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2008-10-15 12:00:28

Siemens Energy & Automation and the US Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service have entered into a cooperative research and development agreement that will improve the processes used to convert second generation, non-food-based, biofuel feedstocks into liquid biofuel intermediates, such as bio-oil. As part of the cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA), Logical Innovations of Richmond, Virginia, will work with researchers at US Department of...

2008-10-02 21:00:18

Syntec Biofuel Inc. (OTCBB: SYBF), a leading thermo-chemical biofuels development company, announced today that Michael Jackson, President and Chairman, will present at the Ethanol and Biofuels Asia 2008 Conference as part of the Next Generation Biofuels Showcase. Mr. Jackson's session is scheduled to begin at 2:00 PM SGT on Thursday, October 9, 2008 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Singapore. The session will examine emerging second generation biofuel technologies, feedstock alternatives and...

2008-10-02 21:00:18

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 2, 2008) - Syntec Biofuel Inc. (OTCBB:SYBF), a leading thermo-chemical biofuels development company, announced today that Michael Jackson, President and Chairman, will present at the Ethanol and Biofuels Asia 2008 Conference as part of the Next Generation Biofuels Showcase. Mr. Jackson's session is scheduled to begin at 2:00 PM SGT on Thursday, October 9, 2008 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Singapore. The session will examine emerging second...

2008-09-23 15:00:29

USA Biomass, the nation's leading association of biopower companies, urges our national leaders to take a cue from the recent announcement by Georgia's Oglethorpe Power Corporation (OPC) that it will undertake the single largest biomass initiative in that state -- and maybe the country -- by building as many as three 100-megawatt (MW) biomass electric generating plants by 2015. "This is exactly the type of project our country should be encouraging in order to meet our growing energy needs,"...

2008-09-16 12:00:44

Gulf Ethanol, an alternative energy company focused on the development of the cellulosic ethanol, has implemented its third-generation feedstock pre-processing unit. The company said that it is now expanding its testing protocols beyond sorghum and corn to sawdust, switchgrass and grass clippings. The company feels each of these feedstocks has potential application for ethanol production. Bill Carmichael, president of Gulf Ethanol, said: "With each development of the technology, we become...

2008-09-12 12:00:30

French integrated energy company Total has announced that it will be participating in Futurol, a second-generation bioethanol R&D project. Bringing together top-tier French research organizations, manufacturers and financial institutions involved in this sector of activity, Futurol will develop a process to produce bioethanol by fermenting non-food lignocellulosic biomass and verify its industrial viability. The estimated budget for this project is around E74 million and should last...

2008-09-04 15:00:17

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Chuck Ardo of the Pennsylvania Office of the Governor, +1-717-783-1116 SaysPennsylvaniaPositioned to Lead National Movement TowardsNextGeneration Biofuels HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With America's dependence on foreign oil jeopardizing its national security and way of life, Governor Edward G. Rendell said that the commonwealth and other Chesapeake Bay watershed states can emerge as the national leader in developing advanced homegrown...

2008-07-28 18:00:38

CleanTech Biofuels, Inc. (OTCBB: CLTH) intends to use its proprietary technology at a commercial site in Chicago, Illinois to produce cellulosic biomass as solid fuel for the production of electricity. Beginning commercial production of biomass for electricity will allow CleanTech to develop significant revenue more quickly than originally anticipated. Tests on the feasibility of using the biomass from CleanTech's processes for electricity production indicated that the energy value (or...

2008-06-30 09:03:28

The National Algae Association announces a new Research and Development collaborative to accelerate the commercialization of algae to produce multiple fuels: biodiesel, ethanol, jet fuel, hydrogen and biomass for power generation. For the new Research and Development collaborative, the National Algae Association (NAA) has appointed Will Thurmond, a leading global biofuels expert and author of the landmark 685 page study Biodiesel 2020, to serve as Chairman of Research and Development....

2008-06-18 00:00:26

THE GOVERNMENT has given the go-ahead to the building of one of the UK's first "green" electricity generation stations on the banks of the River Humber. The 65MW biomass power station, at Stallingborough, which is 4km from the port of Immingham, will feed enough electricity into the National Grid to power 100,000 homes and create 75 permanent jobs. Planning permission has also been granted to build an additional biomass processing facility and biofuel refinery alongside the power...


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