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2011-07-26 21:59:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Synterra Energy, Inc. announced today the merger of key intellectual property and assets for waste biomass conversion from Pacific Renewable Fuels and Chemicals (Sacramento, California) and Red Lion Bio-Energy (Toledo, Ohio). With the merger, Synterra will launch the commercialization of next generation integrated bio-refineries for the economic production of renewable fuels, chemicals and power from waste biomass in distributed plants....

2011-06-16 03:00:00

DALLAS, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Allard Research and Development, the world leader in small to medium-scale ethanol fuel production systems, announced today the world's first self-powered modular cellulose ethanol refinery utilizing cellulose feedstock grown as part of the system in hydroponic shipping containers. A 20 gallon-per-hour modular cellulose ethanol refinery module with feedstock grow containers will have a 3,600 sq. ft. footprint. These modules can be networked together...

2011-05-24 02:00:00

BRUSSELS, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nine partners from seven countries have joined in an innovative project to show that ethanol, biodiesel and bioproducts can be produced from algae on a large scale. The BIOfuel From Algae Technologies (BIOFAT) project, largely funded by the European Commission's Seventh Framework Program, aims to demonstrate that biofuels made from microalgae can offer energy efficiency, economic viability and environmental sustainability. (Logo:...

2011-05-17 13:14:00

WASHINGTON, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sending a significant signal of industry unity to Capitol Hill, the leading advocates of the U.S. biofuels industry sent Congress a message today that urged lawmakers "to stand firm in the face of calls to waive or repeal the groundbreaking biofuels provisions included in the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA), including the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS)." The message was detailed in a letter signed by Michael McAdams,...

2011-05-17 06:00:00

ATHENS, Ga., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study evaluates the viability of the wood-based transportation fuel sector in the United States. Wood biofuel projects attract strong private and public investment, and advance federal energy policy objectives. Published by Forisk Consulting and the Schiamberg Group, the study details 12 technologies and 36 projects that convert wood to fuels including ethanol, butanol, diesel, gasoline, and jet fuel. Projects producing drop-in fuels have...

2011-05-09 04:50:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Iowa, the undisputed leader in renewable fuels production and technology, has established itself as the breeding ground for the next generation of biofuels in America. According to the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association, the Hawkeye state has added $13 billion to the state's economy, generated $2.5 billion in new household income, and created and supported almost 50,000 Iowa jobs. The Iowa Department of Economic Development (IDED) will have a...

2011-04-20 11:29:00

SAINT PAUL, Minn., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A national ranking of Clean Cities programs, established by the U.S. Department of Energy to help reduce America's dependence on traditional petroleum fuels, showed the Saint Paul-based Twin Cities Clean Cities Coalition as the nation's top program, with 135,175,133 cumulative gallons of gasoline displaced from 2005-2009. The ranking was included as part of a Department of Energy news release issued this week on new steps being...

2011-03-23 07:06:00

VISALIA, Calif., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Logos Technologies®, Inc. and EdeniQ, Inc., announced U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) approval to fully fund $20.5 million in federal cost share under DOE's Integrated Biorefinery Program to construct a Corn-to-Cellulosic Migration (CCM)((TM)) pilot plant at EdeniQ's headquarters in Visalia, California. In December 2009, DOE selected Logos and EdeniQ to receive, through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, a $20.5...

2011-03-19 16:47:00

Published by Hoover Institute Press WASHINGTON, March 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In this in-depth, fact-based evaluation, Ken G. Glozer provides a detailed political history of how the United States ended up with current federal corn ethanol policy. Part I relates the significant external events that have driven the politics that in turn have driven the policy since 1977. He answers important questions about when the policy started, how it evolved, what were the major political...

2011-02-25 14:04:00

CLEVELAND, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What would you do for $1,000 worth of free fuel? The National FlexFuel Vehicle (FFV) Campaign is betting drivers in Ohio will check their fuel doors, gas caps, and especially their vehicle identification number (VIN) to see if they are a winner. The National FFV Awareness Campaign is partnering with national, state and local organizations to launch the Ohio FFV Awareness Campaign today at the Cleveland Auto Show. The Campaign's mission...


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