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3 hrs ago | RedOrbit

Water Trips Up Chemical Reactions That Lead To...

Image Caption: Derived from plants, bio-oil can be processed into gasoline, diesel or other typical petroleum products such as plastics.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Chemistry, Science, Biomass, Department of Energy

3 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

Why Valero Energy Is a Stock Worth Remembering

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Related Topix: Mozilla, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Financial Markets, Stanley, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

10 hrs ago | Denver Post

CSU researchers get federal grant to study biodiesel crop production

John McKay, right, an associate professor in bioagricultural sciences at CSU, discusses methods to evaluate genetic variation in drought adaptation with students from a class on plant breeding for drought tolerance.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Genetics, Medicine, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Department of Energy, Colorado State University, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Fri Aug 22, 2014

CiteULike

A detailed gene expression study of the Miscanthus genus reveals...

BACKGROUND:The Miscanthus genus of perennial C4 grasses contains promising biofuel crops for temperate climates.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

My Manitoba.com

Province commits an extra $500K to biofuels

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.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Agriculture, Science, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Washington Examiner

Lobbying fight kicks off as ethanol rules sent to the White House

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 .

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics

Reuters

UPDATE 1-U.S. EPA sends 2014 biofuel targets to White House for review

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.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Environmental Law, Law

India Auto News

Scania India introduces ethanol-fuelled city bus in NMC

Earlier today, Scania Commercial Vehicles India handed over India's first ethanol-fuelled city bus to Nagpur Municipal Corporation for a trial run.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Shiny shiny

Bio-bean is turning coffee grounds into energy and fuel

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.

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Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Agri Marketing

Purdue Research: Cover Crops Make Stover More Sustainable, Profitable

Farmers using cover crops as a soil conservation method can remove much more corn stover per acre for biofuels or other uses and at the same time potentially increase their income, Purdue University research shows.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Purdue University, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Medicine, Nutrition, Ames, IA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Motley Fool

These 2 Big Oil Companies Just Got the Cold Shoulder From the EPA

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.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Water Online

Algae Systems Testing Algae Bio-Fuel Production

Algae Systems LLC completed demonstration of a new biofuel production approach in early-August jointly with Japan's IHI Corporation.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Daphne, AL, Biomass

Inhabitat

Promising Alabama Pilot Project Turns Algae to Biofuel - Using Sewage

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.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

The Motley Fool

Is This the Next Big Win for Biofuels?

Cold weather states are beginning to focus on improving their air quality by clamping down on heating oil emissions.

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Science, Industry and Business

Water leads to chemical that gunks up biofuels production

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)

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Biomass

TreeHugger

What if we could turn wastewater and algae into carbon-negative fuels and clean water?

First generation biofuels , like corn ethanol, haven't fulfilled their promise of displacing fossil fuels in a green, carbon neutral way.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Biomass, Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Daphne, AL

City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

Biofuel price in Lithuania should be by EUR 8.7 per toe lower in winter

As biofuel boiler houses in Lithuania prepare for the heating season, specialists forecast that in winter 2014-2015 the average biofuel price will be by LTL 30 lower than last winter and will stand at LTL 657 per tonne of oil equivalent , reports LETA/ELTA.... Read more...

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Hispanic Business

Forestry Geneticists Develop Tree Biomass Crop to Grow on Marginal Lands

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.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Alternative Energy, Biomass, Energy, Genetics, Medicine, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Nutrition, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Hispanic Business

Data on Bioscience and Bioengineering Detailed by Researchers at Keio ...

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.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Leesburg cops: Men busted for loitering planned to steal grease

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.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Flushing, NY

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