Monthly Archives: September 2013

$10 Dimmable LED Bulb Equal To 60W Incandescent Bulb (Special Offer – Last Day!)

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UK Breaks Renewable Energy Generation Record for Second Time This Year

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ARPA-E Still Pushing Boundaries of Clean Energy in Fragile Budget Environment

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Who is Most Responsible for Climate Change? [INFOGRAPHIC]

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What Is Solar Worth To A Utility?

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UK Renewables Break Generation Record Again

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Solar stock Alert: KYOCERA Solar (NYSE:KYO) (TOKYO:6971) Gives Small Business an Edge with Energy Savings

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China’s Electric Vehicle Subsidies: Winners And Losers

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Are Utilities Deliberately Ignoring CHP Over Large Centralized Power Plants?

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Vestas & Duke Team Up For Southern Texas Wind Farms (400 MW)

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Energy as easy as Waffles

One day, biofuels microbes may be so adept at making fuels, it will be a case of “just add water”. For now, there’s the hard slog of unlocking feedstocks that are affordable, available and aggregated. As we look for recent … Continue reading

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New antimicrobial stabilizers made with Zemea propanediol

In Delaware, DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products announced that Schülke & Mayr GmbH has expanded its sensiva line of multifunctional additives. The latest additions to this line, sensiva PA 30 and sensiva PA 40, both feature the natural, preservative-boosting … Continue reading

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“RFS doing its job, biofuels represent future of fuel.”

Today on Twitter: IowaFarmWriter Per panel: RFS doing its job, biofuels represent future of fuel: better emissions, less outside dependence. niawag2011 it makes more sense to enable plants to soak up carbon dioxide through reforestation…than #biofuels nature_brains: Communities in Nepal turned a … Continue reading

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Biofuels Digest Index advances to 67.31 on an enzymes gain

The Biofuels Digest Index, an index of publicly traded biofuels stocks, gained 0.49 percent to 67.31 on an enzymes advance. For the day, KiOR (KIOR) lost 7.98 percent to $1.83, while Solazyme (SZYM) soared 7.37 percent to $11.51. Among other … Continue reading

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Fagen sues insurance company failure to back it in suit again GPRE

In Minnesota, Fagen is suing its insurance company Colony National Insurance for refusing to pay the indemnity and defense costs associated with an $11 million arbitration deal the company is currently undergoing with Green Plains Renewable Energy over two ethanol … Continue reading

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Enogen corn seen doubling acreage in 2014 to 120,000 acres

In the Midwest, Syngenta’s Enogen corn variety that has the alpha amylase enzyme needed for ethanol production genetically inserted into the grain was planted on 65,000 acres this year in Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota. As much as 120,000 … Continue reading

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Auction set for Oct. 8 for former San Juan Bioenergy plant

In Colorado, Mass Companies is holding a lender owned auction of the former San Juan Bioenergy plant that was built in 2008 on leased land in the Weber Industrial Park. The plant was designed to process 10,000 tons/Year of oilseed … Continue reading

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Concord Energy invests in Cool Planet and announces Asian JV

In Singapore, Concord Energy announced that it has signed an agreement with Cool Planet Energy Systems to establish a joint-venture in the Asia Pacific Region. The JV will develop commercial production facilities for the conversion of non-food biomass into biofuels … Continue reading

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Brazilian ethanol production up on year but lower than earlier in September

In Brazil, ethanol producing during the first half of September was up nearly 4% on the year at 1.88 billion liters but was down nearly 10% from the previous two weeks when 2.08 billion liters was produced. Total ethanol production … Continue reading

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Potential backlash against B10 seen among Indonesia’s mining industry

In Indonesia, local diesel distributor Jasatama Petroindo expects potential backlash, especially from the mining industry, against the new B10 regulation unless the government makes concerted efforts to sensitize the industry and vehicle users alike about the new fuel blend. Some … Continue reading

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