Biomass

One-stop biomass shop August 2013

Researchers have developed a one-pot, wash-free, process for the pretreatment of switchgrass, a leading potential biofuel feedstock. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

$5 million invested in algae-based fuel August 2013

New Mexico State University has received a $5 million grant to create algae-based fuel that is compatible with existing refineries. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Sugarcane cousin provides biofuel hopes August 2013

A new type of crop is being grown in California's Imperial Valley - energy cane - a cousin of sugercane. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

University of Iowa to use Miscanthus power August 2013

New Energy Farms have established the first Miscanthus crops for the University of Iowa Biomass project. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Second annual "Summer of Algae" campaign begins August 2013

The Algae Biomass Organization has kicked off its second annual "Summer of Algae" to raise awareness. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

U.S. invests $22 million in algae biofuels August 2013

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced over $22 million to help develop cost-competitive algae fuels. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

UK invests £25 million in advanced biofuels August 2013

The UK Government will award £25 million to the winner of an advanced biofuel demonstration plant competition. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Using sea lettuce in P.E.I for biofuel July 2013

The P.E.I Shellfish Association is investigating the feasibility of turning sea lettuce into biofuel. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Turning invasive trees into jet fuel July 2013

USDA researchers are exploring options for using invasive trees to develop jet fuel for U.S. Navy fighter jets. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Identifying microbes for biomass deconstruction July 2013

Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy are using genomic techniques to identify microbes that could be used in biofuel processing. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Using camelina to make biofuel July 2013

Anoka-Ramsey Community College is growing camelina and soybeans to expand research and training in the biofuel production process. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Warming up to poultry July 2013

A Minnesota study will explore the feasibility of using biomass to heat poultry barns. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

National Biofuels Conference reveals agenda July 2013

The 2013 National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo announced its preliminary agenda earlier this week. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Agenda announced for algae biomass summit July 2013

The Algae Biomass Organization has announced the agenda for the 7th Annual Algae Biomass Summit, bringing expert and leaders together for the conference. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Engineering E.coli July 2013

Harvard University researchers have genetically engineered E. coli bacteria to produce precursors of high-octane biofuels. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Many uses of algae July 2013

A species of algae is showing promise in both reducing power plant pollution and making biofuel, thanks to research from the University of Delaware. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

US invests $13 million in biofuel projects July 2013

The US DOE has committed $13 million to help fund four new advanced biofuel projects Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Controlling moisture in biomass July 2013

Emerson Process Management offers a solution for biomass-fuelled power plants to monitor moisture content and adjust the combustion process. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Small molecules have big application potential June 2013

Ontario cornfields could one day be the source of not only food, feed and fuel, but also eco-friendly products. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

High school student creates new algae to biofuel method June 2013

A 16-year-old high school student has created, after four years, a new way to grow algae, extract the oil and use it as biodiesel. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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