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2014-04-23 23:05:21

ReportsnReports.com adds “In-Depth Evaluation and Development Forecast of Wind Power Generation Market in China, 2014-2018” and “Research and Development Trend Forecast of China Biomass Power Generation Market, 2014-2018” reports to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 China enjoys abundant biomass energy resources. Crop straws, following coals, petroleum and natural gases, are the fourth largest resource in China. In accordance with development guideline of...

2014-04-22 16:22:40

GREENSBORO, N.C., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- North Carolina farmers and landowners are participating in a unique program from Greensboro-based REPREVE® RENEWABLES to grow giant miscanthus grass for renewable product solutions. This innovative program provides famers with an economic alternative for underutilized and marginal land. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140422/77083) The company developed a comprehensive solution for planting biomass at commercial...

2014-04-22 08:26:49

- Waste coal from old mining operations serves as fuel for power station RICHMOND, Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since beginning commercial operation in July 2012, Dominion Virginia Power's Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center in Wise County has recycled nearly 1.1 million tons of waste coal, following through on a commitment to help clean environmental hot spots that dot the coalfields of Southwest Virginia. The waste coal, also called "gob," is piled along miles of streams...

2014-04-22 08:24:57

WALNUT, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that Mesquite Lake Water and Power LLC has planted a 22 acre nursery of Giant King Grass in the Imperial Valley of Southern California. More than 2,200 acres of Giant King Grass can be produced from this nursery as early as September 2014. Previously VIASPACE reported that it had signed a contract with Mesquite Lake Water and Power to provide Giant King Grass for an 18 MW biomass power plant...

2014-04-21 16:22:16

Oakbio reveals ongoing n-Butanol and biofuels program in public announcement of their grant award for "Conversion of industrial CO2 emissions into biofuels and chemicals" SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) of Alberta, Canada announced today that it has awarded a $500,000 grant to Oakbio, a Sunnyvale, CA-based cleantech company, and The Ohio State University for their proposal submission, "Conversion of...

2014-04-17 12:24:20

LONDON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Biogas Upgrading: Technologies and Global Marketshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/alternative_renewable/biogas_upgrading_technologies_global_markets.html REPORT HIGHLIGHTSThe global market for biogas upgrading equipment reached $125.4 million in 2011. This market is expected to grow to $198.7 million in 2013 and $442.4 million in 2018, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR)...

2014-04-17 08:24:09

RENO, Nevada, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Minerals Ltd. (OTC: DSCR) has agreed to form a Joint Venture (JV) partnership with Bio-fuel Technology company Syngar Technologies, Inc. (SGI) of Alberta, Canada. The Joint Venture will authorize use of Syngar's synthesis technology for applications within the Industrial Hemp sector. The result is a sustainable approach toward the cultivation and processing of industrial hemp. The JV partnership will also have...

2014-04-16 12:23:28

SAN FRANCISCO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Energy announced it has signed agreements to build and operate a biomass gasification plant near Lake Tahoe, California. The 2-megawatt plant will utilize forest biomass from Placer County's fire threat reduction activities to make electricity, heat and biochar - a solid carbon byproduct that is used as a soil conditioner and filter media. The plant will be the first to use forest-based fuel in California. The Lake Tahoe project...

Nutrient-rich Forests Absorb More Carbon
2014-04-15 14:53:42

IIASA The ability of forests to sequester carbon from the atmosphere depends on nutrients available in the forest soils, shows new research from an international team of researchers, including IIASA. The study, published in the journal Nature Climate Change, showed that forests growing in fertile soils with ample nutrients are able to sequester about 30% of the carbon that they take up during photosynthesis. In contrast, forests growing in nutrient-poor soils may retain only 6% of that...

Tracking Movement Of Sugar In Plants
2014-04-09 12:22:18

By Karen McNulty Walsh, Brookhaven National Laboratory A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by scientists at the University of Queensland, Australia, overturns a long-held theory in plant science. Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory who are co-authors on this paper conducted critical radiotracer studies that support the new theory that plant sugars play a dominant role in regulating branching at...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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