PopMuse: Energy http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2020 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Configuration of active site segments in lytic polysaccharide monooxygenases steers oxidative xyloglucan degradation https://biotechnologyforbiofuels.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13068-020-01731-x https://biotechnologyforbiofuels.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13068-020-01731-x Fri, 29 May 2020 00:00:00 UTC Peicheng Sun, Christophe V. F. P. Laurent, Stefan Scheiblbrandner, Matthias Frommhagen, Dimitrios Kouzounis, Mark G. Sanders, Willem J. H. van Berkel, Roland Ludwig and Mirjam A. Kabel at Most Recent Articles: Biotechnology for Biofuels Lytic polysaccharide monooxygenases (LPMOs) are powerful enzymes that oxidatively cleave plant cell wall polysaccharides. LPMOs classified as fungal Auxiliary Activities family 9 (AA9) have been mainly studied... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Identification of enzymatic genes with the potential to reduce biomass recalcitrance through lignin manipulation in Arabidopsis https://biotechnologyforbiofuels.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13068-020-01736-6 https://biotechnologyforbiofuels.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13068-020-01736-6 Fri, 29 May 2020 00:00:00 UTC Shingo Sakamoto, Naofumi Kamimura, Yosuke Tokue, Miyuki T. Nakata, Masanobu Yamamoto, Shi Hu, Eiji Masai, Nobutaka Mitsuda and Shinya Kajita at Most Recent Articles: Biotechnology for Biofuels During the chemical and biochemical decomposition of lignocellulosic biomasses, lignin is highly recalcitrant. Genetic transformation of plants to qualitatively and/or quantitatively modify lignin may reduce t... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Pre-concentration of microalga Euglena gracilis by alkalescent pH treatment and flocculation mechanism of Ca3(PO4)2, Mg3(PO4)2, and derivatives https://biotechnologyforbiofuels.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13068-020-01734-8 https://biotechnologyforbiofuels.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13068-020-01734-8 Fri, 29 May 2020 00:00:00 UTC Mingcan Wu, Jing Li, Huan Qin, Anping Lei, Hui Zhu, Zhangli Hu and Jiangxin Wang at Most Recent Articles: Biotechnology for Biofuels Microalgae are widely be used in carbon sequestration, food supplements, natural pigments, polyunsaturated fatty acids, biofuel applications, and wastewater treatment. However, the difficulties incurred in alg... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ A novel biocatalyst, Enterobacter aerogenes LU2, for efficient production of succinic acid using whey permeate as a cost-effective carbon source https://biotechnologyforbiofuels.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13068-020-01739-3 https://biotechnologyforbiofuels.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13068-020-01739-3 Fri, 29 May 2020 00:00:00 UTC Hubert Szczerba, Elwira Komoń-Janczara, Karolina Dudziak, Adam Waśko and Zdzisław Targoński at Most Recent Articles: Biotechnology for Biofuels Succinic acid (SA), a valuable chemical compound with a broad range of industrial uses, has become a subject of global interest in recent years. The bio-based production of SA by highly efficient microbial pro... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Rational engineering of the Trichoderma reesei RUT-C30 strain into an industrially relevant platform for cellulase production https://biotechnologyforbiofuels.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13068-020-01732-w https://biotechnologyforbiofuels.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13068-020-01732-w Fri, 22 May 2020 00:00:00 UTC Lucas Miranda Fonseca, Lucas Salera Parreiras and Mario Tyago Murakami at Most Recent Articles: Biotechnology for Biofuels The path for the development of hypersecreting strains of Trichoderma reesei capable of producing industrially relevant enzyme titers remains elusive despite over 70 years of research and industrial utilization. ... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Commonwealth’s $84mn funding round brings fusion step closer https://www.energydigital.com/power-generation/commonwealths-84mn-funding-round-brings-fusion-step-closer https://www.energydigital.com/power-generation/commonwealths-84mn-funding-round-brings-fusion-step-closer Wed, 27 May 2020 10:11:46 UTC william at Topic Massachusetts Institute of Technology spin-off Commonwealth Fusion Systems intends to develop commercial fusion energy. Fusion energy, it’s often said, has been twenty years away forever. The technology, which differs from conventional nuclear power by fusing rather than splitting atoms, has utop... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Datch secures $3.2mn to develop AI tech for industry https://www.energydigital.com/power-generation/datch-secures-32mn-develop-ai-tech-industry https://www.energydigital.com/power-generation/datch-secures-32mn-develop-ai-tech-industry Tue, 26 May 2020 08:22:10 UTC wgirling at Topic Tech startup Datch has reportedly secured USD$3.2mn in seed funding to develop its cutting-edge ‘voice-visual’ AI tech for industrial use. Welcoming lead investor Blue Bear Capital, along with Stage Venture Partners, Tuhua Ventures and others, Datch CEO Mark Fosdike expressed his excitement for t... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Understanding the cyber risks in oil & gas https://www.energydigital.com/oil-gas/understanding-cyber-risks-oil-gas https://www.energydigital.com/oil-gas/understanding-cyber-risks-oil-gas Fri, 22 May 2020 11:43:18 UTC wgirling at Topic One side effect of the global spread of COVID-19, has been the rapid rise in the number of cyber-attacks on all industries - up 33% from 2019. Cybercriminals - and hackers known as ‘bad actors’ - seek to exploit vulnerabilities in the IT infrastructure and security of companies. In addition to th... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Machine learning set to change the UK’s electricity networks https://www.energydigital.com/power-generation/machine-learning-set-change-uks-electricity-networks https://www.energydigital.com/power-generation/machine-learning-set-change-uks-electricity-networks Fri, 22 May 2020 11:30:51 UTC wgirling at Topic With the energy landscape set to change considerably soon, now is the perfect time to combine machine learning and electricity networks. Bill Gates stated in 2017 that “If I were starting out today and looking for the same kind of opportunity to make a big impact in the world, I would consider th... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Smart metering for new age power and utility industry https://www.energydigital.com/utilities/smart-metering-new-age-power-and-utility-industry https://www.energydigital.com/utilities/smart-metering-new-age-power-and-utility-industry Fri, 22 May 2020 10:44:08 UTC wgirling at Topic The smart meter market value is expected to reach beyond the 8% CAGR growth rate within 2026, which has already reached $10bn in 2018. The evolution of building Smart Home appliances with smart technologies have also made drastic changes in the electric industry. Digitalisation has hit the utilit... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/