Saturday, October 11, 2008

News and Notes - Oct. 10, 2008

UTBI-related News

Switchgrass season: Farmers harvest plant that will power Tennessee Biofuels Initiative

Groundbreaking set for Tennessee cellulosic pilot plant

DuPont Danisco Cellulosic Ethanol LLC Sets Up Headquarters in Ithica, IL and Names Members of Management Team

US News

Continuing Resolution Includes $25 Billion in Automakers Loans (and forest hazardous fuels reduction for use in biomass energy)

U.S. Universities: Fertile Ground for Leading Biofuels and Bioenergy Developments

Ethanol could be key to Iowans on the fence (Election 2008)

WASDE: Corn supply increased

IRFA: Iowa E85 Sales in First Half of 2008 Exceed Total 2007 Sales

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne partner with ExxonMobil

WASDE: More harvested soybean acres boost supply

U.S. ethanol profits stay weak on poor fuel demand

IDEM Says Air Quality will Benefit from Completed Biofuels Corridor

Pratt ethanol plant files for bankruptcy

EERC, Great Plains to produce camelina jet fuel

Ethanol firms cheap, but not cheap enough

Robeson (NC cellulosic) ethanol project advances

The Bailout Bill, Biofuels and You: good news for renewables hidden in the pork

VBV LLC and Its Subsidiaries Approve Merger With Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc.

Unity Biofuels Developing Self-Blending Ethanol Fuel Dispensers

ARS Scientists Produce Oil From Multiple Crops for Potential Biofuel Production at Pilot Plant in Peoria, IL, and Study Rotation Plans to Include Grasses for Cellulosic Ethanol Productio

Bug-Powered Fuel Cells Could Run on Waste

Venture capital looks to new sources of biofuels

International News

Troubled Times for Tata: a Biofuels Digest special report on India

A new approach to use hydrogen as an alternative fuel source has been discovered

India can't use own biodiesel

Argentina Biodiesel Sector Seeing Exponential Growth

Plant officials say they were 'blindsided' (Collingwood Ontario)

Brazil to have 7 mln more hectares of land for sugarcane production

Govt Partners Chinese Firm for $115m Ethanol Factory (Nigeria)

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