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2014-05-15 08:25:26

Significant milestone toward widespread availability of renewable fuel; Diamond Green Diesel using UOP/Eni Ecofining(TM) process technology to produce more than 130 million gallons per year of renewable diesel DES PLAINES, Ill., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that its UOP/Eni Ecofining(TM) process technology is powering the largest commercial advanced biofuel facility in the U.S., capable of producing more than 130 million...

2014-05-14 16:23:34

Survey Finds Nearly Six in Ten Have Idled Production WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Policy setbacks in Washington are taking a major toll on the most successful advanced biofuel in the U.S., according to a nationwide survey of biodiesel producers released Wednesday. The survey, conducted by the National Biodiesel Board found, that nearly 80 percent of U.S. biodiesel producers have scaled back production this year and more than half have idled production at a plant...

Borneo’s Super-charged Tropical Trees Are Vitally Important For Global Carbon Cycling
2014-05-12 03:31:15

Centre for Ecology & Hydrology A team of scientists has found that the woody growth of forests in north Borneo is half as great again as in the most productive forests of north-west Amazonia, an average difference of 3.2 tons of wood per hectare per year. The new study, published today in the Journal of Ecology, examined differences in above-ground wood production (one component of the total uptake of carbon by plants) which is critically important in the global cycling of carbon....

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...

2014-05-05 08:27:54

- Provides year-round field evaluation capabilities THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceres, Inc. (Nasdaq: CERE), an agricultural biotechnology and seed company, is expanding its current research activities in Mexico. The company's northern hemisphere plant breeding sites complement its product development activities in Brazil, where the company is commercializing sweet and high-biomass sorghum hybrids for use in renewable fuel and electricity production. In...

2014-05-05 08:25:18

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE Investor-Edge

2014-05-05 08:23:16

UMEC acquires substantial heating oil business previously owned by Direct Energy Business NEW YORK, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Metro Energy Corp. (UMEC) of Brooklyn is positioned to become the largest supplier of heating oil and motor fuels in the New York City metropolitan area as result of a major acquisition. John A. Catsimatidis, Chairman and CEO of UMEC, announced today that UMEC has acquired the New York City heating oil business of Direct Energy Business, LLC. which...

2014-05-01 12:24:34

RENO, Nev., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Minerals LTD. (OTC PINK: DSCR) (PINKSHEETS: DSCR) is pleased to provide shareholders with further information regarding the Joint Venture (JV) with Syngar Technologies. A research study concluded that Syngar's PLUSWave technology increased ethanol production by an overall average of 26%. The PLUSWave technology optimized the conversion of cellulose to sugars and enhanced ethanol yield. The proposed pilot project will utilize...

2014-04-30 12:24:45

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP, CHSCO, CHSCN), North America's leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company, today announced it has signed an agreement with Sinav Limited, London, England, to acquire 100 percent of the company's stock, which includes Illinois River Energy, LLC, a 133-million-gallon-per-year ethanol plant at Rochelle, Illinois. Providing all conditions are met, the transaction is expected to...

2014-04-28 23:05:31

Meet Strategic BioEnergy Players & Conversion Technology Providers to Make Deals Happen Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Infocast, a leading business intelligence and networking events producer in the Renewable Energy , BioBased & Sustainable Chemical industries, is pleased to announce the Waste to Bio: Energy, Fuels, Gas & Chemicals Summit, scheduled for July 8-10, 2014 and will take place at the law offices of Baker & McKenzie LLP in Chicago, IL. Growing...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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