Biomass

Community Energy Partnership qualifies to submit proposals for renewable energy biomass projects November 2014

Ontario Power Authority has qualified Guelph Community Energy Initiative to submit proposals for renewable energy biomass projects. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Group exploring technologies to commercial farm biomass to sugar process November 2014

Sarnia-Lambton may see the development of a commercial plant that will turn corn and wheat stalks into sugar for use in the chemical industry. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

A steady pace of cellulosic ethanol research in Peoria October 2014

Switchgrass' biofuel potential stemsrom its wide adaptability and high yields, the relatively low level of inputs required for biofuel production and conversion, and its ability to sequester carbon in soils for extended periods. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Biomass power in the U.S. industry October 2014

Report says no companies have a dominant share in the industry. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

USDA grant to support biomass energy project at dairy center September 2014

Texas A&M AgriLife is one of 47 organizations to receive a CIG, which will help develop and demonstrate cutting-edge ideas to accelerate innovation for eventual use by agricultural producers across the nation. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Manitoba introduces new research grants September 2014

Existing $500,000 grant program continues to be available for capital upgrade projects. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New switchgrass variety promises more biofuel at lower cost

Liberty, a new type of switchgrass developed by the ARS, can potentially yield as much as 75 to 160 more gallons of ethanol per acre han previously possible. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

49 plants that could make biofuel less troublesome August 2014

Invasive plants like Arundo donax, remain attractive within the energy industry because of the sheer volume of biomass they are able to produce in a short time. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

How sweet it is July 2014

A family of six nucleotide sugar transporters never before described have been characterized in Arabidopsis, a model plant for research in advanced biofuels. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

USDA selects 36 energy facilities to accept biomass deliveries July 2014

The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA), which administers BCAP, will begin accepting applications from biomass owners from July 28 through Aug. 25. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Company expects big things from microwaving biomass July 2014

Using patented microwave technology to extract 
high-value components from flax, rosemary, and other crops. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

North Carolina Bioenergy Research Initiative announces 2014 grant recipients July 2014

High consideration was given to projects that focused on crop production in both the field and forest that would provide feedstock for conversion into cellulosic ethanol. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Small-scale biomass projects could have significant impact July 2014

Then author discusses small-scale biomass projects in the U.S. and how they can affect rural living (opinion). Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Radiant Technologies opens commercial-scale facility

"Alberta Advantage" means better access to funding and sources of agricultural biomass for this company. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Straw to be turned into power June 2014

After years of development, a St. Adolphe company is planning to use its biomass burners to help power small communities. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

HSU receives $5.8 Million federal grant for innovative biomass research June 2014

The grant to allow research teams to address technical challenges and make bioenergy technologies more marketable. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Scientists to EPA: Boost biomass regulations June 2014

Growing body of science shows that burning trees to generate electricity increases carbon emissions, compared to fossil fuels like coal. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Joint Venture to See Hemp Straw used for Biofuel June 2014

Hemp fiber and straw will be used as the cellulose bio-mass supply for the forthcoming ethanol fermentation pilot project with Syngar Technologies Inc. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

USDA Announces Funding Availability for Turning Biomass Material into Energy June 2014

Farm Bill implementation continues as energy facilities can now apply for renewed Biomass Crop Assistance Program Like this? Tweet it to your followers!