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2013-07-22 08:23:06

EVEN YEHUDA, Israel, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Sphere Corp. (OTCBB: BLSP) (the "Company" or "Blue Sphere"), a company in the Cleantech sector as an organics-to-energy and clean energy project integrator, is pleased to announce that it has received a signed term sheet from a leading environmental finance fund (the "Fund"), to provide $7.5 million in equity financing for its Charlotte, North Carolina project. The Charlotte project is a 5.2 MW organics-to-energy anaerobic...

2013-07-16 23:17:57

Chemtex International, Inc. of Wilmington North Carolina and Murphy Brown LLC of Warsaw North Carolina signed today a long term agreement for the supply of purpose grown energy crops and residues to be used as cellulosic feedstock in Project Alpha, Chemtex’s Cellulosic Ethanol facility planned for Clinton, North Carolina. Wilmington, North Carolina (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Chemtex and Murphy-Brown announce long term biomass supply agreement. Chemtex International, Inc. of Wilmington North...

2013-07-16 08:23:43

EVEN YEHUDA, Israel, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Sphere Corp. (OTCBB: BLSP) (the "Company" or "Blue Sphere"), a company in the Cleantech sector as a waste-to-energy and clean energy project integrator, is pleased to announce that its Charlotte, North Carolina project, a 5.2 MW organics-to-energy anaerobic digester, has received a signed commitment letter from Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation, the financial arm of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT), to provide $17.785...

2013-07-09 23:23:59

Hydro Dynamics, Inc. supports H.R. 860: Biogas Investment Tax Credit Act of 2013 which is currently in committee in the U.S. House of Representatives. This act would make qualified biogas property eligible for the energy tax credit and to permit new clean renewable energy bonds to finance qualified biogas property. Rome, GA (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Biogas, natural gas made from renewable sources, is very common in Europe in countries like Germany and Italy, but has only achieved minimal...

2013-07-04 00:21:09

Hit hard by reduced government incentives, the market maintains growth through continuing coal-to-biomass power plant conversions LONDON, July 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Europe's aim to produce 20 percent of its total power from renewable sources by 2020 will sustain the region's biomass and biogas power market. Although biomass and biogas installed capacity will widen as a new wave of coal-to-biomass power plant conversions gains momentum, year-on-year revenue growth is likely to...

2013-06-18 08:25:41

NEW ORLEANS, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldwide Janitor (https://worldwidejanitor.com) has recently added the full selection of Snee Chemical Company's "Nature Products" to their already comprehensive online product offering. These non-toxic, biodegradable cleaning chemicals come in 5 concentrate or ready-to-use formulas: All Purpose Cleaner Concentrate, All Purpose Spray and Wipe, Biodegradable Window Cleaner, Degreaser Concentrate, and Kitchen Cleaner. Each product is available for...

Leaf-Cutter Ants Lend A Hand In Biofuel Research
2013-06-14 18:24:19

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online As gardeners around the United States tend to their flowers or herbs, leaf-cutter ants are actively cultivating gardens of fungus and bacteria as a source of food and shelter. According to a new study in the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology, a team of American researchers has found that the active enzymes in these ants´ gardens could be refined for biofuel applications. "All the enzymes that we found are...

2013-06-06 23:33:44

The national environmental engineering firm has been contracted to carry out the inspection of the methane gas barrier membrane system for the Port of Los Angeles and Port Police Department's new K-9 facility. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 National environmental engineering firm Terra-Petra has announced that it has been contracted to carry out the methane barrier inspection of the methane gas barrier membrane system for the Port of Los Angeles and Port Police Department's new K-9...

2013-06-06 08:21:54

WALNUT, Calif., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today provided an update on the status of Giant King(TM) Grass growing in South Africa. Previously, the company announced that it had signed a project agreement and received funding from Selectra CC of Johannesburg, South Africa, and that Giant King Grass was delivered and planted in South Africa. The first project for Selectra is to remediate and also produce energy on land that has been altered by gold mining in South...

Molecular Switch for Low Cost Biofuel
2013-06-03 06:58:24

Vienna University of Technology The Vienna University of Technology, genetic engineers have found a trick, thanks to which fungi can be used for the production of biofuels far more cost effectively than before Lignocellulosic waste such as sawdust or straw can be used to produce biofuel — but only if the long cellulose and xylan chains can be successfully broken down into smaller sugar molecules. To do this, fungi are used which, by means of a specific chemical signal, can be made...