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BACKGROUND:The Miscanthus genus of perennial C4 grasses contains promising biofuel crops for temperate climates.
The Manitoba government has doubled the Biomass Energy Support Program funding to $1 million, with the additional $500,000 of new funding targeted to applied research projects that will support the growth of the biomass industry, Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced Friday.
The White House began reviewing rules Friday that could reduce the use of ethanol and other biofuels , setting off an intense lobbying fight that may not end until after the midterm elections .
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday sent its final targets for 2014 biofuel use to the White House as the long-delayed rule enters its last round of review before public release.
Earlier today, Scania Commercial Vehicles India handed over India's first ethanol-fuelled city bus to Nagpur Municipal Corporation for a trial run.
When thinking of coffee shop waste, we always tend to think of piles and piles of cups, but the average coffee shop throws out around 22 pounds of coffee grounds a day too.
Big Oil has been a pretty vocal critic of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Renewable Fuel Standard, or RFS, which mandates volumes of ethanol and biodiesel that must be produced and/or blended into the nation's fuel supply each year.
Algae Systems LLC completed demonstration of a new biofuel production approach in early-August jointly with Japan's IHI Corporation.
Let's face it. Algae aren't very exciting. But the prospect of creating a viable source of biofuel from these microscopic organisms is, and a Nevada company is finally starting to make a go of it with their pilot plant off the coast of Alabama that uses sewage as fertilizer.
Cold weather states are beginning to focus on improving their air quality by clamping down on heating oil emissions.
Study shows water trips up key chemical reactions that turn plants into fuels, provides scientific principles that can speed up biofuel development Trying to understand the chemistry that turns plant material into the same energy-rich gasoline and diesel we put in our vehicles, researchers have discovered that water in the conversion process helps ... (more)
First generation biofuels , like corn ethanol, haven't fulfilled their promise of displacing fossil fuels in a green, carbon neutral way.
Populus, a genus of fast-growing trees commonly known as cottonwoods and aspens, is being grown for bioenergy because it produces a significant amount of biomass in two years and will re-grow robustly when cut at just above ground level.
However, the productivity of oil needs to be improved for industrial use." Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from , "The biosynthesis of oil and its control mechanism have not been characterized in any algae, and understanding the metabolic network is vital to achieve the precise engineering of algae metabolic pathways.
Two men skulking behind a Leesburg restaurant rose suspicions that they were about to carry out a greasy plan in the wee hours of the morning.
In this Ethanol Report, Robert White with the Renewable Fuels Association talks about making some real headway in getting the true story about ethanol to motorcycle riders at the Sturgis Rally With a host of new plants being discovered for their biofuel-producing qualities, everyone wants to make sure what is being grown doesn't become a ... (more)
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