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BIO Welcomes USDA Report on Farm and Forest GHG Measurement

USDA's new methods for measuring changes in greenhouse gas emissions from farming and forestry can help industrial biotech companies establish the environmental benefits of building the bioeconomy.

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Biotech, Science / Technology, Agriculture, Science, Alternative Energy, Energy

5 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

Cover Crop Solutions Introduces TillageMax HOMESTEAD Seed Mix

COVER CROP SOLUTIONS INTRODUCES TILLAGEMAX HOMESTEAD SEED MIX Aug. 1, 2014 Source: Cover Crop Solutions news release "TillageMax HOMESTEAD is a new three-way cover crop mix that is a true soil builder," says Steve Groff, farmer and co-founder of Cover Crop Solutions.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Alternative Energy, Energy, Weather

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Albany Times Union

Switch in clean energy funds

A revamped $250 million state program to subsidize more electricity from alternative energy could help drive down prices to the state by making it less expensive for developers to borrow money, an environmental advocate said.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Westchester County, NY

Hispanic Business

Patent Issued for Cellulose-Solvent-Based Lignocellulose...

The biorefinery is similar in concept to the petroleum refinery, except that it is based on conversion of biomass feedstocks rather than crude oil.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions, Alternative Energy, Energy, Agriculture, Science

PSFK

Oil Company Gives Away Free Gas Made from Trees

The forest is full of many things: plants, animals, minerals in the soil and so forth.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

Stanford

study shows effects of biomass burning on climate, health

Stanford professor's calculations indicate that wildfires and other types of fires involving plant matter play a much bigger role in climate change and human health than previously thought.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Agriculture, Science, Environment, Global Warming

The Heartland Institute

Environmentalists Use Environmental Justice to Kill Millions Per Year

Environmentalists are enlisting minority groups such as African-Americans and Latinos to help them stop use of fossil fuels in the name of ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE .

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Environment, Science, Africa, Tribal

IcNetwork

Renewable energy rises by nearly a third in the UK to hit 15% of all...

Renewable energy rises by nearly a third in the UK to hit 15% of all energy - but it is still dwarfed by King Coal The Vale of Glamorgan is seen as a prime site for wind turbines because of its coastal position, say campaigners The statistics from the Department of Energy and Climate Change show a 30% increase in the power coming from renewables in ... (more)

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

Agri Marketing

World's Largest Cellulosic Ethanol Plant To Be Built In China

WORLD'S LARGEST CELLULOSIC ETHANOL PLANT TO BE BUILT IN CHINA Jul. 31, 2014 Biofuels Digest reports: From China, we hear that M&G Chemicals announced a joint venture with Anhui Guozhen CO, using PROESA technology licensed by Beta Renewables to convert 970,000-1,300,000 metric tons per year of agricultural residues into cellulosic ethanol, glycols ... (more)

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Alternative Energy, Energy

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Hispanic Business

B&W Volund Signs $80 Million Contract to Build Biomass Power Plant in Denmark

The boilers will be fueled primarily by wood chips, as well as other biomass residue.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

Wilson's Almanac

Germany gets almost 1/3 of its energy from renewable sources. Why not us? by @DavidOAtkins

Germany gets almost 1/3 of its energy from renewable sources. Why not us? by David Atkins The United States could easily be doing this.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Wind Power

Hispanic Business

Green Investment Bank -Another Scottish distillery goes green

The project at Balmenach distillery in Speyside will be financed from the of funding announced by GIB last month.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Drink, Whiskey, Liquor

Green Car Congress

DOE awarding $11M to advance renewable carbon fiber production from biomass

The US Department of Energy will award up to $11.3 million for two projects that aim to advance the production of cost-competitive, high-performance carbon fiber material from renewable, non-food-based feedstocks, such as agricultural residues and woody biomass.

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

ArkansasBusiness.com

Zilkha Biomass Energy Announces $90 Million Facility, 52 Jobs in Monticello

Zilkha Biomass Energy announced Wednesday morning its plans to build a $90 million facility in Monticello that will create 52 jobs.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Mike Beebe, US Governors, Arkansas

York Press

Drax sees case proven for biomass conversion in half year results

POWER plant operator Drax says losses of A 11 million could have been dented by a further A 30 million had it not burnt biomass in the first half of the year.

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Empire State News

Money available to invest in clean energy projects

The competitive solicitation will promote the development of a broad range of new renewable energy resources and the contracts for these projects will be awarded for a term of up to 20 years, closer aligning New York State with neighboring states that offer similar terms.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

EERE Network News

Biomass Fueling America's Growing Clean Energy Economy

Biomass is the most abundant biological material on the planet. It is renewable; it grows almost everywhere; and it provides fuel, power, chemicals, and many other products.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

Tue Jul 29, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Cavitation Technologies, Inc. Announces Appointment of Hubert O....

Mr. Farrish has a wealth of experience and expertise in business related to agriculture, food processing, and renewable energies, as he has served as CEO of several major companies including LifeLine Foods, LLC. and Everton Energy Biofuels and Holdings, LLC. Additionally Mr. Farrish served as the Deputy Administrator of Commodity Operations in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Agriculture, Science

Alternative Energy Stocks

Velocys Thinking Big with Microreactors

Keep the applause down! Contain your enthusiasm for yet another biomass- or gas-to-liquids company.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Ohio

IcNetwork

Environmentalists celebrate as biomass incinerator for Welsh town is withdrawn

Plans by one of the world's leading chemical company's to build an incinerator in a Welsh town have been withdrawn.

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Related Topix: Energy, Alternative Energy, Manufacturing, Dow Corning, Chemicals, Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales, United Kingdom, Neath and Port Talbot County, Wales, World News,

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