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Monday, 03 December 2012 17:28

With Military's Push, Biofuels Can Grow

December 3 -- US Senate voted Wednesday to restore the Defense Department's ability to buy biofuels. As the largest petroleum user in the world, the US military says its dependence on oil is a national security threat. >>View Article

November 30 -- When it comes to reducing the military’s dependence on oil, senators from both sides of the aisle have the Department of Defense’s back.  By striking down a pair of shortsighted amendments to the military’s annual spending bill, the Senate this week gave a green light to the DoD to pursue the biofuel initiatives senior military leaders say they want and need. >>View Article

November 29 -- As a twenty year veteran of the Air Force, much of my service revolved around issues of energy dependency and national security. Early in my career, I had the opportunity to serve on the National Security Council staff of President George H. W. Bush. >>View Article

Monday, 26 November 2012 17:49

With Military's Lead, Biofuel Could Take Off

November 26 -- From jet propulsion to space exploration, the U.S. Air Force has long been a pioneer in technological advancements. It's doing the same today, on the important issue of moving our nation beyond oil. >>View Article 

Monday, 26 November 2012 17:20

Biofuels Yield Military, Economic Dividends

November 26 -- Every day around the world, technologies that are developed by the military help our troops carry out missions that keep America safe. But beyond strengthening our national security and giving Americans peace of mind, military investments in technology yield another dividend — economic growth. And a new report from Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) shows just how big that growth can be. >>View Blog Post

November 20 -- Tom Hicks, the Navy's deputy assistant secretary for energy, cupped his hands around his eyes and peered into a glass panel at a blue flame flickering inside an industrial boiler. >>View Article

Friday, 16 November 2012 19:42

U.S. EPA Maintains Renewable Fuels Standard

November 16 -- U.S. EPA today announced that the agency has not found evidence to support a finding of severe “economic harm” that would warrant granting a waiver of the renewable fuels standard (RFS). The decision is based on economic analyses and modeling done in conjunction with the USDA and U.S. DOE. >>View Article 

Friday, 02 November 2012 16:59

America’s Solar Soldiers

November 2 -- They're some of the country's most important environmental activists, poised to change the way we create, consume and conceive of energy.  But you won't find this cadre of green preachers on a college campus, or emceeing the Sierra Club's annual meeting. You'll find them, clad in blazers and pantsuits, pushing their agenda behind the guarded walls of the Pentagon. >>View Article

November 8 -- Researchers have developed a way to enhance the energy produced by biofuels, potentially expanding their usefulness in jet planes and industrial vehicles.  Biofuels, which are derived from the sugars in plant matter, have become a mainstay in the stump speeches of political candidates and the energy policy of the Obama administration, providing a potential alternative or supplement for commonly used fossil fuels. >>View Article 

Friday, 26 October 2012 14:34

Google Backs Biofuel

October 26 -- Google Ventures is investing in Cool Planet Energy Systems, a company aiming to produce cheap biofuels in its first commercial processing plant, according to reports.  Google, along with BP, ConocoPhillips and NRG, are investing in Cool Planet, a company that pants to replace gasoline with biofuel, GigaOm reported.  >>View Article 

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