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2014-03-03 23:27:05

BioSPR for biogas to be exhibited at BioEnergy Italy on March 5-7, 2014. Rome, GA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Hydro Dynamics, Inc. (HDI) of Rome, Georgia would like to announce that its partner Three-Es S.r.l. (Three-Es) of Milan, Italy will be exhibiting the ShockWave Power Reactor (SPR) at a biogas event in Europe this week. Biogas is the production of methane through the digestion of mostly waste materials. The BioEnergy Italy exhibition (http://www.bioenergyitaly.com) will take place in...

2014-03-03 23:22:39

Pellet Technology USA (PTUSA) announced today the award by the US Patent Office of a patent that covers the process of using agriculture residue biomass to produce feed for the livestock industry. Gretna, Nebraska (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 The patent, 8,551,549 is for a process to create feed pellets from Ag residues such as corn stover (the stalks, leaves and cobs of corn) or wheat straw. “This latest patent is an integrated platform in connection with our technology that allows Ag...

2014-03-03 08:23:36

WALNUT, Calif., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) provided an update on the 7 MW Giant King Grass fueled anaerobic digestion power plant being developed by Tibbar Energy USVI, LLC on St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. Tibbar Energy presented their 7MW Biogas Project at a CZM (Coastal Zone Management) Public Hearing on February 27(th )requesting a CZM permit. The presentation was made by CEO Ms. Tania Tomyn who reported, "The public support was overwhelming from...

2014-02-27 23:22:15

The global market for biogas upgrading equipment is estimated at $198.7 million for 2013. BCC Research expects the market to grow to $442.4 million by 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate of 17.4% from 2013 to 2018. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 According to a new technical market research report Biogas Upgrading: Technologies and Global Markets, from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the global market for biogas upgrading equipment is estimated at...

2014-02-26 16:24:11

IRVING, Texas, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Darling International Inc. (NYSE: DAR) today reported fourth quarter net income of $22.5 million, or $0.18 per share, and net income of $109.0 million , or $0.91 per share, for its fiscal year ended December 28, 2013. Sales and results of operations for the fourth quarter and fiscal year as compared to the same periods of the prior year are as follows: Fourth Quarter 2013 For the fourth quarter of 2013, the Company reported net sales of $428.7...

2014-02-24 08:22:38

WALNUT, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) conducted a full production scale test of Giant King Grass grinding equipment on February 18, 2014 in Portland, Oregon. 6,000 pounds of 18 foot tall Giant King Grass stalks were cut and shredded in a few minutes in a test of a candidate grinder for the 12 MW Giant King Grass power plant being developed in Nicaragua. Pictures and videos from the from the test grind are available on the VIASPACE Facebook page...

Solar-induced Hybrid Fuel Cell Converts Biomass To Electricity
2014-02-18 14:10:31

John Toon - Georgia Institute of Technology Although low temperature fuel cells powered by methanol or hydrogen have been well studied, existing low temperature fuel cell technologies cannot directly use biomass as a fuel because of the lack of an effective catalyst system for polymeric materials. Now, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new type of low-temperature fuel cell that directly converts biomass to electricity with assistance from a catalyst...

2014-02-17 23:02:32

The global market for anaerobic digesters and landfill gas equipment was estimated at nearly $4.5 billion for 2013. BCC Research projects the market to grow to $7 billion by 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate of 9.4% from 2013 to 2018. Wellesley, Mass (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 According to a new technical market research report Waste-Derived Biogas: Global Markets for Anaerobic Digestion Equipment, from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the global market...

2014-02-14 12:27:07

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American workers employed in the U.S. forest products industry visited Washington, D.C. this week. Their goal was to meet with their members of Congress and administration officials to educate them on the impact of legislative and regulatory decisions both on the environment and on the families and communities that depend on forest products manufacturing for their livelihood. The Pulp & Paperworkers' Resource Council (PPRC) is a...

Mesopelagic Fish Biomass Is 10 Times Higher Than Estimated
2014-02-10 06:40:49

Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) The stock of mesopelagic fish changes from 1,000 to 10,000 million tons With a stock estimated at 1,000 million tons so far, mesopelagic fish dominate the total biomass of fish in the ocean. However, a team of researchers with the participation of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) has found that their abundance could be at least 10 times higher. The results, published in Nature Communications journal, are based on the acoustic...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.