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Adage, Energy Northwest form joint venture

Adage, a joint venture between electric power company Duke Energy and Areva, an energy products and services vendor, has signed a preliminary agreement with Washington-based power provider Energy Northwest to develop wood waste biomass power plants in Washington, Idaho, Montana and Oregon.READ MORE

Nexterra launches biomass power program

Vancouver, British Columbia-based Nexterra Energy Corp. has launched a $30 million program to commercialize a new application of its proprietary biomass gasification technology. The two-year program will test and demonstrate the generation of heat and power for small-scale plants by firing syngas into high efficiency gas engines.READ MORE Studium Conferences

Biomass Bag finalist in Alaska competition

Peter Olsen, the owner of Kodiak Wood Fuels in Alaska has an idea a Biomass Bag for transporting wood chips and other woody biomass across shallow rivers. The idea is a finalist in the 2009 Alaska Marketplace competition, an event sponsored by the Alaska Federation of Natives.READ MORE

Shredding stover can benefit ethanol production

Purdue University agricultural researcher Dennis Buckmaster has determined that shredding stover rather than chopping it could provide benefits to ethanol producers. Buckmaster found that by shredding the material, the surface area was increased and the desired cellulose within the plant was more easily accessed.READ MORE

President's budget includes renewable energy

The proposed U.S. government budget for fiscal year 2010 put forth by President Barack Obama contains an unprecedented spending total of $3.55 trillion, of which billions in new spending has been allocated for renewable fuels-related projects.READ MORE

President directs Congress to focus on energy

During U.S. President Barack Obama's address to Congress on Feb. 24, he said a commitment to renewable energy is one of the areas critical to the country's economic future. "To truly transform our economy, protect our security and save our planet from the ravages of climate change, we need to ultimately make clean, renewable energy the profitable kind of energy," Obama said.READ MORE
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