Archive for the 'Business' Category

Sustainable Oils has added a veteran Montana agriculture professional to its team

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

BOZEMAN, Mont., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ — Sustainable Oils has added a veteran Montana agriculture professional to its team focused on building camelina production and marketing opportunities for farmers. Mike Waring joined the company on October 1 as territory sales manager focused on Montana and North Dakota. Waring will be responsible for contracting camelina production acres [...]

Northington Energy’s Tennessee Plant has Successful Test Completed

Saturday, November 1st, 2008

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – October 27, 2008 – Northington Energy LLC, one of the nation’s leaders in promoting renewable fuels, announced today the successful completion of the first phase in production testing at its new facility in Wartburg, Tenn. The eight-acre, 7,500-square-foot biodiesel plant is designed to convert soybean and algae oil into biodiesel, a biodegradable [...]

Australia: Govt to Spend $15M on Second Generation Biofuels Research

Friday, October 31st, 2008

The Federal Government will spend $15 million on second generation biofuels research and development. Under the new program businesses and institutions researching second generation biofuels are now able to apply for grants of between $1 million and $5 million. Second generation biofuels use fuel stocks such as biomass and algae rather than grain or other [...]

Alternative Energy fuels Green Gold Rush

Friday, October 31st, 2008

We all are familiar with the current scenario of the conventional sources of energy. Oil prices are rising and sources of conventional energy are depleting fast. They are not going to last forever. Conventional energy sources come with heinous side effects. We are paying dearly for playing with the eco-balance and situation will not improve [...]

BioFuel Market to Grow by 1,000%

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Middle Eastern oil sheiks move over. There’s a new kid on the energy block! Bio-fuel is the new green, completely clean fuel source. It’s also known as “agro-fuel” and can be broadly defined as any solid, liquid or gas fuel consisting of or derived from biomass. Biomass is nothing more than materials that were recently [...]

Sunderland University Team Helps Nissan Unveil its Green Future

Friday, October 31st, 2008

We all are familiar with the reality of fossil fuels, their side effects, soaring prices and their impact on common man who cares to drive an automobile. A Sunderland University team is working tirelessly to create a hydrogen powered car. It will be a significant step forward in developing a mass produced green vehicle. It [...]