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  1. Green energy to create Rs 10 lakh cr biz in 5 years: SurveyRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Mydigitalfc.com

    India's renewable energy sector will generate business opportunities of a whopping Rs 10 lakh crore in the next five years, says the Economic Survey 2014-15. India's total renewable power installed capacity as on December 31, 2014 has reached 33,800 MW, wind energy continues to dominate this share accounting for 66 per cent of installed capacity followed by biomass, small hydro power and solar power.

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  2. Introduction of Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | PRWeb

    A revolutionary >5kWe cogen pellet boiler prototype system, designed and manufactured by OkoFEN, with Qnergy's Stirling engine inside, was introduced to the market. The biomass boiler is still under development and the first beta installations are expected before the end of the year to serve large residential and small to medium application requirements.

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  3. 14 Cleantech Start-Ups Join Clean Energy Trust's Accelerator...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | PR.com

    ... first software-defined power management system. Glucan Biorenewables - GlucanBio is commercializing a solvent-based biomass conversion platform that delivers cost-disruptive production of specialty and commodity drop-in chemicals. Igor - Igor is a ...

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  4. USDA Expands Investments in Next-Generation Bioenergy DevelopmentRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the availability of up to $8.7 million in funding for bioenergy research and education efforts as well as publishing the final rule for a program that provides incentives for farmers and forest landowners interested in growing and harvesting biomass for renewable energy. Both programs are made available through the 2014 Farm Bill.

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  5. I live off-grid and use Calor Gas for heating. Are there alternatives?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... trend since the beginning of the year, according to www.whatgas.com Heating systems covered by the scheme include biomass boilers, wood pellet stoves, air source heat pumps, ground source heat pumps and solar thermal panels that provide hot water ...

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  6. Controversial American farmer Joel Salatin in Queensland to 'sell ideas'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... function." Instead, Mr Salatin wanted farmers to replicate "nature's patterns" by using animals to recycle biomass and to regenerate their soil. He talked passionately about the benefits to production and profitability by 'measuring, managing and ...

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  7. California pays farmers to sustainably sequester carbon in soilRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NewsTarget.com

    ... to trap increasingly more carbon in soils year after year. "Organic amendments, particularly compost, can enhance biomass and sequester carbon on grasslands while reducing emissions from the waste sector," explains the report, adding that the use of ...

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  8. New Market Research Report: Hydropower (Large, Small and Pumped...Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

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

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  9. Global Gasification Market 2015-2019 - New Market ReportRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    Gasification is a thermochemical process that converts hydrocarbons such as coal, petroleum, petcoke, natural gas, and biomass into simple molecules, primarily resulting in a mixture called syngas by means of partial oxidation with air, oxygen, or steam. The key advantage of gasification is its ability to perform in various designs having a reduced environmental footprint as compared to combustion technologies.

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  10. Eucalyptus reforestation induces soil water repellencyRead the original story

    Wednesday | CSIRO Publishing

    ... forests in the Western Mediterranean. Australian Journal of Soil Research 43 , 309318. ) Does soil carbon loss in biomass production systems negate the greenhouse benefits of bioenergy? Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change 11 , ...

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  11. Olympic Region Clean Air Agency awaiting results after emissions tests on Nippon biomass boilerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Peninsula Daily News

    The Olympic Region Clean Air Agency expects to obtain lab test results within 60 days on last week's air quality tests of emissions from Nippon Paper Industries USA's new $85 million biomass boiler. "The overall perspective is that it went really well," Mark Goodin, the agency's professional engineer, said Monday.

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  12. WK48974 an International Standard for Ethanol Cooking Fuel for Household UseRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | ASTM Standardization News

    The creation of an ASTM Standard for ethanol home cooking fuel would impact commercial activities in the following ways: Assist with regulatory issues in international transactions by clarifying and classifying the properties of the fuel and clearing confusion between denatured ethanol for cooking fuel versus beverage-grade ethanol Aid in procurement of quality fuel and ensure the customer is receiving a quality product Create a benchmark that will enable consumers to know they are buying a quality product and will help the product be accepted in the marketplace Around the world, nearly three billion people continue to cook with traditional biomass fuels.

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  13. Summit Old Guard welcomes Dr. Joachim Messing on March 10 in New ProvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    ... speak to the Old Guard of Summit at its Tuesday, March 10, meeting in New Providence. The subject of his address is "Biomass as a Source of Energy." As a source of energy, biomass is biological material derived from plant based substances. It can ...

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  14. "AC Biogas GmbH - Power - Deals and Alliances Profile" now available at Fast Market ResearchRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... Association of Biogenic and Renewable power and fuels eV (BBK), Federal Renewable Energy Federation (BEE), German Biomass Research Centre (DBFZ), and Agency for Renewable Resources (FNR). AC Biogas is headquartered in Munster, Germany. AC Biogas ...

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  15. New Market Research Report: RWE Innogy GmbH - Alternative Energy - Investment ProfileRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    The company plans, builds and runs the facilities generating power from renewable sources. It operates onshore wind farms, offshore wind farms, biomass plants, hydro power stations and solar thermal power plants.

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  16. Plant Plastics Seed New Tech, from Miatas to Tea BagsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | LiveScience

    ... polymers that outperform their traditional counterparts. Bioplastics are made wholly or in part from renewable biomass sources such as sugarcane and corn, or from microbes such as yeast. Some are biodegradable or even compostable.a Bioplastics are ...

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  17. Hawaiian Electric Co. says it generates 21% of its power from renewable energyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... Utilities Commission also noted that the jump was due primarily to increased energy from renewable sources such as biomass, geothermal, solar photovoltaic, hydroelectric, wind and biofuels, as well as more installations of solar water heating ...

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  18. Mass., Conn. R.I. Govs Look To Expand Green Energy EffortsRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Banker & Tradesman

    ... bidding process to seek proposals from suppliers of clean energy resources including wind, solar, small hydro, biomass, fuel cells and other non-carbon emitting sources," according to the Associated Press. The draft proposal will undergo a 30-day ...

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  19. NREL Science is crucial to success of new biofuels plants.Read the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | ThomasNet

    NREL played crucial role in technology that led DuPont, POET, and Abengoa to open commercial-scale facilities to turn biomass into clean transportation fuels. Companies turned to NREL for biofuels expertise - POET for pretreatment, Abengoa for compositional analysis, and DuPont for crucial steps in process.

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  20. U.K. Government Awards 315 Million Pounds of Renewable ContractsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... to a third pot of the contract mechanism. Those funds would have gone for projects that seek to convert to burning biomass from coal, as Drax Group Plc is doing at its plants. As a result, Drax had no projects seeking funds in the program announced ...

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