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2014-02-04 08:24:30

GreenWood Resources Earns both Roundtable for Sustainable Biomaterials and Forest Stewardship Council Certifications EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The GreenWood Tree Farm Fund, LP (GTFF) has become the first short rotation forest plantation worldwide to earn certification under the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB). The RSB certification covers GTFF's cultivation, management and harvesting of coppiced poplar trees, used as biomass feedstock for the...

New Technique Turns Plant Waste Into Biogasoline
2014-02-04 07:17:39

University of California, Davis Gasoline-like fuels can be made from cellulosic materials such as farm and forestry waste using a new process invented by chemists at the University of California, Davis. The process could open up new markets for plant-based fuels, beyond existing diesel substitutes. "What's exciting is that there are lots of processes to make linear hydrocarbons, but until now nobody has been able to make branched hydrocarbons with volatility in the gasoline range," said...

2014-02-03 23:24:55

World Energy has upgraded to an SPR BD 50 at its Rome, GA facility. The new SPR, in combination with other expansions, will allow the plant to increase its production while still maintaining its heritage of quality. Rome, GA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Hydro Dynamics, Inc. (http://www.hydrodynamics.com), makers of innovative ShockWave Power Reactor (SPR) technology and longtime biodiesel industry leader World Energy, through its WMG Services, LLC business unit (http://www.worldenergy.net),...

2014-01-31 08:22:45

MrFeed(TM) Shows Strong Potential to be a Sustainable Mercury-free Source of Protein and Amino Acids in Fish Feed SAN DIEGO, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Menon Renewable Products, Inc., a sustainable biomass conversion company that converts low-value organic feedstocks to high value products using its CelTherm(TM) process, today announced that MrFeed(TM), Menon's renewable feed product, demonstrated comparable growth and survivability to standard feeds in independent fish trials....

2014-01-29 23:21:33

Fuel Additives Market report segments the market by ten mostly used additives types such as deposit control additives, cetane improvers, antioxidants, dyes & markers, lubricity improvers, cold flow improvers, stability improvers, corrosion inhibitors, octane improvers and anti-icing. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/fuel-additives-market-723.html (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 The report “Fuel Additives Market by Diesel, Gasoline & Aviation Applications, Types (Deposit...

2014-01-24 23:00:56

Kinetic Fuel Technology, Inc.’s K100 Fuel Treatments can stop problems related to water in fuel this winter. Youngstown, NY (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 The recent sub-zero temperatures have had the phones ringing off the hook at Kinetic Fuel Technology, Inc., makers of K100 Fuel Treatment. Online orders have reached a record high and inquires about distributing the product have also increased. The introduction of Ethanol to fuel has increased water-related problems, which in turn has...

2014-01-22 12:21:44

-- Engineering News-Record (ENR) has just published its renowned International Contractors 2013 ranking, in which the company holds some of the most important positions. WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainable development in the energy and environment sectors, has been recognized for the seventh consecutive year by the prestigious magazine Engineering...

Yeast Cells And Sugar Converted Into ‘Sweet Crude’ Biofuel
2014-01-22 12:12:28

The University of Texas at Austin Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin’s Cockrell School of Engineering have developed a new source of renewable energy, a biofuel, from genetically engineered yeast cells and ordinary table sugar. This yeast produces oils and fats, known as lipids, that can be used in place of petroleum-derived products. Assistant professor Hal Alper, in the Cockrell School’s McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, along with his team of students,...

2014-01-19 04:20:06

- Collaboration focuses on research, feedstock production and refining capability ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE:BA], Etihad Airways, Takreer, Total and the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology today announced they will collaborate on a new initiative to support a sustainable aviation biofuel industry in the United Arab Emirates. BIOjet Abu Dhabi: Flight Path to Sustainability will engage a broad range of stakeholders to develop...

2014-01-17 23:23:30

Alternative Fuel Receiving Project to enhance PureEnergy, providing a new source of biogas to maximize the production of renewable energy at Encina Wastewater Authority facilities. Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Today, the Encina Wastewater Authority (EWA) announced the award of a contract to J.R. Filanc Construction and partnership with Liquid Environmental Solutions to build an Alternative Fuel Receiving Facility that will recycle waste cooking oil and other food wastes. These...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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