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

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

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

Domestic Fuel

Researchers Help ID Non-Invasive Species for Biofuel

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

Reuters

U.S. biodiesel industry suffers as biofuel rule delays drag on

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.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Iol.co.za

Plan to turn sugar into fuel

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.

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

EERE Network News

Notice of Intent to Issue FOA: Targeted Algal Biofuels and Bioproducts

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 ."

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Gizmag

Hemp-derived carbon nanosheets help build cheap, high-performance supercapacitors

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.

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

Hispanic Business

Algae Biofuel Reboot: New Funding, New Patent, New Opportunities

The biofuel collaboration involves a number of researchers from both William & Mary's .

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

Missourian

Renewable fuels advance U.S. aims

When farm groups produce a study, the results depict biofuels as a clean, efficient alternative to petroleum.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, Craig, MO

Tue Aug 19, 2014

National Conference of State Legislat...

Wesley Clark: A Strategy for U.S. Energy Security

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.

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Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Grist Magazine

Magical algae turns sewage into biofuel and Dasani

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.

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Daily Kos

IA-Sen: NextGen Hits Joni Ernst (R) Over Big Oil Fundraiser In New Ad

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Politics, US Senate, Tom Harkin, Iowa, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, Cedar Rapids, IA

Inhabitat

Could Your Morning Newspaper Also Fuel Your Car?

Although many people now read the news online or on their e-readers , actual printed newspapers are still enjoyed by millions of people worldwide.

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

Progressive Farmer

Biofuel RIN Values Bolstered Monday Amid Buying Flurry

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.

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

Scientific American

Invasive Plants Could Make for Good Biofuel Crops

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.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Agriculture, Science, Energy, Biomass, Genetics, Medicine

This Is Somerset

New contract for fly blight recycling firm

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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Hispanic Business

Dyadic International Posts Q2 2014 Financial Results

Our business performance has been strong with year-over-year product related revenue growth of 28 percent and R&D revenue growth of 56 percent through the first six months of 2014.

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

Mon Aug 18, 2014

SFGate

Bill tackles odd crime of grease thievery from restaurants

The California Legislature approved a bill Monday that would increase penalties for stealing a restaurant's used cooking oil, which has become a hot commodity for thieves because it can fetch hundreds of dollars due to its ability to be converted into clean-burning biofuel.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, California, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Agriculture, Science

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