biomass

California Solar-Biomass Project Axed

The San Joaquin Solar 1 & 2 Power Plant was a laudable attempt to solve a couple issues: what do you do with…

Can Green Plants Green Coal Plants?

If you take a bunch of dead trees and grasses and shrubs and bury them underground and wait a couple of hundred million…

The Importance of Being Earnest About Biomass

Metso Corporation is pretty confident in its green cred. The Finnish company calls itself “a global supplier of sustainable technology and services” and…

Warm Glow: Biomass Serves Green Whiskey in Scotland

Leave it to the Scots to find ways to get energy out of whiskey. If you like your whiskey neat or even if…

Biofuel and Black Earth: Dynamotive Pioneers Updated Pre-Columbian Technology

Things appear to be looking up for Vancouver's Dynamotive Energy Systems as a US field trial shows positive results and governments in the…

Will Aviation Biofuel Fly?

Even with the attention of the two largest aircraft makers, Boeing and Airbus, aviation biofuel is not exactly on the near-event horizon: Think…

A Real “Back To The Future” Engine Meets Mark Twain

Do you remember in the film Back To The Future, when the doctor came back with an updated car that could be powered…

Manitoba Hydro Targets Industrial Customers To Convert To Biomass Fueled Power

Manitoba Hydro targets 250 of its industrial and agricultural customers to start using biomass as fuel to run their power/heating systems. Customers are…

UK Government Offers Cash For Biomass For Heat And Energy Generation

UK farmers can now dump their biomass (waste or non waste in many cases) at powerplants and get handsome cash for switching to…