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GE to invest $245M in Brazilian R&D center: biodiesel, advanced biofuels, materials in focus

GE to invest $245M in Brazilian R&D center: biodiesel, advanced biofuels, materials in focus

May 25, 2012 |

In Brazil, General Electric announced that it will invest $245.5 million in a research and development center. The centre that will open in the second half of 2013 will focus in biofuels, alternative-energy systems, systems integration and particularly in logistics. GE said that Brazil is its third priority country, after the U.S and China. The […]

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UniVerve Biofuel reaches Israeli competition finals with algae technology

UniVerve Biofuel reaches Israeli competition finals with algae technology

May 6, 2012 |

In Israel, UniVerve Biofuel reached the finals of an Israel Society for the Protection of Nature cleantech competition.They can produce bio-oil from third generation biomass, any left over feedstock will be sold as animal or fish feed. The company, which was founded in 2009, said it will have a key role in what they see as a […]

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Brazil aims to export biodiesel to Spain

Brazil aims to export biodiesel to Spain

May 5, 2012 |

In Brazil, Erasmo Carlos Battistella, President of the Biodiesel producers of Brazil is meeting with the Spanish ambassador to discuss biodiesel exports to Spain after Argentina cut their ties because of YPF S.A issues. Brazil has annual production of 6.94 billion liters, which 4.59 billion liters are approved for export. Argentina used to export 1.87 […]

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