Tag: US Navy

Chris Tindal Joins Advanced Biofuels USA’s Board of Directors

Chris Tindal Joins Advanced Biofuels USA’s Board of Directors

November 19, 2017 |

In Maryland, former Director for Operational Energy working for the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Chris Tindal, joined the Advanced Biofuels USA board of directors. Tindal’s extensive understanding of military use of biofuels, especially of the Navy’s Great Green Fleet program which he presented at ABLC earlier this year, will come in […]

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Energy beet study finds U.S. Navy best potential customer for alcohol-to-jetfuel product

Energy beet study finds U.S. Navy best potential customer for alcohol-to-jetfuel product

September 16, 2017 |

In Washington, DC, Advanced Biofuels USA reports that their USDA-funded feasibility study based on 2016 energy beet project at University of Maryland Eastern Shore finds Navy solicitation is best market for economic viability of project. The study asked with Norfolk and Mid-Atlantic international airports in the area, could Maryland’s Eastern Shore, part of the Delmarva […]

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US Navy officially teams with Queensland for biofuels hub

US Navy officially teams with Queensland for biofuels hub

August 17, 2016 |

In Australia, Queensland’s future as the biofuel hub for the Asia-Pacific has further been advanced with the signing of a high-level agreement between the Palaszczuk Government and the United States Navy. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and United States Deputy Under Secretary of the Navy for Management Thomas Hicks today signed a Statement of Cooperation as part […]

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Evolva to develop plant-based, fire-resistant advanced materials with US Navy

Evolva to develop plant-based, fire-resistant advanced materials with US Navy

April 18, 2016 |

In Switzerland, Evolva has completed a Limited Purpose Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the US Navy to support the development of advanced materials. The focus of the efforts supported by this CRADA relate to the development, validation and potential commercialization of new lightweight, fire­-resistant composite materials to save lives and reduce harm from fire. […]

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Queensland keen to supply US Navy with biofuels but not so much at home

Queensland keen to supply US Navy with biofuels but not so much at home

June 15, 2015 |

In Australia, though Queensland is only looking at blending 2% ethanol in gasoline locally, it’s more than happy to produce biofuel for the US Navy, perhaps from Mackay, Gladstone or Townsville. The state’s new premier made the announcement after her first visit to Washington DC since taking office where she met with Navy top brass.

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Biofuels Digest’s Advanced Bioeconomy Awards for 2015 

Biofuels Digest’s Advanced Bioeconomy Awards for 2015 

February 16, 2015 |

Project of the Year, Deal of the Year, Partnership of the Year, Chemical of the Year, and Cap Raise of the Year — who are the big winners? Each year, the Digest recognizes projects, feedstocks, processing technology breakthroughs, novel or improved molecules, and bioeconomy pioneers in the Biofuels Digest Awards — selected by the Digest’s […]

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Inside the US Navy’s new cost-competitive military biofuels program

Inside the US Navy’s new cost-competitive military biofuels program

September 21, 2014 |

$210 million towards public-private partnerships — that will result in $3.45 (or better) drop-in military biofuels that reduce foreign oil imports, create good-paying jobs, reduce carbon, and diversify the military’s energy supply. Those are the headlines out of DC. But what are the details of the program – how does it work? The Digest speaks […]

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Chile, US to continue collaboration on Navy biofuels research

Chile, US to continue collaboration on Navy biofuels research

August 28, 2014 |

In Chile, the US Navy and the Chilean Navy will extend their four-year collaboration for mutual research on advanced alternative fuels. The latest agreement enables both nations to boost energy security and deliver an increased certainty of energy supply and cost; the US Navy aims to have 50% of overall organizational use powered by alternative […]

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Motley Fool says Navy biofuels still have a way to go

Motley Fool says Navy biofuels still have a way to go

August 25, 2014 |

The Motley Fool Online has profiled the US Navy’s biofuel initiative, explaining the motivations for their investment in the industry. The article is hesitant to award positivity to the program, concluding: “There still is a pretty big disconnect between the price and availability of drop-in biofuels when compared to petroleum-based products. However, the hope is […]

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Heard on the Floor at the DOE’s Biomass 2014 conference: US Navy, Abengoa, INEOS Bio, LanzaTech in the newsmix

Heard on the Floor at the DOE’s Biomass 2014 conference: US Navy, Abengoa, INEOS Bio, LanzaTech in the newsmix

July 30, 2014 |

Captain James C. Goudreau, Director, Navy Energy Coordination Office Stay the course. There is always risk, always naysayers. When we moved from sail to coal, coal to oil, oil to nuclear, there were always people who said we had the wrong idea, or there was no need. Nothing more difficult more perilous than to take […]

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