InhabitatGene-Editing Algae Doubles Biofuel Output PotentialScienceAlertScientists have created a strain of algae that produces twice as much lipid as its wild parent, a substance that can be processed into a biofuel. By using a combination of gene editing tools, including the famed CRISPR-Cas9 technique, they identified ...Breakthrough algae strain produces twice as much biofuelInhabitatall 2...
Posted: Fri, 06/23/2017 - 04:00
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Bioenergy Insight Magazine€9.36 million investment for gas fermentation research facilityBioenergy Insight MagazineERDF Flanders and Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant (BBEPP) have signed an agreement for an investment of €9.36 million as part of a project to build up a new research infrastructure specifically for gas fermentation and down-stream processing. The ...and more »
Posted: Fri, 06/23/2017 - 05:48
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Biofuels International MagazineControversial study argues corn better used as food than fuelBiofuels International MagazineA controversial new study claims that using corn for biofuels comes with greater environmental costs and fewer benefits than using it for corn. The study from researchers at the University of Illinois and Urbana-Champaign has been published in the ...and more »
Posted: Fri, 06/23/2017 - 06:33
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Biofuel Industry Sends Letter On RVP To Senate Environment And Public Works CommitteeThe National Law ReviewOn June 12, 2017, 28 companies representing the advanced and cellulosic biofuel industry sent a letter to the members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee requesting their support for the Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act (S. 517), ...
Posted: Fri, 06/23/2017 - 15:58
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Unusual Activity Spotted in Alliance BioEnergy + Inc (ALLM)Stock RoverAlliance BioEnergy + Inc (ALLM) shares are moving today on volatility -6.80% or $-0.017 from the open. The OTC listed company saw a recent bid of $0.2330 and 79400 shares have traded hands in the session. Investors are always trying to get an advantage ...and more »
Posted: Fri, 06/23/2017 - 01:59
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InhabitatBreakthrough algae strain produces twice as much biofuelInhabitatScientists have been working since the 1970's to transform algae into biofuel. Now a new breakthrough could make this alternative energy source a more viable option. Researchers from Synthetic Genomics, Inc. and ExxonMobil were able to edit algae genes ...Gene-Editing Algae Doubles Biofuel Output...
Posted: Fri, 06/23/2017 - 10:53
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Business StandardExxonMobil & Synthetic Genomics achieve breakthrough in biofuel ...Business StandardExxonMobil and Synthetic Genomics Inc have achieved a breakthrough in joint research into advanced biofuels involving the modification of an algae strain that ...and more »
Posted: Fri, 06/23/2017 - 01:02
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Business StandardGene-Editing Algae Doubles Biofuel Output PotentialScienceAlertScientists have created a strain of algae that produces twice as much lipid as its wild parent, a substance that can be processed into a biofuel. By using a combination of gene editing tools, including the famed CRISPR-Cas9 technique, they identified ...ExxonMobil & Synthetic Genomics achieve breakthrough in...
Posted: Fri, 06/23/2017 - 04:00
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Courier MailPremier busy shoring up jobs in biofuel industry during US trade missionCourier MailOr, more accurately, sugar cane and ordinary household waste into things such as fuel, plastics, cosmetics, perfume, vitamins and jobs. Permanent jobs. Sustainable jobs. Jobs in struggling regional centres battling high unemployment thanks to the ...and more »
Posted: Fri, 06/23/2017 - 08:01
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JD Supra (press release)Biofuel Mandates Escape Current EPA ScrutinyJD Supra (press release)The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is a regulatory program administered by EPA that requires petroleum-based transportation fuel sold in the U.S. to contain a minimum volume of various categories of biofuels. The program's mandates are subject to a ...and more »
Posted: Thu, 06/22/2017 - 17:15
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€9.36 million investment for biogas research facilityBioenergy Insight MagazineERDF Flanders and Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant (BBEPP) have signed an agreement for an investment of €9.36 million as part of a project to build up a new research infrastructure specifically for gas fermentation and down-stream processing. The ...and more »
Posted: Thu, 06/22/2017 - 06:04
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Science DailyStructure of microcompartment's protein shell could help research in bioenergy, pathogenesis, and biotechnologyScience DailyUnderstanding how the microcompartment membrane is assembled, as well as how it lets some compounds pass through while impeding others, could contribute to research in enhancing carbon fixation and, more broadly, bioenergy. This class of organelles ......
Posted: Thu, 06/22/2017 - 16:23
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Bioenergy Insight MagazineInvestigation launched into what London does with its wasteBioenergy Insight MagazineThe Environment Committee of the London Assembly has launched an investigation into waste management in London. Among other things, the wide ranging study will look into the role played by energy from waste facilities in the British capital.
Posted: Thu, 06/22/2017 - 09:12
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Finally, a Biofuel to Get Excited AboutThe American InterestMost biofuels news is bad—our current national program incentivizes the production and consumption of corn-based ethanol that somehow manages to increase food prices, increase gas prices, hurt American refineries, and hurt the environment.
Posted: Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:39
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€9.36 million investment for biogas research facilityBioenergy Insight MagazineERDF Flanders and Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant (BBEPP) have signed an agreement for an investment of €9.36 million as part of a project to build up a new research infrastructure specifically for gas fermentation and down-stream processing. The ...
Posted: Thu, 06/22/2017 - 06:09
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Biofuel Mandates Escape Current EPA ScrutinyLexology (registration)The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is a regulatory program administered by EPA that requires petroleum-based transportation fuel sold in the U.S. to contain a minimum volume of various categories of biofuels. The program's mandates are subject to a ...
Posted: Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:51
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Ethanol Producer MagazineDOE awards STTR, SBIR grants to several bioenergy projectsEthanol Producer MagazineOn June 20, the U.S. Department of Energy announced it will award 263 grants totaling $116 million to 184 small businesses under the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs. Several of the awards support ...and more »
Posted: Wed, 06/21/2017 - 18:13
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POLITICO.euBiofuel options for aviation running lowPOLITICO.euBiofuels for aviation are subject to much tighter rules than for any other form of transport, for example to make sure they don't freeze in the air. Prices are hard to peg because jet fuel is sold under commercial contracts, but these fuels are ...
Posted: Wed, 06/21/2017 - 23:50
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Biomass MagazineDOE awards STTR, SBIR grants to several bioenergy projectsBiomass MagazineOn June 20, the U.S. Department of Energy announced it will award 263 grants totaling $116 million to 184 small businesses under the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs. Several of the awards support ...
Posted: Wed, 06/21/2017 - 17:47
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Chem.InfoCorn Better Used As Food Than Biofuel, Study FindsChem.InfoRenewable biofuels can come with hidden economic and environmental issues, and the question of whether corn is better utilized as food or as a biofuel has persisted since ethanol came into use. For the first time, researchers at the University of ...
Posted: Wed, 06/21/2017 - 09:14
Source: Biofuel News