Biomass

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!

Powering a fuel cell using biomass February 2013

Ballard Power Systems has sold a 175 kilowatt ClearGen distributed generation fuel cell system to the Blue Lake Rancheria Tribe of Humboldt County, California. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Proven woody biomass harvesting technologies February 2013

When it comes to harvesting a short-rotation woody biomass crop, farmers already have a choice of several proven high-, medium- and low-cost equipment options. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Improving biofuel production through genetic engineering February 2013

Michigan State University researchers have genetically engineered plants with oily leaves, which could aid in biofuel and animal feed production. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Europe's biomass answers February 2013

The OSCIA is organizing a trade mission to Europe to explore biomass processing and market development. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Agenda finalized for Canadian pellet heat conference February 2013

The final agenda and speakers are set for next week's Canadian Wood Pellet Heating Conference, which includes focuses on appliances, sustainability and more. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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!

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