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2013-07-08 23:04:58

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2013-06-28 12:21:34

EnviraCarbon's clean energy technology converts biomass feedstock into the energy of the future KINGSPORT, Tenn., June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EnviraCarbon, Inc. (ECI), a cutting-edge clean energy technology company with locations in Tennessee, Florida, and South Carolina, announces today the commercialization of a patented and proprietary technology which molecularly alters renewable biomass feedstock into EnvirAnized Biofuel(TM) (EBF). EBF is a product that looks, transports,...

Pain At The Pump Could Be Eased With High-octane Bacteria
2013-06-25 12:58:05

Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard New lines of engineered bacteria can tailor-make key precursors of high-octane biofuels that could one day replace gasoline, scientists at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and the Department of Systems Biology at Harvard Medical School report in the June 24 online edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The same lines can also produce precursors of...

2013-06-20 16:24:34

Diesel Technology Forum Executive Director Allen Schaeffer to Participate In Executive Roundtable . . . Forum to Showcase Advancements in Clean Diesel Technology WASHINGTON, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New technology diesel advancements in both heavy-duty trucks and light-duty passenger vehicles will be showcased at the 2013 Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo at the Washington Convention Center from June 24-27 by the Diesel Technology Forum. (Logo:...

Developing Chemical Pretreatments, Designer Enzymes For Biofuel Production
2013-06-20 12:01:01

Los Alamos National Laboratory Improved methods for breaking down cellulose nanofibers are central to cost-effective biofuel production and the subject of new research from Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC). Scientists are investigating the unique properties of crystalline cellulose nanofibers to develop novel chemical pretreatments and designer enzymes for biofuel production from cellulosic–or non-food–plant derived...

2013-06-19 12:21:46

Wood borer makes its own enzyme, which could thrive in industrial setting Researchers from the United Kingdom, the Energy Department´s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), and the University of Kentucky have recently published a paper describing a novel cellulose-degrading enzyme from a marine wood borer Limnoria quadripunctata, commonly known as the gribble. Gribbles are biologically intriguing because they exhibit a relatively unique ability to produce their own enzymes...

2013-06-19 08:23:02

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. ENERGY INITIATIVES CORPORATION INC. (OTCPink:USEI) is pleased to announce today that USEI and Promethean Biofuels (an EPA approved biodiesel operating for the last 6 years) have signed a biodiesel production agreement whereby the companies will work together to bring this facility to its maximum capacity beginning in the next couple weeks. Promethean has the capacity to produce 2.1 to 3 million gallons of biodiesel per year (MGY) if...

Leaf-Cutter Ants Lend A Hand In Biofuel Research
2013-06-14 18:24:19

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online As gardeners around the United States tend to their flowers or herbs, leaf-cutter ants are actively cultivating gardens of fungus and bacteria as a source of food and shelter. According to a new study in the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology, a team of American researchers has found that the active enzymes in these ants´ gardens could be refined for biofuel applications. "All the enzymes that we found are...

2013-06-13 08:21:42

DUBLIN, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/p4cn9v/site_potentials) has announced the addition of the "Site Potentials for Biomass Power Plants in Poland (Analyst Version)" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/p4cn9v/site_potentials ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Polish market for renewable energies has reached a turning point. The new...

2013-06-12 12:24:03

Diesel Technology Forum to Join EPA, Energy and Congressional Leaders in Capitol Hill Forum Showcasing Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Technologies WASHINGTON, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The role of advanced diesel technology and biodiesel as energy efficient technology and a renewable energy source will be highlighted on June 12 at the 16th annual Congressional Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency EXPO + Forum on Capitol Hill. (Logo:...