Tagged Biofuel

Green New Deal ideologies, fantasies and realities

By Paul Driessen Your life, living standards, country and planet will take a big hit under the Green New Deal Paul Driessen Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, AOC, the Democrat Party and US environmentalists are committed to making climate change, the Green New Deal, and replacement of fossil fuels with wind, solar, battery and biofuel power…

Energy & the competitive advantage

By Rafael Herzberg Energy & the competitive advantageProviding consultancy to companies and institutions in the energy area, I discovered two main lines of conduct among their leaders in Brazil:1st) MinorityPlaces two references in a ranking: including other plants and/or buildings: (a) $/MWh of contracted energy cost considering all sources involved (electricity, gas, biomass, etc.) and…

Electric heat a bad idea #RI (letter)

By National Wind Watch Dec. 18, “Newport opts for electric heat over gas” reports endorsement by the City Council a National Grid solution for end-of-the-line gas that shut down homes winter 2019. Endorsed: remove Natural Gas, replace with electric heat pumps. Our cold-homes-exploding fear will succumb to exploding costs if City proceeds with costly retrofit…

Energy (Brazil): 5 Trends for 2021

By Rafael Herzberg Energy (Brazil): 5 Trends for 2021 Distributed generation Solar energy, cogeneration from biomass and gas and even traditional generator sets are alternatives to reduce costs and mitigate supply risks via the public grid. Energy Efficiency Load management, demand control, load programming (to avoid waste) are simple, low-cost actions that generally offer surprising…..

Engineers go microbial to store energy, sequester CO2

By borrowing nature’s blueprints for photosynthesis, bioengineers have found a way to efficiently absorb and store large-scale, low-cost renewable energy from the sun – while sequestering atmospheric carbon dioxide to use later as a biofuel. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renewable Energy News — ScienceDaily

Shell – Red Rock Biofuels

By Charley Rattan Biofuel Examining biofuels, with Ryan Lamberg | Energy Central Click headline for full article Read Full Article Here For more great articles: The Energy Collective – The world’s best thinkers on energy & climate

New NETWORKS, Part 1: BECCS

By John Benson This post covers sources of biomass that have the potential contribute to carbon dioxide sequestration while fulfilling other human needs. Click headline for full article Read Full Article Here For more great articles: The Energy Collective – The world’s best thinkers on energy & climate

South Korean biomass lawsuit a warning to Europe

By FORESIGHT Contributor Solar players in South Korea have filed an unprecedented legal challenge against the government for its support of biomass generation. As the European Commission prepares to reopen its own Renewable Energy Directive, Joojin Kim, from Seoul-based NGO Solutions for Our Climate explains the background to the South Korean case Burning wood as…

Levelized Cost of Energy Related Options

By Rafael Herzberg These days a long list of energy related options is potentially available for industrial, commercial and institutional energy users. They range from purchasing energy as commodities (power, gas, biomass, etc.), developing energy efficiency projects (inside the fence) and power projects such as generation, cogeneration and high voltage access (to the fence and/or…

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