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2011-04-14 11:03:21

Choosing optimal growing locations limits algal biofuel's water use High oil prices and environmental and economic security concerns have triggered interest in using algae-derived oils as an alternative to fossil fuels. But growing algae "” or any other biofuel source "” can require a lot of water. However, a new study shows that being smart about where we grow algae can drastically reduce how much water is needed for algal biofuel. Growing algae for biofuel, while being...

2010-10-13 13:30:00

WEST LEBANON, N.H., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- SustainX, Inc., a New Hampshire-based company developing a transformational technology for utility-scale energy storage using compressed air, today announced that it has been named to the 2010 Global Cleantech 100, a program produced by the Cleantech Group. The Global Cleantech 100 highlights those private clean-technology companies around the world that are the likely, in the eyes of the world's cleantech experts, to have the most significant...

2010-03-23 12:17:00

HOUSTON, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Terrabon, Inc., a leader in waste-to-fuel conversion technology, announced today that Simon Upfill-Brown has joined the Company as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Mr. Upfill-Brown joins Terrabon with more than 25 years of experience in executive leadership roles and a proven track record in the development of early-stage technology companies. In his role as COO, he will oversee the Company's operating teams and will play an integral part in driving...

2010-01-28 17:33:00

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ThermoEnergy Corporation (Pink OTC Markets: TMEN) today announced that Cary G. Bullock was appointed as our President and Chief Executive Officer and was elected to our Board of Directors. Mr. Bullock succeeds Dennis C. Cossey as our Chief Executive Officer and Shawn R. Hughes as our President. Both Mr. Cossey and Mr. Hughes will remain as members of our Board of Directors and Mr. Cossey will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board....

2009-09-14 07:30:00

IRVINE, Calif. and BEIJING, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSPC), a clean energy company growing Giant King Grass in China as a renewable and low carbon energy crop, today announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Beijing-based DP CleanTech Company Limited. DP CleanTech is a world leader in design, manufacture and building of biomass power plants and the largest biomass electric power provider in China where it has already built...

2008-10-23 12:00:22

Green Star Products, Inc. (OTC: GSPI) today announced that fabrication work is continuing for its planned two 500-acre algae to biodiesel commercial production facilities. Green Star is one of the only companies in its field that has existing in-house capabilities to fabricate and assemble the equipment required for the biodiesel processing and the algae oil production. Work has continued at its 90,000 sq. ft. fabrication plant in Glenns Ferry, Idaho. Actual ground breaking for...

2008-10-21 09:00:47

GreenFuel Technologies Corporation, the leading developer of algae farming technologies that recycle greenhouse gas emissions, and Aurantia, SA today announced the second phase of their joint project to develop and scale algae farming technologies in the Iberian Peninsula. Initiated in December 2007 at the Holcim cement plant near Jerez, Spain, the project's goal is to demonstrate that industrial CO2 emissions can be economically recycled to grow algae for use in high-value feeds, foods and...

2008-09-30 09:00:50

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cbf208/analyzing_algae_as) has announced the addition of the "Analyzing Algae as a Source of Fuel" report to their offering. Algae are a large and diverse group of simple, typically autotrophic organisms, ranging from unicellular to multicellular forms. The largest and most complex marine forms are called seaweeds. Though the prokaryotic cyanobacteria (commonly referred to as blue-green algae) were traditionally included as...

2008-09-10 03:00:20

Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ) and its Global Network of Funds, the most active global cleantech investors, today announced that fifteen of their portfolio companies were recognized as finalists in the AlwaysOn 2008 Going Green 100 Awards honoring the top private cleantech companies. The fifteen companies include: Synthetic Genomics, the overall winner; Biofuel Box and Greenfuel Technologies for Biofuels; CoalTek and GreatPoint Energy for Clean Energy; Glycos Bio and EoPlex Technologies for...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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