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Energy Department Announces $7 Million to Develop Advanced Logistics for Bioenergy Feedstocks

by US Department of Energy  (Dec. 4, 2014)

The Energy Department announced today up to $7 million for two projects aimed at developing and demonstrating ways to reduce the cost of delivering bioenergy feedstocks to biorefineries. Examples of bioenergy feedstocks include corn stover, switchgrass, and woody biomass. By investing in this type of research, development, and demonstration, the ...

Biomass Power Generation Market Global Research 2018

by ReportsnReports  (Aug. 1, 2014)

Biomass power generation is a source of power generation from carbon contained in the waste of various human and natural activities. This waste is derived from various sources, including the by-products from the Timber industry, as well as from sugarcane crops, woody plants, agricultural residue, oil-rich algae, and the organic part of ...

Latest biomethane tariff review set to give boost to biomass industry

by Energy Team (UK) Ltd.  (Dec. 16, 2014)

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has today published the outcome of its biomethane tariff review. The review was launched in the summer to address fears that the current tariffs may be over-rewarding large projects. The consultation received considerable input from across the industry, as the original document could have led to ...

Researchers: Bio4Energy Rules at Leading Biomass Fuel Quality Conference

by Bio4Energy  (Nov. 6, 2014)

Late October, leading researchers on the quality of biomass-based fuels met as an Impacts of Fuel Quality on Power Production conference—given this year at Snowbird, Utah, U.S.A.—with one in five talks being delivered by a scientist from Bio4Energy. ...

Biopower Report Presents Methodology for Assessing the Value of Co-Firing Biomass in Pulverized Coal Plants

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

A joint Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) report presents the results of an evaluation funded by the Bioenergy Technologies Office that examines the effects of substituting up to 20% renewable biomass for coal in electricity production. This ...

Energy Department Announces $10 Million to Develop Innovative Bioenergy Technologies

by US Department of Energy  (Feb. 20, 2015)

The Energy Department’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) announces the selection of seven projects across the country to receive up to $10 million to support innovative technologies and solutions to help advance bioenergy development. These projects will support BETO’s work to develop renewable and cost-competitive biofuels from ...

NREL Report Provides Documentation of the Advanced Biorefinery Landscape

by US Department of Energy  (Feb. 25, 2015)

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) released a report in January 2015 on the status of the non-starch ethanol and renewable hydrocarbon biofuels industry in the United States. The report, “2013 Survey of Non-Starch Ethanol and Renewable Hydrocarbon Biofuels ...

President Obama’s FY16 Budget Request Proposes Increased Funding for BETO

by US Department of Energy  (Feb. 6, 2015)

President Obama’s fiscal year (FY) 2016 budget request was released Monday, proposing funding levels for the U.S. Department of Energy, including $246 million for the Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO). This budget would be a $21 million increase from BETO’s enacted budget for ...

NREL Refines Method to Convert Lignin to Nylon Precursor

by National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)  (Feb. 26, 2015)

A new study from the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) demonstrates the conversion of lignin-derived compounds to adipic acid, an important industrial dicarboxylic acid produced for its use as a precursor to nylon, plasticizers, lubricants, polyesters, and other popular products and chemicals. The demonstration is an ...

Biorefinery Development à la Bio4Energy Focus of Umeå Renewable Energy Conference

by Bio4Energy  (Feb. 11, 2015)

The Umeå Renewable Energy Meeting—which is in fact an annual conference, held in northern Sweden and traditionally attended mostly by researchers and industry representatives from Europe and the ...

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