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2013-11-07 04:21:32

LONDON, November 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To enable its global customer base to better recognise its range of premium biofuel products, Ennovor Biofuels Ltd has become the new brand and company name of Organic Waste Management (UK) Ltd (OWM). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131107/649839-a ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131107/649839-b ) Located near the Wirral International Business Park in the North West of the UK, the newly...

2013-11-02 23:01:23

Biofuels Market report outlines the difference between first, second, and third generation feedstock and their predominant usage in selected countries. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/biofuels-market-297.html (PRWEB) November 02, 2013 According to the new market research report "Biofuels Market by Technology, Feedstocks, Regulations, Pricing & Commercialization Trends & Forecasts (2011 - 2016)", published by MarketsandMarkets, The biofuels (bioethanol and...

2012-08-02 14:21:35

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Senate Finance Committee marked up the Family and Business Tax Cut Certainty Act of 2012, which included key energy efficiency and biofuels tax credit provisions. The Committee's decision to keep these provisions in tact and extend them through 2013 is seen as a major victory for the biofuels industry. Advanced Biofuels Association President, Michael McAdams hailed the mark-up as a tide turning event for the biofuels industry:...

2012-02-29 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders of America's rapidly emerging advanced biofuels industry urged congressional leaders today to extend two tax provisions that are critical to the commercialization of new biofuel production technologies. In a letter addressed to the Chairs and Ranking Members of the House Ways and Means and Senate Finance Committees, more than 30 advanced biofuel company CEOs pressed for a five year extension of the Cellulosic Biofuels...

2011-12-23 10:40:00

SAO PAULO, Dec. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in more than three decades of generous US government subsidies for the domestic ethanol industry, coupled with a steep tariff on imports, the United States market will be open to imported ethanol as of January 1st, 2012, without protectionist measures. The adjournment of the 112th Congress means both the US$0,54 per gallon tax on imported ethanol and a corresponding tax credit of US$0,45 per gallon for blenders, the VEETC...

2011-10-04 11:54:12

It is unlikely the United States will meet some specific biofuel mandates under the current Renewable Fuel Standard by 2022 unless innovative technologies are developed or policies change, says a new congressionally requested report from the National Research Council, which adds that the standard may be an ineffective policy for reducing global greenhouse gas emissions. Achieving this standard would likely increase federal budget outlays as well as have mixed economic and environmental...

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:...

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2010-04-26 09:40:00

States aiming to lead the emerging biofuel industry may need to ante up substantial subsidies and tax incentives to ethanol producers just to get in the game, Michigan State University researchers say. "State subsidies have played an important role in ethanol plant location decisions," explained Mark Skidmore, MSU professor of agricultural, food and resource economics. "The size of the incentives is important, too "“"“ the larger the subsidy or tax credit, the more likely it is...

2010-04-21 11:47:00

WASHINGTON, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to newly introduced legislation from Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Kent Conrad (D-ND) extending subsidies to corn ethanol and the 54-cents per gallon tariff on imported ethanol - particularly sugarcane ethanol from Brazil - for five more years, the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) issued the following statement. The statement should be attributed to Joel Velasco, UNICA's Chief Representative in North America. Sugarcane...

2009-02-11 09:14:38

An in-depth study by Sandia National Laboratories and General Motors Corp. has found that plant and forestry waste and dedicated energy crops could sustainably replace nearly a third of gasoline use by the year 2030.The goal of the "90-Billion Gallon Biofuel Deployment Study" was to assess whether and how a large volume of cellulosic biofuel could be sustainably produced, assuming technical and scientific progress continues at expected rates. The study was conducted over a period of nine...