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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1Bimbo Bakeries USA is now delivering its bread and baked goods in vehicles fueled by propane autogas. The company’s 84 new Ford F-59 trucks are equipped with ROUSH CleanTech fuel technology, and operate in three of BBU’s major markets. In January, 30 units began operating from the company’s Chicago-area location, and 27 units began operating from its Denver-area office. The remaining 27 units that will serve the Washington, D.C., region will begin making deliveries this month.
  • Lallemand Biofuels &  Distilled Spirits’ 36th annual “The Alcohol School” is taking place April 11-15, 2016 in Toulouse, France. The educational event educates fuel ethanol and distilled beverage producers in the science of alcohol production. The week long program will cover a variety of timely industry topics including: enzyme usage; yeast biology; new technologies for alcohol production; and bacterial contamination and control. Space is limited so register now.
  • In Jamaica, Benchmark Renewable Energy has inked a deal to develop a 10 million gallon per year advanced ethanol project that will also produce 3 MW of renewable power. Project plans also include the production of 500,000 gallons of drop-in aviation fuel and 60,000 gallons per day of fresh, desalinated water. The project should be complete by the end of 2017.
  • Ethanol 2016: Emerging Issue Forum is taking place in Omaha, Nebraska April 28-29, 2016. Confirmed speakers include Ashley Kongs, U.S. Grains Council; Vijay Singh, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Jeff Carver, Syngenta (Enogen & Cellerate); Doug Durante, Clean Fuels Development Coalition and more. Registration is now open. Students may apply for a scholarship to attend the event. For more info click here.
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