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2 hrs ago | News Guardian

Church shop aims to repay boiler cost

A church in North Tyneside, which has set the pace in renewable energy for listed buildings, has opened a charity shop to raise funds for its ground-breaking scheme.

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Related Topix: Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom, Energy, Alternative Energy

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

Researchers Submit Patent Application, 'Methods, Systems, and Devices ...

News editors obtained the following quote from the background information supplied by the inventors: "There have been several methods of hydrogen extraction from cellulose .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions, Alternative Energy, Energy

Hispanic Business

Study Findings from University of Shizuoka Broaden Understanding of Bioscience and Bioengineering

If we are to use biomass domestically or industrially, we must be able to convert biomass to high-quality and easy-to-use liquid, gas, or solid fuels that have high-calorific values, low moisture and ash contents, uniform composition, and suitable for stored over long periods."

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Biotech, Alternative Energy, Energy

ThinkProgress

Could Australia Use Plants To Pull CO2 Out Of The Air And Store It Underground?

Australia is in dire straits when it comes to climate change. An obstinate government has been tenacious in the quest to perpetuate fossil fuel extraction while sidelining clean energy and climate change efforts.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Weather, Agriculture, Science, US News, Liberal Political News

Business Wire

NexSteppe's Palo Alto High Biomass Sorghum Emerges as Key Solution to Brazil's Energy Woes

This makes it the market share leader in the fast-growing market for bioenergy sorghums in Brazil, with 65% market share.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Palo Alto, CA, Agriculture, Science

Electric Energy Online

Phoenix Energy Signs Agreement to Build California's First Forest...

Phoenix Energy announced it has signed agreements to build and operate a biomass gasification plant near Lake Tahoe, California.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Placer County, CA, Natural Disasters, Fire, Wildfire

Indymedia.ie

Campaigners warn against calls for Moneypoint conversion to biomass

Having followed the partial conversion of Drax coal power station in the UK to biomass, we are dismayed to see calls across the Irish media for Moneypoint to be converted to biomass.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

EERE Network News

Energy Department Announces $10 Million for Biofuels Technologies

The Energy Department on April 15 announced up to $10 million in funding to advance the production of advanced biofuels, substitutes for petroleum-based feedstocks, and bioproducts made from renewable, non-food-based biomass, such as agricultural residues and woody biomass.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Agriculture, Science

Coatings World

CCEI & ExxonMobil to Conduct Research on Production of Renewable Chemicals from Biomass

The Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation , a U.S. Department of Energy-Energy Frontier Research Center led by the University of Delaware, has announced a two-year program with ExxonMobil to research renewable chemicals from biomass.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, University of Delaware

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Pulp & Paper Canada

Lafarge cement operations will test torrefied biomass as substitute for coal

A commercial demonstration of the use of biomass-based solid fuels instead of coal at cement plants or coal-fired utilities in British Columbia has received funding of $1 million from the BC Bioenergy Network.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

Christian Science Monitor

Pollution in Asia tied to stronger Pacific storms that pull heat toward Arctic

Air pollution from Asia appears to intensify winter storms in the northwestern Pacific.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Princeton, NJ

Examiner.com

Earth Carbon Billions Larger Than Atmospheric Carbon

Anthropogenic Global Warmers, AGWs, always worry about CO2 being produced by a myriad of reactions resulting in global warming.They fear the 0.040 wt%, or 400 ppm [CO2] will result in AGW .

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Alternative Energy, Energy, Science / Technology, Space

Forbes.com

Renmatix: Biochemicals Are The Wave Of The Future

The global petrochemical industry is enormous. It relies on a vast global network of oil platforms, pumping stations, tankers, refineries, and chemical plants to make many of the products that make our lives easier, more productive, and more comfortable.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Agriculture

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Vietnam needs to pay more to incentivize biomass power

Bagasse discharged from sugar cane extraction waits to be burned for power generation at Bourbon Tay Ninh Factory near Ho Chi Minh City.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, World News, Vietnam, Environment, Science

Science Daily

Genetically modified tobacco plants as an alternative for producing bioethanol

Tobacco, a high-density crop which is mown several times throughout its cycle, can produce as much as 160 tonnes of fresh matter per hectare and become a source of biomass suitable for producing bioethanol.

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

EurekAlert!

Nutrient-rich forests absorb more carbon

The ability of forests to sequester carbon from the atmosphere depends on nutrients available in the forest soils, shows new research from an international team of researchers including the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis .

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

CiteULike

The impact of synthetic biology.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

Agri Marketing

Global Biofuels Production Falls For First Time Since 2000

GLOBAL BIOFUELS PRODUCTION FALLS FOR FIRST TIME SINCE 2000 Apr. 14, 2014 Source: World Watch Institute news release In 2012, the combined global production of ethanol and biodiesel fell for the first time since 2000, down 0.4 percent from the figure in 2011.

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

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Scotsman.com

Lesley Riddoch: Lack of funds but not of hot air

DO TURBINES really "blight" Scotland's landscape or do we have too little green energy production? Three recent reports tell very different tales.

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

ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwan's emerging energy industry grows 19% in Q3

Taipei, Nov. 24 Taiwan's renewable and low-carbon energy industry continued its growth in the third quarter of this year, backed by a rebound in the solar power sector, according to a local research institute.

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

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