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Total and Amyris Renewable Jet Fuel Ready for Use in Commercial Aviation

EMERYVILLE, Calif. and PARIS — With the newly revised ASTM standard for jet fuel, Amyris and Total (CAC:TOTF.PA) today begin to prepare to market a drop-in jet fuel that contains up to 10% blends of renewable … Continue reading

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Coffee grounds could be used to make biodiesel says Bath University

The study, recently published in the ACS Journal Energy & Fuels, explains how the oil can be extracted by soaking the coffee grounds in an organic solvent before being chemically transformed into biodiesel using a process … Continue reading

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Biodiesel Producers Hit DC in Final Push on RFS | Hoosier Ag Today

Biodiesel producers from across the country are in Washington, D.C. this week to make a final push back against the federal government's latest proposal for the amount of biodiesel to be mixed into the nation's fuel supply. Continue reading

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USDA to loan $181 million to build advanced biofuel refineries

The U.S. government on Monday announced $181 million in loan guarantees to build commercial-size refineries making advanced biofuels or to retrofit existing biorefineries to produce the cleaner-burning renewable fuels. Continue reading

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The Cornerstones of Advanced Biofuels | Biomassmagazine.com

Novel pretreatment technologies are paving the way for the advanced biofuel industry. Continue reading

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Global renewable energy growing fast worldwide

NEW YORK (AP) – Renewable energy is growing fast around the world and will edge out natural gas as the second biggest source of electricity, after coal, by 2016, according to a five-year outlook published by the International Energy Agency. Continue reading

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USDA announces support for advanced biofuels | Ohio Ag Net …

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced the availability of up to $98.6 million to support the production of advanced biofuels, and an opportunity for eligible producers to submit applications. USDA remains Continue reading

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Biodiesel Ready to Respond to Obama’s Climate Change Initiative

President Barack Obama spoke at Georgetown University June 25 to unveil his vision on what's needed to prepare for the impacts of climate change, and how the U.S. can lead the global effort to fight it. �This is a serious … Continue reading

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IEA: Global renewable energy growing fast – Science News

Renewable energy is growing fast around the world and will edge out natural gas as the second biggest source of electricity, after coal, by 2016, according to a five-year outlook published Wednesday by the International Continue reading

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Breakthrough Renewable Energy Forecasting Coming to Grid by 2015

Breakthrough renewable energy forecasting technologies may be two years away from revolutionizing the efficiency of wind and solar generation on America's grid. Continue reading

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