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31 min ago | 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

1 hr ago | 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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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

4 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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,

Mon Jul 28, 2014

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)

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

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

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

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