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2 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

New Cybernetics Data Have Been Reported by Investigators at National...

The optimization aims at maximizing some biological objective like the biomass growth."

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

7 hrs ago | BioSpace

Algae Biomass Summit Features Latest Breakthroughs In Algae Biology Research

The 8th Annual Algae Biomass Summit, taking place in San Diego, California, September 29-October 2 will showcase almost 30 presentations by leading research scientists and experts from universities, companies and several national laboratories in its Progress in Algal Biology track.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Oceanography, Science, Rutgers University, UC San Diego, Biofuel, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

8 hrs ago | The Sampson Independent

Enviva sets sights on Richmond Co. too

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel/MCTEnviva - a company that produces wood pellets like these for utility companies to use instead of burning coal - has proposed to build three new facilities in the region, including one in Richmond County and one in Sampson.

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Related Topix: Richmond County, NC, Rockingham, NC, Alternative Energy, Energy, Sampson County, NC

8 hrs ago | Science Daily

A semi-artificial leaf faster than 'natural' photosynthesis

Cooperation between chemists and biologists has resulted in a new method for the very efficient integration of photosynthetic proteins in photovoltaics.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

9 hrs ago | The Curious Capitalist

Germans Happily Play More for Renewable Energy. But Would Others?

While Germany is breaking world records for the amount of sustainable energy it uses every year, German energy customers are breaking European records for the amount they pay in monthly bills.

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

13 hrs ago | Fife Now

Fears hanging in the air over wood dust

More than one year on, residents in a Methil street are still being plagued by clouds of dust from an ongoing operation at the nearby docks.

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Related Topix: Fife County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Alternative Energy, Energy

14 hrs ago | Canada NewsWire

Confidence in Energy Market Sees Big Players Invest in Ecobuild 2015

ExCeL and supported by leading trade bodies NICEIC, HETAS, BPVA and MCS, Ecobuild now serves the UK's largest community of energy professionals who attend to learn about and purchase all aspects of renewable energy, energy efficiency and management.

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

18 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Forestry Geneticists Develop Tree Biomass Crop to Grow on Marginal Lands

Populus, a genus of fast-growing trees commonly known as cottonwoods and aspens, is being grown for bioenergy because it produces a significant amount of biomass in two years and will re-grow robustly when cut at just above ground level.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Alternative Energy, Energy, Genetics, Medicine, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Nutrition, Biofuel, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

19 hrs ago | Progressive Farmer

Biofuel RIN Values Bolstered Monday Amid Buying Flurry

Obligated parties swooped in to purchase D6 renewable fuel 2014 Renewable Identification Numbers on Monday, which, in turn, pushed up the value of D4 biomass-based diesel RINs.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Time

Why Hawaii Wants Liquefied Natural Gas From the Mainland

The Aloha state needs to say goodbye to its reliance on petrol and coal, but isn't quite ready to say hello to renewables The Hawaiian archipelago is among the most isolated places on earth-it's farther away from a major landmass than any other island chain on the planet.

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Related Topix: Hawaii, Hawaii Government, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Solar Energy

Iowa State University

Iowa State Research and Demonstration Farm Late-summer Field Days Begin Aug. 26

A variety of crop-related topics including the use of unmanned aerial vehicles in agriculture, cover crops, troublesome weeds, crop diseases, pasture management, corn stalk use and soil fertility will be covered at late-summer field days scheduled at Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms .

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Energy, Alternative Energy, Life, Food, Vegetables, Sioux Center, IA, Crawfordsville, IA

Domestic Fuel

Dutch Researchers Develop Catalyst to Get Oil from Biomass

In this Ethanol Report, RFA Senior Vice President Geoff Cooper gives some of the major findings of a new report that shows ethanol is the world's lowest cost motor fuel and octane source.

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

Big News Network.com

Germany breaks another record in renewable energy generation

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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

Scientific American

Invasive Plants Could Make for Good Biofuel Crops

Scientists searching for the next big energy-producing biofuel, something such as switchgrass that power plants could burn to make electricity and reduce their carbon emissions, have a very fussy wish list.

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

R & D

Bionic liquids from lignin

While the powerful solvents known as ionic liquids show great promise for liberating fermentable sugars from lignocellulose and improving the economics of advanced biofuels, an even more promising candidate is on the horizon-bionic liquids.

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

CiteULike

Bottom-up Metabolic Reconstruction of Arabidopsis and Its Application ...

Large-scale modeling of plant metabolism provides the possibility to compare and contrast different cellular and environmental scenarios with the ultimate aim of identifying the components underlying the respective plant behavior.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Alternative Energy, Energy

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Smell stops compost waste transfer to B.W. BioEnergy site in Lingan

B.W. BioEnergy has purchased land at the former Lingan mine site near New Waterford to manufacture biomass pellets for home heating.

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Mercury-Register

EPA ranks Butte College among top 30 green power users nationwide

BUTTE VALLEY >> What does Butte College have in common with Apple Inc., the U.S. Department of Energy, Coca Cola Refreshments, Google Inc. and other organizations? All were ranked among the top 30 organizations in a nationwide partnership dedicated to using renewable energy, also known as green power, produced on site.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Chico, CA

Mercury-Register

EPA ranks Butte College among top 30 green power users nationwide

BUTTE VALLEY >> What does Butte College have in common with Apple Inc., the U.S. Department of Energy, Coca Cola Refreshments, Google Inc. and other organizations? All were ranked among the top 30 organizations in a nationwide partnership dedicated to using renewable energy, also known as green power, produced on site.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Chico, CA

Reuters

UK govt, green bank to invest in 74 mln stg Scottish renewables plant

Britain's government and the Green Investment Bank plan to invest in a new renewable energy plant in Scotland, which will help power a well-known whisky distillery.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, Drink, Whiskey, Liquor

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