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14 hrs ago | Journal-Advocate

CSU receives $1.5 million to develop new crop for biofuels

Colorado State University Bioagricultural Sciences Associate Professor John McKay has been awarded nearly $1.5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a new crop for biofuels.

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

19 hrs ago | Green Car Congress

U Mich professor finds fuel cycle analysis for evaluating CO2 impacts ...

However, in a major review of methods for evaluating the net CO2 impacts of liquid transportation fuels, Professor John DeCicco at the University of Michigan Energy Institute compared FCA to other methods of analysis, and found " flaws fatal enough to raise serious concerns about the role of FCA in shaping fuel-related CO2 mitigation strategies.

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

Yesterday | Power Online

B&W Volund Signs $80M Contract To Build Biomass Power Plant In Denmark

The Babcock & Wilcox Company announced today that Babcock & Wilcox Vlund A/S , a subsidiary of Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group, Inc. , has been awarded a contract for more than $80 million to build a 280 megawatt-thermal biomass boiler system for the Skrbkvrket power plant near Fredericia, Denmark.

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Babcock and Wilcox, Alternative Energy, Energy, Generation, Industrial, World News, Denmark

Yesterday | Daily Echo

Campaigners call for biomass plant to be shelved after firm admits cash problems

CAMPAIGNERS have called for a controversial biomass plant planned for Southampton to be scrapped after the firm behind it admitted it was struggling for cash.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Free Republic

Study: Biomass Worse for Environment than Fossil Fuels

According to David MacKay, the government's chief scientific advisor on energy, burning wood imported from North America in British power stations produces more greenhouse gases than burning coal.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

Safari Books Online

Advanced Power Generation Systems

Advanced Power Generation Systems examines the full range of advanced multiple output thermodynamic cycles that can enable more sustainable and efficient power production from traditional methods, as well as driving the significant gains available from renewable sources.

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Related Topix: Generation, Industrial, Alternative Energy, Energy, Solar Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

CiteULike

A technology-based global inventory of black and organic carbon emissions from combustion

We present a global tabulation of black carbon and primary organic carbon particles emitted from combustion.

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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

CiteULike

Bounding the role of black carbon in the climate system: A scientific assessment

Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres , Vol. 118, No. 11. , pp. 5380-5552, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50171 Black carbon aerosol plays a unique and important role in Earth's climate system.

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KTRE-TV Lufkin

City officials: Aspen Power closer to restarting

Two months after an Angelina County judge decided to allow the Aspen Power's trustee to recommence operations at the biomass facility, wood chip conveyor belts were up and running.

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Related Topix: Angelina County, TX, Alternative Energy, Energy, Green Mountain Energy, NRG Energy, Lufkin, TX, Texas

Chemical and Engineering News

A Simple Acid Soak Turns Food Waste Into Plastics

Researchers report a simple method to convert food waste into cellulose-based plastics of varying thermal and mechanical properties .

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

Progressive Farmer

Biodiesel RINs Firm on Talk of RVO Increase

D4 2014 biomass-based diesel Renewable Identification Numbers edged higher to 56.5cts as the market discusses a possible increase in the Renewable Volume Obligation following comments Thursday from U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., chairman of the Senate Energy Subcommittee, after a meeting with a top White House official.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat

East Anglian Daily Times

Ickworth: National Trust scheme to move away from fossil fuel gathering pace

Those behind a pioneering scheme to stop Ickworth House's reliance on fossil fuels are now considering a raft of other measures to make the site more sustainable.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

York Press

Drax defends biomass sourcing

DRAX has defended its sustainable sourcing of biomass as the Government is urged to make sure subsidies are only paid to "genuinely" low-carbon biomass energy.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Department of Energy

CiteULike

Can citrate efflux from roots improve phosphorus uptake by plants?...

Phosphorus deficiency in some plant species triggers the release of organic anions such as citrate and malate from roots.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Green jobs, clean air: Extend contract allowing biomass plant to sell energy credits

ReEnergy Holdings LLC, Latham, has requested that the state Public Service Commission extend energy credits for its Lyonsdale wood-chip cogeneration facility, and this would be a wise move.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Black River, NY, Fort Drum, NY, Chateaugay, NY, Opinion

Progressive Farmer

Spot Biodiesel Market Thin as Traders Await RVO Direction

Spot biodiesel market trade has been thin as traders await clear policy direction regarding the Renewable Volume Obligation, hoping for an increase to 1.7 billion gallons in the biomass-based diesel mandate from what was proposed late last year.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Environmental Law, Law

Hispanic Business

New Bioenergy Study Findings Reported from Agriculture and Agri-Food...

However, biomass has complex structural formation that binds cellulose and hemicellulose."

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NorCalBlogs

Another benefit of global warming - increased forage plants

With a 2A C increase in temperature, the plant Stylosanthes capitata Vogel was able to increase its leaf area and biomass in a study carried out by researchers at the University of SA o Paulo A 2A C increase in temperature around the world by 2050, according to one of the scenarios predicted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change , may be ... (more)

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Global Warming, Alternative Energy, Energy, Columbia University, Agriculture, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Selkirk Today

Biomass energy success

A big thank you for contributing... We really appreciate you taking the time to send your content...if it complements our coverage we'll use it in our website or in our newspaper.

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

Triple Pundit

International Paper Sets Goal for Zero Waste

As part of Triple Pundit's sponsored series with International Paper , last week we had a chance to pick the brains of Jeff Shumaker, the company's Manager of Regulatory Affairs, and now we get to share some of his insights into waste management with you.

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Related Topix: Construction, International Paper, Paper, Alternative Energy, Energy

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