Tag: Advanced Biofuels

Can warplanes fly farther, carry more weapons, with advanced biofuels? More new data.

Can warplanes fly farther, carry more weapons, with advanced biofuels? More new data.

April 13, 2014 |

We’ve been following the development of advanced fuels that carry more, travel farther — and here’s a giant step forward. A China Lake-based research team finds terpene fuels that add 13% to the performance, compared to fossil fuels. We take a look at the new breed of renewable fuels — with a Q&A to explore […]

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Advanced biofuels create jobs, lower prices at the pump, says Senate Ag chair

Advanced biofuels create jobs, lower prices at the pump, says Senate Ag chair

April 9, 2014 |

In Washington, the Senate Agriculture Committee yesterday held a hearing on the economic benefits of advanced biofuels in creating jobs and lowering gasoline prices. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, said that advanced, non-food based biofuels are critical to growing our economy, creating jobs and lowering […]

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Advanced Biofuels, 12-15% of EU transport market by 2030: report

Advanced Biofuels, 12-15% of EU transport market by 2030: report

November 27, 2013 |

What the EU really needs, says E4tech, is a 2030 policy for biofuels in Europe to unlock investment While the United States shuts down for its annual Thanksgiving holiday, let’s look at the latest from the EU market, where E4tech has released a report finding that advanced biofuels could grow to 12-15% of energy to […]

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Lewinsky’s Dress Syndrome and the EPA biofuels debacle

Lewinsky’s Dress Syndrome and the EPA biofuels debacle

November 24, 2013 |

So, the EPA hands down cruel cutbacks in renewable fuel targets as the Administration reels under Obamacare pressure. What happened to biofuels, why is “everyone’s friend” biodiesel getting the shaft, what’s next? And what is Lewinsky’s Dress Syndrome, anyway? Answers for your questions. On Friday November 15th, the EPA issued a proposal for the 2014 […]

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US ethanol production hits 22-month high but advanced biofuels fall by half

US ethanol production hits 22-month high but advanced biofuels fall by half

November 19, 2013 |

In Washington, the EPA says ethanol production in the US hit a 22-month high in October as lower corn prices led to increased margins. October’s ethanol production topped 1.16 billion gallons. Interestingly, production of advanced biofuel RINs—mostly sugarcane ethanol— slipped in October to just under 30 million gallons, a fall of 50% on the month. […]

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Microbial reality TV, anyone? 21 Videos from the leaders in advanced biofuels

Microbial reality TV, anyone? 21 Videos from the leaders in advanced biofuels

October 24, 2013 |

You know, we probably haven’t featured enough videos via the Digest, over the years. Some of them are pretty good. Some, well, they’re in earnest, but suffer from the “here’s another industrial video” problem. But, for some reason they are not generally popular with the public. Elsewhere in today’s Digest, we highlighted a new series […]

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“Producers of advanced biofuels to get $15.5 million.”

“Producers of advanced biofuels to get $15.5 million.”

September 16, 2013 |

Today on Twitter: energieadviezen OP-ED: Harmful biofuels policy endangers American fuel industry wrmead: The biofuels boondoggle is yet more evidence that greens aren’t very good policy wonks. histerius Producers of advanced biofuels to get $15.5 million

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“Ethanol Gets More Cost Effective……Again.”

“Ethanol Gets More Cost Effective……Again.”

May 13, 2013 |

Today on Twitter: thefarmerslife: Ethanol Gets More Cost Effective……Again TBenji68 Our military is so tapped out we can’t send a jet to buzz a crowd? Now #Obama pays $60/gallon for biofuels for planes, ships? LabManager Bringing the costs of advanced biofuels down to the levels of petrofuels continues to be a major challenge….

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IEA says cellulosic biofuels capacity has tripled since 2010: new Task 39 global report

IEA says cellulosic biofuels capacity has tripled since 2010: new Task 39 global report

April 5, 2013 |

The IEA Task 39 group publishes its latest report on advanced biofuels — how is the global industry progressing? The International Energy Agency, through its Task 39 group, has published its 207-page report on the “Status of Advanced Biofuels Demonstration Facilities in 2012”. The report, in its pages, contains detailed project summaries as well as […]

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Advanced Biofuels USA disapproves of the Energy Security Trust

Advanced Biofuels USA disapproves of the Energy Security Trust

March 21, 2013 |

In Maryland, Advanced Biofuels USA has released a statement opposing the Energy Security Trust proposal, deeming it “counterproductive, insufficient, and inconsistent.” The release continues, “the Energy Security Trust, is an “all–of-the-above” program that is primarily focused on increasing the production of non-renewable, GHG producing natural gas for the production of electricity that would in part […]

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