07/22/2015 BLUME DISTILLATION SELLS FIRST AFRICAN-­BASED COMMERCIAL PRODUCTION BIOREFINERY PLANT

BLUME DISTILLATION SELLS FIRST AFRICAN-­BASED COMMERCIAL PRODUCTION, ADVANCED AgTech, BIOREFINERY PLANT TO NUMBITRAX LLC, FOR PRODUCTION OF BIOFUEL FROM WASTE, NATIVE AND CULTIVATED ENERGY FEEDSTOCKS

Santa Cruz, CA— July 22, 2015. – Blume Distillation LLC, the leading provider of appropriate-­scale biorefinery systems for the production of bioethanol and related high value alcohol-­based end and co-­ products, announced today sale of its first African-­based Biorefinery. Numbitrax LLC, based in Touwsriver, Western Cape, South Africa, has completed a purchase agreement and fund transfer for a Blume Biorefinery system. The purchase represents a several million-­dollar investment for Numbitrax, which plans to produce alcohol fuel (bioethanol) as well as additional high-­return offtake products, derived from local and readily available resources.

01/19/15 IIEA Member News Alert

International Institute for Ecological Agriculture (IIEA)

Blume on Radio 1/21/15 - 7:20am PT!

Greetings Alcohol Fuelers:

We at IIEA and the Blume Teams are very optimistic about our prospects of implementing key steps for the transformation of our national and global energy matrix in 2015.

We recognize and appreciate all the effort that has gone into bringing us to this point. Though we are not overlooking the work still required to help us put an end to our dependence on toxic and costly (in so many ways) fossil fuels, we do see 2015 as the start of a new era.

Significant changes are in motion. News including the announcement from Cummins Diesel regarding the rollout of its alcohol fuel optimized diesel engines and the Brazilian airline GLO making its initial Florida to Brazil flights powered by alcohol fuel blended fuel (http://ift.tt/1xn7hcz) underscore this observation.

As for our part at IIEA and Blume Distillation, we have great news about the commercial rollout of Blume’s appropriate-scale biorefinery systems. The first Blume plant will be operating soon. By March we will be posting you about the first public Open House demonstration of the system as well as David Blume’s working farm model for producing food, fuel and coproduct development.

Of course the best way to learn about industry change and Blume news is to tune in to the coming “first of 2015” interview with David Blume.

Join David and hosts Brenda Michaels and Rob Spears on Conscious Talk Radio this Wednesday to hear the latest from the man helping bring about our new energy future.

 

Looking forward to a new energy matrix in 2015:

Join David Blume and hosts: Brenda Michaels and Rob Spears

Wednesday, 1/21/15, 8:20am PT for Conscious Talk Radio.

The discussion will be focused on:

  • How we integrate new approaches to producing abundant food, clean water and fuel into our food supply system.
  • The impact of fossil fuel on health and environment
  • Ways to improve our daily lives and planet with minimal changes that really make a difference
  • Learning the latest about Blume news and progress in accelerating a positive transformation in our energy matrix.

Listen Live:

Visit www.1150kknw.com and clicking on “listen live”. 

Or click on the  “listen live” button at www.conscioustalk.net.

www.conscioustalk.net

The program can also be heard on the Radio Ear Network – 10:30am ET www.radioearnetwork.com

To join in the discussion, call or write:

Studio Number:  425- 373-5527  (on day of interview only)

Conscious Talk Fax: 425-427-6465

Email:  Rob@conscioustalk.net; Brenda@conscioustalk.net; info@conscioustalk.net

 

PUMP the movie NOW available from IIEA!

We have been promoting PUMP the movie since its release a couple of months ago. The film provides an objective introductory discussion about energy choices. Narrated by Jason Bateman, and featuring David Blume along with many other industry luminaries, PUMP tells the story of America’s addiction to oil, from its corporate conspiracy beginnings to its current monopoly, and explains clearly how we can end it – and finally win real choice and competition at our fuel stations.

PUMP is now available on DVD and IIEA is offering a limited number of copies as part of a special offering. Go to the IIEA website, www.alcoholcanbeagas.com and check the home page for news. To access the DVD offers, click the video link under the “Our Store” pull down from our main menu or paste the following link into your browser http://secure.ultracart.com/cgi-bin/UCEditor?merchantId=ACBAG&ADD=PUMPTHEMOVIEDVD

and order your copy of PUMP the movie today. This is a great film to catalyze community, classroom or family and friend discussions. PUMP is a grand resource for those interested in understanding what our alternative fuel options really are and which choices can help solve environmental and economic concerns immediately.

Watch the PUMP trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5HFqAbOgns

 

09/10/2014 David Blume Featured in the Movie "PUMP"

David Blume hits the road in support of PUMP the movie premier Events with panels and talks on transforming our energy matrix to CLean, locally produced carbohydrate, starch and sugar waste-to-Fuel Solutions

Santa Cruz, CA — September 10, 2014. Blume Distillation LLC, a leading provider of appropriate-scale, alcohol fuel production systems, announced today its support for and participation in premier events for the release of PUMP the movie. PUMP is a new release from filmmakers Josh and Rebecca Tickell and focuses on alternative energy solutions.

PUMP the movie was declared “A must see movie that jump-starts an important conversation about the crippling costs of our oil addiction,” by  Peter Lehner,  Executive Director, National Resource Defense Council, (NRDC). The film features interviews, ideas and solutions from top energy experts including David Blume: author, biofuels pioneer and Blume Distillation CEO, John Hofmeister: former President of Shell Oil US, Elon Musk: CEO of Tesla Motors and Peter Goldmark: former president of the Rockefeller Foundation. Additionally, PUMP features many other industry, political and environmental leaders. The film trailer can be viewed at: www.pumpthemovie.com.

The devastating environmental impact of continued fossil fuels usage, combined with the ever-rising cost of extraction continues to focus global attention on the need for a fundamental transformation to a zero emission, locally produced, low-cost and renewable replacement fuel,” said David Blume, founder and CEO of Blume Distillation. “In a very accessible way, PUMP the movie, helps explain how right now we have the ability to change our energy future and how we can all easily help end our oil addiction, change the rules of the game and open the market to cleaner, cheaper, American made fuels.”

 

Blume will be participating in PUMP the movie Premier events with more dates pending:

Friday and Saturday, September 19th and 20th: Los Angeles, CA at the Laemmle Royal Theater

11523 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025

Saturday, September 20th: Los Angeles, CA at the Alt Car Expo at the Santa Monica Civic Center, 1855 Main Street Santa Monica, CA 90401-3209 • 310-458-8551

Friday, September 26th: Santa FE, NM at the Center for Contemporary Arts, 1050 Old Pecos Trail, Santa FE NM

On Saturday September 20, Blume joins fellow panelist: moderator Rick Sikes, Fleet Superintendent for the City of Santa Monica, CA, John Brackett, Auto Engineer and Enthusiast and Eyal Aronoff, Co-Founder, Freedom Foundation, for a panel discussion on alternative fuel options. The talk takes place at 3:00pm at the Alt Car Expo in the Santa Monica Civic Center. The event runs Friday and Saturday at the Santa Monica Civic Center, 1855 Main Street Santa Monica, CA 90401.

06/30/2014 IIEA Member News Alert

International Institute for Ecological Agriculture (IIEA)

IIEA Member Alert July 1, 2014

David Blume on Gaiam TV Part 2

Greetings Blumers:

Hopefully you had the opportunity to catch David Blume on Gaiam TV with host George Noory the week of June 18th. Gaiam is a paid susbscription service Web TV network, but George and the Gaiam network do grant us a FREE 10 day trial period to check out the wide range of health, environment and related news content they have on line including Mr. Noory’s Beyond Belief program.

Wednesday, June 18th Beyond Belief aired part one of a two-part interview with David Blume.  The program provided insight as to how alcohol fuel is produced and its unique advantages for solving energy issues globally. The interview featured an interesting alcohol fuel vs. gasoline live burn test that clearly demonstrated how much safer and cleaner alcohol fuel is for combustion-based applications such as car engines. George and David also discussed Blume Distillation's  role providing technology, equipment and solutions for producing low-cost, non-polluting alcohol fuel for communities all over the world based on the use of waste and surplus carbohydrate, starch and sugar-rich resources.

The Blume Interview Part Two airs this coming Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014. The program runs 30 minutes and features a look at how a simple appliance, the alcohol fueled cookstove, is poised to save millions of lives around the world, while helping to stop global deforestation and related climate change concerns.

There is a good discussion of Blume Distillation and the projects it is working on with businesses, entrepreneurs, governmental agencies and Farmers across the US and the world. The Beyond Belief interview presents exciting new information about participation opportunities with Blume and provides an ideal medium for you to share your passion for energy transformation and to let your friends know that the Alcohol Fuel Revolution is on!

The David Blume: Beyond Belief, program goes on-line at 8:00am Eastern Wednesday July 2, 2014.

After the premiere dates, the show will be available on the GaiamTV archive.  If you are not a member of GaiamTV, simply click on the program link below and sign up for the FREE 10-day trial. This screening will reach millions of viewers and by passing the link along, we can help George expand and his audience, providing global access to David and the appropriate-scale alcohol fuel message.

Program Link: http://www.gaiamtv.com/video/solving-energy-crisis-alcohol-david-blume?cid=aff:amb:sg:noory:dblume

** Currently this link will land on the Beyond Belief show page but as of Wednesday July 2nd will always lead to the Blume/Noory Part 2 interview. While you are on-line, you can check the Beyond Belief archives to catch or share the link for Part 1 if you happened to miss that milestone broadcast on GaiamTV last month.

We thank you for your commitment to positive change and hope you enjoy and share this milestone news broadcast with as many people as you can.

To learn more about Blume Distillation and business participation opportunities contact Tom Harvey: tharvey@blumedistillation.com.831-722-1012

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