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2014-05-27 08:22:07

Inbicon technology to be centerpiece of low-carbon, high-profit platform ANNAWAN, Ill. and LEOLA, Pa., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gene Griffith, Co-Founder & President of Patriot Renewable Fuels, LLC and Thomas Corle, co-founding partner of Leifmark, LLC today announced that Leifmark has been hired to create a custom Project Definition, the first stage of a plan for co-locating an Inbicon Biomass Refinery on the site of Patriot's 110 MMgy grain-ethanol plant in Annawan,...

2014-05-26 11:08:38

IFR The bright yellow fields of oilseed rape are a familiar sight at this time of year, but for scientists what lies beneath is just as exciting. Researchers at the Institute of Food Research are looking at how to turn straw from oilseed rape into biofuel. Preliminary findings are pointing at ways the process could be made more efficient, as well as how the straw itself could be improved. Straw from crops such as wheat, barley, oats and oilseed rape is seen as a potential source of...

Biodiesel Made Sustainable With New, Fossil-fuel-free Process
2014-05-23 03:07:28

Michigan State University A new fuel-cell concept, developed by an Michigan State University researcher, will allow biodiesel plants to eliminate the creation of hazardous wastes while removing their dependence on fossil fuel from their production process. The platform, which uses microbes to glean ethanol from glycerol and has the added benefit of cleaning up the wastewater, will allow producers to reincorporate the ethanol and the water into the fuel-making process, said Gemma...

2014-05-23 08:25:12

Research Center Moves to Next Level Expanding Scope, Opportunity and Commitment ATLANTA, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Georgia Tech is pleased to announce a broader research mission, additional resources and a new name for the Institute of Paper Science and Technology [IPST], one of Georgia Tech's 10 interdisciplinary research institutes. IPST is being renamed the Renewable Bioproducts Institute (RBI) effective June 1, 2014. Over the past decade, the research mission of IPST has...

2014-05-19 23:02:42

North America's rapidly growing gas-conversion sector will be examined by leading project developers and technologists at the fourth-annual GTL North America conference June 3-5 at Houston's Westin Galleria hotel. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Some 13 U.S. GTL projects announced in the last two years intend to devote most of their output to transport fuels production. They join a growing wave of now 50 gas-conversion projects under consideration, in planning or advanced...

2014-05-19 23:01:45

The new website for Kinetic Fuel Technology is informative, easy to navigate and features an online store. Youngstown, NY (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Kinetic Fuel Technology Inc. recently announced the launch of their new and improved website. Growing online activity and increased online purchases were the driving force behind the update. Included on the site are many of the most visited pages from the previous site, including Hot Topics, FAQs and the online store. The company has experienced an...

2014-05-15 12:26:17

LONDON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Biogas Power in the UK, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 - Capacity, Generation, Regulations and Company Profileshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/alternative_renewable/biogas_power_uk_market_outlook_2025_2013_update_capacity_generation_regulations_company_profiles.html Biogas Power in the UK, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 - Capacity, Generation, Regulations and Company...

2014-05-15 08:25:26

Significant milestone toward widespread availability of renewable fuel; Diamond Green Diesel using UOP/Eni Ecofining(TM) process technology to produce more than 130 million gallons per year of renewable diesel DES PLAINES, Ill., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that its UOP/Eni Ecofining(TM) process technology is powering the largest commercial advanced biofuel facility in the U.S., capable of producing more than 130 million...

2014-05-15 04:24:05

LONDON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ennovor Group, a leading global sustainable biofuels company, is implementing SAP Business One software across its facilities in Europe and Asia. The hosted solution will be rolled out throughout the business during 2014 and will be used for finance, inventory control and traceability, purchasing, sales, production, human resources, intercompany trading and management reporting. "The investment in robust and proven systems...

2014-05-14 20:24:52

LUXEMBOURG, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adecoagro S.A. (NYSE: AGRO, Bloomberg: AGRO US, Reuters: AGRO.K), one of the leading agricultural companies in South America, announced today its results for the first quarter of 2014. Main highlights for the period: Financial & Operational Highlights -- Adecoagro recorded Adjusted EBITDA of $ 34.7 million in 1Q14, representing a $5.7 million or 19.7% increase compared to 1Q13. -- Adjusted EBITDA margin during 1Q14 reached 36.7%...


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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