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2014-10-22 23:00:55

The BioSPR biogas technology, shown gas yield increases over 20%, to be displayed at an agricultural exhibition in Italy this week. Rome, GA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Hydro Dynamics, Inc. (HDI) of Rome, GA would like to announce that its partner Three-Es S.r.l. (Three-Es) of Milan, Italy will be promoting the ShockWave Power Reactor (SPR) biogas technology at an agricultural exhibition in Italy this week. Biogas is the production of methane through the digestion of mostly waste materials....

2014-10-22 16:22:33

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mt. Poso Cogeneration Company and its partners DTE Energy Services (NYSE:DTE) and Macpherson Energy Corporation hosted an open house and media tour Wednesday for Kern County workforce development organizations and students to showcase skilled job opportunities in the energy field. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140924/148236 The event was in recognition of the second annual National Bioenergy Day, an effort by renewable...

2014-10-22 12:21:35

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A computer model used by states to assess mobile source emissions is seriously flawed, according to an analysis by Urban Air Initiative (UAI). The model's inaccurate results could block access to the market for higher ethanol blends, denying states what could be a valuable tool in protecting public health. The Urban Air Initiative and the Energy Future Coalition (EFC) are seeking an immediate suspension of the model, and request a peer review. The...

2014-10-22 00:20:17

Technology developed in China to convert waste cooking oil into jet fuel HANGZHOU, China, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) today opened a demonstration facility that will turn waste cooking oil, commonly referred to as "gutter oil" in China, into sustainable aviation biofuel. The two companies estimate that 500 million gallons (1.8 billion liters) of biofuel could be made annually in China from used cooking oil....

2014-10-21 08:25:24

DUBLIN, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Cellulosic Ethanol Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Ethanol that is produced by converting sugar in cellulose is particularly known as cellulosic ethanol. It is produced from lignocellulose available in cellulosic materials such as wood and grass. Ethanol is the most commonly commended alternative or additive for gasoline and is...

2014-10-21 08:25:19

WALNUT, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC: VSPC) today reported that Giant King Grass previously released from quarantine in Hawaii is successfully growing at the Hawaii Agriculture Research Center (HARC) on Oahu. HARC, which originally began in 1882 as a trade organization of the sugarcane industry, today has the mission to support a viable agricultural sector in Hawaii by researching and applying relevant science and technology to achieve practical solutions...

2014-10-15 23:11:19

Bobby Likis, automotive expert and host of nationally syndicated car-talk program "Bobby Likis Car Clinic," shared the microphone with Jeff Oestmann, President and CEO of East Kansas Agri-Energy, in a hard-hitting discussion of ethanol production and use. With a career in bioenergy and grain processing spanning 20 years, Oestmann is well-steeped in these industries and currently serves on the Board of Directors of both the Renewable Fuels Association & Kansas Association of...

2014-10-14 16:25:36

LONDON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- REPORT HIGHLIGHTSBCC Research estimates that the global demand for bioproducts will increase at a double-digit compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.6% over the next five years to reach $700.7 billion in 2018 from $387.6 billion in 2013, when it will attain a market penetration rate of 5.5% in 2018, from an estimated rate of 4.2% in 2013. This report provides:A complete techno-economic and environmental analysis of industrial biorefinery...

2014-10-10 23:06:05

Bobby Likis, automotive expert and host of nationally syndicated car-talk program "Bobby Likis Car Clinic," will share the microphone with Jeff Oestmann, President and CEO of East Kansas Agri-Energy, this Saturday on the Car Clinic globalcast in a hard-hitting discussion of the local, regional and national issues surrounding ethanol production. (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Bobby Likis, automotive expert and host of nationally syndicated car-talk program "Bobby Likis Car...

2014-10-10 23:00:18

A talk entitled, “Cavitation for Today's Ethanol Plant: More than Just Extra Starch and Ethanol” to be presented at Advanced Biofuels Conference related to ShockWave Power Reactor Technology. Rome, GA (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Ethanol yield enhancement technology by Hydro Dynamics, Inc. (HDI) will be presented at the Advanced Biofules Conference & Expo in Minneapolis, MN, October 13-14, 2014. Dr. Dennis Bayrock, of strategic partner Phibro Ethanol Performance Group, will...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.