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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)
The long wait for final 2014 federal biofuel use targets has compounded troubles for U.S. biodiesel producers already hit by the Obama administration's preliminary plan to slash renewable fuel requirements.
Plans for a massive sugar-to-petrol scheme in Maputaland have raised fears that protecting food supply, water and the environment may play second fiddle to economics in the "gold rush" for petrol plantations.
The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy intends to issue, on behalf of the Bioenergy Technologies Office , a Funding Opportunity Announcement DE-FOA-0001162, entitled "Targeted Algal Biofuels and Bioproducts ."
Using waste hemp fibers as the starting material, researchers at the University of Alberta in Canada have developed a high-performance electrode material for supercapacitors at one thousandth the cost of the more commonly used graphene.
The biofuel collaboration involves a number of researchers from both William & Mary's .
The solution to the nation's quest for energy security is a broad-based approach to developing liquid fuels from a variety of sources, General Wesley Clark told a session at NCSL's Legislative Summit on Tuesday.
Making biofuel out of algae has long been a goal of enterprising startups . But the process has been expensive, energy-intensive, and despite all the hype and tax writeoffs, pretty tough to scale up.
NextGen Climate, the environmental advocacy group that is one of the top players in Iowa's hotly contested U.S. Senate race, is out with a new TV ad today attacking Republican candidate Joni Ernst.
Although many people now read the news online or on their e-readers , actual printed newspapers are still enjoyed by millions of people worldwide.
Obligated parties swooped in to purchase D6 renewable fuel 2014 Renewable Identification Numbers on Monday, which, in turn, pushed up the value of D4 biomass-based diesel RINs.
Scientists searching for the next big energy-producing biofuel, something such as switchgrass that power plants could burn to make electricity and reduce their carbon emissions, have a very fussy wish list.
The recycling firm at the centre of a month-long fly infestation in Avonmouth has been awarded a new contract by the council.
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