Monthly Archives: January 2012

Futuristic

Titles considered: The Future is Now Waste Not Twilight Zone Found

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Titles considered: The Future is Now Waste Not Twilight Zone Found

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The Bio-Based economy: A Renewed and Renewable Vision for 2012

Goodbye to Dad’s old ethanol plant – Hello to the Bioeconomy and the new biorefinery, says BIO’s Brent Erickson, as 2012 gets underway. By Brent Erickson Executive Vice-President, BIO, Industrial and Environmental Section Ethanol plants are nice, but let’s face … Continue reading

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MGP, KABB aims for biofuels, foams, plastics from distiller’s grains

In Kansas, MGP Ingredients is teaming up with the Kansas Alliance for Biorefining and Bioenergy and four Kansas universities to develop new technologies and products that use bio-based raw materials.  KABB is awarding a grant of approximately $1.4 million, which … Continue reading

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Coffee roast residues to make biofuels, power, chemicals

In North Dakota, the Energy & Environmental Research Center announced they are working with Wynntryst, of Vermont, to develop a gasification power system using the waste from the Green Mountain Coffee Roasters coffee-processing plant. Nikhil Patel, Project Manager and Research … Continue reading

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Springboard, Pinnacle Capital partner for low-cost campus biodiesel

In California, Springboard Biodiesel and Pinnacle Capital announced a new and innovative financing program designed to help U.S. educational institutions — public and private — establish small-scale biodiesel production programs on their campuses. Springboard Biodiesel CEO Mark Roberts reports 59 … Continue reading

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Rwanda’s ISTR, national police partner for biodiesel

In Rwanda, the Institute of Scientific Technological Research and the Rwanda National Police signed a memorandum of understanding.  The understanding includes marketing and production of biodiesel, along with human health and various environmental concerns.

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Zambia’s Copperbelt to triple biodiesel production

In Zambia, Copperbelt Energy Corporation is expected to produce 600,000 liters of jatropha sourced biodiesel.  Last year’s production was held down to 200,000 liters due to a lack of feedstock.  CEC anticipated that they will commence blending of the biodiesel … Continue reading

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Virent lands 5 patents suppoting Coca-Cola, chemicals work

In Wisconsin, Virent announced the issuance of five new U.S. patents covering aspects of its catalytic BioForming platform. Three of the patents cover the production of various liquid fuels and chemicals related to its recent announced partnership with The Coca-Cola … Continue reading

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“World fossil fuels subsidies are 5x larger than renewables.”

Today on Twitter. tonyhennebry: I favorited a @YouTube video Green Biofuels Ireland the__starfish: Newspapers could be our #biofuels of tomorrow, thanks to #science. STEMConnector: Algenol Biofuels Inc. establishes FGCU #STEM scholarship fund – Eagle News ePURE_ethanol: World fossil fuels subsidies … Continue reading

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Hijacking the bacterial immune system highway: new research

In Georgia, University of Georgia researchers have found a way hijack the bacterial immune system to direct its homing system to a target of their choosing. Building on prior work from 2009, the researchers modified the bacteria’s immune system to … Continue reading

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Sugar producers to India: raise ethanol prices!

In India,  the Maharashtra State Federation of Cooperative Sugar Factories has told India’s Union Government to raise the ethanol price from Rs 27/liter to Rs 35/liter, citing increased production costs.  Managing Director, Ajit Chaugule states, “The Union government had appointed … Continue reading

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1,000,000 MW by 2050 is China’s Long Range Wind Plan (What is Ours?)

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Could Saudi Arabia Become the Next Solar Market Hotspot?

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Yet Another Battery Breakthrough

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Why The Electric Vehicle House of Cards Must Fall

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Tesla completed an invention in his mind before building — worked every time

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Riches of Renewable Energy in U.S. Revealed by Free Online Atlas

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The Secret Free Energy Potential of Centrifugal Force

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