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  1. Fact Sheet: Fostering a Cleaner and More Sustainable Energy Future in the CaribbeanRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... for International Development (USAID)'s Improved Cooking Technology Project in Haiti resulted in more than 50,000 biomass and LPG stoves sold to reduce charcoal use and is encouraging the widespread adoption of this technology. The OAS, with ...

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  2. An Interesting Contrarian Utility SelectionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... solar simultaneously coming in at 15.2 GW. Add in the roughly 3.1 GW of hydropower and 3.7 GW of electricity from biomass that Germany usually has, and the output of conventional power plants was pushed down to 26 GW at 1 PM on Sunday. Power demand, ...

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  3. Microsoft buys more green energy annually than Google and Apple combinedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WinBeta

    ... annually" - Microsoft The green energy that Microsoft purchases comes from a range of sources including biogas, biomass, small-hydro, solar, and wind. The company either purchases this energy from renewable energy companies such as Sterling Planet ...

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  4. SDSC announces international chemistry collaborationRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    The San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego is a partner in a new international collaboration to develop computational models and software for simulations of bifunctional catalysis, which is of high relevance for biomass conversion to liquid fuels and raw materials used in the chemical industry.

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  5. PHG Energy Acquires Gasification Plant And Patents From MaxWestRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    ... systems. The technology employs a non-burning thermo-chemical process in which waste materials or renewable biomass is cleanly converted to a fuel gas with combustion properties similar to natural gas. The fuel can be utilized for thermal ...

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  6. Coveted Aphc Training Grants Continue in 2015 but are Limited to First 100 ApplicantsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... a Underfloor Heating a Domestic Ventilation Systems a Renewable Technologies - heat pumps, solar thermal, woody biomass

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  7. Forest carbon sinks in the Northern HemisphereRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | CiteULike

    ... total sink for 0.6-0.7 Pg of C per year (1 Pg = 1015 g) during the early 1990s, consisting of 0.21 Pg C/yr in living biomass, 0.08 Pg C/yr in forest products, 0.15 Pg C/yr in dead wood, and 0.13 Pg C/yr in the forest floor and soil organic matter. ...

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  8. Yak dung burning pollutes indoor air of Tibetan householdsRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Science Blog

    ... chemistry, is also studying levels of black carbon emissions in the outdoor environment generated by the burning of biomass fuels like yak dung. Black carbon absorbs heat in the atmosphere and reduces the ability to reflect sunlight when deposited ...

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  9. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in continental shelf sediment ...Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | CiteULike

    ... average of 82 ng/g. Sedimentary PAHs in the continental shelf off China were mainly derived from mixed residues of biomass, coal, and petroleum combustion. Fluvial transport and atmospheric deposition mainly accounted for sediment PAHs in the ECS ...

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  10. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in rural soils of Dongjiang...Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | CiteULike

    ... of the soil PAHs with different origins and different properties. Source apportionment results showed that coal, biomass, oil, commercial creosotes, and vehicle contributed 24 %, 24 %, 17 %, 17 %, and 18 % of the total soil PAH burden, respectively. ...

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  11. A New Spread Opens In The Biodiesel RIN MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... second half of the year. The wild card in all of this is the price of Renewable Identification Numbers [RIN] for the biomass-based diesel category [D4] of the revised Renewable Fuel Standard [RFS2]. As a reminder, RINs are the flexible subsidy ...

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  12. Integration of a constraint-based metabolic model of Brassica napus...Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | CiteULike

    The use of large-scale or genome-scale metabolic reconstructions for modeling and simulation of plant metabolism and integration of those models with large-scale omics and experimental flux data is becoming increasingly important in plant metabolic research. Here we report an updated version of bna572, a bottom-up reconstruction of oilseed rape developing seeds with emphasis on representation of biomass-component biosynthesis.

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  13. Greener Routes To PolymersRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Chemical and Engineering News

    ... diisocyanate (PDI), for making polyurethanes. The company says it can make PDI with 70% of its carbon content from biomass, such as field corn, that doesn't directly compete with food sources. "Customers are increasingly demanding products based on ...

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  14. Green groups question benefits of biomassRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SavannahNow

    Georgia's biomass industry is booming, resulting in the shipment of more than a million tons annually of wood pellets to Europe where they're burned as a greener alternative to coal in power plants. But a nonprofit new to Savannah, the Dogwood Alliance, is raising concerns here that the practice isn't so environmentally friendly.

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  15. The carbon that's killing India, and how California can helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    ... combustion. It's the stuff that makes soot dark, an unwanted byproduct of burning diesel fuel in vehicles, biomass in stoves for cooking and heating, coal in small industrial operations and agricultural waste in post-harvest fields. Humanity sends ...

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  16. Growing Underground Selects Valoya's LED Lights for Underground...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | PRWeb

    ... The light by Valoya, proved very efficient in driving growth of our micro and leafy greens, as well as in leafy biomass, taste and visual appearance A London based producer of leafy greens has selected Valoya's LED lights for the initial phase of ...

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  17. Now Available: Helius Energy plc (HEGY) - Power - Deals and Alliances ProfileRead the original story

    Sunday | PR-inside.com

    The company carries out the installation and operation of biomass fired renewable electricity generation plants. It develops both large and small modular biomass-powered electricity generation plants.

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  18. New Market Report: Dynamotive Energy Systems Corporation - Strategic SWOT Analysis ReviewRead the original story

    Sunday | PR-inside.com

    The company develops and markets biofuel technology and products based on its patented fast pyrolysis technology. It converts biomass into jet fuel, gasoline and diesel.

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  19. New Market Research Report: American Renewables, LLC - Power - Deals and Alliances ProfileRead the original story

    Sunday | PR-inside.com

    ... Power Project. It has partnership with Baycorp Holding, ltd, and Energy Management Inc to develop utility scale biomass projects. American Renewables is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, the US. Full Report Details at - ...

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  20. Lecturer Bruce E. Logan to speak at Clarkson on microbial fuel cell technologies Jan. 29Read the original story

    Sunday | North Country Now

    The Association of Environmental Engineering & Science Professors Distinguished Lecturer Bruce E. Logan will speak at Clarkson University on microbial fuel cell technologies. He will speak on "Microbial Fuel Technologies for Renewable Power and Biofuels Production from Waste Biomass" at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, in Clarkson's Moore House Room 1009A.

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