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  1. Transforming energy productionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Oxford Times

    ... including three hydro schemes along the Thames, solar PV on more schools and businesses and we hope to have some biomass projects too. The work of the Low Carbon Hub is at such an exciting stage and we really believe that people power is starting to ...

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  2. How does enzymatic pretreatment affect the nanostructure and reaction ...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    Pretreatment of cellulosic biomass using cell wall degrading enzymes is a critical step in the release of sugars needed to produce biofuels and renewable, biobased chemicals and materials. A new study that demonstrates and quantifies the impact of enzymatic hydrolysis and drying on the nanostructure and available reaction volume of pretreated hardwoods and switchgrass is published in Industrial Biotechnology , a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers .

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  3. Stable Carbon and Nitrogen Isotope Composition of Aquatic and...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | CiteULike

    ... their microhabitats, (2) over annual cycles of plant growth and senescence, and (3) between living and decomposing biomass. These modes of within-group variability obscure any source-specific isotopic signatures, confounding the application of C-N ...

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  4. Abengoa Pays Down Commercial Paper as Buyers Demand PremiumRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    ... credit ratings of the company," he said. Abengoa builds and manages power lines , water plants, solar projects and biomass plants worldwide, with 84 percent of revenues coming from outside Spain . Standard & Poor's affirmed Abengoa's rating at B, ...

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  5. Solar PV Power in Chile, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 -...Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    ... power sources include wind (includes both onshore and offshore), solar photovoltaic (PV), small hydropower (SHP), biomass, biogas and geothermal. - Detailed overview on the global solar PV market with installed capacity and generation trends, ...

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  6. Purdue process converts lignin in intact biomass to hydrocarbons for chemicals and fuelsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Green Car Congress

    A team of researchers from Purdue University's Center for Direct Catalytic Conversion of Biomass to Biofuels, or C3Bio, has developed a process that uses a bimetallic Zn/Pd/C catalyst to convert lignin in intact lignocellulosic biomass directly into two methoxyphenol products leaving behind the carbohydrates as a solid residue. Lignin-derived methoxyphenols can be further deoxygenated to propylcyclohexane - a cycloalkane.

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  7. Wood Pellet Exports from North America to Europe Plateaued During the ...Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | PR.com

    ... only 30,000 tons during the period 2010-2012. This shift to markets in Asia is likely to continue because demand for biomass is rising in this region. The reduced shipments to Europe from Western Canada can be expected to benefit other supplying ...

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  8. Richards Bay to ease load sheddingRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    ... way of attracting tenancy in the renewable energy space. More pertinently, one of the key locators in the RBIDZ is a biomass producing facility with a potential energy yield of 65 megawatts. This, therefore, gives us confidence of security of energy ...

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  9. New conversion process turns biomass 'waste' into lucrative chemical productsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Science Daily

    A new catalytic process is able to convert what was once considered biomass waste into lucrative chemical products that can be used in fragrances, flavorings or to create high-octane fuel for racecars and jets. A team of researchers has developed a process that uses a chemical catalyst and heat to spur reactions that convert lignin into valuable chemical commodities.

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  10. Australia's coastal observation network may aid in understanding of extreme ocean eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Science Daily

    ... major holiday seasons -- Christmas and New A new catalytic process is able to convert what was once considered biomass waste into lucrative chemical products that can be used in fragrances, flavorings or to create high-octane fuel for The engineered ...

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  11. Ancient, hydrogen-rich waters deep underground around the world: Waters could support isolated lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Science Daily

    ... search for deep microbial life. Quantifying the global hydrogen budget is key to understanding the amount of Earth's biomass that is in the subsurface, as many deep ecosystems contain chemolithotrophic -- so-called "rock-eating" -- organisms that ...

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  12. Researchers' recipe: Cook farm waste into energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Science Daily

    ... he said, but so far it has proven unfeasible in North America. Coal is more readily available in North America. Biomass is highly rich in alkali and alkaline earth metals such as silicon, potassium, sodium and calcium. The presence of these metals ...

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  13. MomentumGOODBYE, Norma JeanRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... equivalent of burning the furniture to heat the house, we focus on expanding our use of solar, wind, hydro and biomass energy? By doing so, we can not only reverse global warming and clean up the environment, but our nation can create good jobs and ...

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  14. The Arctic Continues to Bear the Brunt of Global WarmingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Bad Astronomy Blog

    ... 2013 and 2014 the total mass of the ice sheet remained essentially unchanged. Vegetation: Between 1982 and 2013, the biomass of the tundra in the Arctic has increased by 20 percent, as woody shrubs and trees have crept north. At the same time, ...

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  15. Inaugural survey of American attitudes about the environment releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Science Daily

    ... uring major holiday seasons -- Christmas and New A new catalytic process is able to convert what was once considered biomass waste into lucrative chemical products that can be used in fragrances, flavorings or to create high-octane fuel

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  16. 2014 Arctic report card documents ongoing global warming impactsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Summit County Voice

    ... between 2013 and 2014. Vegetation: On land, peak tundra greenness, a measure of vegetation productivity and biomass, continues to increase. Between 1982 and 2013, the tundra biomass has increased by 20 percent. However, tundra greenness integrated ...

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  17. New process turns biomass 'waste' into chemical productsRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Environmental News Network

    A new catalytic process is able to convert what was once considered biomass waste into lucrative chemical products that can be used in fragrances, flavorings or to create high-octane fuel for racecars and jets. A team of researchers from Purdue University's Center for Direct Catalytic Conversion of Biomass to Biofuels, or C3Bio, has developed a process that uses a chemical catalyst and heat to spur reactions that convert lignin into valuable chemical commodities.

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  18. Website Shines Light on Renewable Energy ResourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... By 2025, Arizona utility companies are required to generate 15 percent of their energy from the sun, wind, biogas, biomass, geothermal and other renewable resources. But the power generated by some of these renewable resources is variable. For ...

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  19. Iogen's Advanced Cellulosic Biofuel Technology Reaches Critical Production MilestoneRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    Raizen broke ground on the $US100 million "biomass-to-ethanol" expansion just over one year ago. The new facility will convert biomass such as sugar cane bagasse and straw into 40 million litres per year of advanced, second generation cellulosic biofuel.

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  20. Solar PV Power in Czech Republic, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 - New Study ReleasedRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR-inside.com

    ... power sources include wind (includes both onshore and offshore), solar photovoltaic (PV), small hydropower (SHP), biomass, biogas and geothermal. * Detailed overview on the global solar PV market with installed capacity and generation trends, ...

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