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  • n. Butanol, obtained via the pyrolysis of biomass, for use as a biofuel

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  • Cobalt Biofuels’ new technology allows it to economically produce biobutanol from a diverse range of non-food feedstocks such as corn stalks and other agricultural waste.

    Sustainable Design Update » Blog Archive » New Biofuel - Cobalt Biobutanol

  • The first product to market will be biobutanol, which is targeted for introduction in 2007 in the UK as a gasoline bio-component.

    Business strategy and climate change

  • DuPont and BP, riding the global wave of enthusiasm for bio-based fuels, announced today that the two companies have developed a new biofuel called biobutanol that they say has 30% more energy density than ethanol.

    A Competitor For Ethanol?

  • Cobalt Technologies says it can succeed where others have so far failed and produce a chemical called biobutanol using cellulosic feedstocks.

    Forbes.com: News

  • "Advanced biofuels such as biobutanol, along with the choice to use a production-derived 2. 0-liter turbocharged MZR-R engine, shows the commitment that both Mazda and BP have to bringing clean, efficient, environmentally sensitive technologies to motorsports, and using motorsports to improve those products before we offer them for sale to the general public."

    Autoblog Green

  • It also depends on how quickly non-ethanol biofuels such as biobutanol and biomass-derived hydrocarbons -- gasoline or diesel from bacteria, or gasification -- that would be fully compatible with current cars and infrastructure take off.

    Energy Tribune

  • It is estimated that over 100 companies are involved with the development of various types of phase II biofuels such as biobutanol, including algae based feedstocks, hydrocarbons from sugar and starch and various molecules from lignocellulosic feedstocks.

    Green Car Congress

  • Among the Hot 50, 34 were US-based companies and 16 were from other countries, 19 are active in cellulosic ethanol development, seven are developing algae-to-energy systems, and 15 are producing "drop-in" renewable biofuels such as biobutanol, renewable diesel, green gasoline and renewable jet fuel.

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  • Schwarzenegger toured a new pilot plant built by Cobalt Technologies, which makes biobutanol from wood scraps.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Governor Touts Jobs Plan at New Biofuel Plant

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    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Governor Touts Jobs Plan at New Biofuel Plant

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