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1 hr ago | Domestic Fuel

UN: Biofuels to Grow Faster than Food Crops

In this Ethanol Report, Advanced Ethanol Council executive director Brooke Coleman discusses a new CBO report on the Renewable Fuel Standard and EPA's delay issuing a final rule for 2014 RFS volume obligations.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

4 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

BioFuel Energy - Day Traders Pushed The Price Above Reasonable Limits

Biofuel has been engaged in reverse merger transaction with home builder JBGL since March.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Day Trading, Personal Finance

7 hrs ago | JD Supra

DOE Bio Projects Among Winners In R&D 100 Awards For 2014

On July 11, 2014, the U.S. Department of Energy announced that several biobased DOE research projects were recognized by R&D magazine as the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, Genetics, Medicine, Agriculture, Science, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Mon Jul 21, 2014

JD Supra

White House Weighs Higher EPA 2014 RFS Targets To Help Climate Efforts

On July 15, 2014, Inside EPA reported that "the White House is examining options for reversing EPA's proposed cuts to several renewable fuel standard production targets in order to promote biofuels that create fewer greenhouse gases than conventional fuels, informed sources say, as part of the Obama administration's broader efforts to combat ... (more)

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Ag Professional

Low corn prices favor new type of ethanol in Brazil

Low corn prices in Brazil following a bumper crop are worrying farmers but providing favorable margins for an incipient corn-ethanol industry, said the manager of Usimat, the first Brazilian mill to produce the corn-based biofuel.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

The Heartland Institute

Killing marine life with ethanol

Ethanol and other biofuel mandates and subsidies got started when politicians bought into claims that we are rapidly depleting our petroleum, and fossil-fuel-driven global warming is boiling the planet.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Global Warming, Peak Oil, Weather, Corpus Christi, TX

Local Tech Wire

RTI wins $3M investment for biofuel research

Researchers at RTI International are advancing processing technology for biomass-based transportation fuels under a $3.1 million award recently announced by the U.S. Department of Energy .

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, RTI International Metals, Metals, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Biomass, Department of Energy

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Hispanic Business

Iranian suggests new methodfor getting more energy

This technology was selected from dozens of projects for the follow-up of CATCHBIO, the national research program that is helping to realize the European 2020 objective: 20percent of fuel must come from renewable sources by 2020, newslocker.com reported.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Townhall

Killing Marine Life with Ethanol

Ethanol and other biofuel mandates and subsidies got started when politicians bought into claims that we are rapidly depleting our petroleum, and fossil-fuel-driven global warming is boiling the planet.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Global Warming, Peak Oil, Weather, Opinion

Fri Jul 18, 2014

West Hawaii Today

Cellana at NELHA to recieve a $3.5 million federal grant

Cellana, a leading biofuel company based at the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority, will receive a $3.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop an integrated, high-yield algae biofuel feedstock production system at their Kona Demonstration Facility, U.S. Senator Brian Schatz announced.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Department of Energy

Reuters

Low corn prices favor new type of ethanol in Brazil

Low corn prices in Brazil following a bumper crop are worrying farmers but providing favorable margins for an incipient corn-ethanol industry, said the manager of Usimat, the first Brazilian mill to produce the corn-based biofuel.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Science Daily

More energy from a liter of biofuel

Oil produced from biomass - such as wood chips or plant residues - seldom has the same quality and energy content as 'classical' crude oil.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Biomass

Hispanic Business

Regulation of Fuels and Fuel Additives: RFS Pathways II, and...

Final rule. CFR Part: "40 CFR Part 80" RIN Number: "RIN 2060-AR21" Citation: "79 FR 42128" Document Number: "EPA-HQ-OAR-2012-0401; FRL-9910-40-OAR" is amending three separate sets of regulations relating to fuels.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Jamaica Observer

'Coal does not have a future'

JAMAICA'S private sector was yesterday warned not to allow coal-fired plants into the country's energy mix as they are financially and environmentally unsustainable.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Sacramento, CA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Domestic Fuel

DOE & USDA Announce Bioenergy Projects

In this Ethanol Report, Advanced Ethanol Council executive director Brooke Coleman discusses a new CBO report on the Renewable Fuel Standard and EPA's delay issuing a final rule for 2014 RFS volume obligations.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Genetics, Medicine, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Agriculture, Science, Biomass

DC Military

Green Hornet team soars to top, wins SECNAV award

U.S. Navy photo/Adam Skoczylas Mike Rudy, center, F/A-18 and EA-18G Program Office's Green Hornet team lead, and Capt.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

Reports from University of Rostock Add New Data to Findings in...

The news correspondents obtained a quote from the research from the , "This mini-review focuses on the current status of metabolic engineering techniques available for the model organism of ABE fermentation, Clostridium acetobutylicum.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Science / Technology, Biotech

The Financial Mirror

Edeniq and Global Bio-chem to Develop an ...

Edeniq, Inc. , a cellulosic sugar producer, announced it has signed a letter of intent with Global Bio-chem Technology Group Company Limited to develop and commercialize processes to convert corn stover to industrial sugars for use in the production of chemicals, fuels, and other bio-based products.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Visalia, CA

EERE Network News

I-75 Project Brings Biofuels to One of the Nation's Longest Highways

With the launch of the I-75 Clean Fuels Corridor, drivers in Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Georgia, and Florida can fill up their vehicles at stations in the world's longest biofuels corridor.

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Related Topix: Sault Ste. Marie, MI, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

UPI

U.S. investing more in biofuels research

The U.S. Energy Department said it was spending $6.3 million on research aimed at generating a biofuel that could be cost competitive by 2017.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Biomass

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