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2011-11-29 07:00:00

TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sloud, Inc., (Pink Sheets: SLOU) announced today that the company has acquired SouthWest BioFuels, Inc., a Tucson Arizona based, development stage company focused on the research and development of algae based bio fuels and related biomass products. The SouthWest BioFuels team is currently working on a proprietary model for the rapid delivery of the high demand of algae through higher concentrations at their own algae farms. Most importantly,...

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...

2011-09-12 05:00:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Brazil will return to dominating the global ethanol market, but sharp growth in internal demand and challenges in adding new production in the country will mean less export supply availability through 2020. This is one result of Hart Energy's newly released annual Global Biofuels Outlook, 2011-2020: Projecting Market Demand by Country, Region and Globally. The analysis captures the biofuels supply and demand picture in North America, Latin America,...

2011-09-06 12:00:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced it has been awarded a contract to supply onsite oxygen, compressed dry air, and nitrogen to INEOS Bio's joint venture project for the first-of-its-kind waste to ethanol facility in Vero Beach, Florida. Air Products will supply gaseous oxygen from a PRISM® VSA Oxygen Generation System as well as bulk liquid oxygen and liquid nitrogen delivered to the site by trucks. Operations are...

2011-08-30 07:58:00

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HDS International Corp. (OTCQB: HDSI), a provider of industrial ocean-based biomass production and other high-value eco-sustainability solutions, today commented on the versatility and broad applicability of a portion of its carbon sequestration and algae biomass production technologies. The three primary limitations to commercially-viable algae biomass to energy production include availability of sunlight, water, and efficiently...

2011-08-17 14:44:00

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HDS International Corp. (OTCQB: HDSI) today announced that it has acquired an exclusive license relating to carbon capture, carbon sequestration and industrial algae-for-biofuels technologies from Hillwinds Ocean Energy, LLC. The acquired technology can be applied for ocean-based biomass production through the fixation of carbon dioxide (CO2) in biological systems. The technology can be applied to remove large volumes of CO2 from the waste...

2011-08-16 12:28:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2011/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following remarks were made by Michael McAdams, president of the Advanced Biofuels Association (ABFA), after this morning's announcement by the Obama administration that the U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Energy and Navy will invest up to $510 million during the next three years to produce advanced drop-in aviation and marine biofuels to power military and commercial transportation. "The Obama Administration should be commended for...

2011-07-26 15:40:00

CHICAGO, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study published in the July 2011 Biomass and Bioenergy Journal on indirect land use change (ILUC) due to biofuels production indicates that the real impact of U.S. biofuels production on ILUC domestically and internationally is negligible or nonexistent. The study, "Indirect land use change for biofuels: Testing predictions and improving analytical methodologies" was coauthored by Dr. Seungdo Kim and Dr. Bruce E. Dale of Michigan State...

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:...

2011-05-25 14:00:00

SEATTLE, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pacific Northwest has the diverse feedstocks, fuel-delivery infrastructure and political will needed to create a viable biofuels industry capable of reducing greenhouse gases and meeting the future fuel demands of the aviation industry. Creating an aviation biofuels industry, however, will depend upon securing early government policy support to prioritize the aviation industry in U.S. biofuel development. That's the conclusion announced today in...