Biodiesel and Ethanol

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March 14, 2008 - Industry News

Bacteria Research Leads to New Ethanol Process

COLLEGE PARK, Md. --- University of Maryland research that started with bacteria from the Chesapeake Bay has led to a process that may be able to convert large volumes of all kinds of plant products -- from leftover brewer's mash to paper trash -- into ethanol and other biofuel alternatives to gasoline.

Tags: Ethanol, University Fleets

March 14, 2008 - Industry News

Cellulosic Ethanol Company Raises Nearly $100M in New Funding

BROOMFIELD, Colo. --- Range Fuels, a company researching the means to bring cellulosic ethanol to market, has raised nearly $100 million in new funding from Khosla Ventures and an undisclosed investor, the Industry Standard reported.

Tags: Ethanol, Biofuels

March 12, 2008 - Industry News

Komatsu America Corp. Provides Recommendations for Biodiesel Use

ROLLING MEADOWS, IL – With an increased interest in emissions and reducing the use of petroleum distillate based fuels, some governments and regulating bodies are encouraging the use of biofuels.

Tags: Biofuels

March 12, 2008 - Industry News

Study: Many Biodiesel Blends Inaccurately Calibrated

FALMOUTH, Mass. --- While sampling blended biodiesel fuels purchased from small-scale retailers, researchers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution found that many of the blends do not contain the advertised amount of biofuel.

Tags: Biodiesel

March 7, 2008 - Industry News

20-Percent Ethanol Blend Passes Compatibility, Performance Tests

PAUL, Minn. --- Increasing the amount of renewable ethanol blended into gasoline from 10 percent to 20 percent does not present problems for current vehicles or fuel dispensing equipment and provides similar power and performance, according to a new study released Wednesday by the State of Minnesota.

Tags: Ethanol

March 5, 2008 - Industry News

State Fleets Are Sidestepping Ethanol Use

WASHINGTON - The state of New Jersey owns more than 2,200 cars and light trucks that run on E-85, a cleaner-burning fuel mix of 85 percent ethanol and 15 percent gasoline.

Tags: flex-fuel, Ethanol

February 29, 2008 - Industry News

VeraSun Energy and Kroger Expand VE85 Availability to Texas

BROOKINGS, SD – VeraSun Energy Corp. has opened 20 VE85 fueling locations at existing E-85 Kroger convenience stores in Texas.

Tags: flex-fuel, VeraSun

February 25, 2008 - Industry News

Florida's Lee County Considers Biodiesel Project

FORT MYERS, Fla. --- Lee County officials are considering a plan to convert vegetable oil waste from local restaurants into biodiesel that can fuel the county's waste-management vehicles.

Tags: Biodiesel

February 20, 2008 - Industry News

Garbage Pickups Going Green

UNIVERSITY PLACE, WA - From energy-efficient light bulbs to houses using solar power; more companies are “going green” these days. Garbage companies are not about to be left behind.

Tags: Biodiesel, Colleges and Universities

February 20, 2008 - Industry News

Biodiesel Industry Stepped Up Lobbying in 2007

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Last year, the National Biodiesel Board spent about $1.2 million to lobby Congress on biodiesel fuel issues and legislation.

Tags: Biodiesel

February 13, 2008 - Industry News

Minnesota State Agencies Double E-85 Fuel Use in 2007

ST. PAUL, MN – Minnesota state agencies more than doubled their use of E-85 last year, purchasing 412,500 gallons of E-85 from retailers, nearly a 250 percent increase over the 165,500 gallons purchased in 2006.

Tags: E-85, flex-fuel, Minnesota

February 12, 2008 - Industry News

Florida Utility Earns Biodiesel Industry Award

ORLANDO, FL – Florida Power & Light (FPL) took home top honors at the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo, held in Orlando, Fla.

Tags: Awards, Biodiesel, National Biodiesel Board

February 6, 2008 - Industry News

University Pushes Ahead With Biodiesel

WASHINGTON – The University of Washington Motor Pool is pushing ahead with its plans to utilize biodiesel in its diesel-powered vehicles.

Tags: Biodiesel, diesel vehicles, University Fleets

February 4, 2008 - Industry News

Biodiesel Conference Underway in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. --- The 2008 National Biodiesel Conference & Expo is now underway through Feb. 6 at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando.

Tags: Biodiesel

February 4, 2008 - Industry News

Biodiesel Conference Underway in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. --- The 2008 National Biodiesel Conference & Expo is now underway through Feb. 6 at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando.

Tags: Biodiesel

February 1, 2008 - Industry News

Biodiesel Could Stimulate Economy

NETTLETON, MS – According to Dr. Richard Craven, spokesperson for Universal Bioenergy, a Mississippi-based biodiesel manufacturer, more biodiesel use could help stimulate the economy as well as help cut CO2 emissions.

Tags: Biodiesel, Economy

February 1, 2008 - Industry News

Biodiesel Could Stimulate Economy

NETTLETON, MS – According to Dr. Richard Craven, spokesperson for Universal Bioenergy, a Mississippi-based biodiesel manufacturer, more biodiesel use could help stimulate the economy as well as help cut CO2 emissions.

Tags: Biodiesel, Economy

January 26, 2006 - Industry News

Ford Spotlights Escape Hybrid E85 at Auto Show

At the Washington Auto Show, Ford unveiled the Ford Escape Hybrid E85, a research vehicle marrying two petroleum-saving technologies --- hybrid electric power and flexible-fuel capability.

Tags: Washington Auto Show, Ford

 

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