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2011-06-17 06:00:00

SAO PAULO, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An old solution to modern challenges is the subject of a video that made its debut at a major event focused on renewable energies, held a week ago in Brazil. The video, produced by the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA), details the benefits of using sugarcane-based energy solutions to cut CO2 emissions, achieve energy diversity and promote sustainable economic growth - things Brazil, the world's largest sugarcane producer, has been...

2011-06-14 11:02:00

HOUSTON, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The challenges facing the ethanol industry are multifaceted. U.S. ethanol production is approaching ever closer to an E10 "blend wall," and the adoption of higher E15 blends is likely to occur slowly. The main federal incentive for ethanol expires at the end of the year, along with the tariff on foreign ethanol, and extensions of some form of incentive and tariff are likely to be at far lower rates than the government has provided in the past....

2011-06-06 12:47:00

SAO PAULO, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy needs are expected to double in the next three decades, pushing carbon dioxide emissions that contribute to global warming higher by as much as 90%. These alarming figures press global leaders to search for low-carbon, renewable options to supply energy. With that in mind, the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) today launched a new global website - SugarCane.org - to spread the word about clean solutions from sugarcane....

2011-06-02 13:37:00

THE HAGUE, The Netherlands and SAO PAULO, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shell (NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B) and Cosan today launched a multi-billion dollar joint venture that will become a leading producer of the low-carbon biofuel, ethanol made from sugar cane. Named Raizen, this major retail and commercial fuels company will operate in Brazil, one of the world's fastest-growing markets. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click:...

2011-05-11 18:19:00

DENVER, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BIOFUEL ENERGY CORP. (NASDAQ: BIOF), an ethanol production company, today announced its first quarter 2011 results. For the quarter ended March 31, 2011, the net loss was $9.0 million on revenues of $158.0 million, compared with a net loss of $10.4 million on revenues of $100.9 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2010. For the quarter ended March 31, 2011, the net loss attributable to common stockholders was $7.7 million, or $.11 per share,...

2011-04-05 14:19:00

In the news release, Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association Announces Changes in its Washington D.C. Office, issued 05-Apr-2011 by Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the second paragraph, third sentence, should read "... Washington lobbying firm Mehlman, Vogel, Castanetti ..." rather than "... Washington law firm Mehlman, Vogel, Castanetti ..." as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows:...

2011-04-05 12:44:00

SAO PAULO, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) announced today the appointment of David Thomas as its new Chief Lobbyist and Leticia Phillips as the organization's Representative for North America, both based at UNICA's Washington, D.C. office. They replace Joel Velasco, who left UNICA in January to become Senior Vice-President for External Relations at California Biotech Company Amyris. A seasoned strategist with almost two decades of...

2011-03-28 18:19:00

DENVER, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BIOFUEL ENERGY CORP. (Nasdaq: BIOF), an ethanol production company, today announced its fourth quarter and year end 2010 results. For the year ended December 31, 2010, the net loss was $25.2 million on revenues of $453.4 million, compared with a net loss of $19.7 million on revenues of $415.5 million for the year ended December 31, 2009. For the quarter ended December 31, 2010, the net loss was $1.1 million on revenues of $141.4 million, compared...

2011-03-20 17:29:00

BRASILIA, Brazil, March 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two important announcements involving renewable energy made on the opening day of U.S. President Barack Obama's official visit to Brazil, both directly relevant to Brazil's successful sugarcane ethanol industry, are encouraging signs that Brazil and the U.S. are on a path to achieve free, unobstructed trade for clean, renewable biofuels. The assessment came from the President and CEO of the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA),...

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...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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