Center for Advanced BioEnergy Research, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Algae Biomass Summit: producers say commercialization is close

Biodiesel Magazine
By Tom Bryan
September 25, 2012

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Sweet Sorghum Leading Southern Bioenergy Crop

DomesticFuel.com
Posted by Joanna Schroeder – September 24th, 2012

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Gevo Shifting From Isobutanol to Ethanol at Minnesota Plant

BloombergBusinessWeek
By Andrew Herndon on September 24, 2012

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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Purdue gets $5.2 million to develop new biofuel process

Ethanol Producer Magazine
By Purdue University
September 19, 2012

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Japanese group plans to commercialize biohydrogen production

Biomass Magazine
By Erin Voegele
September 20, 2012

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

New Uses for Old Tools Could Boost Biodiesel Output

USDA ARS
By Ann Perry
September 20, 2012

Tried-and-true techniques could help optimize oilseed yield for biodiesel production, according to studies conducted by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists.

For more than 30 years, near infrared (NIR) reflectance spectroscopy has been used as a rapid and nondestructive method for measuring protein, moisture, and oil levels in whole grains. Now Agricultural Research Service (ARS) research leader Dan Long is studying how to use remote sensing tools to quickly assess seed oil quality and quantity before and after harvest.

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Brazil Doubling Sugar-Cane Biomass Research Plan to $988 Million

BloombergBusinessWeek
By Stephan Nielsen on September 19, 2012
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Coproducts help keep ethanol producers profitable in lean times

Ethanol Producer Magazine
By Holly Jessen
September 21, 2012

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Analysis: Brazil ethanol returns to US as biofuel rules pave way

Chicago Tribune
Reese Ewing

Reuters
3:29 p.m. CDT, September 20, 2012

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DuPont set to move ahead with refinery

Delaware Online
5:08 PM, Sep 22, 2012
Written by
Cori Anne Natoli
The News Journal

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Brazil's Unica cuts sugar, ethanol output forecast

Business Recorder
September 23, 2012 RECORDER REPORT

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Thursday, September 20, 2012

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

DOE gives ASU $15 million to be algae testbed

Biofuels Digest
Meghan Sapp
September 17, 2012   Read more

Agrobiobase – looking at the global bioeconomy one factoid at a time

Biobased Digest
Jim Lane
September 18, 2012
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Texas A&M AgriLife wins NSF grant for algae research

Biomass Magazine
By Texas A&M AgriLife Research
September 17, 2012

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Audi Places Its Biofuel Bets On Joule

Forbes
Martin LaMonica, Contributor

9/17/2012 @ 10:58AM

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RFS waiver comment period extended 15 days to Oct. 11

Ethanol Producer Magazine
By Holly Jessen
September 12, 2012

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Sorghum in spotlight due to drought, pending EPA action

Ethanol Producer Magazine
By Holly Jessen
September 14, 2012

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Water-wise biofuel crop study to alter plants metabolic, photosynthesis process

Phys.org
September 14, 2012

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EPA statement mandates 28% increase in biodiesel use by gasoline refiners in 2013

Biofuels Digest
Isabel Lane
September 17, 2012   Read more

UC Berkeley research yields high-starch “Frankenstein” switchgrass

Biofuels Digest
Isabel Lane
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Bacteria Turns Waste to Fuel in Single Stage Process

Waste Management World
17 September 2012

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Nexterra, UBC and GE celebrate opening of biomass CHP system

Biomass Magazine
By Nexterra Systems Corp.
September 14, 2012

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Monday, September 17, 2012

Mapping the Changes in Renewable Power Investment

Biomass Magazine
By Luke Geiver
September 13, 2012

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Crop study to alter plants metabolic, photosynthesis process

Ag Weekly
Thursday, September 13, 2012 4:18 PM CDT

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Insight: U.S. and Brazil - At last, friends on ethanol

Reuters
By Brian Winter
BRASILIA
Fri Sep 14, 2012 11:21pm IST

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Friday, September 14, 2012

Ethanol production seen recovering in 2013 but not to early 2012 levels

Biofuels Digest
Meghan Sapp
September 13, 2012   Read more

Solving a Great Biodiesel Mystery

Biodiesel Magazine
By Ron Kotrba
September 10, 2012

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Patented process could improve biofuel production

Biomass Magazine
By Missouri University of Science and Technology
September 12, 2012

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Thursday, September 13, 2012

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

USDA considering adding DDGS, pork to export sales report

Ethanol Producer Magazine
By Holly Jessen
September 11, 2012

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Ethanol Plunges to Lowest Price in Eight Weeks on Economic Woes

BloombergBusinessWeek

By Mario Parker on September 10, 2012

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Insurance for Biomass

Biomass Magazine
By Luke Geiver
September 07, 2012

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Immature Switchgrass Could Help Cellulosic Ethanol Industry

USDA ARS press release
By Ann Perry
September 6, 2012

A gene that keeps switchgrass forever young could have far-reaching implications for the development of the plant as a biofuel crop, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists.

Inserting a specific gene called "corngrass" from corn into switchgrass essentially keeps the perennial grass in its juvenile form—a plant that doesn't flower, doesn't produce seeds, and doesn't have a dormant growth phase. Because of these changes, the sugars making up the plant starch are more readily available for conversion into cellulosic ethanol.

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Exclusive: EU to limit use of crop-based biofuels - draft law

Reuters
By Charlie Dunmore
BRUSSELS
Mon Sep 10, 2012 1:59pm EDT


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Monday, September 10, 2012

Obama touts biofuels in democratic nomination acceptance speech

Biomass Magazine
By Anna Simet
September 07, 2012

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BP Biofuels targets Gulf Coast for energy crop production

Biomass Magazine
By Luke Geiver
September 06, 2012

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Friday, September 7, 2012

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Argonne lab make nanoparticle breakthrough for biofuel catalyst

Biofuels Digest
Meghan Sapp
September 4, 2012   Read more

California does away with funding for corn-based ethanol

Biofuels Digest
Meghan Sapp
September 4, 2012   Read more

Cover crop: What the doctor ordered after a drought

Drovers Cattlenetwork
Stu Ellis, FarmGate blog
Updated: September 4, 2012

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Conservation Biomass, an Alternative Energy Source

AZOM.com
Published on September 5, 2012 at 5:33 AM
By Nick Gilbert

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Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Brazilian ethanol exports to U.S. likely to grow - Datagro

Reuters
SERTAOZINHO, Brazil
Wed Aug 29, 2012 1:07pm EDT

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Japan Eyes 6-Fold Increase in Use of Renewables by 2030

Utility Products

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Tuesday, September 4, 2012

RFS waiver may not provide relief to livestock industry, experts warn

Biofuels Digest
Jim Lane
August 31, 2012   Read more

The lowdown on making jet fuel and diesel from biomass

Biofuels Digest
Jim Lane
August 31, 2012

Advanced biofuels industry: Policy instability hurts

Biomass Magazine
By Sue Retka Schill
August 29, 2012

Demonstrating Portable Energy

Biomass Magazine
A modular gasification technology produces on-demand, biomass-based syngas.
By Erin Voegele
August 29, 2012

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Petrobras Ethanol Partner Seeking to Sell Stake, Valor Reports


Bloomberg
By Lucia Kassai - Aug 31, 2012 7:22 AM CT   Read more

Brazil Ethanol Mills to Be Overseen by Oil Regulator ANP

Bloomberg
By Lucia Kassai - 2012-08-31T11:44:00Z

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