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  1. Lindsay Roberts: Talented workers make renewables sector greatRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Scotsman.com

    ... waste, and Highland Council engineer Jackie Sayer, whose "pioneering and far-sighted approach" to the provision of biomass heating solutions in the Highlands resulted in significant carbon reductions. Nominations for this year's event opened last ...

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  2. Renewable Generation Set to Surge in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Buildings

    ... power sources are not anticipated to have as dramatic of a year: geothermal is projected for only a 4% increase, biomass will stay flat, and hydropower will grow 5% mostly due to the effects of El Nino. construction is both cost and energy ...

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  3. Secondary Tropical Forests Absorb Carbon at Higher Rate Than Old-Growth ForestsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Newswise

    ... of Minnesota graduate student Justin Becknell sought to answer that question by analyzing recovery of aboveground biomass using 1,500 forest plots and 45 sites across Latin America. The researchers found that carbon uptake in these new-growth ...

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  4. Study: Forestry provides 90,000 jobs, nearly $19B to state economyRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2015 | Charleston Business Journal

    ... pine straw and shavings mills combined to generate nearly 400 jobs and $112 million. Additionally, woody biomass producers, which create energy from wood and other sources, created 115 jobs and $111.4 million, according to the study. Window blinds ...

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  5. NEST Lines up Grid-Parity SolarRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2012 | Examiner.com

    The first success story of the New Energy Systems Trust seems to have already commenced with us lining up a breakthrough grid-parity solar company with an order for 4500 one-megawatt systems in India. SHEC Labs is a likely vendor of the biomass-to-H technology, if not using their solar thermal storage breakthrough.

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  6. Energy Storage Devices Market Expected to Expand at a Steady CAGR Through 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | SBWire

    ... employed by European countries. North America is the next major market for energy storage devices. Solar energy, biomass, and wind power segments are overtaking the power segment at an exponential rate. Wind power installation will witness 6X times ...

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  7. France launches tender for wood-fired cogeneration plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Reuters

    Feb 8 France will launch a tender for wood-fired power plants for a total of 50 megawatt per year for three years and a tender for biogas-fired plants for 10 MW per year for three years, the energy ministry said in a statement on Monday. The tenders - which will close by Aug. 8 with project selection before the year-end - will be open to wood-fired biomass plants with capacities below 25 MW and biogas plants with capacities below 5 MW.

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  8. You need this to make that to make thisRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Mydigitalfc.com

    ... energy production. Or do we? On a cubic metre per gigajoules of energy provided (1 GJ is equal to a billion joules), biomass/biofuels draw in the highest amount of water - close to 30 cubic metres on average per GJ. Of course, as expected hydropower ...

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  9. Pollen could be used as anodes in lithium-ion batteriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | TreeHugger

    ... anodes did not really kick in until I started working on battery research and learned more about carbonization of biomass." The team used high temperatures in a chamber containing argon gas to process the pollen, ending up with pure carbon that ...

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  10. From allergens to anodes: Pollen derived battery electrodesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Science, Industry and Business

    ... anodes did not really kick in until I started working on battery research and learned more about carbonization of biomass." The researchers processed the pollen under high temperatures in a chamber containing argon gas using a procedure called ...

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  11. Ceres Announces Successful Product ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | GlobeNewswire

    ... superior performance of forage sorghum over silage corn when the use of water and nitrogen fertilizers are reduced. Biomass yields of Ceres' forage sorghum hybrids were more than 50% higher on average than silage corn under such conditions. The ...

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  12. Mass Timber Conference Brings 'Game-changing' Cross-laminated...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | PRWeb

    ... FBN's President and CEO, Craig Rawlings, is a nationally recognized expert in under-utilized timber and biomass. WoodWorks ( http://www.woodworks.org ) provides free one-on-one project assistance as well as education and resources related to the ...

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  13. Purdue team uses pollen grains as basis for carbon architectures for Li-ion anodesRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Green Car Congress

    ... carbon materials of various morphologies are commonly prepared by direct pyrolysis or hydrothermal decomposition of biomass. Biomass sources can be carefully selected to fine tune the morphologies. A vast biomass resource with wide selectivity of ...

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  14. NREL explains the higher cellulolytic activity of a vital microorganismRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | EurekAlert!

    ... The discovery came as a surprise to the researchers and explains the superior performance of C. thermocellum on biomass. A paper reporting the potential for the bacterium, "Dramatic performance of Clostridium Thermocellum explained by its wide range ...

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  15. Cancer in ChinaRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | San Diego NewsCape

    ... considered to be among the worst in the world, indoor air pollution through heating and cooking using coal and other biomass fuels, and the contamination of soil and drinking water mean that the Chinese population is exposed to many environmental ...

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  16. PNNL puts bacteria and bugs to workRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... process, we hope to create a renewable energy source. Other research explores the use of fungal organisms to convert biomass to fuels and chemicals. For example, scientists are using some fungi to produce lipids that can then be converted into ...

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  17. Carbon is now a Renewable Energy Source. Introducing "Renewable Zero Emissions Carbon TM"Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... and renewable heat. "It can cut any carbon fuel usage, for natural gas by 45%, oil refining, 90%, wood pellets/biomass by 90% and coal by 90%" says CEO Viva Cundliffe. The smokestack where this carbon is usually wasted is diverted into a separation ...

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  18. Biomass project an inspirationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    With the world now concentrating on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, the Terrace chapter of the Council of Canadians points to a northwestern B.C. project as an example of what is possible. The Lake Babine Nation should have the full attention of all in its planning of a three-phase biomass clean energy project.

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  19. Some Successful Energy Efficiency ProgramsRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | The future is Green

    ... SwissEnergy has established feed-in tariffs to promote renewable energy and promotes the use of waste heat and biomass for heating in place of fossil fuels. Switzerland had achieved the best performance over the last 20 years, showing close to a 20 ...

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  20. Plant plan raises health fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Examiner

    LAUNCESTON respiratory physician James Markos says he has serious reservations about a proposal for the development of a biomass plant in the state due to the renewable energy source's link with health problems. LAUNCESTON respiratory physician James Markos says he has serious reservations about a proposal for the development of a biomass plant in the state due to the renewable energy source's link with health problems.

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