Argonne National Laboratory
Brookhaven National Laboratory, one of 12 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) laboratories vested in energy efficiency and renewable energy research and development, has announced it will take part in a pioneering effort to make its research facilities and expertise more readily available to private companies trying to move newly developed technologies from the drawing board to the marketplace.
Researchers at the University of Georgia have engineered a superior strain of yeast that can rapidly ferment ethanol from pretreated pine.
Those looking to finance energy efficiency improvements, but uncertain which programs offer the best opportunity, could do no better than reading Joel Freehling’s white paper published by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), a nonprofit dedicated to advancing energy efficiency as a means of promoting economic prosperity, energy security and environmental protection.
Plans for a state-of-the-art biodiesel refinery are underway in Florida. Ag-Oil is building a pilot-scale non-food oilseed biodiesel production facility that will convert Jatropha seeds, algae and other byproducts into biodiesel fuel.