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DOE awards $377 million in funding for 46 energy frontier research centers

... breakthroughs needed to build a new 21st-century energy economy, U.S. energy Secretary Steven Chu announced the delivery of ... in funding for 46 new multi-million-dollar energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) located at ...

New clues about a hydrogen fuel catalyst

... RICHLAND, Wash. -- To use hydrogen as a clean energy source, some engineers want to pack hydrogen into ... toward designing catalysts for use in hydrogen energy applications such as fuel cells. Scientists ... were calculated on computers at the National energy Research Scientific Computing Center at Lawrence ...

VIASPACE Pursuing Renewable Energy Business in Asia

... Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSPC), a clean energy company providing products and technology for ... for Giant King Grass as a dedicated renewable energy crop for energy producers, including power companies that burn ...

Rapid heating prepares energy-saving zeolite for greater role in industrial separations

... RTP shows promise in achieving greater yield and energy efficiency in zeolite membrane production. ... Meanwhile, an estimated 15 percent of the world's energy consumption is used for the industrial ... membranes with optimal porosity consume much less energy when they perform separations. When zeolites ...

Biopolymers Symposium 2009 Teams with Carbonfund.org to Create a Zero-Carbon Event

... 2009 Biopolymers Symposium will support energy efficiency, renewable energy and reforestation projects ... to make the event carbon neutral by supporting energy efficiency, ...

BP and Verenium Announce Vercipia Biofuels to Advance the Commercialization of Cellulosic Ethanol

... the above' approach to meeting America's future energy needs includes a significant investment in ... forward with due diligence on a Department of energy (DOE) Loan Guarantee for the Highlands project, ... It is a partnership between two world-class energy leaders for the commercialization of ...

Ricardo Launches Consortium to Evaluate Lubricant Challenges of Future Low Carbon Engine Technologies

... world's automotive, defense, transport and new energy industries, has announced that the company is to ... world's automotive, military, transport and new energy industries. The company's skill base represents ... the military, commercial, off-highway and clean energy sectors. The company also serves in advisory ...

Charging ahead: University of Houston team revealing secrets of electricity-producing materials

... friendly and draw on inexhaustible energy supplies," says associate professor Pradeep ... Piezoelectric materials convert mechanical energy into electrical energy, Sharma explains. ... in response to mechanical stimuli. Then, the energy will be stored in batteries or, even better, in ...

Karl Strauss and GreenHouse Partner to Create Alternative Fuel from Beer Waste

... an enormous step in creating essential clean energy by providing its waste not just to GreenHouse, ... such as the landmark Assembly Bill 32, renewable energy is now regarded as a key characteristic of ... GreenHouse: GreenHouse is an alternative green energy company based in San Diego, California. The ...

Blue Marble Energy Corp. Announces Successful Close of Series A Financing

... SEATTLE, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Marble energy Corp. announced today that it had closed its ... of the future of biochemicals and renewable energy from waste biomass," Ogilvie said. Blue Marble energy is in the final stages of building out its ...

New RISI Report Analyzes South American Tree Farm and Biomass Energy Investment Opportunities

... for Investment in Forest Industry and Biomass energy Plantations . This new study updates and expands ... Brazil already has more dedicated wood energy plantations than Europe, North America, and ... in South America. Dedicated woody biomass energy plantations in South America: importance within ...

Synthetic Genomics Inc. and ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company Sign Exclusive, Multi-Year Agreement to Develop Next Generation Biofuels Using Photosynthetic Algae

... address a variety of global challenges including energy and the environment, announced today a multi-year ... should unlock the power of algae as biological energy producers in methods and scale not previously ... that are very efficient at utilizing the energy from sunlight to convert carbon dioxide into ...

Material world: Graphene's versatility promises new applications

... The more charge you put into a device, the more energy you have to expend to contain it, in order to ... fermions are forced to occupy successively higher energy states. As Tao explains, "it's just like in a ... of storing much larger amounts of renewable energy from solar, wind or ...

Enerkem Announces World-Class Advanced Energy Research Center in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

... Positioning Enerkem at the forefront of advanced energy research MONTREAL, July 7 /PRNewswire/ - ... announced that it will jointly form an advanced energy research center with the City of Edmonton and the Alberta energy Research Institute (AERI). The research center ...

China Clean Energy Provides Business Update

... the ramp up of our new plant." China Clean energy management continues to closely evaluate ... its business model. China Clean energy also wishes to reiterate that the implementation ... Zhongde Technology Co., Ltd. and Fujian Zhongde energy Co., Ltd, is engaged in the development, ...

Bion Announces Approval of New U.S. Patent that Broadens Protection for the Company's Livestock Waste Environmental Treatment Processes

... be configured to simultaneously reclaim renewable energy from the 'waste' biomass in a highly efficient ... from the waste stream to produce renewable energy in a process different and much more efficient than others that seek to exploit this energy source. The technology is scalable, proven and ...

SRNL to study applicability of solar cell coatings

... in nature can increase the usefulness of solar energy as a vital part of the nation's future energy strategy. Working with Peng Jiang of the ... This work is sponsored by the DOE Office of energy Efficiency and ...

Elsevier Releases Results of Alternative Energy Research Leadership Study Identifying Top 25 Institutions Worldwide

... results of its SciVal Spotlight Alternative energy Research Leadership study. Analyzing the work ... in the study based on the number of alternative energy research papers produced in ... United States 309 National Renewable energy Laboratory United States 271 ...

Natural Fuels Industries Eyes 'Biomass Rich' Georgia for Production Facility

... in the State of Georgia to produce alternative energy from organic waste. According to a recent ... recognition of our ability to develop alternative energy sources." The proposed Georgia facility ... are all sources of biomass. It is a renewable energy source based on the carbon cycle , unlike ...

Sugarcane as a Key Element Against Global Warming to be Highlighted at Green Week in Brussels

... the world to replace a fossil fuel with renewable energy has saved some 600 million tons of greenhouse gas ... products, and its subsequent impact on Brazil's energy matrix: 46% of it is composed by renewable ... even though the country is a large renewable energy producer, it is also the fourth largest emitter ...

BRAHMS, Cezanne and Lumiphore Announce Partnership for Diagnostic Tests

... Emission) technology, based on Forster resonance energy transfer (FRET). - FRET uses two fluorophores as a donor and an acceptor. The energy transfer between these two occurs when in ... (TRF) reporters, and fluorescent resonance energy transfer (FRET) donors in proximity binding ...

New Generation Biofuels Signs Letter of Intent with Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) of Costa Rica

... 8, 1949 with the goal of developing Costa Rica's energy resources. In addition to contributing to the ... can provide a lower cost, renewable alternative energy source with significantly lower emissions than ... a development stage business in the volatile energy industry, including, without limitation, the ...

A-Power Energy Generation Systems Ltd. Signs a Biomass-Based DG Contract with Sanmenxia New Energy Bio-Electricity Co., Ltd.

... it has signed a contract with Sanmenxia New energy Bio-Electricity Co., Ltd. to ... 96 million). About A-Power A-Power energy Generation Systems Ltd. ("A-Power"), through ... 25MW to 400MW. In 2008, A-Power entered the wind energy market and has built China's largest wind ...

Top CEOs Declare America's Manufacturing Sector Requires Pro-Industry Policies, Capital Management and Innovation to Maintain Economic Leadership

... revolutions; fulfilling the need for clean energy and energy efficiency; increasing productivity with ... Policymakers must consider a comprehensive energy policy, a pro-growth tax system, strengthened ...

Krohne Announces Podcast on Energy Management

... OPTISWIRL Product Line Ideal for energy Management Concerns ... critical areas in the industrial environment: energy Management . As Joe infomed the audience, the importance of energy Management cannot be overstated, because the ...

GreenHouse Energy, Governor Schwarzenegger Join in Driving the Future of Fueling in California

... news for our economy, our environment and our energy future.” GreenHouse Energy, a division ... at-home Efuel 100 Microfueler™. GreenHouse energy offers consumers effective home improvement ... also benefit homeowners financially through lower energy bills and reduced maintenance expenses. ...

Microfluidics Expands Distributorship in Japan with Exclusive POWREX Partnership to Meet Increased Demand in Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Energy Industries

... in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and energy industries throughout Japan. Japan is the ... in the world, and is a clear leader in innovative energy technologies, including fuel cells and ... a tremendous opportunity particularly for energy researchers. We believe POWREX is well positioned ...

DuPont Innovation Addressing Major Global Market Trends

... to better feed the world, address global energy challenges and provide safer and more secure ... is anticipating increased demand for renewable energy sources by developing products and technologies ... with improved performance in weatherization and energy efficiency. Protecting Lives. "The ...

Solazyme Testing BlueFire Ethanol Cellulosic Sugars in Its Microalgae Renewable Oil Production Process

... of creating a variety of oils for the renewable energy industry and beyond." BlueFire Ethanol is ... awarded $40 million from the U.S. Department of energy for construction of a second plant in Southern ... awarded funding from the U.S. Department of energy to construct ethanol production facilities. ...

Canadian research team reports major breakthrough in lithium battery technology

... the two chemistries delivers much higher energy densities. Sulphur is cheaper than many other ... battery, exactly the kind of battery needed for energy storage and transportation in a low carbon emission energy economy. "The difficult challenge was always ...

CellGard ES NU-480 Class II Biological Safety Cabinet Now Available

... The CellGard energy Saver (ES) NU-480 Biological Safety Cabinet (BSC) ... MN (PRWEB) May 15, 2009 -- The CellGard energy Saver (ES) NU-480 Biological Safety Cabinet (BSC) ... Motor (DC-ECM) provides the BSC its distinct energy saving characteristics. The motor not only ...

Graphene yields secrets to its extraordinary properties

... (NIST) have directly measured the unusual energy spectrum of graphene, a technologically ... that are constrained to discrete, equally spaced energy levels. In graphene these levels are known to be ... the peculiar non-uniform spacing among discrete energy levels that form when the material is exposed to ...

REG Signs Agreement with Three Biodiesel Plants to Consolidate

... Ames, Iowa (Vocus) May 12, 2009 -- Renewable energy Group® today announced it has entered into ... in a new holding company to be named Renewable energy Group, Inc. The consolidated company will be ... three acquired companies and current Renewable energy Group (REG®) investors, including Bunge North ...

BlueFire Ethanol To Present at BIO 2009 International Convention

... a cost-effective method to offset the import of energy and reduce petroleum consumption. In light of the ... available and help pave the way towards energy independence." With the goal of expanding ... awarded $40 million from the U.S. Department of energy for construction of a second plant in Southern ...

City of Baltimore to Evaluate New Generation Biofuels for Use in Boiler Applications

... equipment." Department of Public Works (DPW) energy Advisor Ted Atwood stated, "The energy Office is constantly looking for new and innovative ways to reduce and save on energy costs in sustainable ways that will benefit our ...

World Micromachine Summit highlights technologies impacting energy and the environment

... are in Edmonton, Alberta, for discussions on energy and the environment, topics of global importance ... will shape the future. "As a world leader in energy production and as a committed environmental ... solutions to the challenges facing the energy and environment sectors, and then to ...

Scientists demonstrate effect of confining dielectrics on semiconductor nanowire conductivity

... for the first time, that the activation energy of impurities in semiconductor nanowires is ... conductivity by changing the activation energy of dopants. Understanding the phenomenon has ... thus, an image charge in the mirror affects the energy of the real charge. When the surface is far, the ...

DuPont Statement on Obama Administration Biofuels Interagency Working Group

... Our dialogue with the U.S. Department of energy (DOE), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and ... play in reducing America's reliance on imported energy and reducing our greenhouse gas emissions, and ... perhaps none more important than the balance of energy security, the environment agriculture ...

New Hospital Energy Performance Service Helps Hospitals Cut Energy Costs by 25% or More

... Mass., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Hospital energy Performance Service can help hospitals to improve both building systems performance and energy efficiency by 25% or more -- with much of the ... firm. "Healthcare facilities are heavy energy users and are continually being modified to meet ...

Scientists determine the structure of highly efficient light-harvesting molecules in green bacteria

... systems, such as those that convert solar energy to electrical energy. A research paper about the ... chlorophylls. "The ability to capture light energy and rapidly deliver it to where it needs to go is ... identically arranged in a chlorosome, then the energy from the photon, once it is absorbed, is going to ...
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