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  • Global Marine Energy Market Analysis to 2020 - Capacity, Generation, Regulation and Market Share Analysis now available at ReportsandReports

    Dallas, TX: ReportsandReports announce Japanese Global Marine Energy Market Analysis to 2020 - Capacity, Generation, Regulation and Market Share Analysis Market Research Report in its Store. Browse complete Report at ...


  • ENERIA and XYLOWATT signed an agreement to develop the biomass combined heat and power generation sector

    ENERIA, energy arm of the Monnoyeur Group, is the Caterpillar distributor in France, Poland, Romania, Algeria, Belgium and Luxembourg. The company has accumulated more than 30 years experience in combined heat and power plants equipped with gas engines. XYLOWATT, a Belgian company (based in Charleroi) has developed a unique gasification technology that converts biomass into a high-quality fuel ...


    By XYLOWATT sa

  • North East England is big winner under UK low carbon transition plan

    Consent was granted today for a new biomass power station in Tees Port near Middlesbrough. The new station, owned by MGT Power Limited, will be fuelled by some 2.4 million tonnes of clean wood chip fuel per year and provide up to 295MW of clean energy. The power station will provide about 400 jobs during the expected 34 month construction and commissioning period and about 150 jobs once it is ...


  • PNNL to receive US$14M in ARRA funds for biofuels research

    The Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will receive about US$14.2 million for its role in two biofuels research consortia announced today by Energy Secretary Steven Chu. The consortia will advance the science and technology needed to remove hurdles and accelerate the ability to convert plants and other biological material into biofuels that can be used in existing ...

  • Double-Win “Algal Turf Scrubbers” Help to Clean Up Baltimore Harbor and Fuel Cars

    Algae absorb nutrients and produce oxygen—ecosystem services that are vital to the health of impaired water bodies like the Chesapeake Bay and Gulf of Mexico. Energy Department-funded researchers are investigating how to mimic these natural services, while at the same time, sustainably produce biomass for conversion to renewable biofuels and bioproducts. It’s a double win for the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Novel Enzyme from Tiny Gribble could prove a boon for biofuels research

    Researchers from the United Kingdom, the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), and the University of Kentucky have recently published a paper describing a novel cellulose-degrading enzyme from a marine wood borer Limnoria quadripunctata, commonly known as the gribble. Gribbles are biologically intriguing because they exhibit a relatively unique ability to produce ...

  • Energy Department Awards $18 Million to Develop Valuable Bioproducts and Biofuels from Algae

    The Energy Department today announced six projects that will receive up to $18 million in funding to reduce the modeled price of algae-based biofuels to less than $5 per gasoline gallon equivalent (gge) by 2019. This funding supports the development of a bioeconomy that can help create green jobs, spur innovation, improve the environment, and achieve national energy security. Algal ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • GE Signs Letter of Intent with Perusahaan Listrik Negara to Pilot Renewable Energy Power Plant in Sumba

    Plant will use GE's Integrated Biomass Gasification solution to Generate 1 Megawatt of Electricity Using Wood Chips as Fuel Plant will Demonstrate the Viability of Biomass Energy to Generate Electricity in Remote Areas of Indonesia Combination of Efficiency and Flexibility Will Reduce Emissions and Allow Greater Integration of Renewable Energy onto the Grid General ...


  • Chile, a Sun and Sea ‘Mine’

    The country, which is famous for its metal ores, also has abundant renewable energy. With 2,380 hours a year of exposure and a radiation percentage higher than that of the Sahara, it has a considerable growth potential in solar PV, and the long Ocean coastline offer significant development prospects for marine energy. Chile, which is famous in the world for its huge underground copper and ...


    By Enel Green Power SpA

  • Scientists publish road map for low carbon future

    The UK lacks a coherent energy system that can effectively meet future energy needs while preventing rapid climate change, according to leading scientists.  A report, published today, of a discussion meeting held at the Royal Society calls for a new vision for energy generation that is based on the long term replacement of fossil fuels through the development and deployment of new technologies. ...


    By Royal Society

  • AE Biofuels Announces Acquisition of Industrial Biotechnology Company Zymetis

    AE Biofuels, Inc. (OTC:AEBF), a global advanced biofuels company, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Zymetis, Inc., a Maryland-based industrial biotechnology company that develops products for the renewable chemicals and advanced fuels industries. Zymetis, Inc. will continue as a wholly-owned subsidiary of AE Biofuels. Zymetis holds four granted patents and more than ten ...


    By AE Biofuels, Inc.

  • IEA technology roadmap biofuels for transport

    A new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA)<http://www.iea.org/> says that the widespread deployment of biofuels can play an important role in reducing CO2 emissions in the transport sector and enhancing energy security, when produced sustainably. With the transportation sector growing considerably, and demand for transport fuels rising globally, the IEA ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Biofuels can provide up to 27% of world transportation fuel by 2050

    A new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) says that the widespread deployment of biofuels can play an important role in reducing CO2 emissions in the transport sector and enhancing energy security, when produced sustainably. With the transportation sector growing considerably, and demand for transport fuels rising globally, the IEA ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Secretary Moniz Awards $125 Million for 41 Transformational Energy Technology Projects Ahead of COP21 in Paris

    U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced $125 million across 41 cutting-edge energy technologies awarded by the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). These new projects are funded under ARPA-E’s OPEN 2015 program and come in advance of the COP21 U.N. Climate Negotiations in Paris next week. The announcement was made at D.C. ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Biodiesel from microalgae: energy recovery and waste issues

    A recent French study explores ways to maximise the potential of using microalgae to produce biofuels. This includes issues surrounding management of the algal biomass waste, the reuse of the nitrogen and phosphorus inputs as fertilisers in cultivated production and recovery of methane as an additional source of energy from the algal waste. Microalgae contain oils, or 'lipids', that can be ...

  • Statoil & Bio Architecture Lab Partner to Commercialize Macroalgae-to-Ethanol Process in Norway

    Statoil to Provide Direct Funding for R&D Demonstration Phase and Commercial Scale-Up in Norway BERKELEY, CA - 09/15/10 -- Bio Architecture Lab (BAL) and Statoil, one of the world's largest offshore oil and gas producers, today announced a wide-ranging strategic partnership for the production of renewable, sustainable and low cost ethanol derived from macroalgae grown off the coast of Norway. ...


    By Statoil

  • CCA Announces Over $5.2 Million in Burner and Emission Control Awards

    Combustion Components Associates, Inc (CCA) of Monroe, CT today announced recent contract awards totaling more than $ 5.2 million. Strong growth was seen in burner conversions to allow industrial customers to fire natural gas alone or in combination with other fuels. Orders were received from four domestic industrial customers for nine boiler conversions to natural gas. “The low price of ...

  • Renewable energy to bring £25bn of investment into uk economy - Davey

    Changes to subsidies for renewable electricity could incentivise between £20 billion and £25 billion of new investment in the economy between 2013 and 2017. The Banding Review for the Renewables Obligation will support jobs and deliver more clean power with a reduction in costs to consumers between 2013 and 2015, Ministers said. Bandings were today set for renewable technologies under ...

  • Investors chip in as renewables rise towards record level

    Carbon dioxide levels might be soaring, and governments might be slow to reduce fossil fuel emissions and contain climate change − but the smart money could nevertheless be going into renewable sources such as wind and solar power. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) says green ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Harnessing energy from the oceans

    Forever moving - our restless oceans have enough energy to power the world. As long as the Earth turns and the moon keeps its appointed cycle, the oceans will absorb and dissipate vast amounts of kinetic energy - a renewable energy resource of enormous potential. But harnessing this resource has proven more difficult than first thought. In this the latest installment of the GLOBE-Net Series on ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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