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Dual turning point for biofuels - Financial Express

Biofuel News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 15:31

Dual turning point for biofuels
Financial Express
There is an old joke in the energy business that advanced biofuels are the fuel of the future, and always will be. A Spanish company, Abengoa Bioenergy, has bet $500 million on robbing that joke of its punch line. In the middle of a cornfield in Hugoton, ...

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Exposing The Greenwash Falsehood Of “Renewable Ethanol” - CounterCurrents.org

Biofuel News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 14:13

Exposing The Greenwash Falsehood Of “Renewable Ethanol”
CounterCurrents.org
The destruction of wild nature and its replacement with monocultures for biofuel production carries a large Carbon Debt [6]. Thus Dr Timothy Searchinger and colleagues): “Most prior studies have found that substituting biofuels for gasoline will reduce ...

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Nano-cap most active stocks: NewLead Holdings (NASDAQ:NEWL), Dejour ... - Gaining Green

Biofuel News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 13:50

Nano-cap most active stocks: NewLead Holdings (NASDAQ:NEWL), Dejour ...
Gaining Green
BioFuel Energy Corp (NASDAQ:BIOF) stock is spiking on heavier-than-normal volume on Thursday. BioFuel Energy Corp. (NASDAQ:BIOF) weekly performance is 43.76%. On last trading day company shares ended up $7.72. BioFuel Energy Corp.

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Judge to Trash-to-Biofuel Firm: Hit the Bricks - Boise Weekly

Biofuel News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 13:50

Judge to Trash-to-Biofuel Firm: Hit the Bricks
Boise Weekly
Ten years after barnstorming throughout the region with promises to bring its trash-to-biodiesel technology to communities after being offered generous tax breaks and a friendly regulatory environment, a judge is evicting Green Power from the Port of Pasco, ...

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Sahara Forest Project Grows Food, And Biofuel - CleanTechnica

Biofuel News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 12:56

Sahara Forest Project Grows Food, And Biofuel
CleanTechnica
We've been following the Sahara Forest Project in Qatar since 2008, but somehow we missed an interesting connection with the US Department of Energy. The connection is the Energy Department's Algae Biomass Consortium, of which the Sahara Forest ...

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DOE offers $10M to advance biomass-to-biofuel efforts - Autoblog (blog)

Biofuel News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 12:14

DOE offers $10M to advance biomass-to-biofuel efforts
Autoblog (blog)
That's what the DOE is looking for with a new Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) that has the main goal of finding alternatives to petroleum-based fuels (so, advanced biofuels) as well as products (like plastics) that are made from "renewable, ...

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Cuba garners prize for biofuel use - Xinhua

Biofuel News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 03:34

Cuba garners prize for biofuel use
Xinhua
HAVANA, April 18 (Xinhua) -- Cuba is set to receive the Luis Wannoni Lander International Prize for its sustained progress in producing and promoting biofuels, state daily Granma reported Friday. The prize, to be awarded by the Pan-American Union of ...

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'Renewable ethanol' is a lie - MWC News

Biofuel News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 16:43

'Renewable ethanol' is a lie
MWC News
Converting rainforests, peatlands, savannas, or grasslands to produce food crop–based biofuels in Brazil, Southeast Asia, and the United States creates a "biofuel carbon debt" by releasing 17 to 420 times more CO2 than the annual greenhouse gas (GHG) ...

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In Need of a Divorce - Biomass Magazine (blog)

Biofuel News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:43

In Need of a Divorce
Biomass Magazine (blog)
The RVOs are calculated by considering the total volumes of gasoline and diesel in the U.S. market place, the ability of the respective biofuel industries to produce specific quantities, and the concentration of biofuel that regulators allow to be blended into ...

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Tech team engineers biofuel - Technique

Biofuel News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:55

Technique

Tech team engineers biofuel
Technique
According to the Tech researchers, including chemistry graduate student Stephen Sarria who worked under chemistry and biochemistry Assistant Professor Pamela Peralta-Yahya, the bacterium based biofuel could be used to “supplement” JP-10, a kind of jet ...

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Synergy Study: Colocating solar farms and biofuel crops - Solar Novus Today

Biofuel News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:24

Solar Novus Today

Synergy Study: Colocating solar farms and biofuel crops
Solar Novus Today
Scientists at Stanford University in California (US) have created computer models for exploring the advantages (and possibly drawbacks) of “colocating” solar panel farms with biofuel crops. Such colocated solar-biofuel systems could be a win-win approach, ...

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Materials for clothes that self-decontaminate may also purify biofuel - Phys.Org

Biofuel News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:10

Phys.Org

Materials for clothes that self-decontaminate may also purify biofuel
Phys.Org
Dr. Brandy White's sorbent-porphyrin materials work for fabrics, and can be coated on hard surfaces or used in sensors. Wet or dry, "I know that you can stick them out in a July sun at 100 degrees for a week and nothing about their performance characteristics ...

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Discovery Enters JV with Syngar for Technology to Use Non-Food Grade ... - AZoCleantech

Biofuel News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 09:47

Discovery Enters JV with Syngar for Technology to Use Non-Food Grade ...
AZoCleantech
Discovery Minerals Ltd. has agreed to form a Joint Venture (JV) partnership with Bio-fuel Technology company Syngar Technologies, Inc. (SGI) of Alberta, Canada. The Joint Venture will authorize use of Syngar's synthesis technology for applications within ...

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Cows' Burps and Farts Can Make Methane Gas To Make A Car Run (And Not ... - iScienceTimes.com

Biofuel News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 09:43

iScienceTimes.com

Cows' Burps and Farts Can Make Methane Gas To Make A Car Run (And Not ...
iScienceTimes.com
The methane gas that cows produce by belching and farting can be redirected into biofuels, a pilot program in Argentina demonstrated, Fast Company reported recently Last fall, Argentina's National Institute of Agricultural Technology (INTA) announced it was ...

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Lucrative Stocks - BioFuel Energy, (NASDAQ:BIOF), E. I. du Pont de Nemours ... - Techsonian (press release)

Biofuel News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 09:08

Lucrative Stocks - BioFuel Energy, (NASDAQ:BIOF), E. I. du Pont de Nemours ...
Techsonian (press release)
BioFuel Energy, (NASDAQ:BIOF), declared that it has received a preliminary non-binding proposal from Greenlight Capital, Inc. and James R. Brickman for a possible transaction pursuant to which one or more newly-formed, completely owned subsidiaries of ...

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NASDAQ New Highs: Frontier Communications (NASDAQ:FTR), Windstream ... - Gaining Green

Biofuel News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 08:12

NASDAQ New Highs: Frontier Communications (NASDAQ:FTR), Windstream ...
Gaining Green
NASDAQ New Highs: Frontier Communications (NASDAQ:FTR), Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ:WIN), BioFuel Energy (NASDAQ:BIOF), Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ:FNSR). Posted by Jeffrey Williams on Apr 18, 2014. Frontier Communications Corp ...

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Hot Nano Cap Movers: Zalicus (ZLCS) , Coldwater Creek (CWTR), BioFuel ... - Street Register

Biofuel News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 08:08

Hot Nano Cap Movers: Zalicus (ZLCS) , Coldwater Creek (CWTR), BioFuel ...
Street Register
Zalicus Inc (NASDAQ:ZLCS) slumped -10.37% after the law firm of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announced that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Zalicus, Inc. (ZLCS) relating to the proposed merger with Epirus Biopharmaceuticals, ...

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Is barley the biofuel option for the future? - Agriland

Biofuel News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 07:46

Is barley the biofuel option for the future?
Agriland
The benefits of using barley for bioenergy production do not stop at the petrol pump, according to US Department of Agriculture (USDA) studies. Scientists with USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) have found that barley grain can be used to produce ...

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Is barley the biofuel option for the future? - Agriland

Biofuel News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 07:46

Agriland

Is barley the biofuel option for the future?
Agriland
The benefits of using barley for bioenergy production do not stop at the petrol pump, according to US Department of Agriculture (USDA) studies. Scientists with USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) have found that barley grain can be used to produce ...

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Senior Biofuels Scheduler - OilVoice

Biofuel News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 07:13

Senior Biofuels Scheduler
OilVoice
The Senior Biofuels Scheduler plays an important role in NW FVC supply chain management, providing a critical operational interface between Cherry Point refinery, Supply, Retail/Fuels Marketing, US Pipelines, Global Fuels Technology, and multiple ...

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