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15 hrs ago | Ag Professional

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 .

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Activism, Alternative Energy, Energy

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KRBD-FM Ketchikan

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.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Ketchikan, AK, Sitka, AK

Free Republic

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)

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

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 .

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, RTI International Metals, Metals, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Department of Energy

Hispanic Business

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.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Scientific Blogging

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.

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Related Topix: Weather, University of Arizona, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH, Alternative Energy, Energy

Sat Jul 19, 2014

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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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Biology, Alternative Energy, Energy

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Hispanic Business

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."

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Related Topix: RTI International Metals, Industrial Machines, Metals, Alternative Energy, Energy

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.

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

Science Daily

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.

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Related Topix: Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

York Press

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.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

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.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

FarmingUK

Commitment to renewables slashes fossil fuel costs

A contemporary Borders family farming business that specialises in arable crops and free-range eggs has renewable energy generation at the heart of its successful operation.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Domestic Fuel

DOE & USDA Announce Bioenergy Projects

In this Ethanol Report, Advanced Ethanol Council executive director Brooke Coleman discusses a new CBO report on the Renewable Fuel Standard and EPA's delay issuing a final rule for 2014 RFS volume obligations.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Genetics, Medicine, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Agriculture, Science

FarmingUK

Early harvest and high yield is a winning combination

Farm Manager Philip Steans of Lackham Farm in Wiltshire has already harvested some of his Alienor winter oilseed rape and it has yielded a remarkable 3.75 t/ha .

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Alternative Energy, Energy

Western Telegraph

Plans for A 80m biomass plant at for MOD site at Trecwn go in

AN application seeking full planning permission to build an A 80 million biomass plant in Trecwn has been submitted to Pembrokeshire County Council .

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Related Topix: Energy, Alternative Energy, United Kingdom

Hispanic Business

Cuba : Cuba generates 633 megawatts out of wind energy and 700 out of Solar Energy

However, the executive said that in order to achieve sustainable development based on renewable energy sources, must consider the availability of each resource, the technology to be used and the consensus of decision-makers in the sector.

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

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

New Energy Research Study Results Reported from University of...

The majority of the units available in the market are for medium and large-scale applications with no commercial micro-scale expanders available and applicable for ORC units for residential and building applications."

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

Hispanic Business

Patent Application Titled 'Biomass Fractionation Processes Employing Sulfur Dioxide' Published Online

Cellulose fibers and sugars, hemicellulose sugars, lignin, syngas, and derivatives of these intermediates are being used by many companies for chemical and fuel production.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

Iol.co.za

Catching the wind

Africa's biggest wind energy facility the 60-turbine Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm just off the N2 near this Eastern Cape coastal town has been hailed as a symbol of the government's highly successful renewable energy programme.

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

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