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RSB-Logo1 A company that turns waste materials into feedstocks for several products, including biodiesel, has earned an important sustainability certification. Switzerland-based MBP Trading SA earned the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) ...
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2014-08-28 07:41:50
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A new analysis suggests the planet can produce much more land-plant biomass – the total material in leaves, stems, roots, fruits, grains and other terrestrial plant parts – than previously thought.
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2014-08-26 09:23:30
Researchers at Michigan State University developed the ‘transparent luminescent solar concentrator’ (pictured) which could also be used to charge mobile phones.
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2014-08-25 11:12:59
Mary Beckman, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Study shows water trips up key chemical reactions that turn plants into fuels, provides scientific principles that can speed up biofuel development Trying to understand the chemistry that turns plant material into the same energy-rich gasoline and diesel we put in our vehicles, researchers have discovered that water in the conversion process
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2014-08-23 09:16:07
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With batteries stubbornly refusing to get more efficient, researchers continue to hunt for new ways to power our gadgets. Recently, a cover story for the journal Advanced Optical Materials described how researchers at Michigan State University developed a transparent plastic they believe could double as both the screen for your devices and a solar power center
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2014-08-22 04:39:11
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The study from the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) demonstrates a concept that provides opportunities for the successful conversion of lignin into a variety of renewable fuels, chemicals, and materials for a sustainable ...
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2014-08-20 14:55:52
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St1 Biofuels Oy, which is responsible for design, permits and coordination and will be operating the plant once it is completed, will deliver the ethanol facility. The raw material for the plant will be sawdust from local sources. Construction will begin in summer ...
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2014-08-20 08:39:11
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Omni3D, a Poland-based company that manufactures 3D printers and printing materials, has launched a Kickstarter campaign for an open source, mobile, 3D-printed wind turbine called AirEnergy 3D. AirEnergy 3D is a foldable wind turbine that can generate ...
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2014-08-19 11:01:30
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Amazingly, because the perovskite photovoltaic material takes the form of a thin film just half a micrometer thick, the team's analysis shows that the lead from a single car battery could produce enough solar panels to provide power for 30 households.
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2014-08-18 10:47:20
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This could be a classic win-win solution: A system proposed by researchers at MIT recycles materials from discarded car batteries—a potential source of lead pollution—into new, long-lasting solar panels that provide emissions-free power.
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2014-08-18 06:27:36
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Russia's largest hydroelectric plant: five years after the accident. Russia. August 17, 10:45 UTC+4. The dam in Russia's Siberia suffered an industrial disaster on August 17, 2009. Material has 1 page. On August 17, 2009, the Sayano–Shushenskaya Dam in ...
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2014-08-17 16:01:12
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DES MOINES, Iowa — A new era of ethanol fuel production will begin in the next few months as Iowa refineries begin full operation using materials other than corn kernels. Iowa, the nation's top ethanol producer, has two major cellulosic plants under ...
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2014-08-16 16:23:22
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Dyesol develops dye solar cell and solid-state dye solar cell materials, third-generation photovoltaic technology that can be applied to glass, metal, polymers or cement. This building-integrated photovoltaic technology has lower embodied energy in ...
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2014-08-14 14:16:08
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The Materials Innovation and Recycling Authority has turned on a new one-megawatt solar panel array at the Hartford landfill alongside I-91.
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2014-08-14 11:13:24
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Though some may find it disgusting, sweat is a useful material as performs a necessary for regulating body temperature. It also contains compounds that can provide information about a person thanks to some new research, as reported by the American Chemical Society. The researchers went farther than just creating a sensor though by building a biofuel cell powered by sweat
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2014-08-14 08:17:49