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Bagram Air Field Converts UCO to Biodiesel to Power Incinerators
October 7, 2015 – 4:40 pm | No Comment

by Summer Barkley (DVIDS/Biodiesel Magazine)  Three unrelated problems were solved by one simple solution devised by Logistics Civil Augmentation Program IV contract partner Fluor to convert used cooking oil into biodiesel to help power solid …

US Military Base in Afghanistan to Make Biodiesel from UCO
March 26, 2015 – 12:00 pm | No Comment

(Springboard Biodiesel/Biodiesel Magazine)  Springboard Biodiesel announced March 25 that it has been selected to provide its turn-key, small-scale biodiesel processing system to Bagram Airfield in the Parwan Province of Afghanistan.
Springboard Biodiesel’s BioPro 380EX and SpringPro …

On a More Positive Note at the Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference
April 22, 2014 – 11:07 pm | No Comment

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 bio-based economy pulled themselves together …

Armies Get Smart on Energy
July 16, 2013 – 11:53 am | No Comment

(North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Energy costs are a significant drain on defence budgets. This could impact on the resources available for Allies to acquire and maintain defence capabilities as well as limit their capacity to undertake …

Biobased Briquettes, Not Bombs, for the Taliban?
December 11, 2012 – 4:01 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  From time to time, we report on correspondence exchanged with our veterans and serving men and women in the field, on the subject of the strategic and tactical opportunities in biofuels …

Marines Trying to Get Afghan Farmers Hooked on Energy Crops
March 22, 2011 – 4:21 pm | No Comment

by Annie Snider  (Greenwire/New York Times)   …Nelson, who has already served two tours in Iraq, spent this past winter tinkering with combinations of cottonseed oil and JP-8, the military’s universal fuel, to find a …

Don’t Worry About Rare Earths
February 2, 2011 – 3:09 pm | No Comment

by Dana Blankenhorn (Renewable Energy World)  …There are 17 elements classified as Rare Earths. Rare Earths aren’t really rare. It’s just rare to find them in commercial-grade ore.
China has lots of Rare Earths, and as …

Syracuse University Partners with Arden-Fox to Support the Advancement of Department of Defense’s Net Zero Energy Initiative
October 18, 2010 – 11:18 am | No Comment

(PR Newswire)  Syracuse partnership substitutes petroleum diesel with biodiesel
Syracuse University today announced a partnership to advance the use of biofuels by the U.S. armed forces as an alternative energy source.  The effort involves entrepreneurs John …

Can Biofuels Beat Drugs Crops and Save Lives in Afghanistan?
September 22, 2010 – 9:01 am | No Comment

by Dean Irvine (CNN)  …Wayne Arden, who has a background in technology and finance, and John Fox whose career has been in the renewable energy field, published a White Paper on producing and using biodiesel …

Producing and Using Biodiesel in Afghanistan
June 14, 2010 – 11:59 am | No Comment

(biodieselinafghanistan.com)  On December 1, 2009, at West Point, President Obama announced to the nation that the U.S.will send 30,000 additional troops to Afghanistan as soon as possible. These additional troops will bring the U.S. total in Afghanistan to around 100,000. The additional …