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Boeing , South African Airways and the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials are launching an initiative to expand opportunities for "smallhold" farmers in Southern Africa to grow crops that produce sustainable fuels .
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Palm oil futures are set to climb for a second year, driven by crop damaging dry weather and Indonesia's higher biodiesel mandate, although bumper global oilseed supplies and weak demand from key consumers could cap gains.
Jed Smith, owner of Rio Valley Biofuels, LLC in Anthony, N.M., explains how biodiesel is made from used vegetable oil to USDA Rural Development State Director Terry Brunner and others.
A northeast Indiana company has been awarded $3.7 million by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to support production of advanced biofuel.
Dutch refiner Neste Oil has won an award for its sustainable aviation biofuel. This company news release says the Sustainable Bio Award comes for its work with Neste's Dutch partners on their joint initiative, Bioport for jet fuels in the Netherlands.
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Evogene Ltd. , a leading plant genomics company specializing in improving crop productivity for the food, feed and biofuel industries, announced today enhanced capabilities for gene stacking prediction with the introduction of PlaNet version 2.0 computational platform.
Ensyn Fuels, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ensyn Corporation , has signed a contract with Memorial Hospital of North Conway, New Hampshire for the supply of RFO, Ensyn's advanced cellulosic biofuel.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., March 6, 2014 -- Vertimass LLC, a California-based start-up company, has licensed an Oak Ridge National Laboratory technology that directly converts ethanol into a hydrocarbon blend-stock for use in transportation fuels.
Three Nebraska companies, including one located in Hastings and another in Lexington, have received federal funds to support production of advanced biofuels.
Biofuels are big business, but investors shouldn't expect biofuels to replace petroleum-based fuels on a large scale anytime soon, despite efforts from both large corporations like ExxonMobil .
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With improved breeding and cultivation, ruminant animals can yield food that is better for people and the planet, say Mark C. Eisler, Michael R. F. Lee and colleagues.
Hong Kong scientists testing micro algae to clean water waste and produce fuel. The technology is still too expensive to be broadly developed, but researchers are asking for the government's support in protecting homegrown biofuel against cheaper, foreign competition.
KUALA LUMPUR, March 5 -- Crude palm oil prices are expected to trade between RM2,600 and RM2,900 per tonne by the middle of the year aided by high demand, tight inventories and reduced production as a result of the current drought.