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2 hrs ago | The Sampson Independent

Enviva reinforces Sampson commitment, gets extension on agreements

Chris Berendt/Sampson IndependentEnviva representative Glenn Gray talks about the unforeseen delays in permitting the industry, poised for construction on nearly 200 acres off I-40 in northern Sampson.

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4 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Cobalt Technologies and ANDRITZ Sign Exclusive Agreement to Supply...

The primary alcohol, n-butanol is a widely used industrial chemical found in paints, lacquers, and other surface coatings.

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8 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Investigators from Michigan State University Report New Data on...

The objective of this study was to determine shoot traits that are associated with drought tolerance in common bean seedlings."

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Hispanic Business

Clean energy plans to aid biomass companies

Biomass is defined as biological material - generally farm or forestry byproducts - that can be used directly via combustion to produce heat or indirectly after converting it to various forms of biofuel.

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Hispanic Business

Researchers from University of Maryland Report Findings in...

Production of fuel from algae is technically feasible but not yet economically viable."

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Bloomberg

Fix the Climate Problem? Easy. Cut U.S. Emissions to 1901 Levels

A draft report prepared for the United Nations suggests, out loud, what the U.S. needs to do about climate change: Cut emissions to one-tenth of current levels, per person, in less than 40 years.

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SBWire

MarketResearchReports.Com: EU Renewables Targets Significantly...

As the UK strives to meet its EU target of 15% renewable energy consumption by 2020, the government has taken several steps to reduce the country's carbon emissions by 34% and 80% by 2020 and 2050, respectively, compared with 1990 levels, according to " Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2014 " report.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Wind Power

Hispanic Business

Aviation Offers a Way Forward in Biofuels Research

So when a group of researchers began looking at how to make jet fuel from biomass, they also strived to create a "techno-economic" framework that would illuminate the entire biofuels field.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, University of Wisconsin Madison

Hispanic Business

ASTM International Launches New Committee on Industrial Biotechnology

Planning for Committee E62 began after a series of meetings between ASTM and the , president and CEO of SOCMA, believes that standards to be developed by E62 will play an important role in establishing a more consistent foundation on which to base industry-related incentives and regulations.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

York Press

Huge jobs boost for Drax power plant

THOUSANDS of jobs will be created after the European Commission today awarded 300 million Euros to fund a green energy project at Drax power station near Selby .

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Green Car Congress

Lux: Butadiene scarcity opens up opportunities for bio- and methane-based processes

With the continued tightening of the supply of conventionally produced butadiene, the demand growth for tires and polymers from emerging economies and the volatility of the natural rubber market will continue to drive efforts in renewable butadiene, says Lux Research.

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Green Car Congress

Aemetis receives Epa approval and Eu Iscc certification for distilled biodiesel

California-based Aemetis, Inc. has received US Environmental Protection Agency approval for the issuance of D4 RINs upon the importation into the US of biodiesel produced from waste fats and oils .

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Business Journal

Drax Biomass putting HQ in metro Atlanta

Drax Biomass Inc. will put its U.S. headquarters in Sandy Springs, Ga., bringing with it 50 jobs over the next five years.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Sandy Springs (Sandy Springs, GA)

CiteULike

Tracking the roots of cellulase hyperproduction by the fungus...

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America , Vol.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

CiteULike

New improvements for lignocellulosic ethanol.

Current opinion in biotechnology , Vol. 20, No. 3. , pp. 372-380, doi:10.1016/j.copbio.2009.05.009 The use of lignocellulosic biomass for the production of biofuels will be unavoidable if liquid fossil fuels are to be replaced by renewable and sustainable alternatives.

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Examiner.com

All levels of U.S. government are committed to hydrogen fuel cell

Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are an appealing alternative to traditional combustion engine cars and support a shift toward a consumer market for zero-emission vehicles.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Department of Energy

GlobeNewswire

MPM Technologies/Carbon Cycle Power and Wheeler Industries to Begin...

MPM Technologies, Inc., subsidiary Carbon Cycle Power has completed engineering/design review for its gasification technology and is moving into the construction phase of a demonstration unit with Spokane manufacturer Wheeler Industries, Inc. CCP's waste-to-value solution - a patent-pending photon-induced plasma arc gasification technology - will ... (more)

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Related Topix: MPM Capital, Startups, Spokane, WA, Alternative Energy, Energy

Hispanic Business

Opcon: Saxlund wins major bioenergy contract worth 28 m SEK

Order value amounts to around 28 m SEK with commissioning in 2015. Delivery includes Saxlund's robust fuel handling systems and leading combustion technology in combination with a hot-water boiler of 12 MW.

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CiteULike

Bioenergy and climate change mitigation: an assessment

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Samso's farmers move toward organic farming and away from fossil fuels

An offshore wind farm is seen near the Danish island of Samso, May 19, 2008. After Samso became the first island to use renewable energy for 100 percent of its electricity needs, Samso's farming communities are moving toward organic farming.

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