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Embry-Riddle students build hybrid electric-biodiesel that gets 100MPG

In Florida, when students from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach take off for a road trip to Jacksonville, Gainesville and Tallahassee at the end of this week, their vehicle will be turning a lot of heads. That’s because they’ll be driving the EcoCAR 2, a colorful hybrid electric-biodiesel automobile that gets the equivalent of […]

April 21, 2014 More

US ethanol imports picking up but exports continue

In Florida, imports of ethanol are picking up, with origins including Guatemala and Brazil, but exports to Brazil are also continuing despite the shortage in both the US and Brazil. According to Platts, the arbitrage for Brazil into New York Harbor is 87 cents per gallon for April but shrinks to 4 cents per gallon […]

April 3, 2014 More

Soaring ethanol prices prompts US imports from Brazil

In Florida, soaring ethanol prices due to rail bottlenecks across the country has led the US to buy ethanol from Brazil rather than vice-versa as has become common during the latter’s inter-harvest period. About 5.3 million gallons of Copersucar ethanol is set to be loaded this week in Santos, arriving in Tampa a few weeks […]

April 1, 2014 More

Sunshine Biofuels jumps into biofuel for marine diesel market

In Florida, Sunshine Biofuels now offers a replacement fuel for marine diesel and fuel oils. Branded as Sunshine Renewable Diesel and formulated for marine vessels, it is positioned to save consumers anywhere from 10% to $1 per gallon, depending upon the market price of diesel. The fuel is of high quality and has been certified […]

April 1, 2014 More

Florida Biodiesel sells biodiesel plant to Ivory Coast

In Florida, Florida Biodiesel, Inc. has completed a B-500 Biodiesel plant sale to the Lorymat Corporation Ivory Coast. The Biodiesel production equipment will be used to demonstrate Green Fuel technology and produce Biodiesel for the Ivory Coast. The Lorymat Corporation has chosen the B-500 Biodiesel processor for their prime transesterification facility. The B-500 Biodiesel plant […]

March 26, 2014 More

Renewable Fuels Association holds National Ethanol Conference

In Florida, the Renewable Fuels Association held the 19th annual National Ethanol Conference in Orlando, FL last week. RFA revealed several new publications, including “Contribution of the Ethanol Industry to the Economy of the United States” and the 2014 Ethanol Industry Outlook. Speakers also included RFA President & CEO Bob Dinneen and Marathon Director of […]

February 24, 2014 More

US ethanol industry rounds on EU during NEC

In Florida, ePure Secretary General Rob Vierhout was the target of heated debate during the National Ethanol Conference where he was accused of creating artificial trade barriers against US ethanol in the European market. RFA chief Bob Dinneen said the only ones benefiting from the ethanol tariffs in Europe were attorneys, claiming that eventually the […]

February 20, 2014 More

Dyadic International finishes major lab expansion in the Netherlands

In Florida, Dyadic International, Inc. announced that the expansion of its research laboratory in The Netherlands is now complete. Floor space at Dyadic Netherlands has significantly increased allowing for the installation of a wide range of state-of-the-art research equipment including a new fermentation lab. In addition, the expansion will facilitate the housing of new scientists […]

January 30, 2014 More

Florida Biodiesel sets up biofuel production for Mississippi high school

In Florida, Florida Biodiesel, Inc. has completed a B-60 Biodiesel Processor sale, made by 70centsagallon.com to Oxford High School, MS. The Biodiesel production equipment will be used to demonstrate Green Fuel technology for on-campus activities. Oxford High School has chosen the B-60 Biodiesel processor as a hands-on educational tool to show students how to make renewable […]

January 29, 2014 More

Alternative Fuels America advances to trial production run of jatropha-based fuel

In Florida, Alternative Fuels America is beginning a three-phase trial production run of jatropha-based biofuel as the next step toward commercialization of its “seed to pump” vertically-integrated endeavor. The feedstock for Phase 1 will come from AFAI’s plantation in Tempate, Costa Rica. “As with every endeavor we undertake, we are testing our assumptions and capabilities […]

December 16, 2013 More