Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘biofuel’

US Senate passes Farm Bill with more than $800M in mandatory funding for bioenergy programs

US Senate passes Farm Bill with more than $800M in mandatory funding for bioenergy programs

The Congressional Budget Office CBO estimates that direct spending stemming from the program authorization under the 12 titles in S. 954 would total $955 billion over the 2014-2023 period. That 10-year total reflects the bill’s authorization of expiring programs through 2018 and an extension of those authorizations through 2023. The energy title (Title IX) of the bill contains:

Biodiesel Events and Conferences 2013: Upcoming Advanced Biofuels Events

Biodiesel Events and Conferences 2013: Upcoming Advanced Biofuels Events

Click on event for more information. 2013 March 2013 SAE Collegiate Design Series Season Various Dates and Locations March-June 2013 3rd Commercial Farm Africa March 19-20, 2013 Accra, Ghana Workshop on Sustainable Biomass Production in South-East Africa March 19-21, 2013 Maputo, Mozambique April Biorefinery for Food, Fuel and Materials 2013 April 7-10 Wageningen, The Netherlands. [...]

Biodiesel News: Spain revises biodiesel mandate down from 7 to 4.1 percent

Biodiesel News: Spain revises biodiesel mandate down from 7 to 4.1 percent

The Spanish government announced on Feb. 22 that it has approved the downward revision of its mandatory consumption targets for biodiesel from 7 percent to 4.1 percent, according to a document from the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism. “It is considered appropriate to revise the mandatory consumption targets for biofuels in 2013 and thereafter, setting [...]

Bio-fuels as Alternative Sources of Energy

Bio-fuels as Alternative Sources of Energy

Bio-fuels are produced by converting organic matter into fuel for powering our society. These bio-fuels are an alternative energy source to the fossil fuels that we currently depend upon. The bio-fuels umbrella includes under its aegis ethanol and derivatives of plants such as sugar cane, as well aS vegetable and corn oils. However, not all [...]

Next Generation BioFuels Making Solid Progress

Next Generation BioFuels Making Solid Progress

As many of you know most of the gasoline available in North America today has a biofuel component of between 5 – 10 percent. Newer cars and trucks are E85 compatible, meaning they can operate with up to 85 percent ethanol blended into the gasoline – which means there is a total growth opportunity of up [...]

Biodiesel Theft: Bay Area Thieves Target Alternative Fuel

Biodiesel Theft: Bay Area Thieves Target Alternative Fuel

The newest item on Bay Area thieves’ wish list? restaurant grease, the easiest thing to convert into biodiesel fuel. As eco-friendly cars reach a new high demand, so does the need for “yellow grease,” or leftover cooking oil. “There is a black market for yellow grease now,” Andrew Panell of Dogpatch Biofuels told CBS San [...]

BP Fails to Meet E10 Bio-fuel Quota: Passes the Fail On to Customers

BP Fails to Meet E10 Bio-fuel Quota: Passes the Fail On to Customers

The presence of ethanol/biofuel additives to pump gas percentage of bioethanol in fuelhas been a hotly debated topic in recent months – particularly so for the petroleum giant BP, which is facing down fines in excess of $500 million for having failed to meet its EU sale quota for E10 gasoline. E10, of course, is [...]


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