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2008-10-20 12:00:27

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Energy industry is available in its catalogue. Demand and Supply-side Dynamics in the EU Biofuels Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p095761/Demand-and-Supply-side-Dynamics-in-the-EU-Biofuels-Market.html Introduction By assessing production and imports of biofuel, in addition to service station and vehicle numbers in selected national markets, this brief considers the availability of the fuel. It also assesses...

2008-10-16 12:00:21

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/16defc/demand_and_supply) has announced the addition of the "Demand and Supply-side Dynamics in the EU Biofuels Market" report to their offering. By assessing production and imports of biofuel, in addition to service station and vehicle numbers in selected national markets, this brief considers the availability of the fuel. It also assesses the drivers for consumer demand for biofuels, including current taxation policies....

2008-10-15 06:00:21

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d19600/canada_biofuels_ma) has announced the addition of the "Canada Biofuels Market Potential" report to their offering. Biofuel is any fuel that is derived from biomass -- recently living organisms or their metabolic byproducts, such as manure from cows. It is a renewable energy source, unlike other natural resources such as petroleum, coal, and nuclear fuels. Ethanol is manufactured from microbial conversion of...

2008-10-10 15:00:30

Renewable fuels provider New Generation Biofuels Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:NGBF), today announced that it has signed a sales agreement with Taunton State Hospital in Taunton, MA, to provide renewable biofuel. The hospital will be the first facility to use New Generation Biofuels' product in its industrial boilers. "We are excited to have Taunton State Hospital on board," said New Generation Biofuels CEO & President, David Gillespie. "They are environmental leaders who understand the...

2008-10-08 09:00:32

FAO calls for review of biofuel policies, subsidies ROME, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Biofuel policies and subsidies should be urgently reviewed to preserve the goal of world food security, protect poor farmers, promote broad-based rural development and ensure environmental sustainability, said a U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) report on Tuesday. "Biofuels present both opportunities and risks. The outcome would depend on the specific context of the country and the policies adopted,"...

2008-10-06 03:00:25

By Ryan, Frank GUEST COLUMN Inflating your tires, tuning up your car's engine and drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge are amongthe po- tential solutions to our nation's en- ergy problems. Despite these possible solu- tions, our leaders have consistently tailed over the past so years to solve the real problem. Solutions without decisions are not solutions at all. The problem of energy supply is but one factor in the much more immediate concern of energy independence. When a...

2008-10-02 15:00:57

Q&A with Pedro Seraphim of TozziniFreire Advogados, Brazil's largest law firm. Hellerman Baretz Communications Jessica Hubbard, 804-273-9471 jhubbard@hellermanbaretz.com Following the collapse of global trade talks in Geneva, Brazil threatened to issue a formal complaint to the World Trade Organization regarding the U.S. tariff of 54 cents per gallon on Brazilian sugar cane ethanol. This dispute has added a powerful dimension to the ongoing debate in the U.S. Congress over the...

2008-10-01 09:00:00

Following the collapse of global trade talks in Geneva, Brazil threatened to issue a formal complaint to the World Trade Organization regarding the U.S. tariff of 54 cents per gallon on Brazilian sugar cane ethanol. This dispute has added a powerful dimension to the ongoing debate in the U.S. Congress over the controversial tariff, where several bills are already in circulation. The bills seek to either lower or remove the tariff on Brazilian ethanol (which is derived from sugar cane)...

2008-09-19 15:00:37

By Anonymous In at least one way, farmers in Northwest Missouri are not much different from oilmen in Texas. This comes to mind in learning that a new five-year Farm Bill may yet clear Congress by the end of the week after months of stalled negotiations. The legislation would provide nearly $300 billion for everything from crop subsidies to food stamps and provide policy direction for programs ranging from low-income nutrition to foreign trade. The specifics of this legislation are...

2008-09-19 06:00:26

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d57e70/analyzing_the_russ) has announced the addition of the "Analyzing the Russian Biofuels Industry" report to their offering. Although biofuels are mainly used to replace or supplement the traditional petroleum-based transportation fuels, they can also be deployed to generate heat and electricity. Being an alternative to fossils, biofuels can be applied to existing vehicles with little or no engine modification. Although...


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