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Toward biomass-derived renewable plastics: Production of 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid from fructose – Science Advances

Phys.OrgToward biomass-derived renewable plastics: Production of 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid from fructoseScience AdvancesToward biomass-derived renewable plastics: Production of 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid from fructose. Ali Hussain Motagamwala,,; Wangyun Won,,*,; Canan Sener,,; David Martin Alonso,; Christos T. Maravelias, and; James A. Dumesic,,†. 1Department of …Bio-renewable process could help ‘green’ plastic – Phys.orgPhys.Orgall 2 news articles »

USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture Announces Support for Biomass Genomics Research – NIFA (press release)

USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture Announces Support for Biomass Genomics ResearchNIFA (press release)WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Biological and Environmental Research, announce joint support …

Energy Live News – Energy Made Easy – Drax greenlights biomass … – Energy Live News – Energy Made Easy

Energy Live News – Energy Made EasyEnergy Live News – Energy Made Easy – Drax greenlights biomass …Energy Live News – Energy Made EasyDrax has said the government’s decision to continue supporting biomass technologies means it will convert a fourth unit at its power plant from coal to wood chip-fired generation. The energy giant had feared government proposals to cap levels of …and more »

Europe takes steps in favour of biomass energy | Canadian Biomass – Canadian Biomass

Canadian BiomassEurope takes steps in favour of biomass energy | Canadian BiomassCanadian BiomassJan. 17, 2018 – Two important developments took place in Europe today in the U.K. and at the European Parliament. First, the U.K. government’s Renewab…Drax to convert fourth unit to biomass following BEIS actionBiomass MagazineDrax to convert another unit to biomassInsider MediaFourth Biomass Unit Conversion – Regulatory News, RNS – London …London South East (blog)all 5 news articles »

PNG Biomass project taking shape – Loop PNG

Loop PNGPNG Biomass project taking shapeLoop PNGThe power plant will be fuelled using certified sustainable biomass sourced from PNG Biomass dedicated tree plantations. The firm says to ensure fuel security for the power plant, between 8 and 12 weeks’ supply of debarked logs will be stored in the …

Research Examines Conservation Reserve Land – KTIC

KTICResearch Examines Conservation Reserve LandKTICOMAHA (DTN) — A study published this week contributes more details than previous reports on biomass crops most suited to bioenergy feedstock use and what long-term factors may affect their growth. A new long-term analysis conducted by 26 researchers …

Drax to convert fourth unit to biomass following BEIS action … – Biomass Magazine

Biomass MagazineDrax to convert fourth unit to biomass following BEIS action …Biomass MagazineThe U.K. government issued its response to a consultation on cost control for additional biomass conversions under the RO, noting it will introduce a generator cap. Drax said the government’s action will allow it to convert a fourth unit to biomass.Europe takes steps in favour of biomass energy | Canadian BiomassCanadian Biomassall 5 news articles »

Drax to alter fourth power plant to biomass – Yorkshire Post

Yorkshire PostDrax to alter fourth power plant to biomassYorkshire PostDRAX plans to complete the conversion of its fourth biomass power plant with a view to it coming online later in the year. The power giant has converted half its power plant in Yorkshire, once Europe’s most polluting coal-fired power station, to burn …Government outlines biomass subsidy cap, Drax to convert fourth unitThe EnergystDrax to proceed with new coal to biomass conversion following government subsidy reformswww.businessgreen.comBritish power producer Drax to complete fourth biomass unit in H2 …NasdaqLondon South East (blog) -Argus Mediaall 10 news articles »

Government outlines biomass subsidy cap, Drax to convert fourth unit – The Energyst

The EnergystGovernment outlines biomass subsidy cap, Drax to convert fourth unitThe EnergystGovernment has confirmed plans to cap the level of subsidies that power stations converted to biomass and co-firing generators can receive under the Renewables Obligation. Drax, owner of the UK’s largest thermal plant, welcomed the news and said it …Drax to alter fourth power plant to biomassYorkshire PostDrax to proceed with new coal to biomass conversion following government subsidy reformswww.businessgreen.comBritish power producer Drax to complete fourth biomass unit in second half 2018Reutersall 10 news articles »

Bond would boost biomass industry – fiddleheadfocus.com

fiddleheadfocus.comBond would boost biomass industryfiddleheadfocus.comAUGUSTA, Maine — Sen. Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, introduced a bipartisan bond package to stabilize the biomass energy industry and harness its economic potential in northern Maine. The bond package would provide low-interest loans to biomass facilities …

Sustainably harvesting roundwood for use in bioenergy is good for forests – POLITICO.eu

POLITICO.euSustainably harvesting roundwood for use in bioenergy is good for forestsPOLITICO.eu… furniture industries, via forestry companies such as Weyerhaeuser — one of the world’s largest private forestry companies, supplying wood to the construction industry. The by-products of these industries, pulpwood and roundwood — which can come …

Cusi to OK circular allowing 2-year FiT extension for hydro, biomass … – Business Mirror

Manila BulletinCusi to OK circular allowing 2-year FiT extension for hydro, biomass …Business MirrorEnergy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi is close to signing a department circular that will extend the feed-in tariff (FiT) for existing run-of-river hydropower and biomass projects for two years. “It’s on my table for signing already. I am just reviewing the …2-year FIT extension set for biomass, hydro projects » Manila …Manila BulletinDoE poised to extend FiT for biomass, hydro – The Manila Times …The Manila Timesall 3 news articles »

Bond would boost biomass industry – The County

The CountyBond would boost biomass industryThe CountyAUGUSTA, Maine — Sen. Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, introduced a bipartisan bond package to stabilize the biomass energy industry and harness its economic potential in northern Maine. The bond package would provide low-interest loans to biomass facilities …