BioEnergy Bytes

  • BioEnergyBytesDFGladstein, Neandross and Associates, organizers of the 2014 Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo taking place May 5-8, 2014, have announced that the expo will take place in tandem with multiple alternative fuel and advanced vehicle technology events. Additional industry events include: NGV Global 2014: 14th Biennial Conference & Expo; Lead the Way Propane Autogas Summit by the Propane Education & Research Council; Trucking Efficiency Workshop by North American Council for Freight Efficiency & Carbon War Room; California Hydrogen Business Council Spring Summit; Women in ACT Summit; and the Alternative Fuel Toolkit for Local Governments, Fleet Managers, and Employers Workshop by the South Coast Air Quality Management District.
  • The Ethanol 2014 Emerging Issues Forum taking place in Omaha, Nebraska on April 10-11, 2014 has announced several additional speakers including: Scott Hornafius, President & CEO of Elk Petroleum; Dan Olson, Partner, Skytrain Fund Management; and Chris Bender, Head of Public Affairs and Communications for Novozymes.
  • Royal DSM’s advanced cellulosic yeast product was named the ‘Breakthrough Technology of the Year’ by Green Power Conferences. The award recognizes a breakthrough technology platform “for the technology that reset the goal for bio-based production.” Green Power announced the honor, which focuses on sustainability criteria throughout the bio-based value chain, during its Sustainable Bio Awards, presented at the World Bio Markets 2014 conference in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  • Congress has passed the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2014 (HR 2126), sponsored by Representatives David McKinley (R-WV) and Peter Welch (D-VT). The bill includes several provisions to save energy in buildings.

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