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2014-04-10 09:47:08

A new model for solar farms that "co-locates" crops and solar panels could result in a harvest of valuable biofuel plants along with solar energy. Growing agave and other carefully chosen plants amid photovoltaic panels could allow solar farms not only to collect sunlight for electricity but also to produce crops for biofuels, according to new computer models by Stanford scientists. This co-location approach could prove especially useful in sunny, arid regions such as the southwestern...

2014-04-09 00:21:37

BASEL, Switzerland, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Collaboration to use new process to make cellulosic ethanol from corn kernel fiber -- Technology to be marketed in combination with Enogen(®) corn -- Ethanol yield per bushel of corn expected to increase substantially Syngenta announced today an agreement with Cellulosic Ethanol Technologies, LLC to license its ACE (Adding Cellulosic Ethanol) technology, a new process for ethanol plants. ACE technology has been...

2014-04-07 08:23:16

WALNUT, Calif., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that VIASPACE and its Nicaraguan partners are forming a company in Nicaragua to own and operate the Giant King Grass plantation and co-located 12 MW power plant. The company is named "Energia Reino Verde" or in English "Green Kingdom Energy". At the International Biomass Conference held in Orlando, Florida March 24-26, 2014, VIASPACE CEO, Dr. Carl Kukkonen, reported progress on the Nicaragua...

2014-04-07 04:21:27

VANCOUVER, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Lignol Energy Corporation (TSXV: LEC) ("LEC" or the "Company") today announced the signing of a formal Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") between M Energy Co., Ltd. ("M Energy") and LEC establishing the framework by which the two companies will work together to restart LEC's 140 million litre per year biodiesel plant and incorporate M Energy's proprietary pre-treatment technology. The Parties have been in discussions regarding an investment...

2014-04-04 23:01:34

Commercial Movers, commercial movers in Charlotte, NC, is pleased to announce that they will now be offering eco-friendly moving options with their entirely green fleet of class 4-8 heavy-duty trucks. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Commercial Movers, green commercial movers in Charlotte, NC with a bio-diesel powered fleet of eco-friendly trucks, is pleased to announce that movers in this region now have more environmentally friendly options of transporting their items during...

2014-04-04 08:20:22

DUBLIN, Apr. 04, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wrjhvm/global_light ) has announced the addition of the "Global Light Vehicle Fuel Tanks Market 2008 To 2028" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) This latest just-auto report edition offers a global review of the OE fuel tanks sector, its suppliers, top markets, technologies and market forecasts. This global market study offers: --...

2014-04-02 16:23:56

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today's editions of the New York Times and Politico have published a good-humored, but factual takedown of Big Oil's false, hypocritical attacks against clean, renewable ethanol. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140402/DC97056 The full page ad, which is published in Politico and all DC editions of the New York Times, is an open letter to Jack Gerard, President of the American Petroleum Institute. It is signed jointly by...

2014-04-02 16:23:34

Newlight to expand the commercial-scale production of AirCarbon using patented greenhouse gas-to-plastic technology IRVINE, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Newlight Technologies, a company changing the way we think about carbon emissions by using greenhouse gas as a high-value resource to produce cost-effective, carbon-negative AirCarbon plastics, has successfully completed a Series C financing round, raising $9.2 million from both new and existing investors, and bringing the...

2014-04-02 16:23:10

DUBLIN, Apr. 02, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pz49zv/global_algae ) has announced the addition of the "Global Algae Biofuel Technologies Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Governments in various countries including the US, Italy, China, Germany, and India have been funding biofuel projects, and have introduced incentives and subsidies to vendors that produce biofuels....

2014-04-02 12:21:08

Company pledges to cut emissions and use a sustainable aviation biofuel by 2020 SEATTLE, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air announced aggressive 2020 sustainability goals today, pledging to decrease fuel consumption by 20 percent, use a sustainable aviation biofuel at one or more airports and increase its recruitment of military veterans. These are among a series of goals and accomplishments highlighted in Alaska Air Group's newly released 2013 Sustainability...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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