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  • BMH Enviro’s waste crusher produces RDF with 70% biomass content

    BMH Enviro’s Tyrannosaurus® heavy-duty crushers convert waste into refuse-derived fuel (RDF) that is 70% biomass according to CEN 15747, a method that can determine the renewable content of most materials. Using RDF with high biomass content helps companies lower their greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories and obtain more carbon credits in cap-and-trade programs.Companies in energy-intensive ...


    By Beta Analytic Inc.

  • New insights into carbon emissions in China

    Original story at MIT News New research takes a look at whether policies can curtail the growth of harmful greenhouse gases. Researchers from MIT and Tsinghua University in Beijing are collaborating to bring new insights into how China — now the world’s largest emitter of carbon ...

  • Carbon Friendly Solutions Inc. Signs Voluntary Emission Reduction Transfer Agreement for the Settlement of Orica's Remaining Interest in MicroCoal.

    Carbon Friendly Solutions Inc. (CNSX: CFQ) ("CFS" or the "Company") has recently reached an agreement with Orica Limited ("ORI" or the "Recipient") defining the terms and obligations for the settlement of ORI's outstanding debt in MicroCoal Inc. ("MCI") and the transfer of its remaining 41.79% stake in MCI to the Company (the "Debt"). Pursuant to the Share Purchase Agreement signed by CFS and ...


  • European Carbon Market Update

    Launched in 2005 with the aim of reducing emissions by 21% in 2020 compared to 2005 levels, the EU ETS largely dominates the global allowance market. It is the most important mechanism globally and serves as the foundation of the EU’s policy for climate change, focusing on the mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions in a cost-effective manner. The EU ETS has been successful in reflecting ...


  • Renewable/Low Carbon Energy Opportunities for Businesses

    The report offers technical and commercial guidance on a range of renewable and low carbon generation technologies for business operators to work out what solutions suit them and how they can implement these solutions for maximum benefit to the business. Features and benefits The report will help business operators to identify the most cost-effective way of meeting their ...


  • Chemical looping is step towards fuels with lower carbon impact

    A move towards fossil fuels with reduced CO2 emissions is an integral part of the transition towards a sustainable energy future. Both the energy and transportation industries could benefit from liquid hydrocarbon fuels with a smaller carbon footprint, to help meet emissions targets. New research suggests that chemical looping technologies could be used to produce fuels with a lower impact, as a ...

  • MHG`s mobile service takes biomass quality monitoring to the real-time era

    The Finnish supplier of bioenergy ERP solutions, MHG Systems, has introduced an extension to their popular MHG Bioenergy ERP service. This new extension makes it possible to monitor biofuel moisture levels already in the field. On the other hand, the real-time moisture monitoring also improves transportation management and creates significant financial savings. This service extension which was ...


    By MHG Systems Ltd

  • Straw cover trims emissions of specific gases from Slurry

    Odor complaints related to animal production have increased during the past decade. Swine slurry stored in open storages is a source of airborne contaminants, including ammonia and odorous compounds. A customary practice for ammonia and odor control consists of covering the surface of the slurry with floating materials, such as straw. In general terms, straw covers reduce odorant emissions from ...

  • A low-carbon transport system requires coherent national policy

    The transition to a low-carbon transport system needs a coherent national policy framework that supports all its aspects, according to a review of transport and innovation policy in Finland. Its findings suggest that policymakers need to identify and remove contradictory policies that present barriers to achieving greener transport system. Globally, transport is the second largest source of ...

  • Carbon Sciences' Gas-to-Liquid Technology Featured in TGDaily.com and Pipeline Magazine

    Articles Tout Company's Swift Market-Ready Timeline and Beneficial Impact on Energy and ClimateSANTA BARBARA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/09/10 -- Carbon Sciences Inc. (OTCBB: CABN), the developer of a breakthrough technology to transform greenhouse gases into gasoline and other portable fuels, today announced its latest media coverage in TGDaily.com and Pipeline magazine. Reaching nearly 415,000 ...


  • Leading Low Carbon Economy Solutions showcase in Bath, UK

    May 11 2010 - Bath: Cleantech start-ups are gathering at the University of Bath’s Low Carbon Start Up Fest on Friday 14th May to present to potential investors, partners, and fellow entrepreneurs. Companies presenting include:       ...


  • Biomass Power in the United States (US), Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations, and Company Profiles

    Biomass Power in the United States (US), Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations, and Company Profiles is the latest report from industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information on the biomass power market. The report provides in depth analysis on global renewable power market and global biomass power market with ...


  • US EPA’s Gina McCarthy address: new regulations of greenhouse gas emissions from power plants and oil refineries

    PHOENIX, AZ – February 1, 2011 – Gina McCarthy, Assistant Administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Air and Radiation , was the keynote speaker during the plenary session of EUEC 2011, the USA’s largest energy, utility and environment conference held at the Phoenix Convention Center from January 31 through February 2, 2011. The ...

  • World`s first Renewable Heat Incentive launched to reduce emissions (Press Notice)

    £860m government scheme expected to increase green capital investment by £4.5 billion up to 2020, stimulating a new market in renewable heat; Incentive to increase number of industrial, commercial and public sector installations by seven times to 2020 A full system of RHI payments will be available to households from October ...

  • Global transition to low-carbon energy sources would be unlike any other, IHS/World Economic forum study says

    A global shift toward low-carbon energy sources would be unlike any other in history and would create new challenges, as the world attempts to actively influence a major energy transition for the first time, according to a new study by IHS and the World Economic Forum. The findings of the study were presented today at IHS CERAWeek 2013, the world’s premier energy conference, in Houston. ...


    By IHS

  • Marchwood Scientific new range of services for biodegradable waste

    Marchwood Scientific Services Ltd (MSSL) the independent Dioxin testing laboratory near Southampton has now extended its package of testing services for biodegradable wastes. The EU Landfill Directive and corresponding UK Landfill Regulations set targets designed to divert biodegradable municipal wastes (BMW) away from landfill. These targets state that by 2010, only 75% of the 1995 quantity of ...

  • Beta Analytic opens facility in Beijing for ASTM D6866 clients in Mainland China

    ISO 17025-accredited Beta Analytic, Inc., is ready to receive samples for ASTM D6866 testing in its facility in Beijing, China. ASTM D6866 is a standard method that determines the exact percentage of a solid, liquid, or gas that came from renewable sources by measuring the material's carbon 14 content.Carbon dioxide emissions from fuels with mixed biomass and fossil inputs, bioplastics, biofuels, ...


    By Beta Analytic Inc.

  • Tropic Forest Dataset Available on ArcGIS Online

    Woods Hole Research Center (WHRC) is using Esri's ArcGIS Online to make its new carbon stock datasets available to scientists and environmental experts throughout the world. Decision makers will be able to easily access this data and use GIS to study tropical ...


    By Esri

  • Canada`s Renewable Energy Future

    Renewable energy sources can drive Canada's low-carbon future says a recent report from the Trottier Energy Futures Project. Canada will have access to enough renewable energy by 2050 to achieve the deep greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions required to do our part to put a brake on global climate change, according to a report released today by the Trottier Energy Futures Project (TEFP). An Inventory ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Biofuels from tree seeds

    Tree seeds, rather than biomass or fuel crop plants, could represent an abundant source of renewable energy, according to research published in the International Journal of Automotive Technology and Management. The study suggests that seeds from the Indian mahua and sal trees have almost as good a thermal efficiency as biodiesel but would produce lower emissions of carbon monoxide, waste ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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