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2012-10-05 06:21:42

PONOKA, AB, Oct. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - A new Canadian biorefining technology  for  processing organic waste has been granted  a patent by the United States Patent Office for a term effective until 2030. This new thermal hydrolysis and fractionation process, invented by Dr. Erick Schmidt, of Ponoka, Alberta, transforms food waste and animal by-products including meat and bones from carcasses into safe nutrient  products for organic fertilizer and biogas production. The...

Man-made Methane Emissions Traced To Roman Times
2012-10-04 05:52:22

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Analysis of the Greenland ice sheet is allowing scientists to trace the emissions of the greenhouse gas methane back thousands of years. A research team, led by the Niels Bohr Institute, has determined how much methane originates from natural sources and how much is due to human activity using special analytical methods. The resulting data can be dated back to Roman times and up to the present. More than half the emissions today are...

2012-09-28 14:20:05

VICTORIA, Canada, Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Five organizations have partnered to promote a healthy, green economy by completing a sustainable fuel loop! (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120928/CG83410) Starting in the spring of 2012, CVS Cruise Victoria, the Cowichan Bio-Diesel Co-operative, Greasecycle Inc., member lines of the North West & Canada Cruise Association and Tervita Corporation have worked together in a unique partnership with the common goal of...

2012-09-27 02:23:07

SEATTLE, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chambers Creek Regional Wastewater Facility in Pierce County, Wash. represents an emerging trend in the renewable energy market: transforming waste into energy. Wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) are increasingly recognized as community resources for electricity, fertilizer, and heat, as waste to energy projects become commonplace in a sustainable economy. A national leader in renewable energy and water/wastewater construction, Mortenson...

Whiskey As Biofuel
2012-09-25 21:33:39

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It may not come as a shock to most who have tasted it before, but some scientists are turning whiskey by-products into fuel. The Tullibardine distillery in Perthshire, Scotland is joining in with Celtic Renewables to create biofuel out of their whiskey leftovers. The scientists plan to use bacteria to feed on the "leftovers" from the whiskey making process to produce butanol, which can help fuel vehicles. Over 90% of the...

2012-09-25 06:21:25

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Newlight Technologies, LLC announced today that it has been awarded a seventh patent related to the conversion of greenhouse gases, such as waste methane and carbon dioxide, into biodegradable PHA plastics. The new patent, U.S. Patent #8,263,373, joins Newlight's multi-layered and continually-expanding portfolio of intellectual property, which now includes seven U.S. and international patents and hundreds of additional filed patent...

2012-09-24 14:23:21

Expedition to the Greenland Sea with Surprising Results Marine scientists from Kiel, together with colleagues from Bremen, Great Britain, Switzerland and Norway, spent four and a half weeks examining methane emanation from the sea bed off the coast of Spitsbergen with the German research vessel MARIA S. MERIAN. There they gained a very differentiated picture: Several of the gas outlets have been active for hundreds of years. Frequent storms and sub-zero temperatures — nature drove...

2012-09-24 02:21:52

JUPITER, Fla., Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dyadic International, Inc. (OTC Pink: DYAI), a global biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development, manufacture and sale of enzymes and other proteins for the bioenergy, bio-based chemicals, biopharmaceutical and industrial enzyme industries, announced today the results of its cooperation with SEKAB E-Technology on verifying effective enzymes for the degradation of cellulose into fermentable sugars as part of the recently concluded...

2012-09-17 02:22:14

PHOENIX, WASHINGTON and PRAGUE, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearEnergySystems, Inc. (CES), an innovator in mobile and distributed power generation systems, is pleased to announce that it has expanded its relationship with SARNPower, LLC by concluding an exclusive master distribution agreement. SARN Power will market, service, commercialize and distribute CES power generation products throughout Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States. Through this strategic...

2012-09-12 06:24:59

HOUSTON, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Endicott Biofuels II, LLC (EBF) announced today that Shanoop Kothari has joined the Company as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and that Roderick Hayslett has been appointed to the newly-created role of Vice President, Finance. Prior to joining EBF, Mr. Kothari served as Vice President of Credit Suisse in Houston where he was responsible for energy investment banking focused on oil, natural gas and renewable energy clients. Mr. Kothari's...