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  1. Goats v. kudzu: Ruminants tip scales in battle against invasive plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Goose Creek Gazette

    ... vegetation removed from relatively small areas proved to be stunning in scope. “It's one thing to look at the biomass when it's standing and how intimidating it is,” said Pike, an associate scientist in forestry and environmental ...

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  2. Half of world's trees wiped out by mankindRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    ... Because of their ability to absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and store it in soil and living and dead biomass, trees are considered a key factor in combatting the effects of climate change. The study reveals patterns in tree densities ...

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  3. Cheap Oil vs Clean Energy: A Strong Environmental Trade-OffRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    ... time in history, the five top sources of newly installed electricity in Europe were renewables, with hydropower, biomass and thermosolar (CSP) following wind and PV with the Global solar PV demand is forecast to grow by up to 25% in 2015. At the end ...

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  4. Surprise! The earth has trillions more trees than we thoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... of the School of Forest Resources at the University of Maine. A more useful statistic, he argues, is the amount of biomass in a forest, which includes trunks, branches, and leaves. Biomass is a better indicator of a forest's carbon-capturing ...

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  5. Market Report, 'Wind Power in Belgium, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2015', publishedRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... wind (both onshore and offshore), solar photovoltaic (PV), concentrated solar power (CSP), small hydropower (SHP), biomass, biogas and geothermal. * Detailed overview of the global wind power market with installed capacity and generation trends, ...

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  6. BreakingEggborough given just six months before planned closure with...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | York Press

    ... a turbulent two years after the risk of closure first arose in 2013 when plans to convert it from burning coal to biomass were dealt a shattering blow as the Government decided not to fund the conversion project. However when Czech energy company ...

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  7. Theme park realises greener burning ambitionRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

    ENERGY SCHEME: Mark Bainbridge, right, general manager at Lightwater Valley, with Andrew Thrower, of Lombard Merseyside, examine the sustainable wood pellets beside one of Lightwater Valley's new biomass boilers A THEME park has boosted its green credentials by installing eco-friendly biomass heating systems, which will realise energy savings of about A 130,000 a year. The carbon-neutral energy scheme at Lightwater Valley, in North Stainley near Ripon, will see sustainable wood-pellets burned to create energy, following the installation of a large ground-mounted solar photovoltaic array on fields beside the park, which attracts about 500,000 visitors a year.

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  8. Soil bacteria, richness of animal species belowground play key role in regulating ecosystem functionsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Medical News

    ... multifunctionality (EMF). "Ecosystems have multiple functions which are all important. They store carbon in soil and biomass which has massive implications for climate change, but they also hold back and release various nutrients which have effects ...

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  9. Triple partnership to boost biomass steam boiler installation in F&B industryRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Food Production Daily

    AvantiRenewables, a division of AvantiGas, has partnered with Byworth Boilers and Janfire UK to offer industrial biomass steam boilers to the F&B industry with no upfront capital. Steam boilers have been used in the food and drink industry for many years to generate steam and hot water for use in processing, cooking and sanitisation.

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  10. Earth home to 3 trillion trees, half as many as when human civilization aroseRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Science

    ... start looking into how to quantify those aspects, particularly the sizes of trees, because that determines how much biomass-and consequently carbon storage-in each one. But one thing is clear: Even the 14.2 billion trees planted in the Billion Tree ...

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  11. Northwest capacity issues shut region out of green energy initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Thunder Bay's Source

    ... years as mines are expected to start drawing power near Red Lake, Geraldton and Emo. Until that happens, he said, biomass generation will have to support energy shortfalls. "We can always increase supply to Atikokan (Generating Station), we can ...

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  12. UPM sells Tilhill Forestry Limited to the BSW Timber GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

    ... sale, our close relationship with Tilhill Forestry continues and the company is fully committed to supply wood and biomass for UPM Caledonian and Shotton mills in the UK," says Kurt Wurster , Vice President, RCP and CE Wood Sourcing, UPM Paper ENA. ...

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  13. Global Synthetic & Bio-based Butadiene Market is Likely to Reach US$ 23.45 Bn in 2023Read the original story

    Yesterday | Digital Game Developer

    ... of hydrocarbons. However, bio-based butadiene is produced by using renewable raw material sources such as non-food biomass. Synthetic & bio-based butadiene is widely used in synthetic rubber processing and industrial polymer industries. The market ...

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  14. DEINOVE Produces Muconic Acid from 2G SubstratesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Business Wire

    ... carried out on monosaccharide-based model substrates, glucose and xylose. Cellulose is one of the main components in biomass, plants and wood, as well as in paper and cardboard (also called second-generation materials). This is a complex molecule ...

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  15. Biodiversity belowground is just as important as abovegroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    ... multifunctionality (EMF). "Ecosystems have multiple functions which are all important. They store carbon in soil and biomass which has massive implications for climate change, but they also hold back and release various nutrients which have effects ...

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  16. A high-efficiency, sustainable process using solar and carbon dioxide ...Read the original story

    Yesterday | KurzweilAI.net

    ... "Natural photosynthesis, a solar-to-chemical energy conversion process that combines light, water, and CO2 to make biomass, operates at less than 1% efficiency," UC Berkeley prof. Chris Chang explained to KurzweilAI . "We have now done a order of ...

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  17. Discover the Second Generation Biofuels Market (Advanced Biofuels) Globally by 2020Read the original story

    Tuesday | Emailwire.com

    ... America, Europe, Asia Pacific and LAMEA. Based on fuel, market is categorised into simple lignocellulose, Syngas/biomass/MSWAlgae and Complex lignocellulose. Enquire About Report @ At present, ...

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  18. New Waste-To-Energy Facility Will Provide Multiple Benefits For East TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Power Online

    , has engaged PHG Energy (PHGE) to build a new biomass gasification plant capable of cleanly converting more than 30 tons of composted material daily into thermal energy while producing a valuable high-carbon biochar. "This new installation will help ...

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  19. Rep. Moolenaar hears concerns about Clean Power ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Northern Michigan News

    ... facility is also a significant source of dispatchable, carbon neutral, renewable energy. During the tour, Michigan Biomass Director Gary Melow spoke to Moolenaar about the plant's daily operations, as well as his concerns about the Clean Power Act. ...

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  20. Now Available: Global Shunt Reactor Market 2015-2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | PR-inside.com

    ... is the most common renewable used for commercial and industrial applications. Other forms of renewables include biomass, geothermal, and ocean energies. Governments worldwide are encouraging the use of renewable sources by providing subsidies and ...

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