Tag: wood energy

  • Streptomyces Bacteria to Break Down Cellulose

    Some very exciting breakthroughs have been made recently in using fungii and sugars to break through tough wood cellulose cell walls and access the abundant energy inside to make various types of fuel. New research carried out on a specific group of bacteria known as Streptomyces shows how certain bacterial strains developed improved abilities to […]

  • Major Advancements in Cellulostic Biofuel

    Some very exciting breakthroughs have been made recently in using fungii and sugars to break through tough wood cellulose cell walls and access the abundant energy inside to make various types of fuel. Producing fuels from plants and other renewable sources requires breaking down the chemical cellulose, which traditionally has required the same amount of […]

  • Interfor Selected for US Biomass Fuel Program

    Interfor, based in Vancouver, BC, said one of its Oregon sawmills has been selected to participate in a federal program in the United States encouraging the production of biomass, according to Clean Tech Canada Thursday. Interfor’s sawmill in Gilchrist, OR, southeast of Portland, was chosen by the head of the US Department of Agriculture to […]