26 Jul '12, 6pm

Pursuing Abundance: USDA, DOE Invest $41M to Drive Biofuels Feedstock Yields, Diversification

Pursuing Abundance: USDA, DOE Invest $41M to Drive Biofuels Feedstock Yields, Diversification

Accordingly, corn futures have begun to back of substantially from their record highs last week (reaching $8.34, but now down to $7.88 for the July contract and $6.64 for the September contract on CBOT. But the impact of drought has focused increasing attention on feedstocks — especially novel feedstocks. What are we doing about drought-resistance and heat-tolerance? What are we doing about diversifying beyond potentially scarce feedstocks that are shared with food and feed markets? As Raymond James analyst Pavel Molchanov wrote in a research note this week on Ceres: “Intensely hot summers are becoming a reality that crop growers — and biofuel producers — have to address. In this context, energy crops provide a vital source of feedstock diversification, especially given that these crops, as a rule, provide a higher degree of drought resistance than, say, sugarcane. With th...

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USDA, DOE Announce New Investments in Biofuels

USDA, DOE Announce New Investments in Biofuels

cleantechnica.com 27 Jul '12, 10am

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DOE funds 13 biofuel projects with $41 million

green.autoblog.com 26 Jul '12, 2pm

Quad County Corn Cooperative ($4.25 million – Galva, Iowa). This project will retrofit an existing corn starch ethanol pla...

Yay! USDA and DOE Announce $41M Biofuel Subsidies

Yay! USDA and DOE Announce $41M Biofuel Subsidies

gas2.org 28 Jul '12, 10pm

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Olympic fleet trials new biofuels

Olympic fleet trials new biofuels

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 31 Jul '12, 1pm

Some of BMW ’s Olympic fleet cars will be trialling new biofuels during their official duties. Games sponsor BP is trialli...