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A nationwide survey exploring U.S. consumer attitudes toward 10 clean energy technologies has found a wide disconnect between those who “favor” alternative energy transportation and the percentage that buy it. Based on a statistically significant cross-sampling of 1,084 consumers who answered an online questionnaire by Navigant Research in fall 2013, over 60 percent of respondents […]

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Algae-derived biofuel can reduce life cycle CO2 emissions by 50 to 70 percent compared to petroleum fuels, and is approaching a similar Energy Return on Investment (EROI) as conventional petroleum according to a new peer-reviewed paper published in Bioresource Technology. The study, which is said by the Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) to be the first […]

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Cool Planet Energy Systems announced it closed on $29.9 Million of its anticipated $100 Million D series financing that will fund construction of its first commercial biofuel production facility. Cool Planet is currently operating a pilot facility in Camarillo, CA. The company said this next round of funding represents an important next step in commercializing […]

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As rises the popularity of biofuels, so does the need for specific crops to provide the “bio” part of the fuel. With this in mind, NexSteppe announced the launch of its first sorghum hybrid products in the U.S. and in Brazil. NexSteppe’s new Malibu sweet sorghum hybrids and Palo Alto high biomass sorghum hybrids are […]

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