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  1. Gaelectric buys in to biomass businessRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Business World

    Irish renewable energy group, Gaelectric, today said that it has acquired Imperative Energy Ltd., a UK-based provider of biomass energy solutions for an undisclosed sum. Founded in 2007, Imperative Energy Ltd. has completed over 70 biomass installations totalling over 40MW in energy capacity, with a further 10 projects currently under construction.

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  2. Letter: Ask candidates about Kelowna fossil fuel useRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Kelowna Capital News

    On September 14, Burlington, Vermont, announced that it had succeeded in harvesting 100 per cent of its electricity from renewable sources such as wind, water and biomass. The city of 42,000 did so cost effectively, and became a proud member of the Washington Electric Co-operative, which reached 100 per cent earlier this year.

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  3. Gaelectric Group Enters Biomass Business with Acquisition of Imperative Energy Ltd.Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    Imperative Energy is a leading provider of renewable energy solutions with over 70 completed installations totalling 40MW of installed capacity Strategic 'Imperative' acquisition provides Gaelectric with a significant platform in the biomass sector Irish renewable energy group, Gaelectric, announces that it has acquired has completed over 70 biomass installations totalling over 40MW in energy capacity, with a further 10 projects currently under construction. Commenting, , said: "We are delighted to enter the biomass business with the acquisition of Imperative Energy, one of the leading providers of biomass energy solutions in .

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  4. A health check for your soilRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | FarmingUK

    ... evolution is directly related to soil respiration, a general measure of biological activity, indicating microbial biomass, carbon sequestration and nitrogen mineralisation rates. Against the background of accelerating global demand for food, finite ...

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  5. America's Pathetic, Negligent Energy PolicyRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Dissident Voice

    ... way, Burlington, the largest city (pop. 42,000) in the state of Vermont, is 100% renewable energy, wind, water, and biomass. "With little fanfare, the Burlington Electric Department crossed the threshold this month with the purchase of the ...

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  6. Malaysia's 'Smart Villages' and 9 other proven ideas for sustainable developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    ... the carbon footprint of cities while promoting healthy lifestyles, and using science to extract new wealth from palm biomass waste are among other creative initiatives underway in Malaysia that help light a path for emerging economy countries. ...

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  7. Atikokan generating station operating on biomassRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Pulp & Paper Canada

    Ontario Power Generation's Atikokan Generating Station is now operating on biomass, making it the largest electrical power plant in North America fuelled by 100% biomass. "Atikokan GS is a unique addition to our clean energy portfolio as it provides dispatchable, renewable energy that can be used when the power system needs it," said OPG's president and CEO, Tom Mitchell.

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  8. Senators Should Clean Up Wasteful Energy Tax BreaksRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    ... and other alternative fuels through a litany of credits. The Camp proposal repeals tax credits for biofuels , biomass and electricity produced from some resources. The Baucus plan proposed consolidating the current energy tax incentives from more ...

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  9. U professor working to save state's pheasants and ducksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    ... all accelerated about 15 years ago when we tried to develop perennial plants that could produce large quantities of biomass to be converted into biofuels," Wyse said. "Unfortunately, the profitability wasn't there, and still isn't." The intent was ...

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  10. Carbon residence time dominates uncertainty in terrestrial vegetation ...Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | CiteULike

    ... A C of warming, indicating global thresholds in the balance of positive and negative influences on productivity and biomass. In contrast to previous global vegetation model studies, we emphasize the importance of uncertainties in projected changes ...

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  11. EDF Renewable Services and Romax Technology Partner to Deliver Technical and Engineering ServicesRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... EDF Renewable Services is an industry leader, providing O&M services to more than 8 gigawatts of wind, solar and biomass projects across North America. With over 25 years of experience and 450 full-time, trained and certified wind technicians ...

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  12. The Malaspina Expedition confirms that pollution reaches even the most remote areas of the oceanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    ... ecosystem of the global ocean, particularly in the waters below the exposure to sunlight, where we discovered a fish biomass up to 10 times higher than previously thought". Researchers have already begun to sequence the genome of the global deep ...

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  13. German Village Produces 500% of its Energy from Renewable SourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Inhabitat

    ... 11 wind turbines and the hydropower system, the town is also home to several municipal and residential biomass heating systems and 2,100 mA2 of solar thermal systems. Five private residences are heated by geothermal systems and passivhaus techniques ...

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  14. ScottMadden to Partner with SEPA for Fact-Finding MissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WebWire

    ... clients to understand and effectively utilize cleaner, renewable sources of energy, such as nuclear, wind, solar, biomass, and biofuels. Our experienced team of energy practitioners understands the roles of energy efficiency, demand response, and ...

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  15. New Generation Power International Announces 345 Megawatt Biomass Project in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Market Wire

    New Generation Power International, a leading global renewable energy company, will develop three 11.5 Megawatt wood biomass plants in Japan. Together, Chicago-based New Generation Power International and Nippon Energy Solution, Inc. will launch a new wood-based biomass energy generation venture that will construct three separate facilities located in the Japanese regions of Miyazaki and Kagoshima.

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  16. The DFI Group Launches PR and Access to Capital for the Renewable...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    ... primary energy supply, according to National Resources Canada, with substantial expected growth in wind, solar, biomass, wind, geothermal and ocean energy. "In a high growth, fragmented market, companies have the opportunity to deploy PR as a ...

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  17. Small algae with great potentialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Science Daily

    ... the non-adapted at 26 degrees -- regardless of the carbon dioxide level. The adapted cultures produced even more new biomass and about twice as many calcite platelets than the control group under the high temperatures. In one part of their ...

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  18. Renewable Power When The Grid Needs It: North America's Largest...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Power Online

    Ontario, Canada is now home to North America's largest power plant fuelled completely by biomass. The Atikokan Generating Station conversion is complete and the station is now generating electricity and helping meet local power needs in northwestern Ontario.

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  19. Vermicomposting supports sustainable agricultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    ... earthworm can be done. 2) aerobic stage-- this lasts for 40-60 days or more, depending on the materials used and the biomass of earthworm stocked. Watering to a moisture of 60-80 percent is important for the earthworm to grow and multiply. As soon ...

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  20. Global warming driving invasive lionfish northwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Summit County Voice

    ... of Mexico and Caribbean. They are considered a major threat to Atlantic reefs by reducing reef fish recruitment and biomass, and have been implicated in cascading impacts such as decreased coral cover on coral reefs. To date, cold winter bottom ...

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