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04 May 2010
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Maize Plant More Affected By Environment Than Genes
THE NETHERLANDS - The impact of genetic manipulation on maize plants is no greater than that of regular breeding methods. Environment differences are far more influential, research by RIKILT...
30 April 2010
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Environment Affects Maize More Than Gene Technology
NETHERLANDS - The impact of genetic manipulation on maize plants is no greater than that of regular breeding methods. Environment differences are far more influential, research by RIKILT and...
29 January 2010
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Growing Agriculture Contributes to Biodiversity Decline
NETHERLANDS - A group of scientists have found a correlation between increases in agricultural production and declines in wild plant and animal species....
27 November 2009
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Banks Call for Stimulus for Sustainable Energy
NETHERLANDS - Ten Dutch banks are calling for measures against climate change. ...
24 November 2009
Crop Industry News from Netherlands KLM Takes Strides in Sustainable Air Transport
NETHERLANDS - KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has operated its first ever passenger flight powered by sustainable biokerosene....
23 November 2009
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Delft Breakthrough in Bioethanol Production
NETHERLANDS - With the introduction of a single bacterial gene into yeast, researchers from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands achieved three improvements in bioethanol production...
20 November 2009
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Wastewater - an Important Source of Energy
NETHERLANDS - Wastewater is not a useless by-product but a source of valuable raw materials and energy and developing countries, in particular, can benefit from this new perspective. ...
05 November 2009
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Eneco Obtains Permits for Offshore Wind Farms
NETHERLANDS - The Dutch Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management has granted Eneco concept permits to build two offshore wind farms. ...
29 July 2009
Crop Industry News from Netherlands RWE Starts on Coal-Biomass Plant in Netherlands
NETHERLANDS - German power company, RWE AG has started site preparation for a 1,600MW co-fired coal power plant in Eemshaven, Netherlands....
11 June 2009
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Concerns Raised over Water Thirsty Jatropha
NETHERLANDS - All energy scenarios show a shift toward an increased percentage of renewable energy sources, including biomass. ...
05 June 2009
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Success for 2nd Biofuels International Expo
NETHERLANDS - he second annual Biofuels International expo & conference coincided with the launch of Europe's largest renewable diesel plant in the Netherlands last week....
04 June 2009
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Bioenergy: Heavy Demands on Scarce Water Supplies
NETHERLANDS - The 'water footprint' of bioenergy, that is, the amount of water required to cultivate crops for biomass, is much greater than for other forms of energy....
01 June 2009
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Energy from Pig Slurry Helps Fight Climate Change
NETHERLANDS - The 2,700 pigs on the farm that John Horrevorts manages yield more than ham and bacon. A biogas plant makes enough electricity from their waste to run the farm and feeds extra wattage...
27 May 2009
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Europe's Largest Renewable Diesel Plant Underway
NETHERLANDS - Neste Oil has laid the foundation stone for its renewable diesel plant in the Port of Rotterdam....
27 April 2009
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Inbicon - Cellulosic Technology to Commercial Scale
NETHERLANDS - Danish biotech pioneer Inbicon has announced a series of technical and marketing initiatives for bringing commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol to the US....
24 April 2009
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Shell at Biofuels International Expo & Conference
Lionel Clarke, Global strategic programme manager for Innovation at Shell Global Solutions, joins the list of 40 high level speakers at Biofuels International expo & conference 2009....
20 March 2009
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Keynote Presentation from Shell at Conference
NETHERLANDS - Lionel Clarke, Global strategic programme manager for Innovation at Shell Global Solutions, joins the list of 40 high level speakers at Biofuels International expo & conference...
19 March 2009
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Bentley Motors to Open Biofuels International 2009
NETHERLANDS - UK-based Bentley Motors, one of the latest vehicle manufacturers to announce it is developing bioethanol-powered versions of its cars, is to give the keynote presentation at this...
24 February 2009
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Large-scale Wind Power for Dutch Electricity System
NETHERLANDS - Research by TU Delft proves that Dutch power stations are able to cope at any time in the future with variations in demand for electricity and supply of wind power, as long as use...
23 December 2008
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Rabobank Sees Growth for Agricultural Commodities
NETHERLANDS - In a time of low inventories for wheat and maize and with populations increasing and biofuel-production growth augmenting demand for agricultural commodities, prices are expected...
19 November 2008
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Biopetrol Industries Plant on Line
NETHERLANDS - Swiss Biodiesel company Biopetrol Industries has opened up its production plant in Rotterdam in the Netherlands....
05 November 2008
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Hydrogen Tank Lighter than Battery
NETHERLANDS - Dutch-sponsored researcher Robin Gremaud has shown that an alloy of the metals magnesium, titanium and nickel is excellent at absorbing hydrogen and this light alloy brings the...
21 October 2008
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Wind Farm Under Study
NETHERLANDS - A Vermont wind energy company is in the very early stages of developing a wind farm in Schenectady County....
19 September 2008
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Renewable Energy Push For Mobile Networks
KENYA - The GSM Association has launched the Green Power for Mobile programme with the goal of helping the mobile industry use renewable energy sources, such as solar, wind, or sustainable biofuels,...
08 September 2008
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Chicken Manure to Power 90,000 Homes
THE NETHERLANDS - Last week, Dutch agriculture minister, Gerda Verburg, unveiled the world's largest biomass power plant to run exclusively on poultry manure....
05 September 2008
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Biomass Plant Running on Chicken Manure Online
NETHERLANDS - A couple of days ago, Gerda Verburg, Dutch Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Food Quality, opened the world's largest biomass power plant running exclusively on chicken manure....
05 August 2008
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Kites Harnessing Wind Power
NETHERLANDS - A team of researchers at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands have used kites to create 10 kW of energy—enough to power 10 homes. ...
30 July 2008
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Research Centre Completes Tests
THE NETHERLANDS - The Energy Research Center of the Netherlands has completed an 800 kilowatt-hour pilot-scale gasification plant based on its Milena gasifier technology....
18 June 2008
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Factors Influencing World Food Prices
NETHERLANDS - A complex of factors underlies the current, high food prices. The effects of speculation around food crops should not be overestimated nor should the influence of biofuels on world...
02 June 2008
Crop Industry News from Netherlands RWE Innogy Invests in Biocoal Pellet Production
THE NETHERLANDS - First transaction in the venture capital business - 25% equity in Dutch start-up company Topell ....

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