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Igor Ivan Slowing, Kapil Kandel: Catalysts and methods of using the same. Iowa State University Research Foundation, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, February 14, 2017: US09567265 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a catalyst including a mesoporous silica nanoparticle and a catalytic material comprising iron. In various embodiments, the present invention provides methods of using and making the catalyst. In some examples, the catalyst can be used to hydrotreat fatty acids or to s ...


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Jose Jaime Gonzalez, Terence Francis Dixon: Automated biomass distribution system. Valvexport, Ashkan Najafi, December 5, 2017: US09835326 (1 worldwide citation)

A biomass energy system utilizes an automated biomass distribution system for evenly distributing biomass within a furnace of the biomass energy system. The even distribution of biomass dramatically increases efficiency of the biomass energy system. The automated biomass distribution system includes ...


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Alain Lunati, Johan Fournel: Method for optimizing the operation of a thermal engine by determining the proportion of oxygenated compounds in the fuel. SP3H, Arent Fox, January 12, 2016: US09234477 (1 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method for optimizing the operation of a thermal engine having combustion parameters controlled by an electronic housing and at least one engine mapping, characterized in that the method comprises: a step of carrying out a near-infrared spectroscopic analysis of a bio-fuel ...


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Stig Ove Stornes, Alexey Matveev, Jörg Höyland, Sigurd Övrebö: Electrical machine for submerged application and energy conversion system. SmartMotor, Alix Yale & Ristas, January 24, 2017: US09553489 (1 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an electrical machine for submerged applications and an energy conversion system for conversion of mechanical energy of unidirectional or reciprocating linear or rotational motion into electric energy and vice versa. The electric energy may be in the form of DC or AC current ...


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Tao Li, Chao Li: Method and apparatus for power management using distributed generation. UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, Saliwanchik Lloyd & Eisenschenk, October 24, 2017: US09800052 (1 worldwide citation)

Embodiments relate to a method and system for power demand shaping (PDS) so as to manage power generation and use. Specific embodiments relate to data center power demand shaping to achieve high-performance low-overhead data center operation. Specific embodiments can incorporate standard (utility po ...


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Julia Lee, Hyo Hak Song, Moon Ho Ueom, Jung Hee Cho, Do Young Seung, Gi Wook Choi, Se Kwon Moon, Sung Hoon Park, Yule Kim, Min Hee Han: Process for the production of bio-fuels and/or bio-chemicals from biomass fermentation. GS Caltex Corporation, Changhae Ethanol, The PL Law Group PLLC, April 1, 2014: US08685684 (1 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a preparation method for bio-fuel materials and bio-chemicals comprising the following steps: preparing a medium comprising fermentation waste generated in an alcohol production process; inoculating a first microorganism into the medium; and culturing the medium wherein the first microo ...


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SHANI ZIV, SHOSEYOV ODED, ABRAMSON MIRON, BARIMBOIM NOGA, DEKEL MARA, LAPIDOT SHAUL: Transgenic plants containing soluble cell wall polysaccharides, Transgene Pflanzen, die lösliche Zellwandpolysaccharide enthalten, Plantes transgéniques contenant des polysaccharides de paroi cellulaire. FUTURAGENE ISRAEL, YISSUM RES DEV CO, January 11, 2012: EP2405009-A2 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a transgenic plant expressing CDH. The invention furthermore relates to s method of making a bio-fuel, wood, paper, textile or yarn product, comprising: a) over-expressing a nucleic acid molecule encoding CDH in a plant and b) processing the cellulose or hemicellulos ...


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Dmitry Rein, Yachin Cohen: Cellulose capsules. Technion Research & Development Foundation, Roach Brown McCarthy & Gruber P C, Kevin D McCarthy, October 10, 2017: US09786406 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a composition having an interior hydrophobic space encapsulated by at least one non-derivatized cellulose molecular layer surrounded by a hydrophilic medium. The invention also provides methods for making an oil-in-water dispersion or water-in-oil dispersion by mixing ...


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John M Tharpe Jr: Systems, apparatus and methods for optimizing the rapid pyrolysis of biomass. Allen Dyer Doppelt Milbrath & Gilchrist, October 11, 2016: US09464234 (1 worldwide citation)

Efficient biomass conversion systems, methods and apparatus utilize a fast pyrolysis unit installed at locations having substantial quantities of biomass, with the biomass fed into the fast pyrolysis unit under pyrolytic reaction conditions, and with exhaust gases containing entrained matter resulti ...


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Dworiankin Leo: Boiler for solid bio fuel. Viessmann Werke Kg, September 5, 2007: EP1830126-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

The boiler has a housing (1) with a fuel filling chamber (2) including a primary air supply (4), and an ash collecting chamber (6) arranged under the filling chamber, where the collecting chamber is divided by an intermediate base (9). A gasification and firing zone (3) in the base is designed in th ...