Biofuel

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January 22, 2013

Supportive government policies will see Germany continue to dominate global biogas energy generation for the foreseeable future, states research and consulting firm GlobalData.

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January 8, 2013

Southern Research Institute has entered into a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Dept. of Energy to test a method for producing liquid transportation fuels from coal and biomass thereby improving the economics and lifecycle impacts of coal-to-liquid (CTL) and coal-biomass-to-liquid (CBTL) processes.

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January 1, 2013

Germany intends to assist Ukraine in establishing its own biofuel production in 2013.

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October 23, 2012

A newly formed technology center created by Boeing and Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China has announced that Hangzhou Energy Engineering & Technology, Co., Ltd., will conduct the center's first research project.

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September 11, 2012

The Energy Department has announced the selection of 14 new research projects across 11 states that will be a part of an expanding portfolio of projects designed to increase our understanding of methane hydrates’ potential as a future energy supply. 

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April 10, 2012

The Energy Department has announced up to $15 million available to demonstrate biomass-based oil supplements that can be blended with petroleum, helping the U.S. to  reduce foreign oil use, diversify the nation’s energy portfolio, and create jobs for American workers.

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February 21, 2012

After healthy growth over the past decade, the global biofuels industry is entering a new era marked by feedstock flexibility, product neutrality, and sustainability.

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December 27, 2011

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Joint BioEnergy Institute have announced a breakthrough in engineering systems of RNA molecules through computer-assisted design, which could lead to important improvements across a range of industries, including the development of cheaper advanced biofuels.

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August 22, 2011

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu has announced the offer of a conditional commitment for a $133.9 million loan guarantee to Abengoa Bioenergy Biomass of Kansas LLC (ABBK) to support the development of a commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol plant.