February 2011

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Business Briefs

Gary F. Lang will focus on developing, financing and acquisition of energy and infrastructure projects.

Business Briefs

By Staff


Rona Johnson

Homegrown Energy

By Rona Johnson

Richard A. Ross

Happy Holidays from the NLRB—Now Post This

By Karen G. Schanfield and Richard A. Ross

Ron Kotrba

It's Back

By Ron Kotrba

Gary D. Colby

Annual Legal Checkup

By Gary D. Colby


Multiple studies tout the potential of energy crops to contribute to a fossil fuel-free lifestyle. But barriers block the path in most countries treading it.

Planting energy crops on marginal lands could offer landowners a way to supplement current yields, and multiple ongoing tests seek to determine just how viable the practice could be.

Established by a family-owned greenhouse vegetable business, New Energy Farms plans to wear several hats in the global miscanthus energy market.

Clean diesel technology greatly improves efficiency and emissions profiles of compression-ignition power

How biodiesel makes a good thing—diesel-electric hybrid technology—even better

GROWING UP: Each year the EVX team consists of roughly 10 to 15 high school students, and each year several of the former team members return to check in on the new members.

The Greatest Benefit

By Luke Geiver

How the EVX Hybrid team from West Philly High School does biodiesel


The redesigned Biomass Crop Assistance Program may have some shortcomings when it comes to funding and longevity, but it still provides significant opportunities for making new biomass materials economically viable for energy production.

Harvesting woody biomass is “preventive medicine” for our forests and just what the doctor ordered for timber-dependent communities.

Flowability: A Complex Issue

By John Chandler Sr.

Understanding and preventing biodiesel-related filter blocking issues

A new study demonstrates that biodiesel produced from Canadian canola reduces life-cycle greenhouse gas emissions by 90 percent compared to fossil diesel

How Jatro Super, a new biodiesel process from Jatrodiesel, addresses shortfalls of conventional methyl ester refining

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