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2013-12-11 08:20:35

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Senior Vice President James C. Collins will testify today before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works (EPW) regarding the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and a proposal from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that would fundamentally alter the volumes of biofuels required to be blended into the transportation fuel supply. Headquartered in Wilmington, Del., DuPont is a leader in the research and development...

2013-12-06 08:22:02

New Routes in Sustainable Chemistry Aim to Deliver Broader Supplies of Affordable Bioplastics LONDON, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ICIS Innovation Awards -- At today's ICIS Innovation Awards in London, winners Renmatix and Virent announced a strategic collaboration to convert affordable cellulosic sugars to renewable chemicals and bio-based packaging materials. Under the terms of the multi-phase development project, Renmatix's Plantrose(TM) platform will be evaluated and potentially...

2013-12-05 08:31:14

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, December 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Biotechs develop new products and making an impact in the healthcare sector: Alternative Fuels Americas, Inc. (OTCQB: AFAI), Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEIX), Halcon Resources Corporation (NYSE: HK), Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM) and Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. (NYSE: KOG) WallStreetProfitSearch.com Provides Indepth Coverage for Alternative Fuels Americas, Inc. (OTCQB: AFAI). AFAI, an advanced biofuels...

2013-12-05 08:22:55

HOLLYWOOD, Florida, December 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alternative Fuels Americas, Inc. (OTCQB: AFAI), an advanced biofuels company, confirmed the extension of 150 agreements with private landowners in Costa Rica, providing immediate access to sufficient raw material for up to 2 million gallons of biodiesel annually and accelerating the timeline to revenue. At full capacity the Company's initial Costa Rican model calls for scalable refining operations capable of producing 6...

2013-12-05 04:21:00

VANCOUVER, Dec. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Lignol Energy Corporation (TSXV: LEC) ("LEC" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Lignol Innovations Ltd. ("LIL"), has signed a Letter of Intent ("LOI") with Sichuan Xilin IM/EX Co. Ltd. of Chengdu, China ("Xilin"). The LOI was signed on December 3(rd), 2013 in Guangzhou in the presence of the Honourable Teresa Wat, British Columbia's Minister of International Trade and Minister Responsible for the Asia Pacific...

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",...

Better Understanding Of Hardy Bacteria Enhances Tool For Biofuel Creation
2013-11-25 09:16:25

DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Scientists have charted a significant signaling network in a tiny organism that's big in the world of biofuels research. The findings about how a remarkably fast-growing organism conducts its metabolic business bolster scientists' ability to create biofuels using the hardy microbe Synechococcus, which turns sunlight into useful energy. The team at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory glimpsed key chemical events,...

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...

2013-11-20 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...