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UMD awards $324,439 grant for use of chicken manure in algae system

UMD awards $324,439 grant for use of chicken manure in algae system

July 18, 2013 |

In Maryland, the University of Maryland award $3.8 million through the Maryland Industrial Partnerships program to 17 teams.  MIPS, a technology acceleration program, grants money matched with company funds to faculty engaged in each project. The one biobased  winning project was for $324,439 to Feng Chen, associate professor, to work with HY-TEK Bio to develop […]

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Himark bioGas moves into final phase for Canadian manure plant

Himark bioGas moves into final phase for Canadian manure plant

February 6, 2012 |

In Canada, Himark bioGas is in the final phase of building for its 40MMly feed wheat ethanol plant that will convert manure into power using anaerobic digesters. The plant is expected to be producing ethanol by September. The technology brings the grams CO2 equivalent per megajoule of energy output count to near-zero; Western Plains Energy […]

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Top Biofuels Tweets: "I'd like to see more cow manure in my engine."

Top Biofuels Tweets: "I'd like to see more cow manure in my engine."

[ 0 ] September 29, 2010 |

AutotalkNZ: @HoldenNZ head: Fuel companies and government need to join in on biofuels djTeknoFreQ: (Talking about biofuels) “I’d like to see more cow manure in my engine.” commoditylive: [Sep-28]-Equities: USDA Agencies in California to Hold Twelve Public Meetings on Biofuels: Public comments sought … MMMTechLaw: Range Fuels plans to begin making cellulosic ethanol by the […]

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Gevo’s historic $900 million offtake deal with Trafigura Group

Gevo’s historic $900 million offtake deal with Trafigura Group

August 20, 2020 |

In Colorado, Gevo entered into a long term, take or pay Renewable Hydrocarbons Purchase and Sale Agreement with Trafigura Group, the largest contract in Gevo’s history. Trafigura is one of the world’s leading independent commodity trading companies with over $171B and over $54B in revenue and assets, respectively. Under this contract Trafigura is expected to […]

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UK grain coop looking to build 500kW biogas digester to improve carbon footprint

UK grain coop looking to build 500kW biogas digester to improve carbon footprint

August 5, 2020 |

In the UK, the Northumberland Gazette reports a cooperative of 80 grain farmers is seeking to build a 500kW biogas digester to supply energy to its grains operations and reduce its carbon footprint. The facility would use low quality grain, rather than shipping it off for use as ethanol production at facilities elsewhere in the […]

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A Whopping $97M from U.S. Department of Energy for Bioenergy Research and Development

A Whopping $97M from U.S. Department of Energy for Bioenergy Research and Development

August 3, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C. comes news from the U.S. Department of Energy that they gave more than $97 million in funding for 33 projects that will support high-impact technology research and development to accelerate the bioeconomy. These projects will improve the performance and lower the cost and risk of technologies that can be used to produce […]

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New study says Turkey could produce one-third of power demand from biomass

New study says Turkey could produce one-third of power demand from biomass

July 14, 2020 |

In Turkey, the Anadolu news agency reports that as much as one-third of the country’s power needs could be provided by biomass, primarily through biogas with a focus on livestock waste. The country’s 17 million head of cattle could produce 120 million metric tons of manure which could be feedstock for biogas and later electricity, […]

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Heard on the Floor at Day 3 of ABLC: 2,834 attendees, Food, Fuel, Fun at ABLC Digital

Heard on the Floor at Day 3 of ABLC: 2,834 attendees, Food, Fuel, Fun at ABLC Digital

July 9, 2020 |

Yes, we said fun. These days hanging out with friends online chatting about food, fuel, fiber, and more is certainly a great way to spend the day. Once again, a day full of content on day 3 of ABLC Digital from 29 speakers that shared the latest news and updates with 578 registered delegates – […]

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Heard on the Floor at ABLC: 1357 attendees, registrants crowd the opening day, sideline chat of ABLC Digital

Heard on the Floor at ABLC: 1357 attendees, registrants crowd the opening day, sideline chat of ABLC Digital

July 7, 2020 |

What the delegates were saying about CNG, fuel cells, and hydrogen, biogas as a platform, new markets, including EVs and succinic acid,  policy, methane, emissions, novel crops, and renewable diesel. In Florida, ABLC Digital opened for 583 registered delegates — and 774 additional viewers taking in the four hours of ABLC content that was streamed […]

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University of Idaho awarded $10M to evaluate bioproducts from dairy waste

University of Idaho awarded $10M to evaluate bioproducts from dairy waste

June 29, 2020 |

In Idaho, a team of University of Idaho researchers has secured a $10 million U.S. Department of Agriculture – National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) grant to evaluate the use of bioproducts from dairy waste streams to enhance sustainability for all of Idaho agriculture and develop economic opportunities for the state’s dairy industry. As […]

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