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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Toyota Mirai fuel cell rated with EPA-estimated 67 mpge

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The new Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle ( earlier post ) will offer an EPA-estimated 67 miles per gallon equivalent (mpge) city/highway/combined when it hits dealerships in California this fall, and an EPA-estimated driving range rating of 312 miles (502 km) on a single fill of hydrogen. Toyota North America CEO Jim Lentz announced the EPA-estimated performance figures at the Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colorado.

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UTRC and ANGP unveil first low-pressure conformable natural gas tank design

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UTRC began developing its conformable tank in 2012, creating prototypes for CNG applications that typically operate in the 3,200-3,600 psi pressure range. Adsorbed Natural Gas Products, Inc.

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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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Update: ‘09 Saturn Vue Hybrid

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In any case, a 3 month delay was welcome news when compared to Chrysler announcing they would discontinue the Aspen and Durango hybrid SUVs. It will also include GM’s first front-wheel-drive two-mode transmission and a total driving range of more than 500 miles per tank of gas.

‘10 Hybrid SUV Prices

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Once you begin researching hybrid SUV’s you will notice a huge range of prices.

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Researchers propose CO2 recycling to improve Fischer-Tropsch GTL efficiency and reduce total CO2 emissions

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This results in a decrease in total CO 2 emissions to less than 5g CO 2 /MJ F-T product, compared to a range of 27.0 Broadly, GTL processing using natural gas as feedstock entails three stages: reforming of methane to produce syngas (a mixture of H 2 and CO); conversion of the syngas using F-T synthesis to produce a broad range of hydrocarbons; and upgrading of the F-T products to naphtha, diesel, liquefied petroleum gas, etc., Overview of the CUGP processes.

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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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EPA analyzed the lifecycle GHG impacts of the range of biofuels currently expected to contribute significantly to meeting the volume mandates of EISA through 2022, including those from domestic and international sources. Example of results from EPA lifecycle analyses in the NPRM.

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