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- Palo Alto Networks Secures Lehman. Sadighi, Lalee // Red Herring;8/18/2008, p4
The article reports on the $27 million investment secured by enterprise network security provider Palo Alto Networks in a third round financing. The financing round, which was led by Lehman Brothers Venture Partners, Globespan Capital Partners, Greylock Partners and Sequoia Capital, increased...
- Processability and Biodegradability Evaluation of Composites from Poly(butylene succinate) (PBS) Bioplastic and Biofuel Co-products from Ontario. Anstey, Andrew; Muniyasamy, Sudhakar; Reddy, Murali; Misra, Manjusri; Mohanty, Amar // Journal of Polymers & the Environment;Jun2014, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p209
This study investigates the processability and biodegradability of composite bioplastic materials. Biocomposites were processed using twin-screw compounding of the bioplastic poly(butylene succinate) (PBS) with bio-based fillers derived from co-products of biofuel production. An extensive...
- ZeaChem hops on board with Advanced Ethanol Council. // Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;1/19/2012, p7
The article focuses on ZeaChem, which was selected as a new member of the Advanced Ethanol Council (AEC). The company develops biorefineries for the conversion of cellulosic biomass into a diverse portfolio of sustainable fuels and chemicals. Its 250,000 gallons per year (GPY) demonstration...
- Virident raises $21 Million in Series C Funding. // Siliconindia;Dec2011, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p13
The article reports that Virident Systems Inc., a performance leader in flash-based Storage Class Memory (SCM) solutions, raised 21 million dollars of Series C funding headed by its present investor Globespan Capital Partners.
- Bioenergy Special Issue: International Conference on Bioenergy Technologies and Joint Symposium with AIChE Forest Products Division, Nanjing, China, October 2012. Zhu, J. Y.; Yuan, Z.-H.; Jiang, J. C. // BioEnergy Research;Dec2013, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p1127
An introduction is presented in which the authors discuss various papers within the issue, presented at the 2012 International Conference held in Nanjing, China, on topics including bioenergy technology, coproduct development using biorefinery technology, and lignin pyrolysis oil upgradation.
- COMBINED PRE-TREATMENT FOR SACCHARIFICATION. ÁBEL, Marietta; DRENDA, Kinga; LEMMER, Balázs; BESZÉDES, Sándor; KESZTHELYI-SZABÓ, Gábor; HODÚR, Cecilia // Acta Technica Corvininesis - Bulletin of Engineering;Oct-Dec2015, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p111
Tobacco plants (Nicotiana rustica, Nicotiana tabacum) produce abundant biomass in more than 100 countries and could be used to produce abundant biofuels since about one quarter of the tobacco plant is cellulosic material . This biomass appears attractive for conversion to ethanol because it...
- PHYSICAL-CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF LIGNINS SEPARATED FROM BIOMASSES FOR SECOND-GENERATION ETHANOL. SAVY, D.; PICCOLO, A. // Biomass Bulletin;2014, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p45
An abstract of the article "Physical?chemical characteristics of lignins separated from biomasses for second-generation ethanol" by D. Savy and others is presented.
- Wood for Biofuel May Have Adverse Environmental Effects. // Buildings;Sep2013, Vol. 107 Issue 9, p21
The article discusses the new study led by Dartmouth College, that found the possibility of woody biomass, which accounts for about 75 percent of global biofuel production, contributing greater increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide than previously thought by researchers.
- Would you rather have biomass or coal? Darby, Megan // Utility Week;5/17/2013, p10
The author looks at the environmental non-governmental organisations' campaign against large-scale biomass, its implications for the carbon-cutting agenda of the British government, and the possibility of more coal plants as an alternative to biomass generation.