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2014-03-24 08:23:20

Company showcases new mobile unit, discusses results from Italy testing TAMPA, Fla., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MagneGas Corporation, www.magnegas.com ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a technology company that counts among its inventions a technology that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based fuel, today unveiled its mobile liquid biomass solution at the 7(th) Annual International Biomass Conference & Expo. The Biomass Conference & Expo is the largest...

2014-03-24 08:22:43

WALNUT, California, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that the company has signed a contract with Mesquite Lake Water and Power LLC to provide Giant King Grass for a biomass power plant and a companion advanced biofuels facility in Imperial, California. Mesquite Lake Water and Power, LLC is a participating company in Mesquite Lake Energy Park, LLC (ML Energy Park). Mr. Rodney L. Williams, managing member of Mesquite Lake, stated, "Our...

2014-03-14 23:24:09

An SPR has been purchased and installed in a commercial cellulosic pilot plant in Italy after successful lab testing on extraction of cellulose from corn fiber and straw. Rome, GA (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Hydro Dynamics, Inc. (HDI) of Rome, Georgia announced today that a ShockWave Power Reactor (SPR) has been purchased and installed in a commercial cellulosic pilot plant in Italy. The SPR was purchased after successful lab testing on extraction of cellulose from corn fiber and straw. In...

2014-03-14 12:22:52

Company expected to unveil liquid biomass solution TAMPA, Fla., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MagneGas Corporation, www.magnegas.com ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a leading technology company that counts among its inventions a technology that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based fuel, will be exhibiting and its CEO will be moderating a panel called "Making it Work: How Digester Designs Evolve to Meet Unique Operating Conditions," at the 7(th) Annual...

2014-03-13 12:23:02

STOCKTON, Calif., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy Services, Inc. (DTEES) has finished its construction project to convert a shuttered coal-fired power plant at the Port of Stockton to operate on biomass fuel. The plant, known as Stockton Biomass, began commercial operations on Feb. 21. It is selling its renewable power to PG&E Company to help it meet its renewable energy requirement. The plant will use about 320,000 tons of woody biomass fuel annually to generate...

2014-03-11 23:01:34

This new partnership propels the torrefaction industry forward through increased capacity and development of new applications. Quitman, Mississippi (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 New Biomass Energy announces that it has launched a joint venture with Solvay, an international chemical group, in order to expand its production of torrefied wood pellets as an innovative renewable energy source. During the last three years, New Biomass Energy has made unprecedented breakthroughs in torrefaction...

2014-03-11 08:22:14

GRETNA, Neb., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pellet Technology USA (PTUSA) announced today the completion of construction and proof of concept of its Commercial Demonstration Facility in Gretna, Nebraska. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140306/LA78455LOGO "Our commitment to invest in a high-tech Commercial Demonstration Facility in Gretna reflects the significant opportunity and potential we see for our business in Nebraska, the Midwest and the Texas Panhandle. We strive...

2014-03-10 12:22:53

--Tiger Group and Aaron Equipment conducting bid offering for unique processing and sustainable biomass energy facility KAWAIHAE, Hawaii, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- By order of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Tiger Group's Remarketing Services Division and Aaron Equipment Company Inc. are liquidating an activated carbon processing facility and a biomass power plant formerly owned by Big Island Carbon LLC and its affiliates. Located in Kawaihae on the west side of the Big Island of...

2014-03-10 08:22:52

WALNUT, Calif., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that it has shipped 2,200 pounds of Giant King Grass planting stock to Pakistan under the contract signed with WINERGY Pakistan (Pvt.) Limited, who are the representatives of VIASPACE in Pakistan. This consignment was airlifted in a temperature controlled container for establishing a propagation nursery in Karachi, Pakistan. VIASPACE Director, Mr. Khurram Irshad, flew to Karachi to personally...

2014-03-07 08:25:48

Algae Producer Contract Biotics to Add Six Additional Acres to Its Operations ORLANDO, Fla. and LA JOLLA, Calif., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valensa International and Contract Biotics announced today that Contract Biotics has started construction of an additional six acres of algae production units at the company's San Diego County facility. Slated to come on-line in the fall of this year, the expansion will more than triple Contract Biotics' current biomass production and thus...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'