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Algae Systems testing Algae bio-fuel production - Your Renewable News (press release)

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Algae Systems testing Algae bio-fuel production
Your Renewable News (press release)
Algae Systems LLC completed demonstration of a new biofuel production approach in early-August jointly with Japan's IHI Corporation. The process is based on the conversion of algae and wastewater to energy and clean water. A demonstration plant ...

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Researchers Develop Bionic Liquids to Improve the Economics of Biofuel ... - Azom.com

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Researchers Develop Bionic Liquids to Improve the Economics of Biofuel ...
Azom.com
Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) have successfully developed bionic liquids from by-products obtained during biofuel production. These new bionic liquids may pave the way for a closed loop process in future ...

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Bacteria Turn Old Newspapers Into Biofuel to Power Cars - The Green Optimistic

Biofuel News - 4 hours 19 min ago

Bacteria Turn Old Newspapers Into Biofuel to Power Cars
The Green Optimistic
Newsstand 300x217 Bacteria Turn Old Newspapers Into Biofuel to Power Cars There is something sacred about the unique relationship between the morning coffee and the printed newspaper, which no website can recreate. Unfortunately, this comes at the ...

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British biofuel plant to convert rubbish into airplane fuel - Biofuels International

Biofuel News - 4 hours 21 min ago

British biofuel plant to convert rubbish into airplane fuel
Biofuels International
All British Airways planes at London's City Airport should be fuelled with rubbish. New industrial plants will turn into liquid fuels organic scraps such as paper, food, and garden clippings. The first among these is GreenSky London, currently under construction, ...

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Letter: Corn can supply food and fuel - The Sheboygan Press

Biofuel News - 8 hours 5 min ago

Letter: Corn can supply food and fuel
The Sheboygan Press
In addition to being used for livestock feed, corn can be produced into ethanol, a renewable biofuel. This process can be broken into thirds. One third of a bushel of corn (56 pounds) is made into ethanol, one third yields feed, and the rest produces carbon ...

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Magical algae turns sewage into biofuel and Dasani - Grist

Biofuel News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 20:46

Grist

Magical algae turns sewage into biofuel and Dasani
Grist
Making biofuel out of algae has long been a goal of enterprising startups (and even teen prodigies). But the process has been expensive, energy-intensive, and despite all the hype and tax writeoffs, pretty tough to scale up. If companies can find ways to ...

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Nano 'yarn' next step in biomedical implants - ABC Online

Biofuel News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 20:35

Nano 'yarn' next step in biomedical implants
ABC Online
That could be the future of biomedical implants once biofuel cells come to fruition, says an international team of scientists, who have taken the technology one step closer to reality. The researchers have created a biofuel cell made from carbon nanotubes that ...

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Everyone needs a motorcycle that runs on bacon - Geek

Biofuel News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:37

Geek

Everyone needs a motorcycle that runs on bacon
Geek
You've probably read about a motorcycle that runs on biofuel before, but not one this awesome. This is Hormel's Black Label bike, and it runs on bacon. Bacon grease, to be precise, but that just means you get to enjoy pound after pound of deliciously crispy ...

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William & Mary researchers announce improved algae initiative - Biomass Magazine

Biofuel News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:27

Biomass Magazine

William & Mary researchers announce improved algae initiative
Biomass Magazine
William & Mary scientists are rebooting their algae biofuel initiative, aiming to build on opportunities brought about by new processes, new funding and newly patented apparatus. The biofuel collaboration involves a number of researchers from both William ...

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Could Your Morning Newspaper Also Fuel Your Car? - Inhabitat

Biofuel News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 14:47

Inhabitat

Could Your Morning Newspaper Also Fuel Your Car?
Inhabitat
Unfortunately all those papers add up to a lot of waste at the end of the day – but scientists at Tulane University have found a new use for the morning news: converting it to biofuel! The Tulane scientists have found that a bacterial strain, which they are calling ...

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Algae Systems Testing Algae Bio-Fuel Production - Fort Mills Times

Biofuel News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 13:35

Algae Systems Testing Algae Bio-Fuel Production
Fort Mills Times
DAPHNE, Ala. — Algae Systems LLC completed demonstration of a new biofuel production approach in early-August jointly with Japan's IHI Corporation. The process is based on the conversion of algae and wastewater to energy and clean water.

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Scientists hunting for the next big crop find 49 candidates - Environment & Energy Publishing

Biofuel News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 11:58

Scientists hunting for the next big crop find 49 candidates
Environment & Energy Publishing
Scientists searching for the next big energy-producing biofuel, something such as switchgrass that power plants could burn to make electricity and reduce their carbon emissions, have a very fussy wish list. Ideal species should not be food crops. They need to ...

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Boeing to Produce Sustainable Aviation Biofuel from Tobacco - Justmeans (blog)

Biofuel News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 11:50

Boeing to Produce Sustainable Aviation Biofuel from Tobacco
Justmeans (blog)
In a significant move toward achieving this goal, Boeing has entered into a partnership with South African Airways and SkyNRG to use hybrid tobacco to produce sustainable aviation biofuel. This pioneering project is aimed at supporting the environment and ...

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49 Plants That Could Make Biofuel Less Troublesome - Scientific American

Biofuel News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:55

49 Plants That Could Make Biofuel Less Troublesome
Scientific American
Scientists searching for the next big energy-producing biofuel, something such as switchgrass that power plants could burn to make electricity and reduce their carbon emissions, have a very fussy wish list. Ideal species should not be food crops. They need to ...

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Invasive Plants Could Make for Good Biofuel Crops - Scientific American

Biofuel News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:55

Invasive Plants Could Make for Good Biofuel Crops
Scientific American
Scientists searching for the next big energy-producing biofuel, something such as switchgrass that power plants could burn to make electricity and reduce their carbon emissions, have a very fussy wish list. Ideal species should not be food crops. They need to ...

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Bill tackles odd crime of grease thievery from restaurants - SFGate

Biofuel News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 09:43

Bill tackles odd crime of grease thievery from restaurants
SFGate
The rise in demand for used cooking oil is due to the growing biofuels market. Used grease from cooking and frying foods is transformed into "yellow grease," which is sold to agriculture, biofuel and commercial industries, according to the California Restaurant ...

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New deal for recycling firm in flies row - Bristol Post

Biofuel News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 09:22

New deal for recycling firm in flies row
Bristol Post
The infestation broke out in bales of biofuel – unrelated to wood recycling – being stored on the dockside in May. The council said the company, which was closed for a short period during the infestation, passed "rigorous tests" to continue processing wood.

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Bionic liquids from lignin - R & D Magazine

Biofuel News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 09:04

R & D Magazine

Bionic liquids from lignin
R & D Magazine
Researchers at the U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE)'s Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) have developed “bionic liquids” from lignin and hemicellulose, two by-products of biofuel production from biorefineries. JBEI is a multi-institutional partnership led by Lawrence ...

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Evogene to Present at Credit Suisse 2014 Basic Materials Conference - CNNMoney

Biofuel News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 08:10

Evogene to Present at Credit Suisse 2014 Basic Materials Conference
CNNMoney
19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Evogene Ltd. (NYSE:EVGN) (TASE:EVGN), a leading plant genomics company specializing in enhancing crop productivity for the food, feed and biofuel industries, announced today that Mr. Ofer Haviv, Evogene's President ...

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Bionic Liquid Paves Way for Closed Loop Biofuel Refineries - Laboratory Equipment

Biofuel News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 08:10

Laboratory Equipment

Bionic Liquid Paves Way for Closed Loop Biofuel Refineries
Laboratory Equipment
Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) have developed “bionic liquids” from lignin and hemicellulose, two by-products of biofuel production from biorefineries. JBEI is a multi-institutional partnership led by Lawrence ...

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