RENO (CBS/AP) — Three decades ago, a University of Nevada researcher who obtained one of the first U.S. Energy Department grants to study the potential to turn plants into biofuels became convinced that a roadside weed — curly top gumweed — was growing along the road to the future. 588 more words
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Biodiesel producers in Indonesia are planning to ramp up output capacity next year by almost a fifth to 8 million kilolitres to meet higher mandates, a senior industry official said. 42 more words
The Agri-Based Industrial Bioproducts Research and Development Challenge will fund $3 million for about 10 bioproduct development projects. Ontario has identified the development of bioproducts as having potential significant economic, environmental and health benefits.
National Taiwan University (NTU) research teams yesterday announced the development of electrochromic smart glass that turns from transparent to black when a small current of electricity is applied, and the formulation of a synthetic nanoparticle that is able to extract oil from algae and turn it into biodiesel.
Feedstock pre-treatment (in this case, enzymes) can be detrimental to reaction kinetics that remove impurities and / or ASTM D6751 standards is necessary to restrict. The use of low-quality feedstock due to their high FFA content for all other impurities, has been neutralized, since the catalysts for conventional processes has been problematic. 92 more words