Zea-Chem Creates Salable Glacial Acetic Acid, the Building Block for Cellulosic Ethanol and Bio-based Chemicals

ZeaChem Inc., a developer of biorefineries for the conversion of renewable biomass into fuels and chemicals, today announced it has produced bio-based acetic acid at the purity concentration level of a salable product. Acetic acid is a commercial product and

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New Enzymes Turn Waste into $US2/gallon fuel

Novozymes launches the first commercially viable enzymes for production of biofuel from agricultural waste. Breakthroughs in enzyme technology enable cellulosic biofuel as a competitive alternative to gasoline.  Novozymes’ new Cellic® CTec2 enzymes enable the biofuel industry to produce cellulosic ethanol at

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Algae to Solve the Pentagon's Jet Fuel Problem

by Suzanne Goldenberg  (The Guardian)   The brains trust of the Pentagon says it is just months away from producing a jet fuel from algae for the same cost as its fossil-fuel equivalent. The claim, which comes from the Defense Advanced Research

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Corn and Fuel Groups Weigh In on Ethanol

(New York Times) letters to editor Re “Sensible Rules for Ethanol” (editorial, Feb. 11):     While American corn farmers are pleased the Environmental Protection Agency recognizes that corn ethanol offers significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions compared with gasoline, we disagree strongly

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U.S., Europe Going Opposite Way On Biofuels

Jonathan Fahey (Forbes.com)  It is becoming ever more apparent that there is one big squishy variable in the calculations that determine whether biofuels help the planet or help destroy it. That variable is called the indirect land use charge (sic),

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Is Ethanol from Corn Bad for the Climate? The Obama Administration Says No, California Says Yes. Who Is Right?

by Douglas Fischer (Scientific American)  The Obama administration last week gave the green light to corn ethanol as a low-carbon renewable fuel – in apparent contradiction to California's declaration last summer that the biofuel's carbon footprint was too big to

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Waste-to-Ethanol Plant Plan Questioned

by Diane Krieger Spivak  (Post-Tribune)  Lake County (Indiana) Solid Waste Management Commission chief Jeff Langbehn defended a planned $256 million bioethanol plant Friday before the Lake County Advancement Committee. ...Lake County Sheriff Roy Dominguez questioned whether the expense of the plant, which

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Judge Rejects Challenge to N.C. "Ethanol Blending" Law -- Similar to Pending TN Lawsit

by Tom Humphrey (Knoxnews.com)   A federal judge has rejected a lawsuit by the American Petroleum Institute that sought to invalidate North Carolina's "ethanol blending" statute, which is similar to a 2009 law passed by the Tennessee legislature. API has also

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USDA Scientists Sequence Genome of Biofuel Model Crop

by Dennis O'Brien (Agricultural Research Service)  U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists and their colleagues at the Department of Energy (DOE) Joint Genome Institute announced that they have completed sequencing the genome of a kind of wild grass that will

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Garbrook Introduces the 2010 Advanced Biofuels Resource with Business Intelligence Tools

Garbrook introduced the 2010 Advanced Biofuels Resource (ABR), an upgraded version of its online knowledgebase that summarizes scientific, technical, commercial, environmental, and policy information on all generations of biofuels. The enhanced product features the US Ethanol and Biodiesel Mega Tables

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New Alternative-Energy Plant Could Create 150 Jobs in Indian River County

by Henry A. Stephens (TCPalm.com)  ...“Our project is a brand-new opportunity with new technology,” Tex Carter, vice president and chairman of INEOS New Planet BioEnergy LLC, said Thursday. “We’re turning garbage into ethanol.” ...The company has been discussing buying and converting

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Pyromaniax: Mississippi State’s SERC Group, among 18 Others, Developing Advanced Biofuels from Pyrolysis

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ... A few years back, when reporting on field work at the Sustainable Power complex in Baytown, Texas — the hoots from a significant section of the Digest readership reverberated in skeptical comments on pyrolysis

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Genencor Introduces Accellerase® DUET

Genencor, a division of Danisco A/S, introduced Accellerase® DUET at the Renewable Fuels Association’s 15th Annual National Ethanol Conference in Orlando, Fla. This product is the latest generation in the company’s line of enzymes used to convert biomass into sugars,

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Bioplastics: Ten Points To Remember

(BioBased News)  1. Bioplastics are a family of different resin types, which are either bio-based or compostable or both. Bioplastics add new properties and performance characteristics to the huge family of plastics.   READ MORE

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Splash Blending Advantageous for Marketers Under RFS2

(OPIS)  ...Multi-state non-refining retailers such as Quik Trip, WaWa and RaceTrac will remain -- for now anyway -- the least encumbered and most advantaged part of the supply chain where biofuel regulation is concerned. Splash blenders, who don't produce or

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NY Times Applauds EPA Inclusion of ILUC in RFS2

(OPIS)  The New York Times is praising U.S. EPA for including the international indirect land use change (ILUC) calculation in its lifecycle greenhouse gas reduction threshold as part of the finalized expanded renewable fuels standard (RFS2), issued last week. ...In response,

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Questions About Biofuels’ Environmental Costs Could Alter Europe’s Policies

by James Kanter(New York Times)...In a memorandum, Jean-Luc Demarty, the top civil servant in the agriculture department at the European Commission, wrote to a colleague in December that “an unguided use of I.L.U.C. would kill biofuels in the E.U.” His words

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Boating Interests Wonder if Ethanol 15 Will Be Harmful to Their Engines

by Charles Zusman (NJ.com)  Boating interests are on guard against a move by the ethanol industry to increase the ethanol content of gasoline from 10 percent to 15 percent, an action they fear might be harmful to marine engines. Boating

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E15: Beyond the Waiver

By Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The expected EPA approval of E15 later this year will be only the beginning. In order to bring E15 to market, the ethanol industry needs to support petroleum marketers in addressing the issues that

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Verenium Introduces New Enzyme at Upcoming RFA National Ethanol Conference

Verenium Corporation, a pioneer in the development of next-generation cellulosic ethanol and high-performance specialty enzymes, announced the introduction of Xylathin, a highly active enzyme designed to significantly improve the economics of fuel ethanol production from cereal grains.   Xylathin rapidly breaks

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Has Big Oil Finally Gotten Serious About Biofuels?

by Joshua Kagan (GreenTechMedia)  ...If we consider that the oil majors are not in the oil business, but rather, the infrastructure business --- and as long as they control the liquids that come out of the pumps, they won't care

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U.S. Renewable Fuel Standards Upend Ethanol Tariff Fight

by Brian Baskin (SugarcaneBlog.com, Dow Jones)   U.S. ethanol producers are facing their toughest fight yet to keep long-standing trade protections intact. Producers of ethanol, which in the U.S. is usually distilled from corn and then blended to make gasoline, have

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Temp Stop Adds Ethanol Blender Pumps under Missouri Pilot Program

(Kansas City Business Journal) A Lee’s Summit gas station has become the second in Missouri to install ethanol blender pumps as part of a pilot program with Missouri Corn and the Missouri Department of Agriculture Division of Weights and Measures. Temp Stop,

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Shell Bets Billions on Brazilian Ethanol

by Sam Hopkins (Green Chip Stocks)  ...Cosan is entering into a joint venture with an oil giant that could be worth $12 billion, and its happy beginning to 2010 signals a renewal of interest in ethanol and entrance of some

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Senate Offers Some Hope for Legislation to Combat Climate Change

Editorial (The Washington Post)  ... Is there no alternative between simple do-nothingism and House complexity? In fact, there is. An alternative proposal increasingly capturing interest on Capitol Hill is the CLEAR Act, sponsored by Sens. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) and Susan

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The Best & Worst Biofuel Startups

by Josie Garthwaite  (Earth2Tech)  Amid the rubble of the first generation of biofuel projects focused on ethanol derived from corn, a new landscape of biofuel tech has taken shape. As Lux Research puts it in a report released, the companies

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Indirect Land-Use Changes Can Overcome Carbon Savings from Biofuels in Brazil

David M. Lapola, Ruediger Schaldach, Joseph Alcamo, Alberte Bondeau, Jennifer Koch, Christina Koelking, and Joerg A. Priess (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences)  Abstract:  The planned expansion of biofuel plantations in Brazil could potentially cause both direct and indirect

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UC Merced Scientist Honored for Biofuels Research

(Central Valley Business Times)  The mass production of biofuels could be a major step toward eliminating dependence on fossil fuels, but a number of factors have stood in the way, including the argument against using productive agricultural land for fuel

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First Virginia Ethanol Plant Workers Go for Training

by Markus Schmidt  (Progress-Index.com)  As the launch of operations at Hopewell's new ethanol plant gets closer, Osage Bio Energy LLC has already hired a total of 44 employees, with nine more positions to be filled. If everything goes as expected, the

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Getting a True Measure on Biofuels: Effects of 'Indirect' Land Use Figure in Energy Future

by C. Boyden Gray (Washington Times)  Little noticed outside a small policy community, an issue has quietly arisen in recent years that, while seemingly technical, has the potential to derail the nation's attempts to address the issues of energy security

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GreeNow's Winter Power System Successfully Powered 3 Winter Events in New York

GreeNow, the only company in the United States leasing generators that run on 100% American soybean biodiesel, announced a technological breakthrough which enables its generator engines to power outdoor events through the winter.   Knowing at low temperatures that pure biodiesel can

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Kirloskar Oil Engines Enters Binding MOU for Joint Venture Mass Production of Axial Vector Engines

Axial Vector Energy Corporation ("AVEC") announced today the signing of a binding MOU with Kirloskar Oil Engines (KOEL) to make ready for mass production of its multi fuel engines and the building of mass production lines for its engines in

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Asia's First Clear Nano-Emulsion Diesel Plant Opens in Singapore

Singapore Emulsion Fuel Pte Ltd., an innovative player in the green energy space, announced the opening of Asia's first clear nano-emulsion diesel plant. Located within Singapore's Tuas industrial zone, the 40,000 sq. ft. facility is poised to cater to the

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Grant Buys 120 Hybrid, 'Flex Fuel' Squad Cars

by Michael Gonzalez (Post-Tribune)  More of Gary's men and women in blue could be driving green by spring. The Board of Works on Wednesday voted to advertise for vendors to provide up to 120 "flex fuel" and hybrid vehicles for the

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Modified Eucalyptus to Transform Forests

by Smriti Rao (CBS)  Now that many U.S. farmers have grown used to genetically modified (GM) soy and corn, the controversy surrounding GM crops may shift over to GM eucalyptus-a fast-growing Australian tree that, in its unmodified strains, dominates the

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New Engine Technologies Could Give New Life (and Larger Markets) to Ethanol

by Robert Kozak (Advanced Biofuels USA)  The use of E-85 (85% ethanol) fuel in “Flex-Fuel” vehicles has been limited by its 25 percent lower energy content than gasoline. When used in engines designed for only gasoline, this results in approximately

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Next Generation Concept IndyCar Unveiled in Chicago

DeltaWing LLC, of Indianapolis, introduced the future of open wheel racing today at the Chicago Auto Show, aimed at realigning America’s premiere racing tradition with current automobile industry and consumer trends. DeltaWing calls on technological innovation to return racing to

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‘Beeting’ a Path to Advanced Biofuels

by Anna Austin (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  In roughly one month’s time, North Dakota growers harvest close to 5 million tons of sugar beets. North Dakota and Minnesota combined produce about 55 percent of the nation’s sugar beets every year. With

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US Ethanol Industry Looks To Possible Future As Exporter

by Ian Berry (Dow Jones Newswires)  ...Brazil, faced with tightening supplies of its sugarcane-based ethanol as growers there find better profits in sugar, said last month it is considering importing U.S., corn-based ethanol. While there are limits on how much

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Leilani Munter Drives First All-Eco-Sponsored Car in Danica Patrick-Frenzied Daytona ARCA Effort

 by Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA) What is “green racing” really?  Using biofuels in race cars is certainly part of it; urging the design and testing of efficient engines that take maximum advantage of biofuels’ special properties and can be

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Congress Are You Listening? DOD Energy Leader Needed Now

by Paul Bollinger (The DOD Energy Blog)  It appears that the Obama Administration is close to formally announcing a nominee for the Department of Defense (DOD) Director of Operational Energy Plans and Programs. The Director of this office will have

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Truckers, Oil Refiners Sue California to Overturn State's Low-Carbon Fuel Standard

(edmunds.com)  Oil refiners and truckers have sued California to overturn the state's low-carbon fuel standard.  The suit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, alleges that the LCFS violates the Constitution's commerce clause, which reserves

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IEA Bioenergy Task 40 Publishes "2nd Generation Biofuels and Trade"

The study “2nd Generation Biofuels and Trade“ explores the potential supply and demand of 2nd generation biofuels up until 2030, and discusses various impacts on biofuel trade, ranging from cost advantages over shipping capacities and routes to policy impacts. It

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Researchers Evaluate New Potential Pests in Biomass Crops

Perennial grasses could become popular biomass crops in the future. Many perceive these grasses require little to no management for insects or other pests. However, researchers are finding rather than being pest-free, the identity of insect pests and their effects

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Will China Eat America's Lunch in Cleantech?

by Vivek Wadhwa (TechCrunch.com and The Washington Post)  ...China, in particular, is making massive investments and has a huge advantage from focused policy and large markets. Even though China is not likely to produce its own innovation, it will continue

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Renewable Energy Requirement Urged in Kentucky

by James Bruggers (Courier-Journal.com)  Kentucky should join 27 other states that have adopted laws requiring that at least some electricity be generated from renewable energy sources, a governor's task force recommends.  The task force also suggests the General Assembly establish

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Blendstar to Add Biofuel Terminal In Louisiana

by Michelle Kautz (Domesticfuel.com)  Blendstar, LLC has announced the launch of a biofuel transload terminal to distribute ethanol and biodiesel in Bossier City, Louisiana, a suburb of Shreveport. The facility is expected to open late this month with capacity to

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Rentech and ClearFuels Integrated Bio-Refinery Project Awarded $23 Million Grant by U.S. Department of Energy

Rentech, Inc.  and ClearFuels Technology Inc., jointly announced that their project to construct a biomass gasifier at Rentech's Energy Technology Center ("RETC") in Denver has been awarded a conditional $22.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy ("DOE"). The

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln Hopes to Tap Into Algae as Energy Source

(CheckBiotech)  Part of the greenhouse complex at University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Beadle Center will be revamped into an algal biofuels research facility this year. Scientists will begin growing algae in small containers, then move on to five-foot long bags and, finally,

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Enterprise Holdings Shifts Alamo Rent A Car, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National Car Rental Airport Shuttle Buses to Biodiesel

(Marketwire)  Enterprise Holdings today announced plans for its entire fleet of more than 600 Alamo Rent A Car, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National Car Rental airport shuttle buses across more than 50 North American markets to begin using at least 5

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Propel Fuels of Sacramento Receives $20-million Investment

by Tiffany Hsu (Los Angeles Times) Propel Fuels received $20 million in funding, the renewable-fuels retailer said.  Along with a $12-million investment from Craton Equity Partners, Nth Power and @Ventures, the company received $8 million in debt financing.  The funds

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Southland Panel Rejects Funds for Ethanol Fueling Stations

by Catherine Saillant (Los Angeles Times)   Members of the Southern California Assn. of Governments reject $11 million in federal stimulus money to set up 55 stations throughout the Southland. They say ethanol causes environmental problems.  A regional panel Thursday turned

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New Life Cycle Profile Shows U.S. Soy Delivers Environmental & Energy Benefits

The United Soybean Board (USB) released a new peer-reviewed life cycle profile that documents multiple energy and environmental benefits of U.S. soybean farming and processing. It confirms why manufacturers are increasingly using U.S. soy in green chemistry for a wide

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Bio This and Bio That….So What is Biodiesel Anyway?

by Dr. Rosalie Lober (Biofuels Digest)  Unless you’re working daily in the field of biofuels, you will probably do research to learn the specifics of the variety of fuel options, feedstocks and technologies.  How will you do this without becoming

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National Biodiesel Board Drives into the New Decade With “Carbon-Neutral” Cars and Trucks

by Will Thurmond (Biofuels Digest)  This evening I enjoyed a drive from Houston to Dallas and arrived at the National Biodiesel Board (NBB)’s 2010 event just in time for the auto-show.  I’m a big auto enthusiast, and a fan of

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Pennsylvania Ethanol Plant Now Producing

by Holly Jessen (Ethanol Producer Magazine)   Bionol Clearfield LLC, a 110 MMgy ethanol plant in Clearfield, Pa., is up and running, according to Roger Schmidt, general manager. The plant was undergoing performance testing on Feb. 8. “We are at or

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NASA Takes Jatropha for a Ride Into Outer Space on Space Shuttle Endeavour

(Earth Times)  UK-based Carbon Credited Farming congratulated NASA on the successful launch of the Endeavour Space Shuttle today. It blasted off from Kennedy Space Center taking with it new scientific experiments, including a study of the Jatropha curcas plant, used

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General Motors Announces B20 Biofuel Capability For New, 2011 Duramax 6.6L Turbo Diesel

GM announced today that its new lineup of heavy-duty diesel pickups will have B20 biodiesel capability. B20 fuel is a blend of 20-percent biodiesel and 80-percent conventional diesel, which helps lower carbon dioxide emissions and lessens dependence on petroleum. The

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Vehicle Testing Facility for Jatropha Fuel Up

by Melody M. Aguiba (Manila Bulletin)  A P100-million Vehicle Testing Research Laboratory (VTRL) has been put up to test the technical viability of the jatropha methyl ester (JME) which has so far gone through successful pilot testing at the Industrial

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Sweet Sorghum to Ethanol: Technology, Plant & Machinery

PRAJ, through its Development Center (Matrix- the Innovation Center), conducted studies and evaluated options for optimizing sweet sorghum based alcohol production. This effort was conducted in two phases: ·         Agricultural trials and studies for evaluating suitability, technical feasibility and commercial viability

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IIT Kharagpur Launches ‘PK Sinha Center for BioEnergy’

The ‘PK Sinha Center for BioEnergy’ was launched at the hands of the Founder Dr. Prabhakant Sinha, Founder and Co-Chairman, ZS Associates and IIT Kharagpur alumnus in the presence Dr. Farooq Abdullah, Honorable Union Minister for New & Renewable Energy

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EU: Rainforests Can Be Converted to Palm Oil Plantations for Biofuel Production

by Rhett A. Butler (Mongabay.com)  The European Union may be planning to classify oil palm plantations as forests, raising fears among environmental groups of expanded conversion of tropical rainforests for biofuel production, reports the EUobserver, which cites a leaked document

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PRAJ Announces Alcohol School for Masterclass on Fermentation

Praj has arranged series of Training Programs on Alcohol Technologies & Systems covering Fermentation, Distillation and Wastewater Treatment including Evaporation with Zero discharge plants. The programs are designed to be interactive programs and are meant specifically for “Plant operating personnel” i.e.

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China Biofuel Industry Provides Opportunities in Agribusiness

(RightSite)  As China's solar and wind power sectors grab headlines, leading agribusiness companies are grabbing a foothold in China's biofuel sector. As oil prices threaten to rise in years to come, China's drive to create a biofuel industry that does

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Toyota Tsusho to Produce Jatropha as Alternative Fuel

by Patrick Rial (Bloomberg)  Toyota Tsusho Corp., the trading affiliate of Toyota Motor Corp., plans to start growing jatropha next year as it bets that higher crop yields and oil prices will make the plant a profitable alternative fuel. ...“We

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What Next? Biofuels Industry Leaders Contemplate Future Moves, after Obama Shift in Biofuels Policy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Washington, the Biotechnology Industry Organization followed up on a shift in US biofuels policy with a call for four new steps it said would increase the pace of biofuels commercialization.  BIO called for: • Revising

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World's First Home-Scale Ethanol From Cellulose Processor Announced

Allard Research and Development, the world leader in small to medium-scale ethanol fuel production systems, announced today the world's first small-scale ethanol fuel production system utilizing cellulose as the primary feedstock. The new system, designed as a front-end processor for Allard's

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Jatropha a Cancer Fighter? New Article Suggests Positive Results against Metastasis

Joelle Dent (Biofuels Digest)  In India, a variety of reports have been published on the medicinal properties of jatropha curcus, most recently a report in the African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology that found that jatropha has cancer-fighting properties, “inhibiting

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European Union Approves Patent on Cyclone Power Technologies' Green Engine

Cyclone's invention is a high-efficiency modern steam engine, known as a Schoell Cycle engine, capable of running on virtually any liquid or gaseous fuel, and creating far fewer noxious emissions than comparable internal combustion engines. Two of the many aspects

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Corn Ethanol is a Homegrown Way to Solve Our Energy Problems

by Katie Zenk (MNDaily.com) letter to the editor    Over break, I had the chance to think about the recent Minnesota Daily editorial attacking corn ethanol. My hometown is Olivia, Minn., billed “The Corn Capital of the World.” Of the roughly

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Holland, Michigan, Company Develops Machine that Turns Abundant Crops into Ethanol for Farmers

(FreshPlaza)  Entrepreneurs at eFarms LLC believe they have an answer for farmers with crop overproduction, high fuel costs and the need for quality animal feed.  The company is developing a "Renewable Fuel System," which will take crop products including corn,

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Keeneland Races Ahead on the Green

by Campbell Wood (Business Lexington)   Horse farm managers across the Bluegrass have their eyes on Keeneland's proposed bio-fuel project. ... The problem being what to do daily with tons upon tons of muck, a mixture of about 97 percent straw

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Panic Reported at the National Biodiesel Conference Over EPA Implementation of the Biodiesel Mandate

Jim Lane and Will Thurmond (Biofuels Digest)  In Texas, Biofuels Digest columnist Will Thurmond, covering the National Biodiesel Conference, reports that “EPA’s half-baked, not ready for prime time beta version of RFS2 report to NBB on RIN tracking system,” used

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Battery-Only Cars Make No Sense, But Still Find Investors

by Neil Winton (Detroit News)   It's a bit like those old Looney Tunes cartoons, when the Road Runner races off a cliff and it takes a little while for gravity to establish its case for the inevitable swift vertical descent.

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Food, Feed, Fiber, Fuel and Fun

by Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA)  I’ve taken to adding “fun” to the quartet sung by many when speaking of the uses served by our crop land and forests:  food, feed, fiber and fuel.  The song began as a duet

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Biomass Crop Assistance Program to Spur Production of Renewable Energy, Job Creation

President Obama announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture issued a proposed rule for the new Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP) that intends to spur the expansion of dedicated non-food crops for renewable energy and biofuel production. A public comment

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Moving America’s Clean Energy Economy Forward: Boost for Biofuels, Clean Coal

by Heather Zichal (White House Blog)  ... The President’s Biofuels Interagency Working Group released its first report – Growing America’s Fuel, which lays out a strategy to advance the development and commercialization of a sustainable biofuels industry to meet or

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Roundup of Reaction to Obama Administration's New Biofuels Policies, EPA, USDA Rules

(Biofuels Digest)  Roundup of reaction to the new Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS2) and related announcements.  Included are: Nathanael Greene, NRDC’s director of renewable energy policy; Bob Dineen, CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association; Joe Jobe, CEO of the National Biodiesel

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Advanced Engine-Control System Reduces Biodiesel Fuel Consumption and Emissions

Researchers from Purdue University and Cummins Inc. have developed an advanced "closed-loop control" approach for preventing diesel engines from emitting greater amounts of smog-causing nitrogen oxides when running on biodiesel fuels. Operating truck engines on a blend of biodiesel and ordinary

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California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard: Testing the Boundaries of Green Federalism

Mackinnon Lawrence (Biofuels Digest)  California, a long-time pioneer in the area of environmental law and policy, is now the target of a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of its recently adopted Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS), given final approval by the

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Algae, Brine Shrimp and Tilapia Make Recipe for Biofuel

(MidWest AgNet)  Using algae, brine shrimp and tilapia, researchers have designed a novel system that extracts oil for use as biofuel, potentially reducing greenhouse gas emissions in a proposed electric power plant.   Microalgal biomass production offers the potential to reduce

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"This Approach, We Fear, Drives a Systematic Bias toward Lending for Power Generation Projects.”

(Biofuels Digest) A letter to Energy Secretary Chu from 11 cellulosic ethanol CEOs and directors: “The Department is obligated by statute to determine that LGP-funded projects offer a “reasonable prospect of repayment” (EPAct Section 1702(d)(1)). We understand that, at present,

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University of Queensland Institute Ignites Plans for Jet Biofuel

(Queensland Business Review)  The University of Queensland (UQ) has entered into a new agreement with an American alternative energy company to turn Queensland sugar cane into jet biofuel. Researchers from UQ's Australian Institute for Bioengineering & Nanotechnology (AIBN) will work with

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Kansas Mine Tests Back Up Air Quality Benefits of Biodiesel

Miners have several ways of knowing whether the air they breathe hundreds of feet below ground is cleaner. Mine companies Rogers Group and Hutchinson Salt Company both have extensive testing that shows biodiesel cuts emissions in their mines. Employees have

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Future Shock: A New Paradigm In Algal Biofuels Technologies

Will Thurmond (Biofuels Digest)  In 1973 the world experienced the first major supply shock from OPEC, leading to petrol shortages, and a sustained period of economic stagnation, and rampant inflation. As a response, US President Carter established the National Renewable

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Biofuel Leader LS9 Buys Demo Plant to Churn Out Renewable Diesel

by Camille Ricketts (Venture Beat) LS9, one of the biggest names in the burgeoning biofuels market, just took a giant step closer to making cost-effective renewable petroleum on a commercial scale. Armed with $25 million in capital raised in September, it

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Peterson Comments on Obama Administration Biofuels Announcement

Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin C. Peterson (MN) issued the following statement on Renewable Fuel Standard regulations announced by the Obama Administration today. "Typical of most decisions made in Washington, there is some good and some bad in the Renewable Fuel Standard

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Obama Announces Steps to Boost Biofuels, Clean Coal, Releases RFS2

President Barack Obama announced a series of steps his Administration is taking as part of its comprehensive strategy to enhance American energy independence while building a foundation for a new clean energy economy, and its promise of new industries and

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Government Paper Waste Fuels Truck in DC

by Joanna Schroeder (DomesticFuel.com)  The Washington Auto Show is in full swing and for the first time ever, a car is being fueled on government paper waste. The two companies behind this feat are Novozymes and Fiberight. Novozymes has been

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Leilani Munter's Green Team Roars on to Daytona

The first fully eco-sponsored race car is set to rev up the American Energy Revolution and bring the green message with a roar to 75 million U.S. race fans. This first of its kind stock car sponsorship is set to

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Guild Releases Forest Biomass Policy Statement

Following on the heels of the Forest Guild Membership and Policy Committee's unanimous approval on November 10, 2009, the professional membership has voted overwhelmingly to approve the Forest Guild Biomass Policy Statement. This statement will represent the Forest Guild policy

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INL Research Helps Turn Waste Grease to Fuel

by Mike Wall (Idaho National Lab)  While oil companies drill deeper and deeper for increasingly hard-to-find petroleum, legions of mini-gushers lie untapped right on the surface. There's one behind every restaurant, for example, and in the heart of every potato-processing

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US Ethanol Imports Could Temper Rising Prices - Analyst - Brazil

by João Carvalho (Business News Americas)  Imported corn-based ethanol from the US could help ease ethanol prices in Brazil that have been rising because of increasing demand and heavy rains that have delayed the sugarcane harvest, Julio Maria Borges, a director

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How Many Corn Acres Are Needed In 2010?

by Darrel Good  (University of Illinois and Cattle Network)  ...Planting decisions for individual crops in the spring of 2010 will be influenced by a number of factors. These include relative crop prices, prospects for net returns for completing crops, and

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Iran and Brazil to Join for Ethanol Production

(BlackSeaGrain)  According to the Iranian Fars Newsagency, Mr (Deputy Brazilian Science and Technology Minister Czar)  Gadella said that Brazil is ready to cooperate with Iran in fields of technology and production to help the country produce ethanol from sugar cane

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New Crops to Boost Biofuel

by Emily Wilkins (The State News)  A team of professors from MSU’s Department of Entomology examined several biofuel crops to see how many beneficial insects were attracted to the plants and found several other potential biofuel crop candidates. ... Research

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Canadian Truckers, Feds Advance Biodiesel Research; Highlight Pitfalls

(Today's Trucking)  The Canadian Trucking Alliance says it has partnered with the Government of Canada and the Canadian Petroleum Products Institute for a study to better understand the technical issues related to renewable diesel. The study, funded by the Government of

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Novozymes to Launch Ethanol Product in Q1

Gerard Wynn (Reuters)  Danish biotech company Novozymes would launch in the first quarter this year a new enzyme to produce transport fuel from agricultural waste, its chief executive Steen Riisgaard told Reuters on Saturday.  That was the company's firmest guidance yet

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BIO Welcomes President Obama’s Remarks on Advanced Biofuels

The United States can lead the world in deploying advanced biotechnology for biofuels and create thousands of new jobs by implementing policies to support the emerging industry. The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today applauded President Obama’s call in the State

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Algae Biofuels: From Development to Deployment

by Jim Long (Gabriel Ventures and Aurora Biofuels)  At the January 2010 Pacific West Biomass Conference in Sacramento, California, this presentation focused on comparing the economics of algae's potential productivity for biodiesel to that of sugar-based feedstocks and processes.  Charts of Aurora's process

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OriginOil Turns Corner to Commercialization, Unveils In-House Pilot System

OriginOil, Inc., the developer of a breakthrough technology to transform algae, the most promising source of renewable oil, into a true competitor to petroleum, unveiled a comprehensive pilot system for algae growth and harvesting at an exclusive event held at

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Rules Change for Algenol, but Lee County's Gamble Could Work

by David Plazas (News-Press)  The Lee County Commissioners on Tuesday changed the rules on doling out economic development incentive money, and maybe that’s a good thing.  We’ll have to see because Algenol Biofuels— which is now getting $10 million of

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Exxon Starts Biofuel Research; Expects Commerical Manufacturing in 8-10 Years

by Tamsin Carlisle (The National)  Just six months after ExxonMobil agreed to invest US$600 million (Dh2.2 billion) in a six-year project to develop biofuel from microscopic plants, teams of researchers are performing their first experiments. ... “We’re at full speed

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Algae-Powered Vehicles within Five Years

Alan Fischer (University of Arizona and Western Farm Press)  University of Arizona (UA) researchers believe the microscopic organism algae will be providing fuel to power vehicles within the next five years. Joel Cuello, UA professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering, said

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Study Shows Iowans Want Biodiesel in State’s Diesel Fuel

Nearly seven out of 10 Iowa voters say they want legislation to ensure the state’s diesel fuel supply includes five percent biodiesel (B5). The Iowa Biodiesel Board released the results of new public opinion research today to show legislators that

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Ethanol Industry to Ask for Iowa Mandate of 10% Blend

(DesMoines Register)  The Iowa ethanol industry plans to ask the legislature to pass a bill requiring that all motor gasoline in the state carry at least 10 percent ethanol.   Despite being the largest ethanol producer in the U.S., Iowa has

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New Brazilian Laboratory Will Develop Research on Ethanol Cycle

The new research center, Brazilian Bioethanol Science and Technology National Laboratory, in Campinas, São Paulo State represents a strategic move by the Brazilian Government toward strengthening the country’s leadership in sustainable production of ethanol from sugar cane and fostering innovation

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Defense Department's Quadrennial Defense Review Gives Insight to Biofuels Priorities for Next 4 Years

by Robert Kozak (Advanced Biofuels USA)  The QDR (Quadrennial Defense Review), which sets the Department of Defense's priorities for the next four years, came out February 1, 2010.  The QDR, because it is much more detailed than the FY 2011

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East or West, Home is the Best

by Nidhi Nath Srinivas (The Economic Times)   Indian biodiesel companies always wanted to be players in the global green fuel market. Most are 100% export units. But a near-death experience over the last one year has now made the sector

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Quick Analysis of US Budget Request Items Related to Advanced Biofuels

by Robert Kozak (Advanced Biofuels USA)  The FY 2011 US Budget request is so long, cumbersome and detailed, that we've read it and pulled out some salient points related to biofuels so you don't have to.  But, if you want

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LS9, Inc., U.C. Berkeley, and JBEI Make Major Breakthrough in Cellulosic Fuels Production

LS9, the Renewable Petroleum Company(TM), today announced a major breakthrough in the ability to make cellulosic-derived advanced biofuels. A collaborative team of researchers from LS9, Inc, the University of California at Berkeley, and the U.S. Department of Energy's Joint BioEnergy

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Fund Sanctioned for Research on Biodiesel Production

(The Hindu)  The Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, has sanctioned Rs. 13.33 lakh to the Department of Botany, PSGR Krishnammal College for Women here, to undertake research on biodiesel production in a cost-effective method from karanja oil

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Sarawak, Malaysia, Now a Biodiesel Producer

by Samuel Aubrey (CheckBiotech)  Sarawak is now producing biodiesel following the completion its first biodiesel plant operated by Senari Biofuels Sdn Bhd on a ten-acre site at Assar Senari Industrial Complex. ...Senari Biofuel, a wholly-owned Sarawak company started the RM80-million

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India’s PM Makes National Biofuels Mandate Obligatory for All State-Owned Oil Marketing Companies, Will Chase Non-Compliance

by Joelle Dent (Biofuels Digest)  ...Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced that the National Biofuels Mandate will be obligatory for all government-owned oil marketing companies, and warned that the Central Government will prosecute all noncompliance. ...Earlier this week environmental activist Subhash Dutta

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Green Fuel Plea in Indian High Court

(The Telegraph) Environment activist Subhash Dutta moved the high court on Monday seeking the promotion of bio-diesel and withdrawal of a petroleum ministry circular barring the use of the fuel in vehicles. Bio-diesel is an eco-friendly fuel alternative for diesel engines. The

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Big Spring School District and Hampden Township Bio-fuels Company Get State Money for Projects

by Dan Miller (The Patriot-News)    The state will provide $3 million toward an $11 million upgrade of the Keystone BioFuels bio-refinery production plant in Hampden Township (Pennsylvania). The Alternative Energy Investment Fund will provide a $1 million loan guarantee and a

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Future Vehicle Technologies - One More Lap 'Til Green

by  Jim McFarland (Circle Track)  Circle Track Takes The Initiative To Push-Start Your Thinking About Racing In A Green Environment ...Recently, suggestions from persons both inside and outside the motor racing community have indicated the sport may be approaching, or even at, a

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Tesla To Kill Electric Roadster In 2011

by Ray Wert   (Jalopnik)   Who killed the electric car? Well, a closer evaluation of today's Tesla's IPO filing with the SEC reveals Tesla will. They plan to kill the Tesla Roadster after 2011. No, seriously. The boys over at Wired:Autopia pinged

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BIOTECanada Publishes “The Canadian Blueprint - Beyond Moose and Mountain,” a Call to Sustainable Biotech Action

...The “Canadian Blueprint” is a strategy that will enable us to take full advantage of all the opportunities biotechnology has to offer, provided all stakeholders do what is required of them. This document is a call to action. The Canadian Blueprint

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Weizmann Institute scientists show that in one kind of forest, its ‘energy budget’ includes significant reserves of heat

The simple formula we’ve learned in recent years – forests remove the greenhouse gas CO2 from the atmosphere; therefore forests prevent global warming – may not be quite as simple as we thought. Forests can directly absorb and retain heat,

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Standing Committee of the Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats Concerned about Invasive Species Used for Biofuel Feedstock

The Standing Committee of the Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats, acting under the terms of Article 14 of the Convention;  Recalling that under Article 11, paragraph 2.b of the Convention, each Contracting Party undertakes to strictly control

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Sweet Success for Sustainable Biofuel Research

Scientists have found a way to increase fermentable sugar stores in plants which could lead to plant biomass being easier to convert into eco-friendly sustainable biofuels.  Their research is highlighted in the latest issue of Business, the quarterly highlights magazine of

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Growing Green: Bodega Algae and Bigelow Laboratory Collaborate to Develop Algal Biofuel Technology in New England

Massachusetts-based renewable energy company Bodega Algae and Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences in West Boothbay Harbor, Maine, have received a six-month, $150,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Science Foundation to develop and test a prototype for

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Algal Biomass Organization Questions Accuracy of University of Virginia Algae Life Cycle Study

The Algal Biomass Organization, challenged the conclusions of a published report in Environmental Science and Technology claiming that “conventional crops have lower environmental impacts than algae in energy use, greenhouse gas emissions and water.”  The report was based upon obsolete

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Ricardo Achieves Breakthrough Efficiency for Ethanol

[caption id="attachment_6062" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Kent Niederhofer, President of Ricardo, Inc., unveils highly fuel-efficient, low-emissions, flex-fuel engine at DC Auto Show"][/caption] Ricardo technology achieves breakthrough efficiency for ethanol-fuelled engines System surpasses gasoline efficiency, reaches near-diesel levels and reduces operational costs compared to current

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Sunflower DNA Map Could Produce Plants for Fuel

(CBC News, AP)  A $10.5-million-US research project aimed at mapping the DNA sequence of sunflowers could one day yield a towering new variety for both food and fuel.   Researchers envision crossbreeding a standard sunflower with the Silverleaf species from Texas to

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Keyes Ethanol Plant to Reopen in Spring

by John Holland   (Modesto Bee)  ...The Keyes plant, the only ethanol operation in Stanislaus County, has dominated the landscape but produced little fuel since it was finished next to a feed mill on the west side of the highway.  ...

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Washington Auto Show Emphasizes Electric Cars. Where’s DOE, Tesla, Fisker? Novozymes Represents for Advanced Biofuels Industry

[caption id="attachment_6035" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Last year DOE displayed the Green Challenge winner, but not in 2010. DOE also recognized young innovators and educated the public on its projects and investments in biofuels. Not in 2010."][/caption] by Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA) 

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International Air Transport Association Blasts Governments and Oil Companies for Neglect of Biofuels

by Naill O'Keefe (FlightGlobal)  The International Air Transport Association has criticised the oil industry and national governments for failing to invest in the development of aviation biofuel. Explaining why he is "disappointed" with the lack of government action, IATA director general Giovanni Bisignani

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Is This the Life Sciences Century? A Washington, DC, Conversation

by Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA)  “Maybe the “Valley of Death” is working as it should for the biofuels industry.  First generation biofuels seem to be finding their place in the market.  Maybe there are good reasons that other technologies

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BYO (Blend Your Own) Ethanol Seeks to Educate, Promote Use of Blender Pumps

Used for years to blend and dispense unleaded and premium to give customers several octane choices, blender pumps are now finding a home in the retailing of ethanol fuels, offering stations the unique opportunity to offer mid-level blends between E10

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How to Create Effective Biofuels Public Policy

by Joanna Schroeder (domesticfuels.com)  One of the biggest challenges for our country lies in the issue of how to create effective public policies that will grow the biofuels industry and reduce our dependence on foreign oil. Dr. Antonio Bento, associate

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Why Does the Electrification Coalition Want $124 Billion of Your Tax Dollars to Charge Electric Cars?

Robert E. Kozak (Advanced Biofuels USA)  The Electrification Coalition, an industry group composed of Cisco, Pacific Gas and Electric, NRG Energy, Nissan, and various investment bankers among others, wants to spend $124 billion dollars of US taxpayer money to put

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Electrification Coalition Publishes Roadmap Describing Challenges Facing Electric Cars

…It is one thing to sprinkle a modest number of electric-drive cars throughout a nation as large as the United States; it is quite another for even a seemingly small number of those cars to operate simultaneously in a specific

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Wildlife Report Picks and Chooses Data

by Cindy Zimmerman (DomesticFuel.com)   The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) has analyzed a new report out from the National Wildlife Federation on “Corn Ethanol and Wildlife” and found it lacking in accuracy. ... The RFA analysis concludes that “selective and questionable

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Corn Crowds Out Wildlife in Prairie Pothole Region

(National Wildlife Federation)  A new report shows how government incentives for corn ethanol are driving farmers to shift land into corn production, resulting in significant decreases in grassland bird populations throughout the fragile Prairie Pothole Region. The study analyzes the

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Brazil's Petrobras To Study Biofuels Use At Low Temperatures

by Jeff Fick  (Dow Jones, Wall Street Journal)  Brazilian state-run energy giant Petroleo Brasileiro (PBR), or Petrobras, signed a deal with the country's Navy to test biofuels at extremely low temperatures.  Petrobras will invest 3 million Brazilian reals ($1.69 million)

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Crop Residue - A Valuable Resource

by Don Hofstrand (Agricultural Marketing Resource Center)  Crop residue, traditionally considered as “trash” or agricultural waste, is increasingly being viewed as a valuable resource.  Corn stalks, corn cobs, wheat straw and other leftovers from grain production are now being viewed

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Chevron Will Restructure Refining, Cut Jobs

by Brett Clanton and Monica Hatcher  (Houston Chronicle)  Chevron Corp. plans to restructure its global refining business under a sweeping plan that will result in an unspecified number of job losses and that could see the U.S. oil giant exit

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Food, Fertilizer and Biofuel All in One Place

by Michael Kannellos (GreenTechMedia)  Take marginal land, fish waste and a plant that's not currently cultivated for human purposes and what do you get? Hopefully jet fuel. The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Honeywell UOP, Boeing and Ethiad Airways announced

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Biofuels Could Create Jobs, Reduce Pollution in Chesapeake Bay Region, Report Finds

Homegrown energy could reduce millions of pounds of nutrients from entering the Chesapeake Bay’s streams, creeks and rivers and create more than 18,000 jobs in the region, according to a new report released by the Chesapeake Bay Commission and the

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One quarter of US Grain Crops Fed to Cars - Not People, New Figures Show

by John Vidal (The Guardian)  One-quarter of all the maize and other grain crops grown in the US now ends up as biofuel in cars rather than being used to feed people, according to new analysis which suggests that the

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Washington College Maryland Tests Biofuel Heating Oil

Washington College teamed up with Tri Gas & Oil Company out of Federalsburg, MD, and New Generation Biofuels from Columbia, MD, to test NGB's biofuel in one of the College's boilers. The College uses approximately 100,000 gallons of #2 heating

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Combatting Climate Change by Investing in CleanTech: Government of Canada Announces CleanTech Companies to Receive$58 Million

Sixteen clean technology projects from across Canada will receive $58 million in funding to help move innovative technology solutions to the market. The announcement, confirming the decision of the Board of Directors of Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC), was made

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Got Government Waste? Novozymes Demos Car Running on Biofuels Made from Government Scrap Paper

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Those who have railed against government waste and inefficiency — numbering, presumably, in the millions if not billions of critics — can take special satisfaction from the news that Danish enzyme producer Novozymes will demonstrate

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"Certification Strategies, Industrial Development and a Global Market for Biofuels"

by Ricardo Hausmann and Rodrigo Wagner   (Harvard University Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs)  A disproportionately large amount of the world's agronomic potential for the production of bio-ethanol is concentrated in a subset of developing countries. This phenomenon represents

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Testimony of Energy Secretary Steven Chu before the US Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

(January 21, 2010) ...It is imperative that government provide R&D funding, especially at the front end when private investments would not recoup the full value of the shared social good or when a new technology would displace an embedded way

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Fuel Ethanol Margins: 2009 Update

(Cattlenetwork.com)   The November 26, 2008, edition of This Week In Petroleum looked at profit margins for the dry mill fuel ethanol industry, pointing out the boom-and-bust cycles that had occurred. In 2009, ethanol producers’ margins continued to fluctuate...   The price (revenue) component

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Tire-to-Oil Recycling Facility Set for Florida Debut

by James Guyette (Motor-Age) Fort Lauderdale-based InfoSpi, Inc. is moving ahead with plans to build a “flagship” Tire-to-Oil (T2O) plant in Pompano Beach, Fla.  The company, which anticipates rolling out a network of 10 franchised facilities throughout the U.S., is finalizing

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Engineers Find Significant Environmental Impacts with Algae-Based Biofuel, Offer Alternative to Production

(Newswise)  With many companies investing heavily in algae-based biofuels, researchers from the University of Virginia's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering have found there are significant environmental hurdles to overcome before fuel production ramps up. They propose using wastewater as

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