Sustainability

Vecoplan announces new project manager February 2013

Matt Davidson has been appointed as the newest Project Manager in Vecoplan LLC's Waste Systems Center of Competency. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Biomass to triple in use by 2030 February 2013

Driven by aggressive biofuel mandates, rapid growth will cause great strain on biomass by 2030, according to Lux Research. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New plant structure impoves biofuel processing February 2013

Researchers at the University of Georgia found a connection between two plant cell wall proteins could lead to easier plant breakdown for biofuel processing. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Boosting biofuel production February 2013

Researchers have engineered an enzyme that can increase output of alkanes, a possible replacement for key component of gasoline. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Canadian Biogas Conference and Exhibition February 2013

Growth in farm & rural biogas sector is steady and the 2013 Canadian Biogas Conference is focussing on managing the sector & taking applications to the next step Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Biofuel producers react to D.C. Circuit decision January 2013

The D.C. Circuit has issued a narrow, but mixed decision, vacating the 2012 cellulosic biofuel standard and affirming the 2012 advanced biofuel standard. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Lower nitrogen losses with biofuel crops January 2013

Researchers at the University of Illinois have found that perennial biofuel crops have the ability to reduce nitrogen escape in the environment. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Renewable fuel conference details January 2013

Program, exhibitor and sponsorship details are available for the 2013 Canadian Wood Pellet Heating Conference in Quebec City February 27 to March 1, 2013. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

American Biogas Council, US Composting join forces January 2013

The American Biogas Council (ABC) and the U.S. Composting Council (USCC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to help accelerate the growth of the industry. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

NextGen Biofuels Fund accepting applications December 2012

Sustainable Development Technology Canada is now accepting applications for the 2013 NextGen Biofuels Fund. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

From wine to biomass December 2012

A group of young high school researchers have begun a project that looks at yeast on grapes, with the end goal of studying biofuel production. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Sustainable bioenergy production supported in US December 2012

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced $10 million in research grants to spur production of sustainable bioenergy and biobased products. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Producing ethanol from sweet sorghum December 2012

Delta BioRenewables and Commonwealth Agri-Energy have succesfully produced ethanol from sweet sorghum-derived sugars. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Breaking biomass December 2012

Researchers are looking closer at the internal structure of plant biomass to help break it down more easily. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Garbage microbes can reduce biofuel cost November 2012

A bacterium from a garbage dump has all the genes needed to create biofuels from hemicellulose, a source not commonly used. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

University of Guelph receives $2 million to expand biofuel research November 2012

The University of Guelph’s Bioproducts Discovery and Development Centre has received $2-million from the federal government. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Skipping a step in making bioproducts November 2012

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have discovered a way to skip the costly pretreatment steps involved in making biofuels. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Genetically engineering switchgrass

A researcher at UC Davis is genetically engineering switchgrass to improve its drought tolerance and biomass yield. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Ohio State receives $6.5 million for bioenergy and biofuel research November 2012

Ohio State University's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center is researching the production of biogas from organic waste and bioenergy crops. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Platts broadens into sugar and biofuel markets November 2012

Platts has acquired Kingsman SA, a Swiss-based provider of price information and analytics on the global sugar and biofuel markers. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!