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“In 2011, the U.S. ethanol industry increased household income by $29.9 billion.”

Today on Twitter. RenewablesNews: Insurance company turns its attention to biofuel consumption Wealthy_Freedom: Dramatically rising crude prices inspiring calls for greater emphasis on bio-fuels Fibergeneration: Boeing and Embraer to expand cooperation in multiple areas, including aviation biofuels ksgrains: In 2011, the U.S. #ethanol industry increased household income by $29.9 billion.

April 11, 2012 More

Boeing, Airbus, Embraer sign pact to develop aviation biofuels

In Switzerland, Boeing, Airbus and Embraer signed a memorandum of understanding to work together on the development of drop-in, affordable aviation biofuels. The three leading airframe manufacturers agreed to seek collaborative opportunities to speak in unity to government, biofuel producers and other key stakeholders to support, promote and accelerate the availability of sustainable new jet […]

March 23, 2012 More

Boeing, Embraer hook up for aviation biofuels R&D

In Brazil, Boeing, Embraer and the Sao Paulo State Research Foundation announced plans to collaborate on long-term aviation biofuels-related research and development.   Azul, GOL, TAM and Trip airlines will be strategic advisors in the program. This collaboration is leading the development of a detailed report outlining the opportunities and challenges of creating a cost-effective, bio-derived, […]

October 28, 2011 More

"USDA finds distillers grains offer greater feed value than corn."

Today on Twitter. gnegrinioil: Via @nprnews: Air Force And Navy Turn To Biofuels TheBiofuelTrap: Boeing, Embraer and Sao Paulo Research Foundation to Lead Aviation Biofuels Program in Brazil GreenForum: Making Biofuels from West Coast Forests is a Bad Idea fionahirnguy: Ethanol plant to resume production nitrogencycle: USDA finds distillers grains offer greater feed value than […]

October 27, 2011 More

Embraer 170 jet biofuels trials successfully completed

In Brazil, Embraer and GE have successfully concluded their bio-jet fuel tests with an Embraer 170 jet.  The series of flights, which happened in August 2011, was to benchmark the performance of E-Jets and CF34-8# engines using Hydro-processed Esters and Fatty Acids under a broad range of unique flight conditions. The flights involved powering one […]

September 9, 2011 More

Boeing, Embraer to study production of jet fuel from sugarcane

In Brazil, aircraft manufacturers Boeing and Embraer announced plans to jointly fund a sustainability analysis to investigate the possibility of producing renewable jet fuel from Brazilian sugarcane. The study, also funded by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), will evaluate the environmental effects of jet fuel produced by Amyris from Brazilian sugarcane. Additionally, the World Wildlife […]

July 28, 2011 More