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2010-03-03 10:10:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Range Fuels, Inc., a company focused on commercially producing low-carbon biofuels and clean renewable power, today announced that it had received a loan note guarantee from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and closed its related $80 million bond issuance. The proceeds from the $80 million bond will be used to partially finance the first two phases of construction of Range Fuels' first commercial cellulosic biofuels plant using renewable and...

2010-03-03 07:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Verenium Corporation (Nasdaq: VRNM), a pioneer in the development of next-generation cellulosic ethanol and high-performance specialty enzymes, today announced that Molinos Rio de la Plata, Argentina's leading soybean and sunflower seed processor, has successfully begun use of Verenium's Purifine enzymatic degumming process at its San Lorenzo facility in Argentina. Purifine enzymatic degumming is a novel process that significantly...

2010-02-28 16:00:00

FREDERICIA, Denmark, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding (MES), one of Japan's leading heavy industries, and Inbicon, the Danish pioneer of cellulosic ethanol technology, today announced the signing of a license agreement for the Inbicon Biomass Refinery technology. The agreement grants Mitsui the right to build a number of biomass refineries in Southeast Asia using Inbicon's technology. Mitsui intends to apply the technology in the palm oil industry, where...

2010-02-23 06:40:00

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BlueFire Ethanol Fuels, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BFRE), a company focused on changing the world's transportation fuel paradigm through the production of ethanol from non-food cellulosic wastes, has submitted an application for a $250 million dollar loan guarantee for the company's planned cellulosic ethanol biorefinery in Fulton, MS. The application, filed under the Department of Energy (DOE) Program DE-FOA-0000140, which provides federal...

2010-02-22 06:05:00

- Research Intended to Develop New Enzyme Technology for Cellulosic Ethanol Manufacturing - PORTLAND, OR, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. (NAT, OTCBB: NADVF, TSXV: NAT) amended its agreement with the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada to include collaboration on cellulose technology research for the production of cellulosic ethanol from sustainable feedstock, such as corn stalks and straws, which is the unexploited byproduct in agri-food...

2010-02-11 15:05:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Verenium Corporation (Nasdaq: VRNM), a pioneer in the development of next-generation cellulosic ethanol and high-performance specialty enzymes, today announced the introduction of Xylathin, a highly active enzyme designed to significantly improve the economics of fuel ethanol production from cereal grains. Xylathin rapidly breaks down xylan, a compound found in cereal grains such as wheat, rye and barley and significantly reduces mash...

2010-02-01 16:22:00

SAO PAULO, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The joint venture announced today simultaneously in Sao Paulo and London involving Brazilian ethanol group Cosan and Royal Dutch Shell increases prospects of an expanding global presence for Brazilian sugarcane ethanol. The assessment came from Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) President Marcos Jank. In his view, the deal brings together two companies that are strongly complementary: "The partnership generates scale,...

2010-01-13 13:15:00

18-year track record of success building leading life science and bio-based chemical companies, including cellulosic ethanol pioneer Verenium Corporation MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Qteros, Inc., a leading developer of second-generation technology solutions for the biofuels industry based on its unique Q Microbe(TM) platform, announced today that John McCarthy has joined the company as President and Chief Executive Officer to accelerate the company's...

2010-01-14 09:20:00

DALLAS, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Evolution Resources, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: EVLN) (the "Company"), an advanced biofuels production company focused on the production of cellulosic ethanol and biodiesel using the latest in modern processes and technologies, today announced that it has executed a consulting services agreement with Dr. Richard Phillips, former senior vice president of technology for International Paper. As part of the agreement, Dr. Phillips shall become...

2010-01-13 09:20:00

CLARKSDALE, Miss., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Evolution Resources, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: EVLN) (the "Company") an advanced biofuels production company focused on the production of cellulosic ethanol using the latest in modern processes and technologies, today announced the signing of a Testing Services Agreement (the "Agreement") with North Carolina State University ("NCSU"). Under the terms of the Agreement, NCSU's Department of Wood and Paper Science will work with the Company...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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