40 min ago
Bioenergy research continues march toward energy independence
Many scientists say the next step in the march toward U.S. energy independence is utilizing fast growing, short rotation woody crops as a biomass source for energy and fuel.
8 hrs ago
Creating heat and electricity on farms
Australia is falling behind the rest of the world when it comes to turning agricultural waste into heat and electricity, according to an international bioenergy organisation.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Small Cap Share Ideas: 'Exotic' Active Energy Group signs landmark forestry deal in Canada
It derives a substantial amount of its revenues from Ukraine; is plotting a revolution in the biomass fuel industry; and has signed a landmark forestry and timberland management deal with three indigenous groups in Canada.
Richmond County Daily Journal
Biofuels plant seeks building permits
Biofuels maker Enviva is in the process of getting construction permits for wood pellet plants in Richmond and Sampson counties and one in South Carolina, company officials said last week.
Western morning News
Biomass boiler installer enjoys 10-fold growth in 12 months
The sun is shining on a Cornish installer of biomass boilers after it grew its turnover 10 fold in a year.
Biomass Energy Fuels Debate as Federal Authorities Consider New Rules
Biomass Energy Fuels Debate as Federal Authorities Consider New Rules Biomass Rules: EPA considering new rules for emissions from biomass energy plants.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
The Sampson Independent
Enviva expects construction permits within month
Chris Berendt/Sampson IndependentThe kind of wood pellet production that would take place at Enviva Pellets Sampson LLC plant, a proposed project in northern Sampson that could receive its construction permits by the end of September.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Buenos Aires Herald
Marina's presidential proposals
Marina Silva unveiled her campaign platform for Brazil's October 5 presidential election yesterday, boosted by government data that showed the economy had fallen into a recession in the first half of this year.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Biodiesel D4 RINs Range-bound as Market Awaits Final RVO
D4 biomass-based diesel RIN prices, the credits used to comply with the Environmental Protection Agency's annual Renewable Volume Obligation remain range-bound this week.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Waste of energy
It didn't help the energy debate that the junta invited a fools' gallery of participants to speak and neglected to bring in experts.
Hawaii's only coal-fired power plant being asked to add biomass to mix
The only coal-fired power plant in Hawaii, which is the single largest generating plant on Oahu, is under financial stress because there is no financial reserve, according to the Hawaiian Electric Co.'
Solar voltaic energy production nearly doubles in U.S. in 2014
Here's some good news that may brighten up your day: US electrical generation from renewables hits 14.3%.
One Planet Communities: The Earth's Greenest Neighborhoods
Green living is the hottest thing on the real estate market these days, and BioRegional , an entrepreneurial charity based in London, is making sure it stays that way.
Politicians Ignore People's Power Pleas
Public support for renewable energies across the world continues to grow, particularly in more advanced economies - with solar power being especially popular.
Kentucky Gets NSF, State Grants for Biomass
In this Ethanol Report, Robert White with the Renewable Fuels Association talks about making some real headway in getting the true story about ethanol to motorcycle riders at the Sturgis Rally A total of $24 million in National Science Foundation and state grants will fund research efforts on biomass in Kentucky.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
New Data from National Environmental Engineering Research Institute...
Butanol, one of the substitutes, is still produced via petrochemical means but the confluence of global issues like declining oil reserves and upsurge in oil prices has compelled to identify renewable biomass resources for butanol production and commercialize the process."
Breaking benzene selectively, at relatively mild temperatures
Scientists have demonstrated a way to use a metallic complex, trinuclear titanium hydride, to accomplish the task of activating benzene by breaking the aromatic carbon-carbon bonds at relatively mild temperatures and in a highly selective way.
Kingsclere villagers express disappointment over biomass consultation
KINGSCLERE Parish Council has expressed disappointment that it was not consulted at an earlier stage about plans for a biomass processing plant at Greenham Common.
Aromatic compounds are found widely in natural resources such as petroleum and biomass, and breaking the carbon?carbon bonds in these compounds plays an important role in the production of fuels and valuable chemicals from natural resources.
Carbon And Biomass: Earth Can Sustain More Plant Growth Than Estimates Showed
A new analysis suggests the planet can produce much more land-plant biomass - the total material in leaves, stems, roots, fruits, grains and other terrestrial plant parts - than previous estimates showed.