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Good Vibrations: RWE and Co to Test Quiet Pile Driving Approach

By Adnan Durakovic RWE Renewables, itap, BioConsult SH, the University of Stuttgart, and Technische Universität Berlin are […] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Wind » News by topic

The Potential of ORC Flare Elimination

By Daniel Ward The Reality of FlaringThe flaring of methane is commonplace at many landfills, biogas and wastewater treatment plants (WWTP), and well sites across the globe. Industries routinely flare this gas to prevent pressure build up or to separate the gas as part of an industrial process. Not only are these flares an unsightly…

Incentives could turn costs of biofuel mandates into environmental benefits

Researchers examined the economic and environmental costs of the Renewable Fuels Standard mandates through 2030, including the impact on water quality in the Mississippi River basin and Gulf of Mexico. Models showed maintaining the corn ethanol mandate will lead to substantial social and environmental costs because it incentivizes expanded corn production. But the cellulosic ethanol…

Bio-CHP provider selected to join Google’s climate change accelerator program

By Renewable Energy World Enexor BioEnergy, LLC, said it has been selected as one of 11 companies in North America to participate in the inaugural Google for Startups Accelerator: Climate Change. Launching in June, the three-month program grants climate-change-focused start-ups access to Google programs, products, people and technology. Enexor’s patented Bio-CHP system converts almost any…

Strategy: energy prices (Brazil)

By Rafael Herzberg Strategy: energy prices (Brazil)One of the most important steps in dealing with the energy bill of companies and institutions is to be clear about the risks to which the prices of each source (electricity, gas, biomass, etc.) are exposed.And, in the same vein, the ways of mitigating them.This is not a theoretical…

Special report: Winds of change (Part 1) #IRL

By National Wind Watch Plans for large-scale offshore windfarms are sending shivers up the spines of some fisheries bodies, ecologists, and community groups. While many business elements and environmentalists have welcomed the chance to harness the strong Atlantic winds, there are others who fear the seascape around our coasts could will be littered with massive…

Future of Biofuels 2021

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Biogas PowerON 2021

By Margaret Filipiak Recently implemented European regulations aim at making Europe carbon neutral until 2050. A vital component for reaching the 2050 goal is to promote green energy across all the industries. Gases like biomethane, bio-LNG, bio-CNG and syngas have increased potential for becoming the main drivers for greener future. Thus, this year we would…

Bioenergy has a unique role to play in global decarbonization

By Ryan McGuine Biomass — the collective name for renewable materials derived from living organisms, including crops and agricultural residues, by-products from wood-processing industries like paper and construction, and gas from landfills and water treatment plants — is the oldest source of energy harnessed by humans. The history of energy transitions has been one of…

Carbon-neutral ‘biofuel’ from lakes

Lakes store huge amounts of methane. In a new study, environmental scientists offer suggestions for how it can be extracted and used as an energy source in the form of methanol. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renewable Energy News — ScienceDaily

Wind farm pioneers system to protect birds in South Africa

By Elizabeth Ingram In South Africa, BioTherm Energy’s Excelsior Wind farm is collaborating with conservation organizations to minimize the wind industry’s impact on local bird populations (avifauna). The 33-MW Excelsior Wind farm is constructed on 2,300 hectares in Swellendam, an area known as one of the largest agricultural-producing areas in the country and home to…

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