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Biomass – strike while the tariffs are still hot!

Following the Government’s announcement at the start of July of a 5% reduction in the Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) tariffs, Euroheat is urging eligible businesses that have not yet taken advantage of the scheme to do so now while returns are still reasonably healthy. 267 more words

Sustainable Development

Biomass Combustion: Harmful on any Scale

Article by Cathy Baiton, published in the June 2014 issue of The Biomass Monitor (http://www.energyjustice.net/biomass/monitor)

In the same way that industrial biomass combustion can seriously jeopardize public health and the environment in communities, residential and smaller-scale commercial biomass burning also have adverse impacts on health and air quality in neighborhoods.

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New U.K. Report Marks “Beginning of the end” of Wood Pellet Boom and Harvest of Native Southern U.S. | Southern Environmental Law Center

A report released today by the chief science advisor to the United Kingdom energy agency on the carbon effects of burning wood biomass for energy will significantly change UK energy policy with significant implications for the rapidly expanding wood pellet industry in the southern United States. 70 more words


Waste To Energy

Here’s a good article on waste to energy with an accompanying video that was created by my colleague at Renewable Energy World, Jennifer Runyon. Quite appropriately, Jennifer emphasizes that this project, which happens to feature methane digestion as a technology to transform some of the chemical energy in municipal solid waste (MSW) to electricity, effectively “kills two birds with one stone,” generating a bit of power in an area that needs it desperately, while disposing of a huge amount of MSW, which is an enormous problem in Lagos, Nigeria, a city of 20 million people. 37 more words


Basic notions abt biomass

Biomass is any sort of plant matter or animal wastes from which we can extract stored energy.

Biomass energy, or ’bioenergy’, is with the help of Sun stored in organic matter. 285 more words


August 14 Energy News


¶   “‘Experts’ Have Been Misleading People About Renewable Energy” one of the striking patterns of behaviour in the energy industry over the last decade has been the ability of the “established” energy experts to underestimate growth of renewable energy and to overplay fossil fuels. 537 more words

Nuclear Power

New energy-rich sorghum

“.. a new brand of sorghum, bred for optimal energy production, designed as a greener alternative to corn for ethanol fuels and biomass boilers” 43 more words

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