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DC Mayor Prohibits Fuel Efficient Consumer Choices

(Diesel Technology Forum)  If District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray had his druthers there would be no diesel powered cars in the District. … The problem with the proposal is

April 30, 2014 Read Full Article

The Uncertain Future of the Renewable Fuel Standard

(Bloomberg Government)  The final 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard requirements remain in limbo. The EPA is now reviewing public comments on the agency’s proposal to cut the nation’s biofuel target by

April 30, 2014 Read Full Article

Navy Gets Ready for Two Large Pathways to Alternative Fuel

(Biofuels International)  The Navy plans to create two new acquisition vehicles this year to ensure it has a consistent supply of advanced biofuels.  As an indication of their development, the

April 29, 2014 Read Full Article

Springboard Biodiesel Announces Grand Opening of New Closed Local Loop Production Facility

(Springboard Biodiesel/PR.com)  California based, clean-tech manufacturer Springboard Biodiesel launches fully automated, zero-waste biodiesel production plant that is designed for low-cost production of multiple feedstocks. Capable of producing up to 1,500

April 29, 2014 Read Full Article

Mandate on Ethanol Fuel Costs Drivers Dearly: Study

(Drive.com.au)  NSW’S E10 unleaded fuel mandate is a ”debacle” and is costing the state’s motorists millions, according to an international study.   The Texas Tech University research found motorists had a

April 29, 2014 Read Full Article

Neste Oil Braces for Continued Uncertainty in US Biofuels Market

by Patrick McLoughlin (Platts)  Renewable fuels in the US will continue to be dogged by uncertainties while awaiting decisions from the environmental authorities on some key issues, Neste Oil said Friday.

April 29, 2014 Read Full Article

Canadian Biodiesel Exports Put Mandate into Question

by Sean Pratt (The Western Producer)  Hardly any of Canada’s biodiesel mandate is being filled by domestically produced product.
  “Last year we exported 100 percent of our production and then

April 29, 2014 Read Full Article

Obama, Malaysia, Verdezyne, and Business as Unusual in the Bioeconomy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  How a small, development-stage industrial biotech company, making chemicals you never heard of, landed $48M in new investment and a $100M valuation from investors like

April 29, 2014 Read Full Article

Government Partnership Needed for Green Growth in Air Travel

(Aviation Benefits Beyond Borders)  The air transport industry currently supports 58.1 million jobs and $2.4 trillion in global gross domestic product, according to a new study released today by the

April 29, 2014 Read Full Article

Sugar Looks to Ethanol to Help Pick up Speed

by Loni Prinsloo (Business Day Live)  … South Africa has been producing sugar on a large scale since the first Indian labourers docked in Durban in 1860. The sweet cane has

April 29, 2014 Read Full Article

21 States Ask Supreme Court to Review California’s LCFS

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Several states are joining the fight to take a legal dispute over California’s low carbon fuels standard (LCFS) to the U.S. Supreme Court. On

April 29, 2014 Read Full Article

Scientists Make Ethanol Without Corn or Other Crops

by Will Dunham (Reuters Africa)  … The scientists said their process turns carbon monoxide gas into liquid ethanol with the help of an electrode made of a form of copper. They

April 29, 2014 Read Full Article

On Montgomery County Farm, Switchgrass Grows into Biofuel Components

by Philip Gruber (Lancaster Online)  A plan to make biofuel partially on the farm is starting to take shape in Montgomery County.   Typically, the entire process of converting high-energy crops

April 29, 2014 Read Full Article

Alternative Financing Options Subject of Calif. Workshop

by Chris Hanson (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The California Energy Commission Lead Commissioner on the 2014 Integrated Energy Policy Report Update conducted a workshop aimed at alternative financing options and strategies

April 28, 2014 Read Full Article

Vireol Bio Energy Enters Marketing Agreement with Murex

(Murex/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Vireol Bio Energy LLC has selected Murex LLC as its marketing partner for the bioethanol plant in Hopewell, Va. Vireol recently announced their plans to bring the

April 28, 2014 Read Full Article

DOE Announces Draft Solicitation for Section 1703 Loan Guarantees

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The U.S. DOE has announced its intent to offer up to $4 billion in Section 1703 loan guarantees to support a wide variety of

April 28, 2014 Read Full Article

Canada Issues New Tank Car Requirements for Ethanol, Crude Oil

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The Canadian government has announced a plan improve rail safety. It includes a requirement to phase out certain railcars used to carry ethanol and

April 28, 2014 Read Full Article

CEC Issues Final Report on OMEGA System

(Algae Industry Magazine)   The California Energy Commission (CEC) has just issued their “final” report on the Offshore Membrane Enclosures for Growing Algae (OMEGA) approach to algae cultivation and wastewater

April 25, 2014 Read Full Article

Ethanol Use In Gasoline Can Reduce Foreign Oil Imports

By Ellen Chang(MainStreet)The use of corn-produced ethanol in gasoline is an outdated method to lower greenhouse emissions while ethanol generated with natural gas yields a cleaner and cheaper fuel, experts said.

April 25, 2014 Read Full Article

Majority Supports Renewable Fuel Standard, Poll Shows

By Timothy Cama (The Hill E2Wire) Sixty-five percent of people in the United States support the renewable fuel standard (RFS) that mandates production and blending of a certain amount of fuel

April 25, 2014 Read Full Article

New Horizons

By Bob Dinneen (Ethanol Producer Magazine) The Renewable Fuels Association is working to expand ethanol export markets, says Bob Dinneen, president and CEO, Renewable Fuels Association. For example, the group has

April 25, 2014 Read Full Article

Biofuels Digest Posts "Hot Slides" from Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  On ABLC’s opening morning, we have some of the top slides -an inside look from Inbicon, Ensyn, GranBio, Sapphire Energy, LanzaTech – hot topics such

April 25, 2014 Read Full Article

Lufthansa to Evaluate Gevo's Renewable Jet Fuel

(Gevo/Biomass Magazine)  Gevo Inc., the world’s only commercial producer of renewable isobutanol, has announced that it has come to an agreement with Lufthansa to evaluate Gevo’s renewable jet fuel with

April 25, 2014 Read Full Article

Proterro Reaches Sugar-Making Milestones

(Proterro/Biomass Magazine)  “Proterro has reached its Q1 sugar-production pilot milestones,” CEO Kef Kasdin recently reported at the Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference. Updating attendees on Proterro’s progress in developing an affordable,

April 25, 2014 Read Full Article

Aurora Algae Expands Operations In South Texas

(Algae Industry Magazine) Following six months of testing and evaluation, Aurora Algae has confirmed the potential for commercial-scale algae cultivation in South Texas, and is expanding its test facility, beginning

April 25, 2014 Read Full Article

EPA Report: Data Show Automakers on Track in Meeting Greenhouse Gas Standards

(Environmental Protection Agency)  Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a Manufacturers Performance Report that assesses the automobile industry’s progress toward meeting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards for cars

April 25, 2014 Read Full Article

New Holland Launches MyNewHolland.com

by Chuck (DomesticFuel.com)  … This new virtual community is set up to provide a meeting place to share information, contribute to farming related discussions and access premium contents and services. It

April 25, 2014 Read Full Article

Renewable Fuels Fuel Jobs and Economy

by Cindy Zimmerman (DomesticFuel.com)  A new industry report released today (April 23, 2014) shows how the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is creating jobs and significant economic impact.   The Fuels America coalition released

April 25, 2014 Read Full Article

American Process Sells the First Woody Biomass Cellulosic Ethanol RINS

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  On Friday April 18, 2014, American Process shipped its second commercial ethanol cargo and sold the first cellulosic ethanol RINs from its Alpena Biorefinery. These

April 25, 2014 Read Full Article

Study: Renewable Fuels Support Nearly 73,400 Iowa Jobs

by Donnelle Eller (Des Moines Register)  Production of renewable fuels in Iowa supports nearly 73,400 jobs and $5 billion in wages annually, a new industry study shows. Fuels America, a coalition

April 25, 2014 Read Full Article

Renewable Fuels, Such as Ethanol, Put Billions into Colorado Economy, Report Says

(Denver Business Journal)  The renewable fuel industry puts billions of dollars into Colorado’s economy and supports thousands of jobs, according to a new study from The Fuels America coalition. Renewable

April 25, 2014 Read Full Article

For the Greater Green: Algae-Based Advanced Biofuels Bring a Clean, Affordable Solution

by Paul Woods (Algenol/Renewable Energy World)  …  When it comes to fuel production, climate change is a crucial issue that cannot be avoided. In the U.S., 3,600 million metric tons

April 25, 2014 Read Full Article

Video: 5 Reasons to Love the RFS

(Renewable Fuels Association)  Wonder how much cash ethanol can save you at the pump? Have questions about its role in weaning America off petroleum? Check out RFA’s video “5 Reasons

April 24, 2014 Read Full Article

We Could See You in the Gas Tank Later, Alligator: Researchers Study Producing Biodiesel From Alligators

by Henry Fountain (The New York Times)  … “Biodiesel is made from all sorts of fats and oils,” said Ben Evans of the National Biodiesel Board, a trade group based in

April 24, 2014 Read Full Article

ANALYSIS: Any Brazil Anhydrous Ethanol Blend Hike Could Stretch Capacity

by Aessandra Rosete (Platts)  Any increase in Brazil’s blending mandate for anhydrous ethanol into gasoline could stretch capacity and as a result change ethanol trade flows with the US, according

April 24, 2014 Read Full Article

Navy Plans Action This Year on Two Large Pathways to Alternative Fuel

by Jared Serbu (Federal News Radio) The Navy says it will create two new acquisition vehicles this year to ensure it has a stable supply of advanced biofuels.  The service says the

April 24, 2014 Read Full Article

SANDAG Awarded $300K Grant for Alternative Fuels Plan

by Chris Nichols  (San Diego Union Tribune)  Grant is part of state’s effort to fund clean transportation projects Regional efforts to reduce transportation emissions received a boost this week with

April 24, 2014 Read Full Article

EPA’s People, Prosperity and the Planet Competition at the USA Science and Engineering Festival

Tomorrow (April 25, 2014), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Deputy Administrator Bob Perciasepe will open the USA Science and Engineering Festival, which hosts student teams from colleges and universities across

April 24, 2014 Read Full Article

RIN Stocks Part II – 'Healthy' Levels

by  Rob Johansson and Seth Meyer (FarmDocDaily/USDA) Building on the discussion of RIN pricing and stock holding (here) we explore what a ‘healthy’ RIN bank may look like, estimate RIN stocks for 2014.

April 24, 2014 Read Full Article

Commentary: Cellulosic Ethanol Worse than Gas? Not so Fast

by Brendan Jordan  (Midwest Energy News)   A new academic paper on biofuels was released this week, and some media outlets have reached sweeping conclusions. “Fuels from corn waste not better

April 24, 2014 Read Full Article

Report: Ethanol Industry Creates Thousands of Kansas Jobs; $1B in Wages

by Dan Voorhis  (The Wichita Eagle)  The ethanol industry contributes more than 16,000 jobs and $1 billion in wages into the Kansas economy, according to a new study released Wednesday by

April 24, 2014 Read Full Article

Analysis: Nine Reasons the Spring Price Spike Will End Early

by Tom Kloza  (CSPNet.com)  … Speculative Futures’ Froth: NYMEX futures’ markets find less participation than they’ve seen in recent years, but that hasn’t stopped huge financial “funds” from embracing crude oil and

April 24, 2014 Read Full Article

RFA Committed to Rail Safety, Says Priority One Is Keeping Trains on the Tracks

(Renewable Fuels Association)  Today (April 23, 2014), Bob Dinneen, President and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), testified before the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) forum on Rail Safety:

April 24, 2014 Read Full Article

Ethanol from Energy Beets: A Viable Option?

by Bruce Dorminey (Renewable Fuel World)  US farmers are exploring the use of energy beets to produce ethanol. Requiring less water and containing more sugar than corn, they could be

April 24, 2014 Read Full Article

U.S. EPA Cuts 2013 Target for Cellulosic Biofuel

by Ayesha Rascoe  (Reuters) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday slashed its target for 2013 use of cellulosic biofuel to less than a million gallons, after the industry failed to

April 24, 2014 Read Full Article

How Farmers Are Feeding & Fueling The Country in 60 Seconds

(Fuels America)  Farmers feed America — and they help fuel it, too!  That’s a huge job, and one that never slows down. Luckily for us, they’re getting better at it

April 24, 2014 Read Full Article

OilRigged Campaign Launches on Earth Day to Defend Biofuels

by Susanne Retka Schill (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The Fuels America coalition launched a new campaign dubbed “Oil Rigged” on Earth Day to counter what biofuels industry leaders called Big Oil’s

April 24, 2014 Read Full Article

Panelists Predict EPA Will Revise Proposed RFS Targets Higher in Final Rule

by Jordan Godwin (Platts)  The proposed blending targets in the 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard will likely be revised higher, advocates for multiple industries said Monday. Proponents of the ethanol, biodiesel, advanced

April 24, 2014 Read Full Article

Arizona Students Showcase Algae Research for the Public

(Algae Industry Magazine)  Students from three Arizona universities will demonstrate their algae research projects at an Innovation Showcase May 1, in Arizona State University’s Sun Devil Fitness Complex, and again

April 24, 2014 Read Full Article

On a More Positive Note at the Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference

by Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA)   After Day 1 at Biofuels Digests’s ABLC which served up depression, aggravation and despair; the group of intrepid travelers on the journey to a

April 22, 2014 Read Full Article

Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference Rumblings of Discontent

by Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA)  In the meetings, hallways and conference sessions at Biofuels Digest’s Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference near Washington, DC, the following issues, rumblings, lessons and congratulations

April 21, 2014 0 comment Read Full Article

Advanced Biofuels USA Celebrates Earth Week with 10 Excellent Reasons to Transition to Sustainable Renewable Fuels

(Advanced Biofuels USA)   “Why Transition to Sustainable Renewable Fuels?” asks Advanced Biofuels USA, providing as an answer, 10 Excellent Reasons in a one-page Earth Week handout for use by civic

April 18, 2014 0 comment Read Full Article

Neste Oil And DONG Energy To Begin Cooperation On Technology Development For Renewable Fuels

(Nestle Oil) Neste Oil, the world’s largest producer of premium-quality renewable fuels, has joined forces with DONG Energy, one of the leading energy groups in Northern Europe, to develop an integrated

April 18, 2014 Read Full Article

Ontario Changes Biodiesel Requirements

(Canadian Biomass) The Government of Ontario has released new rules for the use of biodiesel in the province’s fuel supply. New rules, which went into effect April 1, are being phased

April 18, 2014 Read Full Article

AAAS Fellowships At The Bioenergy Technologies Office

(U.S Department Of Energy) The Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) regularly engages fellows in the sciences through the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science & Technology Policy Fellowship program.

April 18, 2014 Read Full Article

Why Renewable Fuel Standard Matters

by Jess Oestmann (The Hays Daily News) When it comes to developing alternatives to fossil fuels and foreign oil, should the United States move forward or backward? That’s the issue before

April 18, 2014 Read Full Article

Nebraska Corn Producers Are Excited About Brazilian Biofuels

(Nebraska Corn Board/Ethanol Producer Magazine) A group of Nebraska, Iowa, and Ohio corn farmers have returned from a multi-state trade mission to Brazil excited about the potential relationships and similarities of

April 18, 2014 Read Full Article

Energy Department Announces $10 Million for Technologies to Produce Advanced Biofuel Products from Biomass

(US Department of Energy)  The Energy Department today (April 15, 2014) announced up to $10 million in funding to advance the production of advanced biofuels, substitutes for petroleum-based feedstocks, and

April 18, 2014 Read Full Article

Leading Biofuel Groups Oppose Delay Requested by Petroleum Industry in 2013 RFS Case

(Renewable Fuels Association)  The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and Growth Energy yesterday filed a joint response in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of

April 18, 2014 0 comment Read Full Article

USDA Researchers Simplify Pyrolysis Processes for Bio-Oil Production

by Ann Perry (US Department of Agriculture)   Innovations at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) are bringing researchers one step closer to developing “green” biofuel production systems farmers can use to meet

April 18, 2014 Read Full Article

Webinar: The Benefits of Small-Scale Biodiesel Production April 22 (EARTH DAY) 11am PST (2pm EST)

  Webinar: The Benefits of Small-Scale Biodiesel Production   April 22 (EARTH DAY)  11am PST (2pm EST)

Members of Springboard Biodiesel’s production team will present information on small-scale biodiesel production in a 45-55 minute webinar entitled  The

April 17, 2014 0 comment Read Full Article

Pass the Mustard; Why Carinata Is Taking Root as Biofuel

by Don Konantz (Calyx Bio-Ventures/R&D Magazine)  … The “Holy Grail” of non-food feedstocks has arrived with a proprietary non-food energy feedstock crop

April 17, 2014 Read Full Article

Dr. Stephen Mayfield: When Will Algae-based Transportation Fuels Be Economically Viable?

by Stephen Mayfield (International Society for Applied Phycology Newsletter)   I am often asked, “When will algae-based transportation fuels be commercially

April 17, 2014 Read Full Article

Lignofuels 2015 January 21-22 Madrid, Spain

  Lignofuels 2015   January 21-22    Madrid, Spain

Following the success of the previous events in London, Stockholm and Copenhagen we are delighted to announce that Lignofuels 2015

April 17, 2014 Read Full Article

CALL FOR POSTERS and PRESENTATIONS: 2014 Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit and Expo; Pacific Defense Energy Summit and Showcase; Islands Innovation Summit and Showcase September 15-17 Honolulu, HI DEADLINES: April 30 and May 31

  CALL FOR POSTERS and PRESENTATIONS: 2014 Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit and Expo; Pacific Defense Energy Summit and Showcase; Islands Innovation Summit and Showcase    September 15-17    Honolulu, HI   DEADLINES:  April 30 and May 31

The 2014 Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit and Expo will be held jointly with the Pacific Defense Energy Summit and

April 17, 2014 Read Full Article

2014 Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit and Expo; Pacific Defense Energy Summit and Showcase; Islands Innovation Summit and Showcase September 15-17 Honolulu, HI

  2014 Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit and Expo; Pacific Defense Energy Summit and Showcase; Islands Innovation Summit and Showcase    September 15-17    Honolulu, HI

The 2014 Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit and Expo will be held jointly with the Pacific Defense Energy Summit and

April 17, 2014 Read Full Article

IncBio Set to Supply Biodiesel Plant in South America

(Biofuels International) IncBio has recently secured an agreement to supply a 55,000 MT/year transesterification plant, for an undisclosed client in

April 17, 2014 Read Full Article

$21 Million New Zealand Biodiesel Plant Plans Announced

(Biofuels International)  Z Energy has revealed plans to build a $21 million (€15 million) domestic biodiesel plant that will produce

April 17, 2014 Read Full Article

Thailand's PTT in Biofuel Plant Joint Venture

(Biofuels International)  PTT and Mitr Phol Group are teaming up to build a plant designed to produce Gasohol E85, a

April 17, 2014 Read Full Article

REFF-Wall Street June 25-26, 2014 New York, NY

  REFF-Wall Street  June 25-26, 2014  New York, NY

REFF-Wall Street is the premier renewable energy financing event in the U.S.  Attendees of this event include CEOs and other

April 17, 2014 Read Full Article

NASCAR Leader Testifies for Biofuels

by John Davis (DomesticFuel.com)  The Senate Agriculture Committee held a hearing this week on advanced biofuels. Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow of

April 17, 2014 Read Full Article

RIN Stocks Part I – Valuation

by Rob Johansson and Seth Meyer (USDA/FarmDocDaily)  … It is clear that the bankable (and borrowable) nature of RINs allow obligated parties to optimize

April 17, 2014 Read Full Article

GreenSky Project Prepares to Land in Thurrock

(Solena Fuels)  Solena Fuels in partnership with British Airways has committed to building the world’s first facility to convert landfill

April 17, 2014 Read Full Article

Media Invited to California Briefing, Tour Highlighting Alternative Jet Fuel Research

(National Aeronautics and Space Administration/PR NewsWire/Yahoo!News)  An HU-25C jet from NASA’s Langley Research Center will be in California next month

April 17, 2014 Read Full Article

Department of Energy Issues Draft Renewable Energy and Efficient Energy Projects Solicitation to Foster Clean Energy Innovation

(US Department of Energy)  In support of the Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Department of Energy issued a draft loan

April 17, 2014 Read Full Article

ILUC Unverifiable and Biofuels Economically Beneficial, Says IPCC

(Global Renewable Fuels Alliance)  The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (UN IPCC) released their “Bioenergy and Climate Change Mitigation:

April 17, 2014 Read Full Article

Two $125,000 State Grants to Boost Usage of Higher Ethanol, Biodiesel Blends

by O. Kay Henderson  (RadioIowa)  Two Iowa retailers are each getting $125,000 in state funding to help finance installation of

April 17, 2014 Read Full Article

Canada: Biofuels Digest’s Spring 2014 5-Minute Guide – CCEMC Grand Challenge Hands $500K Seed Grants to 24

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Alberta’s Grand Challenge on carbon — Liquid Light, Enerkem among 24 winners picking up $500,000

April 17, 2014 Read Full Article

Axens, Total And IFPEN Launch Ethanol-To-Ethylene Technology

(Axens/Ethanol Producer Magazine) Axens, Total and IFP Energies nouvelles (IFPEN) have launched Atol, an innovative technology for bioethylene production through dehydration

April 16, 2014 Read Full Article

GeoSynFuels Purchases, Retrofits Idle Demonstration Plant

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) Golden, Colo.-based GeoSynFuels LLC has acquired the cellulosic demonstration facility formerly owned and operated by

April 16, 2014 Read Full Article

Illinois Corn and Cattle Producers Coexist Well

(Brownfield Ag News)  An Illinois beef industry leader says cattle and corn farmers in the state complement each other very

April 16, 2014 Read Full Article

Clean Energy Victory Bond Push In Congress Would Generate $150 Billion In Financing, 1 Million Jobs

(PR NewsWire)  Updating WWII “War Bond” Model to Spark Job Creation, Energy Security, Clean Energy, and Increased Energy Efficiency Clean

April 16, 2014 0 comment Read Full Article

U.S. Port Officials, Environmentalists, Industry & Top EPA Officials Meet In Baltimore to Advance More Sustainable Ports Agenda

(Diesel Technology Forum)  Proven and potential solutions to improve the air quality and the environmental profile of major U.S. ports

April 16, 2014 Read Full Article

Iowa Economists: 2014 Ethanol Prices Drop to 58% of Retail Gas

by Susanne Retka Schill  (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The continuing shifting relationships between ethanol, corn and gasoline are the subject of two

April 15, 2014 Read Full Article

Dual Turning Point for Biofuels

by Clifford Krauss (The New York Times)  … But even as Abengoa and other companies prepare to produce significant amounts of

April 15, 2014 Read Full Article

Environmental permits – SR2009 number 3: Low Impact Part A Installation for the Production of Biodiesel

(UK Environment Agency)  Standard rules to operate a low impact part A installation for the production of biodiesel.  These rules

April 15, 2014 Read Full Article

CSR Partners with Indiana Rail Road to Convert Railroad Ties into Biofuel

(Coalition for Sustainable Rail)  The Coalition for Sustainable Rail (CSR) announced April 14 that it is initiating research on conversion

April 15, 2014 Read Full Article

Sierra Leone’s Ethanol Plant Close to Operation

(Biofuels International)  Addax BioEnergy’s plant, which processes ethanol from sugar cane and is the first of its kind in Africa,

April 15, 2014 Read Full Article

10 Bellwether Biofuels & Biobased Projects for 2014

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Advanced biofuels – are plans turning into reality? Are development plans realistic? When these 10 projects

April 15, 2014 Read Full Article

International VDI Conference – Biofuels 2014 July 15-16 Rotterdam, Netherlands

  International VDI Conference – Biofuels 2014     July 15-16    Rotterdam, Netherlands

The international VDI conference will discuss major issues for the biofuel markets, in technical, political and business areas, drawing on

April 15, 2014 Read Full Article

Scripps, UCSD Algae Biofuel Programs Rated Top In US By DOE

(Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego/Biodiesal Magazine) Fossil fuel use, even with the environmental and economic security challenges it poses,

April 15, 2014 Read Full Article

The Science of Clean Energy

By Nahla Nainer (The Hindu) On International Women’s Day, Dr. M. Premalatha, associate professor at the Centre for Energy and Environmental

April 15, 2014 Read Full Article

Fish Oil on GM Plant

By Moseti Wilfred M (Akgulian.com) An application has been made to the government to approve field trials to be conducted of

April 15, 2014 Read Full Article

Office Of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Internships and Fellowships

EERE offers exciting student volunteer internships throughout the year in its Washington, D.C., headquarters. These volunteer internships provide exciting opportunities for students

April 15, 2014 Read Full Article

EurObserv'ER Annual Report Highlights EU Bioenergy Sector

by Erin Voegele  (Ethanol Producer Magazine) EurObserv’ER has released the 2013 edition of its annual renewable energy report, which determined that final

April 15, 2014 Read Full Article

The California Drought Equation Stresses Need For Biofuels

by Peter Brown( Biofuels Magazine) Except for volume, biofuels and petroleum-derived products have reached parity in production efficiency and availability.

April 15, 2014 Read Full Article

Study Raises New Concerns about Emissions from Shale Gas Wells

by Jennifer A. Dlouhy (FuelFix)  Researchers found higher-than-expected emissions of a potent greenhouse gas emanating from Pennsylvania wells, according to a

April 15, 2014 Read Full Article

Oil And Gas Sector Biggest Producer Of Greenhouse Gases In Canada

by Will Campbell (The Canadian Press/Huffington Post)  An environmental analyst says the rise of oil and gas production as Canada’s

April 15, 2014 Read Full Article

Researchers Find Potential to Grow Biofuel Feedstock on PV Farms

by Ker Than (Stanford University/Biomass Magazine)  rowing agave and other carefully chosen plants amid photovoltaic panels could allow solar farms

April 14, 2014 Read Full Article

The Renewable Fuel Standard and Consumer Food Prices

by John M. Urbanchuk (ABF Economics, Agriculture and Biofuels Consulting, LLP)  The impact of biofuel production mandated by the Renewable Fuel

April 14, 2014 Read Full Article

Vilsack Talks about USDA Efforts to Further Advanced Biofuels

by Holly Jessen (Biomass Magazine)  Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack testified about the farm bill and the rural economy, during

April 14, 2014 Read Full Article

25x'25 Welcomes IPCC Recognition of Renewables in Mitigating Climate Change

(25 x ’25) The 25x’25 Alliance welcomes the recognition by an Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change work group report released

April 14, 2014 Read Full Article

Biofuels and Local Food Security: What Does the Evidence Say?

by Anna Locke and Giles Henley (Overseas Development Institute) • People worry that using crop-based biofuels to increase the volume of low-carbon fuels could

April 14, 2014 Read Full Article

Court Hears Oral Arguments in Challenge to 2013 RFS Standard

by Erin Voegele (Biomass Magazine)  On April 7, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia heard oral

April 14, 2014 Read Full Article

CARB’s ILUC Analysis Out of Date, Out of Step with Current Independent ILUC Studies

(Renewable Fuels Association)  The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) has submitted comments to the California Air Resources Board (CARB) pertinent to CARB’s draft

April 14, 2014 Read Full Article

Can Warplanes Fly Farther, Carry More Weapons, with Advanced Biofuels? More New Data.

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  … A China Lake-based research team finds terpene fuels that add 13% to the performance, compared

April 14, 2014 Read Full Article

A Rivertop Runs Through It: Rivertop Renewables lands $26M as Cargill, First Green Partners climb aboard

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Rivertop to accelerate commercialization of novel, sustainable chemicals for consumer products and industrial applications.  How

April 14, 2014 Read Full Article

ND Sen. Heidi Heitkamp Finds Identity as a Top Democratic Critic of Obama's Energy Policy

by Henry C. Jackson (Associated Press/The Republic)  … Heitkamp came directly to the Senate from the energy industry, where she worked

April 14, 2014 Read Full Article

A Question of Trust: 2014 Global Sustainability Standards Conference May 20-22 London, UK

  A Question of Trust: 2014 Global Sustainability Standards Conference      May 20-22   London, UK

The Global Sustainability Standards Conference (formerly the ISEAL Annual Conference) will bring together over 250 leaders from business, government, civil

April 11, 2014 Read Full Article

WEBINAR: Biomass Market Access Standards (BMAS) May 13, 2014 2:00 pm US/Eastern

  WEBINAR:  Biomass Market Access Standards (BMAS)     May 13, 2014 2:00 pm US/Eastern

Bio-based energies no longer automatically qualify toward renewable energy mandates. Instead, they must prove their environmental and social credentials through

April 11, 2014 Read Full Article

WEBINAR: Short Rotation Woody Crops for Phytoremediation Applications April 30, 2014 2:00 pm US/Eastern

  WEBINAR:   Short Rotation Woody Crops for Phytoremediation Applications    April 30, 2014 2:00 pm US/Eastern

The rapid development of bioenergy industries have the potential to create a large demand for woody biomass that may exceed

April 11, 2014 Read Full Article

2nd Oleochemicals Outlook August 26-27, 2014 Jakarta, Indonesia

  2nd Oleochemicals Outlook  August 26-27, 2014      Jakarta, Indonesia

“Asia to drive growth to 2020” Key Highlights Global Oleochemicals Market Outlook Shale gas and its impact on Oleo industry

April 11, 2014 Read Full Article

6th Palm Oil Asia Summit August 13-14, 2014 – Jakarta, Indonesia

  6th Palm Oil Asia Summit    August 13-14, 2014 –  Jakarta, Indonesia

Themed: “Mounting Pressures on Sustainability & New Challenges for the Palm Oil Industry” Highlights: Finding a compromise and common ground

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Renewable Energy Latin American & Caribbean Conference & Exhibition (RELACCx) November 20-21, 2014 Fajardo, Puerto Rico

  Renewable Energy Latin American & Caribbean Conference & Exhibition (RELACCx)     November 20-21, 2014    Fajardo, Puerto Rico

RELACCX is the premier renewable energy finance and development event for Latin America and the Caribbean. This two-day conference will take

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7th European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Biobased Economy September 30-October 2, 2014 Reims, France

  7th European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Biobased Economy       September 30-October 2, 2014     Reims, France

Join us in 2014 for the 7th European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Biobased Economy, for an insight into this

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Biochemicals and Bioplastics 2014 June 10-12 Düsseldorf, Germany

  Biochemicals and Bioplastics 2014      June 10-12     Düsseldorf, Germany

ACI’s Biochemicals and Bioplastics 2014 will bring together key industry stakeholders from across the entire value chain, from chemical companies to bio-based producers

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Finland Rises up from Its Economic Crisis with Bioeconomy

by Aino Siirala* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Finland is a forerunner in bioeconomy and biotechnology, states Asko Ojaniemi, the executive director

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Value of Biofuels Goes Beyond Those With Direct Investment

(25 x ’25)  Feedstock, Equipment, Conservation, Farm and Energy Groups Tell EPA Not to Compromise Full Potential of Biofuels Concerns

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NASA Signs Agreement with German, Canadian Partners to Test Alternative Fuels

(National Aeronautics and Space Administration/PRNewsWire)   NASA has signed separate agreements with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the National Research Council of Canada (NRC)

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Will the Chinese Biofuel Market Follow Solar’s Footsteps?

by Meg Cichon (RenewableEnergyWorld.com)  As China’s demand for biofuels grows, it may follow the same production overcapacity boom and subsequent reality

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Advanced Biofuels Create Jobs, Lower Prices at the Pump, Says Senate Ag Chair

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Washington, the Senate Agriculture Committee yesterday held a hearing on the economic benefits of

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Changing Water into Wine: Er, Will Jet Fuel Do?

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Hydrocarbon fuel from seawater and nothing else? Is it possible?  Not only possible, but demonstrated

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McCarthy Addresses RFS, Biogenic Emissions during Hearing

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The U.S. EPA’s policies with regard to bioenergy were among the topics discussed during

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Testimony of EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Before the Senate Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Appropriations

(US Environmental Protection Agency)   U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy testified today (April 9, 2014) before the Senate

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Vilsack: Fuel Trend Should Guide EPA Ethanol Ruling

by Christopher Doering (Des Moines Register)  Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Thursday a recent uptick in gasoline consumption should be

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No Logic in Blaming Ethanol for High Gas Prices

by Bob Dinneen (Renewable Fuels Association/US News and World Report)  Ethanol is less expensive than gas, and consumers will benefit

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Hemp-to-Biofuels Research Gets Green Light

by John Davis (DomesticFuel.com) A crop that has had an undeserved stigma attached to it could now become a source for

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MARAD Releases Results of Renewable Diesel Testing

by Erin Voegele (Biomass Magazine)  On March 28, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced the results of

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First Functional 'Designer' Chromosome in Yeast Is Synthesized

(NYU Langone Medical Center/Biomass Magazine)   An international team of scientists led by Jef Boeke, director of NYU Langone Medical Center’s Institute for

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Sec. Moniz Discusses Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing Loans

(US Department of Energy)  U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz today highlighted key improvements to the Department’s Advanced Technology Vehicles

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Biofuels: When the Quest for 'Perfect' Becomes the Enemy of the Good

(25 x ’25)  Risk is a word closely associated with the agriculture industry ‑ and rightfully so. Farming and ranching

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Toxic Emission Spikes at Fracking Sites Are Rarely Monitored, Study Finds

by Lisa Song and Jim Morris  (InsideClimateNews.org)  Gas drilling facilities have sporadic emission spikes that spew toxins harmful to human

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Veteran Farmer Says EPA RFS Proposal Will Likely Undermine Conservation Efforts

by Kevin Jeffries (25 x ’25)  …  Lower demand for renewable fuels means lower prices for corn, soybeans and other crops.

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About the Fossil Fuel Divestment Convergence 2014

(StudentsDivest.org)  From April 4th to 6th, 300 students from over 75 colleges and universities from across the United States and

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Transgenic Trees Make Easy-Chew Wood for Biofuels

by Richard Van Noorden (Science Magazine)  The poplars in the greenhouse near John Ralph’s laboratory show no outward signs of weakness,

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Taking the Next Step: The Growing Production of Bio-Based Chemical Intermediates Enables New Opportunities

by Milsa Vijayadharan* (Advanced Biofuels USA)   Luxresearch conducted a webinar on March 4th 2014 about new opportunities for downstream

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Hawaii Lawmakers Give Unanimous Approval To Studying Hemp

by Johnny Green (The Weed Blog/The Joint Blog)  Hawaii’s House Committee on Agriculture, and the state’s House Judiciary Committee, have both voted unanimously

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UAE Scientists Create Biodiesel from Lamb Fat

(7DaysInDubai)  Scientists have created a new fuel from the fat wastage of slaughtered lambs.  The boffins, from UAE University, have

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LCQ8: Used Cooking Oil Recycling

(7thSpace.com)  Following is a question by the Hon Tommy Cheung and a written reply by the Secretary for the Environment,

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Sugar, Not Oil

(Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft)  No more oil – renewable raw materials are the future. This motto not only applies to biodiesel, but also

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Italian Navy Looks for Alternative Fuels

(The Medi-Telegraph)  One of the main topics of the meeting between Italian Defence Secretary Domenico Rossi and US Navy Secretary

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Scania Further Widens Its Alternative Fuel Range: Unique V8 Engine for Euro 6 and 100 % Biodiesel

(Scania/BusinessWire)  Scania (STO:SCVA)(STO:SCVB) is now adding yet another environmentally oriented alternative to its industry-leading palette with Euro 6 certified truck

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Biobased Investment Triples, to $391M for Q1; Biofuels Digest’s 5-Minute Guide to the Investment Landscape

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Florida, Biofuels Digest reports that 9 biobased ventures raised $391 million in new capital

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Obama Administration Proposal for 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard Will Increase Greenhouse Gas Emissions

by Paul Winters (Biotechnology Industry Organization) If left unchanged, the Obama administration’s proposal to slash use of biofuels in 2014 would

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Jon Bruning Tours Chief Ethanol

by Kelly Baumgarten (KHAS TV)  …On Wednesday, Attorney General Jon Bruning toured a facility that seems to be thriving.  Bruning was

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DSM to Make Biofuel by July as EPA Considers Cutting Requirement

by Ehren Goossens  (Bloomberg BusinessWeek)  Royal DSM NV (DSM), the world’s largest vitamin manufacturer, expects to begin producing cellulosic ethanol

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Old Math Casts Doubt on Accuracy of Oil Reserve Estimates

by Asjylyn Loder (MSN Money/Bloomberg)  Jan Arps is the most influential oilman you’ve never heard of.  In 1945, Arps, then a

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Sapphire Develops NM Bio-Fuels Potential

By Alta LeCompte(Las Cruces Bulletin) On a tour Thursday, Jan. 23, of Sapphire Energy’s research and development facility in the West Mesa

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Midtex Oil Offers E85 in San Marcos, Texas

by Joanna Schroeder (DomesticFuel.com)  Midtex Oil, L.P. is now offering E85 at its Spirit-branded convenience store located in San Marcos,

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Cyprus Developing Mediterranean Algae as Biofuel Source

(Algae Industry Magazine) The Agricultural Research Institute and Cyprus Energy Agency recently held a seminar to present work based on

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