January/February 2008 | Trade and Industry Development

January/February 2008


Trade & Industry Development Magazine

Alternative Fuels and Bioconvergence…Hot Topics 

We are extremely excited about adding Alternative Fuels to the list of topics we cover.  Not a day goes by that we don’t hear something on the subject…and for good reason.  With the price of gas on the rise, anyone driving a car can understand why the BioFuels industry is among the hottest industries in the U.S.  BioFuels development is popular nationwide, therefore industry executives should think strategically about expansions.  In our Feature article on Alternative Fuels, Justin Sabrsula not only covers important site selection factors, but also the origins of the biofuels industry and trends that are shaping the industry.

In this issue


BY: Phil Bredesen

“To put it simply: Tennessee is on the move in the alternative fuels marketplace,” declared Governor Phil Bredesen at the state’s first-ever Governor’s Conference on BioFuels last spring. More than 250 attendees from nine states took advantage of the educational and networking opportunities with a focus on Tennessee’s growing BioFuels industry.   more....