Woody Crops

Tennesse city to use PHG's gasification technology

Covington, Tennessee has reached an agreement with PHG Energy to convert waste to energy using its downdraft biomass gasification technology. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Missouri research shows multiple uses for willow trees April 2012

A University of Missouri team is determining methods to reclaim developed flood plain land, keep the waterways free of pollutants and develop a biomass crop. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Energy crops show promise in Ontario April 2012

A new report shows there’s a business opportunity for developing a biomass industry in Ontario by using miscanthus, switchgrass, sorghum and tall prairie grass. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Ontario's FIT drops wind, solar pricing, not bioenergy March 2012

Ontario's Feed-in Tariff (FIT) program's Two-Year Review Report was released today, recommending a 20 per cent drop in FIT-based pricing for solar, and a 15 per cent reduction for wind-generated power. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Viridia to turn wood chips into sugar March 2012

A California company, Viridia, has secured financing in Mississippi to begin building sugar processing plants to create biofuels. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

BioNitrogen's CEO will give keynote at conference March 2012

BioNitrogen Corp. has announced that their top executive will participate as a keynote speaker at the Biomass Transformation Conference near Paris, France. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Novozymes unveils new enzyme technology February 2012

Novozymes unveiled its latest innovation, Novozymes Cellic CTec3 to help move advanced biofuel production closer to commercialization. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

USDA 2011 yield estimates decrease January 2012

The USDA will release the first supply and production estimates of 2012 for various crops, but Reuters has established an estimation based on the current market. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Gene controlling flowering boosts energy production October 2011

A sorghum hybrid that does not flower and accumulates as much as three times the amount of stem and leaf matter may help the bioenergy industry. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Overfertilizing corn undermines ethanol March 2011

Rice University scientists and their colleagues have found that when growing corn crops for ethanol, more means less. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Advancing Biocrop Alternatives in the Pacific Northwest February 2011

Research by the USDA could lead to farmers filling up their machines from fuel produced from their own fields. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Testing diverse woody plants for biomass crops January 2011

University of Illinois researchers are studying novel and traditional woody plants as short rotation crops for biomass production. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Canada’s advanced biofuels get report card December 2010

A report card on the Canadian renewable fuels industry shows that ethanol and biodiesel in Canada are delivering tangible economic and environmental results. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Viridis Energy acquires patents for Biomass Additives December 2010

Viridis Energy Inc. announces it has signed an agreement for intellectual property related to biomass fuels and associated processing technology. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

LEI Products introduces Bio-Burner November 2010

The Bio-Burner biomass burner/boiler by LEI Products can reduce heating bills by burning non-traditional and more traditional biomass within the same unit. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New technique improves efficiency of biofuel production July 2010

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new technique for producing biofuels from woody plants. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Study fosters crop development in Ontario July 2010

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada will invest $2.4 million into researching the economic viability of growing biomass crops for energy production in Ontario. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Report sees need for 500 more biofuels plants June 2010

More than 500 new biorefineries will be needed around the United States to meet the nation's goal of tripling biofuel consumption by 2022. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Advanced biofuel plant announced June 2010

The Canadian Renewable Fuels Association, in a partnership with Ensyn Technologies Inc. and Tolko Industries, will create a fast commercial pyrolysis plant. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Firm pushing pellets over oil June 2011

A month away from the launch of its wood pellet peration, Saint-Quentin's Groupe Savoie Inc. is lobbying the province to promote use of the renewable fuel at home. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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