, energy efficiency,

September 19, 2012 Read Full Article

Response To EPRINC Study: “Ethanol’s Lost Promise”

by Geoff Cooper (Renewable Fuels Association)  About EPRINC: EPRINC is a non-profit group funded by Big Oil, staffed by former

September 19, 2012 Read Full Article

SXSW Eco October 3-5, 2012 Austin, TX including i2i Awards

  SXSW Eco October 3-5, 2012 Austin, TX including i2i Awards

SXSW Eco will feature sessions from experts in the public, private and academic sectors committed to finding solutions for a sustainable

September 19, 2012 Read Full Article

AIRSHOW-Airlines Grapple with Food vs Biofuel Debate

by Maria Sheahan and Victoria Bryan (Reuters)  …Airlines, keen to cut pollution from jet fuel ahead of EU penalties from

September 19, 2012 Read Full Article

Finding the Right Biofuels for the Southeast: A Range of Alternatives

(US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service)  …Of the five regions, the Southeast has the greatest natural capacity in the

September 19, 2012 0 comment Read Full Article

Sorghum Eyed as a Southern Bioenergy Crop

(Phys.Org)  Sweet sorghum is primarily grown in the United States as a source of sugar for syrup and molasses. But

September 19, 2012 Read Full Article

Promoting Ethanol at Chicagoland Speedway

by Chuck Zimmerman (DomesticFuel.com)  The President of the Chicagoland Speedway believes that Illinois Farmers and American Ethanol have been great partners for

September 19, 2012 Read Full Article

New eBay for Recyclable Oils Makes It Way Easier to Power Your Biodiesel Car

by Sarah Miller (Grist)  …The challenge is not that we are an economy with a dearth of disgusting grease; the

September 19, 2012 Read Full Article

EPA OK’s 30% Increase in US Biomass-Based Diesel Mandate as Domestic Production Capacity Expands

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  What will bigger targets mean for producers, livestock, obligated refiners, and the diesel-using public? In

September 19, 2012 Read Full Article

Ancient Diatoms Could Make Biofuels, Electronics, and Health Food

(Oregon State University)  Diatoms, tiny marine life forms that have been around since the dinosaurs, could finally make biofuel production

September 19, 2012 Read Full Article

France to Close the Door on Shale Gas Exploration

(EnergyMarketPrice)  Speaking at the opening of an environmental conference in Paris, the French President François Hollande announced he has rejected

September 19, 2012 Read Full Article

Algae.Tec and Lufthansa Sign Collaboration Agreement to Build Biofuel Production Facility in Europe

(Algae.Tec/PR NewsWire)  Algae.Tec Limited is pleased to announce that Algae.Tec and Lufthansa have signed a Collaboration Agreement for the construction

September 19, 2012 Read Full Article

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS: BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing June 16-19, 2013 Montreal, Quebec, Canada DEADLINE November 22, 2012

  CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS:  BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing     June 16-19, 2013   Montreal, Quebec, Canada  DEADLINE November 22, 2012

Over the past decade, the BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and bioprocessing has become the largest industrial biotech gathering

September 18, 2012 Read Full Article

Agrobiobase – Looking at the Global Bioeconomy One Factoid at a Time

by Jim Lane (Biobased Digest)  One of the most interesting biobased resources we have found – covering the world, but

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EU Confirms Change in Biofuel Targets

(Channel News Asia)  The European Commission rejected Monday charges that EU biofuel policy was contributing to soaring food prices but

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US-Germany Sign Biofuel Development Accord

(FlightGlobal)The future looks green for US-German relations following an alternative aviation fuels development agreement signed at ILA. German transport minister

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Finland’s Chempolis in Talks for Biorefinery Plant in India

by Natalie Obiko Pearson (Bloomberg) Finland’s Chempolis Ltd. is in talks with Indian sugar companies to set up a biorefinery

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Ethanol Tankers Have Dangerous Flaw

by Jason Keyser (Associated Press/St. Louis Post Dispatch)  For two decades, one of the most commonly used types of rail

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Market Access Critical for Ethanol, CEO Says

(Argus Media)  …“There’s a lot of talk about the drought. But the biggest challenge is access to the market,” he

September 18, 2012 Read Full Article

Tranquility Base Here. The Crescentino project has landed.

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Once described as a “moon shot”, Beta Renewables’ commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol project hovers just over

September 18, 2012 Read Full Article

Renewables and Emissions Trading: Do Schemes like the EU ETS Work?

by Richard Baillie (Renewable Energy World)  Emissions trading is growing in popularity across the globe, but doubts about its high

September 18, 2012 Read Full Article

Colorado Student Awarded $50,000 for Algae Biofuels Study

(Algae Industry Magazine)  Seventeen-year-old Sara Volz, of Colorado Springs, CO, has been awarded a $50,000 scholarship for her science project,

September 17, 2012 Read Full Article

Propel Opens New Fueling Station in Downtown Sacramento, Calif.

(Propel Fuels/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Propel Fuels, a leading retailer of renewable fuels and clean mobility solutions, has announced the opening

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Ag Energy Coalition Calls for Passage of Farm Bill

(Agricultural Energy Coalition/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The Agriculture Energy Coalition (AgEC) today (September 12, 2012) called on Congress to pass a

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Sorghum in Spotlight Due to Drought, Pending EPA Action

by Holly Jessen (Ethanol Producer Magazine)   For years, National Sorghum Producers have advocated for increasing the use of grain

September 17, 2012 Read Full Article

Blender Pump Opens in Cresco, Iowa

by Joanna Schroeder (DomesticFuel.com)  …Twenty-nine local investors applied and were approved for a Resource Enhancement and Protection grant (REAP). They

September 17, 2012 Read Full Article

Water-Wise Biofuel Crop Study to Alter Plants Metabolic, Photosynthesis Process

(Phys.Org)  Putting the water-use-efficient and turbo-charged photosynthesis from plants such as agave into woody biomass plants such as poplar can

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Paris Backs Halt in Biofuel Use to Avert Food Shortages

(EurActiv)  A French plan to fight food price volatility took further shape yesterday (12 September) with a call to pause

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Biofuel Target Will Add £35 Every Year to the Cost of Running a Car

by Louise Gray (The Telegraph)  Drivers will be forced to pay an extra £35 a year due to a European

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SS Lootah Offers Automated Biofuel Plants to GCC

(ConstructionWeekOnline.com)  S Lootah International has teamed up with Germany company Arndt GmbH to offer fully automatic locally-manufactured biodiesel plants for

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Insight: U.S. and Brazil – At Last, Friends on Ethanol

by Brian Winter (Reuters/Chicago Tribune)  After years at each other’s throats, Brazil and the United States are working together to

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Audi, Joule Ink Partnership, as Joule Heads for Scale with $1.28 per Gallon Advanced Fuels

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Joule continues to move out of stealth and into the light with its transformative Sunflow-E

September 17, 2012 Read Full Article

18th Annual National Ethanol Conference (NEC): Driving Forward February 5-7, 2013 Las Vegas, NV

  18th Annual National Ethanol Conference (NEC): Driving Forward    February 5-7, 2013    Las Vegas, NV

Don’t miss the opportunity to network with industry leaders and peers at the 18th Annual National Ethanol Conference (NEC): Driving Forward,

September 17, 2012 Read Full Article

Magellan Completes Biodiesel Distribution Facility

by Joanna Schroeder (DomesticFuel.com)  Magellan Pipeline Company has completed a new biodiesel distribution facility in Des Moines, Iowa. The new

September 17, 2012 Read Full Article

Goals for Biofuel Production Could Collide with Market Realities

(PR NewsWire/Hart Energy)  Hart Energy’s newly released study, Global Biofuels Outlook to 2025, finds a disconnect between mandates (Renewable Fuels Standard in the U.S.

September 17, 2012 Read Full Article

EPA Sets Bio-based Diesel Volumes for 2013

(Environmental Protection Agency)  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today took action to establish the amount of bio-diesel products required

September 14, 2012 Read Full Article

Ohio Project Receives $4 Million for Algae Research

(Algae Industry Magazine)  Jon Strunk reports that over the last two months, University of Toledo (UT) researchers have won $4

September 14, 2012 Read Full Article

Heineman Declares September as Renewable Fuels Month at Husker Harvest Days

by Robert Pore (The Independent)  During the last 25 years, Nebraska has seen its ethanol industry develop into the nation’s

September 14, 2012 Read Full Article

Fall Fuel Change Brings New Opportunities for E15

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)   Sept. 15 marks the expiration date for the U.S. EPA’s summer volatility restriction

September 14, 2012 Read Full Article

Enzymatic Digestibility of Corn Stover Fractions in Response to Fungal Pretreatment

by Zhifang Cui, Caixia Wan, Jian Shi, Robert W. Sykes, and Yebo Li (Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research)  Corn stover fractions (leaves, cobs, and stalks) were

September 14, 2012 Read Full Article

The Lowdown on Methanol and Dimethyl Ester as Advanced Biofuels

by Robert Rapier (Biofuels Digest/Energy Trends Insider)  …Methanol is cheap to produce and has been tested extensively as a gasoline replacement.

September 14, 2012 Read Full Article

Er, Did the EU Really Just Abandon Biofuels?

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  As reported elsewhere in the Digest today and throughout this week, In Brussels, a draft

September 14, 2012 Read Full Article

Final CAFE-GHG Rule Impedes Biofuel Development and Use

(25 x ’25)  The nearly 2,000-page final rule establishing federal corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) and greenhouse gas (GHG) standards for light

September 14, 2012 Read Full Article

Jet Green: Airlines' Need for Cheap, Plentiful Biofuel Is Forcing the Industry to Scale up

by Tim Newcomb (Time Business)  At an August meeting in Washington, 17 countries, including the U.S., reaffirmed the aviation industry’s goal

September 14, 2012 Read Full Article

Biofuels Supporters Buoyed after Meetings with Lawmakers

by Zack Coleman (The Hill/E2Wire)  …Tom Buis, the CEO of biofuels industry group Growth Energy, said the “170-some appointments” biofuels

September 14, 2012 Read Full Article

Speak My Language: The Simple Facts about Renewable Energy and How to Use Them September 19, 2012 Webinar

  Speak My Language:  The Simple Facts about Renewable Energy and How to Use Them  September 19, 2012    Webinar

In the modern media age, it sometimes seems that every debate is reduced to slogans and marketing campaigns.  Thus, we

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Fueling California Releases First of its Kind Comprehensive Issue Brief on California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS)

(Fueling California)  Issue brief reviews and highlights, the best and most current research and analysis on all viewpoints of the

September 13, 2012 Read Full Article

Austrian Centre of Industrial Biotechnology (ACIB) Develops Advanced Biofuels without Food Use

(Melodika.net)  …Biofuels of the 2nd generation are made of agricultural waste – from wood chips, straw or specially cultivated “energy

September 13, 2012 Read Full Article

Researchers Win Grant to Assess Impact of Bioenergy Projects

by Luke Geiver (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  A team of researchers will spend the next five years assessing the social, economic

September 13, 2012 Read Full Article

Arizona State University Lands $15M DOE Grant for Algae Test Bed Project

by Patrick O’Grady  (Phoenix Business Journal)  Arizona State University will lead a consortium of public and private groups on a $15

September 13, 2012 Read Full Article

New App Provides Green Fuel Map for the U.S.

by Antonio Pasolini  (Gizmag)  Switching to a vehicle running on alternative fuel presents a clear challenge – where do you

September 13, 2012 Read Full Article

Middle River Teen Wins Minn. Statewide Biodiesel Essay Contest

(American Lung Association/Biodiesel Magazine)  Morgan Dahl, a 2012 graduate of Greenbush-Middle River High School, has been named as the first

September 13, 2012 Read Full Article

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