CEO of Colorado's Sundrop Fuels spoke last week on Thanksgiving about the new proposed location of a $450 Million biofuels refinery; Wayne Simmons stated "Our decision to locate in Rapides Parish underscores Louisiana's commitment to the advanced biofuels industry" he said, "and we look forward to our partnership in helping meet the nation's growing energy needs."
This facility will…Continue
Added by John H. Duncan on November 29, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Zimride is a company that lets drivers sell the empty seats in their car to passengers who need a ride along popular routs, such as between San Francisco and Los Angeles. Zimride not only puts cash in your pocket, it connects people with new friends.
This is, essentially, the tagline from Venture Beat's article on the San Francisco based company which has just raised $6…Continue
Added by John H. Duncan on September 21, 2011 at 3:38pm — No Comments
On June 10th, 2011 Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced $36 Million funding has been awarded to 6 small scale biofuels projects.According to DOE these projects "aim to improve the economics and efficiency of biological and chemical processes that convert non-food biomass feed stocks into replacements for petroleum-based feed stocks, products, and fuels". One of those six projects has been awarded to NC company, HCL CleanTech, Inc with funding available up to $9 Million.
Added by John H. Duncan on June 14, 2011 at 3:51pm — No Comments
The Catawba County Board of Commissioners award a construction bid to Hamlett Associates for $775,786 to build a crop processing facility at the Biodiesel Research Facility. They also approved a contract for administration and construction observation with Mcgill Associates for $55,000. The money for this project has been generated from solid waste feesl, and county officials say no local tax money has or will be pledged to this project.
The proposed facility will clean, dry, store…Continue