Tag: military

Zip unveils biofuel for military cooking fuel

Zip unveils biofuel for military cooking fuel

September 19, 2013 |

In the UK, Zip unveiled its new, powerful, lightweight, non-toxic Military Cooking Fuel at the DSEI exhibition in London. Zip’s unique formulation is made from naturally-derived, fully sustainable biofuel. The product, which can be used to heat water for drinking and cooking ration packs in all weather conditions, has won the 2013 Soldier Technology Award […]

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Red Rock Biofuels receives $4.1 million military contract

Red Rock Biofuels receives $4.1 million military contract

June 21, 2013 |

In Colorado, Red Rock Biofuels has received a $4.1 million federal contract as a part of the Defense Production Act to produce military-grade fuels. The government hopes that the companies fuels will cost less than $4 per gallon by 2016. Red Rock will match the federal funding with $5m in private funds. More on the […]

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“Military #Biofuels are boosting local economies and creating 17k new jobs by 2020.”

“Military #Biofuels are boosting local economies and creating 17k new jobs by 2020.”

May 30, 2013 |

Today on Twitter: NiliMajumder RT @UNDP: #Brazil’s biofuels generate income for 100,000 families of smallholder farmers RevolveMagazine Infrographic on biofuels and cars competing for grain ACORE 21st Century #Defense: Military #Biofuels are boosting local economies and creating 17k new jobs by 2020

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“Funding bill amendments target military biofuels.”

“Funding bill amendments target military biofuels.”

March 14, 2013 |

Today on Twitter: tirepyrolysis Biofuels to boom by 2020 as cellulosic ethanol becomes competitive, reports say: http://t.co/otKMF96TKs Tby_Bruce @FoodSecurityUK climate; environment, sustainability; biofuels, rising demand driving up food price; chronic underinvestment in agriculture E2Wire: Funding bill amendments target military biofuels eyesonthebay Bacterium found in Bay decomposes seagrass and can be useful to produce biofuels & other products.

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Coalition calls for outreach to Senators on military biofuels

Coalition calls for outreach to Senators on military biofuels

November 21, 2012 |

The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is expected to be taken up on the Senate floor early next week. The Committee-passed annual Defense Authorization bill contains harmful amendments that would block efforts to develop a commercial supply of cost-competitive advanced biofuels as detailed in a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Department of Defense (DOD), Department […]

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Tom Vilsack comes down hard on the Senate’s decision

Tom Vilsack comes down hard on the Senate’s decision

June 3, 2012 |

In Washington, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack, in a conference call with Adam Monroe, president of Novozymes North America, came down hard on the Senate Armed Services Committee’s decision to block the Pentagon from using 2013 funding to buy alternate fuels that are more expensive than conventional fuels. “It’s beyond me why we wouldn’t help this […]

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Better Fuels Moment episode looks at advanced biofuels, military

Better Fuels Moment episode looks at advanced biofuels, military

May 22, 2012 |

In Washington, the Better Fuels Moment online video news series of the Advanced Biofuels Association has released a new segment. This episode of the Better Fuels Moment takes a closer look at the robust and effective partnership advanced biofuels has with America’s Armed Services, building better fuels for our nation and putting Americans back to […]

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Military Biofuels: Most Overlooked Biofuels Story #7

Military Biofuels: Most Overlooked Biofuels Story #7

[ 0 ] July 27, 2010 |

When the Digest first began running articles about the military orders for biofuels – particularly renewable jet fuel – readers were polite but not overwhelmingly attentive. A trickle of interest last fall has turned, by summer, into a torrent, as bioenergy producers and strategists are beginning to realize that the US military, with its large […]

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