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Biomass

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From coal to biomass for some Virginia power

Dominion Virginia Power makes a deal with biomass manufacturer Enviva as the energy company converts a few coal power plants to burn wood pellets.

By October 19, 2011

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Rising biomass demand could drive land grabs

Report calls for more public scrutiny into global biomass expansion plans, saying some of the world's poorest countries could see their livelihoods and food security undermined.

By August 30, 2011

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EPA to delay CO2 permit requirements for biomass

To encourage the use of clean energy, agency says it will defer permitting requirements for CO2 emissions from biomass-fired and other biogenic sources for three years.

By January 12, 2011

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Study finds biomass power not carbon neutral

When it comes to using biomass as an energy source, burning wood for heat is significantly better from a greenhouse gas perspective than using it to make electricity, according to a Massachusetts study.

By June 11, 2010

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BioSolar marks its biomass turf with patent app

The company files a patent application for solar-cell backsheets made from plant byproducts and 100 percent recyclable aluminum.

By August 18, 2009

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Grazing robot would run on biomass

The biologically inspired Energetically Autonomous Tactical Robot concept conjures up an animal-like ability to find and extract energy as it goes.

By July 9, 2009

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Manmade biomass coal offers storage and fuel

New Zealand start-up invention makes biochar from captured carbon that can also be used as fuel.

By March 19, 2009

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Biomass gasification plant set for Massachusetts

The $25 million pilot plant, expected to be completed in a year, will use wood chips, corn stover and switchgrass to make natural gas.

By October 25, 2007

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Carbon-negative energy, a reality at last -- and cheap, too

In Berkeley, Calif., All Power Labs is turning out machines that convert cheap and abundant biomass into clean energy and rich, efficient charcoal fertilizer.

By October 19, 2013