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Enterprise-rent-a-car appoints Sayre as academic biofuel director

Enterprise-rent-a-car appoints Dr Richard Sayre as academic biofuel director at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis, Missouri. The position was created by the family which owns Enterprise (and also Alamo and National Car rental brands) with a $25m donation to the Danforth Plant Science Center. Nice. He’ll be studying third generation biofuels… […]

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Another butanol process

Another butanol process is being developed, this time by the Washington University St Louis, this partly ferments cellulose and lignin into butyrate, which is then further fermnted, according to The Energy Blog.

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ICIS Biofuel Conference more details

ICIS will be holding its own biofuels conference in conjunction with Kline consulting in St Louis, Missouri, on 14-15 November. They seem to have an interesting speaker panel. (Disclosure: I work for ICIS: About ICIS) I might be there myself…

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Biofuels conference announced

A new biofuels event is scheduled for St Louis September. It will be called Biofuels 2007- A Global Perspective and will be jointly run by my employers ICIS and Kline & Co. It will be held at the Westin Hotel on 19-20 September. Disclosure: I work for ICIS: About ICIS.

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National energy awareness month

In a move that will make all the difference to the bioethanol and biodiesel industries, President George W Bush has proclaimed October Energy Awareness Month. I thought I should tell you as soon as I became aware of it myself. El Presedente was talking at the Advancing Renewable Energy Conference in St Louis, Missouri last […]

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Biofuel microbe development

If its not alge then its bacteria… Bacteria to run our cars, warm our homes from PhysOrg.com The United States Department of Energy has devoted $1.6 million to sequencing the DNA of six photosynthetic bacteria that Washington University in St. Louis biologists will examine for their potential as one of the next great sources of […]

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