Whisky Will Power 9,000 Homes With New Biomass Plant

Wend Magazine

And whisky is also a part of a future alternative fuel, in the region of Speyside, Scotland, at least. In 2013, the town of Rothe in the Speyside region will become home to a biomass power plant that will use the grain byproducts of whisky production to produce energy.

Brilliant Biomass Stoves And Sleek Solar Heaters At Project Lebanon 2011

Green Prophet

Cleantech, Science & Technology alternative energy Beirut biomass fuels cleantech Lebanon Sustainability Week Project Lebanon 2011 renewable energy Solar EnergyWho says the Middle East can’t be sustainable?

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Biomass Energy :What is It ?

Celsias

What is biomass energy? It’s not fossil fuel energy, so if you’re a good student of alternative fuel sources you should know about this low-tech energy option. I say low-tech because as long as people have been lighting fires they’ve been using biomass energy.

Just in Time for Summer, Biomass Packaging Debuts New, Bio-Based Cold Cup

Green (Living) Review

To jump-start sales of the new cold cup, BioMass Packaging is offering a ten percent discount on all orders placed before the end of May 2012.

A Compact Brayton-Cycle Engine and Biomass Process for Mixed-Alcohol Fuels

Eco Friendly Daily

Texas A&M chemical engineering professor has developed a process to convert biomass to a mixed alcohol fuel that contains more energy than fuel ethanol. Alternative Energy Climate Change Environment

Biofuel: Now With More Birds

10,000 Birds

Basically, the scientists logged the types of vegetation growing at each site, computed how much biomass (the raw materials of biofuel) could be had from it, and tracked the numbers and species of nesting birds. Which means that alternative energy just got a whole lot birdier. News biofuel biomass Dickcissel grasslands When you hear the word “biofuel,” you probably think of corn, right? But other types of plant matter can power our vehicles and our homes.

India Increasing Alternative Energy Sectors

Eco Friendly Daily

India recently announced their intentions to drastically increase their alternative energy sector. Currently the wind energy sector is the fastest growing sector for alternative energy in the country. These projects vary from biomass to forest-related projects.

A Compact Brayton-Cycle Engine and Biomass Process for Mixed-Alcohol Fuels

Eco Friendly Daily

Texas A&M chemical engineering professor has developed a process to convert biomass to a mixed alcohol fuel that contains more energy than fuel ethanol. Alternative Energy Climate Change Environment

Powering Buildings With Bioreactor Algae Skin Facades

Green Prophet

The Bio Intelligent Quotient House (BIQ) was designed by Arup, SSC Strategic Science Consultants and Splitterwerk Architects to demonstrate the use algae as an alternative to other renewables for heating and cooling large buildings.

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Scientists use CO2 and electricity to produce alternative fuel

EcoFriend

Sonia Renthlei: Thanks to scientists and their ingenious ways, we’re closer to being able to generate alternative fuel using electricity and carbon dioxide. Electricity and Carbon Dioxide Used to Generate Alternative Fuel.

Ionic solvents to save energy during biomass processing

EcoFriend

Ionic solvents to save energy during biomass processing. According to a study conducted by the scientists at the Imperial College London, ionic solvents have slippery properties that could save approximately 80 percent energy consumed during biomass processing. Biomass products are considered highly environmentally friendly and they are sourced from fast growing tree species like willows and pines. These products include, oils, biomass derived plastics, polyesters, etc.

Can Bio Coal Turn Coal Power Plants into Green Energy Producers?

Green Living Ideas

According to the supporters of bio coal, the answer is yes – coal plants can burn bio coal, created from biomass, without retooling their storage, handling, or burning systems. Bio coal is somewhat similar to charcoal, but created from biomass harvested from plantations, urban [.] [ Can Bio Coal Turn Coal Power Plants into Green Energy Producers? Is it possible to turn coal power plants into renewable energy producers?

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B.C. to be Energy Self-Sufficient

Eco Friendly Daily

They are calling this economy a ‘bio-electric’ economy because the energy will come mainly from renewable electricity generation and biomass energy, but will also include wind, solar, geothermal and ocean energy.

Content of South Asia’s Brown Cloud Determined

Eco Friendly Daily

Orjan Gustafsson of Stockholm University and fellow scientists have determined that the majority, or two-thirds, of the brown cloud consists of biomass combustion pollution and not of fossil fuel pollutants as previously thought. Alternative Energy

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Origin Oils Algae Should Inspire More Mid East Biofuels

Green Prophet

This biomass culture can be used to process bio fuel for cars and other vehicles. Energy algae alternative energy biofuels clean technology Israel Levant natural gas oil United StatesAlgae based bio-fuel may someday be an important fuel source.

A Helpful Guide to Renewable Energy and Small Business

Green Prophet

You could sign up with an energy company that harnesses biomass, burns trash or is inventing next generation renewable power. Research Alternatives to Renewable Energy Generation There are two sides to the energy equation: generation and conservation.

Jordan Gets REEL About Renewables

Green Prophet

The time is now for Jordan’s renewable proponents to demonstrate the viability of alternative energy. The Jordan Times reports a governmental strategy that anticipates installations of power generation for solar (300 to 600mW), wind (600mW), and biomass (30-50mW). What will it take for these forces to align to make alternative energy projects real? Business & Politics Energy alternative energy Jordan renewable energy solar power

Fears mount over Green Investment Bank sale as MPs warn of asset-stripping

Green (Living) Review

Reports earlier this week suggested that the preferred bidder has already lined up a series of potential buyers for the GIB’s most valuable assets, which include wind farms and biomass plants.

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Why Do We Still Use Fossil Fuels & Can Non-Renewable Sources of Energy Be Replaced?

Greentumble

In other words, transition to clean energy is no easy task, especially when fossil fuels are cheaper compared to alternative sources of energy and in many cases are subsidized by governments.

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Cheese Waste Anyone?

Eco Friendly Daily

In these days of rising gas and oil prices, companies are turning to fuel alternatives. Often, this involves biomass power generated from agricultural waste and forestry by-products. Alternative Energy Environment

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EU Likely To Exceed Twenty Percent Renewable Goal Of 2020

Eco Friendly Daily

percent will be generated through biomass and 2.9 Alternative Energy Environment Solar Power Wind Power Countries around the globe have set forth various goals for renewable energy and reducing overall energy demands.

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Biodegradable vs Compostable Plastic Bags: What’s the difference?

Greentumble

These groups and private companies have been looking for alternatives and so far two alternative forms of plastic bags have been designed and produced. These two alternatives are biodegradable plastic bags and compostable plastic bags. . Environmentally-friendly alternatives.

Voluntary Green Energy Programs Growing In U.S.

Eco Friendly Daily

Other forms of renewable in use for the programs are solar, biomass, landfill gas, geothermal and hydropower. Alternative Energy Environment Wind Power In the United States many utility companies have green power programs.

A Guide to Bagasse

Green Home Blog

Recently, research has begun to focus on finding alternatives to plastic that can be made without the use of petrochemicals and that can be disposed of responsibly. One of those alternatives is bagasse. A Guide to Bagasse. Bagasse Bowls.

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Joyless Junipers

Eco Friendly Daily

The junipers were slated for burning in a wood-fired power plant, meeting the recent move to increase California’s use of biomass energy (currently at only 1%). Additionally, biomass power plants still create emissions, although at lower levels than natural gas plants.

Jet Fuel from Carbon Dioxide – New Science Project in Israel

Green Prophet

Miron Landau from Ben Gurion University in Israel were recently awarded a highly competitive Israel Strategic Alternative Energy Foundation (I-SAEF) grant to further their groundbreaking research in liquid fuels. More clean tech innovation from Israel ? Researchers Prof.

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Burlington, Vermont is Now 100% Powered by Renewable Energy

Green (Living) Review

In order to adequately tackle climate change, cities – big and small – need to prioritize finding and utilizing alternative energy solutions. Residents are so supportive of this effort that utility companies are going out of their way to accommodate alternative energy to their customers.

Eco-Cites of the Future

Eco Friendly Daily

Far from simply using energy-reducing lightbulbs , these communities will house approximately 200 units and utilize a combined heat and power plant (CHP) that use renewable biomass as fuel. Alternative Energy Science & Technology Solar Power Wind Power

10 Examples of Renewable and Non-Renewable Resources

Greentumble

Biomass. Biomass energy. Biomass energy has been used by us throughout our history mainly for cooking and warming our homes with fire. For example, a hybrid species of a poplar tree is one of the most grown trees for biomass production in the United States.

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Shoot Out the Lights: Science, Hydropower & Reality on the Mekong

Nature Conservancy - Science

Guy Ziv and colleagues (2012) studied 26 dams proposed for the Mekong’s tributaries and modeled every possible alternative for building those dams. Ziv and his coauthors found that building all 26 dams would reduce the biomass of migratory fish in the whole Mekong basin by nearly 20%.

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A Green Globe: 4 Surprisingly Sustainable Countries

Environmental News Network

Latvia reduces greenhouse gas emissions through a process called CO2 sequestration – the country’s 35,000 square kilometers of forest and peat bogs naturally convert CO2 into biomass. Singapore provides citizens with electric vehicle charging stations and alternate fuel public transportation.

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Can Hybrid Solar Energy Light Up Our Homes?

Eco Friendly Daily

Conceptually, there solution is easy to understand – a combination of solar energy during the day and conventional energy from diesel or biomass for periods of darkness. In case of loss of sunlight a separate channel supplies the alternate fuel to power the turbines, thus providing continuous electricity. The final cost depends on the price of the alternate fuel used. Alternative Energy Environment Green News Solar Power

I mandate [insert something ridiculous here]

Environmental Economics

It requires the use of three alternative fuels: car and truck fuel made from cellulose, diesel fuel made from biomass and fuel made from biological materials but with a 50 percent reduction in greenhouse gases. More on the problems with environmental standards: When the companies that supply motor fuel close the books on 2011, they will pay about $6.8

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Is Desalination a Solution to Water Shortages?

Eco Friendly Daily

biomass energy (burning of green waste), and/or. Desalination causes an increase in CO2 emissions, but you can use alternative energy sources like wind to minimize such gasses. Alternative solutions to improve desalination or other creative options need to continue if we are to continue our existence on this planet. Alternative Energy Environment Only 3% of Earth’s water is viable for human use, and this amount is rapidly diminishing.

$50 million in funds for renewable energy in developing nations

Green Prophet

Spanning Asia, Africa, Latin America and Small Island Developing States, the projects encompass the complete spectrum of renewable energy sources – wind, solar, hydro, geothermal and biomass – and technologies.

Renewable Energy Progress: The Latest Numbers on Use of Renewable.

Living Green & Saving Energy

percent, biomass/biofuels up 10.0 Tagged as: alternative energy , Biofuels , geothermal , renewable energy , wind energy { 1 comment… read it below or add one } Gary Wollenhaupt December 28, 2010 at 12:41 pm There are more options than ever to generate power at home — distributed power generation, from renewable source, may be the best bet in the long term to wean the US off fossil fuels for most home electricity consumption.

Renewable Energy Progress: The Latest Numbers on Use of Renewable.

Living Green & Saving Energy

percent, biomass/biofuels up 10.0 Tagged as: alternative energy , Biofuels , geothermal , renewable energy , wind energy { 1 comment… read it below or add one } Gary Wollenhaupt December 28, 2010 at 12:41 pm There are more options than ever to generate power at home — distributed power generation, from renewable source, may be the best bet in the long term to wean the US off fossil fuels for most home electricity consumption.

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Homegrown Energy; Biofuels in the Deserts

Celsias

Biofuels are combustible materials derived directly or indirectly from biomass – in this case, plants or algae – and they offer a renewable fuel alternative to fossil fuel burning.

Sustainable Agroforestry Systems and Practices in Agriculture

Greentumble

In the early years, the biomass these trees produced was used for bioenergy production. Fast growing trees, like poplars, valued for their abundant biomass production support cattle foraging for most of the year as well.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Agroforestry Systems and Practices

Greentumble

Invasive species and alternate hosts to pests. Agroforestry can be, for example, scattered trees on pastures, diverse fruit and nut trees in orchards, but even tree plantations like rubber tree forests that resemble jungle or perfectly aligned poplars for biomass production.

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A Forest Pestilence Bestows Green Bio-fuel Solution

Eco Friendly Daily

It’s been trumpeted as an ethanol alternative and Cobalt also launched a California plant with the support of Gov. The process that Cobalt is using to manufacture bio-ethanol is the same fermentation procedure used by them on other nonfood biomass.

U.S. Task Force Seeks Renewable Energy Zones

Wind Power Ninja

Yesterday Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior, reinforced the importance of alternative energy production for the future of America by promising to make renewable energy a top priority. public soil for large-scale production of wind power , as well as solar , geothermal and biomass energies. More good news for the expanding wind energy industry in the United Sates.

Israeli Researchers Make Oil from Greenhouse Gas

Green Prophet

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers in Israel have invented a process to make a green feed alternative for crude oil out of two of the most common substances on Earth – water and carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas. .