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2013-11-13 23:28:42

The global market for biorefinery technologies was valued at nearly $343 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach nearly $388 billion in 2013. BCC Research projects the market to grow to $700 billion by 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.6% from 2013 to 2018. Wellesley, Mass. (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 According to a new technical market research report, Biorefinery Technologies: Global Markets from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the global...

2013-10-23 23:24:10

Public television conservation newsmagazine series highlights Genera’s contributions to sustainable land use. Vonore, TN (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Genera Energy, Inc., a leading-edge biomass supply chain enterprise will be featured on the third season of the public television series “This American Land.” Genera provides and develops resource-sensitive, sustainable feedstock systems for bioenergy and bioproducts makers. It was recently named winner of the 2013 Sustainable Biofuels...

2013-10-08 23:27:36

Biomass and Biofuels Industry Leader to Guide Implementation of Company Innovations Vonore, TN (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Genera Energy Inc., a recognized leader in biomass feedstock supply advancements, has announced the appointment of Keith Brazzell to the position of chief operating officer. Brazzell previously served as Genera’s vice president of operations and technology and brings strong management and operational experience to Genera’s team. In his new role, Brazzell will be...

2013-10-02 23:27:07

Company Takes New Step Toward Increasing Its Impact on Industry Vonore, Tenn. (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Genera Energy Inc., an award-winning biomass feedstock supply chain enterprise, has realigned some of its key management as its commercial business continues to grow. Sam Jackson, Ph.D., has moved into the role of vice president of business development. Dr. Jackson was one of the founders of Genera, leading Genera’s biomass feedstock production and supply chain programs. Since March...

Sharing Risks And Costs Of Biomass Crops
2013-09-05 09:48:08

University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences Farmers who grow corn and soybeans can take advantage of government price support programs and crop insurance, but similar programs are not available for those who grow biomass crops such as Miscanthus. A University of Illinois study recommends a framework for contracts between growers and biorefineries to help spell out expectations for sustainability practices and designate who will assume the risks and...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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