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    Report: First E15 gas station gets warning from ConocoPhillips, might have to stop ethanol sales
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    Ethanol advocates are continuing to throw down the gauntlet with Big Oil. Jabs have been thrown through satire and blogging – now the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is throwing a hook by going after ConocoPhillips, one of Big Oil's top five conglomerates. After offering E15, ...

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    Video: Biofuel group Fuels America gives snarky Valentine to Big Oil
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    What's this? A yoga woman in seated pose praising oil companies and the billions in profits and huge government subsidies they get saying, with a radiant smile, "That's awesome!" Two oil-drenched birds standing together. One of them chirps, "I love what this oil does to my feathers. They're so ...

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    Neste Oil Rally Finland fueled by NExBTL 100 Green biodiesel
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    When the World Rally Championship rolled into Finland at the end of July for the 2011 Neste Oil Rally Finland, some 29 of the 124 vehicles entered in the tail-out, gravel-throwing event were fueled by Neste Oil's NExBTL renewable diesel. Running solely on Neste Green 100 diesel, Neste says the ...

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    University of Calgary attempting to make fuel from sawdust
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    Fueling your vehicle with sawdust is absurd. However, pumping your tank full of fuel made from sawdust, now that's a far-fetched idea that could eventually become a reality. Thanks to the work of a team of researchers at the University of Calgary, sawdust-derived fuel could power the vehicles of ...

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    Solazyme lets 10.975 million shares fly at $18 in IPO
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    Solazyme, a renewable algae-based fuels company, has priced its initial public offering (IPO) of 10.975 million shares of common stock at $18 per share, above the earlier estimated range of $15 to $17. Of the 10.975 million shares of common stock in the IPO, Solazyme is offering 10,375,000 ...

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    Preem to offer B15 biodiesel across Sweden beginning in April
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    Beginning in April, Swedish oil giant Preem will offer diesel blends containing 15 percent renewable diesel (B15) and 5 percent biodiesel (B5) at 366 fueling stations throughout Sweden. The B15 blend, which Preem fittingly calls Evolution Diesel, is claimed to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 16 ...

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    Brazil's Petrobras to invest $3.5B to double biofuel output
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    Brazilian energy giant Petrobas expects demand for biofuels will rapidly rise within the next decade and intends to spend $3.5 billion over the next four years to more than double its biofuel output. During a recent interview, Miguel Rossetto, chief executive of energy giant's biofuels unit, ...

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    Canada to require 2% renewable content in diesel fuel
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    Back in September, the government of Canada announced regulations that will require an average renewable fuel content of five percent in gasoline and two percent in diesel fuel and heating oil. Implementation of the renewable fuel content for gasoline went into effect on December 15th, 2010, but ...

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    BioJet receives $1.2B to fund renewable aviation fuel projects
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    BioJet International Ltd. has received a whopping $1.2 billion of financial backing from Equity Partners Fund SPC. The massive amount of capital will allow BioJet, an international supplier of renewable aviation fuels, to fund its biofuel development and launch projects aimed at expanding the use ...

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    Canada finalizes regulations for renewable fuel content in gasoline
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    The government of Canada has finalized regulations that will require an average renewable fuel content of five percent in gasoline – two percent in diesel fuel and heating oil – starting December 15th, 2010. The regulations are but one minor step in Canada's far-reaching Renewable ...

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    Boeing predicts renewable fuel to supply 1% of commercial aviation industry by 2015
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    Boeing's prediction that one percent of the commercial aviation industry will be powered by renewable fuels by 2015 may sound trivial, but converting any meaningful portion of the industry over to the plant-derived biofuels could lay the foundation for future exponential growth. Boeing is ...

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    Slate: Worst part of oil spill could be return of Big Ethanol
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    The BP oil spill has reminded us that whether we love ethanol or hate it, it's still loads better than crude oil. Or at least that's what the corn ethanol lobbies would have us believe, according to Slate. With ethanol plants closing left and right, about 1.4 billion gallons of additional ...

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    RFA says the EPA delaying E15 decision is "a dereliction of duty"
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    Following news that the EPA has once again not made a decision about increasing the ethanol content of gasoline sold in the nation's pumps, the ethanol industry is kind of peeved. The Renewable Fuels Association has issued a press release lashing out at the Environmental Protection Agency for ...

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    OCC reveals "Americas first renewable energy chopper"
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    digg_url = 'http://digg.com/celebrity/OCC_reveals_E85_bike_complete_with_corn_head_scoops_You_can_win_it'; Alrighty, so the bike is painted up like soybeans and corn. It has a "corn head scoop" mounted ahead of the engine at the bottom of the down-tube. The exhaust pipes are supposed to look ...

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    New U.S. alternative fuel directory to feature over 2,200 refuelling locations
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    A directory featuring E85 Ethanol Fuel and Biodiesel Fuel retail stations across the U.S. has been published for the first time by USA Energy Independence Publications. The guide is designed to help flex-fuel vehicle (FFV) and diesel vehicle owners find retail outlets offering renewable fuels in ...

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