Biomass

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!

Carbon Sequestration Not So Simple in Biomass Crop Production May 2014

Studies by ARS soil scientist Gary Varvel and others are providing new information about how deeply carbon is sequestered in the soil. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Algae AKA 'Green Coal' and 'Green Protein' May 2014

Defatted biomass from the biofuel industry may replace some of the corn and soybean currently used for weanling pigs, broiler chicks and laying hens. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Handbook Available on Biomass District Heating May 2014

The purpose of this handbook is to support a growing number of small communities across BC and AB interested in making a business case for biomass DH. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Green Alchemy May 2014

Cellulosic biomass is difficult to store and transport - and that has been a major obstacle in making it commercially viable. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Debate over burning trees for biomass energy

Based on four relatively recent studies, the NRDC is urging MI state to remove whole trees from its list of allowable fuel sources. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

A Viable Alternative to Coal April 2014

Coal has been the T. B Power Plant’s fuel source, but research within the past two decades has shown the harmful byproducts of this energy source. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Helping willow be used for biomass January 2014

Willow trees grow fast, produce high yields and regrow after being cut, and researchers in the UK may have found a gene to help spped up the re-growth. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Efficiently using lignin modified poplars December 2013

The wood of lignin modified poplar trees can be used and converted into sugars for a more efficient way to produce bioproducts. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Sessions announced for the 2014 International Biomass Conference & Expo December 2013

The agenda for the technical sessions at the 7th annual International Biomass Conference & Expo have been revealed. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Breaking down second generation biofuels December 2013

Researchers ave discovered a family of enzymes that can degrade hard-to-digest biomass into its constituent sugars. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Algae to oil in minutes December 2013

Researchers have condensed a million-year process into minutes in the lab to turn algae into oil, water and usable byproducts. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

USDA promotes 'Farm-to-Fleet' biofuel program December 2013

The USDA and U.S. Navy's joint "Farm-to-Fleet" venture will now make biofuel blends part of regular, operational fuel purchase and use by the military. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

BioCNG wins International Bioenergy Project of the Year award December 2013

BioCNG developed an alternative vehicle fuel system for CleanWorld's biodigester facility, and was awarded the "International Bioenergy Project of the Year." Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Decade long report on U.S. bioenergy grasses released December 2013

The first long-term U.S. field trials of Miscanthus was found to have yields more than twice those of swithgrass over a 10 year period. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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