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2009-04-02 07:03:00

LAKE MARY, Fla., April 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Renewable fuels provider New Generation Biofuels Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: NGBF) ("New Generation Biofuels" or the "Company") today announced that the Company produced and delivered its first truckload sale to a customer from its commercial-scale facility in Baltimore, Maryland. The shipment was delivered to Delta Chemical with whom New Generation Biofuels signed a contract on March 23rd and who placed their first order shortly thereafter. New...

2009-04-02 03:00:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost all of the technologies for the production of second generation biofuels are in the final stage of commercialisation and their launch is expected within the next two years. These are biofuels that are derived from non-food biomass such as agricultural and forest waste, or energy crops like miscanthus and switch grass. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) "The success of such fuels depends, to a large extent,...

2009-03-26 07:01:00

LAKE MARY, Fla., March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Renewable fuels provider New Generation Biofuels Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: NGBF), today announced that it is has signed a sales contract with Catoctin Mountain Growers, Inc. ("Catoctin") of Keymar, Maryland to supply up to 370,00 gallons of renewable biofuel annually. "We are delighted to be supplying a proactive and environmentally aware company like Catoctin Mountain Growers with our biofuel, which provides a lower carbon footprint and is...

2009-03-24 10:42:00

Retired Members of the Armed Forces, the Intelligence Community and Pres. Reagan's NSA Advisor Bud McFarlane Petition Gov. Schwarzenegger to Fix Proposed Fuel Standard WASHINGTON, March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the Truman National Security Project: Sixty-six retired members of the U.S. armed forces and intelligence community petitioned Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to fix the proposed California fuel standard, which imperils our national security....

2009-03-24 07:05:00

LAKE MARY, Fla., March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Renewable fuels provider New Generation Biofuels Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: NGBF) today announced that it has signed a 12-month contract to supply Delta Chemical Corporation of Baltimore, Maryland, with up to 371,000 gallons per year of renewable biofuel. New Generation Biofuels will supply Delta Chemical Corporation ("Delta Chemical") with biofuel for its No. 1, Cleaver-Brooks lead boiler. This contract will fulfill approximately 50% of...

2009-03-19 08:39:00

Project will allow the recycling and conversion of 60% of Three Rivers region's waste material MONTREAL, March 19 /PRNewswire/ - Enerkem Inc., a leading advanced biofuels and green chemicals technology company, today announced its plans to build and operate a second-generation biofuels production facility located in Pontotoc, Mississippi, USA. In addition, the company announced the signature of a Memorandum of Intent with the Three Rivers Solid Waste Management Authority of Mississippi...

2009-03-19 04:00:00

BRUSSELS, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Swedish bioenergy company SEKAB was presented the prestigious "Sustainable Bioethanol Award" for its development of verified sustainable ethanol and the technology for bioethanol based on cellulose at an event in Brussels including the world's foremost leaders in biofuels. "This prestigious recognition is a welcome acknowledgement of the efforts SEKAB has made to drive development of the sustainability criteria for ethanol and for the entire...

2009-03-18 07:00:00

BRUSSELS, March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a gala event including the world's foremost leaders in biofuels, PetroAlgae (OTC Bulletin Board: PALG) last night was presented the Sustainable Biofuels Technology Award in the Technology Supplier category at the 2009 World Biofuels Markets in Brussels. "We are honored and delighted by this prestigious recognition. It sends a strong endorsement of our business model and strict focus on the commercialization of algal fuel - an approach we...

2009-03-16 07:00:00

BRUSSELS, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At World Biofuels Markets (WBM) 09, the scene last year of mass protests against corn and soy based biofuels, PetroAlgae (OTC Bulletin Board: PALG) will this year help demonstrate the near-term commercial viability of algae-based biofuel. In contrast with corn and soy, algae does not compete with the food supply, actually consumes C02 (2.2 times its own weight), leaves no toxic waste during the harvesting process, is essentially carbon neutral and...

2009-03-04 07:00:00

Florida Facility Shows Company is Ready to Scale Proven Technology and Engineering Process ALAMEDA, Calif., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Aurora Biofuels, Inc. today announces that it has successfully operated a pilot plant in Florida for 18 months. The biodiesel produced from the Aurora Biofuels pilot facility has successfully passed ASTM standards, and the consistency of fuel production over the trial period marks a success in perfecting the company's chosen pathway of low-cost open pond...