Heather Youngs and Caroline Taylor are bioenergy
analysts at the Energy Bioscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, USA.
During this period greenhouse gas emissions decreased by 9% while the use of bioenergy
increased by 79%, from 67 TWh to 120 TWh, accounting for just over 28% of the Swedish utilized energy demand.
James Macias, president and CEO of Pleasanton, California-based Fulcrum BioEnergy
Inc., will participate in a panel discussion on "Thermochemical Platforms for Advanced Biofuels - State of the Industry" at the Platts 2nd Annual Advanced Biofuels Conference.
The new Professional Science Master's (PSM) degree is a non-thesis program that allows students to receive training in bioenergy
subjects while gaining relevant professional experience in business classes and an internship.
Another way companies are getting projects online faster is by partnering with advanced technology companies either in Canada or in Europe, where the bioenergy
market and industry have been thriving for the last two decades.
research is, without a doubt, one of today's hottest topics.
Business" is a monthly newsletter and online information service published by Environmental Finance Publications, a unit of Fulton Publishing (London), to provide the latest news and analysis of developments shaping the growing markets in biofuels and biomass.
This year, the BC Government unveiled the details of its new bioenergy
strategy that will create new opportunities for rural communities, spur new investment and innovation, and help BC reach the goal of becoming electricity self-sufficient by 2016.
The first issue of BioEnergy
Research, a new quarterly journal dedicated to the rapidly growing area of feedstock biology research related to biomass, biofuels, and bioenergy
, is scheduled to be issued in March 2008 by Springer, a major international publisher of scientific journals.
Scientists are using genetic "snapshots" of switchgrass, fragments of genetic material called messenger RNA (mRNA), to better understand how to unlock its potential for bioenergy
. Determining the nucleotide sequences of the mRNA snapshots provides important information, according to a recent USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) news release.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory hosts a web-based resource center, the Bioenergy
Feedstock Information Network, that assembles a wealth of information from the Department of Energy, the laboratory itself, Idaho National Laboratory, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and other research organizations working on alternative fuels.
The deal involves Advanced BioEnergy
of Minneapolis and Dakota Fuels Inc., the managing partner of the Heartland Grain Fuels plants in Aberdeen and Huron.