Bioenergy Bytes

Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFMass Megawatts Wind Power will be exhibiting a prototype of its new patented, ‘Wind Electric Power Generator’ with only seven moving components at the Denver Home Show being held at the National Western Complex in Denver, Colorado on the weekend of March 15, 2013 through March 17, 2013.  This wind-based, power system produces reliable, low-cost, and clean energy that’s well suited at remote and rural locations, including agricultural and commercial facilities.
  • The National Algae Association has made a last call for presentations for it’s Commercial Algae Farming Workshop being held April 11-12, 2013. Presentations will include growing for Nutraceuticals (Omega 3, EPA, DHA), pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, feed, food, bioplastics and organic fertilizer, CO2 and nutrients, harvesting and extraction methods and financing opportunities.
  • DuPont has joined the Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS) in the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor Global Enterprise R&D Cooperation Framework.  The OCS provides a one-stop-shop to enable new opportunities for collaboration between DuPont and Israeli start-up companies focused on food, energy and protection.
  • The European Parliament has called for the “successful” 2020 renewable energy target to be prolonged to 2030. The European Commission will be publishing its Green Paper on 2030 energy policy soon.
  • Steve Hartig, currently Vice President Bio-Energy with DSM’s Bio-based Products & Services unit, has been named General Manager POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels LLC, and is responsible for the roll-out and licensing of the JV’s integrated technology packages.
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