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Using corn crop residue to make ethanol and other biofuels reduces soil carbon and can generate more greenhouse gases than gasoline, according to a study published in the journal Nature Climate Change (see footnote). The findings by a University of ...
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2014-04-23 13:28:33
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Five offshore windfarms and three biomass projects will provide millions of homes with clean powerThe UK government has agreed deals to financially support eight major new renewable energy projects that will power millions of homes.Five of the schemes are offshore windfarms, which the Conservative party plans to back in its general election manifesto over cheaper but more controversial onshore wind power
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2014-04-23 02:54:52
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Power from at Hafod y Llan in Snowdonia will be sold via the grid to a green energy firm and the money invested in conservationA hydroelectric turbine in Snowdonia, Wales will begin generating power on Wednesday in the National Trust's first large-scale renewable energy project.Power generated by a turbine installed on a river at the trust's Hafod y Llan farm on the south flanks of Snowdon will be sold via the grid to energy company Good Energy
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2014-04-23 00:00:00
Biofuel created from corn waste may not be the clean, eco-friendly oil alternative the United States government is hoping for. A new study has found that fuel generated from harvested corn leftovers creates more greenhouse gases than conventional gasoline — at least in the short term. The fuel under study, called cellulosic ethanol, has been touted in recent years as a promising successor to
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2014-04-22 15:46:09
Purdue Agricultural Communication file photo/Tom Campbell Removing corn residues for production of cellulosic ethanol puts carbon into the air rather than back into the soil, and likely would generate more CO2 emissions than gasoline, at least initially, ...
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2014-04-22 14:58:43
The General Assembly’s Regulation Review Committee on Tuesday unanimously approved regulations that held up the construction of wind turbines in Connecticut since 2011.
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2014-04-22 14:13:11
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On International Mother Earth Day, the United Nations has called for greater efforts to promote sustainable development and use of renewable energy sources, with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appealing for worldwide changes in attitude and practice to ...
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2014-04-22 13:20:26
State-owned National Power Corp (Napocor) has awarded to Frontier Power Technologies the contract to supply Catanduanes with diesel-fed power generating sets.
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2014-04-22 09:29:10
Hugh Pickens DOT Com (2995471) writes "Paul Monies reports at NewsOK that Oklahoma's legislature has passed a bill that allows regulated utilities to apply to the Oklahoma Corporation Commission to charge a higher base rate to customers who generate solar and wind energy and send their excess power back into the grid reversing a 1977 law that forbade utilities to charge extra to solar users
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2014-04-21 18:11:37
A new report from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) has revealed that about 6.2% of the country's total electricity supplies in 2013 generated from nonhydro renewable energy like wind, solar, biomass, and geothermal. According to the report, ...
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2014-04-21 10:30:44
redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Research published Sunday in the journal Nature Climate Change is calling into question whether or not corn crop residue can be used to meet US government mandates to increase the production of biofuels and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In fact, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Agronomy & Horticulture assistant professor Adam
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2014-04-21 09:10:32
New York, April 21 (IANS): Biofuels from corn residue may be less beneficial than previously thought as a study has found using corn crop residue to make ethanol and other biofuels reduces soil carbon and can generate more greenhouse gases than gasoline.
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2014-04-21 07:38:42
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A GROUP representing a host of residents’ associations is calling for the Navitus Bay wind farm to be put on hold while the levels of noise it could generate are investigated.
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2014-04-21 06:46:53
The Guam Power Authority plans to save power customers about 1.3 billion US dollars over the next 30 years by converting its oil-burning power plants so they can be fuelled by liquefied natural gas. The Pacific Daily News reports the conversion will create ...
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2014-04-20 21:49:05
The provincial government has spent $5 million to put in place the infrastructure as it seeks to transform the desolate area into one of the world's largest solar power parks, capable one day of generating up to 1,000 megawatts of electricity. The desert park in ...
PakistanBusiness Recorder via Google News
2014-04-20 21:27:55