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Renewable Energy to Power 25 Percent of Electricity in the Americas

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jul. 4, 2014)

The next decade and a half will see renewable energy raise its share of electricity generation capacity in the Americas from 7% in 2012, to 28% in 2030 (excluding the contribution of hydroelectric power), while the share of coal-fired capacity falls from 21% to 9%, according to a major report from research company Bloomberg New Energy Finance. The ...

Stakeholder Statements - Clean Power Plan, Part One

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jun. 3, 2014)

Business/Industry American Sustainable Business Council | David Levine, CEO & Co-Founder “Business leaders recognize and applaud the President and the Environmental Protection Agency for the leadership demonstrated on issuing these rules to mitigate the worst impacts of climate change. The business community is as much at risk from ...

USDA Selects 36 Energy Facilities to Accept Biomass Deliveries

by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)  (Jul. 23, 2014)

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has selected 36 energy facilities in 14 states to accept biomass deliveries supported by the Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP), which was authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill. Biomass owners who supply these facilities may qualify for BCAP delivery ...

WBA Press Release on visit to Pécs, Hungary

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

Pécs is a beautiful city in the Southwest of Hungary with almost 160.000 inhabitants and a large district heating grid. In the past the heat was delivered using coal and natural gas. Today Pécs sees itself as the first green city in Hungary. Starting 2013 the heat generation has been based completely on biomass. Recently, a ...

Big Leap in Biomass Use for Heating in Spain

by Expobioenergía / Expobiomasa  (Jun. 20, 2014)

The Spanish have gone from consuming 100,000 tonnes of pellets in 2010 to 380,000 tonnes in 2013. And forecasts published by various organisations are saying that by 2020 the 1.1 million tonne mark will have been passed The Spanish Association for the Energy Valuation of Biomass ...

Biomass calculator launched

by Department of Energy and Climate Change  (Jul. 24, 2014)

A scientific calculator has been developed that investigates the impact on carbon emissions of biomass sourced from North America to produce electricity. The calculator finds that biomass, when sourced responsibly, can be used in a low carbon and sustainable way. The government’s Bioenergy Strategy published in 2012 made clear only bioenergy ...

Rice husk biomass fired boiler in China

by ZG Boiler  (Apr. 21, 2014)

Rice husk biomass fired boiler can be found in the 3 kinds of designs, for small capacities from 2 t/hr to 35 t/hr, we now have an package type Boiler design with internal furnace design. Highly efficient: the application of reproducible biomass energy is of low priced, reducing overhead by 30-60% compared to oil (gas). Low-carbon: low soot, ...

World Biomass Report

by ReportLinker  (Feb. 6, 2013) announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:   World Biomass Report ...

GE Supports Need for Distributed Power in Indonesia with Announcement of Key Projects

by General Electric  (Feb. 25, 2014)

GE’s Integrated Biomass Gasification Solution to Power the Country’s First Biomass-to-Power Plants for on-Grid Applications Using Bamboo and Wood Biomass Feedstock Gas Compression Station Facility to be Upgraded with GE’s Gas Engines Supporting the need for distributed power in Indonesia, GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that it ...

US Settlement with Minnesota Coal-fired Utility to Reduce Emissions, Fund Projects to Benefit Environment and Communities

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jul. 16, 2014)

In a settlement with the United States, Minnesota Power, an ALLETE company based in Duluth, has agreed to install pollution control technology and meet stringent emission rates to reduce harmful air pollution from the company’s three coal-fired power plants located in Cohasset, Hoyt Lakes, and Schroeder, Minnesota, the Department of Justice ...

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