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Latest Second generation biofuels Stories

2010-07-12 07:00:00

SEATTLE, July 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alaska Airlines (NYSE: ALK), Boeing (NYSE: BA), Portland International Airport, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Spokane International Airport and Washington State University today announced a strategic initiative to promote aviation biofuel development in the Pacific Northwest.

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2010-06-30 14:23:01

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a more efficient technique for producing biofuels from woody plants that significantly reduces the waste that results from conventional biofuel production techniques.

2010-06-30 07:00:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy crop company Ceres, Inc. announced today that it has developed a plant trait that could bring new life to millions of acres of abandoned or marginal cropland damaged by salts.

2010-06-22 15:33:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Cobalt Technologies, the leader in commercializing biobutanol as a renewable chemical and fuel, today announced it was named to the Biofuels Digest "30 Most Transformative Technologies of 2010" and ranked first in the competitive biobutanol category.

2010-03-29 07:02:38

Engineering yeast to transform sugars more efficiently into alcohols could be an economically and environmentally sound way to replace fossil fuels.

2010-03-15 03:00:00

AMSTERDAM, March 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Bio Base Europe is making progress in the development of sustainable biofuels.

2009-12-04 19:02:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Logos Technologies, Inc. and EdeniQ, Inc.

2009-10-05 03:39:00

LONDON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The utilisation of second-generation bio feedstock, such as agricultural residue, forest residue and black liquor, is currently limited to power generation in combined heat and power (CHP) plants or regeneration units.

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2009-09-16 10:24:52

Scientists in Pennsylvania report that boosting production of crops used to make biofuels could make a difficult task to shrink a vast, oxygen-depleted "dead zone" in the Gulf of Mexico more difficult.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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