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2010-03-23 08:47:00

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Qteros, Inc., and the University of Massachusetts Amherst announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. Patent No. 7,682,811 titled "Systems and Methods for Producing Biofuels and Related Materials" describing the novel creation of products, including biofuels, through the fermentation of biomass by a unique, naturally-occurring anaerobic microorganism. (Logo:...

2010-03-04 07:30:00

COLUMBIA, Md., March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Renewable fuels provider New Generation Biofuels Holdings, Inc. (NasdaqCM: NGBF) ("NGBF" or the "Company") today announced the appointment of Douglas S. Perry to its Board of Directors to serve until the Company's next annual shareholders meeting, replacing Steven F. Gilliland who has resigned from its Board due to time commitments in other business activities. Mr. Perry is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Davenport Newberry...

2010-03-03 10:10:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Range Fuels, Inc., a company focused on commercially producing low-carbon biofuels and clean renewable power, today announced that it had received a loan note guarantee from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and closed its related $80 million bond issuance. The proceeds from the $80 million bond will be used to partially finance the first two phases of construction of Range Fuels' first commercial cellulosic biofuels plant using renewable and...

2010-02-03 16:15:00

Advanced Biofuels Association applauds release of the RFS2 Rule WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Obama Administration took a substantial step today in strengthening its commitment to ensuring the United States continues on the path toward a robust and thriving advanced biofuels industry. "Today's action by the EPA will help expedite the development and deployment of an entire new slate of high performance advanced biofuels," said Advanced Biofuels Association President...

2010-02-03 15:24:00

DALLAS, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Allard Research and Development, the world leader in small to medium-scale ethanol fuel production systems, announced today the world's first small-scale ethanol fuel production system utilizing cellulose as the primary feedstock. The new system, designed as a front-end processor for Allard's existing line of modular ethanol distillation systems, turns ordinary waste products ranging from lawn clippings, cardboard, paper, sawdust and other cellulose-based...

2010-02-02 10:48:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI) announces the completion of the 2010 World Methanol Cost Study, a detailed analysis of methanol production facilities throughout the world, revealing the relative average methanol plant production costs of the nearly 250 facilities in operation across the major regions and countries. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061109/CMALOGO) This study demonstrates how methanol production costs are affected by...

2010-02-01 07:00:00

VONORE, Tenn., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the world's first cellulosic ethanol demonstration plants has opened near Vonore, Tennessee, and has begun producing ethanol -- marking what Gov. Phil Bredesen calls "an important step forward" in the race to reduce dependency on fossil fuels. The $50 million facility is expected to have an output of 250,000 of ethanol annually and serve as a testing ground for new technologies that can be used in larger scale production. A partnership of...

2010-01-27 17:27:00

Failure to Extend the Biodiesel Tax Incentive has put 23,000 Green Jobs in Immediate Jeopardy WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tonight, President Barack Obama is scheduled to deliver his first State of the Union Address. Though the President is widely expected to highlight a host of new initiatives to create new "green collar" jobs in the speech, the failure of Congress to extend the existing biodiesel tax incentive has placed 23,000 existing jobs that are supported by the...

2010-01-21 08:00:00

COLUMBIA, Md., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Renewable fuels provider New Generation Biofuels Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: NGBF) today announced that on February 2, 2010 NGBF's President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Cary Claiborne, will speak at the EUEC 2010: 13th Annual Energy & Environment Conference, one of the most renown annual meetings in the United States for energy and environment professionals. This year's EUEC is scheduled for February 1-3 and will be held at the Phoenix...

2010-01-19 09:04:00

COLUMBIA, Md., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Renewable fuels provider New Generation Biofuels Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: NGBF), today announced that it successfully burned its biofuel at Washington College of Chestertown, MD. The purpose of the burn was to provide first hand data and practical information to Washington College about a biofuel that would help the College meet its commitment to reducing its carbon footprint. The results of the evaluation, which was run in a 250HP...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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