Biomass

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!

New energy innovation projects announced in Canada May 2013

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced support for 55 innovative new projects aimed at producing and using energy in a cleaner, more efficient way. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Giant King Grass to biogas May 2013

VIASAPCE Inc. and Renew Energy recently presented a paper on the ability of their proprietary Giant King Grass to be turned into biogas. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Create chemicals from biomass waste April 2013

W-Madison chemists have identified an approach to use oxygen gas to convert lignin into a replacement for fossil fuels. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Organization launches map of algae research April 2013

A new map of the algae industry published online by the Algae Biomass Organization shows production facilities and research projects in North America. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Engineering algae to make nanocellulose April 2013

Researchers are engineering algae to produce nanocellulose, a "wonder material" for biofuel production. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

CanBio announces new executive director April 2013

The Canadian Bioenergy Association has announced that Dr. Fernando Preto has been appointed as the new executive director of CanBio. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Sustainable harvesting of bio-feedstocks April 2013

A new federal-private collaboration will be used to supply bio-based feedstocks for cellulosic ethanol. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Increasing sugar yields for biofuel April 2013

Researchers are finding ways to cost-effectively extract sugars for use in biofuel production. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Solar cells made from biomass March 2013

Georgia Institute of Technology and Purdue University researchers have developed efficient solar cells using products derived from plants and trees. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Vista begins waste-to-energy project March 2013

Vista International Technologies, Inc. has begun construction on the company's previously announced northeastern US pilot Waste-to-Energy project. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Using microalgae for biodiesel March 2013

Researchers have shown that dinoflagellate microalgae is suitable for cultivation to ultimately produce biodiesel. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Biomass conference and expo updates agenda March 2013

The agenda for the 6th annual International Biomass Conference & Expo has been updated and been made available online. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Broilers Love Biomass! March 2013

René Gélinas undertook a conversion to biomass heating in 2010 and discovered that his broilers did significantly better once the new system was implemented. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Creating more efficient biofuels March 2013

Researchers are looking at ways to improve the pretreatment and fermentation steps in the production of drop-in biodiesel, jet fuel and bio-lubricants. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Duckweed for use as a biofuel March 2013

Researchers are looking to duckweed as a cheap and sustainable source of biomass for producing gasoline, diesel and jet fuel. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Wood fibre yield based on cross-Canada research March 2013

Many landowners have questions about how much woody biomass they can realistically expect when growing wood fibre as a cash crop. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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