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  • Clean Fuel Production

    Pittsburgh, PA / Alpen, Germany, 13-Sept-07 – Increasing energy costs and environmental concerns have spurred the demand for machinery to produce substitute fuels – fuels from waste materials and domestically available biomass. WEIMA America, Inc., a sister company of Germany-based WEIMA Energy GmbH, has made shredding and grinding of refuse derived fuels (RDF) its business, helping customers in ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • Announcing Clean Fuels 2007

    IntertechPira announces its thirteenth international fuels conference under the co-chairmanship of Arthur Suchanek, retired Vice President, Technology for Criterion Catalyst Co. and  Lester Wyborny II, Engineering Specialist for the EPA’s Nat’l Vehicle and Fuels Emissions Lab. This 2 day event will feature 15 presentations focused on how the oil and auto industries --along with ...


    By Smithers Rapra

  • Pennslyvania increases investment in clean fuels

    Much is happening in Pennsylvania on the clean energy front. Last week, legislators passed the Alternative Energy Investment Act (AEIA), which provides over US$500 million of funding for alternative and clean energy and energy conservation projects. In addition to this, new biofuels legislation includes a mandate for sales of biodiesel and cellulosic ethanol blends and sets aside up to US$5 ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • Supreme Court Greenlights California’s Clean Fuels Plan

    In a big win for the fight against climate change, the Supreme Court today declined oil and ethanol companies’ request to review a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that upheld California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS). This fuel standard is one part of California’s broader clean ...

  • Clean Fuels 2007 ~ The Race to Produce New Fuels for New Engines

    Set for San Antonio, Texas this June! PORTLAND, Maine, USA - IntertechPira has announced that its clean fuels forum and business development conference, Clean Fuels 2007--The Race to Produce New Fuels for New Engines, will be held on June 25-26, 2007 at the Hilton Palacio del Rio in San Antonio, Texas. Conference co-chairs are Arthur Suchanek, former Vice President Technology, Criterion Catalyst ...


    By Smithers Rapra

  • SD business case – clean conventional fuels

    The National Energy Board predicts that Canada’s crude oil requirements will increase by at least 20% by 2025. As the Canadian and global demand for oil continues to grow, and with current oil prices passing US$100/barrel in 2008, many projects which were previously not viable are now attractive for investment. This creates an increasingly pressing need to address the environmental ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Purchasing power fuels clean-Up efforts in the gulf

    Thanks to a partnership between Organic Bouquet, the nation"s leading supplier of earth-friendly flowers and gifts, and three not-for-profit organizations: The Nature Conservancy, National Wildlife Federation and Ocean Conservancy, consumers are now empowered to make a considerable contribution to cleaning up the oil that continues to threaten the Gulf. ...

  • Cleaning up clean coal

    Perhaps the only point that advocates for and against ’clean coal’ might agree on is the fact that we have lots of coal remaining and its continued use likely will be a significant part of our fossil fuel future. Whether it should be the fuel of choice is another matter. The coal industry - acutely aware of growing public concern over greenhouse gas emissions and other health-related issues ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Ceres investor network lauds economic benefits of northeast clean fuels standard

    Ceres President Mindy Lubber and two leading investors issued public statements today on the proposed Clean Fuels Standard for 11 Northeast states and the early release of NESCAUM’s economic analysis showing clear economic benefits stemming from a Clean Fuels Standard (CFS). The analysis modeled the impacts of a regional CFS that would achieve a ...

  • Clean Energy and Power, Inc. Launches Renewable Energy Bio Fuels Division

    Company Is in Final Negotiations With a Strategic Partner WARWICK, RI - Clean Energy and Power, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: KEPI) (www.cleanenergyandpower.com) announced today that management has decided to launch a new division focusing on renewable energy developed from non-edible feedstock. This decision comes after several months of reviewing the various bio fuel opportunities and market demands. In ...

  • GE and Clean Energy Fuels Partner to Expand ‘America’s Natural Gas Highway®’

    GE (NYSE: GE) and Clean Energy Fuels (Nasdaq: CLNE) today announced a collaboration to expand the infrastructure for natural gas transportation in the United States. The agreement supports Clean Energy’s efforts in developing “America’s Natural Gas Highway®,” a fueling network that will enable trucks to operate on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) coast to coast and border ...


    By General Electric

  • Clean Energy’s CNG Fueling Stations Up and Operating in Storm’s Path

    Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (Nasdaq: CLNE) today reported that 49 fueling stations in the seven states affected by Hurricane Sandy are operating and providing CNG (compressed natural gas) fuel to a wide range of fleets and individuals. The fleets provide needed emergency, transit and refuse services in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Maryland, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Pennsylvania. ...


    By Clean Energy

  • Fuel delivery companies settle clean air violations at Idaho gas stations

    Two gasoline delivery companies will pay penalties to resolve violations of the federal Clean Air Act at gas stations in Idaho, according to a consent agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The gas stations have also installed new vapor controls that prevent harmful vapors from being released. “Gas tank trucks and gas stations must both comply with EPA’s hazardous ...

  • Biodiesel Fuel Company Owner Pleads Guilty to Fraud and Clean Air Act Crimes Connected to Renewable Fuels Scheme

    Philip Joseph Rivkin, a.k.a. Felipe Poitan Arriaga, 50, today pleaded guilty to a Clean Air Act false statement and mail fraud as part of his role in a scheme to defraud EPA by falsely representing that he was producing millions of gallons of biodiesel fuel. According to the terms of the plea agreement, Rivkin faces more than 10 years in prison and will be responsible for $51 million in ...

  • St. Croix Fossil Fuel Power Plant to Comply with Clean Air Act

    Under a legal agreement announced today by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice, the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (VIWAPA) will come into compliance with air pollution control requirements in the federal Clean Air Act at its Estate Richmond Generating Facility on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. These air pollution controls will reduce emissions of ...

  • Agricultural waste could power fuel cells for clean energy

    Agricultural waste (such as plant stalks) is an accepted energy source for second-generation biofuels. Recently, Greek scientists have recognised the potential to use biological material, including agricultural waste, for fuel cells. This technology has potential to provide decentralised, renewable heat and power and may become a major technology for power generation in the coming decades because ...

  • Clean Fuels Demand Driving Global Catalyst Market Growth to 2016

    Global Catalyst Market 2012-2016 research report forecasts the industry growth at a CAGR of 4.12% over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increased demand for clean fuels. Vendors of the global catalyst market are increasing focus on introducing innovative products and advanced technology into the market. However, the fluctuating raw material ...


  • Clean Energy Adds Major Trucking Fleets to Natural Gas Fueling

    Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (Nasdaq:CLNE) today announced that it has begun providing natural gas fuel to additional trucking fleets which transport products for some of the country’s largest and most well-known brands, accelerating the trucking industry’s conversion to natural gas fuel. Five firms — Saddle Creek Logistics Services, Lakeland, FL; Premier ...


    By Clean Energy

  • DOE Issues Request for Information on Gas Clean-Up for Fuel Cell Applications

    The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Fuel Cell Technologies Office has issued a request for information (RFI) to obtain feedback and opinions from industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders on the report findings from the Gas Clean-up for Fuel Cell Applications Workshop. The Gas Clean-up for Fuel Cell Applications Workshop was held last ...


    By US Department of Energy

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