Latest Biomass Stories

Coffee Grounds Could Be A Promising Energy Resource For The Future
2013-09-10 05:05:14

[ Watch the Video: Biodiesel From Used Coffee Grounds ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A large percentage of people turn to coffee for energy to start their day, but new research suggests that the caffeinated beverage could also serve as fuel to power automobiles and appliances. Yang Liu of the University of Cincinnati’s College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) and colleagues report that an ingredient in old coffee grounds could be converted into...

Sharing Risks And Costs Of Biomass Crops
2013-09-05 09:48:08

University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences Farmers who grow corn and soybeans can take advantage of government price support programs and crop insurance, but similar programs are not available for those who grow biomass crops such as Miscanthus. A University of Illinois study recommends a framework for contracts between growers and biorefineries to help spell out expectations for sustainability practices and designate who will assume the risks and...

2013-08-30 23:22:36

Tulikivi soapstone fireplaces have suggestions on making sure you maximize every bit of energy and warmth your wood can generate. Juuka, Finland (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 While the final summer warmth is still here it won’t be long until the chill of autumn and winter will call for the cozy warmth of a fireplace. For wood heat lovers, it’s already time to make sure there’s plenty of wood to feed the fire all season long. With that thought top of mind, the experts at Tulikivi soapstone...

2013-08-15 23:27:06

Niagara Worldwide Sherman Development LLC, was under contract until recently with final financing not coming through. The system at Sherman is in good condition with a weekly maintenance schedule that powers and rotates the 24 MW Turbine every week for two hours. (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 STACYVILLE, Maine – Niagara Worldwide Sherman Development LLC, was under contract until recently with final financing not coming through. The negotiated sale price was down to 4.5 million U.S. dollars....

2013-08-14 23:26:27

The Virginia Bioenergy Network invites the public to a first of its kind, day long discussion on opportunities for growing local wood and grass energy crops to serve schools and other public buildings. Attendees will learn how “locavore energy" can be used for meeting heating, cooling and power needs, providing a stable and low-cost energy alternative to fuel oil and propane. Farmville, VA (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 The Virginia Bioenergy Network will host a day long conference on...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'