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2014-08-27 07:28:40

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Recent increases in human population and economic growth have increased the demand for land-plant biomass for food, fuel and other purposes, but according to scientists, the supply of the sum of leaf, stem, root, fruit and other terrestrial plant-based materials has been hampered by a limit to what can naturally be produced. However, in new research appearing in a recent edition of the journal Environmental Science and Technology,...

2014-08-25 08:22:02

WALNUT, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that CEO Dr. Carl Kukkonen was interviewed by The Wall Street Transcript, a paid subscription publication and website that publishes biweekly industry reports that feature equity analyst, money manager and CEO interviews. In publication since 1963, The Wall Street Transcript has interviewed the CEOs and senior executives of public companies and publishes these interviews verbatim. The full...

biofuel
2014-08-23 03:00:23

Mary Beckman, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Study shows water trips up key chemical reactions that turn plants into fuels, provides scientific principles that can speed up biofuel development Trying to understand the chemistry that turns plant material into the same energy-rich gasoline and diesel we put in our vehicles, researchers have discovered that water in the conversion process helps form an impurity which, in turn, slows down key chemical reactions. The study, which was...

2014-08-22 08:22:05

DUBLIN, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Biochar Market - Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The global commercial biochar production volume (excluding China) was about 100 Kilo tons in 2013 with the maximum percentage share held by North America, followed by Asia Pacific, Europe and Rest of the World with the...

2014-08-21 12:21:03

Project to Advance Conversion of Non-food Biomass Feedstocks to Renewable Carbon Fibers for Use in Defense, Space, Aviation, and Automotive Industries BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that Southern Research Institute has been selected for negotiation for an award of up to $5.9 million to advance production of high performance, low cost carbon fibers from biomass. The DOE award will fund development of a...

2014-08-15 08:21:56

Launch Recognizes Growing Trend of Using Biomass as a Form of Renewable Energy LONDON, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information provider, today expanded its electric power offerings to include a weekly spot price assessment for Europe-delivered industrial wood pellets, which are used alone or in combination with coal to fuel power plants, and a suite of U.K. wood pellet profitability spreads at different fuel...

2014-08-13 23:03:26

New Infographic from Dogwood Alliance Shows How Southern US Forests Are Being Razed to Fuel EU Electricity Demand Asheville, NC (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 A new infographic from Asheville, North Carolina-based environmental non-profit Dogwood Alliance clearly illustrates how the forests of the Southern US are being logged at an increasing rate to fuel European electricity demand. “We hope this new infographic will help Southerners and concerned citizens across the United States understand...

2014-08-12 16:25:15

LONDON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Biorefinery Market 2014-2018.pdfhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2170338/Global-Biorefinery-Market-2014-2018pdf.htmlAbout BiorefineryA biorefinery is a facility that is used for converting biomass into fuels, power, heat and chemicals. Chemicals such as acetic acid, liquid fuel such as bioethanol and biodegradable plastics such as polyhydroxyalkanoates can be produced from...

2014-08-11 16:22:47

LONDON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Biomass in India: Evaluating the Potential for Power Production-2014 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2269928/Biomass-in-India-Evaluating-the-Potential-for-Power-Production-2014.html This is a market research report which provides the information on:- Availability of Bio fuels in India- Guidelines given by Central and State in regard of Biomass Power in India- Details about important...

2014-08-11 16:22:44

GUELPH, ON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BIOREM Inc. (TSXV: BRM) ("Biorem" or "the Company") today announced four new orders totalling $1.5 million. The orders include a biogas conditioning system and an odour control system in North America, as well as an industrial VOC/odour abatement system in Asia and a small odour control system in the Middle East. "We are pleased with the new order rate after slower than average bookings in 2013," said Peter Bruijns, President & CEO....


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.