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Light Can Now Convert Biomass to Hydrogen Fuel

A group of scientists from the University of Cambridge found a way to produce fuel through solar power. The system bases its foundation on using sunlight to react biomass to turn into Hydrogen. A team … More →

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Around the Baseloads: What’s New in the Geothermal, Biomass and Hydropower Industries

A quick check-in on the renewable technologies that will keep the lights on when the world runs on 100 percent renewables. No country will ever get to 100 percent renewable energy without using geothermal, biomass, … More →

laos government

Laos expands power grid and eyes biomass in renewable energy push

Laos is looking to expand its power grid network and may use renewable energy to produce electricity, according to Xinhua News. The Laos government plans to install 54 more electricity transmission lines and build another … More →

European Research Council

UK-based researcher gains European grant to fund work on lignin biomass production

Roberto Rinaldi FRSC, a senior lecturer in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London has been awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant to fund his world-leading work on lignin valorisation. According … More →

Beijing

Beijing to tackle biomass burning and introduce environmental police force to combat air pollution

Beijing will strengthen environmental protection in 2017 by organizing an environmental police force to step up supervision and accountability in its 16 districts, according to acting mayor Cai Qi. “Open-air barbecues, garbage incineration, biomass burning, … More →

Oregon State University

Economics of forest biomass raise hurdles for rural development, new study finds

The use of residual forest biomass for rural development faces significant economic hurdles that make it unlikely to be a source of jobs in the near future, according to new research by economists from Oregon … More →

jammu and kashmir

J&K, the biomass state of India

In a way, the trade and economy in the Valley is almost dependent exclusively on biological raw material directly or indirectly whose optimum source is from biomass ensuing from biodiversity in all its forms and … More →

Indian Oil

Indian Oil Corp to set up biomass-to-ethanol plant in Panipat

To reduce pollution arising from burning of agricultural waste, a biomass-to-ethanol plant is being set up by the Indian Oil Corporation in Panipat to prepare ethanol from agricultural and other residues, a top government official … More →

GB Railfreight

GB Railfreight inks biomass haulage contract

GB Railfreight (GBRf), one of the largest rail freight operators in the UK, has announced it has signed a rail haulage contract with Lynemouth Power (LPL), to build 50 new purpose built high capacity biomass … More →

European Commission

European Commission approves conversion of third Drax unit from coal to biomass

The third generating unit at Drax Power Station in North Yorkshire, UK, has been given European Commission (EC) approval to be fully powered by sustainable biomass. Drax can now complete the upgrade of the third of its … More →