Tag: Florida

University of Central Florida researchers use particle accelerator on DIB

University of Central Florida researchers use particle accelerator on DIB

January 12, 2021 |

In Florida, researchers at the University of Central Florida used the Advanced Light Source, a powerful particle accelerator at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, to identify 46 molecules that are present in the flames of biofuel diisobutylene (DIB), a natural byproduct of sugar, during ignition. This is the first time that DIB has been studied […]

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Shamrock Environmental Corporation buys Reco Biodiesel’s parent company

Shamrock Environmental Corporation buys Reco Biodiesel’s parent company

December 16, 2020 |

In Florida, Shamrock Environmental Corporation has bought Virginia American Industries, the parent company for four primary operating entities, including Florida-based Aqua Clean Environmental Company Inc. and Florida Recycling Solutions, LLC as well as Virginia-based Reco Biotechnology and Reco Biodiesel. Reco Biodiesel also operates out of Reco Biotechnology’s Richmond, VA facility and is one of Virginia’s […]

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CABBI scientists make progress on oilcane

CABBI scientists make progress on oilcane

November 2, 2020 |

In Florida, from southeastern Florida to northern Mississippi to the Midwestern Corn Belt, CABBI scientists have struck sustainable oil with sugarcane. But the crop’s potential value to the renewable energy sector earns this particular variety a more appropriate designation: oilcane. A groundbreaking endeavor uniting CABBI’s Feedstock Production and Conversion themes is coming to fruition with […]

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Alliance BioEnergy leases 18 acres in Florida for Giant King Grass test plot

Alliance BioEnergy leases 18 acres in Florida for Giant King Grass test plot

September 1, 2020 |

In Florida, Alliance BioEnergy Plus Inc., has leased 18 acres of land in Southwest Florida to establish a test plot to optimize the production of Giant King Grass as a renewable cellulosic feedstock. Giant King Grass grows year-round, up to 20 feet in height, and can be harvested multiple times for an annual production of […]

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Alliance BioEnergy Plus installs 4th generation CTS prototype

Alliance BioEnergy Plus installs 4th generation CTS prototype

July 7, 2020 |

In Florida, Alliance BioEnergy Plus says its 4th generation Cellulose-to-Sugar (“CTS”) prototype is now completed and installed in its lab. Testing is in preparation and will begin this week. This 4th generation design of the Company’s revolutionary green renewable energy technology is 4 times the size and capable of running at 10 times the speed […]

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MiX Telematics scores top Brazilian ethanol producer to support driving safety

MiX Telematics scores top Brazilian ethanol producer to support driving safety

April 21, 2020 |

In Florida, MiX Telematics says that one of Brazil’s largest ethanol and sugar producers has appointed MiX Telematics to assist in modifying driver behavior and reducing vehicle collisions. The major industry player accounts for 10% of ethanol supply in Brazil; grinding 27 million tons of sugarcane in one harvest year, resulting in the production of 2.1 billion liters of ethanol. The company is present in […]

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Alliance BioEnergy finalizes design for 4G “Cellulose-to-Sugar” prototype thanks to angel investors

Alliance BioEnergy finalizes design for 4G “Cellulose-to-Sugar” prototype thanks to angel investors

April 9, 2020 |

In Florida, Alliance BioEnergy Plus Inc announced that it has finalized the design and is building its new 4th generation “Cellulose-to-Sugar” (“CTS 2.0”) prototype. The company has received funding from a couple of angel investors that are more than sufficient to pay for the upgraded prototype of the Company’s revolutionary green renewable energy technology. This […]

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11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals upholds conviction of Florida biodiesel scammer

11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals upholds conviction of Florida biodiesel scammer

April 9, 2020 |

In Florida, Law.com reports that the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has upheld a 2017 conviction against Lee John Maher who through his company Clean Fuel LLC falsely received a $2.2 million federal grant funneled through a state energy grant meant to be used for building a biodiesel facility. He was convicted on charges […]

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Florida Biodiesel develops portable ECA-1 Hypochlorous acid generator

Florida Biodiesel develops portable ECA-1 Hypochlorous acid generator

March 9, 2020 |

In Florida, Florida Biodiesel, Inc. has developed the portable ECA-1 Hypochlorous acid generator that produces 700 parts per million of free available chlorine. Optimum Health Care and Wellness Centre Ltd. has chosen the ECA-1 Hypochlorous acid generator as a hands-on educational tool to demonstrate advanced COVID-19 suppression techniques. The ECA-1 Hypochlorous acid generator will allow […]

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University of Central Florida researchers looking for new potential biofuels for DOE

University of Central Florida researchers looking for new potential biofuels for DOE

February 4, 2020 |

In Florida, University of Central Florida researchers are working to narrow the field of potential biofuels as part of a Department of Energy initiative, known as the Co-Optimization of Fuels & Engines. In some of their latest research, which was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the researchers determined that ethanol […]

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