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Inedible Crop Biofuels Need Government Mandate, Novozyme Says - Bloomberg

Inedible Crop Biofuels Need Government Mandate, Novozyme Says
Bloomberg
Efforts to spur use of clean fuel from inedible crops will fail unless governments force oil companies to offer it to consumers, according to Novozyme A/S, developer of technology to reduce the cost of biofuel output. “The issue is access to consumers ...

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Notable & Quotable: On Biofuels and Nature - Wall Street Journal

Notable & Quotable: On Biofuels and Nature
Wall Street Journal
The growing reliance upon biofuels as public commitments to renewables have grown is neither an accident nor a coincidence. The renewable energy paradigm requires an unprecedented industrial reengineering of the landscape: lining every horizon with ...

Pulp Fiction: The Broken Promises of Biofuels - Investing Daily

Investing Daily

Pulp Fiction: The Broken Promises of Biofuels
Investing Daily
For much of the past decade, the biofuels industry in the US grew exponentially. During this period, the US became the world's leading producer of transportation fuel made from recently harvested plant material, producing about 44% of the world's ...
A Long, Tough Year for Advanced BiofuelsBiomass Magazine
Ethanol's next generation powers up amid resistanceThe Daily Climate

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The Global Outlook For Biofuels - OilPrice.com

The Global Outlook For Biofuels
OilPrice.com
Today I want to take a deep look at the global biofuels picture, drawing mainly from the Renewables 2014 Global Status Report (GSR) that was released in June by REN21, the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century. I had intended to draw ...

4 Minutes With…Mark Fisler, Managing Director, Ocean Park Advisors - Biobased Digest

4 Minutes With…Mark Fisler, Managing Director, Ocean Park Advisors
Biobased Digest
Ocean Park Advisors provides financial advisory services to Generation and Generation Two biofuels companies as well as bio-based chemicals companies. These services include mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity placement services as well as a ...

Biofuels plant seeks building permits - Richmond County Daily Journal

Biofuels plant seeks building permits
Richmond County Daily Journal
Biofuels maker Enviva is in the process of getting construction permits for wood pellet plants in Richmond and Sampson counties and one in South Carolina, company officials said last week. Permits that will allow the wood pellet manufacturer to start ...

Taurus Energy notes global surge in cellulosic biofuels testing and partnering ... - Biobased Digest

Taurus Energy notes global surge in cellulosic biofuels testing and partnering ...
Biobased Digest
In Sweden, Taurus Energy has revealed that it is currently holding discussions and negotiations on XYLOFERM with over 10 companies, noting that “The level of interest in producing second-generation ethanol has increased over the past year, since a ...

Blue Skies: the high-value opportunities above us for advanced biofuels - Biobased Digest

Biobased Digest

Blue Skies: the high-value opportunities above us for advanced biofuels
Biobased Digest
For many emerging technologies, that means a detour away from the high volumes and the low margins available in road transport fuels — unless they have a compelling case as a bolt-on or a retrofit technology for first generation biofuels companies ...

Five Things I Learned in Iowa About Biofuels - National Geographic (blog)

National Geographic (blog)

Five Things I Learned in Iowa About Biofuels
National Geographic (blog)
We brought together experts in clean transportation (many from California) with experts in sustainable agriculture (many from Iowa) to see for themselves the latest developments in cellulosic biofuel commercialization. Cellulosic biofuels are a key ...
Project Liberty to open in SeptemberBiofuels International
Fuel Fight: Corn Waste Wades Into Renewables FracasU.S. News & World Report

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US Navy Eyes Biofuels to Fuel Fleet of the Future - NASDAQ

US Navy Eyes Biofuels to Fuel Fleet of the Future
NASDAQ
The reason the Navy is particularly interested in drop-in biofuels is because these require no modification or operational changes to the Navy's current fuel distribution infrastructure, aircraft or ships. These are different from biodiesel that blends ...