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Water Trips Up Chemical Reactions That Lead To...

Image Caption: Derived from plants, bio-oil can be processed into gasoline, diesel or other typical petroleum products such as plastics.

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

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Seeker Blog

Biomass, solar and wind cannot sustain an advanced society

EROIs of all energy techniques with economic "threshold". Biomass: Maize, 55 t/ ha per year harvested .

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

PR-inside.com

New Market Research Report: KiOR, Inc. (KIOR) - Alternative Energy - Deals and Alliances Profile

The company produces gasoline, diesel and other fuel oil blendstocks from non-food biomass.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Pasadena, TX

CiteULike

Effects of biomass burning on climate, accounting for heat and...

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

York Press

Drax Power Station

NORTH Yorkshire power station Drax says its commitment to reducing environmental impact goes beyond its A 700 million conversion project from coal to biomass.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Another View: Expanding geothermal power will help diversity

It was a rare pleasure to read about representatives of the wind and biomass industry showing concern for some existing geothermal industry jobs .

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Geothermal Power, Alternative Energy, Energy, Opinion

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Washington Policy Center

Greens Question 95 Percent of Seattle City Light's Carbon-Free Electricity

Emblazoned across the side of Seattle City Light vehicles is a logo, proclaiming it the "Nation's Greenest Utility."

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Related Topix: Energy, Seattle City Light, Nuclear Energy, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Nutrient enrichment and precipitation changes do not enhance...

EPA Home A Science Inventory A Nutrient enrichment and precipitation changes do not enhance resiliency of salt marshes to sea level rise in the Northeastern U.S. Nutrient enrichment and precipitation changes do not enhance resiliency of salt marshes to sea level rise in the Northeastern U.S. Watson, Elizabeth B., Autumn J. Oczkowski, C. Wigand, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, Alternative Energy, Energy

Science, Industry and Business

Research Programme Bio-Economy: 11 projects at the University Stuttgart

The use of sustainable raw materials is the focus of the new research programme bio-economy for which the Baden-WA1 4rttemberg State Government is making 13 million Euros available.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Alternative Energy, Energy, Ulm, AR

Hispanic Business

Department Of Energy Announces $5.9M Funding Opportunity For Southern Research Institute

The DOE award will fund development of a multi-step catalytic process for conversion of sugars from non-food biomass to acrylonitrile - a key precursor in the production of carbon fiber.

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

Water Online

Algae Systems Testing Algae Bio-Fuel Production

Algae Systems LLC completed demonstration of a new biofuel production approach in early-August jointly with Japan's IHI Corporation.

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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Science Daily

Water leads to chemical that gunks up biofuels production

Trying to understand the chemistry that turns plant material into the same energy-rich gasoline and diesel we put in our vehicles, researchers have discovered that water in the conversion process helps form an impurity which, in turn, slows down key chemical reactions.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Alternative Energy, Energy, Department of Energy

Hispanic Business

New Cybernetics Data Have Been Reported by Investigators at National...

The optimization aims at maximizing some biological objective like the biomass growth."

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

BioSpace

Algae Biomass Summit Features Latest Breakthroughs In Algae Biology Research

The 8th Annual Algae Biomass Summit, taking place in San Diego, California, September 29-October 2 will showcase almost 30 presentations by leading research scientists and experts from universities, companies and several national laboratories in its Progress in Algal Biology track.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Oceanography, Science, Rutgers University, UC San Diego, Biofuel, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

The Sampson Independent

Enviva sets sights on Richmond Co. too

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel/MCTEnviva - a company that produces wood pellets like these for utility companies to use instead of burning coal - has proposed to build three new facilities in the region, including one in Richmond County and one in Sampson.

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Related Topix: Richmond County, NC, Rockingham, NC, Alternative Energy, Energy, Sampson County, NC

Science Daily

A semi-artificial leaf faster than 'natural' photosynthesis

Cooperation between chemists and biologists has resulted in a new method for the very efficient integration of photosynthetic proteins in photovoltaics.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

The Curious Capitalist

Germans Happily Play More for Renewable Energy. But Would Others?

While Germany is breaking world records for the amount of sustainable energy it uses every year, German energy customers are breaking European records for the amount they pay in monthly bills.

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

Fife Now

Fears hanging in the air over wood dust

More than one year on, residents in a Methil street are still being plagued by clouds of dust from an ongoing operation at the nearby docks.

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Related Topix: Fife County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Alternative Energy, Energy

Canada NewsWire

Confidence in Energy Market Sees Big Players Invest in Ecobuild 2015

ExCeL and supported by leading trade bodies NICEIC, HETAS, BPVA and MCS, Ecobuild now serves the UK's largest community of energy professionals who attend to learn about and purchase all aspects of renewable energy, energy efficiency and management.

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

Hispanic Business

Forestry Geneticists Develop Tree Biomass Crop to Grow on Marginal Lands

Populus, a genus of fast-growing trees commonly known as cottonwoods and aspens, is being grown for bioenergy because it produces a significant amount of biomass in two years and will re-grow robustly when cut at just above ground level.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Alternative Energy, Energy, Genetics, Medicine, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Nutrition, Biofuel, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

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