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Welcome to the Biofuel Age of Flight

Within three to five years, the first drops of sustainable aviation biofuels could be entering the tanks of aircraft, according to the Geneva-based Air Transport Action Group (ATAG). In order to inform industry employees and members of the flying public about this "new age in flight", t...

Jatrophaworld Training 2009: 2nd Generation nonfood Biofuel crops Knowledge Platform

JWTP 2009: 2nd Generation nonfood Biofuel crops Knowledge Platform CJP's "3rd Global Jatropha Hi-Tech Agricultural Training Programme (JWTP) in India from July 21-25, 2009" is all set to provide the most authoritative Knowledge platform for Development of Sustainable Non-Food Jatropha ...

Jatropha World 2009 Advance Access: Surprisingly Candid Interview Series Examines Biofuel Predictions Compared to Fossil Fuels

In line with Jatropha World Asia 2009, scheduled 16-17 February in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, an exciting series of interviews with top Jatropha decision makers have been scheduled. Kicking off the series, a question and answer session was held with Pradip Bhar, Chief Executive Officer and Managing ...

Jatropha World 2009 Advance Access: Surprisingly Candid Interview Series Examines Biofuel Predictions Compared to Fossil Fuels

In line with Jatropha World Asia 2009, scheduled 16-17 February in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, an exciting series of interviews with top Jatropha decision makers have been scheduled. Kicking off the series, a question and answer session was held with Pradip Bhar, Chief Executive Officer and Managing ...

VIASPACE Plants Biofuel & Animal Feed Grass and Signs Land Lease in China

PASADENA, Calif., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSPC) announced today that it has planted 1.2 million seedlings of its proprietary fast-growing China Giant King Grass near the IPA factory in Guangdong province in China. Giant King Grass is a natural hybrid...

CBDM.T, the Market and Business Intelligence Company Reviews the Biofuel Market

According to CBDM.T®, the market and business intelligence company, the biofuel market is estimated at 33 billion with a double digit annual growth. The market consists of approximately 85% bioethanol and 15% biodiesel. Bioethanol is produced and consumed mainly in Brazil and North America. O...

CBDM.T, the Market and Business Intelligence Company Reviews the Biofuel Market

According to CBDM.T®, the market and business intelligence company, the biofuel market is estimated at 33 billion with a double digit annual growth. The market consists of approximately 85% bioethanol and 15% biodiesel. Bioethanol is produced and consumed mainly in Brazil and North America. O...

Can Algae Biofuels Satisfy the World's Growing Biofuel Needs? Upcoming Webinar Shares the Latest Commercialization Strategies and Challenges

Two leading Algae experts will share their views on the commercialization prospects of Algae Biofuels at the upcoming "Algae Biofuels: The REAL Story" webinar. This webinar separates facts from fiction and will provide a critical examination of several key issues central to long-term co...

Friends of the Earth Report on Biofuel Production Offers Incomplete, Outdated and Inaccurate Picture, According to Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association

SAO PAULO, Brazil, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- References to the Brazilian ethanol industry in the report "Fuelling Destruction in Latin America," distributed by the Amsterdam-based non-government organization Friends of the Earth, are based on out-of-context, inaccurate and generally outdated in...

Ceres Trials Energy Crops at Georgia Biofuel Facility

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy crop company Ceres, Inc. announced today that it will trial improved switchgrass cultivars and high-biomass sorghum hybrids with Range Fuels, Inc. as part of a cooperative field trialing program at the site of Range Fuels' commercial-scale ...

[video] Edward Spink, CEO of TurboSonic Technologies, Inc. Discusses Contract With Biofuel Producer in Exclusive Interview on WallSt.net's 3-Minute Press Show

WATERLOO, Ontario, July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TurboSonic Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TSTA), a global leader in the design and supply of industrial air pollution control technologies, today announced that the company's CEO, Edward Spink is featured in an exclusive interview o...

Comprehensive Jatropha Standards Mandatory in Optimum Long-term Biofuel Efficacy

Free access to 'Best Practices for Long-term Jatropha Development', the critical update to Dr. R. Rajagopal's highly successful November 2007 position paper 'Sustainable Biodiesel Feedstock: Jatropha: A Strategic Option', is being offered. It emphasizes the need to develo...

DOE JGI plumbs termite guts to yield novel enzymes for better biofuel production

WALNUT CREEK, CA --- Termites -- notorious for their voracious appetite for wood, rendering houses to dust and causing billions of dollars in damage per year -- may provide the biochemical means to a greener biofuel future. The bellies of these tiny beasts actually harbor a gold mine of microbes ...

New Generation Biofuels Signs Sales Contract with Catoctin Mountain Growers to Supply up to 370,000 gallons of Renewable Biofuel

LAKE MARY, Fla., March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Renewable fuels provider New Generation Biofuels Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: NGBF ) , today announced that it is has signed a sales contract with Catoctin Mountain Growers, Inc. ("Catoctin") of Keymar, Maryland to supply up to 370,00 gallons of ...

Culver's in biofuel deal; net extortionists; no net tax

Culver's, a fast-food chain native to Wisconsin, is working with Madison Environmental Group on a kit to make cars run on old frying oil. Meanwhile, online extortionists are holding personal files for ransom, and a proposed Wisconsin sales tax for online entertainment has been rejected. Original...

Wisconsin scientists to be recognized for innovative biofuel technology

Professor Dumesic posing with the recently developed APR reactor UW-Madison Chemical and Biological Engineering Madison, Wis. In 2002, UW stem cell pioneer James Thomson won one of these. In 2003, it was Google's Larry Page and Sergey Brin. This year, it might be James Dumesic and Randy Cor...

Lucigen receives $750K grant to boost biofuel yields

Madison, Wis. - Lucigen Corp. of Middleton has received a Phase II SBIR grant from the National Institutes of Health to complete development and commercialization of a new DNA polymerases, or enzymes, that could boost ethanol production. The product is the company's second bioprospecting ...

Global Jatropha Hi-Tech Agricultural Training Programme (JWTP)

...ance. And that two new biodiesel trees shall be introduced to the trainees with the agronomy, technology and economics of the said trees with Jatropha biofuel projects for their own business needs" Talking on the forthcoming Jatrophaworld training October 2009, the Director Training Mr. S.S. Mishra ...

BP and Verenium Announce Vercipia Biofuels to Advance the Commercialization of Cellulosic Ethanol

...It is a partnership between two world-class energy leaders for the commercialization of next-generation cellulosic ethanol, a renewable transportation biofuel developed from dedicated energy crops and grasses. Vercipia is the commercial entity for the deployment of technology being developed under the first...

Ricardo Launches Consortium to Evaluate Lubricant Challenges of Future Low Carbon Engine Technologies

...ust gas recirculation in combustion systems (with consequent issues for soot in oil, wear and sludge formation); the chemical impacts on lubricants of biofuel dilution; advanced component designs and new material applications, and; the drive towards thinner, lower viscosity lubricants for reduced friction. T...

4th BTLtec Conference on 24-25 Sep in Graz, Austria features Biomass to Liquids Innovators Sharing Updates on Pyrolysis and Gasification Technologies, Syngas Application, BTL Value Chain and a Site Visit to the Biomass CHP Gussing Plant.

...national level. Biomass to Liquids technology (BTL) is at its most crucial stage of development, with increasing interest in BTL as a sustainable biofuel option. Commercial BTL production is around the corner, with pilot plants coming on stream across Europe, and high-level industry consortiums establis...

Karl Strauss and GreenHouse Partner to Create Alternative Fuel from Beer Waste

...ilowatts of electricity to produce one gallon of E-Fuel100 which in turn generates up to 23 kilowatts of energy. E-Fuel100 is made up of 100% ethanol biofuel and is safe for all vehicles made after 1991. For more information about GreenHouse and Karl Strauss’ partnership or the E-Fuel MicroFueler...

Synthetic Genomics Inc. and ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company Sign Exclusive, Multi-Year Agreement to Develop Next Generation Biofuels Using Photosynthetic Algae

...reement, SGI will receive milestone payments for achievements in developing biofuel products. Total funding for SGI in research and development activities and ...ll require a multitude of technologies and energy sources. We believe that biofuel produced by algae could be a meaningful part of the solution in the future ...

Seambiotic USA and NASA Glenn Research Center Signed Agreement for Large Scale Microalgae Process Optimization

...06/352488 ) "Under a Space Act Agreement, NASA is partnering with Seambiotic USA to model growth processes for microalgae for use as aviation biofuel feedstock," said Prof. Ami Ben-Amotz, Chief Scientific Adviser to Seambiotic. "The goal of the Agreement is to make use of NASA's expertise in large s...

Vega Picks Tennessee Firm to Assist with Construction of Biomass Plant in Georgia

... The Georgia plant would be the Company's first in the United States and would serve as a model facility for other plants in the U.S. Biomass or biofuel is material derived from recently living organisms . This includes plants, animals and their bi-products. For example, manure, garden waste and cro...

Natural Fuels Industries Eyes 'Biomass Rich' Georgia for Production Facility

... Intent to purchase a 20% equity interest in a biomass manufacturing facility currently under construction in MAP Ta PHUT, Thailand. Biomass or biofuel is material derived from recently living organisms . This includes plants, animals and their by-products. For example, manure, garden waste and cro...

Sugarcane as a Key Element Against Global Warming to be Highlighted at Green Week in Brussels

...tailed information about the efficiency of large-scale production and use of sugarcane ethanol as a motor fuel to reduce GHG emissions. In Brazil, the biofuel replaces over half the country's gasoline needs by volume, making gasoline the alternative fuel. Flex-fuel cars introduced in 2003, which run on any m...

New Generation Biofuels Signs Letter of Intent with Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) of Costa Rica

...NGBF technology and to the construction of its own biofuel production plants employing NGBF's process in Cost...ovide us with an additional platform to market our biofuel technology in the U.S. and abroad." NGBF proposes to supply ICE, initially, with biofuel produced in its production facility located in Bal...

Solazyme Testing BlueFire Ethanol Cellulosic Sugars in Its Microalgae Renewable Oil Production Process

...s allows algae to produce oil in standard industrial facilities quickly, efficiently and at large scale. These oils are tailored not only for advanced biofuel production, but also as replacements for fossil petroleum and plant oils in a diverse range of products running from green household cleaning supplies...

Research Reinforces Economic, Environmental Benefits of Corn Cobs as Source for Cellulosic Ethanol

...e 16 [billion gallon EISA (Energy Independence and Security Act) cellulosic biofuel requirement. We estimate that by 2022 greater than 400 million tons of corn...2 million tons would be needed to produce 7.8 billion gallons of cellulosic biofuel that our modeling projects to come from corn stover by 2022." (Draft ...

Frost & Sullivan Awards Precision Biosciences for Technology Innovation and Molecular Design Process in the Genomics Market

...mes." Such modifications have wide-ranging applications in diverse fields, including crop sciences; molecular therapeutics for genetic disorders; biofuel production; bioterrorism threat identification and countermeasures; generation of transgenic cell lines for producing biologics and diagnostics; and t...

City of Baltimore to Evaluate New Generation Biofuels for Use in Boiler Applications

...re, Maryland,("the City") to provide its renewable biofuel in an evaluation program for boiler applications i...rogram, New Generation Biofuels will sell the City biofuel for evaluation in various city municipal buildings...te New Generation Biofuels' product as a renewable biofuel which uniquely offers NOx and SO2 reductions as co...

DuPont Statement on Obama Administration Biofuels Interagency Working Group

...y that is laying the groundwork for commercial production using our technology as early as 2012. Our partnership with BP will deliver a new, advanced biofuel to the market - biobutanol - which is designed to blend seamlessly with the fuel system, saving infrastructure costs. "We look forward to w...

Sugarcane Ethanol Industry Eager to Implement U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard

...with the decision of the Obama Administration, after months of deliberation, to let the EPA publish its draft rules to implement the 36 billion gallon biofuel standard. "Sugarcane ethanol has a verifiable reduction in greenhouse gases of 90% compared to gasoline, which makes it an 'Advanced Biofuel' under RF...

Global Aviation Summit Explores Low-Carbon Flight

...s, air navigation service providers and manufacturers. It will also host environmental organisations, governments and, for the first time, sustainable biofuel suppliers to the aviation industry. ### Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/04/prweb2284944.htm . ...

Just Say No To Charcoal! New Eco-Friendly Alternative Grills Faster, Burns Cleaner And Greener

...hance for dangerous chemical leaks during transport or storage. It's easy to grill green with the FlameDisk, which employs a completely renewable biofuel and is packaged in recyclable materials. The FlameDisk's ethanol fuel burns extremely cleanly and produces 99% less carbon monoxide than charcoal. Not...

VIASPACE Inc. Alternative Energy Business Covered in Research Report

...erefore, while biofuels are VIASPACE's primary and large market opportunity for the grass, the Company is positioned for more immediate revenues while biofuel plants and infrastructure are being built." Commenting on VIASPACE's revenue outlook, Kukkonen added that the Company's restructured operations a...

RainDance Technologies Reviews Opportunities for Growth at Cowen Health Care Conference

...detection of cell surface markers, sorting based on secreted proteins from cells, immunoassays, qPCR, and enzyme-directed evolution for industrial and biofuel applications," he said. "These studies highlight the potential of our RainStorm technology to become a true platform capable of sustaining growth for ...

Canadian Government Announces Funding for Leading Biotechnology Firm's Project

...ormance Plants to Further Develop Plant Traits for biofuel KINGSTON, ON, March 6 /PRNewswire/ - Performa...ts Inc. (PPI), a global leader in agricultural and biofuel biotechnology development and Sustainable Developm...trial sector." PPI's next generation of non-food biofuel crops will also provide benefits to farmers by pro...

New Trade Association Formed for North America Camelina Industry

...el. The Jan. 30 flight was the first airline to fly using camelina-based jet fuel and highlights the exciting potential for camelina as a sustainable biofuel feedstock. Herbicide Registration. Poast(R) herbicide has received registration for use on Camelina Sativa . Poast is a selective, broad-...
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