Tag: drop-in biofuels

USDA, US Navy unveil Farm to Fleet program: Navy “open for business” as shift to biofuels blends begins

USDA, US Navy unveil Farm to Fleet program: Navy “open for business” as shift to biofuels blends begins

December 11, 2013 |

In Washington, US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Navy Secretary Ray Mabus unveiled the “Farm to Fleet” program, through which the Navy will begin to add biofuels into its regular domestic purchases of approximately 77 million gallons of jet fuel (JP-5) and marine diesel (F-76) each year. Initial fuel contracts will be awarded in 2015, […]

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“We’ve got to invent #biofuels that can be drop in replacements.”

“We’ve got to invent #biofuels that can be drop in replacements.”

February 7, 2013 |

Today on Twitter: Scotty787: Launches New Website Promoting Biofuels Industry @SAIT_Business #news #envir… JustinYarros: You want to read about Advanced Biofuels and National Security. You know you do. Go ahead, click the link #biofuels DuPont_News: Linda Fisher: We’ve got to invent #biofuels that can be drop in replacements – NYGovCuomo: Let’s turn our state into […]

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GI Joe, Funding Man from Head to Toe: the DoD and drop-in biofuels at scale

GI Joe, Funding Man from Head to Toe: the DoD and drop-in biofuels at scale

July 1, 2011 |

As the Defense Department looks at its options to directly jump-start drop-in biofuels production at scale, we look at the Defense Production Act – the rationale, the process, the funding, and energy’s role In Washington, a report from WSJ states that the DOD is investigating the use of the 1950 Defense Production Act to fund […]

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Ethanol infrastructure or drop-in biofuels? Congress debates

Ethanol infrastructure or drop-in biofuels? Congress debates

[ 2 ] April 11, 2011 |

In Washington, the USDA says it expects ethanol refineries to be co-located near feedstock sources as new non-corn based technologies become commercially available, helping to break the concentration of ethanol production and availability in the corn belt. At the same time, the Des Moines Register is reporting that Sen. Jeff Bingaman, chairman of the Senate […]

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Defense Department calls for presentations on drop-in biofuels, waste-to-energy technologies

Defense Department calls for presentations on drop-in biofuels, waste-to-energy technologies

[ 0 ] February 23, 2011 |

In Washington, the Defense Venture Catalyst Initiative (DeVenCI) will conduct a workshop April 25-26, 2011 in McLean, VA to help discover emerging technologies relevant to the United States Navy’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy. The workshop will provide selected innovative companies who do not normally conduct business with the Department of Defense with an opportunity […]

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Kachan & Co says biofuels investment upswing expected in 2011

Kachan & Co says biofuels investment upswing expected in 2011

[ 0 ] December 6, 2010 |

In California, cleantech analysis and consulting company Kachan & Co. says in its most recent set of predictions that biofuel investment could reach former highs. After several years of relatively inexpensive oil, Kachan predicts an upswing in biofuels investment in 2011, specifically, in drop-in biofuels. Cellulosic ethanol, which disappeared from headlines in 2010, may even […]

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