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2013-08-12 08:23:02

Also Provides Update on Giant King Grass Growing in Hawaii WALNUT, Calif., Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that it will present options for clean, renewable, biomass power plants fueled by Giant King Grass to U.S. Department of Defense officials and to representatives of islands and isolated communities at the Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit to be held in Honolulu, Hawaii on September 9-11, 2013. The Summit program includes U.S....

2013-07-16 23:17:57

Chemtex International, Inc. of Wilmington North Carolina and Murphy Brown LLC of Warsaw North Carolina signed today a long term agreement for the supply of purpose grown energy crops and residues to be used as cellulosic feedstock in Project Alpha, Chemtex’s Cellulosic Ethanol facility planned for Clinton, North Carolina. Wilmington, North Carolina (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Chemtex and Murphy-Brown announce long term biomass supply agreement. Chemtex International, Inc. of Wilmington North...

2013-05-09 11:55:48

Bioenergy crops, such as Miscanthus and switchgrass, appear to be promising resources for renewable energy, but these new crops did not come with a manual on how to measure details on their sustainability impacts. Jody Endres, University of Illinois professor of energy and environmental law and chair of the Council on Sustainable Biomass Production (CSBP) says standards are needed so farmers, ethanol producers, and others in the biofuels industry will all be on the same page here in the...

2013-05-06 08:22:56

Tibbar Energy Project on St. Croix Cited as an Example, VIASPACE Chairman Comments and Gives Update WALNUT, Calif., May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) and Renew Energy of Svendborg, Denmark presented a paper entitled "Giant King Grass to Biogas" at the International Biomass Conference held in Minneapolis Minnesota in April. The conference is the largest biomass event in North America. Mr. Morten Jacobsen of Renew Energy made the presentation which is available...

2013-04-24 08:23:41

Giant King Grass Growing Well WALNUT, Calif., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today provided an update on the Tibbar Energy 7 MW anaerobic digestion power plant project on St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. As reported by the St. Croix Source on April 19, 2013, Mr. Hugo Hodge, executive director of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA), stated that the authority was nearing a purchase agreement with Tibbar Energy, a proposed biomass electricity...

2013-03-05 08:23:51

WALNUT, Calif., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that Board Chairman, Dr. Kevin Schewe, interviewed with Charles Sample of CEONEWS.Tv on Friday, March 1, 2013, regarding VIASPACE corporate dynamics and recent corporate milestones to further the commercialization of VIASPACE's proprietary Giant King Grass bioenergy platform. The following is a transcript of the interview which was released by CEONEWS.Tv today, March 5, 2013. The interview can be...

Surplus Land Used For Production Of Feedstock For Bioenergy
2012-10-18 10:18:05

An interdisciplinary team of 11 scientists from seven European countries and the USA have discussed the concept to utilize so called surplus land for the production of feedstock for bioenergy. They identified environmental, economic and social constraints but also options for efficient use of surplus land for bioenergy. The study provides a scientific background in support of a reassessment of land available for bioenergy feedstock production Their findings were published in the open access...

2012-10-11 07:21:43

WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Butamax(TM) Advanced Biofuels, the leading global biobutanol technology development company, announced today that CEO Paul Beckwith is participating in "The Move to Drop-In Fuels" panel at the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy, in Vancouver, Canada. Beckwith's panel is scheduled for October 11 at 2:00 p.m. PT. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120209/MM50763LOGO )...

2012-08-23 23:00:04

Chemtex International Inc., a leader in chemical engineering and renewable processes, is pleased to announce that it has received a Letter of Conditional Commitment for a USD 99 million Loan Guarantee from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) under their 9003 Biorefinery Assistance Program for the engineering and construction of “Project Alpha.” Wilmington, North Carolina (PRWEB) August 22, 2012 Chemtex International Inc., a leader in chemical engineering and...

2012-08-09 02:31:06

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollcast Energy, (www.RollcastEnergy.com), a developer of clean, renewable bioenergy projects, announced today that its Greenway Renewable Power project in LaGrange, GA has been awarded a $250,000 grant as part of the US Forest Service Woody Biomass Utilization Grant Program. "We're excited about the award and about working with the Forest Service to move forward our second woody biomass project in Georgia," says Penn Cox, President of Rollcast....