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  1. Nation's renewable energy consumption highest since the 1930sRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Deseret News

    U.S. consumers are increasingly turning to solar, wind and biomass for their energy needs, driving domestic renewable energy consumption to its highest peak since the 1930s. A recent analysis by the U.S. Energy Information Administration - an independent research service of the U.S. Department of Energy - found that renewables' share of the nation's energy consumption hit 9.8 percent in 2014. 1 comment

  2. USDA Rural Development Announces 13 Businesses to Receive Grants...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Electric Energy Online

    ... Biofuel Payment Program supports the production of biofuels from a variety of sources including food waste and biomass. USDA Rural Development has provided nearly $65,000 to Maine Standard Biofuels, and $1 million to support Maine's pellet companies ...

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  3. Renewable Energy Can Unlock Socio-Economic Benefits for Islands,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Electric Energy Online

    Developing the vast renewable energy resources of Fiji, the Marshall Islands and Vanuatu would provide substantial socio-economic benefits for their citizens, according to three reports released by IRENA. Renewables Readiness Assessments for the three island nations find that a combination of solar, wind, geothermal, marine, biomass and biofuel could meet domestic energy needs while decreasing electricity costs, increasing energy access, and boosting energy independence.

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  4. 3 Environmental Benefits of Community Heating SchemesRead the original story

    Friday | 24dash

    ... per MWh generated. But wood only emits between 5 to 22kg/MWh depending on the type of wood and how it is used. Biomass is only a viable option on larger networks since it requires delivery and storage on a large scale. The Government's Renewable ...

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  5. Finding Markets for Wood Biomass: Knowing the Incentive Programs,...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Pallet Enterprise

    Finding Markets for Wood Biomass: Knowing the Incentive Programs, Markets and Regulations Makes All the Difference Biomass Markets: Finding the right place to maximize the use of wood waste can be difficult, the Pallet Enterprise discusses opportunities with a wood utilization expert. Are you getting the most out of you biomass material? By Rick LeBlanc Date Posted: 7/2/2015 Every pallet and lumber company has some wood waste and biomass residue.

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  6. Renewable Energy Policy Handbook for North and South America 2015Read the original story

    Friday | Emailwire.com

    ... remains sluggish in 2015 compared to previous years, our medium-term outlook has been improving. Both wind power and biomass have received new impetus through the offshore wind power bill and the plan to co-fire 10% of all coal power plants through ...

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  7. Time for pollution pricing to work for the climateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | EurActiv.com

    ... but remains unwilling to discuss government support for fossil fuels, writes Wendel Trio. We have no idea if the biomass burned actually reduces CO2 emissions, which raises questions about the energy source's zero rating in the EU's Emissions ...

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  8. Province offers grants to switch from coal to biomass fuelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | My Manitoba.com

    The Manitoba government is accepting applications for the Biomass Energy Support Program, which offers $500,000 in grants to help coal users make the transition to renewable biomass fuel and another $500,000 for applied research projects that support the growth of the biomass industry, Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced Thursday. "Manitoba continues to invest in our green economy, in local producers and new opportunities," said Kostyshyn.

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  9. "Reduce, Reuse Recycle" at Heap's PeakRead the original story

    Thursday | The Alpenhorn News

    ... to sort them before they are transported. Last year at Heap's Peak Transfer Station, they recycled 1,266 tons of biomass material, which is organics such as plants, pine needles, branches and leaves. These items are ground into mulch and sold. They ...

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  10. Alternative fuel put to the testRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Western Producer

    ... the wood, so you have a fairly high temperature - somewhere around 700 C or above - and it breaks down the biomass a into energy and gas that you can then feed into an engine where it is fully combusted." The standard engine on the unit is a ...

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  11. City gets grant for energy projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Lebanon Democrat

    The biomass gasification plant can convert as much as 64 tons per day of wood waste, sewer sludge and used tires to electricity for use at Lebanon's waste-water treatment plant on Hartmann Drive. The city contracted with PHG Energy of Nashville in February of this year to construct the facility.

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  12. Viaducts with Wind Turbines, the New Renewable Energy SourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Wireless Design & Development

    ... able energy produced in wind turbines under viaducts could be added to energy from other wind, solar, geothermal and biomass installations.

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  13. Fish will have to find new habitats or perish if global warming is left uncheckedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | University of British Columbia

    ... say it's important to make every effort now to limit emissions. "While some regions will see increases in some fish biomass, these gains may be only temporary if carbon dioxide emissions continues," said Sumaila. For this study, researchers with the ...

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  14. Africa: Biofuel Crops to Boost World Energy GrowthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | AllAfrica.com

    ... if biofuel technology continues to develop rapidly, only around 50-200 million hectares would be needed to grow the biomass needed for biofuels to provide 30 per cent of global energy by 2050. A lot of this land could come from arid, low-intensity ...

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  15. Market Report, "Helius Energy plc (HEGY) - Power - Deals and Alliances Profile", publishedRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | PR-inside.com

    Helius Energy plc is an energy development company. It identifies, develops, owns and operates biomass fired renewable electricity generation plants.

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  16. 100 Years Of U.S. Fuel Use - 80% Fossil FuelsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Auto Channel

    ... U.S. energy mix. The greatest growth in renewables today is in solar and wind power, which along with geothermal and biomass, are included in other renewables.

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  17. Aboveground carbon loss in natural and managed tropical forests from 2000 to 2012Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | CiteULike

    ... of Landsat-derived tree canopy cover, height, intactness and forest cover loss and GLAS-lidar derived forest biomass. An unbiased estimate of forest loss area is produced using a stratified random sample with strata derived from a wall-to-wall 30 m ...

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  18. Biofuel crops to boost world energy growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | SciDev.Net

    ... animal grazing, it says. "There is room for bioenergy in the world energy matrix. Besides, energy produced from biomass could be crucial for addressing global warming reduction targets." The study predicts that, if biofuel technology continues to ...

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  19. Germany's Energy Transition Breaks The Energiewende ParadoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Forbes.com

    ... and their electricity production is still made primarily from coal, with a significant amount of nuclear, wind, biomass, solar, natural gas and hydro, in that order. Renewables grew exponentially from 2005 to 2012, but have slowed in the last few ...

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  20. Poplars' potential: Rathdrum Prairie grove part of study on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... companies and five other colleges and universities. "They are an amazing tree, when you think about the amount of biomass per acre they are able to generate," said Joe Regnery, chief commercial officer for ZeaChem Inc., a Colorado company that is ...

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