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An enzyme pulls out individual cellulose chains from the pretreated nanofiber surface and then breaks them apart into simple sugars.
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Cellulosic bio-ethanol is poised to see large scale production for the first time next year.
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., June 19, 2013 - The European Space Agency is set to develop a new Earth-observing satellite that will map and monitor global forests, providing an unprecedented level of detail and understanding to the role forests play in the global carbon cycle and potential climate change.
10 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency
BOGOTA,COLOMBIA, June 19 -- Latin America and the Caribbean's renewable energy endowment is large enough to cover its projected 2050 electricity needs 22 times over, according to a new report commissioned by the Inter-American Development Bank .
Global biomass and renewable power leaders will convene at the Biomass Pellets Trade & Power conference supported by Premium Sponsors Pellet Association Malaysia and Agensi Inovasi Malaysia .
Most people don't know that Puget Sound Energy is steadily increasing renewable energy but most of your PSE power still comes from coal, natural gas and fossil fuels in general.
Microwave energy in chemical processing has really come of age over the past few years.
Somebody in Washington must be looking out for biofuels. On the heels of the full U.S. Senate passing the the Farm Bill and its provisions friendly to biofuels , the Senate Armed Services Committee has stopped attempts that would have curtailed the military's biofuels program.
Scottish start-up Celtic Renewables is bringing back a once popular fermentation process that it says can be used to produce superior next-generation biofuels from the byproducts of various biological industries.
Derek Lovley, a microbiologist at the University of Massachusetts, led a U.S. government-supported project to make the gasoline substitute, butanol, from microbes in the laboratory.
The new MIT proces converts furfural into GVL via a series of cascading reactions catalyzed by zeolites with Lewis and Bronsted acid sites.
Michigan State University has planted the first of six plots of poplar trees as part of an initiative to generate power from renewable sources.
He is Director of the Office for Sustainability at Southern New Hampshire University, focused upon energy renewables and efficiency.
Officials with the University of Maine at Fort Kent and SAD 27 in Fort Kent broke ground on Thursday, June 13, 2013 on a $4 million biomass project that will reduce the environmental footprint of both schools while also scaling back energy costs.