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Readi for 100% drop-in fuel: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to ARA’s ReadiJet, ReadiDiesel

Readi for 100% drop-in fuel: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to ARA’s ReadiJet, ReadiDiesel

March 15, 2017 |

Last September, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus rode aboard one of the EA-18G Growler fighter jets testing 100% biofuel flights this month to demonstrate his commitment to getting biofuel mainstream within the Navy. Currently all Navy ships and planes are certified to run on 50% biofuel blends. Last summer’s RIMPAC training exercises filled up with biofuel supplied by […]

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100% renewable military fuels completes California at-sea trial 

100% renewable military fuels completes California at-sea trial 

August 7, 2016 |

In California, a Navy ship has successfully operated on a 100 percent drop-in renewable diesel fuel. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division’s Self Defense Test Ship completed final-phase testing of a 100% drop-in renewable diesel fuel as part of the Navy’s MILSPEC qualification program.  ReadiDiesel was developed by Applied Research Associates and Chevron Lummus […]

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ARA ships 100% drop-in biofuels for Navy certification

ARA ships 100% drop-in biofuels for Navy certification

February 14, 2016 |

In Florida, ARA completed the delivery of over 150,000 gallons of 100% drop-in jet and diesel fuel to fulfill its DLA/US Navy certification fuel contract, two months ahead of schedule. For the first time ever, renewable jet and diesel fuels that meet petroleum fuel specifications without blending will be certified for use as 100% drop-in […]

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Applied Research Associates: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Applied Research Associates: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

May 4, 2015 |

Applied Research Associates (ARA) is an international research and engineering company recognized for providing technically excellent solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences. Our mission is to provide in-depth and diversified research, engineering, and technical support services. We have a broad range of technical expertise in defense technologies, civil engineering, computer software […]

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The 11 hottest slides on advancing aviation biofuels, from ABLC

The 11 hottest slides on advancing aviation biofuels, from ABLC

April 24, 2014 |

Experts from Solena Fuels, British Airways, the Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative (CAAFI),  the US Navy, the Federal Aviation Administration, Amyris,  Byogy, Gevo, BioProcess Algae, Virent, Mercurius, and ARA were among the highlight presenters at the 5th annual Global Aviation Biofuels Summit, an integrated part of ABLC, the annual bioeconomy conference now underway in Washington, […]

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100% drop-in aviation fuels are “closer” as Blue Sun demo plant goes 24/7 in Missouri

100% drop-in aviation fuels are “closer” as Blue Sun demo plant goes 24/7 in Missouri

March 24, 2014 |

ARA, CLG, Blue Sun take 100% drop-in aviation fuels a big step forward with a 100 barrel per day demo plant. Exciting economics as well. Let’s take a closer look. This week, Blue Sun Energy, ARA, and Chevron Lummus Global achieved a key development milestone with their 100 barrel/day (4,200 gallon/per day) demonstration-scale Biofuels ISOCONVERSION […]

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Applied Research Associates: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Applied Research Associates: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

February 24, 2014 |

Company description: Applied Research Associates (ARA) is an international research and engineering company recognized for providing technically excellent solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences. Our mission is to provide in-depth and diversified research, engineering, and technical support services. We have a broad range of technical expertise in defense technologies, civil engineering, […]

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Coordinating Research Council releases report comparing renewable diesel with standard diesel

Coordinating Research Council releases report comparing renewable diesel with standard diesel

May 9, 2013 |

In Florida, ARA submitted a sample of its ReadiDiesel for a Coordinating Research Council (CRC) alternative and renewable diesel study — resulting in the report “Advanced Alternative and Renewable Diesel Fuels: Detailed Characterization of Physical and Chemical Properties” that compares the results of detailed analyses of the physical and chemical properties of ten advanced alternative and renewable […]

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Blue Sun Energy and ARA partner for isoconversion demonstration facility

Blue Sun Energy and ARA partner for isoconversion demonstration facility

January 21, 2013 |

In Missouri, Applied Research Associates and Blue Sun Energy have announced a partnership to build a biofuels isoconversion process demonstration system to produce drop-in renewable jet fuel, diesel, and gasoline. The demonstration facility is scheduled to break ground in St. Joseph, Mo, in Q1 of 2013 and will be operational by Q3 of 2013. More […]

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Biofuels Digest’s 2012 Best New Fuel Award: ARA, Chevron Lummus Global, 100% drop-in aviation biofuel

Biofuels Digest’s 2012 Best New Fuel Award: ARA, Chevron Lummus Global, 100% drop-in aviation biofuel

December 31, 2012 |

Aviation biofuels is, without a doubt, one area in which just about everyone agrees that biofuels have a strong future, if the economics are there and the product is a drop-in fuel. Well, nothing is more of a drop-in than a 100% drop-in, but to this point, a shortage of aromatics in renewable aviation fuels […]

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