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  • Crunch year for US biofuels

    US biofuel policies are set to collide this year – with each other and with reality – Bloomberg New Energy Finance finds in new “What to Watch for” biofuels white paper. New York, 25 February 2013 – Policies that govern the use of US corn-based ethanol – one which calls for a minimum amount of consumption, and another which limits how much can go into ...


    By Bloomberg New Energy Finance

  • Biofuels bottom of the heap in impact study

    An ambitious attempt to rank future energy sources according to myriad repercussions of their use has found biofuels to be the most undesirable option. Use of ethanol caused the most climate damage, air pollution, damage to land and wildlife, and chemical waste, according to the analysis. The study, which claims to be "the first comparative evaluation of proposed large-scale energy solutions to ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Large Energy Storage Deals Push US VC Investment in Cleantech to $1.1 billion in Q3 2011

    US venture capital (VC) investment in cleantech companies increased by 73% to $1.1 billion in Q3 2011 compared to Q3 2010, while deals also increased by 36% to 76, according to an Ernst & Young LLP analysis based on data from Dow Jones VentureSource.  On a consecutive quarter basis, dollars invested in Q3 2011 is 4% above the amount in Q2 2011.       ...

  • Obama administration announces new funding for biomass research and development initiative

    Today, as President Obama went to Ohio State University to discuss the Administration's all-out, all-of-the-above strategy for American energy, the White House announced up to $35 million over three years to support research and development in advanced biofuels, bioenergy and high-value biobased products. The projects funded through the Biomass Research and Development Initiative (BRDI) – a ...

  • Obama administration announces new funding for biomass research and development initiative

    Today, as President Obama went to Ohio State University to discuss the Administration’s all-out, all-of-the-above strategy for American energy, the White House announced up to $35 million over three years to support research and development in advanced biofuels, bioenergy and high-value biobased products. The projects funded through the Biomass Research and Development Initiative (BRDI) ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Stop by the poster exhibition to get a wider view on Bioenergy!

    The poster exhibition is giving you an in-depth look at the coming innovations and research. Take the opportunity to meet scientists and entrepreneurs during the conference breaks and exhibition hours to learn more about interesting scientific studies and new method innovations or policies from all over the world. The posters will be displayed in the fair hall, area B05:32. To high-light ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Algae-based biorefinery project announced in Texas

    The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced this week that it plans to work with Algenol Biofuels, Inc. to build and operate a pilot-scale algae-based integrated biorefinery that will convert CO2 into ethanol. The facility is planned to be located at Dow’s Freeport, Texas site. 'This project and the innovative technology involved offers great promise in the battle to help slow, stop and ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Wind power comes out top in review of alternative energy sources

    A new study ranks alternative energy sources in terms of their overall impact on the environment and human health. The report offers guidance for policy makers making decisions on which emerging technologies to support. Substantial investment in development of alternative energy sources is needed in order to meet greenhouse gas emissions targets. But policymakers must make tough choices when ...

  • Nominations sought for the 2012 Zayed Future Energy Prize

    Nominations are being sought for the 2012 Zayed Future Energy Prize, an annual award for outstanding achievement in renewable energy and sustainability. You are invited to submit a candidate for consideration. Named in honor of the Founding Father of the United Arab Emirates, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Zayed Future Energy Prize will continue his environmental legacy in ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Abengoa celebrates start of construction for its photovoltaic plant in Atacama 1, the largest solar complex in Latin America

    Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, celebrated today the start of the construction of the photovoltaic plant that will be part of Atacama 1 solar complex, located in the north of Chile (Comuna de María Elena, Segunda Región). The event was attended by ...


    By Abengoa

  • MIT Energy Initiative announces first seed grant winners for energy research

    From harnessing microbes to developing new materials, from curbing pollution to harvesting wasted watts, a wide variety of MIT research projects in solar technology, climate change impacts and power transmission were among those chosen to receive more than $1.6 million in the MIT Energy Initiative's (MITEI) first round of campus seed grants. The grants, which range from $30,000 to $150,000 and ...

  • IEA welcomes G8 call for action on energy security and sustainability

    “With energy demand continuing to grow, prices breaking records and concern about climate change intensifying, we need policies that bring sustainable solutions,” said Nobuo Tanaka, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA) today, after the G8 Summit in Toyako/Japan came to a close. “We are very pleased that G8 leaders are so engaged in finding and implementing these policies. ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Factsheet: third annual ARPA-E energy innovation summit

    President Obama launched the Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) in 2009 to seek out transformational, breakthrough technologies that are too risky for private sector investment but have the potential to translate science into quantum leaps in energy technology, form the foundation for entirely new industries, and have large commercial impacts. ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Exploiting British Columbia`s bioenergy opportunities

    Natural gas and oil are hot topics in the media these days, but many investors are turning to British Columbia's bioenergy riches as a province-wide source of new jobs and real economic growth. So significant is BC's wealth in bio-energy resources that the Corporate Knights 2012 ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Bionic leaf can fuel energy revolution

    Scientists in the US claim to have beaten nature at its own game. They have created a “bionic leaf” that exploits sunlight to create biomass − and they say their invention is now 10 times more effective than an oak or maple leaf. Two separate laboratories at ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Bioenergy integrated in the bio-based economy crucial to meet climate targets

    The 24th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition in Amsterdam has provided a unique overview of the state of play of the sector and a much clearer view than before of the role biomass can play in achieving the transition to a low carbon economy.  After the historical Climate agreement at COP 21, international institutions and scientific organizations agree that biomass and ...

  • Portable Biodiesel Refinery on Display at GLOBE 2016

    Visitors to the GLOBE Innovation Expo will get an up-close look at a made-in-B.C. portable biofuel refinery built inside a standard 20-foot shipping container. BioCube has successfully deployed its refinery on remote sites in The Congo, in India, and elsewhere around the world to produce fossil-free fuel for heavy equipment and power generation. The BioCube will be exhibited at GLOBE 2016 ...

  • PremierEquityReports.com: Universal Bioenergy to Cash in Big on Natural Gas, a Truly Undervalued Commodity

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