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  1. Biodiesel to Tackle South PoleRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Domestic Fuel

    ... Nick Baggarly declared. Each Hummer is equipped with a 3.2-liter six-cylinder turbodiesel engine that will run on biofuel during the expedition. Electricity is supplied by a 24-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack, mounted in an insulated battery ...


  2. First integrated assessment of quality and yield of hydrocarbon...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Green Car Congress

    ... of both fast pyrolysis and hydrotreating must be considered in comparing the conversion performance of different biofuel feedstock materials. Fast pyrolysis followed by bio-oil upgrading into a hydrocarbon blendstock is considered to be a near-term ...


  3. Iowans work to wrangle ethanol support from White House hopefulsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Washington Examiner

    Ethanol groups are organizing what they call a mini-presidential campaign to elevate the Renewable Fuel Standard at the Iowa Caucuses in hopes of getting the next president to preserve the biofuel mandate. America's Renewable Future, a group that has received funding from agricultural and biofuel companies and trade associations, is staffing up early to get the word out on the ethanol mandate.


  4. A membraneless air-breathing hydrogen biofuel cell based on direct...Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | CiteULike

    ... high current densities up to 3 mA cm(-2) for the reduction of O2 from air. A membraneless air-breathing hydrogen biofuel cell was designed by combination of this cathode with a functionalized CNT-based hydrogenase anode. CiteULike organises ...


  5. Hedge Funds Betting on More Losses for Crops as Supplies SwellRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... earlier. U.S. soybean processing will rise 3.5 percent this year as crushers turn the oilseed into animal feed and biofuel, USDA data show. Demand for American exports will increase 8.7 percent, the agency forecasts. In China, the biggest importer, ...


  6. Time to stop taking the Earth's soil for grantedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Japan Times

    ... as much as wind or solar energy systems, yielding only one-tenth the energy per square meter. As a result, the biofuel requirements contained in the EU's 2030 Framework for Climate and Energy would need a further 70 million hectares of land - an ...


  7. Ryanair's O'Leary Says Biofuel Use Is A 'PR Stunt'Read the original story

    Saturday | Aero-News Network

    ... middle-classed person worrying about the future. Nobody is flying around the world on aircraft powered by biofuel. It's generally all powered by kerosene." O'Leary said that Ryanair is Europe's "leanest and greenest airline" with the youngest, most ...


  8. Army seeks input on power plant impact statementRead the original story

    Saturday | Stars and Stripes

    The Army has invited the public to comment on a draft environmental impact statement for the construction and operation of a 50-megawatt biofuel-capable power generation plant that is expected to be put in service by 2017. Hawaiian Electric Co.


  9. Plug-In hybrid HUMMERs headed for the South Pole on biodieselRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | VentureBeat

    ... Nick Baggarly declared. Each Hummer is equipped with a 3.2-liter six-cylinder turbodiesel engine that will run on biofuel during the expedition. Electricity is supplied by a 24-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack, mounted in an insulated battery ...


  10. Concentrated solutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Prince George Citizen

    ... 3) convert as many transportation, industrial processes, etc. that cannot use electricity to burn carbon-neutral biofuel as practical; 4) reduce other emissions when and where possible. The question is not "what do we need to do?" but rather, "how ...


  11. Berkeley's artificial photosynthesis turns carbon dioxide into future fuelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Engadget

    ... that captures carbon dioxide and turns it into chemicals that can be used to make plastics, drugs and, even better, biofuel. Put simply, the system is an artificial form of photosynthesis using a series of semiconducting nanowires and genetically ...


  12. Don't constrain military-driven innovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | The Hill

    ... partnership. On Monday, the House majority on the Space, Science, and Technology Committee introduced several anti-biofuel provisions into the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2015. The constraints they propose on the Department of Energy ...


  13. Gene manipulation boosts tree growth rate and sizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Gizmag

    ... release into the atmosphere," says Professor Turner. In addition to potentially increasing supplies of biomass for biofuel and industrial biotechnology applications, Professor Turner says the discovery could also be used to help plants and crops ...


  14. Artificial photosynthesis breakthrough turns CO2 emissions into plastics and biofuelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Gizmag

    Scientists at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California, Berkeley have created a hybrid system of bacteria and semiconducting nanowires that mimics photosynthesis. According to the researchers, their versatile, high-yield system can take water, sunlight and carbon dioxide and turn them into the building blocks of biodegradable plastics, pharmaceutical drugs and even biofuel.


  15. BIO Thanks Senators For Urging EPA To Set Strong 2014 RFS RequirementsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | BioSpace

    Today 37 Senators wrote EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy urging the agency to set strong biofuel volume requirements for 2014 and beyond that are consistent with the Renewable Fuel Standard . The Biotechnology Industry Organization thanked the Senators for this bipartisan effort to support the goals and intent of the RFS and to support our industry's continued progress in producing advanced biofuels, creating jobs and promoting economic growth in rural communities.


  16. The renewable fuel standard: Can the 'tyranny of the status quo' be broken?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Murfreesboro Post

    ... America's reliance on foreign oil. But here, the fracking boom has been far more effective. From 2005 to 2014, biofuel production increased by 1,566 trillion BTUs, but oil production increased four-to-five times more. In the last decade, too, ...


  17. Small businesses turn manure into goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | USA Today

    ... in the developing world. Sounds crazy, but look at what happened with used cooking oil - now processed into biofuel instead of dumped into landfills - which went from being worth nothing in the early 2000s to $3.30 a gallon in 2011, according to the ...


  18. Tax Roundup, 4/23/15: House report rips Koskinen's war on taxpayer service.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Roth & Company, P.C.

    ... What's "green" about green energy subsidies. An Indiana man pleads guilty to taking part in a conspiracy to scam the biofuel subsidy system . Prosecutors said the scam raked in over $100 million in refundable biodiesel production credits. Robert ...


  19. A fuel and your moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Economist

    ... Iowa, was probably saved from extinction by a big Cargill plant that has made ethanol there since 1991. The biofuel is often seen as "a last roll of the dice for rural areas where nothing much good has happened for decades", says Mr Longworth. Mr ...


  20. Sipef cites Indonesia palm levy as it cuts profit hopesRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 |

    ... oils. In line with expectations of a flat market - but the chance of a "significant uptick in prices" if Indonesia biofuel output soars - Sipef revealed a sharp slowdown in forward sales of its palm oil production, revealing it had hedged 34% of ...