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2010-06-08 08:17:00

MADISON, Wis., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Virent Energy Systems, Inc. announced today it has closed a $46.4 million third round of funding in which Shell and Cargill deepened their commitment to Virent's breakthrough technology platform. Virent is an industry leader in converting plant sugars into sustainable advanced fuels for car, truck, train, and air transportation. This new round of funding will advance Virent's efforts to scale its unique BioForming® process, a...

2010-05-27 08:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that it will collaborate with aviation and refining leaders, including PetroChina, Air China and Boeing, to evaluate and demonstrate sustainable aviation biofuels in China. Honeywell's UOP will be part of a team led by China's National Energy Administration (NEA) and the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USDTA) that will work to address the technical, economic and institutional...

2010-05-27 07:00:00

BEIJING, May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and PetroChina, together with representatives of the Chinese energy sector and the global aviation industry, today announced the signing of an agreement to evaluate establishing a sustainable aviation biofuels industry in China. The strategic assessment is the first such effort in China and will take a comprehensive look at the environmental and socio-economic benefits of developing sustainable alternatives to fossil-based jet...

2010-05-11 09:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, has been selected as one of Boeing's 2009 suppliers of the year. One of just 14 companies chosen from a pool of 10,500, Honeywell's UOP business unit has played a crucial role in supporting Boeing's biofuel flight test program and research projects. In 2009, Honeywell's UOP produced biofuel from sustainable sources such as algae, camelina and jatropha for Boeing's Bio-SPK flight test program to...

2010-04-22 13:23:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that Honeywell Green Jet Fuel(TM) produced using Honeywell UOP's renewable jet fuel process technology powered a U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet flight as part of the Navy's efforts to certify the use of alternative fuels in military aircraft. The F/A-18 Super Hornet, dubbed the Green Hornet by the Navy, was fueled with a 50/50 mixture of Green Jet Fuel made from camelina oil and...

2010-04-22 10:24:00

HOUSTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) recognizes the importance of protecting and preserving the environment: between 2006 and 2009, the airline collected more than 16.6 million pounds of recyclable materials from its hub airports and operated the first demonstration flight by a U.S. carrier using biofuel. "At Continental, we take environmental responsibility seriously, and we have for more than ten years," said Leah Raney, Continental's managing...

2010-04-06 07:00:00

DUBLIN, April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Babcock & Brown Air Limited (NYSE: FLY) ("B&B Air"), a global lessor of modern, high-demand and fuel-efficient commercial jet aircraft, today announced the availability of its 2009 annual report on its web site. The annual report can be accessed by visiting the "Annual Report" page in the Investor Relations section of B&B Air's web site at www.babcockbrownair.com. Shareholders may receive a hard copy of B&B Air's annual report and...

2010-03-31 07:44:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pratt & Whitney Fuels Technology Manager Tedd Biddle was awarded the ASTM International Committee D02 Petroleum Products and Lubricants Award of Excellence for leading an industry group that developed a new global standard practice for the qualification and approval of new fuels for use in commercial and military aviation gas turbine engines. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. The award was...

2010-03-24 09:44:00

CINCINNATI, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Camelina oil and domestic coal will soon be blended to create clean biojet fuel using coal-biomass-to-liquids technology (CBTL), thanks to an agreement between Accelergy Corporation and Great Plains - The Camelina Company. "This will be a great plus for Montana, and is another step on our way to energy independence," said Governor Brian Schweitzer. Montana has the potential for hundreds of thousands of acres of Camelina and the State has a coal...

2010-03-23 20:43:00

CINCINNATI, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Camelina oil and domestic coal will soon be blended to create clean biojet fuel using coal-biomass-to-liquid technology (CBTL), thanks to an agreement between Accelergy Corporation and Great Plains Oil & Exploration - The Camelina Company. "This teaming gives Great Plains the ability to significantly impact the jet fuel market with domestically sourced biojet fuel...and do it today," said Sam Huttenbauer, CEO of Great Plains - The Camelina Company....


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