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LS9's UltraClean Diesel Exceeds United States & Brazilian Fuels Specifications

Continuing its rapid progress toward commercialization of advanced biofuels, LS9, the Renewable Petroleum Company™, today announced that its UltraClean™ Diesel product exceeds American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) D6751 and Brazilian National Agency of Petroleum ANP-7 spec...

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

MISSOULA, Mont., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VEGA PROMOTIONAL SYSTEMS, INC. (Pink Sheets: VGPR) today announced through its wholly owned subsidiary, Natural Fuels Industries, it is planning to construct a manufacturing facility in the State of Georgia to produce alternative energy from organ...

Pink OTC Markets Moves Natural Fuels Industries to Top Tier

MISSOULA, Mont., March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NATURAL FUELS INDUSTRIES, INC. (Pink Sheets: VGPR) today announced that Pink OTC Markets has raised their rating for the Company to "Fully Compliant", its highest tier for Pink Sheet companies. Pink OTC Markets categorizes all securities t...

Body Shaping Fuels Growth of $5.2 Billion Global Medical Aesthetic Market

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the next five years, new body shaping and skin tightening technologies will drive double-digit growth in the global aesthetic industry, according to the just-released Global Aesthetic Market V research report from Medical Insight, Inc. The GAM...

Science Fuels DNA Testing Controversy with Prejudicial Misquote

SEATTLE, April 3, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- A policy comment in Science today quotes Genelex out of context: "Some Web sites make explicit claims about the utility of CYP450 testing for particular drugs, such as the claim by Genelex that pharmacogenetic testing is "required to effectively prescri...

Nova Biosource Fuels Expands Senior Executive Team

Appoints Business Leader as Interim President HOUSTON, March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nova Biosource Fuels, Inc. (Amex: NBF ), a refiner and marketer of ASTM quality biodiesel, announced today that it has expanded its senior executive team to include Fred Zeidman as its Inter...

Nova Biosource Fuels Announces First Funding Under $41 Million Senior Secured Credit Facility

$10.6 Million Funding Milestone Continues Progress at Seneca, Illinois Biodiesel Refinery HOUSTON, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nova Biosource Fuels, Inc. (Amex: NBF ) announced today that it has satisfied the conditions precedent and completed its first fundin...

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 ...

Bioamber announces world's first bio-based succinic acid plant: helping to reduce dependence on fossil fuels

PRINCETON, NJ, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ - DNP Green Technology and ARD are pleased to announce that their Bioamber joint venture has obtained the necessary permits and begun construction of the world's first production plant for bio-based succinic acid. The succinic acid plant will have an annual prod...

Energy conservation might take us farther than renewable fuels

Energy is the biggest challenge in the world, and we have to do something major about its inefficiencies. The problem of energy inefficiencies can be attributed to transportation (27 percent), industry (25 percent), and buildings (48 percent). The breakdown was calculated by the U.S. Energy Info...

DOE awards $377 million in funding for 46 energy frontier research centers

...s of natural photosynthesis to the man-made production of hydrogen or other fuels from sunlight. University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ) $15 million for five... and integrate them into nanoscale architectures for improved generation of fuels and electricity from sunlight. Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) ...

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

...ine technology have been based on separate and parallel developments by the fuels and lubricants industries, it is increasingly apparent that further signifi...ommenting on the launch of the new consortium, Ricardo project director for fuels and lubricants, Craig Goodfellow, said: "In order to enable the next crucia...

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.

...hed in February 2009, The OPTFUEL consortium is made up of 10 partners from 5 countries. OPTFUEL aims to demonstrate the production chain of synthetic fuels from biomass (BTL) and the potential of pollutants emissions reduction in vehicle applications. As the BTL industry moves towards commercialisatio...

New geothermal heat extraction process to deliver clean power generation

...was an outgrowth of research already underway at the lab. "Some novel research on nanomaterials used to capture carbon dioxide from burning fossil fuels actually led us to this discovery," said McGrail. "Scientific breakthroughs can come from some very unintuitive connections." ...

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

... from sunlight to convert carbon dioxide into cellular oils (lipids) and even some types of long-chain hydrocarbons that can be further processed into fuels and chemicals. However, naturally-occurring algae do not carry out this process at the efficiencies or rates necessary for commercial-scale production...

Enerkem Announces World-Class Advanced Energy Research Center in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

...om Alberta and throughout Canada, particularly those specialized in thermo-catalysis, to take part in developing a new line of alcohol and hydrocarbon fuels suitable for tomorrow's reality. Construction of the research center is scheduled to be completed in the first quarter of 2010. Enerkem will develop t...

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

... source based on the carbon cycle , unlike other natural resources such as petroleum , coal , and nuclear fuels. The use of biomass fuels can therefore contribute to waste management as well as fuel security and help to prevent global warming The Company markets various products inc...

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

... LAKE MARY, Fla., June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Renewable fuels provider New Generation Biofuels Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: NGBF ) today a...ration Biofuels Holdings, Inc . New Generation Biofuels is a renewable fuels provider. New Generation Biofuels holds an exclusive license for North Amer...

Government Mandates Create Guaranteed Market for Bio-Fuel, Says Frost & Sullivan

...ers/day of bio-diesel. The Indonesian government introduced a mandate in November 2008 for a blend of 1% palm-based bio-diesel in transportation fuels and a blend of 2.5% and 0.25% palm-based bio-diesel for industry and power plant uses respectively. This mandate will be increased to between 2.5% to ...

Leading for Growth in the New Economic Reality Includes Vision and Innovation

...amp;D budget -- are focused on three major global “megatrends:” the need for increasing food productivity, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels and protecting lives. DuPont delivered more than $10 billion in sales from new products that are less than five years old in 2008. In the first quart...

Welcome to the Biofuel Age of Flight

...ation. For the first time we have identified a viable alternative to fossil fuels for commercial aviation. We have seen the age of flying boats, the jet age ...uel based Jet A-1. There has been a series of successful test flights, with fuels being trialled from such diverse sources as camelina, jatropha and algae by...

AIAA names top ten emerging aerospace technologies of 2009

...y" Joint Technology Initiative. 2. Alternative fuels including biofuels, as promoted by the FAA's Commercial Aviation Alternative fuels Initiative (CAAFI), and the recent FAA grant to th...undation to spur development of renewable aviation fuels and technologies. 3. High Speed Flight Technol...

DuPont Innovation Addressing Major Global Market Trends

...cent of DuPont's $1.4 billion R&D budget is directed at three global "megatrends" of increasing food productivity, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels and protecting lives. With greater emphasis on the execution of its product development efforts, DuPont delivered more than $10 billion in sales from...

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

... to produce sugars that can be used to make a variety of different types of fuels and chemicals. Supplying these low cost sugars to Solazyme's technology pro...nformation, please visit www.solazyme.com . About BlueFire Ethanol fuels BlueFire Ethanol Fuels, Inc. was established to deploy a commercially...

As Other States Pull Back, Kansas Accelerates Innovation Investments at Bio International Convention

...nd sales and distribution offices throughout Kansas. Research will focus on converting multiple feedstocks, including biomass, into a wide platform of fuels and chemicals to replace or improve upon petroleum-based products. The university will provide in-kind support valued at more than $334,000. Appr...

LS9 and Procter & Gamble Launch Sustainable Chemicals Partnership

...gy converts renewable materials into high-value, low-carbon, cost effective fuels and chemicals. The partnership demonstrates P&G's commitment to sustai...rial biotechnology company pursuing the commercial development of renewable fuels and sustainable chemicals. LS9 is applying synthetic biology to produce pro...

New fuel cell catalyst uses 2 metals

...ntually will enable a cost effective fuel cell technology, which has been waiting in the wings for decades, and should give a boost for cleaner use of fuels worldwide. Younan Xia, Ph.D., the James M. McKelvey Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Washington University led a team of scientists at Was...

REG Signs Agreement with Three Biodiesel Plants to Consolidate

...mand by major petroleum distributors and oil refiners as a key factor in the decision to move forward with plant consolidation. "As the Renewable fuels Standard (RFS) takes effect and our nation moves toward energy reform, the distillate market is demanding technical expertise, dependable supply, more...

BlueFire Ethanol To Present at BIO 2009 International Convention

...rld Congress Center in Atlanta. For more information or to attend the conference, visit http://convention.bio.org/ . About BlueFire Ethanol fuels BlueFire Ethanol Fuels, Inc. was established to deploy a commercially ready, patented and proven Concentrated Acid Hydrolysis Technology Process fo...

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

... LAKE MARY, Fla., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Renewable fuels provider New Generation Biofuels Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: NGBF ) today...ration Biofuels Holdings, Inc . New Generation Biofuels is a renewable fuels provider. New Generation Biofuels holds an exclusive license for North Amer...

DuPont Statement on Obama Administration Biofuels Interagency Working Group

... costs. "We look forward to working with the EPA, DOE, USDA, and other stakeholders to further develop a sustainable biofuels industry that fuels America while helping us combat climate change. We also look forward to working with the President and the Congress to ensure that policy helps us ge...

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

...nt, requires not only greater volumes of renewable fuels (36 billion gallons by 2022) but also that renewable fuels meet a minimum level of reduction in greenhouse ga... by 10% the carbon intensity of all transportation fuels in California by 2020. As a candidate, President O...

Solar cells, geological storage research receive DOE funding at the University of Texas at Austin

...hin such a center, according to Pope. "As global energy demand grows over this century, there is an urgent need to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels and imported oil and curtail greenhouse gas emissions," said U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu. "Meeting this challenge will require significant sci...

LyondellBasell Adds Holding Company to Chapter 11 Protection

...asell Industries is one of the world's largest polymers, petrochemicals and fuels companies. It is the global leader in polyolefins technology, production a...a pioneer in propylene oxide and derivatives; and a significant producer of fuels and refined products, including biofuels. Through research and development...

Brazil's top automakers to distribute 2 million copies of the 'Ethanol Handbook' in partnership with the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association

...ndependent studies from solid, credible organizations the world over. Quite simply, it is the best commercially available option in terms of renewable fuels today," Jank said at the launch. Produced in 2008 as part of UNICA's annual advertising campaign, the handbook focuses on gains from the large-...

Codexis Names Lori Giver VP Systems Biology

...ointment recognizes the role that systems biology, in combination with biocatalysis, will play in finding solutions to the critical need for renewable fuels and future clean technology products. Lori's advancement to our senior scientific leadership team recognizes her strong personal and professional ded...

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 ) , toda...ldings, Inc . New Generation Biofuels is a development-stage renewable fuels provider. New Generation Biofuels holds an exclusive license for North Amer...

Batman Teams with Senator Katherine Laforge to Help Free America from OPEC

...story is the flesh and blood Kent Batman of Hardin fuels Inc. When Hearne was writing Hulagu’s Web he...copy of his book , he had a chance to hear Hardin fuels Inc president voice his views on the current direc...ent Batman agree that one method to replace fossil fuels is the use of algae as the crop for the production...

Genencor Shows How Industrial Biotech Breakthroughs Contribute to the New Green Economy

... "We're joining forces with major industry players to tackle today's most pressing global challenges - how to use renewable raw materials to make the fuels and materials advance society's need," Genencor CEO Tjerk de Ruiter says. "In doing this, we are pointing to exciting new opportunities for growing Am...
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