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33 min ago | Business Journal

Pacific Ethanol, Fresno State to work together on sorghum as fuel

Pacific Ethanol Inc. was awarded a $3 million matching grant from the California Energy Commission to develop sorghum as a feedstock for ethanol.

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Related Topix: California, Chromatin, Cal State Fresno, Fresno, CA, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

2 hrs ago | Journal-Advocate

CSU receives $1.5 million to develop new crop for biofuels

Colorado State University Bioagricultural Sciences Associate Professor John McKay has been awarded nearly $1.5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a new crop for biofuels.

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

2 hrs ago | Journal-Advocate

CSU receives $1.5 million to develop new crop for biofuels

Colorado State University Bioagricultural Sciences Associate Professor John McKay has been awarded nearly $1.5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a new crop for biofuels.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Department of Energy, Alternative Energy, Biomass, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), UC Davis

6 hrs ago | Green Car Congress

U Mich professor finds fuel cycle analysis for evaluating CO2 impacts ...

However, in a major review of methods for evaluating the net CO2 impacts of liquid transportation fuels, Professor John DeCicco at the University of Michigan Energy Institute compared FCA to other methods of analysis, and found " flaws fatal enough to raise serious concerns about the role of FCA in shaping fuel-related CO2 mitigation strategies.

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

11 hrs ago | Ag Professional

Evogene, Marrone Bio Innovations announce partnership

Evogene Ltd., a leading plant genomics company specializing in enhancing crop productivity for the food, feed and biofuel industries, and Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. , a leading global provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products, announced the signing of a multiyear collaborative agreement targeting the joint discovery of novel ... (more)

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

12 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

Nat'l Biodiesel Board Issues Statement On Senate's RFS Meeting

NAT'L BIODIESEL BOARD ISSUES STATEMENT ON SENATE'S RFS MEETING Jul. 28, 2014 Source: National Biodiesel Board news release The National Biodiesel Board released the following statement from Vice President of Federal Affairs Anne Steckel Thursday after White House adviser John Podesta briefed a group of Senate Democrats on the pending proposal for ... (more)

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

Sun Jul 27, 2014

ABC News

Dairy cows in the desert: possibilities for the Pilbara

It's a pretty radical idea, given the landscape's harshness, but the director general of WA's Department of Agriculture and Food believes dairy production is possible for the Pilbara.

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

Enter Stage Right

Killing marine life with ethanol

Ethanol and other biofuel mandates and subsidies got started when politicians bought into claims that we are rapidly depleting our petroleum, and fossil-fuel-driven global warming is boiling the planet.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Global Warming, Peak Oil, Weather, Corpus Christi, TX

The Motley Fool

The EPA Just Boosted a Key Growth Strategy for Clean Energy Fuels

Quick! What's the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word "biofuels"? I'll bet you thought of ethanol and biodiesel, but those are so 2013.

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

Sat Jul 26, 2014

CiteULike

A technology-based global inventory of black and organic carbon emissions from combustion

We present a global tabulation of black carbon and primary organic carbon particles emitted from combustion.

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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Kos

The Case Against GMOs

Guest article. This testimony was submitted by bioengineer Juanita Mathews on the Maui GMO Moratorium initiative which is being considered by the County Council prior to going on the ballot in November.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, University of Hawaii Manoa, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Stem Cell Research, Agriculture, Science

Bangkok Post

Price restructuring put off

Energy price restructuring is likely to be delayed for a month, as the public needs more time to understand the complicated situation before reforms are made, says the deputy junta chief.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Chevron Corporation, Oil & Gas

Green Car Congress

Ethanol producer to integrate renewable diesel production from corn distiller oil

Ethanol producer East Kansas Agri-Energy LLC intends to integrate renewable diesel production at its ethanol plant in Garnett, Kansas.

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

Chemical and Engineering News

A Simple Acid Soak Turns Food Waste Into Plastics

Researchers report a simple method to convert food waste into cellulose-based plastics of varying thermal and mechanical properties .

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

Autoblog

Recharge Wrap-up: EV torque secrets, UC Davis maps future of biofuels

A UC Davis white paper maps out "Three Routes Forward for Biofuels," balancing investment risk with carbon benefits.

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

World-Grain

NBB expresses concern about RFS

After a recent meeting by U.S. Senators to discuss a pending proposal for biodiesel under the Renewable Fuel Standard , Anne Steckel, vice-president of federal affairs for the National Biodiesel Board , said the group is concerned that the government still appears to be considering a proposal that would backtrack from last year's production level.

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

The Wichita Eagle

Garnett ethanol plant plans to add production of renewable diesel fuel

East Kansas Agri-Energy said the diesel will be made from corn distillers oil, which is already produced at the plant, along with other feedstocks purchased on the market.

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

Triple Pundit

The A to Z of Unusual Renewable Energy Sources

The use of renewable and sustainable energy sources is growing worldwide . Subsequently, new technologies for sustainable energy are ever-emerging, and some are rather unusual.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Wind Power, Life, Food, Chocolate, E. Coli, Health

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Evogene Announces Amendment to Bayer Wheat Agreement to Focus on Discovery of Novel Genomic Promoters

Evogene Ltd. , a leading plant genomics company specializing in enhancing crop productivity for the food, feed and biofuel industries, today announced an amendment to the remaining work plan under its collaboration with Bayer CropScience LP for improved wheat.

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

Hispanic Business

Reports from Gauhati University Highlight Recent Findings in...

Editor at Biotech Week -- Research findings on Nanoparticles are discussed in a new report.

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

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