Advanced Biofuels

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Opinion: Low Oil Price Won't Put Brakes on Biomass Future

BY Matt Carr Found In:Advanced FuelsThe recent fall in oil prices has everybody talking about the prospects for advanced biofuels. Carr says many of today's ventures no longer solely depend on revenue from fuels or energy sales, but instead are looking to attack multiple markets. READ MORE

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In Depth: Dangerously Smart Farm Boys

BY Tim PortzFound In:Advanced FuelsLong before farmers are ready to buy the implements required to grow and harvest energy crops, leading OEMs leverage robust research and development organizations to get them engineered. READ MORE

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Louisiana solid waste to expand biogas-to-fuel operation capacity

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsLouisiana's St. Landry Parish Solid Waste District anticipates completion of expansion to its landfill-gas-to-fuel operation in October. The decision to add capacity coincides with a fuel purchase contract that the district recently received. READ MORE

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EPA: Agricultural Science Committee nomination deadline extended

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsIn late 2014, the U.S. EPA invited the public to nominate scientific experts to be considered for appointment to its Science Advisory Board's Agricultural Science Committee. The deadline for submitting those nominations has been extended to March 30. READ MORE

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Researchers produce two biofuels from a single algae

BY Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsA common algae commercially grown to make fish food holds promise as a source for both biodiesel and jet fuel, according to a new study.The research exploited an unusual and untapped class of chemical compounds in the algae. READ MORE

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York scientists shed further new light on biomass breakdown

BY University of York Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsScientists at the University of York are part of a research team which has found that a recently discovered family of enzymes, lytic polysaccharide monooxygenases, can degrade resistant forms of starch. READ MORE

January 28, 2015

Researchers identify materials to improve biofuel processing

BY University of Minnesota Found In:Advanced FuelsUsing one of the largest supercomputers in the world, a team of researchers led by the University of Minnesota has identified potential materials that could improve the production of ethanol and petroleum products. READ MORE

January 27, 2015

OriginOil, INL collaborate on proposed algae biofuel project

BY OriginOil Inc. Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsOriginOil Inc. has announced that it is collaborating with the Idaho National Laboratory. A proposed project focuses on development and implementation of novel approaches to improve efficiency in algal biofuel production. READ MORE

January 27, 2015

Genera Energy celebrates four years accident free

BY Genera Energy Inc. Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsGenera Energy Inc. recently celebrated 1,533 days, or four years, without an accident. Recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data show that Genera's core operations intersect three of the 10 most deadly occupations in the U.S. READ MORE