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2009-06-24 07:30:00

Cites July 2009 SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Cover Story on Grassoline as Next-Generation Biofuel IRVINE, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VIASPACE, Inc.

2009-05-18 09:24:18

The answer to the looming fuel crisis in the 21st century may be found by thinking small, microscopic in fact. Microscopic organisms from bacteria and cyanobacteria, to fungi and microalgae

2009-05-05 14:18:00

- Landmark step advances nation's green energy platform - - Catalyzes ability to meet the Renewable Fuel Standard of 7.5 billion gallons of ethanol per year by 2012 - CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Verenium Corporation (Nasdaq: VRNM), a pioneer in the development of next-generation cellulosic ethanol and high-performance specialty enzymes, today applauded the formation of the Biofuels Interagency Working Group, which for the first time, brings together representation from...

2009-04-02 03:00:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost all of the technologies for the production of second generation biofuels are in the final stage of commercialisation and their launch is expected within the next two years.

2009-03-24 07:00:00

-- Focus on providing complete solution for enhancing edible oil and biodiesel processing -- CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Verenium Corporation (Nasdaq: VRNM), a pioneer in the development of high-performance specialty enzymes and next-generation cellulosic ethanol, today announced it has signed an agreement with Alfa Laval, a leading global provider of heat transfer, separation and fluid handling technologies, to jointly market enzymatic degumming of vegetable oils...

2009-03-06 09:15:00

Performance Plants to Further Develop Plant Traits for Biofuel KINGSTON, ON, March 6 /PRNewswire/ - Performance Plants Inc.

2009-02-24 11:40:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Genencor, a division of Danisco A/S, launched Accellerase(R) 1500, the next generation of its cellulosic ethanol enzyme product.

2009-02-14 07:10:00

A conference on second generation biofuels organized by German commodity analysts FO Licht heard on Friday that new-generation biofuels will come from a wide range of sources and no single feedstock may dominate.

2009-02-11 09:14:38

An in-depth study by Sandia National Laboratories and General Motors Corp. has found that plant and forestry waste and dedicated energy crops could sustainably replace nearly a third of gasoline use by the year 2030.

2009-01-23 11:44:09

A U.S. senator said Friday the first federal loan guarantee for a cellulosic ethanol plant was a signal that non-corn ethanol was becoming viable. Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind., called the guarantee approved by the U.S.

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