Global Bioenergies, IBN-One and Lantmännen Aspen partner on renewable isooctane for specialty fuel applications

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Global Bioenergies, IBN-One and Lantmännen Aspen, world market leader in alkylate gasoline for two- and four-stroke small engines, have entered into a partnership on renewable isooctane ( earlier post ) for specialty fuel applications. Aspen is part of the Swedish Lantmännen group, an agricultural cooperative and Northern Europe’s leader in agriculture, machinery, bioenergy and food products with annual revenues of €3.4

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NREL report estimates gasoline produced from biomass could cost about the same as ethanol

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Current case design block flow diagram of thermochemical gasoline from biomass-derived methanol and the methanol-to-gasoline process. A new report from the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) concludes that gasoline produced via the methanol-to-gasoline (MTG) route ( earlier post ) using syngas from a 2,000 dry metric tonne/day (2,205 US ton/day) biomass-fed facility could have a plant gate price (PGP) of $1.95/gallon US ($0.52/liter).

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Fall Preview and Theatrical Launch

Revenge of the Electric Car

My Plans: Coming up August 25 is an opening night screening for Aspen's MountainSummit at the Wheeler Opera House followed by a TEDx presentation in Black Rock City on September 1. I'm glad this change is about getting electric cars on the roads and starting the transition off of gasoline.

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Plug-in Manufacturers Grow

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Japan's third-largest automaker is considering the move as consumers are increasingly switching to fuel-efficient cars due to high gasoline prices, spokesman Mitsuru Yonekawa said, declining to give further details.

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ANGP commercializes 1st ANSI NGV2-certified on-board low pressure ANG technology storage system for LDVs

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liter V6 bi-fuel engine for gasoline or natural gas operation. The FEPS is equipped with miniature compressor technology from Aspen Compressor, LLC. Adsorbed Natural Gas Products, Inc.

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On Again Off Again: Audi Q5

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At least, that is true in Europe, where the difference in the cost of diesel and unleaded gasoline is much less. However, as Audi saw other large SUV hybrids such as the Durango and Aspen fall off the market, they decided to remove the hybrid option from the Q7.

GM, Honda to collaborate on next-generation fuel cell technologies; targeting commercial feasibility in 2020 time frame

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Among all zero CO 2 emission technologies, fuel cell electric vehicles have a definitive advantage with range and refueling time that is as good as conventional gasoline cars. 2011 Honda FCX Clarity fuel cell vehicle. Click to enlarge.

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UMass Amherst Licenses Catalytic Fast Pyrolysis Technology to Startup Anellotech to Produce Renewable Biogasoline

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Huber’s patent-pending technique offers a low-cost, single-step process for turning sawdust, woody stalks and other waste biomass into gasoline, diesel fuel, heating oil and valuable chemical commodities such as benzene, toluene and xylenes. NSF Green Gasoline website.

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EPA Proposes New Regulations for Renewable Fuel Standard to Implement Requirements of EISA; GHG Reduction and Indirect Land Use Change Effects Included

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It must also achieve a lifecycle GHG emission reduction of at least 60%, compared to the gasoline or diesel fuel it displaces. Second, its lifecycle GHG emissions must be at least 50% less than the gasoline or diesel fuel it displaces.

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