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Computer Model Optimizes Biofuel Operations
2012-01-18 05:00:56

Research into biofuel crops such as switchgrass and Miscanthus has focused mainly on how to grow these crops and convert them into fuels. But many steps lead from the farm to the biorefinery, and each could help or hinder the growth of this new industry. A new computer model developed at the University of Illinois can simplify this transition, researchers say. The model can run millions of simulations, optimizing operations to bring down costs, reduce greenhouse gas emissions or achieve...

2011-10-13 13:00:00

Blue Marble Biomaterials Releases Details on Zero-Waste Systems in Biorefinery Missoula, MT (PRWEB) October 13, 2011 In July, Blue Marble Biomaterials announced the opening of a zero-waste biorefinery in Missoula, Montana. Now, the company is coming forward with technical details on how its biorefinery is pioneering sustainable systems in biomass refining and chemical manufacturing. The company is already distinctive because its primary feedstocks are byproduct biomass such as coffee...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.