Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) is bringing science fiction to life, launching two demonstration projects to create and test a carbon-free, power-to-gas system for the first time ever in the U.S. The technology converts electricity into gaseous energy and could provide North America with a large-scale, cost-effective solution for storing excess energy produced from renewable […]
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UTZ Certified publishes the results of a four-year project on coffee wastewater treatment The Energy from Coffee Wastewater project by UTZ Certified has proven that it is possible to generate energy, tackle climate change and protect water resources by treating discharges from coffee mills. The project started in 2010 with the goal of addressing environmental […]
Thanks to Greenwire for this interesting news about a potential future fuel for electric vehicles – biomass electricity: The federal policy used to build up the nation’s ethanol and advanced biofuel capacity could soon be harnessed to spur the development of electric vehicle infrastructure. In a final rule issued last week, U.S. EPA said it […]
Jake Richardson at Clean Technica provides encouraging news from NREL about possible renewable energy capacity and distribution. [repostus] Nearly 200,000 GW of Solar Possible for United States, Finds New Study (via Clean Technica) A new study from NREL finds that solar photovoltaics and concentrating solar power could generate an enormous amount of electricity in […]
SPS is seeking, on an annual basis, approximately 88,705 MWh of “other” renewable energy generation as defined by the New Mexico Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS), or an equivalent amount of biogas of approximately 665,300 MMBtu (one million British thermal units) to be in commercial operation no later than January 1, 2015. SPS prefers that the biomass resources be located in New Mexico.
More information on biodiesel, thanks to Jake Richardson, writing for Clean Technica. [repostus hash=bb5a60b8479bb86525d09dc06437f3d9 title=Solar-Powered+Biodiesel+Station+Opens+in+Atlanta host=Clean+Technica short=1fIxt snip=As+someone+who+runs+biodiesel+in+a+thirty-year+old+Mercedes+diesel+sedan%2C%C2%A0it+was+very+pleasing+to+hear+of+the+opening+of+a+new+biodiesel+fuel+station%C2%A0in+Atlanta.+Located+at+250+Arizona+Ave.+NE+and+providing+B100+and+B20%2C+the+new+station+is+the+result+of+a+partnership+between+the+Southern+Alliance%26hellip%3B thumb=http%3A%2F%2Fimg.1.rp-api.com%2Fthumb%2F2326917 jump=1]
Terminal located near major diesel terminals; offers fast, convenient splash blending Petroleum marketers now have access to high quality, large volume quantities of biodiesel from a new terminal in southwest Ohio. The nation’s leading biodiesel producer and marketer, Renewable Energy Group (REG), today announced a new terminal agreement for B100/B99 splash blending near Lebanon, Ohio. And […]
Hildo Henz Joins as General Manager of the Joint Venture Solazyme, a renewable oil and bioproducts company, and Bunge Global Innovation, LLC a global agribusiness and food company, announced today they have broken ground on a 100,000 metric ton renewable oil production facility adjacent to Bunge’s Moema sugarcane mill in Brazil. Construction started on schedule […]
Scientists Wednesday described an advance toward a long-sought economical process that could turn algae, like the stuff of pond scum, into a revolutionary new and sustainable source of biodiesel and other “green” fuels.
More encouraging news on creating alternative green fuels like methanol – a subject we have recently written about in considerable detail. Thanks for this one to Josh at Clean Technica. Turning Carbon Dioxide Into a Green Fuel (via Clean Technica) A research team is working on turning carbon dioxide into methanol to use later […]
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Great Lakes Biodiesel Inc. has entered the final stage of construction of Canada’s largest biodiesel plant opening in Fall, 2012. Located in Welland, Ontario, the plant is approved by the Government of Canada’s ecoENERGY Program, having annual production capacity of 170 million litres of biodiesel.
Great news learning that a non-fossil fuel transportation link can now help power EV drivers from the Mexican border to Canada. West Coast Electric Highway Expands to Washington, Now Extends to Canadian Border (via Clean Technica) The future is now looking far brighter for West Coast EV owners. What is known to EV champion as […]
It will be great when railroad engines run cleaner than they do now with diesel fuel. Take a look at this project on Clean Technica where biocoal will be used for power. Coalition for Sustainable Rail to Convert World’s First Modern Steam Engine Powered with Biocoal (via Clean Technica) This is not just a trip […]
Gevo, Inc., a renewable chemicals and biofuels company, announced today it has begun startup of the world’s first commercial bio-based isobutanol production plant located in Luverne, Minn.