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2014-01-05 23:02:44

Readers and editors of the international online publication, Biofuels Digest, for the fourth year recognized Advanced Biofuels USA executive director Joanne Ivancic as one of the Top 100 People in Bioenergy for 2013. Frederick, MD (PRWEB) January 05, 2014 Frederick, MD Readers and editors of the international online publication, Biofuels Digest, for the fourth year recognized Advanced Biofuels USA executive director Joanne Ivancic as one of the Top 100 People in Bioenergy for 2013....

2013-12-30 16:04:43

But work still needs to be done The results of a field trial with genetically modified poplar trees in Zwijnaarde, Belgium, shows that the wood of lignin modified poplar trees can be converted into sugars in a more efficient way. These sugars can serve as the starting material for producing bio-based products like bio-plastics and bio-ethanol. The results of the field trial have been published in a scientific article in which the results of a field trial of French colleagues of the INRA...

2013-12-23 12:22:21

GLOUCESTER CITY, N.J., Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gloucester City officials announced today that construction has begun on Organic Diversion's food waste to energy facility. The Organic Diversion facility is the first of several planned projects in the 145 acre Southport Redevelopment Area (SRA). Once completed, the SRA will be transformed from a long vacant, Brownfield industrial site into one of the premier business parks in the region. The SRA is being redeveloped by Southport...

2013-12-23 11:08:52

Scientists at the University of York have made a significant step in the search to develop effective second generation biofuels. Researchers from the Department of Chemistry at York have discovered a family of enzymes that can degrade hard-to-digest biomass into its constituent sugars. 'First generation' biofuels have already made an impact in the search for renewable and secure energy sources particularly through the generation of bioethanol manufactured from easy-to-digest food sources...

2013-12-19 23:02:51

Falling demand and less government support will cause revenue to dip. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Sugarcane Harvesting industry in its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 The US Sugarcane Harvesting industry has endured spikes and drops in revenue over the five years to 2013. Global weather patterns are largely responsible for fluctuations in price and production, which directly influence revenue....

2013-12-19 04:20:58

VANCOUVER, Dec. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Lignol Energy Corporation (TSXV: LEC) ("LEC" or the "Company"), a leading technology company in the advanced biofuels and renewable chemicals sectors, announced that further to its press releases dated September 30, 2013 and November 6, 2013, it has completed a A$1,488,000 subscription for secured convertible notes (the "Notes") in Territory Biofuels Limited ("TBF"). The Notes convert at 5 or 15 cents (Australian dollars) per ordinary TBF share...

2013-12-19 04:20:36

CIMV is the only company that can successfully separate the three components of lignocellulosic biomass with a high level of purity LONDON, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the biochemicals market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Compagnie Industrielle de la Matiere Vegetale (CIMV) with Frost & Sullivan's 2013 French Visionary Innovation Award. CIMV's extensive research to find a viable substitute for petroleum has led to a biorefinery concept that focuses on...

2013-12-18 20:20:17

- Production of value-added food and feed ingredients transforms ethanol production plants into "bio-refineries", diversifies the business and improves profitability CHICAGO, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GTL Resources USA, Inc. (GTL), owner of Illinois River Energy, LLC (IRE), and Quality Technology International, Inc. (QTI), through its subsidiary, QTI-AMG LLC, today announced that they have formed a partnership to collaborate on a new, transformative hybrid fractionation technology for...

2013-12-18 12:21:48

LONDON, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Impact of the Low-carbon Economy on Global Chemical Industry Feedstocks The Future of Sustainable Chemicals Depends on FeedstocksThe chemical industry has always focused on using feedstocks from the most readily available sources. As renewable resources become a more important energy source in a future low-carbon economy, they provide an opportunity for chemical companies to develop a...

2013-12-18 08:24:01

-- Renmatix's patented Plantrose(TM) technology enables production of industrial sugars from non-edible, woody biomass LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany and PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BASF, Ludwigshafen, Germany, and American technology provider Renmatix Inc. of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, will jointly scale up the Renmatix Plantrose process for the production of industrial sugars based on lignocellulosic biomass. The two companies signed a non-exclusive joint development...