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Update - Bioengineering for Pollution Prevention

Industrial biotechnology has diversified and demonstrated the ability to impact more than just biofuels and bioplastics. The industry is producing renewable chemicals as direct replacements for petrochemicals in food, cosmetics, and personal care. The result is sustainable c

New Biofuel Could Work in Regular Diesel Engines

Edd Gent for Scientific American: The need for specially designed engines to run biodiesel is holding back the technology

Energy storage and renewables beyond wind, hydro, solar make up 4% of U.S. power capacity

California leads the United States in capacity of several categories: hydroelectric pumped storage, geothermal, landfill gas, and batteries. Florida leads the country in capacity of municipal solid waste and other waste biomass generators.

CETYS University Renewable Energy Engineering Program in Mexico

The Renewable Energy Engineering Program began in 2015 due to the potential demand that is expected for these types of professionals and the opportunity for development (a growing trend) provided by Baja California, the California region in general (USA) and Baja California

Renewable Energy in Mexico - MIREC WEEK

What we are seeing is that the Mexican government and its regulatory and policymaking bodies are listening to the stakeholders in Mexico’s renewable energy space and they have been tweaking and updating the reforms accordingly.

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First generation biofuels don't have to mean food shortages, according to UN official

Biofuels International: Dubois argued that biofuels should be seen as a tool for responsible investment in agriculture and rural development.

A better way of converting coffee waste to biofuel?

Ben Coxworth for New Atlas: Scientists have developed a simpler new process for converting coffee grounds to biofuel.

Block Island to start getting power from wind turbines

Mark Harrington for Newsday: Block Island on Monday will formally throw the switch on a first-time connection to the New England energy grid through a new cable to the mainland, and begin receiving power from the country’s first five offshore wind turbines.

An Italian company is turning hot sand into clean energy

Giuliano Balestrieri, Business Insider Italia: The same heat that burns your feet when you walk on sand could be the key to making clean energy and endless electricity. An Italian firm, Magaldi Group, is doing so by using sand as a storage system to eventually concentrate s

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SEF-2017 KYIV, 9th International Sustainable Energy Forum and Exhibition for Eastern Europe will be held in the Ukrainian capital on October 9-11

The biggest business event devoted to the latest energy technology, renewable energy and energy efficiency SEF-2017 KYIV, 9th International Sustainable Energy Forum and Exhibition for Eastern Europe will be held in the Ukrainian capital on October 9-11 in the Congress and Exhibition Center "Parkovy".

Brown and Caldwell Collaborates on Groundbreaking Waste-To-Energy Study

Brown and Caldwell, a leading environmental engineering and construction firm, is playing an integral role on a national team that will plan for and design a pilot plant to produce clean hydrocarbon fuels at a municipal wastewater treatment facility. The project, funded by a Department of Energy (DOE) research grant and SoCalGas, and led by long-time research partner Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF), will use breakthrough technology to produce fuels such as gasoline, jet fuel, diesel and renewable natural gas from wastewater solids.

New MD for Natural Power

Leading renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power, has appointed Stephen Trotter as its new Managing Director. He will be based out of the company's Global HQ at The Greenhouse near Castle Douglas.

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