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Transition pathways for achieving bioenergy target

The European Commission research programs in partnership with Udayana University and the Indonesia Climate Change Trust Fund recently conducted an international workshop in Bali to discuss a wide range of issues related to bioenergy. 822 more words

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[NEWS] Buffett’s Rocky Mountain to Test Biomass That May Cut Coal Use

– by Jess Shankleman, January 31, 2017, Bloomberg

Rocky Mountain Power, a unit of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., will test a new biomass fuel that may reduce the amount of coal being burned by power plants. 103 more words

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[NEWS] Biomass Proposal Would Use Human and Animal Manure to Produce Biocrude Oil and Algae

– by Pam Eggmeier, January 24, 2017, SaukValley.com

City leaders gathered Tuesday to learn more about two possible business ventures – one that would be run by the city, and the other by a private company. 160 more words

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[NEWS] Alabama Company Buys Closed Biomass Power Facility in Maine

– by J. Craig Anderson, February 16, 2017, Portland Press Herald

A shuttered, 24-megawatt power plant fueled by wood chips in Penobscot County is expected to come back on line by the end of June, bringing an estimated 300 jobs to the area. 125 more words

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Levulinic Acid from Cow Dung

Levulinic acid is a platform chemical with significant potential to substitute petroleum-based products in the chemical and fuel sectors.

Agricultural waste, cow dung, was used as feedstock for the production of a high value–added chemical levulinic acid (LA) in dilute acid aqueous solutions.

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[NEWS] Gainesville, Florida Utility Eager to Discuss Biomass Buy

– by Andrew Caplan, February 2, 2017, Gainesville Sun

Gainesville Regional Utilities General Manager Ed Bielarski said Thursday he’s “extremely motivated” by potential savings to utility customers he says might be realized if GRU bought the controversial biomass plant. 91 more words

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