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Feb 17, 2011

Turning Forests into Fuel: New Report Outlines Promise and Limits of Biomass Energy in the Northeast

MILLBROOK, N.Y., USA, Feb 17, 2011 - Forest biomass could replace as much as one quarter of the liquid fossil fuel now being used for industrial and commercial heating in the Northeastern United States. That's according to a new report released today by the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies.

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February 8th, 2011

BIOMESS: Burning Trees for Energy!

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08 February 2011

SUSTAINABILITY Fuelling the future, and your fire

It may come as something of a surprise to many people that one of Co Mayo’s most realisable long-term energy resource options, especially in terms of benefits to local communities and local economies, is the development of sustainable forestry. 
A research project I was involved in a few years ago (the Mayo Energy Audit) found that Co Mayo could meet over one third of its total heating requirements from wood produced in sustainably managed deciduous woodland, in combination with a smaller area of coniferous plantation.

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February 2nd, 2011

Brazil Making Use of its Eucalyptus Resources

Brazil has more than 100 years of Eucalyptus biomass fuel experience, but the Dow Chemical Company will be the first  Brazilian company in the chemical and petrochemical industry to utilise it.

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Feb 3, 2011

Proving the microwave charcoal technology was the easy part


In one sense, proving Carbonscape's novel one-step process can cheaply produce highly porous charcoal was the easy part.

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03 Feb 2011

Renewable energy could power the world by 2050, says WWF report

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All of the world’s energy needs could be provided cleanly, sustainably and economically by 2050, according to a major, two-year study by the WWF.

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29 January 2011

Arkhangelsk Region to Become a Front-Runner in the Development of Biofuel Technologies

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January 26, 2011

State aid: Commission approves Swedish €55 million aid for «Domsjö» R&D project

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January 26th, 2011

Notices on their way to Ontario’s wood supply applicants

Ontario has chosen the winners of its wood supply competition and notices have gone out to the applicants.

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January 24th, 2011

Pellet production plant has already been opened in Arkhangelsk region

New pellet production mini-plant has already been put into operation in Nyandoma (Arkhangelsk region).


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