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Navy Looks To Purchase 37 Million Gallons Of Biofuels - Daily Caller

Navy Looks To Purchase 37 Million Gallons Of Biofuels
Daily Caller
For the first time, the U.S. Navy is looking to purchase diesel and jet fuel that is blended with at least 37 million gallons of biofuels to help it reach its goal of getting half its energy from alternative power sources. The Defense Department ...
Navy includes biofuels in annual fuel requestThe Hill
Biofuels included in US Navy fuel procurementEnergy Global

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Recharge Wrap-up: EV torque secrets, UC Davis maps future of biofuels - Autoblog (blog)

Recharge Wrap-up: EV torque secrets, UC Davis maps future of biofuels
Autoblog (blog)
A UC Davis white paper maps out "Three Routes Forward for Biofuels," balancing investment risk with carbon benefits. The first option is "incremental," in which we tinker with the existing biofuel manufacturing infrastructure for small improvements ...

New biofuels match crude oil's energy ... but there's a catch - Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science Monitor

New biofuels match crude oil's energy ... but there's a catch
Christian Science Monitor
The energy in biofuels can match the levels of crude oil, researchers from the University of Twente in the Netherlands have found. But there are some inherent limits on using biofuels at a commercial scale.
Energy From Biofuels Can Match Crude Oil LevelsNASDAQ

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Yellow Light Grows the Best Algae for Biofuels - Scientific American

Yellow Light Grows the Best Algae for Biofuels
Scientific American
So, in looking at the problem it seems that the biofuel we can collect from algae does not have the required energy density relative to the cost needed to extract and generate fuel, to compete with non-renewable resources. There are ongoing efforts to ...

Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference – ABLCNext 2014 – agenda ... - Biobased Digest

Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference – ABLCNext 2014 – agenda ...
Biobased Digest
ABLCNext is the official home of the 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy and the 30 Hottest Companies in Renewable Chemicals & Biomaterials — the 2014-15 Hot 30 and Hot 50 will be announced live at Biofuels Digest”s annual HOT PARTY. Hot Topics ...

Researchers find “Three Routes Forward for Biofuels” - Biobased Digest

Researchers find “Three Routes Forward for Biofuels
Biobased Digest
3-routes-for-biofuels From California, we heard of a study just released by the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis — “Three Routes Forward for Biofuels,” that helps chart a new path toward the sustainable use of biofuels as a low-carbon ...

We must not let Big Oil bully biofuels - DesMoinesRegister.com

We must not let Big Oil bully biofuels
DesMoinesRegister.com
Most recently, Congress created the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) in 2005 to promote the development and use of domestic renewable biofuels. The federal law has helped to displace oil imports, increase domestic energy security, create jobs in rural ...
Letter on Biofuels Concernskwoa

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US Still Crushing On Advanced Biofuels Research With New USDA, DOE Grants - CleanTechnica

US Still Crushing On Advanced Biofuels Research With New USDA, DOE Grants
CleanTechnica
Last week the Energy Department plunked down $6.3 million for a pair of advanced biofuel research projects that are aimed at bringing down the cost of biofuel down to a target cost competitive with petroleum, benchmarked at $3.00 per gallon for ...

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“Climate of Opportunity” Theme for Biofuels Conference - Domestic Fuel

“Climate of Opportunity” Theme for Biofuels Conference
Domestic Fuel
Screen Shot 2014-07-18 at 12.23.20 PM Some biofuels producers have had some profitable times in the last couple of years, and an upcoming conference will give attendees information on how to take advantage of the opportunities put before them.

CSU receives $1.5 million to develop new crop for biofuels - Colorado State University News (press release)

CSU receives $1.5 million to develop new crop for biofuels
Colorado State University News (press release)
FORT COLLINS - Colorado State University Bioagricultural Sciences Associate Professor John McKay has been awarded nearly $1.5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a new crop for biofuels. McKay, who also holds the title of Monfort ...
CSU professor gets grant to develop new biofuel cropDenver Business Journal (blog)

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