4th International Conference on Biofuels Standards: current issues, future trends

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The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the Brazilian National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology (INMETRO) and the European Commission’s Directorate C (Renewables, Research and Innovation, Energy Efficiency) are organizing the 4 th International Conference on Biofuels Standards to be held 13–15 November 2012 in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

Summary of decisions from Durban climate conference

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future agreements. The next major UNFCCC Climate Change Conference, COP 18/CMP 8, will take place 26 November to 7 December 2012 in Qatar, in close cooperation with the Republic of Korea. access the fund, boosting their efforts to establish their own clean energy futures and adapt to. and to assist the Conference of the Parties. Durban Climate Change Conference - November/December 2011.

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Australia Hosts First Climate Change Adaptation Conference

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The first international conference held in Australia to discuss the science and options for adapting to climate change begins in the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Center, Queensland, on 29 June. Almost 1,000 delegates from around the world are registered for the three-day Climate Adaptation Futures 2010 Conference , hosted by the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF) and CSIRO Climate Adaptation Flagship.

1st International Conference on Materials for Energy

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Society for Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology), a non-profit scientific and technical society based in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, and partners are organizing the 1 st International Conference on Materials for Energy , to be held in Karlsruhe, Germany 4-8 July 2010. The program of the conference will cover current topics and recent progress in the science and technology of energy and new materials, including the nanoscale origin of macroscopic properties.

Bowing to inevitable, Faraday Future scales back plant plans

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During a press conference at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show, Faraday Future announced plans to build its first electric car within two years. China plug-in cars Startups Faraday Future FF 91Later in 2016, it selected a site for what it claimed would be a $1 billion electric-car factory to be built in North Las Vegas, Nevada. But work at the site stopped late last year, and a new report.

GM prototyping future autonomous robotaxi services

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On Thursday, GM announced plans at an investors conference which add up to an autonomously driving robotaxi service which will be owned and operated by General Motors sometime in the future.

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Idaho National Laboratory Co-Sponsors Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Conference

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The Idaho National Laboratory co-sponsored a conference in Seattle just weeks ago titled, "Beyond Oil: The Sustainable Communities Initiative." The focus of the conference was to discuss the future of electric vehicles and their related infrastructure. Those in attendance for the event included more than 300 individuals including at least 50

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GM CEO Mary Barra hints at Bolt EV-based crossover SUV, details future electric vehicles

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General Motors CEO Mary Barra gave investors a detailed playbook for the automaker's future electric vehicles plans Wednesday, including a possible glimpse at a crossover based on the Bolt EV. Barra gave the presentation for investors at the Barclays 2017 Global Automotive Conference in New York.

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Advanced biofuels conference in Singapore to focus on cellulosic and algal produced bioenergy

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Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology and Singapore’s Agency for Science Technology and Research (A*STAR) announced the second Keystone Symposia conference on Biofuels in Singapore from 1-6 March 2011. The scientific organizers of the conference are Professor Stephen P. At this critical time in mapping a new global energy strategy, this symposium will address the potential of cellulosic and algal produced bioenergy as part of a sustainable future for our planet.

Invest in the Future to explore clean transport opportunities

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A new conference called Investing in Future Transport will take place at City Hall, London this Thursday (August 16, 2012) just days before Revolve Eco-Rally heads from Oxford to the capital. Chaired by TV motoring presenter Quentin Willson, the conference will explore the potential investment opportunities which exist in the alternative fuels sector and in [.]. Green credentials conference future cars London

Hyundai outlines future powertrain strategy

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Hyundai Motor Group this week outlined its latest powertrain technologies and future plans at the 12 th Hyundai-Kia International Powertrain Conference, held near the Hyundai Motor Group R&D Center in Korea. Around 1,000 powertrain experts and academics participated in the conference, including members from Bosch, Continental, Delphi, Magna Powertrain and Denso.

LowCVP Conference attracts 200 delegates and leading speakers

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Andrew Adonis, making his first public speech since his promotion to Secretary of State for Transport, told delegates at the LowCVP Conference that climate change is an issue which defines this age. Lord Adonis and the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, made the keynote speeches at the Conference which was attended by 200 delegates and which was held alongside the What Car? Feedback following the conference has been very positive. Tags: LowCVP conference

UOP/Solazyme Neat Renewable Diesel from Algae Oil Powers Vehicle at United Nations Climate Change Conference

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Denmark’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has organized a “ Driving the Future ” showcase during the COP 15 climate conference that begins today. Attendees needing a ride to the center of Copenhagen or journalist wanting to visit Danish cleantech solutions are free to use the COP15 showcase vehicles.

Renault opens Innovation Lab in Paris to focus on future of mobility

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Le Square aims to define new ways of working and to explore the future of mobility by opening up the company’s boundaries and encouraging cooperation around new kinds of business organisation with actors from the French ecosystem. The Tel Aviv Open Innovation Lab in Israel, opened in June 2016, sets out to promote the electric vehicle and to encourage creativity focusing on the mobility of the future.

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If You Love the Ocean Consider This… Then Do Something

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That’s why I’m so happy to learn today that Oceana, the international ocean conservation group, is rolling out a new ad campaign tomorrow designed to influence policy makers arriving in Copenhagen for the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 15), December 7 -18, 2009.

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GSI/UNEP conference report finds fossil-fuel subsidy reform complex and challenges sobering; ~1% of global GDP spent on fossil-fuel subsidies

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Although momentum behind reforming subsidies for fossil fuels (for both consumers and producers) worldwide has gained significant momentum during the past few years, and although the benefits of subsidy reform seem evident, countries’ experience of reform and the challenges involved are “sobering”, according to a recently published report from a conference convened on the subject last year by the Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

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Michelin brings back Challenge Bibendum event as Movin’On

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The new Movin’On by Michelin, a global summit for action on the future of mobility, will be held in Montreal, Canada on 13-15 June 2017. Movin’On 2017 will examine various themes in the future of urban mobility: New experiences in transportation. Key topics include: measuring the environmental impact of actions; financing future solutions; new regulatory tools and financial incentives; and cities as key players in sustainable mobility. Conferences and other events

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Mercedes-Benz presents autonomous Future Truck 2025 research vehicle; “Highway Pilot”

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Mercedes-Benz unveiled the Future Truck 2025 in Magdeburg, Germany. Daimler Trucks demonstrated the vehicle on a trip along a section of the A14 autobahn near the city of Magdeburg, in which the Future Truck drove itself under realistic driving conditions.

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TMFB researchers investigate engine performance of two possible future tailor-made biofuels

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Researchers at RWTH Aachen University in Germany report on their evaluation of two possible future biofuels—tailor-made from biomass—in a paper in the journal Fuel. presented at the 2014 TMFB conference, TMFB researchers noted that the final 279 fuel candidates could be classified into acyclic ethers, ketones, aldehydes, alcohols, cyclic ethers and furans.

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Future of transport will be ‘autonomous and multimodal’

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Cars will become more like robots in the future, as populations increasing migrate into megacities and this compact way of living starts to influence driving patterns, Richard Parry-Jones, co-chair of the UK Automotive Council told a conference in London this week.

Toyota-sponsored Onramp Challenge codefest exploring the future of the driving experience; $10K cash prize

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Toyota is sponsoring the Onramp Challenge , a weekend-long codefest and conference taking place 6-7 December at the San Mateo County (California) Event Center, which will feature competition, cars, and collaboration, all under the theme of “exploring the future of the driving experience.”. Emerging technologies and social trends will impact the driving experience now and in the future.

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Letter from Copenhagen

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Contrary to some reports, the Copenhagen Climate Conference was a great success. “The present is theirs, the future is ours,&# as Nicola Tesla said. And hundreds of mayors and corporate leaders committed their futures to meaningful action. Tags: International Projects Production Diary Better Place Copenhagen Copenhagen Climate Conference Renault Late night on the streets of Copenhagen, and biting cold. It was a dark and snowy night.

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Tesla Hopes To Hire Hackers To Ensure Security Of Its Cars, Present And Future

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Tesla Motors, for example, recently attended the Def Con security conference in Las Vegas in order to hire hackers to develop The term "hacker" conjures up images of shady individuals stealing your personal details through loop-holes in your internet security, but in the modern world a professional hacker can actually provide a valuable skill.

DOE to award $9M to promote consensus on future fossil energy technologies

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The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy will award $9 million over five years to organizations to assist it in building domestic and international consensus on future fossil energy technologies ( DE-FOA-0001111 ). The information created will be used at seminars, conferences and workshops attended by various stakeholders, as well as disseminated domestically and internationally, as appropriate.

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GM to launch two new electric vehicles within 18 months, 20 by 2023

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The news came in a conference call for reporters with Mark Reuss, GM's executive vice president of global product development. General Motors GM Future Cars plug-in cars hydrogen fuel cell Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV General Motors said on Monday it will unveil two new battery-electric vehicles within the next 18 months, and will offer 20 electric and hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles globally by 2023.

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Ohio State team wins EcoCAR2 competition with E85 series-parallel plug-in hybrid Malibu

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announced that the Ohio State University (OSU) team was the overall winner of the EcoCAR 2: Plugging In to the Future finals. Conferences and other events Conversions Fuel Efficiency High Octane Fuels Hybrids Plug-ins OSU’s series-parallel PHEV. Click to enlarge. The US Department of Energy and General Motors Co. The OSU team’s engineered 2013 Chevrolet Malibu featured a series-parallel plug-in hybrid drive with E85-fueled engine technology.

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NXP and partners launch European test drive to showcase the future of Communicating Cars

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Here, a closing conference will be held to discuss important issues concerning road safety with high-ranking politicians and representatives of leading companies and automotive groups. Ready for the test drive. Click to enlarge. NXP Semiconductors N.V. and industry partners Siemens, Honda, and Cohda Wireless have launched a “ Communicating Cars ” test drive along the ITS (Intelligent Transport Systems) Corridor across Germany, Austria and the Netherlands.

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Volkswagen ID: more details of all-electric concept car at Paris Motor Show

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This morning, Volkswagen held one of the first press conferences at the Paris Motor Show, unveiling the first of several electric cars from different makers. Paris Auto Show Future Cars VW plug-in cars Paris Motor ShowIts Volkswagen I.D. Concept is a preview of a high-volume battery-electric hatchback that will hit the market in 2020, priced "par with comparably powerful and well-equipped Golf models," the.

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Lux Research: “The rush to proclaim driverless cars as the near future for personal transport is, simply, wrong”

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In a note following the 2014 Automated Vehicle Symposium, Lux Research said : “ The rush to proclaim driverless cars as the near future for personal transport is, simply, wrong. ” Lux participated in two separate sessions at the conference: the first around regional planning implications, and the second on personal vehicle automation commercialization. The rush to proclaim driverless cars as the near future for personal transport is, simply, wrong.

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Hydrogen Hyped: BMW Does Pogue

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On March 29, Pogue blogged about The Future of Hydrogen Cars. BMW used the TED Conference , an annual convening of the technological glitterati, to make an "off-campus" presentation to these opinion makers. I invite Mr. Pogue to take a ride "back to the future" in my 2002 Toyota RAV4 EV. Tags: electric car David Pogue ted conference brazil cellulosic ethanol alternative fuels

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Electric Maxi van joins the Future Car Challenge

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The latest vehicle confirmed for the Brighton to London Future Car Challenge is a new all-electric commercial based on the Volkswagen Caddy Maxi. The Maxi EV, developed by a partnership between RLE International and Energetique, was first unveiled in the UK at the recent Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle Show and Conference at Millbrook Proving Ground [.]. Tags: Volkswagen Caddy Maxi electric car Future Car Challenge

EPA official: the future of the internal combustion engine is bright and clear

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“ The future of the IC engine is bright and clear; I don’t think that could be any more obvious to all of us ,” said Byron Bunker, Director, Heavy Duty Engine Center, Office of Transportation and Air Quality, US Environmental Protection Agency during his remarks in a panel discussion on the role for internal combustion engines in the energy future at the US Department of Energy’s 2011 Directions in Engine-Efficiency and Emissions Research Conference (DEER) in Detroit.

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Perspective: Why Carbon Emissions Should Not Have Been the Focus of the UN Climate Change Summit and Why the 15th Conference of the Parties Should Have Focused on Technology Transfer

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Unfortunately, this conference focused primarily on setting a cap on carbon emissions and providing financial aid to developing countries to build capacities to adapt to the negative impacts of climate change. But starting to raise immediate finance is more important than determining its exact future size. COP15 , United Nations Climate Change Conference Copenhagen 2009. OECD (2006b), “ Summary of the EPO-OECD-UKPO Conference: Patents, Realising and Securing Value ”, OECD.

Arctic Whisper fast-charged hybrid bus wins Elmia Future Transport Award; 18 hours of all-electric range

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Hybricon (Umeå, Sweden), co-developer of the Arctic Whisper fast-charged hybrid bus ( earlier post ), won the Future Transport Award in the category of Public Transport during the bi-annual Elmia Future Transport Fair in Sweden. The Future Transport Award is awarded to highlight good examples and role models who have developed effective, environmentally sound and economically viable transportation solutions for personal travel and freight transport.

Celanese sees new TCX ethanol process as key component in future growth; a paradigm shift in ethanol production

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As it announced during its investor conference earlier this week, Celanese Corporation, a global technology and specialty materials company, has increased its 2013 earnings growth objectives to adjusted earnings per share of at least $6.00, or operating EBITDA of at least $1.7

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PNNL solar thermochemical reaction system can reduce fuel consumption in natural gas power plants by about 20%; future potential for transportation fuels

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PNNL’s thermochemical conversion device is installed in front of a concentrating solar power dish. Photo: PNNL. Click to enlarge.

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Expect A 500-Mile Electric Car By 2025, Says Tesla's Elon Musk

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It was a relatively brief projection of the future from a man who's juggling a lot of balls in the present, but even Elon Musk's quick hits can be newsworthy. The CEO of electric-car maker Tesla Motors told attendees at the Barron's Investment Conference that he expects 500-mile electric cars to be available in just 10 years. lithium-ion future Elon Musk battery pack Tesla Motors plug-in cars

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Tesla Model 3 Unveil By March 31, Deposits Accepted That Day

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Tesla Motors held its quarterly conference call yesterday for its fourth-quarter and 2015 full-year financial results, and some of the numbers weren't great. Elon Musk Future Cars Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Tesla Model 3But for eager buyers and Tesla advocates, the most important news concerned the upcoming Model 3, the company's third generation of electric cars. Long promised to deliver 200 miles at a.

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Daimler Takes 10% Stake in Tesla; Strategic Partnership to Collaborate on Future Models

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Executives from both companies announced the arrangement this morning in a webcast press conference. Herbert Kohler, Vice President E-Drive and Future Mobility at Daimler AG, will take a seat on Tesla’s board of directors. The base pack for the Model S, Musk noted in the question and answer session of the press conference, would use some 8,000 cells were it to use the same cells applied in the Roadster pack.

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DOE announces EcoCAR 2; focus on electric drive technology

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At the SAE 2011 World Congress in Detroit, Michigan, US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs, David Sandalow, announced the official launch of the EcoCAR 2 : Plugging into the Future competition and the sixteen university teams selected to participate. Conferences and other events Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-insEcoCar 2 Malibu. Click to enlarge.

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