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Monday, April 9, 2012

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Biomass A Strong Source Of Renewable Energy Since it is an organic material containing stored energy from the sun, biomass could provide a transition from fossil-fuel. A Bio-grass plantation: Burning of elephant grass leads to emission of less carbon than it is consumed meaning that it is a reliable, green and renewable. Photovoltaic panels and [...]

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Will Seaweed become The Future of Biofuel?

Sunday, March 25, 2012

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Will Seaweed become The Future of Biofuel?

There has been an unprecedented pursuit of cleaner and environmental friendly sources of energy by scientists as fossil-fuel need cleaner solutions. Large tracts of fertile farm land are being used to produce bio-ethanol used to fuel transportation vehicles. However, economists and ecologists have allayed fears that despite land-bound resources being renewable. It can cause some [...]

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There Is an Abundance of Renewable Sources Of Energy

Thursday, February 2, 2012

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There Is an Abundance of Renewable Sources Of Energy

Currently, United States is still heavily reliant on non-renewable energy sources such as coal, natural gas and oil. These sources of energy are also known as fossil fuel Yet, governments are realizing that fossil fuel is a finite source of energy, which is deemed to come to an end, and the cost of extracting these [...]

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5-7 Percent of India’s Energy Requirement Might Be Met By Solar Power in 2021-2022

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

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5-7 Percent of India’s Energy Requirement Might Be Met By Solar Power in 2021-2022

KPMG, a global consulting company, says that solar energy can supply 5-7 % of the energy requirements of India by 2021-2022. Dr. Farooq Abdullah, the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, says that India is exposed to a rich amount f solar energy, which can be quantified to above 5 thousands trillion KWH per year. [...]

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Solar PV Technology Should Be a Key Player In UK’s Renewable Energy Roadmap

Sunday, July 31, 2011

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Solar PV Technology Should Be a Key Player In UK’s Renewable Energy Roadmap

Green energy pioneer says solar PV is key technology Solar power is a strong source of renewable energy. UK seems to have excluded solar energy from the list of renewable source, or rather downgraded it as a source of demising oil and gas dependency. Recently, UK’s Renewable Energy roadmap was released. The government has set [...]

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Metso Supplying one of the World’s Largest Biomass Boilers to US Power Producer

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

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Metso Supplying one of the World’s Largest Biomass Boilers to US Power Producer

Metso is a global technology corporation formed in 1999 for the supply of process industry machinery, power, paper, mineral resources, automation solutions and equipment. Their primary role as a service industry is to the processing of pulp and paper industry, acting as a power producer, retain a strong expertise in mining, construction, energy and environmental [...]

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Financial Crisis; Pressuring Being Imposed on Subsidies for Renewable Energy in Spain

Saturday, June 18, 2011

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Financial Crisis; Pressuring Being Imposed on Subsidies for Renewable Energy in Spain

Until a few days before Christmas, Spain’s solar industry had a dream. That dream was to be part of a generously funded plan – considered as the world’s best – to hugely increase the amount of solar energy generated in Spain. But then the government drastically cut back the funding and subsidies that the new [...]

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Bio-Fuel Can Be Increased In Brazil According to A Purdue Conference

Saturday, May 21, 2011

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Bio-Fuel Can Be Increased In Brazil According to A Purdue Conference

In South America’s largest country, Brazil, ethanol is something that is pervasively used. Since 1931, gasoline mixed with ethanol has been a compulsory practice. Nowadays, in Brazil, alone, more than 30 million cars are using ethanol, which has been generated from wood, sugar cane and waste biomass. At Perdue University, interesting facts concerning ethanol was [...]

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Producing Hydrogen as a Renewable Resource

Friday, March 18, 2011

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Producing Hydrogen as a Renewable Resource

Siemens, at this moment, is part of a team investigating on the myriad of approaches on how to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) into useful chemical raw materials. In this research, they are taking into account the possibilities of removing the gas permanently from the environment. Such a process of fossil fuel combustion can reduce the [...]

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Biodiesel: How Is It produced?

Thursday, March 10, 2011

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Biodiesel: How Is It produced?

To be able to successfully produce biodiesel, transesterification is required. What, then, is this process called “Transesterification”? This is the method used for converting used oil into biodiesel with the use of methanol (a type of alcohol) reacting to triglyceride oils found in greases and fats, producing formation of fatty acid alkyl esters (biodiesel) and [...]

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