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40 min ago | Ag Professional

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.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Alternative Energy, Energy, University of Tennessee, Auburn University, North Carolina State University, University of Georgia

8 hrs ago | ABC News

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.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Daily Mail

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.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

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.

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

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.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, World News, United Kingdom, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England

Pallet Enterprise

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.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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.

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

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.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Progressive Farmer

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.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Bangkok Post

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.

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

Business Journal

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.'

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

Daily Kos

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%.

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

Inhabitat

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.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

Truthdig

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.

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

Domestic Fuel

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.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Alternative Energy, Energy, Western Kentucky University, University of Kentucky

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Hispanic Business

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."

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

Science Daily

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.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

Basingstoke Gazette

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.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Hampshire County, England, Berkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

EurekAlert!

Breaking benzene

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.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

Scientific Blogging

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.

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

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