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Ethanol and gesture politics

Trollhattan Saab says Queensland’s Premier Peter Beattie has ordered a biofuel Saab 9-5 that can run on up to 85 per cent bioethanol, a fuel made primarily from grain or cane sugar. But there’s a catch. While the Saab can run on E85 (an 85 per cent ethanol, 15 per cent petrol mix), the Government […]

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Where can I buy bioethanol & biodiesel in Australia?

The Australian Renewable Fuels Association, has a listing of outlets where you can buy bioethanol and biodiesel in Australia. Technorati Tags: biodiesel, bioethanol, biofuel, ethanol, Australia

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Biofuel worries are universal

The Asian biofuel markets face big challenges, according to a report on ICIS news. Anu Agarwal has been talking to producers of ethanol and biodiesel in and around Singapore and discovered they are as concerned about the prospects for their industry as delegatesat the World Refining Association’s 2006 European Biofuels Forum in Warsaw, yesterday and […]

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Central Bio-Energy plans more bioethanol for Nebraska

Central Bio-Energy, LLC (CBE), a Nebraska-based firm, announced today that it plans to invest more than $500 million to build three 100 million-gallon/year ethanol plants in Seward,Howard and Chase counties in Nebraska. The announcement was made in the Nebraska State Capital Rotunda in Lincoln. These plants will employ 150 full-time staff, with combined annual payroll […]

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Listing for UK’s first ethanol for fuel plant

Ensus plans to list on the London Alternative Investment Market to fund the construction of the UK’s first dedicated ethanol for fuel plant. The firm is chaired by Rob Margetts, once of Imperial Chemicals Industries and more recently of British oxygen BOC. He’s a genuinely nice chap. The ethanol plant will be fed with European […]

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More US ethanol capacity for 2007

Yesterday another firm expanded its portfolio in ethanol, according to Biofuel Review Xethanol bought an old medium-density fibreboard factory located in Spring Hope, NorthCarolina for $4.0 million in cash, and some pocket change, (1,197,000 shares of Xethanol common stock and warrants to purchase an additional 300,000 shares of Xethanol common stock at $4.00 per share) […]

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John Kerry on Fox talking bioethanol

A recent debate on bioethanol shown on Fox a few days ago. Were the US people sold short by congress over energy security as Kerry says? Tell me

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More on bioethanol from bioengineering

An interesting round up from MIT’s Technology Review of some of the most cutting edge research into genetically modifying microorganisms to make them produce reasonable quantities of cellulosic ethanol Technorati Tags: America, bioethanol, biofuel, gentic modification, MIT, Research, US

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