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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.

2009-01-15 07:00:00

- Large-scale cellulosic ethanol facility in Florida to serve as model for future plants - - "Farm to Fuel" grant provides State support to project - CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan.

2008-12-02 07:30:00

PASADENA, Calif., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSPC) today announced the Company is cultivating a new fast-growing hybrid grass to be used for production of cellulosic ethanol, methanol, biocrude and green gasoline.

2008-10-02 18:00:26

By ANDREW FORGRAVE Rural Affairs Editor PRACTICAL ways of tackling spiralling farm energy costs come under the spotlight in a new programme launched this month. Menter a Busnes is organising a series of on-farm demonstration events across Wales aimed at both the farming and forestry sectors.

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