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2011-08-09 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bharat Renewable Energy Ltd (BREL), a joint-venture of Bharat Petroleum, India's second largest petroleum company, has initiated a program with SG Biofuels (SGB) to develop and deploy elite hybrids of Jatropha for the production of biodiesel in India. The program's first phase includes a crop development effort to produce high performing hybrid varieties of Jatropha adapted to unique growing conditions across the country. Additional phases include...

2011-05-12 00:13:03

A new analysis emphasizes the large variability in greenhouse gas emissions from alternative fuels In an effort to combat soaring fuel prices and cut greenhouse gas emissions, the aviation industry is racing toward the use of biofuels. In 2008, Virgin Atlantic became the first commercial airline to fly a plane on a blend of biofuel and petroleum. Since then, Air New Zealand, Qatar Airways and Continental Airlines, among others, have flown biofuel test flights, and Lufthansa is racing to be...

2011-05-05 00:00:30

The 4th Global Jatropha Hi-tech Integrated Nonfood Biodiesel Farming & Technology Training Programme which is being held September 14-18, 2011 at Jaipur, India, is mostly dedicated to multifeedstocks for building a sustainable biodiesel industry. The JatrophaWorld India 2011 is designed to educate all stakeholders about critical issue of availability of right feedstock at right cost to make biodiesel a long-term business opportunity. Global JatrophaWorld India 2011 marks the 4th edition...

2011-05-02 15:10:00

BARBADOS and MONTEREY, Calif., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BioJet International Ltd. and Abundant Biofuels Corporation announced their merger today. Abundant will become a wholly owned subsidiary of BioJet. Abundant and its affiliates (Abundant Habitats and Abundant Harvests) will continue to operate under the Abundant name and corporate identity. BioJet is a leading international supply chain integrator in renewable (bio) jet fuel and related co-products which include green diesel, etc....

2011-03-07 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SG Biofuels, a bioenergy crop company using breeding and biotechnology to develop elite hybrid seeds of Jatropha, today announced it is expanding operations into India and has named Subhas Pattnaik as director of operations for the market. Subhas formerly led operations for Mission New Energy in India where he managed the rollout and operations of the largest Jatropha plantation acreage in the world spanning more than 200,000 acres, 124,000 farmers...

2011-02-22 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SG Biofuels and Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) today released results of a study revealing the performance and emissions benefits of using Jatropha oil as a drop-in replacement for diesel fuel in industrial furnaces used for electric power generation and industrial heating. Testing by BNL of Jatropha oil provided by SG Biofuels revealed that crude Jatropha oil can be blended with residual oil without any problems in separation or...

2011-02-10 09:50:00

SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission NewEnergy, a global leader in providing affordable energy from renewable origins, has established a new presence in the United States with offices in San Antonio and commencing operations throughout the country. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110210/PH45707 ) The company has launched an unprecedented campaign to fund and manage millions of indigent farmers in India, growing and processing non-edible Jatropha seeds on...

2010-11-10 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- SG Biofuels, a bioenergy crop company developing and producing elite seeds of Jatropha, today announced it has established a strategic partnership with Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), to research and develop a model to process Jatropha seeds into a biofuel feedstock. SG Biofuels President and Chief Executive Officer Kirk Haney made the announcement at the Advanced Biofuels Markets Conference...

2010-10-06 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- SG Biofuels, a bioenergy crop company developing and producing elite seeds of Jatropha, today announced it has established a proprietary technology for large-scale Jatropha hybrid seed production. Hybrid seeds result in greater yield, uniformity and vigor while significantly reducing handling and deployment costs for plantation developers. The company made the announcement at JatrophaWorld 2010, an annual gathering of Jatropha producers and developers in...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.