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2013-11-21 16:22:25

Cleveland's public-private effort to turn food waste into sustainable energy takes center stage at Steelers-Browns game CLEVELAND, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- While Cleveland fans at FirstEnergy Stadium are cheering on the Browns on Sunday, the Stadium itself will be working to give back to fans and the city, as the Browns' effort to divert stadium food waste away from landfills and convert it into renewable energy will be showcased. "When we launched Sustainable Cleveland 2019 four years...

2013-11-19 23:31:59

The combination of a November sale and federal tax incentives offer rare tail winds for food industry professionals and farmers who may want to get started making biodiesel inexpensively from used cooking oils. Chico, CA (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Springboard Biodiesel, a leading supplier of small-scale biodiesel processing appliances, announced on Monday that it is further incenting businesses and individuals to 'do the right thing' by selling their award-winning BioPro™ 190s...

2013-11-18 16:22:32

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Philadelphia Energy Solutions LLC CEO Philip Rinaldi comments on Friday's announcement by the EPA on proposed 2014 Renewable Fuels Standard. "Philadelphia Energy Solutions LLC is encouraged by Friday's strong action by the Environmental Protection Agency in lowering the fuel ethanol blending mandates for 2014, better reflecting the realities of the marketplace," said Rinaldi. "We believe these important modifications to the 2014 Renewable...

2013-11-14 23:22:37

Cavitation Technologies, Inc. ("CTi") (OTCBB: CVAT) (Berlin: Stuttgart: WTC) announced today that the Company’s U.S. Patent Application, entitled ‘Process for Producing Biodiesel through Lower Molecular Weight Alcohol-Targeted Cavitation’, has been approved for patent issuance. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 This approval adds another significant accomplishment to CTi’s extensive portfolio of patents related to Cavitation-Assisted Technologies and...

2013-11-14 16:24:14

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy, LLC ("SIRE") announced its unaudited financial results for the three months and fiscal year ended September 30, 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100806/AQ47222LOGO) Results for the Fourth Quarter of Fiscal 2013 -- Net Income of $4,127,000 or $314.03 per unit -- Gross Margin of $6,773,000 -- Adjusted EBITDA of $8,982,000 Results for the Full Year of Fiscal 2013 -- Net...

2013-11-14 16:21:53

Lower-carbon fuels to support flights during upcoming major sporting events CANCUN, Mexico, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL) will work together to speed the research, development and approval of new sources of sustainable aviation biofuel in Brazil. Their collaboration will support GOL's plans to use this lower-carbon jet fuel on more flights during upcoming major sporting events and also...

2013-11-14 12:08:11

Expanding millions of hectares of Brazilian land to produce palm oil for food or for renewable, clean-burning biodiesel could result in extremely high emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) unless strict controls are put in place. This is according to a new study published today, 14 November, in IOP Publishing's journal Environmental Research Letters, by a group of researchers from the University of California, Davis. The researchers found that unless the oil palm plantations are strictly...

2013-11-14 08:24:40

Anaerobic Digester Program Topic of Statewide Forum LANSING, Mich., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is sponsoring a forum to provide information to anyone interested in a new program to sell electricity produced by anaerobic digesters. The 2013 Forum on Anaerobic Digester Production of Energy: New Opportunities for Projects in Michigan is being hosted by Michigan State University and will take place Nov. 26 at the Okemos Conference Center. Registration is open until Nov. 20....

2013-11-13 23:28:42

The global market for biorefinery technologies was valued at nearly $343 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach nearly $388 billion in 2013. BCC Research projects the market to grow to $700 billion by 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.6% from 2013 to 2018. Wellesley, Mass. (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 According to a new technical market research report, Biorefinery Technologies: Global Markets from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the global...

Study Uses Neutron Scattering, Supercomputing To Demystify Forces At Play In Biofuel Production
2013-11-13 16:18:06

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Researchers studying more effective ways to convert woody plant matter into biofuels at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have identified fundamental forces that change plant structures during pretreatment processes used in the production of bioenergy. The research team, which published its results in Green Chemistry, set out to decipher the inner workings of plant cell walls during pretreatment, the most expensive stage of biofuel...