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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.

Solar PV Quality Issues and Standardization in Pakistan

Recently Pakistan Engineering Council has passed resolution in its AGM for approval of Renewable Energy category in PEC license and it is a great contribution from PEC but Government has to regulate this sector and make active National Accreditation Council Pakistan and PSQC

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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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Blasch Precision Ceramics to be Exhibiting at the ASSCT 47th Annual Joint Meeting in New Orleans

Blasch Precision Ceramics will be exhibiting at the American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists 47th Annual Joint Meeting in New Orleans from June 14th to June 16th.

InnoEnergy and EBAN unveil EBAN Energy to drive more sustainable energy innovations to market

InnoEnergy, Europe's largest sustainable energy accelerator, and EBAN, the European trade association for business angels, seed funds and early stage market players, have entered into a partnership to create EBAN Energy, a network that will drive more sustainable energy innovations to market.

Registration Opens for Annual Charity Golf Tournament at Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting

Popular networking event for the geothermal energy industry in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

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