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51 min ago | NorCalBlogs

Another benefit of global warming - increased forage plants

With a 2A C increase in temperature, the plant Stylosanthes capitata Vogel was able to increase its leaf area and biomass in a study carried out by researchers at the University of SA o Paulo A 2A C increase in temperature around the world by 2050, according to one of the scenarios predicted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change , may be ... (more)


Related Topix: Environment, Science, Global Warming, Alternative Energy, Energy, Columbia University, Agriculture, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

5 hrs ago | Selkirk Today

Biomass energy success

A big thank you for contributing... We really appreciate you taking the time to send your content...if it complements our coverage we'll use it in our website or in our newspaper.


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

7 hrs ago | Triple Pundit

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.


Related Topix: Construction, International Paper, Paper, Alternative Energy, Energy

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.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, North Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Hispanic Business

Data from University of Kansas Provide New Insights into Bioenergy...

Among the important alternatives for energy conservation is the use of biomass energy."


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Agriculture, Science, Biofuel, Renewable Energy (Green 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.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Iowa State University, Agriculture, Science, Environment

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.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Science / Technology

Chemical Processing

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.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Department of Energy

Business Wire

View Press Release

This research report analyzes the U.S. renewable energy industry including forecasts through 2018.


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

Business Wire

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.


Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Alternative Energy, Babcock and Wilcox, Energy, Generation, Industrial, World News, Denmark

Tue Jul 22, 2014

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 .


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.


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)


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 .


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.


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.


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.


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."


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.


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.


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