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11 hrs ago | Balloon Juice
The 42,000 people living in Burlington, Vermont can now feel confident that when they turn on their TVs or power up their computers they are using renewable energy. With the purchase of the 7.4 megawatt Winooski One hydroelectric project earlier this month, the Burlington Electric Department now owns or contracts renewable sources - including wind, hydro, and biomass - equivalent to the city's needs.
15 hrs ago | Cleveland.com
By 2020, Bridgestone wants to sell tires made from plants, without using oil or coal. By 2050, the company wants that to be all its customers are buying.
15 hrs ago | Daily Times
ISLAMABAD: The environmental and forest experts on Monday expressed their concerns over rapid deforestation, which is going on at a ratio of 27,000 hectares per year across the country.According to the official data, Pakistan has a total forest cover of 4.4 million hectares, and the current rate of deforestation is 27,000 hectares per year. It says that 53,000 Pakistanis are directly employed in the forestry sector, while the country has 213 million metric tonnes of carbon stocks in living forest biomass.
16 hrs ago | JD Supra
With the passage of HB 4385/SB 2214 early last month, Massachusetts has joined New Hampshire and Wisconsin as the only states to provide incentives for the use of clean, renewable fuels to heat and cool buildings. Signed into law by Governor Deval Patrick in early August, the landmark energy legislation extends eligibility for the state's 'alternative energy credits' to biomass, biogas, liquid biofuels, and other renewable thermal technologies.
19 hrs ago | Daily Kos
Vermont's largest city has a new success to add to its list of socially conscious achievements: 100 percent of its electricity now comes from renewable sources such as wind, water and biomass. With little fanfare, the Burlington Electric Department crossed the threshold this month with the purchase of the 7.4-megawatt Winooski 1 hydroelectric project on the Winooski River at the city's edge.
20 hrs ago | EurekAlert!
According to the report around 280 biogas upgrading plants in different countries with a production capacity of around 100,000 Nm3/h of biomethane are already in operation. Leipzig.
Yesterday | Pollution Online
Ontario, Canada is now home to North America's largest power plant fuelled completely by biomass. The Atikokan Generating Station conversion is complete and the station is now generating electricity and helping meet local power needs in northwestern Ontario.
Yesterday | Journal Gazette
With little fanfare, the Burlington Electric Department crossed the threshold this month with the purchase of the 7.4-megawatt Winooski 1 hydroelectric project on the Winooski River at the city's edge.
The company develops and markets biofuel technology and products based on its patented fast pyrolysis technology. It converts biomass into jet fuel, gasoline and diesel.
D4 2014 biomass-based diesel Renewable Identification Numbers traded at 49.0 cents this morning, down 3.0 cents on the week. "The value of those RINs does erode over time if nothing else changes," said Jerrod Kitt, strategist for the Linn Group in Chicago, Illinois.
Registration and agenda information is available at http://algaebiomasssummit.org . "With Assistant Secretaries of Departments of Navy and Agriculture; Directors and Program Managers from several federal agencies; Executive Directors of major trade associations; more than 100 speakers & panelists; 50 exhibitors and more than 100 posters, this year's summit offers attendees an unparalleled opportunity to learn, network and collaborate, " said Matt Carr, Executive Director of the Algae Biomass Organization.
VG Biomass launch a revolutionary new plug and play biomass air blower system to provide agricultural businesses with a cost effective, reliable and environmentally friendly heating solution. In addition to the 30% savings per year against oil industrial heating systems, businesses will also benefit from a 20 year income of A 170,000 via the government backed renewable heat incentive .
The renewable power wave that's sweeping the continental United States in the form of wind and solar is having a profound impact on the energy market. However, there's one state where the changes will be bigger than in any other: Hawaii.
Independent Power Producers hoping to take advantage of the country's open-handed feed-in-tariff regime for solar energy may have to revise their plans as national transmission infrastructure can accommodate only 550 megawatts of all forms of renewable energy. The Energy Commission has issued IPPs provisional licences for a total of 3,907 megawatts of renewable energy including wind, biomass and waste-to-energy.
Plans for wind turbines at the proposed West Sands Visitor Centre have been abandoned by Fife Coast and Countryside Trust amid growing opposition to the scheme. In a statement this week, trust chief executive Amanda McFarlane said: "As an environmental charity we had hoped to make the building carbon neutral.
The Atikokan Generating Station conversion is complete and the station is now generating electricity and helping meet local power needs in northwestern . Conversion of the station began in mid-2012 and included construction of two silos and boiler modifications to accommodate the biomass.
Frank Carbon, president of Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry , said that before the year ends, Metro Bacolod will have its peaking sources from the diesel and biomass power plants in the village of Calumangan, Bago City. The construction of the 18.9-megawatt diesel-fired power plant of Energreen Power Development and Management Inc. is underway.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 07:54 pm
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