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2014-07-10 16:22:14

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Illinois is the perfect example of how oil companies control the gasoline marketplace, limit choice, and make sure lower-priced fuels don't make it to the pump. Mirroring the national gasoline marketplace conditions revealed in a recently released report, the biggest gasoline retailers in Illinois limit choice, while independent and regional retailers serve their customers well, according to Gary Hudson, Illinois Corn Growers...

2014-07-10 16:22:02

- Yield gains continue across sorghum product lines THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceres, Inc. (Nasdaq: CERE), an agricultural biotechnology and seed company, announced today financial results for the three months ended May 31, 2014 and provided an update on its business. Ceres reported that the company and its customers have made continued progress in product performance this growing season in Brazil, which concluded in June, despite dry and hot conditions that affected...

2014-07-10 08:23:05

EVEN YEHUDA, Israel, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bluesphere Corp. [http://www.bluespherecorporate.com ] (OTCBB: BLSP) (the "Company" or "Bluesphere"), a clean energy company that develops, manages and owns waste-to-energy projects, announced today the receipt of a term sheet from Energy Power Partners ("EPP") for full equity financing of over $15 million for its 3.2 megawatt (MW) waste-to-energy project in Johnston, Rhode Island. The facility will generate clean electricity...

2014-07-09 08:22:51

Facility will be the first commercial-scale renewable jet fuel production facility outside of North America DES PLAINES, Ill., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that its green fuels process technology has been selected by Petrixo Oil & Gas to produce renewable jet fuel and renewable diesel at a new refinery to be built in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates. Petrixo will use UOP Renewable Jet Fuel process technology to process...

2014-07-08 08:21:56

ALBANY, New York, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Biofuels Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019," biofuels production was 24,326.7 million gallons in 2012 and is expected to reach 50,921.4 million gallons by 2019, growing at a CAGR of 9.6% from 2013 to 2019. Browse the full Biofuels Market Report with TOC at...

2014-07-07 08:22:25

WALNUT, California, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that the company has signed a Giant King Grass Supply Contract with ReSource BioEnergy, Inc. to supply Giant King Grass for its bioenergy projects in Jamaica. Giant King Grass propagation nodes were harvested from the VIASPACE nursery in California, inspected by the United States Department of Agriculture which issued a phytosanitary certificate, and were shipped to Jamaica where Giant King...

2014-07-02 23:04:42

The global N-Butanol market to witness high growth with the increase in applications, technological advancements, and the growing demand in Asia-Pacific. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/asia-pacific-n-butanol-2714757726.html (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 The global market for n-butanol was estimated at 3,802.5 KT in 2012, and is further forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 4.6% from 2013 to 2018, to reach 4,980.0 KT by 2018. Asia-Pacific dominated the global n-butanol market and consumed...

2014-07-01 23:13:56

California-based biodiesel equipment manufacturer offers incentive to restaurants that want to make biodiesel from their used cooking oil. Chico, CA. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Clean-tech equipment manufacturer Springboard Biodiesel has declared July "Green Restaurant Month" and is offering $1000 cash back to any restaurant in the US that decides to make biodiesel from used cooking oil in a BioPro™ appliance. "Any restaurant that chooses to convert its used cooking oil into...

2014-07-01 23:09:10

ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Global Diesel Generator Market Analysis to 2020: Industry Size, Shares, Trends, Analysis and Forecast Report" to its huge collection of research reports. Albany, NY (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Diesel Generator Market - Global Market Size, Equipment Share and Competitive Analysis to 2020 gives detailed information on the diesel generator market, focusing on the US, China, India, Nigeria, South Africa and the UK. The report covers all...

VIR Gene Gives Reliable Visual Cue For Oil Palm Fruit Ripeness
2014-06-30 03:00:37

Canale Communications A genetic discovery by a team of scientists from the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB), aided by scientists from Orion Genomics, paves the way for increased production of palm oil, which accounts for 45 percent of the world's edible oil, while also helping to conserve sensitive wild habitats at risk of being turned into agricultural land. In the study published in the journal Nature Communications, the scientists identified the VIR gene as responsible for fruit...


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.