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Vinod Kohlsa’s latest thoughts on biofuels

Now Mr K likes cellulosic biofuels and biomass.

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Putting the bio into biogasoline

LS9 is putting the bio into biogasoline by using modified bacteria to directly produce hydrocarbons instead of ethanol or other intermediates, according to the BioConversion Blog, quoting Technology Review. LS9 has a number of big backers and is part funded by Vindod Khosla , the firm plans to build a trial plant in California to […]

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Branson and Kholsa in celeb bioufel link up

Over on Scalarparty, it seems Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Biofuels will be working together to develop biofuels with Gevo of California. Vindod Kohsla is linked to Gevo in that post. Secondly, Gevo Biofuels has a new CEO who’s come from CargillDow/NatureWorks. Unfortunately, none of it’s verifiable on either company’s website or, irritatingly on EDGAR, the […]

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Celeb endorsements: who’ be best and why

Who do you think would be the best celeb to publically endorse biofuels and put them firmly in the public’s eye.  Here’s my top five 1. Willie Nelson: Bio Willie great name for a product 2. Daryl Hannah: Lots of fancy celeb friends to convert 3. Vindod Kholsha He’s been written up in learned journals 3. […]

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Vinod Khosla: A biofuels bet on Wired

People interested in biofuels should try to get get hold of a hard copy of this month’s wired magazine, or better still, ‘cos its free, should go to Wired’s online archive Vinod Khosla (he co-founded Sun Microsystems and is linked with Bio Willie) explains why he’s betting on biofuels the article examines

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