Economic boost for biofuels
- Mascoma. A. D. // Red Herring;10/7/2007, Vol. 4 Issue 29, p68
The article features energy company Mascoma of Cambridge, Massachusetts. Its chief executive officer (CEO) is Bruce Jamerson. Its key investors are Catalyst Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Vantage Point Venture Partners, Atlas Venture, Pinnacle Ventures, Khosla Ventures, and Flagship...
- GM takes an interest in Mascoma's biofuel plans. Feingold, Jeff // New Hampshire Business Review;5/9/2008, Vol. 30 Issue 10, p47
The article profiles Mascoma Corp. which is established by Lee Lynd and Charles Wyman, professors at Dartmouth College, in 2005. It notes that General Motor Corp. invested in Mascoma's efforts in biofuel development. Enzymes for organic materials' conversion to biofuel are being developed by...
- Now that we know. // National Provisioner;May2007 Supplement, Vol. 221, p6
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Tom Webb about the collateral damage brought by ethanol to the cost of food and another one on benefits of biofuels to increase prices of human food and animal feed.
- The race for ethanol domination. Sapp, Meghan; Odriscoll, Cath // ICIS Chemical Business;8/14/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 31, p18
The article discusses the impact of the growing demand for ethanol on the world's biofuels industry. While global production peaked in 2005, at more than 35 billion liters of ethanol, almost 90% of this was produced by Brazil and the U.S. But even in these two countries, ethanol accounts for...
- EU directive to fuel ethanol demand. // European Chemical News;11/17/2003, Vol. 79 Issue 2077, p12
Reports on the forecast of market players that there will be an increased demand for ethanol into the fuel market by 2005. Factors that will contribute to the increased demand for ethanol; Definition of the European Union on biofuels; Prices of ethanol in the European market.
- Costâ€“benefit tests for GHG emissions from biofuel production. de Gorter, Harry; Tsur, Yacov // European Review of Agricultural Economics;Jun2010, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p133
Biofuel greenhouse gas (GHG)-reduction standards calculated via life-cycle assessment are shown to be biased, even when indirect land-use change is included, because they are based on physical GHG emissions and uptakes and on simple aggregates of balances. We offer a GHG-reduction standard for...
- LETTER FROM THE EDITOR. Madrick, Jeff // Challenge (05775132);Sep/Oct2008, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p3
The article discusses reports published within the issue, such as one by Timothy Dittmer and Charles Wassell, Jr. on ethanol and biofuel production.
- ICIS launches guide to Latin American ethanol. // ICIS Chemical Business Americas;10/30/2006, Vol. 270 Issue 16, p40
The article reports that the ICIS pricing has launched a weekly report covering the ethanol market in Latin America to complement its global biofuels price and market intelligence reports portfolio. The Latin American ethanol market has grown in the past couple of years. With Brazilian supplies...
- Colusa Biomass Energy receives preliminary engineering study for conversion of waste rice straw to ethanol bio-refinery. // National Petroleum News;Jul2007, Vol. 99 Issue 7, p7
The article reports that the Colusa, California-based Biomass Energy Corp. has received the preliminary engineering study for its first rice straw to ethanol bio-refinery in the heart of the state's rice growing area. Tom Bowers, Colusa Biomass Energy Corp.'s chief executive officer (CEO),...