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2014-02-25 14:06:09

A multi-institutional team reports that it can increase sugarcane's geographic range, boost its photosynthetic rate by 30 percent and turn it into an oil-producing crop for biodiesel production. These are only the first steps in a bigger initiative that will turn sugarcane and sorghum – two of the most productive crop plants known – into even more productive, oil-generating plants. The team will present its latest findings Tuesday (Feb. 25) at the U.S. Department of Energy's ARPA-E...

2014-02-21 12:20:25

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Transportation was on hand this week in Orlando, Fla., to support the Renewable Fuels Association's 19(th) annual National Ethanol Conference and to keep shipper awareness high of the company's transportation capabilities in this important market. "Even before The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, CSX has been actively supporting the ethanol industry and working with our customers and their receivers to ensure safe,...

2014-02-20 08:24:11

--OPEI's consumer protection campaign hitting major retailer store aisles, catalogs and circulars this spring; independent dealers continue support of industry educational program-- ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As consumers head to retail stores this spring to purchase mowers, chain saws, generators, blowers, trimmers, power washers, and a host of other small engine equipment, they will see an important ethanol fuel message from the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute...

Solar-induced Hybrid Fuel Cell Converts Biomass To Electricity
2014-02-18 14:10:31

John Toon - Georgia Institute of Technology Although low temperature fuel cells powered by methanol or hydrogen have been well studied, existing low temperature fuel cell technologies cannot directly use biomass as a fuel because of the lack of an effective catalyst system for polymeric materials. Now, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new type of low-temperature fuel cell that directly converts biomass to electricity with assistance from a catalyst...

2014-02-12 16:21:42

DUBLIN, February 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c8hhn8/ethanol_etoh) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Ethanol (EtOH) Market - Forecast up to 2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c8hhn8/ethanol_etoh ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) "Concise Analysis of the International Ethanol (EtOH) Market -...

2014-02-12 16:20:27

Letter to DOT Secretary Foxx Asks for Stronger Standards for New Crude Oil & Ethanol Tank Cars WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Railway Supply Institute Committee on Tank Cars (RSICTC) has called on the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to consider several new safety measures for tank cars carrying crude oil and ethanol. In a letter to DOT Secretary Anthony R. Foxx, RSICTC proposed additional safety requirements on newly manufactured railway tank cars, a...

2014-02-11 23:02:55

Up-to-bottom analysis and forecast of worldwide, regional and country markets for ethanol can be found in the topical research study “Ethanol (EtOH) 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2018” worked out by Merchant Research & Consulting and recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the report, the world ethanol supply will likely go beyond 100 million tonnes in 2018. London, UK (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 In 2012, the world ethanol supply registered a 2.3%...

2014-02-07 00:21:13

SAO PAULO, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) has expressed grave concerns about news reports indicating that the Government of India, the second largest sugar producer in the world, intends to announce an increase in sugar export subsidies. If confirmed, the new US$ 128 million subsidizing 4 million tons in raw sugar exports, would come in addition to US$ 120 million already spent by India, considering just the last four sugarcane...

2014-02-05 12:22:42

Southern California PR Firm Selected to Handle Media Relations for Engineered Fuel Manufacturer WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JMPR Public Relations today announced that it has been appointed as the agency of record for TruFuel®, a product of Calumet Packaging, the Shreveport, La.-based specialty manufacturer of ethanol-free fuels for a variety of small displacement two and four-stroke engines. JMPR will host a broad range of media relations responsibilities...

2014-02-04 20:21:19

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy, LLC (" SIRE ") announced its unaudited financial results for the three months ended December 31, 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100806/AQ47222LOGO) Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2014 -- Net Income - $10,860,000 -- Gross Margin - $14,114,000 -- Modified EBITDA -...


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