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2014-07-18 16:21:25

DUBLIN, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jjhcm9/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Biorefinery Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jjhcm9/global ] report to their offering. A biorefinery is a facility that is used for converting biomass into fuels, power, heat and chemicals. Chemicals such as acetic acid, liquid fuel such as bioethanol and biodegradable plastics such...

2014-07-17 23:04:41

Company to Unveil Revolutionary Waste-to-Energy Project By Fall Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 As Pure Energy Group (PEG) prepares to introduce its groundbreaking waste-to-energy technology in California later this summer, the company announced today it has joined the American Biogas Council (ABC), the first and only trade association in the U.S. representing organizations dedicated to maximizing the production and use of biogas from organic waste. “The American Biogas Council...

2014-07-17 23:03:24

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Global Biofuels Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/liquid-biofuels-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Biofuels Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast...

2014-07-17 23:00:55

Kinetic Fuel Technology Inc. is celebrating its 50th anniversary of American-made products. Youngstown, NY (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 In keeping with the uptick among home improvement consumers, Kinetic Fuel Technology Inc. is proud to be 100 percent Made in U.S.A. Recently, the company celebrated its 50th anniversary of selling exclusively American-made products. A 2012 research study conducted by the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) indicated that consumers’ awareness of...

2014-07-15 16:21:59

Biofuels Research: "More than 100 million acres along Mississippi and Missouri Rivers unsuitable for traditional crops but ideal for biomass" ST. LOUIS, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Enterprise Holdings Foundation donated $2 million to the University of Missouri last year to establish an endowment for sustainability energy research. Today, university researchers have already achieved promising results, specifically in the field of biofuels....

2014-07-14 08:21:48

WALNUT, Calif., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that the company has entered into a research collaboration with the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources Division (UCANR). The objectives of the research are to: -- Compare the growth of Giant King Grass using subsurface drip irrigation with flood (furrow) irrigation -- Compare individual node and whole stalk planting methods -- Evaluate yields when cut...

2014-07-11 23:02:26

The high prices of the past five years are therefore expected to fall in the early part of the next five years, leading farmers to limit their cropland devoted to corn and focus on higher-margin crops. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Corn Farming industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 The Corn Farming industry experienced solid growth during the five years to 2014 on the heels of fresh biofuel...

Need For Vegetable Oil Means Trouble For Africa's Great Apes
2014-07-11 03:00:36

Cell Press The vegetable oil found in your popcorn or soap might not be ape friendly, and the situation appears likely to get even worse, according to an analysis in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on July 10. The growing demand for vegetable oil has already led to the conversion of Southeast Asian forest into oil palm plantations, bringing trouble for orangutans in particular. If guidelines are not put in place very soon, researchers say the spread of those large-scale...

2014-07-10 16:22:14

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Illinois is the perfect example of how oil companies control the gasoline marketplace, limit choice, and make sure lower-priced fuels don't make it to the pump. Mirroring the national gasoline marketplace conditions revealed in a recently released report, the biggest gasoline retailers in Illinois limit choice, while independent and regional retailers serve their customers well, according to Gary Hudson, Illinois Corn Growers...

2014-07-10 16:22:02

- Yield gains continue across sorghum product lines THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceres, Inc. (Nasdaq: CERE), an agricultural biotechnology and seed company, announced today financial results for the three months ended May 31, 2014 and provided an update on its business. Ceres reported that the company and its customers have made continued progress in product performance this growing season in Brazil, which concluded in June, despite dry and hot conditions that affected...


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