The GRC Awards - Seeking the Best in Global Geothermal

The winners will be announced at the GRC Annual Meeting in Sacramento, California, USA.

Danish researchers may have found 'the energy source of the future'

CPH Post:  Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have discovered a natural process they are calling ‘reverse photosynthesis’. They have observed how the energy in solar rays breaks down rather than builds up plant material, as happens in photosynthesis.

Sunlight is collected by chlorophyll, and when combined with a specific enzyme the energy breaks down plant biomass. The resulting product can then be used as a biofuel.

By increasing production speed while reducing pollution, the discovery has the potential to revolutionise industrial production.

“This is a game-changer, one that could transform the industrial production of fuels and chemicals, thus serving to reduce pollution significantly,” said Claus Felby, the University of Copenhagen professor who headed up the research.

“It has always been right under our noses,” he said. “Photosynthesis by way of the sun doesn’t just allow things to grow – the same principles can be applied to break plant matter down, so that the immense energy in solar light can be used so that processes can take place without additional energy inputs.”  Cont'd...

NREL Reveals Potential for Capturing Waste Heat via Nanotubes

A finely tuned carbon nanotube thin film has the potential to act as a thermoelectric power generator that captures and uses waste heat, according to researchers at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

Natural Power launches pioneering 'Portal' software for effective project management

Revolutionising the way clients view and manage their information, Natural Power has launched a new software tool, Portal, which can be used anywhere there is an internet connection.

Bowerman Power renewable energy facility in Orange, California opens

Government, business and project development officials officially opened the Bowerman Power renewable energy facility in Orange, California, March 29 at a ribbon-cutting Ceremony. As the project's Engineer Procure Construct (EPC) Contractor, HR Green provided design, through commissioning services for the massive gas-to-electricity project.

Scientists from the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), along with their counterparts from solar energy research institutes in Germany and Japan, gathered recently to discuss the future of photovoltaics (PV) and assess its con

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Aalto University investigated how willow biomass can be utilised more efficiently. When processed correctly, willow is eminently suitable as a source of sugar in the production of ethanol. The lignin fraction formed as a by-product of the ethanol process and the fibres and compounds of willow bark are suitable for the manufacture of environmentally friendly chemicals and bio-based materials.

Hospital PV plant wins ICCI Energy Award

The biggest solar power plant of a public enterprise in Turkey has won the ICCI Energy Award. The 5.3 MW plant is operated by Turgut -zal Medical Centre of İnönü University in Malatya, Eastern Turkey.

E2: 2.5 Million Americans Work in Clean Energy

Strong Federal, State Clean Energy Policies Could Create Even More Jobs

Buyer-Seller Meet at Asia's Biomass Power & Pellet Trade in Tokyo, this May

CMT's 7th Biomass Pellets Trade & Power on May 16-19, spotlights - Japan's fast expanding biomass power market; and pellet trade with Southeast Asia, USA and Canada.


Regulations could be loosened but incentives to develop a low carbon economy lost, say experts

Natural Power expands asset management

Renewable energy consultancy, Natural Power, has appointed Euan Fenelon as Director of Asset Management; and Kevin Quinn as Head of Site Management.

Why Power Markets Tilt Toward Renewables Even With Cheap Oil

Anna Hirtenstein for Bloomberg Business:  If you’re a power plant developer, chances are you’ll be selling renewables in a developing nation in the decades ahead -- even with fossil fuel prices bumping along historic lows.

That’s been the conclusion for some time of the International Energy Agency and independent researchers such as Bloomberg New Energy Finance. A report out Thursday from the United Nations Environment Program using BNEF data gives more statistical backing for the trends.

For the first time in 2015, more investment went into renewables than fossil fuels, and most of the money went to emerging markets. BNEF is hosting a conference in New York starting April 4 to bring together executives and bankers attempting to generate value from the boom.

Here are six charts from the UNEP report showing why cheap oil and natural gas aren’t about to slow the rise of wind and solar.

BIO Announces Plenary Session Speakers for the 2016 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology

World's Largest Industrial Biotech Conference to be Held in San Diego from April 17-20, 2016

Gasification & Syngas Technologies Council Announces Free Second Year for New Members

The Gasification and Syngas Technologies Council (GSTC) has announced a special offer for new members: Join this year and get next year's membership for free. GSTC, the world's premier trade association for the syngas and gasification industries, is making the exclusive offer available on both levels of its membership.

Renewable Energy Group Closes Acquisition of Sanimax Biodiesel Plant

The 20 million gallon REG Madison biorefinery is Renewable Energy Group's 11th active biomass-based diesel refinery in the US and expands REG's nameplate production capacity to more than 450 million gallons annually.

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