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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFHydro Dynamics, Inc. of Rome, Georgia has announced that it has been granted a patent, U.S. Patent Number: 8,430,968) covering its Shock Wave Power Reactor (SPR) cavitation technology for ethanol yield enhancement. The Patent covers the application of the SPR cavitation reactor to provide ethanol yield enhancement in the fuel ethanol industry. SPR technology uses the pressure fluctuations produced by controlled cavitation to liberate entrapped starch and sugar from corn, making them more available for conversion to ethanol during the fermentation process.
  • Texas Renewables 2013 has invited energy industry leaders to identify market opportunity, clarify new policy, define new financial tools and report on economic development across the Texas energy market. The Texas Renewables 2013 conference and exhibit will provide a solid understanding of the forces at play to further the vision of an “All-of-the-Above” energy world and discuss strategies to sustain continued growth for Texas energy providers as a whole. The conference runs November 11 – 13, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas.
  • Avianca Brasil has selected the Byogy Renewables Alcohol to Jet (“ATJ”) fully renewable aviation biofuel process to source their environment friendly alternate low carbon aviation fuels. Avianca Brasil is the fastest growing airline in Brazil and plans on leveraging the Byogy ATJ process and lead the world in the development of a truly sustainable renewable aviation fuel industry.
  • Dresser-Rand Group Inc. has reached agreement with MBB Clean Energy AG for the latter’s acquisition of three photovoltaic power plants designed, built and commissioned by Dresser-Rand in Italy. Dresser-Rand will provide long term O&M services, and the purchase is consistent with the company’s business model to stay integrally involved with its equipment throughout its total life cycle.
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