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2013-12-03 12:22:32

MONTREAL, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Enerkem (www.enerkem.com) announced today that commissioning is gradually beginning at its full-scale municipal waste-to-biofuels and chemicals facility in Edmonton. This update was shared by Enerkem's CEO at the Canadian Renewable Fuels Summit currently being held in Montreal, Canada. "Beginning the commissioning of front-end components at Enerkem Alberta Biofuels is a major milestone and we are proud of all the work accomplished to date",...

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...

2013-11-21 16:27:12

JUPITER, Fla., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dyadic International, Inc. (OTC Pink: DYAI) ("Dyadic" or "the Company"), a global leader in the commercial application of biotechnology for the discovery, development and production of enzymes and other proteins, today announced that the Company will present at the following conferences: -- The LD Micro "Main Event" Conference, a premier small-cap conference to be held December 3-5, 2013 at the Luxe Hotel in Los Angeles, California....

2013-11-20 12:22:18

Investors With $100 Billion in Assets Complain to SEC of Misleading and Incomplete Statements About Climate Benefits, Carbon Neutrality, and Risk of Regulatory Action. AMHERST, Mass., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of investors is urging the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to review filings by three leading U.S. companies - Dominion Resources, Inc. (D), Southern Company (SO), and Covanta Holding Corp. (CVA) - for misleading statements about the benefits of biomass energy...

2013-11-18 08:30:21

MEDFORD, Mass., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Agrivida, Inc., a biotechnology company developing technologies for animal nutrition, cellulosic sugars from biomass, and regulated enzymes, announced today the appointment of Dan Meagher as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Meagher joins Agrivida from Novus International, where he was President of Global Animal Nutrition Solutions and responsible for global sales, marketing, animal R&D, business development, customer service, logistics...

2013-11-15 16:20:43

The Conference Will be Held From November 18 to 20, 2013 CLEVELAND, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Steven M. Viny, the CEO of Envision Holdings, will be speaking at the Renewable Energy to Waste conference later this month. The conference, which will be held in West Palm Beach, Florida from November 18 to 20, 2013, will discuss a variety of hot button industry topics such as mixed waste processing, Engineered Fuel (EF), composition, quality control, applicability, and market...

2013-11-14 23:22:37

Cavitation Technologies, Inc. ("CTi") (OTCBB: CVAT) (Berlin: Stuttgart: WTC) announced today that the Company’s U.S. Patent Application, entitled ‘Process for Producing Biodiesel through Lower Molecular Weight Alcohol-Targeted Cavitation’, has been approved for patent issuance. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 This approval adds another significant accomplishment to CTi’s extensive portfolio of patents related to Cavitation-Assisted Technologies and...

2013-11-13 20:20:33

MONTREAL, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - PyroGenesis Canada Inc. ("PyroGenesis" or the "Company") (TSX-V: PYR), an environmental solutions company that designs, develops and manufactures plasma waste-to-energy systems and plasma torch products, today announced that its state-of-the-art, Steam Plasma Arc (SPARC) Destruction System for Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) achieved a 10x greater Destruction Efficiency as compared to the current requirement of 99.9999%. In addition the SPARC...

Study Uses Neutron Scattering, Supercomputing To Demystify Forces At Play In Biofuel Production
2013-11-13 16:18:06

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Researchers studying more effective ways to convert woody plant matter into biofuels at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have identified fundamental forces that change plant structures during pretreatment processes used in the production of bioenergy. The research team, which published its results in Green Chemistry, set out to decipher the inner workings of plant cell walls during pretreatment, the most expensive stage of biofuel...