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Engineered Bacteria Produce Biofuel Alternative For High-Energy Rocket Fuel
2014-03-28 17:55:28

John Toon, Georgia Institute of Technology Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Joint BioEnergy Institute have engineered a bacterium to synthesize pinene, a hydrocarbon produced by trees that could potentially replace high-energy fuels, such as JP-10, in missiles and other aerospace applications. With improvements in process efficiency, the biofuel could supplement limited supplies of petroleum-based JP-10, and might also facilitate development of a new generation...

Scientists Discover Bacterial Resistance To Improve Biofuel Production
2014-03-28 14:49:50

Lynn Yarris, Berkeley Lab Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI), a multi-institutional partnership led by Berkeley Lab, have identified the genetic origins of a microbial resistance to ionic liquids and successfully introduced this resistance into a strain of E. coli bacteria for the production of advanced biofuels. The ionic liquid resistance is based on a pair of genes discovered in a bacterium native to a tropical rainforest in Puerto...

2014-03-26 23:28:58

Blue Sun Energy, ARA Inc., and Chevron Lummus Global achieved a key development milestone with their Biofuels ISOCONVERSION facility. The facility processes renewable feedstocks such as plant oils, tallow, and waste vegetable oil into 100% drop-in diesel and jet fuels. Golden, CO (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 This week, Blue Sun Energy, ARA Inc. and Chevron Lummus Global (CLG) achieved a key development milestone with their 100 barrel/per day (4,200 gallon/per day) demonstration-scale Biofuels...

2014-03-24 12:26:43

LONDON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Strategic Analysis of the Australian Waste-to-Energy MarketOpportunities Abound Due to Rising Landfill Cost and Proven Energy Conversion TechnologiesResearch Objectives-To understand the status and potential of waste-to-energy (including municipal solid waste, biomass, and biogas) in Australia-To understand the challenges facing waste-to-energy project developments-To outline the...

2014-03-24 08:23:20

Company showcases new mobile unit, discusses results from Italy testing TAMPA, Fla., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MagneGas Corporation, www.magnegas.com ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a technology company that counts among its inventions a technology that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based fuel, today unveiled its mobile liquid biomass solution at the 7(th) Annual International Biomass Conference & Expo. The Biomass Conference & Expo is the largest...

2014-03-24 08:22:43

WALNUT, California, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that the company has signed a contract with Mesquite Lake Water and Power LLC to provide Giant King Grass for a biomass power plant and a companion advanced biofuels facility in Imperial, California. Mesquite Lake Water and Power, LLC is a participating company in Mesquite Lake Energy Park, LLC (ML Energy Park). Mr. Rodney L. Williams, managing member of Mesquite Lake, stated, "Our...

2014-03-19 23:29:15

California-based clean-tech manufacturer promotes renewable fuel making device. Chico, CA. (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Springboard Biodiesel, a leading supplier of biodiesel fuel making appliances, announced it will further incent restaurateurs and schools to make inexpensive, clean-burning fuel from used cooking oil by selling their award-winning appliances at a $1,000 discount for the remainder of the month of March. Springboard’s BioPro™ line of processors enable businesses and...

New Way To Make Biodiesel Using Fat From Alligators And Other Animals
2014-03-18 10:10:25

American Chemical Society Chicken fat, pork fat or beef fat –– none is the cornerstone of a healthful diet –– but animal fats, including those from alligators, could give an economical, ecofriendly boost to the biofuel industry, according to researchers who reported a new method for biofuel production here today. The report, following up on their earlier study on the potential use of gator fat as a source of biodiesel fuel, was part of the 247th National Meeting of the American...

2014-03-14 12:22:52

Company expected to unveil liquid biomass solution TAMPA, Fla., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MagneGas Corporation, www.magnegas.com ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a leading technology company that counts among its inventions a technology that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based fuel, will be exhibiting and its CEO will be moderating a panel called "Making it Work: How Digester Designs Evolve to Meet Unique Operating Conditions," at the 7(th) Annual...

2014-03-13 12:23:04

Organic Waste Management to supply 100 - 200 tons of organic waste per day for generation of clean electricity EVEN YEHUDA, Israel, March 13, 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 it has a signed a Letter of Intent with Organic Waste Management, LLC, a Massachusetts-based company with over 35 years in the recycling and waste industries...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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