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2013-01-16 08:22:25

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BioPower (OTCQB: BOPO) announced today the launching of the FTZ Energy Exchange. The FTZ Energy Exchange structures the exchange of information and data for the purchase, sale and trading of electricity, oil, gas, biofuels, alternative energy, energy credits, parts, machinery and equipment. The exchange intends to work with a Preferred Partner Network of vendors and suppliers. Our business model revenues are based on transaction fees for...

2013-01-15 08:20:46

HOUSTON, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: SYMX) has entered into an agreement with an undisclosed U.S.-based company to assess the feasibility and optimal uses of SES' gasification technology for the production of valuable 'green' chemicals. The agreement calls for SES to lead an engineering study, commissioned and funded by the undisclosed U.S. company, that will define an optimal use of potential feedstock combinations that may include used tires,...

2013-01-11 16:21:01

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Renmatix, the leading manufacturer of cellulosic sugars for biobased chemical and fuel markets, welcomed Secretary Tom Vilsack, leader of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), for the commissioning of the company's BioFlex Conversion Unit, a multiple-feedstock processing facility at the company's King of Prussia headquarters. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130111/NY41232 ) Vilsack toured Renmatix's world-class technical...

2013-01-11 12:20:42

HOUSTON, Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BenchMark Energy Corporation (OTC: BMRK) through its subsidiary Energy Partners LLC is pleased to announce it has launched a new division named Energy Partners Logistics and Transportation Management. Mark Bateman, CEO of BenchMark Energy states, "With the progressive expansion in the domestic and international glycerin markets, BenchMark and Energy Partners have detected a void in the logistics and transportation of glycerin between source, refinement,...

2013-01-09 12:32:02

Higher benefit seen in men than women Male deaths from all-causes, but particularly cardiovascular and respiratory disease, could be significantly reduced with a decrease in biomass smoke (smoke produced by domestic cooking and heating and woodland fires), a paper published today on bmj.com suggests. The researchers say this could have significant impact on further interventions to reduce pollution from this source. Although a large amount of research has been carried out on the...

2013-01-08 05:03:16

Requirements for renewable energy at the state level will keep demand for biomass power strong, despite an expected decrease in tax credits from the federal government. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Biomass Power industry to its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 07, 2013 The Biomass Power industry has grown at a healthy rate in the five years to 2013. The federal government has propelled this growth with the...

2013-01-08 05:03:03

State Grant Stimulates Installations of Wood Pellet Central Heating Systems Greenfield, MA (PRWEB) January 07, 2013 Franklin and Hampshire counties in Massachusetts are gaining recognition as a national hotspot for wood pellet central heating, an environmentally friendly, lower cost option to traditional oil or propane heating systems. A $3.2 million grant issued as part of the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resource´s High Performance Building Grant program helped the alternative...

2013-01-07 12:22:18

Research could make new alternative coal fuel processes more environmentally and economically competitive with petroleum-based processes DURHAM, N.C., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute today announced it has entered into a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Dept. of Energy to test an innovative method for producing liquid transportation fuels from coal and biomass thereby improving the economics and lifecycle impacts of coal-to-liquid (CTL) and...

2013-01-02 05:01:13

First Choice Chimney, located in Flower Mound, TX, suggests that choosing the right firewood can help reduce fire safety hazards in your home. Flower Mound, TX (PRWEB) January 01, 2013 First Choice Chimney advises consumers to choose their firewood carefully, since it can be crucial to fire safety. Quality seasoned and dry firewood enables your fireplace or stove to burn hotter and cleaner, reducing odor, smoking, and creosote buildup over time. First Choice suggests that the dryness of the...

2012-12-28 04:20:27

KYIV, Ukraine, December 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Germany intends to assist Ukraine in establishing its own biofuel production in 2013, reports minagro.gov.ua. The statement was made by the representative of the German Federal Ministry of Environment, Jurgen Keinhorst, at the joint Ukraine-Germany council. Keinhorst said that pilot projects in the sector may involve German investment. At the meeting Ukrainian scientists presented their draft projects for the pilot biofuel...