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  1. Official: DOE offers $10M to advance biomass-to-biofuel effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Autoblog

    ... this looks like in the real world is another $10 million for "Technologies to Produce Advanced Biofuel Products from Biomass." That's what the DOE is looking for with a new Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) that has the main goal of finding ...

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  2. EPA data shows 57,860 gallons of cellulosic biofuel produced in 1Q 2014Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Green Car Congress

    ... cellulosic biofuels with a GHG reduction requirement of 60%; D6 is for corn ethanol (GHG reduction 20%); D4 is for biomass-based diesel (50% GHG reduction); and D5 is for advanced biofuels, including sugarcane ethanol and biogas (50% GHG reduction). ...

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  3. Navy researchers produce high-performance renewable fuels by...Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Green Car Congress

    ... , earlier post ), in which fuels are synthesized from renewable alcohols that can be produced from lignocellulosic biomass by dehydrating the cellulosic alcohols to olefins and then selectively oligomerizing the olefins to generate fuels. (The China ...

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  4. USDA researchers develop new pyrolysis processes for bio-oil productionRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Green Car Congress

    ... of the oxygen from bio-oils without the need for added catalysts. Fast pyrolysis is the process of rapidly heating biomass from wood, plants and other carbon-based materials at high temperatures without oxygen. Using pyrolysis to break down tough ...

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  5. Biomass Combustion Science, Technology and EngineeringRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Safari Books Online

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

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  6. China's babies at risk from soot and smogRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight

    ... An estimated three million people in developing countries cook indoors and heat their home with charcoal, kerosene, biomass, coal, or other dirty fuels. Women and children are most exposed. When pregnant women are exposed to a suite of chemicals, ...

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  7. Only the Right Kind of Hydroelectricity Need ApplyRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | American Thinker

    ... to other renewables, on a lifecycle basis hydropower releases fewer GHG emissions than electricity generation from biomass and solar and about the same as emissions from wind, nuclear, and geothermal plants. To his credit, Gov. Patrick could have ...

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  8. Heat incentives for domestic propertiesRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Fraserburgh Herald

    ... of reducing both the authority's and the region's CO2 emissions. Recently the farming industry has been adopting biomass as a cost effective fuel, with a six MegaWatt installation nearing completion at Aberdeen Grain's store and drying facility at ...

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  9. The Cost of Limiting Climate Change Could Double without Carbon Capture TechnologyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Tech Review

    ... Disastrous Climate Change Could Depend on Unproven Technologies "). A relatively small number of power plants burn biomass, such as wood chips, to generate electricity. These power plants can reduce emissions because the carbon dioxide they emit is ...

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  10. USDA Researchers Simplify Pyrolysis Processes for Bio-oil ProductionRead the original story

    Thursday | U.S. Department of Agriculture

    ... sources. ARS is USDA's chief intramural scientific research agency. Fast pyrolysis is the process of rapidly heating biomass from wood, plants and other carbon-based materials at high temperatures without oxygen. Using pyrolysis to break down tough ...

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  11. Senate Agriculture Committee Holds Hearing On Advanced BiofuelsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | JD Supra

    ... Director, Advanced Ethanol Council; Dr. Sumesh Arora, Vice President, Innovate Mississippi, Director of Strategic Biomass Solutions; and, Ms. Nancy Young, Vice President, Environmental Affairs, Airlines for America. More information about the ...

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  12. Another Man's Treasure: Four Reasons To Consider Selling AG Waste For EnergyRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 26 | JD Supra

    ... new sources farmers can provide. The U.S. Energy Information Administration predicts tremendous growth in the use of biomass for fuel and power in the next 20 years - from less than 5 quadrillion Btu today to more than 9 quadrillion Btu by 2035. ...

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  13. State of Ohio: Candidates For Governor Go On The Air; Sponsor Talks...Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | WVIZ-TV Cleveland

    ... And at least half of that must be generated by renewable sources such as wind, solar, geothermal, hydropower or biomass, and half of that must be generated within Ohio. Some have praised those standards as environmentally sound and a good plan for ...

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  14. Engineering model review tender 2014Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    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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  15. New Market Research Report: Petrochemical Capacity Additions and Recent Developments - December 2013Read the original story

    Yesterday | SBWire

    ... (Starch, PLA, PHA, Polyethylene & Others), Platform Chemicals & Others - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018 - Biomass Power in India, Market Outlook to 2025, 2013 Update - Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy, Investment Trends, Regulations ...

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  16. U.K. funds bioenergy program in wetlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | UPI

    ... will the plants used for bioenergy compete with land used for food crops. The awards are the third in a tranche for biomass that began in October 2012 and runs through March 2015. The three companies awarded the funds will test their programs at ...

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  17. Train to be an energy pioneer with NOVA Energy LabRead the original story

    Yesterday | Discover

    ... With each level up (and change of city), another renewable energy technology is added into the mix, including wind, biomass, and geothermal. Each of these renewable sources must be weighed with the same criteria of footprint, cost, and output to ...

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  18. Comparative Genome-Scale Reconstruction of Gapless Metabolic Networks ...Read the original story

    Yesterday | CiteULike

    ... We demonstrate the functionality and usability of the reconstructed fungal models with computational steady-state biomass production experiment, as these fungi include some of the most important production organisms in industrial biotechnology. In ...

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  19. USDA simplifies pyrolysis processes for bio-oil productionRead the original story

    Thursday | Ag Professional

    ... sources. ARS is USDA's chief intramural scientific research agency. Fast pyrolysis is the process of rapidly heating biomass from wood, plants and other carbon-based materials at high temperatures without oxygen. Using pyrolysis to break down tough ...

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  20. Climate change reasons and proofRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Examiner.com

    ... rice cultivation. nitrous oxide--human-caused by commercial and organic fertilizer, burning fossil fuels and biomass, producing nitric acid, and other soil cultivation methods. Changes in the sun's energy probably affected historical climate changes ...

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