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2 hrs ago | Green Car Congress

EPA data shows 57,860 gallons of cellulosic biofuel produced in 1Q 2014

According to EPA's most recent data from the EPA Moderated Transaction System used to establish a transparent market for RINs, biofuel producers produced 57,860 gallons of cellulosic biofuels during the first quarter of 2014 - the vast majority of that being D3 cellulosic biofuel , the remainder being D7 cellulosic diesel.

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

6 hrs ago | Autoblog

Official: DOE offers $10M to advance biomass-to-biofuel efforts

The Department of Energy has made it clear that it favors a technology-somewhat-neutral, " all-of-the-above " strategy for developing energy alternatives for the US, as the new Strategic Plan 2014-2018 states.

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

10 hrs ago | Safari Books Online

Biomass Combustion Science, Technology and Engineering

The utilisation of biomass is increasingly important for low- or zero-carbon power generation.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

14 hrs ago | Fraserburgh Herald

Heat incentives for domestic properties

The RHI is a government scheme which rewards people for generating and using heat from renewable sources such as air-source and ground-source heat pumps, solar panels generating hot water and wood-fuel boilers.

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Related Topix: Grampian County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Science, Agriculture, Energy, Alternative Energy

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Tech Review

The Cost of Limiting Climate Change Could Double without Carbon Capture Technology

Carbon test : A facility in Norway for testing carbon capture technologies. So far, the technology has not been demonstrated at a large scale at power plants.

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

Hispanic Business

Engineering model review tender 2014

Tenders are invited for Engineering model review tender 2014 organisation with business activities including; large scale peat production, retail and professional horticulture products, biomass, peat briquettes, coal, convenience fuels, domestic waste collection and treatment, air and waste water treatment systems, conventional and renewable power ... (more)

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Ag Professional

USDA simplifies pyrolysis processes for bio-oil production

Innovations at the U.S. Department of Agriculture are bringing researchers one step closer to developing "green" biofuel production systems farmers can use to meet on-farm energy needs, or to produce renewable fuels for commercial markets.

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

ICIS Chemical Business Americas

Special Report: Biotech needs support

For Ricardo Gent, director of the German Association of Biotechnology Industries , Germany as a place for world-leading industrial biotechnology is "at least equal to the US".

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Related Topix: Biotech, Science / Technology, Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel, Alternative Energy, Energy

Examiner.com

Climate change reasons and proof

Most climate scientists agree current global warming is from the human-caused increasing greenhouse effect of the atmosphere trapping heat from being released from Earth to space.

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

BBC News

EU green light for UK carbon project

A UK project to capture CO2 and bury it under the North Sea looks set to receive a 300m-euro boost from the EU.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Global Warming

CiteULike

Impact of different bioenergy crops on N-cycling bacterial and archaeal communities in soil

Environmental Microbiology , Vol. 15, No. 3. , pp. 928-942, doi:10.1111/j.1462-2920.2012.02844.x Biomass production for bioenergy may change soil microbes and influence ecosystem properties.

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Related Topix: Microbiology, Biology, Science, Alternative Energy, Energy

News Guardian

Church shop aims to repay boiler cost

A church in North Tyneside, which has set the pace in renewable energy for listed buildings, has opened a charity shop to raise funds for its ground-breaking scheme.

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Related Topix: Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom, Energy, Alternative Energy

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

Researchers Submit Patent Application, 'Methods, Systems, and Devices ...

News editors obtained the following quote from the background information supplied by the inventors: "There have been several methods of hydrogen extraction from cellulose .

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

Hispanic Business

Study Findings from University of Shizuoka Broaden Understanding of Bioscience and Bioengineering

If we are to use biomass domestically or industrially, we must be able to convert biomass to high-quality and easy-to-use liquid, gas, or solid fuels that have high-calorific values, low moisture and ash contents, uniform composition, and suitable for stored over long periods."

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Biotech, Alternative Energy, Energy

ThinkProgress

Could Australia Use Plants To Pull CO2 Out Of The Air And Store It Underground?

Australia is in dire straits when it comes to climate change. An obstinate government has been tenacious in the quest to perpetuate fossil fuel extraction while sidelining clean energy and climate change efforts.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Weather, Agriculture, Science, US News, Liberal Political News

Business Wire

NexSteppe's Palo Alto High Biomass Sorghum Emerges as Key Solution to Brazil's Energy Woes

This makes it the market share leader in the fast-growing market for bioenergy sorghums in Brazil, with 65% market share.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Palo Alto, CA, Agriculture, Science

Electric Energy Online

Phoenix Energy Signs Agreement to Build California's First Forest...

Phoenix Energy announced it has signed agreements to build and operate a biomass gasification plant near Lake Tahoe, California.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Placer County, CA, Natural Disasters, Fire, Wildfire

Indymedia.ie

Campaigners warn against calls for Moneypoint conversion to biomass

Having followed the partial conversion of Drax coal power station in the UK to biomass, we are dismayed to see calls across the Irish media for Moneypoint to be converted to biomass.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

EERE Network News

Energy Department Announces $10 Million for Biofuels Technologies

The Energy Department on April 15 announced up to $10 million in funding to advance the production of advanced biofuels, substitutes for petroleum-based feedstocks, and bioproducts made from renewable, non-food-based biomass, such as agricultural residues and woody biomass.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Agriculture, Science

Coatings World

CCEI & ExxonMobil to Conduct Research on Production of Renewable Chemicals from Biomass

The Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation , a U.S. Department of Energy-Energy Frontier Research Center led by the University of Delaware, has announced a two-year program with ExxonMobil to research renewable chemicals from biomass.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, University of Delaware

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