Tag: fuel

New Hampshire bill takes a swipe at Low Carbon Fuel Standard

New Hampshire bill takes a swipe at Low Carbon Fuel Standard

July 4, 2012 |

In New Hampshire, a bill has been proposed in the state legislature that would limit the state’s ability to participate in any Low Carbon Fuel Standards like the one in California by prohibiting participation when there are quotas, caps or mandates on transportation fuels, fuels used for industrial purposes or fuels used for home heating […]

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"FREEDOM" — fuel documentary premieres

"FREEDOM" — fuel documentary premieres

August 17, 2011 |

In California, Josh and Rebecca Tickell – who brought America the VeggieVan and Sundance award winning documentary FUEL – have recently released their new film FREEDOM that looks at how biofuels and hybrids can transform transportation to help get America off its addiction to oil. To promote the film, they are traveling the US (and […]

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Solazyme algae fuel completes US Navy helicopter trial

Solazyme algae fuel completes US Navy helicopter trial

June 21, 2011 |

In California, the US Navy successfully demonstrated Solazyme’s 100% algal-derived jet fuel, Solajet HRJ-5, in an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter test flight in a 50/50 blend with petroleum-derived jet fuel. Honeywell UOP was the refining partner on the jet fuel delivery, and has been working with Solazyme since 2009 on multiple contracts with the US military. […]

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FUEL ethanol subsidiary files for bankruptcy in Georgia

FUEL ethanol subsidiary files for bankruptcy in Georgia

[ 0 ] February 8, 2011 |

In Georgia, Southwest Georgia LLC, a subsidiary of FUEL who had recently received notice of default on its $14.8 million loans and lines of credit from WestLB, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Fluctuating corn prices and delayed corn shipments squeezed the company’s financial capacity, leading to insolvency. More on the story.

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