Tag: Florida

Dyadic announces new EU project to demo ethanol from biomass

Dyadic announces new EU project to demo ethanol from biomass

May 13, 2015 |

In Florida, Dyadic announced details regarding 2G BIOPIC, a new advanced biofuels project funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 program. In the 2G BIOPIC project, Dyadic’s subsidiary Dyadic Netherlands B.V. will work in collaboration with Compagnie Industrielle de Matiere Vegetale (“CIMV”) and five other industry partners to develop, construct and operate a large demonstration-scale facility that […]

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Aria Energy begins commercial operations at second landfill gas-to-energy facility

Aria Energy begins commercial operations at second landfill gas-to-energy facility

March 23, 2015 |

In Florida, Aria Energy has announced the commencement of its commercial operations at its 4.8MW landfill gas-to-energy facility at the Sarasota County’s Central County Solid Waste Disposal Complex located in Nokomis, Florida. The amount of renewable energy produced at the facility is the equivalent of the electricity needed to supply over 2,800 homes, according to […]

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Shell buys 30,000 tons of Brazilian ethanol for import to Florida

Shell buys 30,000 tons of Brazilian ethanol for import to Florida

March 18, 2015 |

In Florida, Royal Dutch Shell has booked 30,000 metric tons of ethanol from Raizen and Louis Dreyfus Commodities’ Biosev for shipment with end of March delivery. Brazil imported nearly the same amount in December. The trade is a result of the weakening real mixed with need to sell old crop ethanol as the new crush […]

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Florida Gulf Coast University breaks ground on its renewable energy research campus

Florida Gulf Coast University breaks ground on its renewable energy research campus

March 2, 2015 |

In Florida, Florida Gulf Coast University has broken ground on its new Emergent Technologies Institute research campus that will team academics and private sector partners to study and incubate renewable energy technology. The ETI is the first venture in a planned 240-acre technology park known as the Innovation Hub (iHUB), which is being developed by […]

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NASCAR, American Ethanol partnership celebrates fifth year of success

NASCAR, American Ethanol partnership celebrates fifth year of success

February 23, 2015 |

In Florida, as Daytona Beach hosted the Daytona 500, NASCAR celebrated its fifth year of partnership with American Ethanol. Five years ago, NASCAR made the change to an ethanol fuel blend and has run on Sunoco Green E15 since the 2011 Daytona 500. NASCAR made the fuel change in conjunction with its NASCAR Green Platform, […]

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Tim Zenk, formerly of Sapphire Energy, brought on as Algenol’s Executive VP of Business Development

Tim Zenk, formerly of Sapphire Energy, brought on as Algenol’s Executive VP of Business Development

January 19, 2015 |

In Florida, Tim Zenk has joined Algenol as Executive Vice President of Business Development. Zenk recently left Sapphire Energy, where he was Senior Vice President of Corporate Development. Algenol looks forward to Zenk’s many years of experience in business development, fundraising, government affairs, public policy, marketing and communications. The company now employs just under 200 […]

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Viesel Skunk Works preparing to commercialize enzymatic biodiesel production

Viesel Skunk Works preparing to commercialize enzymatic biodiesel production

December 10, 2014 |

In Florida, Viesel Skunk Works is preparing to commercialize its enzymatic biodiesel production process that it developed with Tactical Fabrication of Dublin, Georgia, and Novozymes. The technology allows for better use of brown grease and other low-grade feedstocks by eliminating the sulfur that is typically found as part of the production process.  

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University of Florida pioneers space fuel technology using astronaut waste

University of Florida pioneers space fuel technology using astronaut waste

December 10, 2014 |

In Florida, Buck Rogers surely couldn’t have seen this one coming, but at NASA’s request, University of Florida researchers have figured out how to turn human waste — yes, that kind — into rocket fuel. Adolescent jokes aside, the process finally makes useful something that until now has been collected to burn up on re-entry. […]

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E15 kicks off in Florida with Mid-State Energy and protect Fuel

E15 kicks off in Florida with Mid-State Energy and protect Fuel

December 4, 2014 |

In Florida, offering the first E15 in Florida, Sarasota’s Easy Stop Citgo and a Ft. Myers Marathon both held kickoff events with substantial discounts on E15 and E85 fuel on Dec. 3. The stations partnered with Mid-State Energy, based in Lake Wales, Florida, and Protec Fuel to launch 88-octane E15 fuel, some of the first […]

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Florida’s natural gas vehicle incentive program creates 200% growth in fueling stations

Florida’s natural gas vehicle incentive program creates 200% growth in fueling stations

October 6, 2014 |

In Florida, Florida’s natural gas vehicle incentive program produced 1,820 jobs and $68 million in wages since its inception, reports the Florida Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition. Prior to the legislation, there were 18 Compressed Natural Gas (“CNG”) stations in Florida; there are now 61 active CNG fueling stations with an additional 29 planned. A report […]

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