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Dual Turning Point for Biofuels - New York Times

Dual Turning Point for Biofuels
New York Times
There is an old joke in the energy business that advanced biofuels are the fuel of the future, and always will be. A Spanish company, Abengoa Bioenergy, has bet $500 million on robbing that joke of its punch line. In the middle of a cornfield here it ...

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Muddled EU climate policies are threatening to push pioneering waste-to-fuel ... - Financial Times

Muddled EU climate policies are threatening to push pioneering waste-to-fuel ...
Financial Times
UPM is one of a handful of companies that devised technologies to make biofuels from waste after the EU mapped out rigorous new regulations for cleaner transport fuels in 2009. The EU's environmental policies, designed to boost the use of renewables ...

DOE offers $10M to advance biomass-to-biofuel efforts - Autoblog (blog)

DOE offers $10M to advance biomass-to-biofuel efforts
Autoblog (blog)
That's what the DOE is looking for with a new Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) that has the main goal of finding alternatives to petroleum-based fuels (so, advanced biofuels) as well as products (like plastics) that are made from "renewable, ...

Biofuels producers: No really, this is the year biofuels are going to take off ... - Hot Air

Biofuels producers: No really, this is the year biofuels are going to take off ...
Hot Air
The energy act's goal of reaching 21 billion gallons of advanced biofuels by 2022 is now considered virtually unreachable, even by biofuel enthusiasts. β€œIt would take an enormous effort of deploying capital and labor and engineering,” said Paul Winters ...
Company Gears Up Cellulosic Ethanol ProductionEnvironmental Leader

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Ag Minute: Senate Agriculture Committee Reviews Biofuels - McPherson Sentinel

Ag Minute: Senate Agriculture Committee Reviews Biofuels
McPherson Sentinel
The Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry held a hearing on advanced biofuels and the role developing non-food based biofuels are playing in creating jobs and strengthening the rural economy. In her opening remarks, Chairwoman ...
Guest column: How the renewable fuel standard is costing you at restaurantsMLive.com

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Rising World Food Prices Spell Trouble for Biofuels - Motley Fool

Rising World Food Prices Spell Trouble for Biofuels
Motley Fool
Rising World Food Prices Spell Trouble for Biofuels. As crop prices rise, biofuel producer margins fall. Some of these companies are more at risk than others. Domestic ethanol margins have grown with decreasing corn prices over the past few years, but ...

Ethanol proposal has stopped investments in advanced biofuels, industry tells ... - DesMoinesRegister.com

International Business Times

Ethanol proposal has stopped investments in advanced biofuels, industry tells ...
DesMoinesRegister.com
The Obama administration has halted investments in advanced biofuels plants following its proposal last year to reduce how much renewable fuels must be blended into the country's fuel supply in 2014, an executive representing the industry told Senate ...
EPA delays, ethanol credits take center stage in RFS court battleEnvironment & Energy Publishing
US court questions EPA delays to biofuel mandateReuters
Biofuel Supporters Ask US Government To Continue Fuel MandateInternational Business Times

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Cool Planet Closes $100 Million Series D Capital Raise For Biofuels - Forbes

Cool Planet Closes $100 Million Series D Capital Raise For Biofuels
Forbes
Cool Planet – the company creating gasoline and biochar from organic materials – announced this morning that it just raised $100 million in Series D financing. The private placement was jointly led by UBS UBS and Goldman Sachs, and included all of the ...
Cool Planet receives $100 million investmentBiofuels International
Biofuels company Cool Planet raises $100 million moreBayoubuzz
Cool Planet Energy Finds $100M For Biofuel Technologytechrockies.com
The Verge
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Vega Biofuels receives 3000 tonne order from ECEM - SteelGuru

Vega Biofuels receives 3000 tonne order from ECEM
SteelGuru
Vega Biofuels, Inc. (Pink Sheets VGPR) announced that it has received a 3,000 tonne order from ECEM Salzburg Energy and Environment Consulting GMGH, which will be the initial Bio-coal order produced at Vega's Joint Venture torrefaction manufacturing ...

Senate Agriculture Committee Reviews Biofuels - Wisconsin Ag Connection

Senate Agriculture Committee Reviews Biofuels
Wisconsin Ag Connection
The Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry held a hearing on advanced biofuels and the role developing non-food based biofuels are playing in creating jobs and strengthening the rural economy. In her opening remarks, Chairwoman ...