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1 hr ago | East Anglian Daily Times

Ickworth: National Trust scheme to move away from fossil fuel gathering pace

Those behind a pioneering scheme to stop Ickworth House's reliance on fossil fuels are now considering a raft of other measures to make the site more sustainable.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

5 hrs ago | York Press

Drax defends biomass sourcing

DRAX has defended its sustainable sourcing of biomass as the Government is urged to make sure subsidies are only paid to "genuinely" low-carbon biomass energy.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Department of Energy

6 hrs ago | CiteULike

Can citrate efflux from roots improve phosphorus uptake by plants?...

Phosphorus deficiency in some plant species triggers the release of organic anions such as citrate and malate from roots.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Green jobs, clean air: Extend contract allowing biomass plant to sell energy credits

ReEnergy Holdings LLC, Latham, has requested that the state Public Service Commission extend energy credits for its Lyonsdale wood-chip cogeneration facility, and this would be a wise move.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Black River, NY, Fort Drum, NY, Chateaugay, NY, Opinion

Progressive Farmer

Spot Biodiesel Market Thin as Traders Await RVO Direction

Spot biodiesel market trade has been thin as traders await clear policy direction regarding the Renewable Volume Obligation, hoping for an increase to 1.7 billion gallons in the biomass-based diesel mandate from what was proposed late last year.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Environmental Law, Law

Hispanic Business

New Bioenergy Study Findings Reported from Agriculture and Agri-Food...

However, biomass has complex structural formation that binds cellulose and hemicellulose."

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Alternative Energy, Energy

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)

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

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.

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

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.

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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.

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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."

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 .

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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.

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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)

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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 .

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, RTI International Metals, Metals, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Department of Energy

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