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2013-01-02 08:22:46

VANCOUVER, Jan. 2, 2013 /CNW/ - Lignol Energy Corporation (TSXV: LEC) ("LEC" or "the Company"), today announced that, pursuant to its stock option plan and subject to regulatory approval, it has granted an aggregate of 827,500 stock options to its independent directors. The stock options have an exercise price of $0.15 per share, will vest quarterly over two years and are exercisable for a period of five years. About Lignol Energy Corporation ("LEC") LEC (TSXV: LEC) owns 100% of...

2012-12-28 05:00:33

Forest Business Network's March 13-15 event adds new networking opportunities with pioneers of a wood-based biofuels industry, Asian wood product buyers, wood export leaders, and Softwood Lumber Checkoff representatives in attendance. Coeur d'Alene, Idaho (PRWEB) December 27, 2012 The small logs are out there, the ideas about what to do with them are solid, but small-diameter timber utilization still needs to build a broader business footprint. And that is exactly what Small Log Conference...

Boosting Biofuel Production By Boosting Galactan Sugars
2012-12-21 17:18:07

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Collaboration at JBEI Identifies the First Enzyme Linked to Galactan Synthesis Galactan is a polymer of galactose, a six-carbon sugar that can be readily fermented by yeast into ethanol and is a target of interest for researchers in advanced biofuels produced from cellulosic biomass. Now an international collaboration led by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)´s Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) has identified the first enzyme...

2012-12-20 05:02:51

Conference registration is now open for the Northeast region's largest biomass heating event Saratgoa Springs, NY (PRWEB) December 19, 2012 Today, the 5th Annual Northeast Biomass Heating Expo officially unveiled its conference program for the April 3-5, 2013 event, to be held in Saratoga Springs, NY. The 2013 program emphasizes practical learning for developers, installers, and suppliers of biomass (wood and agricultural crops) heating and combined heat and power (CHP) equipment. The...

2012-12-13 12:20:26

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new assessment, released today, suggests just how doable the Low Carbon Fuel Standard is, despite claims by the oil industry. "We're hearing that there's a lot of pressure to relax the regulations that can help bring clean fuels and diversity to the transportation fuels sector. We already know that fuel diversity, particularly electricity, as a transportation fuel can benefit the economy while also cleaning our air," said Eileen Tutt,...

2012-12-13 05:02:51

Firefly Safe & Green Tiki Torch Fuel and Lamp Oil is 100% sustainable, non-toxic, odorless, smokeless and non-flammable. This new, eco-friendly fuel boasts extended burn times and consumer-safe packaging. Sarasota, Florida (PRWEB) December 12, 2012 Firefly Fuel, Inc., a worldwide distributor of tiki torch fuel and lamp oil introduced today Firefly Safe and Green Fuel. “We´re extremely excited to bring a much needed green fuel to the market, which until now, has only been...

2012-11-22 16:21:37

C $ MONTREAL, Nov. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today announced plans to build an industrial wood pellet plant that will convert a currently underutilized residual material into a reliable source of renewable energy. Construction of the plant is expected to begin shortly and is scheduled for completion in 2014. The Company has signed a ten-year agreement to supply Ontario Power Generation with 45,000 metric tons of pellets annually. The...

Algae Draws Energy From Other Plants
2012-11-21 11:22:20

Bielefeld University Astonishing research finding by biologists at Bielefeld University published in the online journal Nature Communications Flowers need water and light to grow. Even children learn that plants use sunlight to gather energy from earth and water. Members of Professor Dr. Olaf Kruse´s biological research team at Bielefeld University have made a groundbreaking discovery that one plant has another way of doing this. They have confirmed for the first time that a plant,...

2012-11-20 16:24:54

International Energy Agency Report Notes Declining Role for Gasoline, Growth for Diesel And Improving Efficiencies in Diesel Consumption WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The World Energy Outlook (WEO) finds that diesel fuel will remain the "dominant" growth fuel between now and 2035, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), the author of the November 2012 report. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120201/MM46474LOGO) "The IEA report findings...

2012-11-20 16:24:40

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) today filed a petition for reconsideration of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) final rule Regulation of Fuels and Fuel Additives: 2013 Biomass-Based Diesel Renewable Fuel Volume. The rule increased the volume of biomass-based diesel from 1.0 billion to 1.28 billion gallons. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120125/MM41823LOGO) In the petition AFPM strongly...