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DOE’s “First Come First Served” Approach to RE FIT Allocation Outdated

David Celestra Tan
20 December 2014

When the subsidized rate for Renewable Energies were announced by the ERC, many green energy companies, local and foreign wanted to take advantage of such attractive rates. 804 more words


Driving Participation in Waste-To-Energy

A reader, part of the labor union IBEW 1933 utility workers in Southwest Florida, asks my opinion on a waste-to-energy matter:

I represent Glades Electric Coop (18000 meters and old style poor coop) and LCEC (200500 meters and more modern wealthy coop).   332 more words


The future of biomass is bright!

According to a new report from, Remap 2030 (the global roadmap developed by International Renewable Energy Agency IRENA), biomass has the potential to reach 60 per cent of total global renewable energy use by 2030, which would be equal to 20 per cent of the total primary energy supply!* 199 more words


Iowa's biodiesel and wind energy sectors expected to benefit from recently passed tax breaks

Nick Fetty | December 18, 2014

A $41-billion package of tax breaks passed by the U.S. Senate earlier this week is expected to benefit Iowa’s biodiesel and wind energy industries. 234 more words


Growing a sustainable bioeconomy

Every year, the Fibrominn Biomass Power Plant in Benson, Minn., produces 55 megawatts of renewable energy, enough to power about 40,000 homes, according to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.   1,299 more words


Animal Agriculture: COWSPIRACY

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret is a groundbreaking feature-length environmental documentary following intrepid filmmaker Kip Andersen as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet today – and investigates why the world’s leading environmental organizations are too afraid to talk about it. 143 more words

Beautiful Full-Waveform LiDAR of a Tropical Rainforest

Scanning forests with LiDAR is done to predict timber yield, estimate biomass, and monitor ecosystems. A detailed Digital Terrain Model (DTM) is needed to accurately compute forestry metrics such as tree height. 886 more words