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Smog causes partial car ban in Paris – But is the Diesel Industry to blame?

Smog causes partial car ban in Paris – But is the Diesel Industry to blame?

There’s a choking, Beijingian smog hanging over Parisian skies. Warm, still cond...

Climate change is happening, affecting all areas of the globe – I.P.C.C.

Climate change is happening, affecting all areas of the globe – I.P.C.C.

The effect of climate change is already being felt worldwide, according the Inte...

Hong Kong extends its registration tax exemption for E.V.s

Hong Kong extends its registration tax exemption for E.V.s

Hong Kong has passed a resolution that will extend its first registration tax ex...

Make a green choice by purchasing eco-clothing for your kids

Make a green choice by purchasing eco-clothing for your kids

There are several benefits of organic kid’s clothing. As people are becoming env...

Restoring the beauty of the Chesapeake Bay

Restoring the beauty of the Chesapeake Bay

The Chesapeake Bay is America’s largest estuary, which is a body of water that l...

Norway to invest in renewable energy

Norway to invest in renewable energy

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg has announced that the country’s governmen...

Solenergy taps Philippines’ solar power potential

Solenergy taps Philippines’ solar power potential

Solar power system design and installation company Solenergy Systems Inc. has be...

Business

Smog causes partial car ban in Paris – But is the Diesel Industry to blame?

Smog causes partial car ban in Paris – But is the Diesel Industry to blame?

Monday, 07 April 2014

There’s a choking, Beijingian smog hanging over Parisian skies. Warm, still conditions have caused car fumes and chemicals to collect above the city a...

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Technology

Politics

Living Green

Environmental benefits of travelling and holidaying locally

Environmental benefits of travelling and holidaying locally

Sunday, 20 April 2014

Flying overseas can have a huge impact on the environment. A standard return eight hour flight for one person will generate a huge 3.4 tons of carbon....

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Renewables

Martifer Solar connects almost 80 MW worth of solar power in U.K.

Martifer Solar connects almost 80 MW worth of solar power in U.K.

Sunday, 20 April 2014

Martifer Solar has connected nearly 80 megawatts of solar photovoltaic power to the United Kingdom grid. The company, which is a subsidiary of Martif...

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Low-Carbon

GHG emissions from Agriculture have increased – U.N. F.A.O.

GHG emissions from Agriculture have increased – U.N. F.A.O.

Sunday, 20 April 2014

New estimates from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization show that greenhouse gas emissions from the agricultural sector have increased...

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Opinion

Restoring the beauty of the Chesapeake Bay

Restoring the beauty of the Chesapeake Bay

Thursday, 27 March 2014

The Chesapeake Bay is America’s largest estuary, which is a body of water that links rivers to the sea and acts as a bridge between freshwater and sal...

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Primus Green Energy gets new funding; eyes I.P.O. in 2013

New Jersey-based Primus Green Energy Inc., a developer of renewable drop-in fuels from biomass, completed its third round of funding with $12 million in investments from long-term backer IC Green Energy Ltd., the renewable energy arm of Israel Corp. Ltd.

The amount completes the company's financing for their integrated single-loop demonstration plant currently under construction at Primus Green Energy's Hillsborough, New Jersey site, where they already have a pilot test plant.

The company is looking to have its first commercial plant by 2013.

According to company chairman Dr. Yom-Tov Samia, while the company has no plans for an I.P.O., they will be monitoring the market and could consider it by late 2013 or early 2014.

"While we are currently focused on bringing our technology to market and on expanding our network of strategic partners, we are always keeping an eye on the marketplace," he said.

This latest investment brings the total funds raised by the company to $40 million since 2007.

Primus Green Energy said it has developed a patented process that uses a combination of commercial technologies to convert biomass and natural gas into liquid transportation fuels such as gasoline, diesel and jet fuel, and specialty chemicals such as xylene and toluene.

The fuel created by Primus Green Energy has reportedly been independently validated to be 93-octane with physical and chemical properties adhering to the specifications of gasoline. Because of this, it can be immediately distributed, sold and consumed without any modification to existing vehicles or to the fuel distribution infrastructure. – EcoSeed Staff



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