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2014-09-17 23:06:11

Market Research Reports, Inc. has announced the addition of a new research report which provides detailed insights into the Global Biopower Market to their website http://www.MarketResearchReports.com Lewes, DE (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Wood Waste, Bagasse and Municipal Solid Waste to Remain Major Feedstocks. By mid-2014, wood waste was the most-used biopower feedstock, based on cumulative capacity. Around 32% of all biopower capacity used wood waste as their primary feedstock, as it is...

2014-09-15 08:22:31

WALNUT, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC: VSPC) today reported more details on the Giant King Grass bioenergy project being pursued by Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited of South Africa. Below is an article by Chantelle Kotze in the Mining Weekly, which is available at http://www.miningweekly.com/article/r47-million-bio-energy-project-under-development-by-harmony-2014-08-22. "Gold miner Harmony Gold is implementing a R47-million bioenergy pilot-scale project...

2014-09-12 08:22:06

TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ontario, Canada is now home to North America's largest power plant fuelled completely by biomass. The Atikokan Generating Station conversion is complete and the station is now generating electricity and helping meet local power needs in northwestern Ontario. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140911/145554 Atikokan Generating Station, which employs 70 full-time workers, burned its last coal two years ago, on Sept. 11, 2012. Conversion of the station...

2014-09-11 23:08:39

Genera Energy’s new system enhances existing biomass conversion technologies with innovation in preprocessing techniques and mechanical processes VONORE, Tenn. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Genera Energy Inc., a recognized leader in biomass feedstock supply innovation and supply chain advancements, recently introduced its newest feedstock management system module, BIN-SPEC™. A proprietary preprocessing system, BIN-SPEC delivers a consistent biomass product to a customer’s...

2014-09-11 23:07:45

The addition of two wood grinding hammer mills from Schutte Buffalo Hammermill, LLC to the pilot testing facility at Georgia State University’s Herty Advanced Materials Development Center will allow for efficient testing of high moisture content materials for biofuel pellet feedstock. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Biomass Testing Hub The Herty Advanced Materials Development Center of Georgia Southern University has been a world-class applied research facility for over 75 years....

2014-09-10 23:03:38

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Biofuel Enzymes Market: Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis and Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Turning biomass into biofuel requires the breakdown of primary energy-rich component of the biomass, cellulose. Cellulose is a kind of polysaccharide, a compound formed from the bonding of many sugars into one. For the production of biofuels, the...

2014-09-08 08:23:10

WALNUT, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that the first harvest of Giant King Grass in the Imperial Valley of California, was completed on September 2, 2014. At the University of California site in Holtville, California, two planting methods were compared. One is to plant single nodes that each grow into individual plants, and the other method is to plant whole Giant King Grass stalks continuously end to end similar to the way that...

2014-09-03 08:23:52

Rapid demand growth largely driven by European industrial and heat markets, and Asian industrial markets BOSTON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global wood pellet demand is rapidly expanding as consumers, businesses and regulators look for alternatives to fossil fuels. Globally, wood pellet demand is projected to grow from an estimated 23 million tonnes in 2014 to 50 million tonnes in 2024. These and other key findings were released today in a new study by RISI, the leading information...

2014-09-02 20:21:15

LONDON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Biorefinery Technologies: Global Marketshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1923020/Biorefinery-Technologies-Global-Markets.html STUDY GOAL AND OBJECTIVESBCC Research has just completed a study on the market for biorefinery technologies. In industry, biorefineries employ the technologies in which biomass is converted into useful intermediates for fuels, energy, chemicals and non-food...

2014-09-02 08:22:57

WALNUT, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) issued an update on the Giant King Grass power plant and animal feed projects in Nicaragua. VIASPACE CEO Dr. Carl Kukkonen traveled to Nicaragua in August to participate in the formal power plant feasibility study being conducted by Pelican SA of Managua. The feasibility study team met at the plantation on the shores of Lake Nicaragua to assess the agricultural aspects of the project and to inspect potential...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'