Friday, September 26, 2008

News and Notes - Sept. 26, 2008

Feature Article

Iogen begins delivery of Shell’s 180,000 litre purchase of cellulosic ethanol

Iogen is shipping over 26,000 gallons to Shell for fuel applications and research. It’s not everyday that you hear about the shipment of cellulosic ethanol!

US News

Renewable Energy Tops 10% of U.S. Energy Production

Forests may yield fuel alternatives, WVU researchers say,_WVU_researchers_say/

Researchers develop cellulose conversion catalyst

Range Fuels receives fuels technology award

McCain, Obama, Clinton share stage, focus on alternative energy

Thune Hosts Ethanol Meeting

Senate Passes Renewable Extensions (a good summary)

Forest products industry studies biomass impact

Nobel Prize winner speaks of biofuels' potential

New (US) bill to expand promotion of biofuels is a welcome boost for U.S.-Brazil relations according to Brazilian sugarcane industry

PGE aims to turn Boardman coal-plant pollution into biofuel

Poet Looking to Buy Privately Held Ethanol Plants, CEO Says

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Remarks of POET CEO Jeff Broin to the United Nations on 9/24/08 - “I’m confident that what POET has achieved in rural America can happen all over the world.”

Ethanol use fuels fire worries,0,965807.story

Steelman rejects state loan for ethanol plant with connections to Andy Blunt (Show Me Ethanol)

Access Dr. John R. Benemann’s New White Paper 'Opportunities & Challenges in Algae Biofuels Production' for FREE!

Boeing Joins Aviation, Energy and Academic Leaders to Accelerate Development and Availability of Sustainable Biofuels – Initial research includes assessment of jatropha and algae

International News

Brazil plans $25 bn ethanol investment

Tata Chemicals’ ethanol plant validates claims on sorghum

What Makes Large Scale Jatropha Projects Tick? Three Industry Experts Offer Insights

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