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Innovative Method Makes Polymers for Sustainable Environment

Innovative Method Makes Polymers for Sustainable Environment

Industrial processes and consumption of fossil fuels release greenhouse gases, a major cause of global warming. An advanced membrane engineered by an international research team led by Easan Sivaniah at the Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS) of Kyoto University can address this problem by eliminating greenhouse gases from the atmosphere. [More]
Researchers Develop Bionic Liquids to Improve the Economics of Biofuel Production

Researchers Develop Bionic Liquids to Improve the Economics of Biofuel Production

Researchers at the Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) have successfully developed bionic liquids from by-products obtained from biofuel production. These by-products include hemicellulose and lignin. JBEI is a multi-institutional collaboration headed by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). [More]
Making Solar Cells from Old Car Batteries

Making Solar Cells from Old Car Batteries

Lead pollution is a constant risk when disposing of batteries. Now a team at MIT have proposed a system capable of recycling materials from old car batteries into durable solar panels. The development uses perovskite technology and could offer an new life for waste battery material. [More]
New Microporous Organic Polymer: The Next Step Towards Cleaner Energy Sources

New Microporous Organic Polymer: The Next Step Towards Cleaner Energy Sources

The path towards using new cleaner energy sources has been brought one step closer thanks to a research team at the University of Liverpool, who have developed a microporous organic polymer which demonstrates outstanding carbon dioxide adsorption characteristics. [More]
Novinda Introduces New Product for Low Cost Oxidation of Vapor Phase Mercury

Novinda Introduces New Product for Low Cost Oxidation of Vapor Phase Mercury

Novinda Corporation, a leader in non-carbon mercury removal solutions, today announced a new product designed to provide low cost oxidation of vapor phase mercury, and enhance the mercury removal performance of wet scrubbers in coal-fired power plants. [More]
Expliseat Receives Certification for Novel Titanium Aircraft Seat

Expliseat Receives Certification for Novel Titanium Aircraft Seat

ESI Group, pioneer and world-leading supplier of virtual prototyping software for manufacturing industries, announces that Expliseat has obtained certification for their revolutionary Titanium aircraft seat; developed with the help of ESI's Virtual Seat Solution. [More]
Florida Institute Finalizes Funding Agreement with US Bioplastics

Florida Institute Finalizes Funding Agreement with US Bioplastics

The Florida Institute for Commercialization of Public Research (the Institute) announced today that it has finalized a funding agreement with US Bioplastics, an Orlando-based company that takes feedstock waste, paper production by-products, or other plant waste to practical use and then returns it to the environment without damaging the ecology. [More]
Indonesian Cement Factory to be Powered by Capstone C800 Microturbine System

Indonesian Cement Factory to be Powered by Capstone C800 Microturbine System

Capstone Turbine Corporation, the world's leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it received an order from Indonesia for a Capstone C800 system to power a cement factory in Balikpapan. [More]
Masterbatch Almond Shell Formulations Successfully Achieved on Standard Thermoplastic Matrixes

Masterbatch Almond Shell Formulations Successfully Achieved on Standard Thermoplastic Matrixes

New masterbatches formulations with almond shell have been successfully achieved on standard thermoplastic matrixes in the framework of a research project. These formulations, which are ready for the market, have been effectively applied in two demonstrators: toy and auxiliary furniture with interesting aesthetic and mechanical properties fitting the focused applications. [More]
AXION Receives Fifth European Purchase Order for ECOTRAX Recycled Composite Rail Ties

AXION Receives Fifth European Purchase Order for ECOTRAX Recycled Composite Rail Ties

AXION International Holdings, Inc., a leader in recycled plastic and plastic composite technologies used to produce ECOTRAX® rail ties/sleepers and STRUXURE® building products, and a vertically integrated re-processor and supplier of recycled plastic, today announced that it has received its fifth purchase order for ECOTRAX® rail ties to be shipped to Europe. [More]