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Canada to become world-leader in biofuels
May 30, 2012 - Three new Centres of Excellence have been announced by the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for Science and Technology, during an event held at McGill highlighting biofuel development.
Advanced biofuels leap forward
May 30, 2012, Blair, NE - Advanced biofuels took a $200 million step forward on the march toward commercialization today with the inauguration of Novozymes’ enzyme plant in Blair, Nebraska.
Novozymes to build enzyme plants in Brazil
May 30, 2012, Sao Paulo, Brazil - Danish enzyme producer Novozymes plans to build at least two new, second-generation enzyme plants in Brazil to help in the production of biofuels.
Biomass cookstove emissions vary with use
May 30, 2012 - Researchers at the University of Illinois have shown that while biomass-burning cookstoves are emission tested in labs, most families in developing countries do not use them in an optimal fashion, which has big changes on the resulting emissions.
US military becoming a major biofuel player
May 29, 2012, Washington, DC - The U.S. military is becoming a major player in biofuels and renewable energy markets according to U.S. Senator Mark Udall on the all-energy news and talk program Platts Energy Week.
World Bioenergy Award winner announced
May 29, 2012, Jonkoping, Sweden - The winner of the World Bioenergy Award 2012 has been announced - Mr. Harry Stokes, from the US.
Biomass must be affordable to succeed
May 29, 2012, Jonkoping, Sweden - Governments must stop subsidising fossil fuels if the global bioenergy industry is to grow, according to Swedish bioenergy association Svebio.
University of Maine opens new biomass boiler
May 29, 2012, Washington, DC - During a special ceremony in Fort Kent, a letter from Senator Susan Collins was read commending the University of Maine at Fort Kent for its dedication to renewable energy.
Power Workers' Union step up biomass campaign
May 28, 2012 - The Power Workers' Union has bought a full page ad in the Hamilton Spectator to inform the public about biomass, as well as their upcoming town hall meeting.
Research shows reduced pellet emissions
May 28, 2012 - Research by The Alliance for Green Heat and VU University Amsterdam has shown that using wood pellets for heat can emit up to one-tenth the carbon of oil and one-sixth of natural gas.