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International Paper Sets Goal for Zero Waste
As part of Triple Pundit's sponsored series with International Paper , last week we had a chance to pick the brains of Jeff Shumaker, the company's Manager of Regulatory Affairs, and now we get to share some of his insights into waste management with you.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Northern Echo
New jobs at 160m biomass plant
The factory, operated by Port Clarence Energy, is expected to burn up to 325,000 tonnes of waste wood every year, creating energy for 50,000 homes.
Data from University of Kansas Provide New Insights into Bioenergy...
Among the important alternatives for energy conservation is the use of biomass energy."
Green Car Congress
Iowa study suggests miscanthus would yield more biomass in Iowa soil than originally thought
Miscanthus, a perennial grass with vast potential to produce biomass, would deliver even better yields than once thought in Iowa, according to research by agronomists at Iowa State University.
The Washington Post
Drax Expects Second Renewable Power Contract After Court Ruling
Drax Group Plc said the government plans to award it a second contract for guaranteed power prices after the High Court ruled ministers must reconsider an earlier decision to grant the generator just one rather than two deals.
Pilot Plant's Success Boosts Bio Gasoline
An innovative and economical process that turns biomass into gasoline in a fully integrated biorefinery has recently completed successful testing at the pilot scale.
View Press Release
This research report analyzes the U.S. renewable energy industry including forecasts through 2018.
B&W V lund Signs $80 Million Contract to Build Biomass Power Plant in Denmark
The plant, owned by DONG Energy Thermal Power A/S, will consist of two 140 MW biomass-fired boilers used to supply district heating and power to residents in the region.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Analysis lists top 10 states for residue and manure energy
U.S. agriculture could provide up to 155 million tons of crop residues and 60 millions tons of manure to produce clean fuels and electricity in 2030 that would help cut the nation's oil use and phase out the use of coal, according to a new analysis by the Union of Concerned Scientists .
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Pink building pilots federal biomass boiler study
The Federal Building in Ketchikan, referred to by locals as "the pink building," has been involved in an energy pilot project for the past couple of years.
Renewable Energy Growth in Perspective
Renewable energy, particularly wind and solar, continues to set records for electicity generation and installed capacity in many parts of the world, and as shown in Figure 1 wind and solar growth in recent years has indeed been quite spectacular: If decarbonization is to be achieved by expanding renewables the expansion will have to come in wind, ... (more)
Local Tech Wire
RTI wins $3M investment for biofuel research
Researchers at RTI International are advancing processing technology for biomass-based transportation fuels under a $3.1 million award recently announced by the U.S. Department of Energy .
GCP Subscribes For GCP Biomass 3 Loan Notes Worth GBP12.2 Million
Monday said it completed its subscription for loan notes with a term of around 15 years and an aggregate value of and yield of 9.5% per year.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
In Plants, Size And Age Impact Productivity More Than Climate And Rain - Study
The size and age of plants has more of an impact on their productivity than temperature and precipitation, according to a landmark study by University of Arizona researchers.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
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.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
RTI International Advancing Production of Biomass-Based Transportation Fuels
This pilot plant can convert about 1 ton per day of biomass, such as wood chips, corn stover or switchgrass, into a "biocrude."
The Jersey Journal
'The Magic of Energy' presented at the Kenilworth Library
The Magic Of Energy was recently presented at the Kenilworth Public Library. Lisa Lou and Miz Liz took children on a comic but factual search through the four different renewable energy sources; solar, hydroelectric, wind power, and biomass.
More energy from a liter of biofuel
Oil produced from biomass - such as wood chips or plant residues - seldom has the same quality and energy content as 'classical' crude oil.
Drax wins legal fight over u-turn on station plan
Earlier this year the Department of Energy and Climate Change withdrew its investment support for Drax's plans to convert one of its units from coal to sustainable biomass, leading to the Selby company taking legal action in April.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
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Alstom - White Rose CCS Project secures award decision on European NER300 funding
ENP Newswire - 17 July 2014 Release date- 15072014 - Capture Power, the developer of the White Rose Carbon Capture and Storage Project, has welcomed today's announcement of a funding award decision of up to EUR300 million under the European NER300 programme.