Biomass

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!

Making alternative fuels cheaper June 2013

Chemical engineers at MIT could make biofuel more appealing for mass production. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Biomass from poplar trees June 2013

Michigan State University has planted six plots of poplar trees as part of a drive to generate renewable power. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Black locust showing biomass potential June 2013

Researchers from the University of Illinois are looking at the black locust plant, which showed higher yield and faster harvesting times. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Making plastics from biomass May 2013

A University of Massachusetts Amherst chemical engineer has discovered a process to make renewable plastics and chemicals from biomass. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Pre-treating biomass May 2013

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy have developed a novel way to pre-treat biomass without the use of expensive enzymes. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Linking commercial and biofuel production May 2013

A proposed new facility at the University of Illinois will take biofuel processing to the next level. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Pre-treating Miscanthus for biofuel production May 2013

Two University of Illinois scientists have developed an environmentally friendly and more economical way of pretreating Miscanthus for biofuel production. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

BioFuelNet works with Airbus and Air Canada May 2013

BioFuelNet has signed an agreement with Air Canada and Airbus to help them find the most promising biofuels for aviation. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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