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  1. NREL and BESC discovery explains higher biomass degrading activity of ...Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Green Car Congress

    ... this new mode of action represents significant progress in the scientific underpinnings of advanced approaches for biofuel production. This discovery, enabled by the BioEnergy Science Center, will influence the strategies used to improve the ...

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  2. 9MWe CHP Jatropha Bio-oil Plant Being Developed in BelgiumRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Energy Blog

    ... cases and land that formerly was used for growing food crops is already being used to grow jatropha. It seems that biofuel projects can become controversial wherever the feedstock comes from. Eventually market forces will sort out how much land is ...

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  3. NREL Explains the Higher Cellulolytic Activity of a Vital MicroorganismRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    ... this new mode of action represents significant progress in the scientific underpinnings of advanced approaches for biofuel production." This discovery, enabled by the BioEnergy Science Center, will influence the strategies used to improve the ...

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  4. Groups Pressure EPA On Biofuels MandateRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2015 | Chemical & Engineering News

    Supporters and opponents of biofuel mandates are ramping up pressure on EPA in hopes of influencing a rule, due on Nov. 30, on how much corn ethanol and advanced biofuel will be blended in the U.S. fuel supply. The rule will come just as the United Nations kicks off its climate change conference in Paris and shortly after DuPont opened its first cellulosic ethanol facility, in Iowa.

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  5. UPDATE 2-Argentina hikes required blend of ethanol in gasoline to 12 pctRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Reuters

    Feb 5 Argentine said on Friday it was increasing the required blend of ethanol in gasoline to 12 percent from the current 10 percent, a change that will boost the South American country's production of the biofuel by 20 percent. The additional ethanol would be exclusively derived from sugar, President Mauricio Macri said at a news conference in Tucuman, Argentina's main-sugar producing region.

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  6. Why BHD is the fuel of the futureRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2010 | The Nation

    Yukio Yoshida, vice president of Toyota Motor Asia Pacific, Engineering and Manufacturing , said E85 - a mixture of 85-per-cent ethanol and 15-per-cent petrol - is a type of biofuel which should be promoted. "Due to the degree of heat produced by ethanol, the fuel consumption of E85 is 35 per cent higher than petrol, so the retail price should also be at least 35 per cent lower than petrol to make it viable," Yoshida said.

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  7. Unity College opens #GreenJobs fair TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bangor Daily News

    ... that respond to energy-related challenges. These include the solar photovoltaic (PV), wind, fuel cell, smart grid, biofuel, and battery industries." The report also found the green ...

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  8. Cheap Soybeans Risk Palm Oil's Top Spot in Indian KitchensRead the original story

    Friday | The Washington Post

    ... Indonesia and Malaysia to trim stockpiles as a crash in crude oil prices weakens demand for the vegetable oil as a biofuel. An expanding population and rising incomes are boosting consumption of cooking oils in India, where demand is set to surge as ...

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  9. Sprucing up biofuel with renewable antioxidantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Chemistry World

    Biodiesel is typically composed of a mixture of fatty acid esters derived from animal fats and vegetable oils. These compounds are often unsaturated and vulnerable to autoxidation.

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  10. Idle Argentine Soy-Crushers Ramp Up as Macri Ending Crop LogjamRead the original story

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    ... to Farias, the Cordoba exchange economist. Crushing soybeans extracts vegetable oil used mostly for cooking and biofuel, while the leftover meal is fed to livestock. Since 2003, the industry invested in new plants alongside the Parana river, with ...

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  11. Open Letter to Barry Ritholtz and Bloomberg About EthanolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Auto Channel

    ... doesn't know this? And how is it that you don't seem to know that there was never an ethanol subsidy, there was a biofuel subsidy that went to the blenders (the oil industry) not the ethanol producers? People used to say, let's end the "ethanol" ...

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  12. Cheap Soybeans Threaten Palm Oil's Top Spot in Indian KitchensRead the original story

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    ... Indonesia and Malaysia to trim stockpiles as a crash in crude oil prices weakens demand for the vegetable oil as a biofuel. An expanding population and rising incomes are boosting consumption of cooking oils in India, where demand is set to surge as ...

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  13. Fish farms eye piece of $10-billion aquaculture pieRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Vancouver Sun

    ... for ice cream and toothpaste, according to Cross. Sugars from Saccharina latissima can also be used to make ethanol biofuel. Using spores from mature kelp plants, the researchers immerse lengths of pipe wound with twine into tanks and allow the kelp ...

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  14. The present of biofuels in Indiana and worldwideRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2010 | Examiner.com

    Let's drink to that! For those of us concerned with the issues of saving the planet from those of us unconcerned about it, here's a toast to biofuels ! And Indiana is leading the way. Biofuel development in Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels has made top priority for the State of Indiana to invest and develop sources and production of ethanol and biodiesel .

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  15. Soybeans for your engine? Irvine firm touts cleaner motor oilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Laguna Niguel News

    ... have switched to making plant-based oils for cosmetics. And the recent drop in oil prices would appear to make biofuel even less competitive. However, the 2014 Farm Bill extended the 2008 biorefinery assistance program to include renewable chemicals ...

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  16. Commerz warns over palm prices, even as futures hit 20-month topRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Agrimoney.com

    ... According to the Indonesian Palm Oil Association, the low oil price could cause Indonesia to miss its target of 20% biofuel use in road fuel. "If this remains trend intact, it will also influence further price development, as foreign importers would ...

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  17. Why Fiberight would take Maine in wrong direction on wasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Bangor Daily News

    ... proposition. Also, we should recall this is not the first time Maine has heard big promises of a revolutionary biofuel plant. Case in point: Old Town Fuel and Fiber . The Old Town mill owners also had a grand vision to build a first-in-the-nation ...

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  18. The IEA's Oil Production Predictions For 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Seeking Alpha

    ... are estimated to have slipped by more than 0.6 mb/d from the month prior, to 57.4 mb/d. A seasonal decline in biofuel production, largely due to the Brazilian sugar cane harvest, of nearly 0.4 mb/d was the largest contributor to December's drop. ...

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  19. Global Climate and Energy Project awards $7.6 million for energy researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Stanford

    ... have also funded two special projects outside of Stanford that could lead to the wide-scale deployment of solar and biofuel technologies in developing countries around the world." GCEP has awarded more than $177 million for energy research and other ...

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  20. Why The Ethanol And Petroleum Industries Are Unhappy With The New Renewable Fuel StandardRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2015 | Chemical & Engineering News

    As climate talks got under way in Paris last week, the Environmental Protection Agency announced its final rule on how much corn ethanol and advanced biofuel will be blended in the U.S. fuel supply in 2016. EPA's rule finalizes higher volumes of renewable fuel than those the agency proposed earlier this year and is garnering criticism from fuel industry groups that had worked to influence its outcome.

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