|BioFuel Companies of Interest:
|Joule Unlimited, Inc. produces infrastructure-compatible fuels directly from sunlight and waste carbon dioxide. It captures sunlight to produce energy in liquid forms, such as diesel and ethanol, as well as uses waste carbon dioxide as a sole feedstock to produce liquid fuels. The company was formerly known as Joule Biotechnologies, Inc. and changed its name to Joule Unlimited, Inc. in 2010. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.|
|BlackGold Biofuels has developed technology to convert low-value organic-based waste greases (FOG) like those found in the sewer into biodiesel, a cleaner-burning, low-carbon diesel fuel. Has recently won a contract with the City of San Fran.|
|Imperium Renewables' Imperium Grays Harbor, the nation's largest BQ 9000 certified biodiesel plant, is capable of producing pure, unblended B100 biodiesel refined from a variety of oils; canola grown in Washington State and Canada, soy, and many other crops. Our goal is producing biodiesel at the lowest possible cost. Wash State.|
|Coskata is a biology-based renewable energy company whose low-cost platform technology allows for the production of fuels and chemicals from a variety of input material (including biomass, agricultural and municipal wastes, and other carbonaceous material). Working plant in Madison, PA.|
|Current U.S. production capacity of ethanol is more than six billion gallons per year.
American Coalition for Ethanol
|National Biodiesel Conference & Expo.|
|Conference Alerts. Biofuel events.|
|Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference brings together the leaders guiding the development of advanced biofuels. USA.|
|International Bioenergy Days a recurring International bio-energy conference. Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce.|
|Bioenergy International expo & conference, which rebranded this year to focus on bioenergy and biomass as well as biodiesel and bioethanol, is a two day exhibition and conference which will look in depth at second generation biodiesel, cellulosic ethanol, etc. Europe.|
|World Biofuels Markets annual industry networking event. Europe.|
|The U.S. already has in place 160,000 miles of gasoline pipeline,
200,000 fueling stations, and 251 million gas-powered registered vehicles.
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