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Desert greenhouses could harness the sea to grow bioufels

Greenhouses in desert areas near the sea could be used to grow a range of plants including Jatropha according to Guardian Unlimited. The answer lies in using the sun’s energy to evaporate sea water… 

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Sun Ethanol gains DuPont’s Frey as CEO

Sun Ethanol has hired William Frey, as the cellulosic ethanol company’s new CEO. Previously, Dr. Frey spearheaded commercialization of  advanced biofuels and new cellulosic process technologies at DuPont, according to Green Car Congress, which has more. 

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The developed and developing world work together to make biofuels

Interesting post on how the developing and developed world can work together to produce biofuels over on allAfrica.com in a report by Dominique Patton Nairobi first published in the Nairobi Business Daily. The allAfrica report it features D1 Oils and Sun Biofuels. It says: Jatropha could be Africa’s first real chance to profit from the […]

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Will Jatropha grow in the Catskills?

I’ve had a sort of answer to my flippant question about whether Jatropha will grow in the Catskills mountains of New York state. One of my colleagues who works in an office in New York, New York has sent me a relaease about Blue Sun Biodisel planning a Jatropha plantation in Texas. Where there’s lots […]

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