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bioenergy

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USDA awards $44.6 million for biofuel projects

Projects funded include those utilizing ethanol, biodiesel, and landfill gas made from a variety of renewable biomass resources.

By November 2, 2011

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Biofuel breakthrough made from microbes

Government researchers say they've successfully engineered a substance called bisabolane into a biosynthetic alternative to diesel fuel.

By September 29, 2011

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'Rushing fireball' could turn carbon dioxide into biofuel

Researchers from the University of Georgia believe they have discovered a method that could turn CO2 from the air into useable industrial products.

By March 28, 2013

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Biofuel center to replace citrus plant in Florida

The plant hopes to prove that converting feedstock, forestry waste, agricultural waste, and household yard and vegetable waste into biofuels is commercially viable.

By February 10, 2011

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PG&E starts getting gas from manure

The utility and a company called BioEnergy are ready to use bovine biomass from a Fresno area farm to help heat homes across California.

By March 3, 2008

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U.S. unlikely to hit advanced biofuel goal, study says

National Research Council says that without "major technological innovation or policy changes" long-term targets for cellulosic biofuels are not likely to be met.

By October 5, 2011

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To make money in biofuels boom, think plastics

Taking a cue from the oil business, BioEnergy International is developing biorefinery processes to make fuels and specialty biochemicals.

By November 2, 2007

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Researchers coax bacteria to make biodiesel

Biofuel company LS9, along with government-funded researchers, have developed a way to convert non-food plants into biodiesel in a single step, promising lower costs.

By January 27, 2010

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German electricity plant runs on corn waste

Non-edible plant materials like corn husks and stalks produce biogas more efficiently than cereal crops.

By February 12, 2009

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Green news harvest: Wind power expands in Northwest; lime-laced oceans explored to fight global warming

A sampling of green-tech news, including a waste-to-fuel plant set for Nevada, criticism of new coal plants, hybrid taxis in the Big Apple, smart homes set for Europe, and more.

By July 21, 2008