News

$25 Million Algae Biofuel Blitz Planned By Energy Department - CleanTechnica

Biofuel News - 7 hours 55 min ago

CleanTechnica

$25 Million Algae Biofuel Blitz Planned By Energy Department
CleanTechnica
The US Department of Energy has set its sights on innovative technologies to bring the cost of algae biofuel down below $5-per-gallon equivalent in gasoline by 2019. If that doesn't seem very ambitious compare that to the state of play without innovation, ...

and more »
Categories: Biofuel News

Innovation: Biofuel derived from coffee processing wastewater - Renewable Energy Focus

Biofuel News - 8 hours 9 min ago

Innovation: Biofuel derived from coffee processing wastewater
Renewable Energy Focus
Four-year sustainability project reveals that farmers in Central America were able to extract biofuels from the wastewater produced by coffee mills. Who knew that the process associated with the production of something so sublime as coffee — that essential ...

Categories: Biofuel News

Lufthansa and JatroSolutions sign MoU - Biofuels International

Biofuel News - 9 hours 11 min ago

Lufthansa and JatroSolutions sign MoU
Biofuels International
Joachim Buse, VP, Aviation Biofuel at Lufthansa, says: 'In order to secure the supply of aviation biofuel, the requisite raw materials must be cultivated sustainably, at competitive prices.' The collaboration follows Lufthansa flight LH 190 from Frankfurt to Berlin ...

Categories: Biofuel News

Da Nang to switch to biofuel next month - Thanh Nien Daily

Biofuel News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:52

Da Nang to switch to biofuel next month
Thanh Nien Daily
The central city of Da Nang will officially mandate the sale of biofuel this November, one month ahead of schedule. The decision was made after a meeting between the city government and the Ministry of Industry and Trade on Tuesday. Starting on November ...

Categories: Biofuel News

DOE launches $25M funding opp to overcome two key barriers for algae biofuels - Biobased Digest

Biofuel News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:15

DOE launches $25M funding opp to overcome two key barriers for algae biofuels
Biobased Digest
The TABB FOA seeks alternative pathways to overcome two of the key barriers to commercializing algal biofuels: the high cost of producing algal biomass and the low yield of target biofuel and bioproduct feedstocks produced from algae. Specifically, the ...

and more »
Categories: Biofuel News

DOE opens funding opportunity for algae biofuel development - Biomass Magazine

Biofuel News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 19:45

Biomass Magazine

DOE opens funding opportunity for algae biofuel development
Biomass Magazine
The U.S. Department of Energy has opened a $25 million funding opportunity for algae biofuels. The initiative aims to reduce the cost of algae biofuel to less than $5 per gasoline gallon equivalent (gge) by 2019. The DOE has set a goal to achieve a cost of $3 ...

and more »
Categories: Biofuel News

GE launches biofuel-producing membrane for industrial water reuse - desalination.biz

Biofuel News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 15:11

GE launches biofuel-producing membrane for industrial water reuse
desalination.biz
Industrial conglomerate GE has launched a membrane-based wastewater treatment technology, that combines biogas production with its enforced hollow fibre, ZeeWeed 500 membranes targeting the industrial water reuse market. According to GE the ...

Categories: Biofuel News

Bagasse popular feedstock in biofuel - Bayoubuzz

Biofuel News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 10:44

Bagasse popular feedstock in biofuel
Bayoubuzz
Bagasse, the waste from sugar cane, was the second-most popular biopower feedstock through mid-year, according to Global Energy World, which tracks trends in the industry. Close to 26 percent of biopower feedstock came from bagasse. Those results ...

Categories: Biofuel News

United Biscuits to roll out waste cooking oil for lorries - FoodProductionDaily.com

Biofuel News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 10:04

United Biscuits to roll out waste cooking oil for lorries
FoodProductionDaily.com
It also recently converted two Euro VI vehicles to run on Ultra Biofuel. The lorries operate at 44 tonnes and transport up to 26 tonnes of UB' brands including McVitie's Digestives, Jaffa Cake, Rich Tea, Jacobs Crackers, Twiglets and Mini Cheddars.

and more »
Categories: Biofuel News

Why Investor's Are Watching: Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK), RCS ... - WallStreet Scope

Biofuel News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 09:33

Why Investor's Are Watching: Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK), RCS ...
WallStreet Scope
BIOFUEL ENERGY CORP. (NASDAQ:BIOF) made an announcement relating to the Company's previously announced rights offering. Trading of the subscription rights on The Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbol “BIOFR” first occurred on September 23, ...

Categories: Biofuel News

Potential Rewards and Drawbacks of Developing Large-Scale Biofuels Production - AZoCleantech

Biofuel News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 09:22

AZoCleantech

Potential Rewards and Drawbacks of Developing Large-Scale Biofuels Production
AZoCleantech
“We are documenting that there would be environmental benefits, but also trade-offs in growing biofuels that would have to be dealt with,” said Landis, an associate professor in theSchool of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, one of the Ira A.

Categories: Biofuel News

Video by Jeff Mertz - University of Texas at Austin News

Biofuel News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 05:39

Video by Jeff Mertz
University of Texas at Austin News
Students in the Biology of Biofuels stream — one of 25 “research streams” in the Freshman Research Initiative (FRI) — investigate the physiology, genetics, breeding and ecology of Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum), a promising biofuel species, and compare it ...

Categories: Biofuel News

Plants: The Future of Energy? - University of Texas at Austin News

Biofuel News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 05:39

Plants: The Future of Energy?
University of Texas at Austin News
Students in the Biology of Biofuels stream — one of 25 “research streams” in the Freshman Research Initiative (FRI) — investigate the physiology, genetics, breeding and ecology of Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum), a promising biofuel species, and compare it ...

Categories: Biofuel News

Southwest Airlines buys forest biofuel - Travel Daily Media

Biofuel News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 00:06

Travel Daily Media

Southwest Airlines buys forest biofuel
Travel Daily Media
“Our commitment to sustainability and efficient operations led us on a search for a viable biofuel that uses a sustainable feedstock with a high rate of success,” said Bill Tiffany, vice president of supply chain at Southwest Airlines. “Red Rock Biofuel's ...

and more »
Categories: Biofuel News

API says EPA can't boost biodiesel RFS targets - Biobased Digest

Biofuel News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 21:13

API says EPA can't boost biodiesel RFS targets
Biobased Digest
Here, Congress recognized the fundamental difference in setting the biomass-based diesel standard and the other biofuel standards by providing the 14-month lead time to give obligated parties sufficient notice to make the necessary operational, logistical, ...

and more »
Categories: Biofuel News

4 Minutes With…Barry Breede, Chief Innovation Officer, Cox Recovery Solutions - Biobased Digest

Biofuel News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 19:09

4 Minutes With…Barry Breede, Chief Innovation Officer, Cox Recovery Solutions
Biobased Digest
We are the largest producer of utility poles in the U.S. We are trying to develop an alternative solution for the disposal of treated utility poles other than landfill, and have been actively working with biofuel producers on the creation of a feedstock program that ...

Categories: Biofuel News

Southwest Airlines in the Bay Area Is Implementing the Most San Francisco ... - Mic

Biofuel News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 18:21

Mic

Southwest Airlines in the Bay Area Is Implementing the Most San Francisco ...
Mic
Starting in 2016, planes leaving San Jose, Oakland and San Francisco will use "sustainable, low-carbon biofuel" in addition to the good old, earth-melting fuel it already uses. The Dallas-based airline said it will buy 3 million gallons of the "woody biomass" ...

and more »
Categories: Biofuel News

Former KiOR board member says biofuel company could still succeed - Watchdog.org

Biofuel News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 13:29

Watchdog.org

Former KiOR board member says biofuel company could still succeed
Watchdog.org
The Texas-based biofuels company owes Mississippi more than $69 million on a no-interest loan and was delisted from the NASDAQ stock exchange last week after its stock price fell below the minimum bid price of $1 per share. The final price for KiOR ...

Categories: Biofuel News

Biofuel Maker ArstaEco Raises Funds From German Investor Paul Guire - DealCurry

Biofuel News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 09:46

DealCurry

Biofuel Maker ArstaEco Raises Funds From German Investor Paul Guire
DealCurry
Biofuel manufacturer Arstaeco, has raised 1 lakh Euros (c.INR 7.78 Mn) from a German investor Paul Guire. This is Paul's first investment in India. The Tumkur based startup started by former Microsoft employee Shankar M K converts agricultural waste into ...

and more »
Categories: Biofuel News

United Biscuits to use waste cooking oil to power lorry fleet - FoodBev.com

Biofuel News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 05:30

United Biscuits to use waste cooking oil to power lorry fleet
FoodBev.com
The partnership, which began in 2011 following two years of initial investigations by UB into alternative fuels, has also resulted in the use of new biofuel vehicle management systems from German company Bioltec in 10 of its Mercedes tractor units currently ...

Categories: Biofuel News

Pages