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2014-10-28 12:22:23

Mineta National Transit Research Consortium's free research report provides insight SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Do transit buses operating on biodiesel emit more or less particulate matter and gases than those using conventional diesel? The Mineta National Transit Research Consortium (MNTRC) has released its latest peer-reviewed study based on laboratory and field experiments. Among other test results, Combustion Chemistry of Biodiesel for Use in Urban Transport...

2014-10-28 00:20:41

JINAN, China, October 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enerkem Inc. (http://www.enerkem.com), a waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, today announced it has signed an agreement with Qingdao City Construction Investment Group Co. Ltd. to develop a project partnership to jointly build a municipal solid waste-to-biofuels facility in Qingdao. The agreement was signed by Mr. Luzheng Xing, Director General, Qingdao City Construction Investment Group, and Mr. Vincent Chornet,...

2014-10-27 08:24:03

SHANGHAI, People's Republic of China, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Enerkem Inc. (www.enerkem.com), a waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, today announced it has signed an agreement with Shanghai Marine Diesel Engine Research Institute ("SMDERI"), to develop a project partnership to jointly build a waste-to-biofuels facility in China. The agreement was signed by Dr. Donghan Jin, President of Shanghai Marine Diesel Engine Research Institute, and Mr. Vincent Chornet, President and...

2014-10-27 08:23:48

SHANGHAI, People's Republic of China, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Enerkem Inc. (www.enerkem.com), a waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, today announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding ("MOU") with Shanghai Environmental Group Co. Ltd., a municipal solid waste management company and a subsidiary of Shanghai Chengtou Holding Co. Ltd., to develop a project partnership to jointly build municipal solid waste-to-biofuels and chemicals facilities in China. The MOU was...

2014-10-23 16:23:11

Republic Services landfill hosts 9.6-megawatt power plant MT. GILEAD, N.C., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Biomass Energy today celebrated the completion of its 9.6-megawatt landfill gas-to-energy project at the Uwharrie Environmental Landfill in Mt. Gilead. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140924/148236 DTE Biomass Energy last month started operating the facility at the landfill, which is owned and operated by Republic Services of North Carolina. Landfill gas at the site...

2014-10-22 16:22:33

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mt. Poso Cogeneration Company and its partners DTE Energy Services (NYSE:DTE) and Macpherson Energy Corporation hosted an open house and media tour Wednesday for Kern County workforce development organizations and students to showcase skilled job opportunities in the energy field. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140924/148236 The event was in recognition of the second annual National Bioenergy Day, an effort by renewable...

2014-10-21 08:25:19

WALNUT, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC: VSPC) today reported that Giant King Grass previously released from quarantine in Hawaii is successfully growing at the Hawaii Agriculture Research Center (HARC) on Oahu. HARC, which originally began in 1882 as a trade organization of the sugarcane industry, today has the mission to support a viable agricultural sector in Hawaii by researching and applying relevant science and technology to achieve practical solutions...

2014-10-18 23:01:35

The continued existence of RPSs, as well as new biomass energy technology, is expected to continue allowing industry players to compete with other energy-generation technologies in the next five years. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Biomass Power industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 The Biomass Power industry has grown at a healthy rate in the five years to 2014. The industry's...

2014-10-15 23:11:19

Bobby Likis, automotive expert and host of nationally syndicated car-talk program "Bobby Likis Car Clinic," shared the microphone with Jeff Oestmann, President and CEO of East Kansas Agri-Energy, in a hard-hitting discussion of ethanol production and use. With a career in bioenergy and grain processing spanning 20 years, Oestmann is well-steeped in these industries and currently serves on the Board of Directors of both the Renewable Fuels Association & Kansas Association of...

2014-10-15 16:24:09

Minneapolis, MN, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BioAmber Inc. (NYSE: BIOA), an industrial biotechnology company producing renewable chemicals, announced today that it will report its financial results for the third quarter 2014 on Thursday, November 6, 2014. BioAmber will also hold a live investor conference call and webcast at 4:30 PM Eastern Time (1:30 PM PT) to discuss the results. Conference Call and Webcast Thursday, November 6, 2014 @ 4:30 PM Eastern Time /1:30 PM...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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