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Scientists Confirm, ‘People Absorb Energy From Others’

By Ivan | Ancient Code

A study by scientists from the University of Bielefeld has proven how plants can extract an alternative source of energy from other plants. 531 more words

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New solvent contributes to next-generation biofuel production from biomass

Compared to first-generation biofuels produced from food crops, production of second-generation biofuels for daily use is an urgent issue. In this study, researchers developed a novel carboxylate-type liquid zwitterion as a solvent of biomass, which could dissolve cellulose with very low toxicity to microorganisms.

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First Ökofen Pellematic Condens_e CHP-unit in Finland

The first Ökofen Pellematic Condens_e CHP-unit in Finland has been installed to Sirkkala Energy Park at Karelia University of Applied Sciences. The nano scale CHP (combined heat and power) unit produces energy with a condensing pellet boiler and an integrated Stirling engine. 262 more words

Methane Emissions From Biomass Production

Although biomass is currently being classified as a renewable energy source, it accounts for some  3% (three per cent) of total global methane emissions (with methane being a powerful greenhouse gas and anthropogenic methane emissions being known for causing Earth´s climate to warm). 454 more words

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Sustainability of forest bioenergy: Integrating bioenergy into forest value chains

The UK consumes about 25% of all globally produced forest-based wood pellets mainly to produce electricity in large-scale power stations that typically contribute 4% to the UK’s electricity supply. 139 more words

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