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Scientists Discover Bacterial Resistance To Improve Biofuel Production
2014-03-28 14:49:50

Lynn Yarris, Berkeley Lab Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI), a multi-institutional partnership led by Berkeley Lab, have identified the genetic origins of a microbial resistance to ionic liquids and successfully introduced this resistance into a strain of E. coli bacteria for the production of advanced biofuels. The ionic liquid resistance is based on a pair of genes discovered in a bacterium native to a tropical rainforest in Puerto...

2014-03-26 23:23:39

The global biorefinery applications market is expected to grow to nearly $700.7 billion by 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.6%. The biomaterials market is the fastest growing segment with a CAGR of 22.8%. Wellesley, Mass. (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, Biorefinery Applications: Global Markets, the global biorefinery applications market is expected to grow to nearly $700.7 billion by 2018,...

2014-03-24 12:26:43

LONDON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Strategic Analysis of the Australian Waste-to-Energy MarketOpportunities Abound Due to Rising Landfill Cost and Proven Energy Conversion TechnologiesResearch Objectives-To understand the status and potential of waste-to-energy (including municipal solid waste, biomass, and biogas) in Australia-To understand the challenges facing waste-to-energy project developments-To outline the...

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...