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LanzaTech chosen by World Economic Forum as one of 23 Technology Pioneers

LanzaTech chosen by World Economic Forum as one of 23 Technology Pioneers | The Biofuels Buzz | Scoop.it
In New Zealand, LanzaTech reported they were chosen as one of 23 Technology Pioneers for 2013, by the World Economic Forum  Their achievements will be honored at the Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2012 in Tianjin, People’s Republic of...
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Should Renewable Energy Be Afraid of Basel III Banking Standards?

By Travis Lowder, Renewable Energy World: The Basel III Accords, the latest set of international banking standards from the Basel Committee on Banking and Supervision, are set to take effect in jus...
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Boeing Aims to Turn Cooking Oil Waste into Aviation Biofuel in China | The Green Business Guide

Boeing Aims to Turn Cooking Oil Waste into Aviation Biofuel in China | The Green Business Guide | The Biofuels Buzz | Scoop.it

RT @GreenBusinessSA: Boeing aims to turn UCO into aviation biofuel in China:
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Bad biofuels must be condemned, but good biofuels are vital to combat climate change

Bad biofuels must be condemned, but good biofuels are vital to combat climate change | The Biofuels Buzz | Scoop.it
Blog - Bad Biofuels Must Be Condemned But Good Biofuels Are Vital To Combat Climate Change 22 08 2012: The Renewable Energy Association (REA) represents renewable energy producers and promotes the use of all forms of renewable energy in the UK.
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Brazilian government launches Brasilinvest Oil, Gas and Biofuel

Brazilian government launches Brasilinvest Oil, Gas and Biofuel | The Biofuels Buzz | Scoop.it
In Brazil, the government has launched BOB, Brasilinvest Oil, Gas and Biofuel to support the logistics and infrastructure of the oil and fuel sector of Brazil.
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EU approves two new UK biofuel standards | Login | The ENDS Report

Log in to read EU approves two new UK biofuel standards, and the latest environment, carbon and sustainability news and analysis for professionals on The ENDS Report (2/2 & on #biofuels, German study raising doubts over GHG savings relates ONLY...
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New biodiesel plans gather speed in Philippines - Biofuels International

New biodiesel plans gather speed in Philippines - Biofuels International | The Biofuels Buzz | Scoop.it
New biodiesel plans gather speed in PhilippinesBiofuels InternationalPhilippines-based bioenergy company Secura International Corporation (SIC) has signed a joint venture agreement with two cooperatives for the future production of biodiesel.
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20MW biofuel plant in Lithuania will be online by October

In Lithuania, GECO Investments is finalizing the construction of a 20MW biofuel power project in Kaunas with heat supply expected to begin in October. The $7.15 million project was funded solely by local investors.
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“BP Biofuels, Texas AgriLife Research Sign Agreement.”

“BP Biofuels, Texas AgriLife Research Sign Agreement.” | The Biofuels Buzz | Scoop.it
Today on Twitter. tommy_whitmore: BP Biofuels, Texas AgriLife Research Sign Agreement To Advance Biofuel Feedstock Development nickicomelately: The stimulus is producing the world’s largest wind farm, 6 of the largest solar arrays, & America’s...
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New Paradigms Rising for Biofuels

New Paradigms Rising for Biofuels | The Biofuels Buzz | Scoop.it
By Douglas L. Faulkner, “The Cleantech Conservative”
Special to the Digest 
Voters are in an ugly mood.
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World must rethink biofuel policies to avoid food crises: U.N. — RT

World must rethink biofuel policies to avoid food crises: U.N. — RT | The Biofuels Buzz | Scoop.it
The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organisation say it wants to reopen the debate on biofuel in order to reduce the risk of another food crisis.
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Fulcrum Sierra Biofuels receives federal loan guarantee to produce ethanol from solid waste

Fulcrum Sierra Biofuels receives federal loan guarantee to produce ethanol from solid waste | The Biofuels Buzz | Scoop.it
In Nevada, the Fulcrum Sierra Biofuels project has received a $105m federal loan guarantee from the USDA’s Biorefinery Assistance Program as it sets out to convert municipal solid waste to ethanol at a rate of 10mgy.
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Tereos International raises maximum $180 million

Tereos International raises maximum $180 million | The Biofuels Buzz | Scoop.it
In Brazil, Tereos International raised the maximum $180 million in a share raise of 142.1 million shares. Shares during the sale period fell below the issue price of BRL2.6 but the maximum was still raised.
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South Dakota’s biofuels and economic boom

South Dakota’s biofuels and economic boom | The Biofuels Buzz | Scoop.it
South Dakota has become one of the fastest-growing states in the US, at the same time as it has achieved energy independence through development of its biofuels fleet.
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U.S. Guarantees Mossi & Ghisolfi Loan to Turn Grass Into Fuel

U.S. Guarantees Mossi & Ghisolfi Loan to Turn Grass Into Fuel | The Biofuels Buzz | Scoop.it
A unit of the Italian chemical
company Gruppo Mossi & Ghisolfi received a loan guarantee from
the U.S. Department of Agriculture to build a cellulosic ethanol
refinery in North Carolina. (U.S.
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How A Biofuel Dream Called Jatropha Came Crashing Down : NPR

People thought the hardy Jatropha tree was the answer to the food vs. fuel debate, until it wasn't. Financial hard times and a misunderstanding revealed this biofuel to be like all the rest — in need of good food and water.
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Brazil Will Import U.S. Ethanol If Fuel Mix Raised, Bunge Says

Brazil Will Import U.S. Ethanol If Fuel Mix Raised, Bunge Says | The Biofuels Buzz | Scoop.it
Brazil, the biggest ethanol producer after the U.S., will have to import the biofuel if authorities raise the mandatory level mixed into gasoline this year, according to commodity processor and trader Bunge Ltd.
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Novozymes develops fungus to produce biochemicals - Global Energy World - Be the first to know

Novozymes develops fungus to produce biochemicals - Global Energy World - Be the first to know | The Biofuels Buzz | Scoop.it
Novozymes, the world leader in bioinnovation, has succeeded in developing a fungus that enables production of malic acid from renewable raw material (RT @BlacknGoldFool: Novozymes develops new fungus for malic acid production, to out-license to partners:...
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United Airlines joins Sustainable Aviation Fuel Users Group

United Airlines joins Sustainable Aviation Fuel Users Group | The Biofuels Buzz | Scoop.it
In Illinois, United Airlines has joined the Sustainable Aviation Fuel Users Group (SAFUG), an industry working group whose objective is to accelerate the development and commercialization of aviation biofuels.
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The Summer of Algae, Part II

The Summer of Algae, Part II | The Biofuels Buzz | Scoop.it
#Fuel Filed under: Biofuel News http://t.co/4Rjj3LDk...
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Argentina ready to approve new GMO soybean

In Argentina, the country’s agriculture minister has said he will approve Monsanto’s new Roundup Ready 2 soybeans this week. Permission will become effective when it has been published in the official gazette.
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Biodiesel on the march; REG reports record revenues for Q2

Biodiesel on the march; REG reports record revenues for Q2 | The Biofuels Buzz | Scoop.it
As REG reports record Q2 revenues, what’s the price, production, and feedstock outlook for the “here today, made at home, advanced biofuel”?
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Gevo wins motion – may now sell bio-isobutanol to anyone, anywhere

Gevo wins motion – may now sell bio-isobutanol to anyone, anywhere | The Biofuels Buzz | Scoop.it
In Colorado, Gevo reports that the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals granted Gevo’s motion to stay a status quo order entered on July 6th by the U.S. District Court in Delaware.
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China Leads The World In Renewable Energy Investment | Social Smashing

China Leads The World In Renewable Energy Investment | Social Smashing | The Biofuels Buzz | Scoop.it
China is committed to investing in renewable energies, but the trade issues and operating losses in the solar industry could hinder future investment.
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Braskem postpones new bio-plastic plants until 2013

Braskem postpones new bio-plastic plants until 2013 | The Biofuels Buzz | Scoop.it
In Brazil, Braskem has postponed until 2013 the construction of two sugarcane ethanol-to-plastic facilities that it was planning to build.
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