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Corn-Based Biofuel Production Could Generate More CO2 Than

Corn-Based Biofuel Production Could Generate More CO2 Than Gasoline

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Research published Sunday in the journal Nature Climate Change is calling into question whether or not corn crop residue can be used to meet US government mandates to increase the...

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2014-04-17 08:24:09

RENO, Nevada, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Minerals Ltd. (OTC: DSCR) has agreed to form a Joint Venture (JV) partnership with Bio-fuel Technology company Syngar Technologies, Inc. (SGI) of Alberta, Canada. The Joint Venture will authorize use of Syngar's synthesis technology for applications within the Industrial Hemp sector. The result is a sustainable approach toward the cultivation and processing of industrial hemp. The JV partnership will also have...

2014-04-16 12:23:28

SAN FRANCISCO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Energy announced it has signed agreements to build and operate a biomass gasification plant near Lake Tahoe, California. The 2-megawatt plant will utilize forest biomass from Placer County's fire threat reduction activities to make electricity, heat and biochar - a solid carbon byproduct that is used as a soil conditioner and filter media. The plant will be the first to use forest-based fuel in California. The Lake Tahoe project...

2014-04-15 16:22:17

The Company's project to convert carbon from industrial CO(2) into chemicals was selected from 344 submissions, representing 37 countries on 6 continents MONTREAL, April 15, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Enerkem (www.enerkem.com), a waste-to-biofuels and renewable chemicals producer, is proud to announce that its R&D project to convert carbon from industrial waste CO(2) and natural gas into chemicals, such as propanol, propionic acid and acrylic acid, has been selected as a finalist in the...

Tracking Movement Of Sugar In Plants
2014-04-09 12:22:18

By Karen McNulty Walsh, Brookhaven National Laboratory A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by scientists at the University of Queensland, Australia, overturns a long-held theory in plant science. Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory who are co-authors on this paper conducted critical radiotracer studies that support the new theory that plant sugars play a dominant role in regulating branching at...

2014-04-08 23:03:03

An article featured in the journal Invasive Plant Science and Management reports on the results of field tests on the fertile “PowerCrane” line of giant miscanthus. A sterile hybrid, the giant miscanthus is a promising bioenergy crop. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Cultivation of large grasses for bioenergy production is gaining interest as a renewable fuel source. A sterile hybrid, giant miscanthus, is a promising bioenergy crop that, unfortunately, carries a high establishment...

2014-04-07 08:23:16

WALNUT, Calif., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that VIASPACE and its Nicaraguan partners are forming a company in Nicaragua to own and operate the Giant King Grass plantation and co-located 12 MW power plant. The company is named "Energia Reino Verde" or in English "Green Kingdom Energy". At the International Biomass Conference held in Orlando, Florida March 24-26, 2014, VIASPACE CEO, Dr. Carl Kukkonen, reported progress on the Nicaragua...

2014-04-07 04:21:27

VANCOUVER, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Lignol Energy Corporation (TSXV: LEC) ("LEC" or the "Company") today announced the signing of a formal Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") between M Energy Co., Ltd. ("M Energy") and LEC establishing the framework by which the two companies will work together to restart LEC's 140 million litre per year biodiesel plant and incorporate M Energy's proprietary pre-treatment technology. The Parties have been in discussions regarding an investment...

2014-04-04 23:41:32

Star Renewable Energy’s Director Dave Pearson will identify barriers and opportunities within the heat sector at the Heat and BioEnergy conference on 28th April 2014 at Perth Concert Hall. London, United Kingdom (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 The event, the only Heat and Bioenergy conference in Scotland, is set to bring together a variety of industry leaders, investors and representatives from across the heating and energy markets, including a keynote address from Minister for Energy,...

2014-04-03 08:21:52

DUBLIN, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gbkv6n/biomass_to_energy) has announced the addition of the "Biomass to Energy (Analyst version) - The World Market for Biomass Power Plants 2013/2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gbkv6n/biomass_to_energy ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The market for biomass power plants will grow...

2014-04-02 16:23:10

DUBLIN, Apr. 02, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pz49zv/global_algae ) has announced the addition of the "Global Algae Biofuel Technologies Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Governments in various countries including the US, Italy, China, Germany, and India have been funding biofuel projects, and have introduced incentives and subsidies to vendors that produce biofuels....