Tag: ArborGen

Southeastern Partnership for Integrated Biomass Supply Systems to demonstrate tractor-trailer scale mobile biomass gasifier

Southeastern Partnership for Integrated Biomass Supply Systems to demonstrate tractor-trailer scale mobile biomass gasifier

September 1, 2014 |

In Tennessee, the Southeastern Partnership for Integrated Biomass Supply Systems (IBSS) will take to the road to show off the research progress of the regional partnership, which is focused on biofuels production centered in the Southeast utilizing fast growing, short rotation woody crops (SRWC). Coordinated by the University of Tennessee Center for Renewable Carbon, and […]

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On the Move in Biofuels: ArborGen

On the Move in Biofuels: ArborGen

March 28, 2013 |

In South Carolina, ArborGen expanded of sales, marketing and product development team with the additions of Dr. Rafael de la Torre in forest planning and finance, Jason Watson in sales, and Chris Rosier in product development. Collectively, the three new hires bring over 50 years of forestry experience to ArborGen.

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Reader Response: "What to Burn, Thermal Coal or Bio-Coal" misses the mark in key areas

Reader Response: "What to Burn, Thermal Coal or Bio-Coal" misses the mark in key areas

October 28, 2011 |

By Larry Sullivan, ArborGen Inc. Kudos to Tim Sklar for his excellent article “What to Burn, Thermal Coal or Bio-Coal,” which examined the potential to replace coal with bio-fuel alternatives.  However, I believe that Mr. Sklar has undervalued the potential for woody biomass due to several assumptions that mischaracterize current market conditions. One example where […]

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On the Move in Biofuels: ArborGen

On the Move in Biofuels: ArborGen

October 5, 2011 |

In South Carolina, ArborGen announced that Edward T. Shonsey has been named chairman of the board of directors.  Shonsey, who is cofounder and CEO of L1 Agrosciences Inc.

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Double-Sugar Gum: ArborGen modified eucalyptus trees release 2X sugars for biofuels conversion

Double-Sugar Gum: ArborGen modified eucalyptus trees release 2X sugars for biofuels conversion

[ 3 ] May 6, 2011 |

In Washington state, researchers from the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory announced that lignin-modified Eucalyptus trees developed by ArborGen releases more than twice the usual amount of sugar, making it a promising option as a biomass feedstock for liquid fuel. Using plant biotechnology the modifications were made at two points in the lignin biosynthetic pathway, […]

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ArborGen, GreenWood sign strategic alliance to develop poplar feedstocks for US Southeast

ArborGen, GreenWood sign strategic alliance to develop poplar feedstocks for US Southeast

[ 0 ] March 17, 2011 |

In Georgia, During the BioPro Expo in Atlanta, ArborGen and GreenWood Resources announced a strategic business alliance that will bring together the science and technology of two of the world’s leaders in tree resource management, to meet the growing demand for woody biomass with purpose grown hardwood trees in the Southeastern United States. This partnership […]

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