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2014-04-29 09:44:30

First-of-its-kind analysis shows impact of human behavior on air quality in São Paulo A Northwestern University study by an economist and a chemist reports that when fuel prices drove residents of São Paulo, Brazil, to mostly switch from ethanol to gasoline in their flexible-fuel vehicles, local ozone levels dropped 20 percent. At the same time, nitric oxide and carbon monoxide concentrations tended to go up. The four-year study is the first real-world trial looking at the effects of...

2014-04-28 23:05:31

Meet Strategic BioEnergy Players & Conversion Technology Providers to Make Deals Happen Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Infocast, a leading business intelligence and networking events producer in the Renewable Energy , BioBased & Sustainable Chemical industries, is pleased to announce the Waste to Bio: Energy, Fuels, Gas & Chemicals Summit, scheduled for July 8-10, 2014 and will take place at the law offices of Baker & McKenzie LLP in Chicago, IL. Growing...

2014-04-28 12:24:26

Will host reporter breakfast at the National Press Club WASHINGTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, April 29 at 9:30 AM ET, the Fuels America coalition will host a breakfast at the National Press Club where industry leaders representing four commercial scale cellulosic ethanol plants expected to begin production by the end of 2014 will update reporters on their progress. They will also discuss their plans for future investment in commercial scale cellulosic...

2014-04-28 12:24:13

OTTAWA, April 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Today the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum (CAFM) unveiled its newest addition: a biodigester provided by the Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC). This new piece of equipment, designed and manufactured by a team of energy and bioprocessing specialists at SRC, will allow CAFM to demonstrate to visitors how animal waste can be processed to produce energy. "SRC is incredibly pleased to provide this innovative technology to CAFM," said Dr. Laurier...

2014-04-24 23:14:37

"Why Transition to Sustainable Renewable Fuels?" asks Advanced Biofuels USA, providing as an answer, 10 Excellent Reasons in a one-page Earth Week handout for use by civic organizations, church stewardship groups, environmental organizations, teachers, students and anyone interested in renewable transportation energy. Frederick, Maryland (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 "By publishing this easy-to-understand handout, we are furthering this educational nonprofit's mission to...

2014-04-22 23:12:23

The global market for fuel additives in terms of revenue was estimated to be worth $4,500 million in 2011 and is expected to reach $6,401 million by 2017, growing at a CAGR of 6% from 2012 to 2017; http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/fuel-additives-market-723.html. (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The report “Fuel Additives Market by Diesel, Gasoline & Aviation Applications, Types (Deposit control, Antioxidant, Corrosion inhibitor, Lubricity and Cetane improvers) - Global Trends...

2014-04-22 20:20:30

Avianca/Byogy Team to perform advanced Flight Testing using the CFM-56 powered A.319 to acquire test data, support Environmental Impact Study, and lead ASTM Specification adoption of Byogy's ATJ full replacement renewable jet fuel. SAN JOSE, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its commitment to deliver price competitive, 100% replacement biofuels, Byogy Renewables and airline partner Avianca Brasil have launched a significant initiative to support advanced testing to...

2014-04-22 12:23:21

DALLAS, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vireol Bio Energy, LLC has selected Murex LLC as their marketing partner for the bioethanol plant in Hopewell, Virginia. Vireol recently announced their plans to bring the 63 million gallon per year ethanol plant in Hopewell, Virginia online in April of 2014. Vireol originally planned to transfer the plant to the UK, but decided to take advantage of the more focused legislative environment and more mature US market. Peter McGenity, CEO of VBE...

2014-04-22 08:24:57

WALNUT, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that Mesquite Lake Water and Power LLC has planted a 22 acre nursery of Giant King Grass in the Imperial Valley of Southern California. More than 2,200 acres of Giant King Grass can be produced from this nursery as early as September 2014. Previously VIASPACE reported that it had signed a contract with Mesquite Lake Water and Power to provide Giant King Grass for an 18 MW biomass power plant...

Corn-Based Biofuel Production Could Generate More CO2 Than Gasoline
2014-04-21 07:42:39

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Research published Sunday in the journal Nature Climate Change is calling into question whether or not corn crop residue can be used to meet US government mandates to increase the production of biofuels and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In fact, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Agronomy & Horticulture assistant professor Adam Liska and his colleagues report that using corn residue to create ethanol or other...


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