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2014-05-28 08:22:54

CEO to Speak at "Platts Private Power in Central America" Conference WALNUT, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that Energia Reino Verde (English translation "Green Kingdom Energy"), the company that will own and operate the 12 MW biomass power plant to be co-located with a 2,100 acre Giant King Grass (GKG) plantation in Nicaragua has signed a contract on May 23(rd) with PELICAN SA of Managua, Nicaragua to conduct a formal feasibility...

Waste Methane Turned Into Biodegradable Plastic
2014-05-28 03:11:06

National Science Foundation Scientists are making PHA (a biodegradable polymer similar to the polypropylene used in yogurt containers) from waste methane What if we could make the Great Pacific Garbage Patch just disappear? What if plastics didn't accumulate in our landfills? What if we could reduce greenhouse gas emissions while replacing up to 30 percent of the world's plastics with a biodegradable substitute? Researchers have tried for decades to achieve these goals. One approach...

2014-05-24 23:01:02

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Synthetic and Bio-Based Biodegradable Plastics Market: Global Analysis, Size, Applications, Share, Growth and Forecast 2011 - 2018" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/synthetic-and-bio-based-biodegradable-plastics-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) May 24, 2014 The global synthetic and bio-based biodegradable plastics market is driven by growing demand for eco-friendly...

2014-05-15 12:26:17

LONDON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Biogas Power in the UK, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 - Capacity, Generation, Regulations and Company Profileshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/alternative_renewable/biogas_power_uk_market_outlook_2025_2013_update_capacity_generation_regulations_company_profiles.html Biogas Power in the UK, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 - Capacity, Generation, Regulations and Company...

2014-05-15 08:31:03

Purchase adds Mendel's diverse miscanthus germplasm pool to REPREVE RENEWABLES' proprietary biomass crop establishment technologies GREENSBORO, N.C., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- REPREVE® RENEWABLES, LLC, announced today it has purchased certain genetic assets or germplasm for its giant miscanthus grass product development program from Mendel Biotechnology, Inc., a privately held company in Hayward, Calif. The purchase adds Mendel's diverse miscanthus germplasm pool to...

Abundant Shale Gas Will Not Likely Alter Climate Predictions
2014-05-15 08:27:49

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Climatologists and energy scientists know that replacing higher-emission energy sources with natural gas will reduce greenhouse gas emissions. According to a new study from Duke University, however, even without policies specifically designed to reduce greenhouse gases, abundant shale gas will not cause a substantial change in total emissions. The study was published in a recent issue of Environmental Science and Technology. The...

Examining Fate Of Methane Following The Deepwater Horizon Spill
2014-05-12 03:18:56

By James Hataway, University of Georgia The 2010 Deepwater Horizon blowout discharged roughly five million barrels of oil and up to 500,000 metric tonnes of natural gas into Gulf of Mexico offshore waters over a period of 84 days. In the face of a seemingly insurmountable cleanup effort, many were relieved by reports following the disaster that naturally-occurring microbes had consumed much of the gas and oil. Now, a team of researchers led by University of Georgia marine scientists...

2014-05-09 19:45:11

Syracuse University A multi-university study highlights an alternative biofuel which may be utilized by the transportation industry A key challenge in the biofuels landscape is to get more advanced biofuels—fuels other than corn ethanol and vegetable oil-based biodiesel—into the transportation pool. Utilization of advanced biofuels is stipulated by the Energy Independence and Security Act; however, current production levels lag behind proposed targets. Additionally, certain...

2014-05-07 08:25:34

Organics-to-waste facility to begin producing clean energy in summer of 2015 EVEN YEHUDA, Israel, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bluesphere Corp. (OTCBB: BLSP) (the "Company" or "Bluesphere"), a clean energy company that develops, manages and owns waste-to-energy projects, announced today commencement of detailed design and engineering work for its 5.2 megawatt (MW) waste-to-energy project in Charlotte, North Carolina. This detailed design and engineering work, which is expected to...

2014-05-05 08:25:18

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