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Archive for June, 2013

Climate change, carbon capture in focus (again): 6 technologies to watch

Climate change is back with a ferocious new focus on power generation CO2 emissions. What’s going on in carbon capture to turn problems into profits? In Washington, President Obama is focusing national attention on climate change — and especially on efforts to reduce carbon emissions. Which raises the question — what’s going on in carbon […]

June 26, 2013 More

Calyx Announces Non-Brokered Private Placement

In Canada, Calyx Bio-Ventures announced the proposed non-brokered private placement of up to 5,001,000 units at a price of $0.15 per unit for cash proceeds of up to $750,150. Each unit comprises one common share and one common share purchase warrant, with the warrant entitling the holder to acquire one additional common share of the […]

June 26, 2013 More

Cyanotech reports financial results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2013

In Hawaii, Cyanotech Corporation announced financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2013, ended March 31, 2013. For Q4 2013, gross profit was $2,708,000, with gross profit margin of 39%, compared to gross profit of $2,053,000 and gross profit margin of 34%. Net income was $2,633,000 or $0.47 per diluted share, compared to […]

June 26, 2013 More

GIB publishes their first Annual Report

In the United Kingdom, Green Investment Bank has published its first Annual Report, for the period to 31st March 2013.  The report is published to coincide with Annual Review meetings in Edinburgh and London, where the Executive Team will present the results to a wide range of stakeholders. Business Secretary Vince Cable stated, “The Green […]

June 26, 2013 More

Ewing Bemiss & Co. launches Turning Basin Capital Partners

In Virgina, Ewing Bemiss & Co. has started a new venture, Turning Basin Capital Partners, looking to invest in energy, both petroleum and renewables. The article in the Richmond Times-Dispatch quotes managing director for Turning Basin, Mark E. Murray as commenting that  the company is interested in the waste-to-energy industry, along with their suppliers.  Murray […]

June 26, 2013 More

CleanWorld expanding successful Sacramento BioDigester

In California, CleanWorld officially broke ground at its Sacramento BioDigester to expand the 10,000 tons per year facility by 300 percent to 40,000 tons per year making it the largest commercial high-solids food waste digester in the United States. Upon completion in December, 2013, the Sacramento BioDigester will convert 100 tons per day of food […]

June 26, 2013 More

Global New Energy to use OriginOil technology in bid to restart California aquaculture

In California, New Global Energy will be using OriginOil’s Electro Water Separation Technology as part of its strategy to acquire and restart shuttered fish farms in the Coachella Valley region of Southern California. “Following OriginOil’s field demonstration earlier this month, we have concluded that this technology is a strategic asset in our drive to restart […]

June 26, 2013 More

US Forest Service awards nearly $2.5M for renewable energy projects

In Washington, U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell today announced the award of nearly $2.5 million in grants to 10 small businesses and community groups for wood-to-energy projects that will help expand regional economies and create new jobs.  The projects will use woody material removed from forests during projects such as wildfire prevention and beetle-killed […]

June 26, 2013 More

President Obama lays out his Climate Action Plan

In Washington, President Obama revealed his plan for combating climate change. His plan called for a great number of actions to be taken. Those impacting the bio-based economy included the DOD deploying 3GWe of renewable energy, including biomass in that mix. President Obama stated that his FY 2014 budget calls for clean energy research, development, […]

June 26, 2013 More

Totally Green reports net loss for Q1 2013 shrinks to $294,233

In Canada, Totally Green, reported for the quarter and year ended March 31, 2013 that total revenue was $247,453, compared to $146,284 for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. The increase in revenue is a result of the sale of 5 ORCA machines under the previous “Unit Sales” model. These sales were contracted before the […]

June 19, 2013 More