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2014-09-18 08:24:04

Expansion plans will make Minnoco one of the largest fuel retailers in the Twin Cities LITTLE CANADA, Minn., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Minnoco announced today an expansion program that will bring more of the locally owned fuel retail outlets to the Twin Cities area. After successful introduction of four retail outlets during the fall of 2013, the retail group has identified another 18 locations planning to convert to the new brand, bringing the total to 24 outlets when...

2014-09-17 08:23:11

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alternative Fuels Americas, Inc. (AFAI) announced today that it has signed an agreement to form a Special Purpose Vehicle in partnership with Jatro Greentech, Inc., a Toronto based Jatropha centric agro energy company. The SPV shall be called AFAI Jatro Green Ethiopia and will be a U.S. registered entity with AFAI as majority shareholder. The SPV shall pursue Jatropha planting and biofuels production projects in Africa,...

2014-09-11 23:08:39

Genera Energy’s new system enhances existing biomass conversion technologies with innovation in preprocessing techniques and mechanical processes VONORE, Tenn. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Genera Energy Inc., a recognized leader in biomass feedstock supply innovation and supply chain advancements, recently introduced its newest feedstock management system module, BIN-SPEC™. A proprietary preprocessing system, BIN-SPEC delivers a consistent biomass product to a customer’s...

2014-09-11 23:07:45

The addition of two wood grinding hammer mills from Schutte Buffalo Hammermill, LLC to the pilot testing facility at Georgia State University’s Herty Advanced Materials Development Center will allow for efficient testing of high moisture content materials for biofuel pellet feedstock. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Biomass Testing Hub The Herty Advanced Materials Development Center of Georgia Southern University has been a world-class applied research facility for over 75 years....

2014-09-10 23:07:24

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Biotechnology Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2010 - 2017" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Simply stated, biotechnology is the technology based on biology. It is a technology in which biomolecular and cellular processes are exploited and used for developing products and technologies for the betterment of living beings and our planet. Biotechnology has...

2014-09-10 23:03:17

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Biolubricants Market: Global Scenario, Trends, Industry Analysis, Size, Share and Forecast, 2010 - 2018" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 The term biolubricants refer to all those lubricants that are both readily biodegradable and are non-toxic to the environment as well as humans. Biolubricants can be: Plant-oil based Derived from mineral oils Many eco-labels, rules and regulations are...

2014-09-08 08:23:10

WALNUT, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that the first harvest of Giant King Grass in the Imperial Valley of California, was completed on September 2, 2014. At the University of California site in Holtville, California, two planting methods were compared. One is to plant single nodes that each grow into individual plants, and the other method is to plant whole Giant King Grass stalks continuously end to end similar to the way that...

2014-09-03 23:02:20

POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels, LLC, a joint venture of Royal DSM and POET, LLC, today proved its revolutionary technology that converts agricultural residue into renewable fuel at the Grand Opening of its first commercial cellulosic ethanol plant in Emmetsburg, Iowa. The plant, named “Project LIBERTY,” was formally opened in the presence of His Majesty Willem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, Deputy Under Secretary Michael Knotek of the...

2014-09-02 20:21:15

LONDON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Biorefinery Technologies: Global Marketshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1923020/Biorefinery-Technologies-Global-Markets.html STUDY GOAL AND OBJECTIVESBCC Research has just completed a study on the market for biorefinery technologies. In industry, biorefineries employ the technologies in which biomass is converted into useful intermediates for fuels, energy, chemicals and non-food...

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2014-08-23 03:00:23

Mary Beckman, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Study shows water trips up key chemical reactions that turn plants into fuels, provides scientific principles that can speed up biofuel development Trying to understand the chemistry that turns plant material into the same energy-rich gasoline and diesel we put in our vehicles, researchers have discovered that water in the conversion process helps form an impurity which, in turn, slows down key chemical reactions. The study, which was...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'