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SEATTLE, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) today announced the creation of the Sustainable Biomass Consortium, a research initiative focused on increasing collaboration between voluntary standards and regulatory requirements for biomass used to create jet fuel and bioenergy for other sectors.
HOUSTON, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Scott Richman has joined Hart Energy as Executive Director, Global Biofuels & Agriculture.
California is showing the way for the rest of the nation in terms of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, having set an ambitious goal to reduce these emissions to 80 percent below 1990 levels by the year 2050.
A combination of rising costs, shrinking supplies, and concerns about global climate change are spurring the development of alternatives to the burning of fossil fuels to meet our transportation energy needs.
Using detailed land analysis, Illinois researchers have found that biofuel crops cultivated on available land could produce up to half of the worldâ€™s current fuel consumption â€“ without affecting food crops or pastureland.
HOUSTON, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The development of biofuels has increased exponentially over the past decade, and will continue to do so as many countries seek to move away from dependence on fossil fuels.
Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energyâ€™s Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) have created a technoeconomic model that should help accelerate the development of a next generation of clean, green biofuels that can compete with gasoline in economics and well as performance.
HOUSTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite recent challenges of financing and debate about overall greenhouse gas (GHG) benefits, global biofuels demand is still projected to grow by an impressive 133% by 2020 - primarily by government policies and market mandates.
EDMONTON, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ - Enerkem Inc., a leading waste-to-biofuels company, today held a groundbreaking ceremony to signify the start of construction of its municipal waste-to-biofuels facility with its partners, the City of Edmonton and the Government of Alberta.
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.