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  1. ScottMadden to Moderate Panel on Utility Investments in T&D Systems at Grid Transformation SummitRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | PR Log

    ... 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 ...


  2. First Solar: Likely The Best Bet In The Solar IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... their electricity from designated renewable resources. Generally, these resources include wind, solar, geothermal, biomass, and some types of hydroelectricity, but may include other resources such as landfill gas, municipal solid waste, and tidal ...


  3. New clean energy investment falls 5% to $61.0 billion in Q1 15Read the original story

    10 hrs ago |

    ... invested in Q1 14. Project finance was also boosted by the financial close of ten of the seventeen wind, solar and biomass projects in Round 3 of South Africa's Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP). Some $2.8 ...


  4. USDA Announces Funding for Rural Electric Infrastructure ProjectsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | U.S. Department of Agriculture

    ... 2009, USDA's Rural Utilities Service has provided $1.1 billion for 18 renewable projects. These projects include biomass and wind as well as solar. "As part of the Obama Administration's all of-the-above energy strategy, renewable energy generation, ...


  5. Bubbles dilemma solved after more than twenty yearsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Science, Industry and Business

    ... the development of efficient catalytic processes for different energy and material resources, such as fossil fuels, biomass and solar energy. NWO is financing this programme with 31.9 million euros. In order to make statements about current and ...


  6. Senate OKs Knopp biomass 'carbon-neutral' billRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    State Sen. Tim Knopp carried Senate Bill 752 on the Senate floor Monday and the effort to declare biomass "carbon-neutral" sailed through unanimously. SB 752 declares biomass to be carbon neutral, taking a rule previously created by the Department of Environmental Quality and making it law.


  7. Enviva Partners touts European alternative energy initiativesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    ... capacity from 2017 through 2021. Because wood fiber supplies can be replenished, wood pellets are viewed as biomass by European and UK regulators, though some of the rules around forest management practices have yet to be finalized, the company said ...


  8. Microbial phospholipid biomarkers and stable isotope methods help reveal soil functionsRead the original story

    Yesterday | CiteULike

    ... due to natural discrimination (AZ13C) of single PLFAs. Uptake of naturally labelled substrate in the total microbial biomass can be quantified. Artificial labelling enables quantification of label uptake into single PLFAs. This review targets ...


  9. Detroit Zoo wants to use animal manure to generate energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... Czarnecki in a statement. "Anaerobic digestion is a natural process where plant and animal materials - called biomass - are broken down by micro-organisms in the absence of air. The process begins when biomass is placed inside a sealed tank or ...


  10. We must reduce our carbon footprints, but that's only the beginningRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    ... continues to increase rapidly, and the need for action is immediate. Obtaining energy from wind, solar, hydro, biomass and other sources is becoming practical, and we can reduce our energy needs by increasing efficiency and simply consuming less. ...


  11. New Study: EWE Aktiengesellschaft - Alternative Energy - Deals and Alliances ProfileRead the original story

    Yesterday |

    ... The company's generation business segment, combines electricity generation from renewable energies such as wind and biomass, conventional generation and the gas storage of the group. The infrastructure segment engages in construction and operation ...


  12. Major Advance in Artificial Photosynthesis Poses Win/Win for the EnvironmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Science, Industry and Business

    ... solar energy and carbon dioxide is reduced and combined with water for the synthesis of molecular products that form biomass," says Chris Chang, an expert in catalysts for carbon-neutral energy conversions. "In our system, nanowires harvest solar ...


  13. Air Pollution: The silent killer we need to talk about more oftenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | DNA India

    ... linked intimately to livelihoods and household habits in several parts of the country. In rural India, the use of biomass as cooking fuel is the primary cause of indoor air pollution. According to estimates from the last Census in 2011, biomass is ...


  14. The cookstove that could save 4 million lives per yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mashable

    ... die each year from health problems linked to inhaling carbon monoxide or pollutants from stoves that burn wood, biomass or coal. A woman in Rwanda uses a typical three-stone fire, which is inefficient due to wasted fuel and dangerous because it ...


  15. SmartWatt Energy's Alyssa Wingenfield Named ASHRAE's New Face of EngineeringRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sys-Con Media

    ... get to know people quite quickly and I'm able to stand out." Alyssa's designs have won Green Building Awards and her biomass boiler research was published in the Journal of Energy Engineering. in grants, low interest loans and utility rebates to ...


  16. Sappi NGX energy projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bizcommunity

    Sappi welcomes the selection as preferred bidder of the Ngodwana Energy Biomass Project for the South African Government Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Programme Broad-based participation assured through the Ngodwana Energy Employees Trust and the Ngodwana Energy Community Trust which will each hold a 5% stake in the project Sappi Southern Africa CEO Alex Thiel welcomed the announcement made on Friday 10 April 2015 that Ngodwana Energy has been chosen as a preferred bidder in the Department of Energy's 4th window Renewable Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme .


  17. Phytoextraction of nickel and rhizosphere microbial communities under ...Read the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | CSIRO Publishing

    ... and Bornmuellera tymphaea . After 4 months of culture in mesocosms using ultramafic soil (Ni = 1480 mg kg-1), plant biomass yield and Ni concentrations in shoots and roots were recorded for each of six treatments (mixed-culture cover, four ...


  18. MomentumGOODBYE, Norma JeanRead the original story

    Yesterday | 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 ...


  19. Indian researchers propose fuel-chemicals-electricity cellulosic biomass biorefinery schemeRead the original story

    Sunday | Green Car Congress

    Researchers from the CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum are proposing a biorefinery scheme using lignocellulosic biomass feedstock for the production of fuel , chemicals , and energy . The proposed scheme could be integrated with existing sugar or paper mills, where the availability of biomass feedstock is in abundance as a means to address some of the cost and logistics issues, they suggest in their paper published in the ACS journal Energy & Fuels .


  20. How to make trees grow bigger and quickerRead the original story

    Sunday | Big News

    ... Turner from the University of Manchester. "This discovery will contribute to meeting the needs for increased plant biomass as a renewable source of biofuels, chemicals and materials while minimising further CO2 release into the atmosphere," Turner ...