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Project LIBERTY Biorefinery Starts Cellulosic Ethanol Production

by US Department of Energy  (Sep. 3, 2014)

Project LIBERTY, the nation’s first commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol plant to use corn waste as a feedstock, announced the start of production today (Sep 3, 2014). Once operating at full, commercial-scale, the biorefinery in Emmetsburg, Iowa will produce 25 million gallons of cellulosic ethanol per year - enough to avoid approximately ...

Bio-Ethanol Plant Protected by SharpEye Flame Detectors

by Spectrex Inc  (Sep. 10, 2014)

The NESTE Oil Bio ethanol plant, constructed in the Port of Rotterdam, is equipped with SharpEye 40/40I and SharpEye 40/40M Optical Flame Detectors. The ongoing demand for environment friendly bio-fuels has created the need for dedicated extraction plants that produce the bio- fuels from various agricultural crops. Production of ethanol from corn ...

Koyambedu Sewage Treatment Plant CHP - Biogas Production

by Clarke Energy  (Aug. 26, 2014)

Established in 1979, Enviro Control Associates (I) Pvt. Ltd. is one of the leading Indian companies operating in the domain of Environmental Engineering. The company has a strong foothold in water treatment, sewage treatment, effluent treatment, municipal solid waste management, tertiary treatment and biogas based energy ...

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: ...

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 ...

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