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Team Reports On First Decade Of US Trials Of Bioenergy Grasses
2013-12-04 19:13:34

University of Illinois The first long-term US field trials of Miscanthus x giganteus, a towering perennial grass used in bioenergy production, reveal that its exceptional yields, though reduced somewhat after five years of growth, are still more than twice those of switchgrass (Panicum virgatum), another perennial grass used as a bioenergy feedstock. Miscanthus grown in Illinois also outperforms even the high yields found in earlier studies of the crop in Europe, the researchers found....

2013-11-21 23:27:15

Multi-million Dollar DOE Grant Funded Research and Development of Innovative Feedstock Logistics Systems Vonore, Tenn. (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 In 2009, The U.S. Department of Energy awarded nearly $5 million to Genera Energy Inc., a recognized innovator in sustainable biomass feedstock advancements and supply chain improvements in Vonore, Tenn., and the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture to research and develop economical systems for bulk-handling and processing of chopped...

2013-11-21 23:20:54

The Environmental Protection Agency last week announced a reduction of the ethanol mandate in America’s gasoline supply for 2014, dropping it from 18.15 billion gallons to about 15 billion gallons. The following statements from energy and environment policy experts at The Heartland Institute – a free-market think tank – may be used for attribution. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 The Environmental Protection Agency last week announced a reduction of the ethanol mandate in...


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