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Energy Crops Could Cover Energy Demand in Surplus Agricultural Lands

(BioenergyCrops.com)  A brand new study (2013) found that the projected energy demand (2035) in developing countries, can be covered with energy crops in surplus agricultural lands, then not competing with

September 27, 2013 Read Full Article

Biofuel Enviro400s in Canterbury

(BusandCoach.com)  Stagecoach has introduced six new ADL Enviro400s running on 100 per cent biofuel to its fleet in Canterbury. They are running on the Unibus route between the University of

September 27, 2013 Read Full Article

Milwaukee Biodiesel Firm Pursues City-Owned Warehouse

by Jeff Engel  (The Business Journal)  A Milwaukee Common Council proposal would sell a warehouse and vacant lot on West National Avenue to Palko Energies LLC, a sustainable energy consulting

September 27, 2013 Read Full Article

KiOR Gets $50 Million from Khosla to Double Production

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Texas, KiOR announced that it is pursuing plans to double production capacity at its Columbus, Mississippi, cellulosic fuels facility through construction of a second facility

September 27, 2013 Read Full Article

Questions Arise on Tier 3 Timing as Automakers Cite Rule Delay

by Jason Plautz (E&E News/Greenwire)  Questions are rising about when U.S. EPA will release a final rule slashing the amount of sulfur in gasoline, as two key automaker groups say the

September 27, 2013 0 comment Read Full Article

Enerkem and GreenField, Partners in VANERCO, Announce up to $39.8 Million in Repayable Contribution from the Canadian Government

(PR NewsWire/Yahoo!Finance/VANERCO)  Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver today confirmed SDTC’s financial contribution in VANERCO, the joint venture partnership formed by Enerkem (www.enerkem.com and GreenField www.gfsa.com) to build and operate a cellulosic ethanol

September 27, 2013 Read Full Article

Poet Venture Primed for Cellulosic Ethanol

by Brenda Wade Schmidt  (Argus Leader)  South Dakota-based Poet and its partner in producing ethanol from leaves, cobs and cornstalks plan to open their first cellulosic plant early next year.

September 27, 2013 Read Full Article

RFS Hasn't Hurt the Poultry Industry

by Gary Pestoriou (The Hill’s Congress Blog)    I followed with interest the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee hearings concerning the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). I became very skeptical of

September 26, 2013 Read Full Article

CSC Introduces Biofuels Tech Program

by Allison Goodrich   (The Register-Mail)   Carl Sandburg College is climbing back on the “go green” bandwagon, making further attempts to help jump start the manufacturing job market through means

September 26, 2013 Read Full Article

Greenbelt’s Distillation Module Exceeds Benchmarks

by Joanna Schroeder (DomesticFuel.com)  Greenbelt Resources Corporation has announced successful performance testing results from its automated distillation module. The module, available separately or as part of a complete sustainable energy production

September 26, 2013 Read Full Article

1998 Ethanol Vehicle Challenge: E85 Vehicles Surpass E0 on Dynamometer Tests for Mileage Efficiency

(Argonne National Laboratory) Sponsored by U.S. Department of Energy, General Motors Corporation, Natural Resources Canada In the Advanced Vehicle Technology Competitions sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, college engineering students work together to

September 26, 2013 Read Full Article

Renewable Fuels Make a Difference: Opposing View

by Bob Dinneen (USA Today)  Big Oil is pushing back to preserve its market share. … The RFS is one of the most successful energy policies ever. Since it was

September 26, 2013 Read Full Article

Are Ethanol Fuels Better than Petroleum?

by Robert Moffitt  (Twin Cities Daily Planet)  In response to “Ethanol is a not long term solution,” I’ll begin by saying the author made some valid points. No, ethanol is

September 26, 2013 Read Full Article

N.D. Oil Industry Flares Off $1B Worth of Natural Gas…But Balks at Investments in Renewable Fuels

by Geoff Cooper (Renewable Fuels Association) As it turns out, the oil and gas industry really does have “money to burn.” According to a recent study, government data show that nearly

September 26, 2013 Read Full Article

Biofuels Center Deserves a Better Fate

by G.K. Butterfield (The Herald Sun)  Without intervention or significant investment from non-profit organizations or the private sector, the Biofuels Center of North Carolina in Oxford is due to close

September 26, 2013 Read Full Article

EPA Expands Heating Oil Definition to Allow RINs

by John Davis (DomesticFuel.com)  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expanding the definition of heating oil as part of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. This means that renewable heating

September 26, 2013 Read Full Article

Grassley Asks EPA if Ethanol Credit Market Is Being Controlled by Wall Street

by Christopher Doering   (Des Moines Register)  As controversy swells over the cost of special credits tied to ethanol, Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley asked the agency charged with overseeing the

September 26, 2013 Read Full Article

Farmers Demand Permission to Produce Ethanol from Sugarcane

by Vivek Waghmode (Times of  India)   Farmer leaders on Tuesday stepped up their demand for permission to tillers to produce ethanol from sugarcane they produce and sell the byproducts. “The Centre has permitted to blend

September 26, 2013 Read Full Article

New Algal Species for Biofuel Production

(Cordis) …The EU-funded project ‘Biodiesel production from microalgae’ (ALGFUEL) investigated new species and processes for the production of next-generation biofuels. The project aimed to identify promising new candidates for biofuel

September 26, 2013 Read Full Article

Energy as Easy as Waffles

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  … Long-term, there are numerous opportunities for developing the right kind of renewable feedstocks based on careful development of agricultural markets and gaining grower adoption. But

September 26, 2013 Read Full Article

The Role of Biorefining in a Future BioEconomy October 24, 2013 Graz, Austria

  The Role of Biorefining in a Future BioEconomy   October 24, 2013    Graz, Austria

Austrian Stakeholder Workshop of IEA Bioenergy Task 42 “Biorefining” The Austrian Stakeholder Workshop of IEA Bioenergy Task 42 “Biorefining” with the title “The Role of Biorefining in a Future BioEconomy”

September 26, 2013 Read Full Article

BIO Urges EPA to Reject Petroleum Industry’s RFS Waiver Petition

(Biotechnology Industry Organization)  The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today wrote to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy, asking her to reject the recent petition from American Petroleum Institute and

September 26, 2013 Read Full Article

Jyväskylä Bioenergy 2013 Conference – A look into the Bioenergy Situation Present and Future

By Aino Siirala* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  The Bioenergy 2013 exhibition & conference, in Jyväskylä, Finland, was a two-day event organized annually by Benet Ltd., The Bioenergy Association of Finland and

September 26, 2013 Read Full Article

Program to Send Next-Gen Scientists to Nat'l Biodiesel Conference

(National Biodiesel Board/Biodiesel Magazine)  Look beyond the classroom for educational opportunities, advises Dan Browne, a student at Texas A&M University and co-chair of the Next Generation Scientists for Biodiesel. Browne

September 25, 2013 Read Full Article

One-Sided Report on Biofuels Cost is Wrong

by Rob Vierhout  (ePURE/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  … The “accountancy-model” IISD used was one-sided, looking only at government expenditure but leaving out of the picture the revenues the industry is generating for

September 25, 2013 Read Full Article

Pounding the Table

by Ron Lamberty (Ethanol Producer Magazine/American Coalition for Ethanol)  An old lawyer’s adage says: “If you have the facts, pound the facts. If you have the law, pound the law.

September 25, 2013 Read Full Article

Believers, Nonbelievers, Activists and Antagonists

by Mike Bryan (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Some say renewable energy is like a religion. I suppose it has some of the elements of a religion, in that you have believers,

September 25, 2013 Read Full Article

Analyzing the Influence of Energy Policy

by Jake Ferris (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  … The change in stock levels from 2001-’05 accounted for about $1.28 of the $2.49 per bushel increase in corn prices (Table 2)—just over

September 25, 2013 Read Full Article

Concord Energy Announces Agreement to Establish Asia Pacific Joint Venture with Cool Planet Energy Systems

(BusinessWire/Cool Planet)  Concord Energy today announced that it has signed an agreement with Cool Planet Energy Systems to establish a joint-venture in the Asia Pacific Region. The JV will develop

September 25, 2013 Read Full Article

Tides of Prosperity, Past and Present

by Chris Hanson (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  … Similar to the 1970s period of prosperity, Zulauf (Carl Zulauf, economics professor at Ohio State University) says that in 2012 crop prices increased by roughly

September 25, 2013 Read Full Article

Uneven Crop, Shifting Markets: Considering the Prospects for the Corn and Ethanol Markets Ahead.

by Susanne Retka Schill (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  … (Bruce) Babcock (the Cargill endowed chair of energy economics at Iowa State University) is more optimistic about the potential for E85 consumption to

September 25, 2013 Read Full Article

Algae Could Fuel Cleaner Road to Future

by Jan Sluizer (Voice of America)  … “It may not seem as big of an impact, but when you’re talking about potentially millions or billions of gallons in the United States, even

September 25, 2013 Read Full Article

Large-Scale Algal Cultivation, Harvesting and Downstream Processing November 4‐8, 2013 Mesa, AZ

  Large-Scale Algal Cultivation, Harvesting and Downstream Processing      November 4‐8, 2013     Mesa, AZ

ATP3 offers superior formal and informal education and training in the use of microalgae as feedstock for biofuels and coproducts, through hands-on learning opportunities, workshops, and seminars held at ATP3 partner

September 25, 2013 Read Full Article

Congressional Efforts Needed to Secure Future

by Brian Kuehl  (Ethanol Producer Magazine)   … Two tax provisions are critical to continued development of the U.S. cellulosic industry. First, the tax code currently provides a Second Generation Production

September 25, 2013 Read Full Article

Chairwoman Stabenow Calls on CFTC to Review Possible Manipulation of Renewable Fuels Market

by Greg Akagi    (KansasAgNetwork)  Michigan Democratic Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, today called on the Commodities Future Trading Commission to

September 25, 2013 Read Full Article

New Study Refutes Myths about Biofuels’ Impact on Land Use

(AgProfessional.com)  A new report released from researchers in the Netherlands shows that current models assessing the impact of crops grown for biofuel production on land use do not accurately reflect

September 25, 2013 Read Full Article

Time to Rethink Misguided Policies that Promote Biofuels to Protect Climate

(Nanowerk News)  …His paper concludes that for now, it makes more sense to enable plants to soak up carbon dioxide through reforestation and to redouble efforts to protect forests, rather

September 25, 2013 Read Full Article

Malaysia Launches RM320 Million Clean Energy Fund

(The Malaysia Insider)  Malaysia and Japan-based Asian Energy Investments Pte Ltd. have launched a $100 million (RM320 million) venture capital fund to invest in clean energy projects in Southeast Asia.

September 25, 2013 Read Full Article

UFOP Funds Project for B100 Approval in Deutz Agripower Engines

(UFOP/Biodiesel Magazine)  The Deutz Agripower engines of the series TCD 7.8 L6, TCD 6.1 L6 and TCD 4.1 L4 can be approved for operation with biodiesel as a pure fuel.

September 25, 2013 Read Full Article

E85′s Value Is Looking Better and Better: Can the Good Times Last?

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  …  Instead, it is now gasoline that is upside down, economically — and flex-fuel drivers who value their dollars ought to be considering E85 based on

September 25, 2013 Read Full Article

Ford Explains Ethanol Program to ACE Members

by John Davis (DomesticFuel.com)  … We’re committed to supporting biofuels by providing a range of products that provide biofuel capability in line with consumer demand. And that is key,” explained Dominic

September 24, 2013 Read Full Article

Big News: No More Requirement to Use Ethanol in Gasoline!

by Douglas Durante (The Hill Congress Blog)  … the Clean Air Act amendments of 1990 included a prescribed formula for reformulated gasoline that included an oxygen content, which ethanol provides. Oxygenated

September 24, 2013 Read Full Article

“Flex Fuel Fridays” Raise Awareness of Higher Ethanol Blends

by Lynn Grooms (Farm Industry News Blog)  Glacial Lakes Energy, a South Dakota ethanol producer, has been raising awareness about the benefits of higher blends of ethanol at several retail

September 24, 2013 Read Full Article

Energy Beet Group Working toward Commercialization

by Holly Jessen (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  … Helgaas  (Maynard Helgaas, president of Green Vision Group) is saying that commercializing the first energy beet plant is planned for 2014 to 2015. “Energy beets will

September 24, 2013 Read Full Article

Fuel with 15 Percent Ethanol Available in ND

(Associated Press/Grand Forks Herald)  Gov. Jack Dalrymple and members of the state’s agriculture and ethanol industries announced the introduction of E15 blended gasoline on Monday in Bismarck. A new blend

September 24, 2013 Read Full Article

Commentary: Renewable Fuels Legislation Cuts Crude Prices

by Philip K. Verleger, Jr.  (PKVerlegerlLLC.com)  Just as only Richard Nixon could ironically break the US taboo on trading with China, only George W. Bush could have successfully introduced measures to drive

September 24, 2013 Read Full Article

First Steps Towards Achieving Better and Cheaper Biodiesel

(Science Daily)  …Acetals are chemical compounds found in many wines, like port, for example, which give it a unique, sweet smell. However if acetals are blended with biodiesel, they improve

September 24, 2013 Read Full Article

ISU study: Investment in E85 Could Be Cheaper than Purchasing Ethanol Credits

by Christopher Doering  (Des Moines Register)  A study from Iowa State University said the cost of installing tanks to handle fuel with 85 percent ethanol could be cheaper than purchasing

September 24, 2013 Read Full Article

Undergraduate Bioenergy Scholars Summer Research Program in Northeast US

The Northeast Bioenergy Scholars Program is an exciting summer research experience program for enthusiastic undergraduates who are interested in exploring bioenergy utilizing cutting-edge techniques. Check out the list of current topics

September 24, 2013 Read Full Article

Peoria County Corn/Soy Promoters Offers Multiple Blends of Fuel to Consumers

by Steve Tarter (Peoria Journal Star)  … The FS station in Kickapoo, the first station to offer biodiesel over a decade ago, now features a pump that allows drivers to select

September 24, 2013 Read Full Article

Organic Waste Transformed into Industrial Prime Material

(Alpha Galileo Foundation)  Researchers at the Iberoamerican University (IBERO) in Mexico City, look to consolidate a pilot biorefinery that will use the waste of various fruits, vegetables, flowers and plants

September 24, 2013 Read Full Article

F.O. Licht's Sugar and Ethanol Asia February 25-26, 2014 Bangkok, Thailand

  F.O. Licht's Sugar and Ethanol Asia  February 25-26, 2014   Bangkok, Thailand

Bringing together ethanol and biofuel producers, sugar millers, traders, technology companies, shipping and logistics companies and users of fuel, industrial and beverage ethanol, F.O. Licht’s Sugar and Ethanol Asia 2014

September 24, 2013 Read Full Article

Is Ethanol Fuel Making Indy 500 Cars 'Greener'? Fuel Chemist Touts Cleaner Emissions

by Roxanne Palmer  (International Business Times)  Car racing is fueled by chemistry — and the future of race car fuel is looking greener all the time, some chemists say. The race cars in the

September 23, 2013 Read Full Article

It All Started with Stale Marshmallows

by Holly Jessen (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  … When he was a little boy, the current lab manager at Pinal Energy LLC used to go to work with his father, Keith Kor.

September 23, 2013 Read Full Article

Cal Poly Gets $1.5 Million for Algae Biofuel Research

by Kaytlyn Leslie (The San Luis Obisbo Tribune)  Cal Poly will receive $1.5 million to fund biofuel research, according to a Department of Energy news release. Cal Poly was one of

September 23, 2013 Read Full Article

Illinois Ethanol Workers Write to Protect RFS

by Cindy Zimmerman (DomesticFuel.com)  The employees of Illinois River Energy and GTL Resources Biorefining sent a letter to their Congressional delegation this week urging support of the Renewable Fuel Standard. “We are the 60

September 23, 2013 Read Full Article

RNCOS White Paper: Asia Pacific Leads Biofuel Production Growth

(RNCOS)  In a world which is ever thirsty for energy, economies eye on renewable energy sources to conserve environment and reduce costs. Our recent analysis of global biofuel industry revealed

September 23, 2013 Read Full Article

California Resolution Calls for Federal Reform of RFS

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The California legislature recently passed Assembly Joint Resolution 21, which urges federal lawmakers and the U.S. EPA to reform the renewable fuels standard (RFS),

September 23, 2013 Read Full Article

IEA Task 40: Biomass Provides 10 Percent of Global Energy Use

by Susanne Retka Schill  (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  A new report from the International Energy Agency takes a global overview of biomass use in the industrial and transport sectors, identifying leading

September 23, 2013 Read Full Article

Online Course: Algae Production Certification Course

Name of Provider: National Algae Association Type: introduce individuals to the multifaceted concepts of not only strain selection, cultivation, harvesting, and bioproduction methods; but also the economic considerations prevalent in the commercial

September 23, 2013 Read Full Article

EIA: E85 Fuel Becoming Price-Competitive with Gasoline in US Midwest

by Conglin Xu (Oil & Gas Journal)  E85 motor fuel—gasoline blended with as much as 85% ethanol and commonly used

September 23, 2013 Read Full Article

Ethanol Requirements Good, Not Bad, for America's Economy, Energy Security

by Pam Johnson (Fox News) Opinion:   …That critique has been around for years. But it doesn’t jibe with the

September 23, 2013 Read Full Article

Letter, 9/22: Facts on Ethanol

by Todd Brodersen  (Lincoln Journal Star)  In a response to Todd Sneller’s letter, “Ethanol the choice for many reasons,” Steven McManus

September 23, 2013 Read Full Article

NASCAR Putting Pedal to the Metal on Ethanol

by Gabrielle Karol (Fox Business)  When it comes to defending ethanol’s reputation, Illinois Corn Growers Association president Paul Taylor simply points

September 23, 2013 Read Full Article

The Pope Runs on Biofuels. Why Can't You?

by Maxx Chatsko (The Motley Fool)  The Vatican splashed down in the news feeds of green enthusiasts everywhere last week

September 23, 2013 Read Full Article

Report: Bioenergy Deployment Consortium Fall Symposium

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Canada, the Biofuels Development Consortium held their 2013 Fall Symposium a little early this

September 23, 2013 Read Full Article

Indonesian Government Forces Shell, Total to Boost Biodiesel Mix

by Amahl S. Azwar  (The Jakarta Post)  PT Shell Indonesia and PT Total Oil Indonesia will have to increase the

September 23, 2013 Read Full Article

An Ethanol-Fueled Comeback for Sugar Beets

by Alice Daniel  (California Report)  California once grew a lot of sugar beets to supply the state’s sugar mills. Most of

September 23, 2013 Read Full Article

Iowa Cellulosic Ethanol Plant Opens Next Year

(Associated Press/Lincoln Journal Star)  South Dakota-based Poet LLC and its Dutch partner say a cellulosic ethanol plant being built in

September 23, 2013 Read Full Article

Show Me the Gallons: KiOR’s Progress towards Steady-State Operations

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Landmark cellulosic drop-in biofuels producer releases update on early-stage production: is the increasing gallonage enough

September 23, 2013 Read Full Article

Algae Biofuel Can Cut CO2 Emissions by at Least 50% Petroleum Fuels

(UPI.com)  Algae-derived biofuels can reduce the life cycle of carbon dioxide emissions by at least 50 percent compared to petroleum

September 23, 2013 Read Full Article

Webinar: The Sugar Surplus – Solved or Postponed? Oct 10, 2013 10:00 AM EDT

  Webinar:  The Sugar Surplus – Solved or Postponed?     Oct 10, 2013     10:00 AM EDT

The past three years of surplus sugar production has allowed stocks to be rebuilt but producers have been slow to

September 23, 2013 Read Full Article

ABO Encourages CCR and CCS

(Algae Industry Magazine)  The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) has just encouraged the EPA to include the carbon capture and reuse

September 23, 2013 Read Full Article

Ethanol Blend Wall? What Blend Wall?

by Ned Stowe (Environmental and Energy Study Institute)  The oil industry has formally petitioned the EPA to reduce the Renewable

September 20, 2013 Read Full Article

Cellulosic Leaders Talk Feedstock Procurement at Nebraska Event

by Chris Hanson (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  In front of an attentive crowd at the 2013 National Advanced Biofuels Conference &

September 20, 2013 Read Full Article

Seminar Focuses on Corn Stover as a Biofuel Feedstock

by Anna Simet (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  As a precursor to the National Advanced Biofuel Conference and Expo in Omaha, Neb.,

September 20, 2013 Read Full Article

Gas Prices Stuck at $3 and Above

by Joanna Schroeder (DomesticFuel.com)  Today (September 17, 2013) marks the 1,000th day in a row that gas prices have been

September 20, 2013 Read Full Article

Report Recommends Improvements to RFS Monitoring

by Erin Voegele (Biomass Magazine)  The U.S. EPA Office of Inspector General has released a report recommending ways the agency

September 20, 2013 Read Full Article

Clearing Up A Few Myths About Brazilian Biofuels Trade

by Leticia Phillips (The Energy Collective/UNICA) …  Let’s turn to the facts to debunk two leading myths circulating around Washington, D.C.

September 20, 2013 Read Full Article

Is Ethanol Starving Africa?

by Amar Toor (The Verge)  Accusations of land grabbing revive debate over “food versus fuel”  … But some experts say

September 20, 2013 Read Full Article

Zip’s Military Cooking Fuel UK Launch at DSEI

(DSEI)  Zip is unveiling its NEW, powerful, lightweight, non-toxic Military Cooking Fuel at the DSEI exhibition in London in September

September 20, 2013 Read Full Article

Biofuel Pilot Plant Planned for Site of fFrmer Bowater Mersey Mill

(Pulp and Paper Canada)  A pilot project to convert wood into biofuels has plans to be operational by next February

September 20, 2013 Read Full Article

POLL: 8 in 10 Want E15 Renewable Fuel at Their Local Gas Station

(Fuels America)  After 1,002 consecutive days of paying more than $3 for a gallon of gas, Americans are demanding choices

September 20, 2013 Read Full Article

Biofuel Crop in Need of Insurance Protection, Says University Professor

by Claire Everett (Daily Illini)  … Jody Endres, professor in environmental, natural resources and energy law, said while the USDA and other

September 20, 2013 Read Full Article

ARPA-E Awards $34M in R&D for Advanced Liquid Fuels from Methane

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Washington, the US Department of Energy announced that 15 breakthrough energy projects will receive

September 20, 2013 Read Full Article

New Study: Algae Biofuel Cuts CO2 >50% vs. Petroleum

(Algae Industry Magazine)  Algae-derived biofuel can reduce life cycle CO2 emissions by 50 to 70 percent compared to petroleum fuels, and

September 20, 2013 Read Full Article

Webinar: “Using the New Bioenergy KDF for Data Discovery and Research” October 3, 2013 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET

  Webinar: “Using the New Bioenergy KDF for Data Discovery and Research”  October 3, 2013     2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET

The Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO)  launched a revamped, easier-to-use version of the Bioenergy Knowledge Discovery Framework (KDF). Initially released in

September 19, 2013 Read Full Article

Ninth Circuit Upholds California's Low Carbon Fuel Standard

by Dana Hull (San Jose Mercury News)  In a victory for environmentalists, clean energy advocates and state regulators, the Ninth

September 19, 2013 Read Full Article

Accusing RFS of Driving Food Prices is a Whopper

by Joanna Schroeder (DomesticFuel.com)  The National Council of Chain Restaurants (NCCR), the lobbying arm for the fast food industry, is

September 19, 2013 Read Full Article

Argentinean Biofuels Production

by Cindy Zimmerman (DomesticFuel.com)  … Argentine ethanol production is much smaller, but on the rise. “I would say that Argentina is

September 19, 2013 Read Full Article

Rep. Enyart Calls for Energy Independence, Growing Agriculture Economy With New Bill

(Congressman Bill Enyart (D-IL))  Legislation Would Support Research & Development for Biofuels in U.S. Air Force Surrounded by agriculture leaders

September 19, 2013 Read Full Article

Iowa Biodiesel Board Survey Shows Iowans Bullish on Biodiesel

(Iowa Biodiesel Board/Biodiesel Magazine)  New public opinion research commissioned by the Iowa Biodiesel Board shows strong awareness of—and favorability towards—biodiesel.

September 19, 2013 Read Full Article

Tri-State Biodiesel's Triple Play in Fashion, Tribute and Heating

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  …Dehran Duckworth, a managing partner at Tri-State Biodiesel, said this was the first year Tri-State

September 19, 2013 Read Full Article

STUDY 198 -Biodiesel Industry Insight

(CIMA Green)  In the spring and summer of 2013 CIMA Green, LLC joined with Augsburg Energy, LLC to conduct a

September 19, 2013 Read Full Article

US Soybean Oil Demand Gets Big Boost from Biodiesel Industry

(The United Soybean Board/Biodiesel Magazine)  The biodiesel that fuels semis, farm tractors and bus fleets continues to fuel market potential

September 19, 2013 Read Full Article

Trains to Be Trialed on Jatropha Biodiesel

(Biofuels International)  Biodiesel made via jatropha has been cleared for field trials on trains in India. The Research Design Standard

September 19, 2013 Read Full Article

SkyNRG Diversifies with Schiphol Agreement to Supply Sustainable Diesel for Ground Vehicles

(GreenAir Online)  Amsterdam-based sustainable jet fuel company SkyNRG is to supply Schiphol Airport with a 30% sustainable waste based diesel

September 19, 2013 Read Full Article

An NGO Message for the ICAO Assembly: Introduce a Global Market-Based Measure Now

(GreenAir Online)  …  On regional measures, where the subtext is aviation’s future in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS), any

September 19, 2013 Read Full Article

New Biodiesel Facility for Tunisia

(Biofuels International)  Incbio, a Portugal-based biodiesel technology provider, has signed a contract with Biokast Energy to supply an 8,000 tonne

September 19, 2013 Read Full Article

Helping Bacteria Tolerate Biofuels

by Erika Gebel Berg  (Chemical and Engineering News)  Protein Engineering: Scientists evolve a bacterial protein pump that pulls butanol out

September 19, 2013 Read Full Article

Southeast Asian Airlines Drafting Biofuel Roadmap

by Boonsong Kositchotethana  (Bangkok Post)  Airlines in Southeast Asia have begun to draw up plans to develop affordable and sustainable

September 19, 2013 Read Full Article

Evofuel's Improved Castor Seeds Expected to Go Commercial in 2016

(Evogene, Ltd./Biodiesel Magazine)  Evogene Ltd., a plant genomics company specializing in enhancing crop productivity for the food, feed and biofuel

September 19, 2013 Read Full Article

Algae Aquaculture for Bioethanol Production

(The Fish Site)  A team of European scientists is on a mission to prove that microalgae can be used to

September 19, 2013 Read Full Article

Eco-Mobility 2013 – 8th International A3PS Conference October 3rd-4th 2013 Vienna, Austria

  Eco-Mobility 2013 – 8th International A3PS Conference     October 3rd-4th 2013    Vienna, Austria

Eco-Mobility 2013 is a two-day conference with the aim to analyse trends in the development of alternative propulsion systems and

September 19, 2013 Read Full Article

USDA Solicits Additional Bids Under the Feedstock Flexibility Program

(US Department of Agriculture)  The Farm Service Agency (FSA) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced another iteration

September 19, 2013 Read Full Article

Graphene Nanochem PLC : PlatClear Receives EPA Approval

(4-Traders.com/Graphene NanoChem plc)   Graphene NanoChem (AIM: GRPH), the performance chemicals and advanced materials company, is pleased to announce that PlatClear,

September 19, 2013 Read Full Article

API Releases More of the Same Old, Disproven Misinformation

(Growth Energy)  Following the American Petroleum Institutes’ recent release of skewed data used to advance their flawed agenda to repeal

September 19, 2013 Read Full Article

Switzer Builds 2000 hp Ethanol-Fueled Nissan GTR (w/ video)

by Jo Borras (Gas 2)  Switzer Performance has carved out a few special little performance niches for itself in recent

September 19, 2013 Read Full Article

$100M Biodiesel Fraud in Indiana? E-Biofuels Ring Nabbed by Feds

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Indiana, federal officials are saying that a group of biodiesel operators associated with E-Biofuels

September 19, 2013 Read Full Article

Project on Bioenergy in Africa Successfully Completed

(Netzwerk Biotriebstoffe)  The ERA-ARD project “Bioenergy in Africa: Opportunities and Risks of Jatropha and Related Crops” was officially closed at

September 19, 2013 Read Full Article

Future Perspectives of International Bioenergy Trade

by Matzenberger, J., Daioglou, V., Junginger, M., Keramidas, K., Kranzl, L., Tromborg, E. ( IEA Bioenergy Task 40)  According to IEA World

September 19, 2013 Read Full Article

New Approach to Upstream Verification of Waste Materials Released

(Biofuels International)  The Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB), a voluntary sustainability scheme approved by the European Union, has introduced a

September 18, 2013 Read Full Article

In the Black: Advanced Biofuels and Chems: Sizzling Carbon and Parity-Pricing Updates

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  A report published by strategic energy consultancy Element Energy finds that by 2030, higher levels

September 18, 2013 Read Full Article

‘Sorghum Ethanol’ Is a Topic in Nebraska

by Ken Anderson (Brownfield Ag News)  Sorghum Field Days are being held at six locations in Nebraska this week.  One

September 18, 2013 Read Full Article

Summer Volatility Restrictions on E15 End, Fuel Now Available

by Holly Jessen (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  E15 is again available after summer volatility restrictions ended Sept. 15.  … E15 is approved

September 18, 2013 Read Full Article

Amyris Applies for RSB Sustainbility Certification

(Amyris)  Amyris’s Farnesene Production Unit would be First RSB-Certified Plant in Brazil The RSB Services Foundation, the implementing entity of

September 18, 2013 Read Full Article

Product May Clean up Mine Tailings

by Julie Hare (The Australian)  Researchers from James Cook University are close to producing a low-cost biofuel extracted from seaweed that

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Ukrainian Grain Company Wins Certificate for EU Biofuel Supplies

by Alexander Bor  (Platts)  Ukraine’s State Food Grain Corporation, one of the country’s largest grain traders, has won a certificate

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As Miscanthus Crop Matures, Producers Find More Uses

by Chris Kick (Farm and Dairy)  …At 10 feet tall and higher, (Jon) Griswold’s “giant miscanthus” surpasses even the tallest of

September 18, 2013 Read Full Article

Brazil’s Big Six in Advanced Biofuels & Chemicals: Who’s Doing What Now?

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  After taking a leading role in the global first generation wave of ethanol production, here

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Algix Welcomes Guests to Grand Opening

by Josh Bergeron (Selma Times-Journal)  …Algix, a company based in Georgia, opened its newest facility in Dallas County that will help

September 18, 2013 Read Full Article

Methane Emissions from Onshore Natural Gas Drilling Found Lower than Estimates

by Steven Mufson (The Washington Post)  A new study by the University of Texas at Austin shows that methane emissions

September 17, 2013 Read Full Article

Volunteer Profile: Peter Davey

By Nicholas De Filippis  (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Successful pioneers have been remembered for ages for their discoveries. Christopher Columbus, Albert

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CALL FOR PAPERS: RETECH 2014 September 3-5 National Harbor, MD DEADLINE: October 18, 2013

  CALL FOR PAPERS:  RETECH 2014   September 3-5   National Harbor, MD   DEADLINE:  October 18, 2013

RETECH 2014 will take place September 3-5, at the Gaylord National in National Harbor, MD just south of Washington, DC,

September 16, 2013 Read Full Article

Texas Renewables Conference November 11-14, 2013 San Antonio, TX

  Texas Renewables Conference     November 11-14, 2013   San Antonio, TX

Fundamental shifts in how our communities generate energy are happening globally. The grid and resources that supply energy nationwide are in

September 16, 2013 Read Full Article

Are Lower Fat DDGs Still Economical?

by Barb Glen (Western Producer)  Lower fat content in corn-based dried distillers grains imported by Canadian livestock feeders has caught

September 16, 2013 Read Full Article

Day: Fort Dodge Ethanol Plant Deemed Healthy

by Larry Kershner (The Messenger)  …While employees were treated to a company lunch under an awning outdoors, Bill Day, vice

September 16, 2013 Read Full Article

‘Blend Wall’ Closes in, and Lobbies Spar over Impact

by Javier E. David (CNBC)   …”They act as if they didn’t see this coming,” said Adam Monroe, president of

September 16, 2013 Read Full Article

New Ethanol Survey Misleads Consumers

by Joanna Schroeder (DomesticFuel.com)  A new online survey conducted by Harris Interactive finds that U.S. consumers are ill-prepared for the introduction

September 16, 2013 Read Full Article

Sundrop Hopes New Plant Fuels Renewable-Energy Growth

by Jeff Thomas (Boulder County Business Report)  … “You have to have hydrogen to mass produce renewable biofuels. Natural gas is

September 16, 2013 Read Full Article

IATA Calls for Smarter Eastern European Aviation

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged governments in Eastern Europe to work with industry stakeholders to realise the

September 16, 2013 Read Full Article

Running Late, 4FRI Plan Gets New Steward

by Raquel Hendrickson (Bugle/Verde Independent)  … The unprecedented project intends to treat and restore ponderosa pine forests in the Coconino, Kaibab,

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Washington State University Tri-Cities to Head Federal Jet Bio-fuel Research Center

by Anna King (KPLU)  Washington State University will lead a new federal research center focused on finding new biofuels for

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Wall St. Exploits Ethanol Credits, and Prices Spike

by Gretchen Morgenson and Robert Gebeloff (The New York Times)  …But a little known market in ethanol credits has also

September 16, 2013 Read Full Article

Farmer’s Markets

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  As farmer’s markets boom — bringing great foods and prices directly to consumers — what

September 16, 2013 Read Full Article

6th Sugar Asia February 27-28, 2014 Mumbai, India

  6th Sugar Asia    February 27-28, 2014    Mumbai, India

The globalization is the key factor in development of Industrialization in all the nations. And in this era of globalization

September 13, 2013 Read Full Article

International Bioenergy School October 21-25, 2013 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  International Bioenergy School     October 21-25, 2013   Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Two integrated courses combine to provide a comprehensive introduction to Bio-based Feedstocks, Supply Chains, Conversion Processes and market opportunities; for

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CALL FOR PAPERS: European Biomass Conference and Exhibition June 23-26, 2014 Hamburg, Germany DEADLINE: October 28, 2013

  CALL FOR PAPERS:  European Biomass Conference and Exhibition June 23-26, 2014 Hamburg, Germany     DEADLINE:  October 28, 2013

The European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EU BC&E) ranks as one of the top world leading events in the Biomass sector, combining

September 13, 2013 Read Full Article

22nd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition June 23-26, 2014 Hamburg, Germany

  22nd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition      June 23-26, 2014     Hamburg, Germany

22nd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, 23-26 June 2014, CCH-Congress Center Hamburg, Germany The European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EU

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7th International Algae Congress December 3-4, 2013 Hamburg, Germany

  7th International Algae Congress    December 3-4, 2013  Hamburg, Germany

The main theme of the congress is: Succesful Algae Applications in Aquaculture and Agriculture. Download the congress flyer! Interactive Sessions on: 1. Algae

September 13, 2013 Read Full Article

Next Generation Biomass Conversion Short Course and Tour November 11-12, 2013 Philadelphia, PA

  Next Generation Biomass Conversion Short Course and Tour        November 11-12, 2013     Philadelphia, PA

Efficient, effective biofuel conversion is the key to future growth of the bioenergy industry. To that end, you are invited

September 13, 2013 Read Full Article

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS: Ecochem November 19-20, 2013 Basel, Switzerland DEADLINE: September 27, 2013

  CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS: Ecochem November 19-20, 2013 Basel, Switzerland   DEADLINE:  September 27, 2013

We bring together the world’s most influential industry and government leaders, scientists, young future leaders and innovators from across the

September 13, 2013 Read Full Article

Ecochem November 19-20, 2013 Basel, Switzerland

  Ecochem   November 19-20, 2013   Basel, Switzerland

We bring together the world’s most influential industry and government leaders, scientists, young future leaders and innovators from across the

September 13, 2013 Read Full Article

OPIS LCFS Workshop December 12-13, 2013 San Francisco, CA

  OPIS LCFS Workshop   December 12-13, 2013   San Francisco, CA

Learn essential strategies for Low Carbon Fuel Standard compliance in just 2 days. Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) regulations can

September 13, 2013 Read Full Article

Understanding Bio-based Chemicals & Products December 9-10, 2013 New York, NY

  Understanding Bio-based Chemicals & Products     December 9-10, 2013   New York, NY

The global interest in bio-based chemicals and products is developing at pace. Current research indicates that the green chemical industry

September 13, 2013 Read Full Article

Introduction to Bio Feedstocks and Conversion Pathways October 28, 2013 San Francisco, CA

  Introduction to Bio Feedstocks and Conversion Pathways     October 28, 2013   San Francisco, CA

This one day course has been specially adapted for WBM USA, delivering a time-efficient snapshot of Green Power Academy’s 5

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Understanding Bio-based Chemicals & Products October 17-18, 2013 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  Understanding Bio-based Chemicals & Products    October 17-18, 2013   Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The global interest in bio-based chemicals and products is developing at pace. Current research indicates that the green chemical industry

September 13, 2013 Read Full Article

CALL FOR PAPERS: Canadian Renewable Fuels Summit 2013 December 2-4, 2013 Montreal, Quebec, Canada DEADLINE: October 4, 2013

  CALL FOR PAPERS: Canadian Renewable Fuels Summit 2013 December 2-4, 2013 Montreal, Quebec, Canada   DEADLINE: October 4, 2013

Canada is now a frontrunner in the worldwide effort to create clean, renewable sources of transportation fuel. The benefits of

September 13, 2013 Read Full Article

South Carolina BioEnterprise Rural Economic Development Summit September 19-20, 2013 Florence, SC

  South Carolina BioEnterprise Rural Economic Development Summit    September 19-20, 2013   Florence, SC

Agriculture and forestry are the two leading industries in South Carolina with the Coastal Plain counties along Interstate 95 being

September 13, 2013 Read Full Article

Webinar: Branding the South as a Bioenergy Leader October 4, 2013 11:00 AM ET

  Webinar: Branding the South as a Bioenergy Leader    October 4, 2013   11:00 AM ET

All too often, bioenergy supporters are playing defense – responding to attacks or criticism of policies that support bioenergy initiatives.

September 13, 2013 Read Full Article

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