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2013-12-04 08:23:05

SCS Global Services Certifies Companies that Create Fuels from Waste Gases and Renewable Seed Crops EMERYVILLE, Calif., Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SCS Global Services (SCS), a world leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, auditing, testing, and standards development, today announced the successful certification of two companies utilizing biofuel-based technologies designed to advance the aviation industry beyond its dependency on conventional fossil fuels....

2013-06-04 12:20:29

United executes definitive purchase agreement for 15 million gallons of cost-competitive, commercial-scale, sustainable aviation biofuel to be used on flights departing LAX in 2014 CHICAGO, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today executed a definitive purchase agreement with AltAir Fuels for cost-competitive, sustainable, advanced biofuels at commercial scale, representing a historic milestone for aviation. With United's strategic partnership, AltAir Fuels will retrofit...

2013-05-14 12:22:46

MONTREAL, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Enerkem Inc. (www.enerkem.com), a waste-to-biofuels and renewable chemicals company, announces the launch of a new research project with the Government of Canada. The objective of the project is to develop new catalytic processes for the conversion of waste into "drop-in" biofuels. These "drop-in" biofuels are fully interchangeable with hydrocarbon fuels, such as conventional gasoline, diesel and jet fuel.  "Enerkem's core business is the...

2012-11-30 16:20:50

PLEASANTON, Calif., Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc. announced today that it has successfully secured commitments and is proceeding toward closing financings totaling $175 million to fund construction of its first municipal solid waste ("MSW") to low-carbon fuels plant, the Sierra BioFuels Plant ("Sierra"), and to fund the development of future projects. Fulcrum President and Chief Executive Officer E. James Macias stated, "With our recent success in securing...

2012-10-09 21:51:49

Biofuels are going to save us from climate threats and the oil crisis, while at the same time providing an opportunity to the smallholder farmers of the world. Hopes are high, but completely unrealistic. It is like trying to push a square peg into a round hole, according to a current thesis at Linköping University. Bioenergy could replace fossil fuels and solve the looming energy crisis. Into the bargain, we will benefit from reduced greenhouse gas emissions. A further bonus...

2012-09-06 06:20:50

E2 Report: Biofuel industry well positioned to meet demand under California standard WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite a challenging year, the advanced biofuels industry continues to grow, according to a new report from Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2). Biofuel production capacity has increased from 437 million gallons last year to more than 685 million gallons, the report shows. By 2015, the industry has the potential to produce 1.6 billion to 2.6 billion...

2010-10-21 16:52:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) Vice President, Environment and Aviation Policy, Billy M Glover, issued the following statement in the wake of today's announcement by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Federal Aviation Administration that the two agencies have agreed to work together to bring sustainable biofuels into production for the aviation industry. "Today's announcement is welcome news for the commercial aviation industry, which sees sustainable biofuels...

2009-01-30 16:41:49

Up to $25 million in funding for research and development of biofuels, bioenergy and biobased products is available from two U.S. departments. The projects are considered part of the Obama administration's investment to help strengthen our economy and address the climate crisis, Energy Secretary Steven Chu said Friday in a news release. A robust biofuels industry focused on the next generation of biofuels is critical to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, reducing our addiction to foreign oil...

2008-11-12 09:00:40

LAKE MARY, Fla., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New Generation Biofuels Holdings, Inc. , a renewable fuels provider, today announced that Mr. David Gillespie, President & CEO, and Ms. Kim Johnson, President of eBarton LLC, co-authored an article titled 'A Test of Fuel Switching with Biofuels' that was recently published in the November/December 2008 issue of Electric Perspectives, a magazine for executives and managers in investor-owned utilities. The piece focused on the emergence of...

2008-08-18 12:00:49

LAKE MARY, Fla., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New Generation Biofuels Holdings, Inc. , a renewable fuels provider, today announced that David Gillespie, President & CEO will be presenting at the RedChip Small-Cap Investor Conference on Thursday, August 21st, 2008, at 10:15am Eastern Time. Management will also be available for one-on-one meetings during the day. The conference will be held at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. The presentation will be webcast and...