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Energy Department Announces Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement for Targeted Algal Biofuels and Bioproducts

by US Department of Energy  (Aug. 20, 2014)

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy intends to issue, on behalf of the Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO), a funding opportunity announcement (FOA),“Targeted Algal Biofuels and Bioproducts.” BETO’s 2019 projected state of technology for the cost of algal biofuels is modeled at ...

Tamar Energy’s Basingstoke Biogas CHP Plant

by Clarke Energy  (Jul. 28, 2014)

Tamar Energy’s Basingstoke anaerobic digestion (AD) facility is located in Hampshire. It was commissioned in 2013. The AD plant converts food waste into biogas. This renewable fuel generated is used on-site (power and heat) and the electricity is exported to the national grid, reducing carbon emissions while improving the environment. The ...

Climate Action: Commission Uses Polluters` Revenues to Fund Clean Energy Projects Across Europe

by Europa Press Room  (Jul. 8, 2014)

The European Commission today awarded €1 billion funding to 19 projects to fight climate change under the second call of the so-called NER 300 funding programme. The funding for the projects comes from revenues resulting from the sale of emission allowances in the EU Emissions Trading System. This makes the polluters the driving ...

Capturing CO2 Emissions Needed to Meet Climate Targets

by The Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)  (Jun. 26, 2014)

Technologies that are discussed controversially today may be needed to keep the future risks and costs of climate change in check. Combining the production of energy from fossil fuels and biomass with capturing and storing the CO2 they emit (CCS) can be key to achieving current climate policy objectives such as limiting the rise of the global mean ...

REN Alliance - IRENA Webinar. Register Now!

by World Bioenergy Association (WBA)  (Jun. 24, 2014)

The REN Alliance partners, the International Geothermal Association (IGA), International Hydropower Association (IHA), International Solar Energy Society (ISES), World Wind Energy Association (WWEA) and World Bioenergy Association (WBA), are pleased to be teaming up with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), to offer a webinar on: ...

Clarke Energy wins Innovation Award from the REA for the Development of System Creating Renewable Power from Heat

by Clarke Energy  (Jun. 24, 2014)

Clarke Energy has been announced the winner of the Innovation Award at the British Renewable Energy Awards 2014. Competition was tight with a total of 39 companies short-listed under 12 categories. The award is in recognition for the development of its first project with a cutting edge ...

Grass Is Greener For Biofuels Future

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jun. 10, 2014)

A genetically-engineered bacterium developed by scientists in the US can produce ethanol biofuel from coarse, wild-growing switchgrass, rather than using vital food crops such as maize. Scientists in the US claim they have developed a simple, one-step process that turns plant tissue into biofuel. A genetically-engineered bacterium can convert ...

First Report of Bioenergy Statistics from the WBA

by World Bioenergy Association (WBA)  (Jun. 4, 2014)

Today (June 4, 2014), World Bioenergy Association (WBA) has released the ‘WBA Global Bioenergy Statistics 2014’ report at the World Bioenergy 2014 conference in Jönköping, Sweden. “A major challenge in formulating policy decisions for renewable energy is the significant knowledge in bioenergy data. This report is the ...

Commercial Bioenergy Venture in Africa Wins the 2014 World Bioenergy Award

by Elmia AB  (Jun. 3, 2014)

The 2014 World Bioenergy Award has been awarded to Jörgen Sandström from Sweden. He is head of the company Addax Bioenergy in Sierra Leone, which on a commercial basis is not only replacing fossil fuels with bioenergy but also increasing the availability of energy, work and food. The prize was presented by HRH Prince Carl Philip of ...

Five final candidates for the World Bioenergy Award 2014

by Elmia AB  (Apr. 20, 2014)

The five final candidates to the World Bioenergy Award 2014 are now chosen. One of them will be announced as the winner on June 3 at the opening session of World Bioenergy 2014 in Jönköping, Sweden. This is the third time that the World Bioenergy Award is presented. “These candidates really represents, the aim of the World ...

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