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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1Ener-Core, Inc., a developer of innovative gas conversion technologies for global commercial and industrial facilities, has delivered two of its 2 MW sized Power Oxidizers to the Stockton Biorefinery site owned by Pacific Ethanol. The Power Oxidizers, after delivery and installation with the Dresser-Rand KG2 turbine, are expected to provide up to 3.5 MW of electricity and over 26,000 pounds of steam/hr from the two Power Station units. The Power Stations will provide Pacific Ethanol with a first-of-its-kind solution that can reduce air pollution by converting by-product low-quality waste gases generated by the Stockton plant’s ethanol production into useful electricity and steam.
  • Turf Feeding Systems, a Houston company, has teamed with AgriProjects, a South African company, to create special high-yield seed oil production for the Monarca Biojetfuel refinery in the Yucatan of Mexico. According to Turf Feeding Systems, this is the first biofuel project in the world to combine a 33,000 hectare Jatropha plantation producing feed oil with a refinery on site and transform jobs and the region’s economy.
  • Monarca, a BioJet Fuel Project planned in Mexico, is in discussions with AVStar Aviation Services, a corporate aviation service company based in Houston, to be their exclusive distributor of BioJet fuel in the U.S.
  • The Companies Vs. Climate Change Conference will welcome Alaska, JetBlue and United Airlines for a panel on December 2, 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. This is the first-ever conference focused on bringing together companies from around the world to discuss climate change and how they can work together to address it. The two airlines will discuss sustainability efforts and operational efficiencies within the airline industry.
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