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[NEWS] Senate Grapples With Failures of Renewable Fuel Standard

– by Chris Fry, December 2, 2016, Courthouse News

Government officials testified before the Senate on Thursday that sluggish development of ethanol and other biofuels has hampered attainment of the Renewable Fuel Standard. 115 more words

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Bioenergy 2017 – The IrBEA National Bioenergy Conference – 9th February 2017

2017 will be a pivotal year for Ireland’s energy policy; the industry expects clarity by then for roll-out of a Renewable Heat Incentive.  It’s agreed that we need to move towards clean technologies, currently in Ireland we have a renewable market share of 8.7% – Bioenergy contributed to 2% of this. 177 more words

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Thanks to the Guardian for this coverage of disturbing news from Europe:

Protected forests in Europe felled to meet EU renewable targets – report

Europe’s bioenergy plants are burning trees felled from protected conservation areas rather than using forest waste, new report shows…

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Coalition for Advancing Low Carbon Fuels Launches at COP22

A massive scale-up in renewable energy deployment is vital to fully decarbonize the global energy system by 2050, which is required to meet the ambitions of the Paris Agreement and keep global temperature rise to 2 degrees celsius. 445 more words

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[NEWS] Vermont Hospital's Heating Facility May Burn Woody Biomass

– by Edward Damon, November 4, 2016, Bennington Banner

A new boiler plant at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center cleared local permitting this week, but state regulators still need to sign off on the project. 220 more words

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[NEWS] Landfill Gas Project Moving Forward in Idaho

– by Madelyn Beck, October 28, 2016, Idaho Mountain Express

The Milner Butte Landfill’s gas-to-energy project is moving forward after a vote Wednesday by commissioners of counties that manage the southern Idaho facility. 107 more words

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